Old Bus Depot Markets

The Old Bus Depot Markets is affectionately known as Canberra’s Sunday Best – and with good reason. It’s one of Canberra’s largest creative markets, held every weekend. As a popular destination among tourists and locals, you’ll find a picture of the Old Bus Depot Markets as the feature image in Lonely Planet’s guide to Canberra. So, as you can imagine, we feel beyond privileged to be joining them on their marketing journey.

As one of Threesides first major clients, we’ve helped the Old Bus Depot Markets receive recognition at a local, state and national level. From supporting the Market’s rebrand to transitioning from previous owners Dianne and Morna to current owner Anthony, we’ve been through it all with Canberra’s beloved markets. More recently, we’ve supported the Markets in taking their marketing in-house by providing advertising, public relations and content creation advice.

All we can say is that Threesides are indispensable to us! They are absolutely reliable in providing fresh ideas for our brand; “the right tone” and fabulous wordsmithing for our social media and media releases; valued counsel in matters of promoting our business, and provide a good injection of energy and enthusiasm for a 20-year-old business. And a real plus—we really like them. Diane Hinds and Morna Whiting – Directors, Old Bus Depot Market
Old Bus Depot Markets – Social Media Content Creation, Curation and Community Management
Mediawire25/03/2020

Temporary closure of Old Bus Depot Markets due to Covid-19

Canberra’s Old Bus Depot Markets regret to advise that the Markets will be closed temporarily from this coming Sunday 29th March 2020, due to the Covid-19 crisis. “Our closure is due to Covid-19 cases rising the ACT, along with the subsequent restrictions around crowd numbers and the implementation of social distancing measures across Canberra,” said……

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Mediawire11/02/2020

MARKETS OPEN THIS WEEKEND FOR SUPER SUNDAY

It was a super storm and its associated hail which saw the closure of Canberra’s much loved Old Bus Depot Markets for the past three weekends, but organisers are happy to announce the Markets will be back open this coming Sunday 16th February, and it will be a special Super Sunday to celebrate. “We are……

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Mediawire04/02/2020

MARKETS CLOSED THIS SUNDAY 9TH FEBRUARY DUE TO STORM DAMAGE

Canberra’s Old Bus Depot Markets regret to advise that the Markets will be closed for a third consecutive week, this coming Sunday 9th February 2020. Closure is due to the significant hail damage to the building, sustained in Canberra’s storms on Monday 20th January. A spokesperson for artsACT has said the Former Transport Depot in……

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Mediawire29/01/2020

MARKETS CLOSED THIS SUNDAY 2ND FEBRUARY DUE TO STORM DAMAGE

Canberra’s Old Bus Depot Markets regret to advise that the Markets will be closed for a second consecutive week, this coming Sunday 2nd February 2020. Closure is due to the significant hail damage to the building, sustained in Canberra’s storms on Monday 20th January. Markets’ operators are currently working with the ACT Government to rectify……

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Mediawire29/01/2020

MARKETS CLOSED THIS SUNDAY 2ND FEBRUARY DUE TO STORM DAMAGE

Canberra’s Old Bus Depot Markets regret to advise that the Markets will be closed for a second consecutive week, this coming Sunday 2nd February 2020. Closure is due to the significant hail damage to the building, sustained in Canberra’s storms on Monday 20th January. Markets’ operators are currently working with the ACT Government to rectify……

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Mediawire22/01/2020

Markets CLOSED this Sunday 26th January due to storm damage

Canberra’s Old Bus Depot Markets regrets to advise that the Markets will be closed this coming Sunday 26th January 2020. Closure is due to the significant hail damage to the building, sustained in Canberra’s storms on Monday 20th January. Markets’ operators are currently working with the ACT Government to rectify the damage, and hope to……

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Mediawire20/09/2019

OLD BUS DEPOT MARKETS TURNS 25 YEARS YOUNG

Canberra’s Sunday best, the Old Bus Depot Markets, is celebrating 25 years in business this year, and will mark their quarter century with a special birthday market on Sunday 29th September. “Can you believe we are turning 25 this year? A lot has changed in Canberra and at the Markets in that time,” said Old……

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Mediawire05/09/2019

IT’S ALL COMICS, COSPLAY AND MEDIEVAL ROLE PLAY AT MAKERS-CON THIS SUNDAY

The Old Bus Depot Markets will be packed with cosplay, comic books, medieval role play and hobby enthusiasts as it hosts Makers-Con this Sunday 8th September 2019. Makers-Con is the chance for Canberra’s superheroes, medieval, anime and comic book character lovers to spend an entire Sunday in costume for a bit of spring-time fun. It……

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Mediawire20/08/2019

Cosplay, steampunk and comics galore! Hobbyists convene for Makers-Con

It’s time for Canberrans to don their favourite cosplay costumes, dig out the comic books and indulge in their favourite hobbies as Canberra’s Old Bus Depot Markets once again hosts Makers-Con for 2019. “This is the chance for Canberra’s proud superheroes, medieval, anime and comic book character lovers to spend an entire Sunday in costume……

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