Have you ever wondered how Burleigh Heads, on Australia’s Gold Coast, got lucky enough to host the amazing Village Markets (TVM) on the first Sunday of every month?
Burleigh Tourism talked to co-founder and Gold Coast local, Marissa Bowden, to get all the lowdown on this inspirational project.
After being made redundant from their marketing positions at the same company, Marissa Bowden and her TVM partner, Sarah Schoeller, decided not to mope around feeling sorry for themselves. Instead they used the experience to kick-start a new business, The Village Markets.
At work they had often shared their love of interstate fashion markets such as Sydney’s Paddington, Bondi and Glebe where one-off finds and emerging designer labels were in abundance. Continue reading