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French Market, Sunday 4th Nov. 2018, Killarney Heights – Enjoy a Piece of France!

FRENCH MARKET 2018 –

More than 60 stalls of French items, historical re-enactment and celebration of all things French

 Sunday November 4
9am – 4pm
Killarney Heights Public School’s oval
Entrances: Tralee Avenue, Melwood Ave or Tramore Place, Killarney Heights NSW 2087

Entry: Free – although a $2 donation per adult would be appreciated and would go towards helping in financing the French-English Bilingual Program at the school.

Join thousands of Francophones and Francophiles from Sydney and surrounding areas at Killarney Heights Public School’s oval for a great day of food, fashion, homewares, small vintage furniture, a historical re-enactment, music and rides, at the 14th annual French Market in Killarney Heights on Sunday 4th November 2018 from 9am-4pm.

This year, the 1er d’Artillerie de La Marine Inc., a French naval artillery re-enactment group, will delight visitors with full Napoleonic uniforms and engaging historical displays.  They will join 60+ stalls of professional merchants selling French items such as saucissons, foie-gras, pâtés and other terrines; macarons, croissants, baguettes; French cheeses; books, magazines, DVDs and Blu-Rays in French language; jewellery and fashion accessories inspired by French culture; French vintage small furniture and poster reproductions, and so on.

This market is also a festival to celebrate all things French with food to eat on site such as a merguez (sausage) barbecue, raclette, sweet and savoury crêpes and croque-monsieurs while listening to some French music in the background. Rides, games and face painting will enchant the younger crowd. It promises to be a fabulous social or family outing!

A number of well-known French patisseries and providers from all over Sydney are supplying the market which attracts an estimated 7000 visitors per year, while members of FANS (The French-speaking Association of the North Shore) are channelling their inner Manu Feildel by baking up a storm and donating quiches, cakes and other treats to be sold at the market and raise funds for the French-English bilingual program run at the school.

Some of the highlights of the 14th Annual French Market 2018

TASTE: Sweet and savoury crêpes, waffles, ‘merguez’ sausage sizzle, French fries, croque-monsieurs, raclette, croissants, pains au chocolat, foie-gras, pâtés and terrines, baguettes, handmade chocolates, wine tasting, and more

SHOP: French fashion, clothes, jewellery, accessories, cosmetics

ENJOY: French culture, books, DVD, homewares

RELAX:  Coffee, soft drinks, entertainment

KIDS: jumping castle, climbing wall, face painting, games, fairy floss, snow cones and more.

The market is organised by FANS, The French-speaking Association of the North Shore, a not-for-profit association. All proceeds go to the French-English bilingual program run at Killarney Heights Public School.

 

ABOUT FANS (French-speaking Association of the North Shore)

FANS was created in 1998 by French families settling in Sydney’s North Shore area. More than 100 families are current members.

The French-English bilingual program of Killarney Heights Public School has attracted many families to the Forestville/Killarney Heights area. French-speaking families enjoy being at a school where they can be part of the Australian community and where their children can progress in French. Many English-speaking Australian families are also attracted to the school as their children can get exposure to a second language, which has recognised educational benefits.

 

More information about the French market

Contact details: fansfrenchmarket@gmail.com or 02 9451 4185

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/fansfrenchmarket/

More information about FANS (The French-speaking Association of the North Shore)

www.fanssydney.org

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