A festival celebrating crafts, CREATIVITY & fashion

BE Surprised!  Australian makers, creatives and designers have much to share!

About Sisters and Surprises

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WHAT IS THE FESTIVAL?

  We have founded the Sisters and Surprises festival as a great day out for all sisters, women, bff''s of any age who love handmade & handcrafted!   You will experience a superb day out Redlands Coast style! 

 Browse the garden exhibitors, enjoy the fashion parade, check out the pamper station, and stop in at the Grandview Hotel outdoor bar where you can order, sip and eat, and continue to enjoy the many activities of the festival in the garden. With over twenty years  event management experience, and five years running the exclusive handcrafted  'A Little Surprise online gift shop' , we have the skills, connections and passion to bring you a unique day out celebrating  handcrafted and handmade in Australia.   The Redlands Coast is the ideal location for our first festival.


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THINGS TO DO

Our day tickets provide general entry to the gardens of Redland's Coast  beautiful GrandView Hotel.  Enjoy the gentle sea breezes as you  explore the market stalls with exhibitors from Redlands Coast, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Tweed Coast.  Exhibitors are the 'cream of the crop' and will have their latest creations ready for sale from fashion, beauty, health and who can forget edible treats such as delicious handmade chocolates.  

Plus  listen to guest speakers in our garden marquee covering a range of topics on handcraft industry or discover the pamper station.

 Stay and enjoy our  slow fashion catwalk  exclusively created and featuring handmade fashion. 

 Book in to one of our hands on workshops, learn a new skill and take home something  'made with your two hands'.  (workshops require pre-booking at additional cost.)  

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WORKSHOP CLASSES & TIMES

Running in two covered marquees in the centre of the garden festival you will be guided by our expert workshop presenters all offering a new skill or activity where you will be with other like=minded creatives and come home with your own creations such as: (TBC)


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