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Now in its 39th year, the Tasmanian Craft Fair continues to appeal to bigger audiences with a more diverse mix of craft categories including food, guitar, beer and, of course, traditional crafts.
Across the event, that can take more than a day to browse, you'll 'meet the makers' from many industries, including emerging and international artisans.
Featuring eight venues and five galleries that house more than 250 exhibitors you'll be sure to stumble across something that catches your eye.
The majority of artisans are from Tasmania; however, this major event also welcomes some of the best from the Australian mainland, together with a visiting featured international artisan.
This year the fair is excited to be welcoming Maline Yim from Cambodia.
Maline is a contemporary visual artist who bases her work on nature and her experiences of growing up in Cambodia amongst civil war and poverty. She's had solo exhibitions in France, Cambodia and New York and comes to the fair direct from her exhibition in Singapore.
Fair director Lesley Dare said showcasing international talent is a central to the fair's focus.
"The international component for the fair is critical as we want to ensure we offer contrast, learnings and relationships across the fair, and offer a more in depth experience where thoughts and perspectives are challenged too," she said.
This year's fair sees a continued focus on active participation within the displays, allowing fare goers to become an active part of the festivities.
"We're hoping people don't just come to view and buy wonderful creations, but also that they'll walk away entertained and inspired with new knowledge as well," Ms Dare said.
Last year's 'Blue Farmer' made national news as a community project that many attendees participated in to raise awareness of the plight of mental health for farming communities.
All of this, together with great food, live music and myriad surprise treasures is spread across the arty hamlet of Deloraine.
So if you thought the craft fair was all about doilies and crochet (as great as it is), you'll sure to be surprised by the scope of what's being shared at the Tasmanian Craft Fair. This is truly an event for everyone.
WHAT: Tasmanian Craft Fair
WHERE: Deloraine (20 minutes from Launceston)
WHEN: November 1-4
MORE INFO: Visit our Facebook page @tascraftfair
TICKETS: At the gate or online tascraftfair.com.au