Your guide to Bowerbird for kids and families

Bowerbird for kids and families
The countdown has begun for Bowerbird, with doors opening at Adelaide Showground this weekend. We've sussed the line-up and have your guide to Bowerbird for kids and families.

Bowerbird opens its doors at Wayville Pavilion at Adelaide Showgrounds 3rd – 5th of May, 2024, and we have you covered with your guide to Bowerbird for kids and families.

Market goers will have the opportunity to wander the aisles and explore the stalls, and with a huge array of makers and designers in the Bowerbird line-up you’ll find plenty of high quality pieces to invest in.

From clothes to art, and books to baby gear, as well as – of course – some awesome picks for mum and dad too, there is something for the whole family at Bowerbird this May. Plus you can get involved in a creative workshop too… or if you’re anything like us, you’ll be keen for a bite to eat and a G&T (or two).

Side note: May’s Bowerbird is also GREAT timing to get your mum, grandma, Aunty, wife, partner, etc. a Mother’s Day gift ready for the following weekend (you’re welcome for the reminder).

Your guide to Bowerbird for kids and families:

Bowerbird for parents, families and kids

Bubbles for Poppet

Bubbles For Poppet is the art of childhood, it is the contrast between the laughter of warm summer days, blowing bubbles and hours spent in the toy basket letting cooped up imagination loose to roam and soar! Bubbles For Poppet make inspiring clothing for little ones.

Their clothing is made from all natural materials, cotton, linen, wool as well as recycled man made fibres. Styling natural clothing in tune with the current fashion trends but with a bit of retro streak.

Bowerbird for parents, families and kids

Craft Make Do

Craft Make Do offers a range of crafty kits for creative people. With modern and original designs by designer Leah Bartsch, Craft Make Do craft kits are the perfect way to step away from the busyness of life and make some slow crafting time.

Whether you’re looking for a quick rainy weekend project or you’d like to learn a new skill, their modern cross stitch and embroidery kits are the perfect way to step away from the busyness of life and take some slow stitching time. Each kit includes everything you need to get going, from pre-cut fabrics and counted cross stitch embroidery threads to the design itself.

Craft Make Do’s statement earring kits are the perfect way to keep yourself busy or the perfect present for your crafty friends. Choose from a variety of designs and colors to coordinate with your wardrobe and make a statement wherever you go.

Bowerbird for parents, families and kids

Dear Darling

Dear Darling offers hand-embroidered personalised children’s knitwear to suit every occasion loved by parents and children Australia-wide. Hannah is a Mum of two and founder of the Dear Darling Collection.

Hand-crafted and slow-made, each piece is created to enjoy in the now and to cherish in the future, with love weaved into every stitch. Each piece is crafted with loving intention for your special darling.

Bowerbird for parents, families and kids


Established in 2012, Fleeci is a cute & quirky brand created by South Australian designer Lisa Butler, with a strong focus on using recycled and eco-friendly materials.

Lisa lovingly designs and handcrafts each piece from start to finish in her Adelaide home studio.

A key feature of Fleeci creations is the use of Eco Felt and Innergreen toy fill, both are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles.

Australian animals are a Fleeci favourite and make beautiful keepsake gifts for newborns and children.

Bowerbird for parents, families and kids

Julie Le Cornu

As a children’s book author located here in South Australia, Julie Le Cornu weaves the magic of wonder, curiosity and discovery throughout every page of her magical books. Challenging their minds and peppering the stories with messages of positive, empowering and unconditional possibilities, Julie has established her position as one of the most powerful and creative Authors in recent years.

As part of the South Australian Le Cornu Family, Julie’s own 5 children along with her own 8 grandchildren have been the source of inspiration for each book she has written, including her latest – ‘Caravan of Camels – a book of collective nouns’.

Bowerbird for parents, families and kids

Katherine Charlton Art

Katherine Charlton is a coloured pencil artist based in the Central West of NSW specialising in original drawings, commissions, prints and greeting cards. Her love for animals and art has inspired her to create beautiful lifelike drawings of both native and exotic wildlife.

Her work is characterized by her careful attention to detail and soft layers of pencil. Each character’s unique personality is captured through their eyes bringing them to life and making it impossible not to fall in love with them. Her original work is created with coloured pencil and then made into fine art prints from her home studio for everyone to enjoy.

Bowerbird for parents, families and kids

Pebble & Pearl Designs

Pebble & Pearl Designs is a handmade children’s clothing brand from South Australia’s beautiful Yorke Peninsula. With a passion for beautiful natural fabrics, their pieces are created with love and attention to detail that will stand the test of time and set your little ones apart.
Their range includes unique one-of-a-kind pieces and limited-run collections for boys and girls, featuring dresses, shirts, skirts, shorts, pants and rompers.

With the environment in mind, they have a zero-waste ethos. All scrap fabrics and threads are used, creating accessories and gifts to match their clothing, with pieces too small used as stuffing in ottomans made from upcycled materials.


3rd – 5th of May, 2024

Wayville Pavilion, Adelaide Showground


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