Let’s mark the start of the festive season! Come for a walk through Hunter Street Mall and see for yourself the fledgling enterprises that are rejuvenating the city in creative ways. Cross gifts off your Christmas list, enjoy some tasty treats and experience a slice of our town’s creative scene.
This is your invitation to walk the city streets together: hear about the latest Renew Newcastle projects, and discover a little more about the creative culture which is enlivening the city. It’s free, everyone’s invited and tasty festive treats are on offer along the way!
The tour includes:
Agora Project Space, studio and gallery space supporting emerging creatives
Spores, painters studio of Carly Brett & Chrissy Hope
Thirty Three Degree South Soaps, handmade natural cold-pressed soap store
House of Evelyn, fashion design studio of Samantha South
Bencke Laukku, design studio of Gillina Bencke & Alicia Kropkowski
DIY Media, small business media training by Shauna Stafford & Tim Strube.
Specially Trained Monkeys, stop-motion animation studio of Jane Shadbolt.
The Art Project, working studio and exhibition space of Andrew Dennis
CCY Studio, hand-crafted leather goods by Chia-Chi Yu
The Project Space, featuring an exhibition by Newcastle Printmakers
The Carved Greenman, stone carving & graphic design by Graham Wilson
Potteryali, ceramic jewellery, wall art & homewares by Alison Sobel-Read
NANA, contemporary art gallery curated by Madeleine Cruise & Jacquie Larcombe
Jodie Louise Millinery, bespoke millinery by Jodie Thompson
The Workroom, affordable art and object curated by Maggie Hensel-Brown
Floral & Spot, cheerful handmade women’s clothing by Raylee Allen
VOUS, contemporary women’s fashion by Renee Verdon
One Man’s Trash, handmade ,up-cycled industrial style furniture
Festive Follies, a guided tour of Renew Newcastle shops, studios & galleries
Thursday, 27 November 2014
Drinks from 5pm, Tour 5:30 – 7:30pm
Agora Project Space, Hunter St Mall, Market Square, Food Court Level (up escalators, opposite Rivers)