Support local artists this festive season with a visit to Bazaar, Perth’s longest running makers market, at Fremantle Arts Centre from Friday 30 November to Sunday 2 December. Kira caught up with Bazaar vendors Gaelle Beech from The Anjelms Project, Amy Eaton from Oh Happy Home, Julie Ramsay from Bed Tonic and Peter Milligan from Peter Milligan Ceramics to talk about their festive style, wish lists and best sellers.
What do you want when you’re Christmas shopping? I’ll bet unique gift ideas, thoughtfully produced goods and a one stop shop for everyone on your list are right up there. What about supporting Western Australian creatives in a friendly, laid back environment? That too I’d say. This is what you get when you stop by any of Perth’s regular, handmade markets.
The York Festival will hit the town of York from 10-11 September 2016, taking place at the York Town Hall on Avon Terrace and other locations around the town.
Made on the Left market will return to the Perth Concert Hall this Sunday 10 July from 10am-4pm. Over 70 clever cookies will be exhibiting their handmade wares throughout the day, and we have a $50 shopping voucher up for grabs!
Anthea Carboni makes irresistible ceramics under the name Yuniko Studio. No two of her pieces are exactly the same, rather she responds to her materials and creates functional items that are perfect in their imperfection and uniqueness. If you’re heading to Perth Upmarket this weekend you can see Anthea’s pieces in person, but in the meantime here’s an insight into her practice and some pictures to swoon over!
When you’re looking at the location of Perth on a map, or when a GPS reveals how far away you are from Perth, the location they are referring to is in fact in Cathedral Square. The location of the original post office was in the precinct, and while the PO has long gone, you can still stand at Point Zero, marked on the pavement.
1. Kings Square Public Art Launch
The big reveal is here! Kings Square reconnects Perth CBD with Northbridge for the first time in 100 years with nearly two million dollars of percent for public art. Pop down from 1pm this Saturday 30 April for a FREE all-ages public event.
Treats for Your Thursday has transformed today and is all about this long weekend! Here are our top picks for things to do from Saturday 5 to Monday 7 March 2016, including a list of some of our favourite businesses whose doors will be open on the Labour Day public holiday on Monday.
1. Andy Bull Live at the Orchard Ticket Giveaway
The Urban Orchard in the Perth Cultural Centre has been taken over by Bar Pop, who specialise in creating temporary bars in excellent locations, for you to hang out in. It is free to head on into the main part where you can by drinks and enjoy good company and chilled vibes.