The Beaufort Street Window Carnevale will see cash prizes of $250 paid to businesses who decorate their shop windows or residents who spruce up their front yard.
The Carnevale is being run by the City of Stirling and Inglewood on Beaufort. Business and residents between Walcott Street, Mount Lawley and Salisbury Street, Inglewood (including side streets) can get involved.
Inglewood on Beaufort is providing cash prizes of $250 for each of eight categories, and you can win more than one category! The categories are:
- Best Window
- Best Front Yard
- Best Mt Lawley entry
- Best Inglewood entry
- Best Artwork (from galleries/art collectives)
- Best Primary School entry
- Best Secondary School entry
- Lucky Voter
All you need to do is register and create a window or front yard display by 14 March 2016 that: uses at least 50% recycled, found or everyday objects; gives a nod to the Easter theme; and gives a nod to who you are.
For more information and to register, go to www.stirling.wa.gov.au/development/Projects/Pages/placemaking.aspx
The old Benjamin’s bead shop window in Inglewood has been decorated by Juliet Borshoff of Design Merchants.
Now it’s time to get creative with your own display, or to donate a window for local artists and schools.
Our friends at Inglewood on Beaufort have organised a forum to discuss crime prevention following a spate of break-ins in Inglewood. All Network members and Mount Lawley residents are also welcome. Here’s the details –
What: Forum on Crime Prevention
When: 6.00 – 7.30pm, Thursday, 25 February 2016
Where: Bob Daniels Community Centre – 891 Beaufort Street, Inglewood
RSVP: Inglewood on Beaufort Secretary: Damien Giudici by text 0430 0436 094 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tea and coffee will be supplied. The forum will discuss the issue of local crime & prevention with members of the Police force and the City of Stirling’s Security Services. The objectives are:
- Obtain an understanding of the issues from the perspective of the local Police and the City’s Security Services
- Identify ways to deter criminal activity in our locality collaboratively.
Everyone is welcome along to the first Sundowner for 2016.
When: Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Where: Travel and Sports Australia – 1/544 Beaufort Street, Mt Lawley
Why: Meet new people and enjoy a drink
Guest Speaker: Leigh Farnell
This event offers a great opportunity for the business and resident members in and around Beaufort Street to get together and celebrate the diversity of our street.
We would love you to join us for a drink and some food, get a little motivation from the guest speaker and just catch up with friends both old and new.
Please email us at email@example.com by Friday 19th February and let us know if you’re able to attend with or without a friend. Business owners please invite your staff and let us know numbers.
The appearance of your business has a big influence on what customers might think and whether they will buy something from you. Visual merchandising is about displaying your product, service or concept to its best advantage.
The City of Stirling has organised a Visual Merchandising Masterclass to help market your business –
When: Wednesday 17 February 2016
Where: The Den, Civic Hotel, Beaufort Street, Inglewood
Cost: $12 per person
Make a Booking: https://visualmerchandisingmasterclass.eventbrite.com.au
Questions: Call Amanda on 9205 8820
The 2-hour masterclass, run by Juliet Borshoff of Design Merchants, will provide training on the core visual merchandising techniques that should be applied to create a strong display as well as reflect your business in the best way. This will also incorporate the importance of a strong street presence and activating your store front. In the practical part of the session an assortment of props will be used to show how some of the techniques can be applied to shop windows.
The Masterclass will also help business prepare for ….
THE GREAT WINDOW CARNEVALE
The (first) Great Window Carnevale will be Easter-themed, and displays are to feature reused and everyday or found objects, with some reference to the nature of the business behind the window.
The Carnevale will run from 12 March, with winners announced at the last Night Markets of the Season on Easter Monday 28 March. Displays will need to be in place by 11 March and people will then be able to vote on the winners in a number of different categories.
The Inglewood Hotel is one of our favourite local pubs. And they are also proud members of the Network.
They are having a big New Year’s Eve bash and will offer Network members and locals in the area an offer of buy 4 tickets and get one free on pre-sale purchases. The tickets cost $20 and includes a drink on arrival.
There is also a
- $500 Qantas travel voucher to be won
- Hawaiian BBQ
- Cocktail & drink specials
- And the New Year’s Eve Party!
Booking details are below. Enjoy!
The new Mount Lawley Christmas Festival is on from 4pm to 9pm on Sunday 29th November 2015.
The Festival is at St Patrick’s Anglican Church on the corner of First Avenue, flowing down Wenberi Lane to 2nd Ave IGA and spilling out in front of UnchARTed Collective on Beaufort Street.
This is a free landmark event boasting a wide array of activities that are bound to please including camel rides, artisan stalls, food vans and markets. It is presented by The Anglican Parish of St Patrick’s Mt Lawley, City of Stirling – Arts and Events, 2nd Ave IGA and Uncharted Collective.
The festival will be accompanied by live music throughout, with a relaxed wine and beer garden to while away the evening. Activities will be punctuated by the world premiere of a Perry Joyce work by the Soprano Project, and culminating with Carols by Candlelight complete with concert band and live nativity scene. Oh – and don’t forget the lighting of the soon to be iconic Mount Lawley Christmas tree… see you there!
A new Mount Lawley mural project needs your help.
The project will involve 10 local artists organised by The Laneway Collective. It will transform a boring old brick wall beside Psychology Australia (on Grosvenor Road behind the Flying Scotsman) in to an outdoor street art gallery.
The City of Vincent will contribute $2,500 if the community can match it and contribute another $2,500. If the community doesn’t raise the cash, the project will not happen. So we need your help!
Here is what the wall looks like now –
Some of the artists include:
Find out more or donate on this link – Mount Lawley Mural Project
If you are not in a position to donate, please forward the details on to your friends and family to spread the word.
The Beaufort Street Festival is on Saturday 14th November 2015 from 12pm to 9pm on your favourite street.
The Festival is a 15 minute walk from the city and train station.
Parking is very limited around the area due to road closures and we highly recommend taking public transport, or better yet, riding your bike to the Festival.
Transperth will be running regular bus services to the surrounds of Beaufort Street (via William Street).
Find out more and see what’s on at www.beaufortstreetfestival.com.au.
The Festival is proudly brought to you by the Beaufort Street Network, with special thanks to the Principal Sponsors:
- City of Vincent
- City of Stirling
- Gage Roads Brewing
- Jump Climb
- The Event Agency
- The Queens Hotel
The Beaufort Street Network is working with the City of Vincent to name twelve currently unnamed laneways around Beaufort Street (see map below).
These laneways have been here for decades. But they have never had official names. Naming the laneways is will help create a ‘sense of place’ and future laneway activations.
This a is a great community project and everyone is welcome to get involved. We’re looking for clever names that resonate with the area and its community – but there are some rules to follow (boring, but important if you want your suggestion taken seriously).
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Find out more and make your submission on the City’s of Vincent’s website – http://www.vincent.wa.gov.au/namethelanes
Submissions are due by 20 November.
Read the Perth Voice article here.