The Laneway Collective is bringing together more than 30 local artists and a whole bunch of residents and land owners to create a unique street art gallery in a forgotten laneway between Grosvenor Road and Chelmsford Road in Mount Lawley. The laneway is just behind IGA on Beaufort Street.
Local artist Melski is organising the project and started it all with this –
How Can You Help?
If you want to see this happen, help support it by chipping in a donation. All donations received will help support local artists to deliver this amazing project. Email Mel McVee at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Come down and help us clean up the laneway at 10am Sunday 9 November 2014. Should only take around 1 hour and you might get to meet a few of the locals.
The Beaufort Street Art Market is on again this Sunday. The first two markets have been very successful and we have received lots of interest from Perth’s artists and creative to be part of this unique event.
The Art Market is proudly brought to you by the Beaufort Street Network.
Where: Barlee Street Carpark
(corner of Barlee and Beaufort Streets, Mount Lawley)
When: Sunday, 2nd November 2014
Come and visit! We’d love to see you. All goods are art-based, locally made, varied and totally fabulous!
The Fence Gallery
Hanging on a hook or propped on easels, you will be able to view and buy canvasses, photography, paintings, illustrations and sculptures in an informal exhibition on the fences bordering the perimeter of the car park.
The Suitcase Art Park
Meet the ‘Suitcasers’. Artists and designers who have booked one of our limited Suitcase Spots in our Art Park area and have filled their suitcases to the brim with arty wares displayed for sale in our mini scaled suitcase stall zone.
Meander round the stalls chock a block with wares from artists, craft artisans and designers.
Find Out More
Contact Beaufort Street Art Market Director, Lesley Thomas on:
We’ve put the order in for SUNSHINE! City of Vincent have again been most supportive and given us special permission to reschedule the Beaufort Street Art Market that was regretably cancelled last Sunday due to the inclement weather, to this coming Sunday 12th October. All the artists and stalls are coming down and we hope to see you there! 9am-1pm at the Barlee Street Carpark cnr. Beaufort and Barlee Sts behind the big Beaufort Street sign! Yea!!!! #BeaufortStArt
Beaufort Street Network is excited to announce a Beaufort Street Festival fundraiser – Pizza & Bowls! After all, gourmet pizza and lawn bowls are clearly a match made in heaven!
Crust Pizza Mount Lawley and Mount Lawley Bowling Club join forces for an afternoon of good times in the sunshine on Sunday 19 October from 4 – 8 pm. The perfect way to celebrate our local community and the exciting summer ahead whilst raising funds for the Beaufort Street Festival.
We will be kicking off the Barefoot Bowls season with our feet on the greens, enjoying a bounty of delicious Crust gourmet pizza.
This community fundraiser will be a whole lot of fun, no matter what age! Tickets are $30 for Adults, $15 for Children aged 5-18 and Children under 5 are free. Ticket price includes all you can bowl, Crust pizza and a drink upon arrival. Plus receive a bonus raffle ticket to win Crust pizza for a whole year!
We really love it that the local and wider community support local business first and foremost. It’s so important, integral to the area’s vibrancy and allows the businesses to thrive and have the means to put back into their local area. So please keep making your footprint on Beaufort Street by using and shopping with your local businesses.
We call on businesses often for their support – and are greatly appreciative of it. A lot of our local businesses are generous with contributions in time and/or financial contributions to the strip. Some with the Beaufort Street Network initiatives, some with our festival initiatives and a lot supporting both.
A nod to just some of these champions! There are a LOT more who consistently put back in and we’ll introduce some more to you next newsletter.
Beaufort Realty | Behind the Monkey | Five Bar |
Method Clothing | Crust Pizza Mount Lawley |
The Queens | The Flying Scotsman |
The Beaufort Street Merchant | Luxe Bar |
Mary Street Bakery | Must Winebar | El Publico’s |
Without business member support, the Beaufort Street Network just wouldn’t be able to exist. Business membership is just $95 per annum and you can join up online or alternatively through registering to be a part of The Beaufort Street Festival.
Why join? It’s a way of supporting the community that supports your business. Our Network is totally not for profit – everything gets rolled back into the community and helps towards our operating costs. Our committee is made up of 12 hard working volunteers – and yes, we work hard! It’s a big street and there’s lots to do!
This website is taking close to a whopping 6000 visits a month with people looking at what’s on, who’s on Beaufort. As we’re raising awareness the interest is growing and growing! There is a lot of interest in what’s on and what’s happening on the strip. As a member we also give you a listing to profile your business.
Festival registration is voluntary and another way to join the Network. This registration fee directly supports the festival programmes AND gives you an automatic year’s membership to the Beaufort Street Network.
Hats off to those businesses who put back in! There is a method to being a small business in a small community and this is a great example!
Our friends at Method Clothing are offering a MASSIVE 15% discount to all Beaufort Street Network members for the month of October. Just pop in and quote your membership number. The discount is available on all sale items as well. Wow! So generous!
Dale Emery at Method has been a solid supporter of the Beaufort Street Network and one of our original and long serving committee executives who ALSO sits on the Beaufort Street Festival Steering Committee. As secretary Dale takes the minutes (or hours!) of our meetings and tirelessly works on all our community and business initiatives.
Dale is also a great art enthusiast and she regularly sponsors local artists through the store to paint murals on her side wall. There is a new one in work at the moment – keep your eye on it!
Dale lives locally and has owned Method for 10 years. Specialising in womens and mens fashion and accessories. Thankyou for supporting a business that supports their local community in more ways than one!
Beaufort Street will soon have a great new place for people to meet, relax and enjoy.
The Mary Street Piazza was approved by Council on 9 September 2014. Well done City of Vincent! It will now be professionally designed and built. This will be a community space for decades to come.
The piazza was trialled between 25 July and 8 August 2014. The purpose of the trial was to provide an opportunity for people to see what could be done in the space and assess things like traffic and parking impacts.
The community feedback was fantastic with 87% of the 300 submissions supporting a new public space for Beaufort Street.
Here’s some pictures from the piazza trial.
This is a fantastic idea that really fits with the community’s vision for the street in the Better Beaufort Action Plan.
Principle 1 of the Action Plan is to ‘Create a great place for people of all ages’.
Attracting people is the key to creating a great place and supporting local businesses. We need to attract more people, particularly on weekdays, which are currently quiet times for the street. This can be achieved by creating a pedestrian-friendly street and places to sit and relax. Making the street more interesting and comfortable for people of all ages will help increase pedestrian numbers. Think about everything from the perspective of pedestrians and cyclists first. People don’t shop from their cars.
“If you plan for people and places, you get people and places. It is not true that more traffic and road capacity are the inevitable results of growth. They are in fact the products of very deliberate choices that have been made to shape our communities to accommodate the private automobile. We have the ability to make different choices — starting with the decision to design our streets as comfortable and safe places — for people on foot, not people in cars.” Project for Public Spaces
“We’re looking at our streets as valuable public places, and we need to make it easier and safer for people to walk around and bike…. Good streets are good business.” Janette Sadik-Khan, New York City Transport Commissioner