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OCTAPOD 20th BIRTHDAY BASH
July 29 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm$25
CELEBRATING OCTAPOD’S 20 YEARS
SATURDAY 29 JULY 2017
Help us to make merry – join us at our chilled Birthday Bash. This relaxed event is to celebrate all our amazing achievements as an organisation as well as reconnect with some of our awesome alumni. It’s also to thank those people, both past and present, who have dedicated their time by volunteering. We hope to bring together people from our region who help make our local arts environment the vibrant and diverse scene that it is.
The Birthday Bash will include the launch of our brand new and exciting online timeline, our posters from the past exhibition, fundraising games, tunes by Synchromute who will be mixing up an eclectic brew of demo tracks from artists involved in Electrofringe/TINA events in the early years from 1997-2001 plus nibbles by our good friends at Vinyl Café.
The funds raised will help Octapod to continue for another 20 years and to keep doing what we do best – promoting the Arts in the Lower Hunter. It will also enable us to keep producing the ever-popular and thought provoking TiNA.
We believe that the arts are critical to the social, cultural and economic health of Newcastle and the Lower Hunter region. So help us continue our work and join us on our new journey towards a service organisation in the ever-changing cultural landscape of our region.
Event supporters include: Design Centre Hunter (TAFE NSW), Create NSW and Adlib Creative.
Don’t forget to bring a bag of lollies and some gold coins to help us fundraise for another #20yearsofOctapod
Tickets: $25 + BF via eventbrite
Can’t make it but would still like to show your support for Octapod?
Consider making a donation to the Octapod Cultural Activities Fund. All donations of $2 and over are tax deductible.
Access: Design Centre Hunter is an accessible building with flat entrance. Accessible toilets available onsite.
Parking: Car parking is available onsite (enter via Chinchen St) or in surrounding streets).
Octapod is a non-profit arts organisation based in Newcastle with a vision of a diverse and thriving arts and cultural sector in the Lower Hunter region. We provide leadership and cultural development initiatives to enhance the capacity of the region’s existing and emerging creative communities.
We focus on:
- Providing leadership to the arts ands cultural sector to support its resilience and sustainability.
- Embracing opportunities for artists to develop their creative and professional skills as well as test out new ideas.
- Supporting participation in the arts by diverse communities as creators, participants, audiences and leaders.