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Renew Newcastle Do-ers Do
A ‘do’ to celebrate a decade of ‘doing’! Live art, auctions, musical performance, maker stalls, a book launch and, local food and drink.
Newcastle’s most slowly, ethically, and beautifully crafted works, wares and talents will be at a ‘do’ at The Station on December 9th to celebrate 10 years of ‘doing’ for Renew Newcastle.
The platform will be full of local creative and musical talent. With a food truck menu, cafe and plenty of local brews from our licensed bar. Stay a while and enjoy the spectacular historic space, the harbour views and live tunes all afternoon and evening with plenty of room for the kids to play and enjoy the wide open spaces of our paved playground. Everyone welcome.
☞25+ DO-ER STATIONS:
These are maker stalls with a difference.
Renewers past and present will share illustration, sculpture, hand-crafted garments, tarot card readings, photography, painting, book-binding and much more.
☞LIVE ART AUCTION:
Courtesy of local artists Mel O’Dell, Tom Henderson, & Naomi Wild. Watch the one-off pieces come to life in real-time! Will you put down the winning bid to score one of these live works?
Past Renewers and friends of Renew provide an eclectic lineup of evening do tunes:
– Zackari Watt: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
– Moon Sign Band: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
– Lu Quade: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
– Simon Ritchie: 3pm – 4:30pm
– Hamilton School Band: 2pm – 3pm
Dick Pics is a 2hrsnorth by Dylan Smyth collaboration with an impressive collective of local creatives – Renew and beyond – collating a number of diverse artistic interpretations of the former Queens Wharf Tower. Pre-order can be made here: https://bit.ly/2Qd5TfB
☞CAPTURED IN CARICATURE:
Have your portrait captured by award winning newspaper cartoonist Peter Lewis. He’ll discover your true colours in just a few strokes and create a take home artwork worthy of your poolroom.
☞FRIENDS OF RENEW PIN CEREMONY:
Relying solely on generous donations, Friends of Renew is a campaign that lets your support be known. A special, limited edition pin will be awarded to donors at the Do-er’s Do pin ceremony to show our gratitude for your financial donation to support Renew Newcastle’s work now and into the future.