Since 2005 Brand X has been on a mission to convert Sydney’s disused and vacant spaces into creative havens. Their collection of subsidised spaces gives artists the chance to rehearse, record, perform and build their creative enterprises, but due to Covid-19, all Brand X venues and programs were forced to shut down. “We lost customers […]
Love Local was started by Sydney restaurant owner Hamilton Kings as Covid-19 social restrictions effectively shuttered his then dine-in only Potts Point restaurant Honkas (Bar + Eats). Since launching 6 weeks ago with three restaurants, the website ordering platform now includes 20 food and beverage partners and delivers in Surry Hills, Darlinghurst, Potts Point, Elizabeth […]
We’re all doing it tough at the moment, but none more so than our homeless and marginalised communities. Since the pandemic broke out there has been a significant spike in new faces at shelters across Sydney, Rough Edges’ Jen Webster told Urban Village. Since 1996 Rough Edges has operated as a drop-in centre and community […]
A Community Celebration of Surry Hills With support from City of Sydney and an official event of Sydney Mardi Gras Festival 2020 Surry Hills has had a facelift, so to celebrate all the rejuvenated parks and new pocket parks and of course, new light rail, we’re having a picnic! Grab a Picnic walking map to […]
From Priscilla to Mardi Gras, Sydney’s history has always had rainbow-coloured undertones. But the hit American show RuPaul’s Drag Race has well and truly catapulted drag culture into the mainstream, Sydney-based drag queen Hannah Conda told Urban Village. Once existent only on society’s cultural fringe, drag artists and performers are now highly sought after by […]
Welcome to the 3rd year of OXTRAVAGANZA when Darlinghurst celebrates Mardi Gras, as only Darlinghurst can. For it’s only around Sydney’s infamous Oxford St that you can celebrate with bands, burlesque and (naked) barbers! 100+ local businesses will be offering exceptional retail promotions, live music, exclusive performances, an emerging designer market, outdoor music, plus food and […]
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