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BASED ON LAND OWNED BY AWABAKAL AND WORIMI PEOPLE THE Y HAS BECOME ONE OF NEWCASTLE’S LARGEST ALL-AGES CREATIVE ORGANISATION – AND ALONG THE WAY, WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO SPREAD AWARENESS AND EDUCATE OUR AUDIENCE ABOUT SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES OCCURRING WITHIN AND BEYOND THE NEWCASTLE AREA. OUR AIM IS FOR PEOPLE TO TAKE A STANCE BECOME INVOLVED IN TAKING PART IN THE FIGHT TO A MORE SUSTAINABLE AND CONSCIOUS LIFESTYLE.

 

A LARGEST PRINCIPLE IS FOR ALL MEMBERS TO FEEL SAFE, WELCOMED AND ACCEPTED AT OUR GIGS AND EVENTS – ABIDING BY OUR OWN SAFE SPACE INITIATIVE. BY CREATING AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE PEOPLE CAN ENJOY CREATIVE ARTS IN A NON-VIOLENT NOR INVASIVE MANNER, WE ARE ABLE TO TRULY APPRECIATE AND CELEBRATE NEWCASTLE ART AND CULTURE FOR WHAT IT IS.

 

THE Y HAS AN INCREDIBLY LOYAL FOLLOWING AND HAS HOSTED A RANGE OF ARTISTS SUCH AS MILKY THRED, E4444E, IMBI THE GIRL, SPLIT FEED, DAVE., HAMILTON ALPINE CLUB, SHRIMP AND RAAVE TAPES. WE HAVE MOVED ABOUT THROUGHOUT THE CITY OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS AND HAVE RESIDED IN PLACES SUCH AS THE CAMBRIDGE HOTEL, THE NEWCASTLE MUSEUM, WATTSPACE, BANK CORNER ESPRESSO AND BAR, THE DUNGEON, HUNTER ST MALL AND THE NEWCASTLE CITY LIBRARY.

 

WE WANT TO CREATE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL ARTISTS PRESENT THEIR WORK AT OUR GIGS, EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS. PLANNING A GRAND FUTURE FOR THE ARTS AND CULTURE TO THRIVE IN NOT JUST NEWCASTLE, BUT THE REST OF THE WORLD, OUR PLATFORM AIMS TO PUSH FOR AN ECOLOGICALLY POSITIVE AND MINDFUL FUTURE - SUPPORTING ALL HUMANS ALONG THE WAY.

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