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182 Blues Point Road, McMahons Point

Organic by design and informed by community interests cultivate community spaces are physical ‘third places’ where people can easily and routinely connect with each other.

Entirely fitted out with upcycled, street bounty, donated and sourced furniture and fixtures the Blues Point Village Creative Space is committed to upcyclying, repurposing, sustainability and creativity.

Cultivator‘s first physical space, for making culture and skills sharing, the classes, workshops and sales–and support from the owners of 182 Blues Point Rd, Scentre Group–enable the space to run, for social good.

things to do in june/july

creator catchup for all

Unwind at the end of the work week, every Friday, with some creative camaraderie. 
Bring your sketchpad and current work in progress or use what’s on hand at the Space. 
BYO beverages we supply the snacks 
No need to book just turn up. 
Friendly, low key and local every Friday from 5:30pm
$5 at the door

JUST TURN UP

life drawing for adults

Relaxed, friendly and a little bit social, life drawing sessions for practising artists, students and drawing lovers.
 x 90-minutes
6:00pm-7:30pm
$20 per session (materials included)
Sessions require x 4 participants to proceed
Thursday June 30 
6pm

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

restyle it

Bring your outdated garments or old faves, that’ve seen better days onfrom midday on  Saturday July 2.  We’ll pop the kettle on, get the sewing kit and needles out and share ideas and techniques as we give new life to old garments.
No need to book, just drop in between miday and 4:00pm on Saturday JULY 2 betweem midday and 4:00pm
$5 at the door

JUST TURN UP

essential oil workshop

Supporting female-led small enterprises is a large part of what we do.
On Saturday, July 9 join Sharon as she shares her essential oil insights. 
Learn about their properties and uses and blend your own custom organic, pure and all natural dottera oil.
Relaxed, a bit educational and very sensory.
Places are limited.  1:00pm-3:00pm
$22 per person: includes all oils and your own small custom bottle to take with you.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

re-jewelled workshop

Still love it but don’t wear it anymore?
Want to restyle or repair an old favourite?
The re-jewelled workshop is an opportunity to redo/remake/refashion that piece of jewellrey you have laying around.
‘Hands-on’ two-and-a-half hour Sunday afternoon session with afternoon tea included.

Saturday JULY 16.
Places limited. $20 per person.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

loopy bag making day

Let’s get loopy and keep leftover fabric out of landfill .
Chip in to make as many upcycled fabric reusable ‘loopy bags’ as we can for use in the local community as we tranistion from plastic to reusable bags.
No need to book just drop in. between 1:00-3:00pm and contribute in whatever way you can.

Saturday JULY 23  25, 1:00-4:00pm 

FREE JUST TURN UP

school holiday sessions

july holidays sewing

New these school holidays
+ hands-on and relaxed atmosphere
+ focused on machine sewing techniques
+ threads and material included
+ guided by expereinced sewer with teaching experience for ages 10 and up
+ $35 per session: inlcudes all materials 
+ 10:00am-12:00pm midday
+ Monday July 4 + Tuesday July 5 

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

july holidays art club

Art Club is back these holidays 
+ hands-on and relaxed atmosphere
+ guided by qualified art educator
+ every afternoon is a different activity
+ creative camarederie for local kids
+ $59 per session: inlcudes all materials and afternoon tea. For ages 7-13
+ 12:30pm-3:30pm 
+ July 4-8 and July 11-15

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

holiday beanie-shop

New these school holidays
+ hands-on and relaxed atmosphere
+ bring your own beanie and any special items youd like to attach
+ threads, beads and material included
+ led by experieced sewer for ages 10 and up
+ $35 per session: inlcudes all materials 
+ 10:00am-12:00pm midday
+ Monday July 11 + Tuesday July 12

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

violin in the village

Violin lessons and impromptu concerts from time-to-time lead by International violinist Elizaveta Laskova.
One-on-one and group sessions available.
Just email email El to book

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

july zine workshop

New these school holidays
+ hands-on and relaxed atmosphere
+ guided by qualified Senior School art educator
+ Old school lo-fi zine making
+ All materials supplied
+ $25 per participant
+ 12:00pm-3:30pm 
+ Sunday July 10

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

skateboard deck session

New these school holidays
+ hands-on and relaxed atmosphere
+ guided by qualified Senior School art educator
+ Skateboard deck 
+ Brushes and paint supplied BYO deck
+ $25 per participant
+ 12:00pm-3:30pm 
+ Sunday July 17

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

july calendar

free all the time at the blues point road village space

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social knit + stitch

On some Thursdays we knit and slow stitch, make a cup of tea and take a seat at the communal table.You can bring your own  needles and yarn or use what’s in the space, totally up to you. No need to book just come as you are, stay as long or little as you like.

FREE

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reusery + repairs

Be part of the global movement against throwaway culture. Pick up a button, needle or thread from the communal stockpile and mend as you need.
All materials are donated by the local community for good.

FREE

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communal space

The Space is open from 11am weekdays for locals and visitors to get together to make and or work solo. WIFI available.          
Bring a coffee from one of the village cafes,  or boil the kettle in the little kitchen out the back.

FREE

for purchase at the blues point road space

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fine art supplies

For the makers and creators living or just visiting the Blues Point Road Village, we stock some fine supplies of pencils, journals and sketch pads so you can make beautiful marks.

IN STORE

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objects + things

Small runs and pieces from local makers and creators rotate through the Space’s micro-shop with each and every purchase supporting local creators and makers and going towards keeping the humming along.

IN STORE

Secret Garden chocolates

secret garden chocolates

Treat yourself, support local artisans and Sydney’s best-loved secret garden all at the same time when you purchase one of The Secret Garden Series of chocolates. made by Coco Chocolat.

IN STORE

by request

visual art tutoring

Dedicated, personalised sessions for anyone keen to refine their practical and ideation or writing/art anlaysis skills; juniors through to HSC visual art students.

SEND A REQUEST

walking tour

guided walking tours

Walk in the footsteps of some of Australia’s most iconic Western painters and poets who have lived and worked in the Blues Point Road Village precinct and surrounds.

SEND A REQUEST

hire the space

Perfect for local get toghethers and events the Creative Space can be hired for small private functions & events, corporate workshops activities and more.

SEND A REQUEST

Like to hire the space, book a private tutoring session or a guided tour?

Drop us a line via this form and we’ll get back to you super soon.

Image attributions. Top slider: Photos by cultivator at the Blues Point Road Village Creative Space

Last updated March 15, 2022

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