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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.

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 we have in the Space, totally up to you.
No need to book just come by, 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

things to do in may

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
+ see calendar below for dates

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

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the reloved denim project

Be part of the fashion revolution to divert denim from landfill.
On May 29 from 1:00-4:00pm RELOVED DENIM is taking over the Creative Space.

For denim aficinados to sustainable fashion advocates and everyone in between you’ll be able to try, buy, swap and get familiar with new labels and styles.

Bring some jeans with you to swap/sell or just enjoy what will be on offer on the day.

$8 AT THE DOOR 

creator catchup [18+]

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 and we supply the glassware, snacks and playlist.
No need to book just turn up.
Friendly, low key and local from 5:30pm 

$5 AT THE DOOR

thecrit

the crit

A local get-together for photographers [traditional and digi] to ‘critically analyse’ each others photographic works; compositionally, technically and conceptually.
Positive, friendly and focused on exchanging knowledge and techniques.
Snacks & light refreshments provided, just bring some recent works for the crit.

Saturday May 14, 2:00-3:30pm

$5 AT THE DOOR

loopybags

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.

No need to book just drop in. between 1:00-3:00pm and contribute in whatever way you can.

Saturday May 28, 1:00-3:00pm

JUST TURN UP

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.

Places limited. $20 per person.

Sunday June 5, 1:00-3:00pm

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

school student sessions

kids: after school art club

Tuesday afternoon art club 
+ hands-on and relaxed atmosphere
+ guided by qualified art educator
+ making options to choose from each week
+ creative camarederie for local kids

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

hsc: vis art vapd labs

Deep dive into exploring and investigating concepts and subject matter for HSC practical Bodies of Work to get ahead and on point.
+ For Years 12 & 11
+ x 80-minutes
+ $21 per session on request
+ Bring your VAPD and reference material

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

may calendar

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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