Date: 13 July and 20 July
Location: Keppel Street
Community, Health and Lifestyle Movement- CHALM with the enthusiastic engagement Keppel Street is excited to present beautiful displays of some of our wholesome food, drink, clothing and home decor. Including entertainment from a variety of the local business'.
Keppel street favourites like The Hub will have extended trading hours and the fire going, beautiful stylish business Sar-Jay serenity and Diversity are apart of the treasure hunt and will be open late. Elephant & Castle will be keeping the street indulged with some mulled wine and churros and a late night event and Vine & Tap welcomes any diners that are craving that European dining experience. Lots of parking will be available on the evening down the street so please choose to Kick off and Kick on at Keppel you will not be disappointed.
Sar-Jay Serenity - A local family run shop filled with eclectic home wares, furniture and gifts to suit every style they will extending their trading hours into the evening of the festival and participating in the treasure hunt.
Diversity Fashion believes that fashion really is for everyone whatever your age, size or culture a local family run business that is passionate about providing original inclusive choices for women. They will have extended trading hours for KOKO and will be apart of the Treasure Hunt as well as the window display.
The Hub - Is one of Keppel streets beautifully run cafes by John and Nancy Natoli. They will be providing extended trading hours for the KOKO until 9.30pm. There will be live entertainment inside and around their open fire place. The menu will be specific so that all is available as a take away meal.
Vine & Tap - Will be providing their full menu, plenty of indoor seating (heated) as well as courtyard seating with heaters and blankets for a cozy atmosphere similar to what you would experience in Europe in winter.
Elephant & Castle Hotel will be opened both Saturdays of the KOKO event from 11.00am-5.00am. They will have TakeOver events running the same from 10.00pm. They will also have available mulled wine and churros.
Keystone will be having a few events across the festival.
EVENT TYPE 1: We are going to kick off the Winter Festival with live performance from The Adelaide Fringe Festival's Band, 'SaM' along with a full High-Tea service on Saturday July 6th and Sunday July 7th. Doors open 1.30 pm, entertainment and bar service from 2pm - 5pm. This is a gig for all ages, and we will be promoting to the old folks homes so that the elderly members of Bathurst can join in yet be home just on dark.
EVENT TYPE 2: Our second festival application is in celebration of the 130th birthday of the KeyStone building (officially 2nd July), and will have doors wide open to all of the community on Monday 8th - Thursday 11th. And then again from Monday 15th - Thursday Thursday 18th July 5pm - 9pm daily. The Bathurst Historical Society have been super busy and really awesome in collating a whole bunch of past programs and promo posters from shows held here over a large time frame. We will be pulling all of these treasured documents into a display titled "A Walk through Memory Lane', whereby attendees may have vivid memories or stories from items on display - and we will be looking to voice record these accounts for later publication. All tea members here will be in full spirit for these evenings by dressing up in full Victorian Era costuming and offering mulled wine with a little nod to Xmas in July.