Beaufort & Beyond August eNews

This month’s newsletter asks, “Are Bayswater and Inglewood beginning to get their groove on?” and “Is Highgate is becoming the bakery capital of Perth?” We look at the City of Stirling’s decision to replace verge collection with skips bins,  welcome Finlay & Sons No. 917 to Beaufort Street and anticipate another bumper season of the Inglewood Night Markets. To read this month’s […]

2014 Beaufort Street Festival in pics

The 2014 Beaufort Street Festival reportedly attracted 160,000 people, making it the biggest festival yet. Whilst some found the numbers (and queues) overwhelming, there was a lot of praise for organisers who managed the masses and helped them to enjoy the free day of fun and festivities, helped by slightly cooler weather than in previous years. If […]

The artistic invasion of Beaufort Street (and why it’s better for it)

The Highgate and Mount Lawley sections of Beaufort Street South of Walcott are becoming renowned for their public art, something that’s set to continue with the first of what will hopefully be a monthly Sunday Art Market on 7 September 2014.

The art of keeping it simple

If adaptability is key to survival, then Mark Walker, Director of the Harvison Gallery, has guaranteed the success and longevity of his popular Brisbane Street Gallery by transforming the entrance into the warm and welcoming Art Starter Cafe.

Top local spots to take your dog

Looking for a local dog-friendly park? Here’s a list of the best in the suburbs surrounding Beaufort Street and beyond.

Let’s play! Where to find a local playgroup

If you’re looking to join a local playgroup here’s a list and contact details of those the I know of operating in the suburbs surrounding or nearby Beaufort Street. Includes contact details for playgroups in Inglewood, Maylands, Bayswater, Mount Lawley, Yokine, Highgate, Menora and North Perth.

Get on yer Bike!

The City of Vincent is going all out in its efforts to be one of Australia’s most bike friendly councils with a $2.5m Bike Network Plan and lots of cycling related events for residents.

Beaufort St gets an outdoor cinema!

Beaufort Street will soon have it’s own outdoor cinema at the Bamboo Lounge behind the Luxe Bar in Highgate.

Beaufort St Festival 2013 in pics

The 2013 Beaufort Street Festival attracted an estimated 120,000 festival goers and was arguably the best one yet. Here are some photos and highlights from the day.

2013 Beaufort St Festival: better than ever

The 2013 Beaufort St Festival looks like being the best one yet, with more food, fashion, art, music and fun than ever before.