Once again the nice people at TWT and Brand X have decided to throw a block party for the creative precinct that we’re a part of.
To coincide with his solo show Chris Yee will be live painting a mural on the kind of — balcony.


Following the success of last year’s event which saw over 1000 locals celebrate the official opening of the precinct, join us for the another legendary evening of exploring, interacting, surprise and creativity – with music, live art, food, film and fun that will bring this once sleepy street in St Leonard’s to life as a hub of activity.

8 artist-run initiatives have taken up residence on Atchison Street transforming underutilised buildings into art galleries, creative retail and workspace for artists. On March 20, each venue will be offering their own taste of creative hospitality.

Program includes:

* The unveiling of JODEE KNOWLES’ new mural in Atchison Lane
* RETROSWEAT 80’s aerobic class @ Brand X
* ANITA DOOCHE & BETTY GRUMBLE performance @ our new underground DIVE BAR
* Preview of our new LANEWAY CINEMA
* SHARED BOUNDARIES exhibition by Sofia Lo Bianco
* LETTERPRESS demonstrations
* CAMERA OBSCURA @ contact sheet
* MURAL PAINTING & exhibition @ cre8tive studios
* THE BIKE WHISPERER @ Cicli Spirito
* WATER exhibition @ T1 Art Terminal and me artspace
* PANORAMA exhibition by CHRIS YEE @ kind of – gallery
* Live Loop da Loop @ BSIDESOUND
* Wishing Tree @ PLATFORM72
* LIVE MUSIC @ The Jazz Workshop
* FRENCH CUTS exhibition @ Caffe Nostra

And much much more…

An authentic BLOCK PARTY experience that showcases the creative talents which exist in our new precinct in the Lower North Shore – our new community.


A major new arts undertaking, the TWT Creative Precinct is an exciting, vibrant new initiative which involves the conversion of a number of commercial buildings on Atchison Street into art galleries, creative retail and space for artists. This opportunity has been made possible through our new relationship with Auswin TWT Developments.


We hope you can join us for this exciting cultural celebration, part of The Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum Now, presented by ANZ.



New Fintan Magee Mural in St Leonards

kind of — recently re-opened in St Leonards as a part of a new creative precinct headed up by Brand X and facilitated by development company Auswin TWT.

We helped arrange a new mural by Fintan Magee to be unveiled at the TWT Creative Precinct block party opening Thursday November 27th. We’ll be opening a new exhibition that night along side a range of different creative adventures. The night goes as follows:

To mark the official opening of the TWT Creative Precinct, the local and wider community is invited to the ‘TWT Creative Precinct Block Party’ on November 27 from 5:30pm-8:30pm – an event which will bring the once sleepy streets and laneways of St Leonards to life. 

Following the official mural unveiling at 6.15pm, the eight creative businesses within the precinct will open their doors to the public, inviting them into the creative process of the artists who now reside in St Leonards. The event will feature entertainment, food, dancing and artistic activities for the community to come along and enjoy. 

Activities taking place at the TWT Creative Precinct ‘Block Party’ on November 27 include: 

‘No lights, No Lycra’: Brand X rehearsal space, 60 Atchison Street
‘Black and White’: works by contemporary artists, Platform72, 62 Atchison Street
Live performances and karaoke: Bsidesound, 58 Atchison Street
‘Tubula Rose’ photography exhibition: The Photography Factory, 60 Atchison Street
Textile demonstrations and live music: Cre8tiv Studios, 27 Atchison Street
‘Small is beautiful’: exhibition, ME art space, 25 Atchison Street
‘On the easel’: an exhibition of visual artists of the TWT Creative Precinct, T1 Café
‘The Streets Are Talking’: new works by Alan Streets, kind of – gallery, 58 Atchison Street
Bicycle workshop, Cicli Spirito, 62 Atchison Street (rear entrance in Atchison Lane) 

The streets of St Leonards will also come alive with live music from Lolo the Gypsy Caravan and performances by local creative businesses, Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy and The Jazz Workshop Australia. Local restaurant, The Moody Chef will be providing delicious catering on the night. 

It’s going to be great night and everyone is invited.
Just RSVP here:  https://rsvp-blockparty.eventbrite.com.au/