Loft West End to Host Free-Entry New Year’s Eve Party

While everybody else is lining up to get in a crowded party to end the year, Loft West End is teaming up with Sofi Spritz to throw a free-entry New Year’s Eve party at its Boundary Street venue in West End.

Aside from being a free event, the NYE Summer Spritz Party has heaps of fun prizes and giveaways in store for party goers. Two of the top DJs in Brisbane will also be there to make sure that everyone will have an amazing New Year’s Eve.

Event Details

What: NYE Summer Spritz Party
When: Sunday 31 December 2017 – Monday 1 January 2018
10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Where: Loft West End
100 Boundary Street, West End

Launch Party

The Loft West End event will also be the official launch party of Sofi Spritz as it introduces its new White Peach & Ginger Spritz.

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The first 100 people at the party will take home a New Year’s Eve Party pack, which includes Sofi Spritz product, merchandise and other goodies.

Sofi Spritz is also giving away a $500 NYE Food and Beverage Package. Check their Event page to learn how to enter.

The new flavour is all-Australian and all-natural, perfectly blending the white peach and ginger with white wine and a dash of soda water.

Sofi Spritz is known for creating premium quality Australian wine using locally sourced ingredients. Its flavours drew inspiration from Mediterranean heritage, bringing some Italian style to Australia’s relaxed outdoor lifestyle.

Best of Urban Art on the Spotlight at West End Street Art Festival

All the best in urban art and design will be the highlight at this year’s West End Street Art Festival.

Brisbane has a habit of holding a festival for all things that locals love, so it is just fitting that West End is the venue for a festivity putting the spotlight on street art.

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The event, which will be on Sunday 22 October 2017, will bring together all the top street artworks by some of the best artists from Brisbane and the rest of Australia.

Since early October, artists have been painting large murals on Boundary Street and Russell Street. They will be celebrated at the end of the festival on 22 October.

Among the artworks to be featured are murals by Drapl, Leans, Treas, David Hougton, Mr Mupz, the Brightsiders, Kate Hallen and many more.

Event Details

What: West End Street Art Festival
When: Sunday 22 October 2017
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Russell Street, West End
Tickets: $10 at the door, $5 pre-sale

Pre-sale tickets will go to a raffle to win any of the following prizes:
10 x $50 WESAF shopping vouchers
10 x double passes to New Farm cinema values at $32 each
3 x $100 Archive vouchers
3 x $50 Catchment Brewing Co vouchers

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What to Expect

The festival will be filled with art and design, murals, street food, live music and interactive workshops. There will be live painting sessions that will benefit charitable organisations and three clay workshops by Jade Tree Ceramics.

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Digital walking tours will help attendees as they explore the street murals at the festival.

More than 100 market stalls will line up the street to showcase the best handcrafted items and art pieces. Over 30 food stalls will offer delightful eats to art enthusiasts, while special festival brew will be at pubs in the festival zone.

Some of Brisbane’s up and coming musicians will be at the event to provide live entertainment for the festival.

Learn more about West End Street Art Festival.

Celebrate Vegan Lifestyle at Brisbane Vegan Markets at West End

Twice each month, local vegans converge in West End to celebrate everything vegan at Brisbane Vegan Markets.

Leading a vegan lifestyle is not an easy choice. Eating out would be agonisingly difficult considering the minimal choices of restaurants and menus offering plant-based dishes. Thankfully, Brisbane is home to select restaurants and retail establishments catering to vegans and those converting to a vegan lifestyle.

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Every second and fourth Sunday of the month, West End becomes the centre of everything vegan, including the choicest food, drinks, cosmetic products, clothes and everyday essentials.

The markets open at Russell Street corner Boundary Street in West End from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m every second Sunday of the month. The fourth Sunday of the month is a twilight event that happens from 12:00 noon up to 8:00 p.m.

Brisbane Vegan Markets Schedule:

Dates: 2nd Sunday of the Month
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

4th Sunday of the Month
12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m.

Venue: Russell Street corner Boundary Street, West End

Supporting Vegan Community

Brisbane Vegan Markets, which started in November 2016, aims to support vegan traders, producers, charities and the entire community moving to end animal cruelty.

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The event is the perfect place for anyone starting to adopt a vegan lifestyle as there is plenty to learn just moving around the venue. The markets also provide live entertainment and cooking demonstrations aside from delectable treats from various food stalls.

Vegan lifestyle does not have to be insipid. Food can be scrumptious and healthy at the same time and that is what Brisbane Vegan Markets is all about.

At each Brisbane Vegan Markets, people can appreciate that animals need not be sacrificed for human survival and satisfaction.

Visit the Facebook page of Brisbane Vegan Markets to find updates on upcoming events and list of participating shops.

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