PRECINCT NEWS

FEBRUARY 2016

 

Valentines Day
In The Bay


Sunday 14 February: The most romantic date on the calendar - and Walsh Bay is the most romantic location on the harbour!
Forget the hustle and bustle of the regular spots.  Walsh Bay is the PERFECT place to enjoy a quiet intimate and ever so romantic day with your love.
Make a weekend of it with a night at Pier One Sydney Harbour - Not your normal waterfront hotel, at Pier One you are literally over the water.  A boutique hotel that exudes intimacy.  
Wake up and enjoy a quiet romantic waterfront stroll around the piers and through the headland park.
Walsh Bay's waterfront bars are the best in Sydney.  You can't get closer to the Harbour Bridge and with Luna Park and the City alight at night it doesn't get any prettier or romantic.
Walsh Bay's restaurants are small and exclusive, creating an intimate romantic experience for couples in love.  There is no need to shout over the crowd to be heard.  It is the perfect place to whisper sweet nothings.
With an amazing variety of cuisines to chose from you can do breakfast lunch and dinner with cocktails in between.

Check out the full list of restaurants here 

            

DECKCHAIR ARTS

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!: The full program for the Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum Now Festival presented by ANZ has now been released and Sunday 13th of March 2016 will bring the second instalment of Deckchair Arts. Be prepared to once again be inspired by vibrant collaborations from a wide range of exciting performers including musicians, dancers, juggling, balancing acts and more. They will excite, surprise and eventually get you up on the dance floor! 

Performances on the day will be provided by the 11-piece horn and drum street band, Hot Potato, Indigenous dancer Kaleb Taylor, one of Australia’s best jugglers and physical comedians Benny B, as well as Sarah Louis-Jean who will astound with boleadoras and drums.

While you’re feasting your eyes on the performance showcase you can also feast on the delicious fare that Simmer on the Bay is renowned for. Graze your way through tables filled with chef Brigid Kennedy’s special creations using produce from her Southern Highlands farm in the ultimate paddock to plate experience. 

Enjoy what magnificent Harbourside Walsh Bay does best: good food, fine wine and an exciting line up of performers to spice up your Sunday afternoon.
 
Join Walsh Bay Arts and Commerce on March 13th, at Deckchair Arts.
1-4pm at Simmer on the Bay – Shore 2/3, 13 Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay
Tickets: $75
Included in the ticket is entertainment and significant canapés.
A bar is on location and alcohol is on consumption.
For ‘Deckchair Arts’ tickets and information go to www.walshbaysydney.com

BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE
 

SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY

COUNTERMOVE: Sydney Dance Company’s first production for 2016, CounterMove opens in just 2 weeks. We would love to offer our friends around the Walsh Bay & surrounding area $10 Off Tickets when you book using the code SDCWALSHBAY.  
More Info here 

It’s already looking like it’s going to be one of our most exciting programs yet!

COUNTERMOVE
Sydney Dance Company opens 2016 with CounterMove - 
an exhilarating double bill that will intrigue, move and entertain you.

Alexander Ekman's Cacti is a brilliantly conceived, laugh-out-loud funny piece that dares to poke fun at contemporary dance. While Rafael Bonachela’s world premiere, Lux Tenebris, explores light and darkness with fiercely physical movement and deep, electronic beats by composer Nick Wales (long-term collaborator of Sarah Blasko).

Don't miss CounterMove in its limited Sydney season - two weeks only!

26 Feb - 12 Mar
Roslyn Packer Theatre
#SDCCounterMove


WATCH THE TRAILER

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PECIAL OFFER FOR WALSH BAY PRECINCT: 
$10 Off A & B Reserve Tickets. Quote SDCWALSHBAY online or via 9250 1999 

(vaild for performances 1 - 5 Mar)

Pier One
Sydney Harbour

Valentines Special: This Valentine’s Day, indulge in luxurious love (or lust) at Pier One Sydney Harbour with the “As Sexy as it Gets” experience, set in the hotel’s lavish Harbourview Balcony Suite with unparalleled panoramic view of Luna Park and the Sydney Harbour, set the mood for a night to be remembered.
Package includes:
- Pick up from airport or Sydney Metro area in a 1936 cadillac  OR overnight parking til 5pm next day
- Chocolate covered strawberries and champagne in room for arrival
-“Laters, Baby” Do Not Disturb signs for door
- Couples 1 hour relaxing massage
- A gift bag of complimentary Appelles products for couples in a kit placed on the bed
- The Gantry’s Valentine’s deg menu + wines served by a private server in-room
- Breakfast in the Gantry for 2

Click HERE for more details and to book

Pier One Sydney Harbour is so much more than a Hotel for Guests, it offer locals in Walsh Bay a range of activities, including Restaurant, Bar, Yoga, Pilates and Exercise, 

Robyn Kemmis
Memorial Service

Deputy Lord Mayor - Robyn Kemmis: Robyn was a strong advocate for Walsh Bay in her role as Deputy Lord Mayor.  
The City of Sydney is holding a memorial service for Robyn 
Thursday 18 February 2016
1pm-2pm followed by refreshments from 2pm-3pm
Centennial Hall, Sydney Town Hall
With a gift for community engagement built on mutual respect, Robyn was able to forge effective coalitions of residents, businesses, community groups and government interests to serve the needs of local communities. 
The Lord Mayor invites you to commemorate her achievements in public sector management, higher education, community development, and advocacy for the people of Sydney as Councillor and Deputy Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney.  

If you would like to make a donation in Robyn's memory, her family recommends Centipede at Glebe School.

For enquiries phone 9246 7602 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BEAUTY
IN THE BAY 
Marie-France Group

Boutique Hair and Beauty: Walsh Bay has a new luxury hair destination with the arrival of chic hair and beauty boutique Marie-France Group Paris. Inspired by Parisian life and style, Marie-France Group Paris is an Australian Hairdressing Council five star rated Select Salon. Using a unique French hair consultancy approach, Visagisme creates harmony between who you are and the image you portray, taking into account your hair type, features, personality and lifestyle. Indulge in luxury French hair care (Kerastase and L’oreal Professionnel) and breakthrough ammonia free colour technology. Clients are invited to enjoy the European standards, the welcoming team, ambience, attention to detail and unwavering hygiene. For your convenience "Jouge" up your hair before work. Open every day from 8am.

Click here to download a brochure with more information and details on special services.

LIGHT RAIL

CBD: Major construction will ramp up on Sydney’s CBD and South East Light Rail project, with three new CBD construction zones to begin in the next three months, and greater activity in the two construction zones already underway in the city centre following the completion of vital utility investigations.
The following are dates for works on George St
  • Between Alfred and Grosvenor St - March 2016 - December 2016
  • Between Bridge and Margaret St - April 2016 - December 2016
  • Between Hunter and King St - July 2016 - July 2017
  • Between Park and Bathurst St - April 2016 - January 2017
Click HERE for more details
Visit the website Here:

LOCAL BRIEFING

Stakeholder Briefing: ALTRAC Light Rail would like to invite you to a local briefing about the start of construction of the CBD and South East Light Rail project in George Street, between Alfred Street and Bridge/Grosvenor streets (Zone 2).

The session will an update on the consruction scheduleThe presentation will run for approximately 45 minutes and will be followed by a Q&A session so you can ask specific questions that are relevant for your daily business operations. meet members of the construction teamask about the site set up, noise and vibration, and discuss vehicle and pedestrian access

Date:   Thursday, 18 February 2016
Time:   9am - 10am 
Place:  Sydney Harbour Room, Foreshore House. Level 6, 66 Harrington Street, The Rocks NSW 2000
We want to ensure you have access to information before the start of construction to help you manage any disruption to your daily business activity. The following documents are attached for your perusal:

Stakeholder Access Requirements checklist
Confirmation of vibration sensitive equipment checklist
Utilities checklist
Vehicle count – for Property Managers who manage a driveway to a car park or loading dock

Please return these checklists via return email or bring along to the briefing session. Information from these documents will be used to help our project team prepare the Local Access Plan that we will circulate prior to the start of construction on 11 March 2016.

Please reply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register your attendance.

SYDNEY THEATRE COMPANY

THE PRESENT: Sydney Theatre Company’s The Present, Andrew Upton’s adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s first play, will be presented on Broadway for a limited engagement later this year.
The production, which premiered in Sydney in August, features an all-Australian cast including Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh, directed by John Crowley. Set and costume design is by Alice Babidge with lighting design by Nick Schlieper. Stefan Gregory is Sound Designer and Composer.

MEDIA RELEASE

KING CHARLES III: - 31 MARCH - 30 APRIL at Roslyn Packer Theatre.   A West End and Broadway sensation, the Almeida Theatre production of the 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best Play, King Charles III by Mike Bartlett.
The production is directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold, with Robert Powell in the title role. King Charles III is co-produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Stuart Thompson Productions, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Charles Diamond and the Almeida Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre and by arrangement with Lee Dean.
The Queen is dead. Having waited a lifetime to fulfil his destiny, Prince Charles ascends the throne with Camilla by his side. As William, Kate and Harry look on, Charles wrestles with his new responsibilities…but how to rule? Let the royal games begin…

MEDIA RELEASE

MACHU PICCHU:  3 MARCH - 9 APRIL - at the Wharf 1 Theatre - One of Australia’s most popular screen and theatre actors, Lisa McCune, returns to Sydney Theatre Company for the first time in a decade, in Machu Picchu, a new play by Australian playwright Sue Smith. Directed by Geordie Brookman, with design by Jonathan Oxlade, the cast also features Darren Gilshenan, Elena Carapetis and Annabel Matheson. STC's co-production with State Theatre Company of South Australia begins a Sydney run on 8 March, followed by a season in Adelaide beginning on 13 April.

MEDIA RELEASE

Walsh Bay Arts and Commerce

Representing Business and the Arts: Find out what WBAC can do for your business.

WIFI

WALSH BAY: High speed wifi is available for the public on the boardwalks in Walsh Bay.  Relax and Surf the net.  No passwords required.

Walsh Bay Precinct

Website: Find details on heritage, facilities, parking, contractors and a list of handy contacts at: www.walshbay.com.au

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