ReActivate Launch - Street Party / Winter Night Festival and Markets
ReActivate: Latrobe Valley launched on the 12th of July with the Street Party and
Winter Night Festival and Markets on Commercial Road in Morwell. The
fantastic turn out saw the rebirth of the long lost street festival to
the Latrobe Valley. Among the Market Stalls with a range of
locally produced food and cuisine, live music, art and design on
(Opposite the Bus Terminal)
When: Friday, 12th July, 2013
Time: 4.00pm - 8.30pm
Dry Zone Rules Apply
For more information you can visit our
Market Stalls Traders & Performers
Installation / Cinematic Projections
Projector Bike is a three wheeled cargo bike, purpose built with a high powered projector, speakers and batteries.
Projector Bike aims to tell stories in public spaces, activate unused spaces, enable site specific stories to be told in relevant locations, surprise and delight pedestrians and members of the public, provide an accessible platform for artists to show their work in public and show content to an expanded audience.
Fashion / Headware
We refer to ourselves as Hair Embellishers; Designers and poets, we create exquisite headwear – each a one-off, completely unique masterpiece which is named for its individuality, and packaged with an accompanying poem to encapsulate its spirit in lasting written form.
THE STRZELECKI STRINGBUSTERS
Music & Performance
The Strzelecki Stringbusters (The Stringbusters) is a 14 piece string band featuring guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, fiddle, double bass and harmonica.
The group plays many styles of music from bluegrass and western swing to country and the blues. The band members live, work and play in the hills around the Strzelecki Ranges in Victoria’s Gippsland. They play a large number of local events in support of their wider community. The Busters are also a regular feature at the Yinnar Hotel where they host a night of music and often feature local and visiting acts.
PARTY CUP CAKE
Food / Cup Cakes & Cake Decoration
Party Cupcake is Gippsland's home of speciality cakes and all things cakes, parties and events.
The joy of baking, creating and delivering a cake that is not only visually tantalizing but also tastes like magic is so rewarding. Seeing the eyes light up of people from all ages when they see my cakes for the first time brings such warmth to my heart. I love what I do and feel that if sharing my passion with you, brings joy into your day, then my job is done.”
Youth & Community Service
TRY Australia (formerly Try Youth and Community Services) was founded in 1883 with the spirit and ethos of William Mark Forster who believed in the innate ability of the young people who participated in the programs he established and constantly assured young people that if they were prepared to try they would be amazed at what they could accomplish. 'In fact' he told them: 'we should consider ourselves a TRY Society'.
THE BIG SAMBA
Music & PerformanceSteve Schulz has been playing and teaching drums and percussion for over 30 years.
He was born and raised in the Latrobe Valley.
One of the finest musicians/teachers in Victoria, he has played and studied with some of Australia's most respected musicians.
THREE LITTLE BIRDS CAFE
COFFEE SHOP / SOUL FOOD / RESTAURANT
Three Little Birds Cafe is a local cafe located on Hothanm Street in Traralgon. They cater breakfast, brunch, burgers, seafood, soul food, and vegetarian.
THE RED BOOK SHOP & COFFEE COG
Offering two stores in one, The Red Book Shop and Coffee Cog provides a comfortable environment in
which to read while sipping a hot drink. Embracing their recycled theme, most of the furniture is hand
made from recycled timber. All books are second hand and the collection is varied. The staff is all well
read and can provide advice on books that may suit individual’s tastes.
Hank's Coffee Mobile Cart is a small business based in Inverloch, Victoria.
We have converted a horse float into a groovy little cart. We serve up great coffee roasted locally by Swig in Yarragon, Victoria.
We are ready to go and are passionate about serving our customers the luxury of a quality espresso coffee or hot chocolates.
TREE HOUSE LIVING
Homewares & Design
At Treehouse Living we love colour and our aim is to inspire you to create your dream home.
We can help you with all your interior styling needs and you’ll always find something special to buy in store.
Treehouse Living is a new shopping experience in Breed St, Traralgon!
Keepsake and Design
Cassandra Lucas, the creative designer behind Firecracker, a design, events and catering company
. Recently Cassandra has worked with Megan Morton & Dumbo Feather / Small Giants, and profiled by Commonwealth Bank's - Women in Focus. She will have a range of keepsakes items for sale at the Markets.
Interior Stylist/ Homeware Trader
Laura Issell creates spaces that tell a story and make you feel different by just being in them. Her style is eclectic, detailed, natural, versatile and fun to suit all styles. Laura is an experienced Interior Stylist and Homeware trader, hunting for unique homewares that are made from traditional methods. Appreciating objects that have been made with patience and skill. Laura hunts out the best quality homewares at affordable prices that suit any space no matter what your style is.
SALT BUSH RESTAURANT & CAFE
Food / Local Produce
Saltbush is a restaurant that offers relaxed, affordable and diverse dining. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Our talented chef has melded european influences to create modern Australian dishes with emphasis on the best local seasonal produce available, our menu selections are designed with this in mind. A carefully selected wine list will enable you to taste some of the great drops of our region & country.
Food / Cooking Classes / Local Produce
Debra Cerasa (Deb) and Terry Chessells (Tez) have lived at Plough Creek Homestead (PCH) for more than a decade.
Everything they embrace is about life: family, friends, food, wine, garden, travel.... and life in general.
Over the years they dreamed of turning PCH into a homestead that could be shared with others. Their journey has influenced many parts of what is now PCH.
BARRY BROWN & IRENE PROEBSTING
Assemblages + Improvisations / Art
Towards a non-bourgeois mise-en-scene
Barry and Irene are media artists who work in speculative cinema and installation, incorporating experimental audio, photo-media, Super 8 film and video.
HOO HA DESIGN
To design and develop a system of practice, which aims to assist communities in need and implement projects on-site through funding, project co-ordination and community involvement. The aims to plant the initial seed and through government and stakeholder funding the project can incrementally grow.
Baby Swaddlers are a baby wrap that will keep baby snug and warm, as well as being able to enjoy that cosy cuddle with no blankets falling off. There are two sizes available which are 0-3 months and 3-6 months. Prices range from $25.00 - $35.00. They are made of polyester, cotton and polar fleece. Variable colours can be available, providing on the stock that is available to me.
FIZZY FACE PAINTING
We provide fun entertainment at kids parties for children of all ages across Gippsland!
Our artists are ready to make every child’s party a blast whether it’s their birthday, a special function or even a special corporate event. Our Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Discos, Fairies and Pirates and Science Shows are a hit.
DESIGN / THE VIEW FROM HERE
The View From Here is a design studio based in Traralgon. Led by John Calabro from our Gippsland base, we service clients across Australia.
We believe that great design goes beyond the surface, and as creative thinkers, we are among the best equipped to help solve problems.
Our strength lies in the delivery of captivating messages through professionally crafted design outcomes. Our capabilities reach beyond the printed page to brand, web, screen, film/motion, environments and beyond.
The View From Here is constantly evolving and we stand firm that positive change is a catalyst for innovation and growth – and with that, the view from here looks bright.
Stock watches are simple everyday watches for everyone.
Stock began from a passion for design and collecting watches. It is the creative pursuit of David Tatangelo, a watch enthusiast and collector. The designs are derived from years of collecting watches and finding the right balance of function, size and precision Swiss movements.
Stock has been in development for over two years and has been developed through an iterative process of intense prototyping and field testing in house. The result is the S001 Stock Watch, a reliable daily wearer.
Food & Local Produce
The Italian community of Latrobe will come together to produce a range of exciting authentic Italian food.
Books & Prints
The members of the Southern Sudanese community in the Latrobe Valley, together with our Australian friends, have proposed to build an orphanage and boarding school to serve the needs of an ever-growing population of orphans and homeless children in Bor. Our strategy is to fund the project through co-operation with our Australian friends, schools, churches, international organisations and private donations.
Food / German Produce
The German community of Latrobe will come together to produce a range of exciting authentic German food.
YINNAR GENERAL STORE
Operating for over 100 years, the Yinnar General Store now offers a wide range of unique gifts and homewares,
unlikely to be found elsewhere in the valley. Local jam and honey, hand stitched soft toys, eclectic gifts, jewellery and
accessories, children’s toys, scarves and hats, homemade candles and everyday essentials!
Minutiae is about being drawn in to small and minor details. The terrariums and miniature scenes behind glass invite you to look more deeply at the natural and human-made world. These tiny replica worlds are assembled in Morwell, where nature and industry collide.
‘Made In Gippsland’ is an online hub of sorts that features people who once lived (or still live, or came here to live) in Gippsland.
It will feature locals from this area who have gone on to do some amazing things in creative fields, at elite levels, particularly in creative industries such as: photography, fashion, film, graphic design, industrial design, interior design, web, architecture, art, food, music, dance, advertising, and more…