Business Partners & Offers

Business partners & offers

Foghorn Brewery
Late night food offers & projections 
23 Sept - 02 Oct | Foghorn Brewery

10% off food & beverages for ticket holder
Show your ticket to any New Annual event to enjoy 10% off Food & Beverages (dine-in only)

Late night specials
Cheeseboard + 2 Schooners of Hunter Classic or 2 glasses of Tyrrell’s wine for $35
Pizza + salad + 2 Schooners of Hunter Classic or 2 glasses of Tyrrell’s wine for $50
Available after 8:30pm Friday/Saturday, after 8pm other nights. No other discounts apply.

Projections on beer tanks
Raina Thomson @ultraloca_ is an up and coming visual artist based in Newcastle and one of the newest studio members in Hamilton. In this collaboration with Raina, she will be creating a digital work to display at our brewery capturing all things Foghorn; the beer, the food and the atmosphere. This project will be our tribute to the revival and integration of the Newcastle hospitality scene and the Newcastle Art scene. Running from 5pm every night throughout the festival.
Crystalbrook Kingsley
High Tea
23 Sept - 01 Oct Fridays + Saturdays at 11:00am + 1:00pm + 3:00pm | Ms Mary at Crystalbrook Kingsley

An indulgent high tea with all your favourite sweet and savoury goodies, plenty of tea and coffee and a little bubbles to get the celebrations flowing. Enjoy a selection of delicious sweet and savoury goodies, unlimited T2 tea and Sprocket Single Origin Coffee and glass of Peterson House Sparkling on arrival.
Bookings essential.

Press Book House
Speed writing sessions with author Ed Wright
24 + 25 September, 01 + 02 October from 2:00-4:00pm | Press Coffee & Book House

Your book starts here! There’s a hidden writer in all of us, but it’s not always easy to get those creative juices flowing, that's where we step in...  Just as old greats like Beckett, Joyce, Miller, Stein, Nin, Fitzgerald, and Baldwin did in Paris centuries before, head to a café, grab a wine, a cocktail, coffee or beer and get ready to purge onto the page. Under the guidance of esteemed author and educator Ed Wright from The Creative Word Shop. 

Get amongst it… unleash the literary beast that hides within under the guidance of esteemed author and educator Ed Wright from The Creative Word Shop.  Wine, cocktails, beer and coffee are available for purchase on the day .

Jams Karaoke
Launch after party 
Friday 23 September from 9:00pm | Jams Karaoke

Outdoor dance floor, special guest DJs spinning hand selected Japanese 1970s city pop vinyl all night, $2 outdoor charcoal flame grilled Japanese yakitori, live performances, cocktails, free public karaoke, open gate to Rogue Scholar silent disco and much more. 9PM ‘til 2AM. Free entry, limited capacity.

Rogue Scholar Brewing
Launch after party
Friday 23 September from 9:00pm | Rogue Scholar

Join us at the Rogue Scholar for a special New Annual Silent Disco on Friday 23rd September. Starting at 9pm, featuring the infamous DJ Sven, you can take your pick from three different music channels and dance the night away to your favourite tune.

Bar Mellow
Live music & cocktails
Friday 23 September | Bar Mellow

Come and enjoy some live music on the 23rd September before or after the opening night shows. A delicious specially curated cocktail menu will be on for the duration of New Annual. Don’t miss out!

Blue Kahunas
Live music & cocktails
Friday 23 September | Blue Kahunas

A tasty tropical cocktail menu on for New Annual festival. Pop in for live music on the 30th September, sit back and have some tiki fun!

Star Hotel
Laneway party 
Saturday 01 October from 2:00pm | Star Hotel

A laneway party with live art activation, boasting several of Newcastle's best DJ's coming together with 2 live artists painting murals, and several up and coming fresh face acts performing over the day. Star Hotel is promoting new talent and passion for music art and food during New Annual. 

Alie Jane
Snap & Share, & Applique Workshops
Saturday 24 September 3:30pm - 6:30pm | Alie Jane

Pose, snap, tag and share in front of our display celebrating two of Newcastle's vintage inspired handmade labels for a chance to win a $50 in store gift voucher at Alie Jane. They are also running a 'Hand Applique' work shop which includes tea, coffee, champagne and cake. Make your own calico festival bag. 

With Love Bree Lacey
Snap & Share
23 September - 01 October | With Love Bree Lacey
Old Made New in Newcastle. Pose, snap, tag and share a photo with our New Annual display celebrating two of Newcastle's vintage loving handmade labels for a chance to win a $99 gift voucher to have one of Bree-Lacey's Polly Pocket skirts made just for you in your choice of fabric. Winner will be drawn randomly. You must tag @newannual #newannual @aliejanetravelaccesories and @withlovebreelacey.  Pose with one of our designs for a double entry. Open during With Love Bree-Lacey's extended opening hours.
Monday-Tuesday 10-5
Wednesday-Friday 10-6
Saturday 10-5
Blackstone Gallery
Ugly art time ! 
Saturday 01 October 4:00pm - 8:00pm | Blackstone Gallery

Be part of a collaborative large-scale artwork making process that  provides you with paint, markers and is guided by our skilled  instructors! No experience necessary,  the raw and the ugly is encouraged.  This event will be accompanied by grazing boards, beverages and some sweet tunes. Think Mr Squiggle for adults with a better soundtrack!

LEDA Gallery
LEDA Nights
Saturday 24 September 6:00pm - 8:00pm | LEDA Gallery

A curated immersion for all the senses, entailing "FROM THE DUST", LEDA Gallery's newest exhibition by local artists Giorgia Bel & Britt Ferns. Travelling between the gallery walls will be the alluring sound of local musician Amy Vee with her haunting, delicate vocals and hypnotizing melodies. Darby Street's "Urban Deli" a new European styled deli, will provide inspiration from delicatessen classics, European cheeses, and Mediterranean tapas. Pair your palette with a champagne, locally brewed beer or perhaps a signature No8 Gin cocktail of rosemary and ruby grapefruit and tonic from Earp's Distillery. LEDA Nights is a complete sensory evening and the epitome of an art installation.

Mitch Revs
Art exhibition & live painting battles
Saturday 01 October 2:00pm-6:00pm | Mitch Revs Gallery
Have you noticed the changing skyline and addition of street art to our beautiful city Newcastle? In celebration of this, we are holding a group exhibition to showcase some of Newcastle's emerging artists, and their interpretation of our "Steel City Walls."
During the exhibition we will holding an 'art battle' where 2 artists will be painting live side-by-side in the Gallery from 4:00pm.
Make Space Gallery
Maker Craft Workshops - In Bloom @ The Station
Saturday 24 Sept - 01 Oct | Make Space

Make Space will be offering a range of workshops over the course of the New Annual festival to coincide with the upcoming Van Gogh Live exhibition. Featuring a flower and spring theme, workshops will include felt making, macrame flower making, Shibori dying and lino printing. 

More info and bookings here.

Gallery Qube
Bloom exhibition - Bloom @ The Station
Saturday 24 Sept 5:00pm  | Gallery Qube

"Bloom" is all about growth and renewal. Early Spring is the perfect time to celebrate the rebirth of nature that we are experiencing all around us. The exhibition also resonates with the Van Gogh exhibition at Foreshore Park incorporating the iconic Van Gogh emblems of sunflowers and Irises. Featured are paintings, handmade prints, textiles and limited edition art photography prints. The exhibition is hosted at Gallery Qube on The Station and spreads into the gallery spaces next door at MakeSpace. The opening is at 5pm on Saturday 24th September. The event is also part of the "Bloom at the Station" special event that features live music, food and drinks, "build a bunch" flower making, a macrame workshop and more. 

Betty Loves Books
Late night shopping - Bloom @ The Station
Saturday 24 September | Betty Loves Books

A blooming night time shopping experience. New books, second hand books, tea and gifts, with specials and free gifts on the night of 24 September. 

Meet the Maker - Bloom @ The Station
Saturday 24 September | JTaranaki Jewellery

Join us for a live viewing of JTaranaki's hand-making process. Watch and learn how these timeless, original pieces are crafted by hands, and created with ancient techniques. Our stylist, Shelley from edde in Islington will also be in the house offering a selection of beautiful vases and dried floral arrangements.

Jayaa Interiors
Build your own Van Gogh bouquet - Bloom @ The Station
Saturday 24 September 3:00 - 8:00pm | Jayaa Interiors

Build your own Van Gogh inspired bunch of flowers using sunny sunflowers and sky blue irises. Choose your blooms and we will help you construct a bouquet or vase arrangement. There will be a selection of beautiful spring flowers available and all vases will be discounted. 

Marmalade Sky Music
Live music - Bloom @The Station
Saturday 24 September | Marmalade Sky Music

A family fun event in the heart of Newcastle. The event, titled 'Bloom at The Station' will showcase our artistic community, featuring family fun activities, market stalls, art installations, creative workshops, food, drink, and of course LIVE MUSIC! Marmalade Sky Music has secured a stellar lineup for the event, featuring our talented students for open mic and headlining the event is local superstars 'Slapjack'. The lineup will also include Mishayla Turner with acoustic covers and originals, as well as pop magic from the Nat & Chris duo. The whole family is invited along to the event with an array of entertainment for all to enjoy.