What’s New in Camberwell? August 2016
Article posted: August 23, 2016
Spring is upon us and with every new burst of sunshine comes the inspiration to refresh our wardrobes, homes and lives. Dust off the winter cobwebs and head down to the Camberwell shopping precinct, where all the fashion, beauty and home decorating ideas you need are in the one location.
Our annual spring lookbook competition will launch soon. You’ll have the chance to win a $1000 shopping spree in Camberwell by simply telling us which new season look you love the most. Keep an eye on Camberwell’s fashion website Style Junction for more details.
A big ‘thank you’ to all who attended Camberwell’s Dine In Dine Out event in August. It was our biggest food fiesta yet, with Camberwell traders putting on a busy day of food tastings, demonstrations, free kids’ activities and live entertainment. Hundreds of people flocked to the Camberwell shopping precinct to experience the colour and flavours of this memorable event.
Father’s Day in Camberwell
Father’s Day (Sunday, September 4) is just around the corner, and the Camberwell shopping precinct has it covered, with an extensive range of gift ideas, including fashion, grooming, gardening, fitness and gourmet selections for every dad.
Telling corny jokes comes with the territory when you’re a dad – and this Father’s Day they could actually win your dad some cash! Tell us your dad’s most cringe-worthy joke and you could win $500 to spend in Camberwell.
School holiday fun at The Well
Get the kids along to The Well shopping centre for some school holiday fun. There are free activities planned to keep the little ones amused.
Week 1: September 19 – 23
Take part in The Well’s colouring-in competition for a chance to win some cool prizes. The colouring station will be open daily from 11am until 2pm in the mall, near Dymocks.
Week 2: September 26 – 30
Children can join this workshop to decorate their own pencil case to take home. Sessions will run daily between 11am and 2pm and will be located near Dymocks.
Winter homewares competition winner announced
The winner of our winter homewares competition is Melly Legiman. She has won a Vitamix Total Nutrition Center valued at $995. Congratulations Melly! We hope the Vitamix will help you find your inner chef.
Hit the Camberwell Taste Trail and win
You may have noticed many of Camberwell’s cafes and restaurants displaying Taste Trail posters in their windows. During the month of August, hit the Taste Trail and you could win.
Simply tell us about your best Taste Trail experience when visiting the food stores and you will go in the running to win a $500 shopping card to spend in Camberwell.
Meet the author: Graeme Simsion
If you are one of the thousands of readers who fell in love with The Rosie Project, you will not want to miss this exciting opportunity to meet Australian author Graeme Simsion.
At this dinner event hosted by Dymocks Camberwell, Simsion will present his new book The Best of Adam Sharp and advance copies will be available for sale on the night.
The event will run on Thursday, September 15, ‘Upstairs’ at Georges Restaurant, 819 Burke Rd, Camberwell.
Get the full details and book your tickets here.
Other author events in Camberwell include the chance to meet Alan Brough, of Spicks and Specks fame, and now author of the children’s book Charlie and the War against the Grannies. Brough will do a free book reading at 10.30am on Saturday, September 3 at Dymocks Camberwell.
International bestselling author Jodi Picoult will visit Camberwell for a dinner event on Thursday, November 16. She will present her new novel Small Great Things and be available for book signings. Be quick, tickets are selling fast.
171 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell
Autobarn is new to Camberwell – find anything you need for your car, truck or bike, as well as the latest in automotive audio visual products.
648 Burke Rd, Camberwell
Bupa Dental is now open in Camberwell. Their team of skilled dental professionals have many years of dental experience between them and use the latest dental technology to help deliver high quality and affordable dental care.
Shop 110, The Well, 793 Burke Rd, Camberwell
Stocking a huge range of papers, scrapbooking embellishments, art supplies, homewares and colouring books, Kaisercraft is your one-stop specialty craft shop! This new Camberwell store is located in The Well shopping centre.
682 Burke Rd, Camberwell
Womenswear store Silvermaple Boutique has opened its third store here in Camberwell. This boutique stocks a range of classic garments from brands including Mela Purdie, Verge, Not Your Daughter’s Jeans, Tani and One Season. Footwear, jewellery, handbags, scarves and other accessories are also available at the store.