What’s New in Camberwell? July 2016
Article posted: July 19, 2016
Winter is here which means it’s almost time for our annual food event, Dine In Dine Out. The Camberwell traders are putting on the food fiesta as a way to showcase the best cuisine on offer in our shopping precinct.
The event will run on Saturday, August 6 across the Camberwell shopping precinct. There will be a pop-up park, activities in Evans Place, children’s activities, entertainment, food tastings and an evening of jazz music.
Don’t miss your chance to meet international chef Gabriel Gaté at Dymocks Camberwell from 11am on August 6. He will celebrate the launch of his new book, Délicieux, which includes seasonal dishes with the warmth of rural French cooking. Dymocks Camberwell is also offering shoppers 20% off all full-priced books on August 6.
Throughout the month of August, Camberwell traders will also offer shoppers special deals on food and drinks. Be sure to look out for the Taste Trail stickers in store windows to find participating outlets.
For full details, visit the Dine In Dine Out website.
Harry Potter book launch – July 31
Join Dymocks Camberwell from 9am – 12pm on July 31 for a Harry Potter celebration and the release of Book 8: The Cursed Child Parts I & II.
The event will celebrate all the things readers love about Harry Potter – there will be Harry Potter themed food including fudge, chocolate frogs, flavoured Jelly Beans. There will also be fun activities, prizes, trivia games, balloons and more.
You can pre-order your book and collect it from Dymocks on the day. There will also be additional copies available for sale at the store.
Free event but bookings are essential.
How Camberwell can support your Plastic Free July challenge
Wouldn’t you love to ditch plastic, even for a short time, to see if you can live without it? During July, you can. And there are plenty of ways Camberwell can support you during your plastic-free challenge.
From package-free grocery stores, to reusable coffee cups and treating yourself to an experience rather than buying more ‘stuff’, we’ve got lots of great ideas for you to be kinder to the environment this month.
WIN a Vitamix valued at $995
Tell us which home appliance you could not live without for a chance to win a Vitamix Total Nutrition Centre valued at $995. It could help you to find your inner chef!
Competition entries close on July 31, 2016.
Find your favourite Melbourne Moment in Camberwell’s Through the Lens photo exhibition
The Camberwell Camera Club have created a display of photos called ‘Melbourne Moments’ which are now on display in shop windows at Camberwell Junction. Choose your favourite photo and tell us why you like it for your chance to win $50 to spend in Camberwell. Entries close July 31, 2016.
Camberwell Sunday Market celebrates 40 years
On August 28, Camberwell Sunday Market will celebrate its 40th birthday. It is one of Australia’s most popular and iconic second-hand, antique, handmade and vintage markets. Rotary volunteers run the market and have raised more than $15 million for charities and Rotary projects.
If you are a regular stallholder and would like to share your story or experience, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
745 Burke Rd, Camberwell
Stylist Meryl Ellis runs personal styling consultations, fund raisers and group styling workshops. You can book her service through the store for help with special occasions, travel or new season to save time and money. The ‘winter’ styling workshop will be held in-store on Thursday, August 4 at 12.30pm. Come along to discover how to experiment with prints and play with colour. Light refreshments will be served and 7% of the day’s proceeds will be donated to the Bali Life Foundation. To book, phone: (03) 9882 3238.
245 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell
One of the first Country Road stores, the popular Camberwell Junction store has undergone a refurbishment and has a fresh new look. The store now stocks a bigger range of women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, and homewares.
JASMINE KIDS OUTFITTERS
733 Burke Rd, Camberwell
Located next to the Commonwealth Bank, this new store offers a unique range of children’s clothing from babies to tweens. The dedicated ‘pram station’ and children’s play area inside the shop will make shopping easier for parents, and little girls will delight in the range of princess costumes.
JESSICA DEWAR YOGA
Level 1, 199 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell
A new yoga studio, located opposite the Rivoli Cinemas, is now open. Studio founder Jessica Dewar has studied yoga in India and teaches Hatha, Mysore Style, Ashtanga and Restorative yoga. She offers private sessions and group classes and has a special introductory ‘wellness’ offer for local businesses and schools.
LITTLE PONY CAFE
239 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell
This new cafe has recently opened in Camberwell, opposite the Rivoli Cinemas. It is open from 7am on weekdays and from 8am on weekends – perfect for your early morning coffee fix. The cafe offers single origin, batch brews and Proud Mary coffee.
SALSA’S FRESH MEX GRILL
Shop 1-5, 600-606 Burke Rd, Camberwell
This much-loved Mexican food outlet in Camberwell has undergone a makeover. Customers can now enjoy a new-look store and fresh menu.
558 Burke Rd, Camberwell
The travel agency has moved further up the hill to 558 Burke Rd, just near Georges. Pop in to see the new store and ask about STA’s travel evenings with guest speakers, special offers and how you can get $50 off your next holiday.
Until next month!
Manager, Camberwell Centre Association.