Anstey Village Festival Cape Party
Sunday 2 April, 12–5pm – in the carpark opposite 673 Sydney Road, Brunswick
IT’S A CAPE PARTY!
The Anstey Village Festival 2017 will bring this Sydney Road carpark to life for one day only. Wear a cape or come and watch the spectacle! There’ll be live music and dance, stalls from local traders and activities for kids. If you don’t have a cape, you can make one at the Cape Station on the day. The Greatest Cape competition will be taking place in the afternooon!
The line up features Bar Oussou favourites The Senegambian Jazz Band, as well as Flow Project by Senivoda, Jadida and Stars of Cedars... with performances by Jungle City Dance Studios and the Jafra Palestinian Dabke dance group.
The carpark is on Sydney Road, just south of Albion Street (opposite 673 Sydney Road, Brunswick). Arrive early to fly around the Anstey Village area of Sydney Road – pick up some food or a coffee from one of the local businesses and then settle in for a fun day of entertainment.
SThe Greatest Cape Competition
Your chance to strut your stuff along the Capewalk, with prizes sponsored by local Anstey traders. Just come along on the day to enter!
One denim is never enough – a pair of world famous Dejour jeans up for grabs…
Your interpretation – be inspired by the Anstey neighbourhood, bridal capital of Australia!
Sponsored by Mary Eats Cake
THE OPEN CAPE
An anything goes category – maybe it’s an excuse to make that sparkly cape you’ve been dreaming of
Sponsored by Centre Stage Costumes
Open to all the little people under 12…everyone’s a winner
Visit the Cape Station to make your own cape!
Our friendly Cape Artists will be on hand to help you fashion yourself a cape if you don't have one on the day.
Crafternoon will be running workshops to help you get crafty and accessorise your cape. New Futures Creative will also be helping everyone work out their CAPEabilities and find their everyday superhero inside.
Join in the fun with the Helen O'Grady Drama Academy. A small group of local students welcome other children to take part in their specially developed and improvisational cape games and theatre activities.
Head scarf specialist The Haya Atelier will be transforming everyday scarves into striking headwear and Australia's only cartoon house Squishface Studio will get you cartooning. The Good Brew Company will have lip-smacking kombucha all day or meet Mehmet and sample a cup of traditional Turkish sherbert, a drink prepared from fruits or flowers.
Important event information
Please note that Sydney Road is a very popular destination on the weekend and as such Parking is very limited in the area.
The location is well serviced by public transport and your are advised to use this.
No. 19 Tram – Sydney Road – Stop 26
Metro Trains – Upfield Line – Anstey Station
Bus : 503 Essendon – East Brunswick – via Albion Street – Sydney Road/Albion Street junction
PTV journey Planner
Extra bike parking will be available on the day.
Event site is wheelchair accessible
Ambulant toilet at event site