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Brunswick Street Mall Reopening

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by Denise H-C (subscribe)
Freelance writer with a BA double majoring in Literature and Australian History who loves finding random places of social or historical treasure whilst travelling around visiting festivals, markets and quaint cafes with my husband and baby
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The Valley Mall comes alive in August after refurbishment
Valley Mall, Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Valley mall refurbishment,
Photo courtesy of www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/


After 6 months of refurbishment valued at around $4 million, the Brisbane City Council will be officially reopening the Brunswick Street Mall on Saturday 9 August 2014. The new look mall will be celebrated with a weekend of free events.

The celebrations include free live music on Saturday, jazz on Sunday, interactive artworks and displays, breakdance and beat box demonstrations, circus workshops, roving acts and much more.

Valley Mall, Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Valley mall refurbishment,
Photo courtesy of www.brisbane.qld.gov.au


Saturday's live music schedule is:

12.00 noon - Robbie Miller
1.15pm - Anonymous Heroes
2.30pm - The Jensens
3.45pm - Little Odessa
5.00pm - Hey Geronimo
6.15pm - HOLY HOLY

Other celebratory fun includes 3D Pavement Street Artist Vincent Smith, balloon busking, roving stiltwalkers, Circa workshops and Ice Art.

Valley Mall, Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Valley mall refurbishment,
Photo courtesy of www.brisbane.qld.gov.au


Radio Station 4ZZZ will be conducting a live broadcast from the Mall between 1pm and 6pm.

There will be similar scenes and events on Sunday, with 4ZZZ broadcasting on that day from 12pm through to 4pm. The live entertainment schedule on Sunday is:

12.00 noon - CP3
1.15pm - The Tinderbox Spark
2.30pm - Kelsey Giarola Quartet
3.45pm - Mal Woods Bowery Hot 5

TW Fine Art, together with their creative partner Scale Free Network, will participate with an interactive performance involving mall goers in the transformation of a chemical solution into a visually captivating large scale bubble.

Valley Mall, Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Valley mall refurbishment,
Photo courtesy of www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/


For more information on the events to be held on Saturday 9 August, see the website link for Saturday. For information of what's on in the Mall Sunday 10 August, see the link for that day.
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Why? Be part of history with the reopening of the Mall
When: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th August 2014
Where: Fortitude Valley Mall, Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
Cost: Free
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