The Corner is a vision brought to life. A day-to-night urban hangout where individuality and authenticity are celebrated. A place where the city's creatives are celebrated in a space perfect for events and community. Find great local food where most of the brands are independent ventures with Newcastle roots; boutique brands, musicians and artists who are shaping the creative and cultural landscape of the city.
The Corner launches official on Thursday 5 December 2019 and will run for four days till Sunday 8 December, heralding an intro to an ongoing cultural program. Come along and see what the hub is all about and enjoy 4 days of live music and entertainment at 30 Pearson St (corner Pearson & Ridley streets) Charlestown.
Featuring destination eateries, a revolving roster of local talent and an indoor-outdoor alfresco feel, The Corner has it covered for all-day dining, casual communal eats, sunny sociable atmosphere and food that's big on flavour and low on fuss.
Showcased with be contemporary Asian eatery Bao Brothers, Rascal, debuting their 2nd venue, Popolo Artisan Gelato opening their first dessert bar, new artisanal cafe Hunter Espresso and of course 4 Pines Brewing Company.
You'll also see the Hunter's first traditional Chinese trolley service brought to you by Lee's Yum Cha, which is due to open in February. Opening weekend pop-ups will also be on hand with Streets of Napoli woodfired pizza by Napoli Centrale Pizza Bar and Doughheads doughnuts.
In the first months of The Corner launching, artists creating and exhibiting in the precinct include -
Ellie Hannon - an emerging Australian artist traversing the fields of painting, drawing, ceramics and mural work
Bradley Eastman - Beastman is a multidisciplinary artist from Sydney and one of the most distinctive and prolific contemporary Australian artist who has exhibited his artworks extensively around the world
Lucas Grogan - his work spans multiple disciplines including quilts, murals and painting and Grogan has exhibited throughout Australia and internationally and has been collected by National Gallery of Australia
Brett Piva - an Australian designer, sign painter, custom typographer, curator, contemporary artist and more.