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Slow fashion

The thrill of having the latest trend at your fingertips within days is coming at a big cost, with 6,000 kilograms of clothing being dumped into landfill every 10 minutes. As instant gratification consumerist culture...

Muriel Matters aboard the WFL 'Vote for Women' Caravan

Muriel Matters: Adelaide’s daring suffragist

One of Adelaide’s most fascinating historic female figures, Miss Muriel Lilah Matters (1877-1969) is currently the subject of an exhibition in the City Library’s History Hub. Presented by the City of Adelaide Archives...

East End fashion-ation

There’s the ease of online clothes shopping and then there’s all the benefits of getting up close and personal with the products: appreciating the vibrancy of hand-printed silks, experiencing the fluidity of how a piece...

Beeswax wrap

Now THAT’S a wrap

Did you know the beeswax produced by a honey bee can be used to create an alternative to plastic wrap? Charmaine Thredgold from The Reskill Project shares a simple six step guide she’s put together with the help of...

Blue banded bee

‘Bee’ creative in your own backyard

You may have noticed the buzz about bees lately, stemming from a growing concern about their disappearance from our backyards and gardens. Bees pollinate almost 80 per cent of our food and many of our native plants, so...

Turtle Mural Sarah Boese

Thinking outside the box

A collaborative community mural is set to add a splash of colour and local character to the neighbourhood surrounding the city’s south-east Box Factory Community Centre – and you could influence its design! A two-storey...

Umbrella Winter City Sounds - 2017

Music reigns in Adelaide this winter

It’s hard to feel the cold if you’re too busy busting a move! The Umbrella: Winter City Sounds festival showers Adelaide with music events in July so, put your dancing shoes on, head out the front door and go experience...

Extract from 'Olivia Dances' | Artist, Deborah Baldassi

Adelaide Park Lands – naturally inspiring

Adelaide’s unique ‘city in a park’ design rewards locals and visitors alike with far more than an array of beautiful open spaces to explore year-round. Encircling the CBD and North Adelaide in a glorious green belt, the...

The Vintage Hustle market

To market, to market

Adelaide has a great reputation for its summer market scene, including the top-rating Ebenezer Night Markets in the East End, but rest assured the action continues right through the cooler months! From crowd favourites...

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