Biodivercity - GreenUps End of Year Party.
Tuesday, 3 December 2013 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (AEDT)
San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
For our final event of the year we're throwing a bit of a Christmas cocktail shindig at the Prince Alfred Park Pool complex. Frock up an and enjoy sustainably sourced fare by Meadow Cafe and local wine makers Cake Wines, with help from the team at Real Food Projects.
The theme for the event will be Biodovercity - and we'll be celebrating the wonderful new park + pool in all it's biodiverse summer glory.
Programme for the evening is as follows:
Doors open 5pm, with drinks thanks to Cake Wines and St Peters Brewery and canapés on arrival, and music from pop duo Divine Union to greet you.
For those keen to explore the park at 5.30pm Sue Barnsley the lead Landscape Designer on the Prince Alfred Park restoration project will lead a tour of the wild flower meadow and surrounding parklands and share some of the wonderful biodiversity secrets of the park.
At 6.30 while the drinks and food continue, we will begin the talks with Rachel Neeson, one half of the husband and wife architectural team behind the Pool's award winning design, who will be sharing how the reopening of the pool affectionately known as 'Redfern Beach' has created a new inclusive and diverse community culture around the pool.
We will then here from Lucy Sharman, City of Sydney's Green Roofs and Walls Senior Project Officer, about some of the cities other great green surfaces - both old and new - and the many social, climatic and biodiversity benefits green roofs and walls bring to the city, and we'll also hear about the 202020 Vision Project, which is a great new campaign advocating for 20% more green spaces in urban areas by 2020 from 202020 Vision advocate Sacha Coles Director of ASPECT Studios - landscape architect lead for The Goods Line in Ultimo - a future green space within the city.
We'll have another music performance from from Divine Union, and the food, the wine and the music will then continue until the venue closes at 8pm.
Don't forget too we've got awonderfullocal artisan produce hamper as a lucky door prize for us to give away on the night thanks to Real Foods Projects.
For those who want to kick on, we will then be heading across the road to the Pub to enjoy a few more ale and continue the celebrations.
Remember too if you want to come early and have a swim first you can!
- Rachel Neeson - Neeson Murcutt Architects
- Sue Barnsley - Sue Barnsley Design
- Lucy Sharman - City of Sydney's Green Roofs and Walls
- Sacha Coles - ASPECT Design / 202020 Vision Project
Food, Drinks & Prizes:
- The Meadow Cafe
- Cake Wines
- Real Food Projects
- St Peters Brewery
- Carlson's Handcrafted Organic Fruit Cordials
This is a fully catered event. The ticket price covers entry and the costs of catering. The Drinks are complementary thanks to Cake Wines, St Peters Brewery and Carlson's Handcrafted Organic Cordials.
When & Where
GreenUps – Green drinking for Green Thinking.
Green Drinks International happens in more than 45 countries and 448 cities around the world. The Sydney Chapter, GreenUps is an informal monthly drinks night that helps support the creative, inspired and lively community of people who already immersed or curious about sustainability.