Events & News

Join us at the Stephen McLaughlan Gallery for our February social - Stability and Balance - setting the platform for a strong 2020 where we will hear from guest speaker, Phil Brooker, author of Guaranteed Success - Revealing the secrets ...

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Tell us what you want in 2020

January 6th, 2020 — News

We're on a mission to make sure EVERY City Precinct member benefits from their membership in 2020. We've put together a quick survey so you can help our new committee make decisions that reflect what you need and want from your small bu...

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A Note from the President

December 16th, 2019 — News

2019 has been another great year for City Precinct.

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Gallery Milestones at the Nicholas Building

November 27th, 2019 — News

We are very excited to share that two City Precinct members (located in the same building!) are celebrating enormous milestones this month. Flinders Lane Gallery is turning 30 and the Stephen McLaughlan Gallery is turning 25 !

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Homelessness inquiry begins public hearings

November 21st, 2019 — News

This Friday 22 November 2019, the Legislative Council’s Legal and Social Issues Committee will commence public hearings for its inquiry into homelessness in Victoria.

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Celebrate at The Windsor!

November 19th, 2019 — Social Events

Mark the date in your diaries - December 4th, at 6:30pm, for our end of year social, at the fabulous Windsor Hotel.

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An Intro to Influencer Marketing

November 12th, 2019 — Social Events

In Lord Coconut’s stylish Mitchell House boutique, surrounded by an eclectic collection of jewellery and objet’s d’art, City Precinct members gained an insight into the world of Influencer Marketing. Whilst devouring the South East Asi...

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Meet the Member: Jo from Eyes On Queen Street

October 28th, 2019 — News

Meet Johanna Arendsen from Eyes on Queen, learn about this longstanding business and find out 3 things you might not know about eye health!

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November Social : Influencer Marketing at Lord Coconut

October 25th, 2019 — Social Events

Join us on Wednesday 6 November at Lord Coconut where special guests Ash Bagga and Anucia de Boer speak with Dan Pinne about Influencer Marketing.

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Swensk in Conversation with Sally Mackinnon

October 15th, 2019 — Social Events

On Wednesday, surrounded by beautiful Swedish garments, Jane Matthews in conversation with Sally Mackinnon of Styled by Sally, generously offered us an insight into the humble beginnings of Swensk.

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October 14th, 2019 — News

All members are encouraged to have their say at our annual AGM on Tuesday 22 October at the Kelvin Club.

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To celebrate the launch of our new series of ‘Melbourne’s Own’ brochures, City Precinct are presenting a showcase of member businesses at The Melbourne Town Hall Visitor Information Hub from October 8 to 25, 2019.

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October: Get Social at Swensk!

October 1st, 2019 — Social Events

Join us for our October social on Wednesday 9th of October to discover Swedish multi brand store Swensk and check out our fresh new series of brochures!

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The New Look ST/EVE

August 26th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

The new look ST/EVE is coming to Melbourne Fashion Week and we couldn’t resist giving you a sneak peek at the festival’s fresh new logo!

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The Fashion Tour

August 25th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

As part of the Festival of ST/EVE for Melbourne Fashion Week, City Precinct presents The Fashion Tour. Discover the shopping gems of the Little Collins Street precinct with Melbourne’s leading stylist Sally Mackinnon of Styled by Sally.

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Festival of ST/EVE - Meet the Maker

August 22nd, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Discover these independent artists and discuss the beauty of timeless design. Balthasar Jewellery, Carl Nave, Erika Boutique, Gray Reid Gallery, Kara Baker, Lord Coconut, Serena Lindeman Millinery and V & J Menswear.

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Learn Marketing on a Budget at Gray Reid Gallery

August 22nd, 2019 — Social Events

Learn how to stretch your marketing budget at our September social hosted by Gray Reid Gallery.

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Meet the Maker: Balthasar Jewellery

August 21st, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Neil Balthasar is a designer jeweller and goldsmith with a great passion for sourcing unique and beautiful gems which become the centrepiece of his handcrafted creations.

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Meet the Maker: Carl Navè

August 21st, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s fashion precinct, Carl Navè’s Bourke Street studio offers a unique made-to-measure experience. Combining the art of bespoke with fashion design and textile expertise, each piece is carefully crafted with an...

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Meet the Maker: Erika & Jago

August 20th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

The Festival of ST/EVE will showcase a collection of milliner extraordinaire Peter Jago’s iconic creations. Meet the man and make an appointment to have your very own Jago exclusive head piece designed for you!

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Meet the Maker: Gray Reid Gallery

August 19th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

At Gray Reid Gallery, designing, creating and proudly handcrafting fine jewellery has always been our passion. We truly believe in ‘The Art of Jewellery’ and we know first hand how much the perfect ring, necklace, earrings or object d’art can m...

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Meet the Maker: Kara Baker

August 18th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Kara Baker is what the French call la perle rare. The rare pearl, that exceptionally precious thing that is so hard to come by – and a real joy to find. She’s also what the French call a couturière. Inadequately translated as ‘seamstress’, ev...

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Meet the Maker: Lord Coconut

August 18th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Handcrafted contemporary mens jewellery, designer cufflinks and art Lord Coconut stocks over 600 individual jewellery pieces and represents over 40 Melbourne and interstate jewellers, artisans and designers. The undeniably unique Lord Co...

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Meet the Maker: Serena Lindeman Millinery

August 17th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Serena Lindeman Millinery offers racewear millinery along with more casual styles for men and women. Specialising in made to order headwear and sharing her skills in millinery workshops.

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Meet the Maker: V&J Menswear

August 16th, 2019 — Festival of St/Eve

Rick Miolo founder of this New York style vertical retail store V & J Menswear in Flinders Lane Melbourne was created as a unique concept to make your shopping experience personal, educational and rewarding.

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