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194 Trafalgar Street

After 20 years as the home for Urban Beach clothing store, this space smack-bang in the middle of Trafalgar Street is looking for a new tennant. And in the meantime, we get to move in and keep it looking nice!

105 Collingwood Street

This shop has a prime location on Collingwood Street, located right next to The Baker’s Coffee Shop (best almond croissants in town). Huge thanks to the Property Owner for letting Shopfront Theatre create Nelson’s newest (temporary) theatre!

Cultural Conversations – Santalma

Santalma uses her artwork to reflect a positive view of her homeland of Colombia, specifically the Caribbean region of her birth. She uses the passion of her country as a source of inspiration, influenced by its colours, joy, cultural contrasts, biodiversity, flavours and rhythms that resulted from the miscegenation of Indigenous, Spanish and African heritage. …

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290 Hardy Street

This corner shop has a generous space with twice the windows, and best of all, we have access to both inside and out. As always, we couldn’t do this without the Property Owner – many thanks!

The Bicycle & the Butcher’s Daughter

NEWSFLASH! Shopfront Theatre is open again with an extended season from 10 September to 4 October! While on Level Two, seats will be socially distanced and consequently there are less available.  “Food for thought in funny family drama with genuine heart” “(Helen’s) skill and authenticity brings all five (characters) to life”Skara Bohny, Nelson Mail   Nelson’s newest (temporary) …

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CAN – What is a Home?

CAN is holding a series of Lunchtime Talks on Tuesdays between 12.30pm–1.30pm– 18 Aug – Richard Popenhagen – How subdivisions can influence house design– 25 Aug – Ian McComb – Developer-led co-housing– 1 Sept – Richard Sellars – Continuum Architecture– 8 Sept – Jace Hobbs  – NZ Transition to Affordable Communities– 15 Sept – Community Housing …

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165 Bridge Street

Many of us remember many a night at the original home for Little Rock Nightclub. It’s been quiet for a couple of years and now Make/Shift Spaces has the opportunity to brighten up the windows. This property is owned by Gibbons.

220 Hardy Street

This space has been actively used by different community groups over the last year or so, and we’re really pleased to take over the management of the space for the next few months while the owners continue to look for a new tenant. Special thanks to both Morrison Square and their Property Management Company, Oyster …

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Stitched Painting – Fleur Woods

Fleur Woods is a local artist based in Upper Moutere. The installation is a high quality photo of one of Fleur’s original artworks. Fleur describes the style of her work as ‘Stitched Paintings’. Her process begins with painting a blank piece of linen in abstract washes, and then adding botanical and illustrative details with acrylic …

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256 Trafalgar Street

With prime location in central Trafalgar Street, this shop is currently undergoing refurbishment – the perfect time for Make/Shift Spaces to use the windows! This property is owned by John Fitchett Family Trust Ltd, and managed by:– Colliers Nelson – Geoff Faulkner – Bayleys Nelson – Paul Vining– GBU Reality – Grant Unsworth