Richmond Weekender

What to do with an abandoned building waiting to be transformed into heritage apartments: Let it accumulate dust for a few weeks, or temporarily surrender it to a bunch of maverick creatives?

The old GTV 9 studios mightn’t look much from the outside, but Right Angle Studio and Foolscrap have usurped the lease to create a pop up playground of visual, gastronomic and artistic treats to tempt you each weekend in March.

Get some interior inspiration from the stallholders at this Saturday’s Homemakers Market, where alongside boutique Frankie and Swiss textiles and old school rides from Tokyo Bikes, you’ll find everything from canine couture to musical baking.

Hungry for something more substantial than cupcakes? Give a Southern-style tip of the hat to Channel 9 icon Graham Kennedy at the cheekily named Graham Canteen. The soon-to-launch Fancy Hank’s BBQ will be prevailing upon prospective devotees with smoky pulled pork, spicy ribs and juicy 8-hour slow cooked brisket.

Check the line-up of films curated by Speakeasy Cinema, and nurse your food baby from the comfort of their temporary movie lounge.

The two best days of the week just got even better. 

Richmond Weekender
22 Bendigo Street, Richmond
Saturdays & Sundays, 3 – 31 March 2012
Homemakers Market 3 March only, 10am – 3pm

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