Best Fest
Best Fest
Join us for 6 weeks of inspiring workshops to help you feel good and flourish this spring

5 Sep - 16 Oct.

With warmer days returning, it’s the perfect time to recalibrate, rejuvenate and revive your best self. Introducing Best Fest, the perfect Spring/Summer kick starter to live your best life. Join us for six weeks of uplifting in-centre events centred around style, beauty, health, home, wellbeing, creativity, nourishment and mindfulness.

Our weekly workshops, masterclasses and demonstrations will be served alongside a healthy dose of inspiration from some of our leading locals, so you’ll be well on track to achieve your personal best this season. 

Sanctuary Week
26 Sep - 2 Oct. We all know a little feng shui can go a long way in sparking joy in and around your home, so if your pad could do with a little styling refresh this season, join us for our Best Fest Sanctuary Week. Get your hands dirty and embrace your green thumb with a late-night or weekend Sip & Plant workshop, presented by Photosynthesis - the perfect addition to any room; or hand-paint two gorgeous new bespoke glassware pieces for your kitchen with The Craft Parlour’s Floral Glassware class.
Sanctuary Week
Nourishment Week
3 - 9 October. If you’re seeking out some fresh summer recipes to counteract the months spent hibernating with alllll our favourite comfort foods, pop our Best Fest Nourishment Week in your iCals ASAP. Headed up by renowned local foodie, chef and author Georgia Barnes, expand your nutrition know-how with informative Food Workshops and Nutrition Talks all weekend long, while also being inspired to try out a few new wholesome meals, snacks and sides in your weekly recipe rotation.
Nourishment Week
Mindfulness Week
10 - 16 October Workshops coming soon
Mindfulness Week
Style & Beauty Week
5 - 11 September. If winter has left your wardrobe, skin and beauty regime feeling lacklustre, our Style & Beauty Week will have you covered to achieve the ultimate style glow up. From beauty masterclasses with Cork & Contour where you can master the art of an on-trend shadow winged liner and effortless pinch of peach make-up look, to practical Styling Masterclasses with in-centre stylist Lauren Murphy from The Style Files. And if styling isn’t quite your thing, join us to create one-of-a-kind jewellery pieces at Pearl & Sip, or design your very own earrings with an afternoon of socialising, sipping and accessorising.
Style & Beauty Week
Wellbeing Week
12 - 18 September. Feeling your personal best starts with looking after body, mind and soul; if it’s time to start prioritising your health and wellness goals, or you’re simply looking to incorporate a few new wholesome practices into your weekly routine, join us for Wellbeing Week. Led by a team of local health and wellness professionals, flow into a morning yoga class on The Promenade, learn how to calm the mind in a mindfulness demonstration, and pick up some new culinary skills and nutrition knowledge in the kitchen with beginner-friendly cooking demonstrations.
Wellbeing Week
Creativity & Expression Week
19 - 25 Sep. Unleash your inner artistic flair with our Best Fest Creativity & Expression Week - where colour, imagination, paint, clay and a cheeky glass of wine come together for the ultimate crafternoon. Whether you’re an artistic soul or new to the crafting game, book your seat at the easel for our Wine & Watercolour Workshop and Clay & Sip Masterclass, led by the incredibly talented folk at The Craft Parlour.
Creativity & Expression Week