Libre Hem created a new mural for The Mill Castlemaine over 3 days in March 2017. It honours the workers of the old Woollen Mill and depicts their working hands and the wool they spun into ear.
You can watch the creation as it happened.
Power the The Mills
Tour the Mill Castlemaine as part of the 2017. See our full program here.>
Mills. They seem to hold a certain fascination for us that makes us want to preserve them. Repurpose them.
Hold on to their integrity.
Maybe it's the sense that they were so important to our communities. We should keep them as a reminder of past industriousness and manufacturing that is fast disappearing from our lives. Or maybe it's just the fact that 'they don't make them like ...
Get your Coffee Here!
From Das Kafeehaus Rösterei, heritage award winner at The Mill Castlemaine.
Opening in July 2015, Coffee Basic’s Das Kaffeehaus was the first enterprise to open in the former Castlemaine Woollen Mill. It is a contemporary Viennese coffee house in a former industrial assembly floor.
The owners, Elna Schaerf-Trauner and Edmund Schaerf had a vision for a contemporary interpretation of a traditional Viennese coffee house, which was realised by set and stage designer Ulrike von Radichevich, builder Warren Hughes and mason ...
Long Weekend at the Mill
It's the long weekend and the Mill is open for you to wander around and soak up some Castlemaine ambience in the amazing autumn weather. Have a look at some of the studios that are open for Arts Open 2016, or sample some of Boomtown wines. Their cellar door is open for tastings and the aroma from the latests pressings is amazing. Have a coffee at Das Kaffeehaus and while it's still hot, I highly recommend an ice-cream ...
So here we are. We are about to launch online after months of friendly banter, onsite dust and excited anticipation.
We’re lovingly revitalising the original Castlemaine Woollen Mill to provide a haven for local artisans, food producers and vintage wares.
Later this month you'll be able to wander through this iconic site and explore the indoor market at Castlemaine Vintage Bazaar and Platform 5, to discover a diverse, talented community and unique treasures.
Food lovers can experience the amazing and authentic Viennese café ...
Damien Mitchell Art
Damien Mitchell is a renowned street artist, currently living in New York, who spent 3 days painting a wall at The Mill. Thanks Damien, we love it.