SECRET CELLARS - EVENT DETAILS

WHERE IS THE VENUE?

Well secret keepers, the day has come to let the cat out of the bag. Secret Cellars - Speakeasy will be held at The Red Rattler in Marrickville (The Red Rattler Theatre, 6 Faversham St., Marrickville NSW). The easiest way to get to Secret Cellars is by train. It's a 10 minute ride from Central Station or just over 20 minutes from Bondi Junction. Catch the Cronulla or Waterfall train and hop off at Sydenham. From there take a right onto Railway Parade and a left onto Sydenham Road, then take a right onto Faversham Street and you will see the Red Rattler is just opposite the the bowling club.

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MONEY:

This is important gang, it's a cash only bar. There is no ATM at venue and they don't accept pay pass. So bring money with you. That said local beer and house wine will only cost $5, mixers will be $7, and there will be some specials on the night. 

TICKETS:

Please bring your printed ticket. If you forget your ticket you will need a valid photo ID to gain entry to the venue.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • This is a fully licensed, over 18's venue. Please bring a valid, up to date ID
  • A good attitude and 'A' Grade dance moves
  • Don't bring booze or any other illegal items 

AFTER PARTY:

There will be an after party at the The Sly Fox in Enmore.  This is where we will be going to party post Secret Cellars. ( There is no guarantee of entry though, so first come best dressed )

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Hi All,

If you missed our email update then here it is. We can't wait to see you all at Secret Cellars.

The Venue:

Of course the venue is still a secret and all will be revealed on the day via Facebook and email (15 mins from the CBD; direct train from Bondi Junction). Last week we went down to do a sound check and the place is ready to rock. Picture: red velvet curtains, dark alcoves, scantily lit bars and a pulsating atmosphere. That's what awaits you at Secret Cellars. Not to mention the SECRET chill out lounge, for those of you who can find it…

The Artists:

We have a not-so-secret mix of acts on the night.  DJ's Emma Salmon and Scott Walker will be kicking things off, joined by Timmy Bongo on the drums to get the party started. Fingertips and Bobby Gray will then take things to the next level with a live performance on the main stage. Dave Goode and Problem People will take out the top spot with a host of special guests joining them on stage. But that's not all folks, make your way to the chill out lounge where your ears will be teased with some handbag bangers and huge house tunes. 

The Hooch:

Now, it is a prohibition party so we have made sure to have the best hooch on offer. We will have $5 house beer and wine, $6 bellinis, $7 mixed spirits and $7 Young Henry's.

The Dress Code:

If you are going to drink like it's prohibition then dress like it's not. Should you feel like playing dress up then here is a great list of costume shops in Sydney provided by the crew at The Urban List.

The Tickets:

Last but not least, TICKETS.  If you haven't managed to score yourself some don't hang about too long as supply is rapidly running out. 

Tiny Islands - Where it all began!

Tiny Islands all began at Return to Rio festival in November 2014. A chance encounter between an Irishman and a Kiwi girl sparked a creative minefield in and around the party and festival scene in Sydney. The resulting hypothesis was that the scene was flat, lifeless and devoid of any real experience. It wasn't like there weren't good events or venues, but there were very few real experiences that got the blood pumping.

In the weeks following the festival and in an attempt to woo the Kiwi girl in question a date was scheduled at Rose Bay. A post paddle board beer was had on the deck of Club Rose Bay. The sun was shining, the beer was flowing but there were no customers. It was such a great venue and it needed to be discovered. On a whim the venue was booked and the date was set. The venue is primarily used for weddings and christenings but had all the elements required to make for a boutique festival venue.  It was a risky move as the date coincided with Future Music Festival, Soundwave and Secret Garden Party. However off the back of the success of a recent pool party that the Irish element had Djed at we decided it was worth the risk. The rest we could say is history.

The era of the big one day festival is over ( for now ). Lines for over priced beer and dirty toilets only appeal to double dropping teens trying to avoid the wrath of the sniffer dogs. We believe today's party goer wants more and the key elements are a great venue and some quality home grown musical talent. The next key element is price.  Sydney is one of the most expensive cities in the world and the mark up and margin in venues and at events is unjustified and unacceptable. We aim to keep our entry at a reasonable price with some inexpensive drinks options. We run the numbers so that we can help everyone involved have a great night without breaking the bank.  Then it's all about the finishing touches. Whether that be by adding more bar staff to the venue, decorating, face painting, a good theme or easy access, we aim to find the right mix of key elements to make you have a great night, and more importantly, a memorable experience.

We really want to meet and party with like minded people, people who can add to the experience with good attitudes, desire to have fun and escape into our world for a few hours. We want to work with local artists and musicians to help showcase their talents and connect them with a great audience. We also want to work with like minded brands. Brands play an important part in our lives and we want to connect brands with customers provided they can add to the experience; it could be a sponsored cocktail or a branded lounge as long as it make you feel like you are having a better experience then HELL we are OK with that!

We would also love to hear from you, the party goer. We'd love to hear about great venues, great acts, brands and suggestions. At the end of the day we are doing this for you so your views are the most important to us. If you would like to drop us a line you can contact Ronan ( I'm the Irish one ) @ contact@tinyislandsevents.com

Looking forward to seeing you at Tiny Islands' next event!

Mo People, Mo Problems.

Problem People Watson's Bay Boutique Hotel

 

We are super excited to announce that our friends from Problem People will be playing the Watson's Bay Boutique Hotel this Saturday.  John Power and Dave Goode will be bringing the Problem People party beats we know and love, only this time there IS a problem. Arrnott Olssen will be crashing the party to drop his killer vocals, turning a seductive set into a vivid and vocal live performance.  Olssen is best known for his collaborations with the likes of Foniko, The Hav Knotz, DJ Matt Meler, Paulini and a long list of other DJ’s and Producers. 

This is the first in a series of 'Sunset Sessions' at this venue. We at Tiny Islands say there is no better way to ring in the chilly autumn nights than enjoying the last of the evening sun at the Watson's Bay Boutique Hotel. Not only is it a great way to spend your Saturday, it's your chance to hear Problem People drop their upcoming single 'Rescue Me'. 

We will see you there from 5-7pm this Saturday.  And stay tuned, because more shows are due to be announced.

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

1 Military Road

Watsons Bay, NSW 2030

Tiny Islands Likes - The Irish Film Festival - Sydney

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You know it's not just our events that we like.  We like heaps of stuff, HEAPS!  Today we really like the Irish Film Festival which is kicking off at the Chauvel Cinema on the 26th of March and running through ‘til the 29th. 

So why do we like the Irish Film Festival you may ask? Well, apart from the fact that the author of this piece happens to be Irish, it's because for a tiny island (good use of the brand) there is such a diverse culture throughout the nation. Having grown up in Dublin I was always aware that there were varied pockets of culture a stone’s throw away from each other. You can almost walk from one side of the street to the other and feel as if you have crossed borders from Spain into France. But the diversity doesn't stop at the capital, it spreads far and wide, from Cork to Connemarra or Belfast to Ballymun. 

The Irish Film Festival will give attendees the opportunity to see life through the eyes of the Irish. For such a small nation it would seem we have had a big impact on the world. The proof of this was seen just a few days ago with monuments and rivers around the world turning green for St. Patrick's Day. So if you want know what life as an Irish person is really like, or if you simply want to hear one of the sexiest accents in the world (Time Out Dating Survey), then come and join us at the Irish Film Festival.

Irish Film Festival

Chauvel Cinema

249 Oxford Street, Sydney

26th-29th March