the lock up ball

MAYHEM & MADNESS BALL – RAISING LOOT FOR THE LOCK-UP! The Lock-Up is transforming for a one night only gangster themed extravaganza of music, feasting and art 7PM – 11 PM SATURDAY 29 APRIL 2017!

Embrace your inner badass, get on your glamour or your bling, grab your fedora and feathers and get ready for a rip-roaring time. Swagger to the saloon, graze at the feasting table, sip at the wine bar, dance the night away and put your hand up for a stellar art work as pieces by some of Newcastle’s finest artists go under the hammer!

The soundtrack for your evening includes favourite local jazz outfit Half Nelson, beats by Jayzeehazard and musical surprises by new artist/musician outfit Rattlebone. The Ewards will keep the liquid flowing and The Wild Rabbit and Sprout will provide delicious, tasty morsels.

Highlighting the night is an art auction featuring works by Nigel Milsom, Brett McMahon, Lottie Consalvo, James Drinkwater, Nicola Hensel, John Turier, Una Rey, Matthew Tome, Sally Bourke, Mignon Steele, Doug Heslop and Damien Frost.

Tickets $125 per person.

Group bookings (4 – 8 people) $115 per person.

Group bookings (9 people +) $105 per person.

Ticket price includes food, drink, entertainment and the knowledge you are making a significant difference to the cultural life of Newcastle.

Can’t make it but would like to contribute to the fundraiser through donation? Drop us a line at

Banding together to help us produce this event are the amazing local businesses –

Headjam, Burke & Mead Lawyers, The Newcastle Herald, HunterHunter, House of Airlie, Sprout Catering, The Wild Rabbit, Crab Apple Vintage, Little Wren Flowers, The Edwards, Coopers & Tabourlaine Wines.