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Strand Arcade Turns 125

One of the oldest retail destinations in Sydney, Strand Arcade celebrates 125 years since first opening its doors in 1891.

To commemorate this milestone, Strand Arcade is hosting a three day celebration from 25-27 of August, drawing on its rich history of craftsmanship and creativity. Shoppers will be delighted by a range of experiences including pop-up food stalls, a whisky tasting station and creative window installations. They will also be able to take advantage of a range of exclusive discounts and offers including bespoke offers curated specifically for MasterCard holders.

A lavish balloon installation creating clusters of clouds will fill the interior atrium creating a celebratory atmosphere inviting shoppers to explore the art installation.

Special edition pop-up experiences include:
Dinosaur Designs – Est. 1989, the iconic Australian resin masterminds behind handmade interiors and jewellery, will host live demonstrations on how to make their necklaces and earrings.

Gewürzhaus – German for Spice House, known for its quality and comprehensive list of herbs, salts, peppers & sugars will be offering tasting of their new turmeric latte creation.

Romolo – The trattoria style eating house has created specialty crafted cannoli, ricotta and chocolate, with gold leaf decoration.

The Nut Shop – Est. in 1939, is one of the Strand’s longest standing retailers. The local manufacturer of premium quality nuts will be offering specialty party packs and nut tastings from their very own macadamia farm in Sydney, expect candied, salted and chili macadamias.

INSTAGRAM COMPETITION:
To celebrate its 125th anniversary, Raphael Jewellers have created a one off 18ct white and rose gold necklace to the value of $12,000. The specially designed piece is inspired by the interior framework of the Strand Arcade and will feature 125 diamonds.

The bespoke diamond pendant will be given away to one lucky winner in the Strand Arcade’s 125 birthday celebration social media competition. To enter customers must simply share their Strand Story at strandarcade.com.au/strandstory or on Instagram using #strand125 for their chance to win.

WHAT: Strand Arcade Turns 125
WHEN: 25/08/2016 - 27/08/2016 (12:00 am)
WHERE: Strand Arcade

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