News & events, April 2014


Strong attendance for latest CREATE event

The latest networking event in PUCC’s CREATE series (Thursday, 27 March) was a big success with attendance from sixty local entrepreneurs, including seven creative start-ups that joined the Chamber as new members. [Read more]


Meet our new members

The Chamber wishes to extend a warm welcome to three of our newest members: AdSounder, Mister Wallpaper and The Harlequin Inn. [Read more]


New members benefits commence this month

An important announcement regarding your PUCC membership: On Monday, 14 April, PUCC will opt our current members into a new arrangement with the NSW Business Chamber that will provide them with additional benefits. [Read more]  


Pirrama Park: two days of wine, food and art

The Pyrmont Festival of Wine, Food & Art returns for its fourth consecutive year next month. The main attraction will be a free outdoor event with Mudgee wine tasting in Pirrama Park on Saturday, 17 and Sunday, 18 May, from 11 am to 5pm each day. [Read more]  


Festival guide & launch

The official guide to the Pyrmont Festival (16-25 May) will be published ahead of the event’s official launch at the Star's Sokyo Japanese Restaurant on Thursday, 1 May. The guide is an excellent advertising vehicle, but be quick — the advertising deadline is Thursday, 17 April! [Read more]  


Help support under-privileged children

Barnardos Australia, the national child protection charity based in Ultimo, is seeking help from locals to generate funds for less-than-fortunate children as it takes part in the People's Choice Community Lottery for the first time. [Read more]  


James Craig to set sail for Newcastle soon...

Fancy a square-rig sailing adventure aboard an historic tall ship? Then you’re in luck! Due to popular demand, the James Craig will be sailing between Sydney and Newcastle this month. [Read more]  


A whale of a good time!

You’ll have the chance to come face-to-face with the world’s largest marine mammals when ‘Beautiful Whale’ opens at Australian National Maritime Museum in Pyrmont on Friday, 11 April. [Read more]  


Stay tuned: NY-style ‘High Line’ coming...

A little-used rail corridor linking Central Station with Haymarket, Ultimo and Darling Harbour is being transformed into New York style ‘High Line’, with the first phase of the construction process expected to finish in November, this year. [Read more]  


Longrain comes to Sydney TAFE, Ultimo

On Wednesday, 2 April, Louis Tikaram, head chef at Longrain in Surry Hills, will host a special dinner event at The Apprentice, Ultimo TAFE from 6.30pm until 9pm. [Read more]  


Strictly Ballroom: new exhibition & production

The much-loved Australian stage and screen musical, Strictly Ballroom returns to the stage this month with a three-month season at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in Pyrmont, commencing on Saturday, 12 April. To celebrate, the Powerhouse will be launching a special exhibition on Saturday, 5 April. [Read more]  


BALLA: Five star dining at The Star

Bringing a five star dining experience to the Sydney dining crowd, BALLA at The Star is offering diners a menu of the highest quality Italian cuisine in an exclusive one course lunch offer. [Read more]

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