The Island

The Island is a multi use arts facility and creation center in the old police station on Nelson Street. It hosts a wide variety of creative spaces from circus training, dance and rehearsal rooms, making spaces and artists studios to dark rooms, recording studios, a gallery , sound production studios and a suite of early 20th century police cells.

The Island is part of Artspace Lifespace Project, an artist led initiative that recycles vacant, under-used and problem properties into thriving active creative resources.

The Island is a vibrant creation space hosting a wide range of art activities, from live music events, art installations, theatre, dance to visual projections and technology workshops.

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