Beanstalk Organic Veggie Boxes Now Available at The Commons

We’re excited to announce that The Commons has become a collection point for Beanstalk organic veggie boxes! Beanstalk is a member-owned and operated cooperative, offering fresh organic produce to its members each week. Most food is sourced from local famers and as much as possible is certified organic.  Along with seasonal fruit and vegetables members Read more about Beanstalk Organic Veggie Boxes Now Available at The Commons[…]

Dangerous Conversations with Pete Rollins, Joel McCerrow and Heatherlyn

Did you know that there’s only 10 days to go until Dangerous Conversations? Piggy-backing on a tour by Peter Rollins in Australia during October 2015, Dangerous Conversations is a weekend of public meetings that will provide, through example and facilitated discussion, a context for exploring topics related to faith that are typically out-of-bounds. Shared meals, Read more about Dangerous Conversations with Pete Rollins, Joel McCerrow and Heatherlyn[…]

The Commons now open 4 days a week!

Here at The Commons we’re getting pretty excited because we’re now able to open our doors 4 days a week starting Monday 19 October 2015!  That means there’s more time to come and hang in a space that’s created by the community, for the community.  Pretty awesome eh? Our doors will be open every week Read more about The Commons now open 4 days a week![…]

Cafe and Goods Store in 2015

The Commons Cafe and Goods Store have extended opening hours in 2015!  Thanks to our fantastic volunteers and awesome volunteer coordinators, the cafe and goods store are open Thursdays 3pm-7pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm.  Now you have even more opportunities to come in and pick up some tasty organic bulk goods, grab a cuppa, chill out Read more about Cafe and Goods Store in 2015[…]

The Commons Welcomes The Omega Course

The Commons is a place where we welcome diversity and encourage exploration of new ways of living lives of hope, joy and meaning.  That’s why we’re pleased to welcome The Escape Goats in Newcastle as they explore Peter Rollins’ Omega Course.  The Omega course is about “exiting toxic religion so that we might discover a Read more about The Commons Welcomes The Omega Course[…]

The Commons in The Herald

The crew at The Commons are super excited this morning.  That’s because we’re not the only people who think that there’s something great going on here. Our Common Sustenance project is a series of 10 food and wellbeing events providing education on healthy food and healthy living in the broader Newcastle region.  The events are Read more about The Commons in The Herald[…]

Friday Night Unwind

Love music?  Love unwinding on a Friday night?  So does The Commons! Our Friday Night Unwind gigs are a great blend of local and touring bands serenading us with sweet tunes, great people, coffee, sweets and a laid back atmosphere.  What better way to spend a Friday night? Tonight local band Crazy Old Maurice celebrate Read more about Friday Night Unwind[…]