See what’s been happening in the Bowden community.

Yoga In The Park

01.03.2017 – 02.04.2017

With Autumn in full swing, Renewal SA and BST Fitness ran a series of wildly popular Wednesday night and Sunday morning yoga classes in Bowden Park.

Bowden Flicks

10.02.2017 – 31.03.2017

The smell of popcorn rose from Bowden Park as people armed with a picnic rug or beanbag went to the Town Square for a Friday night movie under the stars.

Whilst enjoying tasty treats from Plant 4 Bowden, movies included The Sapphires, Eddie the Eagle and Moonrise Kingdom.

Labels Style Market


More than 62 stalls with fashion for women, men and children plus trending homewares, décor, beauty and styling featured over two levels of Plant 4 for the Labels Style Market.

Following the great successes of the fashion markets at Plant 4, the showcase of South Australia’s boutiques, labels, designers and stylists will come together regularly here in Bowden.

Bowden Residents Christmas Brunch


Bowden residents came together to enjoy a festive brunch in the lead up to Christmas.

Hosted by Renewal SA, the event was held in the laneway between Jarmer’s Kitchen and Plant 1. Residents were delighted with a menu of brioche egg and bacon rolls, fresh fruit and freshly squeezed juice.

Bowden Town Square official opening


We were thrilled to share Bowden’s biggest milestone to date with so many people. The Hon. Stephen Mullighan MP and Mayor Angela Evans officially launched the combined spaces.

Plant 4 Bowden gave us all a taste of the eclectic mix of food and excellent vibes they’ll be dishing out every week, while locals brought their picnic rugs and enjoyed the atmosphere of the new Town Park with live music and free entertainment.

Park Terrace Community Garden opening


About 100 local residents joined in to officially launch the Park Terrace Community Garden with ceremonial first plantings.

Share in the joys of growing your own food and connection over the road from Bowden by becoming a member!

Learn more about the community garden.

Bowden’s official Adelaide Park Lands opening


3,000 people celebrated the opening of the upgraded park lands across the road thanks to City of Adelaide, City Of Charles Sturt and Renewal SA.

New facilities include new trees, BBQs, shady seated areas, trecourts for tennis, basketball and petanque & bocce, skate area, upgraded walking trail, lighting and a nature play area.

Fringe Street Art Explosion Tour


As part of the Adelaide Fringe Street Art Explosion, local community group Hindmarsh Greening conducted a street art walking tour in Bowden with Fifth Street as the final stop to watch Joshua Searson complete his fabulous wall mural.

That Dapper Market

12.12.2015 – 13.12.2015

After great success of previous markets in Plant 1, That Dapper Market had their first two-day market in Bowden.

With 70+ South Australian vendors to choose from, That Dapper Market made searching for unique gifts much easier just in time for Christmas.

Bowden Flicks

21.11.2015 – 05.12.2015

Local residents gathered and met their new neighbours over three free outdoor cinema sessions in their backyard.

One could hear the shared laughter and smell fresh, buttery popcorn coming from Kevin Taylor Park in these warm Saturday nights.

Prince Charles visit


His Royal Highness came to Bowden to launch the Prince’s Terraces — a ground-breaking collaboration between Defence Housing Australia, Renewal SA and the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, and the first residential project to receive a 6 Star Green Star rating from the Green Building Council of Australia.

Learn more about this project.

Bowden Elite Team Series final race


We’re proud of to have been involved in supporting the state’s best cycling teams in Cycling SA’s Bowden Elite Team Series.

The final race saw George Tansley from Team Whippets Seer Cycling take out the Bowden jersey, The Golden Fleece.

Organic & Sustainable Market launch


Complementing our ambition of finding exciting short-term uses to activate old structures awaiting development, the Organic & Sustainable Market had their first market day in Plant 1 Bowden to kick off a series of Saturday morning markets.

Fork on the Road Indoors


Adelaide did not sit at home on this winter’s night. Fork on the Road moved into the unique warehouse location of Plant 4 for their first ever indoor event.

Gibson Street Reserve opening


There’s always a good reason to celebrate at Bowden and thanks to the City of Charles Sturt and Renewal SA, the Gibson Street Reserve (also known as Emu Park) looks great.

Street opening party


Bowden’s first pedestrian and bike-friendly streets — Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and part of Gibson streets re-opened to the public with a combined street party and ‘Fork on the Road’ event to demonstrate Bowden’s new approach to streets and open space.

Information & Sales Centre launch


The grand opening of Bowden’s new Information & Sales Centre invited everyone to open their minds and showcased a whole new, more interesting way of life.

Bowden Development launch


The Bowden Development was officially launched at an industry function at the site. The launch was held in one of the old factories, Plant 4. SA Premier, Hon Jay Weatherill MP introduced the project to developers, builders, architects and many who have been involved so far.

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