NAIDOC Week: Fireside Chat with ISPT and Shantelle Thompson

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Following NAIDOC Week, On the 11th of July, ISPT hosted a fireside chat at Foy’s Arcade with special guest, Shantelle Thompson, three time jiu jitsu world champion and mother of three, interviewed by our very own Erin Donnellon. The NAIDOC Week theme this year, “Get Up, Stand Up, Show Up” was, in many ways, the best way to describe our guest Shantelle’s approach to life, and is the epitome of what a dedicated mum, athlete and proud Barkindji & Kneeyampaa …

Foy’s Arcade – Event Hub for narrm ngarrgu | Melbourne Knowledge Week

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Over the course of a full week, Foy’s Arcade was transformed into an amazing interactive educational event hub, for narrm ngarrgu |  Melbourne Knowledge Week, in a new partnership with ISPT. We are so privileged to be a part of MKW this year, sharing knowledge, exploring new ways of thinking and experiencing new innovations through the many exhibitions, workshops and panel discussions held at Foy’s Arcade. In collaboration with the team at ISPT and MKW we prepared a program of …

Roman, Foy’s New Site Coordinator

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It is with great pleasure, that I introduce myself as the newest member of the Foy’s Arcade team. Over my journey, I have worn many hats, primarily in the legal industry, and have been able to stretch my comfort zone, branching out into other areas, such as guest relations, hospitality, tourism and customer service. Most recently, I had been working in the disability support sector, as and academic support and liaison officer, where I was able to make valuable contributions, …

Old Melbourne in summer time – Prince’s Court 1904

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Sitting in the Café zone at Foy’s Arcade, reading through one of our books ‘Lost Melbourne’ and it took us down a thrilling ride through some of the amazing history of our city going back all the way to 1904. We read this wonderful excerpt about “Prince’s Court” (article here) and wanted to share because we loved it so much and it draws so many parallels to our own pasts in our lives, our buildings and our city of Melbourne. Enjoy …

Foy’s Virtual and Hybrid Event Services

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Foy’s Arcade a flexible space with or without restrictions It has been a while since we received visitors at our doors, but this has not deterred Foy’s Arcade from serving its unique role as an Experience Centre. We’ve just been doing it differently.  Since the pandemic, Foy’s Arcade has successfully transformed itself into a virtual venue, hosting events and workshops of various scales. We can do the same for you. Your events can be curated according to how much support …

History of Foy’s

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Did you know Foy’s Arcade was named after the “Foy’s roof-top fun park” of the old Foy and Gibson department store? There were Pony rides, Ferris wheel, wild west popup stalls, boat and train rides made free for all the children of Melbourne. We wanted to bring back the innovative attitude and respect the rich history, creativity and playfulness that Mark Foy brought to the crossroads of Melbourne’s CBD in the 50s and 60s. We discovered the Foy and Gibson …

Foy’s Visit Process

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Here at Foy’s Arcade, we are delighted to be able to provide a one of a kind environment where people, process and technology come together to create an immersive experience like no other. To be able to achieve this seamless execution, clients will need to adhere to some strict but basic rules of engagement. All use of Foy’s Arcade must be booked via our website foysarcade.com or with Erin Donnellon at edonnellon@ispt.net.au All content must be provided 48 hours before …