Cultivating a creative ecology by enabling creative enterprise.

XCHC is a place for creative individuals and organisations to develop their practice, share ideas, and connect with other creative practitioners so that we build an empowered and inspired creative community.



The showcase space is available for hire for creative events including exhibitions, workshops, film screenings, performances and more.

enquire here



Chef Aliesha Mcgilligan prepares a daily menu from local fresh ingredients sourced in local markets.

Contact us to book a shared lunch or cater your next event at XCHC.



The maker space is available to creative practitioners who are testing the edges of their practice and endeavour to establish successful creative enterprises.

register to join here




Cafe Open Mon - Fri 7:30am - 3:00pm  
Bar Open for Events   


Be surprised, come to XCHC Cafe for one of Chef Aliesha Mcgilligan's daily specials.  Aliesha shops at local markets and combs the city for fresh ingredients. She makes close relationships with her suppliers, many of whom are featured below. 

Contact us to enquire about hosting your next event at XCHC. Catering is available and we are licensed.

Justin Leadbetter  Leadbetter Carr Architects

Justin Leadbetter 
Leadbetter Carr Architects

Alex Mann Big Boy Websites

Alex Mann
Big Boy Websites

Liam Dangerfield

Liam Dangerfield

Adam Hutchinson Geozone

Adam Hutchinson

Sylvia Houston

Sylvia Houston

Lisa Tui Music and Singing Lessons

Lisa Tui
Music and Singing Lessons

XCHC is seeking an Exchange Operator.  

This is an ideal position for someone that:
- is personable and enjoys meeting and connecting creative people
- is passionate about supporting people to develop their creative practices
- is passionate about bringing people together for creative events
- is proactive and self-driven
- is available to work full-time


interest in the creative disciplines
positive attitude essential


XCHC is a central gathering place for creative practitioners to produce and showcase work.

XCHC's purpose is to cultivate a creative ecology, it is a place where experimentation and creative development are embedded in the culture.

XCHC is a place where people are encouraged to develop and share their creative passion, the range of work includes film, architecture, arts, design, food, and more. Refer to the RESIDENTS page.

XCHC has an event venue that hosts a range of creative gatherings including film screenings, discussions, performances, exhibitions and music. Refer to the EVENTS page to see whats is coming up.

For more about the background visit the 'ABOUT' page.


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