City of Sydney

Posted 2 Mar 2017 @ 12:45pm

High school students will soon have the opportunity to see Sydney's best productions for cheap, via a new 'theatre passport' scheme. 


The City of Sydney has today announced that it will be funding $85,000 to creative organisations in order to allow young people to experience theatre for affordable prices.


The digital theatre passport allows high school access to...

Posted 1 Mar 2017 @ 5:14pm

The City of Sydney is calling on musicians, performers, residents, businesses, music industry representatives and government agencies to help review the city’s busking policy.


Currently, buskers have almost free reign to pay a small fee (a three-month permit is $13) to busk on City of Sydney land but the city is looking into ways to bolster its policy.



Posted 28 Feb 2017 @ 2:00pm

The City of Sydney has today announced a number of exciting initiatives aimed at improving the night ecomony, nightlife, local music scenes, and basically moving towards fixing our city of culture.


It's all part of Sydney's Live Music and Performance Action Plan, which was implemented in 2014.



Posted 31 Aug 2016 @ 3:32pm

As part of the Sydney Fringe Festival, the Glebe Gig Hop will present a day of free live music across six venues on Saturday 17 September, 


The day promises intimate performances from both up-and-coming and established musicians at some of Glebe's favourite live music venues, including Mr Falcon's, B.E.D and The Record Crate, as well as small bars The Little Guy, Different...

Posted 16 Jun 2016 @ 3:00pm

The City of Sydney is inviting established and amateur photographers across the country to take part in one of its biggest competitions.


Capturing the big picture, Australian Life showcases images of Australia in all its forms, with finalists' images blown up into giant...

Posted 11 Mar 2015 @ 4:52pm

Milk Crate Theatre is getting set to unveil its newest production This House is Mine this week.


In association with City of Sydney, Milk Crate Theatre is presenting This House is Mine, a play exploring social marginalisation and the relationship between homelessness and mental health. The play features an ensemble of over 40 individuals who have themselves experienced...

Posted 10 Mar 2015 @ 12:16pm

Community venues around the city are set to open as free rehearsal spaces for young musicians and performers as part of the City of Sydney's new initiative to boost the live music and performance sector.


Under the City of Sydney's recently adopted Live Music and Performance Action Plan, nine town halls and community centres will be available for free hire by primary school high...

Posted 9 Mar 2015 @ 10:16am

The City of Sydney has announced the opening of Glebe Town Hall to live music as part of the council's efforts to rejuvenate the local live music scene.


The historic venue will host nine concerts this year, with the implementation of the Live Music and Performance Action Plan aiming to support creative performers around central Sydney. As the plan continues to unfold, musicians...

Posted 4 Feb 2015 @ 12:51pm

The City of Sydney is seeking new contributions from artists, curators and other creatives for one of Australia’s best temporary art festivals.


Art & About is a Sydney festival that celebrates temporary art installations and performances in public and unusual spaces. It looks to cover all of arts disciplines, from visual arts to music and theatre.



Posted 10 Sep 2014 @ 11:46am

Paddington's Victoria Barracks will be the home of a new Sunday market specialising in art by emerging and accomplished painters, sculptors, ceramics and more.


Inspired by similar markets in Paris and the Camden district of London, the City of Sydney and Woollahra Council have come together on a plan to inject some more artistic energy into Oxford Street. The Paddington Art...


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