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NSW Government’s Flagship Event Fund

Event organisers across rural and regional NSW holding events between January and June 2019, are encouraged to apply for the NSW Government’s Flagship Event Fund, which opened today. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall said the 2019 Fund would, for the first time, be offered in two rounds per year and be simplified... Continue Reading →

Folk by the Sea

BUY TICKETS - SAVE WITH EARLY BIRD Tickets selling fast. Earlybirds still available. Camping on showground full but nearby campgrounds still available. FOLK by the SEA is an intimate folk festival featuring the sounds of folk, world, roots, Celtic, bluegrass and gypsy music over 3 days in the picturesque seaside town of Kiama, famous for... Continue Reading →

Destination Kiama Events Funding

As part of our Tourism and Events Strategy, Destination Kiama is keen to hear from and work with Destination Events. Destination Events are those events that attract people to our area, from outside our area. These are events that are located in the Kiama LGA area, attracting significant attendees/participants and that are keen to promote... Continue Reading →

Beyond the Break – Kiama Library Event

When Darren ‘Daz’ Longbottom went surfing at the remote Mentawai Islands off Indonesia, it was the fulfilment of a long-held ambition. But Daz's passion for waves would very nearly cost him his life, and would test his resilience and determination in unimaginable ways. “It was Saturday, 20 May 2008, and we were in one of the most... Continue Reading →

Angels in America

Wollongong Workshop Theatre (WWT) is presenting Part 1 of Angels in America, a play written by Tony Kushner. It is a complex, sometimes metaphorical and at times symbolic look at AIDS, homosexuality, religion and relationships in the 1980’s. It focuses on the people and their lives that these themes directly affect, as well as using other worldly beings... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Art Prizes and Awards

Darling Portrait Prize Closes: July 2019 It's time to start thinking about who you should paint for the National Portrait Gallery's Darling Portrait Prize. The winner will receive $75,000. Paintings must be completed on or after 1 September 2018.   National Photographic Portrait Prize Closes: 23 October 2018 Time to get snapping as entries are... Continue Reading →

NEW Fern St Gallery | Artist EOI’s Wanted

An exciting new artist-run gallery will be opening in Gerringong, Fern Street Gallery will be opening in October 2018. An artist-run fine art gallery, it has been founded by artists Gitte Backhausen & Kerry Bruce, both professional artists with a great career behind and ahead of them The gallery will operate as a professional gallery... Continue Reading →

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