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Download the 2017 Surry Hills Festival & Double Take program

Surry Hills Festival returns for a fabulous spring celebration across Ward Park, Devonshire Street, Shannon Reserve, Crown Street, laneways, pop up creative spaces, and everything in between.

This year’s program introduces Double Take. SHNC in partnership with local creatives, Esem Projects, are working with artists to overlay Devonshire Street and surrounds with a curated trail of bold projections and art – transforming the heart of Surry Hills into a plethora of creative adventure.

Explore the area’s famed food, art and design scenes. Take advantage of the many free events, guided tours and creativity on offer. Get a glimpse of what makes Surry Hills tick!

Bring family and friends on Saturday 23 September. Join a lantern-making workshop and, as the sun goes down, explore works by over 60 projection, installation and performance artists as part of Double Take.

Sign up for a Guided Tour with Culture ScoutsThere will be two tours on Festival day at 11am and 2pm. Join here.

Double Take runs 23 September to 15 October with projection and lighting installations until 10pm daily.

Click HERE to VolunteerGet involved in creating public art projects, fund raising, communications and production roles. Be part of the event team.

FESTIVAL AFTER PARTY @ The Clock Hotel, 8pm – midnight! Sydney’s Woom DJs, great vibes and dancing til late. Try the delicious new menu.


Creative Projects

Everyone is Welcome !  Join in creating fantastic Public Art Projects leading up to the Festival.

Head down to Shannon Reserve on every Saturday , 12 noon to 2pm, and take part in creating The Most Amazing Devonshire Tea Party, Ever! and more public art installations to line the parks and  streets of Surry Hills on Festival day and beyond.

The Most Amazing Devonshire Tea Party


The Surry Hills Wall of Fame

Kate Leigh, Tilly Devine and the Rat Catchers 1
A Surry Sock Puppet Froggie from Frog Hollow