On Saturday 22 September, Surry Hills Festival will present a fabulous celebration of all there is love about this dynamic urban community. Funds raised on the day support community programs presented by Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre.
Themed Spring into Surry Hills this year kicks off from 13 September with a series of unique activations in Ward Park, along Devonshire and surrounds. It’s bold, fun and gorgeous, celebrating founding of SHNCs the in the era of Flower Power (late 1960s/70s), SHNC’s role in connecting communities, seeding opportunities for locals and creatives to flourish.
Applications are now open for bands, musicians, DJs, video makers, artists and pop up performers to apply. Selected creatives will work with Festival producers and community to overlay Devonshire Street and surrounds with a curated trail of vibrant and engaging projections, and pop up installations transforming the heart of Surry Hills into a network of inspiration and discovery for the Spring into Surry Hills initiative, running over ten days, 13 to 23 September.
On Saturday 22 September, Surry Hills Festival will culminate in a fantastic spring celebration with great live music, interactive arts, creative trail tours, markets and more.
Everyone is Welcome ! Join in creating fantastic Public Art Projects leading up to the Festival.
Head down to Shannon Reserve for the Surry Hills Markets, first Saturday each month, 10am to 3pm, and take part in creating The emPOWER FLOWER Public Art Project – an immersive public art installation to be unveiled on Festival day. Proudly supported by Altrac Light Rail.