Sydney’s villages will soon be full of Christmas cheer thanks to carol sing-alongs, a kids disco, local bands & guest appearances by favourite performers including Jimmy Giggle, Justine Clarke, SplashDance & Alex Papps.
The free concerts in early December will also feature elves, kids craft workshops, performances by Brown Sugar, Gang Of Brothers & Caravana Sun, Guide Dog puppies, a visit from Santa & a glittering fireworks display.
Lord Mayor, Clover Moore, said the village concerts were a great opportunity for families and friends to get together & enjoy a Christmas picnic and night of carols.
“Our village Christmas celebrations bring the community together to enjoy a great line-up of live entertainment from local performers, kids’ workshopsb & a special visit from Santa” the Lord Mayor said.
“I encourage everyone to come along, spend time with friends and family & share in the Christmas spirit of peace & goodwill.”
A sausage sizzle, ice cream & coffee will be available at the concerts. Santa stockings jam-packed with goodies will be on offer for AUD$5 with proceeds going to the City’s Christmas charity partner Guide Dogs New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory.
There will also be an opportunity to meet Gulliver, the world’s largest guide dog & to play with some Guide Dog puppies.
Rushcutters Bay, Saturday the 3rd of December – Reg Bartley Oval, 6:30pm–8:30pm AEDT
Hosted by Jimmy Giggle & featuring kids’ entertainment by Justine Clarke and SplashDance & soul, reggae and dance music from Caravana Sun.
Rosebery, Sunday the 4th of December – Turruwul Park, 6:30pm–8:30pm AEDT
Hosted by Jimmy Giggle & featuring kids’ entertainment by Justine Clarke and SplashDance & soul music by Brown Sugar.
Alexandria, Saturday the 10th of December – Alexandria Park, 6:30pm–8:30pm AEDT
Hosted by Play School’s Alex Papps & featuring SplashDance and disc jockey Kate Monroe spinning Santa’s Kiddo Disco along with a performance by Gang Of Brothers.
Surry Hills, Sunday the 11th of December – Prince Alfred Park, 6:30pm–8:30pm AEDT
Hosted by Play School’s Alex Papps with SplashDance and Santa’s Kiddo Disco for the kids & upbeat funk and rock from Gang Of Brothers.
For all the dates and details, visit sydneychristmas.com.au.
Media Release: City Of Sydney