Entertainment

This category contains 40 posts

Winners of short film competition announced

WOLLONGONG City Council has announced the winners of its first Creative Wollongong Short Film competition. The film competition was developed to provide a fun creative opportunity for children and young people of the region between the ages of 8 and 19 years to develop their acting, film making and story telling skills. There was an … Continue reading

Bulli Showground concert cancelled amid Coronavirus concerns

THE Music at the Drive-In at Bulli Showground, featuring local band Sons of the East on Sunday 2, has been cancelled. Wollongong City Council has cancelled the event amid concerns with local agencies about Coronavirus. In planning the event Council has been monitoring the advice from NSW Health and updates related to Coronavirus cases. Council … Continue reading

Soak up the music from your own car at Bulli Showground drive-in concert

STORY UPDATED July 23 2020: Event cancelled – Read story here. CATCH some great bands and soak up the music concert atmosphere from the comfort of your own car this August at Bulli. Wollongong City Council, with media partners i98FM and WIN and sponsor Horizon Bank, are holding the special drive-in concert on Sunday August … Continue reading

Council urged to back live music stimulus package to help kick start economy

  A PROPOSAL has been put forward for 10 weeks of live music as part of an economic stimulus plan for Wollongong after the coronavirus pandemic restrictions are lifted. Ward one Greens councillor Mithra Cox said under her plan Wollongong City Council would subsidise local bars and cafes to pay musicians to perform over a … Continue reading

Finishing touches for Australia Day at Wollongong Harbour precinct

THE finishing touches are being put on the fun-filled plans for this Sunday’s Australia Day celebrations around Wollongong Harbour. The annual event kicks off at 8am with the Aquathon, and will conclude with a light show over Belmore Basin at 9pm. Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery said the day is an opportunity to enjoy live … Continue reading

NYE show will still go on despite Wollongong’s fireworks cancelled

DESPITE Wollongong City Council pulling the plug on the fireworks, the 2019 New Year’s Eve celebrations will go ahead tomorrow night. Council has cancelled the fireworks display as a consequence of a Total Fire Ban in place for tomorrow. This ban covers fireworks displays. In addition, weather forecasts for December 31 have a southerly change … Continue reading

Family movies at Russell Vale golf course this Saturday night

HERE’S something different to do on a Saturday night. Grab the family and friends and enjoy a movie, The Secret Life of Pets, at The Vale Golf Course, Russell Vale, on Saturday night. The Secret Life of Pets is Wollongong City Council’s first Moonlight Movie for the 2019/2020 summer. The family movie features household pets, Max and … Continue reading

Grease comes to Stanwell Park theatre

IN a first for the Stanwell Park Arts Theatre (SPAT), the company are branching out into musicals with the ’50s rock classic Grease. Featuring a local cast of young actors, come along and jive, sing, and do the hot potato in your seat to hits like Greased Lightening, Summer Nights, You’re the One That I Want and Hopelessly Devoted … Continue reading

Annual Spring into Corrimal festival this Sunday

PREPERATIONS are well in hand for the largest one-day free family festival in regional NSW this Sunday at Corrimal. The Spring into Corrimal festival attracts crowds in excess of 60,000. Corrimal’s streets will be closed to traffic on Sunday September 8 from 9am to 4pm when the shopping strip turns into a centre of bustling … Continue reading

Film festival visits Thirroul and Corrimal

To celebrate the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages, a film festival featuring Indigenous voices from around the world will be held at Corrimal and Thirroul libraries next month. The first week of the festival in July coincides with NAIDOC Week and features Australian Indigenous content, with the second week highlighting movies that tell … Continue reading

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 965 other followers