Arts & cultural program

Randwick Puppet Festival 17-19 January 2020

The Randwick Puppet Festival is coming to a venue close to you! Pop in to the Lionel Bowen Library Gallery to see the exhibition The magic of puppets which includes Lenka Muchova's puppets, the puppet theatres of Frank Popovsky and the shadow puppets of Richard Bradshaw. Exhibition opens 17 January and closes 15 March during library opening hours. Don't miss Richard Bradshaw talk about his life as a famous shadow puppeteer. You will find great puppet performances, puppet making workshops and even a puppet picnic where you can rub shoulders with the biggest puppets you have ever seen.

All the shows are family friendly except for the Adult Puppet Cabaret for the grown-ups. You’ll find some old favourites like Dreamer who returns to the Randwick Literary Institute but this time from space! Miss Muffet emerges from a giant pop-up book and Showko brings her brilliant stand-up comedy to the Randwick Community Centre. Program and bookings below.

Twilight Concerts 2020 - 10th anniversary

The Twilight Concerts program is a series of six concerts held at Council venues. It forms a mini festival of entertainment which can include music, film, dance and comedy and is carefully programmed to be family friendly.

2020 is the 10th anniversary of the Twilight Concerts so our first concert will be free. Join us in Council’s Environmental Park on Friday 13 March from 6pm for a performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by our very own Lurline Chamber Orchestra. Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy a delicious snack or a glass of wine from the In-flight Bar and Diner.

Bookings essential via Eventbrite available in February 2020 and stay tuned for more performances as they are made available.

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