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Festivals in Lane Cove


Festival by the River 2017 Program Online Version_Page_01.jpgFestival by the River: 1 - 12 November 2017

Celebrate life on the river with two weeks of activities along foreshores, in parks and on the doorsteps of community groups that call the river home.

Be it a glance, a swim or a paddle the Lane Cove community is connected to life on the river. The Lane Cove River is a key part of the natural landscape in Northern Sydney and the harbour foreshore of the Parramatta River plays host to an abundance of recreational activities.

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The signature Food and Wine by the event is on Sunday 5 November - for a list of current stallholders vist 


Festival Highlights:

Aboriginal Astronomy by the River

Wednesday 1 November, 7:30pm – 9:00pm, Blackman Park

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Living Shorelines Walk

Thursday 2 November, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Shell Park

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Kid's Pirate Ship Lego STEM Sessions

Saturday 4 November, Waterview Community Centre, Waterview Drive

Multiple session times available, book online today

Saturday Sounds: Sea Shanties and Folk Tunes

Saturday 4 November, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Lane Cove Plaza

Greenwich Arts Trail

Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 November, 10:00am-4:00pm, Various locations, Greenwich

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Lane Cove's Food and Wine by the River

Sunday 5 November, 11:00am – 5:00pm Tambourine Bay Reserve, Riverview

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Greenwich Sailing Club: Try Sailing and Sausage Sizzle

Sunday 5 November, 10:00am – 1:00pm, Bond Reserve, off O'Connell Street, Greenwich

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Free Talk: Lane Cove River Ferries

Tuesday 7 November, 6:15pm – 8:00pm, Lane Cove Library

Bookings via Lane Cove Library 9911 3634.

Discovery Boat Cruise

Wednesday 8 November, 10:00am - 12:30pm

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Screen on the Green: Moana (PG)

Wednesday 8 November, 6:00pm - 7:45pm, Burns Bay Reserve

Sunset Drinks on the Pontoon: North Shore Rowing 

Friday 10 November, 6:00pm – 8:30pm

North Shore Rowing Club, Mary Street, Longueville

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Sunset Photography by the River

Saturday 11 November, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Greenwich Wharf

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Jazz, Wine and Cheese - Sunday at Carisbrook

Sunday 12 November, 4:30pm – 6:30pm, Carisbrook Historic House

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Kaleidoscope of Lane Cove: Friday 17 November, 3:30pm - 6:00pm

This event celebrates cultural diversity in Lane Cove with a range of live performances, entertainment and workshops taking place in the Plaza on a Friday afternoon in November.


Sunset in the Village 2017: January – February

Take advantage of the warmer months and enjoy free film screenings, live music, local bushwalks, creative workshops, public art, gallery exhibitions and more! This program also includes our popular annual Lunar New Year celebration, a very special Sunset Artists Market and brand new Lane Cove village history audio guide.

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Autumn Harmony: March 2017

Celebrate cultural diversity in Lane Cove and beyond with this diverse program of music, film screenings, exhibitions, talks and food.

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Guringai Festival: May - July

The Guringai Festival raises awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in the Northern Sydney region. Lane Cove is one of eleven councils who contribute to the festival program, along with numerous reconciliation and community groups. The program includes workshops, art exhibitions, performances, films and talks, as well as Children's Voices for Reconciliation.

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Lane Cove Festival: September

The Lane Cove Festival is filled with events that celebrate Lane Cove's dynamic history, landscape, lifestyle and community. With live music, workshops, film screenings, exhibitions, talks, walks, gatherings, sporting activities and more, there is plenty to delight and excite Lane Cove residents.

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Village History Audio Guide:
Immerse yourself in Lane Cove village’s history with a brief and entertaining audio guide that will take you back to Lane Cove’s beginnings through to today.

To access the guide you can download the free izi.TRAVEL app to your personal device via the Apple, Google and Windows app stores or download from the izi.TRAVEL website.

To find the guided walk, search ‘Village History Audio Guide’ once in the app to discover text, audio, images and GPS tracking to guide you along the walk.


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Contact Us

Council’s Cultural Development Officer
Phone: 9911 3594