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Festivals in Lane Cove


Front Cover of Cameraygal.jpgLane Cove's 25th Cameraygal Festival: August – October

This year’s festival showcases events organised and run by local community groups and Council. It is named after the Traditional Owners of the Lower North Shore, the Cameraygal people and runs from 12 August – 9 October.

2016 marks the festival’s 25th anniversary. To recognise this milestone, the festival theme is 'Celebrate Lane Cove'. This theme celebrates all that Lane Cove has to offer and the events included in this year’s festival embrace Lane Cove’s dynamic history, landscape, lifestyle and community. With a diverse range of events spread over nine weeks, the Cameraygal Festival features activities to engage and excite every Lane Cove resident.

Upcoming Cameraygal Festival Events!

The event program includes a mix of Council and community-run events. See below for Council-run arts and cultural events. You can also find out about the Festival's BushcareLibrary and Sustainability events online.

  • Bollywood Dancing Performance and Workshop: Simply enjoy the show or book in to learn some catchy Bollywood moves. Saturday 24 September, Lane Cove Plaza, 12:00pm – 1:30pm.
  • Screen On The Green - Black Screen (PG): An engaging showcase of short films by talented Indigenous filmmakers. Wednesday 28 September, Tantallon Oval, 6:30pm – 8:00pm.
  • Traditional Basket Weaving Workshop: Join Karleen Green for an exciting workshop where you will learn how to weave your own small basket with natural fibres. Wednesday 19 October, 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

    Make an online booking today

Thanks to the 2016 Cameraygal Festival Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor: United Resource Management (URM), Gold Sponsors: BlueFit, Hyecorp Property Group and MLC Advice Lane Cove, Community Partner Sponsors: Apple Dental and Lane Cove Orthodontics

Annual Festivals

Lane Cove Council organises festivals, programs and events throughout the year to reflect the diverse interests of the community and foster local identity.  In many instances, local community groups and organisations work in partnership with the Council.

Cameraygal Festival: August – October

The Cameraygal Festival is Lane Cove's long-running celebration of community, held annually since 1992.

View the 2016 Program

Festival by the River: November

Festival by the River features events and activities that connect people with the local waterways, the Lane Cove River and the harbour foreshore of the Parramatta River..

View the 2015 Program

Kaleidoscope of Lane Cove: November

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

Sunset in the Village: January – February

Sunset in the Village takes advantage of the warmer months and longer days to bring you everything from free film screenings in local parks to music performances, local bushwalks and art activities. It also includes our popular annual Lunar New Year celebration at Lane Cove Plaza.

View the 2016 Program

Autumn Harmony: March

Focusing on cultural diversity in Lane Cove and beyond, Autumn Harmony provides an opportunity to participate in a range of rich cultural experiences.

View the 2016 Program 

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.

View the 2016 Program


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Contact Us

Council’s Cultural Development Officer

Phone: 9911 3594