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Barangaroo Welcome Celebration Open Weekends - September

When:

Sat 12 Sep 2015, 11:00am–5:00pm
Sun 13 Sep 2015, 11:00am–5:00pm
Sat 19 Sep 2015, 11:00am–5:00pm
Sun 20 Sep 2015, 11:00am–5:00pm
Sat 26 Sep 2015, 11:00am–5:00pm
Sun 27 Sep 2015, 11:00am–5:00pm

Where: Barangaroo Point, Barangaroo Point Headland Park, Barangaroo, New South Wales

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: AccessPR

Sydney’s extraordinary new six-hectare foreshore park, Barangaroo Reserve, comes alive for a series of open weekends during September as part of the Barangaroo Welcome Celebration throughout spring.

Open weekends in September explore the theme of ‘Stone’ and include a large-scale art installation by contemporary artist Brook Andrew, along with live music, talks, site tours and food trucks.

See performances by contemporary musicians and entertainers such as Marcus Corowa (September 13, 26), Cope Street Parade (September 13, 26), Queen Porter Stomp (September 12, 20), Leah Flanagan (September 12, 20, 27), Lolo Lovina (September 19, 27), Matt Doyle, Clarence Slockee, Tim Bishop (September 20) and Koomurri Dancers (September 12, 19 & 26).

A packed program of talks is underway, celebrating Sydney’s rich Indigenous culture, including:
- Barangaroo and Nawi, a talk facilitated by Aden Ridgeway, with historian/writer Dr Vincent Smith and Aboriginal Community leader Dean Kelly, which will unravel the story of the Cammeraygal woman, Barangaroo and the traditions of the Nawi Canoe (September 12)
- And following a successful event at the 2015 Sydney Writers Festival, Ali Cobby Eckermann will host Bring Me Back my Mother’s Heart, an Aboriginal poetry session in the Cutaway (September 13)
- Curator Talk with public art curator Anne Loxley (September 19), to discuss Brook Andrew’s installation.
- Black and Funny with Rhoda Roberts, Sean Choolburra, Nakkiah Lui and Shari Sebbens (September 20)
- An Afternoon with Rhoda Roberts and the aunties (September 27).

Special workshops include Nawi Canoe Making (September 12), Weaving Circle with Sydney weavers Karleen Green and Deb Williams every Sunday (September 13, 20, 27) and a Guided Photography Tour with the Aperture Club (September 27).

Delicious picnic fare is available each weekend from Sydney’s favourite food trucks and coffee carts, Monster Rolls, Cherry Hwy, Cantina Movil, Little Hopper, Whippy Ice Cream and NYPD.

Visitors can take a free guided tour to discover the inside story of the making of Barangaroo Reserve.

To see the full event program and transport information, visit 'www.barangaroo.sydney'.