Low cost workspaces a boost to culture and creativity

The City of Sydney is boosting Sydney’s culture and creativity by offering arts and community organisations affordable workspaces across the city. The City’s latest round of accommodation grants – which provide [Read entire story]

Two million reasons to roll out the red carpet

Tens of thousands of passengers will be welcomed by city ambassadors as more international cruise ships than ever before sail into Sydney this summer, including the largest cruise vessel to ever enter our harbour. With [Read entire story]

Autumn attractions at Customs House

A photography exhibition re-enacting the Dutch Masters, a festival for budding young filmmakers, and seminars for entrepreneurs, are just some of the events taking place at Customs House this autumn. Over the coming [Read entire story]

Age no barrier to active living

A music concert, guided walking tours, comedy debate and free entry to all the City of Sydney’s aquatic and fitness centres are some of the activities available to Sydney’s older citizens during Seniors Week. The largest [Read entire story]

Reboot for live music scene

The City of Sydney is supporting a national roundtable that will bring together peak music and government bodies to strengthen Australia’s contemporary music industry. More than 100 representatives from music bodies, [Read entire story]

City of Colour shines in NYE spectacular

The Sydney Harbour Bridge was lit up in a blaze of colour last night with more than 2,400 fireworks dazzling over a million people gathered around the harbour. Special lighting, new pylon projections and a moving Welcome [Read entire story]

Sydney fills with the sounds of the season

Shoppers will be treated to the sounds of the festive season with carolling choirs performing in the city’s late-night retails hot spots in the lead up to Christmas. Through December, carols will fill the air in Pitt [Read entire story]

Live music lounge tops Town Hall for spring

Locals and visitors can kick-back on a New York-style rooftop venue complete with garden furniture, a bar and live music from some of Sydney’s finest artists at Sydney Town Hall this spring. The Terrace, on the Druitt [Read entire story]

Birthday celebrations bring Opera out of the House

A City of Sydney grant will help Australia’s leading opera company present concerts on the Sydney Opera House steps, marking the organisation’s 60th anniversary and making opera accessible to more people. With reduced [Read entire story]

Love, laughter and live music at the library

Surry Hills library has unveiled its latest Late Night Library program for winter, inviting Sydneysiders to settle in for a season of top-shelf entertainment across music, readings, comedy, performances and [Read entire story]

Sydney Celebrates Chinese New Year

The City of Sydney is preparing to welcome the Year of the Sheep with one of the most spectacular Chinese New Year programs in its 19-year history, led by an army of Terracotta Warriors. From 13 February to 1 March, [Read entire story]

Christmas fun for all across Sydney

A series of free concerts, complete with fireworks, a children’s orchestra, and a 10-piece a Capella choir will bring the festive season to all residents across the city. Packed with children’s entertainment, the [Read entire story]

City puts the spotlight on Christmas!

The City of Sydney’s festive season officially kicks off on Thursday 27 November with the annual Children’s Christmas Concert and Tree Lighting in Martin Place and Christmas on the Green in Hyde Park North. People can [Read entire story]