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  • Fri
    27
    Nov
    2015

    Sids & Kids Christmas in the City

    6PM

    City Walk Garema Place Civic ACT 2600

    Australia’s biggest celebration of the festive season is back in the heart of the nation’s capital, with Christmas in the City – Canberra Celebrates!

    Experience the true wonder of Christmas as Canberra comes alive from 27 November to 31 December with a premier Christmas program.

    Join us for a month of celebrations including night markets, family concerts, camels and furry and feathered friends, competitions, art and music, polar bar, Santa Claus and a whole lot of kids activities surrounded by fabulous shopping, restaurants and bars.

    Last year Christmas in the City was host to the largest LED light image display on the planet. This year SIDS and Kids ACT will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the most number of lights on an artificial Christmas tree.

    Canberra celebrates Christmas with more lights and activities than ever before. Don’t miss this month-long festive extravaganza with something special for the young and young at heart.

    Join in the festivities as Canberra celebrates!

    27 Nov - 31 Dec

    SIDS & Kids ACT Christmas Lights in the City

    Location: City Walk

    In 2014 SIDS & Kids ACT broke the Guinness World Record™ for the Largest LED Light Image Display in the World with an incredible 1,194,380 lights.

    This year they will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the most number of lights on an artificial Christmas tree.

    The Christmas tree will be complemented by a spectacular Christmas lights tunnel showcasing the grand gifts given on each of the twelve days of Christmas.

    27-29 Nov

    Opening Weekend - The Voice Artist Amber Nichols to perform on opening night.

    Location: City Walk
    • Lighting of Canberra’s attempted world record breaking Christmas Tree
    • SIDS & Kids ACT Christmas Lights Tunnel
    • Canberra Celebrates Christmas Concerts
    • Kids Hub
    • Cloud Pavilion
    • Christmas night markets
    • Santa Clause Lane day markets

    11-23 Dec

    12 Days of Christmas

    Location: City Walk
    • Canberra’s attempted world record breaking Christmas Tree
    • SIDS & Kids ACT Christmas Lights Tunnel
    • Kids Hub
    • Flip Out
    • Entertainment Hub
    • Cloud Pavilion
    • Camels in the City
    • Petting Zoo
    • Christmas day and night markets

    4 Dec - 6 Sep

    First Weekend in December (4 to 6 Dec)

    Location: City Walk
    • Canberra’s attempted world record breaking Christmas Tree
    • SIDS & Kids ACT Christmas Lights Tunnel
    • Flip Out
    • Cloud Pavilion
    • Santa Clause Lane day markets
    • Night Food Trucks

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Solo Artist Adelaide Jones and I are pleased to announce a residency at Dendy Cinemas. You can catch us there once a month providing some before and after movie entertainment. Upcoming shows below.

29th October 2014 @ Dendy Foyer 6:00PM – 7:00PM and 8:30PM – 9.30PM

19th October 2014 @ Dendy Foyer 6:00PM – 7:00PM and 8:30PM – 9.30PM

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Saturday, 11 October 2014 @ TEDxCanberra

Amber will be taking place in this years TEDxCanberra Conference sharing some of her original songs and their origins.

tedx-353x210TEDxCanberra brings ideas, theatre, thinkers, innovators and enjoyment to the region with some of Canberra and Australia’s most interesting presenters taking the stage to deliver their “ideas worth spreading”.

ec5ac1157749d7da781f4535e145de10For details on this years presenters and how to register please visit tedxcanberra.org

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5th July 2014 @ The Forage presents Winter Warm Up – 4:30PM – 6:00PM

Showcasing Canberra’s cafes, restaurants, mobile food vendors and bars.

The Forage will be hosting the Winter Warm-up event within the grounds of the NewActon Precinct. Amazing vendors will flow through the Nishi Gallery, John Avery Gardens and Kendall Lane on July 5, 2014 from 3pm and finishing at 7pm.

Come and spend the afternoon with fantastic local and regional Cafes, Bars, Wineries and Musicians.

The Winter Warm Up event will take place in conjunction with “Hustle and Scout”, Canberra’s first twilight fashion Market.

Hustle&Scout aim to create a space where locals can access quality handmade, unique and sustainable fashion. With a strong emphasis on supporting emerging Australian designers they aim to create a platform from which designers can promote their labels, interact with their buyers face-to-face and develop a strong client base that will assist them in launching their design careers.

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10th July 2014 @ Monster Kitchen and Bar 5.15PM – 7.15PM

Come along for a night of Pop, a lil Soul and great eats.

Featuring Amber Nichols & Mr Michael

The monster has invaded the ground floor of Hotel Hotel. Sean McConnell is taming the beast out the back with a yabby jaffle, Michael Gray is placating it with a Lark Hill Pinot Noir out the front, and Chester Mok is trying to distract it with the smell of a violet gin.

DINNER CONCERTS at Monster kitchen and bar

Top musicians perform every Thursday evening. Every month, you can catch these four genres:

1st Thursday – Flamenco and Blues
2nd Thursday – Pop and Groove
3rd Thursday – Jazz
4th Thursday – Fusion (DJs with sax, guitar, violin…)

Book a table for dinner and enjoy the show.