Gai-mariagal Festival
26 May-15 July 2018 - talks, markets, art, films, music and more!

Gai-mariagal Festival

Talks, markets, art exhibitions, film screenings, music concerts and bush walks - come and celebrate First Australian culture and heritage in the North Sydney region. And in recognition of women ancestors and custodians the festival has adopted the 2018 NAIDOC Week theme Because of her, we can!

Gai-mariagal Festival 2018 - full program (10MB)



Explorers Playgroup

Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Celebration of Indigenous Culture at Explorers Playgroup - preschoolers up to 5 years

Maruku Marketplace

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Aboriginal art from Maruku Arts Cooperative - Central Desert and Wreck Bay communities.

Mi-kaisha Sings the Blues

Thursday, 12 July 2018
Join us to hear this award winning singer/songwriter at the Crows Nest Centre

Bloodlines and Coastlines Exhibition

Friday, 06 July 2018
Ceramics and works on paper by Bradfield Senior College students partnering with artist Jessica Birk.

Biamunga Yarn-up

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
A community sharing of stories and experiences with Bronwyn Bancroft

Lunchtime Series

Friday, 06 July 2018
In Conversation - with two local senior community First Nations women - Lorraine McGee-Sippel and Susan Moylan Coombs.

Books to Movies: Jasper Jones

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Screening of the film based on the Iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey.

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Walk

Sunday, 27 May 2018
Join the walk and a presentation on Aboriginal women ancestors.

Reclaim and Reuse!

Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Join Indigenous artist Karleen Green in this workshop using recycled materials

Indigenous Artists in Conversation

Thursday, 05 July 2018
Elizabeth Wymarra and her creative friends will be talking about being a creative artist.