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

Celebration of Indigenous Culture at Explorers Playgroup - preschoolers up to 5 years

Maruku Marketplace

Aboriginal art from Maruku Arts Cooperative - Central Desert and Wreck Bay communities.

Mi-kaisha Sings the Blues

Join us to hear this award winning singer/songwriter at the Crows Nest Centre

Bloodlines and Coastlines Exhibition

Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Ceramics and works on paper by Bradfield Senior College students partnering with artist Jessica Birk.

Biamunga Yarn-up

A community sharing of stories and experiences with Bronwyn Bancroft

Lunchtime Series

In Conversation - with two local senior community First Nations women - Lorraine McGee-Sippel and Susan Moylan Coombs.

Books to Movies: Jasper Jones

Screening of the film based on the Iconic Australian novel by Craig Silvey.

Reclaim and Reuse!

Join Indigenous artist Karleen Green in this workshop using recycled materials

Indigenous Artists in Conversation

Elizabeth Wymarra and her creative friends will be talking about being a creative artist.