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Bathory Begins – a bloody funny production for teens

Opening Night – May Invitation Only
Duration: 90 minutes no interval
Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP), the national youth theatre company and The Joan’s Q Theatre, Penrith present the world premiere of BATHORY BEGINS by award-winning playwrights Emme Hoy and Gretel Vella. Directed by Rowan Bate, the show will run from 11-21 September at The Joan, Penrith.

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Jurassic World Pop-Up: Final Weekend

The school holiday season event at Macarthur Square comes to an end this weekend as the herd of animatronic dinosaurs including Blue, the leading Raptor from the film, Jurassic World stomps its way out of the west. Continue reading Jurassic World Pop-Up: Final Weekend

Sydney’s West the winner of sporting collaboration

Screen Shot 2019-03-15 at 5.58.48 PMIt isn’t often that different sports cross-promote, however in a first for NSW, the Australian Turf Club (ATC), AFL club GWS Giants and NRL club Wests Tigers have united to promote a new tourism product for Sydney’s West, called The Ultimate Weekend.

Spearheaded by Western Sydney Business Connection (WSBC) and funded by the NSW Government via its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW, the campaign is aimed at promoting Sydney’s West as a destination for fun, families, entertainment and sport.

With Longines Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill Gardens on 23 March and then GWS Giants playing Essendon Bombers at Sydney Showground Stadium, as well as Wests Tigers playing the New Zealand Warriors at Campbelltown Stadium on 24 March, the stage was set for an innovative collaboration to join forces and pool marketing resources.

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Parramasala: Many Cultures, One Sydney – March 15 to 17

unnamed (1)Prepare to run free in a rich playground of cultural wonder, as Parramasala returns to Parramatta from 15 – 17 March 2019. The Festival promises to take things to the next level with the biggest celebration of Sydney’s vibrant cross-section of cultures yet: from South American to Middle Eastern, Indigenous Australian to South East Asian, and everything in between.   Crowds will also enjoy the breathtaking Opening Night Parade; the inaugural Long Table Sunday Brunch, a shared multicultural and interfaith feast for all members of the community; and the World Food Market, offering a culinary passport to a mouth-watering array of delectable delights, from Indian to Greek, Singaporean to Nepalese, featuring a special airline ticket giveaway competition courtesy of Singapore Airlines.

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In search of the next rush, it’s Parramatta where we caught a preview of what’s in store for this year’s Parramasala Festival! A celebration of the multicultural fabric of the city, over 30 cultures will be celebrated in a spicy mix of parade, parties, exotic bazaar, food stalls, music dance, poetry, art, street performers and the annual cricket match hosted by Twenty20. . . MANY CULTURES, ONE SYDNEY! Parramasala returns March 15 to March 17 with the city’s diverse social fabric on show in a celebration of richness and community 9am to 11pm! . . Mark it in your calendars! . . #cityofparramatta #parramasala #twenty20 #cricket #jaylenton #discoverparramatta #visitparramatta #nswpol #auspol #westernsydney #parramatta #sydney #sydneylife #dance #music #sydneymardigras #sydneyfestival #carnivaleecstasy #flamenco #haratanatyam #tribalfusion #latina #Mediterraneanculture #southeastasian #dancelife #drumcircles #parramattaeats #fcba #dindinsvideo #party

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Every year, the massive three-day extravaganza sees over 35,000 Sydneysiders converging on the streets, laneways and parklands of Parramatta. The city will transform into a cornucopia of awe-inspiring experiences, including cutting-edge live music, vivid dance and theatre, a breathtaking parade of splendid colour, spectacular costumes, and beating rhythms.

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12 things to see out West during Sydney Festival

The reach of Sydney Festival widens each year and we take a look at some of the world exclusives and unique installations on show at destination venues in the outer Western Suburbs with associate, Sydney Scoop.   A range of thrilling circus acts, cabaret and slapstick comedy set to the soundtracks of punk rock and lost soundtracks of 1930s Chinese jazz.   A thought provoking blend of rap and literature unlocks the thoughts and feelings from a Muslim-Australia perspective. Two days of action packed adrenaline rush experiences, open air orchestra and immersion into the First People’s concept of ‘deep listening’ will theme the Western Sydney cultural experience.

The complete program of events across all Western Sydney events and venues:

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Tella Balls Dessert Bar, Castle Hill

NEW AT CASTLE HILL: From the Chocolate Burger, to the Chocolate Lasagne, to the Golden Gaytime Shake, to the Tim Tam Pancakes, Wagon Wheel Waffles and Coco Pops Crepes – desserts have been redefined! Max Brenner who? Oliver what’s his name? Yeh bye bye now!

Tella Balls Dessert Bar
Level 3.  Shop 31
Castle Towers – Castle Hill  NSW  2154