Get Ready for the Lane Cove Festival 2019

Celebrate everything that’s great about living in Lane Cove with a month-long program of community and Council-run events and initiatives. This year’s festival features live music, workshops, film screenings, exhibitions, talks, walks, gatherings, sporting activities and more. There are more than 60 events in the program with something for everyone.  The Lane Cove Festival 2019 runs from 1 September 2019 to 30 September 2019.  The Launch party is on Friday 30 August 2019.

Lane Cove Citizen of the Year and patron of the festival, Bridget Kennedy, “encourages you all to embrace the festival and try something new this year, be it a creative workshop, learning a new skill, attending an event that celebrates our Aboriginal culture and heritage or visiting the local Repair Café.”

Festival Launch Party

Swing by Lane Cove Plaza on Friday 30 August from 3.30 to 5.30 pm to enjoy an afternoon of fun, free entertainment and activities to launch the Lane Cove Festival. Dance the afternoon away with live music from MC Esky, Kafiri and World’s Collide. Enjoy creative workshops, face painting and circus activities for the kids and be sure to check out the creation of a floral carpet ‘pookkalam’ by the local Malayali community group.

Last Year’s Festival Launch

Lane Cove Festival 2019 Highlights

With a month long schedule of events it is hard to choose the highlights but here are some to put in your diary.

Historical Connection Under the Stars: Experience the beauty of Aboriginal culture and history with a captivating performance at Carisbrook Historic House – Thursday 5th September 2019.  Book Here.

Coffee Carnevale: A celebration of Lane Cove’s love of chai, tea and coffee culture – Saturday 7 September 2019.Lane Cove Plaza comes alive with colour and movement.  Read about last year’s coffee carnevale here.

Lane Cove Fun Run:   An event for the whole family and for serious and non serious runners.  A fun breakfast/BBQ follows the run 8th September 2019.  Find out more here.

Cult Classic Screen on the Green: Be excellent to each other in the plaza with free screenings of two cult classics; Labyrinth and Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. A free event – Friday 27 September 2019.

Judy Bailey’s Jazz Connection Big Band Concert: Be dazzled by the magic of big band music at Lane Cove Plaza. A free event – Saturday 28 September 2019

To download the full Lane Cove Festival program, visit or pick one up at Lane Cove Library or the Civic Centre from August.

This article is sponsored by Lane Cove Council.

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