Shellharbour's 160th Birthday to start with a BANG!
Friday, 31 May 2019
Media Opportunity: Shellharbour launches 160th birthday program of events
When: Opening ceremony - 10am, Wednesday 5 June Where: Cass & Co, 8 Addison Street, Shellharbour (directions - https://bit.ly/2XeBxcx) What: Gamara Aboriginal Dance Troupe, music by Kay Proudlove, street artist Jyi-ro will be painting live on the day and much more. Interview opportunities: Shellharbour Mayor Marianne Saliba, performer Kay Proudlove, Shellharbour Village retailer Cassandra Bradley (Cas & Co boutique).
Details June 2019 marks 160 years since the proclamation of Shellharbour as a Local Government Area. To celebrate this milestone, Council will host a series of events from 14 to 22 June across various locations that celebrate our wonderful city.
We’ll also be launching our fantastic ‘Live & Local’ music festival, the largest community music festival Shellharbour has ever produced. This free one-day event on Saturday 22 June will bring together local musicians to create a vibrant community atmosphere across the village's venues, restaurants, cafes and bars. This will be the first of many new initiatives launched in the region.
The festival will feature: • Over 30 musicians spread across 15 venues - folk, rock, roots, classical, DJs and hip. Festival performers include: Kay Proudlove, Nick Rheinberger, Declan Kelly, Dave Overton, Dear Violent and many more. • The 160th celebrations will also include walking tours, museum exhibition, community public art exhibition, workshops and much more between 14 and 22 June.