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Published August 29th 2018
Inner West will be celebrating Spring with these events
This September, you do not need to go far to enjoy events!
The list below features free & ticketed events across the Inner West including family-friendly, festivals, fairs, markets, concerts, adult & child-friendly workshops and more.
1. Library Book Sale
When: 1 September 2018: 10am-4pm Where: Ashfield Town Hall, 260 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield Cost: Free entry Details: This event will feature books galore including children's books, cookbooks, travel books, fiction & non-fiction, fantasy, sci-fi and more. Library members pay $1 per book & non-members pay $2 per book. Click here for the website.
2. Strathfield Spring Festival When: 1 September 2018: 10am-5pm Where: Strathfield Park, Homebush Rd, Strathfield
Cost: Free Details: This family-friendly festival will feature a fun-filled day with entertainment, activities, carnival rides, market stalls, food stalls & food trucks, sports displays, games and more. Click here for website.
3. Newtown Markets When: 1 September 2018- 24 November 2018- Every Saturday: 10am-4pm
Where: Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Bedford St, Newtown
Details: These markets feature plenty of market stalls selling collectable music and books, vintage clothing, second-hand items, charity shop rags and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Newtown Neighbourhood Centre Facebook
4. History Week
When: 1-30 September 2018
Where: Various locations across the Inner West
Details: This event will showcase a state-wide celebration of history with this year's theme being Life and Death and it will showcase events across the Inner West including performances, expert talks, exhibitions, displays, night walking tours, grave tours, history talks, film screenings, walking tours, and more. Click here for the website.
5. Celebrate Ethiopian New Year
When: 1 September 2018: 4pm-9pm
Where: Addison Road Community Centre- Gumbramorra Hall, 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville
Details: This multicultural family-friendly event will showcase all things Ethiopian with cultural entertainment, displays, shows, traditional activities & entertainment, coffee ceremony, workshops & classes, street food markets and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Addison Road Community Centre Facebook
6. Glebe Markets
When: 1 September 2018- 24 November 2018- Every Saturday: 10am-4pm
Where: Glebe Public School, 9-25 Derwent St, Glebe
Details: These markets are one of Sydney's most well known Saturday markets and they feature diversity, relaxation on the lawns and live music entertainment. Market stalls showcase gourmet foods, recycled fashion, CDs and books, vintage items and more. Click here for the website.
7. Marrickville Markets
When: 2 September 2018- 25 November 2018- Every Sunday: 9am-3pm
Where: Addison Road Centre, 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville
Details: These markets will feature gourmet food, fresh produce, certified organic produce, craft stalls, plants & flowers, environment and eco products, fair trade and more. Click here for the website.
8. African Drumming Workshop
When: 3-24 September 2018: 7:45pm-9pm
Where: All Age Music School, 2/391 Enmore Rd, Marrickville
Details: This adults-only workshop 4-week short course will feature dynamic, tribal and rhythmical drumming experience with learning the fundamental rhythms and hitting techniques and more. Click here for the website.
9. Edge Ashfield
When: 6-9 September 2018
Where: Ashfield Town Centre, 260 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield
Cost: Free & ticketed events
Details: This event will be celebrating artists, musicians and performers. There will be opening night festivities, performances, giant projections, mayor's message, traditional activities and events, exhibitions, pop-up performances and more. Click here for the website.
10. Book Fair
When: 8-12 September 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: University of Sydney, Parramatta & City Roads, Camperdown (The Great Hall, the Quadrangle)
Details: This book fair will feature thousands of books at bargain prices. There will be a broad range including fiction, poetry, art, travel, literature and academic texts and more. Click here for the website.
11. Huge Indoor Plant Sale
When: 8 & 9 September 2018: 8th: 8am-4pm & 9th: 10am-2pm
Where: 1-7 Unwins Bridge Rd, St Peters
Details: This event will feature a massive indoor plant sale including indoor plant favourites and rare plants. There will be over 170 different species including Fiddle Leafs, Monstera, Giant Birds of Paradise, Spath Sensation, Rubber Trees, Ferns galore, Hanging Plants and Devils Ivy. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from The Jungle Collective Facebook
12. Glebe's Artisan Markets
When: 9 September 2018: 10am-3pm
Where: Dr H J Foley Rest Park, 140 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe
Details: These markets will showcase over 50 stallholders selling original works for sale. There will be an array of ceramics, fashion, clothing, blankets & throws, knitted & wooden toys, jewellery, funky plants, handmade items and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Glebe Artisans Market Facebook
13. Lavazza Italian Film Festival
When: 11 September 2018- 7 October 2018: 9am-6pm
Where: Palace Norton Street, 99 Norton St, Leichhardt
Cost: Adults: $21.50pp, Concession: $18pp, Palace Movie Club: $17.50pp, Palace Golden Movie Club: $14pp, 5 Film Pass: $80pp, 10 Film Pass: $150pp & 20 Film Pass: $280pp
Details: This film festival event will feature all things Italian with a stunning selection of dramas, comedies, documentaries, award-winning critically acclaimed films, special events, and guest appearances. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Lavazza Italian Film Festival Facebook
14. Eco Weaving for Kids Workshop
When: 12 September 2018: 3:30pm-5:30pm
Where: Yanada Room, 22 Hudson St, Lewisham
Cost: $10 per child
Details: This workshop will introduce the little ones to the origins of weaving and teach them how to create a simple weaving. All participants will leave with their very own masterpiece creation. The Workshop is designed for children 6 years and older. Click here for the website.
15. Two Girls One Show
When: 13 & 20 September 2018: 13th: 8:30pm-9:30pm & 20th: 9:45pm-10:45pm
Where: The Newsagency, 74-76 Pyrmont Bridge Rd, Annandale
Cost: Adults: $20pp & Concession: $15pp
Details: This event will feature a night of comedy and cabaret. The double-bill performance will be starring Harriet Jane and Jenna Ray. Jenna Ray pulls back the covers to reveal all the things that happen under them: naughty, nice, cheeky, thoughtful and gritty. Professor Harriet Jane will take you on a dive into the funny, bizarre, and often dark world of pseudoscience, Anti-Semitism, and conspiracies. Click here for the website.
16. Guy Strazz: Passionfruit Trio
When: 13 September 2018: 8pm- 9:30pm
Where: 81 Johnston St, Annandale
Cost: Adults: $20pp & Concession: $10pp
Details: This concert performance will feature Passionfruit Trio who are a collaborative vehicle for the experimental works of master guitarist and awarded composer Guy Strazz. The Concert will feature carefully crafted music synthesis that reflects Strazz's extensive knowledge and skill in Latin music, Indian classical music, Jazz and Western classical music. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Annandale Creative Arts Centre Facebook
17. Good Neighbourhood Event: Newtown
When: 15 September 2018: 12pm-3pm
Where: Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, 189 Church St, Newtown
Details: This community family-friendly & dog-friendly Event will feature entertainment, activities for the kids, food stalls & food trucks, and more. Click here for the website.
18. Dulwich Hill Village Fair
When: 16 September 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: Various locations across Dulwich Hill- see website.
Details: This event will be one massive community and family-friendly fair not to miss! There will be a line-up of entertainment, activities, children's activities, a huge mix of market stalls, food stalls & food trucks galore, performances, displays, shows, exhibitions, multicultural events, jumping castle, carnival rides, games, and more. Click here for the website.
19. Wilkins Public School Fair
When: 16 September 2018
Where: Wilkins Public School, 31 Park Rd, Marrickville
Details: This family-friendly fair will be celebrating people, art, culture and food with entertainment, activities, international food stalls including sausage sizzle, carnival rides (pre-purchase unlimited ride bands $25pp & tickets on day $30pp or $5 per ride) , silent auction, sideshow alley, market stalls, art & craft activities, pony rides, Devonshire Tea, second-hand book sale, face painting, hoopla, workshops and more. There will also be ticketed events including Zen Tent- yoga & Pilates classes, Thong Throwing Competition, Wilkins Green Talks. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Wilkins Public School Fair Day 2018 Facebook
20. Heart & Soul- Phoenix Collective
When: 22 September 2018: 2:30pm-4:30pm
Where: Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, cnr Collins & Johnston Streets, Annandale
Cost: Adult: $35pp, Concession: $28pp, Children (up to 17yrs): $15pp & Family: $86
Details: This concert event will feature accomplished national and international performers and improvised works. There will be mesmerising virtuosic hybrids and tonal colour that combine to produce dreamy soundscapes. Click here for the website.