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by Irenke Forsyth (subscribe)
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Street beats and eats
Music, dancing, art, markets, food and a pop-up brewery what more could you want?

Hornsby Council is putting all of the above on for one evening in a free event for all to enjoy in Dural Lane and the William Street Car Park at Hornsby. A returning event, this year it's twice as big.



The music line-up on the main stage includes Soul of Sydney with their collection of feel good funk, soul, disco, afro-beat, boogie and old school party jams and Gang of Brothers with their diverse range that crosses genres and digs into a pocket of groove and rock. At Hornsby Furniture Co, you'll find a pop-up folk music band called Shelly's Murder Boys providing 2 x 30 minute sets.

Soul of Sydney
Soul of Sydney


Roving around the festival is further entertainment in the form of Deep Sea Astronaut bringing strange and wonderful junkyard performances; David Dodgen with some magic; and Phantasia with LED apparatuses. Then there's street buskers LC Beat, Kaitlin Mulcahy, Ayesha Madon and Sam McMahon, all adding up to loads of fun beats and vibes.

Deep Sea Astronaut
Deep Sea Astronaut


Learn to dance with the Soul Patrol dancers or unleash your creativity in the Music Makers workshop using recycled materials. Explore the west side for more surprises, including the live laneway street art from Chris Tam and live projections.

A children's interactive chalk art activity will be provided by Maria Solano and Circus Akimbo will be putting on a circus tricks workshop to additionally entertain.

Market stalls will sell a range of gourmet food products as well as gifts and clothing. Tat Me Up free temporary airbrush tattoos are available to brighten up your persona whilst food stalls will provide a variety of delights to strengthen your stamina alongside the Six Strings Brewery pop-up bar that will appease your thirst with beer, wine and cider.

This hub of entertainment takes place from 4pm-9pm and is easily accessible from Hornsby train station. There are a number of public car parks as well should you wish to drive so get down to hipster central and savour the delights.

Images courtesy of Hornsby Shire Council website and Facebook - Hornsby Shire Council.
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Why? For the fun of the fair
When: 4pm-9pm
Phone: 02 9847 6666
Where: Dural Lne & William St Car Park, Hornsby
Cost: Free except for personal expenditure
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