Arts and culture

Bondi Arts & Culture Online Magazine, February-April 2017

Bondi boasts a beating heart of arts and culture, withstudios, galleries, talks, a major literary award, festivals and shows, to namea few.

Bondi Arts & Culture is your look inside Bondi’sart scene. In the first part of the year, we see the sizzling, summer series of ‘Surf’s Up @ The Pav’about beach and surf culture, a month long celebration of jazz music at ‘Jazz @The Pav’ and an incredible line up of local talent at ‘Home Grown’ events.

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Bondi Feast is back in 2017! 

Bondi Feast is back and submissions are open for 2017.

Following four years of hot winters in Bondi, Bondi’s cult winter festival kicks back into gear in 2017, celebrating all the best in theatre, music, comedy, visual arts and food.

Housed at Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Feast will showcase over 60 performances of new work across two delectable weeks of feasting (18-29 July). So if you’re a playwright, comedian, storyteller, theatre maker, dance troupe, cabaret artist, aerialist, musician, or something else great, apply now.

Submissions close midnight Sunday 16 April. Find out more at 

Applications now open for Bondi Pavilion Gallery 2018

Located in the iconic heritage listed Bondi Pavilion, the Bondi Pavilion Gallery hosts an international audience with visitors from all walks of life. Boasting enormous visitation, Bondi Pavilion Gallery is a creative hub placed on the foreshore of contemporary Australian culture.

Applications close Monday 31 July 2017 at 5pm for consideration for a 2018 exhibition.

If you have problems with your application, please contact 

Nib Literary Award 2017

The Nib is Waverley Council’s national literary award, presented for excellence in research in the creation of a literary work.

Literary works published between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017 will be eligible for nomination in the 2017 award. Full guidelines for nominations and entries in the 2017 awards will be available here end of May.

Click here to subscribe to our Nib News e-newsletter and receive all the latest Nib information and Award news direct to your inbox.

The Nib is proudly supported by Waverley Council, Friends of Waverley Library (FOWL), Gertrude and Alice Bookshop and Cafe, Wentworth Courier, Mark Moran Vaucluse, Bondi Icebergs Club, and Bondi Junction, North Bondi, and Rose Bay RSL Sub-Branches. 

Waverley Artist Studios

Are you an emerging, mid-career or professional artists interested in working and showcasing your art within Bondi and the greater eastern suburbs area? Waverley Artist Studios are offering year-long residencies and applications are now open.

Successful applicants are expected to participate in a compulsory open studio event in the second last month of their occupancy. The open studio event is aimed to showcase works being produced during the time in the studios to curators, artists, funding bodies and the community.

Applications close September 23, 2016.

Click here for more information and to apply.

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For more information?

Matthew Fallon
Cultural Programs Manager
Phone: 9083 8777

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