North Sydney Living Futures Sustainability Festival

  • Sun Oct 29 2023
  • Family
    All Ages
  • FREE

A FREE family day out, jam-packed with inspiration and entertainment, will take over one of Sydney's most iconic harbourside sites this spring for a unique community event.

North Sydney Living Futures Sustainability Festival

North Sydney Living Futures Sustainability Festival
North Sydney Living Futures Sustainability Festival is back this spring!

North Sydney Living Futures Sustainability Festival will be a hive of activity all day on Sunday 29 October, with performances, workshops, stalls, kids' activities, guided walks, tours and so much more. You'll also have the opportunity to meet the festival ambassadors: TV favourite Costa Georgiadis and Indigenous educator and performer Charleen Aguiar Dos Santos.

The Eco Kids Stage

Calling all budding environmentalists! The Eco Kids stage on the lower lawn will be a buzz with activities throughout the day including:

  • plays from The Kings and Queens of Green
  • bubble play and eco face-painting from Little Feet
  • Storytime from Stanton Library
  • discover sessions from Live Reptile Displays
  • art from The Sydney Seahorse Project
  • a box city to help create, with Reverse Garbage
  • a scavenger hunt

Plus there's kid-friendly (and planet-friendly) food and a solar-powered ice cream truck!

Family-Friendly Events and Entertainment

Don't miss the schedule of music, mini-talks and cooking demos on the main stage on The Platform and the free swapping activities throughout the festival including a Kids Clothes Swap and a Family Clothes Swap at Tunnel One, plus art and book swaps.

Pedal Set Go will be offering free bike tune-up sessions and Sydney Textile Repair will be on hand to mend clothes, stuffed toys, and any textile items needing some TLC, and you can learn about The Coal Loader's newest addition, a  monthly program called The Fix-It Hub.

A series of tours about the heritage and landscape of the area will leave from the top of The Platform ramp, including a History Tour of The Coal Loader and an Indigenous Heritage Tour. You can also Tour the Coal Loader Community Gardens and join the Bushcare team for a Tour of Balls Head.

Save the planet and join the borrowing revolution with The Sydney Library of Things - sign up for their popular program in the workshop! Visit the Stanton Library Discovery Collection on The Platform to check out their free borrowing collection.

There will be an Electric Vehicle Display where you can get the inside scoop on what it's really like to own an EV and don't miss the E-bike demo so you try before you buy.

There will also be a variety of planet-friendly food vendors to keep you fueled up plus ice cream and coffee, all using renewable power and reusable plates and cups!

The North Sydney Living Futures Sustainability Festival is an event not to be missed.

Where:   The Coal Loader,  2 Balls Head Drive, Waverton
When:     Sunday 29 October 2023 |10 am to 4 pm
Cost:      FREE

Find out more about the North Sydney Living Futures Sustainability Festival.

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