Announcing: Al Fresco Long Lunch

Presented by Surry Hills Creative Precinct and The Sydney Connection Supported by City of Sydney The best table in the restaurant isn’t in the restaurant it’s at Ward Park, Devonshire Street on a lazy summer’s afternoon. We’re bringing dining to the park in one mammoth event celebrating all the diverse and tasty cuisine our hood has […]

Pizza Autentico Antipasto

Pizza Autentico Antipasto

One of our three food partners Pizza Autentico is providing delicious antipasto packages for pre-order at PICNIC. Available to buy online until 20th February and pick up on the day at Ward Park from their stall. Some will be available for purchase at Ward park on the day, subject to availability. We highly recommend you […]

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Introducing: Picnic Surry Hills

A Community Celebration of Surry Hills With DJ Adam Love, The Devonshire Divas, pop-up performances and roving entertainment. Surry Hills has had a facelift, so to celebrate all the rejuvenated parks and new pocket parks we’re having a picnic! Grab a walking map of all the great new places to explore. Visit one, visit them […]

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Marta from ACME

If, like me, you think being bilingual is impressive, meeting a person who is fluent in five languages is frankly awe-inspiring. Picture frame designer, interior stylist, published author, photographer, exhibited artist, multi-linguist: Marta Wawrzyniak-Ijichi wears many hats, from all over the world. Best known locally for her work at ACME Framing on Crown Street, Marta’s […]


The Public in Art

By Fiona McIntosh  Public art comes in many guises. At its core, its role is to encourage a more meaningful experience for a community of its shared public spaces. It provides a focus to publicly commemorate an event, or person, or express a collective sentiment. It enhances our architectural and environmental surrounds and, at its […]