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Current Arts Opportunities

How can I get involved in our festivals and events?

Banyule has a jam-packed calendar of wonderful festivals and events. Besides enjoying the celebrations, there are great ways to get involved and be part of the program. We open a formal opportunity to express your interest in starting in July but  we welcome ideas throughout the year. If you have an interest please email arts@banyule.vic.gov.au.

Stallholders Application now open for major events!

Be part of our 2018/2019 Festivals Season

Banyule City Council creates inspiring, creative and diverse events enjoyed by 1000’s of attendees from the North Eastern suburbs and beyond!

Upcoming opportunities

Malahang Community Festival 18 November 2018

Carols by Candlelight 15 December 2018

Boulevard Lights 15-24 December

Twilight Sounds 16 March 2019

The Grand Parade on Burgundy Street 17 March 2019

Kids ArtyFarty Fest 17 March 2019

We are looking for:

*Food Vendors *Performers *Public Artists

*Buskers *Rovers *Creative Market Stalls

*Community, Clubs, Schools and Info Stalls

To apply:

Visit: banyule.vic.gov.au/ARTSAPPLY

or contact our Festivals Officer on 9490-4222

(applications close on 16 September 2018)

 Should you wish to apply for an Olympic Village Makers Market stall a the Malahang Community Festival, please contact ovmakersmarket@gmail.com

Sponsorship opportunities for major festivals and exhibitions

Each year we deliver a full program of art, entertainment and activities. The Hatch Contemporary Art Space and our major festival season would not be possible without the generous support of local organisations and businesses. Your support will ensure that we are able to deliver high quality experiences which are creative, enjoyable and free to attend.

Why sponsor?

  • Connect with community and Council

  • Explore local networking opportunities

  • Build relationships

  • Gain exposure and profile with diverse audiences

  • Demonstrate support for local events, arts and culture.

To obtain a Sponsorship Prospectus and to discuss the variety of tailor-made opportunities for your business, contact Margaret Summerton at 9490-4222.

Arts and Leisure - get involved, volunteer!

We are looking for volunteers interested in contributing their passion, time and skills to Banyule's many arts, culture, heritage, leisure and recreation activities.

You could:

  • Offer advice and support on one of our arts and culture committees
  • Help out at one of our outdoor festivals or events
  • Get involved in a sport or leisure activity
  • Welcome visitors to Hatch Contemporary Arts Space
  • Take advantage of a huge range of other volunteer opportunities

Volunteer an hour each year, or an hour a week! For more details or application forms please email arts@banyule.vic.gov.au or call 9490 4222.

Keep up to date 

We would love to hear from you. Keep up to date by liking our Facebook pages Banyule Arts and Hatch Contemporary Arts Space.

To hear from us regularly throughout the year about events in Banyule, subscribe to the arts and culture newsletter.

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