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We've got a variety of Council and community events and activities on the Northern Beaches to suit everyone. Take a look at the calendar or select a category for upcoming events. 

There's also a range of online activities you can do online - join a webinar, watch a live stream, or view a recorded video in our digital library.

Check out other courses & activities at your local Community Centre or our Hello Manly website.

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We encourage local not-for-profit community groups to publicise their events here too (conditions apply). Please note: listing here does not mean Council endorses the event or the organiser's products.

What's on?

Fri 23 Oct
Thu 1 Jul

Simone Fraser, Impression Series #5, 2014, dry glaze, mid-fired ceramic form, 350 h x 180mm d. MAG&M Collection – purchased through the Roger Pietri Bequest 2015 (image detail)

Clay Collection

23 Oct 2020 - 1 July 2021 - Vessels and sculptural ceramics reflecting the diversity of contemporary ceramics practice in Australia.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Exhibitions, Council Events
Mon 18 Jan
Mon 8 Mar

Young Scriptwriters Competition

Write a 10-minute original short play script based on the theme ‘Fake News’. Finalists will have their scripts performed at Glen Street Theatre.
Education and Learning, Youth, Council Events, Youth Week
Fri 19 Feb
Sun 28 Mar

Jethro Baker, Fish sculpture and digital image, 2020 (St Luke's Grammar School)

Express Yourself 2021

19 Feb – 28 March - An annual curated exhibition of artworks by HSC Visual Arts students from Sydney’s Northern Beaches high schools.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Exhibitions, Council Events
Fri 19 Feb
Sun 28 Mar

Image from Bernard Appassamy's "2,422 Haircuts", acquired as part of the Library Artists’  Book Award in 2019.

2021 Artists’ Book Award Exhibition

19 Feb – 28 March - Presenting the selection of books chosen to be added to the Northern Beaches Council's Library collection.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events
Tue 2 Mar
Sun 14 Mar

Northern Beaches Art Society 75th Annual Awards Art Exhibition

Celebrating works of the Northern Beaches Art Society Society.
Creative Space, Curl Curl
Art and Culture, Creative Space - Curl Curl, Council Events
Wed 3 Mar
9.30 AM - 11.30 AM

Walking Wanderers Monthly Walk - March

Walk with a friendly and "young at heart" group.
Health and Wellbeing, Seniors, Sport and Recreation
Wed 3 Mar
6.00 PM - 7.00 PM

MAG&M Society Ceramics Spotlight Series – #1 Leonard Smith

MAG&M Society present a series of talks, focussing on some key artists, ideas and techniques in MAG&M’s collection.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, MAG&M Society, MAG&M Talks and Events
Wed 3 Mar
6.00 PM - 7.00 PM

The Midnight Gang

Join the Midnight Gang on their amazing adventures!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Education, Family
Thu 4 Mar
10.00 AM - 11.00 AM

The Midnight Gang

Join the Midnight Gang on their amazing adventures!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Education, Family
Thu 4 Mar
12.00 PM - 1.00 PM

The Midnight Gang

Join the Midnight Gang on their amazing adventures!
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Education, Family