Due to the rapidly developing situation regarding Coronavirus (Covid – 19), we are currently prioritising the safety of our community and staff and assessing the risk posed by all events, activities and programs. Please check back regularly for updates and cancellations.
We are closely following all advice provided by the Federal and State health authorities. Please follow all Government guidelines regarding social distancing, self-isolation and personal hygiene.

 

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

We encourage local not-for-profit community groups to publicise their events here too (conditions apply). 

Wed 19 Feb
Sun 28 Mar

Winners from Express Yourself, 2020

Express Yourself 2021

19 Feb – 28 March 2021 - 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 31 Jul
Wed 30 Sep

Backyard Dreaming (painting) by Kathrin Longhurst

Northern Beaches Art Prize 2020 Online

View the 90 finalists and 20 winning artworks online and vote for your favourite ‘Postcard from Home’ in the People’s Choice Awards.
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events
Fri 7 Aug
Sun 18 Oct

Map of the Town of Sydney, 1833. Drawn & engraved for the General Post Office Directors (image detail).

Latitude: A Collection of Rare Maps

7 Aug – 18 Oct 2020 - Over one hundred maps from one of Australia’s most significant private collections of cartographic archives.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events
Fri 7 Aug
Sun 29 Nov

Kathrin Longhurst, The Artist as a Young Girl, 2020, oil on canvas, 120 x 120cm (Image detail)

Portraits Project

7 Aug – 29 Nov - Two exhibitions focused on' portraiture' as a powerful expression of contemporary artists connected with Sydney’s Northern Beaches
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events
Fri 7 Aug
Sun 18 Oct

Anne Zahalka, Figures on Manly Beach April 25 (after Nancy Kilgour), 2015, unique photo media print, 115 x 177.5cm. MAG&M Collection - donated by MAG&M Society 2015 (Image detail)

Museum of the Beach

7 Aug - 18 Oct - A playful showing of MAG&M’s museum objects brings to life six figurative artworks from the collection.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events
Mon 28 Sep
10.00 AM - 12.30 PM

Kids on the Coast - Coastal Rangers

Daily short sessions for kids to explore, learn and investigate in our local environment.
Coastal Environment Centre, North Narrabeen
Environment and Sustainability, School Holidays, Council Events, Kids on the Coast School Holiday Program
Mon 28 Sep
10.00 AM - 12.30 PM

NIDA School Holiday Workshops

Need to get the kids out of the house these holidays and into a fun , COVID Safe learning environment! Glen Street Theatre is hosting NIDA Open Workshops these September\October...
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Special Events, Family
Mon 28 Sep
12.30 PM - 3.30 PM

Warringah Aquatic Centre School Holiday Fun

Get ready for some serious fun with our giant inflatable and diving boards at Warringah Aquatic Centre this school holidays!
Warringah Aquatic Centre, Frenchs Forest
Council Events
Mon 28 Sep
1.00 PM - 4.00 PM

NIDA School Holiday Workshops

Need to get the kids out of the house these holidays and into a fun , COVID Safe learning environment! Glen Street Theatre is hosting NIDA Open Workshops these September\October...
Glen Street Theatre, Belrose
Special Events, Family
Tue 29 Sep
10.00 AM - 12.30 PM

Kids on the Coast - Coastal Rangers

Daily short sessions for kids to explore, learn and investigate in our local environment.
Coastal Environment Centre, North Narrabeen
Environment and Sustainability, School Holidays, Council Events, Kids on the Coast School Holiday Program