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.

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

Tue 1 Jan
Tue 31 Dec

Manly Art Gallery & Museum ceramics gallery installation © the artists and Karen Watson Photography

In the Storeroom - MAG&M’s Ceramics Collection

View 'behind the scenes' ceramics collection which currently comprises over 390 works dating back to the 1970s.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture
Fri 26 Jul
Sun 20 Oct

Image detail: Stu Spence, Come on, take my hand, 2008

Stu Spence: Unclear, Becoming Clearer

Stu Spence’s photographs are oblique observations of fleeting moments. Ambiguous in meaning, they wait for interpretation and narrative. He is a photographic artist not afraid of...
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Fri 9 Aug
Fri 27 Sep

PCYC Hip Hop Dance & Culture

PCYC Northern Beaches in combination with DanceKool are bringing you a new exciting hip hop class.
PCYC Northern Beaches, Dee Why
Children, Music and Dance, Sport and Recreation
Wed 4 Sep
Sun 6 Oct

Image detail: Midori Furze, Belonging

Belonging - A Group Art Exhibition

Art & Soul Collective (A&SC) group exhibition brings together the diverse works of local artists who explore the theme of ‘belonging’.
Art & Soul Collective Gallery, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Fri 6 Sep
Sun 29 Sep

Manly Arts Festival

This year we’re coming together to celebrate 26 years of this community-based arts festival in the fields of the visual, musical, literary and performing arts. Our region will be...
Art and Culture, Council Events
Fri 6 Sep
Sun 20 Oct

Image detail: Mick Glasheen, Ceremonial Site at Dawn

Mick Glasheen - Garigal Country: Drawing on the Land

Mick Glasheen has been a pioneering force in the fields of experimental film and interactive media. For the past twenty-five years, living on the Northern Beaches, he has been...
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Fri 6 Sep
Sun 29 Sep

The Papered House: Joanne Neville

Paper artist Jo Neville’s interpretive curation of the cottage, The Papered House is an immersive installation set within a deserted former quarantine staff residence at Q Station.
Q Station Staff Cottage, Manly
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, Hear
Fri 6 Sep
Sun 20 Oct

Image detail: Wendy Sharpe, Autumn Night, Manly, oil on canvas, 30 x 30cm

Wendy Sharpe: Wanderlust

Specially curated for MAG&M by the artist, this new iteration of Wendy Sharpe’s travelling exhibition, Wanderlust, evokes experiences of the artist’s world travels, and...
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events, Arts Festival, See
Fri 6 Sep
Sun 29 Sep

Between the Trees, Rachel Carroll

Between the Trees

An exhibition of paintings by Rachel Carroll from here to sunset, often between the trees shows a painted journey through rural New South Wales.
Hamptons House, Fairlight
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See
Thu 12 Sep
Wed 2 Oct

Leonie Barton

Manly - By Perspective

Three week solo exhibition displaying a continuation of Leonie Barton’s photography of ephemeral art installations created in Manly and its surrounds.
Sydney Road Gallery, Seaforth
Art and Culture, Arts Festival, See