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Newtown Jets: Beer, Footy and Food festival returns after two-year dry spell

By DANIEL LO SURDO The Beer, Footy and Food Festival returned to Henson Park in Marrickville on Saturday after a two-year dry spell, with the hometown Newtown Jets prevailing over the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles. The festival returned to Henson Park after a two-year absence, with thousands revelling in the rugby league while also enjoying […]

Newtown Festival Coming To Your Backyard

The 2020 iteration of the annual Newtown Festival will need to take on an entirely new look amidst COVID-19 restrictions. This November the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre is calling on Newtown locals, and Sydneysiders alike, to instead celebrate in the safety and comfort of their own backyards. For more than 40 years the second Sunday in […]

Newtown Festival 2019

By Madison Behringer. This Sunday, Newtown Festival returns to Camperdown Memorial Rest Park for its 41st year in a row. Hosted and run by Newtown Neighbourhood Centre (NNC), the Festival is one of their key annual fundraisers. With their key purpose of the Festival being By the People, For the People, Newtown Festival is an […]

Newtown Festival 2017

By Rita Bratovich. The Newtown Festival turns 39 this year and will be as spritely and ostentatious as ever. When it was first established by the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre (NNC) as a fundraiser there were a lot fewer festivals, markets and other events on the Sydney calendar than there are today, yet Newtown Festival has […]

Newtown Festival & Glebe Street Fair: Massive entertainment, wonderful gifts & delicious food

BY JEMMA CLARKE Book out your next two Sundays because festival season has begun! The notorious Newtown Festival is celebrates its 38th year of championing art, music, food and culture this Sunday, and Australia’s longest street fair is being held for its 33rd year in Glebe a week later, offering you an amazing chance to […]


It’s that time of year again when the weather heats up and the Newtown Festival rolls in. Now in its 35th year, the festival is set to be bigger than ever. With local headliners such as Dappled Cities, The Snowdroppers and Tuka and the Basement Big Band, the typical Newtown flavour will be there. “We’ve […]