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Bidwill Square
Saturday 22 January 2022, 2.30 – 9.30 pm
Free admission

The FUNPARK Coalition and The Festival of Place in association with Sydney Festival present FUNPARK 2022.

Enjoy FREE local performances, film screenings and activities as FUNPARK returns for another jam-packed festival on 22 January.

Now in its eighth year, the FUNPARK Coalition invites you to come and experience local stories, talent and unique community connections.

Presented on site at Bidwill Square FUNPARK 2022 features:

  • First Nations Welcome and Smoking by local Elders, Uncle Wes Marne and Uncle Greg Simms.
  • Elders Room – A space to have a chat and share a cup of tea with local Aboriginal Elders.
  • Performances by BARKAA, Clarissa Mei, The Pioneers and many more.
  • Films at the Underpass- a screening program in collaboration with Blacktown Arts and curated by Vonne Patiag. Visit this link for short film submissions for the festival.
  • Workshops with Dauntless Movement Crew and Hoop Empire.

0 – 5 play area, creative workshops, interactive art installations, food and market stalls, drumming, fire dancing and much more!

FUNPARK also features three packed days of warm ups events from 19 – 22 January, including workshops and screening nights.

For the full festival program, visit www.funpark.org.au

FUNPARK is a sustained arts engagement project presented in and for the Mt Druitt community. Since its premiere in 2014 Sydney Festival, FUNPARK has developed into a sustained collective impact project – led by a coalition of five acclaimed companies. FUNPARK 2022 will highlight the narratives of Mt Druitt youth and its residents through unique and critical expression of Australian culture.

FUNPARK Coalition: PYT Fairfield, CuriousWorks, Blacktown Arts, Learning Ground, and Bidwill Uniting

FUNPARK is proudly supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts and the NSW Government through Create NSW, Multicultural NSW and the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.

FUNPARK poster design by Huy Nguyen.
Images by Heidrun Löhr.