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Youth Week Festival Program Comes Alive in Waverley LGA – April 20-30

Emmanuel Asante

Connect. Participate. Celebrate!

Waverley Council celebrates Youth Week in partnership with WAYS Youth & Family, Woollahra Council, and NSW Department of Communities and Justice.

Youth Week is an opportunity for younger community members to express ideas, diversity and views, create and enjoy activities, and celebrate talents and contributions to community.

Waves Music Festival

Bondi Park comes to life with the sounds of young, local bands, DJs and acoustic performers. Enjoy the festival vibe with games and activity stalls, photo booth, face painting, food, and skate competition (with fab prizes) at this all ages, drug and alcohol-free event.

When: Sunday, 30 April, 11am-5pm

Where: Dolphin Court Amphitheatre, Bondi Park, Bondi Beach

Cost: FREE

Live Mural Workshop

Extraordinary emerging artist Emmanuel Asante invites young people aged 12-25 years to embark on a creative journey into colour, imagination and image-making in this live mural event exploring the Youth Week theme ‘Connect, Participate, Celebrate!’

When: Sunday, 30 April, 11:30am-4:30pm

Where: WAVES Music Festival, Bondi Park, Bondi Beach

Cost: FREE

Bowl + Street Skate Coaching at Bondi Skate Park

Learn from the best at Bondi Skate Park for coaching sessions with sponsored riders Ryan Helm and Lenard Tejada. Workshops are suitable for intermediate and advanced riders. Learn to skate the bowl or street skating/ flow park.

Practice and build your skills with the professionals in preparation for the Skate Comp at Bondi Skate Park on Sunday, 30 April 30 (details forthcoming!). Open to people aged 12-24 years old.

When: Saturday 22 April. Two sessions: 3pm-4pm or 4pm-5pm

Where: Bondi Skate Park, Bondi Beach

Cost: $20*  Click here for tix.

*Please contact 9083 8936 if cost is a barrier.

Bowl and Street Skate Coaching

Clothes Swap

This Youth Week, swap your pre-loved clothes, update your wardrobe, and save money and the planet. Open to people aged 12-24 years old.

When: Sunday 30 April, 12pm-1pm or 3pm-4pm. Clothes drop-off times: 10am-11am (first swap) and 1pm-2pm (second swap)

Where: WAVES Music Festival, Bondi Pavilion Courtyard, Bondi Beach

Cost: FREE – bookings are essential. Click here to register.

Bondi Beats Pop-Up @ Youth Week 2023 [accordion 4]

Bondi Beats’ music workshop and mentorship programme is hosting a one-off dedicated pop-up at this year’s Youth Week event!

Focusing on contemporary music performance, you’ll get the chance to expand your knowledge in the fields of DJing and MCing, get ‘hands on’ with the equipment, and receive professional guidance from established artists.

Held as a free community platform at the Bondi Pavilion in the Music Studios, the dedicated session will run 2-4pm on Sunday, 30 April. Limited spaces – register now!

When: Sunday, 30 April, 2-4pm

Where: Music Studio 1, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach (during WAVES Music Festival)

Cost: FREE. Limited places! Reserve your place here

Bondi Beats Pop-Up