Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival 2006
Friday 28 April - Sunday 07 May 2006
Various Nightcliff Venues
Seabreeze Day Saturday 6th May from 3.00 pm
A free community event!
Saturday 6th May from 3.00 pm
The main event of the Seabreeze Festival is a progressive community feast of music, visual arts and family events capturing different sites, moods and artistic environments across 2 kilometres of sand. Come and appreciate the beauty of the Nightcliff Foreshore on Seabreeze Day.
9.00 am Natural History Walk with Dr Richard Willan, NT Museum Curator of Marine Biology encompassing a wide range of Top End flora and fauna. Bring a hat, insect repellent and water and meet at the Nightcliff side of the Rapid Creek Footbridge. Numbers limited. Please book on the Festival Hotline 8985 5111. The Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival promotes a free foreshore environment.
3.00 pm Seabreeze Artspace exhibition is located near the jetty. Visual artists are invited to submit paintings, sculptures and photographs by 11.00 am on the day. Prizes include the Nightcliff Lions Club Perpetual Trophy & $500 and the People’s Choice Award. For more info, call Colin on 0429 149 850.
3.30 pm Sand Sculpture Competition – Fun for all the family, bring your spades and imagination. Sculptures judged at 6.00 pm. Nightcliff beach opposite Walker Street. 1st prize $150, 2nd prize $75 & 3rd prize $50
12.00 pm Dragon Boat Racing – come and try with Dragon’s Abreast. Meet at the jetty.
3.00 pm Show us your Street Gear exhibition of cars and motorbikes in the Nightcliff Swimming Pool carpark. Prizes include the People’s Choice award. Vehicle registration 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm.
6.00 pm Drumbeat – Join the fusion of multicultural drums and dance on parade following the Chinese lion from the Nightcliff Swimming Pool to the Main Stage at the Rapid Creek mouth. Bring your own drum to share in this diverse, percussive experience. For more info, call Jenny on 0402 695 028
3.00 pm - 9.00 pm Main
Space Pirates Stage
@ The Beachfront Hotel
The Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival committee would like to thank the following for their support: Corrugated Iron Youth Arts, Nightcliff Lions Club, Toll Group, Darwin City Council Libraries, Jane Aagaard Nightcliff MLA, Spotlight, Essington School, N.T. Music School, Entertainment NT Pty Ltd, Jamitt Productions, Cold Glass NT Pty Ltd
Friday 28th April - MARIA FORDE
Inspiring, passionate songs of life, love and the land from one of Australia's finest voices. Presented by The Top End Folk Club. Bar & food available. No BYO. $12 8.00 pm Book on 8948 2773
Saturday 29th April - GROOVE VARIETY CONCERT
A breezy showcase of local talent including Jigsaw, scribesisterspeaking, Lrah Flanigan, The Bushdoctor, Nira Quinn & so much more $10.00 8.00 pm Book on 89 482 773
Tuesday 2nd May - FILM FOR THOUGHT
A smorgasbord of shorts from local film makers. Free 8.00 pm
Wednesday 3rd May - NT Writers Centre OFF THE PAGE
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