Head over heels for Hi-5
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Twenty-year-old Tuggeranong girl Jess Gowing is head over heels about her upcoming tour with Australian super group Hi-5. It’s the second time Gowing will tour with the award winning children’s entertainment group and it’s somewhat of a dream-come-true for the talented youngster. But in the meantime, Jess says she’ll focus on sharing her enthusiasm and love of dance with Fresh...
School Holiday Fun in Gungahlin July 2017
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These school holidays we have compiled a list of things to see, do and treat your kiddies with in Gungahlin. Marketplace Gungahlin is hosting free school holidays over the two weeks. Jumpin Kids will be performing LIVE at Marketplace Gungahlin July 3 to July 7, presenting their new show: " ON YOUR MARK, GET SET ... JUMPIN! " There will...
Hop into 3D Easter Experience at Marketplace
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A brand new 3D experience is coming to Marketplace Gungahlin this Easter, with Hoppy the Easter Bunny to star in the centre’s first augmented reality (AR) campaign. From 1 – 23 April, 2017, shoppers can bring Hoppy to life throughout the centre by downloading the free “Hoppy Days” app and taking a photo with the bunny himself to capture the...
Mr and Mrs Claus arrive in Gungahlin for Christmas
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Today Mr and Mrs Claus made a brief appearance for the opening of Kmart Gungahlin and other new speciality stores in Marketplace Gungahlin. We can confirm that Mr and Mrs Claus will be available for the children of Gungahlin to visit and put in their Christmas wishes at Marketplace Gungahlin from November 26th until Christmas Eve. Free photos with Mr...
The Slip Lane Love. Loss. Gungahlin
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Canberra’s newest suburbs are the setting for a supernatural new play, The Slip Lane, by Canberra’s contemporary theatre company, Aspen Island Theatre Company. The Slip Lane is a funny relationship drama and satire that offers a critique of modern Australia looked at through the prism of Gungahlin. The story of The Slip Lane centres on Matthew and Missy, two outsiders...
You better catch Catch Me If You Can the musical!
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Last night was the opening night for Dramatic Productions Catch Me If You Can the musical at the Gungahlin College Theatre and a group of us went along to check it out. Our recommendation is you better catch it before it finishes on 11th June! Our night started with drinks and dinner at Siren Bar & Restaurant for the whole...
National Folk Festival returns to Canberra
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The 50th annual National Folk Festival will return to Exhibition Park in Canberra this Easter long weekend. Artists and audiences from around the globe will come together in Canberra between 24 – 28 March to participate in the Festival. Major events like the National Folk Festival provide a significant boost to the local economy. They support our retail and hospitality...
Could you win the the Great Australian Bake Off?
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How great would it be to see someone from Gungahlin on The Great Australian Bake Off and maybe even win it?! The Great Australian Bake Off is back and they are looking for the next batch of Australia's best home bakers to take part in the new series! Are you passionate about pastry? Does your sponge rise to the challenge?...
New Gungahlin Theatre Company bursts into Canberra Awards
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Dramatic Productions is Gungahlin's first local theatre company and it's highly acclaimed production of Into the Woods has been nominated for a staggering 11 awards in the Canberra Area Theatre Award for 2015. The company's director, Richard Block said "We are absolutely thrilled with the recognition from the CAT (Canberra Area Theatre) awards for our first major production. Having the...
Six of the best local swimming spots
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With a very hot weekend ahead, the ACT Government shared with us six of Canberra’s best swimming spots to cool off. “One of the great things many people don’t realise about Canberra is that we have a range of beautiful swimming spots. The Murrumbidgee River Corridor possesses a number of hidden treasures including Uriarra Crossing, Casuarina Sands, Kambah Pool, Pine...
Into Gungahlin to Go Into The Woods
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On Friday night we went along to the opening night of Dramatic Productions Stephen Sondheim's classical musical - Into the Woods. The production was held in the Gungahlin College Theatre and as this was opening night this was a black-tie affair. It was great to see many familiar faces dressed up for the event, the first of it's kind held...
Gungahlin College Theatre Ensemble is proud to present ‘Frankenstein’
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Gungahlin College Theatre Ensemble is proud to present ‘Frankenstein’ By Mary Shelley, an adaptation by the drama students in the ensemble class. Following our highly successful performance of ‘Fame’ in 2014, we proudly present Frankenstein, a classic tale of gothic horror. As the newest College in the ACT Public Education system we continue to challenge students in the performing arts....
Skyfire 2015 filmed by Overall Photography Australia Extended Footage
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The shores of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra was the best place to be on the 14th of March, 2015 for FM 104.7's SKYFIRE 2015. Skyfire is Canberra's largest fireworks display which is held each year with up to 130,000 people in attendance. This display lights up Canberra's sky in the most majestic location. Overall Photography (a Canberra based Unmanned...
Skyfire 2015 filmed by Overall Photography Australia
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FM 104.7's Skyfire 2015 was held on the 14th of March at Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australia. Overall Photography (UAV Operators) were requested to attend and film the display from their UAV's (Drones). This was the first Fireworks display filmed in Canberra from a UAV, by a Certified Operator. This video is a preview of the operation. A larger video...
FREE School Holiday Fun Everyday!
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FREE School Holiday Fun Everyday at The Marketplace. From Monday the 19th January to Thursday 29th January The Marketplace is hosting free school holiday fun in the Big Building. Join in on a different activity each day between 10am and 1pm.
Antonio Carluccio to visit Capital Region Farmers Market this Saturday
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The Capital Region Farmers Market will this weekend welcome a very special visitor, international celebrity chef Antonio Carluccio, at the market this coming Saturday 26 July. Antonio will tour the Market, do a book signing and take part in a cooking demonstration with Andrew Barr MLA from 8.30-10.30am. Mr Carluccio is in town in July as the patron of The...
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