Arts, Events and Culture calendar 2019-2020

The City is currently planning the annual arts, events and culture program, running from November 2019 to April 2020. 

Throughout the season, the City will celebrate the community and our spaces through unique events, temporary public art and an array of cultural activities. The program will feature the City’s iconic Australia Day celebrations on 26 January 2020, the City’s annual community concert, South Perth Sounds and returning in 2020 is the Hello Manning community festival held in March.

Other key events will include a concert for seniors, children’s theatre and the return of ‘Find Me’ activities popping up across the City. 

Call for Expressions of Interest

The City is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI’s) from event organisers, community groups, businesses, performing and visual artists to be a part of the City’s arts and events season. This is a great opportunity to connect with the community, showcase your talent or organisation and align yourself with a reputable local government authority. If you are planning an event, activity or activation held within the City of South Perth which are similar to the below examples, the City encourages you to apply. 

Examples of what types of events and activities we are looking for are listed below;

  • Free or low cost community events (markets, fetes, concerts etc)
  • Low cost workshops, tours, seminars, talks or exhibitions 
  • Anniversary or celebrations events (open to the community to attend)
  • Activations or open days (open to the community to attend)
  • Live musical performance, live theatre, comedy shows etc (established events)
  • Involvement in Fringe World Perth Festival 2020
  • Other types of creative projects 

The City will only consider events or activities which are already in the planning or have been planned and that meet the selection criteria. 

Timeline

November 2019-January 2020 events, activities or activations

Expressions of interest for events and activities held within the period of November 2019–January 2020 will open on 2 August 2019 and close 4pm, Thursday 5 September 2019.

To submit an Expressions of Interest, complete the Nov-Jan 2020 Expression of Interest online form

February-April 2020 events, activities or activations

Expressions of interest for events and activities held within the period of February–April 2020 will open on 2 August 2019 and close 4pm, Thursday 24 October 2019.

To submit an Expressions of Interest, complete the Feb-Apr 2020 Expression of Interest online form

We encourage you to call us to discuss your ideas! The City may be able to assist and can offer advice on the planning of your event or activity. Contact our Cultural Development Team on 9474 0777 or email events@southperth.wa.gov.au.

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