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Get the locals’ tips on what to see, where to eat and ideas for making the most out of Wollongong.

Luka Lesson & The Medics’ Kahl Wallis Live In Wollongong

Australian slam poet champion and hip-hop artist, Luka Lesson and The Medics' lead singer, Kahl Wallis will be playing live in Wollongong this Thursday, 12 October at Jane's Bar. Fresh from dual appearances at this year's Splendour in the Grass, Luka and Kahl are amped to bring the Living Artefact Tour to Wollongong with their newly released powerful new song called Living Artefact. Living Artefact has been received v...

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School Holiday Fun in Wollongong

The kids have been counting down the days until the Spring School Holidays and 'HAVING FUN!' is high on the priority list. We have taken the stress out of finding the 'FUN' with these awesome school holiday events right here in Wollongong. These events are popular for a reason, the kids love them! For that reason, we highly recommend booking early to avoid 'sulky, bored kids' during the holidays. Early Start Discover...

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Budget Friendly Fun for the School Holidays

Who doesn't love budget friendly fun for the school holidays that won't break the bank? We all do right! You'll want to keep this one on the fridge as it will be your 'go-to-list' for creative fun activties to keep young energectic minds busy on a budget. This blog was kindly written by local mum of two and co-founder of GOYOkids Nancy Lawford-Miles . Take it away Nancy! School holidays are a time to sit back, rela...

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Women Like Us | Wollongong Comedy

With 50 sold out shows to their credit, you can't afford to miss comedy geniuses Ellen Briggs and Mandy Nolan in Women Like Us when they come to Wollongong Comedy for two nights only! Armed with a repertoire chock full of Mum jokes, Mullumbimby hippy digs and witty, intelligent tales about waxing, trying on clothes and having to deal with snooty shop assistants, (and that’s just the tip of the iceberg) their humour i...

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WomanGong Comedy | Get to Know the Comedians

Hot on the heels of a sold out show celebrating International Women's Day, the hilarious girls from WomanGong Comedy return for 3 HUGE nights of laughs as part of the Anywhere Theatre Festival from 24 - 26 August 2017. Tearing down the comedic walls with their individual signature styles, Shane Ladymoon (Wollongong Comedy), Kerrie Moynihan, Malika and Alice Henchion filled us in on what to expect from this 'all woman' gr...

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The Animals Live in Wollongong | Centro CBD

Iconic rhythm, blues and rock band, The Animals, are heading to Wollongong with their legendary lyrics for a live gig at Centro CBD on Thursday, 18 May 2017. With music as relevant today as it was in the 1960's, The Animals have provided anthems for generations with hit songs such as 'We Gotta Get Out of This Place', 'The House of the Rising Sun', 'It's My Life' and 'Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood'. Formed in 1962 and ...

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Stonegrill at The Builders Club

Stonegrill at The Builders Club is Wollongong's hidden gem. This is dining with a twist and you won’t find anything else like it in Wollongong. Whether you choose the alfresco dining by day or dining under the stars by night (weather permitting) Stonegrill is a must add to your eatery hot list. It's the perfect location for a cheeky work lunch to treat your staff or a group of special people in your life. Provid...

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Kitchen Table for Six at Lagoon Seafood Restaurant

Have you discovered that one restaurant experience that sets the bar above all others? I most definitely have and the good news is, it’s right here in Wollongong! Let me introduce you to The Kitchen Table for 6 at The Lagoon Seafood Restaurant. As the locals will tell you, The Lagoon is a bit of an institution in the Illawarra. Diners have travelled far and wide just for the Lagoon experience. I would go so far...

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What’s On for Halloween in the Gong

Get your freak on this Halloween with a load of fun events around Wollongong for young and old! It's not all just 'trick or treats'! Spooky Fun for the Kids Your little ghosts and goblins will love some scare-free activities. Halloween Disco Thirroul Bowling, Leagues and Recreation Club When: 27 October 2017 Time:  5.30pm - 7.30pm Ghost Train Illawarra Light Railway Museum When: 28 October 2017 Time: 4.00pm...

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Dead Hands Dig Deep | Wollongong Fringe Festival

Dead Hands Dip Deep is the stuff that urban legends are made of but for the fact that this urban legend is a living breathing being, now living in seclusion. Austinmer filmmaker Jai Love was introduced to Edwin Borsheim, the lead singer of South California's 90s death rock band Kettle Cadaversome, by a mutual friend. Borsheim was notorious for his brutal and often outrageous onstage antics 20 years ago before falling ...

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Lah-Lah Returns Home to Wollongong

Get ready to groove with the whole family because 'Lah-Lah and her Big Live Band' are heading to Wollongong! Lah-Lah's ’Having Fun!’ Tour will hit the stage at Univerity Hall (University of Wollongong) on  Saturday September 16 at 10:30am. The leader of the Stripey Sock Club, Lah-Lah will be joined by her band mates Buzz the Bandleader, Mister Saxophone, Squeezy Sneezy, Tom Tom and of course Lola the Dancing Double Ba...

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