Kings Cross Arts & Cultural Festival Inc.


Shaping the Cross

Three monthly talks by local experts on the heritage of Kings Cross.

  • Transformation and Optimism: Apartment Development of the Interwar Period in Kings Cross, Potts Point and Elizabeth Bay
  • The Minerva-Metro Theatre: Icon of the Cross
  • Sulman’s Vision: Shaping Federation Sydney

When: 3rd July, 7th August and 4 September 2018.
Where: The Cross Arts Project, 8 Llankelly Place, Potts Point.
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2018 Kings Cross Dog Show
The Show took place on 17 March and was a great success.About 300 people attended and there were lots of smiles in evidence. Our MC Ru Bella provided a wonderful performance and as a bonus sang with Dorreen Manganini.z
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Candles in the Cross
This community event on 25 February 2018 commemorated the first Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras which ended in a riot on Darlinghurst Road in 1978. After a screening of the telemovie, RIOT, attendees proceeded to the Potts Point Post Office near the El Alamein Fountain and lit 53 candles, one for each of the brave people who spent a cold winter’s night in the Darlinghurst clink.
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Historians Gavin Harris and John Witte demolish many of the myths that exist relating to Sydney’s first Mardi Gras 40 years ago.
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