Category: Entertainment

Ross Wilson. Musician and singer Daddy Cool.

Festival ’24 headliners named

A list of iconic performers who appeared at the Sunbury Rock Festivals in the seventies have been booked to appear at a commemorative event in April…

Sunbury Pop festival 1973

Get ready to rock!

The vibe of Sunbury’s iconic 1970’s rock concerts is set to take over The Nook in April when Hume City Council put on an open air pop concert...

Ball Court Hotel beer garden, Macedon Street, Sunbury.

The big reveal – Ball Court Hotel

Following a $3.8m renovation the Ball Court Hotel in Macedon St is now fully open. Jess McNab, the venue’s manager, says its new beer garden is “Sunbury’s largest”,...

Prog-rock band ‘Kush’ perform to a packed audience at Sunbury ’74.  Photo / Peter Evans.

Where were you in ’74?

On the 50th anniversary of the 1974 Sunbury Rock Festival, Peter Evans remembers the day, who played, and why a restless crowd told Queen to go home… ‘Sunbury’...

SunFest.

SunFest stall holders wanted

Organisers of SunFest 2024 are calling for stallholders of all kinds to sign-up and join the event which is set to attract thousands of people. The two-day show...

A BMX rider at the Sunbury BMX Club.

BMX club is riding high

Sunbury’s popular BMX club is being transformed with a new starting gate for riders, sections of its track are to be upgraded with hard surfaces, and floodlights are on their way to give the venue longer opening hours during winter.

Sunbury village fair for children

Video – Children’s fun day

Sunday’s weather was perfect for the children’s fun day on Sunbury’s village green. Dozens of stalls offered children the chance to pet animals, have their faces painted, and many got to meet Santa before he gets really busy…It was a great day for the whole family.

Erina Reddan with her new book Deep in the Forest

Cults, power, and secrets explored by Sunbury author

Sunbury author and journalist Erina Reddan (pictured) has released her latest book, Deep in the Forest. Reddan, a member of one of the oldest families in the district...

StreetLife festival Sunbury

StreetLife Festival – cancelled

The much-anticipated Sunbury StreetLife Festival, due to take place on Sunday 26 November, has been cancelled for the second time this year. It was originally to be held...

A cow in a pen with its owner at the Sunbury Show

Sunbury Show receives cash boost

Sunbury Agricultural Society is $5,000 better off having been awarded the cash in the latest round of Great Western Water’s (GWW) annual Thriving Communities Grants and Sponsorship Program....

DJ with a disco mix deck

Blue Light kids disco – date announced

The next Blue Light Disco in Sunbury is to be held on Friday 28 July at the Memorial Hall. Run by police and community volunteers, the two-hour disco...

Appetite for Art

A group exhibition showcasing the creativity and talents of the Sunbury Art Society is to launch on Thursday 29 June (6-8pm) at the Hume Global Learning Centre, 44...

Sunbury indoor market

The next Sunbury Market at the indoor sports centre, 69 Vineyard Rd, will be held Sunday 2 July. The market features a variety of stall holders offering products...

Appetite for art

Members of the Sunbury Art Society will be exhibiting their work at the Sunbury Hume Global Learning Centre, Macedon Street, on Thursday 22 June. Titled Appetite for Art, the...