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July 2019 E-News

Three More Nights of Mayhem

The final weekend is upon us here at Bondi Feast and we are cramming as many live shows as we can into three nights of wintery wonder. Don’t miss out! Download the festival app, check out our final weekend planner below and come join the Feast festivities.

If you have already been down to the beach to join us then you’ll know just how cosy and fun-filled Bondi Feast is this year. If you have not been down (and parked your car for free after 7pm) then you have just three more chances to check out the off-beat Kiwi circus, award-winning comedy, sultry cabaret and innovative new theatre works we have on the bill.

 “[The] Bondi Pavilion is transformed into a sanctuary of warmth and fun away from the cold winter nights… it’s the place to be.”
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Talk Around Town

  • You have tonight to check out Cool Pool Party from 11-year old Scarlett Beaumont and Antionette Barboutis, aka “one of our most valuable artists” (Suzy Goes See). It’s an unbelievable show and there is a fantastic write-up on the creative process between Scarlett and Antoinette here.
  • Our beachside, round-the-back, open-air spectacular The Lady or the Tiger is unlike any show we have ever hosted at the festival. Co-Director Mikala Westall explains all here.
  • Hear what Daley King, the artist behind Hold Your Breath (Count To Ten) has to say to Audrey Journal about diving in the deep end and “challeng[ing] art-making stereotypes”.
  • Read what Dazza and Keif have to say about the “new-found power” they experience as Aussie B-Boys. Do not miss these comedy superstars!

Your Closing Weekend Festival Planner


6.30pm: Start the night with Unkiss Me by Caleb Lewis, a free show that combines headphone theatre, a fictional love-affair and Jenga.

7pm: Join Laser Kiwi for an evening of circus skills, stupid sketches, hilarious life hacks and delightful off-beat comedy.

8pm: Grab a jerk chicken burger and loaded fries from our food truck Miss Mabels.

8.15pm: Time for a quick bounce and a shotgun wedding with A Friendly Beast in the Festival Garden.

8.30pm: Bring your clapping hands along for cheesy hosts, live postcards and a bunch of crowd pleasing antics from the cult comedy juggernaut that is Eurowision.


6.30pm: Dust off your karaoke voice for Heavy Lifting, a 90-second extraterrestrial ride like no other.

7.30pm: Book quick-smart for the legendary closing night event 24 Hour Party Playwright – six brand new plays from Matthew Whittet, Mary Rachel Brown, Pippa Ellams, Liz Hobart, Thomas De Angelis and Johanna Williams.

8.30pm: Star of the award-winning, ★★★★★ show Adulting (Bondi Feast 2018), catch Tash York and her full live band in their new show Badass.

9.45pm: We have saved the best ’til last, with only a handful of tickets left for comedy joy-bomb Nikki Britton’s late night stand-up show Once Bitten.

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