Arts and Culture

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Sutherland Entertainment Centre Refurbishment

Council has commenced planning for the upgrade of the Sutherland Entertainment Centre. Our vision is to create a vibrant cultural venue which provides all in the community with accessible opportunities to appreciate, practice and actively participate in the performing arts irrespective of age, background or ability

This is a significant project which will be undertaken over a number of years. Keep up to date with the progress, announcements and Frequently Asked Questions on this page. For further information, please contact us on ph: 02 9710 0333.

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This is the Entertainment Centre’s final year of shows before we close for the keenly awaited refurbishment in September 2020.

But before we close the doors we have a jam-packed program of exciting shows including comedy, music, theatre, children shows and film.

Featured musicians in 2020 will include amazing performances fromKate Ceberano and Paul Grabowsky – Tryst, Aria Award winning Anthony Callea and blockbuster musicals Beautiful The Carol King Musical and Priscilla Queen of the Dessert.

Comedy queen Judith Lucy kicks of our year of comedy in March followed by the Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase in May. Watch this space as we continue to bring headlining comedians to the Entertainment Centre later in the year.

2020 Program

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Southern Swell at Hazelhurst

24 November 2019 – 2 February 2020

If you’ve grown up in southern Sydney then chances are you have memories of surfing, surf culture and the way it all shaped that time. Southern Swell is an exhibition that looks at surfing in this part of the world from the 1950s to now. Take a trip down memory lane, or show your family what it was like through a selection of contemporary and historic photographs, films, memorabilia and artworks that highlight key surfers, influential characters, iconic surf breaks, competitions and clubs over the past decades. Don’t miss your chance to see all this, plus a specially curated selection of vintage, retro and recent surfboards. Read more 

Image 1: Bob Weeks Wanda Carpark 1962 (detail), courtesy of the artist.

Image 2 (above): John Veage Dawn patrol 2019, digital photograph


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Enquiries can be directed to Arts & Culture on 97100993 or

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