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Flashback Friday: Shining a light on Canberra’s heart

Lighting our city centre to make pedestrians feel safe, keep crime rates down and provide interest and focal points can shape urban life after dark. The programmed lanterns in Lonsdale Street trees, the glorious fairy lights in Ainslie Place linking the theatre to the Canberra Centre and the coral-like lights on London Circuit nearby the […]

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Flashback Friday: Canberra city blooms

Spring is in the air. Floriade is only a few weeks away and in-tune with Canberra’s principal event, we look back on the CBD hanging flower baskets. The In The City Canberra (ITCC) initiative began in 2008 and complemented Christmas and the summer entertainment program. For eight years, hanging baskets were installed on light poles […]

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ACT’s City Renewal Authority in good hands

Malcolm Snow is a long-term friend of In The City Canberra, having formally met with our Board of Directors several times and crossed paths on multiple occasions at workshops, forums and other gatherings discussing the future shaping of our city centre befitting of a world class national capital. He was a significant driver of the […]

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Flashback Friday: Tocumwal Lane Street Art Party

In March 2015, the Tocumwal Street Party brought art, music, food, culture and life to a lane just off Bunda Street in Canberra’s CBD. The event, an initiative of In The City Canberra (ITCC), hoped to raise awareness around differences between illegal, vandalism graffiti, and approved, urban art, so as to combat escalating public cleaning […]

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CBD events make good business sense

What do curry and ice have in common? Aside from polar opposites on the heat scale, not much, but from an events perspective that’s another story! As in previous years, Canberra’s CBD was abuzz with local and visiting community interest during the months of June-July, as crowds flocked to attend In The City Canberra’s (ITCC’s) […]

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2017 Skating at Garema Place wrap-up

The fantastic 2017 Skating at Garema place has wrapped up. The annual winter event sees a pop-up rink installed in the center of Canberra, where many professional skaters show off their talents including Kody-Leigh. Since 2011, In The City Canberra (ITCC) has sponsored the open-air ice rink inspiring all Canberrans to either meet after work, […]

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Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day

It’s that time of the year again. Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we can’t wait to spoil our Mums this year. There are so many fantastic options for every kind of Mum in and around the City. Check out our list below to get some inspiration on how you can spoil Mum […]

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Spotlight on Business: Canberra Theatre Centre

Bruce Carmichael has been the director of the Canberra Theatre Centre for over a decade. Canberra Theatre Centre is Canberra’s premier performing arts venue, providing world-class performing arts and entertainment to the people of Canberra and surrounding regions. “Back when the Canberra Theatre Centre was first opened in 1965 there was no Canberra Centre – […]

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