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The Canberra Comedy Festival Unveils Spectacular 2018 Line-Up!

Now an annual tradition of the Canberra events calendar, the Canberra Comedy Festival returns in spectacular fashion from March 19 – 25, 2018 and has announced the full line-up of shows today. The Flagship festival event, The Opening Night Gala will return on Tuesday 20 March 2018. Canberra will also host a huge contingent of international […]

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Flashback Friday: Braddon Street Art

Nothing spells new life on an old wall like a lick of paint. This couldn’t be more true than in the case of a few Braddon traders whose formerly grimy alley-facing walls were given a little lift back in late 2016, thanks to In The City Canberra’s (ITCC) investment in street art and collective talent […]

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Flashback Friday: Lonsdale Street Lights

Approximately one year ago, Braddon’s main drag received a vibrant facelift in the form of coloured lighting within the trees of Lonsdale Street. The cheerful inclusions added a whole new level of excitement and appeal for those visiting traders in the popular Braddon precinct. Commissioned by In the City Canberra, the lights have helped Canberrans […]

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Flashback Friday: Backyard Experiment

Last year’s #BackyardExperiment hit the mark, and the next generation of temporary colour and activity is now in Garema. Canberrans and visitors can check-out the yellow and white striped pop-up called Grounds of Garema, the timber tables and umbrellas known as #picmixCBR, and the celebratory ‘LOVE’ rainbow paint on the pavement. During the #BackyardExperiment in […]

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A Taste of Braddon – and it was delicious!

There were pugs, poodles, dachshunds, goats and good times had by all over the weekend at In The City Canberra’s inaugural A Taste of Braddon, and associated District Food and Wine Frolic in Braddon’s Haig Park. Despite the occasional downpour, spirits rallied amongst those attending the event over Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November, with […]

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ITCC transitions…

After ten years of servicing Canberra’s CBD in so many ways, In The City Canberra (ITCC) will close its doors for the final time on 31 December 2017, handing the reins to the new custodians of Canberra’s CBD, the City Renewal Authority (CRA). A handover process is already underway, with many notable projects and programs […]

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Flashback Friday: Grants In The City

Active streets and shops attract more people. That’s why In The City Canberra (ITCC) have encouraged and promoted creativity with generous grants of money to creatives and entrepreneurs. Some of the results include vibrant laneways, connection to places, and start-up businesses realising their dreams. Last year, our Grants In The City program supported around 30 […]

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Christmas every weekend!

Good News! The City is Christmassy every December weekend before the big day! In 2017 the ACT Government has directly commissioned the consultant we employed in 2016 and signed up the charity Red Nose. We had enthusiastically partnered with Red Nose in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and provided $75,000 to help break Guinness World ™ […]

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Flashback Friday: Christmas in the City

This year’s Christmas celebrations will be the final In The City Canberra event. After a decade of delivering and sponsoring events, we reckon we know what you want and on behalf of the levy payers who fund us, we know how to do it without breaking the bank. You like great local food and wine, […]

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Canberra Centre to re-open Monaro Mall tomorrow

Canberra’s oldest mall, the Monaro Mall, will re-open to the public tomorrow having undergone a facelift that unlocks an array of fresh franchises to Canberrans. A show of confidence in the Canberra market is the reason behind the launch of the Canberra Centre’s newest upgrade, proven by the much-anticipated arrival of multinational fashion retailer H&M […]

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