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A ‘Taste of Braddon’ 2017

Taste buds will be watering this weekend as In The City Canberra’s inaugural Taste of Braddon and combined Food & Wine Frolic in Haig Park on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November. Event map attached below. A Taste of Braddon is a free, non-ticketed event for everyone to enjoy with dog races and live music. This […]

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The History Boys now showing at the Canberra Theatre

Producers of last year’s critically acclaimed The Normal Heart are back at Canberra Theatre Centre with Alan Bennett’s – The History Boys. A class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by three eccentric teachers as their headmaster pushes them to get accepted into Oxford and Cambridge universities. This is the latest production from Canberra theatre […]

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Springtime Dreamtime alright? Have Your Say

The old adage ‘good things come in small packages’ couldn’t be truer than in the case a proposed micro park planned for Canberra city’s Garema Place. The ACT Government initiative designed to make city spaces more inviting will see a collection of colourful, transportable (if not musical) features added to the city’s streets. While the […]

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Canberra’s pedestrian malls – the glue of the city

Canberra’s CBD is evolving, with surrounding areas like Braddon, New Acton and the ANU campus have having all undergone significant renewal in recent years, having a positive impact on local business through increased foot traffic. With ongoing efforts to revitalise Canberra’s CBD this has not only enhanced the aesthetics of Canberra’s CBD but developed the community’s […]

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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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Supporting the power of humanity

This week we celebrate National Op Shop Week, which runs right around the country from 27 August to 2 September. This is the sixth year the event has been held to boost the works of Australian Red Cross, St. Vincent De Paul Society and The Salvation Army, to name a few. This year’s charity op […]

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Flashback Friday: TILT Busking Festival in the City

In the City Canberra’s (ITCC’s) Tilt festival – an initiative to find the nation’s best buskers – first ran in the CBD from 12-15 December 2007 across Hobart Place, City Walk, Ainslie Avenue, Petrie Plaza and Garema Place. The event was divided into two ‘Walk-By Acts’ and ‘Circle Shows’, so as to showcase two distinct […]

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Crystal rain lights hung high to sparkle the City

Garema Place has been transformed as on-lookers are treated to a unique instalment of crystal rain lights, which currently hang high in the trees. In The City Canberra enjoy ‘beautify-ing’ the City, and with Garema Place as a focal point to the CBD, they have done just that by installing these decorative lights. You can […]

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Northbourne Plaza proposal

Plans have now been lodged to create a temporary plaza in preparation for stage 2 light rail. Located between the Sydney and Melbourne buildings the ‘Northbourne Plaza’, as it will be known, is expected to “rejuvenate” a “neglected” part of the CBD. Members of the public have until Friday 8 September to comment on this […]

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