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Thank you to our volunteers for 2018

As the year comes to a close, and as this is our last issue for 2018, it is time to say

THANK YOU to the South Sydney Herald’s wonderful volunteers. Although you are too many to name individually, you know who you are and you know how important your enthusiasm and time is to us. Best wishes to you all for a peaceful and happy Christmas and a safe and happy 2019.

 

Nick Cave’s Until at Carriageworks until March 31

American artist Nick Cave has brought his huge installation of 16,000 wind spinners, 24 chandeliers, 10 miles of crystals, thousands of ceramic birds and one crocodile to Carriageworks for the summer as part of the Sydney Festival program. This is a free event.

 

Write for Rights: Letters for the Brave

Saturday December 8, 11am-12pm at Carriageworks

This collaboration between Amnesty International Australia and Carriageworks celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.

Every year people from 200 countries write letters in support of people who have suffered terrible human rights abuses. In conjunction with Nick Cave’s Until, Amnesty asks visitors to put pen to paper to help change lives. Your letters will form part of the exhibition before being sent on to their destination. This will be a unique experience but as spaces are limited booking is essential on https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/write-for-rights-2018-letters-for-the-brave-registration-52331732621.

 

Sydney Festival January 9-27

This year’s festival will have its usual menu of art, theatre, music, cabaret and free events for adults and children.

 

Trees, lights and choirs in the city

Martin Place

There will be choirs every night from 6pm to 8pm in Martin Place, as well as the magnificent tree.

Pitt Street Mall

The mall will be a canopy of light with choirs on Thursday nights and at weekends.

The Strand Arcade and World Square will also have beautiful lights to awe everyone.

Christmas Lights After Dinner Walking Tour

Organised by the City of Sydney this is a walking tour for seniors on December 11 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. To book and for more details contact www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au or phone: 9244 3696.

 

A shout out to Rod Haslam – thank you for taking papers to Surry Hills! And to John Lanzky – great to hear you’re out of hospital and making a good recovery (staff at the Sydney Eye Hospital are wonderful – love from the SSH to you all!).

 

Seasons Greetings to all our readers, advertisers and supporters for a very happy, safe and healthy holiday and for the New Year.

 

 

Until next time,

Pat Clarke

distro@ssh.com.au

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