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Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival 2006

Friday 28 April - Sunday 07 May 2006

Various Nightcliff Venues

Seabreeze Day Saturday 6th May from 3.00 pm

A free community event!

Seabreeze Day

- Main Stage


- Sunset Theatre Stage


- Seabreeze Stage


- Space Pirates Stage @ The Beachfront Hotel



The Groove Café

Nightcliff Markets

Free Children’s Entertainment

Nightcliff Sports & Social Club Open Day

Ballistic @ The Planet


Seabreeze Day

Saturday 6th May from 3.00 pm

The main event of the Seabreeze Festival is a progressive community feast of music, visual arts and family events capturing different sites, moods and artistic environments across 2 kilometres of sand. Come and appreciate the beauty of the Nightcliff Foreshore on Seabreeze Day.

9.00 am Natural History Walk with Dr Richard Willan, NT Museum Curator of Marine Biology encompassing a wide range of Top End flora and fauna. Bring a hat, insect repellent and water and meet at the Nightcliff side of the Rapid Creek Footbridge. Numbers limited. Please book on the Festival Hotline 8985 5111. The Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival promotes a free foreshore environment.

3.00 pm Seabreeze Artspace exhibition is located near the jetty. Visual artists are invited to submit paintings, sculptures and photographs by 11.00 am on the day. Prizes include the Nightcliff Lions Club Perpetual Trophy & $500 and the People’s Choice Award. For more info, call Colin on 0429 149 850.

3.30 pm Sand Sculpture Competition – Fun for all the family, bring your spades and imagination. Sculptures judged at 6.00 pm. Nightcliff beach opposite Walker Street. 1st prize $150, 2nd prize $75 & 3rd prize $50

12.00 pm Dragon Boat Racing – come and try with Dragon’s Abreast. Meet at the jetty.

3.00 pm Show us your Street Gear exhibition of cars and motorbikes in the Nightcliff Swimming Pool carpark. Prizes include the People’s Choice award. Vehicle registration 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm.

6.00 pm Drumbeat – Join the fusion of multicultural drums and dance on parade following the Chinese lion from the Nightcliff Swimming Pool to the Main Stage at the Rapid Creek mouth. Bring your own drum to share in this diverse, percussive experience. For more info, call Jenny on 0402 695 028

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3.00 pm - 9.00 pm Main Stage
3.00 pm Essington School
4.00 pm Northern Territory Music School Staff and Students Band
4.30 pm Combined Schools Wind Symphonic Orchestra
5.00 pm Emil presents the Hula Hoop Show
5.00 pm Bubbles the Clown
5.30 pm Darwin City Brass Band
6.30 pm Drumbeat – live percussion spectacular
7.00 pm Lilla & the Nightcliff Five
8.00 pm NEO
9.00 pm The Stocktons

3.00 pm - 6.00 pm Sunset Theatre Stage
3.00 pm Vladimir and the Box
3.15 pm The Carers
4.00 pm Vladimir and the Box
4.15 pm Pirates of the Arafura Sea
5.00 pm Vladimir and the Box
5.15 pm Writers Block
6.00 pm Fashion Parade

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3.00 pm - 7.00 pm Seabreeze Stage
3.00 pm Rubber Hips Guitar Quartet
3.30 pm I-Moves contemporary dance
4.00 pm Worldfly
4.30 pm Schools/multicultural dance
5.00 pm Sunset Strings
5.30 pm Corrugated Iron Youth Dance Hit
6.00 pm Chutzpah
6.30 pm "Old Seabreeze Hotel" social dance
7.00 pm Freedom

Space Pirates Stage @ The Beachfront Hotel
9.30 pm Greedy Stout
10.10 pm DJ
10.45 pm Sex In The Desert
11.25 pm DJ
12.00 am The Strikes
1.00 am DJ

The Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival committee would like to thank the following for their support: Corrugated Iron Youth Arts, Nightcliff Lions Club, Toll Group, Darwin City Council Libraries, Jane Aagaard Nightcliff MLA, Spotlight, Essington School, N.T. Music School, Entertainment NT Pty Ltd, Jamitt Productions, Cold Glass NT Pty Ltd

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The Groove Café
Seabreeze Festival Entertainment

Friday 28th April - MARIA FORDE

Inspiring, passionate songs of life, love and the land from one of Australia's finest voices. Presented by The Top End Folk Club. Bar & food available. No BYO. $12 8.00 pm Book on 8948 2773

Saturday 29th April - GROOVE VARIETY CONCERT

A breezy showcase of local talent including Jigsaw, scribesisterspeaking, Lrah Flanigan, The Bushdoctor, Nira Quinn & so much more $10.00 8.00 pm Book on 89 482 773

Tuesday 2nd May - FILM FOR THOUGHT

A smorgasbord of shorts from local film makers. Free 8.00 pm

Wednesday 3rd May - NT Writers Centre OFF THE PAGE

Marele Day is an award-winning author, editor and teacher of the craft and business of writing. Fiction includes the four Claudia Valentine crime novels, Lambs of God and recently, Mrs Cook: The Real and Imagined Life of the Captain's Wife. Also Andrew McMillan, P.O.W. & Open Mike Section $8 / $5 concession 7.00 pm Book on 8948 2773


$10 8.00 pm Book on 8948 2773

Sunday 7th May

Chill at The Groove. Sounds and Lights. Pizza Coffee Bar $5 9.00 pm Book on 8948 2773

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Nightcliff Markets

Pavonia Way 8.00 am – 2.00 pm


Sunday 30th April Amadeus Music School

May Day Monday 1st May Worldfly & Jamealah Bellydancers

Sunday 7th May Jabiru

Buskers, food & craft stalls. Shade and seating.

Enquiries: Kim 0414 368 773

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Free Children’s Entertainment

10.00 am

Tuesday 2nd May Storytime presented by Darwin City Council Libraries

Wednesday 3rd May Music for fun presented by Amadeus Music School

Thursday 4th May Storytime presented by Darwin City Council Libraries

Friday 5th May Circus, Bubbles the Clown, balloon sculpturing

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Nightcliff Sports & Social Club - Open Day

Sunday 7th May 11.00 am – 4.00 pm

Enjoy the hospitality from your local club. Activities include a Sports Expo. 11 Camphor Street Tel: 8985 3121

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Ballistic @ The Planet

Sunday 7th May 4.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Alcohol Free Event / Lock in for 16 and under. Local bands Flesh Petal, Category 6, Empty Apartment and special guests. $13.50 for a game of bowls and show $8 / $5 concession for show only.

For more info, please call the Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival Hotline on 89 855 111 or Paul Bayetto on 0423 525 713.

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