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Life Is Better On Top Of The Rocks

There are so many ways to enjoy Vivid Sydney at street level, immersing yourself in the many individual displays of light, sound and art throughout the precinct. However, to fully appreciate the scope and scale of Vivid Sydney, there is nothing quite like seeing the lights in their full panoramic beauty. And there is no other ...

Vivid Sydney at The Rocks, MUSIC|box

Art Is What You Make It At Vivid Sydney

Lights, camera, art! Vivid Sydney is on again, and the largest festival of its kind in the world will not disappoint. The Rocks is the prime spot to see and experience the major projections, but it’s also home to some of the festival’s best interactive light installations, where you can be part of the art. Here are ...

Butchery, Bigamy and Booze: The Secret History of the Sydney Harbour YHA

The site of the Sydney Harbour YHA is one of the country's most significant archeological spaces. Formerly known as the Cumberland Street Archeology Site, The Big Dig (opened in 2009) houses the remnants of over 30 dwellings dating back to the earliest days of the colony of Sydney, uncovered in an archeological excavation ...

A Harbour Bazaar: The Rocks Markets

  Ever want to just get away? Escaping to The Rocks is like stepping through the wardrobe; a charming, inviting place away from the hustle and bustle of the city where so many delights await. Meander along The Rocks historic cobblestoned laneways right next to the Harbour and find the hidden treats that ...

Better Than Breakfast In Bed: Mother’s Day At The Rocks

Burnt toast and overcooked eggs – lucky mum! While it's the thought that counts, maybe this year you could think to take the woman who carried you for nine months (then raised you and cared for you and cleaned up after you and never once asked for even a word of thanks!) out for a very special day of food, drink, and ...

Art That Rocks And Glows: Luminous, Vivid, Light Show

Throughout the year, every year, The Rocks lights up with so many amazing arts events and experiences, and this year is no different. Coming up, we play host to some of 2015's most anticipated (and bright) events. Light Show Light Show comes to Sydney to light up the winter after a sell-out season at the Hayward ...

An ANZAC History, Carved In The Rocks

  At that time a working class area, The Rocks had in 1901 been taken possession of by the State Government for slum clearance and renewal. In 1914, World War I intervened. Those who enlisted from The Rocks and Millers Point were generally rough and tough unskilled labourers working on the docks between Darling ...