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Join SWELL Walks, Talks, Workshops and Masterclasses this September

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The 17th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival is just around the corner, from 13 – 22 September, 2019, and this year’s program is packed with walks, talks, workshops and masterclasses for all ages.   ..

Surf World Gold Coast Celebrates 10 Years

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2019

Currumbin’s own Surf World Gold Coast celebrated its 10th anniversary in June. ..

Cooly Rocked On With Record Crowds

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2019

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, Cooly Rocks On, June 5 to 9, took over the streets of Coolangatta with record crowds estimated at over 120,000 attending the retro festival over the five days. ..

New Tugun Mural Unveiled This Month

Posted on Monday, June 03, 2019

Local artist Caitlyn Taylor has brought life to the exterior of Tugun Community Bank® Branch, as her winning mural design will be officially unveiled this month. ..

Cooly Ready to Rock

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019

This year, Cooly will rock with an incredible entertainment line-up as Cooly Rocks On returns from June 5 to 9, 2019.  ..

Surf World Welcomes New President

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Surf World Gold Coast has announced the appointment of Andrew McKinnon as the new President.  ..

Bleach* Returns to the Southern Gold Coast in April

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2019

The Gold Coast’s premier arts and culture festival, Bleach* is returning from 17 to 28 April, bigger and better than ever.
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St Helens Opens at Kirra

Posted on Friday, February 01, 2019

The doors to Kirra’s newest eatery are now open, bringing a vibrant yet simplistic American inspired menu to the Southern Gold Coast.  ..

Bleach* Farewell’s Louise Bezzina

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Louise Bezzina, the creator of Bleach*, The Gold Coast Festival, has announced her retirement from the iconic festival in May 2019 to take up the role of Artistic Director of Brisbane Festival. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Festival delivers for the Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, November 02, 2018

New data released shows the Gold Coast’s iconic Cooly Rocks On™ Festival generated more than $6 million for the local economy this year. ..

Eddie's Grub House Unveil The Pink Hotel

Posted on Thursday, November 01, 2018

Eddie’s Grub House’s latest project has finally been unveiled as The Pink Hotel welcomes its first guests. ..

Beach Rugby Battles on the Sand

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Kirra Beach was transformed into a football lover's paradise as the inaugural Beach Rugby 5’s competed on the sand from 12-14 October.  ..

Little Mali Gets New Look

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Following an eight week refurbishment, Rainbow Bay’s Little Mali is now open, bigger and better than ever. ..

By the C Concert Comes to Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, October 03, 2018

BY THE C - a celebration of live music, food and community on iconic coastal locations around Australia - is coming to Coolangatta's Queen Elizabeth Park on Saturday February 2, 2019.  ..

SWELL Award Winners Announced

Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2018

Dion Parker and Andrew Cullen were announced as the winners of this year’s major Neumann Family SWELL Sculpture Award, taking top honours and $15,000 amongst a total prize pool of more than $25,000 at the 16th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival. ..

SWELL Returns to Currumbin in September

Posted on Monday, September 03, 2018

Currumbin Beach will transform into an outdoor gallery this week as curated works to inspire and provoke will be on exhibition between 14 - 23 September at SWELL Sculpture Festival.  ..

Bleach* Takes Top Title for TIDE

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Our very own Bleach* Festival has been recognised as the best in the country, taking home the win for the Best Visual or Physical Theatre Production at the 18th Annual Helpmann Awards for the production of TIDE.  ..

Eddies Takes Over Coolangatta’s Iconic Pink Hotel

Posted on Monday, July 09, 2018

It’s all looking up for the owners of popular burger bar, Eddies Grub House in Griffith St, as they take over ownership of Coolangatta’s iconic Ocean View Motel, now known as The Pink Hotel.  ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge Champs

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

12 finalists put their flipper and combo skills to the test at the Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge on Sunday 10 June.  ..

Cooly Rocked in 2018

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

An estimated 115,000 festival-goers converged on Coolangatta for five days and nights from June 6 – 10, celebrating everything there is to love about the 50s, 60s and 70s during this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. ..

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