Celebrate the diversity of cultures Newcastle has to offer at the family friendly Unity in Diversity Festival at Gregson Park in Hamilton on Saturday 22 June from 11am to 3pm. 

There will be over 20 cultural performances, international food and lots of free family and children’s activities to support this celebration of multiculturalism in Newcastle and mark National Refugee Week.

Meet at 11am for Welcome Walk from Gregson Park to Beaumont Street and return.

Activities include:

  • Aboriginal smoking ceremony and Corroboree
  • Dance performances
  • Dance workshops
  • Hula hoop skills
  • World Language and craft lounge
  • Capeiora
  • Origami, Calligraphy, bookmarks, Mask decorating, Fans, Origame
  • Face painting
  • Children’s Playdough corner
  • Afghan Henna
  • Mauritanian African Hair braiding

Food stalls include:

  • Syrian
  • African
  • Afghanistan
  • Hazara
  • Sausage Sizzle
  • Coffee
  • Ethiopian coffee
  • And many more

The event is proudly supported by City of Newcastle, STARTTS, Newcastle Celebrate Unity in Diversity, Refugee Action Network Newcastle, Hunter Community Languages School, Refugees and Partners, NSS and the many Refugee and Multicultural communities of Newcastle.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.