Festival Stories is where we go deeper on the shows and artists appearing at Sydney Festival.

Bookmark this page for interviews with the artists, behind the scenes stories, top picks from Festival programmers and arts critics, videos, podcasts, playlists and more.

It’s your window into the world of Sydney Festival.
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Must-See Festival Shows Still Running
There's plenty of Sydney Festival events still running
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Your guide to the final week of Sydney Festival
Join us for one final week of art and excitement before we call time on Festival 2023
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Free and affordable events this Festival
Affordable events for the budget conscious and culturally curious.
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Your Guide To Sydney Symphony Under the Stars
Plan your night out at The Cresent, Parramatta Park
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Your guide to week two of Sydney Festival
Your guide to week two of Sydney Festival
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How to tackle week one of Sydney Festival
How to tackle week one of Sydney Festival
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TIX FOR NEXT TO NIX
Cheap tickets each day for a limited time
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Your night at The Weary Traveller
Everything you need to know for a great time.
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Seymour Nights at Sydney Festival
A Big Night Out at the Seymour Centre
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Spicy margs, tacos, music and dancing – it’s Frida Kahlo Up Late
Frida Kahlo Up Late
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15 family events for the school holidays
Welcome to the art of keeping them entertained.
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Meet the cast of Werk It
Full of big tricks and big personalities, these are the kind of folk you want at a party.
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The Making of Holding Achilles
Come behind the scenes to discover the making of Holding Achilles.
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The artists behind our 2023 branding
We’re proud to have collaborated with some incredible Australian artists this year.
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8 Western Sydney events and installations not to miss
Your guide to Sydney Festival in Western Sydney
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Arts Pass 2023 Applications Extended
Arts Pass 2023 Applications Extended apply now
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Sydney Festival 2023
Festival Director Olivia Ansell's welcome
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Statement from the Board of Sydney Festival
Sydney Festival commits to implementing key findings of independent review.
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Sydney Festival 2023 Dates Announced
From 5 – 29 January 2023, we're bringing the good times back.
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