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Kites Light Up Kirra’s Sky

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017

Despite the rain, the Gold Coast Festival of Kites saw a range of kites of all shapes, sizes and colours take to the skies on Saturday 21 October at Kirra Beach.  ..

The Gold Coast: an event powerhouse

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017

The Gold Coast has taken out a major award at a prestigious international events competition. ..

Swell Sculpture Festival Program is Live!

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017

SWELL Sculpture Festival have released their immersive program of free and ticketed events that will be held throughout the Festival from 8 – 17 September. ..

Volunteers Needed for Gold Coast Festival of Kites

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017

Are you interested in being involved with the Gold Coast Festival of Kites which will be held at Kirra on Saturday 21 October? ..

CSGC Presents SCU Scholarship Recipients

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017

Last month, CSGC CEO Peter Doggett proudly presented the annual Connecting Southern Gold Coast Tourism Management Scholarship to two rising stars from Southern Cross University. ..

SGC Profile: 15 Years of SWELL

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

A shared moment between two creative minds in 2002 has seen the birth of not just one of the Southern Gold Coast’s leading festivals, but an internationally renowned exhibition that captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.  ..

Kites and Bikes to Converge on Kirra in October

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

Kirra will be flying high on Saturday 21 October, with the return of two iconic events on the same day – the Kirra Criterium and the Gold Coast Festival of Kites. Kicking off with a kids cycling challenge, families can come down for a whole day of exciting action on the road and in the sky. ..

Buskers by the Creek Announces First Artist Lineup

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Buskers by the Creek has announced the first 100 artists that will inspire and entertain at the 2017 Festival from 14 – 15 October. ..

Swell 2017 Artists Announced

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017

SWELL Sculpture Festival has announced the diverse group of local, national and international creatives that will inspire and entertain the masses from 8 – 17 September, 2017. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Gives Buskers a Chance to Shine

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Reckon you’ve got what it takes to shake, rattle and roll alongside the nation’s best rock, rockabilly and swing performers? ..

Pinball Challenge Returns to Cooly Rocks On™

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge will make a return in 2017 from 9:30am – 3:00pm on Sunday 11 June, as the best in the country test their flipper and combo skills over one massive day. ..

Crowds Enjoy Classic Surf Films at Kirra Hill

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Gold Coast Film Festival rolled through town in April and the Southern Gold Coast was proud to host back to back nights of outdoor cinema, screening Surf Classics at Kirra Hill Community Centre.  ..

CSGC Welcomes Major Sponsors to Cooly Rocks On™

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Australia’s coolest 50s and 60s Nostalgia Festival, Cooly Rocks On™ is just around the corner, kicking off from 7 - 11 June, 2017, and it wouldn’t be possible without the support of the festival’s major sponsors.   ..

Flashback to Win a Trip to Cooly Rocks On™ 2017

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Remember the good old days of the 50s and 60s? Feros Care are providing the opportunity for two people to win a trip to Cooly Rocks On™ 2017 by sharing their memories of the golden era on Facebook. Local businesses can get behind the competition by joining the fun.  ..

Gold Coast Film Festival Heads South

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with the annual Gold Coast Film Festival to bring a surf-inspired line-up of flicks to our southern shores in April, including the original 1966 surf cult classic, The Endless Summer, and family favourite, Surfs Up, over two special nights at Kirra Hill. ..

Cooly Gets Set to Shake, Rattle ‘N Roll

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

Get ready to rock – Cooly Rocks On 2017 has officially launched with a new look and a new website in the lead up to the annual June festival. This year, Cooly Rocks On will feature everyone’s favourite events jam packed into five days of non-stop, free daytime entertainment from June 7 – 11.  ..

Seaside Sounds Sets Sights on Kirra and Coolangatta

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

Summer on the Southern Gold Coast just reached a whole new level, with Kirra and Coolangatta gearing up to play host to Seaside Sounds, a series of free summer concerts to be held over February and March. ..

Louise Bezzina Wins Gold Coast Women in Business Award

Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Bleach* Festival Artistic Director, Louise Bezzina, won the Arts and Cultural Award at the annual Gold Coast Women in Business Awards in October. Sponsored by CSGC, it was a proud moment for the Southern Gold Coast, with the inaugural Gold Coast Businesswoman of the Year and now local area Councillor, Gail O’Neill, also on hand to congratulate Louise. ..

Rotary Dishes up Big for Cooly Crowd

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

A huge supporter of our Southern Gold Coast events, the Rotary Club of Currumbin Coolangatta and Tweed was once again on hand at June's Cooly Rocks On festival - and they've reported some incredible statistics around the consumption of food.  ..

International Headliner Soaks up Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, July 01, 2016

It’s always a pleasure to host our Cooly Rocks On international headliners on the Southern Gold Coast. This year, Canadian Hal Bruce – regarded as the best Beatles solo artist in the world – was able to enjoy plenty of our spectacular winter weather and visit a few of our local attractions with his wife, Lynne. ..

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