Fridays on the Lawn

Fridays, 4pm-7pm

Fridays on the Lawn

With the smooth sounds from local musicians floating in the background, free entry, and a selection of your favourite drinks available for purchase from our Lawn Bar, all you need to do is pull up a chair or bring a comfy blanket to sit on - and don't forget those good vibes.

Make a night of it and book in for dinner at Palette.

Fridays on the Lawn takes place 4pm-7pm every Friday.

Food or alcohol is not permitted to be brought to Fridays on the Lawn - but our Lawn Bar and HOTA Café is open, and dinner starts at Palette from 5pm.

Fri 26 May - Beauty & the Beats

Made up of 2 local powerhouse musicians, Lotti Rem & Simon Marafioti, ‘Beauty & The Beats’ is one act you don’t want to miss!

With their super fun, funky electric vibe and rockin mix of music, vocals and rhythm, Beauty & The Beats, delivers the perfect combination of light and shade, sparkle and an additional unique musical layer to those familiar hits of the 60’s 70’s & 80’s to the dance anthems of today.

Lotti Rem with her uniquely versatile power vocals & Simon Marafioti with his 15+ years of pure percussion passion bring an audio visual energy and rhythmic sensations to every live performance!!! Beauty & The Beats are a musical masterpiece redefining the boundaries music and leaving their audiences wanting more whilst having a blast doing so. 

Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts 

Fridays, 4pm-7pm
Lawn Bar
All Ages
2 hrs
FREE, unticketed event
Drinks available for purchase at Lawn Bar

Salsa Night

Salsa Night

Dive into the beat on the first Friday of every month for an unforgettable salsa night! Always wanted to groove to Latin rhythms? Now's your chance with our FREE salsa class from 6pm to 7pm.

Join us, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned dancer, as our expert instructors lead you through the steps in a fun and friendly environment. Let the music move you, connect with fellow dance enthusiasts, and embrace the joy of salsa.

The excitement doesn't end with the class! Stick around for a vibrant salsa social, where you can showcase your moves, enjoy Latin-inspired refreshments, and dance under the stars. Don't miss this opportunity to spice up your Friday nights. Mark your calendar and be there on the first Friday of each month. Your salsa adventure awaits – see you on the dance floor!

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Bronte Eve
Josh Lovegraove
Lily Grace
Life Is A Myth


Danny Shammas
Nathan Lindsay
Sean Martin
Einhim Healy


DJ Fletcher
Jazz Factory
Afro Funk
Ciguany Weaver
Tomi Gray


Erin Harrington
Brianna Drisdale
Einhim Healy
Birren Slabb


Sean Martin
World Music Trio
Josh Lovegrove


Danny Shammas
Sean Martin


Ella Fence
Bayley Pearl
Rebecca Zambelli


Cameron De La Vagas
DJ Fletcher
Izzy Day
Salmon Head
Rebecca Zambelli


Byron Short
Blake Hooper
Nathan Lindsay
Erin Harrington
Rory Switzer

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