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Sprout Daily Exhibition Opening Drinks

At Sprout Daily, the mission is simple: to fill your inbox each day with images of liquid perfection, and when Huey’s not up to his best, just bring a smile to your dial with images of all things Manly.

The ‘Seasons’ exhibition is a retrospective exploration of Sprout’s photographic images from 2010…. through the lens of Sprout Daily, observed during the different seasons and moods of Manly’s surfing and seaside lifestyle.

So come along to check out Sprout’s images for opening drinks at The Cartel, or pop in any day during the festival for viewing.

And keep an eye out… highly likely Sprout will be there waiting for you in the line-up in the morning, clicking away….

Take your time and enjoy.

6-8pm Thursday 18 November

Belgrave Cartel

6 Belgrave St, Manly. (02) 9976 6548

Sprout Daily

The Layback Lounge

Let the breeze flow, and enjoy some down time in our open air retro lounge!

Jag a spot on the velour sofa, and read up on the latest mags from Surfing World and the Kurungabaa journal.

Grab a guitar and strum some tunes, or sing along with some local musicians as they drop in and hang out….

Located in the thick of the action on The Corso, watch out for some legendary faces keen to sit down and relax for a chat with the masses from 9am – 6pm Fri – Sun as long as the sun is shining!

Hang, Read, Strum & Chat…… The Layback Lounge

Occy Lounges 3

‘Hang 5’ Art Exhibition by Deborah Broughton

Once again, local artist Deborah Broughton will be exhibiting her popular surf and kombi-themed paintings at the Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific during the Manly Festival of Surfing.

Come and join Deborah as she introduces her new range of surf art, including the painted surfboards that have proved so popular in previous years.

We’re kicking off the show with a glass of wine (or 2) from 6-7.30pm on Thursday the 18th November.

The first 20 guests attending will receive Deborah’s 2011 Surf Calendar – so make sure you get in early!

Exhibition from 18-22 November 2010

Opening Drinks at Charlie Bar Thursday 18 November 6-7.30pm

Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific

55 North Steyne, Manly



“Return to Wild Australia” Surfing World Book Launch

VIP launch (invite only)

Surfing World is Australia’s oldest surfing magazine – Since 1962, a mag that has always had a deeply spiritual connection with the coastlines of the Australian outback.

The festival is proud to play host for the launch of “Return to Wild Australia” , Surfing World’s return to where desert and sea collide.

A beautiful hardcover, perfect bound issue is the very definition of what Australian adventurism is all about and features superb photography from the country’s finest surf lensman, deep ocean swells that detonate on impossibly ruthless earth.

Big shout out of thanks to Shore Club, 4 Pines Beer, Jim Beam, Belvedere Vodka, Chandon NV Sparkling and Cape Mentelle for supporting the VIP invite only launch evening!


Official After Party @ Sugar Lounge

The Manly Beachfront venue Sugar Lounge is an oceanfront hotspot with dramatic interiors, signature cocktails, great dining, seaside ambience, state of the art facilities, dancing and so much more!

Not only is Sugar rolling out fab musical performers on the festivals main beach front Sugar stage, but they are throwing a great big par-tee as the Official After Party venue on Sunday!

Pop on your funky shoes and get ready to smile with live music from 6pm, plus Tiki cocktails from $10 and Jerk chicken wings for $10 too! !

Live reggae featuring Errol Renaud & Caribbean soul from 6pm-9pm

Katalyst 9pm-Close

Check the calendar for event times.

Sugar Lounge

42 North Steyne, Manly. (02) 9977 7400


Night Surfing Drinks @ Shore Club

The Shore Club has a fresh funky feel, despite the fact that every element of the place is designed to the hilt. The music is pumping, the bar well-stocked and the food is good too.

On Thursday night, head for a drink to watch the festivals Night Surfing event, with a prime view from the first floor from 9pm, right in-front of the action!

Over 100 people braved the water as we lit up the beach for this event last year.

Well-established as one of Manly’s top night-spots, Shore Club it’s sure to be jam packed, so jump in early!

Check the calendar for event times.

Shore Club

36-38 South Steyne, Manly. (02) 9977 6322


St Matt’s Manly Community Event

St Matt’s church is the perfect setting for a fundraising social justice movie screening with live entertainment to support local charities on Saturday 20 November.

Spend some time in a 100 year old church from 7-9pm on Saturday night!

St Matt’s Manly

1 Darley Rd, Manly (02) 9977-6249

For full programming, tickets and information visit: www.stmattsmanly.org.au

St Matts

‘Turning Point’ Exhibition Opening Drinks

Rusty Millers exhibition ‘Turning Point’ opening drinks at Salt Motion.

Come one, come all to the launch drinks of ‘Turning Point 1970′. Rusty Millers first photographic exhibition!

Images, mostly never seen before, document two seminal times; the 1970 World Surfing Championships at Bells, and the following migration of surfers to Byron that evolved into the North Coast Surfing Lifestyle.

Derek Hynd is hosting the show, with tunes by Jonty Erwin and food and drinks for those that can fit in.

6:30pm Thursday 18th November

Saltmotion Gallery

Markey Place, Manly