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Buskers & Comedy Festival returning to Armidale

The Stars of the Coffs Harbour International Buskers and Comedy Festival are returning to Armidale’s Beardy Street Mall during the School Holidays for a day of fabulous fun on Tuesday 27 September.
Performance artists include:

The Amazing Mr Fye (pronounced Misterfy) has been blowing audiences away for over 20 years with award winning illusions, comedy and sleight of hand magic. After many years in Melbourne, now based in Brisbane, it's time for Northern NSW to experience one of Australia's most hilarious and talented magical entertainers. Mr Fye is about to bring havoc and chaos to the international Buskers and Comedy festival. Brace yourself, hold on and enjoy the ride.

Corey Pickett is a polished all-round international performer. With a background in theatre, he combines circus, music and physical theatre to create an energetic and eccentric performance.

Devine Fire effortlessly meld Egyptian belly dance, circus and fire manipulation. Divine Fire will hypnotise you and transport you to distant, exotic lands. A collaboration between two of the most sought after performers in Sydney: Magic Mandalas, hula hoop queen and Hannah Belly dance extraordinaire. These fiery, powerhouse women have performed across Europe, Asia and Australia.

Armidale Regional Council Mayor Sam Coupland said it was wonderful to see some familiar and popular events returning to our region after Covid curtailed Council’s event schedule during the last couple of years.

“Finding fun and free activities for the whole family to enjoy, particularly during the school holidays can be challenging for parents,” said Mayor Coupland

“Council is once again bringing this school holiday event to Armidale for families to enjoy and while they are downtown in the CBD do some shopping as well.”

Entertainment in the mall will begin at 10am and conclude at 2pm, incorporating free Kids activities and music performances. The mall and surrounding CBD has plenty of cafes and pubs offering delicious food and beverage options.

The Stars of the Coffs Harbour International Buskers and Comedy Festival have been brought to Armidale through the NSW Government’s Reconnecting Regional NSW Community events Program.

 

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