Hopeland Sydney Summer Activity Guide - 18 to 24 January 2024 - Hope 103.2

Hopeland Sydney Summer Activity Guide – 18 to 24 January 2024

Need ideas on how to fully embrace the Sydney summer vibes and celebrate them with hope? We have you covered!

By Hope 103.2Wednesday 17 Jan 2024Station NewsReading Time: 4 minutes

Don’t spend all your time researching how to embrace the summer vibes in Sydney. Let us do the work for you with our weekly Hopeland Sydney Summer Activity Guide!

Each week we’ll bring you:

  1. The best fun activities to enjoy around Sydney. We’ll include some from each area of Sydney, so no matter how close to home or far you want to travel we’ve got a recommendation for you.
  2. Summer book and film recommendation from the Hope Book Club and The Watchlist.
  3. Song of the week from FRESH online, perfect to start expanding your summer playlists.

A brand-new Hopeland Sydney Summer Activity Guide will be released every Wednesday right here on hope1032.com.au or register below to have it sent straight to your inbox each week.

Current Hopeland Sydney Summer Activity Guide

Explore Sydney

Dinosaur World Live

Looking for fun days out with the kids? Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this roarsome interactive show for all the family! Discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan, Microraptor and Segnosaurus.

Live on stage at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta from 18 to 20 January. Find out more and book tickets at dinosaurworldlive.com.


Warner Bros. Discovery Open Air Cinema at Darling Quarter

Experience the magic of summer and lose yourself under the stars as you escape to the whimsical worlds of iconic Warner Bros. Discovery movies. You can enjoy alfresco movie snacks and meals from nearby restaurants and pop-ups. Screenings on each Thursday – Sunday until January 29, with this weekend featuring the Lord of the Rings films, Shazam, Pokémon Detective Pikachu and more.

Reserve your free ticket to secure a spot. Walk-ins are welcome on a first come, first served basis. Beanbags & picnic rug rentals available at a small cost. Find all the information at darlingharbour.com/events.

Gledswood Farm Day

A fabulous family day out in the country! Spend a day on the farm with the family… sheep shearing, dog working, boomerang throwing, petting zoo, jumping castle, garden games, food trucks, live music, cafe, and more.  Visit the Gledswood Homestead, Gledswood Hills on January 21 between 10am and 4pm and enjoy an iconic farm day.

Tickets are $5 per person, Family of 4 or more for $20. Under 4 years are free. Find out more and get tickets at gledswood.com.au

Cars & Culture NSW Event

From the little ones to your 4-legged friends, so bring the whole family and all your friends for a great day of fun, cars and community! With a diverse Car Lineup including Super Cars, Custom Cars, JDM’s, Classics, 4×4’s, Bikes + More. Plus, live music, BBQ, roaming kids’ entertainment, Hot Wheels for the kids, dog treats for the pets, partner stalls and more. Starts at 11am on Saturday 20 January 2024 at Duke Street, Rooty Hill.

Free for spectators, if you have a car you want to display there is a cost. Find out more and get tickets at Eventbrite.

Find more inspiration for Sydney community events on the Hope Community Noticeboard.

Summer Reads

Someone Else’s Shoes

A story of mix-ups, mess-ups and making the most of second chances. Someone Else’s Shoes is a story about how just one little thing can suddenly change everything.

Watch/listen to more reviews from The Hope Book Club or join them in the Hope Book Club Facebook Group.

Summer Film Hotlist

Trolls Band Together

After true friendship and relentless flirting, Poppy and Branch are now officially, finally, a couple! As they grow closer, Poppy discovers that Branch has a secret past. Rated G – Very mild fantasy themes and fantasy violence. In Cinemas Now. 

Watch/listen to more reviews from The Watchlist!

FRESH Song of the Week

Hulvey – No Magic

Hulvey is one of the most versatile rap/hip-hop artists today. Signed to Lecrae’s Reach Records label, Hulvey’s latest song is about fully relying on God.

Find this and more on the FRESH online Spotify Playlist.

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