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Seniors Festival

Every year Coffs Harbour celebrates the contribution that seniors make to our local community.

Seniors Festival activities are delivered by Council and a diverse range of community partners.

Seniors Festival 2021 runs from 13 to 24 April and will see some exciting free opportunities across the local community.   

This year’s highlights include:  

“In Search of an Ending”, a one-man live theatre performance at Woolgoolga Community Centre  

Saturday 17 April 
Free, bookings required
A big-hearted show written and performed by Alan Lovell about the big issues or getting old, dealing with aging parents, escaping the city; all the things there are no playbooks for.  

Guest speaker, luncheon and film screening event at Coramba Community Centre

Saturday 17 April
Free, bookings required
Join us for scrumptious lunch and listen the incredible adventures of Dr Mark Spencer as he recounts his “Discovery Under the Sea”. , followed by No Ordinary Shelia – a film about the inspiring life of Sheila Natusch. The story of this writer, illustrator, natural historian and outdoors adventurer is a beautiful journey through a unique life, made with love by her cousin and long-time Kiwi filmmaker, Hugh Macdonald. 

“Oldies Big Day Out” at Harbourside Markets 

Sunday 18 April
Free, all welcome 

All of the regular market day festivities plus loads of extra special and fun additions to celebrate seniors in true Coffs style.  Get pampered with free hand massages, try sit down yoga, kick back and enjoy the house band, fashion parade and vintage car display or step up and enjoy free art activities, ukulele lessons or jump on stage for the open mic sessions.  There’s something for everyone to enjoy so grab your friends, partner, parents or grandparents and treat them and yourself to an awesome day by the sea. 

For more information about these and other exciting Seniors Festival 2021 events and to book your free tickets, please click on the individual event listings below. 

For more information about NSW Seniors Festival visit the website.