Light Up Camperdown Project


1. Overview

The Light Up Camperdown Project is an exciting project that includes lighting, projections and interactive activities. 

As part of the project, the historic Camperdown Clocktower and the old court house building will be illuminated so both their beauty can be seen all the time.

We are hosting a community event to celebrate the project.

Light Up Camperdown: Light and Lantern Festival

Friday 8 December, 4 pm - 9 pm in The Avenue, Camperdown
Supported by Camperdown Community House and Camperdown Rotary.

A celebration of lanterns, lighting, projection and interactive activities. Enjoy roving performers, lantern making workshops and market stalls.

'The Illuminates' roving performances will be at 5 pm, 7 pm and 8.30 pm. We'll also have local buskers showing their talents!

Businesses will be open for late night trading, and you'll also be able to enjoy the Rotary Christmas market in the Avenue.

The week before the event, we will have lantern making workshops in Camperdown schools, we encourage children to bring them along to create an ‘Avenue of Light’

Volunteers from Camperdown Community House will also be there from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm to help make paper lanterns on the night. 

The event will finish in lighting up the Clocktower!

Adults are welcome to bring along a lantern too, and we're hosting a workshop if you want to learn how to make one! Details below. 

Bamboo Lantern Making Workshop

Thursday 30 November, 6 pm - 9 pm
The Snout, 243 Manifold Street, Camperdown
$40 per person (plus Eventbrite booking fee)

Get crafty and illuminated!

Presented by WildHoney, learn about the history and culture of lanterns, explore designs, and make your own bamboo lantern to release at our Light Up Camperdown: Light and Lantern Festival!

Cost includes lantern making supplies and nibbles. Beverages will be available for purchase.

There are only 15 spots available so get in quick!

We'll be hosting a number of lantern making workshops for kids at the local schools, so this event is for those aged 18 and up. All skill levels welcome!

Book here


2. Calling all local musicians and performers!

We're looking for some local musicians/performers to busk during Light Up Camperdown.

Sets will be around 45 - 50 mins. BYO vocal PA and musical instruments (acoustic only).

Open to any style/genre but a few Christmas/goodwill themed songs would be encouraged!

If you are interested, complete the form below:
Expressions of interest open until 10 am, Monday 4 December.