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STS Festival

Venues

Sydney Tango Salon Festival is a true festival of the city of Sydney. We have chosen iconic sites in which to hold our workshops and milongas to celebrate Sydney history and culture.

2014 Venue Information PDF

Bondi Pavilion is a special heritage example of our beachside culture from the 1920s - St Johnís Church was established in the bohemian quarter of Kings Cross in 1849 - South Sydney Juniors is an iconic entertainment and dining venue in the eastern suburbs established as a returned servicemans club - the auditorium at Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club was one of the first tango venues in Sydney, started as a place for friends to share the passion of tango in 2001 Ė all are symbols of the new and vibrant Sydney of today.

Immersion Course and Workshop Venues

Venue Address Classes Date
Bondi Pavilion Bondi Beach Seagull Immersion Course 27 - 29 Sept
Bondi Pavilion Bondi Beach Seagull & High Tide Workshops 3 - 6 Oct

Milonga Venues

Venue Address Milongas Date
St John's Church Hall 120 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst Welcome Milonga 02 Oct
South Sydney Juniors 558a Anzac Parade, Kingsford Friday Oz Milonga 03 Oct
South Sydney Juniors 558a Anzac Parade, Kingsford Gala Maestro Milonga 04 Oct
Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club Centennial Street, Marrickville Celebration Milonga 05 Oct
Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club Centennial Street, Marrickville Farewell Milonga 06 Oct

 

Milonga Transfer Package

For your convenience, we will be arranging transport to all Festival Milonga events Milongas.

Pickup/dropoff points are Bondi, Bondi Junction and Sydney CBD.
It is the responsibility of people using this service to be at pickup points at the designated times (advised with registration documents). No refunds for missed pickups. Arrival at Milonga venues between 8-8:30pm, departure 1am from the Milongas.
The transfer package price for all Festival Milongas is $100 OR $25 to/from each Milonga night. Booking on Registration Form

Bondi Pavillion

Immersion Courses and Festival Workshops

Bondi Beach Saturday 27 Sept - Monday 6 October 2014

The Bondi Pavilion was originally constructed in 1928 and was classified by the National Trust in 1977 as a structure of significant historic character. The Pavilion overlooks spectacular Bondi Beach and is home to the famous Bondi Lifeguards and holds a special place in Australian beach culture. Most of Bondi Beach's events centre around the Pavilion, such as the Festival of the Winds, which attracts master kite masters from around the world with spectacular designs including hoop kites, monster box kites and a range of giant sea creature kites.

The Pavilion is now a vibrant arts and entertainment venue as well as a surf and bathing pavilion. It has a theatre and exhibition gallery, an outdoor amphitheatre as well as function rooms, showers & changing rooms, food outlets & a souvenir shop and is within a thriving cafe and retail precinct.
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Bondi Pavillion
Bondi Pavillion
Transport & Parking

Parking: Car meter parking on Elizabeth Drive and Campbell Parade OR street parking in surrounding streets

Train:from City to Bondi Junction then change to bus 380, 381, 382 or 333

Bus:from Circular Quay in Alfred St close to ferry wharf number 2 - bus 380 or 333

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St John's Church Hall

Welcome Milonga

120 Darlinghust Road, Darlinghurst Thursday 02 Oct 2014
Set in the bohemian area of Sydney with Kings Cross within a short walk. The Cross is an entertainment area with major hotels catering for international tourists and many small cafes. St Johnís Church Hall is the regular milonga venue of Sydney school Patio de Tango, with principals Pedro & Sophia Alvarez.
Features: Tea, coffee, water facilities.
St Johns Church Hall
St Johns Church Hall
Transport & Parking

St John's Hall is between Liverpool & William Streets in Darlinghurst St.

Parking: Grimes Parking at St Vincent's Hospital, OR street parking.

Train: Exit Kings Cross Station
(0.3km from venue)

Bus: 380 bus from the city

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South Sydney Juniors

Oz Milonga & Gala Maestro Milonga

558 Anzac Parade, Kingsford Fri 03 & Sat 04 Oct 2014
Iconic entertainment and dining venue originally established as a returned servicemens club, with a variety of dining options and large dance areas, located 8kms south of the CBD.
Features: Bar Facilities, Large Dance Floor
South Sydney Juniors
South Sydney Juniors
Transport & Parking

Parking: Open public carpark opposite the Club - limited parking in club carpark

Train: Exit Mascot Railway
(4.5km from venue)

Bus: access via bus is; 393 and 395 from Railway Square

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Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club

Celebration and Farewell Milongas

Centennial Street, Marrickville Sun 05 Oct &Mon 06 2014
Marrickville was one of the first tango venues in Sydney, started as a place for tango friends in 2001 by Orlando Conca. It is the regular milonga venue for Sydney schools Tango Conca and Tango Entre Amigos, with principals Karina and Fabian Conca and Jacqueline Simpson.
Features: Large Dance Floor, Bar Facilities.
Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club
Marrickville Hardcourt Tennis Club
Transport & Parking

Parking: ample parking in grounds of venue or street parking

Train: Exit Sydenham Station
(1.8km from venue)

Bus:from City routes 428, 423 OR train to Sydenham Station plus 425 bus

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