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Broken Hill Fringe Festival

October's outback arts and cultural extravaganza

The bold and beautiful town of Broken Hill is pulling out all stops this October, with the Broken Hill Fringe on in this famous mining town. Where else do you get a mash-up of Abba and Johnny Cash (Abbacash), Cabaret at the Palace and Drag in the Desert,  a family outdoor cinema under the stars and skydiving all in one event?  This outback festival will celebrate the vibrant and diverse local community at the first regional hub of the Sydney Fringe, and boasts a program brimming with diverse free and ticketed theatre, poetry, music, and visual arts experiences.

Friday night is the Patton Village Street Party at Patton Park with live music, jumping castles, market stalls and a twilight screening of a family friendly feature film, The Rise of the Guardians, which features the voices of Hugh Jackman, Jude Law, Chris Pine and Isla Fisher.  There will also be a screening of the 12 minute film, Aboriginal HeArt, which was filmed in Broken Hill and premiered recently to great reviews at the Sydney Film Festival.