Surfest Onshore

Electric Light Orchestra
Sun 15 - Sat 21 Feb 2015

From the water to the water’s edge and across Newcastle, Surfest ONshore is a celebration of surfing, movies, music and much more.

Newcastle - home to the largest surfing festival in the Southern Hemisphere - is making a splash both on and off the water this month to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Surfest.

Highlights include:

  • The screening of iconic ‘Surf Flicks’ on the big screen at Honeysuckle
  • A curated tour detailing the making of Aussie rock legends in The Making of Midnight Oil Exhibition at 11am on 20 February
  • A free outdoor concert featuring Jim Moginie’s Electric Guitar Orchestra and Rob Hirst’s iconic blues group Backsliders from 7pm on Friday 20 February
  • A evening Light Up Newcastle Lantern Walk
  • And even a Guinness World Record attempt for the longest line of surfboards.

Find out more about the whole program at: http://www.visitnewcastle.com.au/surfest-ONshore