PHIVE events

PHIVE Building Exterior Shot with greenery
9 Mar 2024 - 25 Jun 2024
PHIVE Building Tour
We invite you to join a free tour of PHIVE, 5 Parramatta Square, the City’s new iconic community, cultural and civic…
Where the eels lie down public art
9 Mar 2024 - 15 Jun 2024
Parramatta Public Art Tour
Join this 2 hour, free walking tour starting at PHIVE, walking through Parramatta Square and beyond exploring…
Parramatta Town Hall Exterior Shot
16 Mar 2024 - 9 Jul 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Parramatta Town Hall Tour
Be among the first to experience Parramatta Town Hall's newest chapter.
Mother and Child doing arts and craft
15 Apr 2024 - 24 Apr 2024
PHIVE School Holidays: Crafty Kids Corner
Calling all crafty kids! Drop into PHIVE between 1pm and 4pm for FREE Crafty fun. Stimulate creativity and imagination…
Giant Colour In Wall
15 Apr 2024 - 24 Apr 2024
PHIVE School Holidays: Giant Colour In Wall
The most gigantic ‘colour in’ project you’ve ever seen is coming to PHIVE. Drop in, grab a marker and help us complete…
phone screen showing cinema image
17 Apr 2024 - 19 Apr 2024
Powerhouse Creative Studio: Angela Blake
Students will learn to develop, write, direct and edit short films on a smartphone in this workshop led by SmartFone…
Mother and Child sitting for storytime
8 Jun 2023 - 18 May 2024
Story Time at Parramatta Library at PHIVE
Experience the fun of Story Time. Let little minds marvel as some of our favourite children’s books are brought to life…
Trash test dummies
19 Apr 2024 - 20 Apr 2024
PHIVE School Holidays: Trash Test Dummies
Slapstick circus comedy takes the household wheelie bin to new heights, delivering a dump-truck full of fun and…
meditating lady in grey
3 Dec 2023 - 29 Dec 2024
Community & Civic
De-stress & Rejuvenate with Heartfulness Meditation
Discover the art of tranquility, meditation, and a stress-free lifestyle through a simple Heart-based meditation…
colourful markers
22 Apr 2024
PHIVE School Holidays: Make Your Own Paints
Do you accumulate lots of dried up felt tips? Hate the waste? Bring their pigments back to life by creating your own…
young women with microphone and headset
22 Apr 2024 - 24 Apr 2024
Powerhouse Creative Studio: All The Best Radio
Hosted by executive producer of FBi Radio’s All The Best Radio, Phoebe Adler-Ryan, participants will learn how to use…
Bottle Cap Arts
23 Apr 2024
School Holidays
PHIVE School Holidays: Wicked Waste
Come along with PluckTastic and team to transform Wicked Waste into your own Awesome Art
Mask Making
24 Apr 2024
PHIVE School Holidays: Mask Making
Made from recycled vinyl and using only staples and tape, unleash your imagination to create a superhero, magical…
Sewing thread rolls against blue background
30 Apr 2024 - 18 Jun 2024
Fabric Connections - Textile Play for Adults
Join us at the table to materialise memory, stories and knowledge in a friendly and calm environment in our new Tuesday…
Yumna Kassab Portrait
22 May 2024
Festivals & Major Events
Sydney Writers' Festival - Yumna Kassab: Politica
Sit down with Yumna to discuss her body of work, which Western Sydney writers to watch, and the upcoming Wanderers…
Tour guide showing paper bark
25 May 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Aboriginal Warami Mittigar Tour May
Join Aunty Leanne on this relaxed walk to learn how local Aboriginal groups survived and thrived in the Parramatta…
Woman showing indigenous tools
25 May 2024
Learning Dharug Ways May
Join a Dharug custodian and emerge yourself in an hour activity hearing about indigenous customs, food, tools and much…
Hedley Thomas Portrait
25 May 2024
Festivals & Major Events
Sydney Writers' Festival - Hedley Thomas: The Teacher's Pet
Discussing the book that dove deeper into the podcast and investigation, join Hedley in conversation with Patrick…
Holly Ringland Portrait
26 May 2024
Festivals & Major Events
Sydney Writers' Festival - Holly Ringland: The House That Joy Built
Take your seat for an inspiring conversation with Holly and host Kate Mildenhall in this Parramatta event.
Traditional resources
29 Jun 2024 - 30 Jun 2024
Aboriginal Cultural Activity with Bush Tucker Tasting June
Aboriginal people have cared for this land from the beginning of time. Learn how you too can Care for Country.
tour guide showing coal loader
29 Jun 2024
Koori Kinnections Aboriginal Cultural Walk June
Join this inspiring walk within Parramatta Park and along the Parramatta River and hear about connections to land,…