Carriageworks in the heart of Redfern is the place to be for Black Capital Family & Culture Day on Sunday, January 8. The official opening ceremonies for Black Capital start at midday with a Welcome to Country, kicking off a colourful and fun-filled program of storytelling, music, art, performance and food. The doors open on Brook Andrew’s Travelling Colony of caravans as well as 181 Regent St, a milestone exhibition celebrating 40 years of black theatre making. Be entertained by highlights from Erth’s latest puppet and multi-media spectacle, I Bunyip.  Discover the latest music sensations from the Gadigal Music label, Marcus Corowa, Jess Beck and Duke Box. Sample delicious Indigenous fusion food from Yaama Dhiyaan and keep your eyes peeled for members of the South Sydney Rabbitohs who’ll be around on the day. To everyone, that’s a big Black Capital welcome to Redfern. Presented by Carriageworks and Sydney Festival.

Image: Cynthia Sciberras