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Performing & Visual Arts

Kaleidoscope ExhibitionArts and culture reflects, shapes and challenges our personal and community identities. The City of Charles Sturt supports a wide range of ideas, activities, projects, programs, festivals, exhibitions and events that are part of the cultural fabric of our area. We have many opportunities for people to engage with and participate in creative endeavour to encourage positive ways of living together in our local neighbourhoods and across the west.

Guitars in Bars

Find a Guitar in Bar gig near you!

Live music fans are spoiled for choice this winter, with more than 220 events across 95 venues participating in 
Adelaide Guitar Festival’s Guitars In Bars, 13 – 29 July 2018

With venues ranging from barns to florists, houseboats to breweries, you can explore find live music near you using Guitars in Bars’ Gigs Near Me map below:


Adelaide Fringe in Charles Sturt - February-March

The Adelaide Fringe is a premiere arts festival that completely takes over Adelaide, her surrounding suburbs and even some regional areas of South Australia for 31 magical days and nights each year. The city practically pulses with creativity.

Venues big and small, pop-up and permanent house thousands of artists from all over Adelaide, Australia and the world. Around most of Adelaide’s corners, whether in an alleyway, a tent, a pub, a laundromat or an abandoned hospital for the criminally insane, you’ll be bound to find Fringe goodness in some shape or form.

Check out the great shows on offer in the City of Charles Sturt:

Fringe in Your Neighbourhood

SALA Festival - August

August is visual art month in South Australia! Since its inception in 1998 the annual SALA Festival has celebrated and promoted the diverse talents of South Australian Living Artists.

SALA is an innovative open access visual arts festival presenting thousands of artists through unique collaborations and exhibitions in hundreds of exhibition spaces throughout metropolitan and regional South Australia.

The SALA Festival is a truly unique state wide celebration of the visual arts. 

South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA) Festival

SALA Map of Events

Search for SALA events in Charles Sturt

SALA highlights captured in pictures:

Love The Westside on Instagram

SALA Festival on Instagram

Be sure to follow us on Instagram for exhibition highlights or use #lovethewestside and #SALAfestival to share your SALA experiences.

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