Damulay Ngurang: Mother's Day

Damulay Ngurang means friendship place in local Sydney language and that’s exactly what this event is all about.

Building friendship and connection through appreciation and celebration of mothers, parents and caregivers via a fun morning of dance, ceremony and craft this Mother’s Day.

Instead of spoiling your mum with breakfast in bed, start her special day at Damulay Ngurang, our free First Nation’s Mother’s Day morning celebration at Walumil Lawns, Barangaroo and join in a range of activities including:

  • a welcome smoking ceremony,
  • interactive Aboriginal dance performances,
  • weaving workshops,
  • native flora crown making workshops; and
  • storytelling sessions.


9am - Welcome to Country

Main Sand Circle

  • 9:30am & 11.30am - Aboriginal Dance from Jannawi Dance Clan
  • 10am - Black Cockatoo talk with Feathered Friends
  • 10:30am & 12:30pm - Torres Strait Islander Dance from Kebi Kub Dance
  • 11am - Owl talk with Feathered Friends
  • 12pm - Eagle talk with Feathered Friends

Ngara Circles (All Day)

Listen, Hear, Think

  • Native Flower Crowns
  • Face Painting
  • Weaving
  • Jewellery making
  • Feathered Friends

1pm - Farewell from Country

Food and Beverage: 

  • Food and beverage provided by Walkabout Coffee Van
  • Register for your free coffee* via this link

*T&Cs: Please note, there is a limit of one free coffee per person.

Why limit your time at Barangaroo to just the morning?  Check out our top picks of things to do at Barangaroo this Mother's Day.


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