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Video of Sydney Town Hall light show

This is just the last few minutes of the fabulous light show. It went for almost 6 minutes total. The sound quality is not very good as it was quite a windy night.

I hope you enjoy it…

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Town Hall Talking about Christmas

Sydney Town Hall is a magnificent building one of the grandest surviving buildings in Australia. It is a major landmark in the heart of the city and it’s steps a favourite meeting point.

Sydney Town Hall

The inside is equally imposing. Walk through the exquisitely carved red cedar doors into a world of yesteryear. The intricate Victorian plaster work is rated as one of the most lavish and interesting Victorian interiors in Australia.

Red Cedar entry doors

Red Cedar entry doors

Town Hall

Town Hall 

The main hall was being set-up for a function and we were not allowed inside, so just took this photo from the doorway, a tantalizing look at this imposing interior that has recently been returned to the former glowing Victorian colours.

Tours can be arranged with the “friends of the Town Hall” but at this time of the year it is fully booked for functions, so that is another “must-do” for our next visit to Sydney.

Town Hall

Town Hall

A tribute book was available for Nelson Mandela with this beautiful display of flowers

A tribute book was available for Nelson Mandela with this beautiful display of flowers

 What a transformation after dark. With the modern technology of lasers and computerized animation the Town Hall lit up into a magical Christmas wonderland display, constantly changing colours and playing Christmas music to the delight of young and old.

Town Hall at night

Town Hall at night

Each night a different singer entertains the crowd between the light shows. Can you see her on the balcony?

Each night, round the side of Town Hall, a different singer entertains the crowd between the light shows. Can you see her on the balcony?

This was another magical and unexpected pleasure during our Sydney visit.

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