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Nguyanguya muri wamangka: Reconciliation in the Park
Friday, June 3rd-4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Reconciliation SA is delighted to present the very first Nguyanguya muri wamangka: Reconciliation in the Park.
This is a free, outdoor, family friendly event for all to enjoy on the final day of National Reconciliation Week, celebrating the 2022 theme "Be Brave, Make Change".
Key Event Info
Date: Friday 3 June 2022
Where: Pinky Flat, Tarntanya Wama, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide SA 5006
Gates Open: 4PM
Event Closes: 10PM
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We are excited to announce more information around our live art activations and free sporting activities for kids shortly.
Between 4PM and 5PM there will be free sporting activities for kids kindly provided by Tennis SA and South Australian Cricket Association (SACA). Come and have a go! These activities are offered on a first in first served basis.
From 4PM, families will also be treated to a live sculptural wood carving installation by Ngarrindjeri/Kaurna/Yankunytjatjara artist Allan Sumner from 4PM.
Stallholders & Food Vendors
There will be a selection of predominantly First Nations owned businesses trading as food vendors and stall holders for the duration of the event. While it is recommended to use cashless payment systems, please bring cash as well as card. There will be no ATM's nearby to the event site. Please note, there will be alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase for consumption only on the event site, during the event.
Getting to Pinky Flat
There are two entrance and exit points to the event, North Entrance closest to War Memorial Drive and South/East Entrance, closest to the River Torrens if coming across the River Torrens Footbridge. please visit google maps here.
Car parking is very limited, although there is some along War Memorial Drive which is the closest parking available. We recommend that you carpool, and park and walk from the CBD using the footbridge over the River Torrens for quick access. You can also ride a bike, take the bus or share a cab/uber with friends.
The closest available bicycle parking is almost directly across from the North Entrance on the opposite side of War Memorial Drive.
We are pleased to offer attendees a 5 Minute First Ride Free offer with Beam E-Scooters, who is supporting the event. Download their app from your app store and ride a Beam to the event, where there will be a dedicated parking spot at Pinky Flat on the day. T&Cs apply.
What to bring
- Masks (while not mandatory, still encouraged)
- Non-glass water bottles
- Snack food
- Picnic Rugs & low beach style chairs
- Warm & waterproof clothing in case of wet weather (rain poncho, rain jackets)
What not to bring
- Large umbrellas (only small, foldable umbrellas that fit in bags will be accepted)
- Alcohol & Illicit substances
- Chairs (camping chairs or any other regular sized chair will not be allowed into the site, only low to the ground beach style chairs)
Please note that bags will be checked upon arrival at either of the gates, and any of the above will be confiscated prior to entering.
Pinky Flat, while grassy, has plenty of paved pathways running throughout the park. The event amenities are fully accessible by wheelchair, including access to the food offerings, free water station and an accessible bathroom located on the north end of the event site.
We have created an accessible seating area for Elders, the Elderly, and people with accessible needs that has a great site line to the stage. This area will be clearly marked and is close to the stage, of which there is only one.
Pinky Flat's terrain consists of mostly flat grass and paved areas. Parts of the park can become difficult to navigate after rain. Where possible, we strongly advise people who use wheelchairs to use one with large wheels.
Please note on the main stage we will have AUSLAN interpretation throughout the stage programming.
It is not a condition of entry to Nguyanguya muri wamangka: Reconciliation in the Park that all audience members be double vaccinated.
While masks are no longer mandated in the state of South Australia for this type of event, we encourage the use of them for your personal safety against the contraction of COVID-19.
Reconciliation SA is working closely with SA Health on their COVID Management Plan to ensure that the event is compliant, and to the highest level of public safety and hygiene. For all COVID-19 updates in the lead up to the event, please visit this page.
Volunteer with us
Nguyanguya muri wamangka: Reconciliation in the Park isn't possible without the help and support of our wonderful volunteers. If you are interested in one of the many exciting and hands-on volunteer roles we have available please email our Volunteer Coordinator email@example.com
For all general enquiries about Nguyanguya muri wamangka: Reconciliation in the Park, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For media enquiries, please email email@example.com
Can I smoke at the event?
This event is a SMOKE FREE event, including vapes. As there are dining areas at the event, we are compliant with the SA Health regulations that ban smoking form all outdoor dining areas. Smokers of cigarettes and vapes are asked to smoke on War Memorial Drive, away from the festival site.
Will there be a cloak room?
Please note that there will not be a cloak room on site at the event. You are advised to bring with you only the essentials and keep all personal items with you for the duration of the event.
Where will lost property be?
Please report any lost property to the Reconciliation SA Merch and Info Booth. If you find any valuables please hand it to the Reconciliation SA Merch and Info Booth. After June 3rd, please call (08) 7079 9755 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lost children/missing persons
All lost children/persons are taken to the Reconciliation SA Merch and Info Booth. Parents/guardians, please report a missing child/person at the Reconciliation SA Merch and Info Booth.
Only assistance dogs/animals may be permitted into the park during the event, this includes:
- Guide dogs for visually impaired people
- Hearing dogs for hearing impaired people
- Mobility support animals
- Medical alert animals
- Psychiatric service animals
Please bring with you a copy of the document that shows proof of assistance animal and show it at the gate to security.
Will there be an ATM on site?
There will not be an ATM on site at the event. It is strongly recommended that you bring both cash and card with you for purchases at the event.
Will strobe lighting be used at the event?
Please be advised that strobe lighting and smoke will very likely be used at points during the live performances at this event.
Promotional Artwork designed by Allan Sumner
Kaurna Translation of Reconciliation in the Park provided by Kaurna Warra Karpanthi