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Teddy Bears’ Picnic 2015

A BIG THANK YOU to our wonderful entertainers who performed despite uncertain weather conditions, and to the 1017 visitors who attended! We had such a wonderful time looking at all this children’s smiling faces!

Pictures are sometimes better than words to describe the fun and friendly atmosphere on the Teddy Bears’ Picnic 2015 in Lisgar Gardens, Hornsby:

Note that all the pictures are copyrighted by their authors, Nilmini De Silva photography, Chloe Carter or Arno Gits.



Last Minute: a visitor, wishing to protect Ball_Circus_Akimbofrom the rain two yellow juggling balls belonging to Circus Akimbo,  has unfortunately taken them away. Please return them to Circus Akimbo, 5/65 Jersey Street, Hornsby NSW 2077.

See you in March 2016!

Teddy Bears’ Picnic 2015 at Lisgar Gardens

This much-loved popular event has taken place on Sunday 15th March 2015 from 11:00 to 15:00.

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic is a free family friendly event.

For its 16th edition, the Teddy Bears’ Picnic presents a rich and diverse program for the whole family. Along with the much-loved parade of Teddys and carers, there will be many activities for kids and adults:

* Music :
Ukulele by the Hornsby BUGs
Hornsby North School band
Hornsby South School band
Pop music by Katherine Miller

* Move your body activities:
Zumba for kids (Zumba for kids with Katya)
Belly dancing for kids (Dance like an Egyptian)
Hula hoops performances (Spinjoy Hoop Dance)
Irish Dancing (Spreagadh Na Rince)
Limbo family competition
Circus ( Circus Akimbo)
Jumping rope

* Quiet activities:
Face painting (Colour Me Live)
Balloon twisting
Story telling
Teddy Health check (St John Ambulance Cadets)
Drawing and colouring competition
Guessing competition

Activities - Places and hours



The Teddy Bears’ Picnic is proudly part of the Healthy Living Festival.

Families are invited to come with their picnic blanket and basket, there will be no food stall. Cordial, tea and coffee will be available for a gold coin donation. (There is no ATM in the garden.)

An inclinator / lift at the end of Lisgar Road facilitates access for disabled visitors and families with prams.

Parking near Lisgar Gardens, Hornsby NSWLisgar road is a no through road and parking space is VERY limited.

Parking is available on William street, behind the Odeon Cinema.


Coming by train? The entrance to Lisgar Gardens is 15 minutes walk (1300m) from Hornsby Station. At the station, take the exit on the right towards Hornsby West Side.  William street will then lead you to Lisgar Road, second street on your left.

Note that in case of rain, the event will be cancelled.

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Do you find a free community event is something worth helping?  Assist us by volunteering 1 or 2 hour(s) on Sunday 15th March! There are a variety of tasks to perform and you can help from 9:00am to 4:00pm, depending on your schedule!

You are just 2 minutes and three easy steps away from becoming involved in this great day:    Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot


A BIG THANK YOU to the following companies / businesses / media for helping, advertising or sponsoring the 2015′ Teddy Bears’Picnic:


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