Carols on the Hill

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Carols on the Hill

The Archdiocese of Hobart warmly welcomes you to the inaugural Carols on the Hill event.

Carols on the Hill is a free, traditional outdoor carols event specifically designed for families to share in the joyful spirit of Christmas.

Supported by the City of Hobart, the event will be staged at the Hobart campus of Guilford Young College on Sunday, 17 December between 7-9.00pm, with gates opening from 6pm. The oval is secure and can comfortably hold around 1200 people – making it an ideal venue for families with children.

Compered by Tasmanian-born speaker and author Sam Clear, Carols on the Hill will feature local group and individual performances, as well as community carol singing. The lighting of candles as dusk descends on the city is sure to make for a memorable carols event. The Catholic Education Giving Tree will offer people the opportunity to donate non-perishable food items to support those in need this Christmas, and families are invited to light a candle and say a prayer at the Nativity scene.

How to order your tickets
Entry to Carols on the Hill is free; however, attendees must order tickets through an official website. A valid email address is required to order tickets.

• Individuals can order up to a maximum of six tickets.
• A single general admission ticket must be reserved for each & every attendee (adults & children)
• Tickets are free. There are no costs involved when ordering tickets.
• You can choose to receive tickets by email that require printing, or electronic tickets delivered to your smart phone or tablet.
• Tickets are available once you accept the event Terms & Conditions on the ticketing website.

Order your tickets HERE. This link will take you to a secure, third party website hosted by Eventbrite.

Things you need to know about Carols on the Hill
• This event is smoke free and alcohol free.
• Please do not bring glass into the venue.
• An Auslan interpreter will be on stage for the duration of the event.
• Limited parking is available on-site for those living with disability.
• Parking is limited in the streets surrounding the venue.
• Barrack Street between Brisbane and Patrick Streets is a designated bus zone, and
therefore not available for other parking.
• Amenities provided within the venue include:
1. A dedicated baby changing facility
2. Public toilets
3. Easy access toilet
• Please bring picnic rugs or low seating, and warm clothing.
• You are invited to bring non-perishable food items to place under the Catholic Education Giving Tree.
• Children (and the young at heart) are encouraged to come dressed as angels or shepherds.
• Candles and glow sticks available for purchase at the venue.
• You are welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic drinks.
• Limited food & beverages (BBQ, ice cream & coffee) available on-site at your own cost.
• Volunteers and security staff will ensure a safe, family friendly atmosphere.
• Please present bags and tickets for checking upon arrival.
• Please leave your pets at home.
• Gates open at 6.00pm.

Sponsors
Carols on the Hill is made possible through the generous support of the City of Hobart, Tasmanian Catholic Education Office, Guilford Young College, Southern Cross Care (Tas) Inc., Catholic Superannuation Fund, Catholic Development Fund Tasmania, Samuel Clear Speaking Engagements, and Fuji Xerox Business Centre.