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Full Festival Program and Website Launches Early August, 2017


20 September –
11 November 2017

Greater Sydney

The Big Anxiety Festival is a major new event that will explore and re-imagine the state of mental health in the 21st century.

Leading national and international artists, scientists, technology experts and thinkers will assemble across Greater Sydney for The Big Anxiety Festival from 20 September to 11 November.

The festival program includes over 60 events, and visitors will experience immersive environments, exhibitions, theatre shows, intimate performances and interactive media events across an extended season that proudly showcases a diverse range of voices.

Our festival vision is to create opportunities for meaningful encounters that increase curiosity and empathy, decrease stigma, support neurodiversity and promote psychological and emotional well-being in our society.

The full program will be announced in early August to coincide with our new website. The majority of The Big Anxiety Festival program is FREE, relaxed and wheelchair accessible. Selected events will be Auslan interpreted, audio described, and with tactile tours.

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