City event highlights

The City of Stirling is committed to providing a calendar of free and low-cost community events that offer entertainment and leisure opportunities for everyone to enjoy.

Guinness World Record Attempt

The City of Stirling is now a World Record Holder!

Incorporated in to the City's Harmony Week event, we attempted to break the Guinness World Record for Most nationalities in a drum circle.

There was an incredible turn out at The Square Mirrabooka, with 112 participants representing 77 nationalities coming together to beat the previous record of 61 nationalities.

Thank you to all the participants on the day.

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What is the Guinness World Records?

Guinness World Records, initially known as the Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.  The first publication was produced in 1955.  A world record is defined the best global performance ever recorded and officially verified in a specific skill or sport.

What record is the City of Stirling attempting to break?

The City is attempting to break the record for The Most Nationalities in a Drum Circle.  The current record is 61 nationalities.

Why is the City of Stirling doing this?

The City sees this as a great opportunity to highlight the incredible diversity of our community.  Being held during Harmony Week, it will be an amazing experience for all involved and showcase the City of Stirling to the world.

What do you need to do to participate?

If you are interested in being involved you need to complete the online registration form.  Participants need to be able to provide the City with a copy of their current and valid passport to identify which nationality they are representing.  Depending on how many people apply, participants may be selected via random ballot and notified if they have been chosen to participate.  You then need to be available on Friday 15 March from approximately 9.00am – 11.00am at The Square Mirrabooka where the event is taking place.

Will it be announced on the day if the City has been successful in achieving a new world record?

An official adjudicator from Guinness World Records will be on site at the event to verify the attempt and, if successful, will announce the new record on the day.

WAAPA in the Park

WAAPA in the Park is an annual outdoor concert held in March, showcasing the Western Australian Academy of Performing Art’s finest contemporary and jazz musicians. This free, all ages concert under the stars, is presented in partnership with Edith Cowan University and the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

WAAPA

WAAPA in the Park is now in its 12th year of fantastic free family entertainment! Bring your picnic rug and hamper, and enjoy an evening of exciting musical talent.

If you would like further information, please visit the WAAPA website.