Brett Whiteley and Poetry Ride

On Sunday, 22nd September, Sydney Poetry has a special event at the Carrington Hotel which was Brett Whiteley’s preferred drinking establishment and ArtCycle will riding there via some Brett and Wendy landmarks.

We'll be meeting at Luna Park and riding to Wendy's Secret Garden at Lavender Bay at 13:00 sharp.

Usual stuff applies: helmet, water bottle, bicycle in good in order and fun tickets.

$5 donation to ArtCycle with a maximum of 30 riders.

Newtown to Luna Park hookup

The BikeWise folk will be at Victoria Park from 8am till 12 noon with a variety of bikes to try, mechanics, a food van nearby. 

Anyone wanting to cycle from Newtown could join Gilbert at the Try2Wheels event and cycle via Darling Harbour over the bridge to meet the gang at Luna Park.

Meet: 12 noon Victoria Park.

Contact: Gilbert[masked]


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  • Elaine V.

    Absolutely loved being led so expertly round the back streets of Ultimo and Darling Harbour by Gilbert as we climbed towards the Bridge just in time to catch the last gallant marathon runners struggling for home. Had never ridden across the Bridge before but will no longer be intimidated - it was the easiest part of the ride. Wendy's (not so) secret garden was the loveliest of places to rest, reflect and admire the view. Brett Whiteley's public art in Walsh Bay and at the Art Gallery of NSW was a bit of a lark but failed to ignite anything for me despite the matches. Still, by then we were racing for home ourselves and that cold beer - or free wine - upstairs at the Carrington with minstrels (a great laugh) and poets (sadly somewhat inaudible) to divert us. Great day out in very good company. A big thank-you to Gilbert and Chris.

    2 · September 25, 2013

  • Anna

    A great combination! :-)

    September 22, 2013

  • kate

    I'm sorry Gilbert but my husband is running the Cyclocross event for Manly Council on Sunday so I can't make this ride. Bummer! It sounds great fun.

    September 17, 2013

  • kate

    Where is the Carrington Hotel? What time will this ride finish?

    September 17, 2013

    • Chris

      Bourke St Surry Hills. Around 15:00

      September 17, 2013

  • Kirsten

    Oops , can't make it , got a freebie ticket to the Contempory Art Fair at Carriageworks .Have fun !

    September 16, 2013

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