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Friday 19 March 2021 from 7pm to 10:30pm Friday 26 March 2021 from 7pm to 10:30pm


Adult: $155.95

EMC, Lazydaze and the Australian National Maritime Museum are excited to present Audamus – an exclusive alfresco event hosted on the HMAS Vampire.

One of the first all-welded ships built in Australia, HMAS Vampire was constructed at Cockatoo Island Dockyard in the 1950s and today features as a permanent exhibition at the Maritime Museum. The name Audamus comes from the ship’s motto (Latin meaning: 'Let us be daring').

A unique sound and culinary experience, Audamus event series will be held on the helicopter landing pad of the HMAS Vampire set against a stunning Barangaroo backdrop. The relaxed and intimate helipad picnic juxtaposes the naval setting. A line-up of well-loved NSW artists will perform live ambient/downtempo/electronica accompanied by the food and drinks specially curated by George Woodyard of Sydney small bar BART Jr.

Ticket price includes entertainment, sunset arrival drink and a gourmet picnic including food and two glasses of paired natural wine. (Non-alcoholic options available).

What to expect

  • Warm and intimate vibe with cosy, relaxed 'pods' of four, seated on Turkish rugs with comfortable ottomans and cushions

  • Refreshing sunset arrival drink thanks to 78 Degrees gin through Adelaide Hills Distillery (Non-alcoholic beverage options available)

  • Dinner hampers for each pod with a delicious tasting menu curated by George Woodyard of Sydney small bar BART Jr., paired with two glasses of natural wine. (Non-alcoholic beverage options available). Additional drinks can be purchased on the night.

  • An exciting lineup of respected tastemakers to soundtrack the evening curated by Lazydaze; for Audamus 001 we have leading Australian DJ Simon Caldwell, internationally acclaimed Adi Toohey and local favourite Marley Sherman of revered Sydney collective S.A.S.H. For Audamus 002 we have Sydney’s Ben Fester and Cousin will be playing a special back-to-back set, joined by Newcastle veteran Phil Sure and aural dreamweaver Veda.

  • Sound powered by the stunning state-of-the-art Void Acoustic sound system thanks to Buzz Speaker Hire. Void Acoustics has a global reputation for PAs that make it possible to hear, feel and connect through unforgettable, crystal clear sound. 

  • Food and drinks will be wait service so guests can tune out while enjoying great music and food, and good times with friends with Sydney's beautiful harbour as the backdrop!

*In the event of wet or extreme weather the event will be postponed, if you are unable to attend the proposed new date refunds will be offered.

AUDAMUS is proudly funded by Australia Council for the Arts, NSW Government through Create NSW

AUDAMUS is proudly supported by the following partners: Adelaide Hills Distillery 78 Degree Gin through South Trade International, Pioneer DJ proudly distributed by JANDS, Powered by Void Acoustics and Buzz Speaker Hire

Photos by By Ravyna (@byRayvna) for EMC (@EMCAustralia) and Lazydaze (@Lazydazecast)

This event received a City of Sydney grant or sponsorship.

Covid-safe information

*This event is for adults 18 years and over only (valid ID required for entry). Due to COVID Safe guidelines, capacity is extremely limited. Book early to avoid disappointment!

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