Living Smart Festival

Living Smart Festival - 27 September 2014 at Speers Point Park

About the Festival

Saturday 27 September 2014
8am - 2pm
Speers Point Park, Speers Point


Clear the calendar on Saturday 27 September, the Living Smart Festival is back! This year’s Festival will focus on something we all love – food!

Clever cooking tips, Chefs, and growing your own food, all partnered with our fantastic local Farmers Markets.

Learn all about sustainable cooking and healthy food at this year’s festival from NYT best-selling author of I Quit Sugar, Sarah Wilson, and take up the Love Food Hate Waste challenge.

The 2014 Living Smart Festival promises to be fun and interactive, an event you won’t want to miss. Live entertainment and kid activities will keep all ages entertained, along with amazing stallholders, fresh produce, eco displays, experts, plant giveaways and more!

Event highlights

  • meet NYT best-selling author of I Quit Sugar, Sarah Wilson
  • free cooking and gardening demonstrations
  • eco market stalls
  • Native Plant Giveaway
  • Farmers Markets and local produce
  • free kid activities
  • live entertainment
  • free ferry and bicycle valet parking


Ferry Timetable
Arrival/Departure Times
Morning (arriving at the festival)
Belmont Wharf 7.30am 8.35am 9.40am 10.45am
Toronto Wharf 7.40am 8.45am 9.50am 10.55am
Valentine Wharf 7.50am 8.55am 10.00am 11.05am
Speers Point Park Jetty 8.00am 9.05am 10.10am 11.15am
Afternoon (departing from the festival)
Speers Point Park Jetty 12.05pm 1.10pm 2.15pm  
Valentine Wharf 12.15pm 1.20pm 2.25pm  
Toronto Wharf 12.25pm 1.30pm 2.35pm  
Belmont Wharf 12.35pm 1.40pm 2.45pm  


Thank you to our sponsors and media partners for your support.

Media partners

The Star logo
The Star
Newcastle Herald logo
Newcastle Herald
NBN Television logo
NBN Television
KOFM logo


Hunter Resource Recovery logo
Hunter Resource Recovery
The Good Guys
The Good Guys
NSW Farmers Market
NSW Farmers Market Pty Ltd