Government House opens gates for Canberra Symphony Orchestra family picnic concert

CSO Shell Prom
Saturday 30 November, 6pm – 8pm
Gates open 4.45pm*
Lawns of Government House Dunrossil Drive, Yarralumla

Government House opens its gates on 30 November for the Canberra Symphony Orchestra’s Shell Prom picnic concert. An annual favourite on Canberra’s musical calendar, the Shell Prom is an opportunity to enjoy a live orchestra in a relaxed, family friendly environment.

This year’s program features Broadway, West End and film favourites from My Fair Lady to Frozen, with guest stars Simon Gleeson and Genevieve Kingsford, and acclaimed conductor Geoffrey Castles.

Pack a picnic (BYO permitted) or enjoy the Lions Club sausage sizzle and the Lerida Estate Winery bar on the night. Bring along a picnic chair or a rug to sit on.

Tickets $20-$40** – book online at or call CSO Direct on 02 6262 6772.
Group and family discounts available.

*Please allow time for bags to be security checked

**Tickets are available at the gate – however, tickets purchased in advance are less expensive. Full season pricing available at

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