Open Spaces

Open Spaces is Abbotsford Convent's all-ages arts and music festival, featuring live music, DJs, roving performances, art, kids programs, markets, food trucks and more.

At our most recent Open Spaces in 2019, the event lineup included musical performances by Haiku Hands, DRMNGNOW, HAYCH, Elle Shimada, N’fa Jones, Kee’ahn, Parvyn, Pookie, Danika Smith and Fred Leone; DJ sets by artists including Colette, Aucan Alias, Adriana, Imaxx, Mamacita Bonnita and Emelyne; a slew of Convent Kids activities and events including a Polyglot Theatre program, karaoke for kids, book making with Kids’ Own Publishing, and a Deep Soulful Sweats dance party; workshops, demonstrations and open studios by the Convent’s creative community including Ink & Spindle, Cone 11, Ghost Wares, Katheryn Leopoldseder; performances from ILBIJERRI Theatre Company; hip hop classes with Ngioka Bunda-Heath; and art installations by Maddison Kitching and Leisa Shelton and Clare Dyson.

We look forward to welcoming you to our next Open Spaces event.