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A Sydney Icon: Fashion at Luna Park

October 5, 2016

Anne-Marie Van de Ven
  Whenever asked ‘when, where and what’ to visit in Sydney, we know the answer: the Opera House with her pure white sails lit in moonlight and of course, our iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge that sparkles beautifully every New Year’s Eve.

Luna Park’s past, Larry and Lizzy Luna

July 11, 2012

Anni Turnbull
Luna Park opened in Sydney in 1935 and it used to house the charming Mr & Mrs Luna, two larger than life caricatures. Their creator is Leigh Hobbs who after graduating from art school in 1973, had his first job - at age 21 - at Sydney’s Luna Park, an amusement park next to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, where he worked as an artist.