Albury's Charlie Chaplin Festival

Don’t miss Albury’s Charlie Chaplin Festival, a unique celebration of the life, work and legacy of legendary actor, comedian, composer, film maker and humanitarian, Charlie Chaplin.

The centre-piece of our festival is the Capturing Charlie: Collecting A Cinema Icon exhibition, the first ever display in Australia of one of the largest collections of Charlie Chaplin memorabilia in the world.

There are programs and events for all ages, including the not to be missed Charlie Takes Over QEII Square: Largest Gathering of Charlie Chaplin's Celebration and Guinness World Record Attempt for the most Charlie Chaplin look-a-likes.

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    Capturing Charlie: Collecting A Cinema Icon

    This exhibition tells the story of this cultural icon through the collection of Chaplin enthusiast Paddy MacDonald. Featuring posters, postcards, stamps, cigarette cards, magazines, books, dolls, original artwork and more.

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    Retro Lane Café Charlie Meal Deal

    Visit the Capturing Charlie exhibition and grab a Charlie Meal Deal from Retro Lane Café

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    Pop Up Shop

    Grab a unique Charlie Chaplin gift or piece of memorabilia at our Pop Up Shop at the LibraryMuseum

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    Educational Program Support

    Charlie Chaplin is regarded as one of the most influential figures of the 20th Century. Students and teachers can explore major events of the past century.

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  • Exhibition Floor Talks

    Join us for guided tours of the Capturing Charlie: Celebrating A Cinema Icon exhibition.

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    Happy Hour with Charlie

    Don’t miss your chance to try a delicious Charlie Chaplin inspired cocktail.

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