The building is open to the public from:
Monday to Friday: 9.45 am to 4.30 pm
Sunday: midday to 4.00 pm
Normal Court sitting hours are from:
10.15 am to 12.45 pm and 2.15 pm to 4.15 pm
The building is closed on public holidays. Admission to the High Court building is free of charge.
2013 Sittings Calendar (PDF - 216k) (HTML)
(2014 Sittings Calendar is also available)
Sunday 8 December 2013 at 2:30pm: Dante Musica Viva Choir "Un viaggio in Italia"
The Dante Musica Viva choir was established in 2005 by members of the Dante Alighieri Society of Canberra for the purpose of promoting Italian language and culture through music. Its musical director since the beginning has been Francesco Sofo, an accomplished musician and main leader of the choir.Since its formation, the choir has performed at numerous and varied community and other events including Italy’s national day celebrations, regional association events, the National Folk Festival, the National Multicultural Festival and retirement villages. Its repertoire is wide-ranging and includes well-known popular songs, folk songs and opera arias.
Sunday 15 December 2013 at 2:00pm – 3:30pm: The Musical Offering’s Community Christmas ConcertJoin Louise Page (soprano), Christina Wilson (mezzo-soprano), Phillipa Candy (keyboard), the Resonants (choir) and theTrumpet Club in a delightful concert of Christmas music for the whole family. Here’s your opportunity to listen to these wonderful performers and to join them in singing well-known carols in the truly amazing space of the High Court.
The concert will be opened by the Honourable Joy Burch, MLA, Minister for the Arts in the ACT.
Sunday 22 December 2013 at 2:30pm: The CyrenesThe Cyrenes is an innovative, energetic a cappella choir of women who sing ‘for the love of it’. The choir performs songs about women’s issues, social justice, human rights and the environmental chosen from different cultures. Their performances are innovative and dynamic, creating engaging harmonies that everyone can enjoy. For more information about the Cyrenes go to http://www.cyrenes.org.au/