Last month, Marrickville locals enjoyed a weekend of free music and comedy during the Smidmore Sessions at our Marrickville Metro.

This jam-packed weekend of entertainment was made possible thanks to the collaboration of the Sydney Fringe, Marrickville Metro, Marrickville's Factory Theatre and local legends Young Henrys.

On the Friday night, families gathered at the amazing Al Fresco Precinct on Smidmore Street for a fun family night under the stars. Here, they could enjoy all the delicious offerings of the Metro's twelve restaurants over an outdoor showing of Clifford The Big Red Dog.

The following day, locals saw a great showcase of live bands as a part of the Best Served Loud series curated by Young Henrys. Afterwards, Smidmore Street broke out into laughter during a Fringe Comedy Session with a hilarious line-up of comedians.

Thank you to Sydney comedians Cameron James, Floyd Alexander-Hunt, Steph Broadbridge, Sam Bowden and Guneet Kaur for coming out and making us laugh free-of-charge.

We are so lucky to be able to enjoy such an abundance of free entertainment in the Inner West - thank you again to Sydney Fringe, Marrickville Metro, Factory Theatre and Young Henrys.