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What's On This Month

~1-5 Feb

Designing Your Future

Designing Your Future is an educational design collaboration between Sydney Olympic Park and South Western Sydney Institute's creative students.


1-28 Feb

Febfast

This February join thousands of Australians and register for Febfast to take a break from alcohol, sugar or an alternate vice in an effort to help raise vital funds for disadvantaged youth nationwide.


~1-28 Feb*

Twilight at Taronga

Celebrating the Sydney summer with breathtaking 180-degree harbour views, Taronga Zoo will present performances from iconic Australian artists and international guests.


~1-28 Feb*

Moonlight Cinema

Picturesque park settings, packed picnic hampers, good friends and even better flicks - Moonlight Cinema brings in the fun of summer, returning for their 21st season.


~1-28 Feb*

Spiders: Alive & Deadly

Spiders are the most successful animals on the planet - they can spin webs, climb, swim, dance, parachute and they can even drop a limb when threatened and grow it back. Overcome your fears and get closer to over 400 real spider specimens including live tarantulas, giant water spiders, and deadly funnel-webs.


2 Feb

Rizal & Rasendriya feat. Wandering Minstrel

We are looking forward to a very special deck sessions this summer featuring Rizal Abdulhadi from Indonesia.


3 Feb

Twilight Food Fair

Enjoy a variety of tasty global cuisines including Thai, Malaysian, South American, Chinese, German, Turkish, Italian, Japanese, Indian and Middle Eastern. There's also live music and free children's activities.


4 Feb

Hits n Beats: Fundraiser for Coast Shelter

Hits n Beats are a fresh and innovative band presenting a new style of party entertainment.


4-5 Feb

Serbian Festival Sydney

Experience the fascinating world of Serbia with this free family-friendly cultural event filled with foods galore to tantalise your taste buds and live cultural entertainment.


4-5 Feb

One Fine Day Wedding Fair

Are you looking for inspiration for your big day that doesn't involve hours of sifting through boring/bland wedding ideas or swapping between 25 different browser tabs? Well, We're glad you landed here. One Fine Day takes the hard work out of planning a fresh, creative & fun wedding day. We've handpicked over 90+ of the best wedding vendors in and around Sydney & we're throwing a big party so you can come and meet them all under one roof!


7-28 Feb*

Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters

showcases the AM's incredible collection of work by prominent 19th century natural history artists, sisters Helena and Harriet Scott. During the exhibition join one of the behind-the-scenes tours or try your hand at a range of botanical art-making workshops.


8 Feb

Free Open Nights @ Rhythm Hut

Ever wondered what goes on at The Rhythm Hut or wanted to know more about our classes?


9 Feb

Didgeridoo Sound Healing

Using instruments such as Didgeridoo, voice, medicine drum and flute, Ian and Leo will bathe your soul in beautiful healing vibrations in a relaxed and blissful atmosphere.


10 Feb

Twilight Food Fair

Enjoy a variety of tasty global cuisines including Thai, Malaysian, South American, Chinese, German, Turkish, Italian, Japanese, Indian and Middle Eastern. There's also live music and free children's activities.


10 Feb

Kallidad at The Rhythm Hut

WHO: Kallidad w/ Vanishing Shapes | TIME: 7pm | COST: $15 pre sale/ $22 door | TICKETS: On sale through Stickey Tickets or The Rhythm Hut | MORE INFO: lou@therhythmhut.com.au or call 0420 682 258


10-12 Feb

Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival

The Blue Mountains Ukulele Club are inviting all music lovers to the 5th Annual Ukulele Festival to be held at The Carrington, Katoomba. The festival is a free community event supported by the Ukulele Groups and local businesses.


11 Feb

Sydney Film Festival @ Casula Powerhouse: The Lunchbox

Sydney Film Festival's popular series of screenings at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre returns for a fourth year, bigger, better and bolder than ever!


11-12 Feb

Lunar New Year in Cabramatta

Cabramatta will welcome the Year of the Rooster by hosting two days of celebrations at Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta, on both days from 9am to 4pm.


12 Feb

Open Mic @ The Rhythm Hut

Open Mic is back for 2017 and we wanna see the room choc full of artists: musicians, singer/songwriters, dancers and poets to perform, artists to display and speak about their work, everyone welcome!


17 Feb

Twilight Food Fair

Enjoy a variety of tasty global cuisines including Thai, Malaysian, South American, Chinese, German, Turkish, Italian, Japanese, Indian and Middle Eastern. There's also live music and free children's activities.


18 Feb

The Swisse Color Run

The Happiest 5km on the Planet. The Swisse Colour Run is coming back to Sydney.


17-28 Feb*

Mardi Gras

Running for over 35 years, this festival celebrates diversity and pride by Sydney and Australia's LGBTQI culture. It will be outrageous and vibrant and full of colour.


19 Feb

Cupid's Undie Run

Cupid's Undie Run is a 1.5k (ish) run in your bedroom-best on Valentine's weekend. No, we're not crazy, we're just crazy serious about raising money for the Children's Tumour Foundation of Australia.


24 Feb

Twilight Food Fair

Enjoy a variety of tasty global cuisines including Thai, Malaysian, South American, Chinese, German, Turkish, Italian, Japanese, Indian and Middle Eastern. There's also live music and free children's activities.


24 Feb

Wasteland: Liquid Bazaar

Featuring just a few of Burlesque, Circus and Sideshow stars that will feature in Wasteland: A Mad Maxquerade!


25 Feb

Sydney Harbour Challenge

Started by Pacifica Canoe Club and is currently the largest six person Canoe race in the Southern Hemisphere. In its 4th year and it's expecting it to be the biggest yet.


26 Feb

Leichhardt Long Lunch

Food and fun in Sydney's Inner West in 2017 Leichhardt Long Lunch Food & Wine Festival at the Leichhardt Town Hall from 11am to 5pm - free entry.


26 Feb

February 5 Lands Experience

The 5 Lands Experience is a monthly community event, at The Rhythm Hut in Gosford. Each month, the 5 Lands Experience begins with a free community drum circle, at 5pm all ages and levels welcome, drums and percussion provided.


28 Feb*

ARTEXPRESS at the Armory

ARTEXPRESS is an annual series of exhibitions of exemplary artworks created by New South Wales visual arts students for the Higher School Certificate examination.


26-28 Feb

The Sydney Morning Herald Cellar Door

Cellar Door will showcase award-winning NSW wines against picture-perfect backdrops, proving the state is the place to be for all wine enthusiasts.


What's On Next Month

~1-5 Mar

Mardi Gras

Running for over 35 years, this festival celebrates diversity and pride by Sydney and Australia's LGBTQI culture. It will be outrageous and vibrant and full of colour.


~1-11 Mar

Twilight at Taronga

Celebrating the Sydney summer with breathtaking 180-degree harbour views, Taronga Zoo will present performances from iconic Australian artists and international guests.


~1-31 Mar*

Moonlight Cinema

Picturesque park settings, packed picnic hampers, good friends and even better flicks - Moonlight Cinema brings in the fun of summer, returning for their 21st season.


~1-31 Mar*

Spiders: Alive & Deadly

Spiders are the most successful animals on the planet - they can spin webs, climb, swim, dance, parachute and they can even drop a limb when threatened and grow it back. Overcome your fears and get closer to over 400 real spider specimens including live tarantulas, giant water spiders, and deadly funnel-webs.


~1-31 Mar*

Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters

showcases the AM's incredible collection of work by prominent 19th century natural history artists, sisters Helena and Harriet Scott. During the exhibition join one of the behind-the-scenes tours or try your hand at a range of botanical art-making workshops.


~1-31 Mar*

ARTEXPRESS at the Armory

ARTEXPRESS is an annual series of exhibitions of exemplary artworks created by New South Wales visual arts students for the Higher School Certificate examination.


3 Mar

Twilight Food Fair

Enjoy a variety of tasty global cuisines including Thai, Malaysian, South American, Chinese, German, Turkish, Italian, Japanese, Indian and Middle Eastern. There's also live music and free children's activities.


7-30 Mar

French Film Festival

In its 27th season, the Artistic Director has selected a tantalising line-up of more than 45 films from which to choose. This is your chance to indulge in the latest French comedies, dramas and thrillers.


9-12 Mar

Taste Of Sydney

Held at Centennial Park, Taste of Sydney is the mouth-watering experience of a lifetime, with dishes from Australia's leading restaurants.


9-25 Mar

Transitions Film Festival

A line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, mega-trends, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human.


10-12 Mar

Australian Tattoo Expo

This the 9th annual Expo is on again. The Expo brings together an exciting range of creative, unique, talented artists, giving visitors the opportunity to make appointments and get inked by the best in the business. This is a jam-packed entertainment line-up with something for everyone.


10-12 Mar

Lindfield Art Show & Fair

Centered round the Lindfield Art Show which showcases an extensive range of art for viewing and purchase, the Lindfield Art Show & Fair @ Holy Family School promises something for every member of the family.


11 Mar

Days Like This Festival

Days Like This is a boutique one-day music festival with a taste for discerning electronic music, food and arts.


11 Mar

Africultures Festival

The Africultures Festival is an annual festival that celebrates and showcases the rich heritage and cultures of Africa. The diverse programming on the day includes dance, music, fashion show, foods and African arts and crafts. A free event.


11-12 Mar

Lindfield Art Show & Fair

Held at Holy Family School the Fair is centred around the Lindfield Art Show which showcases an extensive range of affordable, quality and collectible art. On Saturday enjoy the fair with market stalls, food, sport and craft zone for kids.


18 Mar

Sydney Jamboree : Sport Compact Drag Racing & Car Show Spectacular

Sport Compact Drag Racing, Show-N-Shine, Drift Exhibition, Babe & Bikini Shows, Beat Box entrainment, Trade Stalls, FREE kids rides.


18 Mar

Hot Dub Wine Machine

Expand your palate in 2017, as the indefatigable time-travelling music maestro Hot Dub Time Machine introduces Australia to Hot Dub Wine Machine. A full-bodied day of food, wine, beer and live music - a get-together in the sunshine among the vines of our country's greatest wineries.


19 Mar

Sydney Skinny

Clothes, constraints and inhibitions are left on the sand as thousands of people challenge themselves to the invigorating experience. Diving off Cobbler's Beach, Middle Head, participants are protected by the privacy and stunning surrounds of Sydney Harbour National Park and of course the iconic Sydney Skinny Sarongs given to each swimmer as they leave the water.


23-26 Mar

International Festival of Speed

A celebration of Italian GP Motorcycle Racing at its best. 2017 is set to sizzle with GP Legends from across the globe reuniting in Sydney. An event not to be missed.


27 Mar-2 Apr

Sydney International Rowing Regatta

A week long regatta hosted by Rowing Australia and featuring some of the world's finest athletes.


31 Mar

Laugh Hard: Top Ten Comedy Night

The night will be held at Manning Bar, on 31/03 and will include TOTTN Ambassador Socratis Otto, and Danielle Cormack, from TV's Wentworth.


Future Events

1 Apr

The Makers & Shakers Market

Makers and Shakers is an indoor, curated, retail event that brings together people who care about where things come from and how they're made.


1 Apr

Tijuana Cartel

Tijuana Cartel will be playing an extended dance set, featuring material from their entire catalogue.


~1-2 Apr

Moonlight Cinema

Picturesque park settings, packed picnic hampers, good friends and even better flicks - Moonlight Cinema brings in the fun of summer, returning for their 21st season.


~1-25 Apr

ARTEXPRESS at the Armory

ARTEXPRESS is an annual series of exhibitions of exemplary artworks created by New South Wales visual arts students for the Higher School Certificate examination.


~1 Apr-17 Jul

Spiders: Alive & Deadly

Spiders are the most successful animals on the planet - they can spin webs, climb, swim, dance, parachute and they can even drop a limb when threatened and grow it back. Overcome your fears and get closer to over 400 real spider specimens including live tarantulas, giant water spiders, and deadly funnel-webs.


~1 Apr-25 Jun

Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters

showcases the AM's incredible collection of work by prominent 19th century natural history artists, sisters Helena and Harriet Scott. During the exhibition join one of the behind-the-scenes tours or try your hand at a range of botanical art-making workshops.


6-22 Apr

Fallen

Sport For Jove Theatre is excited to be co-producing with the incredible Melbourne based She Said Theatre, on a new Australian work inspired by the history of Urania Cottage, a home for “fallen” women founded by Charles Dickens.


9 Apr

Bring It On!

Bring It On! Festival is a free music, sporting and arts festival that returns to Fairfield Showground between 10:30am to 7:30pm.


13-17 Apr

Byron Bay BluesFest

Showcasing music from around the world at Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm, just north of Byron Bay. In its 28th year it will present hundreds of performances over numerous stages, as well as camping for up to 6,000 people, 5 licensed bars, over 100 food and market stalls, undercover food courts, beer gardens, and children's entertainment.


28-30 Apr

Fitness Show

Find your best fit in 2017 If you're bored with your training schedule, want to start a new fitness kick or need valuable training or diet advice then head to the ultimate workout for fitness, wellness and health - the Fitness Show, Darling Harbour - and find the best new fitness solution for you.


6-7 May

Sutherland Relay For Life 2017

An emotionally charged 24 hour team fundraising event for Cancer Council NSW. All are welcome!


22-28 May

Sydney Writers Festival

This not-for-profit annual event presents over 300 events and attracts audiences of 100,000. The main location is at Walsh Bay in heritage wharves on Sydney Harbour but there are also events stretching across Sydney, from the Opera House and Sydney Town Hall, into suburban Sydney and the Blue Mountains.


26 May-17 Jun

Vivid Sydney

The world's largest annual festival of light, music and ideas will transform Sydney, Australia when the city lights up with light art, illuminations, musical acts and inspiring, ideas talks and forums.


27 May

GABS 2017

This annual Festival brings even more unique craft beers, gourmet beer-battered delicacies and refreshing ciders to satisfy every connoisseur's palette. GABS 2017 will feature around 400 beers from 150 breweries from across the globe filling out a giant beer hall, in which participants can sample a selection of beers and ciders from a wooden paddle.


29 May

Leichhardt Long Lunch

Food and fun in Sydney's Inner West in 2017 Leichhardt Long Lunch Food & Wine Festival at the Leichhardt Town Hall from 11am to 5pm - free entry.


7-18 Jun

Sydney Film Festival

This 12-day Festival screens feature films, documentaries, short films and animation from around the world in venues across Sydney.


22-24 Jun

Underground Cinema DREAM

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” - Langston Hughes. Each day @ 1900hrs | Genre: Sci-Fi/Thriller | Dress: Monochromatic. Dress for success | Location: Secret Inner Sydney | Underground Cinema is an immersive, live film screening event held in secret locations around inner Sydney. *All shows are 4+ hours long including the live experience. This is NOT just a movie.


5-6 Aug

Dog Lovers Show

The Dog Lovers Show encapsulates the friendship and unconditional love that we share with man's (women's and kids!) best friend and a world first-event.