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What's On This Month

01 Oct

EVITA - Film Screening

Evita The Film Screening. Hoyts Broadway.


01-05 Oct

Spot On Children's Festival

The Spot On Children's Festival will showcase both local and international children and family movies and productions over five days during the school holidays.


~01-06 Oct

Pyrmont Festival

The 9th annual Pyrmont Festival will returns for seventeen packed days of mouth-watering food, fine wine, and the very best in local arts and culture. The festival is headlined by a two-day family-friendly event at Pirrama Park overlooking Sydney Harbour on 28-29 September from 11am – 5pm, one of the biggest free outdoor food and wine festival in Sydney.


~01-10 Oct

Alliance Française de Sydney

It is with great pride that this year, the Alliance Française de Sydney announces its 120 year anniversary. This monumental milestone will be commemorated with a special cultural program of events, activities, workshops and promotions which will run between mid-September and mid-October.


~01-16 Oct

Lavazza Italian Film Festival

The Italian Film Festival returns to the Palace Cinemas group for its 20th season to present massive collection of exciting and beautiful Italian movies over 21 days.


~01-27 Oct

Oktoberfest

Break out the lederhosen and dust of that dirndl, the greatest time of the year is here. We're kicking it all off with a thigh-slapping, toe-tapping, schnitzel-chomping, stein-swilling Oktoberfest!


02-03 Oct

D61+ LIVE

D61+ LIVE examines cutting-edge data science and technology that is shaping our industries, experiences and society. Hosted by CSIRO's Data61, the data and digital specialist arm of Australia's national science agency, D61+ LIVE, is a free two-day forum and exhibition designed to educate, inspire and accelerate our data-driven future.


02-23 Oct

Japanese Film Festival Classics Program

The Japanese Film Festival presents a FREE Classics program featuring spine-tingling horror. Titled Grief and Vengeance: Otherworldly Tales in Sydney.


04-05 Oct

Men, Glorious Men : Hamlet

Hamlet is the Shakespearian character most written about, quoted and performed. But what sort of man is the Danish Prince? Why is Hamlet so important, how does a modern audience 'read' him, and what has his influence been?


08-20 Oct

Greek Film Festival

The Delphi Bank 26th Greek Film Festival (GFF) returns to showcase diverse stories from trailblazing Greek filmmakers across the globe. With 15 superb features, three engaging documentaries and one Australian short, the Festival returns to Leichhardt's Palace Norton Street Cinema, with tickets on sale today


11-12 Oct

Men, Glorious Men : Mr Darcy

Darcy seems to be the perfect romantic hero. I'm deeply in love with Mr Darcy, will my lecture make you passionate about him too?


12 Oct

Makers & Shakers Market

From vegan donuts, ceramics, candles, to original art and more, the market features a curated lineup of handmade products. @ the Marrickville Town Hall


16-20 Oct

Word Travels' Story Fest: Performing Writer's Festival

The Festival, returns to Sydney for a five day live literary explosion. Tickets are on sale for Story-Fest's main event, Australian Poetry Slam - National Final at Sydney Opera House on Sunday 20 October. The APS - National Final is headlined by two acclaimed First Nations wordsmiths, celebrating the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Presented by the literary arts organisation, Word Travels, the Story-Fest full program will feature a stunning series of performances, discussions, workshops, and poetry slams.


19 Oct

Twilight Concert in the Park

Countdown Explosion will hit the stage at 5pm with the ultimate combination of everyone's favourite hits from the 70's, 80's and 90's. Then get set to get your dancing shoes on and enjoy the fabulous music of ABBA with tribute band ABBALANCHE. Pack a picnic, or browse the variety of food, coffee and wine stalls and make your way to Wahroonga Park.


19-20 Oct

The Australian Burlesque Festival

The Australian Burlesque Festival is a unique community based experience uniting burlesque artists from all over the country and the globe in a tour of sizzling showcases and workshops. Now in its 10th year!


23-31 Oct+

Jewish International Film Festival

The Jewish International Film Festival returns to Sydney for another incredible year of excellent Jewish cinema from around the globe, building on almost 30 years of Jewish film festivals in Australia.


24 Oct

HalloQueen Trivia Night

Bobby Goldsmith Foundation's HalloQueen Trivia Join us for our ghoulishly, frightening Trivia Night! Hosted by the ever FABULOUS Joyce Maynge and Portia Turbo there will be lots of laughs, antics, scares, prizes and TRIVIA! All funds raised on the night will provide practical, emotional and financial support to BGF's clients living with HIV. Don't forget to come dressed in your scariest outfit for your chance to win!


24-27 Oct

The Other Art Fair

Australia's favourite independent artist showcase returns to Sydney for its sixth edition in 2019, to a spectacular new location – the Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve.


24-31 Oct+

Borderland

Helen Wyatt sees the potential of the small object for thinking and engagement. Her view is that art objects can leave the gallery and walk out the door into the wider world. They invite the wearer to think about the contemporary world and create the opportunity for conversation with people who encounter the works in public settings.


24-31 Oct+

Portrait of North Sydney

'Portrait of North Sydney' represents the latest body of work by Brisbane based artist Chloë Waddell. Inspired by photos from a 2011 trip to New York, Chloë began creating her cityscapes as a celebration of the often unseen angles in our urban landscapes. She is drawn to the details: straight lines beside circles, tree branches over buildings, little sections of the whole which form a tiny puzzle piece on their own.


24-31 Oct+

Palestinian Film Festival

The Palestinian Film Festival is returning to Sydney, celebrating an incredible 10 years of Palestinian cinema!


25 Oct

Hard Sound Takeover

International Ravers are pleased to invite you to our upcoming event Hard Sound Takeover at Candys Apartment from 9pm till late. Featuring Criminal Qontrol, Lucid Donks, Reko, DJ Lux, Renzy plus more. International Ravers promises an exhilarating experience, we will be delighted to host you and your friends for a night of obliterating trance and hards.


25-26 Oct

Men, Glorious Men : The Boys

If a group of boys were stranded on a desert island would they cooperate, pray and help each other, or would they turn feral? Which scenario is more realistic? Which is the right view of masculinity and the wielding of male power?


25-26 Oct

Round She Goes Sustainable Fashion Market

Sydney's largest market for women's preloved and vintage fashion. Shoppers can expect to find preloved brands from high street to high end!


25-26 Oct

Shopfront Fest at 107

Join Shopfront Arts Co-op for art-making sessions, live music, visual art, and new short works from our young and emerging artists.


26 Oct

Oktoberfest in the Gardens

Inspired by a deep love of the traditional Bavarian festival and great beer, Oktoberfest in the Gardens features two massive big top beer halls, authentic German food stalls, roving performers, sideshow alley, silent disco, dodge ball, wood chopping, and an eclectic mix of entertainment and on stage competitions across multiple stages throughout the afternoon and evening.


26 Oct

Wanderlust Sydney 108

Find your true north this October at the original transformational Wanderlust Festival. Featuring a 5K run, walk or strut, yoga, meditation, motivational speakers and more.


26-31 Oct

Polish Film Festival

The Polish Film festival comes to Palace Norton Street for the very first time, bringing captivating stories and the most talked-about Polish films released theatrically within the last two years. The Festival will take place exclusively at Palace Norton Street in Leichhardt. The Festival aims to present a range of contemporary, award winning works and box office hits from renowned and up and coming Polish filmmakers.


27 Oct

Wahroonga Food & Wine Festival

A Free event for family and friends to come visit Wahroonga Park to taste a selection of a wide range of exquisite wineries from NSW and around Australia.


29-31 Oct+

British Film Festival

In its 7th year, the British Film Festival will present a range of top notch British films at various Palace Cinemas across Sydney over three weeks.


What's On Next Month

01-02 Nov

Real Festival

Real Festival takes entertainment to dazzling new heights with spellbinding stage shows, breathtaking art installations, live music and performances at every corner; and immersive experiences on the riverbank.


01-03 Nov

Wine Island Sydney

Holiday makers will discover a luxurious land of premium wines from Australia and abroad, beer, food, cocktails, Wine Selectors masterclasses, music, treasure hunts and more.


~01-03 Nov

Palestinian Film Festival

The Palestinian Film Festival is returning to Sydney, celebrating an incredible 10 years of Palestinian cinema!


~01-09 Nov

Polish Film Festival

The Polish Film festival comes to Palace Norton Street for the very first time, bringing captivating stories and the most talked-about Polish films released theatrically within the last two years. The Festival will take place exclusively at Palace Norton Street in Leichhardt. The Festival aims to present a range of contemporary, award winning works and box office hits from renowned and up and coming Polish filmmakers.


~01-16 Nov

Borderland

Helen Wyatt sees the potential of the small object for thinking and engagement. Her view is that art objects can leave the gallery and walk out the door into the wider world. They invite the wearer to think about the contemporary world and create the opportunity for conversation with people who encounter the works in public settings.


~01-16 Nov

Portrait of North Sydney

'Portrait of North Sydney' represents the latest body of work by Brisbane based artist Chloë Waddell. Inspired by photos from a 2011 trip to New York, Chloë began creating her cityscapes as a celebration of the often unseen angles in our urban landscapes. She is drawn to the details: straight lines beside circles, tree branches over buildings, little sections of the whole which form a tiny puzzle piece on their own.


~01-20 Nov

Jewish International Film Festival

The Jewish International Film Festival returns to Sydney for another incredible year of excellent Jewish cinema from around the globe, building on almost 30 years of Jewish film festivals in Australia.


~01-24 Nov

British Film Festival

In its 7th year, the British Film Festival will present a range of top notch British films at various Palace Cinemas across Sydney over three weeks.


02 Nov

Red Bull Fight or Flight Grand Final

Red Bull Fight or Flight is he biggest PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) esports tournament for amateurs Australia has ever seen. Grand Final held at Carriageworks, Sydney.


03-24 Nov

Alliance Française Classic Film Festival

The Alliance Française Classic Film Festival is showcasing 6 films which have marked the exceptional career of one of France's most acclaimed actors Isabelle Adjani.


07-17 Nov

Russian Resurrection Film Festival

From big-budget action blockbusters, to razor sharp female-led comedy and edge-of-your seat thrillers, the Russian Resurrection Film Festival is proud to be returning down-under in 2019, bringing with it a smorgasbord of the very best new Russian cinema. The 2019 Festival will screen 16 brand new features and three retrospective classics. The program features the distinctive perspectives of Russian filmmakers, showcasing both seasoned cinematic legends and the voices of rising stars.


08-10 Nov

Return to Rio

The annual gathering of magic, mischief and mayhem, Return to Rio returns. This musical mecca, just 90 minutes from Sydney is set to host the cream of the electronic crop with none-other than The Martinez Brothers headlining the weekend's festivities. With three massive stages of music, Australia's largest fancy-dress party, random acts of kindness, a hidden disco, secret lodge soirees and more it really is the 'ultimate weekend away'.


10 Nov

Newtown Festival

Newtown Festival is an annual event hosted by Newtown Neighbourhood Centre to raise money for their programs and services that help those within the local community. Newtown Festival boasts something for everyone!


22-23 Nov

Men, Glorious Men : Three Men

When three young men and a dog decide to take a boating holiday, the result is one of the funniest novels ever written. Thousands have wanted to emulate their adventure. After my talk will you be one of them too?


29-30 Nov

Men, Glorious Men : Jeeves & Wooster

Find out about the man who is so skilled that his name has become the generic term for an excellent servant. Laugh over hopeless engagements, horrific aunts and country house shenanigans with this hilarious pair.


30 Nov

Festival X

Australia are you ready?! FESTIVAL X is THE music festival to kickstart and celebrate your Summer with friends!


Future Events

06 Dec

WarriorU Podcast Live Recording

In a WarriorU first, we're taking our show on the road and invite you to join us for a special live recording of our popular WarriorU podcast. It's a chance to get to know podcast host, Bram Connolly, and special guests and ask your questions about leadership, resilience and human optimisation.


06-07 Dec

Men, Glorious Men : James Bond

Misogynistic, sexist, hedonistic and amoral, James Bond is still adored in our politically correct society of today. Join me in a private investigation of charming and irresistible 007, and his world of sophistication, high stakes and danger.


07 Dec

Surf & Skate Festival Shellharbour

Get excited for summer in the beautiful coastal city of Shellharbour with a jam-packed festival experience of high quality music, art, surf and skate.


14 Dec

Hidden Forest Festival

Hidden Forest music festival is a full-day of delicious food, craft beer and wine, markets, relaxation and a medley of local and national artists.


31 Dec

Dudley Page New Year's Eve

Waverley Council invites you to celebrate the New Year at Dudley Page Reserve, Dover Heights. This event is perfect for families with a relaxed entertainment plus amazing views of the harbour fireworks. Bring a picnic and rug and enjoy this New Years Eve Family event with a free jumping castle, face painting, playground, DJ, music and dancing. Or just sit back and relax the whole night with friends and family watching the incredible views of the fireworks display. Licensed bar & food stalls.