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What's On This Month

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

Irish Film Festival

The 3rd annual Irish Film Festival is headed back to Sydney. With five feature films and three documentaries, the 2017 program is bursting with character and craic from the Emerald Isle. Penrith Gaels Club, Kingswood is the location for the festival's launch into Western Sydney. Then the Festival returns to its traditional Sydney home at the Chauvel at 249 Oxford Street, Paddington | Cost: $22 per ticket plus $1.80 booking fee $16 Comp $30 Opening night


~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.


~1-2 Apr

Sydney International Rowing Regatta

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


~1-16 Apr

Ironlak Art & Design Exhibition

Ironlak Art & Design is excited to host Drawn Together 2, the first exhibition at its new flagship store that opened in October. Ironlak Art and Design is at Central Park Mall 14/28 Broadway, Chippendale.


~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.


~1-30 Apr*

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.


~1-30 Apr*

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.


8 Apr

Tubby Love & Amber Lily In Concert

The Rhythm Hut is excited to welcome back International artists Tubby Love & Amber Lily. From the garden to the globe, Love & Lily are gathering the tribe. Music has been the catalyst for deepening their connection to life and also a bridge for sharing their journey with others.


8-23 Apr

Kids in the Park Autumn

Keep your kids entertained on a budget duing the school holidays at Sydney Olympic Park.


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.


11 Apr

Elijah Ray Sound Light Journey

These deeply moving meditational journeys cradle the soul in a nest of safe, moving soundscapes.


12 Apr

Elijah Ray In Concert

We are very excited to bring Elijah Ray to Gosford for the first time! Come and join us for an enchanting evening, coming together as community, dancing upon the earth and sharing stories and connection.


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.


18 Apr

Life Drawing: Forest Fairy

Once a month on Tuesdays, we are hosting a life drawing class. The models and host will vary month-to-month and may include some familiar faces. We will be using stark film lighting, the photography cyc (white background) and some twisted ideas to present the human body to you in new ways. All we ask is that you hone your art, practise your skills and create, create, create (or die!!).


20 Apr

Sandy Bigara's Singa-Little-Longay

It's that time again! Holiday Kids Fest at The Rhythm Hut! What Where When How? Singa-Little-Longa Kids Fest - with Sandy Bigara (Music, Storytelling & Dramatics for Kids all ages). Bring a light healthy Picnic for our break (something to snack on and a drink)


23 Apr

Beginner's Theatre Workshop with Rose Cooper

Play Time For Grown-Ups: A Beginners Theatre Workshop. Have you always wanted to become involved in local theatre, but didn't know where, or how to start? This workshop is for you!


26 Apr

Introduction to Native American Flute Workshop with Haitch

Introduction to Native American Flute Workshop with Haitch Music 6.30-9PM ~ Flutes provided ~ 8 spots - small intimate workshop ~ 2 hour workshop ~ $40 p.p. Bookings essential so secure your spot!


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.


30 Apr

Love in the Vines

See Hunter Valley Wedding Planner Magazine come to life! 10.30am - 4pm at Lindeman's 119 McDonalds Rd Pokolbin, Hunter Valley Vineyards.


What's On Next Month

~1-31 May*

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 May*

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.


2 May

Body Percussion with Rendra Freestone

Body Percussion is where it all beganů Indonesia, Africa, Pacific Islands all have incredibly vibrant body percussion traditions.


4 May

Bedlam Cabaret

For one night only Marrickville's Red Rattler will be taken over by Company of Rogues to create our own little slice of Bedlam right here in Sydney. It's a fun night of music, theatre, opera, circus and more to support this fantastic new Australian work. Put on your formal straight jacket and dust off your bed straps because this is one fundraiser you do not want to miss! Tickets just $35.


4 May

Didgeridoo Sound Healing

Sound healing can be experienced as a bath of healing vibration, using Didgeridoo, voice, medicine drum etc. As we are all energy beings, our natural vibration can become unbalanced, sometimes causing spiritual, physical and/or emotional unbalance.


4-14 May

Scone & Upper Hunter Horse Festival

Over two weeks of horse shows, stockman's events, rodeos, dancing, craft shows & community events on the edge of the Hunter Valley wine region.


6-7 May

Sutherland Relay For Life 2017

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


20 May

Round She Goes Fashion Market

Sydney's favourite market for women's preloved fashion takes over the beautiful Marrickville Town Hall with 60 handpicked vintage and preloved designer stallholders!


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.


25 May

Ephemera Trio: Space Jazz

An exploration of celestial landscapes through music. Jazz meets classical meets space. With projected images from NASA. Keyna Wilkins (compositions/piano/flute), Elsen Price (double bass) and Will Gilbert (trumpet).


26-31 May*

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.


Future Events

~1-17 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.


~1-25 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.


~1-17 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.


4 June

Run2Cure Neuroblastoma

Run2Cure has a 1km Little Heroes walk for children 5 and under (come as your favourite super hero!) and timed 3km, 5km and 10km runs.


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.