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A Nation Divided: the Great War and Conscription
Date Mon 1st Apr 2019 to Sat 31st Aug 2019
The debate over conscription during the darkest years of the Great War has been described by some historians as the most bitter, divisive and violent ever to consume the nation. From 1916-1917 thousands of impassioned speeches were made, endless newspaper columns written, mass meetings and huge rallies were held throughout Australia. As families, communities and organisations divided in bitter recrimination, it seemed as if the soul of the grieving nation would tear itself apart.

This exhibition at the Old Treasury Building tells the story of this extraordinary period in our history. It is a tale of political intrigue, industrial turmoil, civil unrest and a lurid propaganda war. But it is also a story of passionate idealists, who faced down government repression in pursuit of their beliefs. In the end, it is the story of the triumph of democracy amidst the most testing circumstances ever experienced in Australia.

This exhibition is closed on Saturdays.

Supported by the Victorian Government as part of the Anzac Centenary, 2014-2018.
Beer and Wine O'Clock at Club Boutique Hotel Cunnamulla
Date Mon 1st Apr 2019 to Tue 31st Mar 2020
Beer and Wine O’clock - Let your inner larrakin live at Club Boutique Hotel!
Join them at the Club Boutique Hotel, one of Cunnamulla’s oldest hotels and an outback icon, to celebrate Beer and Wine O’clock.

If the walls could talk you would hear near on 150 years of yarns about the Club, the larrikins who were drovers, mailman, shearers, coach drivers, bullockies and even royalty.

It was the hub of town, a bustling centre for Cobb and Co.’s thriving passenger and mail coach service.

At Club Boutique Hotel, they have decided to make some of these characters come back to life by having a microbrewer brew some drops in their name and honour.

Join them daily, from 2.30pm to 5.30pm, in the fun tasting and toasting to their memories as staff and the walls tell their stories.

Inclusions:
Four five ounce (148 millilitre) glasses of beer or wine / spirits are half nip or you can mix and match. One Schooner Beer or One Glass of wine of favourite from the tastings. Some entertainment, storytelling and a self-guided historical display.
Behind the Scenes tours at Parliament House
Date Tue 2nd Apr 2019 to Sat 31st Aug 2019
Discover the stories behind the building on a special tour of Parliament House. Learn how the building's impressive architecture is symbolic of the national identity and gain a rare view into private areas.

These tours run only on non-sitting days (except Christmas Day and when seasonal tours are running). Visit the website for more information.

It is recommended that you arrive at least 20 minutes before your tour or event for screening and check-in as places are limited to 10 participants. tours operate for 55 mins.

For security purposes, all participants must present photo identification and ticket confirmation to join any behind the scenes tours or events. If you do not have these, you will be unable to participate.

Participants on a paid tour can take advantage of a 10% discount on any purchase from The Parliament Shop on the day of the tour.
'Seijaku' Group Exhibition
Date Thu 4th Apr 2019 to Fri 10th May 2019
Level Up Studio + Gallery at The Strand at Coolangatta will showcase the works of local artists at the upcoming group exhibition, Seijaku: tranquility in the midst of activity.

The exhibition will feature the work of three female artists from the Gold Coast: Olivia Gyne, Kiana Larkins and Bree Sorrell.

Through the use of ocean photography, monochromatic illustration and painting, the artists will invoke a sense of Seijaku, a Japanese aesthetic principle that describes tranquility found in the midst of activity.

There will also be an opportunity to Meet the Artists with Bree Dalgliesh (Mi Alma Photography) in the gallery on Wednesday 17 April from 10am to 1pm and Olivia Gyene on Wednesday 1 May from 10am to 1pm.

Level Up is an initiative of the City of Gold Coast designed to provide access to art experiences for young people and adults within the local community and beyond.

Image: Bree Dalgliesh
Barbara and the Camp Dogs
Date Thu 4th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Belvoir is thrilled to bring Barbara and the Camp Dogs back to Sydney. After wowing sell-out crowds with its world premiere in 2017, the production will return to blow the roof off the Belvoir St Theatre once again as part of a national tour.

Barbara and her band, The Camp Dogs, have been trying to make it in Sydney, but this is a tough town for musicians. In all the relentless demands of city life, the wild and unpredictable Barbara craves a sense of belonging. So, it’s time to hit the road with her cousin, René. What follows is part road-story, part family drama, part political cry from the heart, interlaced with original songs that range from punk-inspired explosions of rage, to tender rock and soul ballads full of yearning.

Together with a killer all-female rock band, Ursula Yovich (Top End Wedding, Australia, Television's Redfern Now) once again plays the title role of Barbara and is joined by Black Arm Band’s Troy Brady and Elaine Crombie (Television's Redfern Now, Rosehaven and Malthouse’s Blaque Showgirls). Barbara and the Camp Dogs is a gob-spit of fun, frenzy and family that finds beauty in honesty and hope in confrontation with the past.
Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor
Date Fri 5th Apr 2019 to Sun 4th Aug 2019
Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor presents approximately one hundred sculptural and pictorial compositions made by renowned American artist Alexander Calder (1898 - 1976), drawn from private and museum collections in North America, including a substantial number of works lent by the Calder Foundation, New York.

Calder is widely regarded as the artist who made sculpture move, forging a practice in dialogue with the world in motion and the motion in things. His radical and pioneering methods of making art – understood both technically and conceptually – changed the course of modern art.

Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor introduces audiences to the full breadth of Calder’s influential career as an inventor of new artistic forms. The exhibition provides a rich overview of Calder’s extensive oeuvre, including his explorative two-dimensional studies of line and space, his three-dimensional wire portraits and circus figures, as well as his most acclaimed artistic inventions, the mobile and the stabile.
April Opening Night and Exhibition
Date Fri 5th Apr 2019 to Sat 27th Apr 2019
Our Annual Garden Expo Competition exhibition opens, with art in many mediums from fine arts, to creative arts, sculpture, and photography.

Prize winners are announced on the evening of Opening Night. Can't get here for Opening Night? The gallery is open from 10-4pm daily, with free entry.

Kids Korner: South Burnett Home Schooling Group

Opening Night: Friday, 5 April 2019 from 6pm
$5.00 entry includes Hot & Cold Supper & Punch
Wine will be served by Crane Winery

Live Entertainment


The exhibition will remain in the Wondai Regional Art Gallery until Saturday, 27 April, 2019

Sponsored by Wondai Garden Expo Inc
Alive After Five
Date Fri 5th Apr 2019 to Fri 3rd May 2019
Kick-off your weekend in style at Alive After Five.

Unwind with friends over a craft brew and live music while enjoying mouth-watering food under the magical twilight in Penrith City Centre's newest urban space, Triangle Park.

Enjoy mouth-watering food and drinks from local favourites High Street Social, Siam Cuisine and Cooks Castle, plus sweet treats courtesy of Underground Coffee Roasters.

Grab your friends and colleagues and head to the Penrith City Centre for a wonderful evening! Free event. Parking is available in the nearby Union Road car park.

The park features paving, tree planting, seating, splash-pad for children, deck and shade structures and provides a vibrant and attractive space to benefit residents, workers, visitors and local businesses.

Triangle Park injects new life into the City Centre and is a social place supporting the day and night time economy.
75 Years: Through The Lens - Wollongong Camera Club
Date Fri 5th Apr 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
An exhibition of past and present members showcasing a selection of the Wollongong Camera Club’s rich and vibrant photographic history since its formation in April 1944.
This collection consists of prints, digitalised images and video (movies) embracing a variety of subjects recognising the members’ photographic creativity in recording their unique ‘moment in time’, their visual story.
There will be a display of photographic equipment; cameras (photo and movie), accessories, projectors and editing equipment from the past to today.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am-5pm. Weekends 12-4pm. Closed Mondays and Public Holidays
Barossa Wine Online Auction
Date Fri 5th Apr 2019 to Fri 26th Apr 2019
The Barossa Wine Auction has been an integral part of the Barossa Vintage Festival since 1965. Now supported by Langton’s Fine Wine Auction House, the Barossa Wine Auction is a calendar highlight of fine wine collectors globally.

It is anticipated that around 150 lots will be available online, with an additional 30 lots exclusively offered at the live auction on Friday, 26 April, 2019. Rare verticals and large formats, many of them included in the recently released Langton’s Classification VII, in addition to unique wine and experience packages will likely fetch anywhere from $40 to $60,000.
Beechworth Farmers' Market
Date Sat 6th Apr 2019 to Sat 7th Sep 2019
Beechworth Farmers' Market is held on the first Saturday of every month and specialises in a great variety of fresh, local produce.

Come by and have a chat with passionate growers and producers of the region, pick up some fresh local produce or grab a bite to eat from one of the many food stalls.
Alice in Wonderland at Kryal Castle - Easter School Holidays
Date Sat 6th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Enjoy the Hatter’s Tea Party at Kryal Castle these school holidays.

Who was your favourite Alice in Wonderland character as a child? The Cheshire Cat, the Hatter or Alice herself? Do not miss out on immersing your kids in the wonderful world of Lewis Carroll’s characters at Kryal Castle these Easter school holidays.

Alice and her colourful friends are back by popular demand at the Castle and are on hand to help your kids’ fantasies run wild. Only one hour’s drive from Melbourne, follow Alice down the rabbit hole and encourage your family to believe in magic, as the Castle transforms into a wonderland.

As always, a day at the Castle brims with opportunities to spark your kids’ imaginations. Whether they are watching in awe at roaming performances, or dressing in their finest to enjoy a Hatter’s tea party, the most curious occurrences are afoot.
1000 Doors
Date Sat 6th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
When we open a door and cross the threshold, we move from one world to another in an instant. What will our hearts find in the unknown spaces beyond? Joy, grief, resentment or contentment may be awaiting us, memories or desires stirred, and buried feelings re-surface. Whatever happens, as we move through this doorway, we risk entering an altered state.

Created by Christian Wagstaff and Keith Courtney, the team behind the wildly popular House of Mirrors, 1000 doors invites us to explore a labyrinthine world that exists in a sort of temporal and spatial embolism beyond our material reality. Once we cross the threshold at the external entrance, through a door whose ordinary sense of domestic solidity offers a sense of security, our bearings are lost. Will we emerge? Of course we will. But will we emerge with our psyche altered?

Tickets available only at the on-site box office.
Autumn School Break at Luna Park
Date Sat 6th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Term one is done and now it is time for fun. With super-fun activities running throughout the break, it would be a shame to be entertained just once, especially with a special bonus week thrown in.

Visit during the school break and enjoy the many attractions and swinging high on all the thrilling rides including popular newbies - Speedy Beetle, Moon Balloons and sweet mini-train Betty Choo Choo.

For the creative bunnies out there, ‘Art Spaces’ will be set up the weekends of 6 and 7 April and 13 and 14 April where the littlies can let rip with their painting. To celebrate the release of ‘Wonder Park’, 35 easels will be set-up in the Park.

For Easter get to The Great Luna Park Easter Egg Hunt where all the choco-mad kids can once again hunt for more than 30,000 Chocolatier eggs on Saturday 20 April and Easter Sunday 21 April. Make sure to watch out for resident mad-as-mad Mad Hatter and the energetic Easter Bunny Acrobats bouncing about exuberantly entertaining on both days (12:30pm until 3:15pm) and entry to this activity is free with an Unlimited Ride Ticket.
April 19 - Art Exhibition
Date Sat 6th Apr 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
Nationally acclaimed artist Rona Green and respected local printmaker Janet Goldman will be exhibiting their work in the April exhibition at Tussock Upstairs Gallery.



Well-known for striking pictures of peculiar characters, Rona has received many accolades such as the Geelong Print Prize, Swan Hill Print Acquisitive Award and Silk Cut Award for Linocut Prints Grand Prize. In addition her work is represented in over sixty Australian and international public collections including the National Gallery of Australia.

Janet Goldman will be exhibiting a range of her new prints that explore the juxtaposition of relief printing with the subtle colours of Japanese Kimono’s. Janet has had prints exhibited in the Geelong Print Prize and the Silk Cut .

Other artists exhibiting their works during April and over the Easter Holidays include Sue Cumming, Mary Tegelaers, Pip Matthews, Michael Ryan, Paul Waycott, Stephen Wright, Priscilla Fenton, Julie Hall, David Jarman and John McClumpha.

The exhibition opens on Saturday 6 April and continues until Sunday 5 May.

“Colours of the Outback” Art Exhibition by Donna Rivers
Date Sat 6th Apr 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Donna Rivers is a local South West Queensland Artist. She was born and raised in the outback and has recently returned to the area to live, work and to be with family, this has inspired her new work.

Donna’s focus is colour and using some form of recycling in both art and jewellery. Art is a passion for Donna.

The exhibition is on display until 26 May 2018 and free to view.
747 Kids Tours
Date Sat 6th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
Looking for an adventure? Want to explore the Boeing 747 and learn all kinds of amazing facts? Then join our 747 Kids tour !!

From 6 – 22 April 2019, Qantas Founders Museum will be offering a 30 – 45 minute guided tour designed for our younger visitors to explore and learn about the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet.

The tour, which is available for children 14 years or younger, will be available every day throughout the School Holidays at 9.15am.

Children joining this tour must be accompanied by a guardian or parent. Cost is $15 per person and spaces are limited. To book, call 07 4658 3737 or email info@qfom.com.au.
All that Jazz // Live Music
Date Sun 7th Apr 2019 to Sun 1st Sep 2019
Come down to the Jump Inn on the first Sunday of every month for an afternoon of Jazz with Steph Harrison & friends.

Live music kicks off at 4pm!!
Bauhaus Centenary - Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack
Date Mon 8th Apr 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
The centenary of the influential Bauhaus school of art, design and architecture will be celebrated around the world in 2019. Founded in the German city of Weimar in 1919, the school operated until 1933. Its influence spread to Australia through émigré artist Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack (1893�).

Hirschfeld Mack enrolled at the Weimar Bauhaus in 1919 and studied under Johannes Itten, Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky, and was apprenticed to Lyonel Feininger in the print workshop. He was deported to Australia in 1940 and soon after his release from detention in 1942, was appointed to the position of art master at Geelong Grammar School. This selection of paintings, prints, and three-dimensional objects by Hirschfeld Mack is largely drawn from the significant gift made by his widow, Olive Hirschfeld, to Geelong Gallery in 1976.

Closed Good Friday.
Apollo Bay Indoor Market & Art Exhibition
Date Tue 9th Apr 2019 to Fri 26th Apr 2019
The Apollo Bay Indoor Market presents handmade, textile design and shiatsu.

Combined with the Art and Photography Exhibition that graces the walls of St Aidan's Hall, this event encompasses a distinctly unique gathering of creatives, makers and designers with a wholistic approach and connection to the Otway region.

Established in 2010 as a venue for lovers of Apollo Bay and as a local attraction, it stays true to a vision of living in the Otways. This event is primarily about creativity, community and connection. There is something for everyone here.

All welcome.

Barista Workshop
Date Tue 9th Apr 2019 to Tue 16th Jul 2019
Swap roles with your barista for an afternoon and learn how to make the glorious beverage they gravitate towards every morning - coffee!

Roast, grind and brew away in Roastville’s Barista workshop. Experiment with art designs under the guidance of a barista known for his signature latte designs - Barista Champion Andy Liu.

Familiarise yourself with the grinder, coffee machine and other machinery, texture milk, understand quality control of espresso and skill-up on your barista prowess with fellow coffee lovers.
Autumn Light Exhibition
Date Tue 9th Apr 2019 to Sat 18th May 2019
Gallery307 presents Autumn Light a collection of artworks from local and interstate artists .

This exhibition explores the idea of Autumn light from a uniquely Australian perspective . All works are for sale and can be seen on their website, but to truly experience the magic of art come in and view it for yourself.

Also available for sale are artists cards, unframed prints, sculptures and their exclusive range of limited edition artists homewares by Gabby Malpas.

Offical Opening 2.30pm -4.30pm Sunday 7 April

Active April at 12 RND Fitness
Date Tue 9th Apr 2019 to Tue 30th Apr 2019
This April 12 Rnd Fitness are fighting for a cause. Join 12RND Balaclavafor Active April to support the Think Pink Foundation by completing a boxing, strength and conditioning workout on Tuesdays from 12:00 to 1:00pm.

Tickets are $10 and all proceeds going to the Think Pink Foundation.
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Date Thu 11th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
Om Sweet Om Milton invites you to develop a deeper understanding of the ancient teachings of yoga and how to implement them into your daily life. Learn the skills to become a yoga teacher or simply expand on your knowledge and passion of yoga. This training is designed to guide your body, mind and soul towards an understanding of wholeness and how to extend the practice of yoga beyond the four corners of your mat.

Style of Yoga: Vinyasa Flow, the marriage of breath to movement. Incorporating traditional elements with intelligent sequencing, creativity and an uplifting approach, that offers knowledge and reverence for yoga’s deep roots.

Contact Chantal at the Yoga Studio by email or review the Facebook event for further information on modules, book list and teacher profiles.
Adavale Sport and Rec Rodeo, Campdraft and Gymkhana
Date Fri 12th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
The fun kicks off for the annual Adavale Rodeo, Campdraft and Gymkhana.

The best and bravest cowboys around will be battling to stay on for that eight seconds and claim the prize at the rodeo on Saturday afternoon and, after the Rodeo, let your hair down and kick up some dust on the dance floor.

Horse and motorbike skills are tested in gymkhana events throughout the weekend and be amazed by the skills of both horse and rider in the campdraft events.

Camping, showers and toilets available at the Adavale Sport and Recreation grounds.

There is a licensed bar and great food available all weekend.

This event just gets better each year! See you in Adavale.

A Wild Night Out - Autumn
Date Fri 12th Apr 2019 to Sat 27th Apr 2019
There has never been a better time to experience Canberra’s iconic wildlife sanctuary than this April School Holidays with the ultimate family sleepover - A Wild Night Out at Tidbinbilla.

More than just accomodation our Pop Up Wilderness Family Camp includes your overnight stay in Glamping Tents with real beds, 5 Unique Day & Night Ranger Activities, Dinner, Campfire fun under the stars, Breakfast as well as a day pass to explore Tidbinbilla after check out.



Explore this vast 54.5 square kilometre Nature Reserve with specially designed ranger guided activities that offer new and exclusive ways to learn about the diversity of wildlife in this unique landscape.

From Hi Tech Wildlife, Behind the Scenes at the Vet Centre to CSI Tidbinbilla we have created engaging workshop for kids ideally aged between 5 - 12 years. Younger kids are welcome by arrangement, this is a family camp with lights out at 10pm.

Wake up in the wild and experience Tidbinbilla in a whole new light.

Bookings can be made from Friday 12 April – Saturday 27 April 2019 (Closed Monday 15 April & Tuesday 23 April) inclusive

Annual BRAG Members Exhibition
Date Fri 12th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Annual BRAG (Braidwood Regional Art Group) Members Exhibition will be showing in April on the theme: For Everything, There is a Season.

Submission days: Monday 8 April 10am - 6pm and Tuesday 9 April 10am - 1pm.

​Opening Night From 6pm Friday, 12 April.

Participation is open to members only, but you can join or renew any time! Everyone is invited to come along to opening night or view the exhibition, open every day until Sunday 28 April.
A Little Piece of Ash
Date Fri 12th Apr 2019 to Fri 26th Apr 2019
JackRabbit Theatre will present the world premiere of Megan Wilding’s A Little Piece of Ash, a story about grief, loss, and the survival of the modern Aboriginal woman, at the Kings Cross Theatre from April 12-26.

When Jedda finds out her mother Lilly has died, she’s confused, distraught and alienated. She doesn’t know how to grieve. Smoking and drinking hasn’t helped, and neither have the assortment of friends passing through offering all sorts of mismatched advice.

Her grieving is hindered as Jedda feels Lilly is there with her, following her, talking to her, so it doesn’t feel like she’s really gone. Soon Jedda realises it’s time to confront the figure following her; to deal with Lilly face-to-face.

Actor, director and playwright Megan Wilding brings this incredibly heart-wrenching yet funny story based on her own experience to the KXT stage.

JackRabbit Theatre present A Little Piece of Ash as part of their three-month takeover of the Kings Cross Theatre, continuing their commitment to getting brand new Australian works in front of audiences across the country.

A Little Piece of Ash was shortlisted for the 2017 Patrick White Playwrights’ Award and presented at the Yellamundie National First Peoples Playwriting Festival.
2019 Ladbrokes Alice Springs Cup Carnival
Date Sat 13th Apr 2019 to Mon 6th May 2019
Join us for a month of racing at Ladbrokes Pioneer Park Racecourse from Saturday 13th April!

Saturday 13th April: The Medaesthetics/Mercure Alice Springs Resort Ladies Day features the Ladies Day Luncheon, Best Dressed competition and great prizes, plus the Champagne Bar, Blokes Drop Off Bar and all the racing action!

Saturday 20th April: Family Day brings great kids activities and fun for the whole family, plus more great racing. Children under 16 free with an adult.

Saturday 27th April: The Rock Bar Lads and Lasses Day combines first class racing plus the Party Pavillion with 2x DJ's after the last race.

Friday 3rd May: The Ladbrokes Alice Springs Cup Carnival weekend starts with the Cup Luncheon, held at The Convention Centre followed by the Calcutta and Horse Sale.

Saturday 4th May: Holdfast Insurance Brokers Pioneer Sprint Day will be another day of great racing with the club’s premier sprint race, the Holdfast Insurance Brokers Pioneer Sprint.

Monday 6th May: Ladbrokes Alice Springs Cup Day is the biggest day of the Carnival, with the Cup Luncheon, Fashions on the Field, Beer Garden and the running of the $110,000 Ladbrokes Alice Springs Cup.

Visit www.alicespringsturfclub.org.au for all the details! #RedCentreRacing
Beginners Photography Class
Date Sat 13th Apr 2019 to Sat 28th Dec 2019
Enjoy a hands-on learning experience in some of the most photogenic parts of Melbourne.

If you have a DSLR or hybrid camera that allows for manual control of your camera then this is the perfect course for you.

You will learn to control ISO, shutter speed and aperture expertly and creatively to produce beautiful shots. Your teacher will critique your photos so that you get the instant feedback you need to keep improving and expanding your perspectives. You will become well acquainted with travel photography (street portraits, architecture, landscapes, still life, abstract, nature).
Alice: Through the Looking Glass
Date Sat 13th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Join the Acting Factory Inc in this colourful, interactive and fun performance this school holidays. Adapted from Lewis Carol’s classics. Looking Glass takes you into a wacky, wonderful world beyond the mirror.

You and your family will meet charming, colourful and crazy characters such as Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Humpty Dumpty and the Queens of Chess. Filled with riddles, problem solving and rhyming fun, Alice Through the Looking Glass is a joyful family adventure that will keep your family entertained during these school holidays.
Art for Outdoors
Date Sat 13th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
Walking down Rue Mouffetarde, one of the oldest streets in Paris, they came across a series of medieval buildings with shutters painted with scenes of medieval life. These paintings had remained bright and interesting for over 500 years. It is this experience that has inspired their own endeavours to produce paintings that can be hung outside on courtyard walls, balconies, gardens, in fact anywhere that a piece of art would add interest to the space.

After two years of researching and painting, they have developed a technique that preserves the artwork. The paintings are UV stable, do not expand or contract in the weather, retain their colour, therefore remaining completely weather proof.
Annual Blokes Exhibition
Date Sat 13th Apr 2019 to Fri 17th May 2019
This is your invitation to the official opening and morning tea of the Annual Blokes Exhibition at Burrangong Gallery - Visitor Centre- Young Railway Station on Saturday April 13 at 11am.

The exhibition will then be open seven days a week for the next six weeks.

Each year the Young Society of Artists Inc invite the men to step forward as a collective group for an exhibition of fine art. This is one not to be missed.

The theme is around Anzac and food, representing what the Anzacs might have had in their rations - corned beef, dry biscuits, jam and Billy Tea.

To commemorate Anzac the display cabinet will hold items on loan from the local Museum.
'The Tuesday Girls' Art Exhibition
Date Sat 13th Apr 2019 to Fri 21st Jun 2019
Wangaratta Visitor Information Centre is hosting this wonderful art exhibition of artists during Autumn 2019, which locals and visitors alike are sure to enjoy.

'The Tuesday Girls' are local artists that come into The Blue Studio every Tuesday afternoon to paint and develop their individual art styles and to socialise with one another.

Artists represented in this exhibition are:

Dee Cooper
Sian Lim
Wendy McKenna
Joanne Radnor
Adele Ritchie
Janet Leith
April School Holiday Workshops
Date Sat 13th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Join them for an escape room style challenge. Build and code your own Lego robots. Join their Easter Detectives puppet show. Design your own own superhero costume to take home!
Acoustic Sundays at Woodstock
Date Sun 14th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Jun 2020
Sundays are for lazy long lunches. Great food, excellent wine and easy listening tunes. Come to where the outside is almost inside, towering gum trees and a well maintained lawn area for frolicking upon! Executive chefs prepare fabulous fare, for all dietary req's.
Join us at Woodstock, kick back and relax to the acoustic tunes of our local artists whilst soaking in the beautiful surrounds.
Abstract Painting, Day Class
Date Sun 14th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Starting with a simple meditation to bring you back to the essence of who you are, this Day Abstract Painting class will provide you with the opportunity to open to your natural energy and create your own abstract works.

You will learn painting techniques to help you on your way - washes, layers, application with different tools, and fast and slow methods of abstract painting. A simple meditation at the start of the class and after lunch will open the space where each person will find their own preference and style.

No previous experience is required. It is a relaxed and fun class where there are no rules. Just enjoy opening to your natural self to create and be with one another from this space.

Class runs 10am to 3pm (includes morning tea. A lunch break is available. Cafes are nearby for lunch).
Art materials are provided for.
Alice Swings Sunday Sessions
Date Sun 14th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Join us for a fun night of swing dance!

Starting at 5pm, featuring one-hour beginners dance class working on the Lindy Hop basic and then some social dancing.
Series of three classes although new dancers encouraged at any time.

Grab a date or a couple of friends and get ready to swing the night away!

FREE ADMISSION
Food - Beer - Music - Dance @ Jump Inn
2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Age Swimming Championships
Date Mon 15th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
The 2019 Hancock Prospecting Australian Age Swimming Championships, to be held at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in Adelaide from April 15-22, 2019 will feature and promote:

All Australian Championship Events, including the new Olympic Events – Men’s 800m Freestyle, Women’s 1500m Freestyle and the Mixed Medley Relay

Differing starting age bands for females and males due to the differences in maturation between genders.

The competition age bands will be:

Females – 13yrs, 14yrs, 15yrs and 16yrs

Males – 14yrs, 15yrs, 16yrs and 17yrs.

For 2019 swimmers whose birthday falls between both the Open and Age Championships and are too young for open but too old for age will swim the Open Championships provided they make the age QT's. (Male 19/21 Female 17/20).

Age bands will not change for Multi Class Swimmers

April School Holiday Horse Riding Program
Date Mon 15th Apr 2019 to Fri 26th Apr 2019
An exciting and engaging educational activity for your children offered in a safe, fun environment.

No riding experience is required. The program offers lots of horsey activities including horse safety, horse care and horse riding. The Program is also suitable for those with some riding experience as they modify the format to suit the needs of their students.

Every day is different!

Children are welcome to come along for half days, one day, two days or everyday!

Children need to bring a warm coat, morning tea, afternoon tea, lunch and drinks. There is a fridge provided.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Autumn School holiday program at the National Museum - Recyclacine
Date Mon 15th Apr 2019 to Fri 26th Apr 2019
Autumn at the National Museum

Join the NMA for a hands-on holiday program and help create a 3D artwork inspired by the Australian environment.

Monday to Thursday 15â€㥾 April and Tuesday 23, Wednesday 24 and Friday 26 April
Note: No programs on 19, 22 or 25 April due to public holidays
Gandel Atrium
Bookings essential

Chill-out zone

Play, read or relax in our chill-out zone or try one of the self-guided activities inspired by the Australian environment.

Dates as above.
2pmâ€ׁ.30pm
All ages, children must be accompanied by an adult
FREE
Gandel Atrium
Bookings not required, places limited
Belinda Street: Good Place
Date Tue 16th Apr 2019 to Mon 29th Apr 2019
Art2Muse Gallery will be presenting Good Place by Belinda Street in April 2019.

Predominantly known for her expressive Australian Landscapes, Street’s work explores the relationship between representation and abstraction. By abstracting the landscape it allows the artist to expressively blend both the visual characteristics of place with personal feelings, experience and knowledge, so that each painting has its own life and individuality.

Good Place is an exhibition of abstract landscape paintings based on two trips Street took to Central West NSW.
Australian Dragon Boat Championships Canberra 2019
Date Wed 17th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
The 2019 Australian Dragon Boat Championships (AusChamps) will be held in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). AusChamps is Australia’s premier Dragon Boating event in which clubs from all States compete against one another for the title of National Champion. This event will host around 3,500 competitors from all registered States and Territories of Australia competing across a broad range of categories, with 50 teams racing per day every five minutes, during its five days.

It is dynamic, unique, culturally diverse international sport, and an exciting opportunity to meet with family and friends to support your favourite Australian team. Mark the date, come and experience the power of the Dragons.
Behind the Scenes Glasshouse Tour
Date Wed 17th Apr 2019 to Wed 24th Apr 2019
Behind the Scenes Glasshouse Tour

Take a tour of the Glasshouse, explore the stage, dressing rooms and back of house areas and find out more about the magic of theatre. Delivered at a relaxed pace by specially trained guides, tours take approximately one hour.

Important - Due to safety, please wear enclosed footwear.
Alice In Slasherland
Date Thu 18th Apr 2019 to Sat 11th May 2019
Lewis Diaz is in love with his best friend, which would be fine if he didn't accidentally open a ​literal ​gateway to hell while trying to chat her up at a party.

Now, with every imaginable kind of demon, monster, and killer ravaging his small town, it's up to Lewis and his newly un-dead companion to save the day and protect his classmates from becoming freshly slaughtered carcasses.

For fans of all things involving jump-scares, fight scenes, fake blood, creepy puppets and self-referential comedy.
Rachel Kerry​ directs an ensemble cast of incredible young actors (and puppets) featuring ​Justin Amankwah​ ​(The Flick, 2018 Sydney Theatre Award Winner for Best Actor and Best Newcomer)​, ​Jack Angwin​ ​(Youth and Destination, Friday On My Mind)​, ​Josh McElroy​ ​(Osama The Hero, Spring Awakening)​,​ Bardiya McKinnon ​(Metamorphoses, DNA),​ ​Mia Morrissey ​(Harrow, Molly)​, ​Laura Murphy​ ​(Muriel’s Wedding, Cry Baby)​, and introducing ​Stella Ye​,​ ​in the Australian Premiere of Vietnamese-American playwright - and Marvel writer - ​Qui Nguyen​’s ​ hilarious play.

Arborescent: Drawings by Elizabeth Cross
Date Thu 18th Apr 2019 to Sun 9th Jun 2019
Elizabeth Cross is better known as an art historian and curator, but she has nurtured her remarkable talent for drawing out of the public eye. This exhibition consists of twenty drawings of trees – they are for the most part denuded of foliage and it is their nervy, sinuous, gesticulating grace that translates so well into the language of drawing.

Western art history is full of great artists who have been fascinated by trees and have been inspired to make works which have an analogy with the light-loving, profusely spreading, graceful unities that trees epitomise. There is a tradition stretching from Albrecht Dürer and Claude Lorrain to Cézanne, Van Gogh, Matisse and Mondrian which establishes the most exacting criteria in the field of drawing. That these drawings by Elizabeth Cross can withstand any such comparison is surely the measure of her formidable achievement.
Alan Baker Art Gallery - Drawing Life Exhibition
Date Thu 18th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
Alan Baker Art Gallery will present its first feature exhibition from Thursday 11 April, bringing to life 20th century, previously unseen drawings by Baker.

The exhibition, Drawing Life, will also feature artwork from the local artist’s contemporaries alongside a display of visitor works inspired by Baker.

To celebrate Drawing Life, the Art Gallery will host a monthly Life Drawing Club, facilitated by an experienced figure drawing teacher. It will provide a social space for people of all skill levels to participate in evening classes with professional guidance, light refreshments and collaborative learning.

The exhibition will be open until Sunday 28 July.

Opening Hours:
11am-4pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
121st Annual Easter Lawn Tennis Tournament
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
Yarrawonga Lawn Tennis Club is pleased to be hosting the 121st Annual Easter Tennis Tournament in 2019. This event will suit all players, from novice to open events, including juniors, veterans and graded sections.

Come and join the fun with all the family.
Behind the Scenes
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Tue 14th May 2019
Youth week is a wonderful opportunity to take note of and engage with their young people. This year’s theme is Coming together to Connect, Share, Speak out and Celebrate. One wonderful all-inclusive activity in Dubbo is three nights of movies at the iconic Westview Drive-in cinema on 12-14 April.

There is however a unique story behind this event as the organisers are kids from LeaderLife at Apollo House; 12 young men aged between 14 and 17. Theirs is a story directly related to the BackTrack movie programmed for the Saturday night.

Because the bulk of the project is taking place behind the scenes storyteller Duke Albada has been invited to showcase the various aspects of the project.

Her exhibition at The Western Plains Cultural Centre will show a multi-faceted image of these young people.
Beginner's Kinstugi Workshop
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Sun 30th Jun 2019
You will learn the wonderful and historical art of Kinstugi, which dates back to 15th century Japan. The philosophy of Kinstugi is that an object is sometimes broken. However, this is part of its life, and rather than throw it away it can be repaired and the cracks remain to show its history.

This is a beautiful art to learn while also helping with sustainability as you are not throwing things away!

In this beginners class you will learn some of the basic techniques of Kinstugi, similar to those used throughout its 500 year history. In this class modern materials are used so it can be learnt by anyone with ease.

Bring along your broken materials, a broken vase or bowl and ceramics are preferable.

You will be able to take home your repaired creation which will be very similar to the Kinstugi piece using the traditional technique.
Ballarat Society of Artists 37th Annual Art Show
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
Once again, the Ballarat Society of Artists will be holding their Annual Art Show over the Easter Long Weekend at the Robert Clark Centre in Ballarat's renowned Botanical Gardens.

All genres in a variety of mediums will be represented. All artworks are for sale including unframed work. Free entry. Combine your visit with the renowned Begonia display in the adjacent Robert Clark Conservatory.
Anglican Easter Worship Times
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
Good Friday, 9:00am at St John's Port Fairy, there will be a special Good Friday service which revolves around Jesus' crucifixion.

Easter Sunday, 9:00am, celebrate Jesus' resurrection with the lighting of the new fire and the Easter candle, a children's 'upfront' of Mary at the empty tomb, the renewal of the baptism and the lighting of candles, great singing using both historic organs, plus two songs with keys and sax.

There will also be achildren's Easter activity during the homily - they get to take their Easter Box home. Everyone welcome.
Adaminaby Easter Fair
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019
Held every Easter Saturday, the Adaminaby Easter Fair is a fantastic day of fun for the whole family.

Highlights include market and food stalls, a visit from the Easter Bunny, dog high jump, tug-of-war, pie-eating (adults) and watermelon-eating (kids) competitions and the famous Wacky Quacky Duck Race with AUD1,000 in prize money on offer.

There will be scones with jam and cream at the CWA hall, a kids' zone for the littlies, a wood auction, live music and much more.

It's all happening on the main street in Adaminaby.

Aboriginal Bush Food Experience
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019 to Sat 15th Jun 2019
Join an Aboriginal guide on a unique foodie experience in the Garden and discover recipes 65000 years in the making.

Using a coolamon, forage the Garden learning how to identify seasonal ingredients.

Discover how to incorporate these native Australian bush foods with everyday ingredients to prepare and taste a range of bushfood infused recipes.

This is an experience to tempt the tastebuds while providing a deeper understanding of Aboriginal heritage and culture and the connection to country.

40th Annual Easter Tableware Exhibition Kirby's Flat Pottery
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Celebrate the journey of potter John Dermer at the 40th Annual Easter Tableware Exhibition.

View hand made porcelain tableware and exhibition pieces in salt glaze and terra sigillata. Artist John Dermer is renowned for his works in the field of terra sigillata pottery, with his commissioned works at Parliament House in Canberra regarded as some of his finest works.
Beachport Market Day
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019 to Sat 2nd Nov 2019
Visit Beachport and take time to wonder through the Beachport Market held in Railway Terrace, featuring local produce such as honey, spices, homemade cooking, handicraft items, and jewellery, something for all the family. Open 9.00am to 1.00pm.
Autumnal - Boutique art exhibition by Shared Palette
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
"Autumnal" visual art exhibition, four artists, three distinctive styles held at Zig Zag Gallery in Kalamunda.



Shared Palette is a boutique art exhibition group including Felicia Lowe, Lyn Isted, Lorraine Chaplin-Mills and Terry Ferrier.



Autumn in Western Australia is the perfect time to start exploring our great outdoors.



Join them in Kalamunda to experience artworks inspired by the landscape, colours and textures of the Bibbulmun Track (which starts a few hundred metres from the gallery). Over 40 pieces of new works along with three collaboration birch panels composed of oil, encaustic wax and fused glass.

Entry is free.

Artists will be in attendance each day to chat to visitors about their work.

All work will be for sale.

Ardrossan Markets
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019 to Sat 8th Jun 2019
Ardrossan Markets will be held on April 20th, Easter Saturday in the Town Square. Come along and grab a bargain.
BBQ by Ardrossan Men's Shed and light musical entertainment.

A mega garage sale where one man's excess becomes another man's gain. An event where everyone can benefit, from local business to local resident.

An event to put Ardrossan on the map as a great place to grab a bargain, a coffee n cake, an awesome meal or a pleasant walk on the jetty.

This year the Mega Garage Sale is being held in conjunction with the Ardrossan Markets, so a double chance to grab a bargain.
Autumn Walking Season: Barossa Farmers Market Walking Tour
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019 to Sat 29th Jun 2019
Autumn in the Barossa is the season of harvest and abundance. Our region is a hive of activity, as vineyards are picked, grapes are transformed into wine, and gardens across the Barossa offer up their delicious bounty to be cooked, pickled, preserved, swapped and celebrated.

And there's no better way to explore the bounty of the Barossa than the Barossa Farmers Market. Rightly famous across the country as a wonderful example of a genuine country farmers market, our Barossa Farmers Market Walking Tour takes you behind the stalls and introduces you to the artisan producers who grow and make their wares with love, dedication, skill and generosity.

Our Tours explore the Barossa's fascinating - and delicious - food culture, the food traditions of our region, traditional recipes, insider foodie secrets... and more! You'll even receive your own beautiful calico shopping bag to hold your treasures, and our recommendations for the best Barossa picnic spots.

Join us as we bring the Barossa's food culture to life. We look forward to walking with you!

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Barossa Walks is the Barossa's only dedicated Walking Tour Company and we pride ourselves on creating a genuine connection between our guests and our beloved Barossa.
Autumn Walking Season: Barossa Cultural Walking Tour
Date Sun 21st Apr 2019 to Sun 30th Jun 2019
Autumn is the golden season of delight in the Barossa. It's the harvest season, when grapes are picked, wine is made and all home gardens across the Barossa offer up their bounty to be cooked, shared, pickled and preserved.

It's a wonderful time of year for walking, as the colour change around us, and the cool crisp mornings provide the perfect backdrop to slow down and explore the Barossa.

During the Autumn Walking Season our Barossa Cultural Walking Tour focuses on themes close to our heart - the Barossa's extraordinary and living food culture, the festivals and celebrations that have marked our calendars here for 170 years, the wonderful characters and their stories that create the rich fabric of the Barossa's history.... and so much more!

Join us as we bring the Barossa's cultural heritage to life. We look forward to walking with you!

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Some of our latest five star reviews:

"The experience and knowledge we gained about the region, and Krondorf in particular, added so much to our Barossa trip. Jess is a passionate articulate and professional guide." Kathy, March 2019

"Jess was so engaging and a great storyteller. I highly recommend this tour." Valentine, March 2019
2019 Oakbank Easter Monday
Date Mon 22nd Apr 2019
The Easter Racing Carnival has been one of South Australia’s premier social and sporting occasions for almost 150 years, and the annual pilgrimage to the Adelaide Hills track is for many a family tradition that goes back generations. Uniquely among SA race courses, racegoers can bring their own picnics and barbeques, and by early morning the car park is awash with marquees, tents and barbeques as families and friends soak up the unique country racing atmosphere.

A family-oriented event, the Easter Racing Carnival has plenty of activities and entertainment designed especially for kids, including rides and amusements, an animal petting zoo, face painting, Kelly Sports and roving entertainers.

Oakbank Racing Club offers a range of options for racegoers wanting the experience the thrill of high-quality racing in an idyllic Adelaide Hills setting. These include general admission tickets, the famous Punters’ Retreat, corporate boxes, reserved private marquees, with packages available for one or both days of the Carnival.

For more information on the 2019 event, contact the Oakbank Racing Club on (08) 8388 4072 or email info@oakbankracingclub.com.au
Adina Polocrosse World Cup
Date Mon 22nd Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
See the world’s best battle it out at the Polocrosse World Cup in Warwick, Queensland.

Combining the strategy of netball, the toughness of rugby, and the ball skills of lacrosse, polocrosse is an Australian-made sport where action, power, skill and pace dominate.

Celebrating 80 years in 2019, the Polocrosse World Cup will bring players from eight countries – Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, USA, UK, Ireland, Zambia and Zimbabwe - to southern Queensland to see which team reigns supreme. As current world champions, South Africa will be fighting to hold onto the title, while former champions, Australia, will use their home turf and supporters to their advantage to try and take it back!

The event takes place over seven days in Warwick, with spectator numbers are expected to be in the tens of thousands for this world-class event.

While the horses and riders show off their talents on the field, spectators will get an up close and personal experience from the sidelines where they can literally smell the sweat on the horses!

Polocrosse is king of the one-horse sports. Be there in 2019 to live the action!
Arlo Guthrie - Alice's Restaurant
Date Mon 22nd Apr 2019
In 1965, a teenaged Guthrie performed a “friendly gesture” that proved to be fateful. Arrested for littering, Arlo was deemed “not moral enough to join the army” and recounted these events on the album Alice’s Restaurant in 1967. The Alice’s Restaurant Massacree, an 18 minute and 20 second partially sung comic monologue opposing the war and the backward reasoning of authority has become a quintessential anti-establishment anthem.

Alice’s Restaurant achieved platinum status and was made into a movie in 1969 (in which Arlo played himself) by the esteemed Oscar-nominated director Arthur Penn. 1969 also brought Arlo to the rock festival of the ages – Woodstock, showcasing his chart-topping Coming Into Los Angeles, which was included on the multi-platinum Woodstock soundtrack and movie.

Classically styled folk songs intermingled with clever storytelling and a keen sense of humor remain his trademark, in addition to his broad musical accomplishments. Guthrie is a road warrior, touring almost constantly, alone or with friends and family.

Since the first time he performed in public in 1961 at the age of 13, and after almost sixty years of shows, Arlo Guthrie, now in his 70s, has become an American folk elder—a keeper of the flame.
A Taste of Ireland - The Irish Music & Dance Sensation
Date Mon 22nd Apr 2019
After performing to thousands of audiences nation wide, The Irish Music & Dance Sensation ‘A Taste of Ireland’ is touring Nationally in 2019.

Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ reveals the magical tale of two star crossed lovers leaving their Emerald home forever.

Produced by Australia’s golden duo, Brent Pace & Ceili Moore, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition are all the very essence of celebrating the Irish spirit.

Featuring an unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland & National Champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe, A Taste of Ireland is unique for a production in this genre and features music & dance reflected through raw talent, which is impressively 100% LIVE!!

Adult $69.90*
Concession $62.90*
Group 8+ $62.90*
Family (2+2) $225.00*
Young Person (Under 13) $49.90*
A Taste Of Ireland
Date Mon 22nd Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique LIVE spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Bear Making Event
Date Mon 22nd Apr 2019 to Fri 26th Apr 2019
Back again these school holidays. Join with Stufflers Bear Building to make your own furry friend.

Bring down the family and make a PAWsome day of it. Find bears, animals and creatures to become a brand new keep sake.

Also win the opportunity to take home a super $150 party pack on facebook and bring super smiles to your kids for their birthday.
Art Kintsugi - Mindful Golden Restoration
Date Mon 22nd Apr 2019 to Wed 31st Jul 2019
Have more beauty with Art Kintsugi in your precious life!

What is Kintsugi?

Kintsugi is five centuries-old traditional Japanese art which is a method of restoring a broken/cracked piece with a lacquer that is mixed with gold, silver, or platinum. In the recent years, this craftsmanship has been regarded as an important traditional art to influence on modern art around the world. One of the reasons is that it is more than just mending broken ceramics, and it is one beautiful way to living.

Their Art Kintsugi workshop is based on these three Japanese philosophies:

1. give your broken objects a new life and make them beautifully more than before by yourself.
2. get spiritual satisfaction without never-ending consumerism.
3. embrace beauty in imperfection.

What you will learn in this workshop is "Modern kintsugi" which follows the principal of traditional Kintsugi using alternative materials that are more accessible and enable us to complete the whole processes within the class:

1. understating the materials and how to use them with safety guidelines.
2. the basic kintsugi process from start to finish and tips, tricks and traps to avoid.

All materials will be provided.
Alexey Arkhipovskiy - Greatest Balakaika Player in the World
Date Tue 23rd Apr 2019
Presented by Lunin Show Productions.

Alexey Arkhipovskiy is one of the world's most talented and inspiring musicians.



Russian born musician Alexey, has mesmerised listeners around the globe with his majestic and talented style of balalaika playing.

Among the many folk instruments of Russia, the balalaika stands out as not just the most recognised, but also as a symbol of Russian culture. Recently, the balalaika featured heavily in the movie soundtrack for The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Often compared with Paganini or Hendricks, musicians who revolutionised the violin and guitar, Arkhipovskiy has also created a unique different style combining methods of revolutionary innovation.



Join Alexey for an unforgettable evening of music!

Free from style and genre frames, Alexey Arkhipovskiy is a must see!

Doors open at 6.30pm.

A Taste Of Ireland
Date Tue 23rd Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique LIVE spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Arlo Guthrie
Date Tue 23rd Apr 2019
In 1965, a teenaged Guthrie performed a "friendly gesture" that proved to be fateful. Arrested for littering, Arlo was deemed "not moral enough to join the army" and recounted these events on the album ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ in 1967. The “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”, an 18 minute and 20 second partially sung comic monologue opposing the war and the backward reasoning of authority has become a quintessential anti-establishment anthem.

Arlo Guthrie is performing at Melbourne Recital Centre on 23 April.
A Bag Or Rice – An Art Exhibition
Date Tue 23rd Apr 2019 to Tue 30th Apr 2019
A dramatic and thought provoking display of artworks highlighting the struggles of soldiers returning from War trying to adjust to civil and family life. Presented by eminent Brisbane artist Cees Sliedrecht, the exhibition runs in the Brisbane City Hall Peoples’ Gallery during the ANZAC week.
Arlo Guthrie: Alice's Restaurant Back By Popular Demand- Adelaide
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019
In 1965, a teenaged Guthrie performed a “friendly gesture” that proved to be fateful. Arrested for littering, Arlo was deemed “not moral enough to join the army” and recounted these events on the album ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ in 1967. The “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”, an 18 minute and 20 second partially sung comic monologue opposing the war and the backward reasoning of authority has become a quintessential anti-establishment anthem.

Arlo Guthrie has become an iconic figure in folk music with a distinguished and varied career spanning almost sixty years. Classically styled folk songs intermingled with clever storytelling and a keen sense of humor remain his trademark, in addition to his broad musical accomplishments. Guthrie is a road warrior, touring almost constantly, alone or with friends and family.



Since the first time he performed in public in 1961 at the age of 13, and after almost sixty years of shows, Arlo Guthrie, now in his 70s, has become an American folk elder—a keeper of the flame.

Barossa Vintage Festival
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
Join the Barossa community for a celebration of the region’s wine, food, culture and heritage at the historic Barossa Vintage Festival. Choose from over 90 events that showcase the abundance of the region and it’s renowned wine and food culture; there’s family friendly events like the Ziegenmarkt, the Parade, Town Days and the infamous Barossa Scarecrows as well as long table lunches, masterclasses and a gala Vintage Ball.



The Barossa Vintage Festival has a longstanding history as a celebration of Vintage, dating back to 1947 when the Barossa community got together to celebrate the end of a grape harvest and vintage. The Festival is South Australia’s largest regional festival where you can be immersed in food and wine experiences against the backdrop of Barossan history and heritage.

Barossa Vintage Festival Memorabilia Exhibition
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
The Barossa Vintage Festival is the longest running wine tourism festival in Australia with a history spanning more than seven decades.

Custodians of the Barossa Vintage Festival have lovingly preserved posters, programs and films from the very first festival in 1947.

60 years of cherished posters and memorabilia will be on display at the Vintage Lounge and Festival Hub.

For enquiries: Barossa Visitor Information Centre
Email: visitorcentre@barossa.sa.gov.au
Phone: 1300 852 982
A Taste Of Ireland
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique LIVE spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Behind The Scenes at Sydney Opera House
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019 to Fri 6th Dec 2019
Every morning, six days a week, our dancers take class. It helps them find new heights of technical excellence and maintain their peak fitness.

Get a privileged, in-theatre view of their training, with commentary by artistic staff, then sit in as their top dancers rehearse for an upcoming production.

Behind the Scenes is perfect for ballet lovers of all ages, and is a great school holiday activity.
Barista, Brewer, Wine Cycle Tour
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
A 20 km guided wine cycle tour through the fertile terrain of the picturesque, northern end of the Barossa Valley.

Your tour begins with a short ride to a local artisan coffee roaster. Here, a shot of freshly ground beans will sharpen your senses and heighten your enthusiasm before riding to discover the historic village of Light Pass.

Your first wine tasting for the day is at a charming, highly acclaimed family owned vineyard and cellar door, known as one of the brightest stars of the “New Barossa”.

Further north, relax and enjoy your second wine tasting of flavoursome handcrafted wines, followed by a delicious, seasonal lunch and gourmet cake, hand made by local Barossan artisans, at a rustic, mud-rendered cellar door and home to an original German settlers’ cottage.

After lunch, you’ll ride through sections of privately owned vineyards, arriving at the historic single vineyard of an exceptional seventh generation Barossa winegrower.

The day doesn’t end there.

From this vineyard, you’ll ride on bike trails along the gentle curves of the majestic gum-lined North Para River to an all Australian craft beer taphouse, to end your tour with a cold cleansing brew, reflecting on the hidden treasures you’ve discovered.
Author Talk with Andrew Holt
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019
An Author Talk with former local man Andrew Holt will take place at Hilltops Council Library, Young branch on April 24 at 10.30am.

Andrew is passionate about educating children, and offers tips and tools in his second book, A Wise Water World Inspires Me to help children grow in emotional intelligence.

His latest book continues with empowering questions around the themes of emotions, water and going with the flow.

Everyone is welcome to attend including parents, grand parents, carers, educators and child development professionals.
ANZAC Day Camden Commemoration Services
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019 to Thu 25th Apr 2019
The Camden RSL Sub Branch will be conducting services to commemorate the 104th Anniversary of the Landing at Gallipoli. On behalf of the President and members of the Camden RSL Sub Branch they invite you to attend any of the following services:

Carrington Centennial Care ANZAC Day Service will be conducted in the Flagpole Area of Carrington on 24 April, at 10.30am. Everyone is welcome.

Wivenhoe Retirement Village, 6 Hollyhock Avenue, Cobbitty - ANZAC Day Service will be conducted in the Recreation Centre on 24 April, at 2.30 pm. Everyone is welcome.

Camden RSL Sub Branch Dawn Service will be conducted in the Camden Bicentennial Equestrian Park Memorial Site, Cawdor Road, Camden, 5.15am sharp, Cawdor Road from Camden Sports Club to Barsden Street, will be closed from 4.45am until 7am. They request everyone to be seated by 5.15am.

Main ANZAC Day March and Community Service
Marchers will assembly in Elizabeth Street between Mitchell and Elizabeth Streets from 10am with the march commencing at 10.30am. Marchers will move from Elizabeth Street, down Arygle Street, follow Cawdor Road to the Camden Bicentennial Equestrian Park, for the commencement of the 2019 Camden Anzac Day Commemoration Service, commencing at 11am.
Author Talk with Mark Hill
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019
Presented by the Sale Library, Author Talk with Mark Hill. It all started in 2015 when a group of local young students asked Mark, ‘sir, who won the war?’

Mark’s latest book will dive deep into World War II, discussing how the war in the pacific differed from those before. This time the battle raged right on our doorstep, not in faraway places – Gallipoli or the Western Front.

Do not miss this unique evening with Mark Hill to launch his latest work.
ANZAC Concert
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019
Corowa Sing Australia and local talented identities singing and performing songs from the war time years.

Piper and Drummer from Scots Collage Albury. Entry by gold coin donation. Join the performers for a free supper after the concert
Allensworth – Albumsworth Tour Newtown
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019
Hailing from Southern California, Jamie Allensworth and his eponymous musical collective fuse rock and soul with true-life anthemic song writing. His playbook dives deeply into the soul tradition of James Brown, Otis Redding, and Curtis Mayfield, and updates that tradition along the lines of Alabama Shakes, Michael Kiwanuka, with an added psychedelic twist.

No stranger to these shores, Allensworth is making the journey to Australia this May to launch the ingeniously titled album ‘Albumsworth’ with shows and festivals up and down the East Coast. The tour features his long-standing Australian band which includes members of Hussy Hicks, Cheap Fakes, and Band of Frequencies to name a few.

See Eventfinda for more information.
ANZAC Day
Date Wed 24th Apr 2019 to Thu 25th Apr 2019
This ANZAC Day Lucky Coq will be open.

Come along on Wednesday 24th for an all female DJ lineup.

Thursday 25th features throwback Thursday DJ's.
Anzac Day at the Australian War Memorial
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Visit the Australian War Memorial and attend the Dawn Service, National ANZAC Day Ceremony and Last Post Ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces in the First World War.

Please see website for further details
Annual Sydney International Bachata Festival
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    The Sydney International Bachata Festival is the world’s first ever Bachata Festival.

    The event comprises three days and four nights (including the Welcome Party) of Latin Dance Workshops, World-Class Performances, Prestigious Parties and an urban Bachata concert – the biggest Bachata concert in the Southern Hemisphere!
Anzac Day Celebrations - Ballina Shire
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Ballina Anzac Day Services and March is on 25 April at River Street, Ballina. Ballina Anzac Day Dawn Service at Ballina RSL Memorial at 5.30am. Ballina Anzac Day March - Assemble at Ballina Court House at 10am. March commences at 10.30am down River Street to Ballina RSL Club Memorial.

Contact Ballina RSL Club for more information.
ANZAC Day March
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Sydney's ANZAC Day March gives participating veterans and the general public an opportunity to honour those who served in the defence of Australia or its interests, especially remembering those who paid the supreme sacrifice or otherwise suffered as a result of their service.

The Order of March will be WWII veterans followed by Navy/Army/Air Force (in conflict order), civilians in support of Australian Troops, descendants of Australian veterans, Commonwealth and allies.

The ANZAC Day March begins at 9am at the intersection of Martin Place and Elizabeth Street. It travels down Elizabeth Street and finishes at the end of Hyde Park at Liverpool Street.

At the conclusion of the parade, at approximately 12.30pm, a commemoration service is held next to The Pool of Remembrance at the ANZAC War Memorial in Hyde Park South.
ANZAC Sunset Service Ceremony
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
This ceremony will start at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, at 5pm.

It will be a short service accompanied by the NSW Ambulance Service Band and followed by the lowering of the flags.

It will conclude the official ANZAC Day Commemorations in Sydney.

We owe it to those who have gone before, those who are yet to come as well as those who currently carry the flame to ensure the day is as dignified and respectful as possible by abiding by the agreed guidelines and directions of volunteer marshals for each of these important services and events.
ANZAC Day Dawn Service
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
The ANZAC Day dawn service at The Cenotaph in Sydney's Martin Place begins at 4.30am. Thousands gather in the pre-dawn darkness to honour fallen soldiers.

The dawn service includes a catafalque contingent, an Ode of Remembrance, Last Post bugle call, a minute's silence, a Reveille played on a bugle and the laying of wreaths.

The Ode of Remembrance (below) is taken from a poem written by the English poet Laurence Binyon. It was first published in The Times (London) on 21 September 1914 and has been recited at commemorative services since 1919.

"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them."

The audience then responds: "We will remember them."
Anzac Day in Warren
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    ANZAC Day is commemorated each year with memorial services held at the Warren Cenotaph at dawn followed by a march and second service later in the morning.
ANZAC Day Lismore
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    Returned and Services League of Australia - City of Lismore Sub Branch ANZAC Day committee wishes to invite the community to Lismore's ANZAC Day March and Services, commemorating the fallen from Gallipoli and all other subsequent wars and deployments in which Australian Defence personnel have been involved - this year will also celebrate the Centenary of ANZAC.

    The Dawn Service is at 5am. Departing the Old Post Office on the corner of Magellan and Molesworth Streets, proceed along Molesworth Street to the Cenotaph located at Lismore Memorial Baths.

    The March commences at 9am. Departing Clyde Campbell car park, proceed along Molesworth Street to the Cenotaph located at Lismore Memorial Baths.
Anzac Day Services
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
ANZAC Day is marked throughout the country each year on April 25, regardless of the day on which it falls. It is a solemn day of remembrance of those soldiers who fought and died at Gallipoli in 1915.

The Gunnedah Shire has its own rich history of service and sacrifice, and throughout the Anzac Centenary, locals will remember not only the original Anzacs who served at Gallipoli and the Western Front, but commemorate and pay homage to the contribution of its own servicemen and women, with a program of special events and activities.

Anzac Day Services are held in Gunnedah and in the shire villages of Tambar Springs, Curlewis and Breeza.

They also have a Dawn Service in Gunnedah, Tambar Springs and Curlewis commencing at 5.30am.

ANZAC Day Raceday
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Flemington’s ANZAC Day race meeting is a day of racing and reflection, with a traditional tribute to the courageous men and women who have served the nation.

Heritage displays and activities around the racecourse will honor the day, highlighting the role racing played in the lives of those serving and the contributions of horses in war efforts.

This includes a moving ceremony taking place in the Mounting Yard at 2:55pm, Hand Made With Love poppy installation and the return of two-up on the Front Lawn between the first and last races.

The eight-race program is highlighted by the running of the Listed VRC St. Leger (2800 metres), the classic staying test for three year olds which will be run for the 162nd time in 2019. Supporting this time-honored race is the Listed ANZAC Day Stakes (1400 metres) for two-year-olds.

Complimentary admission will be provided to all current and returned servicemen and women, and the VRC will shout them a complimentary first beverage at any bar on course between 1:00 and 2:00pm upon presentation of an appropriate badge, membership card or medal.
ANZAC Day - Fremantle Dawn Service
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
The Fremantle Dawn Service commences at 5.30am on ANZAC Day and is coordinated by the City of Fremantle in conjunction with the Fremantle Memorial Wardens at Monument Hill War Memorial.

All are welcome to attend the service. Parade step off time is 10.15am from the Esplanade Reserve where the parade will travel through the main streets of Fremantle and along the Cappuccino Strip where a salute will be taken. There will be a short closing ceremony when the parade returns to the Esplanade Park.

Following the parade there is a short closing ceremony at Esplanade Reserve on Marine Terrace.
ANZAC Day on Rottnest Island
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Watch the sunrise over the Indian Ocean while commemorating all those who have served their country at a unique ANZAC Day Dawn Service on Rottnest Island.

Following the service, enjoy a free breakfast in the Settlement Mall, live music and ANZAC themed kids activities – or discover more about the military history of the Island with a tour of the restored World War II gun and tunnels at Oliver Hill. Special early morning ferry services depart from Hillarys and Fremantle.
Anzac Day Races
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
They're gearing up for the annual Anzac Day Races at Cessnock Racecourse on Thursday 25 April – ANZAC Day.

Enjoy this day of remembrance here at Cessnock Racecourse, where they’ll pay tribute to the contribution of horses in the War, and all of their past and present service men and women, with a Light-horse re-enactment and ANZAC ceremony.

Come along for a day of racing and family fun with games of two-up, food vendors, jumping castle, face painter, live music, and more.

Courtesy Bus to depart from Cessnock Leagues Club at 12 noon, 12.30pm and 1pm. Return from Cessnock Racecourse to Cessnock Leagues Club at the end of the day.
ANZAC Day Commemorative Service - Violet Town
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
ANZAC Day, originally a commemoration of the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces at Gallipoli on the 25 April 1915, has grown to become perhaps the most important national day in Australia. In addition to recognising the service and sacrifice of all Australians who have served in war or on peacekeeping operations, ANZAC Day has become core to the identity of Australia itself, a day on which Australians reflect on the Anzac spirit and its place in Australia today.

Violet Town Dawn Service from 5:40am at Cowslip Street, Violet Town.

The march will step off time 10:00am, CFA Forecourt, Cowslip Street, Violet Town.

Commemorative Service Location and Time at 10:20am, Monument in Cowslip Street.
Anzac Day Celebrations - Windorah
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Windorah's Anzac Day celebrations begin with a Dawn Service, commencing at 5.30am at the Windorah Cemetery.

The Morning Service begins with the march from the Windorah Information Centre, gathering at 9.00am, and proceeding to the Rock of Remembrance, at the Windorah Caravan Park.

Morning Service is followed by a shared plate morning tea. All are welcome.

Two-Up begins at 1pm at the Western Star Hotel, lunch is available.
ANZAC Day Commemorations Benalla
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Benalla RSL sub branch ANZAC Day commemorations on 25 April begin with the 6:00am Dawn service in the memorial precinct in the Benalla Gardens.



The ANZAC Day march takes in Bridge and Smyth streets to the corner of the memorial precinct in the Benalla Gardens, starting at 10:30am.

The Cenotaph service will take place at 11:00am in the memorial precinct in the Benalla Gardens.

Anzac Day Parade Brisbane 2019
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
The Anzac Day Parade in Brisbane has it's 103rd anniversary on 25 April 2019 having been continuously commemorated from the first Anzac Day in 1916. No tickets are required to spectate this family event.

The event is held annually for the citizens of Queensland to recognise the sacrifice of those members of the Australian Defence Force, many of whom have returned from wars and conflicts, originally encompassing the Boer War through to modern operations and conflicts such as Iraq and Afghanistan.

The veterans, both retired and still serving, march to receive the thanks of the citizens of Queensland and visitors to the region as well as honour the memory of comrades who have not returned and have passed since.

The 2019 Anzac Day Parade Brisbane will be lead by the Royal Australian Navy and recognise the contribution of Women in War in Group 2.

The best position to view the Parade is on Adelaide Street, between George Street and Creek Street. The Parade runs between 10am and 1pm. Vehicle movement will be restricted within the Central Business District from 2am to 2pm.

The Parade is proudly supported by the Queensland Government.
Anzac Day in the Ballina Shire
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
There are various Anzac Day Commemoration Services taking place in the Ballina Shire.

Ballina RSL Sub-Branch:
5:30am - Dawn Service commences at the Ballina RSL Memorial
6:30am - Breakfast at Ballina RSL Club
9:15am - Commemoration service at the East Ballina cemetry
10:15am - March Assembly for the Anzac Day March is at the Ballina Court House
10:30am - March commences and proceeds down River Street to the Ballina RSL Memorial cenotaph.

Alstonville RSL Sub-Branch:
5:20am - Dawn Service commences at Elizabeth Ann Brown Park
9:10am - March Assembly at Paddy Bugden VC Memorial
9:30am - Commemoration Service, parade through Main Street through to Elizabeth Ann Brown Park.
Anzac Day - Port Fairy
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Anzac Day in Port Fairy will begin with the 6:30am Dawn Service at the memorial at railway place followed by 'gun fire' breakfast at the RSL hall.

There will be a 10:00am Service at the Reardon Theatre followed by a march down Bank street to the memorial at Railway Place at approximately 10:45am for the laying of the wreaths.
ANZAC Day at Olims Bar and Bistro
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Join Mercure Canberra and the Olims Bar and Bistro team this ANZAC day, right down the road from the War Memorial - the prefect place to remember and celebrate all those who have fallen.

There will be hot drinks, shot gun breakfast and take away breakfast options available. The day progresses, cheers in Olims Bar and Bistro to those who you remember and there will be a great range of food stall options available.



Two up from noon and live entertainment kicks off at 6pm with Back to the Eighties Band. There is something for everyone, including popcorn and hot chocolates for the kids.

Anzac Day at the Shrine of Remembrance
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Anzac Day is a time for the community to come together to remember and recognise the service and sacrifice of members of the Australian Defence Force. Originally a commemoration of the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces on Gallipoli on 25 April 1915, Anzac Day is a public expression of gratitude and reflection resonates to the present day.​

6:00am: Dawn Service. Come together to remember the Australian men and women who served and sacrificed in the name of peace, and those who continue to do so. Honour their spirit as we unite to observe a minute of silence. Recommended arrival between 4:00am to 5:00am.

9:00am: Anzac Day March. Show your support as thousands of veterans and current serving personnel march down St Kilda Road.

Commemorative Service. Directly following the March, a service will take place on the Shrine Forecourt, including an Address from the Governor of Victoria.

Hours of Operation: Please refer to the Shrine website closer to the day for Visitor Centre and Sanctuary opening hours. Guided tours will be unavailable on the day.
ANZAC Day Parade
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
'ANZAC' stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. On the 25th of April 1915, Australian and New Zealand soldiers formed part of the allied expedition that set out to capture the Gallipoli peninsula. These became known as Anzacs and the pride they took in that name continues to this day.

The Hughenden community comes together every year to commemorate their heroic actions during the war.
Anzac Day Services- Hilltops Region
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Anzac Day will be commemorated in towns and villages across the Hilltops Region on April 25 with services scheduled at dawn, mid morning and afternoon . For full details of arrangements in all 12 communities in the Hilltops Region please click on the website for information on events being held in Young, Harden-Murrumburrah, Boorowa, Rugby, Koorawatha, Galong, Jugiong, Bendick Murrell, Wombat, Monteagle, Wirramah and Bribbaree.
Anzac Day Services in Jamieson
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Anzac Day Services in Jamieson will commence with a Dawn Service at Gerrans Reserve from 6:00am followed by Gunfire Breakfast at Jamieson Memorial Hall at 6:30am.

At 10:45am there will be the Anzac Day March down Perkins Street to Gerrans Reserve followed by service. There will be a guest speaker at Jamieson Memorial Hall 12:30pm, lunch at the Courthouse Hotel for the community followed by Two-Up which will be conducted in the driveway of the Hotel during the afternoon.
Anzac Day Dawn Service and March - Mansfield
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Anzac Day commemorations begin with the 6:00am Dawn Service will, which be conducted by the Mansfield RSL Sub Branch at the Memorial Gates.

The 10:00am March and Service will follow - The march will commence outside the RSL Hall and proceed to the Memorial Gates for the Service.
ANZAC Day service at Merrijig
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
A moving ceremony is expected on ANZAC Day, Thursday, April 25, as many gather at the Merrijig War and Service Memorial to remember those who served.

Horseriders will gather at the Hunt Club Hotel around 6:00- 6:15am and leave at a respectful pace to reach the 5 Pines War and Service Memorial by 7:30. A wreath or memorial rock may be placed at the Memorial.
ANZAC Day - Bright
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
The ANZAC Day dawn service will be conducted at the Mafeking Square memorial, starting at 6:00am , followed by a gunfire breakfast at the Bright RSL sub-branch in Camp Street.

The march down Ireland Street will commence at 10:45am before the mid-morning service at 11:00am in Mafeking Square. This will followed by refreshments at the Bright RSL sub-branch in Camp Street.

Gold coin donations for refreshments go to support widows and families of war veterans.
ANZAC Day - Myrtleford
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
The ANZAC Day dawn service will be conducted at Memorial Square in Clyde Street, starting at 6:00am and followed by a gunfire breakfast at the Myrtleford RSL sub-branch in Smith Street.

The march from the RSL sub-branch to the memorial will commence at 10.45am, before the mid-morning service at 11.00am in Memorial Square, followed by refreshments at the Myrtleford RSL sub-branch in Smith Street.

Gold coin donations for refreshments go to support widows and families of war veterans.
ANZAC Day - Mount Beauty
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
The ANZAC Day dawn service will be conducted at Centennial Park in Lakeside Ave, starting at 6:45am.

The march down Hollonds Street will commence at 10:45am, before the mid-morning service at 11:00am at the Mount Beauty Cenotaph in Lakeside Avenue, followed by refreshments at the West Peak Hotel.

Gold coin donations go to support widows and families of war veterans.
ANZAC Day Cleveland
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
President of Redlands RSL Sub Branch Mr Alan Harcourt invites you to attend the Anzac Day Service at Anzac Centenary Park, Shore Street West, in Cleveland, to reflect and pay tribute on the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915.

It is the day on which we remember all Australians who served and paid the supreme sacrifice in war and on operational service. The spirit of Anzac, with its qualities of courage, mateship, and sacrifice, continues to have meaning and relevance for our sense of national identity.

Services:
Dawn Service: 5.30am
Main Parade: 10.20am
Main Commemorative Service: 11am
ANZAC Day at Club Services Ipswich
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
6.30am - 9.30am Anzac Service Breakfast (Pre-purchased ticket holders only). Tickets are limited.

Breakfast consists of a plated cooked breakfast and refreshments of beer, house wine and soft drinks.

Tickets on sale until 5pm Tuesday 23rd April.

Plenty going on. Entertainment, 2 UP, Snacks, Raffles and more!
A Taste of Ireland - The Irish Music and Dance Sensation
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
After performing to thousands of audience’s nation-wide, The Irish Music and Dance Sensation A Taste of Ireland is touring nationally in 2019.

Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland reveals the magical tale of two star crossed lovers leaving their Emerald home forever.

Produced by Australia’s golden duo, Brent Pace and Ceili Moore, A Taste of Ireland transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition are all the very essence of celebrating the Irish spirit.

Featuring an unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe, A Taste of Ireland is unique for a production in this genre and features music and dance reflected through raw talent, which is impressively 100 per cent live.

Choreographed and led by ex-Gaelforce Dance and Rhythms of Ireland Lead Principal, World Medallist and six time Champion Brent Pace, A Taste of Ireland is the quintessential Irish tale, a show never to be missed.
Amma
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
An opportunity to meet with one of the world's most accessible and compassionate spiritual leaders of our time.

You are invited to attend free public programs in Brisbane consisting of inspirational talks, music, meditation, yoga along with the unique opportunity to meet Amma personally and receive her individual blessing.

A vegetarian lunch and dinner will be available. All the funds raised from the sale of the food and bookshop items goes towards Amma’s worldwide humanitarian projects.

Join in welcoming Amma to Queensland and take this opportunity to be inspired by her example of love and service towards humanity.
ANZAC Day Harness Racing Meeting
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Enjoy a fun, family day out the Harness Racing.

Coolamon Carnival of Cups - TAB Meeting

The day includes:
Harness Racing
Mini Trotters
Live Music
Fashions on the Field
On Field Completions
Free Children Entertainment, including jumping castle
Canteen and Bar Facilities
Tote and Bookmaker Facilities

Get your family and friends together for a great day out.



Gold coin donation - All proceeds will go towards Moonie’s March.

This event is organised and hosted by the Coolamon Harness Racing Club.

A Taste Of Ireland Horsham
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique LIVE spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

101.3 Sea FM ANZAC Day Raceday
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Come along to 101.3 Sea FM ANZAC Day Raceday for a great day featuring action packed racing, Two Up, live music on the lawn, free kids entertainment, delicious food, TAB and bookmaker services.

Gates Open 11am
First Race approximately 12.30pm
Last Race approximately 4.40pm

General admission tickets can be purchased online now or on the day at the entry gate.
ANZAC Day Service - Wodonga
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Thursday, April 25 is the day to remember Australians who served in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

5:45am: Dawn service in Woodland Grove on High Street
6:45am: Breakfast at Wodonga RSL Clubrooms
10:45am: Memorial March
11:00am: Memorial Service in Woodland Grove on High Street
Noon: Refreshments and traditional games at Wodonga RSL sub branch
12:30pm: Simulcast of Gallipoli dawn service from ANZAC Cove in Turkey on The Cube Wodonga Courtyard Big Screen
2:40pm: ANZAC Day AFL match - Essendon vs Collingwood, live from the MCG on The Cube Wodonga Courtyard Big Screen
5:00pm: Simulcast the Lone Pine Memorial service from Gallipoli in Turkey on The Cube Wodonga Courtyard Big Screen

Times may vary.
Anzac Day Services at Koorawatha
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Anzac observances held in the Wirrimah-Koorawatha RSL Sub-Branch area will be at the following times:

Dawn Service 6am - Memorial Gates Koorawatha, followed by Breakfast in the hall. All welcome, gold coin donation.

Also other Wirrimah-Koorawatha sub-branch services:
8.15am Wirrimah Memorial
9am Bendick Murrell Memorial Hall, morning tea provided.
10.15am Crowther Memorial
10.45am Koorawatha Main Service. Descendants wearing medals are welcome to join in the march. Please muster 10 minutes before the march.

Please disregard any other media times that differ from these times.
Anzac Day Service - Wirrimah
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Anzac observances held in the Wirrimah-Koorawatha RSL Sub-Branch area will be at the following times:

8.15am Wirrimah Memorial

Also other Wirrimah-Koorawatha sub-branch services:

Dawn Service 6am - Memorial Gates Koorawatha, followed by Breakfast in the hall. All welcome, gold coin donation.
9am - Bendick Murrell Memorial Hall, morning tea provided.
10.15am - Crowther Memorial
10.45am - Koorawatha Main Service. Descendants wearing medals are welcome to join in the march. Please muster 10 minutes before the march.

Please disregard any other media times that differ from these times.
Anzac Day Service
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Anzac Day is the solemn day of remembrance of those Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who have fought and died for their country, and is marked annually on the anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War.
2019 International MotoFest
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
The Australian Superbike Championship and Asia Road Racing Championship return to The Bend in 2019 for International MotoFest.

A celebration of all things on two wheels, International MotoFest will also include a round of the Australian Supermoto Championship on our Stadium Circuit in addition to ASBK and ARRC on the motor racing circuit.
ANZAC Day Commemorative Service
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
ANZAC Day, originally a commemoration of the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces at Gallipoli on the 25 April 1915, has grown to become perhaps the most important national day in Australia. In addition to recognising the service and sacrifice of all Australians who have served in war or on peacekeeping operations, ANZAC Day has become core to the identity of Australia itself, a day on which Australians reflect on the Anzac spirit and its place in Australia today.

Service commences at Nagambie Mechanics Hall, High Street, Nagambie at 11:00am followed by a march to the Nagambie RSL commencing at 11:30am. Step off point is outside Nagambie Mechanics Hall, High Street, Nagambie.
ANZAC Day Commemorative Services - Euroa
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
ANZAC Day, originally a commemoration of the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces at Gallipoli on the 25 April 1915, has grown to become perhaps the most important national day in Australia. In addition to recognising the service and sacrifice of all Australians who have served in war or on peacekeeping operations, ANZAC Day has become core to the identity of Australia itself, a day on which Australians reflect on the ANZAC spirit and its place in Australia today.

Euroa Services will commence with a Dawn Service at 5:30am at the Euroa RSL Lawns, Kirkland Avenue, Euroa. Followed by breakfast at the RSL.

A March will be held from the Corner of Railway and Binney Streets to the RSL commencing at 10:00am to be followed by a 10:10am service t the RSL Club Rooms, followed by refreshments.

A Commemorative Service will be held at 10:10am at the Euroa RSL Lawns, Kirkland Avenue.
ANZAC Day Commemorative Service - Avenel
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
ANZAC Day, originally a commemoration of the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces at Gallipoli on the 25 April 1915, has grown to become perhaps the most important national day in Australia. In addition to recognising the service and sacrifice of all Australians who have served in war or on peacekeeping operations, ANZAC Day has become core to the identity of Australia itself, a day on which Australians reflect on the Anzac spirit and its place in Australia today.

Service commences at Centotaph, Jubilee Park Livingstone Street, Avenel at 11:00am followed by March to the Avenel Memorial Hall commencing at 11:15am.
ANZAC Day - Albury
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
On this national day, you will remember not only the original ANZACs who served at Gallipoli and the Western Front, but commemorate more than a century of service by Australian servicemen and women.

Monument Hill Dawn Service
Commences at 5.30am. Traffic movement and parking on Monument Hill will be restricted for ANZAC Day Commemorations.

ANZAC Day Parade (Dean Street)
Commences at 9am at Macauley Street, proceeding down Dean Street and finishing in Elizabeth Street.

Dean Street will be closed to all traffic from Young Street to Creek Street for the duration of the ANZAC Day march.

Visitor Information Centre
The Albury Visitor Information Centre in Railway Place, Albury will be closed on the morning of Thursday 25 April 2019 and will reopen at 12 noon until 3pm.

For the full ANZAC Day program visit the Albury City website.

Anzac Day in Campbelltown City
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
All are welcome this Anzac Day to commemorate the 104th Anniversary of the Landing at Gallipoli. Campbelltown RSL Club are hosting services so they can remember those who sacrificed everything for their great country.

The day will start with a Dawn Service at Mawson Park, followed by Breakfast at Campbelltown RSL. Stay and watch the parade starting from Queen Street and finishing at Mawson Park, where the Anzac Day Services will commence. After the services play Two Up at Campbelltown RSL and in the afternoon enjoy music in the lounge from Le Groove and JJ Duo.
ANZAC Day Memorial Service and Diggers Games
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Join them for the Annual ANZAC Day Memorial Services in front of the Cenotaph at the Hughenden Aquatic Centre.

Dawn Service will be held at 6am.
Day Service will be held at 10am.

A family friendly event "Diggers Games" will be held at the Hughenden Railway Social Club beginning at 12pm. Everyone is invited.
ANZAC Day - Wagga Wagga
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
The day to remember Australians who served and died in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.
Commemorations in Wagga Wagga begin at 5.30am with the Dawn Service, followed by the city's annual Anzac Day March later in the morning. Full times and details can be found below.

5.30am Dawn Service at the Cenotaph, Victory Memorial Gardens, Corner of Baylis and Morrow Streets Wagga Wagga,
7am Gunfire Breakfast Buffet-style.

Wagga RSL Club, 26 Dobbs Street, Wagga Wagga.
10am ANZAC Day March Starting at the corner of Baylis and Morgan Streets, marching to the Cenotaph, Victory Memorial Gardens, corner Baylis and Morrow Streets, Wagga Wagga. The march is followed by a wreath laying service.
11.15am Commemorative Service Victory Memorial Gardens, corner Baylis and Morrow Streets, Wagga Wagga.
12.30pm ANZAC Day Lunch for members and family only at the Wagga RSL Club, 26 Dobbs Street, Wagga Wagga.
5pm Sunset Service Wagga RSL Club, 26 Dobbs Street, Wagga Wagga.

Tickets available from the sub-branch office

ANZAC Day in Warrenbayne
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
The Warrenbayne community will again celebrate and honour ANZAC DAY.

Residents, past-residents and friends of Warrenbayne are invited to meet at the Hall by 2:00pm on ANZAC Day.

You will then move down to the cenotaph for a short service and return to the Hall to enjoy afternoon tea together. If you are attending, it is asked that you bring a plate of food to share.

Any enquires please contact Ken or Bronwyn via phone.
Anzac Day at Samstag Museum
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019 to Fri 19th Jul 2019
Samstag Museum of Art launches two major exhibitions from the Australian War Memorial, For Country, for Nation and Reality in flames: modern Australian art and the Second World War, with an afternoon of conversation, performance, food and music.

This program invites audiences to reflect on the First Nations experience during wartime and peace, both on home soil and abroad.

Join us for a performance by the Unbound Collective, a unique culinary experience by artist James Tylor, a curatorial and artist panel discussion, concluding with an an improvised response to a landmark recording by Jonty Semper performed by UnPiano.

Anzac Day at Ingleburn RSL Club
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
This Anzac Day is a time to celebrate, honour and remember those who sacrificed everything for our great country. Ingleburn RSL is proudly supporting the RSL and Services Club Association #respecttheday campaign. The four main themes for the campaign include:

Celebrate Freedoms
Remember their Sacrifice
Honour Traditions
Look after your mates

The day will start with a parade marching along Warbler Avenue and proceeding to Memorial Park at the entrance of the Club, where the Dawn Service will commence. Later in the morning bacon and egg rolls will be available as well as games of Two Up.
Anzac Day
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
On Thursday 25 April they invite you to commemorate the ANZAC's at The Squire’s Landing. This solemn day remembers all Australians who have served and died in war and on operational service. The day marks the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps� landing at Gallipoli, Turkey in World War I.

They will be opening from 10am, with Sydney’s biggest Two-Up ring where those young and old can come together and toss a few coins like the diggers did back in World War I.

Live music will take place in the downstairs Forecourt with crowd favourite ‘The Bucketlist Duo’ performing from 5:30pm. Let Johnny Masters and Harris Stamos entertain you for the evening! As usual, they suggest you book early if you plan to dine in their upstairs restaurant.
ANZAC Day at Leumeah Hotel
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Head down to Leumeah Hotel this ANZAC Day to pay tribute to all the brave diggers with a whole day lined up from complimentary canapes to 2 UP.
ANZAC Day
Date Thu 25th Apr 2019
Portsea Hotel is open this ANZAC Day.

Come along and watch the footy on live and loud with screens in the beer garden overlooking the ocean.
2019 Barossa Wine Auction and Lunch
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019
The Barossa Wine Auction and Lunch is a unique opportunity to bid on an iconic collection of wines from Barossa's most celebrated winemakers.

For Barossa wine enthusiasts there is a live wine auction, held in conjunction with a bountiful lunch featuring delicious Barossa fare, hosted by Barossa Vignerons. To complement the live auction there is an additional online auction in the lead up to the day.

Supported by Langton's Wine Auction House, the Barossa Wine Auction features rare vertical collections of back vintages, large format and special releases all direct from the cellars of Barossa's most distinguished wineries.

Create your own Barossa wine cellar from the largest collection of Barossa wines direct from the vignerons' cellars whilst enjoying the thrill and excitement of a live fine wine auction, with auctioneer Andrew Caillard, MW. Plus join in via the online auction in the lead-up to the day.
22nd Annual Club Mulwala Mercury Classic
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
The 22nd Annual Club Mulwala Mercury Classic is the perfect family fishing competition.

Over $30,000 worth of prizes to be won, with $500 of tackle for the early bird winner. Be sure to get your entries in on time.

Meals are provided with compliments of the organisers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
24 hours of Lemons
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
24 hours of Lemons is the ultimate Victorian endurance event for 2019.

Is this a motorsport event requiring speed, power and talent? No. This is an event where you will splutter and backfire your way around Winton Raceway for up to 24 hours. Racing enthusiasts will be treated to a weekend of fun, fumes and funky cars as the lighthearted, biggest and cheapest motorsport on the planet - 24 Hours of Lemons - takes over Winton Motor Raceway.

Endurance and attrition are the order of the day – can you make it to the end?

If you think you've got what it takes to nurse your 'precious' pile of junk around the racetrack for up to 24 hours, then gather your friends (or your enemies) and make them suffer with you, as the themes are revealed, the hilarity unfolds and the familiar sounds of gaffer-tape and cable-tie DIY blend in with tall tales of (misplaced) talent.
Australian Orienteering Championships
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sat 27th Apr 2019
Orienteering is an endurance sport involving navigation. Competitors use a special map to find their way around a course made up of a series of control points shown on the map.

Orienteering caters for all age groups with age classes for Juniors (two year age groups from 10 years and under up to 20 years of age), Elite adults (21-34 years of age) and veterans (five year age groups from 35 upwards). There are also B classes for inexperienced people.

Sprint orienteering events are held in urban areas, while middle and long distance events are held in forested areas.

Events are held at different venues, please see website for details.
Air Supply – Orchestral
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019
David Roy Williams, TEG Dainty and Nice Events are proud to announce a very special event when Air Supply, one of Australia's most loved and successful music exports, return to Australia and New Zealand in 2019.



Air Supply will perform all their great hits accompanied by their top-notch band and a twenty-piece orchestra. All-time classics such as 'Lost In Love', 'Love and Other Bruises' and 'All Out Of Love' will be given a truly sumptuous presentation from one of Australia's most successful musical exports.

See Eventfinda for more information.

Barossa Made Market - Barossa Vintage Festival
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019
The Barossa has a great tradition of markets and of encouraging creative, innovative and enterprising artists.

Begin your day at the historic Ziegenmarket followed by a short stroll to the Barossa Made Market at the Tanunda Town Square and Festival Hub.

Come and admire our local artists, craftspeople, producers and pick up hard to find authentic Barossa Made wares. Kids Activities from 12-3pm.

The Market will feature jewellery, drinks, food, textiles, candles, cards, stationary, bags and more! Purchase authentic Barossa made products – hand made in the Barossa with integrity, authenticity and passion.

For further info contact the Barossa Visitor Centre on 85630600 or email visitorcentre@barossa.sa.gov.au

FRIDAY 26 APRIL, 10AM- 5PM
FREE ENTRY

For enquiries: Barossa Visitor Information Centre
Email: visitorcentre@barossa.sa.gov.au
Phone: 1300 852 982
A Taste of Ireland
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique LIVE spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Belconnen Magpies Charity Race Day
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019
Enjoy a great afternoon of horse racing in the nation's capital on one of the best tracks in the country at Thoroughbred Park.

Book a table in the members-only Black Opal Room or enjoy superb bar facilities in the Winning Post Bar (open to the public on non-feature race days). Purchase a members' day ticket for $15 and enjoy a carvery luncheon in the Black Opal Room. Table bookings $30.
Archie Roach Supported By Sally Dastey
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019
The Rhythm Hut is excited to present Archie Roach live in concert in Gosford this April.



Australian singer-songwriter Archie Roach emerged in the early '90s. His ARIA-winning debut album, Charcoal Lane, was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine's Top 50 albums of 1992. It centered around Archie’s heartbreaking song, "Took the Children Away”.

See Eventfinda for more information.

Batch Festival
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sat 11th May 2019
Guess who's back? Batch is back!

Griffin Theatre Company presents a three-week fiesta of the freshest, wildest and most inventive new shows in Sydney. An exciting crop of storytellers, poets, comedy artists and non-traditional performance makers will take over the iconic Stables stage—and when it all gets too exciting you can refresh yourself with hand-crafted beers care of Batch Brewing Co.
Avenue Q
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sat 4th May 2019
North Shore Theatre Company (NSTC) is ready to send its loyal audience into side-splitting laughter when it brings puppet musical comedy Avenue Q. Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, the hilarious Avenue Q tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate trying to find his way in the world.

Set in New York City we are introduced to fresh-faced Princeton as he struggles to find his purpose: meeting friends, finding love, losing love, and finding it again along the way. Inspired by the beloved children’s show Sesame Street, Avenue Q creates a puppet-filled world that is a little more reflective of the difficult, R-rated realities that we face upon learning that real life isn’t as simple as we dreamed it might be—but perhaps, suggests Avenue Q, life is all the more colourful and worthwhile for it.

This critically-acclaimed musical is strictly for adults only despite featuring puppets and is R-rated.
Avenue Q – Puppet Musical for Adults
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sat 4th May 2019
North Shore Theatre Company (NSTC) is ready to send its loyal audience into side-splitting laughter when it brings puppet musical comedy Avenue Q to The Independent Theatre. Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, the hilarious Avenue Q tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate trying to find his way in the world in New York.

This critically-acclaimed musical is strictly for adults only despite featuring puppets and is R-rated, containing adult topics, offensive language and more. Here are three words to set the scene for you: rude Sesame Street!
Adelaide Busking and Food Truck Festival
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
The inaugural Adelaide busking festival will be a huge weekend of music, food and family.

If you're a music fan, or simply love to be entertained, then we have a selection of more than 50 performers as part of the Busking Festival including 20+ Food Trucks, Pony Rides, Kids Games Kids Rides and more!!

Over 50 performers including award winning musicians + circus acts + child prodigies + street theatre + magic + record breaking stunts + contortion + crack up comedy + dance + puppeteering + loads more

Alex Williamson - Sin On My Face
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019
The Victorian era is long gone, but to think people once adhered to a set of rules ordained by god and suppressed their inner sicko is a point of fascination for Alex Williamson.

After working tirelessly in Edinburgh, London and New Zealand to give Aussies an even worse reputation overseas, Alex is back on home soil to wholeheartedly embrace his inner sicko in a brand new hour sure to knock you for a home-run. Metaphorically of course, it’s not an hour of baseball, unless he runs out of material and someone has a key to the high school sports shed.

With over 2.5 million social media followers, Alex has performed a phenomenal number of shows to a prodigious amount of people, and this comedy juggernaut is only getting stronger as he steams through shows like a deranged Thomas The Tank Engine.

Embrace your own inner sicko and let Shooter sin on your face.

Recommended for ages over 16.
Batemans Bay Paddle Challenge
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Batemans Bay Paddle Challenge 2019 - on the beautiful waters of the Clyde River on the New South Wales South Coast. This year, they will be holding three events - 6, 13 and 26 kilometre paddles for serious competitors, casual paddlers and families, this exciting event is sure to inspire.

More information coming soon.
Armidale and New England Cat Club Pedigree and Companion Cat Show
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
The Armidale and New England Cat Club will be hosting its Fifth Championship and Companion Cat Show.

Many of the best cats, kittens, companion adults and kittens will participate in this cat show.

Vendors selling amazing items for you and your pet.

Meet the Breeds. Persian, Siamese, Abyssinian, American Shorthair Cat, Bengal Cat, Burmese, Sphynx and many more.

Vote for your favourite Feline.

Fun day out for the family with Free Jumping Castle, Barbecue/Canteen and Ice Cream Van.
Arafura Games
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019 to Sat 4th May 2019
The Northern Territory Government has announced that the 2019 Arafura Games will be a biennial event held over eight days.
To ensure maximum inclusion in events, the Games will host a range of sporting competition tiers from amateur through to sub-elite.
The 2019 Arafura Games will also showcase the Northern Territory’s unique arts, culture, history, trade and investment opportunities. It is an event through which friendship, goodwill and understanding between competing nations and the Northern Territory is fostered.
Fifteen sports were chosen for the 2019 Games including, Athletics, Table Tennis, Boxing, Football (Soccer), Badminton, Swimming, Archery, Tennis, Muay Thai, Sailing, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Basketball, Hockey and Netball. Further discussions with Dragon Boating and Sepak Takraw will be undertaken regarding their inclusion as exhibition sports.
BeachCare Activity Day - Rainbow Bay
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Come along to your local beach and make a positive impact by participating in some dune regeneration activities. BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline.

BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in the events; no experience necessary. It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
Barnum The Circus Musical
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Step right up, ladies and gentlemen and suspend your disbelief at the door as you are invited to experience Barnum the Circus Musical.

With its inspiring story, uplifting songs, amazing choreography and incredible circus acts, Barnum is the must-see event of 2019, starring Australia’s own greatest showman, Todd Mckenney, as P.T. Barnum.

Barnum the Circus Musical arrives at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre this April for a strictly limited season and tickets are on sale now.

Alice in Wonderland
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
This the first show of the 2019 Season commencing with a Children's Pantomime. Usually three shows per year sometimes four ending with a Youth Variety Showcase in late October. They also produce Comedy and Musicals.
Art and Mindfulness - Weaving Workshop
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019 to Sat 25th May 2019
Recharge your creativity. Experiment, play, create. Let Melissa guide you in discovering your innate creativity. Everyone is creative!

Through a series of specially-designed workshops, Melissa will share different ways to express your hidden talents. Her focus is on you. As a passionate artist and teacher, she will help you unleash your unique creativity - this is where the magic happens!

During each workshop, you will be hands on, using practical ways to be more creative and learning about creative mindfulness. This workshop is not for artists - it is aimed at anyone who wants more creativity in their life.

Learn the art of mindfulness while creating your own mandala circle weaving using hand-selected fabrics and rope. Melissa will teach you how focusing on the moment, relaxing and enjoying yourself, allows inspiration to flow. You will be shown how exploring mindfulness switches on the brain and your buried creative power.

What you will make: one medium circle weaving per person to take home (choose from a selection of hand-selected colours of yarn, fabric and rope to weave with), along with your new new crafty skills.
Adventurethon Magnetic Stage Race
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
This is an Adventurethon event which has been pulled apart to create three stand-alone individual races (Run, MTB and Paddle), with times that can be tallied together in a stage race format at the end to find an overall champion. However, it can also can be raced as a team, in pairs, or simply just attempt your favourite leg.

This is the best way to explore beautiful Magnetic Island. Having a three stage event allows athletes to see more of the island. They find their adventurethoners love this locations. See the beaches, take in the park views and become one with nature. An abseil is including in the run adding an extra spice of adventure to the weekend.
Avoca Art Show and Sale
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
The fourth annual Avoca Art Show and Sale is held at the Avoca Town Hall and is one of five art and culture events being held in and around Avoca as part of the Pyrenees Unearthed Arts Festival.

The art show will feature over 150 works of art by local and regional artists on Saturday and Sunday. The official opening and Avoca Art Show award presentations will take place in the Avoca Town Hall on Friday evening with local wines and finger food being served.

Tickets are $25.00 and are available at Gallery 127 at the Avoca Railway Station. With prize money totalling $4,500, artists are encouraged to submit their entry form by contacting the Secretary via email.

There will also be a section for secondary school students aged 12 to 15 years and 16 to 18 years, and students from the local and neighboring primary schools will submit their art work for display.
Anya Anastasia: The Executioners
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Award-winning musical-comedy maverick Anya Anastasia returns - the Tort-e-Morte and Rogue Romantic superstar is back. This time she brandishes her razor-sharp satirical wit, gleefully attacking and dismembering perils of the modern world.

Alongside musical partner-in-crime Gareth Chin, she stalks the 21st century landscape: a singing, smart-phone-wielding, Gaga-esque vision in white spandex and stacked heels.

Winner: Made in Adelaide / Edinburgh Award - Best Cabaret. Critic’s Choice Weekly Award - Adelaide Fringe 2018

Limited cabaret seats (Bring your own nibbles) and theatre seats available.

Book your tickets at a Customer Service Centre, or purchase over the phone with credit card.
Barossa Vintage Festival Parade
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
The Vintage Festival Parade has been a treasured tradition since 1948, inspired by community passion and creativity, it is now considered one of the most iconic events in the biennial Festival calendar.

Stake out your spot among the thousands of locals and visitors who line the route with pavement picnics, brunches, and sausage sizzles, and be sure to pack your esky. Soak up the energy and excitement while watching the procession of floats, handcrafted by schools, businesses and community groups, as they make their way from Nuriootpa to Tanunda.

Start your day early in the main street of Nuriootpa and enjoy breakfast, entertainment and Groovy Grape Trail for the kids. The Parade will end at Chateau Tanunda with a free family event, 'the Parade Carnival'.
A Taste Of Ireland - Warrnambool
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of Ireland in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

3x3 Pro Hustle Tour - Darwin
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
The 3x3 Pro Hustle Tour will be taking over three amazing location this March and April, with the third and final stop in Darwin!

The last leg of the 3x3 Pro Hustle Tour will get the 2019 Arafura Games off to a hot start! The Arafura Games are a culturally iconic event for the Top End, and with the 3x3 Pro Hustle Tour in town, you’ll be able to get your fill of fast-paced basketball action, and see champions turn opportunities into greatness.

Get ready to see the hottest handles, fastest feet, and most intense basketball action when we showcase the nation’s best 3x3 ballers featuring NBL, WNBL, and State League players.

We’ll be bringing the good vibes with live DJ sets, 2-point contests, skills challenges, celebrity matches and more, you don’t want to miss this!

So get the family together, or grab your friends, and join in the fun!

Amitie at Cabonne Country Balloon Glow
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Amitie is a female trio from Parkes in Central West NSW. They will be performing on stage at the Canowindra International Balloon Glow . Come and hear them sing songs from the 70's, 80's and 90's.
A Hall Lot of Laughs
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Enjoy a night of riotous laughter as Newham welcomes three of Melbourne's best stand-up comics to Newham Mechanics Institute.

There will be a Hall Lot of Laughs thanks to Dan Connell (Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Gala and Comedy Up Late), Kirsty Webeck (Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow and Tonightly With Tom Ballard) and Simon Palomares (Just For Laughs and Acropolis Now).

Drinks specials at the bar and hot snacks available.
Art Vs. Science Panel
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Are art and science relevant to each other? How do we bridge the gap between them? Can art be used to explore and highlight scientific principles?

These questions and more will be debated during a panel discussion featuring eminent artists and scientists from across Victoria.

You’re invited to join in the Gallery to hear from distinguished guest panellists Lesley Duxbury, Josephine Jakobi, Associate Professor Linda Williams and Dr Jessica Reeves, in conversation with Curator Erin Mathews.

In conjunction with the current exhibition by local artist Lesley Duxbury, Echo: A Survey, hear this entertaining panel discussion about the enduring relationship between art and science.

This event is part of the ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 festival.
ACT JAM
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
BentSpoke Brewing Co.

are bringing the noise, officially presenting the ACT jam with a major sponsorship for 2019, making the total prize pool $8000!

If you've been to ACT JAM before, you already know how good it is. But if you haven't - strap yourself in for three days of the best BMX you can handle, with some epic times in between.

There will be talking bands, food trucks and a few more surprises. Complete with a ramp setup and stoke aplenty - pouring the tastiest beer around just metres from where it's made - you don't get fresher than that!

A Sentimental Journey – Celebrating Doris Day
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Melly Melody presents Doris Day’s most popular and cherished songs…from her early days on the bandstand as a Big Band singer right through to her most popular movie and musical songs! Doris Day remains one of the world's most enduring artists, and still holds a place in the heart of millions around the world. She is much loved by young and old alike, and still retains her iconic status as one of America's most well known sweethearts. She is a living legend, turning 97 in 2019!

Melly and her swinging band take audiences on a journey through Doris Day's outstanding career as a singer and movie star, performing all of her most well known and loved songs. Doris Day's catalogue is vast and many of the songs encourage audience participation in the form of a sing-a-long...audiences love this! Through songs, stories, and images, Melly brings Doris Day's fabulous music to life once again. Featuring a swinging band together with lively stories told through song and images, 'A Sentimental Journey, Celebrating Doris Day' will have you tapping your toes and singing your heart out!
Basement Session: Rod Gear
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Stalwart musician, Rod Gear brings his Latin and Middle Eastern musical expressions to The Basement Bar. Using his guitar and loop station, Gear creates subtle loops that draw the listener in, evoking a spectrum of emotion & thought. His arrangements of familiar songs, leave you with the essence of the composition, whilst injecting his own unique views into the mix. A great afternoon for some reflective world music.
Art Versus Entertainment
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
Two must see artists of outrageously funny proportions combining their talents into one incredible show for your pleasure.

Art Versus Entertainment is the latest sensational spectacle by Varietyville Productions, a stupendous showcase of their unique brand of physical comedy in an hour of outright stupidity. Starring two of Australia’s finest and funniest idiots - Daniel Oldaker “Dandyman” and Rani Huszar “Foxy Moron” - these two have toured the globe for over two decades in theatres, opera houses, festivals, on the street and now they come to the The Ballarat Cabaret Club.

Two worlds collide in an irreverent spectacle of ridiculous proportions. A farcical foray of circus, comedy, dance and magic. Is it Art? Is it Entertainment? Only you will know as you witness masterful mayhem when these two indispensable fools titillate your senses in a journey of the absolute absurd.

With directorial assistance from the world-renowned variety star Captain Frodo, this is a not-to-be missed show full of masterful mayhem and silly skits bordering on the surreal.
Don’t delay: buy a ticket today and prepare yourself for a night of wondrous regale.
Bathurst Half Marathon and 10k
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
The Bathurst Half Marathon and 10 kilometre run is a fast, flat event, usually run in cool conditions in the friendly town of Bathurst. It is well known as the best free sausage sizzle in NSW, which also includes a running race.

Cash prizes and medals are awarded to first, second and third, male and female in each event.

All entrants will go into the draw for a range of gifts to be conducted during the official presentation and barbecue at approximately 11.45am. You've got a better than one in 10 chance so stick around as you must be present to claim a draw prize! Place your bib in the box at the finish.
Annual Koala Count
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    Come along for the Annual Koala Count in Narrandera. Meet for a 10am start.

    The Narrandera Koala Count is a great chance for people to see koalas in the wild. Held at the Narrandera Flora and Fauna Reserve, the Koala Count is a fun way for the community to check on the koala colony which was reintroduced into the reserve in 1972.

    Follow the signs from the Lake Talbot Canal Bridge and wear long trousers, sturdy shoes, a hat, and take a bottle of water. Rotary Club of Narrandera will be offering a sausage sizzle and drinks at minimum cost.
46th Annual General Motors Display Day of Cars and Commercials
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
GM Display Day Committee of NSW presents a Display Day of Buick, Oldsmobile, Cadillac, Chervolet, Oakland, Pontiac, Vauxhall, Opel Bedford, Holden 48 and FJ Only.
A Taste of Streaky Bay
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
In 2019 a ‘Taste of Streaky Bay’ is following in the tradition of the celebrated Eyre Peninsula Fishermens and Farmers market event a‘Taste of Eyre Peninsula.’

The region’s premier food and wine event will showcase great EP food, wine and produce and for the first time will be hosted by Streaky Bay Tourism.

Enjoy the annual food and wine events festival atmosphere and experience culinary delights prepared by Eyre Peninsula producers on Sunday 28 April from 10am to 5pm at the breathtakingly beautiful Streaky Bay foreshore lawns.

In Streaky Bay local producers take pride in joining with EP producers so that you can indulge in a great variety of tasty dishes prepared by local chefs and producers.

Producers in 2018 are: Streaky Bay Marine Products, FishFix, Bayfunktion Café, Handmade Catering, Beer Garden Brewing, Salty Eyre and Streaky Bay Meat Service Mettwurst products and Peter Teakle Wines.
7 Cairns Marathon
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
Up to 3000 athletes from Queensland, interstate and overseas are expected to participate in the inaugural 7 Cairns Marathon and Community Run Festival.



Scheduled for April 28, 2019, it is the first official run festival of its kind to be held in Cairns and is forecast to generate significant visitor activity to the region.

The marathon festival features something for all ages with 2 kilometre, 5 kilometre, 10 kilometre, half (21.1 kilometre) and full (42.2 kilometre) marathon distances.

Up to 3000 athletes are expected to compete in the first year over the five races with Ronald McDonald House Charities the major beneficiary of the event.

An Afternoon At The Proms: A Musical Spectacular
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
With a lavish new program for 2019, this stunning spectacular salutes the famous BBC Proms Concerts of London’s Royal Albert Hall performing all the well-known favourites including Rule Britannia, Jerusalem, Radetzky March, and Elgar’s Land of Hope and Glory.

Join Australia’s most acclaimed international violinist Ian Cooper, along with Opera Stars, Prima Ballerinas, the Governor Macquarie Memorial Pipe Band with their tribute to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, the Blue Danube Orchestra as they perform highlights from Singin’ in the Rain, Dr. Zhivago, South Pacific, Oklahoma, Mary Poppins and the favorite Proms classics from the Waltz King - Johann Strauss, to evoke the sheer exuberance of An Afternoon at the Proms - A Musical Spectacular.

This jubilant musical and visual spectacular will delights your hearts!

Bring your flags and come join the fun and frivolity of Ian Cooper’s An Afternoon at the Proms.
Archie Roach in concert for Metro Social Blue Mountains
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
Evening show now sold out. Second and final matinee show now on sale.

Archie Roach’s music speaks the stories of his people, of this land and of the human condition. His voice – uniquely Australian and undeniably universal – continues to resonate for all.

Archie emerged in the early â€㰞s. His ARIA-winning debut album, Charcoal Lane, was named one of Rolling Stone’s Top 50 albums of 1992. It centred around Archie’s heartbreaking song, ‘Took the Children Away’.

The song was a deeply affecting ballad about his own experience as one of the Stolen Generations of First Nations children who were often forcibly removed from their parents and communities and placed in non-Indigenous institutions and homes.

The song’s impact was immediate. It went on to receive a Human Rights Achievement Award; the first time such an honour had been bestowed upon a songwriter and was also added to the National Film and Sound Archive’s Sounds of Australia collection.

Archie’s career has spanned three decades. His work has been recognised locally and internationally. He will be performing songs from his new Three CD box set of recent live shows.
A Taste Of Ireland - Hamilton
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of Ireland in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.

Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.
Adriana Lecouvreur – The Met Opera
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
For the first time at the Met, soprano Anna Netrebko sings the role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the eighteenth-century actress whose real-life intrigues inspired Cilea’s tragic opera. Adriana is adored by many but loves only Maurizio, sung by tenor Piotr Beczała, who adores her in return.

Maurizio desperately tries to extricate himself from his previous lover, the Princess of Bouillon— mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili. When the princess discovers that Adriana is her rival, she takes desperate measures of her own. In this new production directed by Sir David McVicar, the action is partially set in a working replica of a baroque theatre. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the riveting score.

The Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of high definition recordings continues for its 13th season in cinemas. The Met’s 2018/19 season features ten incredible operas. The Metropolitan Opera are screened to a record-breaking 70 countries around the world. The Metropolitan Opera is one of the world’s most renowned opera houses. Based in New York as a resident company in The Lincoln Centre.

You’re welcomed to the very best opera in the world.
AFL: Round 6 Hawthorn v Carlton
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
THE ALEC CAMPBELL CUP
The Blues are coming to Tassie to take on the Hawks for the Alec Campbell Cup. Get in quick, this match may sell out!
In 2002 the last of the world's Gallipoli veterans joined his mates in the annals of history. Alec
Campbell was born in Launceston in 1899 and at the tender age of 16 lied about his age to join the army.

A veteran of the infamous Gallipoli campaign, Alec came to represent Tasmania's contribution to our nation's fight for freedom.


RSL Tasmania and Hawthorn are proud to present the Alec Campbell Cup in memory of all those who have served their country in the armed forces.

4074 the Farmers Colour Explosion
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
Hosted by Australian Fundraising, the 4074 the Farmers Colour Explosion is all about being outside, having fun with friends and family and getting plastered in colour. This colourful event is being held to raise funds for the Charleville drought relief.

They will have markets, food trucks and Rotary Jindalee will be cooking a sausage sizzle! Come along for a fun-filled community day.
Australian Chamber Choir presents Bach's St John Passion
Date Sun 28th Apr 2019
In the opening program of their 2019 season, Director Douglas Lawrence and the Australian Chamber Choir are joined by the Melbourne Baroque Orchestra to perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s resplendent musical masterpiece, the St John Passion across regional Victoria and Melbourne in April and May.

Renowned in Australia and throughout Europe the Australian Chamber Choir (ACC), founded in 2007 by its current director Douglas Lawrence OAM, transports its audience using the oldest instrument on the planet—the human voice.



For this concert the sublime voices of soloists Timothy Reynolds (Evangelist), Oliver Mann (Pilate), Jerzy Kozlowski (Jesus), Elspeth Bawden and Elizabeth Anderson and eighteen otherchoristers will be joined by instrumentalists playing rare period instruments for a rich sonic experience.

"The St John Passion was the first major work composed by Bach as Cantor at the Church of St Thomas', Leipzig.

Written for his first Easter there, it's designed to impress. It's mesmerising, texturally fascinating, highly dramatic and I think that Bach's excitement at this important stage in his life is palpable," explains the ACC's founding director, Douglas Lawrence.

Andrea Keller's Five Below Live at The Jazzlab
Date Mon 29th Apr 2019
Michael Tortoni Bennetts Lane Jazz Club founder, is so happy that the tradition established by the legendary Allan Browne over decades of Monday night performances at Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, has been filled by the prolific talents of Andrea Keller.

Composing and nurturing a myriad of emerging and established artists.

Andrea Keller's new project featuring Stephen Magnusson (guitar), Mick Meagher (electric bass), Sam Anning (upright bass), James Mclean (drums), and Andrea Keller (piano) is not to be missed, so book in early.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Cremorne
Date Tue 30th Apr 2019 to Fri 3rd May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to the Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace for four huge nights.

The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking story lines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Alice in Wonderland
Date Tue 30th Apr 2019
Melbourne City Ballet’s Michael Pappalardo (Artistic Director) and Brendan Bradshaw (Artistic Associate) pay homage to the well-known novel by Lewis Carroll, Alice In Wonderland, with this enchanting ballet complimented by one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous scores.

Alice In Wonderland tells the story of a young girl who is whisked away to a magical world of wonder. Falling through a rabbit she meets magical creatures both strange and mysterious on her adventure to find her way home.

Join the White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter as Alice ventures through Wonderland. This all new ballet is perfect for all ages and is a magical portrayal of the classical story. With 40 unique costumes and newly designed tour-able sets, this ballet is sure to be a colourful and playful rendition on this story. Over a year in the making Melbourne City Ballet is set to entertain across Australia and New Zealand and bring a smile to both ballet audiences with its exquisite choreography and non ballet audiences through its dynamic storytelling.
A Taste Of Ireland - Portland
Date Tue 30th Apr 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of Ireland in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.

Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.
Art Master Class with Beverly Allen
Date Tue 30th Apr 2019 to Fri 3rd May 2019
A four day contemporary botanic art class with multi-award-winning artist Beverly Allen

Working with one plant subject, this class will build your skills by the demonstration of techniques from initial washes to dry brush detail and finishing, and through individual instruction. The emphasis will be on close observation, accurate drawing, the many subtleties of colour and use of light to create a three dimensional painting. Suitable for intermediate to advanced students, or those with drawing skills and experience in other media.

Beverly has shown annually at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney ‘Botanica’ Exhibition since 1999, and exhibits internationally. Her work is held in private collections including the Shirley Sherwood Collection and the Isaac and Alisa Sutton Collection, as well as at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation USA, the Royal Botanic Gardens Herbarium Library at Kew Gardens, the Royal Horticultural Society Lindley Library, the Highgrove Florilegium for the Prince of Wales’ Charitable Trust and the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Sydney.

She was awarded a Gold Medal at the Royal Horticultural Society’s exhibition in 2007 and in 2010 was awarded the inaugural Gold Medal for Botanical Art by the New York Botanic Gardens.
Artisan Camp
Date Tue 30th Apr 2019 to Thu 2nd May 2019
Artisan Camp is a programme of distinctive classes led by masters of their craft. Those attending Artisan Camp have the opportunity to spend three days in a workshop with one of nine facilitators to hone in on a particular craft. This ranges from millinery, to song writing, to stand up comedy.

At the end of your workshop you'll have created a piece, a song, an artwork or a performance – something uniquely yours to keep – as well as gaining skills that will form a foundation for future practice and experimentation.

Whilst completing the workshop, you'll have the opportunity to stay at Woodfordia and eat from our own Artisan kitchen. The workshop takes place just before the well known Planting Festival.
Aurora Australian Tour
Date Tue 30th Apr 2019
As she prepares to shine bright over regional fields as part of 2019’s epic Groovin The Moo line-up, Norwegian dream and a rising star of futuristic artistry Aurora has wasted no time in announcing huge sideshows across Australia.

Aurora will be heading out for theatre sized shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle and, much like the enchanting light display with which she shares her name, this prodigiously talented 22-year-old songwriter is an inspiring spectacle.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019
Date Wed 1st May 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to Canberra over 5 huge nights.

The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2 1/2 hours of mountain adventure films.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

For more details visit the website.
A Taste Of Ireland Ararat
Date Wed 1st May 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique LIVE spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

7-day Photography Tour: Tasmania
Date Wed 1st May 2019 to Tue 30th Jul 2019
Get off-grid on this 7-day photography tour in Tasmania.
Led by professional photographer Alfonso Calero, you will travel from the north, east and south of the Apple Isle to photograph some of Tasmania's most beautiful sites. With Alfonso as your photo tutor, driver and tour guide, you will wake early for sunrises and edit your photos over breakfast. This is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in photography and capture all of the beauty that Tasmania has to offer.
We will learn:
-Master Composition
-Landscape Photography
-Seascape Photography
-Waterfall Photography
-Advanced Editing Techniques

See the booking link for a detailed itinerary.
A Jazz Journey
Date Wed 1st May 2019
Featuring Kristina Kelman with MusoMates 8 Jazz Octet and Friends.

Enjoy an exciting journey though the history of jazz. Hear some of the great jazz songs from the twenties to the sixties including the best songs of today.

MusoMates 8 Jazz Octet is led by Peter Parker and includes the finest Gold Coast jazz musicians. They will play the full spectrum of Jazz music, ranging from Trad to Dixieland to the swinging standards from the â€㯘s onwards.

The show will feature our favourite local ladies in Jazz – Kristina Kelman, Natalie Churchill and Nicole Parker Brown. Now you will be fortunate enough to hear these talented ladies perform on the same stage.

Pianist Wil Sargisson also joins the group to perform some of the famous piano jazz classics of the times. From classical pieces right through to modern jazz & blues, Wil makes the piano dance!

This is a line-up of our best local talent and you will be fortunate enough to see them all in one show. Take a “Jazz Journey” with this amazing group of performers.

Presented by Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club
Agfest
Date Thu 2nd May 2019 to Sat 4th May 2019
A great way to spend a day, this event needs to be experienced, with everything for the farm and the home from machinery to jewellery.
Agfest, Tasmania's premier agricultural event, has the second highest attendance of all agricultural field days in Australia.
Agfest has grown from a small field day at a racetrack with 100 exhibitors in May 1983 to become one of the State's most popular multi-million dollar exhibitions with almost 60,000 patrons passing through the gates over the three days.
Agfest features over 700 exhibitors and has something for everyone. Attractions include agricultural machinery, banking and finance, machinery, hardware and small equipment, leisure, automotive, clothing and home wares, food, horticulture and livestock.
There are working displays of Tasmania's pioneering agricultural industry including working blacksmiths, draught horse displays and free rides, a selection of vintage machinery from the wool and timber industries, and steam engines and tractors.
Australian Celtic Festival
Date Thu 2nd May 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
2019 will be celebrating Scotland.

Since 1992, crowds have descended on Glen Innes in New England High Country. They come for the Australian Celtic Festival. They are attracted by the unique Celtic experience, the opportunity to meet with friends and to enjoy famous country hospitality.

The four-day Festival attracts clans, cultural groups, dancers and performers from around the world. Entertainment includes a street parade, kirking of the tartan, massed pipe bands, yard dog trials, children’s entertainment, a fun run, dancing, flag raising ceremonies, poet breakfasts, market stalls and Celtic foods.

Each year’s Festival celebrates one of the Celtic nations.
Bach Concertos
Date Thu 2nd May 2019
Recently praised for his “simply gorgeous” playing and “crystalline phrasing” by the Washington Post, pianist David Fung is an ideal match for two of Bach's immaculate keyboard concertos. Program includes Bartók’s folk-flecked Divertimento and music of Telemann & Dvořák.
A Taste Of Ireland
Date Thu 2nd May 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique LIVE spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Beeswax Wraps Workshop
Date Thu 2nd May 2019
It’s time to go plastic cling wrap free!!

Join Trina from One Wise Wombat in this fun workshop and you’ll learn how to make your very own Beeswax Food Wraps.

Beeswax Food Wraps are easy to make and a great alternative to plastic cling wrap - and much more environmentally friendly.

This workshop runs from 10.30am to 1pm. You will take home three wraps plus instructions. All materials and equipment will be provided as well as a light morning tea.
Autumnal at Sydney Road Gallery
Date Thu 2nd May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
Sydney Road Gallery presents a new group show titled Autumnal, where artists have come together to capture the splendour of Autumn as the seasons change.

Running from 2 May to 19 May, the Autumnal exhibition observes nature’s abundance through an explorative use of texture, form and colour that embodies autumns warmth.

The Sydney Road Gallery Artists delightfully reflect on the passing seasons through a thoughtful curation of works that embrace the crisp autumn air and trees as they begin to let their leaves fall.

Mixed medium artist, Fiona Chandler, explores the wonder of Autumn through subtle washes and fluid lines that effortlessly expressive pieces using muted, earthy tones.

Sculptural fibre artist, Catriona Pollard, uses foraged and organic materials to create unique sculptural forms that exude the warmth of autumn and the richness of nature.

The exhibition showcases a stunning collection of paintings, sculptures and ceramics.

All works on display are for sale.
Barcaldine Tree of Knowledge Festival
Date Fri 3rd May 2019 to Mon 6th May 2019
The Barcaldine Tree of Knowledge Festival is Barcaldine’s largest event, both in terms of visitation and community participation. This year the event will showcase the community spirit and history of Barcaldine and Outback Queensland.

The Barcaldine Tree of Knowledge is a historical attraction that is known as the birthplace of the Australian Labour Party (ALP) and influence to the longest running May Day Parade.

Staged over the labour day long weekend, the four-day celebration showcases live entertainment, an art gallery, markets, horse and goat racing, RevFest, May Day parade and other special themed events.
Across The Arts Forum
Date Fri 3rd May 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
Goulburn and North East Arts Alliance present the Across the Arts Forum.

Don’t miss your biennial chance to participate in this program of inspiring workshops, performances and fun.

Spanning three stimulating and creatively charged days biennially, the GANEAA Across the Arts Forum is a unique event in Victoria. It successfully combines presenters of national and international standing with artists living and working in the Goulburn and North East region.

Through generous funding from numerous organisations, the multi-art-form project addresses the diverse professional development needs of a regional population by providing opportunities to access first-rate training from high-quality, experienced artists.
Autumn Harvest Cooking Class
Date Fri 3rd May 2019
Pickled Sisters' chef Stewart Gilchrist utilises the best of the new season's produce as he guides you through a selection of seasonal harvest inspired recipes celebrating Autumn.

This hands on cooking class is followed by a leisurely lunch with matching Cofield Wines.

Please call or visit the website for bookings and more information. Maximum of twelve for cooking class.
An Evening With Katya Zamolodchikova - Help Me I'm Dying
Date Fri 3rd May 2019
RuPaul’s Drag Race Miss Congeniality and All Stars S2 finalist, Katya Zamolodchikova brings her hilarious new stand up show, Help Me I’m Dying to the Australia & NZ!

Known for her incredibly funny personas and characters, including everybody’s favourite dumpster living hairdresser, Trish, Katya’s show promises to be one hilarious night.
Alma Zygier Band Live at The Jazzlab
Date Fri 3rd May 2019
Alma Zygier has been fascinated by the pre-war era of Jazz; the singers, Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Memphis Minnie and the Broadway composers who largely provided the repertoire, Gershwin, Kern, Porter, Rodgers.

She has a voice from another era and brings an emotional maturity to her performance that belies her years. Performing with a similarly minded group of young players she brings her American Songbook repertoire to the 21st century.
Backsliders
Date Fri 3rd May 2019
Backsliders return to The Music Lounge, Friday May 3, 2019 playing tracks from their latest album plus music from their 30 year history.

Over a century ago, north of the steamy Mississippi delta, a certain strain of the blues manifested, feeding off the hardship of the people who lived there, their lives and stories set to a sound now regarded as part of the blueprint for modern music.

It’s from this almost primeval sound that Australian blues stalwarts Backsliders take their sonic cues. That driving, repetitious groove, its minimal chord changes giving it a distinct feeling and focus, something Backsliders have proven adept at mastering, all while adding their own, unique Australian way to it.
A Taste Of Ireland
Date Fri 3rd May 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of Ireland in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.

Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.
8 Brews in 8 Days - Sweetwater Brewing Co
Date Fri 3rd May 2019
Extending from the river to the mountains, Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail weaves a scenic path to awesome beers.

Each brewery along the Trail exudes its own personality and style, just like each of their brews. See for yourself by exploring the Trail during the Feast High Country Festival in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at all eight breweries in eight days.

Join the high country brewers for an intimate and in-depth tour of each brewery and taste the difference in these delicious local craft beers made with passion, the best ingredients and the pristine waters of Victoria’s High Country.

This special Festival brewery tour is free, with the opportunity to taste beer directly from the brew tanks!

To complete the full trail of 8 Brew
s in 8 Days, visit:

Friday 3rd - Sweetwater Brewing Co (Mt Beauty)
Saturday 4th - King River Brewing (King Valley)
Sunday 5th - Social Bandit Brewing Co (Mansfield)
Monday 6th - Bridge Road Brewers (Beechworth)
Tuesday 7th - Bright Brewery (Bright)
Wednesday 8th - Black Dog Brewery (Taminick)
Thursday 9th - Blizzard Brewing Co (Dinner Plain)
Friday 10th - Rutherglen Brewery (Rutherglen)
A Murder Story Retold In Three Symphonic Vignettes
Date Fri 3rd May 2019 to Sat 4th May 2019
In this suburban murder story told and retold, a domestic helper gets revenge on an abusive host by fatal poisoning. Set to classical symphonic pieces, the narrative warps and shifts with each retelling based on the music chosen for each vignette.

Ninefold is a Sydney-based theatre ensemble and PACT's resident company for 2018-19. Founded by Shy Magsalin (member of the International Suzuki Company of Toga), the ensemble was formed to investigate highly rigorous and disciplined performance making.

The Flying Nun is a showcase of the outcomes from Performing Arts residencies with Brand X at the East Sydney Community and Arts Centre. By its very nature, they celebrate the fringe, alternative and contemporary counter-culture. Come and be the first audience to witness new work by local Artists fresh out of the rehearsal room.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Date Fri 3rd May 2019 to Sat 4th May 2019
Shakespeare’s magical comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is coming to Palmerston this May. With two performances 3 and 4 May from 6.30pm.

The open-air performances by the Essential Theatre will be set against the picturesque backdrop of Sanctuary Lakes.

Experience a truly unique relaxing evening with family or friends, enjoying a picnic and being entertained by captivating actors.

Whether you’re new to theatre productions or a regular audience member we guarantee you a night to remember.
2019 Vodafone Super Rugby Season
Date Fri 3rd May 2019 to Fri 7th Jun 2019
The Super Rugby Competition is the Worlds Toughest Provincial Rugby competition with teams from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina and Japan.

The St.George Queensland Reds play 8 home games at Suncorp Stadium this year against;

2 March: Crusaders (NZ)
24 March: Brumbies (Aus)
30 March: Rebels (Aus)
5 April: Stormers (SA)
3 May: Sunwolves (Jpn)
18 May: Waratahs (Aus)
1 June: Jaguares (Arg)
7 June: Blues (NZ)
2019 Muse Asian Fest - Night Market
Date Fri 3rd May 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
Brand new to the Canberra Centre Market, 2019 EASI Night Market, proudly presented by Muse Media Entertainment, brings your favorite Asian street eats to Canberra’s most iconic sheds for an exclusive 3-day festival beginning 3rd May! The internal merchants are stationed in the form of booths, launching a gourmet feast at the most popular downtown location in Canberra.

On the menu, you can expect to see Shanghai Dumplings, Korean BBQ, Japanese Cuisine, Thai & Malaysian Street food and so much more! Enjoy over 30 food and retail stalls, plus live entertainment from our open-air Cinema, live shows and parade and Canberra-inspired bars. There’ll even be delightfully magic show, kite & dumpling-making, as well as Karaoke singing competition celebrating all things for those looking for a boogie.

This 3-day event brings in your favorite Asian chefs and vendors from the capital area. Since the beginning, the goal has been to bring a taste of Asian food and culture to the Nation’s capital to present one of the city’s biggest and most anticipated events of the autumn.
Behind the Lines: Best Political Cartoons Exhibition
Date Fri 3rd May 2019 to Sun 7th Jul 2019
Venture down the rabbit hole to Behind the Lines, the perennially popular exhibition of the year’s best political cartoons.

After a topsy-turvy 2018, the theme this year is Curiouser and Curiouser, inspired by the surreal charm of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Did the political landscape of the last 12 months have you thinking you’d stepped through the looking glass to a world where nothing is as it seems? You’re not alone! Australia’s best political cartoonists worked tirelessly to make sense of the goings-on.

Section 44 claiming more heads than the Queen of Hearts, Barnaby’s dramas and, of course, the federal leadership spill that gave the nation yet another new prime minister.

Behind the Lines 2018 is a travelling exhibition, proudly supported by the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to the national collections for all Australians.

(Excerpt from the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House)

Autumn Oasiz Theatre Workshop
Date Fri 3rd May 2019 to Fri 31st May 2019
After a successful and very enjoyable Summer Oasiz workshop in March, Jepke Goudsmit will be conducting the second batch of her Oasiz workshop series in autumn, on the five Fridays of May. Oasiz is a meeting place for performers and creative folk of all disciplines, who feel the need for nourishment and deep listening. Structured around a range of themes, skills and perspectives, Oasiz zooms in to the personal instrument of the performer (body, voice, breath, mind, imagination), and aims to unlock gateways to the authentic creative self.

Keywords describing the nature of the work: Playfulness, mindfulness, inquiry. Eccentricity, intuition, quest, intimacy. Rawness, sophistication, originality. Transformation, surrender, dissent.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Aurora Australian Tour
Date Fri 3rd May 2019
As she prepares to shine bright over regional fields as part of 2019’s epic Groovin The Moo line-up, Norwegian dream and a rising star of futuristic artistry Aurora has wasted no time in announcing huge sideshows across Australia.

Aurora will be heading out for theatre sized shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle and, much like the enchanting light display with which she shares her name, this prodigiously talented 22-year-old songwriter is an inspiring spectacle.

Having amassed over 200 million streams and huge sales of her debut album All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend, Aurora recently released the first instalment of an ongoing project titled Infections Of A Different Kind – Step 1. Tracks like ‘Runaway’ and ‘Queendom’ showcase a powerful, angelic voice which has landed her a devoted following, both in Australia and all over the world.
Baerami Bush Dance, Upper Hunter Valley
Date Sat 4th May 2019
Baerami Bush Dance is a truly authentic and fun filled bush dance at the beautifully timber lined Baerami Hall in the Upper Hunter Valley, featuring traditional acoustic music performed by 'Waltzing Jack' and Friends, musicians from the Hunter Valley. Dances are explained and you don't need a partner. The event is family friendly.

Arrive from 4pm, dancing starts at 7.30pm and continues into the night! Bring your own dinner and drinks, and a supper to share. Camp at the hall, or stay at nearby accommodation. A well-equipped kitchen is available to prepare your food, and there is space to sit for dinner inside the hall.

Join in a leisurely Sunday morning guided bushwalk in nearby Wollemi National Park, or go for a bike ride.

Ticketing details to be announced closer to the date.
32nd Southern Highlands Antiques and Collectables Fair
Date Sat 4th May 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
There is something for everyone at the Bowral Antiques and Collectables Fair, even those not interested in antiques and collectables. A two day event with local, Sydney, interstate and country dealers offering a wide selection of furniture, jewellery, silver, porcelain, linen, books and many other interesting collectables. All items are for sale. Lucky door prize.

Come and enjoy the beautiful tranquillity of the Southern Highlands
8 Brews in 8 Days – King River Brewing
Date Sat 4th May 2019
Extending from the river to the mountains, Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail weaves a scenic path to awesome beers.

Each brewery along the Trail exudes its own personality and style, just like each of their brews. See for yourself by exploring the Trail during the Feast High Country Festival in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at all eight breweries in eight days.

Join the high country brewers for an intimate and in-depth tour of each brewery and taste the difference in these delicious local craft beers made with passion, the best ingredients and the pristine waters of Victoria’s High Country.

This special Festival brewery tour is free, with the opportunity to taste beer directly from the brew tanks!

To complete the full trail of 8 Brews in 8 Days, visit:

Friday 3rd - Sweetwater Brewing Co (Mt Beauty)
Saturday 4th - King River Brewing (King Valley)
Sunday 5th - Social Bandit Brewing Co (Mansfield)
Monday 6th - Bridge Road Brewers (Beechworth)
Tuesday 7th - Bright Brewery (Bright)
Wednesday 8th - Black Dog Brewery (Taminick)
Thursday 9th - Blizzard Brewing Co (Dinner Plain)
Friday 10th - Rutherglen Brewery (Rutherglen)
BeachCare Activity Day - Main Beach
Date Sat 4th May 2019
Come along to your local beach and make a positive impact by participating in some dune regeneration activities. BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline.

BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in the events; no experience necessary. It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
Arcadia
Date Sat 4th May 2019 to Mon 6th May 2019
Arcadia unveils an exciting two day and night program for the May long weekend.

Arcadia will return to the scenic surrounds of Goomburra Valley with an unrivalled line up playing out over the May long weekend from Saturday 4 through Monday 6 June.

Now in its fourth year, the event continues to evolve while remaining true to the concept of Arcadia; simplicity and happiness in harmony with nature. As in previous years, on-site camping adjacent to the event space is included in the ticket price which is dotted with plenty of trees and hugged by the banks of Dalrymple Creek.

With an ethos to showcase local electronic sounds, the Arcadia team has sourced talent primarily from south-east Queensland, extending down the east coast of Australia. Guests will be treated to a spectacular celebration for the senses, illuminated by a myriad of stars suspended overhead across two nights.

2019 Lineup:

Set Mo [DJ Set]:
Planéte
Luboku
DVNA
Penelope Two-Five
Daste
MDWS
Dream Coast

DJs:
Hannah Doody
Chris George
Sevader
Avaxa
Gldnsmk
Xavi Xavi
BTHC DJs

and more to be announced.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019
Date Sat 4th May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to Noosa for one huge night.

The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over two and a half hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Art Bazaar Speers Point
Date Sat 4th May 2019
Hunter Arts Network, the group behind the popular and long running Art Bazaar, is bringing Art Bazaar back to Speers Point Park in May. Crowds will be treated to a wide variety of carefully selected stalls featuring premium handmade products. The Hunter Arts Network, better known as HAN, is a non-profit incorporated membership of artisans from the Hunter. HAN is run by a dedicated committee of volunteers. HAN has worked hard to celebrate all modalities of visual arts.
AFL GIANTS v St Kilda
Date Sat 4th May 2019
Get the family together for a Saturday afternoon of fun and footy at UNSW Canberra Oval when the GIANTS take on St Kilda .

Get to the game early to experience fun for all ages around the ground, including the Fan Zone, inflatables as well as heaps of food and beverage options. Wear your orange and bring your footy for Kick to Kick on the ground after the game!
BABBA - Australia's Premier ABBA Show
Date Sat 4th May 2019
Glitz and glamour served up with Swedish accents and enough musical memories to overflow, BABBA- Australia's Premier ABBA Show will take you on a journey through time when satin was King and Dancing Queens ruled.

BABBA is the ultimate fun time; no matter how old or how young you may be, the show, just like the music, is timeless - dancing is encouraged.

Theatre style seating, including two 50 minute sets. Doors open at 8:00pm and showtime at 8:30pm.
Arcadia Markets
Date Sat 4th May 2019
A great event is planned celebrating connections, community and history.

50 high quality stalls featuring handmade, unique items, art, craft and gourmet food.

Dural and District Historical Society members will be on hand to answer questions and various items of memorabilia, photographs and maps will be on display in one of the original buildings at Arcadia Public School.
Baluk Arts - Elements
Date Sat 4th May 2019 to Sun 23rd Jun 2019
This group exhibition showcases works made by artists from Baluk Arts, an urban Aboriginal Arts Centre based in Mornington. Featuring artists Lisa Waup and Dominic White, the exhibition includes works by six selected artists also from the Baluk studio.

Curated by Lisa Waup, this exhibition explores the concepts of the vessel, places of belonging, loss and motherhood. Through sculpture, prints and textiles, the artists have responded to ideas around what they carry and what they have let go.

The fragility and strength of our planet is also explored, and the materials used by the artists are inspired by the fundamental elements of nature – Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Wood and Metal.

Artists: Gillian Garvie, Tallara Gray, Robert Kelly, Cassie Leatham, Beverley Meldrum, Rebecca Robinson, Lisa Waup and Dominic White.
Autumn Glow
Date Sat 4th May 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
An exhibition of new and recent work in kiln-formed Studio Glass featuring mantle, indoor lighting, stand alone glass sculptures and functional tableware by Glass Artist Patricia Parker
A Night of Cream and Hendrix
Date Sat 4th May 2019
Join Drey Rollan and crew for a musical experience that cuts right to the heart of where psychedelic blues-rock guitar began. Life in London was bustling in the swinging 60’s, with the explosion of the British invasion hitting the world over.

Whilst the Beatles were conquering America, there was another sound commanding attention, three dynamic musicians from the London Blues and Jazz scene would form the first power trio called Cream. Featuring Eric Clapton a guitar god, Bassist Jack Bruce and drummer Ginger Baker, this super group would create the Blues Rock genre. Together Cream crafted four incredible albums within a two year a period. Hits such as I feel free, sunshine of your love, White Room and Crossroads.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Benalla Clydesdale and Heavy Horse Driving Day
Date Sat 4th May 2019
The heavy horse driving day is back for 2019. Bring your horse or pony and challenge yourself with a series of obstacles.

Registrations open from 8:00am with all events commencing from 9:00am.
No entry fees for competitors. Family friendly, trade stalls and great food available all day.
2019 Ballarat Bull-Doggie-Do
Date Sat 4th May 2019
To celebrate the return of AFL to Ballarat in 2019, the City of Ballarat, in partnership with the Western Bulldogs, is bringing back the Bull-Doggie-Do.

Ballarat’s four-legged bulldogs, and their owners, are invited to Ballarat’s third Bull-Doggie-Do event on Saturday, May 4 – a free event that showcases and celebrates bulldogs.

The Bull-Doggie-Do will once again be held at the Bridge Mall from 10.30am.

This year’s Bull-Doggie-Do will feature a series of activities for the whole family, including a ‘best dressed bulldog’ competition, meet and greet with Western Bulldogs players, Western Bulldogs marquee, Central Highlands Water photo wall and free travel dog bowls. The Bridge Mall farmer’s market is happening on the same day

The Western Bulldogs are continuing its partnership with the City of Ballarat in 2019 by hosting two AFL premiership matches.

Thousands of footy fans are expected to arrive at Mars Stadium on Saturday, 11 May to watch the Western Bulldogs and Brisbane Lions clash.
Avon Village Twilight Faire & Market
Date Sat 4th May 2019
In a change from tradition from the popular Avon Village market day will run on a Saturday afternoon from 3:00pm into the evening.

With the return of the pop up Shakesbeer bar, two live music stages, food stalls, craft makers and artisans at work, acting workshops and medieval games on the village green there is sure to be something for everyone.

Come dressed in your best medieval outfit or ghoulish garb to join in the fun of a twilight faire.
Beechworth Drive Back In Time
Date Sun 5th May 2019
The Beechworth Old Cranks Motor Club has been running the Drive Back In Time for 20 years. Up to 250 rare, classic and vintage cars and motorcycles will converge on the historic streets of Beechworth.

The event has grown to become one of the region’s most popular car show and cruise events with participants coming from around Victoria as well as intersate.

The weekend kicks off 10:00am on Saturday with a Tractor Run and a barbecue at midday at the Old Railway Goods Shed in Beechworth, followed by a Street Cruise of display vehicles from 4:30pm.

On Sunday, visitors will be able to view the incredible array of pristine cars and motorbikes lined up either side of Ford Street in the Historic Precinct area of Beechworth which is closed to traffic as well as vintage engines displayed in the Police Paddocks. Gates open at 8:00am and entry is $5 for display vehicles and free for the public.

Barbecue and drinks plus a fantastic raffle all day.

Annual Barossa Camino
Date Sun 5th May 2019
The Henschke and Angas families invite you to walk with them on Sunday 5th May on their Annual Barossa Camino.

The land tells the story, beginning thousands of years ago with indigenous custodianship followed by Silesian and English settlement in the last 200 years.

In acknowledging all those who have played their part, we share our culture as one, with respect and peace for each other.

Celebrating with food and wine grown within this unique Australian landscape, you will taste the newly released vintages of Henschke Hill of Grace, Mount Edelstone, and Hutton Vale Farm Shiraz, with food from the farm and recipes inspired by our forebears.

Enjoy a relaxing day where new friends feel like old friends, and a simple life exudes rich pleasures full of goodness for the soul.

For more details and to purchase tickets please contact Megan Curren at Henschke via megan@henschke.com.au or 08 8564 8223.
2019 UniSA Australian HPV Super Series
Date Sun 5th May 2019
HPV racing, or Pedal Prix racing as it’s more widely known in SA, is a spectacular, fast paced activity with teams ranging from year 6 students through to adults. Teams will compete over a six hour period from 10am to 4pm riding single seat, recumbent, fully faired trikes. Speeds in excess of 60km per hour are normal and the racing will be close, with over 90 vehicles on the 1.5km track at the same time.


Loxton's shops will be open during the day with plenty of food, drinks and bargains to be found.
A trophy presentation ceremony will be held in East Terrace at the completion of the event.

Aboriginal Art Class
Date Sun 5th May 2019
On the backdrop of the stunning Centennial Parklands you can discover native art and culture through hands-on painting and storytelling.

Learn contemporary Aboriginal art techniques and culture with a respected artist.

Tap into your creative talents and paint an Aboriginal art style souvenir of your own to keep, whilst gaining an understanding of local Aboriginal culture through the stories of traditional culture and customs.

Enjoy morning tea and a walk through the local environment, which has local authentic Aboriginal art utensils and artefacts. Shared Knowledge will show how Centennial Parklands is a special place to enjoy and share in a genuine, hands-on Aboriginal cultural experience you will never forget.

Artisan Soap Making Experience
Date Sun 5th May 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
Make nourishing, moisturising soaps yourself in this hands-on class, where expert soapmaker Elena M. will show you all the tips and tricks to make soap from scratch, the easy and relaxing way.

Use premium ingredients like Organic Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Castor Oil, Sunflower oil, Essential oils, Dried flowers, Mica and more; and, if you like, decorate with pretty accents like Rose petals, Rose Buds, Chamomile, Lavender, Calendula, Cornflower, White Jasmine Buds.

You'll keep all the soap you make. Perfect to treat yourself or someone special.

This class is beginner-friendly and everything is provided, just just book, show up, and enjoy!
Bach Concertos - Melbourne Recital Centre
Date Sun 5th May 2019
Recently praised for his “simply gorgeous” playing and “crystalline phrasing” by the Washington Post, pianist David Fung is an ideal match for two of Bach's immaculate keyboard concertos. Program includes Bartók’s folk-flecked Divertimento and music of Telemann and Dvořák.
A Day in the Orchard
Date Sun 5th May 2019
Join them for "'A Day in the Orchard' on 5 May 2019 at Piccolo Family Farm, Griffith. This family-friendly festival held on their unique farm will showcase local food, wine and beer along with their incredible line-up of musicians and makers.

ADITO 2019 LINE UP:
Mental As Anything
YATES
The Echos
Zac Robertson Music
AKIB
Ben Ceccato Music
plus artists workshops with Hape Kiddle, Jess Forster and more plus fun kids activities.
Aged Vines and Red Red Wine
Date Sun 5th May 2019
This year is a very special one for the Booth family of Taminick Cellars. Several vines, including their signature shiraz vines, are turning the ripe old age of 100.

Additionally, fourth generation winemaker, James Booth, is celebrating what would have been his grandfather, Cliff Booth’s, 100th birthday. Cliff, a driven and innovative winemaker, was a huge inspiration to James and his winemaking. Guests at Aged Vines and Red Red Wine can expect a journey through the generations as they compare and contrast both aged and new shiraz wines from Taminick, matched to a tasting plate of locally sourced produce.

The low down: Six wines matched to a tasting plate of locally sourced produce.
8 Brews in 8 Days - Social Bandit Brewing Co
Date Sun 5th May 2019
Extending from the river to the mountains, Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail weaves a scenic path to awesome beers.

Each brewery along the Trail exudes its own personality and style, just like each of their brews. See for yourself by exploring the Trail during the Feast High Country Festival in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at all eight breweries in eight days.

Join the high country brewers for an intimate and in-depth tour of each brewery and taste the difference in these delicious local craft beers made with passion, the best ingredients and the pristine waters of Victoria’s High Country.

This special Festival brewery tour is free, with the opportunity to taste beer directly from the brew tanks!

To complete the full trail of 8 Brews in 8 Days, visit:

Friday 3rd - Sweetwater Brewing Co (Mt Beauty)
Saturday 4th - King River Brewing (King Valley)
Sunday 5th - Social Bandit Brewing Co (Mansfield)
Monday 6th - Bridge Road Brewers (Beechworth)
Tuesday 7th - Bright Brewery (Bright)
Wednesday 8th - Black Dog Brewery (Taminick)
Thursday 9th - Blizzard Brewing Co (Dinner Plain)
Friday 10th - Rutherglen Brewery (Rutherglen)
Australian Chamber Choir presents Bach's St John Passion
Date Sun 5th May 2019
In the opening program of their 2019 season, Director Douglas Lawrence and the Australian Chamber Choir are joined by the Melbourne Baroque Orchestra to perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s resplendent musical masterpiece, the St John Passion across regional Victoria and Melbourne in April and May.

Renowned in Australia and throughout Europe the Australian Chamber Choir (ACC), founded in 2007 by its current director Douglas Lawrence OAM, transports its audience using the oldest instrument on the planet—the human voice.



For this concert the sublime voices of soloists Timothy Reynolds (Evangelist), Oliver Mann (Pilate), Jerzy Kozlowski (Jesus), Elspeth Bawden and Elizabeth Anderson and 18 other choristers will be joined by instrumentalists playing rare period instruments for a rich sonic experience.

"The St John Passion was the first major work composed by Bach as Cantor at the Church of St Thomas', Leipzig.

Written for his first Easter there, it's designed to impress. It's mesmerising, texturally fascinating, highly dramatic and I think that Bach's excitement at this important stage in his life is palpable," explains the ACC's founding director, Douglas Lawrence.

"Many of the instruments chosen for this work were rarely heard even in Bach’s time....

See Eventfinda for more information.

Beginners Jewellery Ring Making Class
Date Sun 5th May 2019
A fun beginners jewellery class in the fabulous Sydney CBD Gaffa jewellery workshop upstairs from Ihnen Atelier Jewellery. Spend the day making your very own sterling silver ring band using stamping and metal texturing techniques.

The workshop is designed with a limit of six students per class to make sure each student is given one on one tuition when needed. The class is taught by Melanie Ihnen who has over 12 years experience teaching private and group jewellery classes.

All participants are required to have their hair tied back and to wear protective covered shoes.
8 Brews in 8 Days - Bridge Road Brewers
Date Mon 6th May 2019
Extending from the river to the mountains, Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail weaves a scenic path to awesome beers.

Each brewery along the Trail exudes its own personality and style, just like each of their brews. See for yourself by exploring the Trail during the Feast High Country Festival in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at all eight breweries in eight days.

Join the high country brewers for an intimate and in-depth tour of each brewery and taste the difference in these delicious local craft beers made with passion, the best ingredients and the pristine waters of Victoria’s High Country.

This special Festival brewery tour is free, with the opportunity to taste beer directly from the brew tanks!

To complete the full trail of 8 Brews in 8 Days, visit:

Friday 3rd - Sweetwater Brewing Co (Mt Beauty)
Saturday 4th - King River Brewing (King Valley)
Sunday 5th - Social Bandit Brewing Co (Mansfield)
Monday 6th - Bridge Road Brewers (Beechworth)
Tuesday 7th - Bright Brewery (Bright)
Wednesday 8th - Black Dog Brewery (Taminick)
Thursday 9th - Blizzard Brewing Co (Dinner Plain)
Friday 10th - Rutherglen Brewery (Rutherglen)
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Sydney
Date Tue 7th May 2019 to Sat 11th May 2019
The world's most prestigious mountain film festival is coming back. The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest – and one of the most prestigious – mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. Sure to enthral, it showcases a selection of films packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenalin-inducing action sequences.

Audiences will experience incredible highs and agonising lows through the lenses of some of the most accomplished climbers, paddlers, skiers, snowboarders, mountaineers, mountain bikers, explorers and adventure filmmakers alive today.

Presented by World Expeditions, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will be screening for a limited time only.
8 Brews in 8 Days - Bright Brewery
Date Tue 7th May 2019
Extending from the river to the mountains, Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail weaves a scenic path to awesome beers.

Each brewery along the Trail exudes its own personality and style, just like each of their brews. See for yourself by exploring the Trail during the Feast High Country Festival in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at all eight breweries in eight days.

Join the high country brewers for an intimate and in-depth tour of each brewery and taste the difference in these delicious local craft beers made with passion, the best ingredients and the pristine waters of Victoria’s High Country.

This special Festival brewery tour is free, with the opportunity to taste beer directly from the brew tanks!

To complete the full trail of 8 Brews in 8 Days, visit:

Friday 3rd - Sweetwater Brewing Co (Mt Beauty)
Saturday 4th - King River Brewing (King Valley)
Sunday 5th - Social Bandit Brewing Co (Mansfield)
Monday 6th - Bridge Road Brewers (Beechworth)
Tuesday 7th - Bright Brewery (Bright)
Wednesday 8th - Black Dog Brewery (Taminick)
Thursday 9th - Blizzard Brewing Co (Dinner Plain)
Friday 10th - Rutherglen Brewery (Rutherglen)
Animal Farm
Date Tue 7th May 2019 to Sat 11th May 2019
A blistering new version of George Orwell’s political classic. All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.

Revolution is coming to Manor Farm. Under the guidance of some rebellious pigs, a group of farm animals unite to drive out their cruel human oppressors and build utopia. But the swine are not as united as they appear, and their division gives rise to a terrifying new system of power and repression.

Written in the 1940s as a response to the rise of authoritarian governments around the world, Animal Farm is a searing examination of extremist rule. It is a cautionary tale as relevant and terrifying in 2019, as it was then.

In his final production for STCSA as Artistic Director, Geordie Brookman and the exceptional Dale March join forces to create a scintillating take on one of the greatest stories of English literature. A sublime and unadorned piece of theatrical storytelling, Animal Farm will see March inhabit upwards of 20 characters, from the revolutionary pigs to the stoic draft horse and the tyrannical Mr Jones.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019
Date Tue 7th May 2019 to Wed 8th May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to Gold Coast for two massive nights.

The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over two and a half hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Darlington
Date Tue 7th May 2019 to Sat 11th May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to Sydney Seymour Centre for five massive nights.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details, visit Banff Mountain Film Festival website.
2019 Gold Coast Open presented by Flight Centre
Date Tue 7th May 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
After a hugely successful event in 2018 and many years before it, the Burleigh Pro will return in 2019 better than ever – renamed as the Gold Coast Open presented by Flight Centre. The event is a World Surf League (WSL) QS 1,500 rated Men's and Women's event, attracting a number of the best surfers from Australia and throughout the globe to the iconic Burleigh Point.

The six day Flight Centre Burleigh Pro will see some of the world's best surfers from all corners of the globe battle it out against the local talent for valuable Qualifying Series points. This will be the third QS 1,500 event on the 2019 World Surf League Australasian calendar.

This year will again host an open Men’s and Women’s division, as well as the introduction of the Pro Junior Men’s and Women’s event. As an added value, attendees can look forward to other attractions including live bands, skateboarding event and Mother’s Day sunrise yoga sessions.
Arisa Kwabe - The accumulation of our little narratives
Date Tue 7th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Artist in Residence Arisa Kwabe presents ‘The accumulation of our little narratives’.

Everyone has precious memories, but they will be lost over time. However, even if memory is lost from the body (the body being a container for the spirit), the being called “I” (which is made from past memories), appears in this world. The whole world consists of the accumulation of the small stories of “I” and this forms a large historical account.

The City of Whitehorse has a Sister City Relationship with Matsudo, a Japanese city on the outskirts of Tokyo. The relationship was developed by the former City of Box Hill in 1971 and was continued by the City of Whitehorse in 1994, when local government in Victoria amalgamated.

The two cities participate in an active exchange program for young people, which strengthens cultural understanding and promotes friendly relations. The relationship also promotes economic development opportunities between the two countries. This exhibition is a celebration of this enduring Sister City Relationship.
Acrylic painting with Karen Atkins
Date Tue 7th May 2019 to Tue 2nd Jul 2019
Learn to use Acrylics and other media competently via a weekly exposure to different styles, techniques and artists which will challenge and inspire.

Ample support and feedback ensure that everyone has the opportunity to grow and gain confidence as artists.
Suitable for all levels. Warm and friendly environment
Materials - Students are provided with a list of paints and brushes required at the first lesson. You will be provided with everything you need at the first lesson.

Following the Acrylics Class you have the option of attending the Mixed Media Class 12.30pm - 2.30pm.
8 Brews in 8 Days - Black Dog Brewery
Date Wed 8th May 2019
Extending from the river to the mountains, Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail weaves a scenic path to awesome beers.

Each brewery along the Trail exudes its own personality and style, just like each of their brews. See for yourself by exploring the Trail during the Feast High Country Festival in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at all eight breweries in eight days.

Join the high country brewers for an intimate and in-depth tour of each brewery and taste the difference in these delicious local craft beers made with passion, the best ingredients and the pristine waters of Victoria’s High Country.

This special Festival brewery tour is free, with the opportunity to taste beer directly from the brew tanks!

To complete the full trail of 8 Brews in 8 Days, visit:

Friday 3rd - Sweetwater Brewing Co (Mt Beauty)
Saturday 4th - King River Brewing (King Valley)
Sunday 5th - Social Bandit Brewing Co (Mansfield)
Monday 6th - Bridge Road Brewers (Beechworth)
Tuesday 7th - Bright Brewery (Bright)
Wednesday 8th - Black Dog Brewery (Taminick)
Thursday 9th - Blizzard Brewing Co (Dinner Plain)
Friday 10th - Rutherglen Brewery (Rutherglen)
Banna Lane Festival
Date Wed 8th May 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
In 2019, the inaugural Banna Lane Festival will center on the major activity of producing large scale murals across six to ten sites in Banna Lane. International, national and local artists will be invited to produce the murals during the festival week with creative programs built around the activity such as artists talks, youth workshops, walking tours and a launch party with local artists invited to develop installations and pop up exhibitions, live performance and music throughout the lane. Banna Lane Festival will be a week of free community events which encourages the local and travelling audience to rediscover Griffith.
Balaklava Publicans Day
Date Wed 8th May 2019
Join us at Balaklava Racing Club for our Wednesday race meet on the 8th of May 2019. Because there’s nothing like a day at The Races. Full bar and catering facilities are available.

Take the day off and treat your friends, family and even colleagues to a great day at The Races.

Fashion At The Races
We will be hosting a Fashion At The Races qualifying event on this day. There is more cash and prizes up for grabs than ever before – with prizes offered for Best Dressed Womenswear, Runner-Up Best Dressed, Best Millinery, Best Footwear Women’s and Best Dressed Menswear. Look out for the Fashion At The Races registration booth in the general admission area on the day where you can register your details, collect your number paddle and find out location and timings.

For further details, please visit our website.
Anywhere Preview Night
Date Wed 8th May 2019
There is only one way to get a taste of everything Anywhere Festival has to offer in one place and one night: the Anywhere Festival Preview on Wednesday 8 May.

Half Hitch, the people behind this year’s Hold My Beer, had an idea - that the Anywhere Festival needed a preview night at the start of the festival. An event where people can meet, mingle with all the artists, and get a taste of everything the festival has to offer - all in one place.

Anywhere Festival thought it was a brilliant idea and an alliance was formed.

We’re bringing together drama, comedy, immersive works, dance, music, poetry, spoken word, circus, magic, and everything in between, into an unmissable three hours. This is your chance to sample the multitude of amazing performances happening throughout May.

It will be the place to be to meet the who’s who and what’s what of the Anywhere Festival World.

All the action will be happening at Restaurant Indriya at the Metropolitan Spring Hill.

Doors open 6pm for a 7pm start.
7pm Wed 8 May
18+ , 180min , $29
Anywhere Festival
Date Thu 9th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Discover the nooks and crannies of Brisbane with performances anywhere but a theatre at the Anywhere Theatre Festival.

May is Anywhere Festival month as Brisbane is taken over by performances anywhere but where you expect it: comedy in alleys, drama in backyards, cabaret on buses, walking tours with historical figures and much more.

Grab the full program from the website when it is launched end and explore a real festival of everything Brisbane has to offer in what has been described as one of the "Top Nine Fine International Festivals You Must See!".

Anywhere Theatre Festival Limited is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
8 Brews in 8 Days - Blizzard Brewing Co
Date Thu 9th May 2019
Extending from the river to the mountains, Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail weaves a scenic path to awesome beers.

Each brewery along the Trail exudes its own personality and style, just like each of their brews. See for yourself by exploring the Trail during the Feast High Country Festival in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at all eight breweries in eight days.

Join the high country brewers for an intimate and in-depth tour of each brewery and taste the difference in these delicious local craft beers made with passion, the best ingredients and the pristine waters of Victoria’s High Country.

This special Festival brewery tour is free, with the opportunity to taste beer directly from the brew tanks!

To complete the full trail of 8 Brews in 8 Days, visit:

Friday 3rd - Sweetwater Brewing Co (Mt Beauty)
Saturday 4th - King River Brewing (King Valley)
Sunday 5th - Social Bandit Brewing Co (Mansfield)
Monday 6th - Bridge Road Brewers (Beechworth)
Tuesday 7th - Bright Brewery (Bright)
Wednesday 8th - Black Dog Brewery (Taminick)
Thursday 9th - Blizzard Brewing Co (Dinner Plain)
Friday 10th - Rutherglen Brewery (Rutherglen)
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Newcastle
Date Thu 9th May 2019
The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking story lines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
A Taste Of Ireland - Karratha
Date Thu 9th May 2019
Directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, witness the World Champions as they tell the tale of the worlds most loved nation, in one incredible live performance, A Taste of Ireland.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Anh Do: The Happiest Refugee Live
Date Thu 9th May 2019
Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and was described by Russell Crowe as the most surprising and inspiring read he has had in years.

Anh’s stage show takes it a step further, combining stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.

When one of Australia’s most talented comedians delves deep into his own life’s joys and sorrows, the result is an unforgettable night at the theatre that leaves an audience uplifted and quite simply experiencing... happiness.
Baroque Trumpet and Organ Recital
Date Thu 9th May 2019
A remarkable 'one off' opportunity for Braidwood and district residents to enjoy two outstanding performers in a magnificent recital in the historic St Andrews Anglican Church.

The short concert will feature Richard Formison a renowned British baroque trumpeter and Jonathon Lee, a celebrated organ scholar.
Architects of Beauty 2019
Date Thu 9th May 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
The ultimate beauty event series is set to make over Melbourne’s west. Architects of Beauty will return for its fourth consecutive year. This year’s curated program of hands-on workshops and masterclasses will inspire beauty lovers to ‘Glow Your Own Way’—from natural to neon, simple skincare to stage makeup, and so much more.

Uniting the biggest names in Australian beauty, this category-defining event series will welcome an impressive line-up of beauty business experts, make-up visionaries and podcasting pioneers to deliver an experience like no other. This year’s ‘beauty architects’ include:

Erika Geraerts, Founder of casual cosmetics brand, Fluff, and Shella Ruby Martin, renowned Melbourne make-up artist, who have teamed up to deliver a striking conversation about the future of beauty, as well as a lesson to mastering Fluff’s iconic ‘makeunder’.

Globally recognised drag queen, Karen From Finance, who will step through the essential tips, tricks and trends in drag transformation.

Jack Cail, the Melbourne-based celebrity make-up artist known for his gorgeous glow, who will teach beauty lovers how to recreate this trending look by highlighting, contouring and adding pops of neon
AgroTrend Bundaberg
Date Fri 10th May 2019 to Sat 11th May 2019
The Bundaberg Region is home to a large and productive region of southern Queensland. The primary economic driver of the commercial hubs of Bundaberg, Childers and Gin Gin is agriculture and horticulture making Agrotrend Bundaberg the ideal location for a field day event.

They invite you to come along and check out Agrotrend in 2019. Two days of farming and lifestyle focused activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Whether you are keen to check out and invest in the latest farming technologies or after a great afternoon out with the family – Agrotrend 2019 promises to deliver. All welcome.

This event is brought to you by the Bundaberg Field Day Society and supports community work done by the Rotary Club of Bundaberg.

2019 Mount Gambier Gold Cup Carnival
Date Fri 10th May 2019
Come join us at the 2019 Mount Gambier Gold Cup Carnival.

Experience the real thunder of the hooves as the thoroughbreds pass by. Unite with the crowd cheering on your favourite. Have a flutter at the various on-course TAB and Book Maker facilities provided.

Watch the passion and the emotions of the winning owners, trainers, and jockeys, race sponsors and delighted patrons as the carnival provides prizes totalling over AUD225,000.
8 Brews in 8 Days - Rutherglen Brewery
Date Fri 10th May 2019
Extending from the river to the mountains, Victoria’s High Country Brewery Trail weaves a scenic path to awesome beers.

Each brewery along the Trail exudes its own personality and style, just like each of their brews. See for yourself by exploring the Trail during the Feast High Country Festival in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at all eight breweries in eight days.

Join the High Country brewers for an intimate and in-depth tour of each brewery and taste the difference in these delicious local craft beers made with passion, the best ingredients and the pristine waters of Victoria’s High Country.

This special Festival brewery tour is free, with the opportunity to taste beer directly from the brew tanks.

To complete the full trail of 8 Brews in 8 Days, visit:

Friday 3rd - Sweetwater Brewing Co (Mt Beauty)
Saturday 4th - King River Brewing (King Valley)
Sunday 5th - Social Bandit Brewing Co (Mansfield)
Monday 6th - Bridge Road Brewers (Beechworth)
Tuesday 7th - Bright Brewery (Bright)
Wednesday 8th - Black Dog Brewery (Taminick)
Thursday 9th - Blizzard Brewing Co (Dinner Plain)
Friday 10th - Rutherglen Brewery (Rutherglen)
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Avoca Beach
Date Fri 10th May 2019
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details, visit Banff Mountain Film Festival website.

For more details, visit Banff Mountain Film Festival website.
American Psycho - The Musical
Date Fri 10th May 2019 to Fri 14th Jun 2019
Based on the novel American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis, which also inspired the 2000 film starring Christian Bale, this bold new musical will have its Australian Premiere at the Hayes Theatre Co from May 2019.

American Psycho - The Musical tells the story of Patrick Bateman, a young, handsome and wealthy investment banker living in the epicentre of excess, Manhattan, NYC, during the Wall Street boom of the late 1980s. With impeccable taste and unquenchable desires, Patrick, your unreliable narrator, and his elite group of friends spend their days in designer labels in chic restaurants and exclusive clubs. But at night, Patrick takes part in a darker indulgence, and his glamorous facade of sanity starts to slip.

With a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Riverdale) and music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening) and featuring classic 80s hits from Phil Collins, Tears for Fears, New Order and Huey Lewis and the News, American Psycho - The Musical is a pitch black comedy about what it means to be alive in the world you live in.
Amy Shark Headline Show
Date Fri 10th May 2019
Australia's award-winning indie pop artist Amy Shark will be playing two of her biggest shows to date in Sydney and Melbourne next May! She will be performing tracks from her critically-acclaimed debut album Love Monster.

Amy will be joined by Melbourne rock band Slowly Slowly and the up-and-coming teenage Sydney four-piece Erthlings. The shows will definitely be a showcase of rising Australian talent alongside a standout artist whose dominating presence shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

Presented by Live Nation.

Grab your tickets now!
10 Comics for 15 Bucks
Date Fri 10th May 2019 to Sat 10th Aug 2019
BonkerZ presents 10 Comics for 15 Bucks. "Priceless Laughs, For Less Price!" Celebrating over 12 years of supplying the country with funny people. Join a wild bunch of 10 funny people from around the globe, for 75 minutes of non-stop laughs, for a price that won't send you to the poor house. Two Shows 7pm and 8.45pm. That's right, 10 Comics for 15 Bucks * (Door prices slightly higher). All advance seats are only AUD15 Bucks.

What's that? You want to be placed in the Non-Pick on Section plus a drink of your choice to go with that and discount city parking at Centro Cinema Parking on Kent Street? Just add another 10 Bucks. What?, You want Dinner, Drink, Show and discount city parking in the VIP Non pick on section? How about 50 Bucks for everything! Total! Wow!
<Frame> Yiruma Live in Australia
Date Fri 10th May 2019
Korean pianist Yiruma is coming to Australia in 2019 with his new album <Frame> and classic original pieces.

With strong love and passion, Yiruma is bringing the breathtaking performance full of spirits of sharing and bliss back to Australia. Ever since the first album, Yiruma's warm and beautiful classical melody resonates with music lovers all around the world. Yiruma Live in Australia <Frame> 2019 will be presented in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney in the May 2019.

Enjoy the most romantic music journey with Yiruma's splendid music proudly presented by Castiglione Arts and Culture.
A French Affair
Date Fri 10th May 2019
Chief winemaker at Rutherglen Estates, Marc Scalzo, would not miss a chance to share his raw, unapologetic passion for blended wines. Though some may stick their noses up at the concept, every good winemaker knows that blending will amplify the expression of a wine, enhancing aromas, color, texture, body and finish to become more well-rounded and complex.

Join Marc for an intimate, French themed wine blending class using unfinished wines from this years vintage, back vintage wines and museum stock, followed by a harvest inspired wine dinner at Tuileries Restaurant.

The low down:
- A fun, hands on, informative wine blending session held at cellar door
- A harvest inspired wine dinner at Tuileries restaurant with Head Chef Christophe Niklaus
- Includes matched wine
Beatches
Date Fri 10th May 2019 to Sat 11th May 2019
Aging goddesses of the Silver Screen. A legendary feud. A bitter brawl. An unlikely alliance?

Liesel has been making theatre and live performance work for the last 20 years. In 1999 she founded her company Loose Canon Arts and with this company have made work (writing, producing, devising, performing) for young audiences and toured extensively and annually throughout Australia, Asia and the Middle East. Since graduating from the School of Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong Drew has worked internationally as an actor, writer and director. Drew has had a long association with actress/comedian Kate Smith and together they have written and performed three plays – Bangers and Mash, The No Chance in Hell Hotel and The Unspeakable Itch- the first two of which toured extensively through Australia, The UK, The US and Hong Kong.

The Flying Nun is a showcase of the outcomes from Performing Arts residencies with Brand X at the East Sydney Community and Arts Centre. By its very nature, they celebrate the fringe, alternative and contemporary counter-culture. Come and be the first audience to witness new work by local Artists fresh out of the rehearsal room.
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes
Date Sat 11th May 2019 to Sun 8th Sep 2019
Australia’s most extraordinary art event

The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes is an annual exhibition eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike.

The Archibald Prize, first awarded in 1921, is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture – from politicians to celebrities, sporting heroes to artists.

The Wynne Prize is awarded to the best landscape painting of Australian scenery, or figure sculpture, while the Sulman Prize is given to the best subject painting, genre painting or mural project in oil, acrylic, watercolour or mixed media.

Each year, the trustees of the Art Gallery of NSW judge the Archibald and Wynne, and invite an artist to judge the Sulman. The 2018 judge is Angela Tiatia.

Visit the exhibition to vote for your favourite portrait in the ANZ People’s Choice award before voting closes on 12 August and see the work of budding artists aged five to eighteen on display in the Young Archies.
BeachCare Paradise Point
Date Sat 11th May 2019
BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline. BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in their events; no experience necessary! It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
Baralaba Show and Campdraft 2019
Date Sat 11th May 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
Home of the time honoured tradition, every town has a showground and at its heart an Annual Show.

With agriculture topping the region’s industries, there are five shows on the calendar, drawing crowds from everywhere as they rollout. A favourite for families, farmers, growers, food and animal lovers of all persuasion, on the surface, it may all look like fairy floss and fun but with country life on full display, there are bigger stakes at play.

Annual shows celebrate the entire community – families, industries and volunteers that together, make the region great.

The 2019 Baralaba Show and Campdraft is sure to be a great day out for all.

There will be entertainment for the kids, market stalls and food and drinks for sale throughout the event and much much more.

Come on out and enjoy a true blue country show experience.

An Evening at The Cow Shed
Date Sat 11th May 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
    Fine Food, great Wine and outstanding Musicians.

    Come and feel the rustic charm and elegance of their award winning venue, The Cow Shed at Mulla Villa, in the Wollombi Valley.

    For the very first time they are hosting their own food and musical event.

    Experience gourmet dining, feast on grazing platters and enjoy a six course Tapas Menu created by D’Vine Catering.

    Sit by the fire brazier toasting marshmallows, sipping wines and breathing in the Wollombi Valley night air or find a place at one of the tables to savour the atmosphere and listen to the music.



    Be soothed by the classical sounds of one of the most notable Violinists and Classical Guitar players of Mimosa Duo and then dance the night away with the Soulful Voice and Percussion
    talents of Slam Tango Band who have forged a reputation for delivering the goods everytime.

Amy Shark
Date Sat 11th May 2019
Australia's award-winning indie pop artist Amy Shark will be playing two of her biggest shows to date in Sydney and Melbourne. She will be performing tracks from her critically-acclaimed debut album Love Monster including hit singles Adore and I Said Hi.

Released last July, Love Monster earned Amy three wins out of nine nominations at this year's ARIA Awards including Album of the Year, Best Pop Release and Best Female Artist awards. Meanwhile, producers of the album's lead single I Said Hi, Dann Hume and M-Phazes, bagged the Producer of the Year award.

Amy will be joined by Melbourne rock band Slowly Slowly and the up-and-coming teenage Sydney four-piece Erthlings. The shows will definitely be a showcase of rising Australian talent alongside a standout artist whose dominating presence shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

Presented by Live Nation.
BeachCare Activity Day - Paradise Point
Date Sat 11th May 2019
Come along to your local beach and make a positive impact by participating in some dune regeneration activities. BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline.

BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in the events; no experience necessary. It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
A Crafted Long Lunch
Date Sat 11th May 2019
Wangaratta born and bred, the owners of Malt Shed Brewery - Mathew Saunders, Grant Jones and Andrew Bett are proud of their region and the oodles of talented producers within. From the very beginning, their vision was to showcase their home through food and beer in a local meeting place. Now, thanks to its innovative chefs, the Malt Shed is taking the mouth-watering local produce they know and love and redefining it in a collaborative brewery epicurean experience. Join Mat, Grant and Andrew for a relaxed, festival atmosphere with seasonal brews paired with eight courses of shared grazing platters! With live music and a chance to dance into the night and under the stars, this is a true harvest celebration.

The low down:
A relaxing long lunch ‘in the backyard’, overlaid with a festival theme
Incorporates in-house made or local produce from business such as Tolpuddle Cheese, Salus Bakery, Mitta Mitta Beef, Buckley’s Farm free range eggs, Seven Creeks Wagyu, Toobee Honey, Somerset Heritage vegetables plus local wines
Eight courses of the grazing menu and multiple Malt Shed beers throughout
Beechworth Hidden Wineries - Amulet Vineyard
Date Sat 11th May 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
Growing up in the tiny country village of Buraja, every special event is marked with a hearty meal at home surrounded by family. For Sue Thornton of Amulet Wines, Mother’s Day was no exception. Years on the tradition is continued as she welcomes multi-generational families to her table at Amulet Wines.

With stunning vistas looking out to the mountains, plenty of space for the kids and a menu with the likes of cider glazed pork belly, this is the perfect place for two, three, even four generations to come together this Mother’s Day weekend.

The low down:
Two courses (main and dessert) of seasonal, local produce + a glass of wine. Menu is available at https://www.amuletvineyard.com.au/
Eat inside the glass enclosed cellar door looking out to the vineyard, or outside under the crimson vines looking out to the mountains
Wheelchair access and facilities available
Beechworth Hidden Wineries
Date Sat 11th May 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
This Mother’s Day, why not treat Mum with a trip to a Beechworth Hidden Winery? Speak to the family behind the wine, wander exquisite grounds and delight in a Tastetrekkers picnic!
Haldon, Star Lane, Indigo, Weathercraft and Baarmutha wineries flourish in Beechworth - an area famous for pure waters, age old trees and crystalline mountain views, yet perhaps a better kept secret than some other wine regions. Yes, behind those rolling green hills is a treasure-trove of spritely wineries, many family owned and operated, thriving on the unique and rich terroir Beechworth offers. “Beechworth Hidden Wineries” is the coming together of these wineries to offer you up-close and personal experiences unheard of in big, commercial wineries.

The low down:
Choose your preferred winery and day (Mother’s Day event spans Saturday and Sunday)
Each hamper is a feast of locally sourced and crafted produce, carefully chosen to create homemade delicacies by Tastetrekkers, topped off with a Riedel wine glass!
Pick up your hamper from the Beechworth Gaol
See Beechworth Hidden Wineries Facebook page for details
2019 Darwin Italian Festival
Date Sat 11th May 2019
The much-anticipated Darwin Italian Festival is back in 2019 with more on offer than ever before. Since 2013, the Italian Festival has continued to grow with more than 20,000 people attending the festival in 2017. This year’s event will include all the things Darwin has come to know and love about the festival including food, entertainment and competitions.
Autumn and Mother’s Day Argyle Affair
Date Sat 11th May 2019
Their Autumn Market is back and just in time for Mother’s Day! Treat yourself, Mum and the whole family, to a day of shopping, supporting the makers, buy your blooms, foodie treats, chilled live music and so much more! Keep up to date with all the details on their event page and don’t forget to ‘share the Affair’ .
A Taste Of Ireland - Exmouth
Date Sat 11th May 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most-loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit. Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.
81st Annual Walgett Show
Date Sat 11th May 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
Pavilions (child, adult and open classes to enter), Sideshow Alley, Specialty Stalls, Pets, Dogs and Sporting, Horse Events, Displays, Quick Shears, Bar, Entertainment, Fireworks and so much more to be announced!

Walgett Shire’s Largest Community Event
Information can be sourced from Walgett Show Society Inc.’s
Facebook page or contacting Walgett Show Society office.
See you at the Show!
All You Can Meat
Date Sat 11th May 2019 to Sun 12th May 2019
All You Can Meat is back and this year Riverland Bar doubling up with two awesome events over two days, featuring Brewmanity, Shifty Lizard and Pirate Life on Saturday 11 May and Hop Nation, Hawkers Beer and Pirate Life on Sunday 12 May.
An evening discussion with Australian author Rosalie Ham
Date Sat 11th May 2019
aRTS Rutherglen invite you to an evening talk and discussion with Australian author Rosalie Ham.

Author of The Dressmaker and The Year of the Farmer.

Complementary tea, coffee and savouries and wine available for purchase.
Barcaldine Show
Date Sun 12th May 2019
Barcaldine Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural society Inc presents the Barcaldine Show showcasing local arts and produce, agriculture, livestock, machinery displays, market stalls and the traditional sideshow alley.

The show includes all the entertainment, displays, demonstrations and competitions you would expect of a rural show in a relaxed atmosphere and some more, a highlight of the district social calendar.

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Barooga
Date Sun 12th May 2019
Soroptimist International of Cobram Barooga Inc. invites you to:
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea! Come along between 9.30am and 11am, there is no need to book.
Artisan Farm Open Day
Date Sun 12th May 2019
Donovan and Melissa Jacka of Tolpuddle Goat Cheese and Farm Foods have written a story of guts, freedom and ultimate success many of us only catch ourselves daydreaming about. Having packed up their young family and traded the cold concrete of the inner city for a goat farm in tiny Tarrawingee, the family have been producing hand made, specialist cheeses for over five years now and haven’t looked back.

Meet them and some of the newest producers in the region, including Hurdle Creek Still, King River Brewing, Weathercraft Wines and Taste Trekkers for a family friendly open day at Tolpuddle Farm. Speak directly to the brains behind all of these vivacious endeavours, taste the fruits of their talents and (most importantly) cuddle a baby goat or two.

The low down:

Entry fee: $15 per adult, kids free. Entry includes a tasting glass and the opportunity to taste Tolpuddle goat cheeses, Weathercraft wines, King River craft beers and Hurdle Creek gins. Produce platters by Tolpuddle plus delicious food from Taste Trekkers.

Live music from 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Farm tours throughout the day - get up close and meet the goats. BYO picnic rug or folding chairs.
<Frame> Yiruma Live In Australia 2019 I Brisbane
Date Sun 12th May 2019
After his two very successful sold out concert tours in 2016 and 2017 around Australia in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide, Yiruma will come back to Australia in 2019 with his new album <Frame> and classic original pieces.

With strong love and passion, Yiruma is bringing the breathtaking performance full of spirits of sharing and bliss back to Australia. Ever since the first album and famous pieces such "Kiss the Rain" and "River Flows in You", Yiruma's warm and beautiful classical melody resonates music lovers all around the world. Please enjoy the most romantic music journey with Yiruma's splendid music.
A Taste Of Ireland - Carnarvon
Date Sun 12th May 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most-loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit. Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.
1918 Mother's Day Lunch
Date Sun 12th May 2019
Mother’s Day isn’t just like any other day. Mums deserve high praise all year round but this day is the ultimate excuse to treat your mum, or the mums in your life, to a lovely time in the Barossa Valley.



Take your mum for some wine tastings first, then relax over lunch at 1918 Bistro & Grill. This year, give your mum an unforgettable experience – and finally claim your rightful spot as her favourite child.

Babylon Talents Mother's Day Outing
Date Sun 12th May 2019 to Sun 9th Jun 2019
Babylon Talents invite you and your family to attend a unique experience event to be held at a beautiful rural property in Murrumbateman.

Thinking about a special present for your Mum for a Mother's Day? Register your family and present a ticket to your Mum to attend this special outing to be held at the unique rural property in Murrumbateman.

Register to avoid disappointment, registration is mandatory due to a limited number of places.

Registration includes: a wonderful walk at the rural property that includes a garden and opportunity to see animals, live music performance, opportunity to participate in a discussion on role of a mother in various cultures, opportunity to feed their herd of friendly Nubian goats - ladies with character! Light refreshments with the Middle Eastern twist!

Access to the gallery showcasing authentic handicraft items from the Middle East and South Asia.
Allensworth – Albumsworth Tour Manly
Date Sun 12th May 2019
Hailing from Southern California, Jamie Allensworth and his eponymous musical collective fuse rock and soul with true-life anthemic song writing. His playbook dives deeply into the soul tradition of James Brown, Otis Redding, and Curtis Mayfield, and updates that tradition along the lines of Alabama Shakes, Michael Kiwanuka, with an added psychedelic twist.

No stranger to these shores, Allensworth is making the journey to Australia this May to launch the ingeniously titled album ‘Albumsworth’ with shows and festivals up and down the East Coast. The tour features his long-standing Australian band which includes members of Hussy Hicks, Cheap Fakes, and Band of Frequencies to name a few.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Alchemy - Guitar Duets from Around the World
Date Sun 12th May 2019
Andrew Blanch and Ariel Nurhadi present Alchemy: Guitar Duets from around the World at Artists On Parade in Tumbarumba.

Alchemy is something of a world-tour, featuring some of the finest music written/arranged for guitar duet, with masterpieces from France, Spain,Brazil, Argentina, USA, and Australia.
Australian Harp Quartet In Recital
Date Sun 12th May 2019
Experience the virtuosity of The Australian Harp Quartet as they debut their first concert series this May. The program will include original works by Harriet Adie, John Wickey, and arrangements of Chopin, Grieg, Albeniz, Khachaturian and many more! To make this day even more special, invite your mum!
Australian Heavy Vehicle Industry Week
Date Mon 13th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
A full week of events, displays and activations within the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and across Brisbane, complementing those already held by Brisbane Truck Show exhibitors and show partners, all captured under the umbrella of Australian Heavy Vehicle Industry Week.

Capturing principal themes including:
- safety
- sustainability
- careers
- innovation
- knowledge and
- community

The week brings together industry groups from across Australia, hosting national conferences including leading trucking industry body, the National Road Transport Association hosting the NatRoad 2019 Conference, plus dealer conferences, member meetings, seminars and road safety presentations and the Brisbane Truck Show Jobs Centre.

Brisbane's hotels, restaurants, bars and event venues are pumping each night of the show with customers events and private dinners.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019
Date Tue 14th May 2019 to Wed 15th May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to Darwin over 2 huge nights.

The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2 1/2 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Randwick
Date Tue 14th May 2019 to Wed 15th May 2019
The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking story lines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
A Taste Of Ireland - Geraldton
Date Tue 14th May 2019
Directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, witness the World Champions as they tell the tale of the worlds most loved nation, in one incredible live performance, A Taste of Ireland.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

A Slow Journey in Still Life with Fast Results
Date Tue 14th May 2019 to Wed 15th May 2019
A two-day still life art class with popular tutor Charlotte Thodey.

The emphasis of this course will be on close-up observation of nature and light. You will cover the basics of drawing and arranging objects on the canvas setting out the painting according to tonal values and careful layering of colour to capture the light that reveals the fleshy essence of the fruit.

Includes lunches on the Foundation and Friends terrace.

Charlotte Thodey is renowned for her bold renderings of fruit and vegetables which she loves to recreate using shadow and light, with blemishes and lusciousness intact. Her sumptuous artworks demonstrate the freedom enjoyed by the still life artist.

Charlotte has exhibited her work for over 25 years, has produced a number of posters for the Botanic Gardens and Historic Houses Trust as well as devising and illustrating books. She regularly teaches classes at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney and exhibits her work throughout Australia and France.
Australian Army Band Kapooka
Date Wed 15th May 2019
Enjoy an evening of musical entertainment by the Australian Army Band Kapooka, one of only seven Australian Army bands, providing musical support to the Army Recruit Training Centre and Riverina community.

One of only seven Australian Army bands, this full time military band has been serving the Army Recruit Training Centre since 1952.

Originally a brass band with 12 members, the unit has grown in reputation and now boasts 22 musicians performing on brass, woodwind and rhythm section instruments. With marching, stage and rock bands, as well as a jazz ensemble and brass and saxophone groups, the Australian Army Band Kapooka caters for all musical tastes.
2040 Q and A Screening with Director Damon Gameau
Date Wed 15th May 2019
Come along to Dendy Newtown for a very special Q and A screening of Damon Gemeau's latest effort 2040, a documentary tackling climate change. Join Gameau, who brought you the 2015 hit 'That Sugar Film' for a Q and A after the film.

2040 is an innovative feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important now. Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if people simply embraced the best solutions already available to them to improve the planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream.

Structured as a visual letter to his four-year-old daughter, Damon blends traditional documentary with dramatised sequences and high-end visual effects to create a vision board of how these solutions could regenerate the world for future generations.

Tickets on sale now!
A Taste Of Ireland - Moora
Date Wed 15th May 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most-loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit. Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Gwynneville
Date Thu 16th May 2019
The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking story lines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019
Date Thu 16th May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to Townsville for one huge night.

The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over two and a half hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Alice Mparntwe Arts - Classic in the Mall Series III - John Flynn Church
Date Thu 16th May 2019
Join the Alice Springs World Chamber Orchestra for new music and performances in 2019. The orchestra performs works from Bach, Mozart, Schubert to Piazzolla, Carl Vine, Elena Kats-Chernin, Sculthorpe, Johnny Cash, Fleetwood Mac, Radiohead and Morricone. Returning for a third series, Classic in the Mall will continue to delight audiences with classic and contemporary music in the churches and natural spaces of the Alice Springs CBD.
When & Where

Flynn Church – 5:30pm, Thursday 16 May 2019
Church of the Ascension – 7:00pm, Wednesday 12 June 2019

To find out what’s on in Alice visit www.redhotarts.com.au
#liveALICE Mparntwe Arts is a Northern Territory Government program of free arts and cultural events in the CBD.
APIA Good Times Tour
Date Thu 16th May 2019
Fasten your seat belts, the 2019 APIA Good Times All Stars Tour is about to take off!

To celebrate the 7th year of Good Times, they are bringing together seven of their all time favourites Australian music Allstars! This year will be the biggest yet, with performances from Vika and Linda Bull, Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson and John Paul Young.
A Taste Of Ireland - Fremantle
Date Thu 16th May 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most-loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit. Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.
Art In Action
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
A long weekend of workshops for all artists - Beginner, Intermediate to Advanced.

Art In Action is three days of Interactive Workshops with talented Tutors from throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Tutors are proficient in a wide range of mediums, techniques and styles including watercolour, pastel, acyclic, oil painting and mixed media.

All workshops will be held at the Merroo Conference Centre and accommodation is available on site, including all meals from supper Friday night to lunch on Sunday, with morning and afternoon teas.



The Art in Action event provides a great opportunity for local artists to not only learn new techniques and styles from accomplished tutors, but also allows the local art community to come together and celebrate their artistic interests.

The early bird accommodation and complete Art In Action workshop program booking form will be online soon!

Australian International Animation Festival
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
    Wagga Wagga is proud to present the 15th anniversary of the Australian International Animation Festival.

    This internationally renowned event features over 120 prestigious films adeptly selected from more than 4,000 submissions from all around the world. The range of styles, genres and techniques is testament to the vibrancy and relevance of creative animation and the premiere screening of this highly acclaimed collection is happening right here in Wagga Wagga!

    The festival showcases an eclectic mix of films and will give audiences a complete, up-to-date snapshot of the international creative animation scene.

    A series of free talks and workshops given by talented Australian animators will provide those with questioning minds a chance to learn more about how and why these films get made.

    There are many more surprises yet to be announced so come along and thoroughly enjoy the AIAF experience.
Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Entering its 19th year, the 2019 Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster will feature an outstanding line-up of over 30 events across 10 exciting days.

Set against the stunning East Kimberley landscape, this event is truly a bucket list 'Must-er' for every Australian. Comedy, arts, rodeo, music, dining under the stars, yoga boats and much, much more.

From humble beginnings in 2001, the Muster came to life quietly as a simple one night affair – a pleasant dinner in the outback for local businesses. Since then, it has grown at lightning speed to be firmly established as a pre-eminent event in the national festival calendar.

This year, Aria Music Award winner Amy Shark and multi-platinum seller Pete Murray will perform along side Indigenous music producers Skinnyfish Sound System at the Aviair Helispirit Kimberley Moon Experience.

Tickets are selling fast, so get in quick.
Art Unlimited
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Art Unlimited is a high profile annual competition and exhibition held in the NSW Central West town of Dunedoo. Since its inception in 2008, Art Unlimited has attracted entries from a broad spectrum of artists, photographers and ceramicists from across Australia.

Judging will take place on Friday 17 May and winners will be announced at a preview reception that evening. Tickets to the preview evening include canapes, beer and fine wines from award winning Robert Stein Winery and Vineyard Mudgee. Preview evening tickets must be pre-booked online.

The exhibition at Dunedoo Central School hall will be open to the public from Saturday 18 May until Sunday 26 May (9am-4pm) with an entry fee payable at the door.

See their website for artist entry forms and to purchase tickets to the opening night on Friday 17 May.
Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
    Acupuncture and Chinese medicine practitioners throughout the Asia-Pacific region will gather in Sydney in May 2018 for the Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC).

    The peak annual convention is a must-attend event for practitioners, academics, researchers and highly regarded international guest speakers. AACMAC 2018 will offer an engaging and clinically relevant academic program with practical workshops, industry seminars, and social and networking activities.

    Delegates will deepen their understanding of current practices and leave with an awareness of the latest research, techniques and treatment protocols. With the opportunities for exhibition, sponsorship and advertising, the conference also offers a valuable chance to broaden networks within the greater health community, allowing for greater collaboration, understanding and connections.
Aussie Aito 2019
Date Fri 17th May 2019
The Aussie Aito is an exciting one day event and consists of long distance ocean paddling in a single rudderless outrigger canoe, otherwise known as a V1. This type of paddling requires skill, determination and an intimate knowledge of the ocean.

Aussie Aito is an international V1 event and links in with the esteemed Te Aito in Tahiti and the Aotearoa Aito in New Zealand.

The Aussie Aito had its beginnings in 2012 and is growing rapidly as Australian paddlers are consistently battling it out with international paddlers across the Pacific.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019
Date Fri 17th May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to Launceston for 1 huge night.

The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2 1/2 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
2019 Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Mon 20th May 2019
The Clare Valley is one of Australia's premier wine regions and the Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend festival was the first food and wine event of its kind.

The festival offers visitors the chance to meet the winemakers and learn first-hand what makes our wines and the region so special. This unique experience is enhanced by the enjoyment of superior regional cuisine and the sounds of live music with more than 40 wineries participating.

The natural beauty of the Clare Valley's authentic, relaxed wine country setting provides the perfect backdrop to this enchanting weekend adventure.

There will be numerous special events around the Clare Valley including cooking demonstrations, vertical tastings and master classes.

Extend your stay and enjoy our Regional museum wine sale on the Monday.
A Taste Of Ireland - Mandurah
Date Fri 17th May 2019
Directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, witness the World Champions as they tell the tale of the worlds most loved nation, in one incredible live performance, A Taste of Ireland.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Bach in the Dark
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Sat 18th May 2019
Enjoy an hour of great music and wine in an intimate and engaging listening environment.

Cellist Rachel Scott is joined by clarinettist Deborah de Graaff for the second concert in the 2019 series.

Bach in the Dark is a series of unconventional classical music concerts featuring cellist Rachel Scott and a changing roster of guest artists. The series is held in the crypt of St James church, providing an intimate and unique listening environment ideally suited to an engaging and accessible chamber music experience.

Due to the high demand for tickets for this event, booking early is highly recommended in order to avoid disappointment.

Programme includes works by J.S. Bach, Tartini, Béla Kovács, and a few surprises!

A complementary glass of Patrick Sullivan wine or non-alcoholic beverage is available to all patrons.

Doors open at 6.30pm, and there is no reserved seating. You may wish to bring a cushion, as most seating is on wooden church pews.
Alicia Bickett Psychic Medium
Date Fri 17th May 2019
An Australian psychic medium, Alicia Bickett is currently touring extensively around Australia, NZ, UK & the USA, with around 100 shows a year. Her second book and oracle card deck are well underway and it all just keeps getting bigger! The show interacts intimately with a live audience and 10 to 20 people are randomly selected to participate. Alicia sees and hears lost loved ones, future lovers, future babies, work direction and occasionally enjoys angelic connections! There are a lot of laughs, a few tears and it’s always an uplifting experience for everyone.
50km Feast
Date Fri 17th May 2019
The 50km Feast is a food delight, celebrating locally sourced ingredients and inspiration across a 50km range. This feast is a showcase of some of our exceptional food, join us and connect with the people who make local food happen. Territory chefs, cooking Territory food, celebrating local industries.

Inclusions:

Five course feast that celebrates food sourced and produced from 50km of Freds Pass Reserve, home of the Freds Pass Rural Show prepared by Territory Chefs:
Jimmy Shu
Rachael Ciesoilka
Justin Whitrow

Three-hour drinks package - champagne, wine, beer, cider and soft drinks.

MC Matt Brann host of the Northern Territory Country Hour will guide the evening. With guest speakers including Jimmy Shu, Rachael Ciesoilka and others to be announced.
Entertainment Fire Dancers and local duo Burger Joint.
Live & Silent Auction - to raise funds for the Freds Pass Rural Show

$155 five course set menu

Rustic setting
Under the stars in the Paddock
Entertainment by Burger Joint

Tickets on sale Now!

Only 150 seats available

http://tix.yt/50km-feast

Freds Pass Rural Community Show Inc. has partnered with Litchfield Council and Northern Territory Government for this unique Territory event.
As If No-one Is Watching
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
As If No-one Is Watching is part installation, part performance that invites audiences to listen to women’s inner voices and ask what these women keep silent about. The installation is a series of small performance spaces, each one inhabited by a woman in her own world, repeating her private inner thoughts through movement.

Accompanying these performances is a collection of stories by these women, told in their voice, that reflects their diverse realities and experiences.

These stories are accessible via a smart phone compatible website that allows anyone with a smart phone and headphones to listen in. Audiences are given the website address, and the simple navigation, and then they can wander at their own pace to take in the event and access these other, “hidden” narratives for the performance they are watching.

Like walking through a gallery of artworks, or like private rooms in a house, each space is alive with performance and each performance has stories to tell.

Please bring your smart phone and headphones.

Share a picnic before the show and enjoy expansive views of the river from this beautiful location at Newstead House.
A Bonnet for Eliza
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
A Bonnet for Eliza is a spirited musical journey based on facts researched by Gail Mulhern who is the great great granddaughter of Eliza.

Celebrating National Trust Australia 2019 Australian Heritage Festival

About the Play:-
A true story of Eliza Davis, an Irish woman who was to be hanged for the alleged murder of her baby till her sentence was commuted to life in Van Diemen’s Land. After the death of her son in Ireland, she arrived in Australia in 1845. Unable to read or write, she nevertheless proved to be a resilient woman who made a decent and useful life for herself and the nine children she gave birth to in this country.
BAD Curator Tours
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Fri 2nd Aug 2019
BRISBANE ART DESIGN (BAD) will take over Museum of Brisbane with a multi-dimensional exhibition showcasing both established and emerging artists and designers of Brisbane. BAD celebrates the junctures between art, design and technology, exhibiting works across robotics, object design, performance art, video, installation, virtual reality, ceramics and painting.

For a deeper insight, join Curator Miranda Hine on a BAD tour, as she highlights the exciting established and emerging artists on show, and reveals the curatorial process and framework behind this mammoth celebratory showcase.
Adelaide History Festival: Our Namesake
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Wed 29th May 2019
Join Glen Woodward as he reveals the fascinating life of Adelheid, later to be Queen Adelaide.
This seated event will be hosted in the Queen Adelaide Room at the Adelaide Town Hall.
Talk duration: 40 minutes. Please book online to guarantee your seat.
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and Spa
Date Fri 17th May 2019
Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine followed by a beautiful morning tea, overlooking the stunning views of the resort's spectacular lagoon and tropical gardens, all while raising money and building awareness for Cancer Council Queensland!

AUD7 from each guest will be donated to the Cancer Council Queensland.

Bookings essential. Looking forward to see you there!
Batlow CiderFest
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Batlow CiderFest is a colourful street party celebrating the end of the apple harvest and the best boutique ciders from around Australia and those brewed locally.

Growers, producers, locals and their visitors enjoy some hard-earned down time after the long months of cultivating, growing, picking and packing, before winter sets in on the Snowy Valleys.

It's a street party not to be missed. Two stages host local talent and market stalls offer boutique ciders, gourmet food, locally grown produce, and tempting homemade treats.

Set in Batlow's main street the atmosphere sizzles with buskers and street theatre including a troupe of home-grown Apple Tarts who lead the dance.

Against a backdrop of trees in glorious autumn colours, the aroma of food from around the globe and of course, the sound of fresh cider being poured in clear mountain air stirs the senses.

Come the day before! Join in the Back to Nature conference and hands on workshop; or enrol in a ‘Taste and Learn’ session where experienced craft cider makers will guide you through the world of real craft ciders.

On Sunday join their local hand-crafted cider makers on cidery and orchard visits; or learn about dowsing and try it yourself.
Alstonville Rotary Antiques and Collectables Fair
Date Sat 18th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
    Alstonville Rotary's Antiques and Collectables Fair has grown substantially from its humble beginnings. This year's fair will attract a large number of antique companies, organisations, and dealers. This is an opportunity for you to travel back in time and enjoy a vast array of high quality antiques, books, and collectables available for sale. Many of these items are from all over the world, brought to you by up to 40 reputable dealers from around from Australia.

    There will be plenty of delicious food and refreshments available to purchase while you peruse the stalls to find 'that special' piece.

    There will also be lucky door prizes, raffles, vintage car displays, food and refreshments for sale, and plenty parking!

    Do not miss your chance to enjoy this very special fair.
BeachCare Tallebudgera
Date Sat 18th May 2019
BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline. BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in their events; no experience necessary! It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
Airnorth Cable Beach Polo
Date Sat 18th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
Australia’s original beach polo tournament happens just once a year in Broome, Western Australia.

A sporting spectacular which attracts people from around Australia and the world – leading polo players, tourists, media and celebrities – beach polo is not only unique to Broome, it is rare in the world.



Cable Beach is one of a select number of exotic locations to host beach polo.

In 2019, Airnorth Cable Beach Polo takes to the sand over the weekend of 18 and 19 May.

Australian Stock Horse society Far North Coast Annual Branch Show
Date Sat 18th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
Action packed equine programme that demonstrates the versatility and athleticism of the Australian Stock Horse as well as the skills and horsemanship of the rider. Spectators are welcome to attend to gain knowledge of this unique and exciting sport
Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail
Date Sat 18th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
A celebration of rare trades and craftsmanship with displays, exhibitions and demonstrations at four of Bathurst’s outstanding heritage venues. A shuttle bus will operate between venues. Highlights for 2019 include demonstrations of farm trades at the Agricultural Research Station, restoration crafts at Walshaw Hall, soft crafts (such as lacemaking) at CWA Hall in Russell Street and the Uniting Church Hall in William Street.
AOCRA National Marathon Titles
Date Sat 18th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
Directly following the 2019 Aussie Aito, the 2019 AOCRA National Marathon Titles are run.

This is two days of OC6 ocean marathons racing where Australian clubs fight it out for the prestigious National Titles.

The weekend is a must for all outrigger paddlers across Australia.

2014 saw history in the making with a full Adaptive crew racing and taking third place in the OC6 Novice category and a total of 953 entries over the three days.

The Sunshine Coast again hosts this premier event that attracts paddlers and spectators to the thrills and spills of ocean outrigger racing.

Across The Arts Photography Competition and Exhibition
Date Sat 18th May 2019
An annual photography competition, entries close on May 18, with the exhibition over the June long weekend.

Entries encouraged from young people, locals and professionals.

Contact them for an entry form, or more details of the exhibition.

Annual Event CPH Diesel Shuttle Ride
Date Sat 18th May 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
    In conjunction with the Heritage Festival and leaving from the Rail Motor Society Depot you can take a shuttle ride on a CPH diesel rail motors up through the tunnels to Wallarobba and return to Paterson. On the day there will be old railway publications for sale, along with food and drinks.
2019 Hamilton Downs Youth Camp Longest Desert Lunch
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Alice's Longest Desert Lunch is the premier luncheon held in Alice Springs annually and is the main fundraiser for the Hamilton Downs Youth Camp. Lunch is served by Alice's finest restaurants.
Apex Wallaroo Street Party, Kernewek Lowender
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Street parties have been a feature of Celtic village life for many years. Enjoy the Apex Wallaroo Street Party with lively entertainment in a relaxed “beer garden” atmosphere – with local – traders offering a variation offood.

Wallaroo is famous for clean fresh seafood and this will be featured along with traditional Cornish Swanky Style Beer, other craft beers and local wines.
Beechworth Village Bonfire
Date Sat 18th May 2019
It’s that magical time of year again where the hard working producers of Beechworth finally come together, take stock and celebrate another successful year as harvest concludes. Join Beechworth locals on the shores of Lake Sambell for the annual Village Bonfire - a spirited community gathering sure to warm you from the inside out.

The event begins with an hour of nostalgic harvest-inspired games for the kids before the lighting of the Village Bonfire, organised by Lake Sambell Caravan Park, Beechworth Honey and the Old Beechworth Gaol. Finally, glowing lanterns will be floated over the shimmering lake as you mingle over toasty fireside snacks and tunes by local artists.

The low down:
- The bonfire is free to attend with a gold coin donation to fundraise for the local CFA. Light local snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.
- The event commences at 4:30pm with food and beverages available. Lanterns floated between 5:00pm and 5:30pm before the bonfire is lit at 6:00pm. The event concludes at 7:00pm.
<Frame> Yiruma Live in Sydney 2019
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Korea's best-known composer returns.
After two successful sold out concert tours in 2016 and 2017 in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide, Yiruma returns to Australia in 2019 with his 10th album 'Frame' and classic original pieces.

Born in 1978, Yiruma started his musical journey at the tender age of five with a deep fascination with the piano.

Having furthered his aspirations and started out on his journey to harness the power of music, Yiruma released his first and second albums; 'Love Scene' and 'First Love' in 2001 where the latter included his number one original piece 'River Flows In You'. His performances showcased a soft and mellow musical style which gained great interest from the public and music scene.

Yiruma is not a traditional pianist by any means and his simple, melodic and emotional music resonates with millions around the world, evident in the success of his Youtube videos that have reached over 400 million views. Yiruma has sold out major theatres around the world including in United States, Poland, Russia, Germany China and Australia.

Proudly presented by Castiglione Arts and Culture
A Crackling Shiraz
Date Sat 18th May 2019
In families across Australia, everyone remembers who bore the title for 'best pork crackling.' For Mandy Jones, it was hands down her grandmother, Annie Jones.

Mandy was lucky enough to enjoy the freshest of fresh when it came to all things pork, as Annie grew their own pigs onsite. Decades on and Mandy is taking a trip down memory lane after teaming up with Rutherglen Berkshire - a premium pig grower just five minutes down the road - to give you a matched wine dinner of crispy-skinned suckling pig, expertly cooked with all the accompaniments by chef, Briony Bradford.

The low down:
- Three courses of fabulous food matched to Jones Winery Wines.
Artisan Cheese Making: Halloumi, Ricotta and Mascarpone
Date Sat 18th May 2019 to Sat 16th Nov 2019
This six hour hands-on workshop will give you the skills for making an iconic Middle Eastern cheese that always draws the meat lovers away from the barbecued steaks to steal the vegetarian option.

A fresh homemade Halloumi bears little resemblance to its distant shop-bought relative – its flavour is delicate, creamy and salty-sweet and when grilled or fried with garlic and zucchini can made grown men cry.

Best consumed with red wine. Take some with you from a local winery after this fabulous day out.

During the workshop they will also make ricotta and mascarpone, two simple but delicious uncultured Italian cheeses.

The class takes place in the kitchen of our beautiful permaculture farm set amongst the rolling hills of the Southern Highlands. All equipment, ingredients and a yummy homegrown, home-made lunch provided, but bring along an Esky or large waterproof box to take home your cheeses.

A Taste Of Ireland - Bunbury
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, witness the World Champions as they tell the tale of the worlds most loved nation, in one incredible live performance, A Taste of Ireland.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Balnaves of Coonawarra in Conversation with John Wood
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Balnaves invite you to a morning with Gold Logie winner John Wood. John Wood has been part of the Australian entertainment industry for over 40 years, earning much acclaim for varied roles on stage and screen. Well remembered as playing “Michael Rafferty” in the 1980’s hit drama RAFFERTY’S RULES and ‘Tom Croydon’ from the 90’s and 2000’s Aussie drama, BLUE HEELERS among many other credits.
It will be a morning of Q&A, conversation, morning tea & refreshments followed by some entertaining reading of poetry by John. Bookings essential.
Annual Bluegrass Bash
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Join them at Saddler’s Creek Winery for the 11th annual Bluegrass Bash.

Their iconic Bluegrass Collection are produced from premium grapes which are historically harvested from Langhorne Creek in South Australia. The Bluegrass Collection have gained a reputation for being rich, complex, and full bodied red wines. Intensely flavoured, elegantly textured and crafted for longevity.

A Walk Through Time: Central Coast Showcase
Date Sat 18th May 2019
A Walk Through Time: Central Coast Showcase 2019 is an eclectic array of local artistic talent presented by Vivien Sale.

Ten local artists have been chosen to display their works, each art piece has inspired a corresponding performance by Central Coast talent. You're in for a night of art, dance, drama, music and culture. Come along and join a celebration of creative diversity.

This unique project is produced by Central Coast local, Vivien Sale. An English born professional actor and dancer who migrated to Australia in 1971. Inspired by Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, Vivien will reimagine the performer's response to art in a way that honours and showcases the talents of Central Coast residents.

Performers include: Mike McCarthy, JB Dance, Highland Dance Inc, The Glen Centre, Salt House Theatre Company, Rock Studios, Joseph Arrua, Soundwaves Chorus and Leila Patch.

Artists include: Paul Macklin, Robyn Pedley, John Lowrie, Kieran Lowrie, Kylie Cassidy, Anthony Currey, Peter McKnight, and Seya Hashemi.

Ten artists, ten inspired dramatic responses, one night, one community.
Don't miss it.
Aberfeldy Shiraz Vertical Tasting
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Join us Saturday 18th May for a rare and educational back vintage tasting of our icon wine, Aberfeldy.

Hosted by one of our winemakers, participants will receive a complimentary glass to take home, an antipasto platter to share and access to limited number of back vintage wines from the cellar. $50 pp *Bookings essential*

Angelica Mesiti - Relay League Exhibition
Date Sat 18th May 2019 to Sun 21st Jul 2019
This message sent by Morse code in 1997 was the poetic starting point for artist Angelica Mesiti as she embarked on creating her exciting new work: Relay League. The message was not, as one may assume, a desperate transmission sent from a sinking ship, but rather, the final message signalling the end of the use of Morse code sent by the French Navy. In her latest work, Mesiti takes the dots and dashes of this forsaken language and brings them to life in a three-channel video installation.

"Calling all. This is our last cry before our eternal silence"

Relay League was curated and developed by Artspace and is touring nationally with Museums and Galleries of NSW. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. The development and presentation of Relay League is supported by Commissioning Partner the Keir Foundation. Relay League was produced with the support of C ND National de la Danse, Paris and University of New South Wales Art and Design. Relay League will be accompanied by a book published by Schwartz City and designed by Formist.
Baking Barossa Memories
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Our food memories are powerful stories that have the ability to hurtle us back through time, to days when grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins and community-get-togethers involved rituals and recipes.

The recipes contained in The Barossa Cookery Book, and the host of other regional cookbooks are precious snapshots in time.

But more than that, they are enduring legacies of times past, connections to people, placesand storiesthat are valuable.

Do you have a family recipe that has a regional connection? A community cookbook from anywhere within the greater Barossa that you would like to share? A family story or a connection to any recipe within The Barossa Cookery Book?

The threads that connect us to our past, our families, and our communities are so beautiful, and we want to follow those threads and bring the recipes back to life.Please join us for a wonderful afternoon of sharing Barossa food memories, conversations, connections and recipes.

AFL - North Melbourne vs GWS GIANTS
Date Sat 18th May 2019 to Sun 16th Jun 2019
North Melbourne take on the GWS Giants live at Blundstone Arena.
Kids go free! Kids under 15 receive FREE general admission tickets to North’s game against the GIANTS. Terms and conditions apply.
Bea in the Basement at Anywhere Festival Sunshine Coast
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Performing as a part of Anywhere Festival 2019, come and check out Australia's new all-female psychological drama!

One moment Bea is walking to university, the next she awakes, locked in a basement. She is not alone.

Gia shares her underground cell. Together the women must learn to survive and decide how to take revenge against their captor.

With just a few boxes of cereal to eat the women know their time is running out and a plan is needed… NOW!

A tale of friendship, resilience and forgiveness. What will it take to make it out?

'Two's a Party' with The Old Married Couple
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Following a successful show-stealing run of performances at some major festivals, The Old Married Couple are hitting the road for an up-close-and-personal duo tour ‘Two’s a Party’. Armed with bright costumes, party blowers and bubbles, The young duo will be creating a party atmosphere that is fueled by their ever-charming kazoo-laden Novelty Folk music.

Sweet, silly and suggestive, The Old Married Couple’s live show combine’s their distinctive energetic vintage music with crowd participation, dancing, skits, double entendre and an undeniable sense of sincerity and joy.
AFL - North Melbourne vs Sydney Swans
Date Sat 18th May 2019
North Melbourne take on the Sydney Swans live at Blundstone Arena in a Saturday night AFL blockbuster.
Featuring live pre-game entertainment, a fireworks show and plenty of activities for the kids, this match is a perfect night out for all ages
Around the Campfire at the Jindera Museum
Date Sat 18th May 2019 to Mon 18th May 2020
A night of camp oven cooking, campfires and live music in the heritage grounds of the Jindera Pioneer Museum.
Cost inclusive of food, with a bar available.
Absolutely 80s Concert
Date Sat 18th May 2019
Amp up your evening to 11 with a rocking 80s dance party starring Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-men), Scott Carne (Kids in the Kitchen), Sean Kelly and the sensational Ally Fowler (Chantoozies).

See 80s rock legends performing their hits then experience the ultimate Aussie super group as they join forces in a high octane two-hour concert. Grab a friend and dance the night away in awesome 80s style.

Want the VIP experience? Come and meet the stars before they perform. Limited spots, so get in fast.
An Autumn Day of Music in the Jazz Lounge
Date Sun 19th May 2019
This year, instead of a Festival, the Illawarra Jazz Club will host an Autumn Day of Music in the Jazz Lounge at the Unanderra Hotel.

The Jazz Club works very hard to create a social feel to all of their events where visitors to the Illawarra, local residents, musicians and jazz lovers can gather to share a common love of jazz music.

For more information, please visit their website.

Beef Meets Reef
Date Sun 19th May 2019
The fun takes place in Oak Street, Evans Head. Beef Meets Reef is a huge celebration of seafood, salt air and beef skewers for all the family to enjoy.

Come and taste the local offerings of scrumptious Reef and Beef while you are entertained by dancing, live music, farm animals, cattle display, clowns, and much more.
Australian Heritage Festival: Sutherland Shire
Date Sun 19th May 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
    Sutherland Shire Citizens’ Heritage Festival 2018 Theme: 'My culture, my story'.

    You're invited to step back in time and tour some of the Sutherland Shire's most loved historic sites.

    The Sutherland Shire Heritage Festival began 35 years ago, three years after the National Trust launched its Heritage Festival in 1980.

    The National Trust suggests a theme each year which is reflected in each of the events. There are now 21 Shire organizations involved, covering the Sutherland Shire from Kurnell to Engadine. Members include: Allways Joinery, Ansto, Beekeepers, Botany Bay Family History Society, Botany Bay National Park, Calligraphy Southscribes, Continuum Art Society, Chatelaine Quilters, Engadine Library, Hazelhurst Art Gallery, Kurnell Village Fair, Papermakers, Port Hacking Potters, Royal National Park, Sutherland Library, Sutherland Medieval Regiment, Sutherland Shire Historical Society, Sutherland Shire Spinners and Weavers, the Tramway Museum, 2SSR, and Woronora Memorial Park.

    On 22nd April only, the beautifully restored vintage bus (part of Sydney Bus Museum collection at Leichhardt) will run six trips hourly, linking participating Heritage Festival venues in Sutherland area. Head to the Sutherland Shire and make a day of it.
Australian Senior League Baseball Championship
Date Sun 19th May 2019 to Fri 24th May 2019
Lismore is proud to be hosting the Australian Senior League Championship in May at Albert Park. The championship will feature Senior League teams from across Australia over a six day tournament.

The Lismore region warmly welcomes the Australian Senior League, players, families and friends. They also look forward to Senior League Championships joining them for future events.

Animal Husbandry for Small Farm Animals
Date Sun 19th May 2019
The day focuses on how to care for and manage poultry, sheep, pigs and other small livestock organically so that they provide you and your family with the most delicious meat, eggs, milk and fibre.

The workshop is designed to introduce you to basic animal husbandry practices particularly humane handling, animal welfare and feeding practices.

They cover:

Housing and hygiene
Feeding and nutrition
Basic healthcare
Handling and welfare
Manure management
Legislative requirements for keeping, transporting and slaughtering in NSW

The course aims to provide you with practical knowledge and skills to manage livestock on a small scale, making feed mixes from scratch, organic principles apply - no pesticides or herbicides, sound animal husbandry principles and practices are emphasised.

This workshop is offered in Braidwood, NSW

Your Workshop Facilitator Bronwyn Richards is a successful small commercial market gardener of 12 years experience with a focus on sustainability, soil health, water conservation and organic growing principles. Helen M Lynch, BA, DipEdStud, MEdAdmin, PostGCOEd, CertIVTAE , is an educator having spent 15 years across the TAFE and University sectors designing educational experiences for adults

A Peck of Pickled Peppers
Date Sun 19th May 2019
Annelies Doecke was just a young girl when she fell in love with the mysterious, tangy world of fermenting. Surprisingly, it wasn’t her Mother or Oma that got her hooked - it was actually Annelies’ brother who gifted her first milk kefir culture.

While the complete transformation of vegetables from sight to smell captivated her, it is the mind boggling health properties of fermented goodies that turned her passion into a business. Join Annelies from Eat The Sun for a hands on workshop with fresh local vegetables, learn the ins and outs of fermenting and get "cultured"!

The low down:
- Take home a booklet with fermenting basics, recipe ideas and two jars of vegetables to ferment - a local kimchi, with local ingredients as the star of the show, and a brined ferment.
- Learn how lacto-fermentation works, probiotics and prebiotics and their positive impact on health, plus how to ferment successfully using just vegetables and salt.
- A delicious range of cultured snacks provided.
- All materials will be supplied. Please notify Annelies of any dietary requirements when you book your place in this workshop. If you would like to bring your own knife then please do so.
Ash Grunwald
Date Sun 19th May 2019
The Rhythm Hut is very excited to welcome back one of their most popular performers, Ash Grunwald.

Ash Grunwald, loved for his crowd frenzied shows and blistering guitar playing, has critics and fans raving about his unique blend of roots, beats and a whole lot of groove for over a decade. Nominated for a swag of awards and winning a few, Ash proves why he is one of Australia’s most loved bluesmen.

Dinner, drinks and desserts available on the night. The Rhythm Hut is an all ages fully licensed venue. Strictly, no BYO. Under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult over 25. Please travel responsibly, do not drink and drive. The Rhythm Hut is a two minute walk to public transport—including trains, buses and taxis.

Kids under 12 enter free (limited tickets available—must be booked online).
Beats for Pete
Date Sun 19th May 2019
Macarthur's biggest artists performing under one roof!

Beats for Pete is your chance to see Alfie Arcuri, Chris Sebastian, Lauren Azar, Luke Koteras and Luke Dolahenty live on stage in a showcase of sound! It's not every day the stars align to bring you all of these artists at the same venue on the same day, so don't miss your chance to be a part of it.

Hosted by C91.3FM breakfast announcer Lyndal Koteras.
This is a drug and alcohol free event and is open to the whole family. Kids under 12 are free.

All funds will be going directly into the Willard Family Trust to help with any of the extraordinary costs that the family have had to face since Peta's melanoma diagnosis, as well as helping to support her boys in the future.
Beginners Wax Silver Ring Making Workshop
Date Sun 19th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
A fun beginners jewellery class in the fabulous Sydney CBD Gaffa jewellery workshop upstairs from Ihnen Atelier.

Spend two Sunday mornings making your very own silver/precious metal ring. The first morning will be spent learning skills to carve a ring band model in specialised jewellery wax. Your model will then be sent to a commercial caster to be reproduced in either sterling silver or your choice of precious metal. The second Sunday will be spent finishing and polishing your metal ring! They can also arrange for some little gems to be set when the ring is completed!

The workshop is designed with a limit of six students per class to make sure each student is given the tuition they need. The class is taught by Melanie Ihnen who has over 12 years experience teaching private and group jewellery classes.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Art Retreat in Kangaloon
Date Sun 19th May 2019 to Fri 24th May 2019
Kerry Bruce Art is bringing her Abstract Expression Painting Workshops to Kangaloon.

This Art Retreat will be held at a beautiful homestead in Kangaloon in the Southern Highlands NSW.

Retreats are a place for you to switch off to your normal day to day – relaxing and painting whilst capturing the beauty of their surroundings, working up sketches, paintings and learning new techniques, whilst enjoying the company of their like minded creatives also on this art escape for the week.
Australian Harp Quartet In Recital
Date Sun 19th May 2019
Experience the virtuosity of the Australian Harp Quartet at their debut concerts this May! Featuring Australia's top classical harpists: Emily Granger, Julie Kim, Georgia Lowe, and Natalie Wong. The program will include original works by Harriet Adie, John Wickey, and arrangements of Chopin, Grieg, Albeniz, Khachaturian and more!
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Byron Bay
Date Mon 20th May 2019 to Tue 21st May 2019
The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking story lines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Anywhere Festival - The Radioplay Hour - Coffin in Studio B
Date Mon 20th May 2019 to Tue 21st May 2019
Nathan Schulz, who bills himself as The Drama Merchant, is returning to Brisbane’s Anywhere Festival with a new "curiosity experiment" called The Radioplay Hour: ‘The Coffin in Studio B’.



The classic radioplay, written by Wyllis Cooper, first aired on radio on July 13, 1932 and at the time of airing, people truly believed they were hearing someone die on the airwaves.

Legend has it, no one has been able to complete the script since the 1930s without falling prey to the curse, but The Drama Merchant, and his cast are going to attempt it under the banner of his live Radioplay Theatre Show: The Radioplay Hour.

Performed in traditional radioplay style, with vocals and sound effects performed live – with some audience involvement, the show be performed as part of Brisbanes Anywhere festival, for two shows only, at Indriya Restaurant, Metropoliton Spring Hill.

Australian Gymnastics Championships
Date Mon 20th May 2019 to Mon 3rd Jun 2019
Gymnastics Australia is excited to stage the 2019 Australian Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne. Hosted by sporting capital of Australia, at Melbourne Arena, spectators will witness the spectacle that is world-class gymnastics. Participants and audience members will not only be amazed by the standard of competition, they'll be immersed in an experience like never before.

Combining six Gymsports under one roof, the crowd at Melbourne Arena will see Australian Champions crowned in Men's Artistic, Women's Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline, Aerobic and Acrobatic Gymnastics.

Witness the nation's best gymnasts in action as they compete for the prestigious title of Australian National Champion, cheer on your home state, or simply watch in awe as gymnasts dare to take on challenges that would rattle even the bravest super heroes.
A Hymn to the Hateful
Date Mon 20th May 2019 to Fri 24th May 2019
By Finegan Kruckemeyer

A Hymn to the Hateful is a brand new play written by internationally acclaimed playwright for young people, Finegan Kruckemeyer. Currently in development, this emotive and insightful work has been specially commissioned for Adelaide High School’s Running With Scissors Theatre for Young People.

A Hymn to the Hateful is an important inquiry into the spread of hatred in today’s society, performed by students for their peers. Turning negativity on its head, this empowering new work is a how-to guide for the hopeful.
Australian String Quartet presents Moore Beethoven Brahms
Date Tue 21st May 2019
Kate Moore String Quartet no 3* (Premiere Season)
Beethoven String Quartet op 18 no 4
Brahms String Quartet op 51 no 1

A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4 is quicksilver in its variety of moods and characters, thoroughly conveying both technical mastery and compelling artistic personality.

Seventy years later, Brahms displayed a devotion to chamber music that went against the spirit of his times. But like an artist who works in mezzotint rather than forging grand canvases, Brahms some of the most sublime and intimate creations that the world had ever heard. His first string quartet is the glorious flowering of his cultivated technique and searching artistry.

These masterworks are complemented by a new work from young Australian composer Kate Moore, also inspired by a fascination for the natural world.
A Taste of Ireland - Merredin
Date Tue 21st May 2019
This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A Taste of Ireland – The Irish Music and Dance Sensation tours Australia-wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. This world-class show features World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers and musicians from around the globe performing unique music and dance that reflects pure Irish talent.

Melodic Celtic accordion, alongside raw and rhythmic guitar and banjo, complemented with heartfelt sound of the traditional tin whistle, the tunes are Munster born and Dublin raised. Impressive dancing rarely seen outside of the World Championship stage, “A Taste of Ireland” was composed and choreographed in Dublin and is quickly on its way to becoming the new frontier in Irish entertainment.
1770 Art Show
Date Wed 22nd May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
The annual 1770 Art Show is held each May in Agnes Water, Central Coast Queensland. The show covers the categories of Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Photography, Textile, Secondary and Primary School.

With a prize pool of more the AUD7000 it is one of the premier regional Art Shows.

Each year the Art Show works closely with Queensland Art and the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and the show is proud to have a curator from QA/GOMA as the guest judge.

Opening Night/Award Night will be held on Wednesday May 22. Gallery open to the public from Thursday 23 to Sunday May 26.

Information and applications for the show can be obtained from their website.

Adjunct - John Parkes
Date Wed 22nd May 2019 to Fri 12th Jul 2019
Adjunct is a mini survey exhibition highlighting the art practice of John Parkes and his association with the Wangaratta Art Gallery, particularly the biennial Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award.

To celebrate the 2019 award and to acknowledge Parkes as a nationally significant contemporary practitioner, this selection of works reflect the thinking and processes of an artist/maker attempting to slow the pace of the 21st century.
Australian Masters Rowing Championships
Date Wed 22nd May 2019 to Sat 25th May 2019
The Australian Masters Rowing Championships (AMRC) is the annual pinnacle of Australian masters rowing. In 2019, this event will be hosted by Rowing Western Australia at the international standard Champion Lakes Regatta Centre. Approximately 1500 local, interstate and international competitors and spectators will descend on Perth for the regatta and associated events.

To add a unique flavour to the 2019 AMRC, a range of additional rowing and off-water events has been established to encourage interstate and international participants and spectators to take part. A highlight will be the 17-kilometre Perth to Fremantle Head Race that will he held on Sunday 26 May, the day after the AMRC concludes.
Bandon Grove Farm Tours
Date Thu 23rd May 2019 to Fri 28th Jun 2019
You will experience an authentic working dairy, get up close and personal with the cows, meet the farmer and discover there's so much more to a dairy farm than just beautiful animals and scenery.

You'll learn about some of the products milk creates, get to sample them and then meet and feed some of the cutest calves.

Numbers per Farm Tour are limited. This helps to ensure animals and the farm remains safe and that you are able to enjoy a genuine farm experience now and into the future.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019
Date Thu 23rd May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to the Araluen Arts Centre for 1 massive night.

The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2 1/2 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Australian Musical Theatre Festival
Date Thu 23rd May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Get your jazz-hands ready! The first annual Australian Musical Theatre Festival will be held in Launceston, Tasmania from 23-26 May, 2019. Bringing together musical theatre lovers, makers and professionals from around the country, the Australian Musical Theatre Festival is an opportunity to connect with, and learn from top musical theatre professionals and celebrate everything that is great about musical theatre.
A Little Lunch Music: Beethoven's Triple
Date Thu 23rd May 2019
Longing to spend your lunch hour device-free and served with a slice of serenity?

Drop in for City Recital Hall’s long running series of lunchtime concerts, A Little Lunch Music. Each concert is an hour of musical escapism performed by some of Australia’s best artists. Take your pick from one (or all!) of 12 events in 2019, and return to the rest of your day feeling uplifted and inspired.

Explore Beethoven's Triple Concerto in this extraordinary arrangement for piano trio. Performed by pianist Kathryn Selby, violinist Andrew Haveron and cellist Timo-Veikko Valve.

Feel free to bring your lunch into the auditorium. Their Lobby Bar is stocked with a range of light meal options or you can bring your own.
Australian String Quartet presents Moore Beethoven Brahms
Date Thu 23rd May 2019
Kate Moore String Quartet no 3* (Premiere Season)
Beethoven String Quartet op 18 no 4
Brahms String Quartet op 51 no 1

A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4 is quicksilver in its variety of moods and characters, thoroughly conveying both technical mastery and compelling artistic personality.

Seventy years later, Brahms displayed a devotion to chamber music that went against the spirit of his times. But like an artist who works in mezzotint rather than forging grand canvases, Brahms some of the most sublime and intimate creations that the world had ever heard. His first string quartet is the glorious flowering of his cultivated technique and searching artistry.

These masterworks are complemented by a new work from young Australian composer Kate Moore, also inspired by a fascination for the natural world.
A Taste Of Ireland - Esperance
Date Thu 23rd May 2019
Directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, witness the World Champions as they tell the tale of the worlds most loved nation, in one incredible live performance, A Taste of Ireland.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

BADideas: Redefining Authentic Design
Date Thu 23rd May 2019
How do we define notions of originality and authenticity in art and design in an increasingly complex world?

Hosted by ABC Radio’s Rebecca Levingston, the panel will feature timely and insightful reflections from speakers Amanda Lear (Gilimbaa Creative Director/Co-Founder), Jason Bird (Luxxbox Founder and Creative/Managing Director), Sam Daley (Liquid Interactive Product Design Director), Claire Sourgnes (Artisan CEO) and Elisa Jane Carmichael (Artist).

These design leaders will explore topics that range from culturally-informed design processes and commercial copying practices, to maintaining authenticity in a digital environment and co-opting the values of the bespoke and handcraft by the broader design community.
A Night in Cambodia Fundraiser
Date Thu 23rd May 2019
Join for an incredible night of fun, entertainment, and prizes to raise funds for children and families in Cambodia.

Experience a night in Cambodia as our youth volunteers turn a school hall into a Cambodian market. Haileybury by day, Cambodia by night.

Not just that, you will have the chance to win some amazing prizes in the raffle and auction, hear from Shine's youth volunteers and find out how Shine Cambodia is helping youth shine in Cambodia and Australia. Help the team to raise $30,000.
A Wealth of Words – WestWords Fundraising Dinner
Date Thu 23rd May 2019
The evening includes live music, a three-course dinner and a drink upon arrival. A cash bar will be available. Hear from guest speakers Jane Caro and Bryan Brown, with Richard Glover your host for the night.

WestWords believes in the power of literature and literacy (written, oral and visual), self-expression and creativity to change the lives of young people and children and the experience of communities within Western Sydney.

In 2018 alone, they partnered with over 30 organisations, an additional 29 primary and high schools working with 95 professional writers, educators, editors, and allied artists. But they need your support to reach even more young people.

Please join them for an evening of great food, excellent speakers, enticing silent auctions and fascinating conversation with published writers and illustrators who will share their personal stories and experiences at each table.

Why are they looking for your support?

They see a huge need for what they do. WestWords does change lives. With the money raised from their Wealth of Words Fundraising Dinner they will continue to develop and present a broad program of activities that promote reading, writing and storytelling by children.

See Eventfinda for more information.
1770 Festival
Date Fri 24th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
The 1770 Festival is held on the weekend closest to 23 May, when HMB Endeavour anchored in Bustard Bay, Queensland, at what is now the town of 1770.

This was the second landing on the east coast of Australia.

This year's 27th annual 1770 Festival kicks off on Friday 24 May with Cook's landing re-enactment on the 1770 foreshore.

Saturday 25th commences with the 'Harmony in our Paradise' themed Street Parade travelling along Captain Cook Drive from the 1770 Marina to the Festival at 1770 SES Grounds.

Sunday 26 May commences with the 1770 Fun Run, suitable for all abilities, with prams having free entry.

This starts and finishes at the Festival grounds.

The weekend is full of live entertainment, a wide variety of food, retail and lifestyle stalls, interactive demonstrations, and free workshops for all ages.

2019 has the additions of Surf, Fishing and Eco Precincts, Fashion Parade, extra amusement rides and more, including high profile surfing and fishing personalities.

Join in with painting the Harmony Wall and your touch will be viewed for years at future festivals.

Save the dates: 5-25 May 2020 when the 1770 Festival in 2020 celebrates the 250th anniversary of the Cook's landing.

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
Date Fri 24th May 2019 to Sun 21st Jul 2019
Now in its fifth year, the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize has established itself as one of Victoria’s major annual art prizes.

The annual prize is an important opportunity for Bayside City Council to add exceptional works of art to its collection and to promote art and artists as a valuable part of the Bayside community. The three categories of the prize are judged by a panel of industry experts.

This year we welcome Jane Devery, Curator, Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Victoria, and Anthony Fitzpatrick, Curator, TarraWarra Museum of Art, who will join Joanna Bosse, Curator, Bayside Gallery on the 2019 judging panel.

Gallery open from Wednesday to Friday, 11:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm.
ADFAS lecture by Martin Heard on Emma Hamilton - Nelson's Mistress and Artists' Muse
Date Fri 24th May 2019
Emma Hamilton is best remembered as the love of Admiral Lord Nelson.

However in her time she became a great celebrity known all over Europe, a great beauty, an accomplished dancer and singer and the subject of over 100 paintings and drawings by famous artists of the period.

She was famous before she met Nelson, but their relationship set the seal on a very unfair and negative reputation which reflects the prejudices of the time.

Supper is included in the price and will be served after the lecture.

A Boy Named Cash
Date Fri 24th May 2019
A Boy Named Cash’ Johnny Cash Tribute Show One Man Band starring Monty Cotton, as seen on 'The Voice' Australia.

Monty Cotton, a seasoned performer and musician, woke up one day and realised he could imitate Johnny Cash.

From this point on, Monty has performed as Johnny Cash all around Australia and the UK including pubs, clubs, arts festivals, mine sites, corporate functions, breakfast radio, morning television and 'The Voice' Australia.

A Boy Named Cash - Johnny Cash Tribute Show showcases the greatest hits of The Man In Black as performed by Monty Cotton as a one-man-band alongside a variety of pedals and instruments no ordinary solo show - See it to believe it!
Show and Lunch
Show Only $25.00*
Show and 2-Course Lunch $45.00* (Please phone the box office for purchase)
A Taste Of Ireland - Kalgoorlie
Date Fri 24th May 2019
Directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, witness the World Champions as they tell the tale of the worlds most loved nation, in one incredible live performance, A Taste of Ireland.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.

Ball Park Music Good Good Mood Tour Byron Bay
Date Fri 24th May 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their Good Good Mood Tour, taking their latest album Good Mood and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.
Be Our Witness at Anywhere Festival
Date Fri 24th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
We’re ready to grow up. Right here, right now. And you’re going to be our witnesses.

What must we do first before we can grow up? What fills the gap between childhood and adulthood? What are we willing to endure in order to cross the threshold from Who We Are Now to Who We Will Become?

In this highly physical, immersive (and sometimes intimate) contemporary performance, you are invited to reflect upon a climate of quarter-life crises and changing milestones for adulthood.

Interwoven with demonstrations of ritual and ceremony ranging from First Time Drunk to Full Blown Sacrifice, you join a group of six young Australians as they navigate the unchartered territory between childhood and adulthood in a contemporary world.

Created by an ensemble of Australia’s leading young innovators, Be Our Witness combines text, physical performance, original music and a shrine or two to investigate everyday and forgotten rituals, rites of passage and our willingness to endure.

Directed by Gina Tay Limpus

Devised and performed by Gabe Francis, Rose Nguyen, Nicole Alexandra, Fortuna Maxima, Heidi Harrison and Ben Adams.
MUSIC BY Pavle Banovic.

Thank you to Backbone, Cupo and Anywhere Festival
Ballarat Heritage Weekend Presents Food in Focus
Date Fri 24th May 2019
As part of Ballarat Heritage Weekend, join renowned Ballarat chef Peter Ford at the National Centre For Photography, for a culinary event to delight the senses. Guests will dine in the Mitchell Family Gallery, with photography and food the focus of the evening.

Discover new life in an historic building, and familiar food enlivened with fresh intention. Find your seat at a shared table to enjoy a skilfully curated menu of food and wine, accompanied by the contemporary aesthetics of Ballarat’s newest photographic gallery. The home of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale.

Local Producers showcased include Springmount Fine Foods, Inglenook Dairy, The Mushroom Connection, Sher Wagyu, Mt Beckworth Free Range, Spring Creek Organics and Waubra Prime Meats.
Bea in the Basement at Anywhere Festival Brisbane
Date Fri 24th May 2019 to Sat 25th May 2019
Performing as a part of Anywhere Festival 2019, come and check out Australia's new all-female psychological drama!

One moment Bea is walking to university, the next she awakes, locked in a basement. She is not alone.

Gia shares her underground cell. Together the women must learn to survive and decide how to take revenge against their captor.

With just a few boxes of cereal to eat the women know their time is running out and a plan is needed… NOW!

A tale of friendship, resilience and forgiveness. What will it take to make it out?

24 Hours of LEMONS Morgan Park Raceway 3-day event
Date Fri 24th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
24 Hours of LEMONS, the biggest & cheapest team motorsport event on the planet is heading to Morgan Park Raceway this year!! Break away from the real world, get your team of friends/family together and head to Morgan Park with your "lemon" for a unique, exhilarating experience!!!

Anybody who loves driving can enter - all genders, young or old, skilled or amateur, first-timers to experienced race drivers, those with a learner’s licence to those with a professional racing licence, scholars, tradies, corporate professionals........ If you love driving and having fun, we'd love to see you there!

24 Hours of LEMONS encourages camaraderie and mateship among drivers of all teams. Our motto is "Just Finish", advocating endurance, persistence and patience. Dress up to match your theme and drive your embellished "lemon" around the track for 24 hours.

But "misbehave" or defy the rules or spirit of 24 Hours of LEMONS, and you'll have to partake in some fun penalties.

24 hours of lemons has a strong cause to help support breast- and prostate cancer research by fundraising for the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. We aim to raise around $10 000 through this event by holding raffles and accepting donations.

Art Fundamentals with Tutor Matt Hamar
Date Fri 24th May 2019 to Fri 5th Jul 2019
Whether you have never made art before, or it has been some time, this is the perfect class to build your basic art skills. In this relaxed environment they will explore simple techniques, diverse materials, and help you find creative courage and excitement to continue your art practice.

Open to all levels and abilities or experience. Small classes allow for one-to-one attention making this perfect for beginners as well as the more experienced.

Drawing forms a large component of the class however, a variety of media such as ink, charcoal and paint are also used.

Classes are centred around an idea or technique which students can work on in their own way.
Students are encouraged to bring in projects they are working on or ideas they wish to work with for discussion/advice.
BADexperiences: Kellie O'Dempsey Outside the Lines
Date Fri 24th May 2019
Immerse yourself in a haven of colour, light and sound, as performance and installation artist Kellie O’Dempsey places audiences right in the middle of her artwork, which fuses digital drawing, performance, animated video projection and sound.

For BRISBANE ART DESIGN (BAD), Kellie teams up with sound designer Michael Dick and performers Saara Rappola and Marisa Georgiou to perform new work and engage in discussions about their co-operative making process.
Bellinger River Agricultural Show
Date Sat 25th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
The Bellinger River Agricultural Show is a traditional, rural agricultural show. It is a sustainable, inclusive, community event which reflects the past, celebrates the present and looks to the future. The Bellinger River Agricultural Show has been going since 1881.
2019 Hawker Cup
Date Sat 25th May 2019
The Flinders Ranges and Outback may be known for its rugged landscapes and quirky characters, but it's the iconic race events of the region that bring out the best of this unique part of South Australia.

Horse racing is a highly anticipated event on the social calendar in these parts and the locals sure know how to throw a party for visitors! Whether it's trying your luck in the fashion stakes, or studying the form guide in earnest, there's no better way to experience country hospitality than to head to the races at Hawker.

As usual we will be holding the popular Fashion At The Races competition with excellent prizes, including a $500 womenswear cash prize, so come dressed to impress.

Outback hospitality at its best!
Australian National Busking Championships Narooma Region
Date Sat 25th May 2019
The Australian National Busking Championships is a different sort of music festival for Australia. Music Festivals in Australia have typically been based on a particular style of music.

The ANBC is a celebration of all styles of music because the buskers that perform in this festival bring a huge variety of music to the event. Whether that be Blues, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Folk, Country, Bluegrass, Indigenous, Multicultural or Classical, the Australian National Busking Championships reflects the rich diversity of Australian music culture.

The Australian National Busking Championships enrich communities culturally and economically around Australia by staging regional busking competitions. It provides a stage for community based music groups and individual performing artists to present street performance to larger public audiences. The festival encourages, mentors, promotes and develops career pathways for emerging musicians and performing artists.

The annual music and busking festival in Narooma will become of national significance.
Ballarat Heritage Weekend
Date Sat 25th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Showcasing the rich heritage history of Ballarat – think horse and carriages, grand old buildings, steam trains, vintage fashion and much more – Ballarat Heritage Weekend will give you a glimpse of yesteryear and explore the stories and tales of this iconic city.

Key events include a fashion show showcasing one of the largest private collections of fashion history, a vintage bicycle ride in your best tweed and a competition for the best beard and stache going round.

As night time descends upon the streets, more stories come to life, exploring the darker side of Ballarat's heritage with ghost tours, "camp fire" conversations and plenty more.
BeachCare Activity Day - Palm Beach
Date Sat 25th May 2019
Come along to your local beach and make a positive impact by participating in some dune regeneration activities. BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline.

BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in the events; no experience necessary. It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
150th Celebration of the Arrival of the Railway into Goulburn
Date Sat 25th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Although the railway arrived into Goulburn on 27 May 1869, members of the Goulburn Loco Roundhouse Preservation Society Inc. (GLRPS) are preparing to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the railway into Goulburn on the weekend of 25/26 May, 2019.

The celebration includes the arrival of a steam loco hauled train from Sydney, visiting dignitaries, a display of photographs and memorabilia, a tree planting and the burial of a 'time capsule'.

Visit the Goulburn Locomotive Roundhouse, which is the largest heritage based operating roundhouse in NSW, and displays the historic transition from steam to diesel operation. A range of locomotives and items of rolling stock are also on display. Additionally, there are other items of heritage machinery and equipment relevant to the Centre's history.

A significant part of the town's history, the 42 road circular shed with its 90-foot turntable was built in 1918 and continues to operate today. The Roundhouse comprises a fascinating workshop complete with a large wheel lathe, machine shop, sheet metal shop, and blacksmiths forge where numerous machines have been returned to working order.

They look forward to welcoming you to a weekend of history!
10th Annual Marine Science Forum - Underwater and Marine Photographic and Film Festival
Date Sat 25th May 2019
The Annual Marine Science Forum is a unique event in that it brings highly regarded marine scientists and educators from across Australia to present to community members in a relatively relaxed and informal setting, while providing marine science, education and awareness to everyone.

In 2019 the forum's theme and title, Underwater and Marine Photographic and Film Festival will bring together some of Australia's best, award winning, professional, local and national experts and enthusiasts in their respective fields of marine photography, video and remote operated vehicles (ROV's) to a wide and diverse audience to celebrate the stunning underwater world.
Bellarine Dance Fest
Date Sat 25th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
The Bellarine Dance Fest is a non competitive festival of dance open to all dancers aged six to 18 years old, living or attending dance classes on the Bellarine and Geelong.



This will be a wonderful opportunity for the community to see a showcase of local schools and their dancers.

Please contact Allegonda Deppe for more information about the shows. Various ticket prices including all day tickets available.



Tickets can be booked at any of the Customer Service Centres or purchased over the phone by credit card.

AMTRA 2019 High Country Ride
Date Sat 25th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Join the Australian Motorcycle Trail Riders Association (AMTRA) for the 2019 High Country Ride in Abbeyard at the base of Mount Buffalo. Get your mates together and enjoy two fun-filled days of fully supported riding through the Buffalo River and Buckland Valley State Forests and Alpine National Park trails in Victoria's stunning High Country.

Entry is open to licenced riders of off-road or adventure bikes with recreational or full registration. Entries are limited so don't delay. Camping is available on site at Abbeyard with hot showers, cash bar and all meals are catered breakfast Saturday to lunch Sunday. There are some great sponsors on board again this year with prizes and giveaways throughout the weekend.
Andy Penkow, Jez Durant Ramsgate Beach
Date Sat 25th May 2019
To all the foodies out there! Come and enjoy some amazing food and music at the Ramsgate foodies and farmers markets. Come along for some great music.
Ball Park Music Good Good Mood Tour Port Macquarie
Date Sat 25th May 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their Good Good Mood Tour, taking their latest album Good Mood and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.
Ballarat Heritage Weekend Presents Milk Bar & Co
Date Sat 25th May 2019 to Sun 26th May 2019
Partnering with Sugar Republic, The Forge, Vegas and Rose, So Soft Marshmallows and Hattie and the Wolf, Housey Housey will be transformed into a retro milk bar as part of Ballarat Heritage Weekend, as kids young and the young at heart will immerse themselves into a re-imagined Aussie milk bar.

The original Milk Bar installation was created by Sugar Republic in collaboration with Melbourne artists Callum Preston and Eamon Donnelly. Sugar Republic is a pop up sweets museum and house of fun, which has had major successes in its pop ups in Collingwood, and Myer Melbourne.

Local Producers showcased: Inglenook Dairy, Hepburn Springs Mineral Water and Grounded Pleasures.
Ballarat Heritage Weekend Presents The Tea Trolley
Date Sat 25th May 2019
Enjoy freshly brewed leaf tea or coffee served in vintage retro china. Select a piece of delightful home baked cake or slice from the auto trolley as its wheeled past. The cakes are made to old family recipes and are just Iike your grandmother baked.

Cinnamon Tea Cake, Passionfruit Sponge, Ginger Fluff, Jelly Cakes, Jelly Slice, Lemon Slice to name a few. Devonshire tea will also be available. GLuten free alternatives are available. Bookings are essential.

Local Producers showcased include Inglenook Dairy and Creswick Eggs.

This event is now sold out, email Canberra Hotel Ballarat to be added to the waiting list.
Ballarat Heritage Weekend Presents Coffee Exchange by Mr Black
Date Sat 25th May 2019
For one night only, you will sample carefully crafted cocktails from some of Ballarat’s best venues. Combining two of your favourite things, coffee and cocktails, brought to you by Mr Black cold brewed coffee liquor as part of Ballarat Heritage Weekend.

Featuring unique concoctions from The Lost Ones, Workshop Cafe, Moon and Mountain, Mitchell Harris, Kittelty’s, Cafe Sidra, Healthy Hub, Freight Bar, Canberra Hotel and Websters, plus something a little colder from Il Piccolo Gelato, this is an opportunity like no other. Take some old favourites, add plenty of imagination, and get your taste buds ready to be blown away.
Ballarat's Best Beard and Stache Competition
Date Sat 25th May 2019
They say every beard has a story to tell and The Ballarat Beard and Moustache Union once again return to Ballarat Heritage Weekend to not only share these stories, but to also deliver one of the greatest Beard Competitions in the land.

This iconic event continues to grow like the glorious hair on everyone’s chin, and it is going to be bigger and better than ever. More categories, more fun, more engagement – you will not want to miss this.
A Very Short Course In Christian Ethics
Date Sat 25th May 2019
Their tagline at the Centre for Christian Living is: bringing biblical ethics to everyday issues.

They’ve done by that by addressing a very wide range of everyday issues over the years.

But now they’d like to do explicitly something they’ve been doing implicitly: teaching you how to bring biblical ethics to every issue, whatever it might be.

They’ll be teaching a simple framework for bringing the Bible’s view of reality to how you should live in the midst of reality day by day.

They want to teach you, in other words, how to do Christian ethics.

AFL: Round 10 Hawthorn v Port Adelaide
Date Sat 25th May 2019
Sir Douglas Nicholls Round
Both Hawthorn and Port Adelaide have proud histories of engaging Aboriginal communities across Australia.

At Hawthorn, the work we do with indigenous Australians is one of the centrepieces of our community program, so it is with great pride that we bring the Sir Douglas Nicholls round to Tasmania. Join us in showing your appreciation for the contribution that all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders make to our great national game.

African Liberation Day
Date Sat 25th May 2019
African Liberation Day 56th anniversary, Reggae Jam Out on the ridge. Free community event in the biggest back yard in Sydney. Open mic. sessions and plenty of conscience reggae music outta Jamaica & Africa. Come celebrate up up up! Sugarloaf ridge, amazing views, picnic tables, Imperial Body Guard Sound will Fire up the dance, Haile Selassie I way.

The event will be at Sugarloaf Ridge.
BADtours+
Date Sat 25th May 2019
Fancy a bespoke art, design, and food experience distinctive to Brisbane?

With BADtours+, you can up the ante with a curated tour hosted by Beth Jackson (Public Art Curator). Wander through art-filled laneways, public art sites and design hotspots, before taking your taste buds on an adventure, with artisanal food and wine sampling from Brisbane’s culinary heavyweights.
Belmont Beers, Blues and Barbecue
Date Sat 25th May 2019
A lakefront celebration of craft beer, live music and mouth-watering barbecue, featuring food and drink vendors from the Hunter and beyond. Sample barbecue cuisine from around the world, meet the brewers, and kick back with mates to the smooth sounds of live blues!

Check out their Facebook event for exciting announcements on the brews and barbecue they will be bringing to Belmont, as well as set times closer to the date.
Art on the Path May
Date Sun 26th May 2019
Join them for this very popular event, which is growing with every year.

It aims to highlight environmental and ecological sustainable practices when living or holidaying in the Eurobodalla.

Creative artists primarily use up-cycled content in their artworks or showcase the natural environment to promote the concept of treading lightly on the planet.

The event showcases Landcare works, the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens, Eurobodalla Shire Council Natural Resource team, local students environmental and recycled projects, local artists use of recycled produce and environmental community groups like the Nature Coast Marine Group, Australian Seabird Rescue and Broulee Community Association.

On the shared cycleway near the corner of Coronation Drive and Grant Street, Broulee.
AnnanROMA Food, Beer and Wine Festival
Date Sun 26th May 2019
AnnanROMA is back again with all your favourite food, beer and wine vendors and some new ones. Mark this one on the calendar as they up the ante on this last year's event with VIP experiences, a cocktail bar and kids only zone in addition to the AnnanROMA you have grown to love.

This community event showcases the best food from restaurants in the Macarthur region, as well as the freshest local produce available. Organisers work with many of the area’s expanding vineyards and breweries to showcase the best wines and beers from across Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly.

The Macarthur region is one of the last remaining areas ‘food bowls’ close to the Sydney Central Business District – and the Gardens are proud to support the local industries that supply fresh produce to the Sydney market.

Macarthur also has a burgeoning food scene with foods from a variety of cultures on offer.

Time: 10am to 4pm

Cost: Free entry
Alpacas and Llamas in the Mist
Date Sun 26th May 2019
On a misty morning watch the mist rise revealing a tranquil vista of paddocks and rolling hills, with dozens of alpacas and llamas peacefully grazing or on a frosty morning watch the frost on their whiskers and fleece become steam rising from their bodies as they amble up the paddock for their breakfast.

This is a rare opportunity and one not to be missed – meet over 200 alpacas and llamas, learn about them, and take wonderful “selfies” with them.
Bearded Villains NSW Chapter and Town Hall Chamber Presents Beards’n’Brews
Date Sun 26th May 2019
Big beards, small beards and all the beards in between are welcome to come along and showcase their whiskers and maybe even take out the coveted title, God Of Beard in the Bearded Villains NSW Inaugural Beard Competition. There are some great prizes on offer and every comp entrant enjoys a free crafty compliments of The Chamber.

All proceeds on the day will go to The Homeless Hub and the fantastic work they do in the Wollongong local area.

Why not make a night of it and stick around after the official judging to indulge in some great food and scorching tunes from Wollongong outfit Turpentine Road.
Australian String Quartet presents Moore Beethovens Brahms
Date Sun 26th May 2019
Kate Moore String Quartet no 3* (Premiere Season)
Beethoven String Quartet op 18 no 4
Brahms String Quartet op 51 no 1

A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4 is quicksilver in its variety of moods and characters, thoroughly conveying both technical mastery and compelling artistic personality.

Seventy years later, Brahms displayed a devotion to chamber music that went against the spirit of his times. But like an artist who works in mezzotint rather than forging grand canvases, Brahms some of the most sublime and intimate creations that the world had ever heard. His first string quartet is the glorious flowering of his cultivated technique and searching artistry.

These masterworks are complemented by a new work from young Australian composer Kate Moore, also inspired by a fascination for the natural world.
Basket Weaving with Jillian Culey and Carolyn Dance
Date Sun 26th May 2019
Learn how to create you own beautifully woven vessel or sculpture.

The workshop also includes information on harvesting and preparing natural materials as well as an opportunity to make your own string.

Please bring your own secateurs or scissors, an apron or an old tea towel.

Morning tea will be provide but please bring your own lunch.

All materials are supplied and if you have something of your own that you would like to incorporate please bring it with you.

Ballarat Heritage Weekend Presents Moët & Chandon High Tea
Date Sun 26th May 2019
Enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea, served in the traditional manner on tiered stands and using the finest vintage English bone china. Accompanied with a glass of Moët & Chandon Champagne, you will enjoy home made delights, made to old family recipes. A selection of sweet and savoury items will tantalise your taste buds.

Local producers showcased include Inglenook Dairy and Creswick Eggs.
Ballarat Lifestyle Magazine Tweed Ride
Date Sun 26th May 2019
The Tweed Ride is one of the most celebrated events on the Ballarat Heritage Weekend program. This immersive and unique experience is unlike anything else. Dress in your best dapper and elegant tweed, ride through Ballarat’s beautiful streets, listen to some of the amazing stories that the city’s unique and iconic architecture holds.
Ballina to Byron Bay Charity Walk
Date Mon 27th May 2019
The Ballina to Byron Bay Charity Walk - a fundraising event for the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter - starts at Missingham Park in Ballina, following the coastline north to Lennox Head, Broken Head, Tallows Beach to Cape Byron Lighthouse finishing at Denning Park in Byron Bay, next to the Surf Life Saving Club.

Participants can choose to finish at Lennox Head (13km), Broken Head (25km) or Byron Bay (37km).

The walks are an all-terrain challenge across sand, bush track, and roads and should not be underestimated by any walker. The scenery creates an awe-inspiring backdrop for this Coastal Charity Walk. Participants can walk or run at any pace, however, it is a non-competitive social event.

Participants are fully supported all the way by Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter crew, event staff and volunteers.

Participants can enter individually or in teams of 2 to 20 people. Minimum age is 12 years old (accompanied by a paying adult).
Australian String Quartet presents Moore Beethoven Brahms
Date Mon 27th May 2019
Kate Moore String Quartet no 3* (Premiere Season)
Beethoven String Quartet op 18 no 4
Brahms String Quartet op 51 no 1

A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4 is quicksilver in its variety of moods and characters, thoroughly conveying both technical mastery and compelling artistic personality.

Seventy years later, Brahms displayed a devotion to chamber music that went against the spirit of his times. But like an artist who works in mezzotint rather than forging grand canvases, Brahms some of the most sublime and intimate creations that the world had ever heard. His first string quartet is the glorious flowering of his cultivated technique and searching artistry.

These masterworks are complemented by a new work from young Australian composer Kate Moore, also inspired by a fascination for the natural world.
Australian Ballet School
Date Tue 28th May 2019
Prepare to be amazed as the Australian Ballet School return to the Clocktower stage to present their annual performance.

Enjoy a spectacular showcase of works by their talented students, celebrating the art of ballet in a sublime meeting of music and dance.

This much-loved Morning Music tradition continues to thrill and delight audiences of all ages.
Australian String Quartet presents Moore Beethoven Brahms
Date Tue 28th May 2019
Kate Moore String Quartet no 3 (Premiere Season)
Beethoven String Quartet op 18 no 4
Brahms String Quartet op 51 no 1

A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4 is quicksilver in its variety of moods and characters, thoroughly conveying both technical mastery and compelling artistic personality.

Seventy years later, Brahms displayed a devotion to chamber music that went against the spirit of his times. But like an artist who works in mezzotint rather than forging grand canvases, Brahms' some of the most sublime and intimate creations that the world had ever heard. His first string quartet is the glorious flowering of his cultivated technique and searching artistry.

These masterworks are complemented by a new work from young Australian composer Kate Moore, also inspired by a fascination for the natural world.
BackTrack Boys – Community Movie
Date Tue 28th May 2019
Reconciliation Week

BackTrack Boys features the rough talking, free-wheeling jackaroo, Bernie Shakeshaft, and the youth program he runs from a shed on the outskirts of Armidale, NSW.

When everyone else gives up on troubled kids like Zac, Tyrson and Rusty, they head to Back Track. It’s a place where they can feel safe, continue their education, but most importantly it’s where they learn to support each other and pursue their dreams.

This observational documentary follows Zac, Tyrson and Rusty as they hit the road with Bernie’s legendary dog jumping team and travel to rural shows across NSW. The dog shows started out as a way to teach kids self-discipline, calm their emotions, build trust, and boost their communication skills, but now they have become the world record holders.

In the last ten years over 1000 kids have walked through the BackTrack doors and in that same time the local crime rate has dropped by more than 50%. It’s an alternative to detention and succeeds where others have failed.

On the road the boys camp out around the fire and sleep under the stars but the trauma from the past is...

See Eventfinda for more information.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Coffs Harbour
Date Wed 29th May 2019
The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking story lines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Wagga Wagga
Date Wed 29th May 2019
The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over 2.5 hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking story lines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details visit the website.
Balaklava Race Day
Date Wed 29th May 2019
Join us at Balaklava Racing Club for our Wednesday race meet on the 29th of May 2019. Because there’s nothing like a day at The Races. Full bar and catering facilities are available.

Take the day off and treat your friends, family and even colleagues to a great day at The Races.
Australian Longboard Surfing Open
Date Thu 30th May 2019 to Sun 2nd Jun 2019
Held annually, at Kingscliff on the wave rich Tweed Coast, the Australian Longboard Surfing Open is the premier World Surf League longboard surfing event in Australia.

Over 5,000 surfers and spectators are attracted to this celebration of longboard surfing. The age demographic is diverse, as the event caters for 10 year old grommets to grandparents in their 70's. They all share a love of the ocean and the surfing lifestyle that promotes a sport powered by the clean raw energy of nature, to active families in a friendly festival atmosphere that is a celebration of the surfing lifestyle.
Barbara and the Camp Dogs
Date Thu 30th May 2019 to Sat 1st Jun 2019
Part road-story, part family drama, part political cry-from-the-heart, Barbara and the Camp Dogs is a high-octane rock gig featuring the powerhouse duo of Ursula Yovich and Elaine Crombie, and a very sharp band keeping the night alive.

Meet Barbara and her band the Camp Dogs. Barbara’s been trying to make it in Sydney, but this is a tough town for musicians. In all the relentless demands of city life, where’s the sense of belonging she craves?

When her mother’s health deteriorates, Barbara and her cousin René hit the road, embarking on a pilgrimage back home to country.

Barbara and the Camp Dogs was Belvoir’s 2017 sleeper hit that — due to an overwhelming demand — will make a return in 2019 with a national tour.

So take a seat and prepare to be blown away with Barbara and the Camp Dogs.
Banff Mountain Film Festival
Date Thu 30th May 2019
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the world's most prestigious mountain film festival now in it's 42nd year. After premiering in the mountain town of Banff in Canada, a selection of the best short films about adventure tour the globe.

The 2019 tour promises three hours of captivating footage, shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. Sure to set your pulse racing, this carefully curated program showcases a selection of films packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Experience incredible highs and agonising lows through the lenses of some of the most accomplished climbers, paddlers, skiers, snowboarders, mountaineers, mountain bikers, explorers and adventure filmmakers alive today!
Annual Two Day Winter Wool Fair and Exhibition
Date Fri 31st May 2019 to Sat 1st Jun 2019
Sutherland Shire Spinners and Weavers Winter Wool Fair and Exhibition is an annual event showcasing members' work.

Hand spun and hand dyed yarns; weaving, knitting, felting and crochet items will all be for sale.

Traders will be offering other yarns, spinning and weaving supplies, including spindles, and there are books for sale. Spinning and weaving demonstrations will be held regularly over the two days.

Take a break for morning and afternoon tea of fresh scones and home made slices and cakes.

Light lunches of freshly made sandwiches are available throughout the Winter Wool Fair. This part of the Fair is always very popular.

All money collected from raffle tickets will go to a charity in Sutherland Shire.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019
Date Fri 31st May 2019
The original and the best mountain film festival is coming back to Cairns for one huge night!

The 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showcases over two and a half hours of the most enthralling mountain adventure films that will have you planning your next adventure before the credits roll.

The tour is hot on the heels of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, the Banff Mountain Festival, which takes place every November in the mountain town of Banff, in Canada.

More than 300 of the world’s best mountain sport, culture, environment, adventure, and exploration films are shown during the week-long event. A selection of award winners and audience favourites then tours the globe, visiting 390 communities and 35 countries as part of the festival’s official world tour.

This year, the Australian line-up features two-and-a-half hours of captivating short films shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world. The program is packed full of mesmerising cinematography, thought-provoking storylines and adrenaline-inducing action sequences.

Presented by World Expeditions.

For more details, visit Banff Mountain Film Festival website.
Baby Animals – Greatest Hits Tour 2019
Date Fri 31st May 2019
Baby Animals set out this May on their Greatest Hits tour to coincide with the release of their new single ‘How Do I Make You’ and first ever Greatest Hits compile. From Rush You, Early Warning, Painless, Tonight, One Word, Aint Gonna Get, Email, Got It Bad and more, the band will churn through the highlights of their 30 year career. Very Special guests on this run will be Violet Town’s finest Killing Heidi.
Alice in Wonderland - Ballet
Date Fri 31st May 2019
Melbourne City Ballet are back with a new Ballet by two of Australia’s leading choreographers, Melbourne City Ballet’s Michael Pappalardo (Artistic Director) and Brendan Bradshaw (Artistic Associate), collaborate to pay homage to Lewis Carroll and his work, Alice In Wonderland.

This enchanting ballet is complimented by Tchaikovsky’s arrangement. Join the White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter as Alice ventures through Wonderland.

This new ballet is perfect for all ages, and is a magical portrayal of the classical story.
Adelaide River Races
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019
Join in the excitement of a traditional country race meeting.

The Adelaide River Races, set in beautiful shady grounds, feature a seven-race program, with TAB and bookie facilities on site. Bar and food facilities are available, along with children activities. There's also 'Fashion on the Field' and 2-up after the races.

A concert and dance follow the day's races, so with free camping available throw in the swag and tent to spend the evening under the stars.

Gates open at 9am on the Saturday.
Australian Open Bowls
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019 to Fri 14th Jun 2019
After moving to the sunny Gold Coast in 2015, the Australian Open has become a true festival of bowls, with 14 days of action played across the 15 host clubs on the Gold Coast.

Over 2,000 bowlers from across Australia, and indeed the world are expected to attend again, with entry being completely open to any registered bowler!

Not only is the Australian Open the World's Biggest Bowls Festival, it is also the richest bowls event in the world with a staggering total of over AUD250,000 prize money across more than 780 prize money placings in the 13 disciplines.

Australian Open fast facts:

A completely open-to-enter event with no qualifying;
Sectional rounds played in each discipline initially, with qualifiers progressing through to knockouts; Completely random draw - no seedings in either sectional or knockout play; Up to 15 hosts clubs; 14 days of competition; 16 disciplines with a total prize pool of over AUD250,000; Over 780 prize money places across all disciplines - an increase of over 180 prize money places!; A true festival atmosphere, with live events and "Mega Bowl" events; Two days of finals filmed.
Albany Classic Motor Event Mount Clarence Hill Climb
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019
A re-enactment of the 1957 Hill Climb involving vintage and classic cars facing the challenges presented by the twisting road to the summit.

This event precedes the "Around the Houses" held on Sunday 2 June.
AFL Premiership Match - Melbourne vs Adelaide Crows
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019
AFL returns to the Territory and sees Melbourne take on the Adelaide Crows.

Be sure to come along and see the guys battle it out in the Top End!
AGL RALLY SA - RALLY of the HEARTLAND
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019 to Sun 2nd Jun 2019
The newest Classic Rally in Australia -

AGL Rally SA – Rally of the Heartland – 1-2 June 2019

The Rally of the Heartland will return in 2019 – with naming rights sponsor, AGL Energy continuing, and featuring windfarm stages of up to approximately 40km. These are exciting, challenging and very technical stages that provide unparalleled competition, and are unique in Australia.

It will be an over 450-kilometre competitive event based in the Hallett/Burra/Mount Bryan area, and one that is quite a bit “different” to what has gone before. It is planned for the 1st and 2nd June 2019, and the competition will run on just the Saturday, Saturday night and Sunday, self-contained within the weekend to minimise time away from home

The Event will be open to Classic Rally Cars (C1-C4) and other Rally Cars accepted as being suitable for the Event by the Organisers. Only Classics will be eligible to win outright. We also offer other categories that will cater for a broad range of competition opportunities, and we will make it as easy as possible to enter and process the requirements of scrutineering and documentation. We will run a very relaxed Rally


The Challenge continues
Apia Good Times Tour Tweed Heads
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019 to Sun 2nd Jun 2019
The highly-acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour returns for its seventh anniversary with seven of Oz music's all-time favourite stars in tow. In what will the biggest Apia Good Times Tour edition yet, Vika and Linda Bull, Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson and John Paul Young will all join forces for this unique, once-in-a-lifetime concert experience.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Annual Display of Rocks Gems and Minerals
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019
This is their popular Annual display of Rocks Gems and Minerals. They will also be having their usual stall selling items for the collector. There will be the usual sausage sizzle, tea and coffee. Children are most welcome this is a family affair. A gold coin donation is all that is required to see the display.
An Evening at Lake George - Fireside Dinner with Tim the Yowie Man
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019 to Sat 8th Jun 2019
Indulge in a three-course fireside dinner complemented by award-winning wines at Lerida Estate, the Canberra region’s most spectacularly-positioned winery, overlooking Lake George. Marvel at the mysteries, myths and legends of this enigmatic lake in a special audio-visual presentation by Tim the Yowie Man: cryptonaturalist, The Canberra Times columnist and self-confessed Lake George aficionado.
2019 Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon and Fun Run
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019
The Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon and fun run on 1 June 2019, will be an outback running experience like no other.

Held in the spectacular Kanku-Breakaways Conservation Park, near Coober Pedy, South Australia, the race starts at the main lookout, Kanku Pulka.

Competitors will travel down from the escarpment, through the spectacular coloured hills of the breakaways country, onto the moon plain and alongside the dingo fence.

There is a fun run for kids under 11 and with bikes, dogs and prams able to be included, this event has something for everyone.

Supporters and family members can watch race progress from the start/finish hub, view the exhibits, enjoy the free National Reconciliation Week barbecue and soak up the atmosphere of this special place.

It's more than just a race. Competitors can stay in iconic Coober Pedy for a few days and extend their running experience into a short holiday.

With opportunities to get underground, noodle for some opals, take a mine tour and check out some art, there is so much to see and do. And with water flowing into Lake Eyre from recent northern rains and the bird-life soon to follow, it's a fantastic time to see something incredibly special.
A Salute to Elton John By Danny Elliott
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019
A Salute to Elton John is the ultimate tribute to one of the greatest living musical legends of all time, Sir Elton John. Elton has continued to write and perform show-stopping music over four decades and this has been brought together expertly in one extravaganza, A Salute to Elton John by Danny Elliott.



Fabulous music and spectacular costumes spanning four decades bring the show to life. The stage is filled with the music of Elton John. Featuring award-winning entertainer, Danny Elliott, with highly polished backup vocalist, Sharna Le-Grand, complete the mood. The audience will be amazed at the ability of these energetic and accomplished performers.

BEEP
Date Sat 1st Jun 2019
By Windmill Theatre Company

From the makers of Grug, comes this slightly sideways tale about unexpected friendship, finding where you fit, and learning to mix it up a little.

In Mort’s village everything has its place, every day is the same and everyone likes it that way. Until one morning, crash, boom, bang... down comes Beep.

What is this annoying interruption to Mort’s breakfast molly melon, who is this noisy robot girl, and how will she find her home?

With Windmill’s trademark design, gentle storytelling, music and puppetry, Beep tells the story of what happens when someone new comes to town.

To request an Audio Described or Auslan interpreted booking, please contact BASS on 08 8205 2220.

Winner , Ruby Award for Best Work or Event Outside a Festival

"A colourful setting, comic puppets and plenty of surprises hold young audience members in thrall."
- InDaily
A Bloody Dickens Christmas
Date Sun 2nd Jun 2019 to Wed 31st Jul 2019
A Murder Mystery Dinner.

You are invited to a unique Yulefest Blue Mountains dinner experience and leap into the spirit of Christmas-in-July by dressing up as one of Charles Dickens’ characters – you might be Miss Havisham or Estella from Great Expectations, or perhaps you’ll play Mr. Bah Humbug himself, Ebenezer Scrooge of A Christmas Carol infamy.

Over a traditional two course Christmas dinner, you and your fellow Dickens character guests will sort through the clues and investigate who dunnit.

Perhaps you are the murderer!
There are only 10 tickets to each Dickens Murder Dinner.
Albany Classic Motor Event "Round the Houses"
Date Sun 2nd Jun 2019
It's unique! It's fun! It's exciting!

Australia's first "Round the Houses" race, the Western Australian 50 Mile Tourist Trophy was held in Albany Western Australia.

On this Western Australian Day June long weekend, in a re-enactment of this event, the Central Business District of Albany is converted overnight into a motorsport track.

An army of volunteers carry out this transformation and on the Sunday you can see 150 vintage and classic cars competing on this temporary street circuit. Alongside the action of the cars is a family festival with bands, children's entertainment, competitions, food and other stalls along with displays of vintage cars and street machines.
All British Day Townsville 2019
Date Sun 2nd Jun 2019
All British Day is a display of British vehicles and machinery current and past, highlighting aspects of British culture and heritage and promoting a military theme. The festival was first held in Townsville in 1992 and since 1999 has been hosted annually as a free community event by the Jaguar Car Club of North Queensland.

All British Day attracts visitors and participants from all over North Queensland. At least 150 vehicles are displayed in a tropical setting around “The Lagoon” in the beautiful grounds of The Cathedral School Mundingburra.

Their aim is to celebrate and preserve the history of the British Motor Industry, a triumph of ingenuity and engineering! Acquisition by various manufacturers over past decades led to the demise of many of the original outstanding marques. The All British Day display showcases the marques still manufactured and also offers a rare opportunity to see these unique discontinued vehicles and machines, many preserved meticulously by their enthusiastic owners.

This year’s themes are again special to celebrate All Things British and they continue our Military Theme commenced several years ago to honour the centenary of World War 1. A great family day with free admission for the community and displays.
Ball Park Music – Good Good Mood Tour
Date Mon 3rd Jun 2019
After a successful national tour with San Cisco, Brisbane’s melancholic pop master Ball Park Music, have announced their Good Good Mood Tour.

Ball Park Music had a tremendous year in 2018. Their 5th record Good Mood debuted at Number 6 on the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) chart and received ARIA Award nominations for Best Cover Art, Best Producer and Best Engineer. triple j listeners voted it their Number 1 Album of 2018 in triple j’s Album Poll. Bunbury don’t miss out on this amazing band!

Joining them will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow, Mosquito Coast and Butternut Sweetheart.

This is an all ages event. Identification is required for over 18's.
Bathurst Bridal Expo
Date Wed 5th Jun 2019
Planning a wedding? Well this is an event not to be missed, Bathurst Bridal Expo brings together a large and diverse range of exhibitors, both local and from afar, to cater to your every wedding need.

From cars, stationery, flowers, venues, caterers, photographers, videographers, hair and make up artists, dresses and suits, shoes, jewellery, gift registries, event hire companies, performers and travel agents - everything you may need to make that special day just perfect.

A Gala Fashion parade is held at 1pm, displaying some of the beautiful bridal gowns of the season, as well as suits, mother of the bride clothing and outfits for the little ones in the wedding party.
Barbara and the Camp Dogs
Date Wed 5th Jun 2019 to Sat 8th Jun 2019
By Ursula Yovich and Alana Valentine.

Barbara fronts a pub rock band, captivating crowds with her cutting wit and unrepentant sexuality. She may be fun, she may be dangerous, and she may be speeding headlong towards a dead end.

When her sister (and fellow muso) René hears that Mum is sick, they set out on a long and winding motorbike adventure from Sydney, through Darwin, and finally to Katherine – where the pair come face to face with some home truths.

Ursula Yovich (Diving for Pearls) is a force of nature at her remarkable best. The singer, actor, writer and modern songwoman is joined by Elaine Crombie (star of ABC TV’s Black Comedy and Rosehaven) in this fiercely entertaining, critically acclaimed play that is part madcap buddy comedy, part electrifying rock gig, and part clarion call against the taint of inequality.

Co-authored by prolific playwright Alana Valentine (Dead Man Brake, Letters to Lindy), this effervescent play with songs sold out its original season at Belvoir, and will charm the pants off Wollongong.
Alice Springs Town Council Night Markets
Date Thu 6th Jun 2019 to Fri 6th Dec 2019
Alice Springs Town Council Night Markets are held on specific months of the year.

With entertainment for everyone, you can bring the family, catch up with friends, chill out, watch the world go by and listen to the riveting, intoxicating, electric, rousing grooves of diverse Alice Springs talent.

Shop for authentic indigenous art, craftworks, recycled treasures, books, photos, handmade clothing and jewellery and grab a tasty treat from one of the many multicultural food vendors.

2019 Night Markets
Thursday 6 June
Thursday 29 August
Thursday 26 September
Thursday 24 October
Thursday 14 November
Friday 6 December (Christmas Carnival)
Ball Park Music Good Good Mood Tour Bathurst
Date Thu 6th Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their Good Good Mood Tour, taking their latest album Good Mood and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.
Anh Do - The Happiest Refugee Live! Wagga Wagga
Date Thu 6th Jun 2019 to Fri 7th Jun 2019
Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and was described by Russell Crowe as the most surprising and inspiring read he has had in years.. Anh’s stage show takes it a step further, combining stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.

When one of Australia’s most talented comedians delves deep into his own life’s joys and sorrows, the result is an unforgettable night at the theatre that leaves an audience uplifted and quite simply experiencing happiness.
Australian Hay Mini Nationals
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
The township of Hay, located in the Riverina area on the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales, half way between Sydney and Adelaide, plays host to the Australian Hay Mini Nationals held annually on the June long weekend.

Individuals and families, some being second and even third generation Mini enthusiasts, bring their vehicles from all over Australia to attend this event and Say "G'day" to Hay in their own special way as the main street is closed off and filled with the rumbling sounds of 100 plus mini's.

This year they will be celebrating their 50th Year of Visiting Hay this year will lots of activities planned.
Barunga Festival
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019 to Sun 9th Jun 2019
The annual Barunga Festival celebrates Indigenous community life through music, sport and culture, with an outstanding music lineup.

Featuring the Barunga Art Prize, an international Didgeridoo competition, Story Telling Circle and outstanding displays of sporting prowess in AFL, softball and basketball, Barunga Festival is a unique blend of music, sport and culture, with a strong emphasis on cultural exchange and collaboration.

Barunga promises more unique and inspiring musical collaborations, top notch team and individual sporting feats, fantastic activities for kids, healthy, delicious food and some of the best Territory dry season camping around.
Adelaide River Show
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
Join in the thrill of a rodeo, camp draft and rural show.

The Adelaide River Show, in the Adelaide River township south of Darwin, features a rodeo, polocrosse, gymkhana and camp draft as well as competitions in arts and crafts, flora art, cookery, photography, horticulture and agriculture, and farm produce in both adult and children sections.

The camp draft consists of six head of cattle in a 'camp', in which the competitor has to cut only one animal out. The competitor must get the animal to the front of the camp. Once the competitor has the animal up front, they must block and turn the beast a few times to show the judges they have control of the animal. The rider then calls for the gates to be opened, completes a figure 8 before guiding it through the gate to finish. All this is done in less than 45 seconds.
Australian Kelpie Muster
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
The Clark Rubber Australian Kelpie Muster celebrates Casterton’s claim as the birthplace of the Australian Working Kelpie dog breed. The original 'Kelpie' was born at Warrock Station, north of Casterton, in the 1870’s.

The festival is filled with fun activities, celebrating and demonstrating the Kelpies’ amazing skills. Past years included attractions such as the Poets Breakfast, Kelpie Country Street Parade, RMA Working Dog Futurity, Kelpie Dash, Kelpie High Jump, Kelpie Hill climb, Kelpie Pinball and Stockman's Challenge.

The working dog auction attracts national interest and provides a unique chance to observe superior working dogs demonstrate their skills before sale. The auction is firmly placed on the calendar of working dog breeders and buyers, with breeders from all over Australia showcasing their bloodlines. Amazingly high prices are fetched for Kelpies at the auction, with figures in the thousands for a single dog.

The Working Dog school is conducted by a renowned trainer and bookings prior to the event are essential.
92nd North Coast Tennis Championships
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
Welcome to the 92nd North Coast Championships 2019!
Held in the Grafton City Tennis Club, the surroundings are wonderful, with tall trees and lots of open spaces to enjoy.

They hope to see yet another fantastic turnout, with much preparation having been put in place to ensure this tournament will bigger and better than ever before!

If you enjoy tennis as a player or a spectator, there is a spot available for you.
Apia Good Times Tour 2019
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019
The highly-acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour returns for its 7th anniversary with seven of Oz music's all-time favourite stars in tow. In what will the biggest Apia Good Times Tour edition yet, Vika and Linda Bull, Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson and John Paul Young will all join forces for this unique, once-in-a-lifetime concert experience.
2019’s Apia Good Times artists have a huge array of hits to draw from including 'Ginger Man', 'A Little Ray of Sunshine', 'Harley & Rose', 'Chained to the Wheel', 'Bedroom Eyes', 'Pash', 'Never Let Me Go', 'The Real Thing', 'Wings of an Eagle', 'Eagle Rock', 'Come Said the Boy', 'I Hate the Music' and 'Love Is In The Air', to name a few. Each of them will perform their hits and favourite songs culminating in an extraordinary finale with all seven sharing the stage.
"Yes it was nostalgic, but it’s fair to say the room was humming for nearly three hours." - Newcastle Heral
"It was an absolute pleasure to be around these musicians and these classic tunes tonight, dare I say better than good times.
See Eventfinda for more information.
Ball Park Music Good Good Mood Tour Terrigal
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their Good Good Mood Tour, taking their latest album Good Mood and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.
BADexperiences: The Huxleys
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019
Get up close and personal with the formidable performance art duo The Huxleys, as they take you inside their iridescent hyper-real world of arresting shapes, lurid colour and extreme theatrics, backed by an ethos of glamorous androgynous abandon.

With a shared background in costume design, photography, video and performance, Will and Garrett Huxley have together presented installations, fashion shows, performances and photography across the globe, including Hong Kong, London, Tokyo, Berlin and Brisbane.

For BRISBANE ART DESIGN (BAD), The Huxleys will activate the entire Museum with a roving performance, followed by an artist talk where they unpack their expansive practice.
Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2019
Date Fri 7th Jun 2019 to Sat 22nd Jun 2019
Adelaide Cabaret Festival is an annual festival commencing on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend each June.

Now in its 18th year and the biggest festival of its kind, Adelaide Festival Centre's Adelaide Cabaret Festival has become a major event in the international and Australian arts calendar. The Festival has garnered a reputation of highlighting the best local, national and international artists through an eclectic program of classic and contemporary cabaret performances.

The 2019 Festival will run from 7-22 June with multi-talented television, stage and film favourite, Julia Zemiro taking the reins as Artistic Director.

Please refer to event website for full program details. Ticket prices vary depending on the show.
Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
The Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival is unique among Australian writers’ festivals in being situated in the magnificent natural environs of the Bellinger River and Dorrigo World Heritage rainforest.

The program focuses exclusively on Australian writers to showcase the diversity of talent in this country.
Batemans Bay Open
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
The Batemans Bay Open is a Silver rated ATM Tennis Tournament with AUD10,000 in prize money. This is the South East Region's most prestigious and valuable Tennis event.

There is free entry for spectators, with breakfast, a barbecue and all day canteen available.
BeachCare Currumbin
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019
BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline. BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in their events; no experience necessary! It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
Bay of Fires Winter Arts Festival
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
Join us at the Bay of Fires Winter Arts Festival. An annual event held on the June long weekend celebrating the arts. The festival includes the Bay of Fires Art Prize, an arts market, film arts, and an exciting program of events from White Sands to St Helens. See the event website for details, and download the program.
Held on the June Long Weekend Annually.
2019 McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
The McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival will be held over the 2019 June long weekend!

The program includes more than 50 events across 25 venues – From intimate 10-course degustations, chef’s table demonstrations and wine flight master classes to, rock n’ roll music and cabaret shows – there’s an event to suit every taste.

Over three days of the June long weekend public holiday, enjoy the very best of McLaren Vale’s premium wine, food and beach lifestyle.
Australian Road Transport Heritage Centre: Fundraiser Dinner and Road Run
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019 to Sun 9th Jun 2019
The dinner and auction will be hosted again at the G.D.S.C. in June.

Morning wake up breakfast will be at the Gundagai Show Grounds.

The Road Run will depart the Gundagai Show Grounds after the breakfast and travel most of the original Hume highway to the informs "Sylvia's Gap Road" and return. Most parts of "Sylvia's Gap Road" are not opened to the public.

More Information and Flyers are available on their website

Annual Grafton Truck Show
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019
The Grafton Truck Drivers Social Club is a community Social Club for people in the transport industry.

They are responsible for the organisation and running of the Annual Grafton Truck Show on the June Long Weekend each year and enjoy meeting people from around the area as well as from other stretches around the country. In their spare time, you'll find them supporting the local community and charity organisations, as well as giving their 'Rigs' a bit of TLC to make sure they look on point when they roll out for the week.

2019 Masters QLD State Titles- Event 2 (Sunshine Coast)
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019
In a bid to provide the state's Male Masters and Female Masters competitors with additional competitive opportunities in 2019, Surfing Queensland is once again bolstering the Queensland Masters Surfing Championship to a combined two-event series presented by Nusa Cana Rum.

The two-event series will crown Queensland Masters State Champions across the Over 35, Over 40, Over 45, Over 50, Over 55 and Over 60 Men's divisions as well as female competitors in the Over 35 division.

The series is an exclusive qualification pathway for competitors aiming for selection into the Queensland Surfing Team set to compete at the Australian Open Surfmasters Titles in July/August 2019.
Apia Good Times Tour 2019 - Launceston
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019
The highly-acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour returns for its 7th anniversary with seven of Oz music's all-time favourite stars in tow. In what will the biggest Apia Good Times Tour edition yet, Vika and Linda Bull, Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson and John Paul Young will all join forces for this unique, once-in-a-lifetime concert experience.
2019’s Apia Good Times artists have a huge array of hits to draw from including 'Ginger Man', 'A Little Ray of Sunshine', 'Harley & Rose', 'Chained to the Wheel', 'Bedroom Eyes', 'Pash', 'Never Let Me Go', 'The Real Thing', 'Wings of an Eagle', 'Eagle Rock', 'Come Said the Boy', 'I Hate the Music' and 'Love Is In The Air', to name a few. Each of them will perform their hits and favourite songs culminating in an extraordinary finale with all seven sharing the stage.
"Yes it was nostalgic, but it’s fair to say the room was humming for nearly three hours." - Newcastle Heral
"It was an absolute pleasure to be around these musicians and these classic tunes tonight, dare I say better than good times.
See Eventfinda for more information.
Ball Park Music Good Good Mood Tour Coffs Harbour
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their Good Good Mood Tour, taking their latest album Good Mood and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.
Annual Barrel Hall Sale
Date Sat 8th Jun 2019 to Mon 10th Jun 2019
Grab a glass and taste your way through more than 100 choices of their wines. The range includes medal winners, limited releases, museum reserve, great vintages as well as quaffers. Meet their winemaking team for structured tastings, wine education and cellaring advice. Complete your visit in the award-winning Margan Restaurant. Bookings essential for the restaurant.
Back to Back Wool Challenge
Date Sun 9th Jun 2019
With all the fun of a shearing, spinning and knitting race, the Back to Back Wool Challenge is a fundraiser for cancer. At Tocal, the funds raised on the day are presented to the Mater Cancer Research Unit Newcastle.

This year the "Spinning Knitwits" are back at Tocal Homestead aiming to retain their Australian Champions title have a hit at the World Champions title again.

Competition commences at 9am and throughout the day there are activities for visitors to join in; learn to knit, knitting races, textile crafts for all ages, a fabulous array of handcrafts and textiles to buy, raffle, shearing demonstrations, delicious refreshments all day from the Friends of Tocal, Tocal Homestead is open for inspection, with blacksmithing all day in the blacksmith shop.

Over the years, there have been teams from Japan, Canada, Australia, South Africa, England, Scotland, Netherlands, USA, New Zealand, and Slovakia.
Annual Dachshund Dash - Port Fairy Winter Weekends
Date Sun 9th Jun 2019
They do not call it the Melbourne Cup of dog racing for nothing.

You have got to see it to believe it - the diminutive yet feisty canines and their equally enthusiastic owners competing for the title of top dog.

Categories include Under two years, two years and over, a new veterans category, plus novelty events including an all-breeds race. Come earlier to secure your VIP spot in the stands (places limited). barbecue, coffee, expert race-calling and more.

Registrations are available on the website. This event is proudly supported by Port Fairy and District Community Bank.
Apia Good Times Tour Newtown
Date Sun 9th Jun 2019
The highly-acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour returns for its seventh anniversary with seven of Australian music's all-time favourite stars in tow. In what will the biggest Apia Good Times Tour edition yet, Vika and Linda Bull, Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson and John Paul Young will all join forces for this unique, once-in-a-lifetime concert experience.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Ball Park Music – Good Good Mood Tour
Date Sun 9th Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their 'Good Good Mood Tour', taking their latest album 'Good Mood' and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.

2018 was a tremendous year for Ball Park Music. Their fifth record 'Good Mood' debuted at #6 on the ARIA chart and received ARIA Award nominations for Best Cover Art, Best Producer and Best Engineer. triple j listeners voted it their #1 album of 2018 in triple j’s Album Poll. The euphoric single ‘Exactly How You Are’ landed at #18 on triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017 and ’The Perfect Life Does Not Exist’ came in at #39 on Hottest 100 of 2018.

Their national tour with San Cisco saw them play the biggest venues of their career, taking on hometown venue the Riverstage, Big Top in Sydney, Fremantle Arts Centre and selling out Festival Hall in Melbourne. Regional fans, don’t miss this unforgettable live show when it comes to town.
A Long Lunch, Built From the Ground Up
Date Sun 9th Jun 2019
Over a delicious, regionally-inspired long lunch, take an immersive and educational wine journey through the geologically diverse footprint of the beautiful McLaren Vale region.

Join us in our maturation cellar - the soul of our working winery - and, whilst surrounded by beautiful barrels, discover why wines produced here are so unique and how terroir ultimately influences their style. At the same time indulge in an innovative menu meticulously crafted by the award-winning Currant Shed restaurant featuring only the best, locally sourced and house-grown produce.

Tickets include a hosted, in-depth wine tasting and a beautiful three-course lunch with paired wines.
Australian Highland Cattle Society National Show 2018
Date Mon 10th Jun 2019
They're cute, they're Scottish and the Australian Highland Cattle Society Inc. are bringing them to the Junee Showgrounds.

The Australian Highland Cattle Society will host its annual National Show over the June long weekend in the beautiful New South Wales country town of Junee.

This event will showcase the best of the Highland Cattle breed that Australia has to offer.
Australian String Quartet presents MOORE BEETHOVEN BRAHMS
Date Tue 11th Jun 2019
Kate Moore String Quartet no 3* (Premiere Season)
Beethoven String Quartet op 18 no 4
Brahms String Quartet op 51 no 1

A young man brimming with confidence and sure of a bright future: this is Beethoven at the time of creating his first string quartets. His opus 18 no 4 is quicksilver in its variety of moods and characters, thoroughly conveying both technical mastery and compelling artistic personality.

Seventy years later, Brahms displayed a devotion to chamber music that went against the spirit of his times. But like an artist who works in mezzotint rather than forging grand canvases, Brahms some of the most sublime and intimate creations that the world had ever heard. His first string quartet is the glorious flowering of his cultivated technique and searching artistry.

These masterworks are complemented by a new work from young Australian composer Kate Moore, also inspired by a fascination for the natural world.
Baden Croft: Head in the Clouds
Date Tue 11th Jun 2019 to Mon 24th Jun 2019
‘Head in the Clouds’ is a series of impasto oil paintings that reflect on the artists recent trip to the Victorian alpine region – a place with rich histories and an unpredictable nature.

Each of the large-scale paintings aim to capture the essence of the majestic, isolated landscape of the area. For Baden, it is the lack of human influence that is the high countries biggest draw card and is a welcome change from the ever-expanding suburban environment.
Anh Do - The Happiest Refugee Live - Sunshine Coast
Date Wed 12th Jun 2019
Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and was described by Russell Crowe as “the most surprising and inspiring read I have had in years.” Anh’s stage show takes it a step further, combining stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.

When one of Australia’s most talented comedians delves deep into his own life’s joys and sorrows, the result is an unforgettable night at the theatre that leaves an audience uplifted and quite simply experiencing… happiness.
À Ố Làng Phố
Date Wed 12th Jun 2019 to Sat 15th Jun 2019
Whisk the family away to a village in Vietnam as it is modernised into a bustling city in this breathtaking circus.

From the acclaimed Nouveau Cirque du Vietnam, À Ố Làng Phố (which translates to "from village to city") uses bamboo poles, rattan-woven boats and woven baskets to seamlessly construct, deconstruct and rearrange the sets, transforming a sleepy village into an urban sprawl by juxtaposing a working rice-picking factory line with skyscraper buildings and high-rise apartments.

More than a circus, this exciting, family-friendly production fuses traditional circus craft with the exploration of Vietnam’s fascinating, complex culture, bringing global visions to local audiences.
A Taste of Ireland – The Irish Music and Dance Sensation
Date Thu 13th Jun 2019
This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A Taste Of Ireland - The Irish Music and Dance Sensation tours Australia wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. This world class show features World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe performing unique music and dance that reflects pure Irish talent.

Melodic Celtic accordion, alongside raw and rhythmic guitar and banjo, complimented with heart felt sound of the traditional tin whistle, the tunes are Munster born and Dublin raised. Impressive dancing rarely seen outside of the World Championship stage, A Taste of Ireland was composed and choreographed in Dublin and is quickly on its way to becoming the new frontier in Irish entertainment.



Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show will transport the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition showcase the very essence of celebrating the Irish spirit.

Apia Good Times Tour Newcastle
Date Thu 13th Jun 2019
The highly-acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour returns for its seventh anniversary with seven of Oz music's all-time favourite stars in tow. In what will the biggest Apia Good Times Tour edition yet, Vika and Linda Bull, Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson and John Paul Young will all join forces for this unique, once-in-a-lifetime concert experience.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Ball Park Music Good Good Mood Tour Albury
Date Thu 13th Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their Good Good Mood Tour, taking their latest album Good Mood and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.
AG Awards Roadshow
Date Thu 13th Jun 2019
Be inspired by Australia’s most incredible adventurers and dreamers.

Ever wanted to hear first hand stories from a world record holding kayaker, a daring wingsuit flier or an Antarctic exploring climate activist? Australian Geographic is proud to present their Awards Roadshow Speaking Tour – where they bring some of Australia’s most impressive adventurers, conservationists and all-round incredible people to inspire and motivate audiences right across Australia.

Join them for an inspiring evening where each of their guest speakers will share their adventure and conservation stories, take part in a hosted panel discussion, and you’ll have the chance to ask your heroes questions.

Albury speakers include Paul Pritchard – who, after suffering traumatic head injuries thought to have permanently impeded his ability to move, beat the odds and continues to lead a life filled with adventure and exploration; and adventure couple Justin and Lauren Jones – who walked across the Australian dessert with their one year old daughter, after Justin’s already successful adventure career as a two-time world record holder.

These incredible Australians truly embody what it means to push through physical and mental barriers to achieve extraordinary things. This is a night not to be missed!
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Date Fri 14th Jun 2019 to Sat 15th Jun 2019
The ultimate expression of Shakespeare's theatrical trickery

One of Shakespeare’s truly essential works, Dream, like every fairy-story, warns you that family, love and friendship are fragile – when parents are selfish, their children break the rules; when love rears its head, friendships are forgotten; and that’s just the mortal world.

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is perhaps the best possible introduction young people can have to the theatre and among the most powerful visions of growing up ever written.
Áine Tyrrell with special guests Smith and Jones
Date Fri 14th Jun 2019
Story is at the forefront for troubadour Áine Tyrrell whose rich song-writing practice draws deeply on her Irish roots. Her latest offering Return to the Sea was written and recorded in her homeland but mastered and crowd funded with one boot in the red dirt of her adopted country of Australia.

Fiercely independent Tyrrell is not one to bend to the demands of conventional production arrangements, and so with the help of Creative Arts Victoria, her long time musical producer Mark Stanley, and her international fan base, Return To The Sea went rogue, recording in lounge rooms, front bars, old churches, and remote islands.

Return To The Sea has just been released with first song In This House gaining international attention as a finalist in the 2018 International Song-writing Competition and being used across schools in South Australia to reteach the history of colonisation.

Certainly, the traditional Irish folk is in her blood, but so too are elements of soul and rock ‘n’ roll, entwined within her lyrical testaments.

Return To The Sea is a call to arms, a siren’s wisdom and warnings, and most importantly the soundtrack of a woman who walks her own beat.

Alex Rousos Duo
Date Fri 14th Jun 2019
Alex Roussos is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and vocalist with a warm, rich and unmistakable voice.



Alex was the lead singer for Sydney duo After the Storm for twelve years 1992�. During that time, the band built up a loyal following at many venues around the city including: The Orient, Coogee Bay Hotel, The Observer, Bondi Hotel and the Bridgeview.

See you at the Inn!

BeachCare Labrador
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019
Come along to BeachCare and lend a helping hand. Never planted a dune plant before? Well here's your chance! They'll also ask you to keep your eyes peeled for any beach litter and help them remove some weeds. Activities are suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes otherwise you won't be able to help out. Equipment and light refreshments will be provided, please bring a water bottle and wear sunsmart clothing.
A Pooch Affair
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019
A Pooch Affair is a boutique indoor event for dog lovers in the Canberra region that unites those active in the dog community with those whose domestic animals are a part of the family.

You pooch will be totally pampered with doggie retail mall and diner, breed play area and doggie day spa.

Enjoy all day entertainment and demonstrations, best dressed and craziest birthday hat competitions with prizes and hourly lucky door prizes!

Spoil your dog with come and try agility or pre-purchased high tea with dogs.

Join in the fun with animal rescue & not-for profit community groups.
Beach (Food Truck) Carnivale Yamba
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019 to Sun 16th Jun 2019
The Beach (Food Truck) Carnivale is on the move again and heading to Yamba.

Once again, there is free entry to Carnivale. Enjoy over 15 of the yummiest food trucks, the beach bar and sports bar, live music all weekend long, carnival rides, jumping castles and more.

There will be Dodgeball, Darts, Table Tennis, 3x3 Soccer, Net4ball, 2 x 2 Volleyball and a Colour run.
Beatles Mania
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019 to Sun 16th Jun 2019
Beatles Mania - All Bands are Live and Free.

Four Great Bands over two days.

Bands include: Where's Ringo; Beatles Magic; Wingspan and The Herberts

Call venue for Official Event Schedule.
15 June 2019 Live in The Barn at Wombat Flat: The Maes and Special Guest Alana Jagt
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019
The Maes are award-winning Australian sisters Maggie (banjo, guitar, and vocals) and Elsie Rigby (violin, and vocals).

Over the last three years the pair have toured extensively, bringing their unique contemporary twist on folk music to audiences in Australia, North America, the UK, and Ireland; most recently performing at the legendary Telluride Festival in Colorado.

Other stand-out shows include performances at the Hydro Stadium at Celtic Connection, Glasgow; Americana Folk Festival, Nashville; Cambridge Folk Festival, UK; Edmonton Folk Festival, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Canada; Woodford, Port Fairy and National Folk Festivals, Australia.

Alana Jagt’s dynamic, warmly-weathered voice has captivated audiences throughout her career. Her work blends indie pop and rock with moody alt-country and Motown groove. Since releasing her debut EP Wilderness (2017), Alana has played acclaimed festivals such as Handpicked Festival (featuring San Cisco, Dean Lewis, Matt Corby, and JET), Adelaide Guitar Festival, and has showcased at Scouted. She’s also supported the likes of Didirri, Mick Thomas, Abbe May and Kasey Chambers.

Food and Drinks (wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea) available for purchase. No BYO food or drink please.
Apia Good Times Tour Thirroul
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019
The highly-acclaimed Apia Good Times Tour returns for its seventh anniversary with seven of Oz music's all-time favourite stars in tow. In what will the biggest Apia Good Times Tour edition yet, Vika and Linda Bull, Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Kate Ceberano, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson and John Paul Young will all join forces for this unique, once-in-a-lifetime concert experience.

See Eventfinda for more information.
1984 - WITH KERRY O'BRIEN & TOM BAKER
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019
A new stage adaptation of George Orwell's classic dystopian novel. featuring renowned TV presenter, Kerry O'Brien, live on stage, as The Narrator and legendary 4th Doctor Who, Tom Baker, as the recorded Voice of Big Brother.
Ball Park Music - Good Good Mood Tour
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their Good Good Mood Tour, taking their latest album Good Mood and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.

2018 was a tremendous year for Ball Park Music. Their fifth record Good Mood debuted at number six on the ARIA chart and received ARIA Award nominations for Best Cover Art, Best Producer and Best Engineer. triple j listeners voted it their number one album of 2018 in triple j’s Album Poll. The euphoric single Exactly How You Are landed at number 18 on triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017 and ’The Perfect Life Does Not Exist’ came in at number 39 on Hottest 100 of 2018.

Their national tour with San Cisco saw them play the biggest venues of their career, taking on hometown venue the Riverstage, Big Top in Sydney, Fremantle Arts Centre and selling out Festival Hall in Melbourne. Regional fans, don’t miss this unforgettable live show when it comes to town.
Alice Through the Opera Glass
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019
Peer into the magic looking glass and come on a fantastical journey with Alice and the White Rabbit. Leave Wonderland behind and step into an alternative opera universe, a marvellous world for curious minds that will fascinate young and old alike.

An imagination as abundant as the heroine’s is a prerequisite for this adventure that leaps across boundaries of opera time and space. Follow the White Rabbit through the corridors of time to meet famous characters from your favourite operas in this wonderfully creative pastiche, which includes music from Bizet, Delibes, Handel, Mozart and Verdi.

Unpredictable enchantment will be the order of the day, as well as a chance to hear the very best young singers from our company family, who are joined by the outstanding students from the University of Melbourne.

Encounter the joy of music, the fun of discovery and the magic of theatre in one special hour for this perfect introduction to opera to the whole family (ages six and over).
Becky Lucas - Um, Support Me
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019
Becky Lucas - Um, Support Me.

Once again she must try and convince you to come to her show by telling you about all the things she's been doing, and sure, she could mention her solo show at the Opera House, she could mention her Comedy Central online series and ABC pilot.

Yes, she could go on about her (frankly, electric) set at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala and the numerous sell out shows and television appearances but she's just not really a braggart by nature so why don't you just umm, support her?!

Anne Edmonds - What's Wrong With You?
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019
You might have seen me on Have You Been Paying Attention?, as Helen Bidou or in her own show The Edge Of The Bush (ABC).

Stand-up comedy is hot to trot though – you can’t beat it. See you there.
Alma Zygier Quintet
Date Sat 15th Jun 2019 to Sun 16th Jun 2019
Melbourne vocalist Alma Zygier is fascinated by the pre-war jazz era; Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, and Memphis Minnie – a time when composers Gershwin, Kern, Porter, and Rodgers wove musical magic and packed houses.

Armed with her extraordinary voice and a group of talented young musicians, Zygier brings her American Songbook repertoire to the 21st century. It’s like stepping back in time.

“Utterly mesmerising.”
- Good Weekend

"A remarkable voice: dexterous, low and expressive. But she has something else, too: the music, and it's emotion, possesses her. It is utterly mesmerising"
- Good Weekend
Art of Aging - Art Exhibit
Date Mon 17th Jun 2019 to Fri 26th Jul 2019
The Art of Ageing is an initiative under the NSW Ageing Strategy 2016 - 2020. It celebrates the rich and diverse lives of older people living in NSW.

Holding the exhibition is an effective way to challenge negative perceptions of ageing and older people.

The exhibition will travel to 21 locations to July 2019, and comprises the work of five photographers from Wagga Wagga, Taree, Molong, Mudgee, and Goulburn. Each photograph is accompanied by a short story highlighting the subject’s experiences and reflections on ageing.

The exhibition will tour to at least 12 locations around NSW, following its official opening in March 2018 at NSW Parliament House, where it will be on display during March.

You are encouraged to challenge your views on older people by visiting the 2018 Art of Ageing Exhibition.
A learner driver, gymnast and ukulele player are among the extraordinary older people who feature in the 2018 exhibition, which celebrates the lives of older people living in regional NSW.

The NSW Government commissioned this exhibition to highlight the incredible lives of seniors and promote inclusive communities for all generations.

Artisan French Baking Class with Boulangerie Patisserie Baker Bernard Hoff - Cooking Class
Date Mon 17th Jun 2019
Join Artisan French Baker Bernard Hoff for this special part hands on/part demonstration class and learn all the secrets of a French Baker!

Croissants

Pain Au Chocolate

Creme Patissiere

French Baguettes

Limited Numbers.

Class Includes- Take home Box of Croissants, Pain Au Chocolate, Creme Patissiere and French Baguettes. Light lunch, class tuition, ingredients, recipes.
Ag-Grow Emerald Field Days
Date Thu 20th Jun 2019 to Sat 22nd Jun 2019
Ag-Grow in Emerald is one of the most successful marketing events available to businesses wishing to access the agricultural, mining and associated demographic of Central Western Queensland and beyond.

Now recognized as an event of events it has grown to become not just one of the largest spending field days on the national circuit but a social event of the year for the surrounding regions. It has created a momentum of its own as it defies challenges such as the drought and subsequent economic conditions and continues to grow, consistently introducing a minimum of 30 to 50 new exhibitor sites annually.

Ag-Grow is ideally located in Emerald, Central Queensland. This area is home to a diverse range of industry from broad acre to horticulture entwined within the dominant mining and cattle industries. Attracting over 1500 companies and crowds in excess of 28,000 visitors Ag-Grow is more than a field day – it is a complete marketing package.

Held over three days, Ag-Grow now incorporates many renowned events including the Ag-Grow Superior Bull Sale, Central Highlands Colt Starting Challenge, Ag-Grow Premier Invitation Horse Sale, Working Cattle Dog Sale, AgGrow KidsZone, AgGrow's Entertainment Square and much more.
Baroque Oboe
Date Thu 20th Jun 2019
With its lucid, penetrating tone, the oboe captivates the ear and touches the heart. Australia’s greatest oboe star, Diana Doherty, joins Melbourne Chamber Orchestra for oboe masterpieces from the Italian Baroque by Vivaldi and Albinoni, with a new double concerto by popular Melbourne composer Joe Chindamo.
Ball Park Music – Good Good Mood Tour
Date Thu 20th Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their 'Good Good Mood Tour', taking their latest album 'Good Mood' and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.

2018 was a tremendous year for Ball Park Music. Their fifth record 'Good Mood' debuted at #6 on the ARIA chart and received ARIA Award nominations for Best Cover Art, Best Producer and Best Engineer. triple j listeners voted it their #1 album of 2018 in triple j’s Album Poll. The euphoric single ‘Exactly How You Are’ landed at #18 on triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017 and ’The Perfect Life Does Not Exist’ came in at #39 on Hottest 100 of 2018.

Their national tour with San Cisco saw them play the biggest venues of their career, taking on hometown venue the Riverstage, Big Top in Sydney, Fremantle Arts Centre and selling out Festival Hall in Melbourne. Regional fans, don’t miss this unforgettable live show when it comes to town.
An Evening with Zoë Coombs Marr
Date Thu 20th Jun 2019 to Fri 21st Jun 2019
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

Creator of Trigger Warning and Bossy Bottom, Zoë is a stand-up who pivots effortlessly between comedy festival lineups and some of the world’s premiere stages as a theatremaker. She has worked locally and internationally with her performance company Post, and her theatrical collaboration with Ursula Martinez and Adrienne Truscott, Wild Bore was the most talked-about show of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Don’t miss your chance to see what happens when this remarkable comedian is let loose on cabaret.

“Surprise is the foundation on which comedy is built – and Coombs Marr is a master of it.”
- The Guardian
A Rational Fear: Music to your Fears
Date Thu 20th Jun 2019 to Fri 21st Jun 2019
Presented by Adelaide Festival Centre

Australia’s best comedians savage the news in this fast-paced, satirical panel show that is so biting it's like Q&A on crack.

Hosted by fearmongers Dan Ilic (Hungry Beast) and Lewis Hobba (Triple J) and featuring music from ARIA winning comedy duo Bridie Connell and Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd (Tonightly with Tom Ballard) with DJ Dylabolical (The Chaser), the cast will be joined by special guest panelists from local comedy heroes and Adelaide Cabaret Festival artists.

Forget the fearmongering from mainstream media, A Rational Fear tells you what you should really be scared of.

"More volatile than Bitcoin."
- Alan Kohler
Albury Wodonga Eisteddfod
Date Fri 21st Jun 2019 to Sun 4th Aug 2019
The Albury Wodonga Eisteddfod is a major cultural event featuring competitions and exhibitions of Dance, Debating, Highland Dance, Music and Speech and Drama.

The Eisteddfod runs from 21 June 2019 to 30 June 2019 and 25 July 2019 to 4 August 2019. All disciplines are held at the Albury Entertainment Centre in the heart of Albury, overlooking QEII Square.

Each year, thousands of young competitors take to the stage to showcase their talents and receive expert critique from experienced adjudicators. Those who enter, gain performance experience and confidence, along with the opportunity to win prizes and scholarships.

Albury Wodonga is an easy 3.5 hour drive on the Hume Highway from Melbourne or Canberra. As a regional city on the banks of the Murray River, Albury and Wodonga cities have a great deal to see, do and plenty to explore.

The venue is close to shops and cafes, clubs and restaurants, accommodation, the art gallery and parks.

The Albury Wodonga Eisteddfod offers those in regional and rural areas, a local event to rival those held in the biggest city, without the expense of travelling.

They also offer a friendly, familiar environment for performers of all levels.

Come along and enjoy!

Articulate Festival
Date Fri 21st Jun 2019 to Sat 22nd Jun 2019
Articulate Festival is an inclusive celebration of the arts and culture of Coonabarabran and surrounds. Held on Winter Solstice, it includes a street parade, live entertainment, and art exhibition and competition, artisans at work, handmade items market, and much much more
Baby Doll by Tennessee Williams
Date Fri 21st Jun 2019 to Sat 16th Nov 2019
Heat and desire sizzle in every line of Tennessee Williams’ Deep South tale of lust, jealousy and betrayal.

Down-on-his-luck Archie Lee is obsessed with his young bride, Baby Doll, but Baby is keeping her husband on a long leash. When the neighbouring cotton gin is burnt to the ground, dangerously charismatic Silva Vacarro pays them a visit, suspicious that Archie is to blame. In the steamy hours that follow, power and passion come irresistibly to the fore as a game of truth or dare plays out.

Peppered with wry humour and sultry comedy, this brand new adaptation by Pierre Laville and Emily Mann breathes fresh life into a beautifully crafted tale by one of the greatest playwrights of the 20th century.
A Taste Of Ireland
Date Fri 21st Jun 2019
Australian audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance. Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste Of Ireland explores magical tales spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. This world class show features world, all Ireland and national champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe performing unique music and dance that reflects pure Irish talent.

Melodic Celtic accordion, alongside raw and rhythmic guitar and banjo, complimented with heart felt sound of the traditional tin whistle, the tunes are Munster born & Dublin raised.

HEADLINE ARTISTS – CEILI MOORE and BRENT PACE

Ceili Moore performed the lead role opposite Michael Flatley in “Lord Of The Dance” on tour throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, South Africa and London’s West End Palladium Theatre. Her dancing highlights include the Graham Norton Show, BBC Proms In The Park, Dancing Down Under and The Wiggles videos. Ceili has returned to Australia and teamed up with her partner, choreographer and producer Brent Pace to perform in A Taste of Ireland. Brent was the lead principal in “Gaelforce Dance” and “Rhythms of Ireland” and is a world medalist and six time national champion.

Ball Park Music – Good Good Mood Tour
Date Fri 21st Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their 'Good Good Mood Tour', taking their latest album 'Good Mood' and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.

2018 was a tremendous year for Ball Park Music. Their fifth record 'Good Mood' debuted at #6 on the ARIA chart and received ARIA Award nominations for Best Cover Art, Best Producer and Best Engineer. triple j listeners voted it their #1 album of 2018 in triple j’s Album Poll. The euphoric single ‘Exactly How You Are’ landed at #18 on triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017 and ’The Perfect Life Does Not Exist’ came in at #39 on Hottest 100 of 2018.

Their national tour with San Cisco saw them play the biggest venues of their career, taking on hometown venue the Riverstage, Big Top in Sydney, Fremantle Arts Centre and selling out Festival Hall in Melbourne. Regional fans, don’t miss this unforgettable live show when it comes to town.
A Taste of Ireland
Date Fri 21st Jun 2019
This year Australian audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance. Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste Of Ireland explores magical tales spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. This world class show features world, all Ireland and national champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe performing unique music and dance that reflects pure Irish talent. Melodic Celtic accordion, alongside raw and rhythmic guitar and banjo, complimented with heart felt sound of the traditional tin whistle, the tunes are Munster born & Dublin raised.

Headline Artists: Ceili Moore and Brent Pace

Ceili Moore performed the lead role opposite Michael Flatley in “Lord Of The Dance” on tour throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, South Africa and London’s West End Palladium Theatre. Her other dancing highlights include the Graham Norton Show, BBC Proms In The Park, Dancing Down Under and The Wiggles videos. Ceili has returned to Australia and teamed up with her partner, choreographer and producer Brent Pace to perform in A Taste of Ireland. Brent was the lead principal in “Gaelforce...

See Eventfinda for more information.
Barwon Health Foundation Giving Weekend 2019
Date Fri 21st Jun 2019 to Sat 22nd Jun 2019
Each year the Barwon Heath Foundation hosts a weekend of fundraising in June to engage the community and to raise vital funds for Barwon Health.

Thanks to generous community support through volunteering opportunities such as hosting a barbecue, manning a merchandise stall, shaking a tin or sitting in the Barwon Health Foundation call centre, this event is able to raise tens of thousands of dollars towards Barwon Health Foundation projects.

This year's Giving Weekend will raise funds for The Kids Appeal Geelong, a $3.6 million project to create a paediatric rehabilitation centre at Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre.

To register your interest in volunteering please contact the email or phone provided.
Bach B Minor
Date Fri 21st Jun 2019
A comment under a YouTube video can speak more directly than an elegantly written program note. About Bach’s B minor Mass, one user has written: “Probably the best piece of music EVER written, and I’m not even exaggerating, I’m being serious.” Completed the year before Bach’s death, the Mass is one of the most inspiring pieces of music ever composed. As musicologist Alberto Basso has put it: “The Mass in B minor is the consecration of a whole life.” The performance features the magnificent British vocal ensemble VOCES8 on their first Australian tour, and Australian conductor Benjamin Bayl, co-founder of the Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra.

“The singing of VOCES8 is impeccable in its quality of tone and balance. They bring a new dimension to the word ‘ensemble’ with meticulous timing and tuning.” — Gramophone
Bedourie Rugby League Nines
Date Sat 22nd Jun 2019
The game of brute and fitness will return to The Diamantina after 30 years in Bedourie.

Fans, tourists and locals alike are invited along to the local park, turned ruby league field, to cheer on the 2017 winners of the Bedourie Cup - Brothers Mt Isa.

Want to get amongst the action? Teams of both men and women are encouraged to nominate with prize money of AUD10,000 up for grabs.

Thanks to the QRL, NRL and Queensland Health for their continued support in bringing Healthier Lifestyle Choices to Queensland’s Outback.
Aperture Australia Photography Conference
Date Sat 22nd Jun 2019 to Sun 23rd Jun 2019
Aperture Australia is the annual conference to attend if you’re committed to sharpening your craft and connections as a photographer – whether amateur or professional.

Held over one intensive weekend in the heart of Sydney, those on the guest list can access firsthand advice from influential and iconic photographers who have made waves with their work internationally. Ray Martin is back again to host the event as well as lead the thought-provoking and inspiring speaker panel discussions.

Aperture’s featured photographers will showcase the raw stories behind their most iconic shots to inspire your own approach to the profession. Keep up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technology through workshops, break-out sessions, trade stalls, and equipment tech-talks.

Speakers include:
Ami Vitale - Nat Geo Photojournalist
Jasin Boland - Film Stills Photographer
Christian Fletcher - Landscape Photography Icon
Tamara Dean - Digital Photographic Artist
Ray Collins - Oceanic Photographer
Stephen Dupont - Conflict Photojournalist

In just two days, attendees are surrounded by more industry expertise, enthusiasm and unrivalled networking opportunities than they’ll likely find in an entire year.
BeachCare Activity Day - Tugun
Date Sat 22nd Jun 2019
Come along to your local beach and make a positive impact by participating in some dune regeneration activities. BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline.

BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in the events; no experience necessary. It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
Absolutely 80's
Date Sat 22nd Jun 2019
June 22, Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-Men) Scott Cairns (Kids in the Kitchen) and Dale Ryder (Boom Crash Opera) bring the Absolutely 80's to Lennox Head. So bring out those bubble gum jeans, jelly bean shoes and big hair styles, because you're dead set in for a treat.
Ball Park Music – Good Good Mood Tour
Date Sat 22nd Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their 'Good Good Mood Tour', taking their latest album 'Good Mood' and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.

2018 was a tremendous year for Ball Park Music. Their fifth record 'Good Mood' debuted at #6 on the ARIA chart and received ARIA Award nominations for Best Cover Art, Best Producer and Best Engineer. triple j listeners voted it their #1 album of 2018 in triple j’s Album Poll. The euphoric single ‘Exactly How You Are’ landed at #18 on triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017 and ’The Perfect Life Does Not Exist’ came in at #39 on Hottest 100 of 2018.

Their national tour with San Cisco saw them play the biggest venues of their career, taking on hometown venue the Riverstage, Big Top in Sydney, Fremantle Arts Centre and selling out Festival Hall in Melbourne. Regional fans, don’t miss this unforgettable live show when it comes to town.
BADexperiences: Multimedia Drawing Workshop with Kellie O'Dempsey
Date Sat 22nd Jun 2019 to Sat 20th Jul 2019
Prepare to draw outside the lines, as performance and installation artist Kellie O’Dempsey leads a multimedia workshop, where participants become creators, exploring the process of drawing into projection as they experiment with cinematic collage.

Workshop is suitable for all levels of experience.
BABBA - Australia's Premier ABBA Show In Concert
Date Sat 22nd Jun 2019
BABBA is the most exciting and musically accurate tribute to ABBA in the world. In a spellbinding performance of all the hits, BABBA takes you on a musical journey that will have you on your feet uncontrollably.

Since 1994 BABBA have performed all over Australia , Asia and New Zealand to sold out audiences and rave reviews. Benny, Bjorn, Agnetha and Frida have returned (with the help of a cryogenic freezer and some cosmetic surgery) to transport you back to the 70s with a show full of humour, great costumes, Swedish accents and fun-filled dance floor action.

With spine tingling harmonies and a band that will rock your socks off, BABBA is simply the best night out in town.

Doors Open: 8:00pm, showtime: 8:30pm. Theatre style seating. Two x 50 minute sets. Dancing encouraged.

Wheelchair facilities available, please email to purchase tickets.
2019 Holden State of Origin Game II Perth
Date Sun 23rd Jun 2019
For the first time ever Holden State of Origin is coming to Perth in 2019! Be there to witness the spectacular tries and exploding passions of Australia’s greatest sporting rivalry as Rugby League's biggest stars go head-to-head in Perth at Optus Stadium on June 23, 2019!

Optus Stadium, is a multi-purpose world-class venue with a 'fans first' commitment. This has resulted in an innovative design, ensuring an exceptional event atmosphere and home ground advantage that can only be experienced by being there.

The stadium roof will cover 85 per cent of seats, the most coverage of any open-air stadium in Australia and also includes the widest range of seating and hospitality options of any stadium in Australia.

Getting there is easy, you can catch the train to the new six-platform Optus Stadium Station, walk there via the newly opened Matagarup Bridge or catch a bus direct to the Perth Stadium Bus Station in the Stadium Park.

Tickets are on sale now! Get in quick.
Baroque Oboe - Melbourne Recital Centre
Date Sun 23rd Jun 2019
With its lucid, penetrating tone, the oboe captivates the ear and touches the heart. Australia’s greatest oboe star, Diana Doherty, joins MCO for oboe masterpieces from the Italian Baroque by Vivaldi and Albinoni, with a new double concerto by popular Melbourne composer Joe Chindamo.
Bayside Chamber Orchestra - Blazing Beaumaris Beauty
Date Sun 23rd Jun 2019
You will be delighted by Bayside Chamber Orchestra's Winter concert in Beaumaris.

Featuring an ensemble of professional and local amateur musicians, the Bayside Chamber Orchestra players have a passion for chamber music.

Performers include: W.A. Mozart - Serenade for Winds in B flat, G. Jacob - Old Wind In New Bottles, O. Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances Suite no 1. and C. Jenkins - Palladio for Strings.

This wonderful program is proudly supported by Bayside City Council.
a Boutique Life design market CLARE
Date Sun 23rd Jun 2019
A Boutique Life design market is looking forward to bringing you loads of gorgeous South Australian products on Sunday June 23rd, 2019. Indoors and in one large and welcoming venue, come and discover what locals are designing and making to enhance your homes, body, lifestyle and wardrobes!
Jewellery, Fashion, Homewares and Art - we can't wait to share it all with you!


Sunday June 23rd
10am-3pm
FREE Entry
Clare Town Hall
229 Main North Rd Clare

Loads of free parking
Great fresh food and beverages for brunch, lunch or to take home for dinner.

See you there!
Ball Park Music – Good Good Mood Tour
Date Sun 23rd Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their 'Good Good Mood Tour', taking their latest album 'Good Mood' and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.

2018 was a tremendous year for Ball Park Music. Their fifth record 'Good Mood' debuted at #6 on the ARIA chart and received ARIA Award nominations for Best Cover Art, Best Producer and Best Engineer. triple j listeners voted it their #1 album of 2018 in triple j’s Album Poll. The euphoric single ‘Exactly How You Are’ landed at #18 on triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017 and ’The Perfect Life Does Not Exist’ came in at #39 on Hottest 100 of 2018.

Their national tour with San Cisco saw them play the biggest venues of their career, taking on hometown venue the Riverstage, Big Top in Sydney, Fremantle Arts Centre and selling out Festival Hall in Melbourne. Regional fans, don’t miss this unforgettable live show when it comes to town.
Bald Archy Art Exhibition: Leura Blue Mountains
Date Mon 24th Jun 2019
Created in 1994 as a spoof of that more serious competition, the Bald Archy Prize provides artists of all styles and standards with a genuine opportunity, ranging from the hilarious to the bizarrely vulgar, to create portrait paintings of humour, dark satire, light comedy or caricature.

This year's winning painting was James Brennan's portrait of artist and comedian Anh Do.

Winning subjects over the years have included Kerry Packer, Amanda Vanstone, Edmund Capon, Shane Warne, Dame Edna Everage, John Howard and Pauline Hanson, Robbie and Gai Waterhouse, Rupert Murdoch, Jeff Kennett, Cardinal George Pell, Tony Abbott, and Ian Thorpe.

Now known internationally as the only art competition in the world to be judged by a sulphur-crested cockatoo named Maude, the satirical side of this event has its basis in the irreverent, larrikin Australian comic comment, with great appeal to people from all walks of life, the reason why the exhibition of finalists keeps breaking attendance records wherever it is shown.

Celebrating its 25th, the exhibition is being brought to the Blue Mountains' by Dr Jerry Schwartz, the owner of the Fairmont Resort and Leura Golf Course.
Angels at Work: Hats, Heels and Sparkling High Tea
Date Mon 24th Jun 2019
The ANZ Angels at Work Hats Heels and Sparkling High Tea is being held at the Sage Hotel in support of the Leukaemia Foundation.

For the third year running this much-loved event will raise funds to help fund local community services provided by the Leukaemia Foundation. The attendees will enjoy 2.5 hours of sparkling wine, a chef’s selection of high tea delicacies and unlimited loose leaf teas and espresso, all while overlooking the spectacular Wollongong ForeShore and shining in Hats and Heels.

The High Tea has become signature event of the Angels at Work event across the Illawarra region, and is all thanks to the initiative and efforts of local Vi Blazevska, a long term supporter of the Leukaemia Foundation and blood cancer survivor, her colleague Ioanna Alexopoulos and their hardworking angels.



This year’s Sparkling High Tea will take place from 1pm to 3.30pm at the Sage Hotel, Wollongong, there is still time to book a table but places are limited! Tickets can be bought via Eventbrite.

Asia Pacific Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition 2019
Date Mon 24th Jun 2019 to Fri 28th Jun 2019
Held annually, the Turfgrass Conference and Trade Exhibition is the largest Turf Education Conference and Trade Exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere, showcasing the latest in Turf management machinery, equipment, research, technology and products.
A Little Lunch Music: Zane and Jy-Perry Banks
Date Thu 27th Jun 2019
Longing to spend your lunch hour device-free and served with a slice of serenity?

Drop in for City Recital Hall’s long running series of lunchtime concerts, A Little Lunch Music. Each concert is an hour of musical escapism performed by some of Australia’s best artists. Take your pick from one (or all!) of 12 events in 2019, and return to the rest of your day feeling uplifted and inspired.

Multi-instrumental virtuosos and brothers Dr Zane Banks and Jy-Perry Banks will explore the tradition of stringed southern music in this lunchtime concert. They will perform a cross-section of twentieth century American folk music, spanning the genres of bluegrass, old-timey, delta blues, honky-tonk, electric blues, jazz and rockabilly, presented on acoustic guitar, banjo, electric guitar and pedal steel.

Feel free to bring your lunch into the auditorium. Their Lobby Bar is stocked with a range of light meal options or you can bring your own.
A Little Night Music
Date Thu 27th Jun 2019 to Sat 6th Jul 2019
Capturing the uncertainties of love with playfulness and heartbreaking accuracy, A Little Night Music resonates with bittersweet wisdom, and speaks to us all.

From the romance of the night waltzes to the wistful Send in the Clowns, music theatre lovers will rejoice the return of one of Sondheim’s most beloved and sophisticated musicals.

Get ready to fall in love with some magical night music as Victorian Opera welcomes a cast of musical theatre, cabaret and opera stars, headed by Ali McGregor, Simon Gleeson, Nancye Hayes, Samuel Dundas, Verity Hunt-Ballard and Alinta Chidzey.
Alice Springs Beanie Festival
Date Fri 28th Jun 2019 to Mon 1st Jul 2019
The Alice Springs Beanie Festival is a community event that began in 1997, with a ‘beanie party’ organised by Adi Dunlop. In the early years, the festival was run by a group of friends including Pamela Bladon, Merran Hughes and Jo Nixon on a volunteer basis. The core group has slowly grown into a committed band of beanie-ologists. We know our beanies!
The festival was organised to sell beanies crocheted by Aboriginal women in remote communities. It has grown into a fun event where Aboriginal and non- Aboriginal artists share their culture and exhibit together.
The festival is unique because of its community participation and unique ties with local Aboriginal organisations. The festival aims to develop Aboriginal women’s textiles, promote womens’ culture and the beanie as a regional art form, as well as promote handmade textile arts.
ADFAS lecture: Japanese Architecture and Design
Date Fri 28th Jun 2019
Adrian Boddy a renowned lecturer and photographer will talk about the Japanese subtly changing stylistic traditions.

This lecture conveys the overall form and structure of houses, temples and shrines, their finely resolved details and natural finishes and links with the landscape.

Supper is included in the price to be served after the lecture in the Art Gallery.

All About Country Scott Dann and Renae Joy Friday Dinner and Show
Date Fri 28th Jun 2019
Outback Queensland's leading Dinner and Show venue Club Boutique Hotel Cunnamulla serves up amazing local produce and international artists to travellers and locals.

All About Country features artists Allan Jackson, Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash, George Strait, Shania Twain, Faith Hill, Connie Francis and Patsy Cline delivering Country at its best.

Whether your destination is Cunnamulla or you're travelling the fresh flavours from their Australian menu coupled with dynamic entertainers Scott Dann and Renae Joy will delight all your senses.

Take advantage of this great value night and with the savings from pre booking you'll have spare cash to enjoy other experiences.

Meeting the locals and other travellers offers a unique opportunity to experience local culture and engage with others. This is particularly beneficial when in a vehicle together for long periods or if you're alone.

To receive their free value offer that includes drink on arrival and entrée share plates for the table be sure to pre book by the cut off date advertised.

You won't need to worry about drinking and driving as a free door to door shuttle is available so you can relax and enjoy the show. Accommodation packages are also available.
Ball Park Music – Good Good Mood Tour
Date Fri 28th Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their 'Good Good Mood Tour', taking their latest album 'Good Mood' and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.

2018 was a tremendous year for Ball Park Music. Their fifth record 'Good Mood' debuted at #6 on the ARIA chart and received ARIA Award nominations for Best Cover Art, Best Producer and Best Engineer. triple j listeners voted it their #1 album of 2018 in triple j’s Album Poll. The euphoric single ‘Exactly How You Are’ landed at #18 on triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017 and ’The Perfect Life Does Not Exist’ came in at #39 on Hottest 100 of 2018.

Their national tour with San Cisco saw them play the biggest venues of their career, taking on hometown venue the Riverstage, Big Top in Sydney, Fremantle Arts Centre and selling out Festival Hall in Melbourne. Regional fans, don’t miss this unforgettable live show when it comes to town.
All Shook Up With the Stray Dogs
Date Fri 28th Jun 2019
Step aboard that night train to Memphis for some rambunctious rockabilly and vintage rock n roll from the hip shakin' Stray Dogs Quartet. Don't miss out!
Alpha Races
Date Sat 29th Jun 2019
Alpha Jockey Club Inc. presents the Alpha Community Cup. The day will include a six race programme, Fashions on the Field, full catering facilities on the day/night, On Site Bookies, Children's Entertainment, Live Entertainment, Over Night Camping and Sunday Morning Recovery Breakfast.
BeachCare North Burleigh
Date Sat 29th Jun 2019
BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline. BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in their events; no experience necessary! It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
BeachCare Activity Day - North Burleigh
Date Sat 29th Jun 2019
Come along to your local beach and make a positive impact by participating in some dune regeneration activities. BeachCare is a community group facilitated by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management in partnership with the City of Gold Coast. Activities such as planting native dune species, removing invasive weeds and collecting and auditing beach litter work towards stabilising the dunes, providing habitat for native species and protecting the coastline.

BeachCare welcomes everyone to participate in the events; no experience necessary. It is compulsory to wear enclosed footwear to be able to participate. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and wear sun smart clothing. All equipment and refreshments are supplied. See you on the dunes!
Adventurethon Townsville
Date Sat 29th Jun 2019 to Sun 30th Jun 2019
In line with popular demand, Townsville returns to the standard Adventurethon Format again.

Gear up for a full on, three discipline, race to test your stamina on the waters and tracks around Pallarenda. Not just an event for the elite athletes, Adventurethon also caters to the whole family from juniors to first-time​ adults and those seeking a bit more of a challenge. Paddle, run and ride courses are designed to provide you with the best experiences of the location and to throw in a little adventure
3D Copper Foil Box - Tiffany Style Stained Glass Workshop
Date Sat 29th Jun 2019 to Sun 30th Jun 2019
In this two day workshop learn the traditional skill of creating a copper foil box in the Tiffany style that can to be used and passed down for generations.

You will receive a delicious lunch and afternoon tea on the first day from Home Grown on Piper, a cafe on Pipers Street, Kyneton, who specialise in locally grown, organic produce and cater to all food preferences. Students are generally complete in time to go for a late lunch on day two.

In the course you will choose your pattern, your tutor will go over the different aspects of glass selection, utilising not only colour but transparency and texture to create depth and interest in your finished piece. After copper foiling your pieces you will solder your box together and add a hinge and apply a finish.

Leadlight By Ettore has over 40 years experience in all forms of Glass Arts and are proud to be a multi-generational family business, in the Macedon Ranges. Ettore believes in the importance of preserving the rare trade of Leadlighting as well as teaching a broader range of glass arts to over 70 students a week in Kyneton, Victoria.
Ball Park Music – Good Good Mood Tour
Date Sat 29th Jun 2019
Ball Park Music have announced their 'Good Good Mood Tour', taking their latest album 'Good Mood' and favourite hits to regional towns and cities all around Australia. Joining them on the road will be indie singer-songwriters Tia Gostelow and Butternut Sweetheart.

2018 was a tremendous year for Ball Park Music. Their fifth record 'Good Mood' debuted at #6 on the ARIA chart and received ARIA Award nominations for Best Cover Art, Best Producer and Best Engineer. triple j listeners voted it their #1 album of 2018 in triple j’s Album Poll. The euphoric single ‘Exactly How You Are’ landed at #18 on triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2017 and ’The Perfect Life Does Not Exist’ came in at #39 on Hottest 100 of 2018.

Their national tour with San Cisco saw them play the biggest venues of their career, taking on hometown venue the Riverstage, Big Top in Sydney, Fremantle Arts Centre and selling out Festival Hall in Melbourne. Regional fans, don’t miss this unforgettable live show when it comes to town.
50th Vintage Launch
Date Sat 29th Jun 2019
Half a century of winemaking is a cause for celebration!

So come and celebrate this ‘not to be missed’ occasion with them; a milestone in Hunter winemaking, Hungerford Hill's 50th Vintage Lunch!

Located at the renowned two-hatted Muse Dining, showcasing the best of fresh local produce with an emphasis on seasonality and quality, together with surprise entertainment!
BADexperiences: Empty Lamps
Date Sun 30th Jun 2019
Brighten up your day with a lamp-making workshop by Empty Lamps designer Murray Thorpe.

Learn how to construct, join and finish your very own wooden lamp based on Murray’s signature collection, using Tasmanian Oak and recycled timbers.

The best bit? Thorpe will wire up your new design, so you can take it home to enjoy.
Becky Lucas - Um, Support Me?!
Date Sun 30th Jun 2019
Becky Lucas brings her SELL-OUT Comedy Festival show "Um, Support Me?!" to the Comedy Lounge Perth for 1 night only.

Hello, I’m Becky, and I’m a 29-year-old woman, which means I’m passionate about two things: getting every surface of the bathroom incredibly wet and blaming my mood and behaviour on the moon.

In the past year I filmed a bunch of stuff for Comedy Central, did the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala, filmed a pilot for the ABC, performed my solo show at the Sydney Opera House as part of the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival as well as some other stuff.

I also got banned from Twitter for making a joke about chopping the Prime Minister’s head off, which is ridiculous because honestly, I don’t even have the time! I have a friggin’ show to perform! Anyway, um, support me?!
Anna Bolena at the Sydney Opera House
Date Tue 2nd Jul 2019 to Fri 26th Jul 2019
No trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to its most famous building. And the best thing to do when you visit the Sydney Opera House is to come inside and see an opera performance.

Henry VIII has grown tired of his second wife, Anne Boleyn, and is seeing her lady-in-waiting, Jane Seymour, in secret.

He plots to remove his wife from the throne, and tries to trap her by inviting the man she once loved back to court.

In this brutal world, can Anne’s innocence outweigh the King’s determination to be rid of her?
Beethoven Symphony No.5
Date Wed 3rd Jul 2019 to Mon 8th Jul 2019
The extrovert virtuosity of violinist Vadim Gluzman and the sound he draws from his legendary Stradivarius violin is ‘a glory to hear’ (SMH), perfect for the angular lyricism and high energy of composer Prokofiev’s enticing Violin Concerto No.2. The concerto comes from the same era as Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet ballet music and has a similar playful and melodious spirit. Designed to dazzle, it shows off a virtuoso violinist’s abilities to thrilling effect.

The shock and awe of Beethoven’s Fifth continues to resonate to this day. The extraordinary Xian Zhang conducts this ultimate symbol of symphonic power with her unique ‘dynamism, agility and precision’.

Fate knocks three times at the beginning of Verdi’s ferocious overture to The Force of Destiny, one of the greatest moments in all opera.

Hear the Sydney Symphony Orchestra conducted by the first woman to hold a titled post with a BBC orchestra and current Music Director of the New Jersey Symphony, Xian Yang.
A Taste of Broome
Date Thu 4th Jul 2019 to Thu 5th Sep 2019
A Taste of Broome (ATOB) is a multi-arts performance, cuisine and culture- based project focused on the unique Indigenous multiculturalism within Broome and surrounding communities.

Held once a month over Broome’s peak tourism season, it combines the performing arts mediums of dance and music with film and storytelling to tell the story of the region through a dynamic and rich production that celebrates its history. Combined with arts, crafts and cuisine, a set designer is brought in to turn the venue into a miniature old Broome, evoking an era long gone through the sights, sounds and smells of the past. ATOB involves local individuals, families and businesses giving them an opportunity to promote their services and products through performance, food, arts, crafts and production.

The 2019 show will see doors to the 680-capacity Goolarri Amphitheatre open at 5.30pm, with guests browsing stalls, purchasing food and being ushered to their VIP or General seats by their staff for 90-minute music and picture show.
Alice Springs Show
Date Fri 5th Jul 2019 to Sat 6th Jul 2019
Join in the fun and excitement of a large rural show.

The Alice Springs Show is a traditional rural show with a very close association with the regional cattle stations, and is based on agricultural produce, livestock and craft. The show encompasses business displays, competitions, photographic, cooking and other contests and outback sporting events. It also brings the rides, attractions and sideshow alley offered at the big capital city shows to delight all children and families. Treat yourself to a dagwood dog, a bag of fairy floss, a jam doughnut or some fresh strawberries and cream.

The Alice Springs Show finishes with a giant fireworks display.
Bedourie Campdraft, Rodeo, Gymkhana and Bronco Branding
Date Fri 5th Jul 2019 to Sun 7th Jul 2019
Perched on a sand dune and surrounded by Eyre Creek, soak up all the action and speed of the country’s best horse, bike and bull riders in Bedourie.

A township home to 120 locals and is appropriately named to reference a ‘dust storm’, stand ringside with hundreds, who flock to appreciate precision, agility and tight teamwork at it’s very best.
Acoustic Guitar Spectacular
Date Fri 5th Jul 2019
A highly anticipated annual event, the Acoustic Guitar Spectacular brings together a hand-picked group of internationally recognised acoustic guitarists from across the globe.

This series of very special concerts is hosted by internationally acclaimed Brisbane guitarist Michael Fix, who will be joined by YouTube sensation, Italian virtuoso Luca Stricagnoli (his first visit to Australia) and Roots/Rock multi-instrumentalist Minnie Marks.

The concerts are structured so that each player will feature as solo artists, as well as performing as an ensemble, allowing plenty of opportunity for spontaneity and improvisation. Three players with such diverse musical backgrounds presents amazing possibilities, and incredible variety for audiences.

Each guitarist is known for their ability to entertain, and each present their unique music with a view to engage and delight audiences with stories, songs, and humour, (as well as fretboard fireworks!), making it a performance aimed for all people, not just ‘guitar aficionados’.

This is a rare opportunity to see such a wealth of amazing musical talent on the one stage. In particular, it’s a unique chance to see one of the international young stars of the global acoustic guitar scene.
Aberdeen Highland Games
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019
The annual Aberdeen Highland Games take place on first weekend in July each year and are run in conjunction with the Scottish Australia Heritage Council's Heritage Week.

During the day a number of events take place together with stalls providing food and Scottish / Celtic displays all of which represent traditional Celtic culture and recreation. The games are a gathering of pipe bands, Clans, dancers, heavy event participants, state and interstate tug-of-war teams from Sydney and regional New South Wales to help celebrate the Scottish / Celtic history of the Upper Hunter. There are a number of novelty events for children.

Following the excitement of the Highland Games a traditional Scottish Ceilidh is held in the evening. The English Dictionary defines a ceilidh (pronounced kay-lee) as "an informal social gathering, with songs, story-telling, music and dancing". The Ceilidh is always a great night out where everyone is welcome.

Visit the web site for further details.

A traditional Kirkin of the tartan service is held on the Sunday morning.
Batemans Bay Antiques and Collectibles Fair
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019 to Sun 7th Jul 2019
Set in beautiful Batemans Bay in the unspoilt New South Wales south coast, the Batemans Bay Antiques and Collectible Fair is a must.

Be seduced by the variety of antiques and collectibles from a large number of Australia's dealers. Enjoy delicious meals and refreshments while you buy, sell or trade.
Abbey of the Roses - Christmas in July
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019 to Sat 27th Jul 2019
Christmas In July dinners at the Abbey Country House Manor, have become a popular annual event in Warwick.

They are held every Saturday night plus last two Friday nights in July and include a three course set dinner, three hour beverage package, Christmas trivia, secret Santa and it nearly always snows at the famous Christmas in July Dinners.



Accommodation is limited so book early to stay at this boutique hotel in Warwick.

Warwick Jumpers in Jazz festival is the last two weekends and there is a two night minimum stay these nights.

Bathurst Winter Festival
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019 to Sun 21st Jul 2019
A showcase of all that is vibrant, creative and unique in the region, this magical winter event sees building come alive through static and interactive illuminations that transform historic architecture and everyday spaces into unique wonderlands.

Rug up in the Winter Playground with the open air ice rink and giant ferris wheel and enjoy the weekend feature nights of local food and drink, twilight markets, food trucks, mulled wine and entertainment from midday into the crisp evening.

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9am to 9pm.
Barrel Wine Tasting Weekend
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019 to Sun 7th Jul 2019
Barrel halls are usually guarded treasures but on the weekend of the 6 and 7 July you will get to visit sacred barrel halls throughout the Bendigo region and indulge in wine barrel alchemy. Winemakers will throw open the doors of their barrel halls and take you inside the sacred walls to taste wine straight from the barrel. You will meet the winemakers and uncover the mystery and romance of winemaking.

If you fall in love with a certain drop, be sure to check with the winemaker about a pre-release purchase at a special price. The wineries will be listed here soon so visit us again, and join us on Instagram and Facebook for upcoming event details.
Australian Pole Sports Championships
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019 to Sun 7th Jul 2019
Welcome to a brand new Australian sporting event, proudly born in Cairns: Australia’s inaugural World Pole Sports Championships (WPSC) qualifying event, taking place at the new Cairns Basketball Stadium.



Pole is one of the fastest growing sports on the planet.

This inaugural competition will be open to all Australian pole sports athletes and athletes from countries that don’t have a WPSC qualifying event, including New Zealand and most Asian countries.



Includes male and female categories from ages six to masters 50 years and above, with a para-pole sports division for people with disabilities.

It is the only avenue for Australian pole athletes to win the opportunity to represent their country. This is an Australian first and will showcase this exciting and unique sport to the community for free

The Australian Pole Sports Federation is a not-for-profit sporting organisation, founded by a passionate group of elite Cairns pole sports athletes in 2017.

Together with the International Pole Sports Federation, they are pushing towards are their end goal: Olympic inclusion; they are half way there.

Come to see an amazing athletic spectacle, inclusive of all genders, ages and abilities; an Australian first and future Olympic sport.

500 Miles of Music - Wombat Flat
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019
500 Miles of Music - Wombat Flat to William Creek, our inaugural roadshow entertaining a huge chunk of rural South Australia for one magic week in July 2019. The Tour has been designed to showcase some of Australia’s BEST musical talent to local audiences, as well as SA and interstate tourists heading up to Birdsville for the annual Big Red Bash. Come along to one show or join us for the entire week-long tour!
APPI Ghost Hunt
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019 to Sun 7th Jul 2019
With great success from year the APPI Ghost Hunters are once again holding a tour in search of lost souls at Roseleigh the Witchery.

Join them as they search throughout the property.

Tour begins at 9pm. Rose and Willow Restaurant open from 6pm.

Accommodation available.Please contact APPI Ghost Hunts for tickets for the tour and Roseleigh the Witchery for accommodation and Restaurant bookings.

Arts and Artisan Craft Winter School
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019 to Sun 14th Jul 2019
Visit Buderim and share the delights of making art for 9 days.

Join them at the Buderim Craft Cottage Winter School of Arts and Artisan Crafts.

"Hands-on" Master classes and Beginners classes in seven art and artisan craft fields. An opportunity for established artists to expand their repertoire and for aspiring artists to explore their creative urges.

On offer is a nine day programme of intensive tuition in small groups, arranged by Buderim Craft Cottage.

The Winter School comprises 14 one-or two-day classes. It will be held at the Cottage’s beautiful complex of artist workshop spaces on the Sunshine Coast.

Applications open online at 9am on 1 March 2019. Class numbers are restricted, and places are allocated in order of application lodgement. You may apply to participate in one or more classes.

The Cottage has engaged some of Australia's most accomplished fine artists and artisan craftspersons to conduct the classes, which will follow a “hands-on” workshop format.
The Winter School is a biennial event run by the Cottage since 2011.

Details, including explanation of the workshops, tutor details and costs are on the Buderim Craft Cottage website.

500 Miles of Music - Quorn
Date Sun 7th Jul 2019
500 Miles of Music - Wombat Flat to William Creek, our inaugural roadshow entertaining a huge chunk of rural South Australia for one magic week in July 2019. The Tour has been designed to showcase some of Australia’s BEST musical talent to local audiences, as well as SA and interstate tourists heading up to Birdsville for the annual Big Red Bash. Come along to one show or join us for the entire week long tour!
Barossa Burn @ Whistler Wines
Date Sun 7th Jul 2019
Every year as winter well and truly sets in, old vines are pruned to make way for new growth. The cuttings are then burnt in large bonfires, part of the annual cycle of running a vineyard.

To celebrate this occasion, we're inviting you join us for our inaugural Barossa Burn event!

A rather large bonfire will take centre stage for the day, with plenty of smaller fires scattered around to keep you toasty.

Caterer, coffee vendor and live musician will all be confirmed closer to the date.

As always, Whistler Wines will be available all day to purchase by the bottle or glass!

Sunday, July 7th from 10.30AM-5PM

Bookings not required, we recommend getting in early to secure your spot!

BYO chairs

**NO BYO food, alcohol or dogs**
Aladdin Jr - Sunshine Coast Youth Theatre
Date Sun 7th Jul 2019
All your wishes will come true when Disney’s all time classic musical takes to The Event Centre stage these winter holidays.

From the company that brought you Legally Blonde Jr, Sunshine Coast Youth Theatre is back this July with Aladdin Jr! A cast of 50 talented performers, all under the age of 18, will bring to life Disney’s beloved musical.

This value-for-money production will delight young and old, featuring Disney’s all time favourite characters Aladdin, Jasmine & the Genie!

So grab your magic carpet, make a wish, and come and experience a whole new world with SCYT these holidays!
Aladdin Jr
Date Sun 7th Jul 2019
All your wishes will come true when Disney’s all time classic musical takes to The Event Centre stage these winter holidays.

From the company that brought you Legally Blonde Jr, Sunshine Coast Youth Theatre is back this July with Aladdin Jr! A cast of 50 talented performers, all under the age of 18, will bring to life Disney’s beloved musical. This value-for-money production will delight young and old, featuring Disney’s all time favourite characters Aladdin, Jasmine & the Genie!

So grab your magic carpet, make a wish, and come and experience a whole new world with SCYT these holidays!
AFL - North Melbourne vs St Kilda
Date Sun 7th Jul 2019
North Melbourne take on the St Kilda LIVE at Blundstone Arena.
Kids go FREE! Kids under 15 receive FREE general admission tickets to North’s game against the GIANTS. Terms and conditions apply.
Beethoven’s Fifth
Date Sun 7th Jul 2019
Those first four notes. Three short, one long. Instantly, classical music was atomised, the symphonic form stripped down and readied for an upgrade and a fresh install. Music from a little over two hundred years ago doesn’t get any more primal than this. No wonder it’s the most famous single moment in Western classical music; the point of arrival for every aspiring orchestral player. You haven’t really done the repertoire in earnest until you’ve played Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.

The second Sydney Youth Orchestra concert for 2019 sees the organisation’s Flagship band take on this major artwork in Western culture in what promises to be a revelatory performance under Chief Conductor Alexander Briger. For many in the Orchestra, this will be a moment of first exposure to the Fifth in its complex entirety; the music being as new to them as it was to a bewildered audience in a Viennese theatre back in 1808.

Before Beethoven’s groundbreaking arc of psychodrama, the SYO brings you the portrait of a simpler, more serene world in the orchestral suite from Aaron Copland’s ballet from 1944, Appalachian Spring.
500 Miles of Music - Blinman
Date Mon 8th Jul 2019
500 Miles of Music - Wombat Flat to William Creek, our inaugural roadshow entertaining a huge chunk of rural South Australia for one magic week in July 2019. The Tour has been designed to showcase some of Australia’s BEST musical talent to local audiences, as well as SA and interstate tourists heading up to Birdsville for the annual Big Red Bash. Come along to one show or join us for the entire week long tour!
Arts, Crafts and Quilts - Annual Exhibition
Date Wed 10th Jul 2019
The annual Clarence River Arts Festival will include displays of fine art, patchwork and quilting, creative needlework, fabric and fibre design, jewellery and photography.

There will also be a number of daily demonstrations and crafts stalls.



Entry forms for all sections will be available from Ferry Park Gallery or you can download them from the web site, where you will find more information and up to date news on the latest things happening around the Lower Clarence Arts and Crafts Association. You can also follow them on Facebook.

So put the date into your diary so you don't double book the weekend. Please visit the Lower Clarence Arts and Crafts Association's website for further details and entry forms.

500 Miles of Music - William Creek
Date Wed 10th Jul 2019 to Thu 11th Jul 2019
500 Miles of Music - Wombat Flat to William Creek, our inaugural roadshow entertaining a huge chunk of rural South Australia for one magic week in July 2019. The Tour has been designed to showcase some of Australia’s BEST musical talent to local audiences, as well as SA and interstate tourists heading up to Birdsville for the annual Big Red Bash. Come along to one show or join us for the entire week long tour!
Bello Winter Music
Date Thu 11th Jul 2019 to Mon 15th Jul 2019
The acclaimed Bello Winter Music festival uses existing infrastructure within picturesque township of Bellingen, reinforcing the community vibe and reflecting the sustainability consciousness of the organisers.

It also runs Bellingen LeaF – a sustainability focused program, and organisers are also very passionate about the Youth Mentorship program, where young aspiring musicians are given the opportunity to be mentored by selected artists appearing on the bill, and to then perform as a part of the festival lineup.

Bello Winter Music is dedicated to programming an exciting and eclectic mix of new and emerging artists - local, national and international, while showcasing everything that Bellingen has to offer.
Bastille French Festival
Date Thu 11th Jul 2019 to Sun 14th Jul 2019
Food Wine Art Revolution - The French Way.

Bastille Festival Sydney is held over four exciting days in July. This world-class cultural experience spans both sides of Circular Quay and they’re also bringing the food, wine and art revolution to The Rocks - best of all it’s completely free to explore and family-friendly too.

It's a Feast'ival.

Bastille Festival Sydney is renowned for its delicious, authentic French cuisine.

It's a Wine Journey.

Seven of the top French wine regions will be represented at the festival.

A crowd-favourite from last year’s festival, the Electro Beer Garden, is back in East Circular Quay. This popular outdoor bar pairs premium craft beers with live electro-swing beats, in a neon and faux grass wonderland.

The festival also offers a spectacular Cabaret Show, great concerts, fire shows and dance performances.

Adelaide Beer and BBQ Festival 2019
Date Fri 12th Jul 2019 to Sun 14th Jul 2019
The biggest ever showcase of South Australian, Australian and international beer and cider in the state with 80+ exhibitors under the one roof. Together with some of South Australia's, Australia's and International best chefs cooking up a BBQ storm.

With the biggest lineup yet including the largest and most diverse selection of brewers, cider makers, chefs and bands!
Australian Art Deco Festival Leeton
Date Fri 12th Jul 2019 to Sun 14th Jul 2019
Celebrating the culture of the interwar period in the food bowl of Australia - 1920's and 30's, a new regional event for the calendar.

Prohibition Parties, Speakeasy's Music and Dancing. Experience the depression dinners and perhaps also Gatsby Gala's.

An Art Deco era Film festival for the whole family, and exhibitions of fashion and technology as it was! Main Street Festival event will showcase vintage and Art Deco food, wares and collectibles mixed in with a host of children's entertainment and family photo opportunities - get dressed up and enjoy the atmosphere.

A View from the Bridge
Date Fri 12th Jul 2019 to Sat 3rd Aug 2019
Arthur Miller’s classic exploration of family and honour in 1950s Brooklyn comes roaring onto the Adelaide stage.

When Italian migrants Marco and Rodolpho arrive on longshoreman Eddie Carbone’s doorstep, Eddie’s connections to his culture and community are put to the test. The personal and the cultural come into conflict as Eddie tries to balance his responsibility to the men with his fierce connection to his wife Beatrice and her niece Catherine. As a tentative romance blossoms between Catherine and Rodolpho, Eddie’s complex web of love, loyalty and dark attraction begins to unravel around him.

A landmark work from one of the greatest playwrights in history, the play burns with Miller’s searing social critique and richly-drawn characters. A View From The Bridge is a timeless classic that is as thrilling and passionately devastating as it has ever been.
Acca Dacca
Date Fri 12th Jul 2019
The AC/DC Story, a three hour plus interactive performance that documents the life and times of one of Australia's finest ever musical exports.

Taking you on a journey from the humble beginnings of the legendary band through the Bon Scott era and the fallout from his death, through to the many highlights with Brian Johnson at the helm, The AC/DC Story succeeds where others have failed through the use of visual mediums such as film clips, interviews, and rare photographs and combines them with a live performance from Accadacca in selected increments, performing songs from each album and adding an authenticity to the show that takes you back to the days when this cheeky group of Aussie underdogs defied all odds to reach the summit of rock and roll.

It is a show that will inform and entertain, with the famous bells from 'Hells Bells' and the cannons from 'For Those About to Rock' making a welcome return. It is an all encompassing spectacular that tells the story of AC/DC with music and allows you to actually feel and enjoy the journey from a unique and rewarding perspective.

See Eventfinda for more information.
AMTC's production of Wicked: the untold story of the witches of Oz
Date Fri 12th Jul 2019 to Sun 21st Jul 2019
The multi (CAT) award winning Albatross Musical Theatre Company's next production is Wicked.
Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students at Shiz University: the blonde and very popular, Glinda and a misunderstood green girl named Elphaba.

Following an encounter with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, their friendship reaches a crossroads and their lives take very different paths. Glinda’s unflinching desire for popularity sees her seduced by power while Elphaba’s determination to remain true to herself, and to those around her, will have unexpected and shocking consequences for her future.
Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

This will be the first major production in 2019 for the Albatross Musical Theatre Company following on from their successful 2018 season.
With a full orchestra in the pit and over fifty in the cast, this show promises to make Witches fly, levitate and of course you can’t go past the magic of theatre.
Wicked is a family musical event not to be missed this July school holidays.
Bastille Festival Sydney 2019
Date Fri 12th Jul 2019 to Sun 14th Jul 2019
Bastille Festival Sydney is a free entry, French cultural celebration of food, wine and art, held annually in Sydney’s Circular Quay and The Rocks, from Thursday, 11 July 2019 to Sunday, 14 July 2019.

French food:
Bastille Festival is renowned for its delicious, authentic French food and incredible French food fusion. More than 100 of the tastiest food stalls leave you to eat your way through breakfast, lunch and dinner over the four-day event.

French wine:
France’s most reputable wine regions will be represented all around the festival. Sip on a variety of more than 32 exquisite french boutique wines directly from France. You can also attend an amazing Wine and Cheese French Feast matching eight sumptuous French Wines with eight stinky, melty french cheeses. (ticketed event)

Art:
The Festival produces over 100 free shows in four days, with Dj, Bands, Circus acts, Cabaret, Magicians, Fire shows, Theatre - all free for all. Another much-loved element returning to the festival is the premiere outdoor cinema experience, Le Cinema, held on Tallawoladah Lawn. Imagine snuggling up in a warm blanket on a fresh winter’s night, seated in a soft deck chair, a warm glass of mulled wine in hand. (ticketed event)
A Centenary Celebration of Ella Fitzgerald - Alison Jiear
Date Fri 12th Jul 2019 to Sat 13th Jul 2019
Following sell-out shows in London, Laurence Olivier Award nominated vocalist Alison Jiear returns to her home country with her phenomenal jazz quartet to perform music made famous by the “First Lady of Song” with a show packed full of iconic standards such as A Tisket A Tasket, Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye, Lady be Good, Hernando’s Hideaway and That ‘Ol Black Magic. One of the greatest voices in cabaret you’ll ever hear, Alison is a class act, and will move you to tears.

Additionally, for one exclusive night on July 11, Alison Jiear joins with musical director Michael Tyack to present their insights into creating and crafting a cabaret show. Working with two emerging Australian cabaret artists on their act and interpretation of material and patter, this is a behind the scenes look at how cabaret is created. Ali’s warm and wonderful sense of humour will shine as she nurtures and inspires the next generation.
41st Annual Gem, Mineral and Jewellery Show
Date Sat 13th Jul 2019 to Sun 14th Jul 2019
See the Campbelltown Lapidary Club's annual Gem, Mineral and Jewellery Show. The exhibition will feature handmade jewellery made from gems and minerals, as well as rough and polished stones and more. All in air-conditioned comfort suitable for all the family. Food and drinks will be available plus a free children's activity.
Abbey Medieval Festival
Date Sat 13th Jul 2019 to Sun 14th Jul 2019
In 2019, the 30th Abbey Medieval Festival brings you and extended program with more engaging personal experiences, more immersive family-fun and more active learning than ever-before.

This spectacular event serves as a vital fund-raiser for the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, in Caboolture, North Brisbane in fulfilling its vision of ‘enriching people’s lives through the stories created from their collection’.

The Middle Ages (5th to 15th century) saw the flowering of art, science and the dawning of the era of exploration.

Through this unique annual celebration, the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology enables visitors across Australia and Queensland to co-create their own medieval experience in a highly engaging and immersive event that is proudly the most authentic in the southern hemisphere.

Re-enactors, musicians and street performers from across Australia join in a dynamic display of life, pageantry and the drama of medieval Europe.

The Festival also includes two banquets, a week of children-focused activities at the ‘Kids Dig It! Medieval Family Fun’ week.

In 2019, you can expect more workshops, more learning and and a special Viking occasion at dusk! Don't miss it.

Bedourie Camel and Pig Races and Camp oven Cook-off
Date Sat 13th Jul 2019
Forget horses as it’s the camels that reign supreme on in Bedourie. Be amongst the hundreds of race goers who converge on the town to watch dozens of camels race in six events, worth a total of more than AUD11,000.

Also amongst the action is pig racing, wood chopping and novelty events like the ‘old farts’ and ‘old boilers’. Plus, enjoying the traditional camp oven cook-off, where you’re invited (free of charge) to bake your very own bread using provided ingredients.

If it happens to be a success (and not a brick) and you wanna take it home… Easy, purchase your own world-famous cast iron camp oven invented in the droving camps of a bygone era just in town.
Barossa. Be Consumed. Sydney
Date Sat 13th Jul 2019
Coming to Sydney this July, Barossa. Be Consumed is your one day, full immersion into all things Barossa!

With over 300 wines from 50+ winemakers on tasting, plus artisan gin from Seppeltsfield Road Distillers, live music, delicious food, coffee from Barossa Coffee Roasters and new ‘Meet the Maker’ sessions where you can talk to some of the region’s best producers about what makes Barossa a special place.

And there's Kegel. Don’t know what Kegel is? Grab a ticket to Be Consumed and find out!

Tickets include a wine glass to take home and all wine tastings.
Anthony Callea
Date Sat 13th Jul 2019
Join this ARIA Award winner, and one of Australia’s finest voices, for an intimate concert experience: Unplugged & Unfiltered. Audiences will be captivated by Anthony’s extraordinary voice and infectious personality in it’s purest form, when he will be joined on stage by piano, guitar and vocals in an intimate setting, performing songs from his 7 albums and more, as well as sharing stories and experiences from his life in and out of music.

It’s been 15 years since hitting the spotlight, followed by national tours, performing for royalty, touring with the likes of Celine Dion and Whitney Houston, number 1 albums, countless TV appearances, Anthony is still at the top of his game with his undeniable flawless vocals.

His most recent studio album, ARIA Number 1 Hits in Symphony (recorded with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra), debuting at #1 on the ARIA album charts in 2017.

This was Anthony’s third album to enter the charts at #1, and sees him join the elite ranks of Australian music royalty – John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes, Keith Urban and The John Butler Trio – as the only Australian artists to have three or more albums debut at #1 on the national ARIA charts.
BADexperiences: Botanical Watercolours with Paper Hands
Date Sat 13th Jul 2019
Channel your inner DIY powers by joining artist and Paper Hands illustrator Holly Neilson in an energetic watercolour workshop that captures her everyday kooky humour.

In this BRISBANE ART DESIGN (BAD) workshop, Holly will guide you through basic watercolour techniques and tips, working up to a botanical watercolour worthy of your lounge wall. Workshop is suitable for all levels of experience.
Bad Moon Rising – Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival
Date Sat 13th Jul 2019
Bad Moon Rising produces a full evening of hits featuring CCRs rootsy and rocking style. The 60’s and 70’s saw Creedence write some of the most memorable tunes which have stood the test of time. This show has been a wonderful showcase for the talents involved and makes for one hell of a night of partying. Songs featured on the night include: Down On The Corner, Proud Mary, Spell On You,Who’ll Stop the Rain, Fortunate Son, I Heard It through the Grapevine, Bad Moon Rising and many more. This is a songbook for young and old.
Australian International Music Festival
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019
The Australian International Music Festival is one of their most popular and best attended events. With an average of 900 to 1300 participants each year they regularly have groups from Australia, China, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore and the USA providing a fantastic musical and cultural experience.

This Music Festival is open to groups of all types but in particular Wind Bands, Orchestra, Choirs and Jazz Bands. As well as performing at the Sydney Opera House, participants will also perform at venues such as the City Recital Hall [affectionately known as Angel Place] and Darling Harbour.

World Projects South Pacific aim to expand your mind with workshops from world class clinicians flown in from around the world and cultural exchanges with other bands most of whom share your passion but speak another language, an experience not to be missed.
Ballina Lions Fun-Run-Walk
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019
Head to Missingham Bridge Reserve to join in the Ballina Lions Fun-Run-Walk. Each year the Ballina Fun-Run-Walk has been growing in popularity. This includes for all skill levels, from elite athletes through to walkers. Many runners who regularly compete in triathlons join in the fun at the Ballina Lions Fun-Run-Walk. A big thanks go to the Ballina Athletics Club, Ballina Little Athletics and the Ballina Triathlon Club who join in the Ballina Lions-Fun-Run each year.

Come along and enjoy the day at Ballina's Fun-Run-Walk. The five and ten kilometre courses are Australian Athletics certified and the course follows the picturesque foreshores of Ballina.
Bastille Day Celebration
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019
Join a fantastic night of French music, Cancan, drinks and food at the Argyle in the Rocks and celebrate the French National Day in style!

The Bastille Day Celebration at the Argyle, in the historic precinct of the Rocks in Sydney is back.

This event is celebrating the French National Day in style and gathers both the French community and the Sydney Francophiles.

With more than 2,000 attendees last year, this event is now a milestone in the French cultural calendar that is not to be missed!
Alliance Française French Film Festival Wagga Wagga
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019
The 12th annual French Film Festival organised by the Alliance Française de Wagga Wagga in conjunction with the Forum 6 Cinemas.

Your chance to see eight just released and well reviewed French films normally only shown in the capital cities.

The festival opens with a celebration of Bastille Day, French Independence Day.
Audi Arrow Experience
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019
Bring your friends and family and join them on the Arrow Experience along the beautiful Red, Blue, Green and Yellow Arrows. This spectacular event is not only a chance to get into the great outdoors, but to help fund raise for your community. Both the short and long courses are fully supported with medics and volunteers. Which one will you choose?

They care for a population of about 270000 people and aim to fund modern equipment, facilities, education, training and research through the provision of support services. Every cent you fund raise goes to its intended cause and makes a difference to healthcare in Far North Queensland. Funds raised from this year's event will go towards the Emergency Department at Cairns Hospital. Just by going for a walk, you can make a difference.
Bastille Day Wine Dinner at Sydney Tower
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019
Come dressed in your best French stripes for the annual 360 Bar and Dining Bastille Day Wine Dinner.

Savour a five course tasting menu crafted by Executive Chef Elton Inglis, perfectly paired with premium French wines.

Held at 360's private event space, Studio Sydney Tower, wine and dine the night away with breathtaking views of the city skyline.
Andrew Pattison's 70th Birthday Bash
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019
Andrew Pattison’s 70th Birthday Concert Party with Dean & Carruthers, Glenn Cardier, Greg Champion, Khtistian Mizzi, Martin Pearson, Paul Wookey, Ross Ryan and more to be announced soon. Andrew Pattison was the founder of Melbourne’s famed Troubadour music venue back in 1978, where he played host to many of Australia’s and the world’s greatest musicians and singer songwriters, people like John Denver, Jesse Winchester, John Hammond, Tom Paxton, Ralph McTell, Eric Bogle, Mike McClellan, etc.
Belgenny Farm Wedding Showcase
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    Experience one of Sydney's truly unique wedding destinations and head on down to Belgenny Farm's Wedding Showcase event!

    Meet wonderful local wedding industry suppliers and sample their Grazing Stations and more!
An Evening with Punch Brothers
Date Sun 14th Jul 2019
Presented by Adelaide Guitar Festival

After flooring audiences in their previous festival appearances, Punch Brothers return to Guitar Festival bringing with them their celebrated new release All Ashore. Released in July 2018 and having won the 2019 Grammy for Folk Album of the year, All Ashore is described as “…an album of rich instrumentation and understated beauty that reveals deeper nuances on each and every listen.” (The Independent)

These icons of American music seamlessly marry the boozy headiness of bluegrass with the spirit of a great rock band, and the virtuosity of a world class chamber ensemble.

"The genius of Thile and bandmates guitar player Chris Eldridge, bassist Paul Kowert, banjo player Noam Pikelny, and fiddler Gabe Witcher is the artistry with which they mix bluegrass, roots, rock, pop, jazz, and classical to create a unique, contemporary sound."
- Rolling Stone
A Little Lunch Music: Dr V's Swing Thing
Date Tue 16th Jul 2019
Longing to spend your lunch hour device-free and served with a slice of serenity?

Drop in for City Recital Hall’s long running series of lunchtime concerts, A Little Lunch Music. Each concert is an hour of musical escapism performed by some of Australia’s best artists. Take your pick from one (or all!) of 12 events in 2019, and return to the rest of your day feeling uplifted and inspired.

Back by popular demand, renowned Sydney-based big-band Dr V’s Swing Thing, directed by ARIA-winning artist Vlad Khusid, takes audiences through a journey of jazz masterpieces with Sydney jazz vocalist Jo Fabro.
ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival
Date Wed 17th Jul 2019 to Sat 20th Jul 2019
The ASPIRE International Youth Music Festival, Queensland’s premiere music festival, is a competition on a new level; attracting world-renowned adjudicators from across the globe and appealing to the best young musicians internationally.

Taking place in the Gold Coast in July 2019, ASPIRE presents an unparalleled opportunity for young musicians to hone their skills, connect with their peers, and learn from world-renowned adjudicators.

ASPIRE is a not-for-profit music festival, surplus from the event will be donated directly to The Foundation of Student Horizons – affording disadvantaged youth the opportunity to discover the world.



To ensure they continue to attract the best musicians worldwide, they welcome enquiries to discuss selection criteria.

ArtWalk
Date Thu 18th Jul 2019
ArtWalk is an edgy, intense and surprising night of discovery illuminating secret, unassuming and unexpected spaces with free pop up performances, artistic interventions and creative installations.

ArtWalk is returning this year bigger and better then ever so save the date.

The Port Macquarie CBD, its streets, intersections, cafes and cultural facilities will become the stage for contemporary works as artists push the boundaries of their practice. The theme for this year’s program is a reflection on 'Journeys': across lands to the past, the present and future.

Digital projections will guide you through on a tour to the top arts and cultural locations throughout the Port Macquarie CBD. Over the evening, take a chance to explore the local collections and discover local artists exhibiting in unconventional spaces. See live art work, music and entertainment in pop-up spaces and businesses around the CBD.

ArtWalk is a free community event that encourages you to experience and explore the arts and cultural aspects in the centre of Port Macquarie.

Look out for the ArtWalk logo at participating venues and spaces and join them a for a fun night highlighting the local artisans.

Full Event Program will be available from April.

Bangarra 30th Anniversary Season
Date Thu 18th Jul 2019 to Sat 20th Jul 2019
Join Bangarra as the company celebrates its landmark 30th anniversary season with a stunning display of contemporary dance theatre. As Australia’s only major performing arts company with its origins in the land, Bangarra is inspired by 65,000 years of culture and the continual evolution of Indigenous storytelling.

Proud Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from all over Australia come together as a creative clan to harness a shared spirit. The result is Bangarra’s powerful dance language, and utterly unique soundscapes, music and design.

With award-winning Artistic Director Stephen Page, they create original and breathtaking experiences. This is your chance to be part of it.

A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller
Date Thu 18th Jul 2019 to Sat 24th Aug 2019
Italian-American immigrant life colours this searing drama of love and revenge set in 1950’s Brooklyn. Eddie Carbone is devoted to his wife Beatrice and his niece Catherine. Beatrice’s cousins Marco and Rodolpho, having fled the poverty of Sicily, enter the US illegally, desperate to find work. As Rodolpho and Catherine fall in love, Eddie’s devotion to his niece is no longer touching, but terrifying.

After a smash hit, sold out season at the Old Fitz Theatre, they are thrilled to reunite this award-winning team on the Ensemble Theatre stage.

Winner of Best Independent Production, Best Male Actor, Best Supporting Female Actor and Best Newcomer, 2017 Sydney Theatre Awards.

Originally produced by Red Line Productions at the Old Fitz Theatre in 2017.
Australian Sheep and Wool Show
Date Fri 19th Jul 2019 to Sun 21st Jul 2019
For three days in July, Bendigo becomes the epicentre of woollen fashion, fine food and beautiful fibre.

Since 1877, the Sheep Show has been showcasing Australia’s top wool growers and prime lamb producers and now attracts thousands of fans of woollen fashion, food and fibre.

The Sheep Show’s ‘Women of Wool’ series encourages all women to take the day off to discover the wonders of wool and celebrate the women of the wool industry. You can enjoy high tea and buy beautiful hand-crafted woollen and other products from more than 250 stallholders.

At the Festival of Lamb site you can catch cooking and carving classes and sample Australia’s best lamb.

The Sheep Show features the ‘best of best’ sheep breeders, shearers and wool handlers in the country. You can watch shearing and wool handling competitors battle it out for top prize and speak to sheepdog trainers, watch sheepdog trials and meet farmyard animals in our animal nursery.

More than 5,000 farmers, the best fleeces in the country and 28 different breeds of sheep, goats and alpacas make their way to Bendigo each year for the Sheep Show.
ADFAS Lecture Rosalind Whyte speaking about British Fashion in Art
Date Fri 19th Jul 2019
Portraits provide a fascinating insight into the changing styles of dress over the centuries. Here they look at the different fashions as revealed in paintings and some of the more ridiculous styles from the 18th to the 19th century.
Alice Springs Camel Cup
Date Sat 20th Jul 2019
The quirky, annual Apex Camel Cup attracts visitors to Alice Springs from all over the world.

While camels may have a reputation as dedicated 'ships of the desert', these magnificent beasts are certainly not short on personality. Racing them can prove a nightmare for riders and handlers but fantastic viewing for spectators. Entertainment is assured, with nine unique races scheduled around the dusty outback track throughout the day.

There will be lots of action between races, too. Belly dancers, rickshaw races, 'Kids Kamel Kapers' hobby camel races, rides, Mr and Miss Camel Cup challenges, food stalls and bars will add to the carnival atmosphere.

Gates open at 11am, with the grand parade starting at 11.30am. The first race is at 12noon and the last race is at 4pm.
Barossa. Be Consumed. Melbourne
Date Sat 20th Jul 2019
Coming to Melbourne this July, Barossa. Be Consumed is your one day, full immersion into all things Barossa.

With over 300 wines from 50 winemakers on tasting, plus artisan gin from Seppeltsfield Road Distillers, live music, delicious food, coffee from Barossa Coffee Roasters and new Meet the Maker sessions where you can talk to some of the region’s best producers about what makes Barossa a special place.

And there is Kegel. Don’t know what Kegel is? Grab a ticket to Be Consumed and find out.
Anthony Callea - Unplugged and Unfiltered
Date Sat 20th Jul 2019
Join this ARIA Award winner, and one of Australia’s finest voices, for an intimate concert experience: Unplugged and Unfiltered. Audiences will be captivated by Anthony’s extraordinary voice and infectious personality when he will be joined on stage by piano, guitar and vocals in an intimate setting, performing songs from his seven albums and more, as well as sharing stories and experiences from his life in and out of music.

It’s been 15 years since hitting the spotlight, followed by national tours, performing for royalty, touring with the likes of Celine Dion and Whitney Houston, number one albums, countless television appearances, Anthony is still at the top of his game with his undeniable flawless vocals.

His most recent studio album, ARIA Number One Hits in Symphony (recorded with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra), debuting at number one on the ARIA album charts in 2017. This was Anthony’s third album to enter the charts at number one, and sees him join the elite ranks of Australian music royalty - John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes, Keith Urban and The John Butler Trio - as the only Australian artists to have three or more albums debut at number one on the national ARIA charts
ADFAS Interest Day Rosalind Whyte speaking about The History of the Royal Academy of Arts
Date Sat 20th Jul 2019
These two lectures of one hour each, will explore the history of the Academy over its 250 years.

They will look at the position of artists in London before and after it's formation and some of the characters involved from the first President Sir Joshua Reynolds to artists who have taken a more oppositional stance.

Morning tea is included.

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Open Days at Parkes
Date Sat 20th Jul 2019 to Sun 21st Jul 2019
SixA radio telescope. hundred million people watched Neil Armstrong's first steps on the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission. It was one giant leap for mankind, taken at 12.56pm (AEST) on Monday, 21 July 1969, and recorded by your own Parkes radio telescope along with NASA’s Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station near Canberra.

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, they’ll be holding open days at Parkes Observatory to celebrate the telescope’s achievements. You are invited to visit the Observatory, so make sure to mark your calendar!
American Superstars
Date Sat 20th Jul 2019
A dream-come-true concert with multi-generational appeal showcasing some of the most iconic American tunes ever, American Superstars brings to life the extraordinary talents of Billy Joel, Neil Diamond and Stevie Nicks performed by three of the best tribute artists in the world today.

Canadian singer Bobby Bruce has spent the past two decades astonishing global audiences with his salute to Neil Diamond that focuses on his rise to fame in the early 60s to his historic 1980 Jazz Singer album.



Australian piano-man, Jimmy Mann has been performing around Australia and abroad for more than 30 years. He performs regularly with Elton Jack in the Tour-de-Force tribute show to Elton John and Billy Joel and is one half of the Big Shots Duelling Pianos.

Chris E Thomas is a powerhouse vocal performer well known within the industry as “the real deal”. She has sung on countless recordings from radio, television, albums and live DVDs for some of Australia’s best known performers and toured with international artists such as Gene Simmons and Rick Astley.

AFL Premiership Series - Melbourne vs West Coast Eagles
Date Sun 21st Jul 2019
AFL returns to Alice Springs in Round 18 and see Melbourne take on the West Coast Eagles.

Be sure to come along and see the guys battle it out in the Territory.
Beef in the Vines
Date Sun 21st Jul 2019
Beef in the Vines is part of a series of events to create unique experiences “in the vines” on the beautiful grounds of Cassegrain Winery.

Local barbecue enthusiast and seasoned Barbecue Pitmaster Adam Roberts has partnered with Cassegrain to find out who will be crowned the King or Queen of Beef. 12 barbecue teams will compete from Port Macquarie and Queensland cooking off using wood-fired smokers and grills for over AUD3000 in cash and trophies.



Beef in the Vines boasts the perfect Sunday outing set against a beautiful backdrop, providing a great place to relax and enjoy the kids' activities with the family, listen to live music, browse the market stalls or sample the mouth watering food on offer together with a glass of local beer or wine.

Aussie Wildlife Course - July/August/September
Date Wed 24th Jul 2019 to Wed 11th Sep 2019
The Aussie Wildlife Course is an introductory course developed to train enthusiastic members of our community to provide emergency care for sick, injured or orphaned native wildlife.

It also provides an opportunity to gain more experience and knowledge to help further employment opportunities e.g. vet nursing, zoo keeping or employment in other wildlife industries.

This is an eight week course run one evening per week.
100 Years of The History of Dance
Date Thu 25th Jul 2019
100 Years of the History of Dance as told by one man in 60 minutes with an energetic group finale.

Suitable for ages 12+.

Jacob arrives at school for his presentation on his favourite topic: the most influential choreographers since the 1920s. He's booked the projector, he's prepared his slides, he's rehearsed all the dances and Mrs Coruthers has started the stopwatch. But will one hour be enough?

From Martha Graham to Bob Fosse, to Paula Abdul, Jacob knows it all. Through a rollercoaster of dance moves we explore the broken families, addictions and political escapades that fuelled the lives of these extraordinary artists.

Over the hour, Jacob discovers that you can study your heroes all you like, but it doesn't make your own path any clearer. If he wants to be just like his idols, it’s time to stop studying and start creating. So Jacob gets the audience up, and teaches them a simple dance to Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody”.

Dance isn't a foreign academic concept, it's for everyone...and it feels good!

"[Simons] wryly encapsulates those awkward moments we have all experienced...and...

See Eventfinda for more information.
A Taste of Ireland
Date Thu 25th Jul 2019
This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A Taste of Ireland tours Australia wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.

This world class show features World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe performing unique music and dance that reflects pure Irish talent.

Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show will transport the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition showcase the very essence of celebrating the Irish spirit.

Australian Festival of Chamber Music
Date Fri 26th Jul 2019 to Sun 4th Aug 2019
The Australian Festival of Chamber Music presents the finest musicians from around the world in a wonderfully unique and innovative ten day program of 30 concerts set in the tropical winter warmth of Townsville, North Queensland.

The Festival has been delighting audiences for almost 30 years and has earned an international reputation for the quality of its programming and performances along with its friendly, intimate and relaxed atmosphere. More than 40 musicians from all around the world travel to Townsville to perform in world exclusive combinations.

There is truly nothing else like it in the world - the unique combination of music, winter warmth and tropical location create a special atmosphere that entices audiences and artists back year after year.
Australian World Orchestra conducted by Alexander Briger
Date Fri 26th Jul 2019
There is no other orchestra like the Australian World Orchestra (AWO), they are a unique and unforgettable experience. Once a year the AWO comes to town, assembling Australia’s finest musicians from home and overseas to present exhilarating classical music performances. In their short history they have attracted some of the greatest conductors of our time including Sir Simon Rattle, maestros Zubin Mehta & Riccardo Muti.

Fresh from their second Indian concert tour and their 2018 concert season under the incomparable Maestro Riccardo Muti the Australian World Orchestra returns to Arts Centre Melbourne in 2019 under the baton of AWO Artistic Director Alexander Briger AO for one breathtaking performance at Hamer Hall on the 26 July in a display of limitless talent.

Programme includes: Westlake, Nigel – Flying Dream, Janáček, Leoš – Taras Bulba, a Rhapsody for Orchestra and Sibelius, Jean – Symphony No. 2, Op.43, D major.

Australian musicians playing in the world’s great orchestras come together under one baton to deliver once in a lifetime performances.
3-day Photography Tour: Fleurieu Peninsula, SA
Date Fri 26th Jul 2019
Get back to nature on a three-day photography tour with professional photographer Alfonso Calero this winter.

On this photography getaway you will visit Birubi Beach, a beautiful beach near Anna Bay village in Port Stephens. From Thursday night to Saturday morning, under Alfonso's guidance, you will shoot astrophotography, seascapes and sand dunes at various locations along the coastline. During the tour you will spend a few hours per day walking on uneven surfaces so a moderate level of fitness is recommended.

The workshop includes a total of 15 hours of photography direction. This includes:

Day 1 - 2.5 hours shooting sunset/astrophotography
Day 2 - 2.5 hours shooting dawn/sunrise
Day 2 - 2.5 hours editing photos after breakfast
Day 2 - 2.5 shooting sunset/astrophotography
Day 3 - 2.5 hours shooting dawn/sunrise
Day 3 - 2.5 hours editing photos after breakfast

-Twin share accommodation will be included in the cost of the tour
-The tour does not include transport and meals

Please see the booking link for more details
2019 Screen Makers Conference
Date Fri 26th Jul 2019 to Sat 27th Jul 2019
The Screen Makers Conference is the leading event for emerging and early-career screen content makers across Australia. In 2019 it will be held on 26-27 July, in Adelaide.

Now in its fifth year, Screen Makers Conference brings together Australia’s writers, directors, producers and other screen creatives to share knowledge, connect with the industry, and pitch projects to the national marketplace. The conference is presented by the Media Resource Centre, Adelaide’s screen culture hub.

The Screen Makers Conference program features leading screen practitioners and decision-makers working in film, TV, documentary and online, in speaker sessions, industry roundtables, and one-on-one pitching opportunities.

Over two days at Adelaide’s Mercury Cinema, delegates from across the country will hear from accomplished writers, directors and producers, and network with broadcasters, distributors, international sales agents, producers and leading production companies keen to connect with industry talent.

Returning to Screen Makers Conference in 2019 is Pitch-o-rama, the live pitch competition in search of the next big web series idea, offering $10,000 in concept development funding. This presents the opportunity for screen makers from across Australia to pitch a short-form scripted or factual concept directly to creative executives from the ABC.
1979 The Hits: Kingsford
Date Fri 26th Jul 2019
1979 – The Hits is a sensational journey through the biggest hits from a magic year in music.

Featuring Spencer Jones (The Voice), Tim Moxey (The Voice and X-Factor), Hugh Wilson (Lenny Kravitz Band), Susannah Mirana and introducing Rosita Vai (NZ Idol winner) plus a six piece band including Paul Najar, Ian Tilley, Casper Tromp, Glenn Moorhouse, Claudine Field, Bennet Livingston and Amy Nelson under the creative direction of Joseph Calderazzo (guitars) to deliver superb renditions of classics by The Doobie Brothers, Styx, Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer, The Knack, Nicolette Larson and many more.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Battle Recharge
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    The spirit of cycling in the Tweed is ready to get recharged at the Battle this July!

    The purpose of the not-for-profit Battle Recharge is to bring the cycling community together for some great country laneway racing and to support the return of sports tourism in the region.

    This is a weekend all about the bike, featuring some of the most challenging riding in Australia set amongst an idyllic mountain backdrop.

    Battle Recharge is Australia's most sought after weekend of cycling; showcasing the best of the Tweed's natural environment, food, accommodation and cycling.
A Conversation on "Narcos"
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019
The story that inspired Netflix’s Narcos.

The actions of Javier Pena and Steve Murphy were the inspiration for the hugely popular Netflix crime series Narcos, which tells the story of Colombia’s infamous drug cartels and Pablo Escobar’s fight to maintain his position as the most powerful player.

Agents Pena and Murphy will speak about the rise and fall of the Medellin Cartel and the role they played in bringing down its notorious leader, Columbian drug lord, Pablo Escobar. Including exclusive stories and images not seen in the series, this unique event gives Narcos fans, and those interested in Pablo Escobar, the opportunity to hear first-hand from the two men who were key in his capture in 1993. The evening’s discussion will also shed light on their input into the hit Netflix series, where they reveal information which doesn’t feature in the show, and will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.
Australian Mammals: Our Backyard Buddies - July
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
Looking at a multiple species, participants will learn about the basic anatomy and physiology of our most beloved Australian natives and what to do if you find an injured animal while you get it to qualified medical help. This hands on and engaging course will leave you empowered with knowledge about our local animals.

Age Requirement: 14 years and over with parent consent.

This course is conducted as a weekend condensed course.
Alexander Briger Conducts the Australian World Orchestra
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019
There is no orchestra quite like the Australian World Orchestra, they’re a unique and unforgettable experience.

Once a year the AWO assembles Australia’s finest musicians from the world’s great orchestras to present exhilarating classical concerts. In their short history they have won multiple awards and attracted some of the greatest conductors of our time including Sir Simon Rattle, Maestros Zubin Mehta & Riccardo Muti.

The Australian World Orchestra reunites for their first Canberra performance, conducted by Artistic Director Alexander Briger AO, to perform Nigel Westlake’s Flying Dream (from the film Paper Planes), Leos Janáček’s Taras Bulba and Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No.2 in D major.

The AWO promise a night of breathtaking music performed by Australia’s elite classical musicians, this is a not to be missed concert event.
3am The Matchbox 20 Show
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019
Free Show for Gold Coast, 3AM The Matchbox 20 show is coming to the Pacific Pines Tavern in July. This incredible show brings the sound of the multi platinum award winning Matchbox 20 to the club for one amazing night.
André Rieu's Maastricht Concert East Maitland
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages—and, of course, magnificent music. This year’s theme is a dedication to the waltz.



The majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to André Rieu throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life. From an international football match at Amsterdam stadium in 1995, when André filled the half-time interval with a performance of a classic waltz, to his Maastricht concerts of 2011, where André premiered ‘And The Waltz Goes On’, composed by Oscarâ-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins, this popular dance has often taken centre stage. André has composed many waltzes and since 1987, he and his Johann Strauss Orchestra have been delighting audiences all over the world with their magnificent renditions of classic waltzes.

See Eventfinda for more information.

André Rieu's Maastricht Concert Blacktown
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages—and, of course, magnificent music. This year’s theme is a dedication to the waltz.



The majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to André Rieu throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life. From an international football match at Amsterdam stadium in 1995, when André filled the half-time interval with a performance of a classic waltz, to his Maastricht concerts of 2011, where André premiered ‘And The Waltz Goes On’, composed by Oscarâ-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins, this popular dance has often taken centre stage. André has composed many waltzes and since 1987, he and his Johann Strauss Orchestra have been delighting audiences all over the world with their magnificent renditions of classic waltzes.

See Eventfinda for more information.

André Rieu's Maastricht Concert Erina
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages—and, of course, magnificent music. This year’s theme is a dedication to the waltz.



The majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to André Rieu throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life. From an international football match at Amsterdam stadium in 1995, when André filled the half-time interval with a performance of a classic waltz, to his Maastricht concerts of 2011, where André premiered ‘And The Waltz Goes On’, composed by Oscarâ-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins, this popular dance has often taken centre stage. André has composed many waltzes and since 1987, he and his Johann Strauss Orchestra have been delighting audiences all over the world with their magnificent renditions of classic waltzes.

See Eventfinda for more information.

André Rieu's Maastricht Concert Penrith
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages—and, of course, magnificent music. This year’s theme is a dedication to the waltz.



The majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to André Rieu throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life. From an international football match at Amsterdam stadium in 1995, when André filled the half-time interval with a performance of a classic waltz, to his Maastricht concerts of 2011, where André premiered ‘And The Waltz Goes On’, composed by Oscarâ-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins, this popular dance has often taken centre stage. André has composed many waltzes and since 1987, he and his Johann Strauss Orchestra have been delighting audiences all over the world with their magnificent renditions of classic waltzes.

See Eventfinda for more information.

André Rieu's 2019 Maastricht Concert – Shall We Dance?
Date Sat 27th Jul 2019 to Sun 28th Jul 2019
André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages—and, of course, magnificent music. This year’s theme is a dedication to the waltz.



The majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to André Rieu throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life. From an international football match at Amsterdam stadium in 1995, when André filled the half-time interval with a performance of a classic waltz, to his Maastricht concerts of 2011, where André premiered ‘And The Waltz Goes On’, composed by Oscarâ-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins, this popular dance has often taken centre stage. André has composed many waltzes and since 1987, he and his Johann Strauss Orchestra have been delighting audiences all over the world with their magnificent renditions of classic waltzes.

Audiences are sure to be swept off their feet by this magical concert on the big screen in the comfort of their local cinema as they join the King of...

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Bankstown Bites Food Festival
Date Sun 28th Jul 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    Living up to its reputation as one of Sydney's best and most loved food festivals, Bankstown Bites attracts over 10,000 people each year.

    Foodies from all over the Sydney metropolitan area and beyond come along to enjoy the perfect combination of guided food tours, cooking demonstrations and a diversity of food stalls.

    The Bites Food Tours explore the world of exotic and tasty culinary treats that people in Bankstown take so much for granted. Be astounded by the number of restaurants, cafes and grocery stores that make up the Bankstown central business district. The aroma of spices and smallgoods and the temptation of Sydney's finest Lebanese sweets are far too much to resist with festival-goers stocking up on treats to take home.

    More than just food, in the Bankstown Arts Centre there will be dance, film, art, crafts and displays for all ages.

    See you all at Bankstown Bites!
A Sentimental Journey - Celebrating Doris Day
Date Sun 28th Jul 2019
Join Melly Melody for her wonderful matinee showcase as she sings Doris Day’s most popular and cherished songs from stage, screen, studio and bandstand!

Featuring a swinging five-piece band together with lively stories told through songs and images, 'A Sentimental Journey, Celebrating Doris Day' will have you tapping your toes and singing your heart out!

Featuring Doris's most beloved songs such as "Que Sera Sera", "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps", "Tea For Two", “It’s Magic”, “Secret Love”, "By The Light Of The Silvery Moon" and many more!

A Sentimental Journey, Celebrating Doris Day' pays homage to one of the world’s greatest performers…A living legend who celebrates her 97th birthday in 2019!
André Rieu Maastricht Concert
Date Sun 28th Jul 2019
The world’s biggest name in special event cinema - André Rieu – will be back in cinemas with a brand-new major production.

Andre Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages, and, of course, magnificent music. You can waltz the night away with Andre Rieu, the majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to Andre throughout his career that its three four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life. And this year the maestro will bring the waltz to life in an unforgettable evening of music and dance.



Prepare to be swept off your feet by this magical celebration of dance on the big screen in the comfort of your local cinema. Join Andre Rieu, his Johann Strauss Orchestra, world class sopranos, The Platin Tenors and special guests for a magical cinema experience. Audiences will be treated to behind the scenes content and an exclusive interview with Andre and as always, some delicious surprises.

AWO Six
Date Tue 30th Jul 2019
The Australian World Orchestra presents the AWO SIX; a formidable cast of virtuosic musicians together for one night only to perform an exciting and intimate chamber performance of Mendelssohn and Brahms not to be missed.

Featuring:
Natalie Chee violin (1st Concertmaster – SWR Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart).
Daniel Dodds violin (Leader and Artistic Director – Festival Strings Lucerne).
Tahlia Petrosian viola (Gewandhaus Orchestra).
Andra Darzins viola (University of Music Stuttgart).
David Berlin cello (Principal Cello, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra).
Julian Thompson cello (Australian Chamber Orchestra).

Programme:
Felix Mendelssohn’s – String Quintet No. 2, Op.87 in B flat major.

Johanne Brahms’ – String Sextet No.2, Op.36, in G major.

After presenting large-scale orchestral concerts in Melbourne and Canberra, the AWO strips down to the bareness of a beautiful intimate chamber setting for Sydney audiences. AWO SIX will perform one night only at City Recital Hall where the audience will experience the brilliance of true musical mastery in an unforgettable chamber concert.
Anthony Fenelon Organ Concert
Date Tue 30th Jul 2019
An internationally acclaimed artist, Tony provides a sophisticated balance between popular tunes, light classics along with music from the silver screen, stage, jazz and the great standards. He will be performing a magical concert bringing to life Brisbane City Hall's heritage-listed organ, a concert to be enjoyed by all.
Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand
Date Wed 31st Jul 2019 to Sat 3rd Aug 2019
Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand is Bangarra Dance Theatre’s landmark 30th anniversary season. This diverse program of three contemporary works displays the passionate storytelling, rich artistry and deep community connections that have made Bangarra the premiere Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Performing Arts company in Australia.

Frances Rings’ Unaipon is an absorbing portrait of the great Aboriginal inventor, philosopher, writer and storyteller, Ngarrindjeri man David Unaipon, who features on the Australian AUD50 note. Stamping Ground was created by Czech choreographer Jiri Kylian as an homage to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their cultures. Curated by Artistic Director Stephen Page, to make fire highlights the breadth, power and beauty of Bangarra’s creations over three decades.

With roots in the world’s oldest continuing culture, Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand carries the spirit of Bangarra into its fourth decade, promising many more years of deeply moving and authentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories.
100 Years of the History of Dance
Date Wed 31st Jul 2019 to Sat 3rd Aug 2019
Set in your average high school, Jacob is ready for his presentation on his favourite topic: the most influential choreographers since the 1920s. He’s booked the projector, he’s prepared his slides, he’s rehearsed all the dances and Mrs Coruthers has started the stopwatch. But will one hour be enough?

From Martha Graham to Bob Fosse to Paula Abdul, Jacob knows it all. Through a rollercoaster of dance moves we explore the broken families, addictions and political escapades that fuelled the lives of these extraordinary artists.

Over the hour, Jacob discovers that you can study your heroes all you like, but it doesn’t make your own path any clearer. If he wants to be just like his idols, it’s time to stop studying and start creating.

100 Years of the History of Dance is a physical theatre performance blending dance and theatre in an unusual, charming and funny way. Dance isn’t a foreign academic concept, it’s for everyone… and it feels good!
Australia China Business Leaders Luncheon 2019
Date Wed 31st Jul 2019
This luncheon is the feature event for Australia China Business Week.

The Australia China Business Leaders Luncheon, includes the annual ACBW Keynote Address and high profile Panel Discussion.

Australia-China BusinessWeek Keynote Address

Presented by the most notable Australians and Chinese Government officials: past speakers have included Prime Ministers, Premiers and Senior Ministers.

Australia China Business Leaders Panel Discussion

A highlight of Australia China Business Luncheon is the Australia China Business Leaders Panel Discussion,. The panel discussion provides delegates with high level insights and debate on critical business success topics panellists have included leaders of industry and government.

Past Speakers:

• Peter Nathan, Chief Executive Asia-Pacific- A2 Milk
• Radek Sali, ex-CEO -Swisse Vitamins
• Steven Foo, Director Asia Business Development- Australia Post
• Andrew Bassatt, CEO and Co- Founder SEEK Limited
• Bing Liu, General Manager Asia-Austrade
• Hon Ken Smith, AM President Australia China Business Council Victoria
Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE)
Date Thu 1st Aug 2019 to Mon 5th Aug 2019
The Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE) is in collaboration with Sydney International Boat Show at ICC Darling Harbour.

The expo is a trade and consumer show to promote Scuba diving, dive equipment, diving courses, dive travel, tourism boards, dive centres, resorts, live-abroad, marine conservation and free diving under one roof.

It is an annual show for the dive industry.

Come and join in to interact and explore the business of diving. The expo has many exciting activities lined up for the general public.

For trade, a separate division has been set up to focus on business networking.

AIDE will promote the world of diving with top international and Australian exhibitors showcasing their top brands and services to visitors.

Alice Springs Street Art Festival
Date Thu 1st Aug 2019 to Sat 31st Aug 2019
The walls in the CBD will be transformed into dynamic art as part of the Alice Springs Street Art Festival. An ‘urban artist in residence’, local painters, artists and designers will collaborate with interstate mentors, coming off the back of a highly successful street art season in Darwin.

Watch the urban landscape transform into a fresco masterpiece.

The Alice Springs Street Art Festival is presented by Red Hot Arts Central Australia in partnership with NT Major Events. #alicestreetart

AGL Nyngan Ag Expo
Date Sat 3rd Aug 2019
The AGL Nyngan Ag Expo is a community event organised by a dedicated volunteer committee and all funds raised are returned to the community of Nyngan.

Over 260 exhibitors will display their products and services ranging from farm machinery and livestock to lifestyle, fashion, art, craft, emergency services, schools and children's amusements, antiques and collectibles, and a car 'show 'n' shine.

See latest farming technology and find out about safety at home and on the farm, learn about energy conservation at the AGL site.

Afterwards relax and enjoy the hospitality and music, in the Aussie Country Catering Food and Wine Extravaganza marquee.

All Holden Day
Date Sat 3rd Aug 2019 to Sun 4th Aug 2019
The NSW All Holden Day entry is open to all Holden Badged Vehicles (when new).

The 33rd NSW All Holden Day will be held on the 4th & 5th of August 2018.
There is a 2 day swap meet held on both Saturday and Sunday from 6am.
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The Display Day for Original and customised Holdens will be proudly displayed from first to current models on the Sunday from 9am.
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So enter your Holden sedan, ute, wagon, van, 1 tonner, be it stock or modified it doesn’t matter, enter now and be part of this great day.
Animal Training and Conditioning - August
Date Sat 3rd Aug 2019 to Sun 4th Aug 2019
Training helps keeps animals minds healthy and active. This course will help you learn the fundamentals of general animal training, operant training techniques and how to teach desired behaviours from animals in your care. Every animal and species is different in their training needs, which will be explored in this course. Leave with skills to try with your own pets and animals.

Age Requirement: 14 years and over with parent consent.

This course is conducted as a weekend condensed course.
Australian Italian Festival
Date Sat 3rd Aug 2019 to Sun 4th Aug 2019
The Festival is an artistic and cultural Festival highlighting the Italian influence on Ingham and North Queensland and their involvement in the Sugar Industry.



The Festa area is transformed into a huge piazza with non-stop world-class entertainment on two stages.

Guests gain access to entertainment, competitions, free amusement rides for the children, market stalls, homemade, mouth-watering Italian food from the best local Italian Nonnas.

Aussie Endurance Mountain Bike Championships
Date Sat 3rd Aug 2019 to Sun 4th Aug 2019
Everyone can take part in the event from beginners through to the competitive rider. The aim is to complete as many laps in the race time period as you can, either as a solo rider or in a team of friends or work-mates depending on the category you enter.

You can do one lap then change over to your next rider or do several before changing over to your next rider, it is up to you and your team in the team relay category. You can go as hard and fast as you like or take it at a slow relaxed pace and stop and start as often as you like in both the teams and solo categories. It's all up to you.
1979 - The Hits
Date Sat 3rd Aug 2019
1979 – The Hits - it’s a simple concept; hit songs from 40 years ago!

The songs in the show were released 40 years ago, yet remain fresh and timeless. They’ll have you singing and dancing along, and feeling like you're back living in the 70's.
7 Sunshine Coast Marathon
Date Sun 4th Aug 2019
7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Running Festival is one of the most-loved running festivals in Australia.  Since its inception the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon has raised over one million dollars for charity and community groups.

It is the host of the Australian Half Marathon Championships.

Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland near the barrier reef and Steve Irwin’s iconic Australia Zoo, this not-for-profit event has been timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. Blue skies, low humidity and mild temperatures combined with a flat course always enable fast times.

Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10 kilometre, five kilometre and thetqo kilometre. Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean.

The Half Marathon is a one loop course with Marathon entrants completing a multi loop course (1 is 21 kilometres and two are 10.5 kilometres) making the most of the on-course entertainment and crowds of spectators before a red carpet ‘hero’ finish.

With a distance to suit every ability and age group, this community-focused, world-class athletic event caters to all those wanting to take part.
Australian Open Darts Tournament
Date Mon 5th Aug 2019 to Sat 10th Aug 2019
Local darts players will take aim at some of the world's best in this new addition to the Australian Darts calendar.

More than 300 competitors will compete in what will be the richest darts tournament in the Asia-Pacific region.

Held over sixdays in the naturally stunning towns of Echuca-Moama, amateur and professional players will take part in competition, exhibition and challenge matches.
A Little Lunch Music: Jayson Gillham
Date Tue 6th Aug 2019
Longing to spend your lunch hour device-free and served with a slice of serenity?

Drop in for City Recital Hall’s long running series of lunchtime concerts, A Little Lunch Music. Each concert is an hour of musical escapism performed by some of Australia’s best artists. Take your pick from one (or all!) of 12 events in 2019, and return to the rest of your day feeling uplifted and inspired.

Australian-British pianist Jayson Gillham has emerged as one of the finest pianists of his generation. Internationally praised for his compelling performances, Jayson has received numerous awards and prizes, reaching the finals of some of the world’s leading piano competitions including the Leeds, Van Cliburn and Chopin Competitions. In recital, Jayson Gillham appears at some of the world’s most prestigious venues including the Wigmore Hall and Louvre Auditorium, Montreal Pollack Hall, Sydney City Recital Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. His festival highlights include the Verbier Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, Brighton Festival and Two Moors Festival among others.
Altered Routine
Date Wed 7th Aug 2019 to Sat 24th Aug 2019
Franco and Zang's work focuses on the first few minutes when the viewer enters a space. Mirroring the gallery architecture to induce a heightened moment of awareness by disori-enting and disrupting the viewer’s expectations of the space.

An enquiry into the relationship between humans and the spaces they inhabit, their work reflects on the human encounter with the environment explored through altering the architecture of the gallery. They also aim to alter the internal architecture of the beholder’s encounter.

Their work seeks to address the superficial relationships between humans and spaces—visiting and leaving, the difficulty of connecting and the lack of attention—to add a subtle energy and dynamism to the apparent inertness of the architecture, to “make the real, real again” in Hal Foster’s terms. They aim to make the gallery a felt space, to be comprehended anew, and to activate the aesthetic possibilities inherent in the everyday experience of attending a space.
Airlie Beach Race Week Festival of Sailing
Date Thu 8th Aug 2019 to Thu 15th Aug 2019
The Whitsunday Sailing Club is located in Airlie Beach, gateway to the Central Region of Queensland‘s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It is also the Gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and fast becoming known as one of the World’s premier sailing destinations.

Airlie Beach is also home to one of the largest yacht racing regattas in Australia, Airlie Beach Race Week and its onshore Festival of Sailing.

Hosted by the Whitsunday Sailing Club and now in its 31st year, Airlie Beach Race Week is a seven day event that attracts entrants from all over Australia and overseas.

Offshore the Regatta offers classes from IRC competitive racing through to cruising divisions attracting around 1450 competitors, officials and volunteers.

Onshore the Festival of Sailing, is the Whitsunday Coasts’ most significant public event, presenting seven days and nights of high profile, entertainment and social activities. In 2018 attendances peaked at close to 11000.

In 2019 the onshore Social Program will include free live entertainment food stalls, a festival fun run, a long lunch and beer and wine tastings.
Andrea Chénier at the Sydney Opera House
Date Thu 8th Aug 2019 to Sun 11th Aug 2019
No trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to its most famous building. And the best thing to do when you visit the Sydney Opera House is to come inside and see an opera performance.

As the French Revolution settles, the poet Andrea Chenier watches its leaders grow more and more oppressive.

Despite his wealthy upbringing, he speaks out on behalf of the poor, and attracts the attention of powerful revolutionaries.

But it is Chenier’s love for the aristocrat Maddalena that puts him most at risk. Her family’s servant, Gerard, is also in love with Maddalena, and he uses his power among the revolutionaries to take his rival down.
Bangalow Music Festival
Date Fri 9th Aug 2019 to Sun 11th Aug 2019
The Bangalow Music Festival returns presented by the Southern Cross Soloists.

Delighting audiences from around the country with a sublime program of chamber music, the festival features the highest calibre chamber and orchestral musicians from around the world.

Nestled in the Northern New South Wales Hinterland, the Bangalow Music Festival is a unique experience unlike any other, complete with inspiring music, food, scenery, relaxation, and camaraderie.
9 to Thrive
Date Fri 9th Aug 2019
Presented by Business Chicks, Australia’s largest and most influential network for women, 9 to Thrive is not your average (yawn-inducing) expo. It’s a fully immersive two-day experience filled with great exhibitors, world-class speakers, the coolest activations, scrumptious food - and of course there'll be coffee, wine and a cocktail or two!

Where else can you get a blow-dry, talk finance and sip on a cocktail all at the same time? 9 to Thrive really is the everything experience for women, all under one roof. That’s right: everything career, everything wealth, everything yummy, everything lifestyle, everything glamour and everything health.
13th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair
Date Fri 9th Aug 2019 to Sun 11th Aug 2019
We are proud to host over seventy remote community Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander owned Art Centres, collectively representing over 2000 emerging and established artists. The Fair provides an opportunity ethically to purchase a vibrant range of art including: paintings on canvas, bark paintings, works on paper including limited edition prints, sculpture, didgeridoos, fibre art and cultural regalia.
Join in the free artist workshops and watch traditional dance performances! Come and engage with the contemporary creations of the oldest continuous living cultures in the world.
1979 The Hits: Dee Why
Date Fri 9th Aug 2019
1979 – The Hits is a sensational journey through the biggest hits from a magic year in music.

Featuring Spencer Jones (The Voice), Tim Moxey (The Voice and X-Factor), Hugh Wilson (Lenny Kravitz Band), Susannah Mirana and introducing Rosita Vai (NZ Idol winner) plus a six piece band including Paul Najar, Ian Tilley, Casper Tromp, Glenn Moorhouse, Claudine Field, Bennet Livingston and Amy Nelson under the creative direction of Joseph Calderazzo (guitars) to deliver superb renditions of classics by The Doobie Brothers, Styx, Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer, The Knack, Nicolette Larson and many more.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Australian Surf Festival
Date Sat 10th Aug 2019 to Sun 25th Aug 2019
    Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

    The Australian Surf Festival will take place on the Tweed Coast.

    The annual event will see over 500 competitors from around the nation for a shot at being crowned an Australian Champion.

    Many prestigious Australian Titles will be decided across multiple surfing disciplines joint to create a full surfing festival. The surfing disciplines include surfmasters, longboard, loggers and bodyboard.

    This is a "mobile surfing event" to ensure the competition is hosted each day in the best waves. Call the event hotline to find the event location and running schedule each day.

    During the festival, visit the event website for live scores, results, daily photos, video highlights, and event news.
A Gala Night at the Ballet
Date Sat 10th Aug 2019
A Gala Night at the Ballet is a showcase of classical and contemporary dance, featuring some of Australia’s most sought after performers in a collaboration between professional dance companies and local dance education provider, Port Macquarie Performing Arts.

The central piece will be the re-staging of the 1999 full length ballet, Armistice, choreographed by Stacey Morgan and performed by dancers from Port Macquarie Performing Arts.

In addition to this piece, divertissements will be performed as part of the Gala. Dancers from The Queensland Ballet, the West Australian Ballet, the Melbourne City Ballet and The Australian Ballet will converge on the Glasshouse in August.

With an assortment of classical and contemporary pieces and mix of professional and student performers’ A Gala Night at the Ballet is sure to have something to entertain all dance lovers.

Two shows:
2pm - 4pm
7pm - 9pm
A Royal Feast of Opera
Date Sat 10th Aug 2019
Welcomed by wandering medieval entertainers in red carpet style to the atmospheric Sunshine Castle after dark – guests will be treated to a magnificent feasting occasion. The evenings exclusively produced Opera concert by the Underground Opera Company will showcase some of the greatest Opera moments of all times accompanied by musical theatre favourites. The show is set to include Arias such as “Nessun Dorma” from Turandot, duets from Lakme and The Pearl Fishers, ensembles from Rigoletto and La Traviata!
An opulent pasture to plate locally sourced three course feast fit for a King – brought to you by ‘Good 2 Eat’ Catering Chef Simon Wallace includes a rustic but delicate royal menu served with a medieval twist. The all-inclusive dining extravaganza will be accompanied by a royal selection of beverages especially selected courtesy of the Castle Bar.

In the fashion of the Disney Castle – Fuse Pyrotechnics – a family-owned and operated pyrotechnics and effects company on the Sunshine Coast – will create a spectacular finale production using fireworks, flames and special effects. The Sunshine Coast has never before seen a one off eclectic event mix of this kind. Gather your favourite royals and book “A royal feast of Opera”.
1979 The Hits: Lambton
Date Sat 10th Aug 2019
1979 – The Hits is a sensational journey through the biggest hits from a magic year in music.

Featuring Spencer Jones (The Voice), Tim Moxey (The Voice and X-Factor), Hugh Wilson (Lenny Kravitz Band), Susannah Mirana and introducing Rosita Vai (NZ Idol winner) plus a six piece band including Paul Najar, Ian Tilley, Casper Tromp, Glenn Moorhouse, Claudine Field, Bennet Livingston and Amy Nelson under the creative direction of Joseph Calderazzo (guitars) to deliver superb renditions of classics by The Doobie Brothers, Styx, Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer, The Knack, Nicolette Larson and many more.

See Eventfinda for more information.
Aroma Coffee and Chocolate Festival
Date Sun 11th Aug 2019
The Aroma Festival is a coffee and chocolate affair that aims to ward off the winter chill with the best local coffee roasters, a delectable range of chocolates and much more.

Come along to Maitland and enjoy wines, desserts, local cuisine and fresh produce through exhibitors, demonstrations and displays. This year will see the return of a host of popular features and events, including coffee roasters, market stalls, children's activities, and live entertainment.

A special pop-up of the Art Bazaar at the Levee will take place on the Saturday.
10th Annual Gold Coast Car Show
Date Sun 11th Aug 2019
Sunday is the main day for Car buffs, Car Clubs, Collectors and Restorers.

A massive showcase of all makes and models from vintage to prestige, customs, imports and off-road vehicles. Like no other Car Show on the East Coast, also featuring Bikes, Trucks, Dragsters and more!
Popular Cover Band - “Fat Albert” will perform centre stage.

Both days - Auto Industry Trade and Service displays, Food and Market stalls, unlimited carnival rides for just AUD20. Free entry for kids 12 years and under accompanied by a paying adult.

A great day out for the whole family with lots of things to see and do.



Discounts available on weekend and group bookings via Gold Coast Tickets - online.

August 4x4 Fun Day
Date Sun 11th Aug 2019
Keen to try out your new 4x4 and don't know where to go? Had a 4x4 for years and have run out of new places? Don't have anyone to go with? CT 4x4 Club Fun Day allows novice and experienced drivers an area to test their vehicles in a range of terrain including soft sand and rocky outcrops, with the surety of having experienced Four Wheel Drive Queensland members on-hand to assist and guide where required or just for recovery.



Located just nine kilometres from Charters Towers central business district, the Millchester Motor Sport and Recreation Facility has it all from winch walls to mud pits that host the NQ Off Road Challenge, participants can come for the weekend and enjoy all that the Towers has to offer.

CT 4x4 Club is a family friendly club catering for all 4x4 enthusiasts..

A Taste Of Ireland
Date Sun 11th Aug 2019
Witness the World Champions directly from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as they tell the tale of the World’s most loved nation in one incredible live performance.

Told through Irish music and dance, A Taste of Ireland explores magical tales, spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.

Created and produced by Pace Entertainment Group, the show transports the audience to a time and place where tunes, taps and tradition were the essence of expressing and celebrating the Irish spirit.

Gorgeous melodies are layered upon raw rhythmic beats to create a jaw dropping sensory delight that is like nothing you will have seen or heard before.

An unparalleled cast of World, All Ireland and National Champion Irish dancers perform in perfect harmony with some of the world’s most revered folk musicians and vocalists, A Taste of Ireland provides a unique live spin on the much loved Celtic song and dance experience.
Baking Essentials - Tortes and Petite Gateaux - Cooking Class
Date Sun 11th Aug 2019
Start with the basics like a perfect light–as-air sponge, or chocolate mousse. Create a traditional crème patisserie and learn how to turn it into delicious tortes and petite gateaux.

Learn how to perfect that chocolate or fruit glaze to take your cakes from ordinary to extraordinary. With just a few recipes and your imagination, you can make simple yet delicious creations suitable for any occasion.

Class Includes - Ingredients, tuition, recipes, food styling tips, grazing platter light lunch and take home boxed desserts.

Art in the Mountains
Date Tue 13th Aug 2019 to Sun 1st Sep 2019
An exhibition by Award Winning Artists of the Combined Art Societies of Sydney (CASS).

This is an opportunity to experience the inspired and unique work of the region's artists.

The wider Sydney Basin is home to many creative artists.

Artists are from the Central Coast and the leafy North Shore; the Eastern Suburbs and inner Sydney Harbour communities; south to St George and Sutherland Shire; and west to the Nepean and Macquarie Towns; and onto the Southern Highlands district of Bowral.

Artwork will range from portraits, landscapes, streetscapes, still life, abstract and realist paintings with a contemporary edge – as well as prints. There will also be the opportunity to commission special pieces.



CASS is a non-profit-group run totally by volunteer lovers of art.

Ben Sheen Organ Concert
Date Tue 13th Aug 2019
Ben Sheen - hailed as one of the UK's brightest young organists, he is currently an associate organist at St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York City, he brings a remarkable insight and maturity to his performances and will be playing a breathtaking concert at City Hall's heritage listed organ.
Australian Realness
Date Fri 16th Aug 2019 to Sun 8th Sep 2019
A bogan and bourgeois battle for a suburban backyard.

The summery embrace of an Aussie family Christmas. Familiar characters pop the cork on mid-range bubbly for a raucous celebration of festive traditions. But, all is not well.

As adult kids regress to the parental homestead, Mum and Dad’s apparent wealth is waning. They have sold the Audi. There are fewer presents. They are even renting out the back shed to supplement their income.

There is a bunch of yobbos in the backyard.

Following a Christmas dinner invitation, ocker antics start to infect the house. First, it is the tracky dacks. Then, it is the durries. Before you know it, the working class are treading their unsophistication all over the polished floorboards, or so it may seem.

Zoey Dawson pries open social divides with incisive comedy and exacting satire. Directed by Janice Muller, the cast members shine twice, each playing two characters - one bourgeois, one bogan.

Australian Realness fast-forwards from the dawn of the Howard era to revel in the shattering of expectations and artificial class divisions.
2019 Rotary Henley on Todd Regatta
Date Sat 17th Aug 2019
Talk about quirky?? - It's A boat race with a unique difference - on the dry sands of the Todd River. In fact - it is the worlds ONLY dry river bed boating regatta!

The Henley on Todd Regatta is the most iconic event in the Australian outback, mainly because of its totally unique nature. Its a boat race - without any sign of water!

Its a day of fun where teams and individuals race 'boats', in the dry bed of the Todd River in outback Alice Springs.

Have fun and enjoy the hilarity as you watch seemingly sane people race in bottomless 'eights', 'Oxford tubs', 'rowing 8's' and 'yachts' through the deep coarse sand.

Participants and get crafty and build and race their own boats, or we provide all boats and equipment so you can come and join in the fun.


The event is the major annual fundraiser for the three local Rotary clubs in Alice Springs.
Annual Prairie Jockey Club Races
Date Sat 17th Aug 2019
Their Annual Prairie Races are held once year in their little community town. There will be five races on day, bookies in attendance, bar license till late, Fashions on the field for all ages, food and drink till late, kids entertainment through out the day and music till late.

Free camping, showers and toilets. Wheelchair friendly.
100 Years of the History of Dance
Date Sat 17th Aug 2019
Following on from his hit solo show First Things First which was performed at Dubbo Regional Theatre in 2015 and toured around Australia, dance and comic maverick Joseph Simons returns with his next solo adventure exploring the last century of developments in dance.
Austen Tayshus
Date Sat 17th Aug 2019
Austen Tayshus is Australian comedy royalty! He has done over 10,000 shows all over the world and holds the highest selling single in Australian recorded history with Australiana. Don’t miss your chance to see pure comic gold with Austen Tayshus on 17 August , 2019 at 8pm in the Dubbo RSL Club Theatrette . This is a 18+ event ID will be required.
A Room of one's Own by Virginia Woolf
Date Sat 17th Aug 2019
In Sentient Theatre’s inaugural piece, we celebrate the beautiful literacy and conceptual genius of Virginia Woolf, one of the greatest writers of the 20th Century, and her classic work, ‘A Room of One’s Own’. Based on a series of lectures by Woolf in 1928 on the subject of women and fiction, this adaptation restructures the narrative to feature four performers who represent various aspects of Woolf’s mind in conversation with herself and the audience.

The piece both energetically debates and gently reflects on the history of gender disparity, while keeping Woolf’s striking use of metaphor and charming humour alive.

If you want to understand what is happening in the world today, this is the perfect place to start.
AgQuip
Date Tue 20th Aug 2019 to Thu 22nd Aug 2019
AgQuip is Australia’s largest and premier primary industry field day.

In 2019 AgQuip celebrates its 47th anniversary (1973 – 2019). The nation’s biggest agricultural event showcases over 3,000 companies and attracts over 100,000 visitors over three days from across the nation and overseas.

AgQuip is one of the world’s most significant agricultural events and is recognised as Australia’s number one field day. It is organised and promoted by Fairfax Rural Events, the organisers of major events in regional and rural Australia.

A Night at the Opera
Date Thu 22nd Aug 2019
Opera Queensland will be coming to Ingham to tour "Songs to Die for" .

Come along to experience the wonder, magic and joy of opera at close range. Enjoy a wonderful evening under the stars at the TYTO Ampitheatre overlooking our tranquil lagoons.
An Evening with Gun-Brit Barkmin
Date Fri 23rd Aug 2019 to Sun 25th Aug 2019
West Australian Symphony Orchestra's (WASO) Gala Event.

In August 2018, the acclaimed German soprano Gun-Brit Barkmin made her Australian debut in WASO’s Tristan und Isolde and blew everyone away. From the roar of the audience it was clear that Perth wanted more of this exceptional artist. WASO has responded and have created an evening of operatic and vocal masterworks from Beethoven, Strauss and Wagner to shine the spotlight on Barkmin’s phenomenal talent.

Being renowned worldwide as one of the finest exponents of Salome, WASO is thrilled that she concludes this gala event with the dramatic final scene of Strauss’ extraordinary opera. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience one of the most remarkable voices of this generation with Asher Fisch leading ‘an orchestra at the top of its game’.
100 Years of the History of Dance
Date Fri 23rd Aug 2019
As told by one man in 60 minutes with an Energetic Group Finale. Produced by Joseph Simons and NCM.

Following up from his hit solo show “First Things First” which toured Australia in 2015, dance and comic maverick Joseph Simons returns with his next solo adventure exploring the last century of developments in dance.

This one-man play follows Jacob: a schoolboy challenged with presenting a school report on the history of dance. Exploring the lives of influential choreographers including Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Bob Fosse, Rudolf Nureyev, Pina Bausch, Lloyd Newson, Gene Kelly and Paula Abdul, Jacob not only talks about them, but demonstrates their signature styles at the same time! Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern and Contemporary dance are all addressed, as Jacob questions the difference between ‘influence’ and ‘plagiarism’, and begins to question his own legacy. Original music for the show is composed by Italian film score composer Enrico Melozzi.
ADFAS Lecture - Sue Rollin speaking about "The Heritage of Sicily"
Date Fri 23rd Aug 2019
Sicily as the largest island in the Mediterranean has long been a crossroads between Europe and Africa, a strategic prize coveted by many.

Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans and Spaniards have all ruled over the island; as a result it boasts a wealth of splendid monuments.

Supper is provided following the lecture

Bangarra Dance Theatre - 30th Anniversary Season
Date Fri 23rd Aug 2019 to Sat 31st Aug 2019
Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand is Bangarra Dance Theatre’s landmark 30th anniversary season. This diverse program of three contemporary works displays the passionate storytelling, rich artistry and deep community connections that have made Bangarra the premiere Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company in Australia.

Frances Rings’ Unaipon is an absorbing portrait of the great Aboriginal inventor, philosopher, writer and storyteller, Ngarrindjeri man David Unaipon, who features on the Australian $50 note. Stamping Ground was created by Czech choreographer Jiri Kylian as an homage to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their cultures. Curated by Artistic Director Stephen Page, to make fire highlights the breadth, power and beauty of Bangarra’s creations over three decades.

With roots in the world’s oldest continuing culture, Bangarra: 30 years of sixty five thousand carries the spirit of Bangarra into its fourth decade, promising many more years of deeply moving and authentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories.
Australian Open Indoor Skydiving Championships
Date Fri 23rd Aug 2019 to Sat 24th Aug 2019
The internationally recognised event is the largest indoor skydiving competition in the Southern Hemisphere, and the qualifier for Australians to participate in the World Championship events.

International competitors will find the Aussie's hard to beat when flying superstars like 13-year-old Gold Medal Freestyler, Amy Watson, and the Vertical Formation Skydiving team Focus, who are record holders and ranked third in the world, are set to compete.

The competition is open to competitors as young as three, with no maximum age limit.

This event is free for the public to attend and watch, and they invite everyone to come down and check it out.
Alstonville Quota Craft and Garden Fair
Date Sat 24th Aug 2019 to Sun 25th Aug 2019
A premier Craft and Garden Fair showcasing craftspeople, artisans, professional plant growers and all related products. Stall holders from all over NSW and interstate. A two day event held annually in August . Guest speakers, demonstrations and activities for children. A barbecue and cafe on site. ATM available. Community stalls and information.
111th Ganmain Show
Date Sat 24th Aug 2019
Join the Ganmain Show Society Inc for the 111th Annual Show on Saturday, 24 August.

Pavilions open to public midday.

The day will include: Horse Events, Working dogs, Quickshear
Junior Judging Grain/Wool, Poultry Pavilion, Sheep Pavilion, Championship Dog Show, Sideshow Alley, Showgirl Competition, Carriage Rides, Esky Racing, Farmyard Nursery, Fireworks, Blacksmith Display, Ladies marquee.

There is something for everyone.
Ballarat International Foto Biennale
Date Sat 24th Aug 2019 to Sun 20th Oct 2019
The Ballarat International Foto Biennale was founded in 2005 and attracts significant International and Australian photographers as one of Australia’s pre-eminent photographic festivals.

It is a not-for-profit event that immerses the historic town of Ballarat in photographic art.

For over 14 years, the Ballarat International Foto Biennale has enriched the cultural landscape of regional Victoria and become the most significant, prestigious photographic arts festival in Australia. Held every two years we showcase work from domestic and international artists that is new, previously unseen in Australia or contextualised afresh; and in our Open Program we foster the development of new artists. Alongside there are public programs and education programs comprising talks, workshops and prizes which round out a rich and diverse cultural event that attracts more than 26,000 people, delivering significant economic and cultural impact.

The Ballarat International Foto Biennale is guided by the principle that it not only serves the community but also plays a vital role in cultivating it.

The 2019 festival program will launch in June 2019.
Beef and Barossa Festival
Date Sun 25th Aug 2019
The popular Beef and Barossa Food and Wine Festival is back for another year!

With more than 80 cellar doors and 150 wineries, Barossa Valley in South Australia has much to choose from. They’ve selected the best wines - and beers - for you, and matched them with a menu just as indulgent. Find out why Barossa Valley is one of Australia’s premier food, wine and beer regions.

Let them bring the rich flavours of the Barossa to you. Join them riverside in the city for food, wine, beer and live entertainment.
Australian National Freestyle Moguls Championships
Date Tue 27th Aug 2019 to Wed 28th Aug 2019
Perisher is pleased to again be the host for the Australian National Freestyle Moguls Championships. Australia's finest will be on the hill, training with a host of International athletes and coaches throughout the season and getting pumped-up to compete in the Australian titles. Come and watch the best from Australia battle it out with an international field for the National Titles on Toppa’s Dream.
A View from the Bridge
Date Wed 28th Aug 2019 to Sat 31st Aug 2019
By Arthur Miller.

Following its smash-hit, sold out season at Sydney’s Old Fitz Theatre, this award-winning, critically acclaimed production lands on their stage. Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge has a special place in the canon of English-speaking theatre, electrifying audiences around the world since it first premiered in 1955. Director Iain Sinclair’s 2017 production swept the Sydney Theatre Awards and was universally praised for its raw power and breathtaking performances.

1950s Italian-American immigrant life colours this searing drama of love and revenge set in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Arthur Miller’s tragic masterpiece confronts the American dream in a stripped-back, muscular drama that simmers with tension and explodes with passion. It might be 1950s Brooklyn, but the themes of family, loyalty, immigration and justice are as relevant for contemporary Australia as ever before.
Bell Shakspeare's Much Ado About Nothing
Date Thu 29th Aug 2019 to Sat 31st Aug 2019
By William Shakespeare, Director James Evans.
Claudio and Hero are deeply in love. Beatrice and Benedick would rather swap sassy insults than sweet nothings.
Much Ado About Nothing is a saucy and razor-sharp battle of wits between the bickering Beatrice and Benedick, who wield words as weapons, their banter betraying their love and loathing of each other.
However, Claudio is quickly seduced by envy and this idyllic world threatens to come tumbling down as he humiliates Hero. Beatrice and Benedick must join forces to defend true love – even if they can’t recognise it in themselves.
But will truth and honesty win the day, and does love really conquer all?
Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s contemporary comedies where romance is thwarted by dastardly plots, misinformation, false accusations, broken promises and bumbling cops. Or is it?
143rd Annual Grenfell Show
Date Fri 30th Aug 2019 to Sat 31st Aug 2019
The Grenfell Show is held annually and features old favourites including shearing competitions, yard-dog trials, tractor pull, wood chop, horses, photography, fruit and floral displays and livestock.

If you haven't been to Grenfell, the show is an opportunity to immerse yourself in country hospitality and a day of family fun.

The official program can be downloaded from the website.

Don't miss all the action Friday night - from the four wheel drive ute pull to the farmers relay.
Live music with a break for the fireworks.
Bring the family along for a great night out!
Saturday features old favourites such as shearing competitions, yard-dog trials, tractor pull, wood chop, horses, photography, fruit, floral displays, livestock plus plenty more!

The pavilions open to the public on Friday when judging is finalised and then close at 9pm.

They then open Saturday at 9am and close at 4.30 pm.

Barcaldine Art Competition and Exhibition
Date Sat 31st Aug 2019
One of Western Queensland's best selling Art Exhibitions. With a broad range of art media and styles. . Fabulous opening night with food, drink and entertainment.
Australian Muscle Car Masters
Date Sat 31st Aug 2019 to Sun 1st Sep 2019
The Australian Muscle Car Masters is an annual celebration of Australian motorsport history, heritage and passion. First held in 2005, it has become a permanent part of Sydney Motorsport Park’s calendar.

Six amazing racing categories are now confirmed for Masters weekend, and off-track attractions include meet and greet sessions with legend race drivers, a mega show n’ shine for road-registered muscle cars, and a big merchandise alley.

Unlike other motorsport events, fans can get up close to the machinery and chat with the drivers and their mechanics between races.

Spectators are admitted free of charge to the competitors paddock and undercover grandstand, and kids 15 and under are free!
Australian Junior Freeride Championships
Date Sat 31st Aug 2019 to Mon 2nd Sep 2019
Junior Skiers and Snowboarders aged six - eighteen will compete for the Ski and Snowboard Australian Titles in Slopestyle, Half-Pipe and Boarder-Cross. Held across the Perisher Terrain Park over three days riders will attempt to throw it down to take home the prizes and the title of junior national champion!
2019 Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) Rounds 8 & 9
Date Sat 31st Aug 2019 to Sun 1st Sep 2019
It's the penultimate rounds of the 2019 AORC season!
As we head to Coonalpyn for the first time, come along for the ride as we witness history made with riders competing to extend their lead ahead of the pack.

Both days of the weekend will feature Sprint formats, testing each competitors speed and agility to the enth degree!

CLASSES:
E1, E2, E3, EJ (U18), Womens, Veterans, Masters, J2, J3 & J4
1918 Father's Day Lunch
Date Sun 1st Sep 2019
Forget the card in the post and take Dad out to a lunch he won't forget.

Take your Dad for some wine tastings first, then relax over lunch at 1918 Bistro & Grill. This year, give your Dad an unforgettable experience – and finally claim your rightful spot as her favourite child.
1919-1939: Towards a New History of the Interwar Period
Date Tue 3rd Sep 2019 to Wed 4th Sep 2019
The centenary of the First World War has seen an extraordinary blooming of scholarship on the conflict, much of it looking beyond the traditional histories of combat and high politics. The conference will build on this legacy, looking to trace the multiple impacts of the First World War on the two decades following the Paris Peace Conference. In doing so it will draw together fresh scholarship in traditional areas such as Great Power diplomacy and international law, and connect this with newer foci of research including social and medical experiences of veterans. Together this will allow us to look once again at the way in which the First World War shaped so much of what followed for so many, and consider new areas for research and collaboration as the centenaries of the interwar era approach.
Australian String Quartet presents Ives Westlake Debussy
Date Wed 4th Sep 2019
Ives, String Quartet no 1 From the Salvation Army
Nigel Westlake, String Quartet no 3* (World Premiere)
Debussy, String Quartet op 10

The music of Charles Ives is made of pictures from a long-lost America, depicted with such vivid immediacy that they seem absolutely alive. Through the magic lantern of his musical imagery, this New England world appears like a nostalgic dream – white-painted churches in autumn forests filled with congregations joyously chanting hymns and spirituals.

Not dissimilar to the inquisition that Ives undertakes, Claude Debussy’s quest to liberate sensuality led to a revolution in French musical identity. His string quartet replaces rigid thematic structures with a free flow of colours, motifs and gestures in the search for melodic rapture, realising his decadent dictum, ‘Pleasure is the Law.’

The vibrant colour and energy for which Nigel Westlake is renowned make his eagerly-awaited new work a splendid companion to Debussy and Ives.
2018 Barossa Gourmet Weekend
Date Fri 6th Sep 2019 to Sun 8th Sep 2019
It's the highlight on the Barossa's annual event calendar, and 2018 Barossa Gourmet Weekend will raise the bar again, offering the most indulgent and authentic food and wine experiences over three amazing days 31 August, 1 & 2 September.

Barossa Gourmet Weekend is a true Barossa celebration, showcasing authentic regional food of provenance sourced from local producers and accompanied by world-class wines.

Join us for a weekend of intimate tastings, secret dining experiences, masterclasses, workshops, lingering long lunches, garden parties, platters and feasts of fresh produce.



From blending your own gin and demystifying the fine art of cooking game meats, to comedy acts in the vines and olive oil masterclasses, the Barossa Gourmet Weekend is perfect for wine enthusiasts, foodies and families wanting to discover the Barossa.

Take the road less travelled, choose your own adventure and create your own unique Barossa experience by picking and choosing from a series of ticketed and free events. Or take part in the Gourmet Trail and explore the seven trail events scattered across the region. A $10 Gourmet Trail pass includes a souvenir glass and gives you access to all trail events – beat the queues and pre order yours online.

Beach Rugby Australia Festival 2019 at Kirra Beach
Date Fri 6th Sep 2019 to Sun 8th Sep 2019
Beach Rugby Australia is presenting a spectacular, fast paced and exciting game based on modified rules of Rugby Union, Rugby League and Touch Football. It’s the game you know, but not as you know it!

Men and women play with “five” players a side with up to five substitute players per team, each half takes just five minutes and everything you have. The beach arena of play is 30 metres in length and 25 metres in width. Straightforward and easy-to-understand this contact sport is a huge hit for spectators and players alike.

Taking off around the world in places like Rio, Brazil, Portugal, Spain, France and even England, now Australia to get on board for its second year and where better place to host Australia’s annual international Beach Rugby tournament than on Kirra Beach - beautiful Gold Coast, known for its spectacular beaches, picture perfect natural surrounds and some of the best visitor experiences in the world.
Baralaba Saratoga Classic Fishing Competition
Date Sat 7th Sep 2019 to Sun 8th Sep 2019
Now in its nineteenth year and touted as one of Queensland’s top inland fishing competitions, the Saratoga Classic falls on the second weekend in September. Attracting 300-plus participants, aged from four years and up, and with rich prizes up for grabs, there’s no shortage of willing challengers. It’s all friendly rivalry though, and a great excuse for family fun with live entertainment until midnight, markets (free to stall vendors), and festival fare provided by the local P and C.

Weigh-in is strictly by 12pm each day and this year, organisers are offering a new mobile weigh-in service so contestants who don’t want to leave their post, can weigh-in without having to move.

The Baralaba Recreation and Fish Stocking group tops up fish supplies with about 60000 fingerlings each year.

Camping at the Neville Hewitt Weir is available but works on a first in, best dressed basis.

Sites are limited.

Beach Motorcycle Races
Date Sun 8th Sep 2019
Speeding Motorcycles under open tropical skies, at Grasstree Beach, 35 minutes south of Mackay, Central Queensland, first ran in the region back in 1927.

This iconic event is and the only competitive beach motorcycle race in Australia, one of only several in the world. The race attracts around 350 riders, from all around Australia and draws about 5000 spectators to the event. The event caters for thrill seekers, beach goers and provides a family friendly atmosphere.

Organisers, Gum Valley Motorcycle Club coordinate the event with the assistance of many local community groups. Gum Valley Club has a long history of well run high profile events including Australian Motocross titles and the Australian four day Enduro event and will bring their expertise to this experience.

The racing is unique with the final King of the Beach race, a competition between dirt bikes and street bikes. Most machines have been custom built by avid motorcycle fanatics. An awe inspiring sight to see on the beach. There are 13 classes including juniors, seniors, quad bikes and street bikes.

This family friendly event includes entertainment, trials demonstrations, jumping castles, face painting, trade alley and a beach vibe markets.
Australian String Quartet presents Ives Westlake Debussy
Date Sun 8th Sep 2019
Ives, String Quartet no 1 From the Salvation Army
Nigel Westlake, String Quartet no 3* (World Premiere)
Debussy, String Quartet op 10.

The music of Charles Ives is made of pictures from a long-lost America, depicted with such vivid immediacy that they seem absolutely alive. Through the magic lantern of his musical imagery, this New England world appears like a nostalgic dream – white-painted churches in autumn forests filled with congregations joyously chanting hymns and spirituals.

Not dissimilar to the inquisition that Ives undertakes, Claude Debussy’s quest to liberate sensuality led to a revolution in French musical identity. His string quartet replaces rigid thematic structures with a free flow of colours, motifs and gestures in the search for melodic rapture, realising his decadent dictum, ‘Pleasure is the Law.’

The vibrant colour and energy for which Nigel Westlake is renowned make his eagerly-awaited new work a splendid companion to Debussy and Ives.
An Intimate Evening with Paul Capsis
Date Sun 8th Sep 2019 to Mon 16th Sep 2019
Join iconic performer Paul Capsis for a blazing, crazy ride through his life’s songbook.

In an intimate and candid performance, Paul revisits the staggering heights of a multi-award winning career spanning cabaret, song, theatre and film. With piano accompaniment, he explores the music of the greatest artists of all time including selections from Amy Winehouse, Tom Waites, Patti Smith, William Burroughs, Nina Simone, Janis Joplin, Judy Garland and many more.

Appearing for a strictly limited season, witness the magic of this cabaret master in a transformative night of story and song.
Australian String Quartet presents IVES WESTLAKE DEBUSSY
Date Mon 9th Sep 2019
Ives, String Quartet no 1 From the Salvation Army
Nigel Westlake, String Quartet no 3* (World Premiere)
Debussy, String Quartet op 10

The music of Charles Ives is made of pictures from a long-lost America, depicted with such vivid immediacy that they seem absolutely alive. Through the magic lantern of his musical imagery, this New England world appears like a nostalgic dream – white-painted churches in autumn forests filled with congregations joyously chanting hymns and spirituals.

Not dissimilar to the inquisition that Ives undertakes, Claude Debussy’s quest to liberate sensuality led to a revolution in French musical identity. His string quartet replaces rigid thematic structures with a free flow of colours, motifs and gestures in the search for melodic rapture, realising his decadent dictum, ‘Pleasure is the Law.’

The vibrant colour and energy for which Nigel Westlake is renowned make his eagerly-awaited new work a splendid companion to Debussy and Ives.
Australian National Alpine Championships
Date Mon 9th Sep 2019 to Fri 13th Sep 2019
Ready for some high speed racing action!?
The FIS Australian National Championships are going down on September 9 - 12 and it is going to be fast paced and full on. Australia's best will race each other and the clock looking to take home the National Titles.
Bathory Begins
Date Wed 11th Sep 2019 to Sat 21st Sep 2019
Year 10 Art and Design teacher Mrs Bathory is suspected of being the sadistic, undead serial-killer countess Elrezebet Bathory. It’s pretty obvious to her class of seven girls – yes seven – the last remaining survivors of what the school is calling an outbreak of ‘head-lice’ but what the students of 10F know is really another murderous rampage in Bathory’s quest for eternal youth. Then the boys from Judas Gents turned up. It was never going to go well.

Published by Playlab, this is your chance to see the first production of a show that will be presented in schools around the country for years to come.

Ages 14+
2019 Craft ACT Members Exhibition
Date Thu 12th Sep 2019 to Sat 26th Oct 2019
Curated by Craft ACT, this is a showcase exhibition demonstrating the trends in contemporary craft and design in Australia by accredited practitioners from the ACT and surrounding region.
Bell Shakespeare – Much Ado About Nothing
Date Thu 12th Sep 2019
By William Shakespeare. Directed by James Evans.

Claudio and Hero are deeply in love. Beatrice and Benedick would rather swap sassy insults than sweet nothings. Much Ado About Nothing is a saucy and razor-sharp battle of wits between the bickering Beatrice and Benedick, who wield words as weapons, their banter betraying their love for each other. Claudio however is quickly consumed by envy and his idyllic world threatens to come tumbling down as he humiliates Hero. Beatrice and Benedick must join forces to defend true love – even if they can’t recognise it in themselves.
Will truth and honesty win the day, and does love really conquer all?

Directed by Bell Shakespeare’s Associate Director, James Evans (Julius Caesar) and starring Zindzi Okenyo (Antony and Cleopatra, MTC’s An Ideal Husband) as Beatrice, this Much Ado About Nothing will be a powerful exploration of the struggle for identity and self-knowledge in a male-dominated world. The pursuit of love is framed in a social context that enhances the darker themes in this timeless comic gem. Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s contemporary comedies where romance is thwarted by dastardly plots, misinformation, false accusations, broken promises, and bumbling cops.
Or is it?
2019 Katherine Bird Festival
Date Thu 12th Sep 2019 to Sun 15th Sep 2019
Katherine hosted its inaugural Bird Festival in 2018, which doubled the number of participants that were expected, with interstate and international visitors joining locals in exploring the Savannah Gulf region.

Many events centered around the vulnerable Gouldian Finch. Bird counts were conducted to aid research, bird boxes were built and painted by community groups, and expert-guided walks led many guests to proclaim ‘Wow! That’s my first Gouldian I’ve seen in the wild!’.

Other events to be held in 2019 include bird-watching cruises, expert led morning, afternoon and nocturnal bird watching activities, information sessions and family activities.

This Bird Festival is not to be missed – it will undoubtedly become one of Australia’s premier birding events. This bird watchers haven won’t remain a secret for very long! Save the date today, and check the Facebook site for event/program updates.
Bedourie Races and Rodeo
Date Fri 13th Sep 2019 to Sat 14th Sep 2019
Dress to impress in pink for Bedourie’s much anticipated Races and Rodeo. Yes, that’s right the colour pink (not the singer, silly).

All in the name of Breast Cancer Research, join hundreds as they flock trackside by day in their finest pink silks to back a winner crossing the pink finishing posts.

By night the entertainment switches gears into Rodeo mode with cowboys and their beasts on display, live music and a fun-flowing bar.



Don’t forget to also carve time to enjoy the town sights including the restored historic Mud Hut, the dust storm sculpture on Herbert Street and the 22 person therapeutic spa with warm crystal-clear water immersing you from an artesian bore.

Audi Centre Townsville ICN Nth Qld Championships
Date Sat 14th Sep 2019
The Tropix is the largest regional fitness show in the country and continues to deliver the ultimate fitness experience to Townsville and surrounds. This event is the showcase of models, bikini divas, fitness models and body builders with something for the whole family of all ages. Now averaging over 350 entrants year on year the inspiration provided by this event is one you need to see.

Situated in the iconic Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre the venue truly lends itself to showcasing the Townsville Region. With the beautiful winter escape weather there is no better place to come and visit then Townsville, North Queensland in April.
A cappella in the Gorge
Date Sun 15th Sep 2019
'A cappella in the Gorge' is the season ending, annual outdoor concert of the Desert Song Festival.

It gives visitors and locals an unforgettable experience as Ormiston Gorge, in the Tjoritja (West MacDonnell) National Park, is ignited with melody, voice and song. Set against this iconic and majestic Central Australian backdrop, ‘A cappella in the Gorge’ is an event not to be missed!

The Desert Song Festival is the annual showcase of cultural diversity and artistic brilliance in Central Australia.

Over 10 glorious days (September 6- 15) a myriad of concerts, workshops and masterclasses will present choirs, musicians, small vocal ensembles and solo performers, in a celebration of; the singer, the song, the instrument, the land and its people.

Ancient landscapes and iconic heritage venues in town, provide the staging throughout the festival. Through music and song, audiences will feel the extraordinary ‘connection to country’ that the custodians of this land have.

Bayside Chamber Orchestra - Town Hall Musical Magnificence
Date Sun 15th Sep 2019
Do not miss Bayside Chamber Orchestra's Spring concert in the beautiful Brighton Town Hall.

Featuring an ensemble of professional and local amateur musicians, the Bayside Chamber Orchestra players have a passion for chamber music.

Conductor: Ingrid Martin.

Performers include: F. Mendelssohn - Italian Symphony, I. Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite and C. Morris - New Work for Choir and Orchestra.

This wonderful program is proudly supported by Bayside City Council.
Australian String Quartet presents Ives Westlake Debussy
Date Tue 17th Sep 2019
Ives, String Quartet no 1 From the Salvation Army
Nigel Westlake, String Quartet no 3* (World Premiere)
Debussy, String Quartet op 10

The music of Charles Ives is made of pictures from a long-lost America, depicted with such vivid immediacy that they seem absolutely alive. Through the magic lantern of his musical imagery, this New England world appears like a nostalgic dream – white-painted churches in autumn forests filled with congregations joyously chanting hymns and spirituals.

Not dissimilar to the inquisition that Ives undertakes, Claude Debussy’s quest to liberate sensuality led to a revolution in French musical identity. His string quartet replaces rigid thematic structures with a free flow of colours, motifs and gestures in the search for melodic rapture, realising his decadent dictum, ‘Pleasure is the Law.’

The vibrant colour and energy for which Nigel Westlake is renowned make his eagerly-awaited new work a splendid companion to Debussy and Ives.
Batemans Bay Writers Festival
Date Wed 18th Sep 2019
Book lovers can experience inspiring author talks, lively panel discussions, informative workshops and sensational readings with award-winning authors at the Batemans Bay Writers Festival. Share the experience with readers, writers, budding authors, those who enjoy being entertained, and those who simply take pleasure in a good book.

Refer to the website for further information and program details.
Australian String Quartet presents Ives Westlake Debussy
Date Wed 18th Sep 2019
Ives, String Quartet no 1 From the Salvation Army
Nigel Westlake, String Quartet no 3 (World Premiere)
Debussy, String Quartet op 10

The music of Charles Ives is made of pictures from a long-lost America, depicted with such vivid immediacy that they seem absolutely alive. Through the magic lantern of his musical imagery, this New England world appears like a nostalgic dream – white-painted churches in autumn forests filled with congregations joyously chanting hymns and spirituals.

Not dissimilar to the inquisition that Ives undertakes, Claude Debussy’s quest to liberate sensuality led to a revolution in French musical identity. His string quartet replaces rigid thematic structures with a free flow of colours, motifs and gestures in the search for melodic rapture, realising his decadent dictum, ‘Pleasure is the Law.’

The vibrant colour and energy for which Nigel Westlake is renowned make his eagerly-awaited new work a splendid companion to Debussy and Ives.
Australian Conference for Neurodevelomental Disorders
Date Thu 19th Sep 2019 to Sat 21st Sep 2019
The Australian Conference for Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ACND2019) will be held from September 19th – 21st 2019. T