Festivals & Fairs

Mardi Gras at Paddy’s Markets Haymarket

As the glitter and flamboyancy of the annual Sydney Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras sweeps over our city many retailers are joining in with the celebrations. Paddy's Markets Haymarket are the latest to join in. By making a purchase at any of the participating retailers shoppers will receive a voucher which will entitle them to […]

Hypmotive Hub – Valentine’s Day

With Valentine's Day just around the corner we're all looking for that unique, special and cherished gift for a loved one. Luckily for our readers Hypmotive Hub in Marrickville have the perfect solution thanks to their collective of local creatives who are creating a wide range of beautiful items. Whether you're looking for a handcrafted, […]

Solar Springs Retreat

Following the hustle and bustle of the festive season, we could all use a relaxing, recharging, retreat weekend away. Luckily just 90 minutes away in the picturesque village of Bundanoon, the Solar Springs Retreat will reopen as an immersive health and wellness retreat for six months, beginning on Jan 10. The special pop-up retreat will […]

Newtown Festival 2019

By Madison Behringer. This Sunday, Newtown Festival returns to Camperdown Memorial Rest Park for its 41st year in a row. Hosted and run by Newtown Neighbourhood Centre (NNC), the Festival is one of their key annual fundraisers. With their key purpose of the Festival being By the People, For the People, Newtown Festival is an […]

Southeast – Aboriginal Arts Market

With the closure of the Ularu climb last week Aboriginal culture is once again in the cultural milieu. Coincidently this weekend Carriageworks will play host to a community curated arts market which celebrates Aboriginal the cultural heritage of South-East Aboriginal Australia. Curated by Hetti Perkins and Jonathan Jones the Southeast Aboriginal Arts Market brings together […]

Flow Fest Sydney

Darlinghurst has long been Sydney’s home of music. However, this weekend the suburb steps it up to an even higher level with the introduction of a brand new music festival concept. Flow Fest Sydney has reimagined the entirety of the music festival concept as it sees music and arts flow from venue to venue, across […]

The Big Anxiety Festival

For the past week, the world's biggest mental health and arts festival has taken over Sydney. The Big Anxiety Festival is hoping to change the way people think about and deal with the issue of mental health. The Big Anxiety Festival is of particular importance simply due to the sheer volumes of people who experience mental health issues, […]

Sydney Contemporary 2019

Australia’s largest and most diverse gathering of local and international galleries comes together at Carriageworks from today until Sunday. The Sydney Contemporary arts fair will transform the Carraigeworks precinct into a multi-disciplinary arts space. Showcasing over 95 galleries and the works from more than 450 artists from 34 different countries. Fair audiences will have the […]

Wings Over Illawarra

The largest airshow of its kind in Australia, Wings Over Illawarra, is once again set to bring some of Australia’s finest display pilots and aircraft to an airshow within easy driving distance of Sydney. The event will feature “high-octane aerobatic displays” in the skies above the Illawarra Regional Airport said event director Mark Bright. These […]

Festival UnWrapped

Returning for its second outing, held under the sails of the renowned Sydney Opera House, is the bi-annual Festival UnWrapped. The event is a celebration of diverse, new, contemporary works from Australian artists varying in age, genre, gender and everything in between. This season’s Festival UnWrapped will feature five acclaimed works which include performances by […]