Festivals & Fairs

Children’s International Film Festival: The Best Kid’s Flicks From Around The Globe

The Children’s International Film Festival (CHIFF) returns for its fourth season with a program of incredible films from around the world. The selection of shorts, features, animation, CGI, and live-action films cater for kids aged 3 to 16. From simple non-verbal animations through to live-action light horror, and everything in-between, there’s something even the fussiest […]

The German Film Festival Is Back!

Despite the adverse effect Covid-19 has had on film industries worldwide it’s a promising sign that the German Film Festival has managed to curate a programme of 26 high-quality films. For lovers of comedic cinema, It’s Just a Phase Honey is the perfect film for a fun night out. It’s a wildly enjoyable comedy that […]

Bondi Festival Returns In 2022 To Warm Up Winter

Sydney's most exciting winter event, the Bondi Festival, has announced dates for its return this year. In July the three week, all-ages festivities will take in various locations across Bondi from July 1-17, celebrating local artists, immersive performance and more; all programmed for ultimate play. Featuring performers, storytellers and creators from Sydney and beyond, sharing everything from […]

Inner West Council’s EDGE Art Camp On The GreenWay

By Marcus Haar If you’re looking to scratch that artistic itch, the Inner West Council has brought back EDGE Art Camp on The GreenWay, a 12-day on-site live art experience hosting over 20 pop-up art interventions from May 11-22. Reconnect with a community of creatives and artists by participating in free art workshops, tours, exhibitions, […]

Author Johann Hari Joins Sydney Writer’s Festival Lineup

By Jarrod Wolhuter. Johann Hari is an author on fire and he’s featuring as one of many outstanding writer at this year’s Sydney Writer’s Festival. Hari has been pivotal in changing the narrative on addiction, anxiety and depression in the 21st century. His past two books, Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of […]

400-Year-Old Dutch Master Artwork Uncovered In The Blue Mountains

A 400-year-old painting from the 17th century – which may now be worth up to AUD $5 million – has been uncovered in a Blue Mountains property that’s managed by National Trust of Australia (NSW). A recent art restoration project commissioned by the National Trust (NSW) has revealed a remarkable find. In amongst one of […]

Community Events At Pitt Street ALIVE

This month the Pitt Street ALIVE festival, which is taking place in the pedestrianised space between Market Street and King Street, will attempt to reinvigorate Sydney’s urban centres and welcome back visitors to shared spaces.  As part of the festivities three of the Westfield Living Centres; Westfield Sydney, Westfield Chatswood and Westfield Hurstville have the joined the […]

Rainbow Recipes For Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate than by eating the rainbow! In true Mardi Gras spirit, Chef Elle Vernon has created the most fabulous and colourful recipes for you to get creative with. Show off your colourful pride with Elle’s recipes. RAINBOW PIZZA Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 16 mins […]

Embracing the art of summer – Sydney Festival unleashes 2022 program

Forget what you knew. With a bold ambition to reimagine how we experience and interact with the city itself, Sydney Festival's 2022 line-up - the first helmed by artistic director Olivia Ansell - is set to explode onto (and into) the city's parks, pools, streets, stages and screens this summer. Across its most revered venues […]

Sydney Fringe Festival Cancelled, Again

By Rida Babar Following the rising number of COVID-19 cases in New South Wales, the Sydney Fringe Festival has cancelled its 2021 season – but there’s a bright side for those still wanting to enjoy some festival favourites. Renowned for being the state’s largest independent arts festival, the Sydney Fringe will be missed by Sydneysiders […]