Best of Play 2020

Best Live Music Venue – Enmore Theatre

The iconic Enmore Theatre, a venue for stars of music, burlesque and comedy, has had to close, open and close again, disrupting thespians and groupies alike. The Enmore Theatre though has come up with a unique way of selling tickets to events and booking must be done by phone and shown on your screen as […]

Best Night Out of the Box – Wentworth Park

In a land of social distancing and COVIDSafe measures an easy fun night out has never been more needed. Thankfully Wentworth Park has just the treat for Sydney residents. Get on down to a night at the greyhound racing, have a few drinks, grab some food and cheer loudly with friends. Where most venues now […]

Best Art Class – Cork and Canvas

Cork and Canvas is an exciting and innovative way of learning how to paint that takes it to a whole new level. The rules are simple; bring a friend, a beverage and snack of your choice, and relax as you are guided through a step by step lesson on painting the featured artwork for your […]

Best Night Out at the Circus – Archie Brothers

Head on over to Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq for some good ol' circus carnival fun. This space is packed with dodgem cars, carousels, crazy shakes and a cocktail bar. There is something for everyone at Archie Brothers, the menu offers shareable dishes designed to be enjoyed by young and old, while sitting in an old […]

Best Ice Skating Rink – Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink

Whether you’re an ice-skating pro or just a beginner, Canterbury Ice Rink is the place to be all year round if you’re keen to spend a few hours out on the ice. The team at Canterbury Ice Rink are proud to share that they have great ice, the most successful Skate School and the best […]

Best Harbour Experience with a View – Igloos on the Pier

The snow-globe style igloos are back at Pier One and in perfect timing for social distancing dinners. Look no further for a boujee, Instagram-able dinner experience. The menu offers glasses of champagne, cocktails and a variety of snacks from the Bar One menu. And if you’re feeling a bit fancy, you can choose from two […]

Best Alternative Performance Venue – The Vanguard

The Vanguard in Newtown is an alternative performance venue with class. An intimate space catering for under two hundred people which serves live music with cocktails and also offers special dinner and show packages. Shows include jazz, burlesque and folk music. Author talks have also proved popular with Vanguard fans. The atmosphere is cosy and […]

Best Old School Arcade – 1989 Arcade Bar

Step inside Newtown’s 1989 Arcade Bar – geek chic, boozy and a whole lot of fun. The bar is packed with classic arcade games from the 80s onwards from Donkey Kong to old-school Pinball. The bar serves craft beer and cocktails, giving patrons the opportunity to enjoy drunk face-offs of Street Fighter or help each […]

Best Creative Hub – Culture at Work

Culture at Work is an artist-led Australian creative hub with a mission and vision to connect art and science through artists and scientists to inspire future generations of creative thinkers through collaborations. Culture at Work is a ground breaking artist led initiative with a research committee of artists, scientists and educators. The institute supports artists […]