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Pyrmont Festival – It’s better than you thought!

There is nothing more soothing for the soul than being under an Autumn sun, breathing in fresh ocean air, hearing laughter and music, and feasting on nature’s harvest. That’s why Pyrmont Festival is one of Sydney’s favourite outdoor food and wine events. This year’s festival features an even greater selection of wines, produce, and artisan […]

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 […]

Full Tilt Festival Cancelled

Full Tilt Sydney, which was due to be held on Saturday February 27 at Bella Vista Farm has been cancelled due to the New South Wales' Government's decision to extend their current Public Health Order COVID restrictions by a further month. With these restrictions being extended, Full Tilt Festival cannot proceed in Sydney despite exhausting all possible options to ensure […]

Enjoy New Year’s Eve In The Park

NYE in the PARK, Sydney’s only NYE festival, is set to return to Camperdown's Victoria Park this year. The festival will provide one helluva party this New Yer's Eve thanks to it's stacked line up of performers, which includes - PNAU, The Presets, What So Not, Spacey Jane, Illy, Mashd N Kutcher, Poof Doof Drag […]

Sydney’s brightest shining again with the return of Vivid 2021

By GEMMA BILLINGTON Vivid is set to shine on Sydney’s streets this August as the city continues to recover from closures as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The festival at this stage has the green light following Sydney's June/July stay-at-home orders, with restrictions lifting July 10th. James Hancock was one of the artists effected […]


By Mark Morellini Australia’s international documentary film festival returns for its eighth edition, presenting 38 stimulating feature-length films and 10 shorts from 23 countries. Australia is prominent with a selection of 16 films. Each year this festival grows in popularity, evident from the new partnership Antenna has established with Dendy Newtown, which means that documentary […]

American Essentials Film Festival

American cinema isn’t all about Hollywood; it has a thriving community of fringe and independent film makers. The American Essentials Film Festival currently touring Australia is a selection of 31 films curated by Artistic Director Richard Sowada and showcasing the depth and range of films that steer away from the mainstream. The program includes newly […]

Bondi New Years Eve festival cancelled

By Joe Bourke Opinions are divided in Bondi after the announcement that ‘Shore Thing’, the popular beach’s annual New Years Eve music festival, has been cancelled. In the official statement made by festival organisers Mi5, “lengthy discussions with Council and other stakeholders” were cited as justification for cancelling the event. Waverley Mayor Sally Betts said […]


Men’s health appeal The Royal Flying Doctor Service is telling men to “man up” and get a primary health check as part of Men’s Health Week until June 15. The service aims to increase awareness among men of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease. Health services general manager Linda Cutler […]


  As we approach the summer ‘festival’ season with the big budget Sydney Festival and a stack of other rock and dance music celebrations, maybe it’s time to sit down and reinvent the wheel. Already doubts are being cast on the future of many of the long-running Australian music fests with the cancellation of this […]