What’s happening in Sydney

Things to do, events and entertainment in Sydney

Sydney this week

  • (Kids)

    Thu 24 Apr Sydney Observatory has a new nighttime event for the April school holidays, which is especially fun for young families.... More details
  • (Kids)

    Thu 24 Apr Banksia Buddies is a nature play program for children, ages three to five. Early childhood science educators, the Science... More details
  • (Kids)

    Thu 24 Apr Time Out ’s young reporter Bill Blake, nine, says Hyde Park Barrack’s Convict Escapades is really fun for kids. “It... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Thu 24 Apr ‘Kicks’ is World Bar’s new Thursday night party, with indie tunes, karaoke, a ball-pit, hip-hop and free donuts and... More details
  • (Shopping)

    Sat 26 Apr Rozelle is the closest Sydney gets to old European flea market. From vintage fur coats and Elton John on vinyl to rusting... More details
  • (Shopping)

    Sat 26 Apr Join the throngs of hip Inner Westers – and their many knit-wearing dogs – here on a Saturday morning and it’s not hard... More details
  • (Around Town)

    Sat 26 Apr Last year’s TEDxSydney event included talks by anti-poaching crusader Damien Mander; Ron McCallum, who reflected on... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Sat 26 Apr In the 1980s Fred P was set for a career as a hip hop producer until his major label deal fell through. He left music and... More details
  • (Kids)

    Sun 27 Apr April's free family fun day includes a fantasy flight through the 19th Biennale of Sydney exhibition and kids can create... More details
  • (Shopping)

    Sun 27 Apr Now in its 20th year, Bondi is still one of Sydney’s top spots for perusing bric-a-brac and hip fashions. It’s local... More details
  • (Kids)

    12-27 Apr Thinkspace is the Powerhouse Museum’s digital learning centre. Learn the essentials of video game design, create your own... More details
  • (Kids)

    12-27 Apr Every day during the holidays children can play with building frames, shapes and sculptures at Sydney Opera House in the free... More details
  • (Kids)

    Mon 28 Apr It’s Easter, 1928. Consuela the Cook has been found dead in the kitchen. Can you solve the mystery? Kids ages seven to 12... More details
  • (Kids)

    12-28 Apr Waltz around the room like Scott and Fran – or even better, Scott’s little sister Kylie and her partner Luke. The... More details
  • (Theatre)

    02-28 Apr In her new play, British-Australian playwright Jane Bodie ( This Year's Ashes , Griffin 2011) tackles the way... More details
  • (Comedy)

    Mon 28 Apr Comics are a lot like pizza. They're frequently cheesy, best when fired up and great when experienced with mates. Café Lounge... More details
  • (Around Town)

    Tue 29 Apr Ash Maher and Jodie Fisher run a weekly No Lights No Lycra dance party in the dark, where they dig out queasy cheese to... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Tue 29 Apr The Arthouse is home to the original Sydney burlesque drawing classes, held fortnightly on Tuesdays. This is a life-drawing... More details
  • (Kids)

    Tue 29 Apr On the last Tuesday of the month, the Art Gallery of New South Wales runs an interactive art-making tour for children aged... More details
  • (Restaurants)

    Tue 29 Apr Every Tuesday Vini hosts a regional dinner - a four-course set menu for $50 that explores the intricacies of Italian regional... More details
  • (Around Town)

    Wed 30 Apr Learn the basics of cross stitch and backstitch at this Laneway Learning workshop. Leave with a cross-stitched Grumpy Cat... More details
  • (Around Town)

    Wed 30 Apr This Wednesday weekly tags itself as ‘good times for bad bitches’. The crowd trends young and colourful (hair and... More details
  • (Comedy)

    Wed 30 Apr Sydney's biggest open mic comedy night (named after co-founders and occasional hosts Daniel Muggleton and Sam Kettler) is... More details
  • (Comedy)

    Wed 30 Apr Riversdale Group – the hotel conglomerate responsible for revamping Enmore's Vic on the Park , Newtown's Marlborough Hotel... More details

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