Around Town

Festivals, fairs and large events in Sydney

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Around Town - Sun 31 Aug

Russian journalist Masha Gessen will host an in-depth conversation with Pussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina, as part of this year’s Festival of Dangerous Ideas line-up....

Around Town - 30-31 Aug

In its sixth year, the Festival of Dangerous Ideas is pushing closer and closer to all-out war in the Opera House. No idea too daring or provocative, this year’s program will see extraordinary writers...

Events to look out for

Hijinks

Hijinks

The curators behind Jurassic Lounge make mischief in the aquarium

Parramasala 2014

Parramasala 2014

Parramasala is a rich, colourful combination of music, dance, theatre, food, film and heritage

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Fairs & Festivals in Sydney

Surry Hills Festival

Surry Hills Festival

Flash discos, dog shows, live bands and art installations ��" this year’s festival honours the stories behind the ‘burb

Sydney Rides Festival

Sydney Rides Festival

Sydney’s biggest annual bike festival includes an illuminated night ride, pop-up breakfast stalls and a family day at Pirrama Park

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Classes & workshops in Sydney

Retrosweat

Retrosweat

Shake things up with a touch of blue eye shadow and pineapple squats

Laneway Learning

Laneway Learning

Take an informal life lesson on anything, from sex toys to ballet

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Talks & discussions in Sydney

Michael Palin

Michael Palin

A rare opportunity to catch the comic genius live on stage

FastBreak

FastBreak

Get your fix of killer talks before most people have had their morning coffee

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