What's On | Friday 29th May 2015..
** Charity | Fundraisers Events **
|65 Roses Day|
65 Roses Day is celebrated throughout May each year and raises money to help people with Cystic Fibrosis live longer.
Since the 1980’s the average life expectancy has increased from 17 to 37.
But it’s still only 37. Give people with CF a chan..
|Australia's Biggest Morning Tea 2015|
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea offers the opportunity to come together and share a cuppa, whilst helping those affected by cancer.
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is one of Australia’s most well-loved fundraising events, and plays a vital role in..
** Children | Family Events **
The Museum's Grace Bros courtyard has been transformed into a new outdoor playground.
Children will have lots of fun playing on the state-of-the art equipment. And it's right next to the cafe, so parents and carers can relax at the courtyard table..
|Golden Ridge Animal Farm|
Bring the children to the Golden Ridge Animal Farm for hands on farm fun!
Hold baby chicks, ducklings and rabbits, milk the cow, bottle feed baby lambs and kid goats or have a pony ride!
Go on a farm walk to feed the sheep and goats with bread ..
|Luna Park Sydney | Open|
Grab your tickets to one of Sydney's longest-running and most iconic, fun attractions - Luna Park, on the waters of Sydney Harbour offers fun for everyone!
Featuring a host of rides, parlour games and more right on the harbour, Luna Park offers a..
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** Comedy & Magic Events **
|Quick... Some Comedy, Quick|
Quick..Some Comedy, Quick is Australia's fastest and funniest stand up comedy show on Fridays and Saturdays at Star Bar Comedy Theatre.
Comedy for lunch Fridays
Stand up Comedy Show
12:45pm-1:15pm Lunch / 1:15pm-1:45pm
Comedy Court Stand Up ..
** Concerts | Music Events **
Hear Ensemble Offspring at play in a set of musical games. Negotiating morse de-coders, decision trees and live computer scores, Sydney’s champions of innovative new music will dive headlong into a sonic arena where the final result is unknown!
** Culinary | Wine & Dining Events **
|Fort Denison Restaurant Island Dining|
Sydney’s only harbour island restaurant Fort Denison will host a unique weekend dining experience this May and June during the Vivid Sydney festival, offering rare evening dining options for individuals and groups.
After highly popular nights on t..
|Sydney Chocolate Tours|
Indulge in the Sydney Chocolate Tours, in exquisite chocolate, enjoying the finest coffee and tea, then walk it all off in a couple of hours, all the time soaking up the historical atmosphere of the city of Sydney as your tour progresses!
** Exhibitions | Art & Photo Events **
Forgotten Songs, by Michael Thomas Hill (completed 2011), a permanent installation at Angel Place, Sydney.
Forgotten Songs commemorates the songs of fifty birds once heard in central Sydney before they were gradually forced out of the city by Euro..
|Head On Photo Festival 2015|
Head On Photo Festival
1st – 31st May 2015
Head On Photo Festival is the nation’s most prestigious showcase for global photography, turning the city of Sydney into a living cross-section of cutting edge photography and video media throughout May...
|Head On Photo Festival: Souls of Paris|
Come to the Alliance Française de Sydney from 30 April to 30 May, and experience Stephanie Pfeiffer's Souls of Paris - beautiful portrayal of the real faces, and people, that can be found walking through the streets of Paris. It is an attempt to brea..
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** Exhibitions | Expo | Launch Events **
|A fine possession: jewellery and identity|
24 September 2014 – 20 September 2015
A Fine Posession
Celebrates the central place of jewellery in our lives from antiquity to the present-day through over 700 iconic and rarely seen objects.
Jewellery has been made and worn for personal, ..
|Madame Tussauds | Open|
Visit Madame Tussauds right on Sydney Harbour by purchasing online here for some of the best prices on the Internet!
Madame Tussauds has long been acclaimed as the most famously realistic Wax Museum in the world, with multiple exhibitions in some..
|Sydney Vegan Expo|
Sydney Vegan Expo
Sunday 24th May – 10am to 5pm
Petersham Town Hall
The Sydney Vegan Expo is a great day out for everyone.
Featuring delicious vegan food and fantastic vegan product stalls, cutting edge information from prominent speakers on ..
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** Festivals | Fairs Events **
|Vivid Sydney 2015|
Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, returns for 2015 to light up Sydney for 18 days of events, exhibitions, mind-boggling sights and thought-provoking discussion, running from 22 May to 8 June.
** Film Festivals & Showing Events **
|What's Showing @ IMAX|
IMAX Cinema at Darling Harbour has the world's biggest IMAX screen.
What's showing at IMAX this week
Wednesday 27 May 2015
10:00 am Great White Shark 3D
11:00 am Unseen World 3D
12:00 pm Hubble 3D
1:00 pm Hidden Universe 3D
** Markets | Art, Craft & General Events **
|Chinatown Night Market|
The Chinatown Night Market is a weekly market held from 4pm - 11pm every Friday.
The Chinatown Night Market features in excess of 40 stalls, offering everything from clothes and jewellery to samurai swords and art, as well as over 10 delicious and..
|Newcastle Organic Food & General Market|
The Newcastle Market is a weekly market held Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9am-3pm, at the corner of Hunter and Thorn Streets.
The markets are a general market with stalls selling art, second hand goods along with stalls offering up fresh, loc..
|Sun Set Markets|
There are lots of bargains to be found at the weekly Sun Set Markets.
Every Friday from 3pm - 9pm on Boot Hill. The smart shopper would be sure to get there early to make sure they have their pick of the treasures.
Cnr Raby & C..
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** Markets | Farmers Food & Produce Events **
|Bathurst Organic Market|
The Bathurst Organic Market is held every Friday and Saturday at the Brooke Moore Centre Courtyard.
Enjoy fresh certified organic fruit and vegetables, along with yoghurts, cereals, eggs and more.
Home delivery service is available and it cover..
|Sydney Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers Market|
Hawkesbury Harvest brings the region to the doorstep of Sydney every Friday in the square at Cook & Phillip Park.
Features the best the Sydney region can offer in fresh season produce and gourmet products. Come and taste, buy and learn about Sydn..
|The Rocks Farmers' Market|
Take a fresh look at The Rocks Markets!
Sydney's shopping icon has expanded to include The Rocks Farmers’ Market on a Friday, and an even bigger and better weekend market with more stalls and a dedicated designers’ section.
The Rocks Farmers’..
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** Museum & Science Events **
|Castle Hill Powerhouse Discovery Centre|
The Powerhouse Discovery Centre: Collection Stores at Castle Hill is part of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, along with the Powerhouse Museum in Darling Harbour and Sydney Observatory at the Rocks.
The Powerhouse Discovery Centre is the M..
|CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope | The Dish|
The famous Parkes observatory, as featured in the Australian movie 'The Dish', is a landmark radio telescope nearly 50 years old, yet still considered to be one of the best single dish radio telescopes in the world.
As well as a great view of the ..
|Cyberworlds: Computers & Connections|
Cyberworlds: Computers & Connections, a permanent exhibition at Powerhouse Museum.
Computers are the defining technology of our time. Unlike other machines that are designed to carry out a specialised task, the computer is a general-purpose devic..
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|Guided Group Tours ABC Ultimo Centre|
The ABC Ultimo Centre brings together all aspects of the national broadcaster, including Television, Radio, New Media, Transmission and News and Current Affairs.
The guided tour is likely to include a visit to one of our two digital state-of-the-a..
** Parties | Social | Singles Events Events **
|HIJINKS '15 Minutes of Fame' Party|
This May, Sydney’s only underwater party, HIJINKS is set to resurface at Madame Tussauds Sydney, for a “15 Minutes of Fame” party, unashamedly embracing celebrity culture for one huge night of A-List fun!
Transforming the wax attraction into an ov..
** Performing Arts | Theatre | Opera Events **
Director Neil Gooding
Musical Director Isaac Hayward
Choreographer Camilla Jakimowicz
Set Designer James Browne
Costume Designer Elizabeth Frankilin
Lighting Designer Ross Graham
Sound Designer Jed Silver
|Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show|
BERT NEWTON TO DO THE TIME WARP!
Producers Howard Panter and John Frost today announced that beloved theatre and television performer Bert Newton would play the Narrator in the Sydney season of Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show. Newton is cu..
Inspired by the famous cabarets of Paris, Risque Revue follows a tangled narrative of love, lust and jealousy, inside a fictional theatre of the same name.
Sensational casting, phenomenal choreography, and a super sexy sound track make for a glamo..
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** Trips | Tours Events **
|Australian Museum Behind the Scenes Tour|
Less than one percent of the Australian Museum's vast collection is on display. The Behind the Scenes Tour offers visitors the opportunity to see all those items kept in storage behind the scenes.
Sneak a peek at an irreplaceable collection of mo..
|Australian Museum Tours|
Australian Museum Tours offer daily guided tours of the Museum by experienced guides, highlighting popular attractions from their exhibitions.
You'll visit all the major exhibitions on display and get your questions answered along the way. Tours ..
|Night Tour | Sydney Observatory|
The quintessential way to visit Sydney Observatory
Open nightly Monday to Saturday except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday holidays; open Sunday nights during school holidays.
View the stars and planets through our telescopes (weather ..
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** Workshops | Classes & Clinics Events **
|Screen Acting Intermediate - Short Course |
Are you ready to sharpen your screen acting skills and go further than the acting basics? Explore and develop your acting skills with Screen Acting intermediate at Screenwise- Australia’s Leading Film & TV School for Actors.
Screen Acting Intermed..
|Self Esteem: How Science Can Help|
How do you feel about yourself? Granted, it can be an awkward question.
Self-esteem has always been a universal issue, which we all grapple with at numerous points in our life.
Feeling good about yourself in a fast paced, social-media blanketed..
** Zoological & Farms Events **
|Nura Diya Aboriginal Wildlife Experience|
Take a special Aboriginal wildlife tour at Taronga Zoo, showcasing the strong link between aboriginal people, their culture and wildlife.
Developed with Aboriginal people, and led by an Aboriginal Guide, Nura Diya takes visitors on a walk-through ..
|Taronga Western Plains Zoo|
With over 3sq km of wild and wonderful bushland and 700 animals, Taronga Western Plains Zoo offers a safari adventure right in the heart of NSW.
Find yourself surrounded by magnificent wildlife on wide open plains. Whether you stroll across the g..
|Taronga Zoo Roar and Snore|
Join us for the Taronga Zoo Roar and Snore and be awakened by the roar of lions as they cuddle up to you in your tent!
Okay, so that last part is an exaggeration, though the Taronga Zoo Roar and Snore is still the wildest slumber party around, and..
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