Heeeellooo weekend (and one other whopping 40+ issues to do and see round Canberra).
This weekend head out for a Sunday session, go to the Corridor Village Christmas Honest and revel in a chilly schooner (or two) at Beerfest! This weekend there’s loads to maintain you entertained.
Particular occasions + festivals
Rock n Roll within the Laneways
Rock n Roll within the Laneways can have everybody strumming, singing, and dancing alongside this Friday evening. This free neighborhood occasion (which is part of SouthFest within the Suburbs) encourages everybody to convey a picnic rug, chill out and revel in a night full of meals, drinks and markets stalls. TUGS Ukulele and pals will get the get together began, however there’s loads to not miss!
Friday 18 November, 4 pm – 8 pm | Tuggeranong Laneways (Between Cowlishaw and Anketell Avenue), Greenway | facebook.com/events
‘Charmed I’m Positive’ Exhibition
The primary attraction bracelets had been worn by Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, and Hittites and commenced showing from 600 – 400 BC. KIN Gallery’s newest exhibition, ‘Charmed I’m Positive’ celebrates this magical and historical artwork.
Opening to the general public from 18 – 20 November, ‘Charmed I’m Sure’ fantastically muddies the road between artwork and jewelry—one hanging attraction at a time. Artists from throughout Australia have handcrafted as much as 5 items every for this exhibition, all delicately solid (and even laser welded at instances) to create dreamy one-of-a-kind items. Be certain to decide on your favorite.
Friday 18 till Sunday 20 November | KIN Gallery, Lonsdale Avenue, Braddon | kin.gallery
Alliance Francaise French Market
Have you ever ever dreamed of escaping to France—the fragrance of croissants tantalising your nostril, a glass of bubbles in hand as you flick thru market stands with the notes of some French jazz drifting on the air?
The excellent news is there’s no must e-book a flight to grasp your French dream, all this and extra is coming proper right here to Canberra on Saturday 19 November. French meals and French themed activites? To that, we are saying ‘oui, oui!’
Saturday 19 November, 10 am – 4 pm | Alliance Francaise de Canberra, 66 McCaughey St, Turner | afcanberra.com.au
Yummy The Present
Identified for his or her slick aesthetic and camp sensibility, YUMMY is a multi-award-winning cabaret firm that comes with drag, dance, circus, and burlesque. Fall in love and howl with laughter with this legendary feature-length manufacturing—you gained’t remorse it.
Friday 18 and Saturday 19 November | Zoo Bar, 17 London Circuit, Canberra Metropolis | Tickets here.
Femmes Fatales on the Frontier
Grainger Gallery hosts “Femmes Fatales on the Frontier”. These six feminine artists are harmful ladies who, via their femmes fatales, invite you to a unusual and irreverent exhibition on the facility of female magnificence as considered via the feminine gaze.
Vanessa Stockard takes us on a deep dive down a hallucinatory rabbit gap of Alice and her pals, the Infanta, Ophelia and Jane Morris, whereas Gria Shead’s Kate Kelly rides into city with an arsenal of cigar field femmes. Penelope Boyd’s Victorian gothic ladies invite nearer investigation as they cover their crimes and misdemeanours. Ella Kilgour’s women are odes to Gainsborough and Poussin with a up to date twist – all neon-powder-puff, Autie pouf and Snapchat Catface, they stare again throughout centuries of historical past into hypermodern instances.
Hilary Herrmann’s haloed heroines float via the skies like mystical saints, referencing historical iconography and pointing to the order of the universe. Monika Scarrabelotti’s sensuous bronzes traverse the voyeuristic, participating the viewer in an intimate response. All in all, these six artists invite you to gaze into the realm of the Magical Actual within the Neon-Classical Age!
Till Sunday 4 December | Grainger Gallery, Dairy Street, Fyshwick | graingergallery.com.au
Canberra Brick Present
Take into account your self a LEGO Masters tremendous fan? It’s time to channel your internal Hamish Blake and head alongside to a brick-tastic large-scale LEGO occasion coming to Canberra.
That’s proper—from jaw-dropping creations to breathtaking creativity, Canberra is internet hosting its very personal brick present on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 November. That includes the brick-building expertise of over 100 native and interstate creators (who’ve created mind-blowing LEGO shows for all ages), it’s the right probability to nerd out over the magic of LEGO.
Saturday 19 November, 9 am – 4:30 pm and Sunday 20 November, 10 am – 4:30 pm | Thoroughbred Park, Randwick Rd, Lyneham | canberra.brickshow.au
Corridor Village Christmas Honest
Good day seasonal enjoyable! Head alongside to the Corridor Village Christmas Honest to discover 100 distributors, meals vans, pizza oven, sausage sizzle, reside music, leisure and extra. There may even be Corridor Collectors Basic Automobiles on show, ACT Companion Canine Membership doggy dance and agility canine groups, circus performer, face portray, strolling carollers and naturally a go to from Santa!
Saturday 19 November | Corridor Showground and Oval, Corridor | facebook.com/hallvillagechristmasfair
Canberra Craft & Quilt Honest
Calling all craft lovers—the Canberra Craft & Quilt Honest is again! Immerse your self into the world of arts and craft by attending and experiencing the unimaginable quilt and craft show. With multiple hundred quilts on displayed, displays from the One Learn Thread problem, embellished masks, embroidered pet pawtraits and fortunate door prizes, there’s loads to see and do.
Till Saturday 19 November, 10 am – 4:30 pm | Exhibition Park, Nook of Flemington Rd and Northbourne Ave, Mitchell | craftfair.com.au
Australia’s hottest seven-piece disco and dance band are making their strategy to the Nationwide Arboretum Canberra! Disco Revolution is bursting with excessive power and performing legendary 70’s and 80’s disco anthems and dance tracks that can have you ever on the dance flooring all evening lengthy.
From ABBA, Tina Turner, Donna Summer time to The Village Folks and artists in between, DISCO REVOLUTION delivers a dynamic efficiency like no different. A real get together band that relives the disco period, full with dazzling costumes, will transport you again in time to the period when disco modified a era.
Saturday 19 November | Nationwide Arboretum Canberra | stickytickets.com.au
DESIGN Canberra Pageant
All through the month, over 200 occasions, exhibitions, talks, excursions, activations, markets, collaborations, artist studios, and open properties shall be showcased as a part of DESIGN Canberra, remodeling the nation’s capital. The pageant, now in its eighth yr, is for all pursuits and ages and most occasions are free. Take a look at the DESIGN Canberra web site to see what’s on across the capital.
Till Sunday 20 November | Varied areas | designcanberrafestival.com
Canberra Storage Sale Path
Storage Sale Path is Australia’s pageant of pre-loved stuff, devoted to serving to you lengthen the lifetime of your stuff and discover the final word pre-loved gem. This yr you may promote, store and study on the Storage Sale Path with the Path Tutorial collection of on-line workshops hosted by Aussie icons Barry du Bois, Annabel Crabb and Craig Reucassel in addition to two huge weekends of storage gross sales taking place throughout Canberra.
Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 November | Varied areas | garagesaletrail.com.au
The Stromlo Working Pageant
The Stromlo Working Pageant is again! Select from 10 kilometres, 30 kilometres, and a 50 kilometres ultra-marathon and prepare to run. It’s the right alternative for runners of all talents to ‘get off the highway’ and problem themselves on vast open trails that soak up sweeping views of Canberra, Black Mountain Tower, the Nationwide Arboretum, and the Brindabella ranges.
Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 November | Stromlo Forest Park, Opperman Avenue, Wright | stromlo.com.au
Returning after a few years away the South aspect shall be remodeled this month. Whether or not it’s markets, music, sport, artwork, dance, the setting or simply the neighborhood coming collectively that you’re into, SouthFest within the Suburbs has one thing for you! With over 50 actions unfold out over three weeks discover the right strategy to have a good time your private home.
Till Sunday 20 November | Varied areas | tuggcc.com
The Grapest 5km Run
It’s Enjoyable Run with Wine…we’re not even kidding! Head to Lake George Vineyard this Saturday 19 November and run, stroll or skip in and across the vines after which…sip!
There’s slightly little bit of train earlier than you cross the end line and head to the now well-known ‘Wine Waddle’ and the tasting stations or don’t do any train in any respect and simply go for the ‘Wine Waddle’ solely!
There’ll be leisure, nice meals, tremendous wines, and good instances in vines!
Saturday 19 November | Lake George Vineyard | centauroutdoorevents.com.au
Meals + Wine
Love beer? That includes over 300 distinctive and restricted version beers, ciders, seltzers, wine, cocktails, native avenue eats and masterclasses plus a large line up of reside music you may’t miss the Canberra Beerfest. Centrally positioned (subsequent to Questacon), with a wonderfully picturesque waterfront setting, it’s the right probability to pattern the most recent in brewing tendencies, modern creations, cocktail gastronomy, and easy delights and previous devoted favourites.
Saturday 19 November, 12 pm – 6 pm | John Dunmore Lang Place, Parkes | canberra.beerfestivals.com.au
Sunday Classes: The Jetty + Reside Music
Reside music, artwork installations, and a chilly drink within the BentSpoke Beer Backyard—title a greater strategy to finish the DESIGN Canberra Pageant and spend a Sunday afternoon?
Bringing The Jetty alive (below a big weatherproof marquee), get pleasure from wine and cocktail bars, The Jetty Café, the Fricken Hen meals truck, and a pop-up from native retailers Arch + Ode. There may even be loads of artwork installations and exhibitions within the Modern Artwork Area to get pleasure from.
Sunday 20 November, 12 pm – 4 pm | The Jetty, Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes | designcanberrafestival.com.au
The Wizard’s Den
Witches and wizards of Canberra, behold! Get able to unleash your internal magical being as you brew potions, forged spells, and drink extra mead than you may shake a wand at—at this pop-up bar, you’ll concoct devilish brews for good (or evil), all below the watchful eye of their sensible potions grasp.
Till Tuesday 31 January 2023 | Zoo Bar, London Circuit, Canberra Metropolis | Tickets here.
Stage + display
Sense and Sensibility at Canberra REP
That is some fairly subtle nonsense. Primarily based on the novel by Jane Austen, Kate Hamill’s Sense and Sensibility, this playful new adaptation follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood shortly after their father’s sudden loss of life. Head alongside to expertise a narrative that stands the check of time…and the right springtime rom-com.
Till Saturday 3 December | Canberra REP Theatre (previously Theatre 3), 3 Repertory Lane, Acton | Tickets here.
The Age of the Pinedemic – the Musical
See younger imaginations at their finest when The Age of the Pinedemic – the Musical debuts at Tuggeranong Arts Centre. From secret offers and energy battles to everlasting life and pineapples! What may presumably go flawed in a brand new society made up of youngsters and born out of a secret deal made with an internet troll? The whacky characters and zany storyline, fully conceived by kids, illustrate originality and contemporary theatre at its finest.
Friday 18 and Saturday 19 November | Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Tuggeranong | tuggeranongarts.com.au
Maks Ballet: How Lengthy is Endlessly
MAKS Ballet Studios likes to wrap up the yr with one thing from the realms of fantasy! That includes professionally choreographed routines from our gifted college and visitor artists, gorgeous costumes and hosted in Canberra’s most prestigious theatre, Canberra Theatre Centre, you may be transported to a world of marvel asking “How Lengthy is Endlessly?” earlier than being amazed by the vibrancy of our second Act “Showcase”.
Friday 18 and Saturday 19 November | The Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre | canberratheatre.com.au
Canberra Quick Movie Pageant
Let the screenings start. From Friday 4 November via till Sunday 20 November, head alongside to the Canberra Quick Movie Pageant to get pleasure from 18 screening periods showcasing a wealth of expertise in a spread of movies, animations and music movies, all referring to matters like gender politics and sexuality, masculinity and psychological well being and First Nations’ tales.
Till Sunday 20 November | Dendy Cinemas, Metropolis | cffs.com.au
Japanese Movie Pageant
Get pleasure from a chunk of tradition at the twenty sixth Japanese Movie Pageant (JFF) in Australia – the biggest celebration of Japanese movie within the nation, bringing new and previous movies to native audiences. There’s sure to be one thing to go well with everybody’s tastes on this yr’s line-up!
Till Sunday 20 November | Palace Electrical, Acton | japanesefilmfestival.com.au
Open Studios: Julie Ryder Design and Print Studio, Kiran Designs, Sharon Peoples, and extra
Searching for the right Christmas current (or searching for your self)? This week, 11 creatives and designers will open their studios to the general public.
Step inside to speak with the makers and get your fingers on modern handmade ceramics, furnishings, textiles, glass, and extra—introduced instantly from the artist. Suppose gorgeous stitching and embroidery from Sharon Peoples, wearable artwork from Kiran Designs, and hand-printed textiles from Julie Ryder Design and Print Studio.
Saturday 19 November, 10 am – 4 pm | Varied areas available here | designcanberrafestival.com.au
Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop
On this exhibition, influential Australian Chinese language artist Lindy Lee explores identification, historical past, spirituality and our relationship to the cosmos. She creates meditative works utilizing gentle, shadow and scale throughout many artforms. Moon in a Dew Drop takes an in-depth take a look at 4 a long time of extraordinary observe.
Till Thursday 3 December | Canberra Museum & Gallery, London Circuit | cmag.com.au
Canberra Potters 2022 Members’ Exhibition
Showcasing a few of the finest work created by the Canberra Potters during the last 12 months, head alongside to Canberra’s main ceramic present of the yr. Count on an inexhaustible breadth of ceramic arts, showcasing innumerable combos of creating, adorning and firing methods to create works which are distinctive in kind, texture and color.
Till Sunday 4 December | 1 Aspinall St, Watson | canberrapotters.com.au
Artwork of Christmas Exhibition
It’s starting to look loads like Christmas—and Kinkora Gallery has a particular exhibition that can assist you have a good time. Paying tribute to the magic of Christmas, native artists Emily Birks, Julie Bradley, Fiona Boxall, Liz Faul, Fenja T. Ringl and Joan McKay are every showcasing a small variety of their artworks within the non-public gallery.
Entry is free however bookings are important.
Till Saturday 10 December | 5 Stornaway Street Queanbeyan | Tickets here.
Seeing Seventies: Pictures Competitors
There’s no denying that Canberra has some iconic structure—and this exhibition at Craft ACT is the final word celebration of design within the 70s. Capturing the most effective of Canberra’s design and structure from the last decade, the exhibition has over 90 pictures from skilled and beginner photographers—good for spending a day immersing your self in structure and artwork.
Till Saturday 10 December | Craft ACT, Stage 1, North Constructing, 180 London Circuit | designcanberrafestival.com.au
The Robert F!NK Nationwide Metallic Prize
We’re all obsessive about the F!nk jug (hiya Christmas current inspo), however do you know that there’s a Robert Foster F!NK Nationwide Metallic Prize celebrating excellent work within the discipline of up to date metalworking?
Recognising the distinctive talent and modern design of each established and rising designers and craftspeople, head alongside to see the work of 10 finalists and see the winners of the three awards: a longtime artist, an rising artist, and an acquisition prize.
Till Saturday 10 December | Craft ACT, Stage 1, North Constructing, 180 London Circuit | designcanberrafestival.com.au
Image Your self by Gerry Orkin
Captured within the Summer time of 1985, Image Your self by native artist Gerry Orkin includes a collection of mild, quirky, sincere and easy depictions of a neighborhood not but obsessive about self-image making, privateness and picture possession.
Till Saturday 17 December | PhotoAccess, Manuka Arts Centre, 30 Manuka Circle, Griffith | photoaccess.org.au
Woodlands, Forests, Life by David Wong
The work in Woodlands, Forests, Life spans round a decade. From an early age, Canberra artist David Wong has liked nature and explored the bushland areas near his dwelling in Canberra. This exhibition investigates the various aspects of eucalypt ecosystems inside native nature reserves – their range and uniqueness; their conservation; and the individuals working to grasp, restore and defend them. Woodlands, Forests, Life can also be a part of a broader 2022 Eucalypt Australia Dahl Fellowship challenge.
Till Saturday 17 December | PhotoAccess, Manuka Arts Centre, 30 Manuka Circle, Griffith | photoaccess.org.au
Swooming, Shimmering, Glowing
Tuggeranong Arts Centre is swooning, shimmering, and glowing its strategy to the tip of 2022 with the Spring exhibitions, Swoon! We’re Dizzy with JOY!, by Fingers On Studio and All That Glitters by native artists Helen Braund, Tiffany Cole, Romany Fairall, Michele Grimston and Emma Rani Hodges.
Till Saturday 17 December | Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Tuggeranong | tuggeranongartscentre.com
Angelica Mesiti explores the notion of how communities are fashioned via shared motion and communication. A mixture of dance, music, verbal, and non-verbal musical varieties, Mesiti reveals the totally different ancestries that make up trendy Australia whereas investigating the character of connection
Till Sunday 29 January 2023 | The Nationwide Gallery | nga.gov.au
Blanche Tilden – ripple impact: a 25 yr survey
An artist with a world fame within the fields of up to date jewelry and studio glass, this 25-year survey of the Tilden’s work reveals her outstanding and critically acclaimed observe.
This main survey exhibition contains each historic and modern works trying on the key themes of mechanical motion, and industrial and architectural makes use of of glass in addition to a collection of photographic portraits of collectors carrying their Tilden jewelry or ‘bringing out their Blanche.’
Till Sunday 12 February 2023 | Canberra Museum & Gallery, London Circuit | designcanberrafestival.com.au
JamFactory ICON Tom Moore: Considerable Marvel
Born in Canberra, Tom Moore is one in every of Australia’s main glass artists and over the course of his profession has carved out a singular voice in Australian glass artwork making. Count on to see ybrid creatures of half animal, vegetable, mineral and private corresponding to ‘plantbirds’ and ‘photofishcars’ that critique the present human situation and the impression people have wrought on the environment.
Till Sunday 12 February 2023 | Canberra Museum & Gallery, London Circuit | cmag.com.au
Workshops, webinars + extra
Bookstagram After Hours with Jess Kitching and Lauren Baker
Speaking all issues thrillers and what it’s wish to be e-book lovers on Instagram, to have a good time the discharge of How you can Destroy your Husband be part of creator Jess Kitching and bookstagrammer Lauren Baker for the final word get-together.
Saturday 19 November, 4:30 pm – 6 pm | Pulp Bookcafe, 6/18 O’Hanlon Place, Federation Sq., Nicholls | Tickets here.
Reworking your private home with inside designer Vanessa Hawes
Wish to remodel your private home into your very best haven? Then you definitely would possibly want this. Inside designer Vanessa Hawes shall be sharing design insights on how one can change your private home into multi-use areas, good for our (very) busy lives.
Answering any and all questions, it’s the right probability to get some skilled recommendation (and revel in some gentle refreshments).
Saturday 19 November | Designcraft Furnishings, Cnr Monaro Hwy &, Sheppard St, Hume | Tickets here
Decisions in Childbirth
Are you anticipating? Have you ever thought-about a doula? The Canberra Doulas are holding month-to-month info periods for all these anticipating to seek out out extra about what a doula is and all that they will provide throughout being pregnant, delivery, and past. Learn the way a doula can assist you in preparation to your delivery and the way they will additionally help you when you convey your child dwelling.
Saturday 19 November, 10 am – 12 pm | Tulips Café, Piallago | Facebook.com
Superb Dwelling (Symposium)
This half-day program of talks, workshops and movies will discover Canberra’s historical past of medium density housing experimentation, what it means to reside thoughtfully inside the panorama, and the nuanced relationship between our bodily and emotional expertise of dwelling. Audio system embody Louise Wright (Baracco + Wright, Melbourne), Anthony Clarke (BLOXAS, Melbourne), Martin Miles (Canberra House, Wybalena Grove resident) and David Hobbes (architect, Urambi Village resident). The symposium will conclude with a particular screening of Bêka & Lemoine’s feature-length documentary The Infinite Happiness (2015).
Sunday 20 November, 11 am – 3:30 pm | 1 Dairy Street, Tenancy 5b, Constructing 2, Fyshwick | Tickets here.
Much less Backyard Tour and Native Planting Workshop
A hands-on introduction to the panorama at Dairy Street and the regenerative method led by website gardeners Gradual Rising Bushes. The small group periods will embody a guided tour of the LESS backyard and a workshop on native planting and soil rejuvenation. Bookings are required.
Sunday 20 November, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm | 1 Dairy Street, LESS backyard (close to Capital Brewing), Fyshwick | Tickets here.
The Little Burley Market
The staff from Native Village Markets, who revitalised Haig Park with their farmers and foodies market are launching The Little Burley Market, a bespoke market by the lake. Launching on the opening day of Floriade, the market will provide a various array of multicultural meals, much-loved drinks and brunchables, stunning blooms, domestically made artwork, vogue, pictures and homewares, artisan bread, delectable pastries, seafood, smoked charcuterie, truffles, meats, pet treats and far more. See you there?
Each Saturday, 9am – 1.30pm | Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes | thelittleburleymarket.com.au
Haig Park Markets
Moments away from Lonsdale avenue’s boutiques and cafes, the Haig Park Village Markets will delight your senses with scrumptious cuisines, tasty treats, stunning blooms, contemporary produce, delectable charcuterie and artisan merchandise. It’s a beautiful place to get pleasure from a picnic while feasting your senses on the culinary delights on provide or to browse the fabulous native handmade design stalls.
Each Sunday, 8:30 am – 2 pm | Haig Park, Girrahween Avenue, Braddon | haigparkvillagemarkets.com.au
Sutton Village Markets
A brand new farmers market has entered the Canberra area. Situated solely thirty minutes away in Sutton, take a Sunday drive to get pleasure from some leisure and the prospect to discover slightly slice of the countryside. The contemporary and native produce can also be a plus!
Fortnightly | Nook of Camp and Victoria Avenue, Sutton | suttonvillagecountrymarkets.com.au
Previous Bus Depot Markets
With greater than 100 stalls (together with your previous favourites), you’ll have the prospect to buy an excellent number of Australian-made, handcrafted and premium merchandise. Sneak a stroll across the foreshore whilst you’re down there.
9.30 am – 2.30 pm Sunday | Wentworth Avenue, Kingston | obdm.com.au
Capital Area Farmers Markets
With greater than 100 stallholders every week, the Capital Area Farmers Market at EPIC Park has limitless choices on the subject of freshly picked, grown and handcrafted produce.
Fill the backyard utilizing their nice number of native and panorama vegetation, fruit bushes, seedlings and shrubs or fill your abdomen with freshly baked bread, truffles, macarons and croissants.
7 am–11.30 am Saturday | Exhibition Park in Canberra | capitalregionfarmersmarket.com.au
Southside Farmers Markets
This village market is positioned at Canberra School, making it the right place to duck in to seize what you want (and perhaps a couple of stuff you don’t). Order an egg and bacon roll to begin the morning as you discover the most effective of contemporary seasonal veggies, handmade pasta and pet treats.
8 am–11.30 am Sunday | 2 Launceston Avenue, Phillip | facebook.com
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