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onetoeight: Australia’s first prime ministers

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Free

Visually arresting, humorous and thoughtful, Canberra-based artist Alison Alder reinterprets and reinvigorates portraits of the first eight prime ministers in...

Happy and Glorious

Happy and Glorious

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Free

The Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) at Old Parliament House presents Happy and Glorious - an exhibition dedicated to The...

Self portrait in reflection, 1973 Lewis Morley. © Lewis Morley Archive LLC

Collection Highlights Tour

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 5.0 kms | Price from: Free

Join the National Portrait Gallery for a free 30 minute guided tour touching on aspects of the building and some...

Chopin's Piano with Aura Go

Chopin’s Piano with Aura Go

Concert or Performance

11 Nov 2021

Distance from: 7.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

In the winter of 1838-9 Frédéric Chopin – along with his lover, the brilliant and pioneering writer George Sand –...

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Live music Fridays at Blackbird

Food and Wine

5 Oct 2021 to 5 May 2023

Distance from: 7.0 kms | Price from: Free

Every Friday night a different artist will play. Drop in for amazing cocktails in a great cosy and candlelit atmosphere,...

Leonard Weiss and Helena Popovic

Canberra Sinfonia: Vivaldi Re-composed

Concert or Performance

23 Oct 2021

Distance from: 4.4 kms | Price from: $20.00

Re-discover an iconic classic, Vivaldi's Four Seasons, in this contemporary re-imagination by Max Richter.This new setting blends minimalist and neo-classical...

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE DOWN UNDER – LIVE ON STAGE

RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under – Live on Stage

Concert or Performance

29 Jan 2022

Distance from: 6.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

Start your engines Australia!RuPaul, the world’s most famous drag queen, has brought her hit competition franchise to Australia with RuPaul’s...

Forever 80s

Forever 80s – Canberra

Concert or Performance

23 Oct 2021

Distance from: 2.5 kms | Price from: Not Available

Take that neon out of the closet, put on those leg warmers and be ready to hit the dance floor...

Melinda Schneider

Melinda Schneider: Love Songs – Canberra

Concert or Performance

19 Feb 2022

Distance from: 7.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Multi Golden Guitar Award winner and chart-topping singer/songwriter, Melinda Schneider, presents LOVE SONGS: an intimate two-hour concert production featuring Melinda’s...

Silhouette cut-out of a body on green carpet next to briefcase and envelope

Peril in the Parliament

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: $25.00

A brand new Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) experience for groups – part whodunit, part riddle room at Old Parliament...

Children pose underneath the finish sign

Proximity TriCanberra Triathlon Festival

Sporting Events

27 Nov 2021

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Proximity TriCanberra Triathlon Festival offers a distance for everyone. This event is ideal for those who have not attempted...

Consumer Tasting, Albert Hall

Canberra International Riesling Challenge Riesling Experience

Food and Wine

16 Oct 2021 to 15 Oct 2022

Distance from: 5.8 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Canberra International Riesling Challenge is the largest single varietal wine show in the Southern Hemisphere, annually assembling one of...

1929 mugshot. Women standing next to a chair

Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 24 Oct 2021

Distance from: 4.5 kms | Price from: Not Available

Unique and captivating photographs of the 1920s criminal underworld capture the zeitgeist of an era. These mugshots, known as ‘Specials’,...

ACRF Run Regardless

Run Regardless Canberra

Sporting Events

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Oct 2021

Distance from: 6.8 kms | Price from: Free

At Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF), they believe a world without cancer is possible. Guided by some of the brightest...

Lego display of police motor cycles escorting the Governor Generals vehicle

Threads of Policing

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 20 Nov 2021

Distance from: 6.7 kms | Price from: Free

The Australian Federal Police is an organisation operating in many parts of the globe, protecting Australia and Australians and policing...

Young boy in red shirt typing at light blue typewriter in MoAD’s Yours Faithfully exhibition space

Yours Faithfully

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Free

Yours faithfully is an interactive exhibition that invites you to rediscover the art of letter writing.In Yours Faithfully, you can...

ROSS NOBLE

Ross Noble – 2021 Comeback Special

Concert or Performance

18 Dec 2021

Distance from: 6.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

With an on-stage presence like no other, Ross Noble’s exuberance, spontaneity and cerebral style have established him as one of...

John Waters

The John Lennon Song Book In Concert

Concert or Performance

22 Oct 2021

Distance from: 7.3 kms | Price from: $55.00

Celebrating the 50th anniversary since the release of Imagine - the whole album will be performed live by John Waters...

Market day with stalls and attendees

Haig Park Village Markets

Markets

3 Oct 2021 to 30 Oct 2022

Distance from: 7.7 kms | Price from: Free

The new Haig Park Village Markets runs from 9am-2pm every Sunday in the beautiful leafy grounds of Haig Park, Braddon...

Spowers and Syme

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 6 Nov 2021

Distance from: 6.7 kms | Price from: Free

Celebrating the artistic friendship of Melbourne artists Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme, Spowers & Syme presents the changing face of...

A woman with dark hair plays the trumpet in front of an inscription of the ode of remembrance

Australian Wind Symphony – Lest We Forget

Concert or Performance

11 Nov 2021

Distance from: 4.8 kms | Price from: $15.00

Join the Australian Wind Symphony for their annual Remembrance Day concert.In the evocative setting of the Warrior's Chapel at the...

Two girls laughing at interactive letter wall in MoAD’s PlayUP exhibition space

PlayUP: The Right to Have an Opinion and Be Heard

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Free

PlayUP is the Museum of Australian Democracy's imaginative family space with activities to educate, excite and challenge young minds. With...

Ruth Lane-Poole: A Woman of Influence

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 23 Oct 2021

Distance from: 6.7 kms | Price from: Free

Ruth Lane-Poole’s articles on interior decoration in popular magazines in the mid-1920s introduced many homemakers to her ideas on good...

Australian Guitarist

Seasonal Live Music at Regatta Point

Concert or Performance

28 Aug 2021 to 27 Nov 2021

Distance from: 6.0 kms | Price from: Free

Enjoy the sweet sounds of the classical guitar as you soak in the views of Lake Burley Griffin from Regatta...

Yeh Ching-Fang, "Towards the End of Martial Law Series", 1982. © National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts

Wayfaring: Photography in 1970s–80s Taiwan

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 28 Oct 2021

Distance from: 7.6 kms | Price from: Free

As Taiwanese society was coming to terms with a new political reality in the 1970s and 1980s, many artists and...

Project 1: Sarah Lucas

Project 1: Sarah Lucas ** Currently Closed **

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 13 Feb 2022

Distance from: 4.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

** The National Gallery of Australia is temporarily closed to the public, following advice from the ACT Government and the...

Aerial view of the CSO Summer Prom with sunset

CSO Summer Prom

Concert or Performance

4 Dec 2021

Distance from: 8.9 kms | Price from: $29.00

Held in the stunning grounds of Government House, the CSO Summer Prom is an annual highlight on Canberra’s musical calendar....

Reclaiming the Bush

Exhibition and Shows

15 Dec 2021 to 23 Jan 2022

Distance from: 8.2 kms | Price from: Free

An exhibition that brings the eye of the viewer into the intimate space of wildflowers, usually seen only when on...

A performance by the internationally acclaimed Australian pianist, David Helfgott OAM. Celebrating

David Helfgott in Concert

Concert or Performance

16 Dec 2021

Distance from: 6.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

A performance by the internationally acclaimed Australian pianist, David Helfgott OAM.Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Academy Award winning, Australian...

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Commonwealth Bank Ashes Series | Test Match

Sporting Events

8 Feb 2022

Distance from: 4.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Don't miss the most treasured contest on the cricket calendar – the Ashes. In cricket's fiercest rivalry, Australia and England...

Sensory Sunday

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

3 Oct 2021 to 7 Nov 2021

Distance from: 4.9 kms | Price from: Free

Sensory Sunday welcomes teens and young people with social anxiety and people on the autism spectrum and their families to...

The Canberra Times Fun Run

The Canberra Times Fun Run 2021

Sporting Events

7 Nov 2021

Distance from: 5.9 kms | Price from: Not Available

The annual Canberra Times Fun Run is back. Bringing together the best of the Canberra community for a fun day...

Runners on the course

Broken Marathon Canberra

Sporting Events

28 Nov 2021

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Broken Marathon is taking place on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, starting at Rond Terrace, in October 2021. In...

woman in black vest and hat

Three Sixty Fashion Market

Markets

11 Jul 2021 to 7 Nov 2021

Distance from: 3.5 kms | Price from: Free

The Three Sixty Fashion Market is a truly unique, niche, Canberra-based market dedicated to sustainable fashion. This mostly recycled fashion...

Ian Thorpe (detail), 2002 by James Houston

The Amazing Face

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 4.9 kms | Price from: Free

The National Portrait Gallery has a free online class to learn the language of portraiture.Over 14 modules, iconic portraits from...

The Guilty Feminist Live

The Guilty Feminist Live

Concert or Performance

17 Jul 2022

Distance from: 6.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

Less of a podcast and more of a global phenomenon, The Guilty Feminist, hosted by Deborah Frances-White and featuring world-class...

Man looking at exhibition images, text and displayed badges

Democracy. Are You In?

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Free

Democracy. Are You In? is a contemporary exhibition that aims to encourage visitors to recognise that our freedoms and our...

Ashton Agar

Dettol T20 INTL Series vs New Zealand

Sporting Events

8 Feb 2022

Distance from: 4.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

In this summer’s final instalment of the trans-Tasman rivalry, the Aussies and the Black Caps will face off in a...

Two children playing with ‘whoosh’ ball machine in front of a green Behind the Lines exhibition sign

Behind the Lines 2020: The year in political cartoons

Exhibition and Shows

16 Oct 2021 to 15 Nov 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Free

Behind the Lines presents the best political cartoons from 2020, including digital cartoons for the first time. With the fitting...

Colour photograph of back of man walking in empty, dusty landscape

Living Memory: National Photographic Portrait Prize

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 7 Nov 2021

Distance from: 5.0 kms | Price from: $10.00

Audience favourite, the National Photographic Portrait Prize, is back bigger and for longer this year. Selected from a national field...

Salut! Baroque in NGA

Women of Note

Concert or Performance

29 Oct 2021

Distance from: 5.8 kms | Price from: $40.00

Salut! presents a concert of baroque music with works by Barbara Strozzi, Francesca Caccini, Isabella Leonarda, Maddalena Sirmen, Élisabeth Jacquet...

Woman dressed in white poses with handbag

Canberra Fashion, Food, Wine Market

Markets

19 Dec 2021

Distance from: 3.5 kms | Price from: Free

The Canberra Fashion Food and Wine Market will be held throughout 2021 at its new home - Fitters Workshop, Kingston,...

Fiona Pfennigwerth

Illustrating five Australian regions and their flora and fauna: illuminating the Book of Psalms

Exhibition and Shows

26 Jan 2022 to 20 Feb 2022

Distance from: 8.2 kms | Price from: Free

An exhibition by Fiona Pfennigwerth of naturalistic watercolour works depicting the regions of Tasmania, The Kimberley WA, Gariwerd (The Grampians)...

The photo is of a group of adults playing around a large table covered in green felt.

How to Manage a Disaster: Complexity in the 21st Century

Community Event

4 Nov 2021

Distance from: 7.0 kms | Price from: Free

A free evening of games, discussion and science. Play through games created by science-theatre collective Boho Interactive, that explore how...

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Concert or Performance

18 Nov 2021 to 4 Dec 2021

Distance from: 7.2 kms | Price from: $20.00

Rep presents a playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters,...

The Final Sin

Concert or Performance

21 Oct 2021 to 23 Oct 2021

Distance from: 4.6 kms | Price from: $20.00

Persona Collective PresentsThe Final SinWritten and Directed by Keeden HendriksMurder is easy. Love is hard. Happiness is earned. These were...

William Crighton

William Crighton: This is Magic

Concert or Performance

25 Nov 2021

Distance from: 7.3 kms | Price from: $35.00

Acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter William Crighton returns with his new single, ‘This Is Magic'. ‘This Is Magicʼ is the follow up...

E. macrocarpa

Recovery: Friends Photographic Group

Exhibition and Shows

25 Nov 2021 to 12 Dec 2021

Distance from: 8.2 kms | Price from: Free

Recovery is the 8th annual photographic exhibition by the Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens Photographic Group. The purpose...

Art with Friends

Art with Friends

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

1 Oct 2021 to 3 Dec 2021

Distance from: 4.9 kms | Price from: Free

A discussion-based tour of the Gallery’s collection for people living with dementia and their care partners.Art with Friends is the...

Echoes of Pink Floyd

Echoes of Pink Floyd: A Journey Through Time

Concert or Performance

1 Apr 2022

Distance from: 8.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australia’s largest scale Pink Floyd concept act Echoes of Pink Floyd will take audiences on a musical and visual journey...

Vedic Meditation teacher Rory Kinsella

Vedic Meditation comes to Canberra

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

11 Sep 2021 to 9 Jul 2022

Distance from: 7.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Vedic Meditation courses are coming to Canberra from July 2021. The first course runs August 14-17 in Braddon.The course is...

Canberra Craft Beer Festival

Canberra Craft Beer & Cider Festival

Food and Wine

19 Mar 2022

Distance from: 6.6 kms | Price from: $25.00

Australia's premier craft beer and cider festival is held in the grounds around the heritage Mercure Canberra hotel.Featuring over 40...

Ginger Meggs: 100 Years of Adventure Exhibition

Ginger Meggs: 100 Years of Adventure

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 21 Nov 2021

Distance from: 7.5 kms | Price from: Free

The Royal Australian Mint is marking a century of Australia’s most iconic comic strip, Ginger Meggs, with a brand new...

Triathlon participant on a bicycle

Canberra Duathlon

Sporting Events

27 Nov 2021

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Run, ride and race in the beautiful city of Canberra! Fast and flat streets and paths – you’re sure to...

MoAD’s Truth Power and a Free Press exhibition entry with three visitors looking at displays

Truth, Power and a Free Press

Exhibition and Shows

6 Oct 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 5.2 kms | Price from: Free

Truth, Power and a Free press is a compelling exhibition that explores the relationship between trusted media sources and a...

lunchbox acoustic

Lunchbox Acoustic

Concert or Performance

6 Oct 2021 to 11 Feb 2022

Distance from: 6.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

Introducing the City Renewal Authority’s new Lunchbox Acoustic program of live performances in the city centre!The program features talented, local...

Frances Madden & Band: Beautiful World Album Launch

Concert or Performance

12 Mar 2022

Distance from: 7.3 kms | Price from: $35.00

The Street Theatre is delighted to welcome one of Australia’s most talented young singer-songwriters and piano players to present her...

DESIGN Canberra Festival 2021: Transformation

Festivals and Celebrations

8 Nov 2021 to 28 Nov 2021

Distance from: 6.8 kms | Price from: Not Available

Design is in Canberra’s DNA.From 8-28 November, DESIGN Canberra will experiment with new ideas and expand the most successful programs...

Sunset Cinema

Community Event

25 Nov 2021 to 26 Feb 2022

Distance from: 8.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Gather your friends and family, sit back, relax and watch the stars at your new summer local. Open multiple nights...

Come From Away

Concert or Performance

4 Nov 2021 to 21 Nov 2021

Distance from: 6.8 kms | Price from: $105.00

The global phenomenon Come From Away will be showing in November at the Canberra Theatre for a strictly limited season....

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