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2021 Canberra International Music Festival

2021 Canberra International Music Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

30 Apr 2021 to 9 May 2021

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $25.00

Vienna. The city where Schubert and Strauss were born. The place where Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven made history. The opera...

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

14 Apr 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 4.1 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 listening...

Echoes of Pink Floyd

Echoes of Pink Floyd: A Journey Through Time

Concert or Performance

20 Aug 2021

Distance from: 9.8 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...

Flight testing in Tucana St Makerspace

Maker meetup

Community Event

14 Apr 2021 to 29 Sep 2021

Distance from: 5.8 kms | Price from: Free

Meet interesting people in Canberra’s Maker community and see the cool stuff people are working on. The projects range from...

Life Through the Lens

Life Through the Lens – Photographic Display at the NFSA

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 30 Jun 2021

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Free

This photographic display highlights just a few of the 3,000 Commonwealth documentaries and educational short films in the Film Australia...

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

Collection Highlights Tour

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

14 Apr 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 4.1 kms | Price from: Free

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

A small girl and a baby

Canberra Kids Market

Markets

20 Jun 2021 to 29 Aug 2021

Distance from: 4.2 kms | Price from: $3.00

Discover new, handmade and pre-loved clothes, toys, books, games, accessories, furniture, equipment for babies, toddlers and young ones at the...

Sally Walker holding flute

Sally Walker in Recital

Concert or Performance

7 Nov 2021

Distance from: 4.3 kms | Price from: $30.00

Sally Walker – FluteCSO Chamber PlayersJohann Joachim QUANTZ Quartet in E minor QV4:0, no. 2W.A. MOZART Quartet in G, K. 285Luigi...

PLEXUS collective

Australian Series: Reclaiming the Night

Concert or Performance

18 Nov 2021

Distance from: 2.8 kms | Price from: $30.00

PlexusNat BartschInto the LightLeanne BearNôtre GothiqueDeborah Chetham AOInsieme - Yapeneyepuk - TogetherBrenda GiffordWorld premiere, Plexus commissionSally GreenwayQuietudeIn this closing concert...

Beatrix Christian’s The Governor’s Family

Beatrix Christian’s The Governor’s Family

Concert or Performance

1 Jul 2021 to 17 Jul 2021

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: $20.00

Join with the REP Company as they take you to Government House in Sydney 1897.The newly appointed Governor Mountgarrett is...

Boy placing envelope into a wooden pigeon hole at Old Parliament House

Yours Faithfully

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 30 Apr 2021

Distance from: 4.3 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...

French horn

Chamber Classics: Reimagined Winds

Concert or Performance

17 Oct 2021

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: $30.00

CSO Chamber PlayersArrangements for wind quintet:Gioachino Rossini Overture from The Barber of SevillePercy GraingerMolly on the ShoreJoseph HaydnDivertimento No. 1Paul...

APIA

APIA Good Times Tour

Concert or Performance

3 May 2021

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Based on Bret Easton Ellis’ 1991 controversial best-selling novel American Psycho and the 2000 film of the same name, this...

Happy and Glorious

Happy and Glorious

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 4.1 kms | Price from: Free

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

CraftAlive

Exhibition and Shows

13 May 2021 to 16 May 2021

Distance from: 4.2 kms | Price from: $0.00

CraftAlive is Australia’s longest-running craft event series and is returning to Canberra! With both local and interstate craft talent, the...

Image of shoreline. Explore our new exhibition online or onsite.

Endeavour Voyage: The Untold Stories of Cook and the First Australians

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 26 Apr 2021

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: Free

This stunning exhibition takes you on a journey, travelling on board the ship with Cook and for the first time...

Consumer Tasting, Albert Hall

Canberra International Riesling Challenge Riesling Experience

Food and Wine

24 Oct 2020 to 16 Oct 2021

Distance from: 3.7 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...

Caravan Camping Lifestyle Expo

Canberra Caravan Camping Outdoor Expo

Exhibition and Shows

23 Oct 2020 to 24 Oct 2021

Distance from: 4.2 kms | Price from: $0.00

Our 2020 Canberra Caravan Camping Outdoor Expo has been cancelled due to COVID-19. On for three big days, with over...

Mark Eliot, Cloud Essence bottles. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Essence of Cloud

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 22 May 2021

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Free

Essence of Cloud is a multi-faceted solo exhibition featuring the work of glass artist Mark Eliott. This exhibition will comprise...

Portrait of Sally Walker holding a flute; portrait of Simon Hewett

Llewellyn Four: Transformations

Concert or Performance

3 Nov 2021 to 4 Nov 2021

Distance from: 1.7 kms | Price from: $30.00

Simon Hewett – ConductorSally Walker – FluteCanberra Symphony OrchestraMaurice RavelMother Goose SuiteElena Kats-Cherinin AO Night and NowIgor StravinskyFirebird (1945 version) European audiences...

woman in black vest and hat

Three Sixty Fashion Market

Markets

11 Jul 2021 to 7 Nov 2021

Distance from: 5.7 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...

Sponsors Day at Thoroughbred Park

Sponsors Day at Thoroughbred Park

Sporting Events

9 Apr 2021 to 18 Jun 2021

Distance from: 3.9 kms | Price from: Free

Thoroughbred Park Canberra Racing Club, home of horse racing in the capital conducts 25 meetings a year, including the Melbourne...

Portraits of Jayson Gillham and Jessica Cottis

Llewellyn Three: Celestial Visions

Concert or Performance

15 Sep 2021 to 16 Sep 2021

Distance from: 1.7 kms | Price from: $30.00

For many, the night sky produces a humble appreciation of one’s smallness in an impossibly big universe. Gustav Mahler’s fourth...

High Tea

Summer High Tea

Food and Wine

11 Apr 2021 to 30 May 2021

Distance from: 4.8 kms | Price from: $40.00

Treat someone special to a delectable high tea at the newly refurbished Queen’s Terrace Café. With savoury and sweet selections...

2021 UniSport Nationals 3×3 basketball

Sporting Events

29 Apr 2021 to 30 Apr 2021

Distance from: 4.5 kms | Price from: Not Available

UniSport Nationals 3x3 basketball see's the best student-athletes from universities across Australia head to Canberra for a thrilling competition with...

Wattle Day

Australian Wattle Day @ the Old Bus Depot Markets

Markets

5 Sep 2021

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

National Wattle Day has been officially celebrated since 1992 across Australia.Before then, Australians in different States and the territories celebrated...

Hannie Rayson’s Hotel Sorrento

Hannie Rayson’s Hotel Sorrento

Concert or Performance

23 Sep 2021 to 9 Oct 2021

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: $20.00

Join with REP as they present this Australian Drama. Three sisters, reunited after ten years in different worlds, again feel...

Kirsten Williams holding violin

Classic Afternoon: The Elements

Concert or Performance

19 Jun 2021

Distance from: 1.7 kms | Price from: $30.00

Kirsten Williams – Director, ViolinCanberra Symphony OrchestraGrace Williams Sea SketchesRalph Vaughan WilliamsThe Lark AscendingKim CunioWorld premiere, CSO commissionJoseph Hayden Symphony...

Man and two children walk down a wide bright exhibition hallway looking at framed political cartoons

Behind the Lines 2020: The year in political cartoons

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 15 Nov 2021

Distance from: 4.3 kms | Price from: Free

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

Daniel Sloss

Daniel Sloss

Concert or Performance

27 Apr 2021

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

International superstar Daniel Sloss returns to Australia with a brand new show. 2019 was a huge year for Daniel with...

Seeing Canberra

Seeing Canberra

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 17 Jul 2021

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Free

As a city initiated as an imagined capital for the new Australian nation, Canberra has been a place that quickly...

Robert Drewe (in the swell) (detail), 2006 by Nicholas Harding

This is my place

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 11 Jul 2021

Distance from: 4.1 kms | Price from: Free

After months spent in isolation at home, the National Portrait Gallery invites you to take a fresh and intimate focus...

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Concert or Performance

18 Nov 2021 to 4 Dec 2021

Distance from: 1.9 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,...

Vincent van Gogh. Sunflowers. 1888. © National Gallery, London

Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 14 Jun 2021

Distance from: 4.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London draws exclusively from one of the greatest collections of European...

Julia Morris

Julia Morris: I’m Not Even Joking

Concert or Performance

2 May 2021

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Julia Morris – I’m Not Even Joking.In her 30th year of stand up comedy, there is no doubting our beloved...

Headshots of Sine Winther and Simon Hewett

Llewellyn Two: Longing and Desire

Concert or Performance

12 May 2021 to 13 May 2021

Distance from: 1.7 kms | Price from: $30.00

Based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Prokofiev’s ballet score of the same name is an exhilarating and ultimately devastating depiction...

Marty Sheargold

Marty Sheargold

Concert or Performance

22 May 2021

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

An Encore performance of Marty's sold out 2019 tour. Don't miss the opportunity to laugh live with the star of...

Experience Everything plus Beer

Canberra Beerfest – postponed to late 2021

Festivals and Celebrations

20 Nov 2021

Distance from: 4.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

CANBERRA BEERFEST HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO LATE 2021Canberra Beerfest returns to JDL Lawns later in 2021 to test your taste...

Melinda Schneider: A Farewell To Doris

Melinda Schneider: A Farewell To Doris

Concert or Performance

23 Apr 2021

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Following the recent passing of the legendary Doris Day, acclaimed Australian singer Melinda Schneider pays tribute to her childhood idol...

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Concert or Performance

12 Aug 2021 to 28 Aug 2021

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: $20.00

A modern classic, this fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm’s-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and...

Man looking at exhibition images, text and displayed badges

Democracy. Are You In?

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 4.3 kms | Price from: Free

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

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson

Concert or Performance

5 Jul 2021

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Sarah Wilson, one of Australia’s most celebrated and recognised authors, is embarking on a book club-style “Big Conversation” tour across...

Olims 1927

ANZAC Day at Olims Bar and Bistro

Food and Wine

25 Apr 2021

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: Free

Join Mercure Canberra and the Olims Bar and Bistro team this ANZAC day, right down the road from the War...

Woman dressed in white poses with handbag

Canberra Fashion, Food, Wine Market

Markets

27 Jun 2021 to 26 Sep 2021

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

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

Così

Così

Concert or Performance

14 Apr 2021 to 24 Apr 2021

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: $20.00

Join with REP as they present this poignant Australian comedy. Set in a Melbourne mental hospital in 1971 the semiautobiographical...

Crafting Canberra

Crafting Canberra

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 26 Jun 2021

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Free

Bringing together works of art and social history objects from the Canberra Museum and Gallery collection, Crafting Canberra explores how...

Rope

Rope

Concert or Performance

20 May 2021 to 5 Jun 2021

Distance from: 1.9 kms | Price from: $20.00

Presenting this classic Thriller by Patrick Hamilton. A brilliantly tense play from the author of Gaslight, which was performed by...

Christopher Pease (Minang/Wardandi/Ballardong/Nyoongar peoples) Target 3 2017, purchased 2019

Belonging: Stories of Australian Art

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 30 Jun 2021

Distance from: 4.2 kms | Price from: Free

This major collection presentation recasts the story of nineteenth-century Australian art. Informed by the many voices of Indigenous and non-Indigenous...

Headshot of Lorina Gore

Australian Series: Within and Without

Concert or Performance

22 Jul 2021

Distance from: 2.8 kms | Price from: $30.00

Lorina Gore – SopranoCSO Chamber PlayersMoya HENDERSON AM Kudikynah CavePeggy POLIAS World premiere, CSO commissionElla MACENS World premiere, CSO commissionPaul...

clarinet

Chamber Classics: Old Friends

Concert or Performance

4 Jul 2021

Distance from: 3.7 kms | Price from: $30.00

CSO Chamber PlayersAntonín DVOŘÁK Waltz No. 1 in A major, op. 54Johannes BRAHMS Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, op. 115Johannes...

Lorina Gore sitting outside

Lorina Gore in Recital

Concert or Performance

6 Jun 2021

Distance from: 4.3 kms | Price from: $30.00

Lorina Gore – Soprano, Artist in FocusAlan Hicks – PianoSelections from Canteloube, Poulenc and other songwriting greats.Lorina GoreArtist in FocusSopranoComplimentary...

gift

Canberra Christmas Market

Markets

11 Dec 2021

Distance from: 4.2 kms | Price from: Free

The Canberra Christmas market will not be going ahead in 2020, but plans to be open in 2021.Over two-days, shoppers...

Art Deco style platypus skylight at the NFSA's Canberra headquarters.

If These Walls Could Talk

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

2 Apr 2021 to 4 Jun 2021

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Free

Discover the fascinating history behind the National Film and Sound Archive's (NFSA) heritage-listed headquarters and follow the story of a...

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

14 Apr 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 4.2 kms | Price from: Free

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

Aerial view of the CSO Summer Prom with sunset

CSO Summer Prom

Concert or Performance

4 Dec 2021

Distance from: 5.9 kms | Price from: $29.00

Benjamin Northey – ConductorCanberra Symphony OrchestraHeld in the stunning grounds of Government House, the CSO Summer Prom is an annual highlight...

onetoeight

onetoeight: Australia’s first prime ministers

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 31 Dec 2021

Distance from: 4.1 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...

Sepia photograph of man and woman looking at each other. Man has his arm around the woman.

Australian Love Stories

Exhibition and Shows

14 Apr 2021 to 1 Aug 2021

Distance from: 4.1 kms | Price from: $10.00

Family, friends, fanatics and foes (and everything in between!). Reconnect and reflect with a new major exhibition, Australian Love Stories...

Flight testing in Tucana St Makerspace

Pi Jam – Maker meetup

Community Event

3 Apr 2021 to 1 May 2021

Distance from: 5.8 kms | Price from: $5.00

Meet interesting people in Canberra’s Maker community and see the cool stuff people are working on. Pi Jam is focused...

Headshot of Jayson Gillham

Jayson Gillham in Recital

Concert or Performance

19 Sep 2021

Distance from: 4.3 kms | Price from: $30.00

Jayson Gillham – PianoNikolai MEDTNER 8 Stimmungsbilder, op. 1: 1. Prologue: Andante cantabile, ‘The Angel’Alexander SCRIABIN Piano Sonata No. 4...

Portraits of Kirsten Williams (playing violin) and Matthew Coorey

CSO at the Cinema

Concert or Performance

7 Aug 2021

Distance from: 1.7 kms | Price from: $30.00

Matthew Coorey – ConductorKirsten Williams – ViolinSelections from:Leah Curtis To Rest in PeaceGeorge Gershwin An American in ParisBernard HerrmannPsychoEnnio Morricone...

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