What to do this weekend in Australia

Looking for ways to fill your weekend? We've got more than a few suggestions. From the Darwin International Film Festival to the Botticelli + Van Gogh exhibition, here are the best things to do this weekend.


New South Wales

Sydney's Spice Alley will be turning up the heat in May with a number of bookable Johnnie Highball experiences, to step up your Aperitivo game - including a masterclass.

Fill up your culture cup with 7 Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner.

Get boozy at the Prince of York's Drag Queen Bottomless Brunch.

Visit the blindingly brilliant Lumen Exhibition at White Rabbit Gallery, end August 2021.

Head to the MCA late on Friday nights.

Sip win and play with ceramics at Clay Sydney.




See Australia's most famous impressionist paintings in one place, at She-Oak and Sunlight: Australian ImpressionismEnds August 22.

Explore the Midsumma festival.

See Stanislava Pinchuk's Terra Data. Ends June 20.

Take a Korean cooking class.

And of course Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is still running...



Don't miss Boticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery, LondonEnds June 14.

Explore the Canberra International Music Festival.


South Australia

Experience We Don't Question The Muse by Wendy Dixon-Whiley. Ends May 30.

Tasting Australia is on until May 9

Visit the Town Square Kitchen until May 9.

See the Aboriginal Art Exhibition Connection at Red Poles McLaren Vale.



Dance at Summer Sounds festival.

Experience some Celtic Cabaret.

Get creative at the Brisbane Street Art Festival.

Visit Get Up, Stand Up at QAGOMA. Ends November 20, 2022.


Western Australia

Wedding Upmarket, the wedding fair is back in Perth.

Check out Coffee & Characters in Broome.

Try a Clay Sculpture workshop.



Get cultured at the Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival in Launceston.

Watch the leaves turn orange at the Festival of Fagus.


Northern Territory

Catch Arj Barker live.

Explore the markets at the Malak Marketplace.

Get lost at the Wide Open Space festival.

Soak up the culture at the Darwin International Film Festival.


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