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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for April

Hit up a new laneway market, get dancing at a big music festival and pair plenty of rosé with oh-so-much cheese.
By Concrete Playground
March 27, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
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  • Food & Drink

    Boho Social Club

    Drink cocktails and recline on cushions in the Regatta courtyard.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cinematic: Heroes and Heroines with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra

    Hear your favourite tunes from 'My Neighbour Totoro', 'Captain Marvel', 'Star Wars' and more.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Plant Market

    Shop for plants — or leave your unwanted greenery so it can be adopted into a new home.

  • Travel & Leisure

    GoBoat Kangaroo Point Pop-Up

    Before GoBoat launches in Breakfast Creek, it's popping up at Dockside Marina in the city.

  • Design & Style

    Finders Keepers Autumn/Winter Market 2021

    Support the next wave of independent artisans at this biannual art and design market.

  • Food & Drink

    Bubbles and Oyster Pop-Up

    Cloudland is serving sparkling and seafood to cap off your Friday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Infamous

    The saucy circus and cabaret show returns.

  • Food & Drink

    Eats and Treats in the Valley

    Grab lunch in Fortitude Valley this week, then nab a free ice cream.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Spanish Film Festival 2021

    Watch your way through 29 movies from Spain and Latin America, including an award-winning rom-com, twisty thrillers and Gael García Bernal's latest.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Summer(ish) Sounds

    King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, The Avalanches, Violent Soho and Ball Park Music are taking over the Riverstage.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gunda

    This dialogue-free documentary observes farm animals as they go about their daily lives, and the result is as haunting as it is striking.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Supernova

    Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth are simply heartbreaking in this affecting drama about a long-term couple dealing with early-onset dementia.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lumen

    The Chippendale gallery is exhibiting more than 30 luminous works until August.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dancing Queen: ABBA Appreciation Night

    Dancing is back in Brisbane, and this ode to classic pop and disco hits has just the theme.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Live and Local

    Catch free tunes in the Valley every Friday in April.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Gin Brunches 2021

    Sip gin cocktails, sangria and Pimm's cups over a shareboard brunch.

  • Design & Style

    Vinnies 50 Percent Off Sale

    The price is right at this two-day sale.

  • Food & Drink

    Wine, Cheese and Bubbles

    Get bubbly in the Treasury over dairy and drinks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    William Yang: Seeing and Being Seen

    This five-month exhibition features more than 250 works by the acclaimed photographer and performance artist, spanning his five-decade career.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Collective

    Nominated for two Oscars, this compelling and confronting Romanian documentary spirals from a tragic fire to corruption in the country's health system.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Voyagers

    This space-set survival-of-the-fittest thriller brings plenty of other movies to mind, but manages to still feel resonant enough.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Willy's Wonderland

    A silent and swaggering Nicolas Cage battles demonic animatronic mascots in this horror flick, which is never as entertaining or out-there as it should be.

  • Food & Drink

    Crab and Cray Cray Season 2021

    Spend autumn feasting on shellfish.

  • Food & Drink

    W25's Bottomless Brunch

    Pair as much pizza as you can eat in three hours with non-stop cocktails at this inner west spot.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Friday Froths

    Wrap up your Friday with laughs and brews.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sunny Side Up Treasure Hunt

    Roam around this citywide outdoor exhibition, find augmented reality treasures and win prizes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cluedo! The New Suspects — Brisbane Immersive Ensemble

    Find out if it was Monsieur Peacock in the bar with the candlestick.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Gasworks Markets 2021

    Shop for fashion, art, homewares, plants and ceramics.

  • Food & Drink

    Espresso Martini Fest 2021

    Riverland gives autumn a buzz.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Father

    With remarkable performances from Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman and a purposefully puzzle-like approach, this drama about dementia leaves a lasting imprint.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nobody

    Bob Odenkirk stars in this 'John Wick'-style action-thriller, sliding into a gleefully OTT film with flair and texture.

  • Food & Drink

    Easter Long Weekend Oyster Fest

    Spend four days slurping and sipping.

  • Food & Drink

    Schnitty Fest

    Ten weeks, ten creative schnitzel variations — and a cheeky $10 Wednesday special if you want to sample them all.

  • Food & Drink

    40 Days of Flavour

    Eat and drink your way through degustations, high teas and cocktails at this food festival.

  • Food & Drink

    Endless Summer

    Keep the warm weather vibes going with spritzes and seafood by the river.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Painter and the Thief

    This fascinating, thoughtful and moving documentary tells an astonishing true tale about an artist confronting the man who stole two of her paintings.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Godzilla vs Kong

    This paws-versus-claws battle is at its best when it's going all-out on the action and fantasy fronts.

  • Design & Style

    Hugo Boss Mid-Season Outlet Sale

    Dress like a boss for a fraction of the cost.

  • Design & Style

    Boho Luxe Market

    Bringing the Byron Bay lifestyle to Brisbane for three days of stalls, food trucks and glamping inspiration.

  • Food & Drink

    Rose and Cheese Party 2021

    Welcome to Bowen Hills' returning festival celebrates pink vino and gooey dairy.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    French Exit

    Michelle Pfeiffer is magnificent and magnetic in this comedy about a broke Manhattan socialite's chaotic move to Paris.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pedro Almodovar Retrospective

    Revisit eight of the Spanish auteur's very best films on the big screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Saint Maud

    Following a young nurse caring for a terminally ill patient, this striking and unsettling debut by British writer/director Rose Glass instantly stands out.

  • Food & Drink

    Ben & Jerry's Easter Hunt 2021

    The ice cream giant is giving away 50,000 free scoops across Australia and New Zealand.

  • Design & Style

    Brisbane's Biggest Clothing Garage Sale 2021

    Head to Paddington for a huge treasure trove of vintage finds.

  • Food & Drink

    Jazz Thursdays 2021

    Smooth whiskey and silky tunes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Studio Ghibli Film Festival 2021

    Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gigs & Picnics 2021

    Food trucks and free music in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Half-Price Tuesdays at Event Cinemas

    Head to Event Cinemas and score 50-percent off your ticket price every Tuesday — including in Vmax and Gold Class.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Fish Lane Markets

    This South Brisbane precinct is launching its own markets.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Come From Away

    A smash on Broadway since 2017, it's based on the true story of 7000 air passengers who became grounded in Canada after September 11.

  • Food & Drink

    Great Friday 2021

    One Fish Two Fish is serving up a seven-course Easter seafood feast.

  • Food & Drink

    High Tea of Easter 2021

    W Hotel is serving up an Easter-themed high tea with cocktails.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Tammy Law: Fractured Dreams & Indefinite Scars

    The Museum of Brisbane's latest exhibition explores forced migration and intergenerational trauma.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Rooftop Yoga at Cielo

    Brisbane's newest sky-high bar is hosting sunrise and sunset fitness classes.

  • Food & Drink

    The Hottest Ritas

    Sip your way through mango, watermelon, passionfruit and grape Nerds-flavoured margaritas.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2021

    It's touring a program of 37 films around the country, including twisty thrillers, engaging love stories and a movie inspired by Céline Dion.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gold Coast Film Festival 2021

    Featuring more than 100 films, talks and parties — including on rooftops, in a brewery and 77 levels above the ground.

  • Food & Drink

    Vegan Mondays

    Brisbane's huge riverside brewery is serving up two-for-one vegan and vegetarian meals every week.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Valley Laneway Markets 2021

    Browse your way through Fortitude Valley's laneways twice a month.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Ice Cream Festival 2021

    Returning for another year of frozen dairy goodness.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Victoria Park Candyland Putt Putt

    Because you can tap, tap, tap your way around a themed mini golf course at Easter, too.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Love & Neon: The Cinema of Wong Kar-Wai

    GOMA is dedicating two weeks to films by the acclaimed Hong Kong director.

  • Food & Drink

    Brunch With Bite 2021

    Add some drag, games and sing-alongs to your bottomless brunch.

  • Food & Drink

    Sundaze at Will & Flow

    See out the weekend at Brisbane's newest overwater bar.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Acoustic Wednesdays 2021

    Free live music, midweek each and every week.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga in the Park 2021

    Salute the sun first thing on a Saturday morning.

  • Food & Drink

    Barks & Brews 2021

    Take your dog for a drink at The Brightside.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cut Copy: Brisbane Music Posters 1977–87

    Peer at artwork from Brisbane's live music history.

  • Food & Drink

    21 Sundays

    End your weekend with drinks and live music on a South Bank rooftop.

  • Food & Drink

    Beirne Brunch Club

    Fortitude Valley's 24-hour bar and eatery gets into the boozy brunch game.

  • Food & Drink

    Sundaze Spritzes and Sunsets

    Sip your way through six different types of spritz while hanging out on this Newstead bar's deck.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Speakeasy Sundays

    Listen to live jazz while sipping $15 cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Wings Wednesday

    Choose between chicken and cauliflower pieces at this bottomless midweek feast.

  • Food & Drink

    Yum Cha Sundays

    Dumplings, pork buns and egg tarts, right by the river.

  • Food & Drink

    BrewDog's Dog Pawties

    Every Thursday, this riverside brewery is hosting parties for your pup.

  • Food & Drink

    Steak and Frites Night

    This once-a-week deal comes with bottomless frites.

  • Food & Drink

    Family Matters

    Spend some quality family time on Warner Street.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Motorcycles On Screen

    Get revved up with these classic and recent motorbike flicks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire

    The Brisbane-exclusive exhibition features interactive experiences — and the world's oldest motorbike.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators

    Peer at ancient creatures from the deep — and their fossils — across more than 70 exhibits.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sunny Side Up

    This new outdoor exhibition splashes artworks about Brisbane across the city's public spaces.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bauhaus Now

    Survey the work of an influential German art school — and the designs it inspired.

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