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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for April

Hit the dance floor, watch movies under the stars and see free gigs outside the Opera House.
By Concrete Playground
March 27, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
March 27, 2021
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Antony Youssef: Breach

    This smoky art installation lets you control its otherwordly soundtrack using your hand movements.

  • Food & Drink

    Flour Mill of Summer Hill Food Truck Night

    Find eats from renowned food trucks, bars and restaurants at this inner west pop-up.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    ANZAC Day Car Park Party

    Play two-up, catch live bands, have a dance and raise money for Legacy at this beloved inner west pub.

  • Food & Drink

    Butter Ramen Club Tour

    The tour will feature a different dish each month — starting with its OG fried chicken ramen, of course.

  • Food & Drink

    Indulgence Festival

    A two-month, multi-venue homage to all things luxe, featuring fancy drinks, lavish lunches and multi-sensory art.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Patrick' Nude Screening

    Get naked to watch a Belgian comedy set in a nudist camp.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    One More Time — A Daft Punk Celebration

    Lose yourself to dance and pay tribute to one of dance music's most influential acts.

  • Food & Drink

    Blue Mountains Wine-Tasting Stargazing Tour

    Vino meets astronomy for this astrophysicist-led session under the stars.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sydney Comedy Festival 2021

    Local and international comedic greats are descending on Sydney to deliver a jam-packed program of laughs.

  • 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.

  • Design & Style

    House of Kicks

    Personalise your kicks in a sneaker customisation workshop or learn street art techniques.

  • 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

    Froth Fest

    An 11-day lineup of art, film, music, food and drink, timed to coincide with the the 2021 World Surfing League Rip Curl Narrabeen Classic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lumen

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ruby's Autumn Socials

    Zetland's outdoor music club returns for autumn with a jazz and funk lineup.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Rise on the Rooftop

    Get bouncing with this rooftop trampoline-based workout class.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner — Darlinghurst Theatre Company and Green Door Theatre Company

    This powerful production explores the commodification of Black women in the internet era.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pressure Fest

    Nine of the country's most exciting young artists are descending on Marly Bar for a free music festival.

  • Food & Drink

    Kiss My Hass Avocado Festival

    Fuel your avocado obsession with this special eight-week menu filled with avo-infused dishes and drinks.

  • Food & Drink

    World Class Cocktail Festival

    Calling all stirrers and shakers.

  • 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.

  • Earth and Sky at Old Government House

    Enjoy a day of family-friendly fun at a World-Heritage listed site.

  • Food & Drink

    Gimlet at Cavendish House x Icebergs Bar

    A new Melbourne culinary favourite is headed to Bondi for a night of fancy snacks and signature cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Chiswick x Four Pillars Garden Table Experience

    Chiswick's kitchen garden has been turned into a private dining area serving a seasonal set menu and gin cocktails.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Yours and Owls 2021

    Hit the dance floor and catch What So Not, DMA's, and Tones and I at NSW's first major music festival in over a year.

  • Food & Drink

    Sunday Sessions with Morgan McGlone

    Momofuku Seiōbo's Pauly Carmichael helps kick off Sunday's new series of chicken-focused collaboration feasts.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    YCK Block Party

    Enjoy antipasto burlesque, poetry readings, wheelie bin art and 'Dungeons & Dragons' at this six-week CBD party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sculpture at Scenic World 2021

    After the 2020 event was cancelled due to the pandemic, this year's exhibition is once again placing large-scale sculptures and installations throughout the rainforest.

  • 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

    Messina Eats x Hoy Pinoy

    Filipino BBQ matched with almighty Messina.

  • Food & Drink

    Sea Live Silent Disco

    Shimmy with the sharks and moonwalk with manta rays at the aquarium's after-hours dance party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lights in the Park — Australian Theatre for Young People

    This production is a fun spin on the teenage party trope — and it's making its way to a Sydney stage.

  • Food & Drink

    Schnitty Fest

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dogged — Griffin Theatre Company

    See this new dark, poetic story set on Gunaikurnai Country.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    All My Friends: An Indie Dance Party

    Bust out your best moves as this COVID-safe dance party takes over the bottom floor of The Lansdowne.

  • 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

    Nicole Kidman Retrospective

    Revisit 13 films from the Australian actor's lengthy career.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sounds in the Square

    Dance to DJs, listen to piano tunes and watch dance-themed movies — all at this free Darling Square event.

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Damn Good Saturday

    Spend Easter Saturday hitting the dance floor at Redfern Surf Club.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Date with Fate

    Golden Age Cinema is spending weekends in autumn screening classics about about twisty romances and thrilling encounters.

  • Food & Drink

    Bio by DOC Pop-Up

    Sample plant-based dishes from DOC's Melbourne vegan outpost Bio at this pop-up.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pedro Almodovar Retrospective

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

  • 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

    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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Magnums and Movies 2021

    Restaurant Hubert is dedicating five decadent evenings to cinema and super-sized vino, all over dinner.

  • Food & Drink

    Ben & Jerry's Easter Hunt 2021

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

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Night Owls Film Festival 2021

    A free outdoor film festival in the CBD for kidults and adults alike.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Free Forecourt Concerts Weekend

    Join Ziggy Ramo, Jack River and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra on the Sydney Opera House forecourt for a series of free shows.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Zany, Cute, Interesting

    AGNSW's latest free film season explores how movies make us feel.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Free Tree Giveaway 2021

    The NSW Government is giving away free trees to 13,500 households in the Greater Sydney area.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Museum of Love

    This heart-filled pop-up from the Sugar Republic team has a confetti shower and a Las Vegas-style Chapel O' Love.

  • Food & Drink

    Brews with the Crew

    Swap mimosas for top-notch craft beer at this boozy bottomless lunch series.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Adam Sandler Fest

    Spend Easter watching five of the comedian's best big-screen roles.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Final Girls

    Golden Age is dedicating Friday nights to formidable horror movie heroines.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Disney+ Drive-In 2021

    Catch classic Disney and Marvel flicks at this pop-up outdoor cinema.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Sydney Family Show

    Head to this fun-filled family affair for dodgem cars, OTT showbags and dog talent shows.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'The Lord of the Rings' Trilogy Marathon

    Stock up on lembas bread to make it through all three films, back to back, on the big screen.

  • Food & Drink

    The Hottest Ritas

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Monet & Friends

    It's from the same team as 'Van Gogh Alive' — and you'll be able to step through a heap of famed 19th- and early 20th-century artworks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Trans Glamore

    Celebrate Sydney's transgender community with tunes and performances every month at Stonewall.

  • Food & Drink

    The Dolphin Hotel Long Brunch

    The Dolphin bring's back its brunch with cheese and bacon rotolo and smoky bloody marys.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Iranzamin

    An expansive survey of Persian arts and crafts will take over the Powerhouse Museum this autumn.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bayram Ali

    Turkish-Cypriot immigrant Bayram Ali captured the Snowy Mountains' hydroelectric engineering in the 1950s–70s — see his 35 millimetre prints in this photographic exhibition.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Narcissus Garden

    Contemplate Sydney's — and your— history, identity and cultural belonging as you wander through Yayoi Kusama's immersive mirror ball installation.

  • Food & Drink

    Welcome to Marrakesh at The Grounds

    The Grounds of Alexandria has given its garden a Moroccan-inspired makeover — and it's serving up Moroccan dessert boards, too.

  • Food & Drink

    Orange FOOD Week 2021

    Spend a week feasting on local, gourmet produce in this burgeoning food region.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    MCA Late

    Friday evenings just got even better.

  • Food & Drink

    Picnic Social

    Close out your Sundays with drinks, free tunes and Opera Bar's harbour view.

  • Food & Drink

    Sustainable Kitchen Workshops

    Carriageworks Farmers Market is teaming up with Cornersmith to teach you new skills every Saturday morning from February–April.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sunset Cinema North Sydney 2021

    Settle in for an al fresco screening of 'Spirited Away' or 'Dirty Dancing'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Steam Dreams: The Japanese Public Bath

    This exhibition explores Japan's communal bathing culture.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dude, It's a Coen Brothers Retrospective

    Screening everything from 'The Big Lebowski' and 'Fargo' to 'No Country for Old Men' and 'Inside Llewyn Davis'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

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

    It includes Van Gogh’s 'Sunflowers' — and it's the largest batch of works to venture beyond the United Kingdom in the gallery's history.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The National 2021: New Australian Art

    The National returns for 2021 to exhibit works from 39 rising Australian artists across three Sydney venues.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nights at the Museum

    Kick back to live tunes in the pop-up bar after checking out the Museum's collections.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Parramatta Nights

    Watch Briggs and Ruby Fields perform, hit up a roller skating rink or attend free jazz nights across Sydney's second CBD.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hamilton the Musical

    Don't throw away your shot to see the blockbuster, Tony Award-winning musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    TNT Trivia at Frankie's

    Add some rock 'n' roll to your after-work routine with a trivia, a live band and free beer.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Stargazing Tour with an Astrophysicist

    Explore the night sky at this astronomical tour in the Blue Mountains.

  • Food & Drink

    Breakfast in the Sky

    Spectacular harbour views, breakfast and fine French bubbly make one extravagant way to start to the day.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    La Traviata — Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

    Verdi's famed Italian opera — and its nine-metre-high chandelier — is coming to Sydney Harbour's floating stage.

  • Food & Drink

    Brunch With...

    Since I Left You's monthly brunch session sees a different artist curating the tunes, food and (bottomless) cocktails.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Cat Cinema

    Sydney's space-themed cat cafe has a new cinema — fur real.

  • Design & Style

    Paddington Markets

    Find original wares by local designers, food stalls and a new growers market for fresh produce.

  • Food & Drink

    Ryde Wharf Market

    Sydney's newest market takes place on the foreshore of the Parramatta River once a month.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonlight Cinema 2020–21

    Summer has arrived with the return of Sydney's always-popular outdoor cinema.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brett Whiteley: Feathers and Flight

    Take a stickybeak into the famed Australian artist’s love of feathered creatures.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ritz Laneway Cinema 2020–21

    Watch new and classic flicks under the stars — while sitting in a director's chair in a laneway.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    InBloom

    This colourful living exhibition features a 'watercolour painting' made from over 20,000 plants.

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