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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for August

Skate around a pop-up ice rink, road trip to a fiery festival and eat $1 dumplings.
By Concrete Playground
July 29, 2020
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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for August

Skate around a pop-up ice rink, road trip to a fiery festival and eat $1 dumplings.
By Concrete Playground
July 29, 2020
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  • Food & Drink

    Bopp & Tone 'Choose What You Pay' Feast

    The CBD restaurant will reopen with a nine-dish banquet to raise money for its employees impacted by COVID-19.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    InBloom

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Deerskin

    This sublimely silly and sometimes savage horror-comedy follows one man's love for his new suede jacket — and his quest to ensure that it's the only jacket in existence.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Movie Frenzy

    Rent this year's big movies for pocket change.

  • Food & Drink

    Ritapalooza

    You'll find Nerd margaritas, margarita tasting paddles and $4 tacos at this three-week festival.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    National Indigenous Music Awards 2020

    Catch performances by Archie Roach and Thelma Plum, plus Midnight Oil's first new song in almost 20 years, at this live-streamed music awards night.

  • Food & Drink

    Once Upon a Time

    An 11-course Disney-themed degustation at Nel restaurant.

  • Food & Drink

    Belles X Shin Ramyun

    Belles Hot Chicken is bringing back its super-popular fried chicken ramen.

  • Food & Drink

    Long Chim's 4th Birthday Month

    This CBD favourite is celebrating its birthday with a month-long $4 happy hour and Thai feasts.

  • Travel & Leisure

    $1 Seedling Sale

    Pick up green dwarf kale or broccoli leaf spigarello, with packs of five seedlings for just $5.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Goobne

    Darling Square's home of Korean oven-roasted chook has launched a new all-you-can-eat wings and beer offering.

  • Food & Drink

    Pizza Hut 50th Anniversary

    The pizza chain is celebrating its golden jubilee with 50,000 free takeaway pizzas.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Giselle Stanborough: Cinopticon

    This large-scale exhibition explores the performative effects of social media platforms through warped reflections.

  • Food & Drink

    Soul Meets Cheers Vegan Series

    Feast your way through a five-course vegan Italian banquet — or learn how to make your own vegan dishes at home.

  • Food & Drink

    Dinner + Show

    Pair a seven-course menu of Icebergs' greatest hits with some of the finest views in Sydney and tunes by the likes of The Delta Riggs and Sneaky Sound System.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Double

    Tune in to Darkfield Radio for immersive thrills and chills at your kitchen table.

  • Food & Drink

    Swiss Fondue 2020

    Dip into a cosy, melty cheese-filled night with fondue for two (or more) — or, get a make-at-home kit to take away.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Friendship as a Way of Life

    This major exhibition by UNSW Galleries celebrates Australia's LGBTQIA+ community in a big way.

  • Food & Drink

    PS40 x Chica Bonita: Taco Tuesdays

    The two venues are teaming up to offer a rotating taco and cocktail menu each week for $50.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The King of Staten Island

    Pete Davidson commands attention in Judd Apatow's arrested development-fuelled comedy, which is loosely based on the 'Saturday Night Live' star's own life story.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

    Australia’s longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists is going digital — and it’s free to watch.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Very Local

    Check out this new streaming service packed with food and wine content from the quaint regional town of Orange.

  • Food & Drink

    At-Home Bartender Masterclass Series

    Level up in your living room by shaking up the perfect martini or a fun Japanese twist on a boozy classic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bondathon

    Watch your way through all 24 official Bond movies to-date — all in the lead up to 'No Time to Die'.

  • Food & Drink

    Shortcuts to Entertaining with Donna Hay

    Learn how to assemble the perfect platter and the art of wine pairing with an Aussie culinary legend.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Palace Encore: Cult and Classic Cinema

    Watch — or rewatch — a heap of classics on the big screen.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Luna Park's Reopening Extravaganza

    Race around on rollercoasters, bump around on dodgem cars and soar sky-high on the ferris wheel.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Inception' Tenth Anniversary Season

    Christopher Nolan's 2010 mind-bender is returning to the big screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 2020

    The fest is returning to finish screening its 2020 program — which features voodoo, space travel and twisty whodunnits.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Igloos on the Pier 2020

    Igloos are popping up at Pier One again — and one of them has a hot tub.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Maton: Australia's Guitar

    This free exhibition explores the history of a famed Australian guitar manufacturer, with more than 130 guitars on display.

  • Food & Drink

    Devon's Winter Truffle Menu

    Truffle lattes, truffle sandos, truffle sundaes and more.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    A Familiar Place I've Never Seen

    An ethereal exhibition representing the dreams of western Sydney locals.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Australian Ballet 2020 Digital Season

    Watch 'Spartacus' come to life on your screen — and learn how to plié.

  • Food & Drink

    Mary's On The Edge

    The new Cockatoo Island venue is slinging all of Mary's Groups' greatest hits — including burgers, schnittys and pizzas.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nirin: 22nd Biennale of Sydney

    As part of this year's First Nations-led program, you can tour the Parramatta Female Factory, ferry to a hip hop festival on Cockatoo Island or explore installations by over 100 artists spread across Sydney.

  • Food & Drink

    Cherry Blossom Rooftop Bar

    For those who can't make it to Japan this cherry blossom season, this CBD pop-up bar offers the perfect alternative.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shadow catchers

    Our fascination with shadows, doppelgangers and silhouettes is brought into focus in this free exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020

    Direct from London's Natural History Museum, the best nature photographs from the past year are coming to Sydney.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Banff Mountain Film Festival 2020 Tour

    The annual showcase of adventurous cinema returns to Sydney.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Happy Place

    The 'world's most Instagrammable exhibit' is bringing its confetti dome, ball pit and room filled with 40,000 gold flowers to Aus.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    And Now

    White Rabbit Gallery showcases its greatest works from the past ten years in this huge retrospective.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Mussels and Fries

    All of the molluscs and fried potatoes you can stomach.

  • Food & Drink

    Moya's Free Jazz Night

    Spend your Sunday evening with $10 negronis and free jazz.

  • Food & Drink

    Carriageworks Farmers Market

    This Sydney institution will return with its seasonal produce, biodynamic food and gourmet goodies.

  • Food & Drink

    Bubbles, Burrata & Bocconcini

    Sip bottomless bubbles while learning to make two types of cheese.

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