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The Best Things to Do in Sydney This Week

Learn how to make cocktails at this Surry Hills bar and take a spooky after-dark stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens.
By Concrete Playground
September 16, 2019
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The Best Things to Do in Sydney This Week

Learn how to make cocktails at this Surry Hills bar and take a spooky after-dark stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens.
By Concrete Playground
September 16, 2019
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Queer Screen Film Fest 2019

    Check out Antonio Banderas' latest award-winning performance — or revisit the supremely trashy 'Showgirls'.

  • Food & Drink

    Meze and Mimosas

    Enjoy two hours of meze and unlimited mimosas on a CBD rooftop — all for just $49.

  • Food & Drink

    Oysters and Bottomless Bubbles

    Pair a dozen oysters with two hours of bottomless bubbles every weekend at The Morrison.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    St Ives Medieval Faire 2019

    Hear ye, hear ye, northern Sydney has been bestowed a medieval weekend faire.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Animals

    Starring Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat, this film about a fracturing friendship feels both dynamic and authentic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Downton Abbey

    The beloved British period drama hits the big screen for a lavish last hurrah.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Angel of Mine

    Noomi Rapace and Yvonne Strahovski make a formidable duo in this Melbourne-shot psychological thriller.

  • Design & Style

    Big Fashion Sale 2019

    Pick up samples and one-offs from cult Australian and international designers at up to 80 percent off.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Then

    White Rabbit Gallery is celebrating its tenth birthday with a huge retrospective exhibition, plus some brand new works.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Farewell

    Awkwafina stars in this nuanced and affecting drama, which charts a Chinese American woman's trip home to see her terminally ill grandmother.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    IT: Chapter Two

    Pennywise is back — and the unhinged clown is the best thing about this bloated horror sequel.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection

    This free exhibition showcases the great American prints of the 20th century, including works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Mitchell, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol.

  • Food & Drink

    Taco Tuesday

    A top chef takes over the Chica Bonita CBD kitchen each week for a limited-edition taco menu.

  • Food & Drink

    Croissants and Petanque

    Mosman's leafy rooftop bar welcomes spring with four Sunday sessions dedicated to French pastries, bubbles and games.

  • Food & Drink

    Singles Night in the Garden

    Are you ready to find love at the Grounds of Alexandria?

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Kitchen

    Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss and Tiffany Haddish can't lift this average mob drama.

  • Food & Drink

    Baos and Beers

    On Thursday evenings a shiny gold coin will get you a tasty pork bun at The Argyle.

  • Food & Drink

    Burgapalooza 2019

    Sydney's dedicated burger festival is back.

  • Food & Drink

    Schvitz and Spritz

    Up your appetite with an 80s-style aerobics — then feed it with Southeast Asian brunch eats and retro cocktails.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2019

    The festival is marking its 20th anniversary with a jam-packed lineup of quirky comedies, political thrillers and poignant documentaries.

  • Design & Style

    The Big Design Market 2019

    Forgo the tired mainstream malls and do your shopping at this design extravaganza.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'The Lord of the Rings' Extended Trilogy Marathon

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Murder Mystery at Sea 2019

    Solve a creepy murder mystery on Darling Harbour. On a navy boat. At night.

  • Food & Drink

    Red Rock Deli Secret Supper: Paul Turner

    Everything about this special dinner is a surprise — except who is cooking.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2019

    Never seen a million tulips in bloom? Now you can.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Speed: The Movie, The Play

    Revisit the movie 'Speed' from the backseat of a real bus.

  • Food & Drink

    Pyrmont Festival 2019

    Pyrmont and Orange join forces for a two-week food and wine festival.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Floriade 2019

    Australia's biggest festival of spring is taking over with flowers, food, wine and tunes.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2019

    Head west for a splash of spring florals.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Cockatoo Island Haunted History Night Tours 2019

    Explore the mysterious history of Cockatoo Island by night.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Bumper Cars on Ice

    A bumper car-filled ice rink is popping up in Alexandria.

  • Food & Drink

    Leaving a Legacy: Seven Incredible Women of Central Victoria

    Eat, drink and peruse your way around Bendigo, while supporting some of its rockstar female producers.

  • Food & Drink

    Messina Gelato Appreciation Classes 2019

    Devour a four-course gelato degustation and discover the secrets behind Messina's sweet treats.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Nightingale

    In her follow-up to 'The Babadook', Jennifer Kent serves up a searing and stunning tale of violence and revenge in colonial Tasmania.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Young Henrys Lunch

    For all of September, Newtown's Hartsyard is hosting a bottomless lunch every Saturday.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Amazing Grace

    This stunning concert documentary finally makes its way to the big screen — 47 years after it was shot.

  • Food & Drink

    Butter Ramen Club X Rising Sun Workshop

    The two Sydney favourites have created a limited-edition super-rich, super-spicy tantanmen ramen.

  • Food & Drink

    Flamin' Hot Menu

    Belles Hot Chicken has teamed up with Cheetos for a limited-edition red-hot menu.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Weathering with You

    This director of huge Japanese hit 'Your Name' returns with another delightful and gorgeous animated fantasy.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Australian Dream

    2019's second documentary about champion AFL player Adam Goodes proves powerful and essential viewing.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dogman

    Inspired by a true tale, this thoughtful Italian crime drama follows a dog groomer's tussles with the Neapolitan underworld.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sydney Fringe Festival 2019

    Five immersive art hubs are popping up around the city for this year's fest.

  • Food & Drink

    Misfits 2nd Birthday

    $2 oysters, two-for-$10 craft brews and two-for-$20 cocktails — for an entire month.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2019

    Step out of the city and into the wild at this stunning collection of nature photography.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Kursk

    Matthias Schoenaerts, Léa Seydoux and Colin Firth star in this tense and moving recreation of the 2000 Kursk submarine disaster.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Paper Tigers: Posters from Sydney's Long 70s

    A free exhibition with more than 200 vibrant, retro posters from Sydney's 70s club, dance and protest scene.

  • Food & Drink

    The Wizard's Cauldron

    This latest Harry Potter-themed event will see you attend a boozy Hogwarts potions class.

  • Food & Drink

    Butter X Mrs Sippy Pop-Up

    The Sydney palace of fried chicken and champagne is bringing bottomless brunches, ramen and Hennessey cocktails to Double Bay.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Chicago

    The famed musical is bringing its 20s razzle-dazzle to Sydney.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Random International: Rain Room

    Walk through a field of continuous rainfall without getting wet at this immersive installation in St Kilda.

  • Design & Style

    Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

    Step into fashion history with more than 100 pieces, archival sketches and fabric samples from the influential designer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shaun Gladwell: Pacific Undertow

    The MCA will hold up images of surfers, skaters and dancers to look back at Gladwell's 20-year career.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Apollo 11

    A giant floating sculpture of the moon has come to Sydney as part of the Powerhouse's exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Winter Sauna

    Paramount Recreation Club has opened a pop-up sauna on its rooftop, complete with luxe linen robes, built-in speakers and complimentary refreshments.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sydney Opera House's Two for One for You

    Catch some first-class performances on the cheap.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Belvoir Theatre 25A 2019

    A series of low-budget (but story-rich) plays supporting emerging theatre talent.

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