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Young Gamers Take Customs House

Young Gamers Take Customs House

An open celebration of games as a unique artistic medium, and the young people who create and play them
18 Apr 2024
Redfern Community Centre 20th birthday celebration

Redfern Community Centre 20th birthday celebration

Everyone is invited to join in the fun with a packed program of free family friendly activities and entertainment.
20 Apr 2024
School holidays: 24th Biennale of Sydney

School holidays: 24th Biennale of Sydney

Free creative school holidays activities for all ages at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
17 Apr 2024
Yoga

Yoga

For all ages and levels of fitness
29 Apr 2024
The President

The President

A theatrical masterpiece performed by two icons
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11 - 21 April

Youth Week in the City

Events for young people by young people.

15 - 26 April

School holidays

April School Holiday Fun Alert at Market City Haymarket!

April School Holiday Fun Alert at Market City Haymarket!

Get ready for an EPIC adventure this school holiday! Dive into the excitement with our GIANT Candy Crush Dry Slide!
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Awesome Aerobics – Move, Groove, Darling

Awesome Aerobics – Move, Groove, Darling

School holidays are here and it's time to bust a move like it's 1989 with a high energy aerobics-style dance party.
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Chocolate High Tea

Chocolate High Tea

A chocolate-filled adventure that's perfect for the whole family.
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Everybody Can Dance – Move, Groove, Darling

Everybody Can Dance – Move, Groove, Darling

Everybody Can Dance is all about celebrating movement and having a blast, no matter your age or ability.
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I Wish...

I Wish...

An acrobatic adventure exploring all the things we could be
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What to do in Sydney this April

From comedy, art, talks, music and more – add these to your yes list.

22 April - 19 May

Sydney Comedy Festival

Ray O'Leary – Sydney Comedy Festival

Ray O'Leary – Sydney Comedy Festival

Kiwi comic returns to Australia in 2024 in all his suited splendour with his brand new live show!
24 Apr 2024
Stella Wu & Yosef Bender - Amateur Hour

Stella Wu & Yosef Bender - Amateur Hour

You're not alone in this crazy world! Laugh, enjoy and connect with us, as we are all amateurs navigating life.
25 Apr 2024
Guy Williams – Sydney Comedy Festival

Guy Williams – Sydney Comedy Festival

Kiwi Guy Williams is crossing the ditch again with his brand new show!
26 Apr 2024
Jewish Comedy Showcase

Jewish Comedy Showcase

The best Jewish comedians in Australia at The Comedy Store
1 May 2024
Bron Lewis – Sydney Comedy Festival

Bron Lewis – Sydney Comedy Festival

Packed to the brim with hilarious anecdotes, don’t miss Bron Lewis or you’ll miss a cracking comedy boat. Obviously.
2 May 2024
Sunday 12 May

Mother's Day

‘My Mother’ A group exhibition on a theme

‘My Mother’ A group exhibition on a theme

‘My Mother’ celebrates our mothers through the artworks of 27 artists. A diversity of media and approaches are employed.
24 Apr 2024
Walk for WAGEC

Walk for WAGEC

Walk so that women and children can walk away from violence
5 May 2024
Audra McDonald In Concert

Audra McDonald In Concert

Broadway superstar & star of The Good Fight at the Sydney Opera House
11 May 2024
Martinis with Mum

Martinis with Mum

A toast to mum. Join us for a martini making workshop in The Rocks.
11 May 2024
Mother’s Day Dinner at Altitude

Mother’s Day Dinner at Altitude

Spoil Mum to a sumptuous dining experience overlooking Sydney Harbour.
11 May 2024
Mother's Day High Tea on Level 36

Mother's Day High Tea on Level 36

Treat Mum like royalty with high tea overlooking Sydney Harbour.
11 May 2024
Mother's Day Opera High Tea

Mother's Day Opera High Tea

Treat Mum to some of the opera world's most beautiful music in this stunning hidden-Sydney venue
12 May 2024

Enter up to 2 images online by midnight on Sunday 21 April

Australian Life photography competition 2024

From the epic to the intimate, the harsh to the fragile, Australia holds so many vastly different experiences for people. We want you to show us what Australian Life looks like through your lens. For the first time, entrants aged 13 years and older can enter the competition.

Enter before midnight on Sunday 21 April 2024

Little Sydney Lives photography competition 2024

Budding photographers aged 5 to 12 can make their mark and show us their world. Fantastical, botanical, sibling-rivalrous, splashy or routine – we’re looking for stirring images that reveal what our young residents find intriguing.

20 - 26 May

Sydney Writers' Festival

INCREDIBILIA - Magical Theatre!

INCREDIBILIA - Magical Theatre!

Inspired by author Libby Hathorn, this theatre experience brings to life extraordinary objects using music and puppetry!
12 May 2024
Sydney Writers' Festival Secondary School Days

Sydney Writers' Festival Secondary School Days

Learn from some of the world's most exciting literary talents with Sydney Writers' Festival
21 May 2024
The untold Australian story of Maus

The untold Australian story of Maus

Join us as Holocaust survivor Mark Spigelman shares how a graphic novel helped him better understand his family history.
21 May 2024
Winning Histories – Sydney Writers' Festival

Winning Histories – Sydney Writers' Festival

Join HCNSW & a panel of historians who will discuss the art of crafting award-winning histories & captivating narratives
21 May 2024
Best Friends

Best Friends

Examine the power, influence and complexity of friendship at Sydney Writers' Festival 2024.
22 May 2024
Lauren Groff: The Vaster Wilds

Lauren Groff: The Vaster Wilds

Can we adapt to save ourselves? A Sydney Writers' Festival 2024 event.
22 May 2024
Literary Legends

Literary Legends

Unearthing the lives and writing of Clift, Hazzard and Harrower at Sydney Writers' Festival 2024.
22 May 2024
Retro Sydney Slide Night

Retro Sydney Slide Night

Snaps and stories capturing our city’s changing face. A Sydney Writers' Festival 2024 event.
22 May 2024
9 March - 24 June

Biennale of Sydney

24th Biennale of Sydney: Ten Thousand Suns at UNSW Galleries

24th Biennale of Sydney: Ten Thousand Suns at UNSW Galleries

The 24th Biennale of Sydney, ‘Ten Thousand Suns’, presents a major international contemporary art event.
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School holidays: 24th Biennale of Sydney

School holidays: 24th Biennale of Sydney

Free creative school holidays activities for all ages at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
17 Apr 2024
Workshop: Interior Effects as an Outcome of War

Workshop: Interior Effects as an Outcome of War

Artist Bonita Ely conducts a workshop to explore the ongoing, intergenerational effects of undiagnosed PTSD.
20 Apr 2024
Working Class Clown

Working Class Clown

a new site-specific one-person-play by Queer Fa’afafine performance artist and playwright Tommy Misa
1 May 2024
Family Day: Soft Places

Family Day: Soft Places

A disability-led family day with participatory artworks and performances.
4 May 2024
Queer PowerPoint

Queer PowerPoint

A cult hit experimental performance
9 May 2024

30 April - 25 June

Reboot. Free small business webinars

A free webinar series to help small businesses, creatives and retailers learn, innovate and grow.

Events and activities for all ages

Community Centres

Connecting the city with the country

Sydney City Farm

Sydney City Farm volunteer working bees

Sydney City Farm volunteer working bees

Help out with farm activities, from watering and weeding to planting and harvesting
18 Apr 2024
Bush food discovery tour

Bush food discovery tour

Sample bush foods and find out what you can grow in your backyard or balcony
18 May 2024

180 George Street

Explore a buzzing new precinct near Circular Quay, home to a public plaza, community space, retail, restaurants, bars, and laneways.