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What to do in Sydney this April

Laugh until your sides hurt, get back on your bike or treat yourself to a little something special. It’s all happening in Sydney this month.

West Side Story on Sydney Harbour

This modern Romeo and Juliet tale unfolds on a floating stage on Sydney Harbour. See your favourite Broadway numbers performed with our city’s skyline as a backdrop. Until Sunday 21 April

Hero image: Hamilton Lund

The Australian Ballet presents Verve

The Australian Ballet presents Verve

Three choreographers offer their take on contemporary ballet at the Sydney Opera House.

Friday 5 April to Thursday 25 April 2019

Remix 2019

Hear speakers from the likes of Mona, The High Line, Google and highly acclaimed artist collective Meow Wolf at Australia’s biggest creativity summit. Remix 2019 brings together leaders from different industries to explore the future of culture, creative cities and the creative economy.

Thursday 11 April and Friday 12 April

The Makers & Shakers Market Sydney

The Makers and Shakers Market

Cheeky ceramics, vegan donuts and colourful jewellery are just some of the unique things you can expect at this Marrickville favourite. Grab your mates for a day out and support local makers at the same time. Win!

Saturday 13 April

DIY Jewellery: Resin casting workshop

Get your hands dirty in this 1-day workshop with experienced jeweller Susanna Strati. You’ll learn how to mix, colour and cast resin and will go home with some DIY trinkets.

Saturday 13 April

Try-a-bike mini festival: Joynton Park

Rediscover the joy of riding at this free neighbourhood event. Take a bike for a spin on safe local roads and then enjoy a free feed on us.

Saturday 13 April

Sydney Comedy Festival

Sydney Comedy Festival

Hundreds of the world’s funniest comedians are here to make us chuckle. From emerging Australian talent to the big international names, don’t miss the gala for the best of the fest.

Monday 22 April to Sunday 19 May

Commemorate the ANZAC spirit

Begin the day by honouring the ANZACs with a dawn service at The Cenotaph in Martin Place. The service is followed by the annual Anzac Day March at 9am as we remember those who fought.

Thursday 25 April

Bald Archy Prize exhibition

Fun fact: the Bald Archy is the only art competition in the world to be judged by a cockatoo named Maude. See the satirical exhibition of celebrity portraits in all its glory this month.

Until Sunday 28 April

Strata Skills 101

Understanding how strata works is one of those #adulting things you should stop putting off. We run a series of free workshops every year to make it easy for you.

From Tuesday 2 April

Youth Week

A week of activities designed for young people, by young people. There’s networking, sports, activism and art. Don’t miss Underground, an immersive experience in Green Square Library.

Wednesday 10 April to Thursday 18 April

Want more?

  • Emerging storytellers, poets, comedy-makers and non-traditional performers take over the Stables Stage for Batch Festival
  • Catch a free organ recital at Sydney Town Hall
  • Peaches & Prunes is a dance party with a difference
  • Experience life from a different perspective at Sydney Trapeze School’s free open day

See all April events.