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What to do in Sydney this October

Eat, shop and play in Glebe and Darlinghurst, make your own jewellery and take an adventure in manga. Here are 9 exciting events to enjoy.

Sydney Craft Week

Celebrate creativity at Sydney Craft Week

Delve into the world of contemporary craft, where you can seize incredible opportunites to acquire new skills through immersive workshops and support local artists by purchasing their creations.

Friday 6 to Sunday 15 October

Sydney Streets on Stanley Street

Eat, shop and play at Sydney Streets

Get down to Glebe and Stanley Street to enjoy a day of live music, alfresco dining, shopping and entertainment.

Saturday 14 October and Saturday 21 October

Australian Life storytelling workshop

Get your children inspired with photography

The Australian Life storytelling workshop, aimed at 13 to 17 year-olds, is a fun guided tour of the photography exhibition at Customs House.

Thursday 5 October

Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Attend the Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Come and see the newly appointed organist, Titus Grenyer, perform accessible and deeply musical performances on the grand organ.

Monday 16 October

Jewellery making workshop

Join a jewellery-making course

In this 4-week workshop, you’ll be guided through all the processes you need to create a pendant, bangles, brooches, rings or earrings.

Saturday 7 October

In conversation with Queenie Chan

Meet manga artist Queenie Chan

Hear more about adventures in comics, identity and chasing your passion at this live event in Darling Square Library.

Friday 6 October

Aussie Bird Count

Count the birds in your area

Make an important contribution to citizen science and count the birds you see in your area this October to help us look at trends in our bird communities. Learn more about how to register.

Monday 16 October to Sunday 22 October

Walking together toward reconciliation

Learn about the First Nations Voice to Parliament

Join a free workshop hosted by the City of Sydney to learn about the Uluru Statement from the Heart ahead of the referendum.

Thursday 5 October and Thursday 12 October

Cliff Noble Community Centre open day

Join in the fun at Cliff Noble Community Centre open day

Get down to Alexandria and enjoy a packed program of taster classes, activities, performances, a raffle and free sausage sizzle.

Thursday 12 October

Want more? Check out all the events happening this month on What's On.