Embrace arts and culture at Sydney Fringe Festival
Each September creative minds from across the city join forces to curate a diverse and dynamic performance festival encompassing genres such as comedy, music, theatre and visual arts.
Friday 1 September to Saturday 30 September
Bring your friends and family to Sydney Streets
The spring event series kicks off in Redfern and Haymarket with plenty of activity and community celebrations. Businesses will bring their best – expect festival vibes along the street with plenty of live music, entertainers and alfresco dining.
Saturday 23 September and Saturday 30 September
Get involved in History Week
With the theme of Voices from the Past, this year’s innovative program features public talks and lectures, heritage walks and interactive workshops.
Saturday 2 September to Sunday 10 September
Find a handmade gem at the Makers and Shakers Market
This 2 day event is a celebration of local artisans and their exceptional handcrafted products, from homewares to sustainable fashion and delicious food and drinks. With 130 stalls of top-of-their-craft makers, you're sure to discover one-of-a-kind finds.
Saturday 16 September and Sunday 17 September
Take part in R U Ok? Day
Connect with others and acknowledge the importance of mental health. Attend chair yoga at Ron Williams Community Centre, a sound bath meditation at Juanita Nielsen Community Centre or Bingo at Ultimo Community Centre. Relax and have fun with dodgeball at King George V Recreation Centre, a pancake morning tea at Cliff Noble Community Centre or a Zentangle workshop at St Helen’s Community Centre.
Wednesday 13 September, Thursday 14 September and Friday 15 September
Sing along to Elvis: A Musical Revolution
Penned by acclaimed international writers, Elvis: A Musical Revolution is a new bio-musical exploring the extraordinary life of the award-winning cultural icon and rock ‘n’ roll superstar.
Friday 1 September to Sunday 10 September
Meet fellow plant fanatics
Come along to this celebration of all things leafy and green. Meet like-minded individuals while enjoying a rare plant market, botanical art exhibition, workshops and guest speakers.
Saturday 9 September from 10am to 5pm
Learn about significant Aboriginal sites and stories
Led by Jonathan Jones, a renowned Wiradyuri/Kamilaroi artist and researcher, this talk seeks to draw out living cultural knowledge and how communities today maintain them in areas that are important to us, including living sites, language, the sky, plants and objects.
Monday 4 September from 6pm to 8pm
Check out what’s happening at your local community centre
There's over 100 different programs and activities to explore at our community centres. From creative workshops like drawing and acting to yoga and exercise classes, dance, sport competitions and special events, there's something for every age and interest.
Check out everything that's happening in Sydney this month on What's On.