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Year of the Rabbit drawing competition

Year of the Rabbit drawing competition

We’re inviting budding young illustrators aged 5 to 12 years to enter their best Rabbit drawings.
Today all day
One Ocean, Our Future

One Ocean, Our Future

Marvel at the wonders of the ocean and the diversity of Australia's marine life
Today 10am to 4pm
Maxine Beneba Clarke & Omar Musa

Maxine Beneba Clarke & Omar Musa

Australian artists and writers Maxine Beneba Clarke and Omar Musa discuss their jolting new poetry collections
21 May 2022
Dig deeper into compost

Dig deeper into compost

Get your compost system humming and your garden will thrive
21 May 2022
Laneway Cinema @ The Rocks

Laneway Cinema @ The Rocks

Heritage surrounds, hot pizza, Lunar inspired movies, wine, bean bags - this is not your average movie night
25 May 2022

For professional and amateur photographers

Australian life

Entries for the nation-wide photography competition with a $10,000 grand prize are now open.

For junior photographers

Little Sydney Lives

We invite budding photographers aged 3 to 12 to enter the Little Sydney Lives photography competition.

A celebration of literature, stories and ideas

Sydney Writer's Festival

Change My Mind Storytelling Gala

Change My Mind Storytelling Gala

With a rich lineup of 12 storytellers, this is a night not to be missed
Today 8.30pm to 9.30pm
Johann Hari: Stolen Focus

Johann Hari: Stolen Focus

Much-loved author Johann Hari speaks to the fuzziness of modern life and how we might regain our focus
Today 12pm to 1pm
Musical Fictions

Musical Fictions

Join Casey Bennetto and some of Australia's finest songwriters as they perform songs from uncharted literary adaptations
Today 6pm to 7.15pm
Torrey Peters: Detransition, Baby

Torrey Peters: Detransition, Baby

Join celebrated author Torrey Peters discuss her fiercely original debut novel, Detransition, Baby
Today 8pm to 9pm
Damon Galgut: The Promise

Damon Galgut: The Promise

Join Damon Galgut discuss his award-winning novel, The Promise
Tomorrow
Warren Ellis: Nina Simone's Gum

Warren Ellis: Nina Simone's Gum

Australian musician Warren Ellis discusses his literary debut and memoir, Nina Simone's Gum
Tomorrow
Hanya Yanagihara: To Paradise

Hanya Yanagihara: To Paradise

Hear from international bestseller Hanya Yanagihara discuss her new release, To Paradise
Tomorrow
Maxine Beneba Clarke & Omar Musa

Maxine Beneba Clarke & Omar Musa

Australian artists and writers Maxine Beneba Clarke and Omar Musa discuss their jolting new poetry collections
21 May 2022

Get out and about

What to do in Sydney this May

As the weather cools, nightlife, comedy, art and great dining are just heating up.

Time for a laugh

Sydney Comedy Festival

Rediscover your city

21 unique tours for a day out in Sydney

Savour delicious food, absorb fascinating info, meet new friends and make the most of the city.

Learn about shared histories, cultures, and achievements

National Reconciliation Week

Purpose presents: Talking Reconciliation

Purpose presents: Talking Reconciliation

Talking purpose & talking reconciliation for National Reconciliation Week
26 May 2022
NSW Leaders in Conversation - Unpacking the Uluru Statement

NSW Leaders in Conversation - Unpacking the Uluru Statement

The Parliament of NSW and Reconciliation NSW co-present a livestreamed Reconciliation Week panel event
31 May 2022
Acknowledge This! Our story of Reconciliation

Acknowledge This! Our story of Reconciliation

This Reconciliation Week join Rhys Paddick to discuss how you can enact change beginning with actions in our daily lives
3 Jun 2022
Roam, seek and play

Vivid Sydney

Vegan gelato degustation

Vegan gelato degustation

Creamy, smooth and perfect texture. You won't miss the dairy in these delicious gelato
22 May 2022
Sydney Harbour Kayaks 'Moonlight' Sea Kayaking Experience

Sydney Harbour Kayaks 'Moonlight' Sea Kayaking Experience

Paddling through Darling Harbour on our very special Sydney VIVID 'moonlight' adventure into Sydney Harbour.
27 May 2022
6HEAD: The VIVID Dining Experience

6HEAD: The VIVID Dining Experience

Be captivated and enchanted by this immersive multi-sensory dining experience.
27 May 2022
All you can eat Zini Gelato - Vivid edition

All you can eat Zini Gelato - Vivid edition

Have you ever dreamt of eating all the gelato you could handle? NOW YOU CAN!
27 May 2022
Altitude Vivid Dinner

Altitude Vivid Dinner

Enjoy a bespoke menu embracing vibrant colours, flavours and food combinations
27 May 2022
Blu Bar Vivid Cocktails

Blu Bar Vivid Cocktails

Sip on brilliant cocktails with colourful flavours as you see Sydney shine for Vivid 2022.
27 May 2022
Enjoy the Dazzling Vivid Views on a Glass Boat Vivid Cruise

Enjoy the Dazzling Vivid Views on a Glass Boat Vivid Cruise

Witness how Vivid Light Festival illuminates Sydney with creativity aboard a Vivid harbour cruise with delicious food.
27 May 2022
Exclusive Vivid cruises

Exclusive Vivid cruises

Celebrate Vivid Sydney 2022 with the amazing Magistic Vivid cruises promising the best views & more
27 May 2022

See a show

What’s on at the theatre this autumn

From glamorous Parisian cabarets to sharp and political plays, this is your guide to what’s on at the theatre.

Free small business webinars
Discover exciting cinema

Sydney Film Festival