Shows under the stars, secret creatures and invaluable life hacks. It’s all happening in Sydney this month.
Become a citizen scientist
Bioblitz is bringing together scientists and everyday people just like you to uncover the secrets of the creatures living in our city. Rise up before the sun to survey the birds at dawn or stay up late to find out what animals go bump in the night.
See La Bohème on Sydney Harbour
Handa Opera under the stars is always a favourite on the harbour, and the original Bohemian love story is one not to be missed.
Get hands-on at the farm
Pick up your free tree
The City of Sydney will be giving away 1,000 trees to local residents this April. Choose your species, get some tree advice and enjoy a sausage sizzle as we make the city a little bit greener.
Visit the Bald Archy Prize exhibition
See the hilarious exhibition of satirical celebrity portraits in all its glory, including James Brennan’s winning entry for 2018. The only art competition in the world to be judged by a cockatoo named Maude, pencil a laugh into your diary to see the finalists.
Watch Shakespeare come to life
Enjoy performances of The Tragedy of King Richard III and The Two Gentlemen of Verona with the stunning backdrop of the sparkling bay. Settle back, take a picnic and enjoy the show.
Learn to repair
Learn how to make do and mend with a free 12 week series on hand sewing basics. Master sewing, mending and altering at a creative workshop even beginners can attend. Make sure to book early.
Head to the library after dark
From erotic haiku workshops to hip hop performances, Late Night Library brings us Sex in Tokyo. An evening of art, entertainment and ideas, this is one for the adults.
Attend a workshop
Join Milly Dent’s porcelain slip-casting workshop. You’ll learn how to cast into plaster moulds and how to colour liquid porcelain as well as basic glazing techniques at her Marrickville studio.
Commemorate the ANZAC spirit
Sydney Comedy Festival
Head to Surry Hills (and win!)
Fancy $100 to spend at your favourite retailer on Devonshire Street and surrounds? Surry Hills Creative Precinct is giving you the chance to win a little spending money that could go towards everything from a colour and blow dry at Sustainable Salon, beers and a meal with friends at Shakespeare Hotel or even getting creative with clay at a class at The Pottery Shed. Enter now.