What to do in Sydney this June

The cold has well and truly crept into our city, but that’s no excuse to skip all that June has to offer. Rug up and clear your schedule so you don’t miss out on these great events.

By Lori Youmshajekian

Sydney Film Festival

Sydney Film Festival

Celebrate the silver screen at the 64th annual Sydney Film Festival, featuring a whirlwind program of more than 180 films from over 50 countries. Explore one-of-a-kind films and captivating stories as some of the industry’s undiscovered gems take centre stage.

Redfern Terrace – part of Indigenous Storytelling walking tour

Culture Scouts: Indigenous Storytelling walking tour

Join Culture Scouts on an Indigenous Storytelling walking tour through the artistic heart of Redfern. Be inspired by street art, local artists and learn about Redfern’s indigenous past, present and future.

Image: Nikki To

Image: Nikki To

Carriageworks Night Market

Lennox Hastie is on fire! The chef (and owner of Surry Hills’ Firedoor) knows a thing or two about cooking over a wood fire, and he’s curated a delicious line- up for the Vivid edition of Carriageworks’ popular Night Market.

Women In Electronic Music showcase

Ladies take centre stage at Oxford Arts Factory for the Women in Electronic Music showcase. You’ll find this line-up hard to beat (pun intended).

Soft Future Piano Bar. Photo: Daniel Boud

Vivid Live

No matter how long you’ve lived in Sydney, you’ll never get bored of our city turning on the lights for the annual Vivid festival. This year, drop in on the likes of Chet Faker and The Preatures in the Vivid Live program at Sydney Opera House. Stop by the Soft Future Piano Bar for natural wines and slow-cooked meats with sustainability in mind.

In Search of the Truth: popping up this month in Sydney

In Search of the Truth

Step into the Truth Booth and finish this sentence: “the truth is…”A video confession booth that has travelled throughout the USA and other countries now invites Sydneysiders to share their ideas about the truth as part of Art & About.

Pop-up food market is coming to KGV as part of Refugee Week

Refugee Week

Celebrate Sydney’s diversity with a range of community events for Refugee Week. Eat to your heart’s content with flavours from around the world at 2 great events: a pop-up food market and Middle-Eastern feast.

Rikki Mason and Luke Currie Richardson in BennelongPhoto by Edward Mulvihill

Rikki Mason and Luke Currie Richardson in Bennelong
Photo by Edward Mulvihill

Bangarra’s Bennelong

Be captivated by some of the country’s most acclaimed dancers celebrating life and culture through the story of Bennelong, a senior man of the Eora.

© Micaela Christie 2017

© Micaela Christie 2017

Learn Shibori

Have a go at learning the ancient Japanese dyeing technique Shibori this month. Get hands-on experience creating beautiful textile designs with artist and textile maker, Micaela Christie at Pine Street. Beginners welcome! Or, if you really want to get your hands dirty, learn the art of plaster mould making for ceramics.

Live music at Cake Wines Cellar Door

Live Music at Your Local

This month, we’re celebrating the cornerstones of Sydney’s live music scene. X|Celerate brings more gigs to local bars, pubs and smaller venues.

Want more?
•  Can writers prevent disease? Two writers share their unique perspective.
•  Keep warm after hours at Late Night Library 

The latest events direct to you

Error 404

Oops, no events here!

Try searching for an event, or return to the home page.