It looks like another couple of cold Canberra days for the weekend ahead. Keep yourself warm and entertained with 10 of our favourite events, performances and activities!

Plus 500 Brumbies V Lions at GIO Stadium

7:45pm kick off Friday 12 May

The Plus500 Brumbies welcome last year’s Super Rugby finalists the Lions to GIO Stadium for the first time in a number of years, tonight. With the Lions on a hot streak this is one game not to be missed!

Akmal Trial & Error at Canberra Theatre Centre

All weekend

Experience the workings of one of Australia’s best comedy minds in a one-off and highly unique night out when Akmal takes to the stage at Canberra Theatre Centre this weekend!

Campbell Community Festival

11am Saturday 13 May

Get your family and friends together this Saturday for a fun-filled community festival at Campbell 5. In support of charity Soldier On, the event will host a range of food stalls, kids activities and live music.

Mother’s Day in NewActon Precinct

11am Sunday 14 May

Take mum to NewActon and celebrate Mother’s Day with delicious food and drink, live music, clothes swap and suitcase markets. The Suitcase Rummage will be happening between 11am to 3pm in the A. Baker Courtyard and surrounds, with plenty of vintage goods, bric-a-brac, books and more!

Banff Mountain Film Festival at National Film & Sound Archive

All weekend

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious international film competition and the annual presentation of short films and documentaries about mountain culture, sports, and environment. Experience the 2017 collection this weekend at the National Film & Sound Archive.


Also, don’t miss…

Capital Region Farmers Market at Exhibition Park in Canberra  – 7:30am Saturday 13 May

David Attenborough’s Virtual Reality Experience at National Museum of Australia  – All weekend

Canberra Kids Market at Fitzroy Pavilion at Exhibition Park in Canberra  9am Saturday 13 May

KYTE feat. Daniel Yeo – 11pm Saturday 13 May

Velvet at Canberra Theatre Centre – Last weekend