Escape the winter chill and keep warm with a weekend of fun-filled activities. To give you some inspiration, here are 10 of our favourite performances, events and activities to keep you entertained.

Horrorshow at ANU Bar

8pm Friday 16 June

Sydney hip-hop duo Horrorshow is hitting up ANU Bar tonight after a string of sold out shows and four studio albums. The duo will delight fans with a set of both solo and audio hits throughout the show.

A Pooch Affair at Exhibition Park in Canberra

10am Saturday 17 June

The boutique indoor event for dogs and dog lovers is back again for another year. Grab your furry friend and head down to EPIC to experience a number of side-shows including High Tea with Dogs, Doggie Mall and of course, a whole heap of main stage shows.

Wellbeing Masterclass with Tim Robards

11am Saturday 17 June

Creator of The Robards Method and The Bachelor’s, Tim Robards, will share his tips on creating your best self at Canberra Centre’s Wellbeing Masterclass tomorrow. At the event, Tim will share his expertise, tips and advice on mastering the basics of exercise, nutrition and diet.

Winter Glass Market at the Canberra Glassworks (pictured) 

12pm Saturday 17 June

This free, full day celebration of glass will give you a greater understanding of glass-making and reveal the power of glass and light. At the market you will have the opportunity to shop from stalls, watch demonstrations in glassblowing and flame working, take part in a silent auction, create glass beads, view exhibitions and buy your own limited edition hand-blown beer stein.

ANU Bar Finale

1pm Saturday 17 June

After 60 years, thousands of gigs and tens of thousands of acts, ANU Bar is being brought to an end. To celebrate one of Canberra’s best gigging spots 10 bands have come together for one massive gig to wave goodbye.


Also, don’t miss…

Beth Orton at Canberra Theatre Centre – 8pm Friday 16 June

Petit Feast at Buvette Bistro and Wine Bar – 11:30am Saturday 17 June

Brazilian Winter Party at The Embassy of Brazil – 6pm Saturday 17 June

Melodrama in Meiji Japan at National Library of Australia – All weekend

Pop-up Beauty Bar at Canberra Centre – 11am Sunday 18 June


Photo credit: Sean Davey