Author: Lucy Harrington

This is how everyone should see Enlighten!

“Hop Aboard the Enlighten Bus to tour around Enlighten’s main attractions, new precincts and satellite areas.” Well you don’t have to ask me twice. This is an offer that I just can’t pass up! Wandering through the glass doors in the Canberra Centre, I had somehow missed that giant, glowing jellyfish have moved in to my beloved central shopping spot. It is absolutely striking. Just like a jellyfish in the wild, only gigantic, flashing and the first of many more. Enlighten has stretched out this year and has been appearing in instalments throughout the capital. This meeting point for an exciting and exclusive...

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Where to party on St Patrick’s Day

If you enjoy dressing up in green and having more than a few drinks, then Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations are for you. But if you’re struggling with where to go in Canberra to throw back some pints of Guinness on Saturday, look no further. We have all done the hard work for you and found the gems of Irish culture in the nation’s capital. King O’Malley’s – City You definitely can’t go past Canberra’s most central Irish pub, O’Malley’s. The traditional pub will be celebrating all afternoon and evening on Saturday with Irish dancers, live music, face painting and plenty...

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Colorfest set to hit Canberra with a bang!

Be loud. Be bright. Be colourful. Colorfest is coming in hot! Set to inject some colour and vibrancy in the capital this Sunday 24 September at Thoroughbred Park from 11am to 4pm. The event is an exciting, family-friendly festival, filled with live music, great food, kids’ rides, and of course, COLOUR. And the best news is that there is no running involved! Just bring your beautiful self to get down to the latest electronic dance, RnB, pop and house music. As you get your boogie on with friends and family, colour is thrown through the crowd, by the crowd....

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Escape Rooms Canberra reveals The Vault

You are hustled into a dark room, lit only through the cracks of the boarded up door swinging closed behind you. You let your eyes adjust and begin to look for clues. Does the graffiti on the wall hide the answer to your escape? Do the buttons trigger any revelations? Does the voice over clarify your mission? The answer is yes…eventually. Welcome to Escape Rooms Canberra’s newest room, The Vault. The Vault opens for business this Friday 1 September, on Escape Room Canberra’s one-year anniversary. Since its grand opening last year, directors Michael Wilkinson and Mitch Young, have had...

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Where to watch McGregor v Mayweather

Undefeated boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather, takes on UFC legend, Conor McGregor, in the highly anticipated boxing match set to air this Sunday 27 August at 11am. The fight will take place at the sold-out T-Mobile Arena and screened across the nation – it’s said to be the highest grossing and most talked-about fight of all time! In true Canberra fashion, countless venues are opening up their doors to the enthusiastic crowds who will be watching the big clash. Local events include food, drink and entry deals, sure to please even the pickiest of punters. Here are some of our...

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