Briefs: Dirty Laundry Circus Drag Burlesque at Canberra Theatre Centre – Friday 12 and Saturday 13 May
After 10 years of selling out festivals worldwide, the Briefs boys are back with their hills hoist poised ready to air their Dirty Laundry in a brand-new party cabaret. Led by Fez Faanana, aka Shivanana, the lineup will feature classic Briefs boys as well as some shiny new boys and toys. With more glitter stains and ballsy attitude than ever before, your favourite misfits will give you a night of intoxifying physicality, gob-smacking comedy, unapologetic truths, and ridiculous showmanship. Book now.
The Mousetrap at Canberra Theatre Centre – Friday 12 to Sunday 14 May
Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is touring Australia to celebrate its 70th Anniversary, stopping in Canberra for ten nights. The story follows seven guests and staff at Monkswell Manor who find themselves stuck in a snowstorm after a local woman is murdered. It soon becomes clear that the killer is among them, with each stranger growing increasingly suspicious of one another. With over 28,500 performances so far, the record-breaking murder mystery features a brilliant surprise finish from the foremost mystery writer of all time. Book now.
NRL Raiders vs Eels – Saturday 13 May
Join in the Viking clap at 7:35pm at GIO Stadium and support the Canberra Raiders. Take the whole family, enjoy the food and drink stalls and cheer on the Greens to victory! Tickets are available at the door or online. For parking and other information head to GIO’s website.
Fitters Workshop Mother’s Day Market – Saturday 13 May
Bring mum to the Fitters Workshop this Saturday to support women-led businesses in Canberra. A celebration of entrepreneurial women, shop local goods from your favourite makers and creators and find something special for mum. Get all the information online.
Mother’s Day Lunch at Marble & Grain – Sunday 14 May
Bring the family together for lunch at Marble & Grain to celebrate mum this Mother’s Day. Over a 12pm or 1pm sitting, enjoy a three-course lunch and a glass of sparkling on arrival. Book now.
Mumfest at Haig Park Village Markets – Sunday 14 May
Spend the day with mum at Haig Park Village Markets shopping unique local goods and getting involved a free workshop. There will be a huge range of stalls she is bound to love including local art, clothing, jewellery, body products, multicultural foods and local delicacies. While for the workshop, there will be a cocktail masterclass with local gin maker Ambrosia Distillery which you can book in advance, plus a high tea from W Pattisserie that can be enjoyed in the sunshine. To find out more and book the workshop or high tea, visit their website.
Mother’s Day High Tea at the Brumbies Game – Sunday 14 May
If your mum’s favourite rugby team is the ACT Brumbies, treat her to the best views of the game with high tea this Sunday. Hosted in one of GIO Stadium’s private function rooms, enjoy a high tea and live music before kick-off, alongside a 3-hour beverage package throughout the game. Book now.