Thelma Plum at UC Refectory – Friday 25 June
After much praise for her 2019 release debut album ‘Better in Blak’ seeing it place second in the Triple J album of the year and reaching 4th on the ARIA Album Charts, singer songwriter Thelma Plum is sharing the love with her fans with a national tour. Grab tickets for her one night only show in Canberra on Moshtix.
Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow – Friday 25 and Saturday 26 June
Touring Australia, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is bringing all the laughs right here to the capital. With a killer line-up of Australian stars and talented newcomers, buckle in for a night of stand-up, sketch, satire, silliness and song. Join them at the Canberra Theatre Centre from 8-10pm. Tickets are available here.
Wintervention – Friday 25 to Sunday 27 June
Lace up your skates and hit the ice as Garema Place welcomes an outdoor ice-skating rink and turns into a winter wonderland for the school holiday weekend period. Enjoy entertainment, activities, food and market stalls and live performances. For more information and to book a skate session, jump on Wintervention’s website.
Handmade Markets – Friday 25 to Sunday 27 June
Bringing some of the county’s best handmade, Australian made products all under one roof, the Handmade Markets at EPIC are back for 2021. This weekend shop unique jewellery, fashion, homewares, gifts and so much more! To grab free tickets and search all the market stalls, head to their website.
Disney Classics at Dendy – Saturday 26 June
Can’t get enough of Disney? Recapture your childhood or take the kids to a screening of three classic Disney movies over three weeks at Dendy, kicking off this Saturday with Aladdin. Tickets are available on their website.
Winemaker Talk with Lerida Estate at The Italian Place Providore & Bottega – Saturday 26 June
Join Lerida Estate winemaker, Jacob Law and The Italian Place sommelier, Maria Navarrete for an afternoon of wine tasting Lerida’s 300 club wines that are not available to the public, alongside accompanying canapés from The Italian Place Providore kitchen. There are only 25 spots available, secure yours now.
The Burley Griffin: Lost Limbs at The Street Theatre – Saturday 26 June
The Burley Griffin, led by Evan Buckley and featuring some of Canberra’s finest talent, invite you to the launch of their long-awaited new record, Lost Limbs. After 2020 put their plans to a halt, they are thrilled to share with you poetry of the emergent soul and songs of exultant mammalian spirit. Purchase your tickets here.
Winter Solstice Feast at The Durham – Saturday 26 June
Join the Durham Castle Arms for a medieval Feast with local battle sport, Wargrounds Canberra, to celebrate the winter solstice. Eat like kings and queens with a 3-course medieval themed banquet, dressed in your finest larp-kit. To grab a table, send Wargrounds a message on Facebook and hit ‘going’ on the event page.
Love Local Markets – Sunday 27 June
Delight your taste buds with a huge collection of Canberra and regional boutique products at The Plot in Pialligo. Warm up with a glass of mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and more while the kids play on the playground wonderland. Don’t forget to also check out Pialligo Market Grocer, the Farm Shop Café, as well as interior designer and homewares shops, Wren & Rabbit Interiors and Pink Flamingo Interiors, and Bison and Crusoe & Co. Head to their website for more info.
Assembly X Department of Pizza Pop-Up – Sunday 27 June
Join your favourite local pub, Assembly for their pop-up collaboration with Department of Pizza. Cooking up delicious wood-fired pizzas in the beer garden with great drinks and live music, it will be an epic way to spend your Sunday arvo. Make a booking on their website.
Giggle and Hoot Live Concert – Sunday 27 June
After announcing the end of the weekly filming schedule for their much-beloved ABC series in 2019, Jimmy Giggle and his Owl Pals Hoot and Hootabelle are taking their show on the road, performing live across Australia. If your kids are massive fans of Giggle and Hoot, grab tickets for their show here.