E.G. and Metro Arts Presents ‘Swallow’

Metro Arts 2/109 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland

Calling all theatre lovers! From Olivier Award-winning writer Stef Smith comes Swallow, a new contemporary play co-presented by Metro Arts and E.G. Uplifting and internationally acclaimed, the play follows three strangers who cross paths and encounter each other's struggles, heartbreaks, and triumphs. The show will be held in the Sue Benner Theatre. Swallow is part of […]

Lady Beatle

Roundhouse Theatre 6 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, Queensland

Queensland performer, Naomi Price will star in La Boite Theatre Company's final installment in their pop culture cabaret series, Lady Beatle. Hitting the stage this May, the show will follow on from their previous hit productions Rumour Has It and Wrecking Ball featuring music from The Beatles. Rather than acting as a theatre biopic, the stage production will alternatively focus on telling […]

$30 – $60

McGrath Foundation Charity Event

634 Main Street 634 Main Street, Kangagroo Point, Queensland

The McGrath Foundation will be holding a charity dinner and auction on Thursday, 25 May. The foundation raises money to place breast care nurses in communities across Australia and increase the overall awareness of this disease. Guests are encouraged to wear pink to show their support for this worthy cause and a percentage of all proceeds from the […]

The Pearlfishers

Lyric Theatre, QPAC Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland

Australia’s prima diva Emma Matthews will thrill Brisbane audiences when she graces the stage of the Lyric Theatre, QPAC in Bizet’s classic opera The Pearlfishers, presented by Opera Queensland for a two-week season from 25 May to 3 June 2017. The Pearlfishers story takes place during the pearl diving season in colonial Ceylon, where old […]

$54 – $150

Vivid Sydney

Sydney Sydney, New South Wales

Vivid Sydney is lighting up again with mesmerising light sculptures, creative ideas and cutting-edge music. Vivid will transform Sydney into a wonderland of light, showcase some eclectic music and fresh collaborations - in the Opera House no less - and deliver talks on innovation, creativity and community in the creative industries.

Chris Bennie Solo Exhibition

Gold Coast City Gallery 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise, Queensland

Chris Bennie, a Gold Coast artist will be launching his new exhibition, 'On Top, In Front', at the Gold Coast City Gallery on May 27. His exhibition explores the concept of how items and ideas are transformed through the process of literally placing objects on top or in front of others, obscuring the status of […]

Ben Quilty Exhibition ­ May/Jun 2017

Jan Murphy Gallery 486 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD

Ben Quilty’s exhibition, The Last Supper, features new works that reflect upon the confusing and often confronting state of humanity. After a number of recent international exhibitions, The Last Supper gives Queensland audiences the opportunity to view Quilty’s latest work. A boldly expressive painter, his rich impasto works grapple with pertinent social and cultural concerns. […]

Darley Kingsford Smith Cup Day

Eagle Farm Racecourse 230 Lancaster Road, Ascot, Queensland

The Brisbane Racing Carnival will continue to amaze with the Darley Kingsford Smith Cup Day at Eagle Farm Racecourse on May 27 at 9:30am for members and 10am for the general public. The fashion theme is 'Bold Colour' where you are encouraged to embrace the seasonal trend of bright block colours interpreted in creative ways. The raceday […]

Black Mist Burnt Country Exhibition

Gold Coast City Gallery 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise, Queensland

Black Mist Burnt Country is a national touring exhibition of artworks by over 30 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists commemorating the British atomic tests in Australia in the 1950s. Selected from public and private collections the exhibition features artworks from the past seven decades: Included are Albert Tucker, Arthur Boyd, Ian Howard, Pam Debenham, Toni Robertson, […]


Minipilly Play Area

Indooroopilly Shopping Centre 322 Moggill Road, Indooroopilly, Queensland

Saturday marks the grand opening of Indooroopilly Sopping Centre's brand new kids play area, Minipilly. To kick off celebrations there will be a live song and dance performance from Bethany Fisher followed by an afternoon of fun. The new area facilitates all different kids of play from active play to imaginative and make-belief. Minipilly is […]

Memory Walk & Jog 2017

The national event 'Memory Walk & Jog' is back for 2017, to help raise vital funds and awareness for dementia. Fundraising efforts through Memory Walk & Jog will enable Alzheimer’s Australia to continue to provide much-needed support services, education and social research. The event will take place throughout South-East Queensland, with a run being held in Brisbane, the Gold […]

Stones Corner Market

Stones Corner Village 405 Logan Road, Stones Corner, Queensland

Due to popular demand Stones Corner Markets are returning with four large family events held throughout the year. The first is to be held on the 28th of May. Market goers can expect to see street performers, buskers, and live entertainment as well as a treasure trove of unique, trendy pop-up stalls. Come down to […]

Maroon’s Festival

The Southbank Cultural Forecourt will be showered in red to celebrate Queensland Rugby League's mighty Maroons. This free community four day festival will showcase the taste of Queensland food stalls and is open to all ages.


Henry Marsh in conversation with Paul Barclay

Leading neurosurgeon and New York Times best-seller, Henry Marsh, will close the Writers + Ideas International Series at Brisbane Powerhouse this May. Marsh will sit down and talk with Paul Barclay, presenter and series producer of Big Ideas on ABC RN, to share his insight into the highs and lows of a life dedicated to operating on […]


State of Origin Game 1

Darling & Co 157 Given Terrace, Paddington, Queensland

Brisbane's premier State of Origin party is back again at Paddington's Darling & Co. Don your colours with pride and gather your mates for an Origin feed and drink up. With free entry all night long you'll be greeted with a pop-up beer garden, some of Brisbane's best food trucks and plenty of big screens […]


Saint Lucy’s Winter Shenanigans

Saint Lucy's The University of Queensland, Blair Drive, Saint Lucia, Queensland

Saint Lucy is bringing the good times with some good, old-fashioned trivia on the last Wednesday of every month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. You will have the opportunity to duke it out against other teams to prove your intellectual superiority while also enjoying some delicious Italian food. First place will win a $150 cash prize […]


QLD Cabaret Festival 2017

After three successful years, the Queensland Cabaret Festival is returning in 2017. This year boasts an impressive selection of international and Australian performers ready to set stages alight at Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Queensland Multicultural Centre this June. This year’s Festival is brimming with internationally acclaimed talent including iconic Australian singer-songwriter Paul […]

The 10th Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

Palace Barracks 5-61 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane City, Queensland

The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival screens in Brisbane at Palace Barracks 1-3 June. Opening with the Australia premiere of Hollie Fifer's gripping debut documentary, The Opposition. The film details the struggle of 3,000 residents of the Paga Hill community in Papua New Guinea, who watched helplessly as police pulled down their homes, to make way for […]

World Expeditions’ Great Cycling Adventures

World Expeditions 129 Margaret Street, Brisbane, Queensland

Cycling adventures are the perfect means to explore destinations at a relaxed pace, allowing you the time to delve into the local culture and discover hidden gems which are off the beaten path. You don’t have to be a cycling novice to explore the world on two wheels - we operate a range of cycling […]


Winter Boating Weekend

Join the R Marine Crawley Team on the water for a weekend getaway featuring an exclusive viewing of the Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht. Starting at  Couran Cove through to Dux Anchorage and finishing at the Gold Coast, sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful ocean view.

Bite Sip Stroll

Bite Sip Stroll is a unique and gourmet dining experience that is returning to Brisbane this June. The event will be hosted by four of Brisbane's most award winning restaurants Sake Restaurant & Bar, Esquire, Moda and Urbane. Guests are invited to take a Bite at each, a Sip of expertly paired wine, all while […]


Stepping out of the Shadows: Louise Hearman’s First Major Survey

QUT Art Museum 2 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland

Presented by QUT Art Museum, Australian painter and 2016 Archibald prize winner Louise Hearman, introduces her first major museum survey, curated by Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) Curator Anna Davis. The exhibition runs from June 3 to August 6, featuring  paintings, drawings from across 25 years of the artist's practice.    

Treasury Brisbane Ladies’ Oak Day

Eagle Farm Racecourse 230 Lancaster Road, Ascot, Queensland

The Treasury Brisbane Ladies' Oak Day will take off at the Eagle Farm racecourse on Saturday, June 3. The fashion theme for this race will be Feminine and Classic where racegoers are encouraged to dress with soft colour palettes, floral prints, and intricate details. The race day ambassadors will be TV presenter, model and athlete Kris Smith, […]

Golden Pig Food, Wine & Jazz

Golden Pig Food & Wine Cooking School 38 Ross Street, Newstead, Queensland

Resident chef and owner of Golden Pig Food & Wine School, Kartrina Ryan is hosting a relaxing afternoon that includes fine food and wine that invite your tastebuds to celebrate the rich produce and cool climate wines from See Saw Wines Orange, central-western New South Wales.


Scarborough Originals

Jamieson Park 8 Reef Point Esplanade, Scarborough, Queensland

Fancy a nice, sunny Saturday afternoon at a beach park with the company of the local community? If yes, then make sure you make your way down to Jamieson Park for Scarborough Orginals! This is their third event and guests will be entertained by Bridget O'Shannessy, a 16-year-old country singer, Lunchtime, a young punk-rock band […]

Noises Off

Playhouse, QPAC Melbourne Street & Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland

Queensland Theatre and Melbourne Theatre Company present a comically flawed story about tragically flawed people. Noises Off is a show unlike any other with a whirl of slamming doors, missed cues, dropped lines and dropped trousers. Since its 1982 premiere, this shamelessly entertaining farce has been a hit worldwide and now it has landed in Brisbane […]

$55 – $86

First Sunday Food

Grantham Butter Factory 6 Victor Street, Grantham, Queensland

Mormor Food and Gecko Grove Fine Foods are holding their second event, First Sunday Food, at the historic Grantham Butter Factory on Sunday 4 June 2017. First Sunday Food is a celebration of the food and producers of the Lockyer Valley and the event will host food demonstrations, Butter Factory history tours, live music, local […]

Naturally Good Expo 2017

ICC Sydney 14 Darling Drive, Sydney, New South Wales

Naturally Good Expo is the Asia Pacific's leading event for sourcing the latest healthy food, beverages and home-living products. This year, the Naturally Good Expo will be hosted at the new ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre at Darling Harbour, in partnership with Fantastic Food and Drink. The show will be held from 10am until 5pm daily from June 4 […]


Beatles Afternoon in New Globe Theatre

New Globe Theatre 220 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Queensland

To mark the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band', 'Beatles Afternoon' invites you to sit back in New Globe Theatre's retro cinema for a visual feast of The Beatles footage, rarities, music videos and archival clips. 'Beatles Afternoon' will take place on June 4 at 1:30pm. Enter here for […]


Monster Jam

Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre (QSAC) Kessels Road, Nathan, Queensland

The action-packed Monster Jam extravaganza is returning to Australia bigger and better than ever - and Brisbane will be the first to host! With stunt woman Rhianna Buchanan recently announced as Australia's first ever Monster Jam driver, this event can't be missed. Ticket go on sale today here.


It’s A Dog’s Life

Waterfront Place Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane, Queensland

It’s a Dog’s Life is a unique debut exhibition capturing the joy, quirkiness, delight and human-ness of dogs and other pets in a collection by internationally awarded photographer Serenah. From a superhero to a psychiatrist the pets, their human personas and their personalities are presented in a range of images, including a number of never-before […]

Torn Exhibition

REDSEA Gallery 27 James Street, Fortitude Valley, Queensland

Queensland University of Technology graduate, Roman Longginou will have his solo exhibition 'Torn' premiered at the REDSEA Gallery between June 6 and July 2. His collection interprets contemporary Vanitas through a series of charcoal pigment drawings. Traditionally, paintings executed in the Vanitas style challenges viewers of the transience of life, the futility of pleasure, and the […]

The Community Care Business Transformation and Innovation Conference

QUT Gardens Point Campus 2 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland

An array of speakers, including British academic Dr Malcolm Fisk and Australia’s Dr Karl Kruszelnicki will be presenting at the Community Care Business Transformation and Innovation Conference. The conference will explore how the community care sector can embrace the changes brought about by technology, disruption and innovation. The event will be held in Room Three […]

Cooly Rocks On

Australia's largest beachside festival filled with 50s and 60s nostalgia, Cooly Rocks On will once again be held at Coolangatta and Tweed Heads from the 7th - 11th of June this year. Rockabilly buskers, street parades and over a thousand classic hot rod cars will line the streets throughout the festival. The event will also […]

Downunder Beachfest

  Caloundra is welcoming the Downunder Beachfest for its third year. Running for 5 days, the festival will offer a range of activities including a lunchtime cruise, a street party, markets, rockabilly bands, an open air cinema showing American Graffiti, Pin Up model competition, and over 700 classic cars on show! Registration and tickets to […]

Sydney Film Festival 2017

The 64th Sydney Film Festival will be bringing the world's best new films to town for 12 days and nights of inspiring and entertaining premieres, talks, parties, international director and actor guests and more. Sydney Film Festival Director, Nashen Moodley says, "2017 promises to be another spectacular year for Sydney Film Festival. Audiences will immerse […]

Island of Misfits

Mitchell Fine Art Gallery 86 Arthur Street, Fortitude Valley, Queensland

Australian figurative landscape artist, Steve Lopes' exhibition 'Island of Misfits' will be on show at Mitchell Fine Art Gallery during June. Capturing his curiosity towards the idea of migration, specifically to Australia and New Zealand, 'Island of Misfits' will explores mysterious imagined landscapes inhabited by curious, quirky and sometimes puzzling characters. A grand opening will […]

The Arts Centre Gold Coast Events

Arts Centre Gold Coast 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise, Queensland

Make your way over to The Arts Centre Gold Coast this June for fantastic theatrical plays you'll love. The Adventures of Peter Pan and Tinkerbell in Return of Pantoland | 23 June - 1 July Produced by Bonnie Lythgoe, watch The Arts Centre transform into a magical 'Netherland' this June. Starring Todd McKenney as Captain Hook, […]

Lethbridge Small Scale Art Prize

Lethbridge Gallery 136 LaTrobe Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland

The Lethbridge 10, 000, Australia's biggest small-scale art award, opens this June. This year, the gallery is pleased to announce their ongoing partnership with Art Shed Brisbane,  who are sponsoring the category prizes in this year's award. The opening event will be on June 10, with the announcement of the winner and presentation of the prizes […]


2017 Good Design Festival

Come and discover this year's award winning products and projects at the 2017 Good Design Festival. Kicking off on Thursday 8 June at the Overseas Passenger Terminal in Sydney followed by the Good Design Awards Ceremony and Official After Party. The Good Design Festival will officially open to the public on Friday 9 June and will run […]


Junk Bar 215 Waterworks Rd, Ashgrove, Queensland

Ben Ely and Tim Steward are gracing the Junk Bar’s Skukum Lounge, treating audiences with solo and joint performances. In recent years, the two artists have been honing their song-writing skills. Ben released his solo album Goodbye Machine in 2015, and Tim’s band Screamfeeder released their album Pop Guilt this year. By Rosa Li Image supplied […]

PEAK Music Festival

Perisher Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley, New South Wales

Kick start Winter 2017 at Australia's only snow music festival. PEAK Music Festival will take place at Perisher for the opening of the snow season across the June long weekend. More than 35 Australian and international artists will descend on Perisher to showcase their truly amazing mix of talent and entertainment across 10 live stages throughout the […]

Better Business Breakfast

The Events Centre Caloundra 20 Minchinton Street, Caloundra, Queensland

Caloundra Chamber of Commerce will hold their next Better Business Breakfast on Friday, June 9 at The Events Centre, Caloundra with guest speaker Wilson Luna, global leader in business development. The breakfast is a wonderful opportunity for the business community to come together and get some information and inspiration over breakfast. Attendees will meet Wilson […]

$45 – $60

Cheese and Wine Trail

Treasury Hotel Courtyard 130 William Street, Brisbane, Queensland

The Treasury Hotel is putting on an evening of style and sophistication. Guests will learn about and savour a selection of wine from eight of Australia and New Zealand's most revered wineries. The Woombye Cheese company has provided a range of delectable cheeses to further enchance the experience. Don't miss it - buy your ticket […]


1889 Enoteca 10-12 Logan Road, Woolloongabba, Queensland

Changing Mind Space is hosting a wine tasting and mindfulness evening - Winefulness. This session will hone in on the experience of drinking wine and how it tastes, smells, looks and feels. There will be eight beautiful Italian wines integrated into the lessons in mindfulness, using the tasting to learn and practice strategies you can […]


The Sinatra Spectacular

The Arts Centre Gold Coast 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise, Queensland

In homage to the modern edge and timeless class of Frank Sinatra, The Gold Coast Jazz and Blues Club is hosting a Sinatra Spectacular where seasoned crooner Brad Leaver, Swing Central Big Band and Renae Suttie will be grooving and moving to all your favourite memorable tunes. Tickets for non-members cost $30 at the door.


‘The Woman in Black’

Brisbane Arts Theatre 210 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland

Brisbane Arts Theatre presents The Woman in Black, a spine-tingling play that will leave you on the edge of your seat. The second largest running play on the West End after Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, The Woman in Black follows a lawyer who believes he's been cursed and enlists a young actor to help him tell his family's […]


Carseldine Markets

Carseldine Marketground 532 Beams Road, Carseldine, Queensland

Carseldine Markets is turning three and invites you to celebrate with a day of giveaways, free breakfast, live entertainment and more. The north side fixture has become a hot spot for fashion, gourmet food, art, crafts, fresh produce and getting bigger and better every week.

UBET Stradbroke Day

Eagle Farm Racecourse 230 Lancaster Road, Ascot, Queensland

The UBET Stradbroke Day will set off at the Eagle Farm racecourse on Saturday, June 10, with three Group 1 and three Group 2 races. The fashion theme for this event will be black and white with a touch of red! The race day ambassadors will be ARIA award winner Anthony Callea and entertainer, singer, […]

Pedal Car Show’n’Shine

Marine Parade Marine Parade, Coolangatta, Queensland

Taking place during the Cooly Rocks On festival, the Pedal Car Show'n'Shine will showcase the best pedal cars and strollers, or 'Tot Rods'. Nostalgia Garage's miniature vehicles  and other entrants will be judged on their style, connection with the 50s and 60s Cooly Rocks On theme, and crowd opinion. To enter, visit