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Ekka Public Holiday must do's

Not heading to the Ekka for People's Day? There's plenty of ways to enjoy this mid-week public holiday in Brisbane with this list of 9 great things to do:


Soak up the winter sunshine in one of Brisbane's most beautiful riverfront settings - the old naval stores at Kangaroo Point - with hot chocolate rum and cider, live music and delicious food...more

Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe

There's only a few weeks left to see GOMA's winter blockbuster - the largest Marvel exhibition ever presented - so take time out mid-week to spend a few hours at the gallery checking it out...more

West End to Broadway

The heritage-listed Spring Hill reservoirs are the setting for this fabulous underground show featuring the best Broadway and West End hits performed by well-known opera singers...more

The Story of Brisbane

Take a morning walk around Brisbane Powerhouse with award-winning actors Therese Collie & Tim Mullooly as they tell the fascinating story of Brisbane as captured in the words of its great writers...more

The Hamlet Apocalypse

The Hamlet Apocalypse

Shakespeare's tragedy is turned on its head in this dystopian play of the now generation - a stunning contemporary performance about a group of actors staging Hamlet on the eve of the apocalypse...more

Wednesday Play Day at Digital Futures Lab 

Digital Futures Lab

Try your hand for free at awesome cutting-edge technologies like Tilt Brush, play a round of virtual table tennis. program a robot, discover 3D printing & contribute to am augmented reality timeline...more

 Freedom Then Freedom Now

Take an intriguing (and free) journey into our recent past exploring the freedoms enjoyed and restricted in Queensland, from drinking, smoking and gambling to voting, marrying and travelling...more

Sung into Being 

A free exhibition showcasing more than 100 works from a period when Aboriginal art began to be widely shown and appreciated in Australia as fine art, featuring works by major NT & WA artists...more

Acoustic Wednesdays in the Triffid Garden

Head along to Brisbane's leading music venue The Triffid for a chilled free evening of acoustics in the beer garden, with this week's session of favourites, surprises and originals headed by Pepper Jane...more