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Things To Do This Weekend 17-19 march

A French film festival, comedy galore, Leo Sayer live, new gluten free cafe patisserie, a long-awaited lamb shop, an epic new brewery, 1920s cinema, a tennis cafe and twilight markets are just some of the great things to do and discover in Brisbane this weekend...

what's on

The highly-anticipated 3-week annual French film festival opens on Thursday the 16th with a screening of The Odyssey plus a huge after-party with live music, French wine and food...more

Rove McManus: That's Me Talking 

One of the biggest names that are out in force for the Brisbane Comedy Festival, Rove McManus brings his first full-length touring stand-up show, That's Me Talking, to Brisbane City Hall...more

Paris Combo

Turn the weekend into a long one with this magic Monday night concert from global sensation Paris Combo, who are bringing their unique brand of cosmopolitan music to Brisbane for the first time...more 

Lehmo: The Family Lifeboat

Fans of Anthony 'Lehmo' Lehmann on The Project, Are You Paying Attention? or Utopia, don't miss his hysterical new show about the impact parenthood has had on his life, at Brisbane City Hall...more

Leo Sayer Live in Concert

Leo Sayer

The multi Grammy award-winning pop icon is performing an intimate once-in-a-lifetime concert that no fan will want to miss at St Peters Lutheran College Performing Arts Centre in Indooroopilly...more 

Frank Woodley: I, Woodley

Catch the funny, whimsical and unpredictable comedian Frank Woodley (one half of ex comedy duo Lano & Woodley) in his new show - an absolute highlight of the Brisbane Comedy Festival...more

Mel Buttle: I Can't Believe It's Not Buttle

Brisbane home grown comedian Mel Buttle, co-host of The Great Australian Bake Off and popular columnist, presents her hilarious new stand-up show as part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival...more

Roaring Twenties Cinema

Experience a real 1920s style night at the movies on Friday night with a screening of Lon Chaney's suspenseful 1927 classic The Unknown accompanied by live pianist, in a retro city cinema...more

Must Do Coming Up

Riotous Irish funnyman, Jason Byrne, the 'ringmaster of stage chaos', brings his renowned brand of lunacy to The Brisbane Comedy Festival with his side-splitting new show Propped Up...more

Wil Anderson

Brisbane is lucky to see award-winning comedian, Wil Anderson, a well-known and loved face from ABC TV's Gruen, bring his unique and witty observations to the stage with his latest stand-up show...more

Paws & Pizzazz

Paws & Pizzazz festival at Sanctuary Cove

The Marine Village Sanctuary Cove will become a pet lover's paradise this month with the staging of its fur-st annual animal event (and SEQ's very first pet festival) that no pet owner should miss...more

Tom Gleeson

What would a Brisbane Comedy Festival be without veteran beloved funnyman Tom Gleeson there to Cheer Up the crowds with his trademark rapid fire-wit and sardonic take on life...more

Aladdins Antiques & Collectables Fair

Treasure hunter and collectors will find over a hundred dealers, thousands of antique and collectable treasures and 14,400 minutes of treasure hunting inside the Windsor Table Tennis centre...more

Merrick Watts

Merrick Watts, formerly one half of the enormously popular Merrick and Rosso, finally has his own madcap stand-up show and he's bringing it to this year's Brisbane Comedy Festival...more

Tom Walker

The rising comedy star - performer, writer, improviser and graduate of France's prestigious clown school, Ecole Philippe Gaulier - is bringing Bee Boo, his brand new absurdist show to Brisbane...more

Felton Food Festival

Experience a unique dose of authentic country life, starting with a farm tour and twilight dinner on Saturday night followed by a day of foodie fun including a crop tour, market stalls & cooking demos...more

What's New

A slick new microbrewery for Milton, Brisbane's beer heart, from the lads who started in Newstead...more

Finiky Patisserie & Cafe

Finiky West End

Brisbane's only gluten-free patisserie has a funky new location in an historic shop in the inner city...more

The Lamb Shop

The Lamb Shop Bowen Hills

Delicious traditional Greek food with a contemporary twist comes to a new inner city eat street...more

Burger Time 69


An east side Brisbane suburb just scored itself a funky new American-style burger joint...more

Pure Tennis Café

Set amongst towering trees alongside a tennis club is one of Brisbane's best child friendly cafes...more

Hamlet on Charlton

This super cute new café serving excellent coffee can be found tucked away behind a laundromat...more


Marketcart Herston

A fresh and healthy market-themed café with a delicious menu designed by a chef and a dietitian...more

Milkbox Coffee & Tuckshop

Brisbane's inner city residents just got a new school tuckshop - except this one's designed for adults...more

Mrs Luu's Vietnamese Canteen

The fourth outlet of Brisbane's fave Vietnamese canteen brings street food to the new Southpoint...more

what we loved this week

Stumbling across this gorgeous European salon style shoe boutique in an unexpected place...more 

Twilight Markets

Mt Gravatt Showgrounds transform into a bustling global food market with live entertainment...more  

Lone Pine Markets & Movies

Head along to the koala sanctuary on the river on Friday night for some delicious eats and a movie...more

Collective Markets 

South Bank's main historical thoroughfare becomes a mega bazaar on Friday & Saturday nights...more

What's On For Kids

Vintage tram with passengers at the Brisbane Tramway Museum

Spend a fun Sunday afternoon riding old Brisbane trams throughout the ages in this open air museum...more

Heritage Bank Movies in the Park

Catch a free screening of last year's hit movie Finding Dory, with food available to purchase onsite...more

RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre

On Sunday this centre is open to the public who can see amazing displays of real life wartime aircraft...more