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Things To Do This Weekend 20-22 july

A vintage wedding expo and garden party, yarn-bombed jazz fest, hot new Chinese dining hall, chic French wine bar, cool new vegan restaurant and winter day trips are just a few of the great things to do around Brisbane this weekend:

What's On

From the collection of award-winning Australian costume designer Marion Boyce (Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and The Dressmaker) is this exhibition of 45 bridal gowns from the 1880s to 1970s...more

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

The Broadway mega hit and inspirational true story of Carole King's remarkable rise from teenage songwriter to global superstar, featuring all of her best hit songs from the 60's and 70's...more

Jumpers & Jazz in July

Queensland's quirkiest yarnbombing and jazz winter festival sees Warwick's CBD transformed into an outdoor gallery, with jazz performances, art exhibits, history tours, workshops and kids activities...more

The Great Detective

The Great Detective Goma Cinema

This intriguing program at GOMA brings together a selection of films of the detective genre from the silent era to the present day, celebrating detectives on screen, from the professional to the amateur...more

Around the World in 80 Days

The original Amazing Race, Around the World in 80 Days is a joyfully frenetic whirlwind of a show, full of daft Victorian invention, daring deeds and downright silliness in the style of Monty Python...more

Tattersall's Club Race Day

Triple M rocks Tattersall's Race Day on Saturday, pumping rock favourites with live rock band Phoenix, an air guitar competition with great prizes to be won and the Sky Racing Listed race...more 

Wedding Garden Party

A fabulous free family day out on the lawns of Old Government House, with dance classes, music, pampering at The Lindy Charm School, pop-up salon, lawn games and DIY wedding-themed activities...more 

The White Album

After 2 sold-out tours in 2009 and 2014, Chris Cheney, Phil Jamieson, Tim Rogers and ARIA Award-winning solo artist Josh Pyke have reunited for the 50th anniversary of The Beatles classic album...more

Must Do Coming Up

Carrara Cat Carnival 2018

Australia's biggest cat festival returns to Carrara Markets for 2 whole days of feline fun including cat breed showcase, cat adoptions, insta-famous kitties, furr-fashion, cattoo parlours and more

Letters to Lindy

The story that captivated a nation in 1980 has been turned into this enthralling, moving theatre work based on letters from the general public and interviews with Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton...more

Parks Alive

The annual celebration of horticulture, sustainability and lifestyle including morning yoga, guided walks of the parkland, live music, meditation, food stalls & kids activities at Roma Street Parkland...more

Winter Wine Festival

Returning for its 3rd year, the Sanctuary Cove festival celebrates the finer things in life with wine masterclasses, food and wine matching and wine appreciation events, fine dining and live music...more

Anjelah Johnson Live

The former NFL cheerleader turned US actress and comedian who became an internet sensation in 2007 with her viral video, "Nail Salon" is coming to The Tivoli for one night in August...more

Karakorum: A Musical Journey

Be transported back to the 13th Century on an expansive musical journey through Christian, Islamic and Eurasian worlds, with the Australian Brandenberg Orchestra and La Camera delle Lacrime...more

McGregor Spring Arts Retreat

The 2-day creative Spring Retreat in the beautiful garden city of Toowoomba offers 10 classes, including millinery, leather work, oil painting, acrylics, ceramics, watercolour and photography...more

What's New

This stunning neo-Chinese dining hall and bar is Brisbane's hottest new Asian dining destination...more 

C'est Bon Wine Bar

C’est Bon Wine Bar Woolloongabba

An old European butcher shop in a heritage building has been turned into a chic French wine bar...more

Where the Wolves Eat

Where The Wolves Are, Morningside

Brisbane's eastside scored this unique new café with gorgeous décor and food and coffee to match...more


A cool new vegan restaurant bar just opened in the inner west with steak and schnitzel on the menu...more

Arlette's Kitchen

Found this absolute hidden treasure of a French-Vietnamese restaurant in an historic corner store...more

La Cache a Vin 

Brisbane's leading French restaurateur just opened a stunning restaurant bar in a heritage hotel...more

Studio Thrifty4 

Every item is $5 at this uber funky-glam thrift shop hidden away in a northside warehouse district...more

She Bangs

Just discovered one of Brisbane's coolest cafés serving food to die for in a funky art-covered factory...more

What We Loved This Week 

Finding 2 of the very best nature experiences in the one place at world heritage beauty spot Fraser island, where you can watch whales and even swim with them!...more

Day Trips

Queensland's southern-most coastal village makes for a great day trip with walks, cafes & beaches...more 


Discover this historic city right on Brisbane's doorstep with heritage trails, cafes, parks and a brewery...more

Raby Bay

One of the best kept bayside secrets is this scenic destination with foreshore walks, parks and coves...more


Mt Cordeaux, Cunningham's Gap, Scenic Rim

Here's 5 great hikes around SEQ to enjoy in this glorious weather perfect for the whole family...more

Best Winter Playgrounds

Why not take the kids to check out these top playgrounds ideal to visit in the winter sunshine...more

Tony Albert: We Can be Heroes 

Tony Albert: We Can Be Heroes'

Coinciding with the Tony Albert exhibition are some excellent free creative activities for children...more