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Things To Do This Weekend 24-26 march

Comedy greats on stage, vintage high tea rooms, a cosy cocktail bar to die for, new Vietnamese hawker's bar, the World Science Festival, a dedicated pet festival, and secret bayside walks are just some of the top things to see and do around Brisbane this weekend:

what's on

The brand new show from the very experienced, very funny, absolute trouser wetting, 'can't watch much more as I think I'm going to die' Irish comedian is a Brisbane Comedy Festival 'must see'...more

Aladdins Antique & Collectables Fair

More than 100 dealers are bringing 1000's of antique and collectable treasures to Windsor on Sunday for 14 400 minutes of blissful treasure hunting that no keen collector will want to miss...more

Wil Anderson: Critically Wil

Leading Australian funnyman and host of ABC's top-rating show Gruen is at the peak of his powers right now and his new show Critically Wil is set to top last year's acclaimed show Fire at Wil...more

Sit. Pose. Snap

Take a charming, nostalgic glimpse into a 19th century photographic studio, from personal portraits capturing life's significant milestones, to curious ways in which people portrayed themselves...more

Merrick Watts

Life is confusing and no one has all the answers...except comedian Merrick Watts. None of his answers are right, but at least he's having a go.. in his first solo show at the Brisbane City Hall...more

Paws & Pizzazz

The first ever pet festival is on at beautiful Sanctuary Cove this Sunday so bring your furry pals along for a fun day out with a 'pawsome' line up of entertainment, fun, education and more

Tom Gleeson: Cheer Up

Star of The Weekly and host of Hard Quiz (ABC TV), Gleeson is one of the finest stand-ups in the country and he's here to make audiences Cheer Up in his new show at the Brisbane Comedy Festival...more

Murder Mystery Train

All aboard the vintage steam train for a 1980s themed night of mystery and murder on the dance floor, the chance to play detective and a 2 course dinner and drinks in the mix...more

Felton Food Festival

A top day out in the country for all ages, with the chance to meet local farmers, market stalls, cooking demonstrations & live music, showcasing everything great about beautiful Felton Valley...more

Tom Walker: Bee Boo

A unique, hilarious and ridiculously accomplished comedian who is also a graduate of a renowned French clowning school, Tom brings his unique madcap brand of comedy to the stage this weekend...more 

AF French Film Festival

See some brilliant French films at this year's Alliance Française French Film Festival, along with some fabulous Special Events where you can soak up French gourmet food and culture...more

Pets at the Gabba

Brisbane's first dedicated pet market kicks off this Saturday afternoon at the Gabba, with a host of  stalls peddling everything to do with pet care, delicious food, entertainment & fun stuff for kids too...more

Must Do Coming Up

See Brisbane's best new music acts from a broad range of genres on stage in King George Square and Queen Street Mall in a day of free entertainment from young & emerging musical talent...more

Twilight Wedding Showcase

One of Brisbane's most stunning wedding settings comprises the landmark sandstone heritage-listed Old Government House and the striking contemporary Room Three Sixty with panoramic views...more

I Am My Own Wife

Winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play, I Am My Own Wife is a profound and mesmerizing piece of theatre about Berlin's most famous transgender woman...more

Film Noir

GOMA's Australian Cinémathèque presents this curated program celebrating one of the most seductive and enduring cinema movements, both classic & contemporary...more

Red Sky Morning

This must see acclaimed Australian play by Tom Holloway and directed by Beth Child, is a 'harrowing relatable drama' that is being performed in one of Brisbane's most intimate studio spaces...more 

Stones in His Pockets

One of the most charming pieces of theatre this year is this multi-award winning Irish comedy about a quiet Irish community turned upside down by the arrival of a Hollywood movie shoot...more

Sensory (OperaQ)

For one night only, OperaQ singers, dancers, and musicians will perform against a visual backdrop of artworks to celebrate GOMA Turns 10 in this stunning, immersive 'art-meets-opera' event...more

What's New 

Deathproof New Farm

A stunning art-adorned little bar serving killer cocktails in skull jars and to-die-for delish bar food...more

The Tea Trolley

This charming new vintage-inspired tea room serves delectable high teas for both adults & children...more

Phuc Deli Viet

Just opened - this cool funky Vietnamese street food bar serving hawker staples, Asian beer and frozen sake cups...more

Tocco Italiano

Off the beaten track near the river is this casual Italian eatery open for breakfast, lunch & dinner...more 

Bold Bean Café

This gem of a business park café offers build your own brekkie and a delicious wholefoods menu...more 

King Kale & Co 

Plant-based organic wholefoods are the order of the day at this funky little vegetarian café...more 

North Lakes Market

SORRY FOLKS SINCE VISITING THIS MARKET IN MID-MARCH IT HAS CLOSED AT THIS LOCATION & IS LOOKING FOR A NEW ONE..more

What We Loved This Week

Stumbling across this cool beautiful oasis of refinished furniture & homewares and Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, with onsite workshops, in a pedestrian mall...more

Secret Bay Walks

Redland Bay

One of Brisbane's most beautiful, varied and uninhabited seafront walks with stunning island views...more

Scarborough-Newport

Head north from pretty Scarborough village, along the water with Glasshouse Mountains vistas...more

Shorncliffe

Starting at picturesque Cabbage Creek, follow the path around to the sea and the Shorncliffe Pier...more

What's On For Kids

This is a special Steam Train event with a twist, where the vintage carriages will have pocket-size science surprises on board as a part of the World Science Festival in Brisbane...more

Towers of Tomorrow

Twelve iconic mega towers from Australian and Asian cities have been astonishingly replicated at 1:200 scale using only Lego® bricks, with the chance for visitors to make their own towers too...more

Street Science 

Come along to South Bank Parklands where there will be over 40 free hands-on science activities including bubbles, robots, slime, fossils, spiders, drones, solar energy and even explosions...more