This Weekend Mar 27-29
Here's a bunch of things you can do this weekend in Brisbane whilst bunkered down at home, from couch cabarets to insta-markets, backyard orchestras, virtual art galleries and take-home pottery painting:
The Isolate Late Show - Lockdown and stay-up this Friday night with Australia’s biggest little cabaret powerhouse from from The Little Red Company who brought you Rumour Has It, Wrecking Ball, Lady Beatle and Christmas Actually.
Backyard music from Queensland Symphony Orchestra - Lead musicians from the Queensland Symphony Orchestra are practising social distancing and performing music in Brisbane backyards for everyone to enjoy online
Isol-Aid Festival - Kick back on Saturday and enjoy live-streamed tunes from some of our best homegrown musos on Instagram - including Sarah Blasko, Josh Pyke, Marlon Williams, Jen Cloher and more.
The Village Insta Markets - Brisbane's first insta-market from the folks behind The Village Markets is happening this weekend. Over 3 days you can browse all of the fantastic wares from local creatives and listen to their stories via instagram HERE.
Drive through Book shop - Riverbend Books has set up an online order/drive through collection (and FREE home delivery for postcodes 4170 & 4171 so you can batten down at home with all of the latest top titles and anything else you've been putting off reading.
Paint some pottery - Brisbane's fave pottery painting outfit Colour My Pot now has take-home packs of figurines, Easter themed sculptures, pots and crockery for all ages to paint. There's also FREE delivery within Redlands or a $5 delivery fee for up to 40km from Cleveland on orders over $50
Go plant shopping online - The Jungle Collective has turned into a virtual pop-up plant shop this weekend with its mega Jungle Plant Sale happening from 8am Satuday to 8pm Sunday. Choose and order your plants online and they'll be delivered the following weekend.
Home Disco - Turn your lounge room into a family disco with a fun dance class the kids will enjoy, under the guidance of dance and fitness instructors from Superstars,
Work out with your dog - Take inspiration from the guy in the video who has clearly been in lockdown for a while now and has it down pat - how to do home gym with the help of your pooch.
Virtual-visit the National Gallery of Victoria - Take an online virtual tour of the current collections at one of Australia's leading galleries. Current exhibitions include Collecting Comme, Petrine Hicks and Marking Time.
Play Isolation Trivia - Exercise your brains and have fun at the same time as the Man Vs Bear team live-stream Isolation Trivia on Facebook this Friday night at 6.30pm.