Category: festivals

Vin Diemen wine festival

VIN Diemen – a Tasmanian wine festival pops up in Sydney

We knew we’d be in good hands when we went to VIN Diemen. Presented by Wine Tasmania, VIN Diemen is a one-day festival celebrating the wine, beauty, culture and produce of the Gourmet Isle. (That’s Tasmania, aka Van Diemen, in case you didn’t…

Meccaland 2019 – The Ultimate Beauty Festival

Beauty bedlam peaked this month, at Meccaland 2019 in Sydney — dubbed “The Ultimate Beauty Festival”. Now in its 2nd year, Meccaland is exactly as its name suggests: an absolute mecca for all things skincare, makeup, and cosmetics — brought to beauty-junkies in the…

Reece Boyall - Unexpected Times of Learning

Sydney Comedy Festival – Reece Boyall

Reece Boyall’s sold out first performance of Unexpected Times of Learning at this year’s Sydney Comedy Festival, has to be one of my favourites by a newcomer. He may be new to the Sydney comedy scene but his stage presence, quality timing and…

Sydney Comedy Festival; Ross Noble, Humournoid

Stand-up comics take heed, if you want your audience to show up on time, take a step out of Ross Noble’s book. Fans of his know that latecomers to the show risk being picked on and having the whole show centered around…

Sydney Comedy Festival: Having the Craic with Foil, Arms and Hog

Irish comedy trio Foil, Arms and Hog made their Sydney Comedy Festival debut at the Factory Theatre in Marrickville with a performance that brought the house down. CRAIC-LING, as its name suggests, is great craic. It’s a fast-paced sketch comedy…

Sydney Comedy Festival 2019 – Top Picks

2019 rolled in with resolutions of hard work and achievement and, needless to say, we’re already slightly behind schedule. Overhearing a colleague look at the calendar and say that hated phrase ‘April already! Where has the time gone?!’ was a…

KING @ The Seymour Centre

KING, a collaboration between director/choreographer Shaun Parker and Bulgarian songwriter/vocalist Ivo Dimchev, is a tender, visceral experience exploring ideas of masculinity in a way that’s equally entertaining and confronting. The heart of the piece is the interplay between the magnetic…

A Tassie cellar door is popping up in a laneway!

For one day only, Three Bottle Man, in partnership with some of Tassie’s best producers, will transform part of Bulletin Place laneway. Expect multiple stalls of Tasmania’s best wine and spirits, interspersed with live oyster shucking, cheese stations, food stalls,…