Category: festivals

Gin Palooza Is Back (Hallelujah Amen) – The Plus Ones Sydney

Once the beverage of choice of Grannies and unwed Aunts, gin has been re-embraced by the public. Big time. If you’re a fellow gin lover, rejoice. From 21 – 24 November Gin Palooza returns to Sydney’s majestic Paddington Town Hall…

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…