Every Tuesday + Friday, 10:45am plus Sunday, 4pm: Seniors on Screen 2016 - see the full program of films at their website. The Mercury plays host to a vast array of Film Festivals from around the globe as well as ones made up on the spot. Some are regulars, some are one-offs but always worth keeping an eye on! Not to mention the opening night parties…
April 14, 2017, 8pm-5am at Young Tokyo/ Sugar, 274 Rundle Street, Adelaide. "At This Never Happened, we invite you into a space where the only thing that matters are the people in that room, the music and the magic that happens when those things interact. An event where the dancefloor will be a phone and photo-free space."
April 14-16, 2017, at Mary's Poppin. FRI 11:45pm - Mary's does Destiny's Child - Get "Bootylicious", release your inner "Nasty GIrl", and "Stand Up For Love" for your "Bug A Boo" plus "Say My Name" with The Mary's Divas + DJs. SUN 9pm. SAT 8pm - Mary's Easter Party. SUN 9pm - Mary's does the Spice Girls.
April 18-22, 2017 at The Bakehouse Theatre. Humorous insights into the frailties of human nature. C.S. Lewis’ masterpiece of dark comedy follows the correspondence between a senior demon, Screwtape, and his nephew, a junior tempter named Wormwood – whose task it is to secure the damnation of a young man known as “The Patient.”
April 21, 2017, 10pm-4am at Haçienda, Synagogue Place, Adelaide. Gay RnB & Hip Hop Party. Come celebrate four awesome years with some very special shows by Jujubee & Raven and the Swagger DJs all night long.
May 3-6, 2017 at Bakehouse Theatre. I’ve had nearly eighteen years of yesterdays and tomorrows, and tonight I must remember as many of them as I can. Tonight, more than any other night of my life, I want to feel alive!” - a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn relives his life and battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line.
June 16, 2017, 8pm - 4am at Mary's Poppin. Taking over the entire Hacienda/ Mary's Poppin omplex for this DRAGFEST warmup party starring Naomi Smalls + Karen From Finance. Entry $10 or $30 for meet & greet.
October 5-15, 2017, at various venues. Premier event launching new films, art and interactive projects to national and international audiences. This year celebrates the punk movement’s 40th birthday, featuring people who embody the disruptive spirit of punk. Arthouse to hard core premieres and retrospectives of Australian and international films; a plethora of new works.
November 11, 2017. Pride March Adelaide celebrates Adelaide’s LGBTIQ love, strength and diversity each year with a joyous march through the streets of Adelaide. The Saturday LGBTQ Pride march typically gathers at Light Square / Wauwi at 5:30pm, departing at 6:30pm for Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga by way of Morphett and Gouger streets - confirmation TBA at website:
November 11-26, 2017. The Adelaide Queer Cultural Festival curated arts festival for the LGBT community, with performers from all over the world; theater, cabaret, comedy, film, forums, literature, dance, visual arts, tourism, sports, and other events. Also Pride March. forums, tours, community events, Picnic-in-the-Park. Events at venues throughout South Australia.
February - March, 2018 at The Bakehouse. A month of 25 different shows and a whole range of new performers who are keen to strutt their stuff and make your Fringe experience memorable. Past year included BUCKS (or A Bag of D*cks) presented by Bad Ducks Co. Male rituals and modern mateship... it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Then it's hilarious.
February – March, 2018 at Rundle Park, East Terrace. The Garden’s program includes music, cabaret, circus & physical theatre, dance, magic, visual arts, and some of Australia’s most loved comedians.
February 16 - March 18, 2018. Festival of comedy, cabaret, theatre and a host of shows by rising and established performers. Each Fringe over 300 independent venues open their doors to performing and art & design events - traditional theatres, pubs, churches, vacant buildings, offices, and even the occasional bus!
March 2-18, 2018. The festival includes presentations of internationally acclaimed theatre, eclectic world-class music, arts performances, dance, film screenings, renowned writers and striking visual arts displays during three weeks of warm days and starry nights in March. Adelaide Writers' Week dates: March 3-8, 2018.