Every Tuesday + Friday, 10:45am. 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…
May 1-31, 2020 at Raj House, Bakehouse Theatre, and many other venues for 31 magical days and nights each year. Festival of comedy, cabaret, theatre and shows by rising and established performers. 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!
October 9, 2020, 8pm. Long ago in a galaxy far far away, on the planet Glamtron a tiny creature was born. On our shady little planet, known as Alaska Thunderfuck, she’s headed down under again. With midichlorians off the scale, she’s ready to slay... storm troopers. Can she fend off the dark side to harness her true power? Will she build the first leopard print lightsaber?
Mid-October, 2020 - 11 days 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 7-29, 2020. The 23-day Adelaide Queer Cultural Festival curated arts festival for the LGBT community brings 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.
Early November, 2020 (TBC). 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 Rymill Park/ Murlawirrapurka at 5:30pm, departing 6:30pm for Pioneer Women's Memorial Garden, via Rundle, Frome, Victoria Dr, Kintore Ave. Confirm at website:
November 25, 2020, 7pm. Starring: BAGA CHIPZ, THE VIVIENNE, DIVINA DE CAMPO, CHERYL HOLE, BLU HYDRANGEA - your favourite queens from the UK - making their way over from the motherland to put on a cheeky show!
January 14, 2021, 7pm at Woodville Town Hall. Feature Length Show with his dancers from the US! See him live on stage for his Haus Party! down under for a full length, 75 minute production. An all singing, all dancing spectacular visual interpretation of the Haus Party album! Bitch, he’s a big deal! So get your nails, hair, hips and heels in order and come out for the big reveal!
February - March, 2021 (TBC). The festival includes presentations of internationally acclaimed theatre, eclectic world-class music, arts performances, dance, film screenings, renowned writers + striking visual arts displays during three weeks of warm days and starry nights in March. Adelaide Writers' Week at Pioneer Women's Memorial Garden, King William Rd.