Ongoing events listings for ACT; bar/club and dance nights, yoga, movies, dinner nights, community meetings, sports events and more....
Friday + Saturday every week at Cube, Bailey’s Corner Arcade from 10pm. DJs Pete and Tom Hathaway alternate weeks with club tracks to keep you dancing untl 5am. Also: Thursday nights with DJ Pete; 0 Week Wednesday College Nights with no cover charge; and special holiday party nights.
Third Sundays, 4-8pm at Fusion Yoga Studio, Narrabundah. The evening includes Prasad shared meal in a pleasant garden with open fires. Cushions and chairs provided. Bring special stools you prefer to sit on as well as favourite musical instruments, and a plate of vegetarian food to share. Singing and chanting, primarily in Sanscrit (words are written on a whiteboard).
April 9-13, 2020 at the Exhibition Park in Canberra, Flemington Road, Mitchell, ACT. Easter weekend cultural celebration of traditional and contemporary music, dance, poetry and storytelling in the nation's capital. From traditional and contemporary grooves to the quirky and the endearing, almost 200 different acts give you a non-stop flow of entertainment + 90 market stalls.
July 10, 2020 - January 20, 2021, 8pm. The 90-minute all-male revue features some of the greatest Priscilla Queen of the Desert hits: I Love the Night Life, Go West, Shake Your Groove Thing, Finally, I Will Survive, plus hits of icons/ divas inspiring drag performances around the world! Headliner: Prada Clutch - one of Australia's most in demand live-singing drag queens.
September - October, 2020. Palace Cinemas presents the Lavazza Italian Film Festival with exquisite films from, by and about Italy. Also in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and Hobart. See dates, films and events at:
November 4-6, 2020, 8pm. Circa’s Peepshow turns cabaret on its head, literally. Join Circa as they embark on a seductive dance through the hall of mirrors that is your imagination, Circa’s Peepshow lurches from the thrillingly acrobatic to the comically playful. Expect teetering towers of balanced bodies, extreme bending and devilishly precarious aerials.
Early November, 2020 (TBC), annual three-week Canberra Queer Cultural Festival - live music, drag shows, competitions, speakers, march, rally, queer ball, film, picnics, workshops, awards, concert, and more. Includes November Bushdance at Yarralumla Woolshed, 208 Cotter Rd, Yarralumla - an 18+ fun night of dancing with people of all flavours.
November 21, 2020, 7:30pm-1am at the Yarralumla Woolshed. Slip on your dancing boots, your favourite country shirt and your very best hat, and come and join the fun! An 18+ event. Bushdance 2020 may have to be cancelled. The Covid-19 situation will be reviewed in August and a decision made at that time.
September 9-13, 2021. Headline performances from the nation's best cultural personalities; DJs Showgirls, Bio Queens, Drag Queens, Drag Kings from every corner of Australia's diverse community. Three stages: comedy, cabaret, live music, social activities pay homage to this iconic cult movie/ musical. Town Square Main Drag In Drag street parade w/ entire community of Broken Hill.
March - April, 2021. Annual month of screenings - the largest festival dedicated to French films in the world. The 2020 event was cut short due to Covid-19. The 2019 edition attracted more than 195,000 spectators.