More than 150 performers descend upon Bondi as The Pavilion and its surrounds explodes into a vibrant showcase of theatrics, cabaret, music, comedy, circus acts and interactive experiences. Over 40 shows and events constitute the rich tapestry of entertainment for all to enjoy featuring talent from across Australia with a debut performance from a New Zealand act.
An extended festival garden will feature new and expanded performance spaces, free roving performances, food trucks and warming beverages. Beyond the walls of the Pavilion festivalgoers can explore Bondi with Guru Dudu’s Silent Disco Walking Tour or take in How to be Happy a theatre show/stadium pop concert on the back of a truck.
Continue reading Highlights of Bondi Feast: 9-20 July (Tuesday to Saturday Nights)
To mark their 13 year relationship with Sydney Mardi Gras, ANZ commissioned research on inclusion across Australia.
Despite the fabulousness oozing through the city at the moment, about half a million (1 in 4) in the LGBTIQ+ community are said to still not be comfortable being their true selves and discussing their sexuality and gender identity with their loved ones or friends. In a sense, the measurable success post equality was of course the ‘permission’ or ‘validation’ to marry, but for too long, many charities, support programs, learning resources relied so heavily on mythical estimations to justify funding tenders. With the inclusion into the recent ABS census, we now have a definitive number and data on same-sex married couples. More and more, as it moves into the ‘you’re ok’ and ‘not so controversial’ pile, the scope of research widens and becomes more sophisticated to better quantify issues, information and needs that were impossible 13 years ago.
Continue reading How ANZ Bank brings the Sydney Mardi Gras to the rest of Australia!
An official collaboration between HBO®, Game of Thrones and the world’s number one Scotch whisky, more than 100 guests gathered for the launch of limited edition blend, White Walker by Johnnie Walker.
Continue reading Game of Thrones & Johnnie Walker: White Walker Launch
Still no plans for Melbourne Cup? There’s a 4 course lunch event for Melbourne Cup with Verve Cliquot until 2.30pm in the ultimate race spectator’s dream. Continue reading Melbourne Cup at Panama House