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Each year as part of FRINGE WORLD, PICA presents an exciting program for the adventurous and this year, it’s quirkier and more colourful than ever. 2020’s line-up includes works from four Western Australian artists and performers. It’s a better time than ever to pay a visit to Perth’s leading contemporary arts institute, as PICA transforms […]
The wait is over to see what’s in store for FRINGE WORLD 2020 as today marks the release of the full program featuring more than 700 sensational shows across four magical summer weeks.
A highlight for both wine producers and enthusiasts, the annual Singapore Airlines Swan Valley Wine Show was held last week in the lead up to Gourmet Escape. Mandoon Estate provided a sensational backdrop for the gala awards dinner on Friday evening, which was attended by winemakers throughout the region, Swan Valley business owners and members of the community.
After critical acclaim and unprecedented popular demand, the creators of Pop-up Globe and Live Nation have announced an extra week of shows! The Perth season of Pop-up Globe will be playing until Sunday December 1 at Crown Perth and new tickets are selling now. Since previews began on 5 October, audiences and critics alike have […]
The spring racing season is upon us and Melbourne Cup Day is just around the corner. Sadly, the traditional public holiday only applies to Victorians, but that certainly doesn’t mean Perthians should have to miss out on the racy shenanigans. Whether you’re a racing enthusiasts or simply looking for an excuse to get dressed in your best race day attire, Perth abounds with events making the most of the race that stops the nation.
Tomorrow night is the launch of Perth Festival 2020. As always, it will be a big night. Meanwhile, behind the scenes, Fringe World continues to kick big goals and, based on attendance, has become the biggest arts event in WA.
This Friday, the WBBL season will be launching at the WACA Ground, but this is no ordinary season kick off. For the first time, The Women’s Big Bash League is hosting a Festival Weekend – the WBBL Big Weekend – from Friday night to Sunday! Featuring four matches (including two Scorchers games!), this is the […]
Strings Attached: The West Australian Guitar Festival, received much acclaim and support as the unique South West festival wrapped up on Sunday 13 October. The event attracted close to 8,000 attendees across 27 stages and venues in and around Margaret River from 11-13 October.
The much-loved MINI British Film Festival returns to Perth on October 30, and the line-up is looking like a cinephile’s dream. Opening with Military Wives starring Kristin Scott Thomas, the festival closes with another star-studded gem, The Good Liar, starring Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Helen Mirren. Luckily for Scoop readers, the resident film buff at Cinema Paradiso, Jacob Brinkworth, has made the top picks below.
It’s time to prepare for pumpkin carving and stocking up on lollies – Halloween is creeping upon us! This year, why not venture outside the realm of trick-or-treating and set your nerves on end with these spooky events cross Perth.
The weather is heating up, which means there’s no better place to soak up Perth’s glorious sunshine than on a rooftop bar with unbeatable views. From the heavenly heights of Rooftop at QT to glorious balcony views over Fremantle, the sunny city has no shortage of urban lookouts and cocktails. We present the top 10 rooftop bars to visit across Perth.
After almost a year of campaigning, Picabar has finally been saved! The popular Northbridge bar and rendezvous spot near the steps at the Perth Cultural Centre has just announced that their lease has been secured for the next five years, with the option to extend this to ten. The new lease was negotiated between the […]
The Melbourne Cup is one of the highlights of Spring racing and many of us look forward to enjoying a Cup Day function or day at the races. Whether you are at a work lunch, a fancy function or lucky enough to enjoy the live racing action at the track, here are five ways to […]
An ensemble musical comedy, The Yeomen of the Guard, is coming to UWA’s Dolphin Theatre for a gripping season from October 24. Presented by The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of WA, the production promises blind passion and relentless intrigue set in the Tower of London.
The return of Spring also means the return of Perth’s favourite Spring past time – a day at the races! Ascot’s Spring Racing Carnival combines all the best elements of racing excitement, including glorious Perth sunshine, delectable food from the many restaurants and dining options, quality thoroughbred racing action, plus so much entertainment you’ll be […]
Dates have been announced for the 2019 Singapore Airlines Swan Valley Wine Show. Presented by the Swan Valley & Regional Winemakers Association, the show is recognised as one of the premier regional wine shows in Western Australia. Now in its 31st year, the show celebrates the region’s longstanding tradition of winemaking. Each year hundreds of […]
Being roughly the size of Western Europe, it only makes sense that Western Australia is home to a colossal amount of music festivals – and many of these sweet sounds can be unearthed outside of the big smoke. Community and song collide in the South West region as rural cities and towns play host to […]
A rich tapestry of familial drama, The Hope Fault will premiere at WAAPA’s newly refurbished Enright Studio from 11 – 17 October. Produced with the support of the Minderoo Foundation and Fremantle Press, the stage play has been a passionate year-long project for West Australian writer and director Andrew Hale.
Whether you’re an Oktoberfest first-timer (heaven forbid) or you’ve been 100 times before - chances are you haven’t heard about some exciting additions to the German craft beer extravaganza. If you’re after something a little more on the sophisticated side, then you can’t go passed the festivities at Ascot Racecourse; and for those mindful of the impending beer belly, there’s always The Oktoberfest Beer Run. Perth, it’s time get out that dusty Lederhosen or Dirndl!
In an age of international days dedicated to anything from Mad Hatter to dog biscuits, let's face it - International Coffee Day is the only one worth the trouble. In Perth, there's no better place to find your newest cafe obsession than with the two recent coffee-crazed openings. Enter here if you love a good cappuccino and delicious food as much as we do!
Saturday, 12 October is the start of the Ascot Racing Carnival and the onset of spring racing fashion at the Crown Perth Opening Day. This is a day of high fashion with a highlight of the day being the Myer Fashions on the Field competition. This year you will have the chance to be the […]