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The Perth Royal Show returns this year with the promise to be one of the biggest and best yet, with attractions including Australia’s newest rollercoaster – and this year’s show-goers will have the chance to be the first in the world to ride it! Coordinated by the Royal Agricultural Society of WA (RASWA), the Royal […]
Join in the national conversation around mental health by participating in the inaugural Kings Park Wellness Walk on October 20. This year, the theme of National Mental Health Month is ‘Better mental health for all’, and that is exactly what the Kings Park Wellness Walk seeks to promote. As part of National Mental Health Month […]
Can you smell the roses? Wildflower season has arrived and we have the perfect selection of wildflower happenings in Perth & WA for you to get your floral fix.
Our Land, Our Place is an exhibition that showcases paintings from 8 Aboriginal art centres across Western Australia’s remote communities including the Kimberley and Pilbara regions. A collaboration between the City of Perth and South Fremantle’s Artitja Fine Art Gallery, the exhibition opened during NAIDOC week at Perth’s Council House in July. Now in its […]
This year, UnWined Subiaco returns to Market Square Park for the largest showcase of WA wineries in the state. With over 300 wines for you to try, from over 40 wineries, enjoy the best of local wine, craft beer, cider and spirits as you explore boutique wines from diverse regions across WA. Running from Oct […]
Perth can expect to be blessed with more outstanding foreign cinema as the 16th annual Russian Resurrection Film Festival lands this October at Event Cinemas Innaloo.
It’s time to pamper the little pooch at The City of Wanneroo’s special Dog’s Breakfast on 6 October – and best of all, it’s free! The City has organised a spectacular breakfast for cherished canines at the Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex.
The Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2019 returns to Perth on the 2 October for a standout program of gritty dramas and sun-scorched Mediterranean gems. Opening with The Champion, about the glossy world of Italian footballers, the festival will finish up on operatic heights of Ron Howard’s Pavarotti – an evocative documentary on the life of Italy’s star performer. Luckily for you, we’ve managed to wrangle the top five picks from Festival Director Elysia Zeccola.
The nation’s latest mini-golf sensation dedicated to the characters and icons of Pixar lands on the Plaza at RAC Arena from Friday 27 September for a 5-week stint.
The best of the best in WA’s food and beverage scene have been unveiled in a glamorous gala event held at Crown Towers. The Perth Royal Food Awards Gala – the culmination of the near five-month long 2019 Perth Royal Food Awards programme – was attended by a select gathering of Western Australia’s finest producers […]
Set in the stunning St George’s Cathedral, flooded by candlelight, Perth Symphony Orchestra will bring to life the music of Mozart. On October 16, the orchestra will perform Mozart’s most celebrated compositions alongside works by living composers Joe Chindamo (AUS), Jonathan Dove (UK) and more, who have drawn inspiration from Mozart’s musical legacy, bringing a […]
Located in historic Fremantle, the WA Shipwrecks Museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Friday. To mark the occasion, the Museum will keep its doors open late and everyone is invited to attend an evening of festivities. See the Museum come to life at night with a range of free entertainment and activities throughout the […]
Fremantle Biennale have just announced UNDERCURRENT 19 – the second edition of the city-wide contemporary art program showcasing experimental site responsive work from established and emerging artists from across the world. Opening UNDERCURRENT 19, the Fremantle Biennale will present the internationally acclaimed light installation WATERLICHT by Studio Roosegaarde founded by Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde. Marking […]
If you’re a lover of Aboriginal art and culture, there has never been a better time to extend that experience to your taste buds. From the Noongar and Whadjuk people in the south, to the Yawuru further north, there are plenty of bush tucker experiences and tours operated by Indigenous custodians of the land. Read on to discover where you can discover delicious flavours, scents and unfiltered experiences of the land.
For decades, the humble metropolis of Perth was screaming for a link between the CBD and Northbridge. Since opening last year, Yagan Square has become a hub for meeting and eating. Crammed with hip eateries, we’ve taken a tastebud tour of Market Hall and rounded up some foodie staples and recent openings. Whether you feel like ice cream, bánh mì or some delicious contemporary bush tucker, you’ll find it all under one roof.
If you are looking to get out of the CBD, the historic hub of Fremantle provides for a laid-back night out, full of quaint bars, busy streets, buskers, and people meandering around eating gelato. With an impressive selection of quirky restaurants and concept eateries, your ideal dinner date awaits you at this colourful port-side town. Here are five spots you may want to consider for your next dinner date.
Now that Clarences and Five Bar have shut up shop, you may be at a loss for where to head for a celebratory glass of vino in Mount Lawley. Fear not – we’ve curated an up-to-date list of cosy wine bars that are sure to whet your palate on your next jaunt up Beaufort Street.
Longing for a spot where the coffee comes first? In Perth, you’ll have a choice of quality espresso bars, catering for the quick coffee fix. Taking inspiration from the original espresso bars of Italy, our coffee culture certainly appreciates the importance of a reliable morning pit-stop. Pull up a bar stool and read on for our top picks of must-try espresso bars around Perth.
You probably don’t need an excuse to indulge in chocolate, but if you are looking for one, we are here to help! This Sunday is World Chocolate Day, possibly the best day of the year after Christmas and Squirrel Appreciation Day - a day dedicated to all sorts of cocoa-based goodies. Lucky for us, WA is home to an impressive and eclectic range of chocolatiers, sure to satisfy all of our chocolate cravings. Here are some of our top picks!
A winter treat smuggled out of the Christmas markets of European cities, if there’s one thing we look forward to this time of year, it’s the warming, spiced deliciousness of mulled wine. With the cold season well and truly upon us, we can’t think of a better way to warm up than by cosying up with someone special over a mug of steaming mulled wine! If you are wondering where to get your hands on this sweet and spicy winter elixir here in Perth, we’ve got you covered – explore our top picks below!
Perthians struggle to survive during the cold hard months of winter - not to mention our love lives! But sparks still fly in winter and Perth is filled with restaurants and bars worth rugging up for. Whether you’re going out for a celebratory anniversary meal, or braving both the cold and a first date, our top picks will set you up for the ultimate date night.