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Eight exhibitions not to miss this summer

Air-conditioned, easily accessible and with attractions for all ages, summer is when our National Institutions really shine.  This summer will be especially excellent with a stellar line up of blockbuster exhibitions ranging from sculpture to painting, photography and immersive installations across the National Gallery of Australia, National Museum of Australia, National Portrait Gallery, Museum of […]

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25+ ideas for New Year’s Eve 2018 in Canberra

From picnics to popping bottles, here’s everything you need to know about staying in Canberra for NYE 2018! THE NATIONAL ARBORETUM Time Warp your way into 2018! This New Year’s Eve, Ginger Catering at the National Arboretum Canberra is putting on a glamorous and fun event at one of Canberra’s most iconic and beautiful venues with […]

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Countdown: 10 Christmas movies to watch

We don’t mean to scare you, but Christmas is now a mere 10 days away.  Breathe, breathe. We don’t want to spin you into a panic. The opposite in fact. With 11 sleeps to go, now is the perfect time to find a new favourite (or revisit a classic) Christmas movie. Here are some of our […]

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School’s out for summer: 10+ teen-friendly activities

School is officially out and so is the sun—are your teens itching to escape the house already? Here are 10+ tween and teen-friendly activities to ensure they’re not left at home bouncing off the walls. PHILLIP SWIMMING AND ICE SKATING CENTRE Sick of sweltering in the heat? Get some skates on. Ice skating at Phillip […]

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Film gets dressed up this summer

Film lovers and fashionistas will love the National Film and Sound Archives’ week-long program celebrating the power of costumes and cinema The National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) will explore the magic of costumes on film with a week-long line up of screenings, talks and special guests from Saturday 6 to Sunday 14 January. Costume […]

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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 16 THINGS NOT TO MISS Christmas Table Arrangement Workshop with The Floral Society Gather a bunch of festive friends and join us for a jolly good time as […]

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20+ ways to spend the summer school holidays

Wonderful news! The holiday season is closer than you think! However, Christmas might seem far away if you have a handful of kids already on holidays rattling around the house and complaining of boredom. Here’s how to keep everyone occupied and entertained through the silly season and beyond. PLAYUP! At the Museum of Australian Democracy […]

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The Weekend Edit

YOUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO WHAT’S ON IN CANBERRA THIS WEEKEND! Every Monday for nearly seven years, we’ve published This Week in The Can, our comprehensive guide to everything happening around the city this week – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why each Friday we publish our Weekend Edit… Here are the things you shouldn’t miss! THE […]

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Are you Googfest’s next star?

Are you a musician or in a band? The hunt is on for talented local musicians to perform at Googfest 2018. For the first time, local musicians and bands can nominate for the opportunity to perform live before an audience of more than 10,000 people, on Saturday 3 February 2018. While the headline act for next […]

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Festive Feels: Christmas comes to Glebe Park 


On the eighth day of December, my true love took me to: Christmas in Glebe Park! Once again, Christmas has snuck up on us and so have the festivities. Now that it’s December, we’re all in a mad rush to purchase gifts, decorate that slightly-dilapidated tree in tinsel and organise a cracking Christmas lunch for […]

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