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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. EIGHT THINGS NOT TO MISS FASHFEST FASHFEST is Canberra’s annual red-carpet fashion event. Dynamic, ambitious and vibrant with a cutting-edge spirit, FASHFEST 2016 is much […]

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Canberra Weekly Matinee Magic: Beatles in Symphony

“We were all on this ship in the sixties. Our generation – a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow’s nest of that ship.” John Lennon With their songs ‘Yesterday’, ‘I am the Walrus’, ‘Eleanor Rigby’ and several other MASSIVE hits, The Beatles proved beyond all doubt that rock […]

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11 things you can’t miss this Spring

The days are getting longer, the blossoms are out, and the sun is finally doing its job again! Spring has arrived and for the next few months, our beautiful city is packed full of activities to get you out and about, after months of hibernation. Here’s 10 things you can’t miss this Spring: SUNSET CINEMA […]

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A different kind of date night

Is your idea of a romantic date night NETFLIX on the couch with a tub of Ben & Jerry’s? Perhaps if you are feeling really adventurous maybe even a trip to the movies on cheap Tuesday (you wild thing, you!)? Well Spring is finally here to force us out of hibernation, so now is the […]

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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. NINE THINGS NOT TO MISS GOVERNMENT HOUSE OPEN DAY Coinciding with the 125th anniversary of Government House’s construction, the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable […]

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What to do on a rainy weekend: The Creative Edit

With the miserable weather setting in, many of us will resort to quiet time indoors. These types of weekends are usually filled with all those exciting domestic jobs we’ve literally been putting off for a rainy day (hello grubby bath- room, my old friend). But if the thought of that gets you down, stress not, […]

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Sweet ChariTea: Royals dressed to the Tea!

This Sunday, 18 September, the Abbey will be transformed into an opulent royal high tea with each table meticulously styled by Swish Vintage for Sweet ChariTea.  This year will be Sweet ChariTea’s 4th annual event and it will be more luxurious than ever. Kartika Medcraft, owner of Swish Vintage, originally started Sweet ChariTea to give back to […]

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Five new highlights of NightFest 2016

You could be forgiven for thinking that Floriade’s beautiful floral display are best experienced during a stunning spring days – blue skies, bright sun, the whole deal. But Canberra’s biggest spring festival is equally as enchanting at night, and you can see it in a whole new light during this year’s NightFest, when Commonwealth Park […]

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Future Capital

TAKING CUES FROM CANBERRA’S PAST IS HELPING TO DEFINE NEW ASPIRATIONS FOR OUR CITY How does Canberra, a planned political city, shake off its reputation as a soulless public service town to become a hotbed of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship? By playing to its strengths – brilliant minds, big ideas and bold ambitions. With our […]

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Fresh Flowers, Fresh Glass

If all of the Floriade hype is leaving you with a newfound obsession with flowers, then you’ll want to get along to the Fresh Glass exhibition at the Canberra Glassworks. The exhibition celebrates the beauty of both flower arrangements and the glass vessels that hold them, says the Glassworks’ General Manager, Beverly Growden. “Drawing inspiration […]

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