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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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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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Art vs. Science to headline NYE in the City

ARIA Award winners Art vs. Science will be headlining Canberra city’s NYE celebrations this year. Canberra will bid goodbye to the year that was and bring in 2018 as tens of thousands celebrate across two free concerts hosted in the city centre – New Year’s Eve in the City and Bass in the Place – […]

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Celebrate equality in CBR with new rainbow number plates

Canberrans can celebrate equality in our community by installing new rainbow number plates, now available to order from Access Canberra. Canberra is the most LGBTIQ friendly city in Australia and these new number plates, which feature a rainbow strip along the bottom, are a way for people to show their continued support of equality in our […]

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Our bumper guide to play spaces for every Canberra dog

Whether your dog is outgoing or shy, wild or well-trained, friendly or behaviourally-challenged, there is a perfect off-leash place in Canberra to suit them. We often get asked by dog owners where they can take their dog for some safe off leash time so they can stretch their legs and have some fun. Canberra’s fenced […]

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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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So Much Out, Want In Now

Regardless of what the weather looks like we are now into summer and the renowned Silly Season. Every office, gym, social group, carpool or sewing circle you belong to is getting together before the end of the year. It’s lovely and I enjoy every gathering BUT there is a tiny curmudgeon at the base of […]

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Just In: the Canberra Comedy Festival 2018 Line-Up

Ready to lock in some laughs for 2018? An annual tradition of the Canberra events calendar, the Canberra Comedy Festival returns in spectacular fashion in March 2018 with the full line up of shows announced today. The Flagship festival event, The Opening Night Gala will return on Tuesday 20 March and throughout the festival, Canberra […]

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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. 20 THINGS NOT TO MISS Handmade Christmas Market December 2017 Canberra’s award-winning Handmade Market is a quarterly event, which brings together talented artists, designers, stylists, craftspeople and […]

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