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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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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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Christmas cheer in the city

A few years back, I spent my Christmas holidays in Europe. In Paris, the Eiffel Tower was lit up like a Christmas tree, the Champs-Élysées was lined with market stalls and children rode the carousels for free. In Rome, each narrow laneway was festooned with different decorations: strands of twinkling lights in one, red umbrellas […]

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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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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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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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