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WHAT'S ON IN SYDNEY

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Past events

2017

JUNE

Vivid Sydney - until 17 June.
(Free event)
The Sydney CBD, harbourside and surrounding areas are lit up with stunning light sculptures and special light effects as part of Vivid Sydney. Music and technology are also a big part of this "festival of light".
Details

Sydney Film Festival - 7-18 June
More than 280 Australian and international films are screened during the Sydney Film Festival.
Film guide

Craft & Quilt Fair - 22-25 June, 9am-4.30pm
Sydney's largest display of quilts and textile art From patchwork to papercraft.
Location: International Convention Centre Sydney, Exhibition Halls 5 & 6, Darling Harbour
Details

Good Food & Wine Show
Featuring hundreds of local and international exhibitors, cooking classes, guest chefs and wine experts.
Location: Intenational Convention Centre, Darling Harbour
Details

Dance Diaries Sydney - Friday 2 June, 5-6pm
(Free event)
This is an "enchanting short film featuring nine Chinese Australian senior residents who live in the city of Sydney. The film reflects poetically on what it is to live in our city through movement and imagery."
Location: Ultimo Community Centre, 40 William Henry Street, Ultimo
Details and tickets

All About Flowers - until Sunday 30 July, open every day, 10am to 4pm
(Free event)
A "free floral display designed to bring colour into winter", this event is held in The Calyx in the Royal Botanic Garden. The display showcases colourful arrangements of exotic plants including moth orchids, begonias, hydrangeas and garvineas. Also on show is Australia’s largest green wall - standing at 6 metres high and stretching across 50 metres - which is considered "a living watercolour painting, paying poetic homage to the masters of Impressionism". A diverse program of events, performances, workshops and science presentations will be held in the area around The Calyx.

Art After Hours - Wednesdays 5.30-10pm
(Mostly free events)
Every Wednesday the Art Gallery of NSW holds after-hours events - mostly free - that comprise tours, talks, art appreciation lectures, workshops, films and live music.
Location: AGN, Art Gallery Rd, The Domain
Details