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Need something to do this weekend? We’ve got you Sorted


Need something to do this weekend? Every Friday, we’ve got you Sorted with a list of the best music, art, and cultural events around Sydney and Australia.

If you’re out of the loop, struggling with priorities, or if you just want to know what you’re going to be missing out on, check out what’s going on this weekend.

This week we’ve got…


Sydney Vegan Market

Photo: @bejonesce

Sydney’s monthly vegan market is taking place this Sunday at the Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park. It’s free to enter and there will be live music throughout the afternoon.

For all the details about the event, head over to the Sydney Vegan Market website.

Where: Moore Park
When: Sunday October 21


FEMPRE$$: WISHWITCH at Liveworks

Image courtesy of Hannah Brontë

WISHWITCH blends hip-hop, video art, installation and performance to create club night turned immersive installation celebrating women of colour.

To purchase tickets and to view more of the program, check out Liveworks’ website.

Where: Carriageworks
When: Saturday October 20


National Final – Australian Poetry Slam

Photo: Aus Poetry Slam

The national final of the Australian Poetry Slam hits the Opera House this Sunday night as part of StoryFest, Australia’s only performing writers festival.

Suss out the finalists and grab your tickets over on the Facebook event page.

Where: Sydney Opera House
When: Sunday October 21


Go Here Go There

Go Here, Go There is Sydney’s newest venue-hopping music festival right in the heart of Sydney’s notorious entertainment district.

Buy your tickets and suss out the lineup over here.

Where: Kings Cross (multiple venues)
When: Saturday October 20


Heaps Gay Fruit Bowl Fundraiser

Photo: Newtown Fest / Heaps Gay

Newtown Festival is teaming up with Heaps Gay to bring you the juiciest sporting soiree you never knew you always wanted. Hopefully, the rain will die off for this one.

Check out all the event details here.

Where: Marrickville Bowling Club
When: Saturday October 20


Marrickville Festival

Photo: Daily Telegraph

Marrickville’s annual street fair will take over the Inner West again this Sunday a day of eating, shopping and celebrating. What more could you ask for?

For more information, head over to the website.

Where: Marrickville
When: Sunday October 21

Nationwide: Garage Sale Trail

Photo: Garage Sale Trail

The Garage Sale Trail is happening across Australia over the weekend, encouraging people to reuse, reduce waste and minimise our impact on Mother Nature.

Head over to their official website for more details.

Where: Everywhere
When: All weekend


Melbourne: Sonny Daze Fest

Photo: Reverb Party

Sonny & The Sunsets are visiting Australia from the US and have curated a mini-festival to make their time in Melbourne extra special. Catch them alongside RVG, Terry, The Native Cats, Ciggie Witch, Primo, Traffik Island, Marty Frawley, The Stroppies and MOD CON.

For more details, head to the event page on Facebook.

Where: The Curtin
When: Saturday October 20


Adelaide: Creative Lifestyle Market

Photo: Adelaide Market on Facebook

Adelaide’s Creative Lifestyle Market features over 50 stalls from local creatives and artisans. It’s never too early to start Christmas shopping.

For more details, head to the Facebook event page.

Where: Plant 4 Bowden
When: Sunday October 21


Brisbane: Studio Ghibli Festival

The Elizabeth Picture Theatre in Brisbane is screening Porco Rosso as part of their Studio Ghibli Festival.

Tickets and more details are available here.

Where: The Elizabeth Picture Theatre
When: Saturday October 20


Perth: French Classic Film Festival

The Western Australian Museum is hosting the Alliance Francaise Film Festival this weekend in Perth. On Saturday, check out Luis Bunuel’s Diary of a Chambermaid. Sunday’s screening is The Old Lady Who Walked in the Sea.

For tickets and more details, go to the Facebook event page.

Where: WA Maritime Museum
When: Saturday October 20 – Sunday October 21


Darwin: I Want To Eat Your Pancreas

BBC Cinemas in Casurina is screening the Japanese animated film I Want to Eat Your Pancreas. 

To buy your tickets, click on the link here.

Where: BBC Cinemas
When: Saturday October 20 – Sunday October 21


By Molly Lasker


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October 19, 2018