Walk across a vast, rocky riverbed created by Olafur Eliasson; see predator and prey gather to drink together from Cai Guo-Qiang’s brilliant blue waterhole; gaze at Peter Fischli and David Weiss’s snowman frozen in Brisbane’s summer heat; traverse a cloud of suspended gymnastic rings in a participatory artwork by William Forsythe; view the tidal currents rise and fall around Angela Tiatia; reflect on the cultural traditions of bodies of water, including the Brisbane River, with Judy Watson; and on the long history of our reliance on water through Megan Cope’s re-created midden. When ‘Water’ opens this summer at GOMA, visitors are invited to explore this vital element which sustains all forms of life on Earth. From major immersive experiences to smaller-scale treasures by Australian and international artists, the exhibition will highlight this precious resource and spark conversations about the environmental and social challenges we face today.
How Cities Work is a fantastic, interactive, family exhibition featuring a spectacular 2-metre-high cityscape full of tactile and sensory activities, on display at The Workshops Rail Museum from February 28 until August 30. How Cities Work is a great way for children and adults alike to understand how our cities work, from urban planning to public transport. Nice to know – How Cities Work is included with Museum entry. A $14.50, Conc $12.50 Child (3-15) $11.50 Under 3 – Free Family (2A+4C) – $44.50 The Workshops Rail Museum is a valued sponsor of Must Do Brisbane.com
Come down to the Ma Ma Creek Community Centre on the second Saturday of the month to visit the Ma Ma Creek markets and enjoy the variety that the stalls have to offer.
Taking the racing off the streets and onto the circuit. Roll Racing Brisbane will be all the street style racing you can handle without the risk of getting in trouble! Roll Racing is all about having fun with your car and your mates and actually driving your car. They have designed this event to give you as much track time as possible and they strictly limit numbers to make sure you get value for money as an entrant. Open to all types. So come see domestics, imports and supercars battle it out!
Come along to the Plainland Markets at Plainland Hotel, Plainland, in the morning. Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. You’ll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies.
One of Brisbane’s original farmers markets, The Cleveland Markets has been operating in Bloomfield Street, Cleveland (Brisbane Bayside) for over 30 years. With over 80 Stalls including fresh produce from local farmers, arts and craft, gifts, food and entertainment makes it the perfect Sunday destination for the family. Come and check out the beautiful Cleveland Markets this Sunday, they look forward to seeing you there. The Cleveland Markets are located in the heart of the Redlands City and the gateway to the beautiful Stradbroke Island and Moreton Bay. With plenty of free street car parking available and situated only a short two minute stroll from the Cleveland train station.
The Fernvale Country Markets take place every Sunday at the Fernvale State Primary School on the Brisbane Valley Highway, Fernvale. Enjoy a Sunday morning drive into Fernvale and take a relaxing stroll around the markets as your shop for locally grown fruit and vegetables, hand made gifts and wares and other fun market stalls.
Brisbane’s Golden Ticket has arrived. Roald Dahl’s delicious tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is a delectable treat featuring songs from the original film, including Pure Imagination, The Candy Man and I’ve Got a Golden Ticket, alongside a brand new, toe-tapping Broadway score. Willy Wonka is opening his marvellous and mysterious chocolate factory to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to sweeten with colour and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerising joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now’s your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka! Get ready for the Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, costumes and sets and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
The Twilight Makers Market located in Cleveland on the boardwalk of the Raby Bay Harbour is a monthly market featuring creative and handmade goods by local artisans. The Twilight Makers Market is held from 4pm to 8pm once a month and is a great outing for the whole family. With over 65 stalls there is something for everyone. A wide range of delightful food trucks, hot donuts, popcorn, pizza, entertainment, fashion, jewellery, candles, cushions, handmade fudge and gourmet delights. You will find it all at the Cleveland Twilight Makers Market located at the Raby Bay Harbour Park right opposite the Cleveland Train Station. They look forward to seeing you there!
The Gold Coast’s favourite market, The Village Markets, is expanding North to Brisbane at Stones Corner on a quarterly basis. The Village Markets will be lining Stones Corner Village with a boutique lineup of market stalls, live music, creative workshops, family fun, pre-loved designer and vintage Rack Sales and good vibes. Alongside this is a beautiful street filled with boutiques, eateries, eclectic establishments and more.
Kids Collective is a free program held from 9am to 1pm, Thursday to Saturday, during school holidays in Roma Street Parkland. Activities are suitable for kids aged 5 to 12 years old at all skill levels. Bookings are not required and classes are re-set at regular intervals, so you can come and go as you please. Due to seasonal events, Kids Collective is not on during December and January. Upcoming dates: Thursday 9 April 2020 Saturday 11 April 2020 Thursday 16 April 2020 Friday 17 April 2020 Saturday 18 April 2020 Please note, no activities will be taking place on Friday 10 April (Good Friday public holiday). Details of activities taking place in April 2020 will be provided early 2020.
Thursday, 12:00pm, 12:45pm and 1:30pm @ Post Office Square Hannah Ana is a Brisbane-based Canadian singer-songwriter. Sharing stories through cinematic soundscapes, contemplative lyrics and soulful vocals, her music weaves together elements of drama, mystery and intimacy. Floating somewhere between dreams and reality, Hannah’s music is thought provoking and aims to connect listeners to a deeper part of themselves.