What’s happening this weekend? We’re sharing our in the know tips to take your weekend to new heights and help you make the most of your work-free two days.
1. SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW
Where: Sydney Olympic
When: Friday 23 March – Tuesday 3 April, 2018
The Easter Royal Easter Show starts this weekend, with the annual festival marking the beginning of our Easter countdown. We can’t wait for our guests to immerse themselves in the honoured traditions of the show – from meeting farmyard animals, watching agricultural competition, collecting themed show bags and riding new attractions.
2. BARANGAROO MORNING MEDITATION
Where: Barangaroo Reserve
When: Sunday March 25, 7.45am
Head to Barangaroo Reserve on Sunday morning to take part in what is predicted to be the country’s largest outdoor meditation gathering – it’s the perfect excuse to infuse a little stillness in your busy schedule. It’s run by meditation teacher Tom Cronin, and is a free event, all you need is a yoga mat and a ‘zen’ attitude.
3. BADU GILI
Where: Sydney Opera House
When: Starting from Thursday 22 March 2018.
Badu Gili – meaning ‘water light’ in the language of the traditional owners of Bennelong Point, the Gadigal people, is a new daily experience that will explore ancient First Nations stories in a spectacular 7 minute projection, illuminating the Sydney Opera House’s eastern Bennelong sail all year long at sunset and 9pm. A celebration of the rich history and contemporary vibrancy of Australia’s First Nations culture not to be missed.
4. BIENNALE OF SYDNEY
Where: The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park.
When: Saturday 24 March – Monday 2 April, 2018
The Harbour City’s biggest art festival brings out the big names this season, with Ai WeiWei set to perform for the Biennale of Sydney’s 21st edition and 45th anniversary year. The festival will be curated by Mami Kataoka, and will present the work of 70 artists from 35 countries at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artspace, Carriageworks, Cockatoo Island, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney Opera House and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art until 2 April.