Festivals & Events


I love it when there is free Culture Vulture stuff, and what better venue than the Opera House. As Part of Sorry Day, The Opera House is hosting an Indigenous Film Festival. Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival 12 – 14 May Presenter: Sydney Opera House in association with the Australian Film Commission and Indigenous Screen Australia Venue: Playhouse Message Sticks […]

Sydney Opera House, Free Stuff in May


The Easter Celebrations in Lightning Ridge are one of the must do outrageous country town festivals. Right up there with the Parkes Elvis Festival, Lightning Ridge has made a name for itself with their annual Great Goat Race! Accomodation– Motels book out a year in advance- so start calling now! If you don’t mind camping or staying a bit out […]

Lightning Ridge, Easter Celebration Tips #3 Food and Accomodation


The town of Lightning Ridge really pulled out all of the stops for their Easter Celebration. In addition to their Great Goat Race, There were several other events that if you attend- you should know about. The Carnival– to keep the masses of tourists…about 2000 of them busy and the locals entertained, there was a carnival complete with rides, games, […]

Lightning Ridge, Easter Celebration Tips #2



Come on Come on, Come on Come on… you know you’ve got a thing for those Aussie LifeSavers! You see them on the beaches-cute little yellow and red swim caps, authoritative swagger and all. For over a 100 years before Australia’s newest Reality TV show Bondi Beach Patrol (or something like that), The Aussie Lifesavers have been not only an […]

Australian Lifesaving, an Exhibit in Darling Harbour


This is a picture of Amigo’s Castle in Lightning Ridge. Quirky and independent, Lightning Ridge has long been known as a… ahem…shall we say…unique place? I’ve been told by one long time resident of Wellington that Byron Bay used to be considered drop out country but now it was just a big tourist spot. He went on to say that […]

Lightning Ridge, NSW Easter Weekend, Wheelie Bin Races and Goats?


So you are travelling around Australia, or maybe you live here and are in desperate need of a unique get away. check out a few of these festivals in a State near you! Northern Territory Tiwi Islands Football and Art Sale April 1 Alice Springs Cup Carnival April 21- May 7 Queensland Ridley Polocrosse World Cup April 23-29 Australian Gospel […]

April in Oz, Festivals around the Country



Do you feel the need for speed? Easter Weekend sees lovely Bathurst turn into a motor revving, testosterone fuelled metropolis when the Bathurst International Motor Festival rolls into town. The oldest inland settlement, Bathurst, on the far side of the Blue Mountains, is always a picturesque little town. It also happens to be home to the very famous Mount Panorama […]

Bathurst Driving Circuit, Mount Panorama


Late last week I received an invitation to the Spalding exhibit opening at the Arthouse Hotel at 275 Pitt Street. While the invitation looked appealing, I was puzzled how they had gotten ahold of my name and address. Upon closer inspection, I noticed www.wildbrumby.com in very small print. A HUGE grin came to my face and I remembered a completely […]

Art and Schnapps at the Arthouse Hotel in Sydney


Sunday and Sunset @ Subi Concert Series Perth is proud to present a series of free concerts for the community throughout the year. The Sunday @ Subi series runs through the winter months on Sunday afternoons and features a range of performers, styles and entertainment, all in the newly refurbished Subiaco Arts Centre at 180 Hamersley Road, Subiaco. During the […]

What’s on Perth, Sunday Concerts



G’day Folks! I’ve had a request for information from other cities outside of Sydney… What! Is there really life outside of Sydney!…He He just kidding. Check out some of these amazing events in Australia’s other city… Melbourne. What’s on Melbourne. City Search Come out and help turn your liver…err I mean the beer green! St Pats The Wicked Food and […]

What’s on Melbourne