Canberra What’s On

The BCL Canberra What\’s On pages have one events page per month. These pages have public holidays, school holidays and major events. Pages also include theatres, cinemas, festivals and other things to do.

See pages for each month: January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December | Find out more about posting your event here.

Theatres in Canberra Australia – Direct Links to Theatre websites

Canberra Theatres Bits Theatre Company Canberra Dramatics Canberra Festival of One Act Plays Canberra Philharmonic Amateur musical theatre production company. Canberra Theatre Centre see shows coming and buy tickets online Canberra Youth Theatre Since 1972 the company has been a feature of Canberra’s Arts industry, contributing to Canberra’s cultural climate and development by meeting the… Read More

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Live Music Venues in Canberra and ACT

Live Music in Canberra and ACT Academy – Bunda St, Canberra City. ANU Bar (Myspace) – part of the Australian National University in Canberra. All concerts 18+. Bar 32 – 32 Northbourne Ave, Canberra. The Basement ACT (their Myspace is sometimes more up to date) – 2 Cohen St, Belconnen. Canberra Southern Cross Club –… Read More

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Museums and Historical Places To Go in Canberra Australia

Canberra Historical Attractions ACT Communities Online – See Heritage, History, and Genealogy for a list of major and community events in the ACT. Australian National Maritime Museum Australian War Memorial Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House is a living museum of social and political history, located in a nationally listed heritage building in… Read More

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Floriade Spring Festival, Canberra Australia

Floriade Annual Spring Festival, Canberra Canberra celebrates Spring each year with Floriade, a month-long flower festival, workshops and exhibitions at Commonwealth Park. Nightfest has entertainment for all ages with cinema in the park, stand-up comedy, acrobatics and magic, and science under the stars. See the official website at Floriade Accommodation for Floriade Spring Festival, Canberra… Read More

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Places To Go in Canberra Australia

General Attractions in Canberra Environment ACT has information about local parks and facilities, pets and local wildlife Exhibition Park hosts hundreds of events each year. Camping sites available. Australian National Botanic Gardens Australian War Memorial National Archives of Australia National Film and Sound Archive National Library of Australia National Motorcycle Museum National Museum of Australia… Read More

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Cinemas in Canberra Australia – Links to individual cinema pages

Canberra Cinemas Dendy – Bunda St, Canberra Centre. Greater Union Cinemas / Birch, Carroll & Coyle – Manuka Hoyts – Belconnen, Tuggeranong and Woden. Canberra Theatres See our Canberra theatres page Other Links for Movie Lovers Heroic Cinema: The Guide to Hong Kong Movies in Australia HK and other Asian films on television, video, and… Read More

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Exhibitions and Galleries Canberra  Australia

Canberra Exhibitions, Galleries and Museums Australian National Capital Artists Inc Arts ACT – Links to arts and cultural organisations. Canberra Contemporary Art Space Canberra Museum and Gallery Gorman House Arts Centre – Ainslie Ave, Braddon. Museum of Australian Democracy – A living museum of social and political history at Old Parliament House, 18 King George… Read More

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Concerts and Festivals Canberra Australia

Canberra Festivals & Special Events Canberra Festival of One Act Plays Canberra International Music Festival Canberra International Film Festival Canberra National Multicultural Festival  Ten days of events celebrating the founding of the Nation’s Capital. Floriade – Annual spring flower festival to celebrate spring. Includes workshops, seminars and exhibitions, markets and concerts. Commonwealth Park, Canberra. National… Read More

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December in Canberra ACT

December 2018 Events in Canberra ACT 3 December (Monday) 2018 – International Day of People with Disability – Aims to promote an understanding of people with a disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being. 5 December (Wednesday) 2018 – International Volunteer Day is celebrated on December 5th each year to thank volunteers… Read More

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November in Canberra ACT

November 2018 Events in Canberra ACT See Parliamentary sitting dates 6 November (Tuesday) 2018 – Melbourne Cup Day For Cup Day costumes, outfits, and party ideas see ThemesForParties.com.au 11 November (Sunday) 2018 – Remembrance Day 11 to 18 November – The Spring 2018 Wild Pollinator Count The Wild Pollinator Count gives you an opportunity to contribute… Read More

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October in Canberra ACT

October 2018 Events in Canberra ACT Saturday 15 September until Sunday 14 October 2018 – Floriade – Canberra’s spring flower festival which includes workshops, seminars, exhibitions, markets and concerts. Commonwealth Park, Canberra. National Organic Week Australia (NOW) is 10 days of activities designed to increase awareness of the benefits of organic products and farming production… Read More

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September in Canberra ACT

September in Canberra means flowers, school holidays and pirates! September 2018 Events in Canberra ACT 2 September (Sunday) 2018 – Father’s Day: (See Father’s Day Gift ideas here or check out some local experience gift vouchers for ideas) 3 September (Monday) 2018 – Australian National Flag Day – The Australian Flag was first raised on this… Read More

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August in Canberra ACT

August 2018 Events in Canberra ACT Parliament Sitting Calendar 18 to 24 August 2018 – CBCA Children’s Book Week – Celebrating Australian books, authors and illustrators. The 2018 Book Week theme is Find Your Treasure (see our BCL page on Book Week). August Events from the forum Move on to September events Post your events… Read More

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July in Canberra ACT

July is mid-winter — cold and frosty. See more on Canberra’s climate at the Bureau of Meteorology suite. July 2018 Events in Canberra ACT NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to… Read More

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June in Canberra ACT

June is mid-winter in Canberra. June 2018 Events in Canberra ACT 5 June – World Environment Day – Commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. 11 June (Monday) 2018 – Queen’s Birthday –… Read More

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May in Canberra ACT

May 2018 Events in Canberra ACT Parliament Sitting Calendar Australian Office Professionals Day – Visit our Secretary’s Day page for gift ideas. International Composting Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness about the importance of this valuable organic resource and to promote compost use, knowledge and products… Read More

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April in Canberra ACT

April 2018 in Canberra ACT Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery Day 1 April (Sunday) 2018 – Daylight saving ends 3.00 am– put your clocks back 1 hour See time zones for more information. 1 April 2018 – Easter Sunday 2 April 2018 – Easter Monday – Public Holiday 13 April (Friday) April 2018 – School Term… Read More

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March in Canberra ACT

Autumn in Canberra beings carnivals, festivals and lots of hot air. (Balloons, that is) March 2018 Events in Canberra Parliament Sitting Calendar 2 to 18 March 2018 – Enlighten Festival.  As the sun goes down Canberra will come alive! 6pm till late with live performances, tours and talks, exhibitions, dining events and other surprising experiences… Read More

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February in Canberra ACT

February 2018 Events in Canberra ACT Parliament Sitting Calendar Chinese New Year (For Chinese New Year party and costume ideas see ThemesForParties: Oriental). 6 February (Tuesday) 2018 – New Zealand (Waitangi) Day Celebrations – Waitangi Day is New Zealand’s annual celebration of the signing of the Waitangi Treaty. 14 February (Wednesday) 2018 – Valentine’s Day –… Read More

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January in Canberra ACT

January 2018 Events in Canberra and the ACT 1 January (Monday) 2018 – New Years Day (Public Holiday) – it’s a long weekend! Summernats  annual Street Machine Summernats Car Festival is Australia’s biggest horse power party where over 2000 elite street machines descend on Canberra. Coming from around the world, entrants display to a crowd of… Read More

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