Weekend: 5 – 7 April

Tonight:

Continuing with the expansion of Brisbane’s laneway culture (as part of the Vibrant laneways program) comes Hutton Lane, adjoining onto Adelaide St, just a few streets over from Eagle Street. On the first Friday of every month will be an exhibition of art and performances as part of the LIVE program. Come check it out tonight from 5pm!

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Love Vintage Show is back this year at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in South Bank. Opens tonight (Friday 5th) but continues over the weekend. Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4. Single day tickets (Adult $14) are available on the door as well as online (the link doesn’t seem to work at the moment though). Les Gold from TV show, Hardcore Pawn, will also be there for meet-and-greets!

The Love Vintage Shows are Australia’s premier vintage events bringing the best dealers in vintage, antique and retro clothing, fashion accessories, textiles, jewellery, homewares, furniture and collectables, all together under one roof. Visitors can shop for one-off vintage pieces, enjoy fashion parades and entertainment, and learn more about vintage style in free workshops with expert presenters.

Saturday:

Brisbane City Hall Re-dedication Week –  6 Apr – 14 Apr – After three years of critical restoration and repair, City Hall is ready to open its doors once again. A re-dedication ceremony will be held in King George Square on Saturday 6 April, followed by a week of activities to celebrate the return of Brisbane’s most cherished icon. Click the link above for specific event details.

Sunday:

Eagle St Pier markets

Jan Power’s farmers market at Mitchelton.

Coming up soon:

Ideas Fiesta – 11 Apr – 3 May – Get involved in an exciting and diverse program of street picnics, laneway events, live music, art, forums, food and fashion in outdoor locations across The City centre from 11 April – 3 May.  Celebrate what’s great about our City and share your ideas for imagining our City’s future.

New things to check out in Brisbane:

The Cube – new interactive space open to public 10am – 4pm, 7 days a week. This sweet new space in QUT Gardens Point campus is a mecca for all new digital technology learning and interaction. There’s heaps of events that appeal to students, academics as well as the general public. Many displays are free and regularly change so make sure you return every now and then.

the Cube at QUT

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