Grab the Monet and let's Gogh
Bonjour! It’s safe to say that this week at the Good Guide, we’re feeling more than a little inspired. Maybe it’s because of all the incredible cultural events coming up, or the sudden drop in temperature, or maybe even an especially good workout (see below). We reckon that after perusing this latest Word on the Street, you’ll be feeling the same. So, let’s get those creative juices flowing and live life in vibrant colour!
You're one in a melon
Oh hey, we didn’t see you there over our rose-coloured glasses. Can you believe we’ve reached the 200th edition of Word on the Street?! We don’t reckon we look a day over 30.
It’s late summer here in Brissy, and everything just seems a little more juicy than usual, just like this very food-heavy rotation of newness. Without further ado, let’s dive right in.
CAMP HILL ANTIQUE CENTRE & TART CAFÉ
The total refit of the former 1950’s Planet Cinema in Camp Hill was an epic undertaking a few years ago but the results are stunning. The old cinema was saved from the developers axe and Brisbane has Camp Hill Antique Centre & Tart Café, a swish Antique and Vintage mecca to drool over. It's all here, sixty-five dealers of everything from antique and estate jewelry to mid-century furniture classics and collectibles with pieces sourced from Europe, The States, South East Asia and from every nook and cranny of Australia.
MEET KLARA: KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities
Cirque Du Soleil is heading back to BRISBANE this January 10, 2020 with its signature big top and most acclaimed touring show, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities™. You better be ready... We heard this one is in tents (ha, get it?).
Polo on a Summer's day
The Australian polo circuit rears its head once again as the Summer air brings the ponies out to play.
This month, ‘Polo in the City’ presents again as one of the ‘Events of the Year’, as the only national polo series and one of the largest polo series in the world.
Stop and smell the rosé.
There’s never time to rest in Brisbane. Get ready to celebrate all the city has to offer – from live entertainment, music, healthy eating and hidden gems, to rosé, Star Wars, mighty burgers and reliving your teenage Fangirl days. There’s something to please everyone. Here’s a sandy dandy list of what’s coming up in Brisbane. You’ll want a pizza the action.
Brisbane turning up the heat
Throw out all your winter clothes, Spring is upon us!!! You’ll want to pull your hair back and kick your shoes off for this one because it gets a lil’ HOT up in here! We’ve rounded up the “hottest” events in Brisbane you’ll want to dip your toes into this Spring/Summer.
You’ll be on the edge of your sweet.
Spring is in full swing, and so are all the exciting events in Brisbane. You’ll want to make sure you have planty of spare thyme to check everything out. With all things music, food, films and eco-friendly, there’s something for everyone. Whether you want to sing along to Muriel’s Wedding the Musical, treat your sweet tooth to some sweet desserts, or learn some tips on how to do your bit for the environment, you’ll be busy all month long.
Time to get groovy
The fog has lifted and we're back to a normal working week. The temperature is rising and so is our excitement for all the super cool festivals and gigs coming up in the next couple of months. From must-try new eats and a Game Of Thrones concert, here are some of the best things happening in Brisbane.
All the ingredients for a good time
Take a big whiff of the air and fill your nostrils with the scent of sticky sweet fairy floss, Strawberry ice cream, and dagwood dogs. To your left, men and women wearing Akubra hats, to your right little kids running around with giant show bags. Yes, the Ekka is here! Whether you plan on bracing the crowds at the showgrounds or planning on having a quiet one in, here's our curated list of what's on in Brissy this week.
Whiskey, Wine, Cocktails and Everything Nice
So many bars, so little time. If you must go, pick only one. Nah, who are we kidding? Follow our quest, take our lead, we’ve picked out Brisbane’s cream of the crop, and we’re taking you along! Enjoy drinks after dark in the most exquisite bars ‘round town. Come along now…
Your go to guide for grooving along to live music in your local hub
Hey movers and shakers! We’re giving you the much needed low-down on the hottest live music venues in Brisbane, The Gold Coast and The Sunshine Coast. Whether you want to grab your crew and enjoy a chilled Sunday arvo brew or you want to spend your Saturday nights getting sweaty rock’n’roll style in a buzzing mosh, we’ve got you covered. From local legends to world-famous acts and everything in between!
Your ultimate guide to street food, bold beats, classy clothes & fresh fare. #yes
It’s no surprise to anyone that Brisbane is the host to hundreds of markets that cater for anything you could possibly want, from lovingly-made local fashion to fresh seasonal food and everything in between. There are, however, a few standout markets that you need to make sure you check out at least once.
It's A Good Day For A Good Day
Hope you guys have some spare time this week! There's a ton of foodie festivities, must-watch movies and local events that you wouldn't want to miss. Trust us, your calendars will be completely booked once you see these events lined we've lined up for you.
Winter warmer activities
It really does feel like Christmas in July with all these festive things happening in Brisbane! Seriously, this city just keeps on giving! This week we're giving you a curated list of winter warmer activities and places you need to check out, besides it's the end of the financial year #TreatYourSelf.