What’s Happening in Sydney This July

Whats Happening July 2016-Sydney

Damn Sydney… you’ve got it going on! With music festival, board games and food all on the table, there’s really something for everyone. Get your culture fix with our top picks for things to see and do across Sydney this month.


Australian International Music Festival

Date: 3-10 July
Location: Various

For musicians around the world, the opportunity to play at the Sydney Opera House is a dream come true. The Australian International Music Festival invites wind ensembles, orchestras, choirs, and jazz bands from across the globe to play at the iconic venue and compete for trophies. Musicians can also work on their craft with workshops and cultural exchanges, while we punters get the chance to be wowed by some of the best local and international talent. Find out more


Looking for Gamers

Date: 9-10 July

Location: Bankstown Sports Club

Whether you’re a casual Cluedo champion or a Carcassonne aficionado, the Looking for Gamers event unites all tabletop game lovers for a weekend of fun and friendly competition. Try your hand at playing some of the fancy new board games and expansions that have just come out, compete with likeminded fanatics over an old favourite, or shop around for the next addition to your family board game night. Please be advised that board flipping, while highly satisfying, is not appreciated by others, so bring your game face, your 20-sided die, and a hearty sense of humour and get ready for a fun weekend! Find out more


Moveable Feast: Winter Wonder

Date: 30 July

Location: Carriageworks

Moveable Feast is a large scale seasonal experimental dining event. The second event in the Moveable Feast series, set in the chic carriageworks get ready to eat, dance and dance the cold winter night away. With a delicious feast for 2 by reknown chef Jared Ingersoll, drinks on arrival, live performnaces and art installations. Delicious and chic? Count us in! Find out more


Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes

Date: 16 July – 9 Oct
Location: Art Gallery of NSW

Every year the coveted Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes are announced, often to great controversy. Take a look at the art up for these prestigious awards and judge for yourself, vote for your favourite, and see the finest portraits, Australian landscape scenery, figure sculptures, subject painting and mural projects in the country. Will your favourite win? Who knows, but having an excuse to wander around the Art Gallery is always a win in our books. Find out more 

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