What's on this month at South Bank
23 February 2017
Gather your friends and family for a month of laughter, excitement and fun at South Bank! Here’s what’s on.
American Idiot: The Musical
23 February - 5 March | QPAC
Green Day's explosive, award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot makes its Australian premiere, exclusive to Brisbane from 23 February. Winner of two Tony Awards and the 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, American Idiot is the story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world.
The Medibank Feel Good Program
27 February – 6 May | South Bank Parklands
Get fit for free and have fun while you’re doing it at the Medibank Feel Good Program! It features yoga, Zumba and more, all taught by qualified instructors amid the beautiful South Bank Parklands. Bookings are not required.
My Fair Lady
14 March - 30 April | QPAC
Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady comes to the Lyric Theatre, QPAC Brisbane, under the direction of Julie Andrews. Opera Australia and John Frost take pride in presenting the beloved story of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins to a new generation of theatre audiences.
World Science Festival Brisbane
22 - 26 March | Queensland Museum and Sciencentre
The World Science Festival Brisbane returns in 2017, bringing together the world’s best thought leaders to produce a stunning program of informative entertainment to suit all ages.
Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir: Mirror Mirror
Until 17 April | GOMA
To celebrate GOMA Turns 10, the Children's Art Centre will present an interactive exhibition by New York-based, Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir (aka Shoppy). In it, children can engage with the artist's ideas and working methods through hands-on activities.
Sugar Spin: You, Me, Art and Everything
Until 17 April | GOMA
GOMA is turning 10 – how sweet! Headlining the celebrations is Sugar Spin, which features more than 250 contemporary artworks exploring light, space, architecture and the senses. And best of all – it’s completely free! Head to GOMA’s website for the full list of exhibits.
Hadron Collider: Step Inside the World's Greatest Experiment
Until 25 April | Queensland Museum
The renowned Large Hadron Collider Exhibition from the Science Museum, London is here in Brisbane! Buried deep under the border between Switzerland and France, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is the work of 10,000 men and women from across the globe, united in their quest to uncover the fundamental building blocks of our universe. Head along to the Queensland Museum to explore this marvel for yourself.
Little Days Out
Every Thursday from 9am-1pm | South Bank Parklands
South Bank’s free kids' program is back for another year! Head along every Thursday for free activities (all taught by qualified instructors) including music, science, sport and more.
City Sounds – South Bank
Every Saturday from 3-8pm | South Bank Parklands
Pack a picnic and head to South Bank every Saturday for City Sounds – Australia’s free live music program. Kick back under the shade of a leafy tree and enjoy the dulcet tones of local Brisbane artists. Artists change every week, so there’s always someone new to see.
The Collective Markets
Every Friday from 5-9pm, Saturday from 10am-9pm and Sunday from 9am-4pm | Stanley Street Plaza
Enjoy a relaxing stroll through The Collective Markets, marvelling at the beautiful wares on offer. There’s ornate jewellery, hand-made clothes, stunning artwork and more. If you’re hungry, you can also pick up a cool drink or a yummy treat to nibble on while you shop.
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