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What's on at South Bank

Discover what’s on at South Bank in January 2021 – including live music, stage shows, exclusive exhibitions and free fitness classes, read on for the details.

Feel Good Class Rainforest Green

Medibank Feel Food Program South Bank, Rainforest Green

Medibank Feel Good Program – South Bank Parklands

25 January – 27 March 2021

Free fitness classes return to South Bank Parklands in 2021! There are twelve different classes to choose from including popular options such as yoga, Zumba©, Pilates, and dance fitness. Pre-registration is required to attend, links to book classes are coming soon via the program timetable page.

The Sound Society Guitar

The South Society, South Bank

The Sound Society - South Bank Parklands

Every Friday and Saturday afternoon, 15 – 30 January 2021

Relax and enjoy free live music from Brisbane’s most celebrated up and coming artists, surrounded by panoramic parkland views every Friday and Saturday at The Sound Society from 15 - 30 January! Taking place on Friday afternoons at River Quay Green and Saturday afternoon at Rainforest Green, head to The Sound Society South Bank page for more information.

Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical, image credit: Brian Geach

Shrek The Musical – Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Until 7 February 2021

Starring Ben Mingay as Shrek, Lucy Durack as Princess Fiona and Todd McKenney as Lord Farquaad, smash hit Shrek The Musical is on at QPAC for 4 weeks only! Tickets for the show can be booked via the QPAC website

Pixar Putt

Pixar Putt

Pixar Putt – Little Stanley Street, South Bank Parklands

Until 7 February 2021

Australia's mini golf sensation Pixar Putt returns to Brisbane with five new holes inspired by Disney-Pixar favourites. Tickets available via the Ticketek website.

Sea Monsters Queensland Museum

Discover Sea Monsters through large casts, real fossils, models and interactives. Photo by Kate Pentecost. Courtesy of ANMM.

Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators - Queensland Museum

Until 3 May 2021

An exhibition bringing together real fossils from millions of years ago, gigantic replicas and interactive experiences for all ages. Book your tickets from the Queensland Museum website.

Cut Copy: Brisbane music posters 1977–87 – State Library of Queensland (SLQ)

Until 19 May 2021

Delve into Brisbane’s alternative music in the 70s and 80s and the design work that took it to the streets – featuring artists such as The Go-Betweens, The Leftovers, Razar and The Riptides. Book now on the SLQ website.

Bandit 9EVEMKII 2020 Haas Moto The Motorcycle QAGOMA

Bandit 9 2016. Collection: Bobby Haas and Haas Moto Museum. © Haas Moto Galleries LLC. Photograph: Grant Schwingle

The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire - Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

Until 26 April 2021

A world-exclusive exhibition featuring more than 100 innovative and influential motorcycles from 1860s to present day, showcasing the art, design and history of one of the most iconic objects of the last 150 years. To buy tickets head to the event web page.

Boomerang - QAG Watermall, Queensland Art Gallery (QAG)

Until 8 August 2021

See ‘Boomerang’, a stunning 7-tier, 270 000 piece crystal chandelier sparkling gracefully above QAG’s Watermall. The work by Ai Weiwei, was originally installed as the centre-piece of ‘The 5th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ in 2006.

Remember the Days of Cat Stevens - Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

23 January 2021

Remember the Days is an exciting new concert production, celebrating the music of one of the most inspiring and prolific voices of a generation, Cat Stevens. Tickets available to book via the QPAC website.