What's on this month at South Bank
Get the gang together for a month of fun and entertaining activities and events at South Bank! Here’s what’s on.
24 July – 4 August | Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands
The Night Noodle Markets returns to South Bank offering Brisbane the most exciting Asian Hawker food festival of the year.
11 August | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Nicole Car, one of the truly remarkable Australian opera singers of recent years, joins Etienne Dupuis and Jayson Gillham for one performance only.
16 August | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Two of Australia’s most respected musicians reinterpret some of the great love songs of our time.
12 August | State Library of Queensland
Join Adele Ferguson’s as she discusses how her investigations into financial institutions were influential in bringing about the Banking Royal Commission.
16 - 18 August | South Bank Piazza, South Bank Parklands
Three fun-filled days of spectacular science shows, STEM career talks, robotics, drones, virtual reality, native animals, rocket science and more!
17 August | South Bank Piazza, South Bank Parklands
Whether you’re into vintage fashion, environmental sustainability or simply love a good bargain, Revive is the one-day event for you!
23 - 31 August | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
A diverse program of three contemporary works displaying the passionate storytelling, rich artistry and deep community connections that have made Bangarra the premiere Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company in Australia.
24 August | State Library of Queensland
A market offering everything from unique art prints, jewellery, homewares, clothing and more from local makers and designers.
25 August | Roma Street Parkland – South Bank Parklands (10km), Captain Burke Park – South Bank Parklands (5km)
Brisbane's most Bridgey-Didge fun run event! Both the 10km and 5km distances travel over the iconic Story Bridge and finish in South Bank Parklands.
28 August – 7 September | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
A drama of romance, passion and tragedy, Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic rendition of Romeo and Juliet is the unmissable ballet event of the year. Photography credit - Juli Balla.
29 August | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Brisbane-born sisters Monica and Sarah Curro make a welcome return home from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra to show their musical mettle.
31 August | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
This year joined by Rob Mills, the incredibly talented students from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University Performing Arts perform.
Until 17 August | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There, he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band.
Until 13 October| Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)
‘A Generous Life’ examines the legacy and influence of the much-loved Australian artist, Margaret Olley (1923–2011) who spent a formative part of her career in Brisbane.
Until 13 October | Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)
‘Quilty’ is the first major survey exhibition in a decade of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty.
Until 9 October | Queensland Museum
Come face to face with NASA’s remarkable achievements in human space flights and space exploration – the greatest adventure that humans have ever undertaken.
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