What's on this month at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


What's on this month at South Bank

There’s another month of fun and entertaining activities and events happening at South Bank! Here’s what’s on…

Medibank Feel Good Program Dance Class

Medibank Feel Good Program

Until 28 March | various locations, South Bank Parklands

Take your pick from twelve different free fitness classes including dances classes at the Medibank Feel Good Program. Suitable for all fitness levels, bookings are not required – just turn up and join in on the fun!

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Presented by: Queensland Symphony Orchestra

15 February | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

An epic live movie experience featuring Return of the Jedi shown on a big screen, accompanied by John Williams' iconic soundtrack played live by Queensland Symphony Orchestra.


12 - 15 February | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

A riveting new dance creation combining wit, humour and a unique choreographic style to ignite a conversation about our past, present and future. The performance offers the audience the opportunity to learn about Aboriginal Australia and where that fits into the modern world. 

World Travel Expo

15 & 16 February | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

Research, compare and book your next holiday at the World Travel Expo with assistance from travel specialists and destination experts offering travel deals, advice and free information sessions.

Kids Collective South Bank

Kids Collective South Bank Parklands

Every Thursday, February - November | South Bank Parklands

Kids Collective returns in February 2020. A fun, free program of workshops held every Thursday from 9am - 1pm in South Bank Parklands, suitable for kids aged up to five.

Kate Tempest 

19 February | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Performance poet, rapper, actor, novelist and playwright Kate Tempest gives voice to the concerns of a generation, performing a blend of hip hop and poetry; and rhymes intertwined with post-dubstep electronic beats.

Jonathan Van Ness - Road To Beijing

20 February | Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

Star of the Queer Eye television series and celebrity hairstylist, Jonathan Van Ness, brings his live world tour to Brisbane.  

Minya Birrañ: what now for Indigenous languages? 

21 February | State Library of Queensland (SLQ)

Part of Spoken: celebrating Queensland languages exhibition, a day for everyone interested in incorporating Indigenous languages into their daily life.

The Australian Ballet presents The Happy Prince 

25 - 29 February | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

Oscar Wilde’s lyrical story of a statue who gives his all to help humanity is full of poetic beauty, sly humour and sharp social commentary.

Conchita Wurst and Trevor Ashley in Concert featuring Kate Miller-Heidke 

26 February | Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)  

Join Austria’s greatest glam pop vocalist and Australia’s queen of cabaret, with a special appearance by Kate Miller-Heidke, for an evening to remember. 

Our Preposterous Universe with Sean Carroll

26 February | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

A conversation with Sean Carroll, a research professor and theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology. Sean has sought to answer some of the most fundamental questions about our existence and the nature of reality itself.

GOMA Cai Guo Qiang Falling Back To Earth
Cai Guo-Qiang /Heritage’ (installation view) 2013 / Purchased 2013 with funds from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation through and with the assistance of the QAGOMA Foundation / Collection: QAGOMA / © The artist


Until 26 April| Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

Summer blockbuster exhibition - Water features major immersive installations and smaller-scale treasures, exploring water in all its states and across the globe, sustaining and connecting life. 

Garrick Ohlsson

27 February | Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

Experience a performance by a master of the intimate art of the solo recital, revered American pianist Garrick Ohlsson at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University.

The Home Show

28 February – 1 March | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

See, try and buy the latest kitchen, bathroom and home interior products and get free expert advice from over 280 Queensland suppliers at The Home Show.

Brisbane MindBodySpirit Festival

28 February – 1 March | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

Australia's largest health, wellbeing and spirituality event returns to Brisbane. Try and buy unique products and gifts; attend inspirational seminars and wellness workshops, stage performances and meditation sessions.

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