There was a time when the world was full of magic and splendour, as if all on Earth existed in harmony with Heaven. You could see it in the arts, feel it in the air, and hear it in the beat of a drum. This was a land of heroes and sages, dragons and phoenixes, emperors and immortals. Known today as China, this place was once called "the Land of the Divine."
What if you could journey back and visit this lost world...?
Now you can. Shen Yun invites you to experience this divine culture of the Middle Kingdom. Shen Yun brings the profound spirit of this lost civilisation to life on stage with unrivalled artistic mastery. Every dance movement, every musical note, makes this a stunning visual and emotional experience you won't find anywhere else.
See for yourself why this performance is leaving millions around the world in awe.
Russia’s critically acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet Theatre is bringing their enchanting and beloved ballet The Nutcracker to Sydney this December.
The full length production features Tchaikovsky’s lyrical score, bringing to life the magical tale of young Clara and her Nutcracker Prince and their fantastical adventures into a world where dreams come to life.
An adored Christmas tradition around the world, The Nutcracker is a testament to Tchaikovsky’s enduring and much loved music, paired with the magical power of storytelling.
Don’t miss this family Christmas treat with the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre....
Producers John Frost, Michael Harrison and David Ian today announced that one of Australia’s finest vocalists and performers, Paulini, will play the leading role of Rachel Marron in the Australian Premiere of the international award-winning hit musical The Bodyguard. The 2017 Australian tour of The Bodyguard will commence at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in April 2017, before playing at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC, Brisbane from July and the Regent Theatre, Melbourne from August. Tickets for the Sydney season are on sale from October 31 from Ticketmaster.
Based on the smash-hit Warner Bros 1992 film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner and written by the acclaimed, Oscar-nominated screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Big Chill, The Empire Strikes Back), The Bodyguard features a book by Oscar winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birman).
Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar singer Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love....
Pyrmont Point Park is situated right on the harbour and offers expansive water views. Looking over to the Harbour Bridge and North Sydney, it is the perfect spot for watching the fireworks exploding across Sydney on New Year's Eve.
Along with children's playground with water play features, there are barbeques, shade structures, grassed areas, a boardwalk and toilet facilities. This makes it a park perfect for a family or group of friends looking to relax and enjoy a barbeque.
In the morning and evening, the boardwalk comes alive with walkers and joggers as well as groups participating in boot camp and yoga.
Pyrmont Point Park's award winning design incorporates elements of sustainable design including native plantings, solar panels and the use of recycled materials. Sandstone artefacts within the interactive playground reflect former quarries and the promenade marks the original shoreline....
Steeped in history, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour was tastefully restored and thoughtfully designed with shutter-happy Instagrammers in mind, providing photo opportunities so captivating that you really need no filter.
A heritage listed 90-bedroom boutique hotel, bar and event space, Ovolo 1888 brings together Sydney's old world charm and contemporary design with Ovolo's service culture to offer a truly mind-blowing experience in modern hospitality.
The collection of rooms each boast three metre high ceilings, exposed brick walls, original ironbark beams and feature walls in each room flaunting the colourfully pieces by Jasper Knight.
Ovolo 1888 is located in Sydney's inner-city suburb of Pyrmont, neighbouring Darling Harbour, Sydney Fish Market, The Star, wide selection of bars and dining options, and the very best boutique shopping. But really, who needs to go anywhere when your room already includes everything? Wi-Fi, mini bar, happy hour, continental breakfast, 24 hour gym, self-service laundry? All free....
The Variety Cycle departs Sydney on 2 April, en route to the Great Barrier Reef, via Byron Bay. Over 15 days and almost 1,000 kilometres, cyclists will ride through some of Australia's most iconic landscapes.
With a route that includes two states and cycling options suitable for novices to professionals, this blockbuster event will feature participants from all over Australia, and the world.
More than just a bike ride, they will visit and engage with schools, hospitals and the public right along the expansive route. On every level this will be an epic life changing adventure for all those involved.
For more information on participating, with cycling options from a couple of kilometres to all 15 days, or to have the route come through your town, please visit the website....
Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with extraordinary talent. Her music would become the soundtrack to a generation.
She fought her way into the record industry as a teenager and sold her first hit, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, when she was just seventeen.
BEAUTIFUL is the the inspiring true story of King’s journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom.
Carole became one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history, with classics such as (You Make Me Feel Like a) Natural Woman, I Feel the Earth Move, Take Good Care of My Baby, You’ve Got a Friend, So Far Away, One Fine Day, It’s Too Late, Tapestry and Locomotion....
Oz Whale Watching is an exhilarating half day experience combining a Sydney sights luncheon cruise with whale watching in the Pacific Ocean (May to November).
Once onboard a barbecue luncheon buffet awaits, which you can enjoy whilst cruising along Sydney Harbour hearing about it's history and current day activities. After passing through the magnificent cliffs at Sydney Heads you can observe whales in their natural environment whilst learning all about their characteristics and behaviour. On the return journey it's time to sit back and relax and enjoy the ever changing moods of Sydney Harbour while enjoying a drink from the fully stocked bar.
Oz Whale Watching was launched in June 2012 and is a division of Sydney Princess Cruises, one of Sydney's most established boat charter companies offering full service event cruises on Sydney Harbour.
Join your favourite Australian film and television stars this December, as they honour screen excellence at the sixth AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel, telecast on Channel Seven.
Walk the red carpet alongside your favourite Australian film and television stars before celebrating the achievements of the best screen performers and practitioners at the AACTA Awards Ceremony.
Tickets go on sale on Friday October 7, 2016.
To keep up to date with ticketing information, subscribe to AACTA today on their website....
Sea Sydney Harbour creates the most memorable experiences on Sydney Harbour by providing a boat chartering service suitable for a variety of occasions.
The Kirralee is a spacious catamaran that can accommodate up to 30 guests and provide an uninterrupted view of one of the world's most beautiful harbours. It is the perfect vessel for private charters to celebrate any occasion or to have a relaxing day out in Sydney Harbour. Your preferred experience can be customised according to your celebration and to suit your requirements and budget.
The 10.5 metre Seawind Resort 1050 is designed to cater for groups comfortably. There is a large internal cabin and cockpit area with easy access to the front bow area. The vessel includes an iPod dock with internal and external speakers, galley (kitchen) with microwave, onboard gas barbecue, two large eskies with ice, onboard toilet, swim ladder, and onboard safety equipment....
Australia’s biggest and best music acts will come together at The Star, Sydney to celebrate 30 glorious years of the ARIA Awards on Wednesday, November 23. The 2016 ARIA Awards Presented By Telstra and proudly supported by the NSW Government, through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW is destined to be the biggest ceremony yet and a milestone to remember.
It was back in early 1987 Sir Elton John hosted the very first ARIA Awards at the Sheraton Wentworth Hotel in Sydney, and was joined by the inaugural ARIA winners including John Farnham, INXS, and Crowded House. Over the next three decades the ARIA Awards has become the pinnacle event on the Australian music calendar, forging careers, creating icons, and playing host to countless magic moments and performances.
The ARIAs will celebrate its 30-year history with a show that will feature star-studded performances from current and iconic artists, with very special guest appearances from around Australia and the world....
Try the 'Swipe and Ride' automated bike hire for an hour, half-day or entire day - offering you a simple, convenient, and pleasant way to discover your surroundings at any time, day or night.
You can rent these bikes 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year round from Interbike Automated Bike Hire Stations in Sydney, Newcastle, Hunter Valley using your credit or debit card, or corporate cards. No registering hassle, no deposit, no PIN, just 'Swipe and Ride'!
Free helmets, locks, lights, and maps are provided to guests staying at their partner hotels, but also to the general public.
Explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Sydney, or enjoy the serendipity of a reborn city, Newcastle - by bike, day or night!
Candid Town Photography offers personal photography workshops in the greater Sydney area. Courses are designed for beginners and enthusiasts who wish to improve their photography skills.
This is a practical and informative three hour photography walking tour with locations chosen by the participants. Street photography in the busy City of Sydney, landscape photography capturing the spectacular sights, or night photography of the magnificent skyline.
To book a tour or for more information, please refer to the web site....
Sydney Celebration Cruises conducts cruises and tours of Sydney Harbour, providing both event style cruises such as lunch and dinner cruises along with full charter and party boat services.
Sydney Celebration Cruises is a family run business with over 15 years experience cruising Sydney Harbour, their guests are the heart and soul of their business and their goal is to create unforgettable Sydney Harbour Cruise experiences.
The Darling is a multi-award luxury boutique hotel featuring 171 room and suites with spectacular harbour views in Pyrmont, just 10 minutes away from anywhere in Sydney's central business district.
The rooms include all features that are 'Distinctively Darling', from the handpicked pillow menu to textured wallpapers and bespoke furniture. Service is premium, from individual check-in desks and host in the lobby, to environmentally friendly in-room controls.
Other features include floor-to-ceiling glass windows, 100 per cent Egyptian cotton bed linen, marble bathrooms with rain shower heads, exclusive Molton Brown bathroom products, innovative control system from opening your blinds to adjusting air temperature, WiFi and more. You can also spoil yourself with their suites: Stellar, Adored and Jewel, where all your needs are catered to.
A stay at The Darling also means you can access to The Star's range of fine dining restaurants, bars, clubs, live performances and more. ...
Experience the wonders of Sydney Harbour and its famous destinations with the Sydney Harbour Eco Hopper. Sydney Harbour Eco Hopper operates a fast ferry service stopping at seven must-see Sydney locations including Darling Harbour, Luna Park, Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo, Watson's Bay, Manly and the Quarantine Station seven days per week.
Departing every two hours for a two hour round trip, the Eco Hopper provides a flexible hop on and hop off experience and includes live commentary on board the vessels.
The Sydney Harbour Eco Hopper also offers Combo Deals which include an Eco Hopper ticket and entry to an attraction of choice. Combo Deals save time and money, and are available for visits to a selection of attractions including Taronga Zoo, Sydney Aquarium, WILDLIFE Sydney, Luna Park, Oceanworld Manly and Q Station or choose the City Sightseeing Bus Combo ticket to experience the wonders of Sydney and Bondi....
Karisma Cruises is about setting a new standard on the Harbour with every element of your event. They want to ensure that they are your number one go-to Harbour cruise company and are the leaders in holding the most enjoyable Sydney Harbour private charters.
With new, uniquely designed boats, you and your guests will feel spoilt with comfort and luxury as if you were in a five star restaurant, but on the water with a world class 360 degree uninterrupted view. Even better!
To match that modern luxury feel, the fresh, gourmet food cooked by their onboard chefs and their local and international beverage list will ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy and rave about.
Finally, in addition to this, enjoy the service by the friendly and accommodating staff that you will wish you could take home with you (no exaggeration, they have been asked a few times!) .
From start to finish, your private charter booking is so easy and enjoyable, you will be left with a vivid memory of what planning a special Sydney Harbour cruise should be like, every time....
*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Bring your family and friends and get amongst the Australia Day celebrations at Sydney Fish Market.
Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch in the sunshine while rocking out to a live band playing all your Aussie favourites.
With face painting to entertain the kids, it's the perfect family outing. ...
Sydney Fish Market (SFM) offers visitors and Sydneysiders the opportunity to experience an authentic working fish market. It is the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and the world's second largest seafood market in terms of variety outside of Japan.
Business for the market begins at 5.30am when seafood buyers arrive to check the day's catch before the auction, where 2,700 crates (52 tonnes) are sold per day. Visitors to SFM have the opportunity to book a Behind the Scenes Tour and see all the action.
Retailers at SFM offer a wide variety of fresh seafood and much more. Buy some seafood for dinner or come for lunch to enjoy a yummy fresh seafood meal on the wharf overlooking the water.
Sydney Seafood School is also located at the market; it holds a variety of seafood cookery classes including some hosted by Australia's leading chefs!...
Meander through the city to Pyrmont Bay Park for the Lunar Markets, a pop-up food festival with a range of delicious Asian dishes. This sumptuous display is truly its own mini-festival. Grab a bite and relax under a canopy of Chinese lanterns as you chow down on succulent satay sticks, tasty translucent dumplings and fragrant fried rice....