CANCER COUNCIL GIRL'S NIGHT IN
2 AUGUST, SOFITEL BRISBANE CENTRAL
Sofitel Brisbane Central will present the launch of Cancer Council's Girls' Night In, The French Way. Girls' Night In is a simple and fun way for women to come together and socialise whilst raising much needed funds and awareness to women's cancer research, prevention programs and supporter services. The private event hosted by Lady Mayoress, Nina Schrinner will bring together Brisbanites for a night of fundraising to give hope to the one in six Queensland women diagnosed with breast or gynecological cancer in their lifetime.
BRIDGE TO BRISBANE
25 AUGUST, INNER BRISBANE
Discover Brisbane's most iconic landmarks during The Sunday Mail Bridge to Brisbane. For 23 years, the Bridge to Brisbane has held a special place in the hearts of our community, uniting race goers and supporters in celebration of our great city and the change to conquer a personal best.
QUEENSLAND COUNTRY LIFE RACEDAY
10 AUGUST, BRISBANE SHOWGROUNDS
Located at Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane Racing Club presents the Queensland Country Life Raceday. The racing carnival is home to timeless traditions of horse racing, high end fashion, live entertainment and magnificent food. Funds raised on the dy will go towards the Queensland Country Women's Association.
THE ROYAL QUEENSLAND SHOW (EKKA)
9-28 AUGUST, BRISBANE SHOWGROUNDS
Experience Queensland's largest and most loved annual event, running since 1876. The Ekka brings the country and city together for a true celebration of agriculture. Experience the best of Queensland with 10,000 animals including beef cattle, cats and dogs, world class live entertainment, award winning food and wine, carnival rides, showbags and muc more.
BRISBANE LIONS VS GEELONG
17 AUGUST, THE GABBA
Witness one of Australia's great sporting rivalry's this August at the Gabba when the Brisbane Lion's go head to head with the Geelong Cats. Located in one of Queensland's largest sporting venues, you too can take part in one of Brisbane'most exhilarating sporting events. Are you craving some added night life? Before or after the game, explore the lively Southbank precinct for a drink or bite to eat. The Gabba is only a kilometre from Brisbane's CBD, with Southbank Station just a train stop away.
NICOLAS MOLÉ - THEY LOOK AT YOU
on until 28 JUNE 2020, GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Located in Southbank, just one kilometre from the CBD, head to Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art to experience Nicolas Molé's immersive installation. They Look at You is an animated installation that embodies the forest environment of his ancestral home, Lifou in New Caledonia. Pulsing natural life forms found in this environment are symbols for the forces of nature. Visitng Nicolas Molé's installation is free, alongside multiple other exhibitions on at the Gallery of Modern Art.
ROMEO AND JULIET - QUEENSLAND BALLET
28 AUGUST - 7 SEPTEMBER, QPAC
After a sell out season in 2014, Sir Kenneth MacMillan's iconic rendition of the bard's famous tale of star cross'd lovers, Romeo and Juliet returns for another magnificent season. MacMillan's grand production brings the streets of Verona to life with elegant costumes, majest6ic sets and daring choreography that matches the dramatic heights of this classic love story. With special guest conductor, Alondra de la Parra (Queensland Symphony Orchestra) taking the baton at select performacnes, this will be a sophisticated production of artisitc grandeur. A drama of romance, passion and tragedy, Romeo and Juliet is the unmissable ballet performance of the year.