Whats On: Sydney in June
Expect a whole heap of food, film festivals, countless laughs and even a High Tea on a ferris wheel.
There’s no doubt that Sydney has it all – but, to top it all off (the cherry on top of the cake), we’ve put together a list of events that will definitely fill up your June calendar.
El’ Circo Degustation
An experience like no other. Held at Slide in Darlinghurst, enjoy El’ Circo – a circus, cabaret and burlesque show all in one – all with a nine course degustation. Pairing the nine acts with the nine courses you’ll be stunned with the level of passion in both the food and acts displayed on the night. Definitely keep your eye out for the pole performers who will definitely make that jaw drop!
Blackie Blackie Brown
This show is definitely just for the adults. Blackie Blackie Brown is the story of Dr Jacqueline Black who discovers a mass grave and is then powered by the spirit of her great grandmother to turn into Blackie Blackie Brown – a cold-blooded vigilante. The mission: to kill the descendants of the men who massacred her ancestors. There’ll be strong language, violence, adult themes and a whole lot of laughs guaranteed. “Your white meat is DONE, motherf***er.”
German Film Festival
Willkommen (welcome) to the German Film Festival! Now in its 15th year, Palace Cinemas have taken over the much-loved German feature films with 26 titles that range from comedies, to documentaries and short films. This year, there will be six films that are appropriate for younger audiences. All of which will be an engagement with German culture and language. “Wir sehen uns dort!” – We’ll see you there!
The Lady and The Unicorn
Believed to have been created around 1500, the most internationally recognised tapestries will be in Sydney till June 24. The Lady and The Unicorn still to this today create lengthy speculations about their creator, meaning and reasoning. Unfortunately none of which cannot be answered. Travelling to Sydney from Musée de Cluny – Musée national du moyen Âge in Paris since its purchase in 1882; this is a once in a lifetime exhibit.
The Sugar House
Starring Wentworth’s Kris McQuade, The Sugar House is a story of work, corruption, family and social change in Sydney. Narelle being Sydney born and bred, recently lost her sense of belonging – but soon realizes that maybe she can help to fix the future rather than dwelling on the past. Directed by Sarah Goodes, The Sugar House is more important a story of how Australia went from working class to middle class.
Sydney Film Festival
Starting in 1954, Sydney Film Festival is a celebration of film production as a whole. For twelve days, various venues around the city and surrounds will taking on Sydney Film Festival to host premieres, talks, and viewing parties. With over 200 films available across the State Theatre and cinemas in the CBD, Newtown, Cremorne and Western Sydney to name the few – Australia will be able to experience some of the best work cinema has to offer.
Jurassic Lounge: 2099
A futuristic installment to Vivid’s light extravaganza – Jurassic Lounge: 2099 is Sydney’s party of the year equipped with a silent disco, food stalls, bars, wearable dinosaur exoskeletons and even a 2099 costume competition. Teaming up with Supanova Comic Con and Gaming Expo will be a space-loving, futuristic playground for adults. Don’t forget your aluminum foil headwear.
Good Food and Wine Show
From June 22 – 24, the International Convention Centre Sydney will be transforming into a foodie heaven. With a Riedel sensory workshop, Spiegelau beer glass tasting, margherita pizza masterclass, a cocktail workshop and many more jaw dropping stores to wander around – this is a must not miss event. Hosted by Citi, this food, wine and everything in between gathering will be an extravaganza to say the least.
The Girl and The Woman
Directed by Dino Dimitriadis, The Girl and The Woman is a live performance twelve years in the making. The story begins of a young Muslim girl who endeavours on a path of discovery with her sexuality. Alongside with psychical change to her body; her values clash with her upbringing, beliefs and her mother. This will be an intimate yet hilarious experience for any viewer considering its adult themes and strong sexual themes.
Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties Exhibition
Teaming up with the Justice and Police Museum, Museum of Sydney will be showcasing an exhibit like no other – over 130 candid and compelling mugshots that were taken by New South Wales Police between 1920 and 1930. Previously part of the Forensic Photography Archive, this astonishing collection will enable visitors to travel through the dark side of Sydney’s infamous underworld.
Ferris Wheel High Tea
The Ferris Wheel High Tea has returned and is definitely a high tea experience like no other. Hopping onto Luna Park’s renowned ferris wheel, you’ll be able to enjoy specially curated finger foods (including sweets of course), while you ride around enjoying the best view of the beautiful city below. Teaming up with Deck Lounge at Luna Park, this is expected to be a fast selling, intricate experience. Definitely check out the haunted house afterwards.