Sydney is one of the most vibrant cities in the world with sun-drenched beaches, award-winning restaurants and the wolrd-famous harbour. If you are planning a trip this April, make sure to choose minibus charter for a convenient ride to attend these events!
The premier roots and blues festival of Australia, Bluesfest is back again with 6 stages and over 200 performances of the best soul, folk, roots and blues artists. Attend the final night on the 2nd of April to experience an electrifying ambiance. Along with performance stages, there will be food stalls, food courts and licensed bars. One can expect a sublime piece of music doing the rounds, on one of the biggest stages in the world. Sit back and enjoy the atmosphere, while you drool over it.
Orange F.O.O.D Week
The annual F.O.O.D Week is here with loads of fine food and wine in a 10-day event scheduled to start from the 6th of April. The event will showcase the region’s superb restaurants, talented chefs, gourmet products, elegant wines and fresh produce. You get everything from 100-Mile Dinner to a huge Night Market and cooking demonstrations to wine tasting. The dinner will be hosted by the people of Molong and the F.O.O.D Week Committee, featuring dishes made from fresh produce.
The Collectors’ Plant Fair
One of the most treasured garden events in Australia is here with the Collectors Plant Fair, displaying the biggest range of plant material all across the country. The 2-day event on the 7th and 8th of April is perfect for those who love collecting rare flowers and plants for the gardens. Surround yourself with expert advice and unique inspiration to craft your own garden jungle at home. There is plenty to watch out for, as you take your time to smell the flowers.
Sail Port Stephens
The annual yachting regatta, Sail Port Stephens will be held in the beautiful waterways of Port Stephens Marine Park, with d’Albora Marina being the centre host. Starting 9th of April, the regatta offers great entertainment and social program, along with sailing opportunities. There will be a host of children’s activities as well. It is certainly one of the fastest emerging events on the national calendar and is set to become globally recognised. Port Stephens is hardly a 3-hour drive from the city of Sydney, and a wide array of accommodation is available to suit your requirement.
Stars of the Beaches Dance for Cancer
Would you like to burn up the dance floor for a good cause? Stars of the Beaches line-up is all set to take the stage for an intense dance competition in different categories. The local heroes will be coupled with professional dancers from Arthur Murray Dance Centres and Tempo Red Academy of Performing Arts, in the tradition of Strictly Ballroom and Dancing with the Stars. These dynamic pairs will be given a task of learning a routine in a way that has been randomly chosen for them. Dance genres include the likes of Foxtrot, Freestyle, West Coast Swing, Cha Cha, jazz and Contemporary.
Tender Young Creatures
Does it excite you to see young people endowed with confidence? You certainly wouldn’t want to miss a talented bunch of young creatives taking the main stage at the Bondi Pavilion, with an indulging storytelling of Little Red Riding Hood. The program will commence on the 16th of April, incorporating devising workshops, ukulele concerts and ukulele workshops. The theatrical and musical fortnight is offering young women with a chance to gain self-confidence by polishing the power of the voices and revealing the imaginative inner spirits. You and your family can enjoy the season of Tender Young Creatures workshops and performances.
La boheme on Sydney Harbour
The annual season of Opera Australia is here for yet another energetic line-up kicking off on 22nd of April, in a pure Sydney Spectacle with big flashy sets, bright lights, fireworks and harbour views. The outdoor setup will be directed by Andy Morton, along with a feature design by Dan Potra. Undoubtedly, there will be plenty of Puccini earworms, along with comedy, sex, romance and tragedy. Maija Kovalevska and Sopranos lulia Maria Dan will play the role of Mimi, while Paul O’Neill and Rodolfo Ho-Yoon chung will be sharing the role of Rodolfo.
ANZAC Day March
On the 25th of April, the ANZAC Day March gives you an opportunity to commemorate those who served in national interests, and especially the ones who sacrificed their lives in the defence of Australia. There will be World War veterans, allies, civilians and Army people taking part in the March that will take place at the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Martin Place. A commemoration service will be held next to the Pool of Remembrance at the ANZAC War Memorial right at the end of the parade.
Return of the big season is here with the Killers announcing their arrival on the 28th of April. It was soon expected with their due performance at the AFL Grand Finale Day. The rock stars have revealed something big with an arena tour kicking off this April. Their 5th album Wonderful Wonderful will be on its way by then, as we’ll chant the recent singles ‘Run For Cover’ and ‘The Man’ with the same delight as old favourites ‘Mr Brightside’ and ‘Somebody Told Me’.
See the world through the eyes of a 13-year old guy, Ethan Hugh, who at the age of 4 was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. Kaleidoscope is a performance that utilises unique storytelling techniques inspired by a book written by Ethan’s mum. His world will come to life through an engaging display of awe-inspiring acrobatics, music and colour. This beautiful story will help kids in learning about different life experiences and perspectives, along with showing them that confusion in life is nothing to be wary of. Focusing on theme of love and acceptance, the performance rejoices the differences that define our identity. Alongside scheduled performances, there will also be circus workshops to entertain one and all.