Going Down: 15 Dec - 17 Dec

Give old mate Santa a hand by picking up some locally designed and produced stocking fillers at various Christmas markets this week. Here’s what’s going down in Sydney.


Beard Club Screening

Vic on the Park Hotel, Marrickville


‘Beard Club’ is a short crowd-funded documentary about the Sydney Facial Hair Club. The Vic will be screening the 9-minute film at 8pm – come on down for some beers and beard-watching.

Spoiler Alert

Giant Dwarf Theatre, Redfern


Kyran Wheatley and Rhys Nicholson present a “live film quiz panel show podcast extravaganza,” alongside Brendan Cowell, Justin Hamilton, Angus Truskett and Laura Hughes. Come get your fill of puns from 7.30pm.

Moneys? $15 concession, $17 adults.


Christmas Artisan Food Market

Hyde Park Barracks Museum

Queens Square, Macquarie St, Sydney from 5pm

Sydney Living Museums are hosting the annual Christmas Artisan Food Market at the World Heritage listed Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Treat yo-self to a hand-picked selection of Sydney’s finest producers, DIY gourmet food hampers and a Young Henrys’ pop-up bar.

Paddington Christmas Night Market

Paddington Markets, 395 Oxford St


Food, music and a free pressie wrapping service – the Paddington Christmas Night Markets are a great way to get your last minute gifts – all Australian designed and locally made!

The Good Draw

The Lord Gladstone Hotel, Chippendale


The Gladstone’s Jackpot has hit $2000 – come try your luck for the winnings in time for Christmas. Meat trays and $10 steaks up for grabs too.