This Weekend in Sydney

Sydney, this weekend has plenty on offer for you, with the 59th Newtown Festival, a new brunch series and some thought provoking art exhibitions, it’s going to be a good one.

Do: Newtown Festival

This year, Newtown Festival is hoping to be bigger, better and more “Newtown” than years past. Taking place on Sunday November 12th, the 39th instalment of the festival is themed, “Home is where the heart is”. Your $5 entry donation will go directly to Newtown Neighbourhood Centre. There will be a bunch of Newtown’s famous food, with Bloodwood, Hartsyard and Mary’s among the mix, as well as 16 music acts and other entertainment and activity to keep you busy throughout the day. For more information, click the link below:

Chew: Basque Brunch @ Firedoor

How good does a pintxos style brunch, with an assortment of wood-baked eggs with chorizo and potato tortillas, grilled peppers and Jamon brunch sound. Luckily, Firedoor have started their Basque Brunches on Sunday mornings. The Basque inspired brunch will have a few boozy breakfast options for you to dive in to as well.  For more information, and where to book:

View: Barbara McGrady // Always Will Be

Open throughout November until the 9th of December is Indigenous photojournalist, Barbara McGrady’s exhibition, “Always Will Be”.  The exhibition documents the Indigenous communities and is particularly concerned with urban issues affecting Indigenous Australians.   It’s a chance to view and learn about the communities in Sydney in order to foster social change.