This Weekend In Sydney 25/5

Don’t let the cold make you become a homebody just yet, there’s still so many more autumn adventures to be had right here in our hometown. See a play, eat a roast, listen to some live tunes or see some crazy lights; there’s plenty of time to sit at home by the heater later.

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WATCH: The Sugar House

An intriguing tale of family and corruption, The Sugar House, is being brought to the iconic Belvoir Theatre from May 5th to June 3rd. The Sugar House tells a story about a family whose troubled and twisted lives revolved around a sugar refinery in Pyrmont; and focuses on the class history and struggles that Australian society has gone through in its recent history. Tickets are on sale now, visit before The Sugar House ends.

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EAT: The Paddington Sunday Feast

With the winter chill well and truly settling in, it’s time to head on over to The Paddington on Oxford Street for a very hearty long Sunday lunch – because there’s no better feeling than relaxing on a Sunday afternoon with a full belly and a good glass of wine. It’s a feast of a lunch with all the trimmings, just like the classic Sunday arvo roasts of your childhood gone by. So sit back, reminisce and enjoy it all and if you need any help with that there are $20 carafes of wine on offer. To book, head online now:

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EAT: Chargrill Charlies International Hamburger Day

Just in case you needed another reason to eat a burger in this bun encased city, Chargrill Charlies will be offering $5 chicken and beef burgers all day on Sunday, March 27. Although the internationally recognised Hamburger Day is officially on March 28, Chargrill Charlies are celebrating a day early at their ten locations across Sydney. Check out the details here

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SEE: VIVID Sydney 2018

All the visual grandeur of Vivid Sydney will return to light up Sydney from Friday, May 25. Head down to the city and its surrounds to see the various exhibits on show until June 16. In Kings Cross, the famous Coca-Cola sign has been re-imagined by Sydney Bouhaniche of 32 Hundred Lighting and Iain Reed. Next stop is the Royal Botanic Garden, where The Bloom and Impressions exhibits interact with the garden beds and floristry of the Royal Botanic Garden in innovative and interactive ways. The Rocks will house 555 Nanometers, a green canopy that transforms into a creature of its surroundings. These are just some of the many installations and events that make up Vivid this year; head to the Vivid website for more information about each event.

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CHILL: Sunset Sessions at Cockatoo Island

Head to arguably one of the coolest locations in Sydney - Cockatoo Island - for an evening of live music and good vibes this Saturday, May 26. Bring a picnic, head to the pop-up food stall Bar on the Hill or grab some ceviche to pair with the prime beverages on offer from Archie Rose Distillery Co. Expect soul, blues, jazz, pop and folk tunes to grace your ears as you take in our beautiful city from an equally beautiful location. Head online to grab your tickets now.