10 enriching things to do in Sydney right now

As an independent Sydney Real Estate Agency, we’re incredibly passionate about our city. We love Sydney for all its diversity and vibrancy. There’s always so much on offer to do and so many wonderful enriching experiences to have. For us, our favourite form of enrichment are The Arts and Sydney always presents us with lots to choose from. We’ve looked around and have found some must-sees over March and April.

  1. Taste of Sydney – 9-12 March

The annual feasting event is in Centennial Parklands this weekend. Book your tickets, loosen your belt and prepare yourself for some serious overindulgence.

  1. La Traviata at The Opera House – now until 1 April

This is the inspiration behind the infamous Pretty Woman. In fact, it’s the opera that features in the storyline. It’s a wonderful introduction to the world of opera, it’s light on the ears and easy to listen to. If you’ve not yet seen an opera or want to introduce someone to it, then this is the one to take them to.

  1. #50BestTalks – 1 April

The World’s 50 best restaurants awards program comes to Australia in April 2017 and this is part of the calendar. A live conversation with commentator and journalist, Annabel Crabb and 5 of the word’s best chefs; including out very own Peter Gilmore from Quay Restaurant.

  1. Harbour Sculpture – 17 March–2 April

This is the Inner-West’s version of Sculptures By The Sea. Visit the Hunters Hill sailing club for internal exhibits or the harbour foreshore at Clarkes Point Reserve for the outside exhibits. With more that 114 works to admire, it’s sure to be an enriching day out.

  1. Carmen on Sydney Harbour – 24 March–23 April

Sydney Harbour is the feature back-drop in a few events this month. This particular one is the operatic masterpiece, Carmen. Soak in the sights and let the music captivate you. You either love it or hate it but when you love opera, it grabs you and carries you through the story.

  1. Art month – Until 20 March

This is a Sydney wide festival celebrating contemporary art and artists. There are a number of rich and diverse exhibitions, workshops, panel discussions, artists studio visits, tours, precinct nights and more to choose from.

  1. Parramasala Festival – 10–12 March

A colourful mix of music, dance, parade, theatre, food, film and heritage this is a celebration of the diverse and rich cultures in Sydney’s west.

  1. Ocean Film Festival – 10-15 March

This touring showcase is a collation of short films with one thing in common – the ocean and its preservation. The independent filmmakers are both Australian and International. It will be touring around Sydney and beyond, details of venues are listed when you go to purchase tickets.

  1. Faulty Towers , the dining experience – 16-19 March

If you loved Faulty Towers and feel like immersing yourself in a full 3-course comedy show, then your wish has been granted. This is so popular it’s back for its sixth-run at The Opera House.

  1. The Sydney Skinny – 19 March

This is no laughing matter, returning for the fifth year it’s your chance to swim in the harbour completely nude. It’s a fully ticketed event and has complete privacy. It’s purely for enjoyment so isn’t timed and is not a race. Meet at Cobblers Beach, Middle Head, Sydney Harbour National Park.