What's on Sydney

Outside-the-box things to do in Sydney right now

What's on Sydney

If you’re looking for something a bit different to do in Sydney over the next few weeks, we’ve got you covered. From gin on the lawn to date night jewellery making, there are lots to choose from:


Gin on the lawn

Enjoy Bombay  Sapphire gin cocktails and Chiswick canapes on the lawn outside Chiswick Woollahra. Accompanied by live acoustic tunes and garden games. We’re in.


Where: 65 Ocean St, Woollahra NSW 2025

When: Weds 21 and 28 November 2018 from 5.30-7.30pm


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Sunrise on the steps – powered by Samsung

Start the day with focus and poise as you experience the Sydney Opera House like never before. From now until 15 December 2018, you can enjoy yoga sessions by the steps of our most iconic building.


Where: Sydney Opera House – Eastern Podium at the top of the Opera House steps

When:  Wednesdays and Fridays 7am and Saturdays 7.30am and 9am from now until 15 December 2018

How much? $25


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 Sydney events Woollhara and Taronga Zoo

Taronga Unwrapped

If you’re a small business who want to eliminate plastic from your supply chain, then this is the networking event for you. You’ll join other conscious Sydney businesses and sustainability experts to help find cost savings, explore engagement strategies, and create peer networks that contribute to healthy oceans.


Where: Taronga Zoo (free parking included)

When: Thursday 22 November 5-7pm

How much? Free


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Porcelain Christmas Ornaments Classes

Whether you’re looking to create hand-made gifts or to put your own personal stamp on your Christmas tree, this course will help you explore your creativity and make your first ceramic pieces. Under the guidance of Marie-Hélène you’ll create timeless porcelain ornaments to hang on a Christmas tree, a festive wreath, or use as napkin rings.


Where: 76 Botany Rd, Waterloo NSW 2017

When: Weds 21 November 1.30pm to 4pm

Weds 21 November 6-8.30pm

Sat 24 November 1.30-4pm

Weds 5 December 2018 1.30-4pm

Weds 5 December 2018 6-8.30pm

Sat 8 December 2018 1.30-4pm

How much? $165pp


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two pictures, the Sydney Opera House and ceramic Christmas decorations. 

Kings Cross + Tick


This is an exhibition by Spanish artist Elvira Martos whose been living and working as an artist in Kings Cross. Fascinated by everyday moments, she paints ordinary people and scenes – using colours, spots, and brush strokes to express everything that cannot be photographed.


Where: Kings Cross Library 50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Potts Point

When: From now until Sun 16 Dec 9am-7pm

How much? Free


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The Finders Keepers Spring Summer 2018 Market


Shop design, discover new music talents, connect with creativity, and explore a range of lifestyle offerings. The Finders Keepers celebrates hundreds of new and established makers alongside delicious food and drink vendors.


Where: Barangaroo Reserve, Barangaroo Sydney

When:  30 Nov – 2 Dec

How much? $5 plus whatever you buy


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 Sydney Finders Keepers markets

Pilates in Potts Point

Everyone is welcome to this popular community pilates class. Amanda Tasker is volunteering her time to teach exercises designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, posture, and enhance mental awareness.


Where: Reginald Murphy Community Centre, 19 Greenknowe Ave, Potts Point

When: Tues and Weds 10-11am until 19 December 2018

How much? Free* but you’ll need to book as spaces are limited


*Donations very much welcome for the volunteer teacher


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Flower workshop: Beginners


If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make beautiful flower arrangements, now is your chance. You’ll walk away with 1 floral arrangement (hand-tied or vase arrangement), a handout with flower names, and basic information about the class. All materials are provided.


When: Sat 24 November 11am-1pm

Where: 1/574 Botany Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015

How much? $132


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Date night workshops

If you’re looking for inspiration for an outside-the-box date night then look no further. You can enjoy an intimate workshop and design gallery in jewellery making. Make a rung in wax and have it cast in silver, gold or bronze. Only 1 or 2 people at a time.


When: Call to make an appointment

Where: Industrial Bling, 39 Orwell St, Elizabeth Bay NSW 2011

How much? $95 each for beginners


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Brix Rum blending masterclass

Create your own blend of rum at Sydney’s only dedicated rum distillery.


When: Fortnightly o Thurs 6.30-10.30pm until Thurs 20 December 2018

How much? $120


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