Our 'what's on' calendar is the place to find out about cultural, heritage and historical events happening across the greater Brisbane area. You can view events by 'list' or calendar by 'month' view. 'List' view offers a snapshot of what events are coming up. Please use the 'month' view to look into the future.
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Let our experienced guides take you on a journey through Brisbane’s abundant food story in this lunch time tour of our three latest exhibitions: Tastes like Sunshine; Food Futures and Our Collection: Harvest to Hearth. On this personalised tour you will gain insights into the new artworks and installations by acclaimed artists Elizabeth Willing, Sean Rafferty and Carol McGregor, reflect on the rich history of our city’s iconic produce markets, take the diet determination quiz and enjoy Museum of Brisbane’s Collection showcase of food-inspired artworks.…Find out more »
Tastes like Sunshine is a dream for creative kids – drawing on the walls anyone? Drawing in chocolate on those walls? To make sure our youngest audiences get the most out of our new exhibition series, MoB Kids is presenting Sunshine Sundays. Every Sunday our family-friendly workshops kick-off with a tour of the exhibition and are then followed by hands-on arts and craft activities. Arts activities include creating patterns and prints with food, building your own seed and clay mandala, still life…Find out more »
This week at the Good Food Club join Genevieve Windley from Scenic Rim Regional Council for an in-depth discussion about Eat Local Week, a festival showcasing the people who produce food and wine in the Scenic Rim. The festival has transformed perceptions of Scenic Rim food production and generated significant tourism and business outcomes for the region. Genevieve will also share the new book, Eat Local: Food, Farming & Conversation in the Scenic Rim, a stunning collection of wholesome recipes and stories…Find out more »
Micro gardening is all about utilising small spaces in the best possible way to intensify and grow your garden. Join Lydia Blocksidge in this hands-on tutorial on understanding and applying companion planting techniques to minimize your energy inputs and maximise your harvest outputs. This event is one of an eight-part series of workshops led by Northey Street City Farm experts to get you growing and thinking sustainably. Weekly topics including living lightly (reduce your footprint), micro gardening and companion planting,…Find out more »
We may be a big city but Brisbane is also home to many farmers passionate about delivering the best and freshest produce direct to our plates. As part of Tastes like Sunshine, Museum of Brisbane is taking a small group on an intimate tour of some of the city’s farms, introducing you to the people behind the produce and providing on-site tastings. The morning kicks off with a guided tour of Tastes like Sunshinewhere you will discover snippets of Brisbane’s local food…Find out more »
Join food consultant and passionate advocate of Queensland produce, Alison Alexander for a tasting and storytelling event that will uncover the hidden gems of our abundant produce sector. Alison has a long and esteemed history of showcasing farmers, cooks and chefs across Queensland and Australia. She was co-founder of the first Brisbane Farmer’s Market and has traveled the length and breadth of the state profiling our local agriculture and food industries. The Good Food Club is served with a side of beautiful acoustic…Find out more »
This week at the Good Food Club, join Karen Perks and Dale Chapman from the First Foods Company to celebrate Australian bush foods and learn how they transformed their passion into a business. The Yerongpan Dancers will use dance to take you on a journey through traditional food gathering stories and traditional tool use and creation, as well as reveal how food continues to inspire their arts practice. The Good Food Club is served with a side of beautiful acoustic music and afternoon tea…Find out more »
Join Dick Copeman as he explores the many foods available in our city beyond your front gates. Together you will learn about edible weeds, uncovering the secret fruits of the city, and that sometime the best food isn’t found in the supermarket but all around you. This event is one of an eight-part series of workshops led by Northey Street City Farm experts to get you growing and thinking sustainably. Weekly topics including living lightly (reduce your footprint), micro gardening…Find out more »
Join Bruce Pascoe as he discusses the hidden histories of how the Aboriginal people across Australia used domesticated plants and engaged in sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing. Bruce is an Australian Indigenous writer from the Bunurong clan, of the Kulin nation. He has worked as a teacher, farmer, fisherman and Aboriginal language researcher. His book, Dark Emu Black Seeds: Agriculture of Accident? has been widely acclaimed as a ground-breaking publication providing compelling evidence that Aboriginal peoples developed permanent dwellings, food stores and sophisticated…Find out more »
Join a food discovery tour to explore the authentic Asian cuisines available at Sunnybank Plaza’s Asian supermarkets, butchers and restaurants. Your tour guide and experienced chef Tony Ching, will show you the best places to eat and shop for fresh Asian food and give you loads of hints and tips about choosing the best produce, key ingredients and some insight into Asian culture. Our guests will also enjoy a delicious Yum Cha lunch at the famous Landmark restaurant.Find out more »