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2 new markets in Sydney

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Get ready to ring in the Easter festivities with two spectacular markets presented by Cambridge Markets, set to paint the town with vibrant energy and delightful offerings. As we gear up for the joyful season, mark your calendars and prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through a world of creativity, delectable cuisines, and boundless community spirit. A Tale of Two Markets The much-anticipated Cronulla Easter Market is all set to make a triumphant return at the picturesque Don Lucas Reserve, Wanda Beach, Cronulla, on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, from 10am to 4pm. Meanwhile, The Ultimate Easter Market EQ is gearing up to captivate visitors at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park, on Easter Sunday, March 31, from 10am to 4pm. Delightful Offerings Await! Step into a world where over 150 stallholders will converge from across Sydney, offering a diverse array of fashion, homewares, gifts, art, craft, plants, toys, and much more. Embrace the fusion of global flavors as both markets present a tantalizing smorgasbord of world cuisines, ranging from Thai to Turkish, promising an epicurean experience like no other. Unveiling the Magic Madelienne Anderson, the director of Cambridge Markets, expresses her excitement for these upcoming events, “We at Cambridge Markets love a good Easter market. It’s a great time of year for markets as the weather is fabulous and people enjoy this relaxed period when they get to take a breather from the fast pace of the new year.” She adds, “Both these markets will have their own flavor, and bring a bit of… Read More

A night of music and dance: West Side Story returns to Sydney Harbour in 2024!

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Hold onto your seats, Sydney! Opera Australia (OA) has just announced that the sensational musical West Side Story will be making a triumphant return to the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour stage in 2024. And that’s not all – OA is thrilled to renew its partnerships with Dr Haruhisa Handa’s International Foundation for Arts and Culture and Destination NSW, ensuring a spectacular season for all to enjoy. If you missed out on the electrifying production of West Side Story when it first hit the stage in 2019, now is your chance to experience this larger-than-life extravaganza. The show received thunderous applause and became the most successful Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour production to date, drawing record-breaking crowds and selling over 65,000 tickets. Prepare to be captivated by the monumental stage, vibrant costumes, and an exceptional cast of singers and dancers as they once again grace the iconic Mrs Macquaries Point. With unmatched views of Sydney’s famous skyline and a breathtaking nightly fireworks display, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour offers an unrivaled theatrical experience that will leave you in awe. Directed by the brilliant Francesca Zambello, West Side Story transports the energy and grit of New York City right to Sydney Harbour. The iconic songs and mesmerizing dance numbers will have you on the edge of your seat, bringing the magic of this musical masterpiece to life. And let’s not forget Jerome Robbins’ famed choreography, which will once again set the over-water stage ablaze. Fiona Allan, CEO of Opera Australia, expressed her excitement about the continued… Read More

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Streets of Barangaroo Artisan Markets


In very exciting news, The Streets of Barangaroo are going to be hosting their Artisan Markets again this year on Saturday 13 May (Mother’s Day weekend). From 10am to 4pm, The Streets will come alive with over 40 stalls boasting carefully curated artisanal wares. The markets have a large focus on sustainability, with CandleXchange (high-quality fragranced candles in reusable glass and ceramic containers), Dula Australia (swimwear and activewear crafted from recycled materials), 4evaeco (family-owned small business who’ve created family-friendly, sustainable tableware), and Amber’s Food Wraps among many. Visitors will be able to peruse aisles of ceramics, prints, homewares, and jewellery, while supporting local businesses and enjoying free live music. Amongst the many stallholders are: But that’s not all! Once you’ve finished shopping, take your Mum for brunch at one of the many cafes and restaurants on site. If you’re in the mood for something sweet, try the decadent pastries at Bourke Street Bakery or the handcrafted chocolates at Haigh’s. For something savory, head to Devon Cafe for their famous truffle scrambled eggs or the meat-rich dishes of Barangaroo House. And of course, don’t forget that this event is happening on Mother’s Day weekend – which means it’s the perfect opportunity to treat your Mum to a day out she’ll never forget. So mark your calendars, and head to Streets of Barangaroo for a fun-filled day of shopping, dining, and entertainment with your Mum.