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  1. Jersey Boys

    Wednesday 29 August 2018 to Thursday 01 November 2018 , Chinatown And Haymarket

    Jersey Boys tells the true-life story and the rise to stardom of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons who were one of the most successful bands in pop music history. The band sold over 175 million records and were inducted into the Rock and…

    29 Aug - 01 Nov
  2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Tuesday 08 January 2019 to Sunday 31 March 2019 , Chinatown And Haymarket

    Sydney’s Golden Ticket has arrived. Roald Dahl’s delicious tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is a delectable treat featuring songs from the original film, including Pure Imagination, The Candy Man and I’ve Got a Golden Ticket, alo…

    08 Jan - 31 Mar
  3. Masters of Modern Art from the Hermitage

    Saturday 13 October 2018 to Sunday 03 March 2019 , City Centre

    This summer, see ground breaking works from the towering figures of modern art, including Monet, Picasso, Cézanne, Matisse, Gauguin and Kandinsky. Drawn from the unparalleled collections of the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, th…

    13 Oct - 03 Mar
  4. Sculpture by the Sea Bondi

    Thursday 18 October 2018 to Sunday 04 November 2018 , Bondi

    Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, the world’s largest annual free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition celebrates its 22nd anniversary this year, returning to the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk from 18 October – 4 November. Th…

    18 Oct - 04 Nov
  5. David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948-2018

    Friday 19 October 2018 to Sunday 03 March 2019 , The Rocks

    David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948–2018 Considered one of the greatest photographers of our time, David Goldblatt is regarded for his compelling observations of South Africa during the rise and dismantling of apartheid. By turning his focus…

    19 Oct - 03 Mar
  6. James Cameron — Challenging the Deep

    9:30am to 5:00pm Tuesday 23 October 2018 (Daily event) , Darling Harbour

    James Cameron — Challenging the Deep is a major new immersive exhibition that traces Cameron’s lifelong pursuit of and achievements in deep ocean science, technology and exploration including his record breaking dives in Deep Sea Challenger…

    23 Oct

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Whether you’re looking for events today, tomorrow, the next 14 days or beyond, the Sydney calendar is full of vibrant, exciting, intriguing and memorable experiences. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House hosts hundreds of outstanding performances every year.

Reserve your seats for musicals, shows and concerts in Sydney. Other fabulous venues in Sydney include the Capitol Theatre, the State Theatre, Sydney Lyric, the Roslyn Packer Theatre, the Theatre Royal, and the ICC in Darling Harbour. Big spectacles are held at Sydney Olympic Park arenas as well.

You’ll discover cutting-edge shows at smaller venues, such as the Belvoir St Theatre and the Enmore Theatre. There are wonderful festivals, too. The eclectic Sydney Festival is in January. Vivid Sydney is held over several weeks in May and June, illuminating the city with amazing digital light shows.

There are special occasions on NSW public holidays. Australia Day is January 26. The national day celebrates Australia’s diversity and achievements. The main stage is Sydney Harbour, one of the world’s great natural harbours. A lovely way to enjoy the waterway is on a ferry or harbour cruise.

ANZAC Day is April 25, a national day of remembrance and commemoration. This solemn day remembers all Australians who have served and died in war and on operational service. Dawn services, wreath laying, marches and commemorative services are held across Sydney and NSW.

With excellent galleries and museums, there are marvellous exhibitions. The Art Gallery of NSW and the Australian Museum are in the city centre. The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is in the historic Rocks. You’ll find convenient public transport options to and from most events in Sydney.

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