Canberra Lifestyle

The August Edit

Image: KayakCamerman

We’ve made it, August, the tail end of winter and what a dreary one it’s been at that! No fear though, as there’s still plenty on in the Capital to keep us entertained until we can finally emerge from our blankets and netflix binges in Spring. 


Questacon – Mission to Mars

When: 1 – 31 August

Where: Questacon

In the first stage of Questacon’s limited reopening to the public, immerse yourself in a 90 minute guided tour of the new Mission to Mars exhibition. Learn about just how challenging it would be to make Mars a livable planet, experience interactive experiments and create your own Mars memory in the green screen selfie booth.

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farmers market

Capital Region Farmers Market

When: Every Saturday Morning

Where: Exhibition Park in Canberra

We know this one is on all year round, but it’s good to be reminded. With over 100 stallholders bringing their fresh produce and goods and handcrafted items each week, there’s never been a better time to support locals and pick up some insanely fresh produce. 

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CBR Fair – Weddings, Events, Travel & Lifestyle

When: 30 August

Where: Exhibition Park in Canberra

Celebrating 10 years of The Fair, get inspired to create your perfect event, holiday or dream wedding. Mingle with a number of talented exhibitors on display and witness a Fashion Runway not to be missed and the free entry Foodie Fair will be home to a number of tasty delights. There’ll be something for everyone at the Fair!

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Animal Farm

When: 20-22 August
Where: Canberra Theatre Centre

The CTC is now open to limited numbers of the public through a select amount of shows. One of these is Animal Farm, based on the classic by George Orwell. This enduring political piece returns in an award-winning theatre production.It’s promised to be one of the most wickedly funny, shocking and relevant theatre performances of the year. 

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