Canberra Lifestyle

The September Edit

Spring is well and truly in the air! Check out what Canberra has on offer now that the weather is finally warming up:

Pub Rock: National Portait Gallery

When: 5 Sept 2020 – 14 Feb 2021

The National Portrait Gallery is giving you an all access pass to the 70s and 80s Australian pub rock music scene. Get up close and personal with the likes of INXS, Kylie Minogue and AC/DC in this exhibition of homegrown roll n’ roll, punk and pop icons from some of Australia’s leading music photographers. 

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Floriade: Reimagined

When: 12 Sept – 11 Oct

Unfortunately the Floriade we all know and love is unable to go ahead this year, but that doesn’t mean Canberra’s annual Spring celebration isn’t going ahead at all! Floriade has been reimagined, moving away from it’s normal home in Commonwealth Park to all across Canberra. Organisers have been busy planting over a million bulbs throughout the suburbs of Canberra to bring Floriade directly into Canberra’s communities. The activities that would generally happen are being delivered in a mix of virtual and in-person, like workshops, fitness classes and a virtual marketplace of the stalls you all know and love at Floriade. Keep an eye out for hidden gnomes across the suburbs too!

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Cheese and Wine Masterclass
When: 19 Sept

Spend an afternoon tasting 12 of the best cheeses from around the world, matched with some of Australia’s best wines! Learn all about the different styles of cheese, and the art of cheese and wine pairing. This is the ultimate afternoon of indulgence and seats are limited so book in fast!

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Trail Rides at Stromlo

When: Weekends and Weekdays (all year)

Now that the weather is warming up, the trees are coming back and it’s just all around more pleasant to be outside, why not try something different and book a trail ride out through Stromlo? Forest Park caters for all competency levels so grab your squad and have a different kind of day out!

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Canberra Plant Pop-Up Sale

When: 25 – 27 Sept

Green Republic are hosting a virtual plant sale at the end of September. Seriously, you can never have too many plants in your house! Book online, get your clicking finger ready and nab those plants to complete your collection. Your plants will then be carefully hand delivered to your door!

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