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International Home Brew Day comes to Westside at Acton Park this Saturday

THE Canberra Brewers are bringing International Home Brew Day to Westside at Acton Park this Saturday. As well as nine club members brewing three different beer styles onsite members will also host demonstrations of mead and cider making, coffee roasting and meat curing. Canberra Brewers president Joel Baines said as well as making their own […]

Floriade to look back to the Anzacs

ANDREW Barr and the Director of the Australian War Memorial Brendan Nelson have announced the Floriade 2015 theme “Reflections” and unveiled this year’s garden bed designs. “Floriade has become one of the capital’s most successful major events, making a significant contribution to the ACT’s tourism industry. Floriade 2014 was the most successful on record, attracting […]

Community celebration for Gungahlin

GUNGAHLIN Community Council and Gungahlin College are gearing up for a festive Saturday that celebrates, well, Gungahlin. “Celebrate Gungahlin” runs between 11am until 4pm this Saturday. There’ll be performers like Johnny Huckle doing the Wombat Wobble for children, West Texas Crude for adults and Rachel Armstrong to entertain the teens. Visitors can do a cartoon […]

For 18s and over: Sex exhibition at the CMAG

IT’S a bold suggestion, but, setting politics aside, the Canberra Museum & Gallery says that since the 1980s Canberra has been synonymous with sex in the minds of many Australians—and they’re out to prove it. Twenty years have passed since it became legal to sell X-rated videos in the Australian Capital Territory and the adult […]

‘Five days in a perfect world’, the 2015 National Folk Festival

BOLSTERED by the idealistic slogan, “Five days in a perfect world”, the National Folk Festival has unveiled its program for 2015 in the grand manner. Festival director Pam Merrigan told those present at the program launch held the National Library of Australia that next year would be the 50th anniversary of the popular event that […]