Brisbane 10 Events To Attend In February 2017

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Residing on the banks of a beautiful river, the city of Brisbane is one of the most happening cities in Australia with something to offer for people of all tastes. If you are planning a visit to the city in February, make sure to choose cheap bus hire in Brisbane for an affordable commute to these destinations.

The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets on the 3rd of February in the heart of South Bank is a celebration of the city’s emerging talent in the face of musicians, entrepreneurs, artists and designers. The market will feature plenty of items that you won’t find anywhere else including handmade jewellery, designer fashion, exotic items, collectibles, homewares, art and craft. Find a unique gift for someone, as you walk past the local stalls, or simply enjoy the ambiance. Once you are done with it, relax at a nearby café or soak up the live music show by local artists.

Melt 2017

On the 5th of February, 2017, the Brisbane Powerhouse will turn into a spot of celebration for the diverse queer communities of the city. It’s a reflection of the struggles and the achievements faced by the community. The city’s LGBTI+ voice is clear and loud, buzzing with pride, rebellion, humour and humanity. The community is making effort towards equality in important spheres of life, and MELT is a catalyst for this. Invitation to this event is extended to people of any gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, ability and artistic taste.

Lunch Jam with Duo LACID – Live @ The Pod

The BrisAsia festival happening at the Brunswick Mall will be showcasing the best of traditional and contemporary Asian arts and cultural events, along with a variety of free activities to experience the diverse Asian communities of Brisbane. On the 9th of February, you are welcome to take a delectable lunch break at the Pod, as you are treated with the eclectic mix of jazz by the duo Imraan and Mayuresh of LACID. In this live performance show, they will entertain you with a unique fusion of Hip Hop, Neo Soul and Jazz.

Start Stitching Embroidery Classes

Organized as an initiative by The Embroiders Guild, the summer stitching workshops begin on the 11th of February. This innovative series of interactive workshops is designed for anyone who wants to enhance their stitching technique or learn how to embroider. Held in a socially relaxed environment, each workshop focuses on a new way to craft things. The whole thing is conducted by expert members of the Embroiderers Guild, who will be happy to teach you useful tips and tricks for some home practice.

Camping at The Queensland State Equestrian Centre

For a limited period of time, the Queensland State Equestrian Centre is offering a wonderful camping experience near Caboolture, halfway between the city and the sunshine coast. Choose the day 15th of February for a visit to this premier equestrian multipurpose event destination. Spread across an area of 30 hectares, the QSEC has one of the largest sand arenas in the country, with over 55 powered camp sites, and countless non-powered sites, in addition to state of the art studio facilities. Camp kitchen is also available with electric BBQ facility.

100% Brisbane Lunchtime Series: Brisbane DNA

Scheduled on Friday, 17th February, 2017, the 100% Brisbane Lunchtime Series is coming up with a Brisbane DNA; an exhibition that showcases everything about contemporary life of Brisbane, exploring the heart and soul of the city, and its cultural heritage. Through a simple audio-visual exhibition lasting 30 minutes, the prime objective of this event is to share the thoughts and stories of people living across the city.  Held in collaboration with Rimini Protokoll Theatre Company of Berlin, this free event can be enjoyed by registering online.

Fall of Singapore: 75th Anniversary Memorial at Shrine of Remembrance

On the 19th of February, the Shrine of Remembrance will once again play host to something that was lost in the history. This time it’s the 75th anniversary memorial of the Fall of Singapore to the Japanese in 1942, which is considered as one of the greatest defeats in the history of British Empire, since Singapore was a fortress for the Brits, and this battle meant a lot to recognize the emerging power.  As per the records, more than 22,000 Aussies became prisoners of war in the Southeast Asia, and their fate was sealed forever.

Dramatic Imaginations Exhibition

The Tony Gould Gallery at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre will be hosting the Dramatic Imaginations Exhibitions, with one of the dates being 22nd February. The event will feature photographs, finished costumes, costume designs, set models and sketches from the museum collection, as well as private collections. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain insight into the backstage processes that take place in theatrical productions. Don’t miss out on the live footage of The Red Tree, and the stories behind the fabrication of each set.

The Mantra Room – Live Kirtan

Offering a vibrant blend of music with holy yoga songs in a charming atmosphere, the Mantra Room at West end will be featuring kirtan leaders, including the captivating voice of Gayatri and the smokey jazz of Jayadharma. And then you have Ishavara, who will entice everyone to dance with a soul inspiring and revitalizing kirtan. This is more than listening to music, since you actually respond to the meditative tunes which gradually build up, and can extend to as much as 30-minute long melody.

Meet Ocean Creatures at Boondall Wetlands

Drop by at the Boondall Wetlands on the 26th of February for an interactive and engaging activity, where kids will get a chance to learn about aquatic life. Meet some special creatures that sustain beneath the waters, and unveil the treasures and facts behind their specialty. Under the guidance of a wildlife contractor, children will get a chance to touch live marine creatures. You can also opt for a self-guided walk or bring in your picnic rugs to enjoy the natural environment. As a visitor, you can borrow track booklets, kid’s hide and seek trails, art totem guides and binoculars.