Sydney: 10 Events To Attend In June 2017

Best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House and the massive Darling Harbour, the capital city of Sydney redefines elegance, beauty and classiness. Throughout the course of the year, there are a variety of events lined up to suit the taste and interest of all levels. If you are planning a trip this winter in the month of June, use Sydney bus hire to attend these events.

Ward of Shadows – Interactive Horror Experience

Want to experience the thrill of an interactive horror show with an exciting way to scare your socks off? This event planned from 1st to 4th of June will feature a classic horror script with real-time characters. The story is setup in an abandoned mental hospital, trying to resolve the murder of a young patient. It is up to you to solve the mystery, by scrutinizing the two main suspects, aggressive psychotic, William and delusional Timothy, whose spirit resides in the hospital.  You are a vital part of the story as you immerse yourself in the dark world of twisted nightmares and lunatic ravings.

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

Starting 3rd of June, the history buffs will have an opportunity to travel past the Victorian London at the time of Sherlock Homes and help resolve a fascinating mystery.  At this International Exhibition, visitors will explore the science of the world and captivating mystery of Sherlock Holmes and the works of the man behind this legend, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Featuring more than 350 objects, the exhibition will encourage you to take the role of a detective, and carry out your own investigations.

Leichhardt Long Lunch

Its that time of the year to enjoy great live entertainment, delicious wine and fabulous food at The Leichhardt Long Lunch to be held on the 4th of June. This amazing community initiative is an outdoor long lunch held a number of times in a year, inviting local community members and visitors from all across the state to savour delectable wine and food served in European style. There will be more than 100 stalls loaded with quality merchandise and artisan wares.

Sydney Film Festival – City Centre

Showcasing the best of cinema from all across the nation and the globe, the Sydney Film Festival kicking off on 7th of June will feature animation, restorations, retrospectives, short films and documentaries. The event will reflect the historic development of Australian film industry, provoking cultural thought and discussion. Finest local productions will take the centre stage, with more than 250 screenings on offer. Key highlight also includes 12 films that queue up for the 60,000 AUD competition, to be decided by the industry professionals and expert filmmakers

Vivid Sydney

This major winter festival in Sydney running halfway through the month of June will light up the vividness of the city with an extensive program of music, lights and ideas. The projections are just at the onset with the largest festival in the Southern Hemisphere, running over 23 days. Last year, the event was a big hit with the visitors flocking to the basilica of lights in the Botanic Gardens, taking plenty of snaps of the Opera house. Many people even slept over at the Sydney Opera, while hearing talks from the game changer like Margaret Zhang, Beau Willimon and Spike Jonze.

Mr Burns, a Post-Electric Play

Inspired by the Simpsons, Anne Washburn’s post-apocalyptic musical will land in Australia for the first time, with a 3-part narrative spanning over 80 years and is best defined with circumspection, as the jokes and shocks will keep you on the edge of your seat. A strong cast of musical theatre talent will bring it to the Belvoir Stage, including Brent, Mitchell Butel and Esther Hannaford. A couple of them have also co-starred in 5-star 2016 favourite of Time Out, Little Shop of Horrors.

An Evening with Dr Jane Goodall

This is a great opportunity to hear one of the most celebrated environmental activists in the world today, Dr Jane Goodall. She is known for her contribution in raising awareness about the relation between chimpanzees and humans. You can listen to this great personality talking about her in-depth research and foundation helping to safeguard Chimpanzees and other apes. You will across to decipher the challenges involved in living as an aware citizen. Ask yourself the question, ‘What separates you from other animals?’

Stars of the North Dance for Cancer

On the 24th of June, the competition finale will be held in the tradition of Dancing with the Stars, as you witness a pairing of professional dancers along with local celebrities, learning a routine in a style that has been picked for them. These include the likes of Ballroom, Broadway, Freestyle, Swing, Latin and Jazz. After a fierce couple of months going through numerous dance sessions with the professional mentors, it’s time to perform on the big day.  All the funds raised at this event will go towards the Cancer Council to support those fighting with the disease.

Frenchs Forest – Organic Food Markets

Offering a wide selection of fresh produce along with a range of lifestyle and artisan stalls, the French Forest Market is open every Sunday. You can get everything from certified organic produce to traditional food and gourmet treats to fashion stuff. Each of the markets has its own peculiar atmosphere, operating since the last 15 years. Over the years, public interest in food markets have grown tremendously, and it has become an ideal excuse to meet up with friends and indulge in all sorts of products, while listening to good music.

The Pink Floyd Experience

Due to be held on 30th of January, the Pink Floyd Experience is bringing something special for the fans this year. This dream concert will feature three of the most iconic albums of Pink Floyd, Wish You Were Here, Dark Side of The Moon and Animals. Each of them will be played in their purest form by 11 world class artists, boosted by a stellar crew of lighting and sound teams with state of the art equipment.