See the best Christmas light displays – all 92 of them – in Canberra
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Canberra is looking particularly bright this year. And while we can't guide Santa on his sleigh, we can guide you around the best Christmas light displays - all 92 of them - with our interactive map below. If you missed our story on where to see Santa in Canberra, you can read it here. Do you have the biggest Santa or...
‘With One Voice’ choir set to make a noise in Gungahlin
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Launching early 2021 at Common Ground, Gungahlin, 'With One Voice' is a choir with a difference - and not just because everybody is encouraged to get involved no matter their singing ability. As communities begin to regather in the wake of the last few months of isolation, choir conductor Rodney Clancy says the choir's mission of socialisation and engagement has...
Camptosaurus aphanoecetes is waiting for you at the National Dinosaur Museum
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There’s a large Camptosaurus aphanoecetes just inside the door of the National Dinosaur Museum. The information plaque tells me it is from the Jurassic period, which occurred around 199.6 million to 145.5 million years ago. It's a species of ornithopod dinosaur which was found in the ‘Morrison Formation’ in North America. It's also unforgettable. Entering the museum’s upstairs display areas, pterosaurs greet...
RISE with Canberra’s best events and artists as we move towards recovery
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We've needed all our resilience and strength to get through the bushfires and the pandemic. And now it's time to RISE together in Canberra, to recover and grow. The RISE Canberra Calendar was launched on 26 May and has already attracted a substantial following: it's an aggregation of all the events and ideas that you can safely enjoy here in...
Dramatic Productions, Heathers wins CAT awards
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In 2018 Gungahlin theatre production company Dramatic Productions performed Heathers the musical at Gungahlin Theatre. Heathers is a rock musical based on the 1988 cult film Heathers staring Winona Ryder. Whilst being light-hearted with humours characters and fun songs the show does open conversations about dark issues including bullying, teen suicide and violence in schools. This was the 4th show...
Sherlock Holmes is on the case at Gungahlin Theatre!
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This week Gungahlin theatre company Dramatic Productions revealed the poster art for their upcoming production of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. This is the first play to be produced by Dramatic Productions and it's already looking fantastic! This hilarious adaptation of the Sherlock Holmes classic - Hound of the Baskervilles, is brilliant in its writing and marvelous in its delivery....
Dramatic Productions announce cast for Heathers!
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Dramatic Productions a local Gungahlin theatre company has this week announced the cast for the next production Heathers to be held at the Gungahlin Theatre in October 2018. Heathers is a rock musical based on the 1988 cult film Heathers staring Winona Ryder. Whilst being light-hearted with humours characters and fun songs the show does open conversations about dark issues...
Dramatic Productions Sweeney Todd receives award nominiations
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Photo by Janelle McMenamin Earlier this year local theatre company Dramatic Productions held a production of Sweeney Tood, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - A Musical Thriller at Gungahlin College. This was the third production in as many years held in Gungahlin by Dramatic Productions. Earlier productions were Into The Woods and Catch Me If You Can - The...
Dramatic Productions Presents Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
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For the third year Dramatic Productions returns to Gungahlin Theatre with their latest production, Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Their last two productions Into The Woods and Catch Me If You Can The Musical were absolutely amazing and I am sure Sweeney Todd will be just as good. After fifteen years in exile for a crime he...
Floriade Twilight Concert – Presented by Singapore Airlines
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All milestone birthdays deserve a big celebration, and Floriade’s 30th is no exception. Making Floriade history, we invite you to join us to experience an open air concert like no other. Presented by Singapore Airlines, the inaugural Floriade Twilight Concert offers guests a musical performance which will excite and entertain crowds into the evening. Joined by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra,...
Head over heels for Hi-5
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Twenty-year-old Tuggeranong girl Jess Gowing is head over heels about her upcoming tour with Australian super group Hi-5. It’s the second time Gowing will tour with the award winning children’s entertainment group and it’s somewhat of a dream-come-true for the talented youngster. But in the meantime, Jess says she’ll focus on sharing her enthusiasm and love of dance with Fresh...
School Holiday Fun in Gungahlin July 2017
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These school holidays we have compiled a list of things to see, do and treat your kiddies with in Gungahlin. Marketplace Gungahlin is hosting free school holidays over the two weeks. Jumpin Kids will be performing LIVE at Marketplace Gungahlin July 3 to July 7, presenting their new show: " ON YOUR MARK, GET SET ... JUMPIN! " There will...
Hop into 3D Easter Experience at Marketplace
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A brand new 3D experience is coming to Marketplace Gungahlin this Easter, with Hoppy the Easter Bunny to star in the centre’s first augmented reality (AR) campaign. From 1 – 23 April, 2017, shoppers can bring Hoppy to life throughout the centre by downloading the free “Hoppy Days” app and taking a photo with the bunny himself to capture the...
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