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5 Awesome Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

By Daisy Harris - 08 May 2017


When reality sets in this morning that the next four-day week is months away, don’t sweat it too much—there are a more than a few things to do in Brisbane this week. 

If you need a tipple to ease the pain of a full working week (yikes!) we’ve got beer and cognac tastings, there’s a tear-jerking version of Swan Lake and an international comedy festival to keep you in stitches right up to the weekend. 

Here are five awesome things to do in Brisbane this week.

All Week

Queensland Ballet’s Swan Lake At QPAC

QPAC presents a stunning new production of Queensland Ballet’s Swan Lake. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of classic ballet or not, choreographer Ben Stevenson’s exquisite adaptation of this tale will have you transfixed—a timeless Brisbane event. The powerful story of true love is told through dazzling costumes and enchanting sets and, take it from us, it certainly won’t disappoint. For set details and tickets, head here.

Wednesday 10th

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow At Brisbane Powerhouse

Nothing feels quite as pleasurable as ab-inducing giggles, so gear up for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow at Brisbane Powerhouse. The third-largest comedic platform in Australia will be in full swing this week and has a little humour to suit everyone. It is set to showcase brilliant home-grown and international talent dabbling in stand-up, cabaret, theatre and loads more. We have zero doubts you’ll have a cracking time and pick up some great one-liners! For tickets, hit this link.

Dancing in the Dark Wooloongabba

Dance with NO inhibitions? Yeah, right. Whatever shapes your prefer to throw, outrageous, uncoordinated or otherwise, you’ll happily release your inhibitions at Dancing In The Dark. A sanctuary for the worst and best of dancers around Brisbane, this EPIC Brisbane event promotes everyone to move freely for an hour without the fear of all eyes on those sporting the shopping trolley or the two-step. The idea has literally brought music to our ears and if you feel the same go give it a whirl! For all the details, click here.

Thursday 11th

Wine & Whisky Bar Cognac Club At Baedeker

Baedeker Bar is hip wine bar-turned whisky shooter in Fortitude Valley. It is important that all Cognac lovers note a monthly club is now up and running. So sign the heck up! This Thursday, the tasting event will be hosted by cognac connoisseurs that’ll test your tastebuds with a selection of rare, aged and fresh drops. Maybe even enjoy a cheeky red when the hosts turn their head... For all details click here.

QUT Young Alumni Chapter Launch Party At Limes Hotel

If you’ve studied and would love a chance to network while sipping a cocktail look no further than this Young Alumni Launch night. The new QUT Young Alumni Chapter committee have decided to team up with one of our favourite watering holes, Limes Hotel to bring post-graduates that trendy atmosphere for networking into the night. Topics of personal development and growth will be covered with interesting speakers, and it wouldn’t be a true shindig without a DJ and drinks which they’ve (obviously) got covered. Reconnect with those around you. For more details, hit this link.

For even more to do in town, check out these awesome things to do in Brisbane.

Image credit: Hayley Williamson

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