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Five Awesome Things To Do In Sydney This Week

By Alice I'Anson - 14 Nov 2016

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No matter how much we wished for it not to, the weekend is over. Mondayitis has officially hit and the struggle is oh so real. That’s where we come in, because here at the Urban List we know weekdays can actually be super fun— if you know what to do. So gather round all you Sydneysiders looking for a good time, this week is packed full with epic entertainment that’ll have you laughing all the way to hump day. 

Here are 5 awesome things to do in Sydney this week.

Dinner With John M. Green At Flying Fish 


Enjoy the views of Sydney Harbour and tuck into a two-course dinner at Flying Fish on Jones Bay Wharf. The man himself, John M. Green, will take us on a journey into his latest eco-political thriller, The Tao Deception. We’re talking espionage and spies, and it’s safe to say we’re hooked already. The menu is a mystery right now (see what they did there?) but there’s no doubt it’ll be damn right delicious, plus you get a glass of sparking wine on arrival. 
Get the details here

When: Monday 14 November, 6.30pm
Where: Flying Fish Restaurant – Jones Bay Wharf, 19-22 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont 
Cost: $80

Monday Night Movies At Soda Factory  

Surry Hills

We can always guarantee a good night when Soda Factory is involved. Whether it’s Jukebox Thursdays or a boogie on Soda Saturdays these guys have you sorted. Congratulate yourself for getting through Monday (we know we will be) and head down to Wentworth Avenue to catch the Monday movie. This week it’s Heathers. Winona Ryder and shoulder pads sure do make for some good classic entertainment and gourmet hot dogs (a must) are $16 and did we mention they come with fries? We love Mondays. 
Get your tickets here.  

When: Monday 14 November, Doors at 5pm
Where: Soda Factory – 16 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills

Comedy On EDGE


We’ve found the place for LOLs this Tuesday. Comedy on EDGE will have you in stitches on a weekly basis in the basement of the Chippo Hotel. Get ready for endless laughs and outrageous performances from both local and international stand up comedians. The dinner selection is also something to write about. Grab yourself a $10 schnitzel from the Chippo upstairs, before you laugh your way to hump day. 

When: Every Tuesday, 7.30pm
Where: 87 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale 
Cost: $10 (online) or $15 (door)

Tennis Improv At The Roxbury Hotel 


Sydney definitely loves a good midweek laugh. Every second Tuesday the Roxbury Hotel in Glebe showcases the best in local comedy improv. As the longest running show of its kind in Sydney, you can be guaranteed you’re in for a good time. This is also the ultimate terry tight-arse Tuesday deal, $10 general admission and $5 for students, hello midweek win! 

When: Every second Tuesday, 8pm
Where: 180/182 St Johns Rd, Glebe 
Cost: $5 Students or $10 General Admission

Get Your Sh*t Together For Creatives

Surry Hills

Working as a creative is a profession like no other. Performance anxiety or writers block, can have you feeling like you’re screwed, and trust us, we totally get you. Every Tuesday in November there’s now a place to get us through the tough times. Covering everything from creative blocks and stress, fear of failure and how to stop procrastinating— is that even possible? There’s only one way to find out and that’s booking your spot, stat.
For prices and details head here.  

When: Every Tuesday till 29 November, 6.45pm – 9.15pm
Where: 33 Foster Street, Surry Hills
Cost: $595 for the 8-week course

If you're looking for even more things to do in Sydney, head here.

Image credit: Steph Bercich

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