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Five Awesome Things To Do In Sydney

By Olivia Butt - 05 Sep 2016

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Your week in Sydney is officially sorted with these five awesome things to do.

Spring is well and truly here, and boy, are we happy! Sydney is clearly celebrating the change of season as well with these five awesome things to do this week. 

Origami Jewellry Workshop With Yoshie Kumagai And Musubi

They say you should dress to impress, and we can tell you that after you attend this origami jewellry workshop, you will certainly impress. Hosted by Yoshie Kumagai, a superstar designer (she even has a qualification in gift wrapping coordination #goals), you will learn the basic folding techniques to create shapes for brooches, bracelets and necklaces. 

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When: Monday 5th September, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Work-Shop HQ – Corner of Cleveland and Eveleigh Streets, Redfern
Cost: $50

Winter Cocktails By Saké At The Rocks 

It’s no secret that we pretty much all love Saké Restaurant & Bar, a Sydney institution offering contemporary Japanese fusion dishes. And although winter is technically over, there’s no harm in indulging in Saké’s winter cocktail for a little longer, right? Until the middle of September, head to The Rocks to enjoy a Spice Sekkusu, their take on our good friend, the margarita, with Herradura Silver, Grand Mariner, lime juice and a homemade syrup of mango, chilli and sour mix. Your tastebuds can thank us later.

When: Until mid-September
Where: 12 Argyle Street, The Rocks

Groove Therapy

If you, like us, love to hit up the d-floor but when you do you look more like your drunk uncle at Christmas than Queen B, Groove Therapy is your answer. If this isn’t a reason alone to sign up straight away for the all-encompassing dance experience, let us tell you that dancing is scientifically proven to give you benefits that go far deeper than just fitness and flexibility (but also helps given the amount of cronuts we consume on a weekly basis). 

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When: Every Tuesday until the 30th September, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: 107 Redfern Street, Redfern
Cost: $15 for a Casual Groove Pass

Designer and Vintage Pop Up Sale

Because we love to workout, and by workout, we mean shop; we are giddy with excitement over the Designer and Vintage Pop Up Sale in Paddington until the end of October. Up your style street cred with vintage Chanel clothing and accessories, Yves Saint Laurent, Miu Miu, Prada, Victoria Beckham, Hermes, Givenchy, Versace and Dior. International and Australian designers will also have samples and pre-loved clothing, shoes, bags and jewellry on offer. Our tip? Don’t forget to stretch and have some post-workout protein (i.e. a big fat chicken burger) once you’ve finished.

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When: Wednesdays and Sundays, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Where: 360 Oxford Street, Paddington

Sydney Latin American Film Festival

This week, Latin America is coming to Sydney with the Latin American Film Festival at Circular Quay. A festival of film is always an excellent thing and what’s even better is when it goes for four whole days. That’s four days to immerse yourself in another culture and language without even having to hop on a plane. Opening on Thursday night with 'Jules and Dolores' and going over the weekend until Monday 12th September, you’ll be signing up for salsa classes before you even leave the cinema.

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When: Thursday 8th September – Monday 12th September, various times
Where: Dendy Opera Quays, 9/2 East Circular Quay
Cost: Single session adult tickets from $19.50

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Image credit: Saké

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