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Brisbane Event Calendar

Brisbane is home to a variety of live music and entertainment in a number of venues across the city, along with some major festivals, carnivals, sporting and community events that everyone will enjoy. To see what's on in Brisbane this month, browse through the list of events below. You can skip ahead to view events that are held later in the year, and can see what's happening this month by clicking Calendar View.

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1-17 August

The latest film from acclaimed cinematic series EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is Young Picasso, a new documentary that takes an in-depth look at the journey of one of the most famous names in art history, tracing his path to genius.  ... Screening in cinemas across Australia from August 1, Young Picasso offers a unique look into the artist’s mast...

2-4 August

SEXPO Australia is the world’s largest adult exhibition designed to provide a fun, vibrant and safe environment for open-minded adults.SEXPO isn’t just about Sex.It’s about celebrating all lifestyles and sexualities.At SEXPO you’ll find hundreds of exhibitors, and there’s something for everyone. If you’re looking...

3 August

Lutheran Services hosts Annual Fete in Laidley ... Residents and staff at Lutheran Services’ Tabeel Retirement Living and Aged Care Community are looking forward to hosting its annual Tabeel Aged Care Blooming Great Fete again on Saturday August 3, 2019. ... The Fete brings fun for the whole family with market and food stalls, face painting,...

8-17 August

Les Misérables is the world’s longest running musical — a true modern classic based on Victor Hugo's novel and featuring one of the most memorable scores of all time. With countless awards to its name, Les Misérables is as groundbreaking today as it was when it first premiered in London in 1985

8 August

There's no title more valuable to a pop star than "Gay Icon". With an inspiring message and a catalogue of perfect pop songs, an artist can earn a legion of adoring fans and a place amongst the greats: Cher, Kylie Minogue, Lady Gaga. But that sounds like a lot of hard work…That's why Kate Kardashian West wants to become a Gay...

10 August

This is Samuel Johnson’s last night in Queensland before he heads off to the next state, so we are going to raise the roof for him. Expect the unexpected with spectacular entertainment, an incredible live band, sensational food, an abundance of beverages, and an evening to remember forever.  ... Grab a drink, stand back and enjoy! There...

10-11 August

Following its $3.5m renovation earlier this year, the new look Kelvin Grove Funeral Home will host a unique Art Show featuring local artists’ reflections on the Lord Tennyson quote “’tis better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.” ...   ... The art show will be open to the public on the 10th and 11t...

12-15 August

Stand up comedians Jess Perkins (Triple J, RAW Comedy national finalist) and Matt Stewart (ABC TV, RAW Comedy winner) are ready to razzle (and dazzle) you in this Australian comedy debut. ... ‘Razzle Dazzle’ features all new material from the award-winning and critically acclaimed comedians, and marks Triple J favourite Jess Perkins&rsq...

13 August

Join us for the 'Striving for Excellence in Health Care' seminar presented by Professor Fiona Wood AM, FRCS, FRACS ... Fiona Wood has been a burns surgeon and researcher for over 20 years and is Director of the Burns Service of Western Australia (BSWA). She is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Fiona Stanley Hospital (previously at Royal Per...

16 August

 Scenic Rim Photographic Retreat is not only a face-to-face photography learning experience but a weekend of pure indulgence, and only an hour from Brisbane. ... Imagine taking breathtaking photographs while having an indulgent weekend away, and FINALLY learning how to use your camera properly. ... Knowing where and when to use all o...

16-17 August

Think ‘Wayne Brady’ on steroids! You tell us the name of the show, we make up a hilarious musical on the spot. ... Ho Hum Musical Improv features a talented cast of accomplished improvisers, comedians, musical theatre performers, physical theatre performers, song writers, and accompanists who have performed internationally and loca...

17-18 August

... Sandeep Totlani is Brisbane's up and coming Comedian with a highly likeable stage presence. After sold out performances at Perth Fringeworld and Adelaide Fringe Festival and having supported the likes of Danny Bhoy, Kanan Gill, Matt Okine, Zakir Khan and many more, he is finally ready to debut his solo show at the Bris Funny Fest, 2019 about h...

17-18 August

Do you struggle with Lightroom? Need to learn tips and techniques on how to use Lightroom more efficiently? This weekend Lightroom Workshop may be just what you need! ... David Burren, from Melbourne, is an Adobe Certified Expert and has spent years teaching Photoshop and Lightroom at a tertiary level and to individuals and groups. There are others...

17 August

NHS Events is excited to announce the return of their event, The Art of War - Against Domestic Violence for the second time. This unique art event, which incorporates an exhibition, auctions and raffle brings together the public, local businesses, and the arts community to collaborate and celebrate emerging and establi...

17 August

ONCE UPON A TIME there was a volunteer branch not so far away...who is proud to invite you to their Annual Trivia Night for Wishes! Hop in your pumpkin carriage and make your way down to where a magical evening awaits you! You know the details by now! Grab nine of your fairytale friends for a night of UNMISSABLE trivia fun and INCREDIBLE...

19 August

International Potato Day is approaching faster than a bullet out of a spud gun, and while One Fish Two Fish celebrates everyone’s favourite “vegetable” every day, the official celebration will see 2-for-1 ‘tato take over on Monday, August 19.  ... Start licking your lips and consider what you’ll choose from ...

20 August - 6 November

Would you like to be more professional speaking in front of an audience? ... Would being able to confidently convey your business story and values to a group make a difference to your bottom line? ... Do you have something important you would like to share with the world but are holding back in sharing it because speaking in public is a challe...

20 August

You've asked for it + we've delivered! Following the success of our recent panel discussion on Customer Journey, Networx + Customer Frame are excited to announce our full day masterclass on this very topic. Get ahead of the trends: • By the year 2020, customer experience will overtake price + product as the key brand differentiator • 86%...

21 August

Venue: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ... Would you like to spend half a day at Brisbane's Lone Pine Wildlife Sanctuary, learning how to photograph a wide variety of animals on display?  You will benefit greatly from the tips and techniques offered throughout this workshop, specific to wildlife photography. ... Photographic tuition is geared toward...

23 August

Come along to Lutheran Services’ Trinder Park community and enjoy their Open Day event on Friday 23 August 2019 from 12pm-2:30pm! ... Meet the friendly Woodridge team, enjoy a free barbeque lunch and tour the fully refurbished villas and co-located aged care service. ... Parking is available on-site. ... For more information or to RSVP, call...

23 August

Enjoy a delightful Friday night of sublime chmaber music with Brisbane's own Ensemble Trivium.The intimate setting of of the Drawing Room in Brisbane's iconic, heritage listed Old Government House provides the perfect backdrop for a recital of one of the most magnificent combinations of instruments, flute and harp. ... www.monikakoerner.com/ensembl...

23 August

  ... Yoga & Natural Wine TastingProudly Supporting Women's Legal Service ... End the week by enjoying an incredible natural wine tasting, a chilled out yoga class and nibbles - all while supporting a great cause!CBD Studio​Friday August 23rd​2 Sessions4:15pm - 5:45pm5:45pm - 7:15pm$28 per personAll profits go to support Women's Legal...

24 August

On the eve of their third international tour, during which the Sunshine Coast’s Oriana Choir will perform in some of the beautiful cathedrals and concert houses of Italy, Oriana Choir and the Sunshine Coast Youth Choir present Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light), a sublime collection of beautiful sacred and spiritual music, conducted b...

24 August - 1 September

The famous Cunnamulla Fella Festival ...   ... Main event program dates:  Friday 30 August – Sunday 01 September Pre-event activities from Saturday 24 August – Thursday 29 August ... All details at cunnamullafellafestival.com.au ...   ... For one famous week at the end of August, cowboys and bull riders, shearers and stoc...

25 August

Join me for a cigarette with my Dash of Wine and Spice of Life. As part of the Brisbane Funny Fest 2019 we present you with an hour of non-stop laughs with Where's That Cigarette? Sit back and have a laugh as we take you through a world of smoke. It's all about those cigarettes and those complications that go with it, Never been seen before comedy...

31 August

  ... Richie Goodacre is a disabled comedian from Brisbane, and if you didn't know that, don't worry he'll tell you about it. Join Richie Goodacre as he performs his one-man one chair show 'The Cripple Effect' listen to him detail the trials and tribulations of his life, Barriers he's had to overcome (Metaphorical and Physical) Social attitude...