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    Varsity Winterfest has the pleasure of the city's own 50 piece Symphony Orchestra performing 'Carneval' at dusk on the edge of Lake Orr in Varsity…

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    Get ready for a weekend of food, music and laughter as the Groove N Food train rolls into Burleigh Heads. Join us and celebrate our…

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    The Mummy Tree Markets are a little bit different to what you may expect… Established in 2010 our markets are not second hand markets or…

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    Browse all Active & Healthy events and regular classes Running from 20 July 2015 to 5 June 2016, the award winning Active & Healthy citywide…

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Arts & Culture

A ‘lick-able’ painting takes top honours in Border Art Prize.

The Gold Coast’s lively artistic community is revealed through works at Border Art Prize exhibition. A portrait painting of a young boy that has been described as ‘lick-able’ won top honours at this year’s Border Art Prize and is on display at the Gold Coast City Gallery. Bangalow artist Emma Gale is the talent behind A Boy, and renowned Gold Coast artist and guest judge Dr Chris Bennie congratulated her on the win and the $3000 prize money.   “A Boy has been rendered in a deliberately fauvist style in bright pastel colours over a textured surface. The painting has an elegant…

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The region's lively artistic community is revealed at exhibition.
Sport

World-class XCATs racing excitement splashes into the Gold Coast

The XCAT World Series will race its way into our city next month, bringing with it a throng of international marine superstars and spectators. We caught up with the captain of the Gold Coast Australia XCAT Team, Tom Barry-Cotter, who spoke to us about the sport, piloting one of these powerful machines and what the crowd can expect on the day… The Sport Where did the XCAT sport originate and how is it growing globally? The XCAT World Series was formed in Dubai, UAE, in 2008. For the first time in 2013 the series ventured into Europe and Asia. As…

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The captain of the Gold Coast Australia XCAT World Series Team, tells us about the sport and what it takes to pilot one of these powerful machines.
Arts & Culture

Ditch the winter blues at these Gold Coast events

You can’t use winter as an excuse to stay indoors on the Gold Coast because it offers clear skies and glorious sunny days that are perfect for venturing outdoors and indulging in a little arts and culture. Whether you’re a lover of music, have a hankering for arts and crafts or enjoy the hustle and bustle of festivals, there’s a swag of events happening in the coming month. For art & music lovers Broadbeach Jazz Weekend Pack away your winter coat and enjoy the last balmy weeks of winter at the Gold Coast’s favourite weekend of jazz. Stroll around the…

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Ditch the winter blues at these Gold Coast events
Lifestyle

Sweets & Treats – find your favourite at a local Farmers Market

There’s always something new to discover at Gold Coast Farmers Markets, check out our favourite local finds. Check out all the Gold Coast markets in our Events Calendar  From bakers to ethnic food purveyors, our markets provide us with a diversity of food experiences. Do you know the difference between brownies and blondies, donuts and cronuts, gyoza and gozleme? Check out these delicious must-try market treats. fresh filled Cannoli from Sweelicious - Reid Street Kitchen Where: Palm Beach Farmers Market and Miami Marketta Nobody needs an excuse to eat cake! As the sign on Reid Street Kitchen’s stall says, “I eat cake…

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There's always something a little different to discover at Farmers Markets, check out the best of the Gold Coasts.