Brisbane Events // November 17 to November 24, 2017
RSPCA SANTA PAWS
Saturday November 18 from 9am – 4pm // RSPCA World for Pets, Springwood Centre, Cnr Lexington & Logan Rd’s, Springwood
Santa Paws is a great way to add a memorable happy snap to your family photo collection while also supporting the animals in RSPCA’s care! You can enter the Santa Paws Raffle which will be run on the day, all ticket sales will be going towards RSPCA Qld animals in care. Prizes include;Â Family pass to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary,Â Behind the scenes tour of the Wacol Animal Care Campus,Â â€˜Pawtraitsâ€™ â€“ Coffee table book by Zoo Studio, Dog Pamper Pack (includes shampoo, conditioner and a grooming tool) and lots more!
For more info visit www.santapaws.com.au
SANTAâ€™S ARRIVAL & ACROBATIC ELF SHOW
Saturday November 18 at 10.30am // Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre, Cnr Downs St & The Terrace, Ipswich
Santa and Mrs Claus will arrive in style and accompanied by Mary, Joseph, the 3 wise men, stilt walking snowlings and more. Plus there will be a hilarious acrobatic Elf Wrapping Department Christmas Show as part of the celebrations.
For more info visit www.riverlink.net.au
Saturday November 18 thru to Sunday December 24 // Hyperdome Shopping Centre, 3828 Pacific Hwy, Shailer Park
Visit the Hyperdome to see Santaâ€™s Kingdom where you can say hello to the man in red and get your photo taken, write a letter to Santa and post it (donâ€™t forget to add your address so you get a reply), visit Mrs Claus in her bakery and learn how to decorate gingerbread people and watch a Christmas movie on the big screen cinema.
For more info visit www.hyperdomeshopping.com.au
RAAF AMBERLEY AVIATION HERITAGE CENTRE OPEN DAY
Saturday November 19 from 8am – 5pm // RAAF Base Amberley,Â Southern Amberley Road, Willowbank
At the RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre youâ€™ll get a chance to check out the amazing display including a World War II Boston Bomber, Caribou airlifter, Sabre and Mirage Fighter jets, F11â€™s, Iroquois helicopters and even an immaculate WWII Jeep.
For more info visit www.raafamberleyheritage.gov.au
FLIPSIDE CIRCUS // WASTELAND
Friday November 24 & Saturday November 25 at 6pm // Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington St, New Farm
What sort of world will young people inherit? Besieged by mountains of rubbish, 12 extraordinary young performers recycle and reuse discarded items, reimagining circus and what our future could be.Â WastelandÂ is about potential, hope, resilience and survival â€“ replacing recognisable circus apparatus with repurposed materials and scrap. Developed by Flipsideâ€™s performance troupe, renowned circus artist Chelsea McGuffin and dramaturge Robert Kronk,Â WastelandÂ combines amazing aerials with frenetic ground and tumbling routines.
For more info visit www.brisbanepowerhouse.org
ROBIN HOOD THE MUSICAL
Now thru to Saturday December 2 // Brisbane Arts Centre, 210 Petrie Tce, Petrie Terrace
From Sherwood Forest to Nottingham Castle, grab your bow and arrow and be wished away on this thrilling escapade!
For more info visit www.artstheatre.com.au
WIZARD OF OZ
Now thru to Sunday December 3 // QPAC, Lyric Theatre, Melbourne St, South Bank
The worldâ€™s favourite musical is returning to Australia and making itâ€™s debut in Brisbane before it heads off around Australia. This show is theÂ London Palladium production ofÂ The Wizard of Oz and is an enchanting revision of the all-time classic. This production stays true to the original screenplay featuring all the favourite characters from the movie including Dorothy, Toto, Tin Man, The Lion, Scarecrow, Glinda and of course the Wicked Witch of the West.
For more info visit www.qpac.com.au
Now thru to Sunday January 21 from 9.30am – 5pm // Sciencentre,Â Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank
Enjoy mind melting illusions, sensory sensations, playing with perception, and discovering the world inside your head. This hands on exhibition will challenge your sensory signals and explore how your brain perceives the things and people around you. Discover how people may perceive the same thing in a different way and that reality is not what it seems.Your kids will get a chance to test their balance while wearing special glasses, confuse their mind with phantom Â hand illusions, look to infinity through a deep tunnel, pick up a robot floating in the air and much more!
For more info visit www.sciencentre.qm.qld.gov.au
GLADIATORS: HEROES OF THE COLOSSEUM
Now thru to Sunday January 28 from 9.30am – 5pm // Queensland Museum, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank
The exhibition features more than 110 original artefacts including pieces of the Colosseum, authentic elaborately decorated bronze gladiator helmets and original arms and armour preserved in the ashes of Pompeii. Take the journey back in time to be a part of history and go behind the scenes to learn the story of these armed athletes who fought to entertain and inspire the people of Ancient Rome.
For more info visit www.qm.qld.gov.au
YAYOI KUSAMA // LIFE IS THE HEART OF THE RAINBOW
Now thru to Sunday February 11 // GOMA, Stanley Pl, South Brisbane
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is an international phenomenon. Her beguiling creations and unique perspective, irrepressibly expressed across a career of more than 60 years, have made her a pre-eminent figure in 21st century contemporary art. ‘Life is the Heart of a Rainbow’ explores her key motifs, her engagement with the body, and her conception of space.
For more info visit www.qagoma.qld.gov.au
Check out our November calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art and craft markets in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au/markets
If you’re looking for somewhere to get a snap with Santa, check out our guide to find the jolly ole fellow in Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
Find out more hereÂ www.havenmagazine.com.au/santa-photos
Check out our Christmas Carols event calendar for your favourite festive singing nights in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au/fa-la-la-la-la