Local Dining & Entertainment



The Cupping Room

Sweet Bones

Tilley's Devine Cafe Gallery


Duck Nuts

Tipsy Bull

The Pedlar Pub

The Canberra Wine House

Special events

If you are coming to Canberra on the weekend before the conference, you may be interested in these special events.

Public art biennale

The weekend before the conference is the last days of Contour 556, a public art exhibition with beautiful, provocative and surprising works and performances all along the lake edge, expressing ideas on the essence of Canberra.

breach 2018 Artwork and Photo by Gary Deirmendjian

Photo: the breach, 2018. (Artwork and photo by Gary Deirmendjian.

Concert: Canberra Bach Ensemble

O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort!'/ 'O Eternity, you Thunderword!'
Bach Cantatas BWV 20, 60, 78, 105

Choir, Orchestra & Soloists, directed by Andrew Koll: Greta Claringbould (Soprano), Maartje Sevenster (Alto), Richard Butler (Tenor), Andrew Fysh (Bass). Orchestra led by Leanne Bear

Venue: St Christopher's Cathedral, Cnr Franklin and Furneaux Sts, Manuka, ACT 2603

Further info at www.canberrabachensemble.com


Australian War Memorial #2, Canberra National Gallery of Australia
Parliament House Enlighten at National Portrait Gallery

Entry to all of these museums is free unless you would like to view a special exhibition.

The Australian War Memorial

The National Gallery of Australia

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Library

The National Archives of Australia

The National Museum of Australia

Parliament House

Australian National Botanic Gardens

National Arboretum

If you would like to know what else is happening in Canberra go to the Visit Canberra website.

Last modified: Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 1:57 PM