What’s On In Perth: 1st – 15th May

What’s On In Perth: Mount Hawthorn Streets & Laneways Festival

After huge success in 2015, Mount Hawthorn Streets and Laneways Festival is back for another year! Perth’s boutique village-style street festival will stalls, events and activities scattered all along Scarborough beach road on the first Sunday of May. Be sure to check out the rides at the sideshow alley to be set up on Hobart Street. Incorporating iconic Mount Hawthorn locals such as The New Norcia Bakery and The Paddington Ale House, Mt Hawthorn Streets and Laneways Festival delivers a unique mix of pop-up bars and street food stalls littered among the suburb’s longstanding favourite venues. A free event, delivering live music and entertainment stages, the Mt Hawthorn Streets and Laneways Festival has your family’s Sunday afternoon sorted. When: Sunday May 1st, 11 am – 7 pm Where: Scarborough Beach Road (from Hobart to Matlock streets) Mount Hawthorn Tickets: Free Event Parking: Available at a fee, public transport recommended More Information: http://mthawthornstreetsandlaneways.com.au/

What’s On In Perth: Perth Comedy Festival

Perth Comedy Festival is back and bigger than ever! Offering everything from stand up to sketch, satire, improv, magic and kids comedy, Perth Comedy Festival is the perfect event for the whole family. Catch your favourite comedian with tickets to their show, or hit up an event featuring a line-up of comedians for a true taste of what’s on offer.

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Gala:

Tuesday May 10th is the third and final Gala event! If there’s one event at the festival you don’t want to miss it’s this one! An exciting mix of international acts, local talent and rising stars, the Gala event kicks off the Comedy Festival itself, and is an absolute must-see. Gala 1 & 2 are already sold out, and tickets to 3 are selling fast! When: Tuesday May 10th 2016 Where: Regal Theatre Tickets: $69.90 – $89.90, Parking: Available at a fee, public transport recommended Perth Comedy Festival

The Showcase:

The Comedy Festival’s funniest hour returns! A brilliant line up of the best acts from the 2016 Festival, the Showcase delivers such a variety everyone is bound to find something they like. The best value ticket in town, this is not one to be missed! When: For dates and times see http://perthcomedyfestival.com/single-event?show_id=797 Where: Perth Town Hall Parking: Available at a fee, public transport recommended

What’s On In Perth: British Museum Collection: A History of the World in 100 Objects

 

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  From the British Museum in London’s comes Perth’s newest exhibit! Take a journey through the last two million years with a display of the most distinctive artefacts from human history. The treasured objects on display range from early stone tools to The Gilgamesh Tablet and Dürer’s print – The Rhinoceros. An exclusive to the Australian leg of the tour is the bronze Head of Augustus from Meroë, one of the most important surviving portraits of Rome’s first emperor. Linking cultures of the past through fascinating historical discoveries, this exhibit provides a rare and unique opportunity to view the British Museum’s greatest remains of the human race. When: Saturday 13th February – Saturday 18th June 2016 Where: Western Australian Museum – Perth, Perth Cultural Centre, James Street, Perth, WA 6000 Tickets: Adult $17.50, Child/Concession $12.50, Family $50.00 Parking: Available at a fee, public transport recommended More Information: http://museum.wa.gov.au/museums/perth/history-world-100-objects

What’s On In Perth: The Ultimate Cabernet Experience

Voyager Estate Ultimate Cabernet Sauvignon Event

To celebrate Aussie Wine Month, Margaret River’s Voyager Estate is hosting the Ultimate Cabernet Sauvignon Event. The day starts with a Cabernet masterclass, which includes a 10-year vertical tasting. Following this is a Cabernet-focused tour of the estate, with exclusive access to Voyager Estate’s winemaking team to run the barrel tastings. The Ultimate Cabernet Experience then offers the chance to taste rarely opened, very limited, Cabernets, and also an opportunity to check out Voyager’s new and unreleased wines. Finally, the day finishes with a relaxing Discovery lunch – Voyager Estate’s six-course sensory dining experience matched with museum and limited release wines. When: Saturday 14th May & Sunday 15th May Where: Voyager Estate, Stevens Road, Margaret River WA 6285 Tickets: $300 More Information: http://www.voyagerestate.com.au/bookings/

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