Fri, Sep 22



Spencer Park, Newmarket

8th October, 10:30am to 7pm

Festitalia is the portal to all things Italian, savour Italy and its traditions right on your doorstep!  The Festival promotes community spirit, enhances cultural diversity and nurtures the soul of communal gathering. The wonderful food, wine, music and art is a celebration of life, love and family.

Come share the Passion of Italy – "Benvenuti"

Over 30 flavour-makers will celebrate with Italian-inspired stalls and pop-ups, offering a huge range of fare from authentic espresso, pizza, and calamari to cannoli, gnocchi and nutella doughnuts, granita to Italian sausages, and more.

The internationally acclaimed Gruppo Storico Fivizzano Flag Throwers direct from Montechiaro in Italy lead the entertainment lineup, joined by the Brisbane Tarantella Dancers, swordsmen Prima Spada, historical re-enactment specialists Pax Romana, performers Diletta Luna from Brisbane and Two Italian Guys from Sydney, and the famed pizza acrobat Youssef Ben-Touati. The event will also be hosted by James Liotta, the award-winning stage, screen and television performer.

Thu, 1 Januarysee all

Digital Futures Lab

Venture into the virtual zone at State Library of Queensland and discover a free interactive experience

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Wed, 1 Februarysee all

Hands On Workshops

Vintage trades with a modern twist

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Sat, 25 Februarysee all

Musical Melodies

This year there are four Musical Melodies concerts, plus the inclusion of the award-winning play Shirley Valentine.

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Wed, 1 Marchsee all

Dance Classes

Every Body Welcome

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Wed, 1 Marchsee all

A Room For Wild Animals

An impressive collection from the Queensland Museum vaults

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Sat, 4 Marchsee all

Michael Benson's Otherworlds

Embark on a journey to the farthest reaches of the Sun’s planetary domain at Queensland Museum

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Tue, 28 Marchsee all

Happy Birthday Play School

Come and celebrate with Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima at the exhibition celebrating 50 years of Play School, ABC’s much loved television program.

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Sat, 1 Aprilsee all

Kate Beynon: Friendly Beasts

Australian artist Kate Beyond introduces young visitors to four 'friendly' beasts inspired by mythological beings.

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Fri, 5 Maysee all

Freedom Then, Freedom Now

an intriguing journey into our recent past exploring the freedoms enjoyed and restricted in Queensland

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Fri, 23 Junesee all

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

In an Australian exclusive, the international blockbuster exhibition Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum will only be appearing at Queensland Museum

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