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until the 2018 Commonwealth Games commence.
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April 4 to 15 2018
Festival 2018 Brisbane

Festival 2018 Brisbane

Enjoy world-class arts and see Brisbane stories take centre stage at Festival 2018 Brisbane with 12 days of free music, theatre, comedy, circus, dance, visual art, film and more.

Highlights include the Festival Hub, presented by The Star Gold Coast at South Bank’s Cultural Forecourt, which will feature headline acts including Alex the Astronaut, Archie Roach, Bob Evans, Regurgitator, The Preatures and Urthboy. Celebrate our First Nations people with Blak Friday and hear intimate stories from Brisbane’s refugees at The Village. Families can enjoy Megafauna, Sally and Possum Live, The Owl and the Pussycat as well as Botanica, a free day-to-night exhibition in the City Botanic Gardens.


The Festival will extend from South Bank across the CBD, including King George Square. From the City Botanic Gardens to Roma Street Parklands and laneways in between; as well as Brisbane Powerhouse, Flowstate, Griffith Film School, Museum of Brisbane, Queensland Art Gallery, Reddacliff Place, Tony Gould Gallery and the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.

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