10 NSW Events Happening In August 2017

It’s easy to see why tourists from different corners of the world come to experience New South Wales in its entirety. There is no place like this on the planet, with its bushland, beaches, rainforest, mountains and deserts. It is home to the most vibrant city in the world, Sydney, and is also the most populous state in the country. If you are planning a visit anytime soon, choose coach hire in NSW to attend these august events.


2017 Sydney International Boat Show

Known to be the largest recreational marine event in the southern hemisphere, the Sydney International Boat show will take place this year from the 3rd to 7th of August. The tradition that began in 1968 has continued till date, with millions of visitors over the year, who have been entertained and educated. This is not only a chance to grab leading manufacturers and brands in action, but also get up and close with the experts. All the boaties out there, get a hold of this opportunity to make your boating experiences better than ever!

Camden Antiques & Collectables Fair

Currently in its 31st year, the annual Camden Antiques & Collectibles will be held at the Camden Civic Centre from 4th to 6th of August, with a list of respected and well-renowned antique dealers putting up the show. The VIP viewing is on 5th August, with a chance to sneak-a-peak a fine collectible with dinner and a glass of champagne. There will be a number of quality items including linen, furniture, literature, porcelain, china, gemstones, artefacts and jewellery. By entering the raffle, you could also win a magnificent piece of antique jewellery.

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase 2017 In Griffith

For the fifth consecutive year, the Sydney Comedy Festival showcase will be making its way along the freeways of Australia, to bring the best of the festival right at your doorstep. Displaying some of the freshest emerging talents and boasting a line-up of national and international comics, the show will be a night of full-on entertainment. All this and more will leave your belly sore on an evening of 9th August at the Griffith Regional Theatre in Griffith.

Art and Frame 2017

Scheduled to take place from 11th to 13th of August, the Art & Frame 2017 will bring together the art industry in a trade exhibition that will include an industry trade fair, a conference program and education seminars. Taking place at the beautiful Royal Randwick, the industry displays will attract both national and international visitors and exhibitors. Explore new ways to design with a wide array of framing, prints and artworks on display. Discover the technologies and ideas involved in creating, presenting and framing art pieces. Take part in workshops and observe the demonstrations.

Maitland Aroma Coffee & Chocolate Festival 2017

The word ‘chocolate’ itself is too enticing to make this event a must-visit for anyone. This 2-day event at the Levee Central Maitland will take place from 12thto 13th of August encompassing live demonstrations, which include cooking with coffee, coffee roasting, cake decoration and chocolate making. Along with that, there will be tasty treats, live music, food and wine from the Hunter region and beyond.

Emerge: STEM Careers Expo

If you are one of those career-oriented persons with an urge to take a deep dive session on future industries and startups, head towards Eveleigh on the 17th of August for Stem Careers Expo. There will be more than 70 science based start-ups and industry partners taking part in the expo. It’s a good opportunity to hear the experts speak, as you explore the interactive technology displays and look to pursue your career. Hosted by Cicada Innovation, the event is aimed at exploring your career pathway in the best way possible.

2017 Australian Museum Science Festival

Known to be the largest school science festival in the country, the Australian Museum Science Festival 2017 will be celebrating the National Science Week with more than 400 interactive workshops, shows and talks crafted by leading institutions. Ideal for both children and adults, the event is open to industry professionals and community visitors as well. School groups will also be taking over for a special line-up of events.

The Colour Run Sydney 2017

What started as an event in 2012 to promote happiness and healthiness, has actively turned into an intense community participation bringing together people to spread happiness. The Colour Run Sydney 2017 will take place at the Centennial Park on the 20th of August, with a completely new category of running events that strives to grow each passing year. Undeniably, this is the single largest event series on the planet, having been tripled over the years, with over 225 events in more than 35 countries.

Around The World In Eighty Days

Based on the novel by Jules Verne, Around The World In Eighty Days is adapted by Toby Hulse and will be put on show at Shoalhaven on the 23rd of August. There will be everything from Unabashedly slapstick to Runaway trains and Raging typhoons to Stampeding elephants. Grab your seats to witness the valiant adventure of Phileas Fogg and his servant Passepartout, as they circle the world in eighty days. Three actors will be portraying as many as 39 characters travelling across 7 continents in one of the greatest adventure of all time, with comic, romance and danger in equal measures. This thrilling production will take you from San Francisco to Yokohama and London to Bombay. This is theatre at its most magical appearance with quirky adventures on offer. Grant Piro, Pia Miranda and Ian Stenlake are the three exceptional actors playing the multitude of roles.

Short Surf Film Festival

Due to be held on the 25th of August at the Tower Cinemas Newcastle, the Short Surf film festival is a filmic celebration about the way in which surfing impacts your life in a positive way. Cinematographers from all corners are invited to craft a short film of 7-minutes, out of which 10 will be selected to be screened on the final evening. Three lucky winners will be selected by the judges, and their films will be featured on Tracks official website. Additionally, the winner will receive $5000, and there are giveaway prizes for audience as well.

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