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What's on

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Bamboo Connect - Building Bridges by Co-Lab

Sat 7 Mar - Sun 19 Apr
Free

Co-Lab returns to the Cairns Children’s Festival with a new challenge for you. Can you build a bridge out of bamboo?
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Chillagoe Marble Lamps by Paul Toft

Wed 18 Mar - Sun 31 May
Free

Paul Toft has been working with marble for over thirty years, here in Australia and in Indonesia.
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Artists of the North 2020 - Cairns Art Society

Fri 3 Apr - Sun 03 May
Free

It's back again, a wonderful opportunity for all the Artists of the North to showcase their artwork and this year the theme is very on trend: "A Changing World".
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PechaKucha Night - Volume 29

Wed 22 Apr
$5 tickets sold on the door + gold coin donation to PechaKucha

Join us for PechaKucha, as a presenter or guest, for an entertaining evening covering a range of topics – 20 images x 20 seconds.
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Harmony Day 2020

Sun 26 Apr
Free

Harmony Day Festival is a free community event to celebrate Diversity and Inclusion in the Cairns Region as part of Harmony Day 2020.
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Tanks' Monthly Markets

Sun 26 Apr
Free

Tanks Monthly Markets are a unique slice of cultural life in the tropics and a must-do event on the Cairns calendar.
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Hannah Parker and Jane Dennis - No Man's Land

Fri 22 May - Thu 11 Jun
Free

In the year that celebrates 250 years of resettlement in Australia, Jane Dennis and Hannah Parker find themselves in a no man’s land of self- conflict.
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Nautilus Scuba Club - Underwater Photography Exhibition

Fri 22 May - Thu 11 Jun
Free

This exhibition showcases underwater images from members of the Nautilus Scuba Club Cairns who have entered the club’s annual underwater photo competition.
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G Flip

Thu 28 May - Fri 29 May
$38.95

POSTPONED - New dates TBC.
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The Rubens

Sat 11 Jul
$48

POSTPONED - New date TBC.
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Tim Rogers' Liquid Nights in Bohemia Heights

Fri 17 Jul
$45 / $40 (CONC) inc b/fee

Join Tim Rogers for a brand-new live show that brings Tim’s Friday afternoon Liquid Lunch radio programme out of the Double J studios and onto the stage.
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Grigoryan Brothers - Past, Present & Future - World Music

Fri 18 Sep
$40 / $35 (CONC) inc b/fee

With a repertoire spanning centuries, continents and genres, amazing telepathy and the ability to draw emotion from every note, Slava & Leonard Grigoryan are justifiably ...
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Boy & Bear 'Suck On Light Tour' With special guests

Wed 4 Nov - Thu 05 Nov
$49 / $44 (CONC) inc b/fee

Boy & Bear are back.
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Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour 2020

Fri 27 Nov
$40 / $36 (CONC) inc b/fee

The Festival's funniest in one night!
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