Community Corner - August 2018
The best events and activities in the south-west over the coming months.
Perth Good Food and Wine Show 2018
When: 24 Aug – 26 Aug
At the Good Food & Wine Show, presented by Citi, you can enjoy a fun day out with friends discovering new foods, wines and the latest products. Sample from hundreds of local and international exhibitors and find new recipe ideas from some of Australia’s best chefs.
In 2018 there’ll be double trouble on the Princess Cruise Theatres - all our chefs will be buddying up with someone they love to cook with. We have two Australian icons of the culinary world, a chef and his butcher, a husband and wife team, and so many more.
Why not grab a mate and learn more about your favourite tipple at a Wine Selector’s Cellar Door Session; participate in free wine tasting class at the Riedel Drinks Lab; or taste some of the Barossa’s premium wines at The Barossa Experience.
If cheese is more your thing, learn from the best at The Smelly Cheese Project masterclasses where our resident cheese expert will take you on a cheese appreciation journey.
Whether you’re into sweet or savoury, beer or wine, we’ve got you covered.
Where: Perth Convention & Exhibition
Cost: Early-bird tickets from $20, Early-bird VIP tickets from $99
More information: https://goodfoodshow.com.au/perth/
Fitness Fridays with C03
When: Every Friday, 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Experience an insight into the training methodologies of the WA state flagship contemporary dance company, C03 Australia, with free lunch time beginner ballet class, taught by contemporary artists.
Every Friday involes a fun 50-minute ballet class with a holistic approach to health and wellness, taught by C03 professional teaching artists and dancers.
Suitable for all ages and abilities. Recommended for ages 10 and above.
Please wear comfortable clothing. Socks or bare feet is fine. Change room facilities available at King Street Arts Centre. Please bring a water bottle.
Where: Level 2, King Street Arts Centre. Corner Murray and King Street, Perth CBD. Entry off Murray Street.
More Information: https://co3.org.au/ffwithco3/
Northbridge Piazza Yoga
When: Every Saturday, 8:00am-8:45am
Revitalize and refresh ready for the weekend with free weekly yoga sessions from YogaVine at the Northbridge Piazza. Participants must bring their own mat.
Where: Northbridge Piazza
Girls School Cinema
When: Fri 15 June – Sat 29 Sep
This winter, the people who bring you Rooftop Movies and Fringe World Festival invite you to the Girls School in East Perth for the cosiest cinema experience with good food and great times.
East Perth’s cosiest new hidden gem reveals itself on the 15th of June.
Where: Perth Girls School, Corner of Plain and Wellington Street, East Perth
More information: http://girlsschoolcinema.com.au
When: Sat 18 Aug – Tue 4 Sep, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Beautiful and insightful works from 31 school and 69 budding artist/designers.
Where: 12 Aberdeen Street, Perth
More information: http://www.gallerycentral.com.au
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