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DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 7 December 2012

By 6 December 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 7 December 2012 to 9 December 2012. ]

As the year draws down everything seems to be kicking off around Canberra.

What’s worth seeing and doing around town this weekend?

Just leave your thoughts in the comments.

Canberra Custom Knife Show this Sunday

By 5 December 2012

[ 9 December 2012 at 10:00 am; ] After a break for a few years, the Canberra Custom Knife Show is back on December 9th from 10am – 3pm. It will be held at the Tharwa Village Hall and focus on the work of local makers. Canberra has a small but growing knife making community.

There will be a range of kitchen, sporting, folding/pocket [...]

Carols at Lanyon this Sunday

By 4 December 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 9 December 2012 at 5:00 pm; ]

It’s unavoidably Christmas now. But one of Canberra’s nicer seasonal elements are the Carols at Lanyon.

I reviewed it back in 2008 and the Lanyon website has this to say:

An evening of magical Christmas fun. Bring your own picnic to enjoy in the beautiful
Lanyon gardens. Listen to the festive music of the Sing Australia Choir and [...]

Fencing championships coming to Canberra

By 29 November 2012

[ 7 December 2012 to 11 December 2012. ] This just in from Australian Fencing:

Canberra is hosting the 2012 Australian Fencing Circuit Open Championships and the 2012 Oceania & Australian Veteran Fencing Championship.

The event will be held at the Australian Institute of Sport (Main Arena) from Friday December 7 2012 to Tuesday December 11 2012.

Highlights include:

– Over 350 fencers
– Over 3000 bouts across [...]

December and January at the Phoenix

By 28 November 2012

[ 1 December 2012 to 19 January 2013. ] December

Saturday 1st 9:30pm
Bladder Spasms
Rather be Dead

Sunday 2nd 8pm
Lloyd Spiegel
Jonno Zilber

Monday 3rd 8pm
CMC presents The Bootleg Sessions
She & I
Fats Homicide
The Wanninashvilles

Tuesday 4th 7:30pm
Andrew and Shannon’s Pub Trivia

Wednesday 5th 9pm
CIT end of year Jam

Thursday 6th 9pm
Sean McMahon’s Western Union
Hannah Gillespie

Saturday 8th 9:30pm
Waterford’s 5th Birthday
Owen M Carroll (Voss)
Shoeb Ahmad

Monday 10th 8pm
2XX Local n Live presents The Bootleg Sessions
Fun [...]

Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial

By 2 November 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 1 November 2012 to 31 July 2013. ]

An intriguing exhibition up on the War Memorial website:

The small French village of Vignacourt was always behind the front lines. For much of the First World War it was a staging point, casualty clearing station and recreation area for troops of all nationalities moving up to and then back from the battlefields on the [...]

Saucy Panto at Teatro Vivaldi

By 24 October 2012

[ 9 December 2012 to 16 December 2012. ]

Facebook brings an intriguing option for seasonal cheer and/or christmas parties:

This December, the Masters of Space and Time invite you enjoy a night of festive frivolity and fabulous food, in conjunction with Teatro Vivaldi Restaurant.

‘Tis the night before Christmas and the Candlegrove Club is feeling the pinch, in the Masters of Space [...]

Local Feats, a retrospective of local feature films 1971-2010


[ 16 August 2012 to 20 December 2012. ]

This in from New Acton and sounding very interesting:

Local Feats is a retrospective of local feature films made in Canberra between 1971 and 2010.

Starting 1971, screened from an old 16mm projector, we will travel through the years each fortnight with the director and one of his/her short films. After a talk and the screenings, the [...]

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