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Top July Events 2020 - Sydney & Surrounds

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Published June 14th 2020
Sydney will be back with events galore this July
With most restrictions easing (at time of writing) across Sydney and New South Wales, there is no better way than to go out this July and enjoy events again!

The list below features free & ticketed events across Sydney and surrounds including virtual events:

1. Biennale of Sydney

When: Wednesday, 1 July 2020-6 September 2020
Where: Various locations- see details
Cost: See website.
Details: The Biennale of Sydney will be re-opening this June, and this exhibition will showcase more than 700 artworks by 101 artists and collectives from around the world. The exhibition was meant to open in March but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, closed to the public after only 10 days.

Exhibitions will be showcased at Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artspace, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Cockatoo Island, and Museum of Contemporary Art. The National Art School will not exhibit due to the NSW Government not allowing it to re-open. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Biennale of Sydney Facebook


2. The Rocks Dreaming Aboriginal Heritage Walking Tour

When: Wednesday, 1 July 2020-26 September 2020
Where: Cadmans Cottage, 110 George St, The Rocks
Cost: Adults: $44pp & Children: $32pp
Details: This 90-minute leisurely walkabout tour with an Aboriginal guide will get you inspired as you discover the oldest ecology, conservation, sustainability, astrology, and spiritual beliefs on earth today. The tour will also allow you to discover how the ancient Aboriginal Dreaming is still alive within modern Sydney landscape and how the billion-year-old harbour, marine, environment, sandstone strata, waterways, flora & fauna influenced how Aboriginal people lived in the area. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Dreamtime Southern X Facebook


3. Class Bento Online Workshops

When: Wednesday, 1-31 July 2020
Where: Online
Cost: See website
Details: These virtual workshop and classes include candle making, watercolour painting, make your own Terrarium, kokedama, pottery, ceramic tile wall art, and more, calligraphy, abstract painting, dream catcher making, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from ClassBento Facebook


4. Cambridge Markets

When: Wednesday, 1-31 July 2020: 8am-2pm (Wednesdays & Saturdays)
Where: The Entertainment Quarter, Lang Rd, Moore Park
Cost: Free
Details: There will be around 70 stalls selling an amazing variety of fresh fruit & vegetables, gourmet French fare, bakery items, cheese & dairy, smallgoods, meats, gourmet food outlets, clothing & fashion, homewares, baby toys & clothes, and more. Home delivery is still available. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Cambridge Markets Facebook


5. A Thousand Words Exhibit

When: Wednesday, 1-31 July 2020
Where: Online
Cost: Free
Details: 'A picture tells a thousand words'. This online exhibition showcases 100 of the most compelling photogenic images from the rich collections of Sydney Living Museums and the State Archives and Records Authority of NSW, created between the 1880s and the 1980s. Click here for the website.

6. Paint & Sip Classes

When: Thursday, 2-31 July 2020
Where: Paint & Sip Studios-Penrith, Unit 7, 49-53 York Rd, Penrith
Cost: Prices range between $50-$55pp
Details: There will be a wide range of experiences including paint and sip experiences. You are more than welcome to bring your own food & drinks. Click here for the website.

7. Orange Grove Market

When: Saturday, 4-31 July 2020: 9am-1pm (Every Saturday)
Where: 2-8 Perry St, Lilyfield
Cost: Free
Details: There will be a wide range of farm-fresh & organic produce, gourmet food, artisan bread, fashion & accessories, flowers, sustainable fair trade items, homewares, and much. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Orange Grove Market Facebook


8. Tai-Chi Beginner Classes

When: Saturday, 4 July 2020-29 August 2020: From 8:30am
Where: Centennial Parklands, Labyrinth Dickens Drive, Centennial Park
Cost: See website.
Details: This class will focus on awareness, breathing and visualisation techniques that will help to promote a deeper sense of relaxation and focus. The sessions will also teach the loosening exercises of Master Huang and the first section of the Yang Style Tai Chi short form. Click here for the website.

9. Campbelltown Skate Workshops

When: Saturday, 4 & 11July 2020: 10am-12pm
Where: Totem at Macquarie Fields Skate Park, Cnr Victoria Rd & Harold St, Macquarie Links (4 July) & Korrupt at St Helens Park Skate Park, Cnr Kellerman Drive & Appin Rd, St Helens Park (11 July)
Cost: Free
Details: This workshop will teach all the gnarly moves from the professionals. Lessons go for two hours and include all equipment and training. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Korrupt Indoor Skate Park Facebook


10. Sydney Boutique Markets

When: Sunday, 5 July 2020
Where: Rouse Hill Town Centre, Main St, Rouse Hill
Cost: Free
Details: These boutique markets will showcase unique and high-quality products, including fashion, baby & kids fashion, accessories, homewares, and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Sydney Boutique Markets Facebook


11. Spirituality & Magic for Wellness

When: Sunday, 5 July 2020: 7pm-8pm
Where: Online
Cost: Free
Details: This online class will help you to create your own personal wellness and self-care strategy using the 5 elements framework. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Entrepreneurs Networking Hub Facebook


12. Online School Holiday Program

When: Tuesday, 7 & 8 July 2020
Where: Online
Cost: Free
Details: The Korean Cultural Centre Australia will be offering an online school holiday program that the little ones will love! The virtual sessions will include interactive hands-on activities of making jogak (patchwork) brooch as well as a Korean children's book storytime via Zoom. The class is recommended for children aged 8 years and over, and storytelling for children aged between 5-7 years. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Korean Cultural Centre Australia Facebook


13. The Ultimate Survivor Super Fan Quiz Show

When: Wednesday, 8 July 2020: 7pm-10pm
Where: Macquarie University, Balaclava Road, North Ryde
Cost:
Details: This game quiz show will feature both US and Australian series best players who have ever been on the show, as well as a Q&A session, and first prize-winning team will win a five-night, all expenses trip to Fiji, with an official tour of past survivor camps, including Mamanuca Island, the location of season 39. Prizes will also include for those who really get into character. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Ultimate Survivor Super Fan Quiz Show Facebook


14. Pottery Wheel Intensive for Teens

When: Wednesday, 8 & 9 July 2020: 10am-4pm
Where: Art Est. Gallery, 6769 Lords Road, Leichhardt
Cost: $280pp
Details: This workshop for teens will include an introduction to pottery, with a two-day intensive workshop where they will learn and practice the basics of wheel throwing pottery. There will also be tutor demonstrations and hands-on instruction. There will only be 8 students per class. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Art Est. Art School Facebook


15. Masterclass - Portrait Painting in Oils with Marie Mansfield

When: Thursday, 16 & 17 July 2020: From 10am
Where: Art Est. Gallery, 6769 Lords Road, Leichhardt
Cost: $275pp
Details: This Masterclass will help you tackle portrait painting in oils. In this two-day masterclass, you will learn the techniques of portrait painting through studying proportion and how to paint features by observing tone. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Art Est. Art School Facebook


16. Sydney Harbour Christmas in July Lunch Cruise

When: Saturday, 18 July 2020
Where: King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour
Cost: Adults: $85pp, Concession: $75pp, Children (5-14yrs): $65pp, Children under 5yrs: Free, & Family (2 adults 2 kids): $280 per family. For sale prices see website.
Details: There will be a 3 hour Sydney Harbour Cruise, a delicious buffet featuring roast turkey and fresh seafood, traditional Christmas pudding with coffee & tea, Christmas decorations & bonbons, photographer onboard, live entertainment, prizes for the ugliest sweater, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Vagabond Cruises Facebook


17. Spoon Carving Workshop

When: Saturday, 18 July 2020: 9am-3pm
Where: Creative Man, 13 Mitchell Rd, Brookvale
Cost: $200pp
Details: This guided workshop will include selecting materials, safety briefing, spend a few hours carving a spoon. The workshop will also include all materials, use of other hand tools, cut-resistant gloves, and all instructions and support required. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Creative Man ANZ Facebook


18. Let's Roam Sydney Scavenger Hunt: Hike to Hyde Park!

When: Monday, 20 July 2020: 7am-11pm
Where: Event Site- 483, George St, Millers Point
Cost: $12.99pp
Details: This Scavenger Hunt will include an enthralling tour around Sydney checking out the art, history, and culture along the way. Highlights include Sydney State Theatre, Sydney Mint, Archibald Fountain, and ANZAC Memorial. Click here for the website.
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I do enjoy these...I am 90 and go on trips with Holdsworth Community at Woollahra....they have had a zoom during the stand down so that those who go on their trips can have a chat.
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