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Sydney's Biggest Backyard On Show


When: Saturday 21st July - Saturday 4th August
Where: Western Sydney Parklands
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: FREE

Australia's largest urban park is opening the gates with a series of free events and fun activities for all ages. Some of these activities include:
* Food trucks
* Dog walking
* Tree top climbing
* Aboriginal star glazing
* Tree planting
* Spartan workout tour
* Warrigal dog run
* Dawn patrol
* Spot that water bug
* Sydney zoo in attendance

Sydney's biggest Backyard On show is a public celebration of a successful 50 year-old vision for open space in Western Sydney.

Phone: 9895 7500
Official website
Article by Claudia.

Sydney Guitar Festival 2018


When: Thursday 9th August - Sunday 19th August

The Sydney Guitar Festival returns 9-19 August 2018. Sydney's premier guitar event, the festival celebrates the diverse instrument's rich history and exciting future, packed with maestros sourced from the Australian guitar scene and the world over.

More info & ticket purchasing
Article by Ticketek.

Sydney Tea Festival


When: Sunday 19th August
Where: 17 Waterside Crescent, Sydney
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $16.50

The Sydney Tea Festival is a celebration of specialty loose leaf tea. Five years, 155 stallholders and 25,000 tea lovers later - the Sydney Tea Festival is back at Carriageworks on Sunday, 19 August 2018! Festival-goers will again be spoilt with a range of world-class loose-leaf teas, and a refreshed program. New festival features in 2018 include The Tasting Table, an area where tea drinkers can participate in intimate group tastings with tea purveyors, and a tea and food pairing degustation dinner held at Automata in Chippendale, in honour of the festivalís 5th birthday. Wander through the Tea Market and discover some of the best artisanal teas around, pick up some handmade teawares, grab a bite to eat, indulge in a sweet treat, and simply sit and enjoy a cup of tea in the brew lounge.

Tea Market
The tea market includes dozens of stallholders, from the boutique to the global, with specialty loose leaf tea and tisanes of all styles; ceramic artists and makers of beautiful teawares; artisan food purveyors and food trucks for something bigger to eat. Thereís also a Brew Lounge where you can sit and enjoy a cup of ten and a DIY Tea Blending Station sponsored by Austral Herbs.

Tasting Cup
Sample tea from different stallholders all day with a porcelain tasting cup. A cup is included in the entry fee (valued at $5.00). Tickets will go on sale in June.

Tea Workshops
Immerse yourself in the world of tea with some of Australiaís leading tea specialists, as they host educational talks, tastings, demonstrations and hands-on sessions. Workshops cover a range of topics, such as tea blending, tastings, preparation and tea ceremonies. The workshop program will be announced in July.

Brought to you by Tea Festivals Australia.

Phone: 0414 816 071
More info & ticket purchasing
Article by Sydney Tea Festival.

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