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2019: An Event-Full Year!

2019 in Brisbane is going to be an even more event-full year with heaps of exciting entertainment with the likes of award-winning shows, international concerts, unique exhibitions, fantastic sporting events and festivals. Check out what’s coming up in Brisbane: 2019 Brisbane Events Modern Woman Festival 1-2 June BCEC State of Origin Game 1 5 June Suncorp Stadium Queensland Caravan, Camping & Touring Show 5-10 June Brisbane Showgrounds Scrapbooking, Stitches & Crafts Show 6-9 June BCEC Winter Design Market 8 June QAGOMA Broncos vs Titans NRL Game 9 June Suncorp Stadium Queensland Cabaret Festival 13-30 June Brisbane various venues Gluten Free Expo 15-16 June BCEC Carl Barron 18-20 June QPAC Bolshoi Ballet – Spartacus 25 June – 7 July QPAC Pregnancy, Babies & Children’s Expo 27-30 June BCEC West End Film Festival 28-29 June West End Queensland School Holidays 29 June – 14 July Bolshoi Ballet – Jewels 29 June – 3 July QPAC Queensland Music Festival 5-28 July Brisbane various venues School of Rock From 12 July QPAC Stay tuned! We will be updating this calendar of 2019 Brisbane events regularly. Book your Brisbane Accommodation in advance for one of these brilliant events with us here at West End Central […]

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EKKA Royal Queensland Show

When: 9th to 18th August, 2019 Where: Brisbane Showgrounds Queensland’s favourite show ‘EKKA’ is almost here again.  One of Brisbane’s favourite annual events, the Royal Queensland Show, has been running for over 140 years! Don’t miss out on the family-friendly fun with rides for all ages and thrill levels, an explosive entertainment program, animals and livestock, Australiana displays, arts and crafts, shows, sideshow games and much more. Of course it wouldn’t be a show without great food, and at EKKA all foodies are well catered for. Enjoy hearty meal at one of restaurant and bars, learn something new at the cooking stage or indulge in traditional favourites such as fairy floss and the dagwood dog, or famous to EKKA be sure to try the iconic strawberry sundae! For more information please visit Ekka Royal Queensland Show. From West End Central Apartments it’s approximately 10 minutes drive or 30 minutes by public transport to the EKKA 2019 venue at Brisbane Showgrounds. West End Central Apartments are located centrally in Brisbane and offer a selection of fully self-contained 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments, as well as Studio Apartments. You’ll also receive FREE parking and FREE Wifi. Book your Brisbane accommodation now.

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West End Film Festival

When: 28 – 30 June, 2019 Where: West End, Brisbane Held in one of Brisbane’s most vibrant communities, West End, the West End Film Festival (WEFF) is an Australian short film competition over 3 days from 28 to 30 June. WEFF was established a decade ago, in 2009, by a group of local filmmakers focused on supporting grassroots filmmakers, and continues to connect with this founding objective today. Come along and celebrate the 10th birthday of the event! For a full program of events and ticket purchases visit WEFF WEFF has grown to be one of Brisbane’s most eclectic, enlightening and empowering film festivals, celebrating the community, culture and diversity that is uniquely West End. Don’t miss this awesome 3 day West End Brisbane event! Get in quick to book your Brisbane West End Accommodation with us here at West End Central Apartments. Select from studio, one or two bedroom self-contained apartments located in Brisbane’s West End. BOOK NOW

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Brisbane Pregnancy, Babies & Children Expo

When: 28 to 30 June, 2019Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane Come along to this year’s Brisbane Pregnancy, Babies and Children Expo at BCEC over 3 days from 28 to 20 June. The Expo features expert advice and parenting tips, along with the latest products and innovations, for all of your pregnancy and parenting needs, with hundreds of different brands attending. You will have the opportunity to chat face-to-face with a wide array of expert product exhibitors for pregnancy, newborn care and the early years of parenting. You can also see, touch, try and buy the products and services that best suit your needs. Attend talks and classes to get up-to-date information from trusted, experienced experts and have all your questions answered. There is plenty of fun for kids at the Expo too with multiple spaces for babies and toddlers to play.  Discover all you need to know for you, your pregnancy or young child, all under one roof! Tickets are free online or $20 at the door. Purchase your free online tickets HERE Opening Hours: Friday 10am to 4pmSaturday & Sunday 10am to 5pm  Book your Brisbane Accommodation for this Expo with us here at West End Central […]

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Two New Great Family Shows Coming up at QPAC

There are two new great family shows coming up at QPAC. School of Rock and Storm Boy. School of Rock When: From 12 July 2019Where: Lyric Theatre, QPAC Based on the comedy hit movie of the same name, School of Rock Musical is going to rock the Lyric Theatre. This hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There, he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. School of Rock features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, in a high-octane smash hit delivering face-melting guitar riffs and touching romance in equally awesome doses!  Tickets start from: $71.90 per person and are available from QPAC Box Office. Storm Boy When: 29 July to 17 August, 2019Where: The Playhouse, QPAC Based on the heart-warming novel by Colin Thiele, Storm Boy will be brought to life on stage with its masterful puppetry and boundless imagination. The story follows the young Storm Boy who lives a simple yet free life on the coastal wilds of the South Australian Coorong, combing the beaches with his reclusive father, […]

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2019 Holden State of Origin Series – Game I

When: Wednesday 5 June, 2019 Where: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane The Holden State of Origin 2019 is set to be an edge of your seat series: Game I – 5 June – Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane Game II – 23 June – Optus Stadium, Perth Game III – 10 July – ANZ Stadium, Sydney With a game in each state it will be certainly be even playing grounds between the NSW Blues and the QLD Maroons. The Blues will be out to defend the shield as they have won the past two series. No matter which team you back, don’t miss Game 1 live at Suncorp Stadium. Get your TICKETS for the Holden State of Origin 2018 – Game I. West End Central Apartments feature studios and one and two bedroom well-appointed apartments just 5-10mins by car from Suncorp Stadium with free wifi and free parking. Book your Brisbane Accommodation for the State of Origin today.

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Madman Anime Festival

When: 25 & 26 May, 2019Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Madman Anime Festival or MadFest, celebrates anime and Japanese culture and is coming to Brisbane on 25 & 26 May. The event that brings bring the best of anime, manga and Japanese culture is brought to you by Australia’s biggest name in anime, Madman Entertainment. Heading to the festival in cosplay? Madman Anime Festival brings a celebration of cosplay to each event. For fans and cosplayers alike, there’s plenty of opportunities to get involved. Other events happening at MadFest include: Check out hundreds of books in the Manga Library One Piece Treasure Hunt Cosplay Masquerade Nintendo Showcase Movies screenings at League of Legends Stage  Hang out at AnimeLab Lounge MadFest is open: Saturday 25th – 8.30am to 6pmSunday 26th – 8.30am to 5pm Entry to MadFest starts from:Weekend pass $63.40Saturday or Sunday pass $42.64 For a full program of events and ticket purchases visit Anime Festival Coming to MadFest? Book your Brisbane Accommodation at nearby West End Central Apartments with a selection of compact hotel style rooms and self-contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. BOOK NOW

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Brisbane Street Art Festival

When: 4 to 19 May 2019Where: City Wide A two week event that showcases public art across Brisbane City as an avenue for artistic expression is happening this year from 4 to 19 May. The festival endeavours to create a multi-disciplinary platform that encourages any and all art forms to participate. With over 60 artworks being created by some of the most exciting street art practitioners from Brisbane, Australia and internationally. The festival’s 2-week program will include: Live mural art, music, theatre, numerous exhibitions, creative master classes and workshops. There are many events happening around West End Brisbane at West Village so download your event program HERE Book your West End Brisbane Accommodation with us here at West End Central Apartments, perfectly located near the cultural precinct at South Bank. BOOK NOW

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The Anywhere Festival

When: 9th to 26th May, 2019Where: Locations across Brisbane The Anywhere Festival has been running annually in Brisbane for seven years. Festival organisers aim to deliver an exciting, engaging and passionate performance to the public – regardless of access to traditional theatre infrastructure. You can expect performances to be held in unconventional spaces such as theatre in car parks, comedy in laneways, opera in reservoirs, dance in stairwells – anything goes!   Visitors to The Anywhere Festival can also take part in quirky workshops exploring arts and craft including cooking or jewellery making. In its seven year history, The Anywhere (Theatre) Festival has put on festivals in Queensland, Victoria and NSW with more than 2,112 performances to over 417,800 people. Check Anywhere  Festival website for details, the full program is set to be released in April. West End Central Apartments are perfectly located close to Southbank Parklands, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, QPAC, the Queensland Museum, Suncorp Stadium and Max Watts. West End Central Apartments are the ideal base for your Brisbane holiday. BOOK BRISBANE ACCOMMODATION NOW

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What’s On Easter Long Weekend 2019 – Brisbane

Friday 19 April to Monday 22 April, 2019 Easter 2019 is not far away, here is a preview of events that are happening around Brisbane over the Easter Long Weekend. Good Friday – April 19 Fantastic Mr Fox @ QPAC (11-20 April 2019) Green Jam @ Melbourne Street Green, QPAC (every Friday 19 April 2019) Easter Saturday – April 20 The Book or Mormon @ QPAC (16 March – 31 May 2019) The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art Exhibition @ QAGOMA (until 28 April 2019) Brisbane Road vs Newcastle Jets @ Suncorp Stadium Easter Sunday – April 21 Collective Markets @ South Bank (19 – 21 April 2019) Easter Monday – April 22 Me, Myself and I @ GOMA – Children’s Art Centre – Free Easter Markets The Collective Markets are held each week at South Bank and there will be an Easter Market held over 3 days for market goers to enjoy, Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 9am-4pm. Easter Worship Attending worship over Easter is a strong tradition in many families, parishes in West End, South Brisbane include: St Andrew’s Anglican Church, 160 Vulture St South Brisbane St Mary’s Catholic Parish, 20 Merivale St South Brisbane St […]

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