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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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Brisbane Cycling Festival 2019

When:  28 March to 14 April, 2019Where: Anna Meares Velodrome and other venues in Brisbane Professional and amateur cyclists from all around the world will be participating at the Brisbane Cycling Festival with events at Anna Meares Velodrome and other venues in Brisbane is happening from 28 March – 14 April 2019. For the first time, Brisbane is inviting people from all over the world to watch, play and stay in this wonderful city and be part of the largest Cycling Festival the city has ever hosted. The Festival will comprise of a mixture of cycling events including: Tour de Brisbane – Sunday 14 April National Road Series – Sunday 14 April Six Days Series – 12 to 14 April Cycling Australia Track National Championships – 28 March to 10 April Alongside the Festival there will be a series of activities for residents and visitors including a mass participation ride across the city to showcase Brisbane as a world-class major event and cycling city.  It’s so much more than just a cycling event with cycling activities and fun for the entire family with live performances, stunt riders, music and food. For more information and a full program of events visit Brisbane Cycling Festival.  Book […]

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Upcoming events at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Find out what’s coming up at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre during your visit to Brisbane. March 2019: March 1: Halogen – National Young Leaders Day March 5: Daniel O’Donnell March 5: Scenic Getaway Travel Showcase March 7: Eddie Izzard March 8: Institute of Managers and Leaders International Women’s Day Great Debate 2019 March 8-10: The Home Show 2019 March 8-10: Mind, Body & Spirit Festival 2019 March 9: National Property & Economic Market Update March 9-10: Australia’s Got Talent Audtions March 11: Blue Planet II with Joanna Lumley March 20: QLS Legal Careers Expo March 14: Australian Intrapenuers Summit March 15-17: The Essential Baby & Toddler Show 2019 March 25: QLS Legal Careers Expo March 29: Inside Making a Murderer & The Staircase April 2019: April 5: Matt Corby April 27: Queensland Symphony Orchestra Presents Jurassic Park April 27: In The Dark Presents Katya April 28: Brett Eldredge & Jon Pardi May 2019: May 3: CEDA: This Fragile System: Water Reform May 8: Department of Education Teach Rural Career Fair May 16-19: Brisbane Truck Show 2019 May 24-25: Brisbane Careers & Employment Expo 2019 May 25: Burrell Annual Investment Briefing 2019 May 25-26: Madman Anime Festival May 31-June […]

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The Book of Mormon QPAC

When: From 16 March 2019Where: QPAC, South Bank The nine-time Tony award winning musical, The Book of Mormon is coming to Brisbane at QPAC from 16 March. This outrageous musical comedy, described as being “the best musical of this century”, follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get. The Book of Mormon, is the first Broadway Musical by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the Creators of South Park. The hilarious musical makes light of various Mormon beliefs and practices, but ultimately endorses the positive power of love and service.  It stars Blake Bowden, Nyk Bielak, Tigist Strode, Tyson Jennette and Joel Granger. The Book of Mormon is an international sensation and a show not be be missed! Ticket prices start from $120 and are available from QPAC Box Office Book your show dates today and stay at the very conveniently located West End Central Apartments in West End Brisbane. Located only a short stroll from QPAC at South Bank. BOOK NOW

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Nitro Circus @ Suncorp Stadium

When: Saturday 23 February, 2019Where: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane See the best in FMX, BMX, and Skate push themselves to their absolute limits on the biggest ramps in action sports in the Nitro Circus at Suncorp Stadium. Nitro Circus is ready to take progression to new heights once again, and in 2019 Brisbane is set to reap the rewards of this boundary-breaking insanity. The Nitro Circus crew has created not one, but two all new ramps which will make their world debut on the You Got This Stadium Tour. There will be an expanded version of Nitro’s infamous Giganta Ramp along with a reimagined FMX setup, alongside the FMX Next Level ramp. Adding to the fear factor, in true Nitro Circus style, You Got This will feature a host of new crazy contraptions that have no business flying through the air, along with a few other surprises. Ticket prices start from $39 per person and are available from Ticketek Book your Brisbane Accommodation in advance for Nitro Circus with us here at West End Central Apartments. We offer apartment style accommodation in Brisbane’s West End. Perfectly located close to Southbank Parklands, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, QPAC, the Queensland Museum, Suncorp […]

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Ballet

When: 25 February to 2 March, 2019 Where: QPAC, South Bank The award winning Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Ballet is coming to QPAC from 25 February. Lewis Carroll’s story has been translated into a delightful ballet, framed by extravagant sets, magnificent costumes and extraordinary music. Join Alice as she meets a twitchy White Rabbit, a tap-dancing Mad Hatter and a hot-tempered Queen of Hearts in this family-friendly adventure. Wonderland has never looked more magical, thanks to this ingenious production’s puppetry, projections and eye-popping illusions. You will experience breathtaking visuals from Tony Award-winning designer Bob Crowley and a colourful, cinematic score by Joby Talbot. With all the scale and spectacle of Broadway, this ballet will transport you to the heights of your imagination. The production of Alice won two Helpmann Awards in 2018: Best Ballet and Best Female Dancer (for Principal Artist Ako Kondo). It’s time to fall down the rabbit hole and book your tickets now! Ticket prices start from $51 per person and are available from QPAC Box Office. Book your Brisbane Accommodation in advance for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with us here at West End Central Apartments. We offer apartment style accommodation in Brisbane’s West End. Perfectly located close to Southbank Parklands, the Brisbane […]

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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 Jersey Boys From 2 January, 2019 QPAC Sleeping Beauty Ballet 16-19 January, 2019 QPAC Phil Collins – Not Dead Yet Live 19 January, 2019 Suncorp Stadium The 91-Storey Treehouse 23-27 January, 2019 QPAC Day/Night Test: Australia v Sri Lanka 24-27 January, 2019 GABBA Death of a Salesman 9 February – 2 March, 2019 QPAC World Travel Expo 16-17 February, 2019 BCEC Nitro Circus 23 February, 2019 Suncorp Stadium Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 25 February – 2 March, 2019 QPAC International Women’s Day Fun Run 3 March, 2019 South Bank Mind, Body, Spirit Festival 8 – 10 March, 2019 BCEC The Book of Mormon From 16 March, 2019 QPAC World Science Festival Brisbane 20 – 24 March, 2019 Queensland Museum NRL Game: Broncos vs Cowboys 22 March, 2019 Suncorp Stadium Queensland Ballet’s Dangerous Liasons 22 March to 6 April, 2019 QPAC Brisbane Cycling Festival 26 March to 14 April, 2019 Brisbane Stay tuned! We will be updating this calendar […]

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