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FROM JULY 21 HOKUSAI NGV, MEL­BOURNE, VIC Marvel at the prints, paint­ings and books of Edo-pe­riod Ja­panese mas­ter Kat­sushika Hokusai, in­clud­ing his iconic The Great Wave. ngv.gov.au

JULY 28–30 ADE­LAIDE BEER & BBQ FES­TI­VAL ADE­LAIDE SHOW GROUND, SA A heady mix of live mu­sic, over 50 ex­hibitors prof­fer­ing the best cider and beer from Aus­tralia and around the world, and top chefs cook­ing up a storm. ade­laide­beer­fest.com.au

J U LY BRI SBANE GOOD FOOD MONTH BRI SBANE, Q LD The must-visit Night Noo­dle Mar­kets re­turn to the South Bank, and don’t miss ‘Laneway! Street­food! Mu­sic!’ a new beer-in­fused street party. good­food­month.com

25 JUNE ITAL­IAN WINE+ FOOD FES­TI­VAL ROYAL EX­HI­BI­TION BUILD­ING, ME LB, VIC Taste la dolce vita at this huge ex­hi­bi­tion of the finest Ital­ian pro­duce and wine. ital­ian­wine­food­fes­ti­val.com.au

7–18 JUNE SYD­NEY FILM FES­TI­VAL VAR­I­OUS VENUES, SYD­NEY, N SW See the works of up and com­ing di­rec­tors, award-win­ning fea­ture films and doc­u­men­taries at gor­geous venues like the Hay­den Or­pheum. sff.org.au

14–16 JULY HUON VAL­LEY MID - WIN­TER FES­TI­VAL HUONV AL­LEY, TAS Sing to an ap­ple tree while bang­ing pots and pans by fire­light, dance to folk mu­sic and sam­ple craft ciders at this oth­er­worldly fes­ti­val of an­cient pa­gan tra­di­tion. huon­va­l­leymid­win­ter­fest.com.au

9 – 24 J UNE ADEL AIDE CABARET FESTI VAL VAR­I­OUS V ENUES , ADEL AIDE , S A Get saucy this Queen’s Birth­day long week­end with a line-up of eclec­tic shows from lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional tal­ent. ade­laide­cabaret­fes­ti­val.com.au

8–21 JUNE DARK MOFO NGV, MEL­BOURNE, VIC It’s fast be­com­ing Aus­tralia’s most renowned fes­ti­val ow­ing to its moody at­mos­phere, of­ten con­tro­ver­sial per­for­mances and great Tassie food and wine; you have to go at least once. dark­mofo.net.au

UN­TIL SEPTEMBER4 THE RISE OF SNEAKER CUL­TURE ART GAL L ERY WA , P ERTH, WA Dis­cover why we’re so ob­sessed with train­ers at this ex­hi­bi­tion that charts the rise of the sneaker from the 1860s to Kanye’s favourites. art­gallery.wa.gov.au

9–11 JUNE BARUNGA FES­TI­VAL BARUNGA, NT Head to this re­mote com­mu­nity to en­joy a week­end of Abo­rig­i­nal dance, art and mu­sic (in­clud­ing Arn­hem Land’s Lonely Boys gui­tar group) at one of the old­est cel­e­bra­tions of Indige­nous cul­ture, dat­ing back to 1985. barun­gafes­ti­val.com.au

UN­TIL JULY 9 VAN GOGH AND THE SEA­SONS NGV, MEL­BOURNE, VIC Your last chance to see some of the one-eared mas­ter’s finest works all un­der one roof, in an ex­hi­bi­tion that ex­plores Van Gogh’s ob­ses­sion with the chang­ing sea­sons at var­i­ous pe­ri­ods through­out his of­ten tu­mul­tuous life. ngv.vic.gov.au

7 JUNE –30 AU­GUST WIN­TER NIGHT MAR­KET QUEEN VIC­TO­RIA MAR­KET, MEL­BOURNE, VIC Wrap up and warm up with some street food and a cup of mulled wine at this fan­tas­tic win­ter mar­ket. qvm.com.au

13–16 JULY BASTILLE FES­TI­VAL CIR­CU­LAR QUAY, SYD­NEY, N SW Vive la France! In­dulge in ev­ery­thing awe­some to come out of France (steak frites, wine, can-can... the list is end­less (not snails)) at this cul­tural feast cel­e­brat­ing the coun­try’s na­tional day. bastille­fes­ti­val.com.au

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