Events & Festivals

colour me brisbane

Colour me Brisbane Light-up

Colour Me Brisbane is part of the G20 Cultural Event Programme that kicked off on Friday 24th October and runs through until the 9th November.  Each evening the Brisbane CBD is visually transformed into an amazing after dark sensation.  All your favourite city spots will be…

Swell festival

Have you been to the Swell Sculpture Festival?

As someone who loves the beach and outdoor art displays I look forward to the Swell Sculpture Festival  each year at Currumbin Beach on Australia’s Gold Coast.  Festival dates for 2018 are set for the 14th to 23rd September so mark your diary.  The festival includes a display of…

Bonbai in Nagahama

Bonbai blooms again in Nagahama

If you love bonsai (the Japanese art of miniature trees) or ume (the beautiful flowering plum trees) then Nagahama bonbai is for you! Held in an historic villa in the friendly town of Nagahama this quick detour on our way to Hikone turned out to be an absolute highlight of the trip.