What's On

August 2017

  • Performing Arts Festival for Catholic Schools
    16 August to 18 August
    The 2017 Dance evenings are part of the 28th Performing Arts Festival for Catholic Schools & Colleges and showcase the Dance talents of both Primary and Secondary school students.
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  • If God is so loving - Why?
    17 August
    Why would a good God allow so much suffering? Surely if he was able to bring it to an end he would have done so already? As a believer Don Carson has struggled with these questions personally, as an academic he has engaged with them with rigour and as a pastor he has seen the hope a Christian perspective can bring. This is an event for anyone wrestling with this important question.
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  • SkillsWest Careers Expo
    18 August to 20 August
    SkillsWest is WA’s largest careers and employment event that enables visitors to explore tertiary and VET course options, find traineeships, apprenticeships and plan new career pathways.
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  • Sangam, The Spirit of India 2017
    19 August
    Sangam, The Spirit of India 2017 is an evening full of Indian Music with Classical, Folk and Bollywood Dances. This annual event is organised by the Indian Society of WA (ISWA) with Indian Associates.
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  • International Public Works Conference 2017
    20 August to 24 August
    The Conference is being hosted by the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia and will be held at the Perth Convention & Entertainment Centre, from 20 – 24 August 2017.
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  • AMMA 2017 Resource Industry Employer Forum
    22 August
    AMMA’s national workplace and industrial relations forum for the resource and energy sector is coming to Perth.
    This unrivalled professional development opportunity presents two international experts invited by AMMA to Australia to share their expertise and insights.
    Our keynote speakers include internationally-renowned experts Dave Ulrich and Clark Herman who offer an exclusive opportunity for attendees to hear first-hand their insights. Direct from the US, the pair will deliver dynamic HR and IR workshops and lead industry panels to explore with Australian.
    They will bring global expertise and insights on a number of topics, including labour relations, social license to operate, workforce engagement and the impact of activism.
    PLUS join industry leaders for interactive panel discussion on the workforce aspects of the resources and energy industry.
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  • The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses
    24 August
    Celebrating 30 years of stirring virtual adventure and memorable soundtracks with live orchestral renditions directly approved by franchise producer Eiji Aonuma, The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses brings the Zelda franchise to life with a 66-piece orchestra, 24-person choir, and a reimagined score that includes new movements from more recently released Zelda games such as Skyward Sword and the highly anticipated Breath of the Wild, while still paying homage to classic installments like Ocarina of Time and A Link to the Past.
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  • ESA-SRB 2017
    27 August to 30 August
    The programme organising committee of the Annual Scientific Meetings of the Endocrine Society of Australia and the Society for Reproductive Biology is represented by members from both societies and will present the latest and most exciting data from these respective fields with a range of international and national leading speakers. With the combined societies, we anticipate in excess of 700 delegates representing a variety of specialties including endocrinology, cell and molecular biology, reproductive biology, gynaecology, pharmacology and rheumatology.
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September 2017

  • Kevin Bridges Live
    9 September to 10 September
    Scotland’s biggest comedy export, Kevin Bridges, is finally returning to Australia after his sell-out tour in 2014! Dubbed as ‘brilliant’ by one of his comedy idols, Billy Connolly, this is a rare chance to see him perform live.

    His last tour “A Whole Different Story” sold over 500,000 tickets in the UK and saw him perform all over the globe. The acclaimed tour saw Kevin play an incredible 16 sold out nights at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro Arena where he went on to record his third stand up DVD.
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  • Australian Tattoo Expo
    15 September to 17 September
    The Australian Tattoo Expo proudly represents the culture of tattooing and tattoos in Australia.
    With over 57,000 visitors annually and over 750 of Australia's and the worlds's best Tattoo Artists tattooing LIVE across three states, this celebration of creativity and art promotes the skills of world-renowned artists in Australia and around the world. Meet the industry's most talented and highly regarded artists, research the different trends and techniques used today and if you're feeling game get yourself a tattoo! This is your chance to find out everything there is to know about Tattooing and the Tattoo industry, come and enjoy the atmosphere and be part of the tattoo generation in Australia!
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  • Celtic Woman
    21 September
    The tour will showcase the angelic voices of Susan McFadden, Mairead Carlin, Eabha McMahon and introduce the breathtaking new Celtic violinist, Tara McNeil. Accompanied by a talented group of musicians and dancers, the world-class performing collective celebrates Irelands’ rich music and cultural heritage, bringing a fresh fusion to centuries of musical and cultural tradition.
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  • Perth International Boat Show
    22 September to 25 September
    Perth International Boat Show is a major event that profiles Western Australia’s prosperous and diverse marine industry. The Show combines a trade show featuring new boat displays from major brands; and a Boating Festival that will include four days of boating and sailing activities tailored to people of all ages.

    Celebrate boating with a range of free community based activities including Sailing Regatta, Wooden Boat Festival, Fishing competitions, Kid's fishing school, Boat license testing, Boat demo rides, Jet ski rides, Water Ski Demos, Kid's Sailing with Yachting WA and more. There will be stage shows and seafood cooking demonstrations as part of the Show's activities.

    The Show will be held at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre and Elizabeth Quay from Friday 22nd to Monday 25th September 2017. The event has both ticketed and free areas.
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  • DanTDM On Tour
    23 September
    DanTDM, one of the world’s biggest YouTubers is on tour…..again! Featuring fun for all the family, however old, join Dan and his friends as they embark on an Australian national tour!

    Dan’s videos have amassed over 18 million subscribers and over 10 billion views across his two award-winning YouTube channels, making him one of the most viewed YouTube creators on the planet. Dan is a household name for young families across the globe and now Dan can be seen……in real life! Having already sold out performances across the UK and USA, the show broke records at the Sydney Opera House in January, selling the second highest number of tickets in the first 24 hours - in Sydney Opera House history!
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  • Everly Bros & Buddy Holly
    30 September
    Rock n Roll fans this is the show that you all have been waiting for “The Everly Brothers & Buddy Holly Together In Concert”.

    For the first time in Australia Rock n Roll fans will embrace & celebrate all the classic & No 1 hits of these three Music Legends of all time.

    The magical sounds of The Everly Brothers come alive again with Australia's very own Multi Award Winning vocal harmony Duo & Internationally Renowned The Robertson Brothers.
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October 2017

  • Alison Moyet
    4 October
    She's sold over 20 million recordings, fronted synthpop duo Yazoo, won 3 BRIT Awards and now, pop legend and relentless explorer, Alison Moyet is set to tour Australia.
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  • Business Leaders' Lunch with Phil Ruthven AM FAICD: The boardroom of the future - a look beyond 2030
    5 October
    Join us for a look at the boardroom of the future as the Australian Institute of Company Directors presents esteemed futurist and speaker Phil Ruthven AM FAICD, Chairman, IBISWorld.

    Phil will venture into the unknown and enlighten guests on the next frontier of business and the future of the boardroom for directors.
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  • Australian Society of Anaesthetists 2017 National Scientific Congress
    7 October to 10 October
    The 76th National Scientific Congress of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists will be held in the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from Saturday 7 to Tuesday 10 October 2017, which marks 10 years since the last Congress was held in Perth.

    This year's Congress theme - Bridging the Elements - aims to bring together the many
    different elements of anaesthesia.
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  • RANZCO Congress 2017
    28 October to 1 November
    RANZCO’s Annual Scientific Congresses bring together ophthalmologists from across Australia and overseas to share and discuss the latest innovations, techniques and advances in eye healthcare. The 49th RANZCO Annual Scientific Congress will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, where delegates can enjoy innovative specific learnings for practice managers, vision scientists, orthoptists, and ophthalmologists, as well as explore cutting edge scientific products the industry has to offer. With topics such as glaucoma, cataract, retina, oculoplastic and paediatrics featured in our packed scientific program, delegates can be sure to walk away with not only good memories but a wealth of knowledge. Additionally, the Congress will feature renowned named lectures such as the Sir Norman Gregg Lecture, the Ida Mann Lecture, and the Hollows Lecture in which invited world-leading ophthalmologists explore important eye-health issues
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November 2017

  • Master Builders Apprentice of the Year Awards
    3 November
    Master Builders Apprentice of the Year Awards celebrate and recognise the best apprentices in the building and construction industry from across WA.
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  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™
    10 November to 11 November
    The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series returns to Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™, the second film in the Harry Potter franchise. The West Australian Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score while the film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.
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  • John Edward
    14 November
    A John Edward "group" event is reading intensive. There will be question and answer sessions and messages from the other side.
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  • Professor Brian Cox Live 2017
    16 November
    Professor Brian Cox has accepted Lateral Event's invitation to tour Australia in November; presenting an all new live stage show.

    Brian Cox is one of the world's foremost communicator of all thing scientific. His innate ability to make highly complex matters entertaining and easy to contemplate has made his scientific television shows ground breaking in their audience reach and accessibility.
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  • 2017 Gold Plate Awards for Excellence
    20 November

    The annual event acknowledges the outstanding quality and service provided by restaurants in Western Australia. The 2017 Gold Plate Awards are set to be an action packed evening with an exquisite menu matched with Australian wines.

    The 2017 Kleenheat Gold Plate Awards is a night not to be missed!
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