Festival promises to delight tea lovers

Laneway Tea Festival

JAKE KEARNAN Brisbane’s first Laneway Tea Festival will hit Bakery Lane in the Fortitude Valley on October 5, bringing a curated selection of all things tea related to delight the city’s tea lovers.   The festival will allow people to … [Read more...]

Gold Coast welcomes inaugural Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest on the Coast

TIARNI REID Gold Coast residents will soon get a healthy dose of German culture when Oktoberfest is celebrated locally for the first time.   The one-day event, which will be held at the Gold Coast Sports Precinct in Carrara on October … [Read more...]

Gold Coast brewery tackles stereotypes

Lost Palms Brewing Co sour

GEORGIA MARR With the Gold Coast beer industry rapidly expanding, Miami-based brewery Lost Palms Brewing Co. has made it their mission to change the way consumers look at beer.   In order to compete with the growing number of craft … [Read more...]

Crafted Beer Festival booms in Broadbeach

Crafted Beer and Cider Festival local breweries

GEORGIA MARR The 2019 Crafted Beer and Cider Festival showcased more than 200 drinks and 40 breweries when it took over Kurrawa Park in Broadbeach on Saturday.   The festival, which had its debut in 2017, was offering a lot more than … [Read more...]

Scandinavian Festival returns to Brisbane

Scandinavian Festival Viking

MARY JO DOWSETT Brisbane’s Scandinavian Festival is back for its eighth consecutive year on Sunday and visitors to the event can look forward to a diverse range of cultural offerings including Estonian craft beer, Finnish cuisine, Danish folk … [Read more...]

Fundraiser helps feed the homeless

Walk With Us Christmas lunch

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Walk With Us is holding the second annual Slices and Schooners charity fundraiser tomorrow to help support and feed homeless people living on the Gold Coast.   The fundraiser is the charity’s main fundraising event … [Read more...]

Times are changing for Gold Coast Show

Fireworks at the Gold Coast Show

LOGAN WALKER Few events are able to really bring a community together for good old family fun in the way that a show can, and the Gold Coast Show is no exception. From sideshows and showbags to fireworks and animals, the Gold Coast Show is a bona … [Read more...]