What’s On: Festive Fresh Twilight Market

Festive Fresh Twilight Market 3-8pm, 22 December 2021 Brisbane MarketPlace, 250 Sherwood Rd, Rocklea Find fresh Christmas ingredients and a range of festive gift ideas, from homewares to handmade goodies, this year at Brisbane MarketPlace! This special twilight market will feature Saturday Fresh Market produce, seafood, meat, deli, and gourmet food stalls, as well as... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Christmas Putt Putt (Victoria Park)

Image supplied by Victoria Park Christmas Putt Putt 5 November - 31 December Victoria Park Putt Putt Course, 309 Herston Rd, Herston Tickets: $16-$22 per person, online bookings required Tees the season at Victoria Park! Christmas Putt Putt is back - play your way through spruced-up feature holes including Frosty’s Fairway, Gingerbread Village, Elf City... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Symphonic Santa (Queensland Symphony Orchestra)

Image supplied Symphonic Santa 9:30am, 11am, and 1:30pm, 11 December 2021 Queensland Symphony Orchestra Studio, South Brisbane Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s family Christmas concerts are back, full of cheeky mischief, much merriment and, of course, marvellous music. Written, composed, and arranged by the Orchestra’s Craig Allister Young, Symphonic Santa tells the story of Sneezy the Reindeer and... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 9: Kids and Furbabies

Gifts and goodies for the children in your family, whether they be two-legged, four-legged, or otherwise! Works at Play A small family business based in Brisbane, Works at Play was started by Early Childhood Teacher and mum of 4 Melissa, who is passionate about children learning through play and started building play furniture in 2014.... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 8: Sewing & Craft

We were fortunate growing up to have a mum who spent a lot of time crafting with us - from the scrapbooking craze that saw our photo boxes looking a little serial-killer-y as we cut out faces for our projects, to sewing (and resewing) clothes and learning embroidery and glue and glitter of every kind.... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 5: Books & Comics

Ever since we were born, I think, my siblings and I have received a book for every occasion: birthdays, Easter, and Christmas. The written (and printed) word is one of the most important things in my life, and bookstores (and comic book stores) are my happy place. If you’re looking for new releases, new copies... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 4: Jewellery & Accessories

‘Tis the season where everything sparkles! Check out these local creators of lovely jewellery and funky accessories: Shibuya Moon If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know I’ve amassed quite a collection of beautiful Shibuya Moon creations! Designed and made in Brisbane by designer and illustrator Tiffany Atkin, Shibuya Moon pieces are “inspired... Continue Reading →

Backstreet Christmas Day 2: Fashion & Apparel

Brisbane is home to so many incredible creatives making incredible things – if you love being able to wear the art you invest in (and which are often small batch or unique, one-off pieces) this list might be a good place to start. Alice Nightingale Shop 2 California Lane (22 McLachlan St), Fortitude Valley Australiana... Continue Reading →

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