What's Happening In New Farm: March 2019

March 2019

EVENTS: KEY DATES

Brisbane Comedy Festival: February 22 – March 24

Head on down to the Brisbane Powerhouse for hours of hilarious entertainment. Featuring the likes of Mark Lombard, Danny Bhoy, Ronny Chieng, Dave Hughes, Felicity Ward, and many more.

(Credit: Brisbane Powerhouse) See your favourite comedians this month at the Powerhouse!

Monthly Screening of ‘The Room’: March 1

Every month the New Farm Cinema shows a screening of Tommy Wiseau’s ‘The Room’. Known in film circles as the ‘the worst movie of all time’, this cult classic is something everyone must see at least one in their lives. You’ll be asking yourself ‘How can something so bad be so good?’

Jan Powers Farmers Markets: February 23, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30

The iconic Jan Power’s Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 6am-12pm in front of the Brisbane Powerhouse. Get on down and buy some fresh, locally sourced produce to support local Brisbane business.

Brisbane Queer Film Festival: March 7 – March 17

The annual Brisbane Queer Film Festival has returned for the 20th year in a row. Head on down to the New Farm cinema to see some incredible films celebrating Brisbane’s LGBTIQA+ community.

(Credit: Hutton & Hutton) Head on down to the New Farm Cinema and catch a movie!

Curiocity: March 15 – April 3

Coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse is Curiocity; a fully immersive experience with a gallery of interactive creations, augmented reality spaces, and music events.

Ocean Film Festival World Tour: March 28 – March 30

The Brisbane Powerhouse is hosting the Brisbane leg of the short-film festival where audiences will be immersed in the magic of the oceans. So make sure you grab your tickets early and dive on in!

(Credit: Brisbane Powerhouse) There are plenty of events to keep you entertained at the Brisbane Powerhouse.

THE HOTTEST TREND FOR MARCH

The Howard Smith Wharf Precinct

The latest and coolest place in Brisbane is no doubt the Howard Smith Wharves. Located at the bottom of the cliffs and tucked away under the story bridge the Howard Smith Wharves boasts enviable views of Brisbane city. Paired with drinks, great music, and a vibrant atmosphere its no wonder the people of Brisbane are flocked to this beautiful precinct.

 

Why not check it out by attending the ‘What The Truck’ party? This free event kicks off at 11am on Sunday March 17 and will allow patrons to try a new limited release beer by Felons Brewing Co.

(Credit: HSW) The views of the city are breathtaking.

(Credit: Hutton & Hutton) Felon’s Brewing Co. is one of the most popular places in Brisbane right now, and it’s not hard to see why!(Credit: Hutton & Hutton) Felon’s Brewing Co. is one of the most popular places in Brisbane right now, and it’s not hard to see why!

(Credit: HSW) Head on down this weekend for a drink with some friends!(Credit: HSW) Head on down this weekend for a drink with some friends!

MARCH LOCAL RECOMMENDATION

Gertie’s Bar and Restaurant

Gertie’s is an oldie but a goodie in the New Farm area. For the last 27 years, the bar has been providing locals with exotic cocktails, delicious food with a Latin American twist, and incredible live music.

If you’re heading in for dinner we suggest trying Gertie’s cheeseburger, a delicious burger with sweet chilli, mayo, rocket, and tomato served with French fries. For a drink you can’t go past the Lola; a delicious cocktail made up of gold tequila, cherry brandy, lime juice, and apple juice all served on ice.

Head down today for some tasty food and beverages and good vibes.

(Credit: Gertie’s Bar and Restaurant) Gertie’s Cheeseburger is just one of many delicious options for lunch.

(Credit: Hutton & Hutton) Located right across the road from the cinema, Gertie’s is a great place for date night!

NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Roads

This year there are a number of local roads that are due for an upgrade. This will help ease congestion and make a smoother commute for residents of the New Farm area. The roads listed for upgrades are:

  • Barker Street
  • Elystan Road
  • Gray Street
  • Merthyr Road
  • Samuel Street

New Ferry Terminal

In addition to this, Councillor for Central Ward, Vicki Howard, has announced a new ferry terminal will be built in New Farm. The terminal will be constructed near the Wilson’s Outlook reserve, allowing New Farm residents further access to river travel.

(Credit: Hutton & Hutton) The new ferry terminal will make access to the Howard Smith Wharf easy.

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