The Canberran

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Category: Weekend

Playing in the Knightsbridge Zoo

by The Editor

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Winter is here. Scarves, jackets and gloves abound. Why hibernate on the couch for the colder months when the crazy cats at Knightsbridge Penthouse have you covered?

It’s time to let out your inner-animal for Knightsbridge’s ninth birthday party.

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Tweed Ride – Gathering at Glebe Park

by The Editor

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Having previewed Canberra’s best-dressed cycling tour of Canberra last week, we wandered down to Glebe Park on a ‘London-foggy’ Monday morning to watch the Tweed Riders assemble. Those that turned up were certainly turned out!
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Oi, Guv’nor! The Canberra Tweed Ride

by The Editor

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Canberra: The home of democracy and ground zero for MAMILs (Middle-Aged-Men-In-Lycra). It’s a sight that pollutes the most pleasant of cafes in the morning hours – however there is a more refined, better dressed and less crotch-bulgy alternative that takes to the city’s bike paths this weekend.

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Worldwide Knitting in Public Day: it’s a thing!

by The Editor

Knitting – it takes many forms. Nanna knitting, Street knitting. Manly knitting. Knitting. Is there nowhere the clickety-clack of busy needles can’t be heard? Certainly not this weekend.

WKIP Leader Astrid Salling

WKIP Leader Astrid Salling

It’s getting colder in Canberra. We’ve all felt it recently as the temperature dropped and the mornings greeted us with a brisk frost. It’s the perfect time to grab a pair of Number 10s and head out on Saturday for a curious worldwide event.

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New Roots: The Treehouse Bar Launch

by The Editor

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A Hippo, a Playground and now a Treehouse. The finer bars in Canberra seem to be adopting a playfully titular trend. This weekend sees the opening of Treehouse Bar in the Sydney Building. Who is this, what is it all about and why is this occurring?

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The Weekend Cometh: 10-12 May 2013

by The Editor

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Well, here we are again. Weekend 19 for the year (yikes!) is upon us and the weather is looking fine. Here’s what we’ve found to get you out and about through the days and nights.

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The Handmade Fashion & Food Market

by The Editor

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Oh, you Canberran’s – you’re a talented lot! When not curating catwalk-worthy outfits out of your home studios, you’re whipping up all manner of trinkets and artworks for sale in the always fabulous Handmade Store.

This weekend, it’s bigger and better for everyone as Canberra’s Kitchen Creators arrive en-masse for the bi-annual Handmade Fashion and Food Market – and it’s delicious!

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The Weekend Cometh: 12-14 April 2013

by The Editor

Glasses

Time once more to charge headlong in to another glorious weekend.  The Bureau (with their spanky new website) says we’re in for a sunny weekend with temperatures in the mid-20s tending towards showers on Sunday – perfect for taking advantage of Canberra in Autumn.

We’ve prodded through the inbox to check out what’s on offer…

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The Weekend Cometh: 5-7 April 2013

by The Editor

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Here we go, beautiful readers. It’s time to launch ourselves headlong into the last two evenings of daylight savings. Before you know it we’ll be reaching into the back of the cupboard for gloves, scarves and hats. It’s time though for one last hurrah: let’s see what’s on offer around the Nation’s capital.

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The Weekend Cometh: 22 – 24 March 2013

by The Editor

Weekend Love

Well, as usual, there is plenty happening in Canberra this weekend.  Let’s take a look at a couple of activities to satisfy your eyes, ears and stomach.

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