Discover what's on King St this April

11 Apr 2021

Art aficionado, a serious foodie, music lover or a healthy lifestyle enthusiast? There's plenty to experience on King St in April!

King St Jazz Month  |  From Thursday 15 April
With International Jazz Day falling on Friday 30 April, we're kicking off celebrations for our King St Jazz Month early, starting with a jam session by the students of Jazz Music Institute at Welcome to Bowen Hills on Thursday 15 April! In April and May, there'll be street parades, trio performances and more to celebrate International Jazz Day - learn more here

artisan's new exhibitions | artisan | From Saturday 17 April
Our home of curated arts and crafts, artisan, is welcoming two new exhibitions in April! Reflection Distortion curated by Cassandra Lehman features the works of four artists who conceptually use reflective materials as a commentary on perception, while Moths by Lesley Kendall features more than 300 life-sized porcelain moths, recreated in incredible detail. Both exhibitions run until 22 May. Discover more about these amazing exhibitions here

King St Book Club  |  artisan |  Tuesday 20 April from 6pm
It's back! Join Avid Reader and the King St community for an insightful discussion of Susan Abulhawa's new novel Against the Loveless World. Your $50 ticket includes the book, a glass of wine and food from il Verde! Driving? You can park FREE for up to three hours in the King St car park from 5pm on week nights. Buy your ticket here for this month's King St Book Club. And stay tuned for monthly book club event details by following us on Facebook
A photo of Jennifer from Avid Reader Book Clubs who will be leading this month's book discussion at the King St Book Club event.

Finders Keepers  |  Brisbane Showgrounds  |  Friday 23 April - Sunday 25 April
FIND, LOVE, KEEP - The Finders Keepers autumn/winter 2021 market is coming to the Brisbane Showgrounds this month, calling the Exhibition Building home for the first time! Shop, explore and discover over three jam-packed days - featuring independent art, design and food stalls, Finders Keepers is all about supporting local and promoting the conscious shopping movement. View the line-up of vendors here, and pre-purchase your $5 ticket online here (pre-purchases are essential). 
A lady standing at a craft stall at Finders Keepers market, viewing the goods for sale.

Free 14-Day Trial  |  CAMS Cycling Collective  |  April - May
On your bike! To CAMS, that is… If you're thinking about upping your cycling skills or just need a push to get started, CAMS is offering free two-week trials for all new clients in April and May! You can try indoor coached sessions, outdoor group coached rides, and meet the diverse range of cyclists at CAMS (like Michael - you can read about his cycling journey here) to inspire you to meet your cycling goals. Phone 3844 4607 or email CAMS to claim your trial.
Two people on their bikes enjoying an indoor coached session at CAMS Cycling Collective on King St

Flu vaccines  |  Myhealth Medical Centre  | Ongoing
While waiting for the BIG vaccine, you can do your part by getting a 2021 flu vaccine at Myhealth Medical Centre in Machinery Street! Call the clinic on 3180 4768 to book your vaccination appointment for April before the weather really starts to cool. 

Creative Workshops  | artisan |  From Saturday 1 May (and Mother's Day Market Saturday 8 May)
artisan continues to offer so many reasons to enjoy the world of craft and design throughout May (and beyond). You can get crafty with a huge range of workshops on offer including a very special Mother's Day event on Saturday 8 May. Check that out here, plus their Mother's Day Market event which you must pre-register to attend. RSVP here. artisan on King St is the Queensland home of craft and design for a reason! 

Example of an Ikebana arrangement based on the traditional design principles of Ikebana. A yellow vase with vibrant flowers in it.

Various Shows 
| The Tivoli  From April 
You'll get served up diverse live entertainment at The Tivoli, with indi rockers Holy Holy on Friday 23 April and Saturday 24 April, plus a whole lot more of amazing artists coming in May and beyond. Discover more and book your tickets here. And to make sure you've got the fuel to last the distance, be sure to pop into any one of our delicious restaurants before you head to the Tivoli for a pre-show feed.

Room for more? Check out some exclusive King St offers available in April here!

Published: 13 April 2021