Things To Do in Hobart this June 2022
by Hobart Magazine
6 Get tech savvy with a free iPhone basics session at the Hobart Library. Learn how to use your camera, save files, and download and manage apps.
7 Need a bit of help to get bike-confident? The Bicycle Network presents Back on your Bike today from 12:30-2pm at the Montrose Foreshore.
8 Dark Mofo begins tonight with the Reclamation Walk and The Gathering. Also, author Chloe Hooper in conversation tonight, 5:30pm, Hadley’s Hotel.
9 For the first time since 2019, TSO Live Sessions returns to The Greek Club in North Hobart with folksong arrangements, lively klezmer clarinet, works by Mozart, Vaughan Williams. 7pm.
10 Josh Pyke plays the UTAS Unibar tonight at 8pm as part of his To Find Happiness national tour.
11 Saturgays Dark Mofo Edition with DJ Rob dB is on tonight at Boodle Beasley, 7-11:45pm
12 TasPride presents the annual YOU BE YOU Ball 2022 at Observatory Bar tonight. Book via TryBooking.
15 Get along to Praxis, Hobart’s most unique warehouse party we’re told, at Vibrance Studios from 7pm til midnight.
16 An unusual take on the murder mystery, Agatha Christie’s Go Back For Murder is on at the Playhouse Theatre from 10-25 June, directed by Scott Hunt.
17 MAWSON is an exhibition by Martin Walch of photographic and screen-based artworks exploring the distortions of space and time experienced by workers at Mawson Station during an Antarctic summer. Exhibition Space at Moonah Arts Centre until July 2.
18 Melbourne’s very delicious Hector’s Deli is taking over Hamlet Cafe at the bottom of the South Hobart Rivulet walk today, see insta for more info.
19 UTAS host a public lecture on the Forty Spotted Pardalote with Dr Sally Bryant, at TMAG, 3pm, register online at utas.edu.au. Also, join a free home compost workshop by Goodlife Permaculture and Hobart City Council. 10-11am, Mathers House. Book online.
20 Enjoy rarely heard modernist masterpieces at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery when Ukraine-born Alexey Yemtsov performs Prokofiev’s ‘War Sonatas’ from 6pm on 19-21 June.
21 Ever tried yoga…in a salt room? The dry salt therapy is said to be great for your airways and skin. Try it at Jun Lin Sun Salt Room in Elizabeth St today at midday. More info online.
22 Gasp at captivating circus performances during Circa’s Peepshow at The Theatre Royal from 7:30pm.
23 Monthly comedy night Gag Sabbath is on again at Twisted Lime from 7:30pm. Also, Van Diemen’s Band is playing at Hobart Town Hall from 8pm.
24 The Winter Swing Festival is on, with a huge weekend of social dancing and classes at the Australian Italian Club of Hobart from 7pm tonight until Sunday afternoon.
25 Make your own sensory board with reclaimed materials at the Resource Centre at the South Hobart tip. All ages, many dates including today, 10am-11:30. Also, songbird sisters Vika and Linda Bull play The Odeon tonight, 7pm.
26 Join a community craft activity and help yarn bomb Kingston. Create woolly goodies with new friends at Kingston Beach Hall, 2:30-4:30pm. More info on Eventbrite.
27 Get ready for tax time with some top tips at the Coffee, Cake and Computers event at Glenorchy Library at 9:30am today.
28 Lifeline’s Chats group is hosting a day trip to Hamilton (including a tour of Kingdom Gallery and lunch). Book via 6282 1555.
29 Kelly Austin’s exhibition of stunning ceramics is on all this month and next at Bett Gallery. Canadian-born Kelly now lives at Sandford.
1 Festival of Voices brings us the joy and connection of singing at various events starting today til the 10th
2 Multi-instrumentalist troubadour Xavier Rudd hits Hobart, The Odeon, 7:30pm. For second hand threads head to the Preloved Market at St James Hall, North Hobart from 12-3pm.
3 The South Arm Community Market is on today (and the first Sunday morning of every month) at the South Arm Community Centre. 9:30-1pm.
4 Maryanna Azzopardi is a spirit medium touring Tasmania with her Crossing Over to the other Side evenings. 7-9:30pm, The Old Woolstore.
5 Got excess random trivia and facts in your brain? Get ‘em out at the Bellerive Yacht Club’s monthly trivia night, tonight at 6:30pm-8pm.
The third Launceston Freelance Festival is on this month, offering self-employed creatives some upskilling, professional development and networking opportunities rarely found in the industry, let alone in Tasmania. See their website for the full program of keynote talks, panel discussions, workshops, business advice opportunities and socialising events. www.launcestonfreelancefestival.com.au
Road trip to the north coast to enjoy a 12-piece string orchestra and solo clarinet performing a variety of music in Penguin. For the first time TSO Live Sessions comes to Mount Gnomon Farm with a concert of folksong arrangements, some lively klezmer clarinet along with works by Mozart, Vaughan Williams and more. Doors open at 1pm.
Lace your sneakers, stretch your hammies, the McGrath Launceston Running Festival is back with a half marathon, 10km, 5km and 1-mile run and walk for all ages and ambitions.
Hobart’s Derwent Symphony Orchestra and the Cradle Coast Orchestra are collaborating to present an afternoon of fine music in Burnie. Enjoy a wide range of styles from Baroque and Classical through to Contemporary, with all ages welcome. 2pm, Burnie Arts & Function Centre.
Tasmania has gotta be the best place to celebrate the southern winter solstice, and we’ve got lots of options to do so – one is a hearty winter feast under the stars at the Clarendon Arms in Evandale. There’ll be a fire show from The Fyrebird Flow Collective, a charcoal brazier, fire pots, live music, mulled wine and more. Kids welcome.
Celebrate all things beer at the new North West Beer Fest in Devonport. A huge range of Tasmanian brewers will showcase their products, plus there will be food trucks and entertainment. Tickets at www.stickytickets.com.au.