Your next girls day out is in Penrith

In desperate need of a girl’s weekend? We’ve got you sorted with our Girls Day Out guide; full of festivals, films, food and more, designed with the whole girl gang in mind.

All About Women

All About Women live stream | 4 March | The Joan

Ahead of International Women’s Day (March 8), The Joan will be screening two hard hitting talks from Sydney’s All About Women festival. The talks, ‘Grabbing back: Women in the Age of Trump’ and ‘#Metoo: the making of a movement’, will be live streamed from the Opera House for local viewing. All About Women invites audiences to reflect on the past while imagining the future of feminism, and will feature commentary from Fran Lebowitz, Tarana Burke, Tracey Spicer and more.

Resin Art Workshop | 24 March | The Creative Fringe

Try your hand at resin art with this fun-filled workshop from Pretty Bird. Using dyes, pigments, powders and resin, you will learn to mix and apply colours to create your very own 50cm or 60cm round or hexagonal masterpiece. Hosted by the Creative Fringe, Resin Art is a great way to get your creative juices flowing, relax and have fun with like-minded creatives.

Beauty Product making workshop | 10 March | The Creative Fringe

The Creative Fringe serves up another fantastic workshop this March inviting participants to learn the art of creating their own natural skincare products with Polly and Lu from Sage Cosmetics Coaching – experts in the natural health and cosmetics industry. In this workshop you will make 3 different natural skin care products to take home with you:

  • Face lotion with anti-ageing properties
  • Lip balm to soften and protect
  • Body butter perfect for smooth skin

You will also learn about the types of materials used and the best practice for product making at home.


High Tea | The Village Café Penrith

There’s no better way to unwind than over a cup of tea (or champagne) with friends. Throw in some delicious finger sandwiches and tasty pastries to boot, and you’ve got yourself the perfect afternoon. Best known for their high quality produce and friendly service, The Village Café delivers a delicious High Tea that’s no exception! Note: bookings should be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to your event.

Colourfun Festival of Colour | 18 March

Add a splash of colour to your weekend with the Colourfun Festival of Colour. The Festival of Colour is a Hindu celebration which involves colour throwing to represent friendship and joy. As well as the chance to cover their friends in colour, event goers will also be able to enjoy cultural dances, live DJs, kid’s rides, food stalls and camel rides.

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