5 Awesome Things To Do In Perth This Week

~ By Anna Franklyn

Things To Do In Perth
There is something for everyone this week, from 80s music lovers to whiskey connoisseurs. We’re also going to be celebrating 15 years since the release of Legally Blond (yes, you really are that old), drinking French wine in honour of the Tour de France and watching plenty of Scandi films at one of our favourite film festivals.Here are 5 awesome things to do in Perth this week.

Tuesday 19 July

TOTALLY 80S AT THE ASTOR THEATRE

Calling All 80s music fiends. Nine 80s pop stars will be taking to the stage at Astor Theatre on Tuesday night to take you back to the good ol’ days. You can expect tunes like Walking On Sunshine from Katrina (of Katrina and the Waves) and the Top Gun theme song from Berlin, so grab your dancing shoes and get ready for an ace night out! Get tickets here.

Wednesday 20 July

RYE JULY AT HELVETICA BAR

Head down to Helvetica Bar on Wednesday for the ultimate Rye Whiskey session guaranteed to warm you up in this crazy weather. Whiskey guru Bill Bewsher will guide you through a jaw-dropping line up of the golden drop while you sip on a cocktail, nibble on some tasty bites and taste a few new whiskeys. Get tickets here.

Thursday 21 July

SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT AT CINEMA PARADISO

The Scandinavian Film Festival is back for its third year and will be kicking off at Cinema Paradiso with the dark comedy Welcome To Norway. Head down early for some delish Scandinavian bites, a wine or two and a bit of Scandi pop thanks to DJ Harvey Rae. If you can’t make it to the opening you’re in luck as the festival runs until 3 August so you’ve got plenty of time to sneak a film or two in. Get the full program here.

TOUR DE FRANCE AT RIA MALAY KITCHEN

Everyone is getting into the Tour De France spirit now and Ria Malay Kitchen is no exception. They’ll be putting on a rad wine dinner showcasing some amazing French wines so you can pretend you’re over there with the cyclists, but you’ll also get five courses of delish Malaysian food prepared by head chef Joel Clet #winning. Get all the deetshere.

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL AT THE STATE THEATRE CENTRE OF WA

Last week we celebrated 15 years since the Legally Blonde movie was released (yes, we celebrate that kind of stuff, don’t judge) and now you can celebrate too by getting your pinkest outfit ready and heading to the musical on Thursday night. Get your tickets here.

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