What's on

Tanks Arts Centre has been awarded Cairns' best entertainment venue for the last seven years (and counting), cementing our position as the leading contemporary music venue in the region.  [More]


Elizabeth Sutton - Seventeen Years at Home

Fri 17 Feb - Tue 28 Mar

Elizabeth Sutton Exhibition
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Flame

Fri 10 Mar - Tue 28 Mar

An Exhibition, offering young women experience in the arts
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Tanks Round Cinema - Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

Wed 29 Mar

A new understanding of a bright, complex woman whose surprising rise and sudden death at the age of 27 changed music forever.
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The East Pointers

Fri 31 Mar
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

Adrenalized jigs, stomps and heart-breaking harmonies.
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Spiderbait - Ivy and the Big Apples Tour

Sat 1 Apr
$45 One Price + $2 B/Fee

The ‘Bait back in the tropics!
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Screen Stories – Youth Workshop

Mon 3 Apr - Fri 07 Apr

Don’t miss out on this engaging, dynamic and productive workshop
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School Holiday Workshops - Big Design (ages 7-12)

Tue 4 Apr - Thu 06 Apr

Children will learn about the world of public art
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School Holiday Workshops - Little Tinkers (ages 2-7)

Tue 4 Apr - Thu 06 Apr

A fun filled and creative exploration of ideas
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Artists of the North 2017 - Cairns Art Society

Fri 7 Apr - Sun 23 Apr

The theme for the 12th Artists of the North exhibition, “Hot, wet and steamy in the tropics”
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Vince Jones

Fri 7 Apr
$42 / $36.75 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

Vince Jones has set the benchmark for Australian Jazz singers.
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Rickie Lee Jones

Thu 13 Apr
$62 One Price + $2 B/Fee

With 15 critically acclaimed albums to her name, Jones continues to fearlessly experiment with her sound in what can only be described as a mixed bag.
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PechaKucha Night Volume 20

Wed 19 Apr
$5 tickets sold on the door + GOLD COIN donation to Pecha Kucha

PechaKucha nights are informal and fun gatherings
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Percussion Workshop with Sabor Y Control

Thu 20 Apr

Numbers strictly limited
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Sabor Y Control (Peru)

Fri 21 Apr
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

Peruvian salsa dura orchestra.
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The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Wed 26 Apr - Fri 28 Apr
$42 FULL PRICE $36.75 Youth (15-18 yoa) $36.75 Senior $36.75 Gov Benefit Holder

Don’t miss your chance to join the laughs at the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow.
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Priscilla Ong - City Faces of 100 years

Fri 28 Apr - Sun 28 May

Priscilla presents a portrait of a city as diverse as it gets.
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Cultures in Harmony

Sun 30 Apr

Harmony Day celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity
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Monthly Markets

Sun 30 Apr

Tanks Markets Days are held on the last Sunday of every month from April to November
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Approaches to Character - Advanced Acting Masterclass with Lucas Stibbard

Fri 5 May

The workshop will include a number of exercises covering Laban, personas, animal personas and character dossiers
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QMusic & Close Contact Present Industry Connect Regional Workshop

Fri 5 May

Learn about how travel grants can help to bring you to BIGSOUND in September 2017!
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Queensland Theatre's Constellations

Sat 6 May

Lucas Stibbard (Boy Girl Wall) and Jessica Tovey (Wonderland, Home and Away) play a lovestruck beekeeper and a quantum physicist.
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The Idea of North

Fri 12 May
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

The Idea of North (or TION), boast an evoking repertoire steeped in jazz yet easily crossing over into pop, gospel, folk and comedy.
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Green Zone – Art Play and Nature Experiences with Family Day Care

Sun 21 May
Free

From nature brushes, charcoal drawing, to weaving and building there will be something for every little creative
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5 Minutes of Fame Stage

Sun 21 May
Free

Children from around the region have an awesome opportunity to perform live
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Tanks Arts Centre presents Frank Woodley, Noodlenut - A show for kids

Sun 21 May
One price $15.75 inc b/fee

Cairns Children's Festival 2017
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Moving and Grooving Dance and Drum Workshops

Sun 21 May

This will transform the Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre into a hub of beats and free movements expression!
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screenPLAY Zone

Sun 21 May
Free

Children who love filmmaking can enter their films into screenPLAY
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Tinkering Tank

Sun 21 May
Free

Tinker away with creative play activities
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Diamonds Found in Dreams

Sun 21 May
$15.75 (one price) $47 Family ticket inc b/fee

Unbelievable stunts, hilarious slapstick comedy and a giant unicycle!
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Wild Lands

Sun 21 May
Free

The Botanic Gardens will come alive with a range of free activities
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Strassman’s “iTedE”

Fri 26 May - Sat 27 May
Premium $84.90 + $2 B/Fee A Reserve $64.90 + $2 B/Fee

An evening of side-splitting comedy and riotous antics from Ted E. Bare and the malicious Chuck Wood.
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Mr Stink

Wed 31 May
All Tickets $17.00 + $0.85 B/Fee | Groups of 10+ $13.00 each + $0.65 B/Fee per ticket with 1 complimentary ticket for every 10 purchased. Please call 1300 855 835 for Group Bookings.

David Walliams' award-winning book comes to life!
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Tanks Round Cinema - Gimme Danger (2016)

Wed 31 May

From award winning Director Jim Jarmusch, comes an in-depth look at one of the greatest rock-n-roll bands of all time, The Stooges
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Emie R Roussel Trio

Fri 2 Jun
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

The Emie R Roussel trio delivers creative and captivating jazz with passion and an undeniable chemistry.
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Understory Film Festival - Locally Produced Short Films

Sat 17 Jun
FREE

Moving into its fourth year, the Understory Film Festival is fast becoming a mainstay of the cultural landscape of Cairns.
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