We’re updating our categories

22 August 2019

We’re updating the categories on What’s On to make it easier for people to find events.

The change is scheduled for 28 August 2019.

If you have an event on the site, whether active or expired, its category might change. 

This table describes what will change.

Old category New category Notes
Arts & culture Exhibitions A public showcase of work from an artist or a group.
Community & causes Community & causes Meet like-minded people and support a worthy cause.
Entertainment Theatre, dance & film Performance art, comedy theatre, cabaret. 
Nightlife  Nightclubs, cocktail bars, cabaret, drag bingo, karaoke and trivia.
Experiences Tours & experiences Tours and experiential stuff like going to see a lightshow.
Family Children & family Family friendly events.
Food & drink Food & drink Events centred around food, wine, beer and other tastings.
Music Music Concerts and live gigs.
Shopping & markets Shopping, markets & fairs Fashion events, expos and conventions.
Sport & recreation Sport & fitness Fitness sessions, sports matches and sporting competitions.
Talks, courses & workshops Talks, courses & workshops Share skills and ideas.

Update your event category

When the categories are updated, you can edit your event from your dashboard. 

See how to edit a published listing.

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