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.