Five Things to Do in Brisbane | July

SHOP | The Finder's Keepers Markets return to Brisbane on July 4th and 5th at the Old Museum in Bowen Hills

EXPLORE | Escape to the country for Warwick's Jumpers and Jazz festival. Queensland's favourite quirky winter festival mixes music and yarn with a dash of Christmas in July - bookings are essential for many of the events on offer, so if you're keen to embrace the Granite Belt chill, be sure check out the full program here

EAT + DRINK | Hot chocolate at John Mills Himself in the Brisbane CBD. It's the best (and t'is the season). 

LEARN | Video is where the future of the web is headed and the most connective medium for telling our stories. Creating good quality clips is a pretty daunting prospect for those of us without much experience planning, shooting, and editing video, so I'm super excited for HOMEROOM's Video For Storytelling Workshop at Showroom on July 17th. Tickets are $395 for a full day's practical tuition and can be picked up here

CULTURE |  Painting With Light, an exhibition of William Bustard's art depicting Brisbane and surrounds, is on at the Museum of Brisbane. Bustard was a 20th century artist, illustrator and stained-glass window designer, whose work portrayed an optimistic view of a changing city and the unique qualities of the Queensland light. Entry is free and there's no real need to hurry - the exhibition runs through January 2016. 

photo  | Anwyn Howarth