We all know that Father’s Day has a habit of sneaking up on us, but don’t panic we’ve selected our top 5 gift ideas for Dad that doesn’t include a goofy tie and a packet of novelty socks! From music to comedy we have some exceptional live entertainment experiences that will make an unforgettable gift for your dad this Father’s Day.
1. The Classical Boffin
If dad has a passion for classical music, treat him to an evening of exquisite music from the acclaimed violinist Peter Tanfield and prize winning pianist Shan Deng. The world-class duo perform an impressive repertoire from some of the worlds’ greatest composers, including French impressionist composer Claude Debussy and Belgian violinist and composer Eugene Ysaye. As well as Norwegian composer Edvard Greig and revolutionary tango musician and composer Astor Piazzolla.
Tickets available here for the Peter Tanfield and Shan Deng Recital Thursday, 5th September at 7pm.
2. The Big Band Nostalgic
Dad will love the thundering, toe-tapping, swing-band sounds of the legendary 21 piece Glenn Miller Orchestra. Returning to BREC this October with a brand new concert spectacular The Glenn Miller Orchestra perform their famous mix of timeless classics and upbeat favourites from the 1940’s Golden Era of Swing supported by singers and dazzling dance routines from the Broadway Swing Dancers.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra plays at BREC Friday 4th October at 7.30pm and tickets are available here.
3. The Comedic Playful Papa
Treat dad to an unforgettable night of fun, live entertainment, laugh out loud comedy and an introduction to the incredible world of hypnotism with Matt Hale’s Feelgood Factory. After multiple sell-out seasons at Fringe World, the award-nominated comedy hypnotist Matt Hale is heading to BREC with his hilarious new show that promises to leave you feeling ridiculously happy inside! And who doesn’t want a happy dad?
Tickets for Matt Hale’s Fun Factory are on sale here
4. The Groovy Gramps
This October, we welcome back BREC’s Morning Melodies with the smash hit, What’s New Pussycat! Performed by Australia’s favourite cabaret duo, this joyous, foot stamping, hand clapping celebration of the swinging sixties includes favourite hits from the era of Time Jones, The Mamas and the Papas, Aretha Franklin and Dusty Springfield. The afternoon matinee show event includes a delicious complimentary morning tea before the show!
What’s New Pussycat plays at BREC Thursday 24th November at 11am and tickets are available here.
5. The Hard To By For Dads
If you’re still not sure what to get for Dad’s special day. Perhaps a BREC Gift Voucher is the way to go. Not only are they easy to purchase online here, in person at our Box Office or by calling 1300 661 272. The BREC Gift Voucher can be used for any BREC event, which means Dad is sure to find himself the perfect Father’s Day present.