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Herring Island Summer Arts Festival

Herring Island Summer Arts Festival

Saturday, 18th January 2020 - Monday, 18th April 2022
Herring Island Summer Arts Festival began in 2006 as a collaboration between the exhibiting arts groups, Parks Victoria and the Friends of Herring Island. This followed the work of Maudie Palmer who, as curator of the Herring Island Environmental Sculpture Park, established the permanent collection of artworks on the island and ran art exhibitions in the renovated scout hall. In 2021 the festival features exhibitions from the Association of Sculptors of Victoria, Valley Potters and A4Art Australia (an initiative of the Contemporary Art Society Vic Inc.). On the Australia Day public holiday in previous years, they ran a program featuring…
A Nation Divided: the Great War and Conscription

A Nation Divided: the Great War and Conscription

Wednesday, 1st April 2020 - Friday, 31st December 2021
The debate over conscription during the darkest years of the Great War has been described by some historians as the most bitter, divisive and violent ever to consume the nation. From 1916-1917 thousands of impassioned speeches were made, endless newspaper columns written, mass meetings and huge rallies were held throughout Australia. As families, communities and organisations divided in bitter recrimination, it seemed as if the soul of the grieving nation would tear itself apart. This exhibition at the Old Treasury Building tells the story of this extraordinary period in our history. It is a tale of political intrigue, industrial turmoil,…
International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness

International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness

Thursday, 16th January 2020 - Saturday, 20th November 2021
Mind Medicine Australia is holding a two-day International Summit on Psychedelic Therapies for Mental Illness. This global event will bring together clinicians, scientists, academics, mental and public health professionals, philanthropists, Government, law and policy makers, business, industry and other interested stakeholders. The summit is also featuring a two-day pre-summit workshop program for therapists and health professionals who are eager to gain a detailed understanding of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy for the treatment of mental illness.
Basement Comedy Club

Basement Comedy Club

Saturday, 27th April 2019 - Saturday, 18th December 2021
Basement Comedy Club is the hottest comedy club in Australia. It is a New York-style underground comedy club that has the absolute best lineups in the country. It has seen Wil Anderson, Stephen K Amos, Arj Barker, Dave Hughes, Celia Pacquola, Tony Martin, Kitty Flanagan and heaps more. Always a big headliner, and always surprise big name guests.
Illusionaire Magic Show Melbourne

Illusionaire Magic Show Melbourne

Friday, 8th November 2019 - Saturday, 30th October 2021
This show will delight, dazzle and amaze. Infused with great comedy and plenty of audience participation, the magic feels up-close and personal. Melbourne born Sam Angelico is a prolific creator of original magic effects that will keep you at the edge of your seat. This 'World Champion of Comedy Magic', (a title bestowed at the international society of magicians), will leave you with the pleasurable feeling of wonder.   This engaging show is suitable for a family audience, recommended for anyone from 8 to 100 years.
Comedy at Spleen

Comedy at Spleen

Monday, 4th February 2019 - Monday, 20th December 2021
Every Monday, Comedy at Spleen is the city's hottest show in town - with a packed room every single week. With drop-in guests in the past like Jimeoin, Arj Barker, Adam Hills, Wil Anderson, Dave Hughes, Celia Pacquola, Charlie Pickering, Fiona O'Loughlin, Tom Gleeson and many more. You will never know which special guest you are going to get. They also feature all the hottest young acts in Melbourne who will be household names of tomorrow. It is always a cracker of a show, and you always have to get in early to snare a seat.
Gasworks Farmers Market

Gasworks Farmers Market

Saturday, 18th May 2019 - Saturday, 15th January 2022
Gasworks Farmers Market started in January 2006 and is one of Melbourne's best loved farmers markets, in fact, it was named Most Outstanding Farmers Market for 2012 in the delicious Produce Awards. This Victorian Farmers' Markets Association accredited market offers fabulous seasonal produce from local growers in a beautiful parkland setting. Gasworks Arts Park is a diverse arts precinct that is sited within the remaining walls of the South Melbourne gas production plant. The parklands are surrounded by artists' studios, theatres, galleries, cafe and workshops which are in constant use. The year-round program includes exhibitions, theatre, music, dance, circus and…
Ace Girls Tennis Workshop

Ace Girls Tennis Workshop

Monday, 17th June 2019 - Monday, 13th December 2021
Experienced women players will enjoy a tennis training session where you work up a sweat. A medium level of fitness and tennis skills are needed to complete the session. Ace Girls, Melbourne's lesbian tennis training team will help you keep fit, improve your tennis, meet people and have fun. Women of all ages can participate in the tennis workshops and social dinners. Training nights are every Monday. Tourists and visitors from the gay and lesbian community are welcome. This workshop is not suitable for beginners. The more experienced players travel to tournaments in country Victoria, interstate and internationally. Help can…
The Rose St. Artists' Market

The Rose St. Artists' Market

Saturday, 2nd May 2020 - Sunday, 2nd April 2023
Shop directly from Melbourne’s best artists, designers, crafters and makers at Fitzroy’s iconic Rose Street Market. Each weekend there is a huge line-up of creative types, so expect to feast your eyes on plenty of unique gems and one-off wonders that you will not get anywhere else. There is everything from art, homewares, photography, clothing, accessories, jewellery and more. Come along and see it for yourself. Thirsty or hungry? The market has its own eatery complete with rooftop bar to make sure you are well fed for the day.
Free Williamstown Heritage Walking Tours

Free Williamstown Heritage Walking Tours

Friday, 30th November 2018 - Tuesday, 30th November 2021
Unlock the secrets of the historic Williamstown waterfront and seaport on a free guided walking tour. Explore hidden lanes, a burial ground, an abandoned morgue, historical buildings and monuments. Tours depart at 11:45am every Tuesday and Friday throughout autumn and spring from the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre, located in Commonwealth reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown. Tours are free but bookings are essential via the website. For more information contact Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre. For booking of seven or more people, please contact the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre directly.
Home style Vietnamese Cooking

Home style Vietnamese Cooking

Tuesday, 4th February 2020 - Thursday, 16th December 2021
Leanne is not only a professional ice cream maker and a chef but she's traveled extensively through Vietnam and Asia, immersing herself in the food and culture. Her classes are full of fun, hands-on and by the end of the class, you will go away with helpful hints and tips, some wonderful knowledge of techniques and best of all a full tummy. Vietnamese culture involves a lot of family gatherings and most of it is centered around food. The class is not a cooking course it is an informal session where we learn the basics and share our experiences. Thought…
Coburg Farmers' Market

Coburg Farmers' Market

Saturday, 25th May 2019 - Saturday, 18th December 2021
Your local accredited farmers' market in Coburg. Proudly presented by Melbourne Farmers Markets, Coburg Farmers’ Market brings you the very best local, seasonal produce at the best prices. Held every Saturday on the grounds of Coburg Primary School’s senior campus, there is always a great supply of fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, nuts, oils, meats, eggs, bread, cheeses, pies, sweets, wine and more from over 30 stallholders. Picked, baked and made fresh for the markets, you won't taste better produce. The school has a large playground for kids as well as face painting and an animal farm every third Saturday of…
Yarra Valley Farmers Market

Yarra Valley Farmers Market

Sunday, 15th March 2020 - Sunday, 16th January 2022
Held in the beautiful grounds at Punt Road Winery on the third Sunday of each month from 9:00am to 1:30pm, the Yarra Valley Regional Food Group Farmers Market is a lively place with food tastings, lots of chatter, tantalising aromas and a visual feast of foods, flowers and flavours. From fresh seasonal fruit, vegetables and freshly squeezed juices, to local handmade bread, biscuits, cakes and chocolates, jams and chutneys, tea, coffee, plus much more. The YVRFG farmers' market offers customers a one-stop shopping experience that encourages interaction with the farmer or producer responsible for the product. Today it is Victoria's…
Bollygum Community Market

Bollygum Community Market

Sunday, 8th September 2019 - Sunday, 14th November 2021
The Bollygum Community Market is held from September until May on the second Sunday of the month, in the magical Bollygum Park Kinglake. The market boasts a wide variety of stalls selling home made goods, fashion to homewares, kitchen to garden and fabulous food and wine. The award winning park is an activity playground based on the story book 'Bollygum' written and illustrated by Australian wildlife painter, Garry Fleming. The park has many activity and music bases, themed on the home of Wombat, his friends, and their journey to return lost Possum to his family. Copies of the book are…
Gembrook Market

Gembrook Market

Sunday, 26th May 2019 - Sunday, 23rd January 2022
Come down to the Gembrook Market and see a wide range of mostly locally grown and made craft and produce for sale. The Market is on from 9:00am to 2:00pm every 4th Sunday except for December. Find everything from crafts, jewellery, plants to soaps and other handmade goods and foods. Tantalise your taste buds with freshly brewed coffee, a range of sweet and savoury foods. Often a community barbecue operated by Gembrook Community groups is available. Stallholder and volunteer inquiries welcome.
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