Chinese Valentine’s Day

For the first time ever in Melbourne, The Chinese Valentine’s Day Festival is coming to Melbourne! Qixi Festival (Chinese: 七夕节), also known as Chinese Valentine’s Day, is China’s annual celebration of love and the most romantic among traditional Chinese festivals. Each year it falls on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month. Also known…

Golden Monkey

  Dumpling night? Cocktail night? Why not have both?   Golden Monkey is a forbidden bar and nightspot dedicated to fine exotic cocktails, Asian tapas, live music and fun times hidden away in a large basement in Melbourne’s Hardware Lane. Newly refurbished and boasting a very stylish modern Chinese interior populated with large booths separated…

IRISH CELTIC – SPIRIT OF IRELAND

IRISH CELTIC – SPIRIT OF IRELAND IRISH PUB TAKES TO THE STAGE FOR THRILLING NIGHT OF MUSIC, STORYTELLING AND DANCE     A thrilling Irish dance show is set to get feet tapping in Melbourne and Sydney, when IRISH CELTIC makes its debut this July and August. Direct from a highly successful tour of France…

The Wizard of Oz Musical

‘The Wizard of Oz’ – a truly fun, modern revision of the old classic. After premiering in Brisbane and a successful season in Sydney and Adelaide, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz and is now playing in Melbourne. Starring one of Australia’s finest and most renowned musical theatre performers, Anthony Warlow,…

Melbourne Circus Oz

Melbourne Circus Oz Precarious: Be amazed by this incredible, death-defying Circus Oz performance! In their 40th year, Circus Oz tumbles back home to Melbourne to premiere their new show, Precarious, under the heated Circus Oz Big Top. Across the winter school holidays, the tent is nestled within the trees of the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria with…

Swan Lake On Ice

Melbourne Swan Lake On Ice INTERNATIONAL ICE DANCE SENSATION RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA WITH AWARD-WINNING MASTERPIECE Tickets On Sale NOW ! The world’s premier theatrical ice skating company, The Imperial Ice Stars, returns to Australia with its award-winning masterpiece SWAN LAKE ON ICE, touring to Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney this July. Showcasing 23 former Olympic, World,…

Winter Wonderlights

Sovereign Hill’s Winter Wonderlights Snow (of the faux variety), sensational wintery lights and a suave little gingerbread man are set to return to Sovereign Hill for the multi-award winning Christmas in July Winter Wonderlights from Saturday 30 June to Sunday 22 July 2018. Sovereign Hill will shine brighter with an expanded footprint and more light…

Street art guide to Melbourne

Photograph: Graham DenholmCroft Alley Sure, street art covers almost every nook and cranny of our creative, colourful city, but there are more highly concentrated clusters than others. These are the street art hotspots that any self-respecting ‘grammer should be snapping: the city’s ten best street mural hotspots, in all their spray-painted laneway glory. Continue your…

Grandmothers – Multicultural Museums

Victoria’s Inaugural Joint Exhibition Featuring stories of grandmothers from across Melbourne, Multicultural Museums Victoria presents its inaugural joint project – Grandmothers. Through five extraordinary exhibitions and accompanying events, join Multicultural Museums Victoria in celebrating the accomplishments, wisdom and the central role of the grandmother in Chinese, Italian, Greek, Muslim and Jewish communities. In addition to…