Winter Wild announces new artists

2 June

Laura Jean, Friendships, Sui Zhen and more join the WinterWild program July – August 2017 A second round of artists have been added to Apollo Bay’s new after-dark festival WinterWild, which will take place over four wintery weekends across July and August. Braving the elements for the final weekend of the festival (Fire: 12 – […]

Gontran Cherrier baguette

Gontran Cherrier celebrates Bastille Day French Festival at Meat Market 15 – 16 July 2017

30 May

Gontran Cherrier, Collingwood’s artisan boulangerie is celebrating Bastille Day at the Bastille Day, French Festival Melbourne 2017 held at the Meat Market from 15 – 16 July. Festivalgoers can indulge in traditional crusty French baguettes, buttery croissants, melt in your mouth pain au chocolat and more. The festival celebrates all things French and the Alliance […]

From jazz jams to poetry slams: free events at Stonnington Jazz 2017

1 May

  Stonnington Jazz invites Melbournians of all ages to participate in a variety of free events as part of the Get Involved and Jazz on the Streets portions of the program, during the annual festivities this May 11-21. Celebrating the improvised collective nature of the genre, The Jazz Jam will take place on Monday 15 May […]

Parvyn Sing and Hue Blanes

Four new album launches at Stonnington Jazz 2017

26 April

Stonnington Jazz will run from 11-21 May this year and in a festival first, it will play host to four brand new album launches. On Thursday 18 May, two renowned local artists Parvyn Singh (The Bombay Royale) and Hue Blanes launch their debut album I Choose You at the David Williamson Theatre. The album beautifully […]

A Foodie Feast at Good Beer Week 2017

3 April

In 2017, Good Beer Week’s Foodie stream continues to attract some of Melbourne’s and the world’s best chefs to the food capital of Australia. Festival-goers will experience the best of beer and food matching at the 69 food-focused events taking place during Good Beer Week from 12–21 May. Kicking things off on Saturday 13 May […]

Stonnington Jazz 2017: a celebration of all-Australian talent

23 March

The award-winning Stonnington Jazz 2017 returns for its 12thth year to present more extraordinary performances by Australian artists, both established and emerging, across a wide variety of jazz styles. The festival will run from 11 May to 21 May and Chelsea Wilson will return as Artistic Director for the second consecutive year. “I’m honoured to […]

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Marram-nganjinu Biik-gurrin – We are Country

23 March

Cultural leaders from First Nations across the world meet to set a path for new work, new ways of working in Melbourne this May “We have artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, curators, art workers and cultural leaders that continue to rise to the challenge of not only maintaining our continued traditions but to explore and evolve […]

Discover Melbourne’s #secretingredient at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

23 March

River Graze Presented by Melbourne Water, 31 March – 2 April This Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Melbourne Water encourages festivalgoers to learn how water is the #secretingredient in all the great produce we eat, drink and grow. To illustrate, the world’s largest floating fruit bowl will take pride of place on the Yarra River […]

Good Beer Week 2017 program now live!

17 March

It’s time to get excited: the official program for this year’s Good Beer Week is now live, so grab your pens and start marking your calendar! Now in its seventh year, Australia’s premier craft beer festival returns to Melbourne from 12-21 May to celebrate the best of Australian and International brews with an exciting calendar […]

Good Beer Week Gala Showcase Masterclasses Announced

7 March

The Good Beer Week 2017 Gala Showcase is under two weeks away and a selection of free masterclasses with some of the industry’s best have been announced, which anyone attending the showcase can get involved in, on 16 and 17 March. Food vendors for the showcase have also been confirmed with ticketholders receiving a $10 […]