What’s happening in Melbourne

Things to do, events and entertainment in Melbourne

Melbourne this week

  • (Clubs)

    Wed 30 Jul There's nothing like a solid dose of the world's finest hip-hop to put a punch of attitude into your week. Starting in June,... More details
  • (Shopping)

    Wed 30 Jul Under the light of the stars, the Queen Victoria Market will come to life every Wednesday from July 9 to August 27 in an... More details
  • (Music)

    Wed 30 Jul Smooth cat Ben Howard has just released his sideshow dates for Splendour in the Grass . Tickets for Splendour are... More details
  • (Kids)

    Mon 04 Aug Kids aged one to six will be given free rein of Scienceworks with no interference from big kids! They will have the chance to... More details
  • (Film)

    Mon 04 Aug Some like the outlandish cover art. For others VHS represents a last frontier in terms of cult cinema unreleased on DVD. “I... More details
  • (Bars & Pubs)

    Mon 04 Aug Six teams of amateur winemakers face off against each other in this ultimate battle of the wines. Teams have been competing to... More details
  • (Museums & Attractions)

    30 Jun-08 Aug Still not quite sure what to make of steampunk? If you've ever seen men and women sporting Victorian-style top hats and metal... More details
  • (Theatre)

    05 Jul-09 Aug There’s a hell of a lot of talk in David Mamet’s plays. Famous for his scattergun approach to dialogue, his characters... More details
  • (Around Town)

    02-09 Aug This new '90s flashmob dance troupe is going to ensure your Saturdays are filled with meaning again. They were thinking along... More details

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