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North South Feast West

North South Feast West

The Immigration Museum has played host to a feast of culture over the past year, bringing together migrant cuisine and culture through its innovative North South Feast West program. The ongoing program, launched in January of 2015, has seen a number of food festivals take over the museum’s courtyard focusing on the intrinsic collaboration of

Top 20 in May

In celebration of our 20th edition, we’ve compiled a list of 20 of the best activities that postcode 3000 has to offer this month. Catch closing night of the Spanish Film Festival on Sunday, May 1, and embark on an adventure through the Amazon in Ciro Guerra’s Embrace of the Serpent at Kino Cinemas. Attend

School holidays in the CBD

The city will come alive with activities and events for the young and young at heart alike this month, as we celebrate the culmination of another school term for the little people in our lives. There are a range of free and affordable activities happening around town, and something to keep everyone enthused and entertained.

A long weekend in Melbourne

Who says you need to get out of town to have a holiday? Stay within the boundaries of the CBD this Labour Day long weekend and enjoy the abundance of events our city has to offer. Here are a few suggestions to ensure you get the most out of the break. Melbourne’s iconic Moomba Festival

Light up the night

White Night Melbourne returns this month and will transform the streets of the CBD from dusk ‘til dawn on Saturday, February 20. The event is a celebration of culture and creativity and will see the city lit up with installations, exhibitions, film screenings, music, dance and interactive events taking place in the streets, laneways, parklands

Summer highlights

The Big Design Market It’s called the Big Design Market for a reason – because it’s the biggest of its kind in Australia! This year the market is taking place at the Royal Exhibition Building from Friday, December 4 until Sunday, December 6. The market showcases the best of independent Australian and international design. This

The month of festivals

Malaysia Street Festival This festival is bringing the best authentic Malaysian cuisine from some of Melbourne’s top restaurants. The festival will take place from 9am-4pm at Queen Victoria Market on Sunday, October 11. The day includes a mix of family and kids activities, competitions and language and music workshops. There will also be performances from

Mexico, markets and Munich

Mexican Festival The Mexican Festival takes place every mid-September to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. This year the event is at Federation Square from 11.30am-8pm on Sunday, September 13. The holiday is traditionally celebrated with food, songs, fireworks, parades and festivals. Mexican Festival is doing its best to bring a taste of this to Melbourne! Food

Festivals and frivolities

The “not to miss” events happening in August Melbourne Day Did you know Melbourne is turning 180 this year? A group of settlers aboard the Enterprize originally founded Melbourne on August 30, 1835. They sailed over from Tasmania – or Van Dieman’s Land, as it was then known. The Melbourne Day Committee has a day

Getting your style sorted on the weekend

Weekends were made for shopping, but when you don’t know your checkers from your chinos, you can end up spending your week’s worth of earnings on a wardrobe that is entirely wrong for you. With fashion having more rules than the English language, you can learn the right dialect with the help of a personal

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