Think you know Barossa? Think again. It’s not all green vineyards, oak barrels and shiraz (while we do have plenty of those!) We have incredible food, emerging wine varieties and a generosity we’re damn proud of. We offer a true welcome: less jargon, more conversation. Barossa. Be Consumed returns to Melbourne this winter with a bigger line-up and more opportunities for you to unearth something new. Great wines. Real people. [...]
Directed by Peter Blackburn. Presented by Spinning Plates Co. Shelby Boden is a cynical stand-up comedian trying to survive in the shadow of her father, a man who's done bad, bad things. When she discovers that her father is marrying Sylvia, an eccentric young performance artist that writes to criminals, morbid curiosity leads these two women to develop a strange, charged friendship. With the looming and dangerous presence of the [...]
Melbourne Tea Festival is a celebration of specialty loose leaf tea! If you love tea, don't miss this event! Wander around a boutique tea market that features dozens of specialty and artisan tea stalls. You'll discover teas and tisanes of all kinds from all over the world as you make your way around with a tea tasting cup in hand. Chat with Melbourne’s best tea purveyors and blenders and taste [...]
Meat Market has come a long way since its early days as the centre of Melbourne’s wholesale meat trade in 1880. Now a hub for creative arts and cultural events, Meat Market houses a list of talented creative industry professionals, and facilitates Melbourne’s hottest events. Explore the heritage-listed building and discover a snapshot of Melbourne's culture and architecture during the 19th century.
Garden of Beats is bringing together 3 Rap Battles , a segment of open Mic Freestyles with beats presented from Melbourne producers, ranging from Korean Rap to Indian Rap. It will be a versatile night celebrating Hip hop through B-boying / Breakdancing , Beat Boxing and Turntable Djs.
Wild At Heart Community Arts invites you to join us for a night of song sharing around the campfire. Let's warm our hands and hearts together in this chilly winter! If you're a songwriter, bring a song to share. You're also more than welcome to come along to listen, or share a story or poem. The event will be held in the Meat Market Courtyard, at the rear of the [...]
The Big Design Trade , Melbourne’s premium retail trade show for original gifts and design, returns on 1–3 August 2019 at Meat Market in North Melbourne. Celebrating fine products from Australia and around the world. With a highly curated selection of 200 Australian and international brands, The Big Design Trade celebrates its second year by inviting buyers industry professionals to discover a sophisticated, nuanced and impressive array of products that [...]
Australia’s favourite cheese festival, MOULD, is back for its third year in 2019! Presented by REVEL (the team behind cult wine event Pinot Palooza) in collaboration with Nick Haddow of Bruny Island Cheese Co., MOULD will bring together the best artisan producers from across the country for a day of cheese, wine, masterclasses and more. Alongside the best Australian cheeses, there will also be a full food program featuring dishes [...]
BLOBFISH - a beer festival celebrating all things sour, funky and wild. Join us for Australia's first beer festival dedicated to these unique beers. Like the blobfish, they emerge from the depths of the beer scene - intriguing, slightly obscure, somewhat unknown but always exciting. Melbourne's iconic Meat Market will host 16 breweries from across Australia, plus a handful from overseas. Over two sessions on Saturday 24 August, it will include [...]
Dreams are infinite; through falling asleep, you can access the full creativity of your unconscious mind, if you choose to seek it. They provide a window to your ambition, your fear, your spirituality, sexuality, and all the influences that bleed into your life through the environment around you. 'Dream' is a photographic experience paired with an interactive exhibition Created & Directed by Michael Woods. Lose yourself in Dream. DETAILS 10am [...]
Celebrating 21 wonderful years of singing in a Grand Concert with The Boite Millennium Chorus, Melbourne Indie Voices, Melbourne Georgian Choir, Voices Unbound, Sedyanka Women’s Bulgarian Choir and more. On Sunday 1 September 2019 at 2:30pm
Do you have a passion for sustainable fashion? In conjunction with 2019 Melbourne Fashion Week and Australian Red Cross, Kangan Institute presents Eco Luxe. This exciting runway show features unique collections created by Kangan Institute’s fashion students from recycled clothing donated by Red Cross Shops. Collections featured in Eco Luxe will focus on tailoring, quality workmanship and the art of up-cycling – the new couture. Be inspired by high end [...]
Two dancers – one naked, one clothed – occupy the same space, but as room to move grows smaller and smaller the challenge of sharing a shrinking world becomes ever more desperate. Lucy Guerin's Split is both simple in conceit and brilliant in execution. The Melbourne-based choreographer plays with time and space to hypnotic effect, spinning from the movements of the two dancers a power struggle of desires and demands. [...]
Presented with Chunky Move and Arts House in association with Creature Technology Co. When you enter an environment populated by varied lifeforms, animated machines and a set that itself seems to pulse and breathe, you know you’re not in traditional dance territory. This visionary creation throws every rule to the wind, and is the first work created by Antony Hamilton since taking up the helm of Chunky Move. Token Armies is [...]