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August

The UNESCO City of Literature gets itself in a lather in August, with the Melbourne Writers Festival following hot on the heels of a fortnight of fine films and related festivities. International theatre spectaculars continue their knock-out seasons, giving you no shortage of cosy, inspiring indoor attractions to see out the winter.

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August

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Exhibitions

Real Madrid World of Football Experience

The Real Madrid World of Football Experience is a new, state-of-the-art, digital and physical interactive football experience for all ages. Through...

Until 5 Aug 2018

Exhibitions

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

You have seen the television series and have heard the stories of savagery associated with the Vikings, now see them for what they really were....

Until 26 Aug 2018

Exhibitions

Wonderland

Wonderland celebrates more than a century of Lewis Carroll's timeless Alice stories on screen. This world premiere exhibition explores how dozens of...

Until 7 Oct 2018

Theatre & performing arts

MEL&NYC

Extending across the city from June to August 2018, MEL&NYC exchanges the ideas and stories of two cities that inspire creativity and innovation...

Until 7 Oct 2018

Exhibitions

MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art

In an international exclusive, the National Gallery of Victoria is presenting a major exhibition of modern and contemporary masterworks from New...

Until 7 Oct 2018

Exhibitions

Grandmothers

Featuring stories of grandmothers from across Melbourne, Multicultural Museums Victoria presents its inaugural joint project - Grandmothers.

Until 28 Oct 2018

Plays & musicals

Generation Jeans

Belarus Free Theatre is a theatre company in exile. Founders Natalia Kaliada and Nicolai Khalezin, are 'enemies of the state' in Belarus. Receiving...

9 - 11 Aug 2018

Plays & musicals

Melancholia

On the night of her boisterous marriage—amid corsages, canapés and Clicquot—Justine quietly falls apart. The world will surely follow suit. Justine’s...

13 Jul - 12 Aug 2018

Sports

Altitude 5000 - Dinner Plain Sled Dog Challenge

The Annual Dinner Plain Sled Dog Challenge event showcases the top dogs of sled dog racing in Australia and is unique in being the first Australian...

11 - 12 Aug 2018

Plays & musicals

An Ideal Husband

Successful politician Sir Robert Chiltern has it all – money, power and the love of his adoring wife. But when the mysterious Mrs Cheveley threatens...

16 Jul - 18 Aug 2018

Sports

Kangaroo Hoppet 2018

Australia's International Cross County Ski Marathon 42km Kangaroo Hoppet - The main event - 9:30am 21km Australian Birkebeiner - 9:40am 7km Joey...

25 Aug 2018

Film festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)

Ensure your winter's complete by cramming your minipass with every award-winning, big-budget, no-budget, international, local film and event at MIFF.

2 - 19 Aug 2018
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