Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Flower and garden show

25–29 March

See an explosion of colourful flowers and garden design at Melbourne's Carlton Gardens.

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ICC Cricket World Cup, Melbourne, Australia
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A whole world of events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever the season, the city is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Drawing guests from across Australia and around the globe, Melbourne's busy events calendar is sure to excite.

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Opel Moonlight Cinema, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: John Gollings

Moonlight Cinema

4 Dec 2014 - 29 Mar 2015

Watch your favourite flicks as the sun sets and the bats flap overhead at Melbourne's original summer outdoor cinema in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

20 Jan - 7 Jun 2015

Soak up all the glitz, glamour and laughs of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical, the stage show based on the much-loved Australian film.

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THE LION KING

The Lion King

20 Feb - 10 May 2015

Follow Simba's epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands in this acclaimed production with stunning effects and unforgettable music.

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Holden Hurricane coupe, concept car 1969

Shifting Gear: Design, Innovation and the Australian Car

6 Mar - 12 Jul 2015

From steam-powered horseless carriages and the classic Aussie ute to muscle cars, racy V8s and dazzling concept vehicles, Australia has a rich legacy...

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Yohji Yamamoto womenswear catalogue 1986

Inspiration by Design

20 Mar - 14 Jun 2015

See stunning art, graphics, photography and illustration from the renowned Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

25 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

Laugh, chortle, giggle and snort at everything from wry young hipsters and slapstick heroes to musical comedy and good ol’ timey cabaret stars.

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The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Flower and garden show

25 - 29 Mar 2015

Sprout green thumbs in response to the sensory explosions of colour and design to be dug up at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

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ONGALS

The (Very) Big Laugh Out

27 Mar - 19 Apr 2015

The (Very) Big Laugh Out transforms both Fed Square and City Square into magical adventure playgrounds with some of the most unpredictably...

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup

29 Mar 2015

Be part of the biggest international sporting event of 2015 when the world's cricketing nations contest the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Melbourne.

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ANZAC Day at Flemington Racecourse

ANZAC Day Raceday

25 Apr 2015

Join in the fun at Flemington Racecourse on ANZAC Day for a traditional tribute to the courageous men and women who have served the nation....

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The Waiting Room

The Waiting Room

15 May - 27 Jun 2015

Authentic Australian stories are a rarity on our stages. Even rarer are stories as personal as this by Kylie Trounson, which grapples with the...

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St Kilda Film Festival

21 - 30 May 2015

The St Kilda Film Festival is back in 2015, it's Australia's longest running and highest profile short film festival and for 10 days (starting with...

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Opera Australia's Don Carlos

Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne presents Don Carlos

20 May 2015, 23 May 2015, 25 May 2015, 27 May 2015

As secrets are revealed, passion and politics run riot on a grand scale in the 16th century royal court of Spain.

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

29 May - 7 Jun 2015

Hear something new in Melbourne's jazz bars and clubs this Queens Birthday weekend. Catch exclusive international acts and local newcomers.

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Opera Australia's Don Giovanni

Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne - Don Giovanni

11 May 2015, 16 May 2015, 19 May 2015, 21 May 2015

Opera's lecherous anti-hero has already been condemned. Are fire and brimstone really his just desserts?

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Opera Australia's Madama Butterfly

Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne - Madama Butterfly

4 May 2015, 6 May 2015, 9 May 2015, 12 May 2015

Madama Butterfly is one of the world's great love stories, and this production, one of Australia's most loved, has been beautifully produced using...

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Good Food Show 2015

Good Food and Wine Show

5 - 8 Jun 2015

The Melbourne Good Food & Wine Show is back and guaranteed to provide a never-before-seen food experience. Alongside the food, wine and gastronomic...

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David Bowie is

David Bowie is

16 Jul - 1 Nov 2015

Put on your red shoes and immerse yourself in a celebration 50 years of one of the era's most influential artists in rock, pop, fashion and performance.

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Gertrude Street Projection Festival

Gertrude Street Projection Festival

17 - 26 Jul 2015

Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.

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