Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Shifting Gear: Design, Innovation and the Australian Car - NGV Melbourne
The WW1 Centenary Exhibition, Melbourne Museum, Victoria, Australia
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Events

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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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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Good Food and Wine Show

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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The Gertrude Street Projection Festival

Gertrude Street Projection Festival

10 - 19 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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Real Madrid

2015 International Champions Cup

18 - 24 Jul 2015

Nine Touring and Events, TLA Worldwide and RSE Ventures are bringing the most significant football event ever to be seen in this country, The...

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Open House Melbourne

Open House Melbourne

25 - 26 Jul 2015

Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.

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Melbourne International Film Festival Gala

Melbourne International Film Festival

30 Jul - 16 Aug 2015

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

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Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

20 - 30 Aug 2015

Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.

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Melbourne Fringe 2014

Melbourne Fringe Festival

16 Sep - 4 Oct 2015

Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.

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Paspaley Polo in the City

Waterford Crystal Polo in the City

28 Nov 2015

Waterford Crystal Polo in the City is an annual polo series held throughout the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. It is a...

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Dressage competition

EQUITANA Melbourne

17 - 20 Nov 2016

Equitana in Australia is the most anticipated annual equine event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere attracting over 50,000 visitors per event....

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Winter Masterpieces

Melbourne's Winter Masterpieces brings you an annual series of major exhibitions from around the world. Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great from St Petersburg and David Bowie is from London's V&A Museum are part of this year's amazing line up.

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