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The 5 Events You Can’t Miss this April

The days are getting shorter, the nights longer, but that doesn’t mean that Melbourne is slowing down in any way! Check out our pick of the best events this April.

dogs1Cuddle all the dogs at the Dog Lovers Show!

April 29 – May 1. A family friendly event that where you’ll get to meet all kinds of pooches, big and small. There’ll be over 200 stalls where you can learn about the ins and outs of owning and caring for a dog, get some doggy face painting and last but not least meet Dr Chris Brown from Bondi Vet.



Explore the history of Australian Fashion at the NGV.

5 March – 31 July. Walk through the history of Australian Fashion at the NGV’s latest exhibition: 200 Years of Australian Fashion. Featuring over 120 works from more than ninety designers, including Dion Lee, Ellery and Romance was born. This is a must for all the fashionistas.


Catch a film at the Spanish Film Festival

13 April – 1 May. This year’s program is filled with a wealth of emotions. Watch everything from Spanish drama and romances through to thrillers and major box-office hit comedies, and find out why the Spanish film scene is so hot right now.



Splash around at Melbourne’s Hot Tub Cinemas

April 21 – May 29. Enjoy classic movies from your own personal hot tub, complete with waiter service at Southbank’s Hot Tub Cinemas. The cinemas will run for 6 weeks and will show all your old time cinema favourites, including Labyrinth, Ghostbusters and 21 Jump Street to name a few.

jurassicworldGet up close with the dinosaurs at the Jurassic World Exhibition

19 March – 9 Oct. Ever wondered what it would be like to live in the dinosaur age? Visit the Jurassic World Exhibition and find out. The world premiere event will immerse audiences of all ages in scenes inspired by the giant blockbuster, Jurassic World.

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