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WIN: 1 double pass to MOULD – Cheese festival

– competition now closed – You can never go wrong with a bit of cheese and wine. As MOULD – A Cheese Festival returns this year with the best artisan cheese producers from around the country, we have 2 x double passes (for Friday session) to giveaway! Enter via filling out the form below, competition closes on 27th April 2018. The festival is brought to you by REVEL in collaboration with Nick Haddow of Bruny Island Cheese., read about the amazing organisers below. About Dan Sims and REVEL Global Dan Sims is a well-known wine commentator, educator and personality in Australian wine having worked in the industry for over 20 years. Sims is known for communicating with a broader audience about wine in an engaging and accessible way, believing that collaboration and ‘edutainment’ is the key to appealing to the general public. REVEL (formerly Bottle Shop Concepts) create, facilitate, manage and present event concepts that revolve around wine and food in a fun and educational way. Pinot Palooza, Game of Rhones, Wine Day Out, and Gauchito Gil’s Malbec Day are …

Big Vegan Market 2018

The Big Vegan Market is back for 2018, and this time there are some BIG changes about. Firstly, the markets are a lot bigger so you’ll have a lot more room to move about and browse all the wonderful without being too crowded. Also, and very importantly, we are now a 2 day market! That’s right, over the Saturday and Sunday of the Mother’s Day weekend (12th and 13th of May), you can come and shop from the huge variety of 100% vegan products at the beautiful Royal Exhibition Hall. Pick up something for you mum, or even better, bring your mum and discover all the great new goodies available together! Looking for more info? Check out the lineup so far here. When: Saturday 12 May and Sunday 13 May 2018 Where: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Melbourne More info: Here 

UNDERGROUND CINEMA DELIRIUM

Do you know what fear does? As a Federal Marshal you’re required to step out of the light into the untouched dark. You ask the questions no one else wants to. Walk the path of the condemned. Face the hidden insanity. Strive for the unspeakable truth. Because when you see a monster you must stop it… In its ninth year, Underground Cinema returns to Melbourne in May with their unique, secret, live, film screening experiences. Using actors, detailed sets and costumes, they’ve immersed you in over 40 secret worlds; from the fast paced world of Wall Street to training at Quantico for Silence of the Lambs, they’ve ensured your survival during the zombie apocalypse in 28 Days Later and helped you seek safe passage in World War 2, Casablanca. Now, get ready to enter a thrilling new world as you step back in time to a sinister 1950s with an unforgettable, interactive, immersive experience unlike any other. Welcome to Underground Cinema DELIRIUM. *Please note: All sessions are 4+ hours including the live experience and film. …

21st Spanish Film Festival

FROM JAVIER BARDEM TO PACO LEÓN AND MARIBEL VERDÚ: THE 21st SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL SHOWCASES THE BEST SPANISH CINEMA AND THE GREAT AUTEURS Screening nationally from 17 April exclusively at Palace Cinemas, the 2018 Spanish Film Festival (SFF) will open with a fiesta and screening of street dancing musical comedy THE TRIBE (La Tribu). The twenty-day festival, which showcases 25 films, will close with Guillermo del Toro’s masterpiece PAN’S LABYRINTH. The visionary Mexican director recently took home four Academy Awards including Best Film and Best Director with a further nine nominations for his whimsical and spellbinding underwater romance The Shape of Water. To celebrate this incredible achievement, we’re bringing his beloved dark fairy-tale back to the big screen to close the 21st Festival. Special event screenings of the film that has skyrocketed to the top of the 2018 Spanish box-office – NO FILTER (Sin rodeos) – will take place nationally with drinks and music before the film. In NO FLITER, one of Spain’s most popular comedic talents, Santiago Segura, directs Maribel Verdú as a woman …

Join the ultimate celebration of jazz

An elegant event for our East siders this April. Join the music and jazz lovers to the highly anticipated Jazz Greats Weekend on Saturday, 28 and Sunday, 29 April 2018 at Monash University’s Robert Blackwood Hall. This year’s ultimate weekend of jazz kicks off with ARIA award winners Vince Jones and Megan Washington joining a 17-piece orchestra to revisit “Come In Spinner, ” Australia’s most successful jazz album. Through celebrating the soundtrack of the popular 1990’s television series, the evening promises to blast a fresh and surprising energy into beloved jazz standards courtesy of all-new arrangements by Steve Newcombe. The Jazz Greats Weekend culminates with The Edge of Reality – The Elvis Presley Songbook  where the talented Joe Camilleri and Vika Bull will unite with six-time ARIA winner Paul Grabowsky to bring a radical new perspective to the music of the “King”. Filled with not-to-be-missed Elvis classics, the concert promises a highly enjoyable night of inspired musical alchemy. The evening begins with a mesmerising performance by the hugely passionate, soulful powerhouse, Mojo Juju. Following the success …

WIN: 1 x double pass to Dog Lovers Show

-competition now closed- There’s no better way to celebrate the Year of the Dog than by bounding down to the multi-award-winning Melbourne Dog Lovers Show returning to the iconic Royal Exhibition Building from Friday 4 to Sunday 6 May. The theme of the 2018 Show will be ‘Dog Sports’ and feature the inaugural COMMON WOOF GAMES presented by Farmer Dave Graham and his band of canine superstars. Boasting Track & Field and Ball-sport events in the Royal Canin Arena, alongside the outdoor aquatic program in the Black Hawk DockDogs® pool, brings the pinnacle of Australia’s sporting dogs together in spectacular competition. Dr Katrina Warren & the Wonderdogs will also be presenting the Opening Ceremony to kick off 3 days of dog sports! Here is your chance to win 1 x double pass to watch dog competitions, pet some smoochy fur friendly pals and get to know how to be a better dog owner (if you are one)! How to enter 1. Share this link on your Facebook or Instagram 2. Tag us with #weknowmelbourne and …

WICKED DESSERT FESTIVAL 2018

YOU BETTER LET YOUR INNER SWEET TOOTH KNOW ABOUT THIS ONE! We are super excited to announce Prahran Market’s annual Wicked Chocolate Festival has expanded to include all things sweet and delicious and is now our Wicked Dessert Festival! Showcasing the very best in all things sugary and delicious,  the Festival will again have fantastic and exciting demonstrations, live entertainment, kids activities and more. Elizabeth Street will become a dessert lover’s dream, with stalls selling everything from doughnuts to cream pastries, luxury chocolates to crêpes. Prahran Market’s speciality traders will take visitors on a delicious culinary journey with offerings to tempt and delight. Demonstrations will be held at the Omega & Neil Perry Kitchen every hour from 10.30am, including Tobie Puttock, Christy Tania, and the expert chefs from Bibelot, Luxe bite and That’s Amore! Have a go on a DIY dessert smoothie bike, all for a good cause (all proceeds go to Very Special Kids).  Have a boogie with the amazing talented Bearded Bakers from Knafeh Bakery, try a dessert cocktail from Prosecco Queen and eat a hell …