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Free events in Melbourne
Melbourne has so much going on, and there are always plenty of events that are free. You may still need to book, however, so check individual events for details.

Green Break: Walk and Talk Tour - Thursday 22 February 2018, 6pm to 6:45pm - Tours & cruises

Green Break: Walk and Talk Tour

22 Feb 2018, Treasury Gardens
Explore Melbourne on a 45-minute guided walk within the city's parks and gardens.
Rhythm and Blues - Friday 23 March 2018 to Saturday 24 March 2018 - Performing arts

Rhythm and Blues

23 Mar 2018 - 24 Mar 2018, West Space Inc
Performed by six singers from local gay choirs, Rhythm and Blues considers what it means to be gay today.
Pony Face Live at Basement Discs - Friday 09 February 2018, 12:30pm to 1:30pm - Music

Pony Face Live at Basement Discs

9 Feb 2018, Basement Discs
Basement Discs' legendary free Friday in-store shows start up again for 2018 with Pony Face. Add some tasty tunes to your lunch break.
Slippage - Sunday 18 March 2018 to Sunday 25 March 2018 - Performing arts


18 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018, Arts House
Slippage, by Louise Lavarack, appears simple, but for those who join in, it's a reconnection to the value and joy of play.
Stone Tape Theory - Wednesday 21 March 2018 to Sunday 25 March 2018 - Performing arts

Stone Tape Theory

21 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018, Arts House
Taking its title from an obscure paranormal hypothesis, Stone Tape Theory mines the haunted terrain of memory, mediated through sound.
The Naked Self - Friday 08 June 2018 to Sunday 17 June 2018 - Performing arts

The Naked Self

8 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018, Arts House
In a gallery setting, you're invited to hear the audio portraits of strangers, who reveal the stories and the secrets of their bodies.
AO Festival - Monday 15 January 2018 to Sunday 28 January 2018 - Markets & pop-up shops

AO Festival

15 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018, Birrarung Marr
Head to the AO Festival to enjoy food, drinks, music and live tennis on the big screens.
Refuge - Mapping the Pandemic Public Workshop - Saturday 28 April 2018, 2pm to 4pm - Talks & workshops

Refuge - Mapping the Pandemic Public Workshop

28 Apr 2018, Arts House
Step into the control room with artists, experts and emergency services to help us build an imaginary scenario of a fast-spreading infectious disease.
Intercourse with the Artist - Tuesday 13 March 2018 to Thursday 15 March 2018 - Performing arts

Intercourse with the Artist

13 Mar 2018 - 15 Mar 2018, Arts House
Would you give your number to hundreds of strangers? In Intercourse with the Artist, Georgia Banks does just that, making herself available to you.
M/other Land - Tuesday 08 May 2018 to Saturday 12 May 2018 - Performing arts

M/other Land

8 May 2018 - 12 May 2018, Arts House
In M/other Land, Roberta Rich inserts, engages and navigates her diaspora African identity within her 'mother land context of South Africa.

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