3 Jul - 7 Aug

Stencil Art Workshop

Learn how to create quirky stencil art on canvas with street artist N20.

15 Aug

An Evening with Peter Singer

Hear the activist and world's most influential living philosopher, Peter Singer, in conversation.

11 Oct - 17 Oct

Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne Fashion Week returns for 2021.

23 Aug - 4 Sep

Frenchy Fed Free Workshops

As part of Frenchy Weekends at Fed Square, immerse yourself in French culture with a free workshop.

28 Aug

Perfume Masterclass

Immerse yourself in the world of natural perfumery in an exclusive fragrance masterclass.

26 Mar - 29 Oct

Society of Women Writers Victoria

Sharpen your writing skills and meet other writers in these workshops.

22 Feb - 22 Nov

Queer Book Club

A book club for those who are curious or passionate about queer books.

19 Aug - 22 Aug

Australasian Quilt Convention

See the best quilts and learn new techniques.

8 Sep

Melbourne City Reads at the Wheeler Centre

Novelist Allee Richards in conversation with ABC Radio Melbourne's Jacinta Parsons at a free event.

26 Aug

Design a Brooch from Found Objects

A brooch workshop with Nancy D Lane using found objects.

11 Sep

Enlightenment in the Bedroom

Conversations around sexuality, relationships and intimacy.

11 Aug

Tax Time 2021: Online Workshop

Filling a tax return in 2021 - get the latest info from the Australian Tax Office.

21 Aug

Surface Design on Textile

Learn new ways to decorate textiles using simple techniques and screen printing as your tools.

29 Aug

The Shifty Lizard Beer Experience

Enjoy an expertly guided beer flight with matched food.

5 Aug

Tax in Australia: Online Workshop

Get your tax questions answered in this online workshop from the Australian Tax Office.

18 Aug - 4 Sep

Nets and Traps

Paintings and sculptures in Carolina Arsenii's Nets and Traps explore chaos and unpredictability.

5 Aug

Celebrating 40 Years of the Gardens' Volunteer Guides

Mali Wilson discusses the guides' enduring contribution.

15 Sep

Daniel Cottier's Aesthetic of Beauty: Lyon, Cottier & Co

Art historian Andrew Montana discusses the work of Daniel Cottier for The Johnston Collection.

6 Nov


Learn the technique of floating ink on water to create marbling patterns.

5 Aug - 23 Dec

Calm in the City Morning Meditation

Free morning mindfulness and meditation sessions at Fed Square.

7 Aug

Play Reading Mini-Fest

Hear snippets of work, see new ideas and meet the playwrights.

29 Aug

Mirka Mora Inspired Collage

Create your own fantastical and imagined characters, for ages 7 to 10 years.

11 Aug

Building Melbourne: Australia Modern with Hannah Lewi

Hear from Hannah Lewi, taking about her book Australia Modern.

11 Sep

Learn to Grow Mushrooms

Learn about culturing fungi on agar or liquid culture and growing mushrooms on substrates.

6 Aug - 8 Aug

Wood Wide Web: Showing

Be guided by artists and immersed in this underground world.

28 Aug

Sculpt Your Own Crazy Critter

Roll, pinch, poke, scratch and score air dried clay into crazy clay critters.

17 Feb - 17 Nov

Classics Book Club

A book club for people who want to read or re-read the classics.

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23 Oct

Composting 101

Come and learn different composting techniques for inner-city living.

20 Nov

Seed Saving and Quick and Easy Propagation

Learn which plants to select for seed saving and how to store seeds.

7 May - 6 Oct

Flinders Quartet Open Rehearsal

Drop by to listen in-person or by live-stream from home.

30 Oct

The Philip Island Murder Mystery

Hear Vikki Petraitis tell the intriguing story of The Phillip Island Murder Mystery.