3 Sep

The Beer Experience: With Hard Road Brewing

Enjoy six craft beers matched to a six-course lunch.

8 Sep - 11 Sep

Melbourne Writers Festival

An annual literary festival celebrating books, writers and readers over four days in September.

3 Jul - 24 Dec

Stencil Art Workshop

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

13 Aug

Private Cellar Lunch: Cabernet vs Merlot

Join sommelier Antony Anderson for this unique back-vintage wine extravaganza.

28 Aug

Chocolate and Wine: Matching with Only Mine Chocolatiers

Join head chef Sigrid de Castella to enjoy truffles matched to wines.

30 Sep - 25 Nov

Society of Women Writers Victoria

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

26 Aug - 28 Aug

Melbourne Paperific Expo

A heaven on earth for papercraft lovers.

11 Aug - 13 Aug

Activators 9: To Immortality and Out the Other Side

A sculptural work between dancer and choreographer Lilian Steiner and designer Patrick Hamilton.

18 May - 31 Dec

Shrine Tours

Experience more at the Shrine with a guided tour

2 Dec

First Friday Book Club: The Countess from Kirribilli

Discuss the story of Mary Annette Beauchamp, the Countess from Kirribilli.

21 Sep

Schools of Life and Death

A panel discussion explores our understanding and experiences of death.

12 Jul - 25 Oct

Lunchtime Meditation

Experience a free half-hour mediation session at Fed Square.

5 Nov - 31 Dec

Pinot & Picasso

Enjoy a unique paint and sip studio experience.

8 Oct

Fermented Foods for Good Gut Health

Learn about the benefits of fermented food while making sauerkraut and kimchi.

7 Oct

First Friday Book Club: Letters To Camondo by Edmund de Waal

The story of one man’s life and death told through 58 imaginary letters.

8 Oct

Polymer Clay Beads Workshop

Create your own jewellery with handmade polymer clay beads.

28 Apr - 1 Dec

Songbirds at East Melbourne Library

Engage your young bookworm with stories, songs, rhymes at East Melbourne Library Songbirds.

27 Apr - 30 Nov

Songbirds at North Melbourne Library

Engage your young bookworm with stories, songs, rhymes at North Melbourne Library Songbirds.

24 Jun - 25 Nov

Preschool Elizabeth Street Pop-up Library

Share the wonder of books with your child at Elizabeth Street Pop-up Library Preschool Storytime.

23 Nov

The Rise of the Private Museum with Georgina Walker

A lecture on the concept of the private art museum.

15 Oct

Melt and Pour Soap Making Technique Workshop

Make your own natural soaps in this vegan small-group workshop.

27 Apr - 30 Nov

Preschool Storytime at East Melbourne Library

Share the wonder of books with your child at East Melbourne Library Preschool Storytime.

8 Sep

Jonathan Butler: The Boy in the Dress

An author talk for fans of queer history, WW2, archival research and true crime.

17 Sep

Adventuring with Alice

Go on a little walking and writing adventure with author Alice Pung.

31 Aug

Father's Day Storytime

Celebrate a special Father's Day storytime at East Melbourne Library.

17 Aug


Hear experts discussing misinformation about radio waves as part of National Science Week.

7 Aug - 4 Dec

Raspberry Pi Meetup

Meet up to share and collaborate on electronics, 3D printing, robotics, Amateur Radio and more.

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25 Aug

Watch Party Perfume: Then Create Perfume

Watch scenes from the movie Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, and then create your own scent.

21 Jun - 29 Nov

Digital Art Class

Discover the wonders of digital drawing at Melbourne Museum.

20 Aug

Pigments of the Past: Adult Masterclass

Discover the history of painting in ancient Greece, with this hands-on masterclass.

20 Aug

Writing Local History Workshop

An all-day workshop for people interested in writing local history.