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NGV Triennial 2020

The NGV Triennial 2020 exhibition is underpinned by four themes – Illumination, Reflection, Conservation, and Speculation – that invite audiences to embark on a journey of…

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cinema in a time of covid

Going to the cinema in a time of COVID

What should you expect when visiting the cinema in a time of COVID? We have the inside tips on what has changed since we last…

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NGV Triennial 2020

Over 100 Artists and Designers featured in NGV Triennial 2020

Without a doubt, in my mind, the NGV Triennial 2020 * is going to be an absolute highlight of this year. The beacon at the end…

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Billy Elliot the musical

Billy Elliot The Musical

Billy Elliot is the ultimate coming of age story. Twelve-year-old Billy triumphs against the odds to be true to himself.  Billy Elliot The Musical takes its audience…

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Wanna lighten your load? Me too, meetoo!

Wanna lighten your load? Me too, meetoo!

How can we be the masters of our own environment? So for the past month (yes you January 2020) I have been feeling like I have…

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summertime social

Summertime Social – a super fun backyard in the centre of the city

Summertime Social has transformed Federation Square’s car park rooftop into Melbourne’s biggest backyard hangout! When: Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sun 11am-late until end of Feb 2020 Where: back fo Fed Square, Russell…

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10 christmas gift ideas

A year of memory making? 10 Christmas gift ideas we love.

Ahhh if you’re the parent of young children then you might be drowning in toys (#beenthere) yet still have the daily challenge of keeping them…

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crossing lines

Basquiat and Haring: Crossing Lines at the NGV

Crossing Lines is a major coup for the NGV; many of these artworks have rarely been seen; it’s a world exclusive and won’t be touring. Basquiat…

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The Windsor’s 20th Anniversary Chocolate Afternoon Tea Buffet

The Windsor’s 20th Anniversary Chocolate Afternoon Tea Buffet

Good news! The Windsor’s Chocolate Afternoon Tea buffet is now a permanent fixture, running every school holiday. When: Monday 30 September to Sunday 6 October (Monday and…

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Circus Oz, Aurora

Circus Oz, Aurora

Despite the rather fancy, celestial-inspired name, the latest Circus Oz production, Aurora, is more interested in terrestrial matters, in particular, our planet being affected by…

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Old Melbourne gaol

Old Melbourne Gaol: Escape the Gaol

During the school holidays when you visit the Old Melbourne Gaol you’re invited to “Escape the Gaol” by cracking the code!  This fun activity book…

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terracotta warriors

Win a Terracotta Warrior adventure to remember!

These school holidays we have teamed up with both the NGV and Sofitel Melbourne on Collins to share an absolutely fabulous prize (we wish we…

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Archie Brothers

Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq

Archie Brothers is a bowling ally and games arcade that has a fun retro theme – and isn’t just for kids! When: Daily, Mon-Thur midday to 10pm,…

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salts of the earth

Salts of the Earth

Have you heard of salt therapy?  Do you know what it’s for or what even happens during a session?  With the arrival of cold &…

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NGV Terracotta Warriors

NGV Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality and Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape

Okay, this one is quite a mouthful, but the NGV’s Winter Masterpieces 2019 is actually two stories intertwined.  Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality and Cai…

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