Celebrating its 30th year, the program includes stand-up comedy, cabaret, theatre, street performance, film, television, radio and visual arts. Tickets available online via Ticketmaster, with cheap tickets on Tightarse Tuesday and for group bookings.
270 Free Comedy
Mechanics Institute Brunswick, 270 Sydney Road, Brunswick
March 22nd - April 2nd
Evan Hocking – Evan is a Place on Earth
Steve Theoclitou – Are you Laughing at me?
Brett Hunter – Shits and Giggles
Andy Moratis – Living in Perfect Symmetry
Struan Logan – Struan all over the World
Nicky Barry – Motherf*%ked and Armando.
59 Church St, Richmond
March 23rd - April 3rd
Jacob Emerson & Luke Picone Do Comedy
Andrew Iles – I'm Wearing my Big Boy Pants
Matt Kilpa – Songs in the Key of Awesomesauce
Steve Bedwell – Take my Life... Please
Rebecca Douglas – The Optimistic Feminist
Marc Oszhka – Where to...
Stef Jaric – Get Steffed
Troy Costantino – Rolling with it
Luke Kidgell – Because I can
April 3rd - 17th
Jai Ashman – Exister
Alan Sweeney – I'm Done with Extroverts
Garry Johal – You Grew Here, I Spew Here
Blaise White – #F*%kImPoor
Sofie Prints – Jesus was a Rape Baby
Kieran Butler – Australia is F*%ked, The Verity Charlton Show
Paul Brown – This Girl Love Christmas
Tony Magnuson – Confessions of a Call Centre Assassin 2.
Book your free tickets here
Junior Rangers – Fins, Scales and Tails
Junior Rangers will learn about the animals that live in the area, and the impact that everyday activities have on the environment, by participating in a series of games, activities and craft that explore the murky and mysterious world of Melbourne's waterways and the creatures that inhabit them.
Join the City of Melbourne Park Rangers for an aquatic adventure in Royal Park from Monday April 4th to Friday April 8th, 10:00am-noon daily.
Look for the City of Melbourne feather banners and signs at the Australian Native Gardens, Royal Park, 161 Gatehouse Street, Parkville.
Bookings essential, and can be made here.
Spice Trade at QVM
A food based festival with Spice as the central theme, Spice Trade Market Bazaar hosts street food from Asia, Northeast Africa, Europe and the Middle East, focusing on comforting, spicy Autumn and Winter fare.
Immerse your senses in tastes and scents of cinnamon, cassia, cardamom, ginger, pepper, turmeric and incense. The fragrant smells, lively music and entertainment, exotic activation, and camel rides will transform Queen Street into a colourful, charming and energetic bazaar.
Spice Trade happens every Sunday at Queen Victoria Market (Queen Street), from April 10th through to June 26th (excluding June 12th), from 9:00am to 4:00pm.
Join in for the community services, beginning with the Dawn service, from 6am at the Shrine of Remembrance.
6:00am Dawn Service
Assemble on the Shrine Forecourt by 4.30am.
One minute of silence will be observed.
8:15am Official Wreath Laying Service
Assemble at 7.45am
9:00am ANZAC Day March
Veterans, their descendants, and current serving personnel will march along St Kilda Road, starting at the intersection of Flinders and Swanston Streets and concluding at the Shrine of Remembrance. The March which will conclude at approximately 1pm.
At the conclusion of the March a service will take place on the Shrine Forecourt
Other activities at the Shrine on ANZAC Day
Poziѐres: Australians on the Somme 1916
Temporary exhibition in the Shrine Visitor Centre, open 7am – 5pm
1966: The year that changed the world
Temporary exhibition in the Galleries of Remembrance, open 7am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)