Has anyone else noticed a massive increase in "pop up" venues around Melbourne? There are pop up vege patches, pop up shows, pop up markets and pop up cafes. So which pop up spots should you keep an eye out for?
The Pop Up Retro Market sells handpicked vintage items from the U.K, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.S.A. Clothing is very reasonably priced. The next market is due to be held during Melbourne Music Week from the 16th until the 24th of November. The location is to be revealed here on the 16th of November.
The Pop Up Patch can be found in the rooftop carpark behind Fed Square. It consists of over 140 do it yourself vegetable patches in apple crates. Patches are leased to restaurants at Fed Square and the public. There's a community demonstration plot and shop where you can get information and buy seeds and gardening tools.
The Barrel Hall Pop Up Bar on Brunswick Street features food, wine and beer. Patrons are encouraged to drop in for a chat and a bite to eat or attend one of the food and wine events. If you want to pop along you better hurry though, the bar closes on the 4th of November.
Pop Up Chinatown Treats occurs on the third Friday of the month on Heffernan Lane between 4pm and 6pm. Visitors can try all sorts of small, delicious delights including dumplings, rice noodles, satays and cakes.
If you know of more pop up venues we would love to hear from you. Please type you pop up finds in the comment box below.