Category: festivals

Melbourne’s Best August Events – 2015

Some say August is a dead month, a prelude, or a holding place to its more illustrious cousins in the warmer periods. Balls we say to this, balls! There are some epic happenings on during the month and as always…

Nite Art 2015: The Plus Ones’ guide

On Thursday night Melbourne’s CBD will play host the return of Nite Art. Nite Art is an all-action discovery of five city Precincts including over 40 galleries and event spaces — all happening from 6pm to late on Thursday 23rd July. The Plus…

The Plus Ones Guide: Glow Winter Arts Festival 2015

Join us for an exclusive sneak peak on opening night (13 August at 7:30pm) The City of Stonnington’s annual Glow Winter Arts Festival is set to bring some warmth to winter from 13-23 August 2015. The Plus Ones had a…

Scandinavian Film Festival 2015: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Scandinavian Film Festival Australia 2015 has just started! This is the second year of this festival, which takes place at Palace Cinemas in Paddington and Leichhardt. Here is my comedy wish list based on the trailers, worldwide audience reception,…

Top 5 Secret Melbourne Events – July 2015

We’ve done some serious rummaging to get you through July 2015 in Melbourne. We usually give you our top five events each month – this time we’ve dug a bit deeper to find some things you probably haven’t heard of….

Melbourne Magic Festival: The Plus Ones’ Guide

Do you like magic? What kind of person says no to this? Clowns I understand, they’re terrifying. But magic?! The Melbourne Magic Festival has been delighting audiences since 2008 and this year it’s bigger and better than ever. Over two weeks…

A Dining Room Tale – Melbourne International Jazz Festival

The family dinner: one where everyone knows your name, stories are swapped and true joy is experienced. As a feature of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, the team at A Is For Atlas provided 15 lucky strangers with a very special…

Audi Festival of German Films: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Audi Festival of German Films is one of the highlights of my year — and I’m not just saying that because I’m dating a German guy. We love our film festivals at The Plus Ones, and the German Film…

Human Rights Arts & Film Festival: The Plus Ones’ guide

The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival kicked off on Thursday night in Melbourne with the opening film I Will Not Be Silenced. The film was a story of the courage, resilience, and strength of Australian woman Charlotte Campbell-Stephen, who…

Kellybrook Cider Festival

Kellybrook Winery is tucked away in the hills of Wonga Park which is just a 30 min drive out of Melbourne. On a perfect sun-kissed autumnal day the estate was literally golden. The annual cider festival was held over two days…