Category: festivals

February 2015’s Best Upcoming Melbourne Events

It’s the last month of summer and Melbourne is coming alive! There’s so many arts and cultural events on that we can’t even fit them into an appropriately sized post. Make sure to sign up to our newsletter so that we can…

St Kilda Fest – The Plus Ones’ Guide

St Kilda sometimes seems so far away. It’s not it is less than 10kms from where I live. I shouldn’t need an excuse to get over there but St Kilda Fest, in all its true festival glory provides one helluva…

Midsumma Festival – The Plus Ones’ Guide

We all know that the LGBTIQ community knows how to party (just go to the Smith St/Gertrude St intersection on any given Thursday!) this year’s Midsumma Festival is shaping up to be a great three weeks of hot sweaty summer fun….

The Plus Ones’ Best Events of 2014

Phew! It’s been a massive year. The Plus Ones assessed 10,000 events, picked out the best 750 for our curated calendar and attended over 400. The year saw us go to everything from launch parties to fetish parties. We dressed…

Russian Resurrection Film Festival – The Plus Ones’ Guide

As the Russian Film Festival enters its 11th year, the need for cross-cultural understanding is as ever present. With international relations between Russia and Australia in constant focus of negative press, the film festival has the opportunity to create a…

British Film Festival 2014 – The Plus Ones’ Guide

The British Film Festival is upon us! Like every year, the selection is just remarkable. From high teas to movies with the Beatles, there’s something for all tastes. But what stands out the most are the new films coming out of the…

Melbourne Music Week – The Plus Ones’ Guide

Melbourne Music Week (MMW) is coming! This year there will be 110 events taking place from 14-23 November across 40 different locations. I have very fond memories of MMW, in particular, the enormous effort that goes into creating its Festival…

Oktoberfest At Birrarung Mar

I have a lot of German friends who normally scoff at the thought of an Oktoberfest party outside of Germany. Melbourne had its fair share this year with the big three (Hofbrauhaus, Munich Brauhaus and Hophaus) all running a stream…

October’s Festivals

Aside from the Melbourne Festival (check out our guide) October is shaping to be a fabulous festival month.  We thought we’d let you know about a bunch of the free ones so that you can get your diaries in order (hint…