Tag: festival

German Film Fest 2016 – The Plus Ones’ guide to the top films

The German Film Fest is upon us once more with 36 films, including 31 features, five documentaries, and a bonus five kids’ programs. Now in its 15th year, the festival is hitting up Sydney (15-29 November) at Chauvel Cinema and Palace…

Melbourne Dumpling Festival: all the dumplings your heart desires

There is always something exciting about a festival, but a Melbourne Dumpling Festival is something you can really look forward to. Some of Melbourne’s best Chinese restaurants hosted a fabulous event with a mixture of eating, drinking, craft, and entertainment…

The Lost Lands Festival at Werribee Park

I’ve just had one of the best weekends of my life. Never did I think that a festival would exist where I felt completely comfortable that also had amazing music straight out of my favourite playlists. The Lost Lands Festival was…

Williamstown Wine and Cheese Fest

Williamstown brings back the Wine & Cheese Fest for its third anniversary, but as they say, age doesn’t matter unless you are cheese or wine. It was the first time for this TPO writer, and I brought along my usual…

The Other Film Festival – The Plus Ones’ guide

The creators of the Other Film Festival want to change the way you think about disability. Films are an effective way to communicate ideas and portray real, lived experience to their audiences, and this film festival presents stories of courage,…

Tell No Tales Festival

It’s safe to say that everyone knows someone in Europe right now. They are probably heading to a festival, or a gig, or a party, or hell even just a dodgy club, and it looks better than your life has…

Splendour in the Grass

Splendour in the Grass

Trading in traditional ponchos and gumboots for a more appropriate singlet and hat, thousands of people assembled for this year’s three day music festival Splendour in the Grass. The headline acts in this years line up contained the likes of The Avalanches, The…

Final Frontier space festival

Who else had ‘astronaut’ on their ‘when I grow up I wanna be’ list? Most of us, right? Well, this new exploration of all things space, The Final Frontier Festival, aims to take you a bit closer to your distant…

Melbourne International Jazz Festival

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival (3-12 June 2016) fosters a true festival vibe. Its venues span from Monash University to the city and out west to Footscray. The program includes workshops and collaborations with local and international artists – plus…