Tag: festival

Stacks On – The World’s Happiest Festival

Culture Jam events are something special, they push past the everyday into an experience that is part game, part experiment, part let’s get weird. I have been lucky enough to attend a number of the Culture Jam happenings over the past two years, and every…

Williamstown’s Wine & Cheese Fest

Offering an afternoon of exploring the nuances of taste, Williamstown’s second rendition of the Wine & Cheese Fest made for a leisurely experience. My plus one and I walked into Seaworks and then had the difficult task of choosing where…

A sunny Sunday at Evolve Yoga Festival

Spending a sunny Sunday at a yoga festival in the beautiful grounds of the Abbotsford Convent may sound like a spiritual cliché, but regardless of the plethora of Lululemon leggings and yoga mats flying around, the Evolve Yoga Festival challenged yoga…

Melbourne Salami Festa

I hopped over the the Melbourne Salami Festa’s opening night party at the Northcote Town Hall. My main question was whether the salami crowd knew how to party. Undoubtedly ‘yes’ is the answer. The Town Hall has been transformed into…

VinItalia’s Italian Food & Wine Festival

This was the first year that VinItalia, hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce, opened its festival to consumers. We’re glad they did! The festival showcases all that’s fab about Italian food and wine with over 40 exhibitors vying to provide Melburnians with a…

#disruptyourreality at Channels 2015

Melbourne, get ready to #disruptyourreality at Channels Video Art Festival 2015 from 17-25 September. It’s September 2013. A close-knit bunch of artists gather their collective conscience and birth Melbourne’s biennial Channels Video Art Festival, celebrating the glory and aesthetic of video…

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…

Chilli Fest at the Immigration Museum

Things got fiery down at the Immigration Museum on Sunday 19 April, and what could be better on a day that saw alternating rain, shine, and an icy cold wind. Chilli Fest is the latest in a series of culturally…

I’m New Here – Luxury Food & Music Festival

I’m New Here is literally Melbourne’s newest music festival. Held in Shadowfax Wines‘ gorgeous gardens, the day promised an afternoon of picnic-ing, fine food, finer music and the finest wine. The Plus Ones are quite familiar with the Werribee Park area of town,…

Chocolate Festival @ The Immigration Museum

Last Sunday kicked off the Immigration Museum‘s ‘North South Feast West’, a six-month journey of festivals, workshops and events that celebrate immigrant culture and food. The first of the festivals was the Chocolate Festival, which filled the museum with a…