Events and Attractions in Melbourne this October

Events and Attractions in Melbourne

Irish Best Melbourne Pub live events

Comedy and Wine in the Pyrenees

Six of Australia’s best comedians will make their way to the Avoca Turf Club for six hours of comedy, music, wine, gourmet grub and the most amazing festival vibes. Host Merrick Watts will be joined on stage by Dave Hughes; Geraldine Hickey; Nazeem Hussain; Danielle Walker; Nath Valvo.

As for the wine, get ready for a tasting experience like no other, with the following Pyrenees Wine Producers joining you on the day: Taltarni Vineyards, Blue Pyrenees, Sally’s Paddock, Peerick Wines, Dalwhinnie Wines, Dogrock Wines, Mount Avoca, Glenlofty Wines, Wimmera Hills and Amherst Wines

When: 20th October 2019

Location: Avoca Shire Turf Club – Pyrenees, Racecourse Road, Avoca, Victoria, 3467

Bernie Dieter’s Little Death Club – Wonderland Spiegeltent Festival

Fresh from a smash hit Edinburgh Festival run, join Bernie and her international family of circus superstars for a hazy night of dangerously funny kabarett, breathtaking circus and fire-breathing sideshow at its most inappropriate, provocative and hilarious best. Bernie Dieter’s Little Death Club has been receiving rave reviews with five-star ratings.

When: 09th to 19th October

Location: The Paddock – The Wonderland Spiegeltent, Federation Square, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004.

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

Cristóbal Balenciaga was one of the most innovative and influential fashion designers of the 20th century. His exquisite craftsmanship and pioneering use of fabrics revolutionised the female silhouette, setting the scene for modern design. Revered by his contemporaries, including Christian Dior and Coco Chanel, Balenciaga was referred to as ‘The Master’.

This exhibition explores the work and legacy of this renowned couturier, showcasing more than 100 garments and hats crafted by Balenciaga from the 1950s and 1960s  arguably the most creative period of his career through to the work of his protégés and contemporary designers.

When: Until 10th November

Location: Bendigo Art Gallery, 42 View Street, Bendigo, Victoria, 3550

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