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Festivals and Events in Melbourne August 2011

Melbourne International Film Festival 2011 21st July 2011 to 7th August 2011 at various cinemas throughout Melbourne.

 

Reed Gift Fair Melbourne Saturday 6th August 2011 to Wednesday 10th August 2011 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Home and Giving Fair Saturday 6th August 2011 until Wednesday 10th August 2011 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre

The Spa and Pool Show and Outdoor living Saturday 13th August 2011 and Sunday 14th August 2011 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Chocolate Rush Festival Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August 2011.

Canada, Alasaka and USA Travel Expo Sunday 14th August 2011 at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre.

Melbourne Winter Festival Thursday 18th August 2011 until 4th September 2011. Transforming the city to a winter wonderland. Federation Square will have a temporary ice skating rink and festivities all down Southbank.

Russian Film Festival 18th August 2011 to 28th August 2011.

BuildGreen Expo Thursday 18th August 2011 until Sunday 21st August at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Home Show and Garden Expo Thursday 18th August 2011 until Sunday 21st August 2011 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Franchising and Business Opportunity Expo Friday 19th August 2011 until Sunday 21st August 2011 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Freeplay Independent Games Festival Saturday 20th August 2011 and Sunday 21st August 2011 at the State Library of Victoria.

Melbourne Writers Festival 2011 Thursday 25th August 2011 to 4th September 2011.

Melbourne Anime Festival Friday 25th August 2011 until Sunday 28th August 2011 at the Melbourne Showgrounds.

11th Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2010. August 2011.

The Other Film Festival returning in August 2012 at the Melbourne Museum.

Parkinsons Unity Walk Sunday 28th August 2011 at Federation Square Melbourne.

Cadallac de Sel Car Club Showcase Sunday 28th August 2011 at Federation Square 11am - 2.30pm. Free event - just turn up and check out the cars.

Fashion Exposed 2011 Sunday 28th August 2011 until Tuesday 30th August 2011 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Australian Shoe Fair Sunday 28th August 2011 until Tuesday 30th August 2011 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Sporting Events in Melbourne August 2011

Rugby League in Melbourne August 2011

  • NRL Round 22 Melbourne Storm vs Penrith Panthers Saturday 6th August 2011 at AAMI Park. Kick off at 5.30pm
  • NRL Round 24 Melbourne Storm vs St George Dragons 19th - 22nd August 2011 TBC at AAMI Park.

AFL games in Melbourne August 2011

There are always a number of games on in Melbourne for the AFL. For games on each weekend check out the www.afl.com.au site.

 

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Museum Exhibitions in Melbourne April 2011

King Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharohs at the Melbourne Museum 8th April 2011 until 6th November 2011.

The Art of the Brick lego sculptures at Federatiion Square open daily 10am - 5pm.

Music Concerts, Festivals, Theatre,  Musicals and comedy in Melbourne August 2011

Thievery Corporation 7.30pm Monday 1st August 2011 at the Enmore Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Avenged Sevenfold 7.30pm Tuesday 2nd August 2011 at the Festival Hall West Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Kele 8pm Tuesday 2nd August 2011 at Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Neon Trees 8pm Thursday 4th August 2011 at the Prince of Wales Bandroom. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Kaiser Chiefs 8pm Friday 5th August 2011 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

The Ten Tenors Friday 5th August 2011 at Her Majesty's Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

The Get Up Kids 8pm Sunday 7th August 2011 at Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

The Mars Volta 7.30pm Sunday 7th August 2011 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

The Ten Tenors 8pm Friday 8th August 2011 at Her Majesty's Theatre Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Beatles Back to Back Wednesday 10th August 2011 at the Arts Centre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Kolohe Kai Austalian Tour 2011 7.30pm Thursday 11th August 2011 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Altiyan Childs 8pm Friday 12th August 2011 and Saturday 13th August 2011 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Owl City 8pm Wednesday 17th August 2011 Over 18s and 4pm Thursday 18th August 2011 Stricly Under 18s Only at Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Winterbeatz featuring 50 Cent, G Unit, Fabolous, Lil Kim, Mario and many more artists. Thursday 18th August 2011 at Rod Laver Arena. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Elvis: One Night With You 8pm Friday 19th August 2011 and Saturday 20th August 2011 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Jesus Jones - The Wonder Stuff - The Clouds 8pm Friday 19th August 2011 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Justice Crew Friday 26th August 2011, Saturday 27th August 2011 and Sunday 28th August 2011 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Darryl Braithwaite 8pm Saturday 27th August 2011 at the Chelsea Heights Hotel. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Musica Viva - Goldner String Quartet & Ian Munro Tuesday 30th August 2011 at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

 

Musicals, Theatre, Dance, Comedy and Entertainment in Melbourne August 2011

Ballet Revolution 7.30pm Tuesday 2nd August 2011 to Thursday 4th August 2011 at the Arts Centre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies Sunday 29th May 2011 until Sunday 7th August 2011 at the Regent Theatre. Tickets available from Showbiz.

Doris Day - So Much More Than The Girl Next Door musical Tuesday 23rd August 2011 until Sunday 4th September 2011 at Her Majestys Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Justice Crew dance 8pm Friday 26th August 2011 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Dylan Moran comedy 8pm Sunday 31st July 2011 to Friday 5th August 2011 at the Princess Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

 

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