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View Event: Healthy Body & Soul Expo
Healthy Body & Soul Expo
The Healthy Body & Soul Expo... Join us for a day of Inspiration & Relaxation October 4 & 5, 2014 St Kilda Town Hall Life is busy, spoil yourself at this wonderful boutique event designed to be a day out to pamper your body and nourish your s.. More..

View Event: See Peppa Pig at Walk With Me
See Peppa Pig at Walk With Me
Scope is being joined by special guest Peppa Pig at Dick Smith Walk With Me! Now in its fifth year, Walk With Me is a national 2km or 4km walk that raises awareness that 1 in 4 Australians are impacted by disability. There will be two exciting .. More..

View Event: Waiting For Lefty by Clifford Odets
Waiting For Lefty by Clifford Odets
The first play in our highly-anticipated ELIA KAZAN: A THEATRE INVESTIGATION is one of the most significant plays of the modern American theatre – CLIFFORD ODETS’ WAITING FOR LEFTY. Set during the Great Depression, this unforgettable play deals wi.. More..

View Event: Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Extended to 3rd October 2014 | WITNESS IMPOSSIBLE OCCURRENCES, ONE OF MELBOURNE’S MOST EXCLUSIVE ATTRACTIONS. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and amazes with astounding displays of magic, illusion and mind reading. The performance bl.. More..

View Event: National Op Shop Week

More and more Australians are turning to charity op shops to buy clothes. However, charity op shops still need good quality donations. Making a donation can help op shops from running short of stock. Boosting donations to charity op shops is the a..More..
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View Event: Chapel Street Precinct Winter Escape

Stay and explore Melbourne's newest neighbourhoods shopping gems, cafes and local hot spots With shopping, cafes, treasures of another era and local hot spots to please even the fussiest of barflies, it’s time to embrace winter with a weekend esca..More..
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Today | Wednesday 27th August 2014..

Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne

Charity | Fundraisers

 
View Event: Big Cake Bake 2014

This year, Australian Red Cross is proudly celebrating our Centenary - and we are also excited to announce that the 4th annual Big Cake Bake will be happening in August. Registrations are now open and as a valued supporter we are inviting you to .. More..
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View Event: MS Readathon 2014

Every year, MS Readathon helps raise funds for multiple sclerosis. 2014 is the 35th year of the MS Readathon. It will see thousands of students picking up their books and reading to make a difference in lives of Australians living with multiple sc.. More..
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Children | Family

 
View Event: Bark! Bark! Bark!

A Treehouse exhibition: Terry Denton’s illustrations, prints and plans from the series created with Andy Griffiths Presented in partnership by the Melbourne Writers Festival and ArtPlay. See original illustrations, prints and preliminary works .. More..
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View Event: Bundoora Park | Open

Bundoora Park is Melbourne’s most diverse park providing a wealth of activities and experiences for the whole family. Cooper's Settlement Cooper's Settlement is located in Bundoora Park - 15 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne. When yo.. More..
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Circus

 
View Event: Circus Royale | Pakenham

Circus Royale is a totally professional traditional circus staged in a luxury tent featuring International circus stars. High wire walkers, swing trapeze, clowns, acrobats, sabateco dancers, drummers, jugglers, contortion. A total of 6 humane ani.. More..
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View Event: Eroni's Circus | Bulleen

Melbourne's favourite family circus!! Eroni's Circus is a high quality, traditional, touring circus. We aim to bring a show with a difference, with inspiration drawn from old world, vintage style of circus presentation. We feature gorgeous and.. More..
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Comedy & Magic

 
View Event: Death Star Canteen Comedy

EVERY WEDNESDAY Dirty Secrets is the venue for stand up comedy! $5 gets you two hours of laughs from local, interstate and sometimes international comedians! Come for the comedy, stay for the amazing cocktails! :).. More..
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View Event: Docklands Winter Photo Competition 2014

Destination Docklands Winter Photo Competition: Get snapping for your chance to win cash prizes Destination Docklands will run a ‘Shades of winter’ photo competition this July and August. Entry is free and open to all, whether you’re a buddi.. More..
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Competitions & Prizes

 
View Event: FECK:ART Competition: Call For Entries

Melbourne’s emerging artists are invited to submit erotic artworks for a chance to exhibit at the Melbourne Fringe Festival. With $5000 in cash prizes, the competition encourages artists to explore the diversity and nuance of eroticism. Can art su.. More..
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View Event: Maritime Art Awards & Exhibition | Art Prize

Since 2002 the Mission to Seafarers Victoria maritime art prize has exhibited the work of over 700 artists and fast become recognised as Australia’s leading maritime art award. Prize money awarded to date has exceeded $129,000 and the organisation ha.. More..
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Concerts | Music

 
View Event: Angie Hart, Christopher Coleman & Kira Puru

Melbourne Folk Club present Angie Hart, Christopher Coleman & Kira Puru 7.30PM: DOORS 8.00PM: CHRISTOPHER COLEMAN 9.00PM: KIRA PURU 9.30PM: ANGIE HART Angie Hart is much loved for fronting iconic Australian band Frente! They have actually b.. More..
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View Event: Live @ Great Britain Hotel

The Great Britain Hotel has been a keen supporter of live Melbourne music for decades, and we see no reason to stop, hosting original bands 3 nights a week. Wednesday Open Mic To sign up for our open mic, you can come into the pub from 4pm on th.. More..
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Conferences | Conventions

 
View Event: What defines success in business?

Q&A style event around social entrepreneurs - What defines success in business? The panelists include Bart Houlahan, co-founder of B Lab, Carol Schwartz, leading business identity, Paula Benson, GM of CSR, National Australia Bank, Richard Denniss,.. More..
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Culinary | Wine & Dining

 
View Event: Cocktail Degustation

Evoke your imagination, inspire your senses, be entertained. Hosted by a guest barman extraordinaire, Come one, Come all showcases brilliant food & innovative cocktails, all to the marvelled theme....circus! Quit clowning around and join us for.. More..
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View Event: Dracula's Cabaret Dinner & Show

Bloodbath is an insane bouillabaisse of aerial acrobatics, suicide circus, mind-warping optical illusions and gender-bending, tummy clutching comedy! Bloodbath - The Show Submerge your senses and dive in for an evening of sensuous burlesque, slic.. More..
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Exhibitions | Art & Photo

 
View Event: A B S T R A C T

A B S T R A C T 18th Jul 2014 - 26th Oct 2014 Bennett Gallery Abstraction is one of modernism’s most profound and innovative concepts. The term indicates a departure from reality into a world of thoughts and ideas expressed through a visual la.. More..
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View Event: Andrew McQualter | Drawings 1997-2014

Andrew McQualter’s drawings, installations and collaborative projects are concerned with making the connection between things visible. He is interested in the act of conversation as a metaphor for the relationships that we create and maintain wit.. More..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch

 
View Event: ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | Open

Open daily 10am to 5pm Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) located at the heart of Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square presents a vibrant annual calendar of award-winning exhibitions, screen film festivals, live events, creative worksh.. More..
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View Event: Australia Will Be There

Australia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War (1914-1919) Through historical photographs and personal stories, this exhibition will present the chronology of the First World War (1914-19) and provide the opportunity to discover the .. More..
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Festivals | Fairs

 
View Event: Anywhere Theatre Festival | Frankston

Please select your preferred genre: Cabaret & Music - Circus & Physical Theatre - Comedy - Dance - Drama - Free Events - Interactive - Poetry - Youth & Kids The very first Anywhere Theatre Festival is a festival of performance anywhere but a the.. More..
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View Event: Craft Cubed 2014

Craft Cubed is our annual festival of experimental, skilled and ideas-based craft and design. This August Craft Cubed returns, this time with a major focus at Fed Square as well as venues big and small across Melbourne & regional Victoria. Feat.. More..
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Films | Festivals & Showing

 
View Event: AICE Israeli Film Festival 2014

Australia Israel Cultural Exchange and Palace Cinemas present AICE ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL 2014 From riveting, political documentaries to hot-blooded romance, from rollicking comedies to sensitive dramas the AICE Israeli Film Festival presents th.. More..
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View Event: Cine-Club : La Bataille d'Alger

$26 Full / $21 AFM Members and current students (please login to benefit the discount) French with English subtitles Director: Gillo Pontecorvo Stars: Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi Venice Film Festival winner in 1966 and Oscar nomi.. More..
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Fitness & Fun Events

 
View Event: FREE Fitness @ Fed Square

Get Active with a FREE Fun Group Circuit-Based Workout Federation Square Amphitheatre Join workouts led by health coaches and fitness instructors from Healthy Lifestyle Lounge. These classes aim to help city workers keep fit and healthy. Fitness.. More..
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View Event: Free Walking Group @ The Glen

Shoppers To Stride It Out At The Glen The free fitness group runs every Wednesday morning from 7.45am and aims to encourage locals to get active in a fun and safe environment. Led by an accredited personal trainer and sponsored by Rebel Sport .. More..
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Historical Locations & Tours

 
View Event: Barwon Park Mansion | Open

Historic Barwon Park Mansion is an imposing bluestone mansion built in the 1860s for Thomas Austin its first owner. The property comprised 12000 hectares and was noted for its sheep and horses. Open every Wednesday and Sunday 11am to 4pm. Group.. More..
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View Event: Blood on the Southern Cross

Still the Hottest Show in Town! ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ is an explosive multi-million dollar sound-and-light show like nothing you’ve ever seen before! The story of the Eureka Rebellion, a dramatic battle between gold miners and Governmen.. More..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General

 
View Event: Brunswick Market

Walk into 661 Sydney Road and walk into another experience that is hidden from the street – BRUNSWICK MARKET - a range of fresh food and products opens up to you as you browse the aisles, including: -:- fresh meat, chicken, fish; -:- a mini sup.. More..
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View Event: Caribbean Gardens and Market

Caribbean Gardens and Market have been operating since the 1965 when it started with only a handful of traders selling wares from their car boots and water ski shows. Today the market on the shores of Lake Caribbean has grown into one of the large.. More..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce

 
View Event: CERES Organic Food & Craft Market

The CERES organic Market and Grocery and Coffee stall are now open 7 days a week. We have live, local bands every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday mornings between 9-12. The craft market is on every Saturday morning and, coming soon, Sunday morning.. More..
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View Event: Footscray Market

Footscray Market is a large indoor market with a large range of produce and general goods opposite Footscray Railway Station. This frenetic covered food market is laden with seductive produce: you'll find lotus flowers, pigs' ears, coriander and .. More..
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Museum & Science

 
View Event: ANZ Banking Museum

The ANZ Banking Museum is housed in the lower ground floor of the 'Gothic Bank' at 380 Collins Street, Melbourne. It was first opened in May 1985 to commemorate the 15Oth anniversary of the granting of a Royal Charter to the Bank of Australasia, .. More..
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View Event: Australian Football Hall of Fame

The Australian Football Hall of Fame (AFHOF) was established by the AFL in 1996 to recognise and enshrine those who have made a significant contribution to the game. Footy fans can pay homage to these greats in the National Sports Museum at the Me.. More..
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Open Days

 
View Event: What's On in Yarra Valley

Browse all the fabulous things you can see and do while in the Yarra Valley wineries and breweries, beautiful natural scenery and walks, and great attractions! What's On Presented by Visit Yarra Valley and the Yarra Valley Visitor Information .. More..
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Parties & Social Events

 
View Event: NotaClub's Ultimate Social Event

The Ultimate Social Event - EVERY Wednesday 7:00pm Everyone is welcome to this 'over 40's' social event for good socialising' at the Racecourse Hotel 895 Dandenong Road East Malvern from 7 pm. This social event has been every Wednesday for nea.. More..
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Performing Arts | Theatre

 
View Event: Activate

Five full length shows take place in performance venues at the La Trobe Uni Bundoora campus. ACTIVATE is our exciting new second semester theatrical season from La Trobe Student Theatre and Film! The season includes five striking plays that have g.. More..
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View Event: Alan Smithee's Screen Test

Screen Test is back, asking the big questions: Which Pixar film contains hundreds and hundreds of deaths...all in the first few minutes? Can you watch films in space? Why on earth is Honey Boo Boo on DVD? Who would even buy that? In Alan .. More..
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Public Awareness

 
View Event: Road Closure | Great Ocean Road

VicRoads wish to advise the Great Ocean Road between Wye River and Kennett River will be closed to all traffic from Sunday 24 August until Thursday 28 August 2014. The closure will take place from 6pm Sunday 24 August and remain closed for four da.. More..
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View Event: Tradies National Health Month

Steel Blue and the Australian Physiotherapy Association have created Tradies National Health Month to focus on educating and engaging tradies on the importance of full body health and safety, with handy tips and hints tailored to the needs of a tradi.. More..
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Remembrance

 
View Event: Remembrance Services @ The Shrine

Remembrance Services held at the Shrine of Remembrance. Remembrance Services on a Sunday, honour all units no longer able to make the pilgrimage to the Shrine. Monthly weekday memorial services commemorate specific units and their efforts in c.. More..
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Sales | Special Offers

 
View Event: Chapel Street Precinct Winter Escape

Stay and explore Melbourne's newest neighbourhoods shopping gems, cafes and local hot spots With shopping, cafes, treasures of another era and local hot spots to please even the fussiest of barflies, it’s time to embrace winter with a weekend esca.. More..
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Seminars | Lectures | Talks

 
View Event: Creation Health Seminar

Do you want to take better control of your health? Join us in this series of seminars where you can simply and effectively add not only years, but also quality to your life. Maximise your physical, mental and spiritual well-being through 8 life-tr.. More..
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Sightseeing

 
View Event: Eureka Skydeck 88 | Open

Created to reach for the sky nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere's highest viewing platform. Skydeck 88 is the only observation deck in the world that can thrill .. More..
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View Event: Federation Square | Open

Federation Square never closes Melbourne's most prominent meeting place and unique cultural precinct brings together a creative mix of attractions museums and galleries and the finest of dining with its many restaurants cafes and bars. Federati.. More..
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Sporting Fixtures

 
View Event: Footy Funatics

Broker Rocher.com.au & That’s good for Footy.com.au Proudly present “Footy Funatics” This is NOT your typical Footy panel show! It is though a night of entertainment & laughter! This is where you will get to see some of YOUR clubs favou.. More..
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Television Shows

 
View Event: AFL Footy @ Foxtel

With unparalleled coverage of the AFL Premiership Season, FoxFooty on Foxtel is the place to be for every footy fan. Watch every game of every round LIVE in HD with no ad-breaks siren to siren. Plus excellent coverage, game reviews, statistical.. More..
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View Event: Audience Required | TV Shows

Television shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne... Join the audience of the following television shows: ABC - not at present Channel 7 - not at present Channel 9 - Millionaire Hot Seat | *FREE* Tickets - AFL Footy Show - No tick.. More..
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Tours & Trips

 
View Event: A Very Fine Yarn | Creswick Woollen Mills

The Creswick Woollen Mills tourism experience “A Very Fine Yarn” showcases the journey of fibre; all the way from its source on the alpaca, through the manufacturing process and how it ends up on the shop shelf. The exhibit gives a great insight .. More..
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View Event: African Food Tour

AFRICAN FOOD TOUR Join this 3 hour Melbourne African food tour and discover the unique blend of Indian, French, British, Egyptian and Turkish flavours that the cuisine is known for while taking in the sights and sounds of all the city's famous lan.. More..
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Trivia and Quiz

 
View Event: Comedy Trivia @ Wharf Hotel

From 6.30pm, every Wednesday, Quiz Meisters Comedy Trivia at The Wharf Hotel. Hilarious challenges and mind-bending questions in a relaxed and social setting, Port Side at The Wharf Hotel. $10 pizzas available all night! Get a team together,.. More..
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View Event: FAME Trivia

FAME Trivia runs trivia nights Monday through Thursday full of questions, music and audience participation that creates a competitive and fun-filled environment. Mondays Time Host Arcadia Hotel, South Yarra 8:00 PM Louise Crawford Excelsior .. More..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics

 
View Event: Creativity Australia | With One Voice

No matter what age you are or what language you speak, singing offers opportunities to learn, grow, and express who you are. Share the joy of song at your local With One Voice choir. There are no auditions – everyone is welcome! Rehearsals are led.. More..
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View Event: Psychic & Mediumship Development Circle

If you've ever wanted to explore your psychic and mediumship abilities, this is your chance to do so in a safe, supportive and loving environment with experienced and extensively trained tutors at Woodlands Sanctuary, just 5 minutes from Lilydale. .. More..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids

 
View Event: Bentleigh Calisthenics Enrolments

Bentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2014 now. We have places available in all age groups. Ages 3 – 99 years NEW STUDENTS WELCOME Bentleigh Uniting Church Hall 497 Centre Road Bentleigh To register your interest please.. More..
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View Event: itsy bitsy chef

This is an engaging and fun cooking program for school aged children. The benefits of the program are that the children will cut.bake,roll knead and shape with their own hands. They will gain confidence and a great sense of accomplishment and most.. More..
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Zoological & Farms

 
View Event: Ballarat Wildlife Park

The Ballarat Wildlife Park is the brainchild and dream of Mr Greg Parker who moved to Ballarat to open his own Wildlife Park based upon his love of Australian native animals and reptiles and his extensive experience in the zoo industry. The Park open.. More..
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View Event: Bundoora Park Children's Farm | Open

Bundoora Park Children's Farm is part of Cooper's Settlement located in Bundoora Park. Families can visit and experience a real life urban farm. Urban farm presents an authentic farm experience with a variety of animals to touch and hold. Feed.. More..
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Australian Running Convention
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1 Day Only 9.30am - 4pm Saturday 6th September 2014 @ The Park, Albert Park Whether you're brand new to running or you're a seasoned ultra-marathoner, a track runner or a wild and muddy trail ...

Pseudo Echo
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Pseudo Echo - Live at Melbourne Public​​ November 2nd 2014 Tickets $25, Dinner packages available After a recent successful Pledge Music crowd funding campaign, Pseudo Echo have ...

Thirsty Merc Acoustic Session
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THIRSTY MERC are one of Australia’s finest live acts. Such a claim is rarely upheld but even the most hardened media agree: Thirsty Merc’s live shows demonstrate some of the best musicianship ...

Aybeez Joinery
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The focus of Aybeez Joinery is to manufacture quality timber windows and doors. We use quality Timber, being Western Red Cedar, as this particular type of timber provides an excellent finished ...

A Plus Market - Plus Size Fashion | Preston
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A PLUS MARKET is all about PLUS SIZE FASHION: Fresh new independent designer sample sales and fantastic pre-loved bargains. Find the fashion alongside an amazing selection of jewellery, shoes, ...

Roaring Twenties Drag Ball
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Journey back in time to the lavish Drag Balls of Chicago during Prohibition...for a night of vintage erotica, performance and dance! Little Tin Soldier in conjunction with Pop-Up Events presents ...

Pandora’s Dolls
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Pandora’s Dolls Showing at the 2014 Fringe Festival THE FRINGE HUB - MAIN THEATRE LITHUANIAN CLUB SHOW RUNS FROM THE- 30TH OF SEPTEMBER UNTIL THE 4TH OF OCTOBER 2014 Theater goers will ...

Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
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Extended to 3rd October 2014 | WITNESS IMPOSSIBLE OCCURRENCES, ONE OF MELBOURNE’S MOST EXCLUSIVE ATTRACTIONS. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and amazes with astounding displays of ...

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Bubble Soccer | Coburg
View Bubble Soccer | Coburg
Come and play in Australia's only custom built Bubble Soccer centre with padded walls and goal posts for your safety. Bucks Parties, Hen's Parties, | More..

David Bowie Is
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Melbourne Winter Masterpieces David Bowie is 16 July - 1 November 2015 THE SPECTACULAR MULTI-MEDIA EXHIBITION EXPERIENCE ACMI presents David | More..

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Crown Cuba
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Experience all the colours of Cuba at Crown with competitions, FREE Salsa Nights, Cuban Cocktails, Food Specials plus a whole lot more! Every Crown Signature Club member wins at Crown with over ...

Tyabb Packing House Antiques
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The Tyabb Packing House Antiques complex; over 2 acres of old wares, antiques and vintage specialties. Over 30 dealers specialising in antiques, deco, old wares, retro, vintage and specialty ...


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