Newsletter | #384 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #384 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #384 | What's On this Week
Tuesday 13th May to Monday 19th May 2014

Melbourne celebrates a week of weeks...

This week gives everyone the opportunity to see behind doors that are normally closed. No, it's not Melbourne Open House (July), we have Courts Open Day, Science at Melbourne Museum and Open Day at Public Records Office.

Law Week lets us peek behind the gavel of our justice system. Darebin Homemade Food & Wine Festival is a week-long celebration of food in Preston while I feel like one right about now at Good Beer Week returning for its 4th year.

And make sure you enter the ticket give-away for Luke Hocking's Magic Show further down the newsletter. There are 20 double passes for Friday July 4th to be won.

Enjoy Melbourne!
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In Melbourne This Week



Law Week



Law Week is your chance to explore behind the scenes of the legal system in Victoria.

Whether it's witnessing a mock trial, touring the Supreme Court dungeons or understanding your legal rights, the program presented by Victoria Law Foundation has something for everyone.

Law Week holds a series of events across the state designed to take Victorians behind the scenes of the legal system and spark an interest in the law.

When: 12 - 18 May 2014
Program: View Events

Courts Open Day


The Supreme, County and Magistrates' Courts are open with a range of free talks, court tours and exhibitions.

Chat to courts staff and judges, decide who's guilty at a mock trial, or get on board a tour of the dungeons.

Highlight events include:

- 'I object your Honour! A judge's guide to a Supreme Court trial'
- 'One punch, a lifetime of consequences' panel
- 'Saying no to family violence' discussion
- VCAT information session: 'Taking it to VCAT'
- 'DPP v Telfani' mock trial
- Coroners Court exhibition: 'Collapse of the West Gate Bridge'

When: Saturday 17 May 2014 - 10am to 3pm
Where: Courts Precinct 485 Lonsdale Street Melbourne
Event Listing: View Courts Open Day


Science on Show



Science comes out to play at Melbourne Museum for this very special one day event.

Some of the most unique and rare specimens from Museum Victoria's vast natural sciences collection will leave the research lab for a one-day only public display.

As part of International Museums Day celebrations, visitors will have a special opportunity to view these fascinating fauna and minerals up close.

The 'Science on Show' program, running all day at Melbourne Museum, will feature Museum Victoria scientists speaking about their work. Participating experts and collections will include palaeontology, marine biology, herpetology, birds and mammals, entomology, live exhibits, and mineralogy.

When: Sunday 18 May 2014 - 10am to 4pm | One Day Only!
Where: Melbourne Museum
Event Listing: More..


Dig the Archives



On Saturday the Victorian Archives Centre will open its doors, inviting you to Dig the Archives and explore its vast collection of historical records as part of its open day.

There will be talks on property research with Adam Ford of the ABC's Who's Been Sleeping In My House, true crime with author Russell Robinson and caring for your collection with a professional conservator. Or you can take a behind the scenes tour and uncover the treasures the archives.

Entry is free!

When: Saturday May 17 2014 - 10am-4pm
Where: Public Record Office Victoria | 99 Shiel St, North Melbourne
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Good Beer Week 2014



Everything you need to know about the 200 events and 160 venues that make up Australia's biggest annual celebration of the best of the local and international beer world.

You can book tickets without leaving the site, discover which Australian and international brewers are coming to play, and plan your route through what has been tagged "the best beer week in the world". As the festival approaches, you will even be able to check the latest tap line-ups at many of our showcase venues.

When: 17 May - 25 May 2014
Event Listing: More..


exhibitions



Love Vintage & Retro Fair



The Love Vintage & Retro Fair is bringing the best dealers in vintage, antique and retro clothing, fashion accessories, textiles, jewellery, home wares, furniture and collectables, all together under one roof.

Visitors can shop for one-off vintage pieces, enjoy fashion parades and entertainment, and learn more about vintage style in free workshops with expert presenters.

When: 16 May - 18 May 2014
Where: Royal Exhibition Building @ 9 Nicholson Street, Carlton
Event Listing: More..

In a few week's time...

Victor Hugo: Les Miserables



Victor Hugo: Les Miserables - from page to stage is an exhibition that takes a journey from the 19th-century Paris of Victor Hugo's novel - Les Miserables - to today's blockbuster stage musical.

Featuring rare items from the collections of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Maison de Victor Hugo, Musee Rodin, Cameron Mackintosh Archive and others, this exhibition is a world-first insight into the most popular French story of all time.

When: 18 July to 9 November 2014
Where: State Library of Victoria
Event Listing: More..

The Australian premiere of Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Les Miserables arrives at Her Majesty's Theatre Melbourne in July 2014. View Details




festivals



Korea Festival



Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Korea with the Korea Festival at Fed Square.

The all-day event showcases the many iconic features of traditional and contemporary Korean culture: the Busan Metropolitan Traditional Music Orchestra, a Hanbok (traditional Korean costume) fashion show, the Korea Festival K-pop Contest, a Taekwondo and Hapkido (Korean martial arts) demonstration, and many more exciting attractions.

The first ever Korea Festival brings all the sights, sounds and tastes of Korea to Federation Square.

When: Saturday 17 May 2014 - 11am - 10pm
Where: Federation Square
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Darebin Homemade Food & Wine Festival



Darebin Homemade Food & Wine Festival is a unique, annual celebration of food traditions and sustainable food philosophies that form a core belief of the culturally diverse residents in and around postcode 3072 - Preston, the heart of Melbourne's inner north.

The week-long festival is a mostly free program of seminars and workshops, culminating in a competition that champions home-grown produce, where you can meet the modest makers and taste their wonderful wares.

When: 18 July to 9 November 2014
Where: Darebin
Event Listing: More..



Warburton Harmony Festival



The Warburton Harmony Festival is four days, 70 events and 30 presenter, performers, facilitators and artists invite you to be inspired to live in Harmony with yourself, each other, nature and more.

Meditation, Sand Mandala Ritual, Journeying, Sitting With the Elders, Films, Balance, Stories, Talks, Music, Yoga,

Something for everyone, kids and family.

Held in a beautiful natural environment, one hour from Melbourne.

When: Friday to Monday 16-19 May 2014
Where: Warburton
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Ticket Give-Away



Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show



WITNESS IMPOSSIBLE OCCURRENCES, MELBOURNE'S EXCLUSIVE MAGIC SHOW

Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and amazes with astounding displays of magic, illusion and mind reading.

Show cased in Melbourne's 5 Star Marriott Hotel, this performance blends elegance and astonishment to create an unbelievable entertainment experience like no other.

Best part is we are giving away 20 double passes for Friday July 4th!

To Enter, click here and send us your name and mobile phone number.

When: Friday 4th of July 2014 To Friday 29th of August 2014
Where: Marriott Melbourne Hotel
Bookings: Book Online
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