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Melbourne is full of literary activity with something happening every night of the week. Explore the calendar below, use the category tags to focus in on what you like or use our search box to zero in on your interests.

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25 June 2018

Inspired by sadness and joy, Klezmania embraces the old and the new.

Coral Browne: This F***ing Lady!

10 July 2018

The most successful Aussie actor you’ve never heard of!

Real and Imagined Spaces

17 July 2018

These botanical hand dyed textiles provoke viewers to think about the imaginary and discursive places we...

Weaving the here and then

17 July 2018

A new series of large scale paintings exploring the links between the artist's past and present.

The Kites of Tianjin

26 July 2018

A magical new composition by Adam Simmons, inspired by the Chinese city’s renowned "Wei Kites".

All We Can’t See: Illustrating the Nauru Files

31 July 2018

A hugely impressive roster of award-wining Australian artists, including Abdul Abdullah, Janet Laurence...


1 August 2018

A daring new Australian work from writer Christopher Bryant and director Daniel Lammin.