Event calendar

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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War-Rak/Banksia Festival Opening night

9 December 2021
La Mama Theatre

A celebration with a Welcome to Country, speeches, ceremony, songs, food and festivities for all.

Life Changing Show

10 December 2021
La Mama Theatre
Lou Wall, Beng Oh, Emilie Collyer, Kate Hood,...

A resurrection of the best theatre we have ever seen.

In Conversation at La Mama

10 December 2021
La Mama Theatre

La Mama invites VCA students and alumni to take part in an intimate conversation with performing artists...

The Prisoner at the End of the World – Set Truth Free

11 December 2021
La Mama Theatre

Three very different women work as volunteers in HM Prison Belmarsh.

La Mama Poetica at War-Rak-Banksia

11 December 2021
La Mama Theatre
Alice Allan, Maxime Banks, Thabani Tshuma &...

The War-Rak Banksia Festival edition of Poetica brings you poetry and spoken word that will open you up to...

Post

11 December 2021
La Mama Theatre

The world has changed, but life goes on.

Dispatches from the Frontlin

11 December 2021
La Mama Theatre
Geraldine Cook-Dafner and Naomi Edwards

Dispatches from the Frontline is a performed reading by Geraldine Cook-Dafner of excerpts from the diary...

Bukjeh’s (Stories of home… and of having to leave it)

11 December 2021
La Mama Theatre

In Arabic, Bukjeh is a small pack of belongings carried by travellers and refugees.

My Sister Jill

11 December 2021 to 12 December 2021
La Mama Theatre

A family saga examines the legacy of war.