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Everything You Need to Put In Your Diary for April

Hear dance tunes played by an orchestra, eat all the garlic bread and putt your way around a Disney-themed mini golf course.
By Concrete Playground
March 27, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Supernova

    Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth are simply heartbreaking in this affecting drama about a long-term couple dealing with early-onset dementia.

  • Food & Drink

    'Game of Thrones' Weekend at Moon Dog World

    Sit on the Iron Throne and drink Moon Dog's new 'GoT'-inspired Breaker of Chains and Watchers on the Wall brews.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Midsumma Festival

    The long-running LGBTQIA+ celebration will dish up over 145 events across 17 huge days.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lumen

    The Chippendale gallery is exhibiting more than 30 luminous works until August.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Timber Yard Day Party with Willaris K

    Dancing and live music return to Port Melbourne's Timber Yard at this eight-hour party.

  • Food & Drink

    Hot Sauce and Chilli Festival 2021

    An entire day of hot sauce, chilli shots and Melbourne's spiciest foods.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Smith Street Vintage Trail

    The inner north's famed vintage strip is hosting a weekend of retro fashion, entertainment and other fun.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Collective

    Nominated for two Oscars, this compelling and confronting Romanian documentary spirals from a tragic fire to corruption in the country's health system.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Voyagers

    This space-set survival-of-the-fittest thriller brings plenty of other movies to mind, but manages to still feel resonant enough.

  • Food & Drink

    Beers and Boxers

    This pooch-friendly beer fest features tastings, food trucks and even doggy brews.

  • Food & Drink

    Send Noods: Noodle Food Truck Market and Boba Cocktail Festival

    A food truck festival dedicated to noodles and boozy boba cocktails.

  • Food & Drink

    Sunday Brunch at Montalto

    Enjoy Matt Wilkinson's latest brunch creations while looking over Montalto Estate's scenic winery.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Jurassic World' by Brickman

    Lego finds a way — with more than 50 dinosaurs, props and scenes from the movie built out of the popular plastic bricks.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Plant Runner's Huge Hibernation Indoor Plant Sale

    Score some new indoor plant babies at flash-sale prices — and get some green thumb tips from the experts.

  • Travel & Leisure

    A-League: Melbourne Derby

    The fiercest rivalry in Australian soccer returns this weekend.

  • Food & Drink

    Wine and Cheese Sundays

    Wrap up the weekend with vino and free cheese.

  • Food & Drink

    Tapped In G&T Festival

    A two-day gin festival celebrating Patient Wolf's new eco-friendly soda and tonic fountain.

  • Food & Drink

    Parmesan Wheel Week 2021

    Eat pasta straight out of a parmesan wheel.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Blockbuster'd

    Watch retro favourites on the big screen over a burger and a drink — all for $25.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Father

    With remarkable performances from Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman and a purposefully puzzle-like approach, this drama about dementia leaves a lasting imprint.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nobody

    Bob Odenkirk stars in this 'John Wick'-style action-thriller, sliding into a gleefully OTT film with flair and texture.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2021

    Australia's biggest laugh fest is back for another year.

  • Food & Drink

    Schnitty Fest

    Ten weeks, ten creative schnitzel variations — and a cheeky $10 Wednesday special if you want to sample them all.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Section 8's 15th Birthday

    With live art, projections, tunes and local brews, these birthday celebrations are rolling right through the Easter long weekend.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Painter and the Thief

    This fascinating, thoughtful and moving documentary tells an astonishing true tale about an artist confronting the man who stole two of her paintings.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nicole Kidman Retrospective

    Revisit 13 films from the Australian actor's lengthy career.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Godzilla vs Kong

    This paws-versus-claws battle is at its best when it's going all-out on the action and fantasy fronts.

  • Design & Style

    Hugo Boss Mid-Season Outlet Sale

    Dress like a boss for a fraction of the cost.

  • Food & Drink

    New El Paso

    Tuck into mushroom quesadillas and Pidapipo gelato tacos at this Tex-Mex fiesta.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Silent Comedy Festival

    This stand-up series sees laughs from some top Aussie comedians, delivered via headphones.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    French Exit

    Michelle Pfeiffer is magnificent and magnetic in this comedy about a broke Manhattan socialite's chaotic move to Paris.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Saint Maud

    Following a young nurse caring for a terminally ill patient, this striking and unsettling debut by British writer/director Rose Glass instantly stands out.

  • Food & Drink

    Spaced Out

    Queen Victoria Market is dedicating Wednesday nights in April to space-themed cocktails and tunes — and food trucks and street food stalls, too.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Embla Rooftop

    The Embla team's openair cinema and bar is serving up Mediterranean snacks, a hefty wine list and a program of cinematic gems.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fantastic Film Festival Australia 2021

    Check out Nicolas Cage as an OTT outlaw and watch a documentary about whether we're living in a simulation at this celebration of out-there filmmaking.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Pixar Putt 2021

    Melbourne's Pixar-themed mini golf course is back.

  • Food & Drink

    Ben & Jerry's Easter Hunt 2021

    The ice cream giant is giving away 50,000 free scoops across Australia and New Zealand.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Because the Night

    This Hamlet-inspired immersive theatre production lets you, the audience, choose your own adventure.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Slow Moving Waters

    TarraWarra Museum of Art's Biennial exhibition is all about taking it slow.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Adam Sandler Fest

    Spend Easter watching five of the comedian's best big-screen roles.

  • Food & Drink

    The Bubbles Festival 2021

    Say cheers to two hours of sipping sparkling.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonlight Cinema 2021

    The ever-popular outdoor cinema series is back for its 25th outing.

  • Food & Drink

    Melbourne Street Eatz

    Enjoy food trucks, DJs and bottomless booze on the banks of the Yarra.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Windsor Art Club

    Flex your creative skills at this free weekly arts and crafts gathering held at the pub.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'The Lord of the Rings' Trilogy Marathon

    Stock up on lembas bread to make it through all three films, back to back, on the big screen.

  • Food & Drink

    The Hottest Ritas

    Sip your way through mango, watermelon, passionfruit and grape Nerds-flavoured margaritas.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fangirls

    From The Beatles and INXS to One Direction, fangirls are the ones who have kept the light alive for these boy bands.

  • Food & Drink

    All-You-Can-Eat Vegan Night 2021

    Fitzroy North's Horn Please is serving up bottomless vegan curries (with rice and starters) every Sunday.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Margherita and Margarita Sundays

    St Kilda's PB's is hosting weekly all-you-can-eat pizza sessions — with endless margaritas, too.

  • Food & Drink

    3 Ravens Industrial Oasis Beer Garden

    This northside brewery is sporting a new backstreet beer garden, complete with food truck eats, DJ sounds and fresh beer aplenty.

  • Food & Drink

    Glazed High Tea

    A gluten free, dairy free and nut free high tea that the whole crew can enjoy.

  • Food & Drink

    Ballers Brunch

    Unlimited shuffleboard, free-flowing bubbly and lobster rolls — this is one baller bottomless brunch.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Synthony Australia

    A 60-plus piece orchestra performs 30 years of dance floor bangers.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    For the Love

    Get your dancing shoes on for this waterfront festival.

  • Food & Drink

    Garlic Bread Festival 2021

    Celebrate the holy trinity of bread, butter and garlic at this one-day food truck market.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Paws + Pours

    A pop-up pet market complete with dog photography, beer specials and dog-themed temporary tatts.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Planetarium Nights

    Stare up at the full-dome screen with a drink in your hand.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    Break out the butterbeer — the acclaimed play has brought its magic back to the stage.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rone in Geelong

    Celebrated street artist Rone returns to his roots for an immersive new exhibition in Geelong.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Imaginaria

    A multi-sensory playground with light-filled mazes, inflatable bubbles and a black hole simulator is taking over The District Docklands.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Live at the Bowl

    A two-month COVID-safe music festival at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl featuring the likes of Missy Higgins, Lime Cordiale and Birds of Tokyo performing with the MSO.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dude, It's a Coen Brothers Retrospective

    It's screening everything from 'The Big Lebowski' and 'Fargo' to 'No Country for Old Men' and 'Inside Llewyn Davis'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shore Cinema Williamstown

    Check out a movie by the water at Melbourne's newest outdoor cinema.

  • Food & Drink

    Yarra Kitchen & Bar

    Enjoy signature spritz and fat prawn rolls, at this dog-friendly, riverside pop-up bar.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Becoming You: An Incomplete Guide

    This new exhibition celebrates real-life coming-of-age tales.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Mirka

    St Kilda's Jewish Museum of Australia will be home to never-before-seen Mora works.

  • Food & Drink

    The Piccolina Gelato Project: 8 Chefs in 8 Weeks

    Eight chefs, eight weeks and 24 inventive new gelato flavours — including one made with caramelised radicchio.

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