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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Catastrophes - an occasional reading series

22 April 2021
Brunswick Bound
Amy Brown, Bonny Cassidy, Alex Creece, and Joan...

Sometimes life feels like a vase that’s shattered, but hasn’t yet fallen.

Love You Bitch

22 April 2021 to 28 April 2021
Alberto Di Troia

Jem, Ella and Harry are friends.

Best friends.

The 2021 Stella Prize Award Night

22 April 2021
The Stella Prize
Rebecca Giggs, S.L. Lim, Laura Jean McKay,...

Join us online for a special evening of storytelling and ideas to mark the announcement of the 2021 Stella...

Alli Sinclair - The Codebreakers - 6.30pm

22 April 2021
Alli Sinclair

In-conversation with Heritage Centre Manager, Mark Beasley

Stephen Orr in conversation - Thu 22 Apr 2021 at 6:30pm

22 April 2021
Readings Bookshop

Thu 22 Apr 2021 at 6:30pm



23 April 2021
Midsumma Festival
Presented by: Hares & Hyenas

The night starts with a curated line-up of spoken work extraordinaires.

Shakespeare on the River festival

23 April 2021 to 8 May 2021

Any theatre or literature nerd will feel at home here.

Love You Bitch

24 April 2021 to 28 April 2021
Midsumma Festival
Presented by: Theatre Works, Stage Mom and...

Some people are friends. Some people just deserve each other.

Becoming Us Talk

24 April 2021
Midsumma Festival
Presented by Midsumma Festival and Immigration...