The Weekender May 12 – 14

Check out the amazing line-up of vegan products, rummage through suitcases for treasure, get a chance to meet Jamie Oliver at Myers and experience a performance by Gareth Liddiard. Tam Tran has your weekend covered.

Big Vegan Market
Saturday, May 13 (10.00am – 6.00pm) | Royal Exhibition Building, Nicholson St, Melbourne

Photo via Big Vegan Market Facebook event page.

This Saturday, come down to Big Vegan Market to check out the amazing line-up of products. Held by Melbourne Vegan Eats, the market will bring you more than 150 vegan stalls selling food, drinks, skin-care products, clothes and more.

Featuring some of Melbourne’s most popular vegan stores and producers such as Pressed Juices and Pana Chocolate, this event is one that you do not want to miss!

This will also be the first vegan event ever to be held at a historic venue. To find out more details, visit their Facebook event.

Suitcase Rummage in Melbourne
Sunday, May 14 (11.00am – 4.00pm) | Federation Square, Corner of Swanston and Flinders St, Melbourne

Photo via Suitcase Rummage Melbourne Facebook

Another interesting market to check out this weekend is Suitcase Rummage. You can be part of the event by bringing a suitcase or two filled with goods that you want to sell. Otherwise, you can attend simply by coming along to check out what others have to offer.

There will be a wide range of products, from vintage clothes to music records. The possibility of what you can find here might surprise you!

Remember that you need to register in advance in order to sell your stuff. Find out more about Suitcase Rummage and how to attend on their Facebook event page.

Jamie Oliver at Myer Melbourne
Friday, May 12 (2.30pm – 3.00pm) | Myer Melbourne (Level 5, 314-336 Bourke St, Melbourne)

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

World-renowned chef Jamie Oliver will make a special appearance at Myer Melbourne this Friday for an on-stage Q&A with cookbook author, Rachel Finch.

Joined by fellow celebrity chef Tobie Puttock, Jamie will be giving out tips and tricks on how to make the perfect surprise breakfast for Mother’s Day. So if you want to do something special for your mother this weekend, be sure not to miss Jamie and Tobie.

To find out more about the event, visit City of Melbourne’s webpage.

Gareth Liddiard at NGV Friday Nights
Friday, May 12 (6.00pm – 10.00pm) | NGV International (180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne)

Photo via NGV website.

After wandering the Van Gogh exhibition this Friday night, grab a bite to eat and come enjoy an excellent performance by Gareth Liddiard in the Great Hall.

One of Australia’s most celebrated contemporary songwriters, Gareth recently re-recorded Jonathan Richman’s Vincent Van Gogh song for the ‘Van Gogh and the Seasons’ exhibition. So if you happen to be visiting the exhibition this Friday after-hours, be sure to catch this talented artist at the NGV.

To find out more details on how to buy tickets, visit NGV webpage.

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