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The Weekender: July 7 – 9

Tam Tran

Thu Jul 06 2017


Pop-up Chai Van
Friday, June 16 – Thursday, August 31 (Various times) | Melbourne Central (211 La Trobe St, Melbourne)

A huge fan of Chai? Look out for this Pop-Up Chai Van this weekend in the city!

Here to deliver a range of authentic and aromatic chai tea, The Original Chai Co. is setting up their own pop-up van throughout the week, with products ranging from soy chai latte, vegan and gluten-free chai. Also, don’t miss out on their masala chai, an award-winning brew that will give you a real feel of Indian Chai.

Keep warm this winter by grabbing yourself a hot cup of freshly brewed chai tea. Head to City of Melbourne’s webpage for more details.

Collins Place Design Market
Friday, July 7 (10.00am – 6.00pm) | Collins Place Forecourt (45 Collins St, Melbourne)

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Indulge your senses this Friday at Collins Place Winter Design Market, which will present some of Melbourne’s best designers and food-makers.

With stalls ranging from delectable food to fashion, jewellery, homewares and toys, the event is sure to bring you something that catches your eyes and your heart. Enjoy sweet tunes and a glass of bubbles from Collins Place bar while meeting Melbourne’s best creators.

Make sure to catch this one-day only event! Visit Collin’s place webpage to find out more.

Laser Highway
Saturday, July 8 (9.00pm – 3.00am) | Loop Project Space & Bar (23 Meyers Place, Melbourne)

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If you’re tired of all the usual nightclubs playing the same set of EDM, maybe it’s time to switch it up and get down to some alternative synthesized tunes.

This Saturday night, Laser Highway will be here to present a radically inclusive alternative club night, featuring music with roots in 1980s synthesizer-based beats.

Grab your friends out, indulge yourself in nostalgia and groove the night away!

This is an 18-over only event. To find out more information, visit the event’s Facebook page for more details.

Wallace and Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman
Thursday, June 29 – Sunday, October 29 (10.00am – 5.00pm) | Australian Centre for the Moving Image (Cnr of Swanston & Flinders St, Melbourne)

If you grew up watching Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep and Chicken Run, be sure to catch ACMI’s latest exhibition of Aardman’s Claymation creations.

Featuring over 350 objects from Aardman’s most fantastic animations, the exhibition will let you wander in artistic creations, from sketches and models to elaborate sets as your beloved cartoon characters take shape on screen. A collaboration between French museum Art Ludique and award winning creators of Bristol studio, this exhibition will sure to take you on an enchanting trip.

Whether you’re looking for a nice day out with friends or an activity for the whole family, this exhibition will have you covered.

Visit ACMI’s event page for more details on prices and dates.