Our Top Picks
Abbotsford / Brunswick / Carlton / Collingwood / Fitzroy / Parkville / Northcote / North Melbourne
There is so much happening on a daily basis in Melbourne’s inner north it’s often hard to keep track of all the exciting and wonderful events taking place in this glorious region. We here at Inner Circle Magazine are constantly on the look out for new and engaging happenings – be they gigs, comedy shows, art installations, product launches or independent community events – and to help you find the best our region has to offer, we’ve complied a list of our top picks and suggestions of things to do each day this week.
Mon / 15th May / 2017
Good Beer Week 2017
Multiple Venues, Across the Region / All Week
200+ venues, more events than ever before, Good Beer Week is your ticket to a world of beer discovery. For 2017, we’ve simplified the program into four streams: Beer Lover, Foodie, Beer Geek, and Good Times.
Pint of Origin has grown even bigger, while you’ll also find exciting new elements such as Smudge Eats Menu presented by Mountain Goat, Good Beer Mates events with special brewing guests from Portland, and a revamped Beer School, presented by Boatrocker Brewing Co.
There’s too much to list, so go and explore, because this really is gonna be great!
Tue / 16th May / 2017
Politics in The Pub with Tony Burke and Peter Khalil
Edinburgh Castle, Brunswick / 6:30pm
Join Peter Khalil MP and Tony Burke MP for Politics in the Pubs they discuss the latest hot topics and pressing issues with locals over a pint!
Wed / 17th May / 2017
Magic Steven – Bump and Run
Bella Union, Carlton / 7:30pm
Head to Bella Union on Wednesday for the May Edition of Magic Steven Monthly.
Shining a little light on the ambiguities of life, love and learning, Magic Steven invites you in for the latest chapter of the journey. Known for retelling and reflection; settle in for his most recent reasonings. Part comedy, part honesty, mostly feelings.
Joining us the party are enigmatic collective “The Band Presents” and DJ Kovac.
Thur / 18th May / 2017
Next Crop Hip Hop Showcase: Vol. 007
Laundry Bar, Fitzroy / 9pm
Built to display local talent, Next Crop is an exposure platform for the next generation of hip hop & rap artists. Laundry Bar are providing an opportunity for industry up and comers to showcase their music & perform at one of Melbourne’s best hip hop bars.
Not to be missed if you’re a hip hop fan!
Fri / 19th May / 2017
GABS 2017 Beer, Cider & Food Fest
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton / Kicks off Friday 12pm and runs all weekend
As described by influential US magazine The Beer Connoisseur, this is “one of the best beer festivals in the world”, and we have to agree!
Featuring more than 600 beers and ciders, up to 180 specially brewed Festival Beers & Ciders, the thriving Dan Murphy’s Marketplace, The Local Taphouse Craft College, Ariston Food & Drink Experience, plus the Little Creatures Live entertainment program and more, if you love beer, cider and food, you really don’t want to miss this one.
Heaven really does exist for beer lovers! Check out our full preview here.
Sat / 20th May / 2017
Crap Music Rave Party!
Bella Union, Carlton / 9pm
Another at the Bella Union for your calendar this week.
Hit the dancefloor on Saturday May 20th at the best crap party ever! The rules are simple: request any song you want, so long as it’s crap.
Tomás will drop your crappy request like a party weapon and everyone will dance to it. The mix of terrible rave videos, DIY disco lights, glowsticks and hyperactive fun has led to sell-outs in Perth, Adelaide, Prague, Brighton and Hobart. It has become an institution at the Edinburgh Fringe, selling out every weekend for the last two years.
Tickets are limited and will sell very quickly, so get in quick!
Sun / 21st May / 2017
Play Werewolf at Queen of Spades
Queen of Spades 189 Smith St, Fitzroy / 6pm
Ever played werewolf? If you have, then you know how much fun it is. If you haven’t then please read on.
Werewolf is an any-age game that involves manipulation, deciet, judgement and morale panic. While werewolf is a game you can learn and take with you anywhere, you need at least 7 people to play, so there will be nice big group to ensure a fun-filled game.
There will be meals and snacks, late night espressos, beers, cider, wines, drinks and a host for the evening. Address is 189 Smith Street Fitzroy or stop 17 on the 86 tram line.
Feature Image Credit:Provided by Steve Jeffares at GABS.