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Jazz Thursdays with JMQ Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Thursdays with JMQ Jazz Ensemble

St Kilda resident, John Montesante is a leading Australian Band Leader, whose name is synonymous with “Quality” in the Jazz, Soul, Funk & Blues genres. With a stellar career spanning decades, where he has founded and performed with several bands across genres, he has gained a reputation as an Australian music industry legend, for his stellar arrangements and offering of outstanding entertainment that has stood the test of time.

Lûmé’s Orlando Marzo named the Diageo World Class™ 2018 Australian Bartender of the Year

Lûmé’s Orlando Marzo named the Diageo World Class™ 2018 Australian Bartender of the Year

Orlando is Bar Manager of Melbourne’s eccentric fine-diner Lûmé (Gault & Millau Restaurant of the Year 2016; Australian Chef of the Year 2017). Before joining the Lûmé team, Italian-born Orlando was making a name for himself across the globe in the professional bar scene (his impressive CV includes world-renowned venues such as London’s Milk and Honey, The Player and Eau-de-Vie). But it was Orlando’s unique style and skill that initially drew the attention of Lûmé—where he creates beverages to match the restaurant’s multidisciplinary, avant garde approach.

St Vincent Gardens

St Vincent Gardens

The spectacular St Vincent Gardens is of national significance for its English style design around surrounding crescents. Designed by Clement Hodgkinson in 1868 the garden reflects the Georgian era. Tree plantings are arranged in symmetrical patterns with themed plantings throughout the gardens timescale, four of which are registered with the National Trust.

St Kilda Esplanade Market

St Kilda Esplanade Market

The St Kilda Esplande Market has been a St Kilda Sunday delight since the 1970.

Grab a bite to eat and enjoy browsing works by more than 140 artists and craftspeople in Melbourne’s open-air gallery by the sea.

South Melbourne Night Market

South Melbourne Night Market

South Melbourne Night Market celebrates its 10th birthday in 2018 and everyone is invited to join the twilight fun.

Point Ormond

Point Ormond

Point Ormond on the Elwood foreshore is a local landmark in the City of Port Phillip. It has a varied and fascinating history. Prior to colonisation the local indigenous population, the Bunurong, used Point Ormond as a site for social gatherings. In 1840 Point Ormond became the unlikely site of St. Kilda’s first graveyard and Victoria’s first quarantine station. In the early 1860s an abattoir was built in the vicinity and in the 1890s the point was mined for coal by two remarkable women under the direction of a spirit called ‘Pat’.