Firstly, I hope you had a great Christmas and are gearing up for a fabulous New Years Eve (and if you’re still looking for something to do, check out the NYE page which is still being added to on a daily basis).
No matter if you are heading out, watching fire works, or hanging out with family and/or friends, I hope you have a marvelous one. A big thank you to you all for giving your time to have a look at what goes on here at WUB headquarters. Moves are afoot to make it even better and more user friendly in 2015. If you have any suggestions as to what you’d like to see, we’d love to hear from you.
Whats coming up in Melbourne and its surrounds in January
If you’re heading towards the peninsula this summer, check out Gertrude St Enotecas pop up restaurant at the stunning Avani Winery (98 Stanley’s Rd, Red Hill) . Run in conjunction with Gourmet Traveller, the instillation is running for 4 weeks from Wednesday to Sunday during January for lunch. Tickets to the lunch are $75 or adults, $25 for kids and can be booked here.
Melbourne loves it’s BBQ and in January (and a wee bit of Feb) is when we have our BBQ festival, a 4 day competition run from the Queen Vic Market culminating in a family BBQ on the first of February. There are masterclass for you to get involved with and much BBQ to get your hands on. Get more info here.
For the first time, this Australia day weekend, there is to be an International Street Food festival. A two day event on the 25th & 26th January, held at the Royal Showgrounds. There’ll be food trucks, masterclasses, celebrity chefs, kids zones, and bands playing all day. Tickets start from $34, you can get more info here.
Every Sunday in January, The Robert Burns Hotel are putting on a Sunday Spanish feast. A buffet with all your favourite Spanish dishes for just $35 a head. Dinner is from 6.30pm-8.30pm and you can find out more at their site or by calling 9417 2233.
Having chocolate withdrawals from Christmas? The Immigration Museum is putting on a chocolate workshop that will suit you to a tea then. Only $15 and for a little bit more, you can indulge in a beer workshop on the same day. Belgium beer and chocolate matching has to be one of the best ways to spend a Sunday. Find out more here.
And of course, there is always the events page to turn to if you’re looking for a bit of inspiration. Don’t forget to check back as it is updated regularly.