A great list of things to do in St Kilda delivered to you every Sunday evening

Music on the menu This Week in St Kilda.
Ska @ Espy, Cajun/Creole @ Library, Orchestral ABBA @PalaisTheatre, Joe Creighton as Van Morrison @memomusichall
and JJ Rome @ Fyrefly.
Plus theatre and pop up markets

Romeo and Juliette @ St Kilda Botanical Gardens
Tuesday 11 to Sunday 16 December, 7 pm and 2 pm Sat/Sun
Melbourne Shakespeare Company presents R&J in the Rose Garden.

Openair cinema @ South Beach
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday after sunset
Beachside cinema this week: Beautiful Boy, Boy Erased and The Girl in the Spiders Web. $20/$17

Cajun/Creole Music Ensemble @ Library
Thursday 13 December, 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Cajun/Creole music ensemble, Johnny Can’t Dance are practitioners of the tradition, dance and social music of Rural Southwest Louisiana. Free

Twilight Market @ O’Donnell Gardens
Thursdays until 7 February, 5.00 pm – 10.00 pm
Food vans, hippy crafts and clothes.

Pop up market @ Fitzroy Street

Friday 14 and 21 December, from 3 pm
A pop up market with live performances from local musicians plus food and drinks from Fitzroy Street cafes, restaurants and bars.
Near Rainbow Road

The Tarantinos + Burn in Hell @ Espy
Friday 14 December, 8.30 pm
Live in the basement – The finest, dirtiest St Kilda rock n’ roll bands. Free
Espy gigs

Strange Bedfellows @ Linden
Friday 14 December, 6.00 pm – 8 pm
An unusual pairing of speakers, each discussing a separate topic.
The next Bedfellows features Political Campaigning with Uni Melb Professor Sean Scalmer and Beekeeping with Kirsten Bradley from Milkwood Permaculture. $25 per person, 18+ includes a drink

The Burly Q Club @ Memo
Friday 14 December, 7.30 pm
Classy burlesque, circus & cabaret $35 seating extra
Info and tix

Melbourne Ska Orchestra @ Espy Gerswhin Room
Celebrating their 15 year anniversary at the place it all started w/ special guests The Moonhops. $38
Tix and info

Orchestral ABBA @ Palais
Friday 14 December, 7.30 pm doors
George Ellis leads a 40 Piece Symphony Orchestra to pay loving tribute to ABBA. With the acclaimed 14 Voice Melbourne Pop Choir.
Tix and info

Christmas Market @ Alliance Française
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December, 10 m to 5 pm
The annual French Christmas Market. Free
51 Grey Street, St Kilda

Into The Mystic -The Music Of Van Morrison @ Memo
Saturday 15 December, 7.30 pm
Renowned singer / guitarist Joe Creighton, born and raised in Belfast, he channels Van the Man with style and conviction. $28

Bigger than Jesus @Espy
Saturday 15 December, 7.30 doors
With special guests Pollyman & Invictus Trio. Bigger Than Jesus LP launch ‘One For The Road’ and special tribute to Craig Whitelock. $25

JJ Rome Blue Moon Invitational @ Fyrefly
Saturday 15 December, 7.30 doors
JJ Rome is pet project of New York born Australian based music man Jerome Smith. Once in a blue moon, Jerome gets together with a dazzling roster of excellent players. YouTube
Tix and info

Red Umbrella Day @RhED

Monday 17 December, 2 pm – 5 pm.
Marking the Annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers with the crew from RhED. Food and light refreshments will be provided and they suggest you wear something red.
10 Inkerman Street, St Kilda


Lamb @ Redstitch
Extended until 16 December
Lamb is a new play with songs by Mark Seymour. It’s the story of one family on an Australian sheep farm, over generations – the guilt of those who left; the lost desires of those who stayed behind.

Postcard show @ Linden New Art
From Friday 23 November 2018, 4 pm – 8 pm
An annual open entry exhibition of postcard sized art. Free.
Ends Sunday 10 February
Tuesday to Friday 10 am – 3 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm