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

Peace paintings @Space2bDesign, Ukulele Soiree @memomusichall, Richard Marx @PalaisTheatre,
Romeo and Juliette in St Kilda Botanical Gardens and The Espy in full swing. This Week in St Kilda.

Paintings for Peace @ Space2b
Tuesday 4 December to Friday 25 January, Tuesday -Friday 10-5 and Saturday 10-2
A community arts exhibition celebrating and interpreting peace.
144 Chapel Street, St Kilda

Port Phillip City Collection: Recent Acquisitions @ Carlisle Street Art Space
Wednesday 5 December until Wednesday 23 January, Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5 pm
An exhibition of the latest acquisitions, includes works on paper, paintings, photographs and sculpture.
Town Hall, 99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda

Champagne Sam’s Ukulele Soiree @ Ember Lounge
Wednesday 5 December, 7.30 pm
Direct from the Hawaiian Islands, Sam Lemann offers you an evening of his favourite Ukulele tunes and Island style music. YouTube

Twilight Market @ O’Donnell Gardens
Thursdays until 7 February, 5.00 pm – 10.00 pm
It’s back with food vans, hippy crafts and clothes.

Christmas Tree Festival @ Holy Trinity
Thursday 6 – Sunday 9 December, Thursday and Friday 10 am – 7 pm, Saturday 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 12 pm – 4 pm
See the Christmas tree creations from local primary schools, businesses, and members of the community.
Holy Trinity, 175 – 177 Chapel Street, Balaclava

Romeo and Juliette @ St Kilda Botanical Gardens
Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 December and Tuesday 11 to Sunday 16 December
Melbourne Shakespeare Company presents R&J in the Rose Garden.

Bones & Jones + Gonzo @ Espy
Thursday 6 December, 8 pm
Live in the Basement, Unwinded presents a night of ’60s garage rock and surf
Espy gig list

Grand Manorah Lighting @ Acland Plaza

Thursday 6 December, 7 pm
Join in the festivities for Hanukah. All welcome

The Chats & Pist Idiots @ Espy

Friday 7 December, 8 pm
Live in the Gershwin Room, w/ special guests Private Function & Pistol Peaches.
Espy gigs

F*** the Fitzroy Doom Scene & The Dead Amigos @ Espy
Friday 7 December, 8.30 pm
Live in the Basement, the finest, dirtiest St Kilda rock n’ roll bands.
Espy Gigs

Richard Marx @ Palais
Friday 7 December, 7.45 pm
After selling 30 million records  and scoring five Grammy nominations, Marx is renowned for his heartfelt ballads dusted with classic rock.

Reece Mastin @ Memo
Friday 7 December, 7.30 pm
Mastin’s show is a rock n roll freight train, guitars loud and heavy, vocals to hit you through your chest and leave a memory of an amazing night of music in your heart. All ages gig.

Perpetual Frustration Machine @ Theatre Works
From Friday 7 December until 23 December,
A raw thrust into the human drives of our desires, combining text and the physical discipline of circus.

The Pleasure Garden @ Catani Gardens
Saturday 8 December 10 am to 10 pm
An immersive, creative arts and music feast where imagination and magic coalesce into sensory wonder. Featuring the Temper Trap, Xavier Rudd, Confidence Man and Sampa the Great. $93.85

Big school fete @ St Columba Primary School
Saturday 8 December, 3 pm to 8 pm
It’s St Columbas Primary School’s 100-year anniversary, and to celebrate the school is having its biggest fete ever.
24 Glen Huntly Road, Elwood

The Thinkergirls On Tour @ Alex
Saturday 8 December, 7.30 pm
|Stacey June and Kristie Mercer will host a live Panel show discussing all of your favourite topics. $35

Jim Moginie and The Family Dog @ Espy in the Arvo

Sunday 9 December, 2.00 pm
Fresh from Midnight Oil’s reunion and massively successful Grand Circle World Tour, Jim Moginie is back with The Family Dog.$30
Espy Gigs


Lamb @ Redstitch
Until 13 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

Openair cinema @ South Beach
Monday – Thursday and Sunday, after sunset
Beachside cinema this week: The Dawn Wall, Dirty Dancing, European outdoor film, A Simple Favour and Love Actually. $20/$17

Other parts

Lakeside Carols @ Gasworks Art Park
Thursday 6 December, 6 pm – 9 pm
A free event to raise funds for St Kilda Mums, hosted by Libbi Gorr, with Kylie Auldist, musical theatre star Michael Cormick and Melbourne’s iconic South of the River choir.