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Events on Monday 14th April 2014

Markets fairs & fêtes operating on
Monday 14th April 2014

Chapel Street Bazaar

A veritable Alladin's Cave of collectables, memorabilia and antiques. With over 80 independent dealers buying and selling, White Hat believes this is the largest bazaar of its type in Melbourne.
10am to 6pm, daily

 

217 Chapel Street - Prahran
Enquiries: (03) 9529 3174
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Lost & Found Market

Lost & Found is an indoor market based in a shop just off Smith Street Collingwood. It features vintage furniture, lighting, art, posters, clothes, books, records and anything collectable. Permenant and casual stalls available.
10am to 6pm, Daily

 

1-5 Perry Street - Collingwood
Enquiries: (03) 9419 4477
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Wonderfully Pretty Market

Presenting a selection of Melbourne-based designer and vintage clothes.
6pm to 10pm, 2nd Monday of month

 

29th Apartment 29 Fitzroy Street - St Kilda
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Exhibitions open on Monday 14th April 2014

Public Art

There is much public art to be seen on the streets at any time of day as well as in many public buildings. More information on public art in Melbourne. In addition, public bodies such as the City of Melbourne sponsor temporary artworks and installations in laneways and public spaces.

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Attractions open on Monday 14th April 2014

The Swedish Church

The Swedish Church

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Bundoora Park

Bundoora Park

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Chinese Museum

Situated in the heart of Chinatown, the Chinese Museum records the history and significant contribution of Chinese people in Victoria since their first major arrival with the gold rush. more info > >

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Cooks' Cottage

The cottage in which Captain Cook's parents lived. In the 1930s it was dismantled, transported to Australia and rebuilt in the Fitzroy Gardens. More information >>

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Free Tour of Melbourne Town Hall

A free tour of the historic Melbourne Town Hall. Numbers are limited so bookings are essential and required one day in advance. More information >>

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Immigration Museum

Covering Victoria's immigration history from the early 1800s to the present day. More information on the Immigration Museum

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Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne Aquarium

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National Gallery of Victoria - International Collection

National Gallery of Victoria - International Collection

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Old Melbourne Gaol

A gaol built in the early days of European settlement and the site of over 100 hangings including that of the bushranger Ned Kelly. More information >>

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Old Treasury Building

One of Australia's finest Victorian era buildings. It is open to teh public on Wednesdays and Sundays and features fine displays related to Melbourne history. More info >>

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Melbourne's famous Royal Botanic Gardens are open daily. Free guided tours are available 11am and 2pm Tuesday to Sunday. More info >>

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Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance

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Tall Ship Enterprize

Tall Ship Enterprize

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The Hotel Windsor

The Windsor Hotel's Weekday Afternoon Tea
The Windsor Hotel's Weekday
Afternoon Tea

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Country Victoria - Events on Monday 14th April 2014

Melbourne Surrounds

The following selected events and attractions are not in the Melbourne Metropolitan Area but can be accessed in a half day trip from Melbourne


Mernda Market (Whittlesea Monday Market)

A large outdoor trash and treasure market in the carpark of the Bridge Inn Hotel together with a various livestock in the adjoining stock yards. As well as trash and treasure there is fresh produce and general merchandise. The sheep. goats, poultry, rabbits and other livestock attract plenty of attention as do the lively auctions. This is a White Hat favourite - a genuine country market within reach of the city which has been trading since 1919. Please note that the Mernda Market has shifted location to Whittlesea. More information at The White Hat Guide to Mernda Market.
7am to 1pm, every Monday

 

Whittlesea Showgrounds, Yea Road - Whittlesea
Enquiries: (03) 9470 2064
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Forest Glade Gardens

Forest Glade Gardens is one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is short trip from Melbourne and is open to the public from September to May. It features large exotic trees, a bonsai house, a woodland section, a fern gully a blue bell patch and an impressive daffodil lawn during spring; a topiary garden, two aviaries, a laburnum arch, a peony walk highlighted with climbing roses, as well as numerous pergolas, ponds, fountains and statues. Entry $8 per head, (children free); More info >>

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National Rhododendron Garden

At The National Rhododendron Gardens you will find brilliantly coloured blooms of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries and daffodils. Seasonal changes ensure the gardens are a delight all year around. When not in bloom, you can still soak in the beauty of rich bark textures, seed capsules, foliage shapes and beautiful fragrance as you stroll through the grounds. More information at National Rhododendron Garden

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Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay


Drysdale Community Craft Shop Inc

The Drysdale Community Craft Shop has a range of unique uandcrafted uoods made by their members, Specialised baby bear, band bmbroidery, bnique jewellery, folk art, fand made cards, wedding charms, Australiana, paintings, patchwork & quilting. They also have a Lay-by and Order Service.
11am to 4pm daily

 

8-20 High Street - Drysdale
Enquiries: (03) 5251 1605
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Geelong Mill Markets

Until recently, this location hosted a large and popular market. That market has relocated to Newcomb (see below). The remaining Geelong Mills Matket now has a large array of retro advertising signs, furniture, and larger and quirky mechanical and industrial equipment. White Hat can recommend this market as a good source for those looking to do a quirky fitout as well as to theatre companies and film-makers looking for genuine period props. It now functions more as a warehouse so give a ring before making a special trip.
various hours, Monday to Friday

 

3 Mackey Street - North Geelong
Enquiries: (03) 5278 9989
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Mill Markets Newcomb

A large indoor market with permenant and casual stallholders selling antiques,collectables, vintage clothing, homewares, memmorabilia and retro fashions. White Hat suggests that if you enjoy the Chapel Street Bazaar in Melbourne you will find a similar range of items at the Newcomb Mill Market but with more space to move.
10am to 6pm, daily

 

114 Bellarine Highway - Newcomb
Enquiries: (03) 5248 2390
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Queenscliff Maritime Museum

An impressive museum exploring the maritime history of Southern Port Phillip Bay. More information >>

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National Wool Museum

National Wool Museum

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The Mansion at Werribee Park

The Mansion at Werribee Park

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo

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Great Ocean Road


Pombo Mart

A very large building (originally a butter factory) with a large range of antiques, collectables, old wares and plenty of surprises. White Hat recommends that if you are travelling the Princes Highway between Geelong and Warrnambool that you take a break at the Pombo Mart. There is a cafe and one of  the proprietors is Peter Brocklehurst "The singing cobbler" continues to ply his trade repairing watches and shoes, cutting keys and engraving. More information at Pombo Mart
Thursday to Monday, public holidays and 7 days per week during school holidays

 

2846 Princes Highway - Pomborneit North
Enquiries: (03) 5594 7312
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Up Markets

New Fashion,Vintage and Cultural Art, become a stall holder in Lorne new indoor permanent market, we do all the hard work for you selling your products seven days a week, prime beachfront location in the heart of lorne's lively shopping hub, stalls and wall space available now.
10am to 6pm daily

 

144 Mount Joy Parade - Lorne
Enquiries: (03) 5289 5052
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Warrnambool Mill Markets

A market operated in the same style as the mills markets in Newtown and Daylesford. Stalls are available on a monthly lease and you will find all manner of clothing, jewellery, antiques, collectables and bric-a-brac. The market is located in the factory and gardens created by Fletcher Jones.

 

Fletcher Jones Gardens, Princes Highway - Warrnambool
Enquiries: (03) 5562 5060
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Cape Otway Lighthouse

Cape Otway Lighthouse

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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

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Grampians & the blunt end


The Wool Factory

The Wool Factory

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Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura


Millewa Pioneer Village

Millewa Pioneer Village

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Goldfields & Macedon Ranges


Ballarat Antique Market

This large antique market with a wide range of items is located on two floors of an old school building and also contains a museum with a small entry charge.It is morein the nature of a very large antique store and does not appear to have the space to cater for casual stallholders. When White Hat last visited (in April 2008) there was also a specialist coins area.
10am to 5pm, daily

 

Antique & Collectables Centre, 9 Humffray Street North, - Ballarat
(Mel ref 609 A12) Enquiries: (03) 5331 7996
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Daylesford Mill Markets

A large indoor market with an emphasis on antiques, retro fashion and collecatables. New stallholders are welcome. White Hat recommends that the serious browser for retro and memorabilia sets aside plenty of time because there is a seriously large amount of goods on display.
10am to 6pm, 7 days a week

 

105 Central Springs Road - Daylesford
Enquiries: (03) 5348 4332
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Bleak House Rose Gardens

A large private garden in Malmsbury. more info >>

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Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

Australia's oldest regional gallery. and home of  the original Eureka Flag. More info >>

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Forest Glade Gardens

Forest Glade Gardens is one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is short trip from Melbourne and is open to the public from September to May. It features large exotic trees, a bonsai house, a woodland section, a fern gully a blue bell patch and an impressive daffodil lawn during spring; a topiary garden, two aviaries, a laburnum arch, a peony walk highlighted with climbing roses, as well as numerous pergolas, ponds, fountains and statues. Entry $8 per head, (children free); More info >>

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The Golden Dragon Museum

The Golden Dragon Museum

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Central Victoria


Mernda Market (Whittlesea Monday Market)

A large outdoor trash and treasure market in the carpark of the Bridge Inn Hotel together with a various livestock in the adjoining stock yards. As well as trash and treasure there is fresh produce and general merchandise. The sheep. goats, poultry, rabbits and other livestock attract plenty of attention as do the lively auctions. This is a White Hat favourite - a genuine country market within reach of the city which has been trading since 1919. Please note that the Mernda Market has shifted location to Whittlesea. More information at The White Hat Guide to Mernda Market.
7am to 1pm, every Monday

 

Whittlesea Showgrounds, Yea Road - Whittlesea
Enquiries: (03) 9470 2064
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"The Willows" Museum

"The Willows" Museum

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Benalla Art Gallery

Benalla Art Gallery

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Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum

Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum

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Cactus Country

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Furphy Foundry Muesum

Furphy Foundry Muesum

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Torrumbarry Weir

Torrumbarry Weir

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Mornington Peninsula


Vintage Market (Rosebud West)

Vintage Market - held at Broadway Bazaar. This is a permanent market, full of vintage and retro bargains held in the old Broadway Theatre in Rosebud Pde, Rosebud. (beach side of the Rosebud Cinemas.) With over 60 permanent stalls of clothing, bric a brac, collectables, jewelry, curios. Café attached. Ph (03) 5982 1212. Open 7 days. Mon - Sat : 9.30am - 5pm. Sun : 10am - 3pm
11am to 3pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

old Broadway Theatre, Rosebud Pde - Rosebud West
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The Museum of HMAS Cerberus

The Museum of HMAS Cerberus

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South Gippsland, Latrobe Valley & Phillip Island


Australian Garden

Australian Garden

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Yarra Valley & Ranges


National Rhododendron Garden

At The National Rhododendron Gardens you will find brilliantly coloured blooms of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries and daffodils. Seasonal changes ensure the gardens are a delight all year around. When not in bloom, you can still soak in the beauty of rich bark textures, seed capsules, foliage shapes and beautiful fragrance as you stroll through the grounds. More information at National Rhododendron Garden

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The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

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High Country and north-east Victoria


East Gippsland & the pointy end


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Hot Air Ballooning Melbourne
Hot Air Ballooning
over Melbourne

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Sport Tour For Sports Lovers - Half Day
Sport Tour For Sports
Lovers
- Half Day

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Light Aircraft 12 Apostles Flight (Up to 4) - VIC
Light Aircraft
Twelve Apostles Flight

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You can find a comprehensive guide to markets around Australia at The White Hat Guide to Markets in Australia.