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Step Back in Time with Williamstown Heritage Walking Tours - FREE event

4th November to 29th November

Step Back in time and unlock the secrets of Williamstown with free guided heritage walking tours.  Meet at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre, Commonwealth reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown.  Walks take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11.45 am.  For further information, call 9932 4310 or visit http://www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au/

Williamstown Bluestone Church Market                                                                                                                 

4th November

Held at the Holy Trinity Church, 225 Nelson Place, Williamstown from 5.00pm- 10.00pm.

City of Angels

Season commences Friday 4 and finishes Saturday 19 November 6pm to 8pm                             

City of Angels, the award-winning musical, is a wickedly funny celebration of the 1940s film noir genre and dark detective fiction which takes place in two worlds. City of Angels is a witty and glorious celebration of film noir. Presented by Williamstown Musical Theatre Company. Held at Williamstown Mechanics Institute, 5 Electra Street, Williamstown. Check website for session dates and times.To book tickets, visit http://wmtc.org.au/tickets/                                                                                                   

Cherry Lake Market                                                                                                 

6th November

Held beside Cherry Lake, Millers Road Altona on first sunday of each month from 9am to 3pm.  For further information contact Lions Club of Altona Inc.

Jamaician Music & Food Festival

Sunday 6 November 12pm to 8pm

Catch reggae legends and rising stars at the first ever Jamaican Music & Food Festival featuring world-class reggae, dancehall, ska, roots and dub against the stunning backdrop of Seaworks. Music fans can expect a vibrant and family-friendly celebration of all things authentically Jamaican from delicious Jerk Chicken, to roots and culture, to children's folk tales. Huge line up of musicians and DJs including Jessie I from PBS's Babylon Burning plus Mohair Slim, Housewives' Choice, King Ru and many more. Held at Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown. Tickets and full line up available at www.jmff.com.au

 

The ‘Silent’ ANZAC

Saturday 12 November, 8pm

The ‘Silent Anzac’ is a premier performance led by the Footscray Yarraville City Band, featuring a moving musical, acting and singing depiction of the little known role of HMAS AE2 submarine in the Gallipoli campaign. Held at Williamstown Town Hall, 104 Ferguson Street.  Bookings www.williamstownrsl.com.au/whats-on/

A Night of Awe and Wonder

Saturday 12 November, 6.30pm to 10.30pm

Gain a new perspective of our universe at the Melbourne Planetarium and take a philosophical exploration of humility and perspective with astronomer Dr Tanya Hill and philosopher Dr Patrick Stokes. An 18+ event. Held at Melbourne Planetarium | Scienceworks, 2 Booker Street, Spotswood, 3015. To book call 0434 492 669 or visit https://museumvictoria.com.au/scienceworks/   

 

Mini Car Show                                           

Sunday 13 November 7am to 3pm

Victorian Mini Club biannual display event - MiniShow16 will feature many different types of the popular Mini including Mokes, Vans and Utes and in all sorts of conditions including show queens, race cars, club sport specials,  daily drivers plus trade stands with Mini paraphernalia. Held at Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown. For more info, visit
www.mini.org.au

 

Regional Farmers Market                                                                                                         

13th November

Held in Robertson reserve from 9am - 1pm on the second sunday of each month. Follow the signs on the day or check http://www.rfm.net.au/ for location information.

London Suite by Neil Simon

Thursday 17 November to Saturday 3 December

London Suite is a collection of four short plays set in Room 402, a suite of a fashionable old hotel in London. In each story, at various times, Simon sets a different tone, including a thriller, a comedy, a comedy-drama, and a farce.  Held at Williamstown Little Theatre, 2-4 Albert Street, Williamstown. For more information visit www.wlt.org.au

Motogenic

Thursday 17 November to Saturday 17 December

Presented by Robbie Avenaim, MOTORGENIC aims to challenge the role of percussion in modern music by expanding the physical capabilities of the instruments. Held at The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport. For further information, visit www.thesubstation.org.au

Melbourne Aces v Perth Heat – Opening Night

Friday 18 November 7.30pm

The Australian Baseball League’s Opening Night sees a new look Melbourne Aces team take on four-time Champions the Perth Heat. Includes Friday night fireworks show. Held at Melbourne Ballpark, Merton Street,  Laverton. Tickets and information via
www.melbourneaces.com.au

Art and Industry Festival                             

Friday 18 November to Sunday 27 November

Celebrating our past, designing our future, Art and Industry is a new festival for the west that brings artists, innovators, performers, designers and manufacturers together over ten days in an exploration of industry. From open days to fashion parades, exhibitions, walking tours and shadow puppetry, industrially inspired events providing an inspirational look at who we are and where we live.  Various events in venues around Hobsons Bay. Various events in venues around Hobsons Bay. For full listing of all events visit www.artandindustryfestival.com.au
 

IF: Industrial Fashion – Art and Industry Opening Night

Friday 18 November 8pm

Local fashionistas have created, designed and built costumes inspired by our industrial heritage. Experience a night of fashion in which our local architecture takes centre stage in custom-created art. Part of Art & Industry Festival.  Held at Williamstown Town Hall, 104 Ferguson StreetTickets $30/$20 conc. Available at Hobsons Bay Tickets www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au  or phone99324074.

Costumes from Industrial Fashion will also be on display  with artist talks at the Louis Joel Art & Community Centre Tuesday 22 November 6.30pm to 7.30pm and Wednesday 23 November 11am to 1pm.

For further information, visit www.artandindustryfestival.com.au

Talking Hands by Zoya Martin

Saturday and Sunday 19/20 and 26/27 November 12pm to 4pm

View large photographs of workers’ hands from a range of industries by local artist Zoya Martin, then have your hands photographed. Free. Part of Art & Industry Festival.  Held at Woods Street Arts Space, 44 Woods Street, Laverton. For further information, visit www.artandindustryfestival.com.au

Smokin' Aces

Sunday 20 November 10am to 4pm

The Smokin' Aces Car Club Show & Shine features over 300 cars on display as well as merchandise stalls,

children's activities, a raffle, food and more. Music comes from a live rock’n’roll band and dance floor - all for a great cause to raise funds for Challenge - Supporting Kids with Cancer organisation. Held at Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown. Further information visit http://smokinacesclub.com/

Westside Cool       

Saturday and Sunday 19/20 and 26/27 November 12 to 4pm

Discover our local makers and industrially enthused creators. Follow a new map to all that’s hip from Spotswood to Newport to Williamstown and Altona. Free. Part of Art & Industry Festival.  For further information, visit www.artandindustryfestival.com.au

Mega Factory Open Day

Sunday 20 November 10am to 4pm

Meet the locals as they host you at their work place at Qenos, a pioneer in Australian manufacturing and processing for nearly 60 years. From pouring out a glass of milk in the morning to wheeling out the recyclables on bin night, Qenos creates the building blocks that become a vital part of the things Australians do every day. Employing more than 800 people in Melbourne and Sydney and contributing more than $1 billion to the national economy, Qenos builds on its history and pushes into the future with innovation, sustainable solutions and operational excellence. Free but bookings required. Part of Art & Industry Festival.  hHld at Qenos, 471-513 Kororoit Creek Road, Altona. Tickets for Qenos tour available via hobsonsbaytickets.com.au. For further information visit www.artandindustryfestival.com.au.

Sea Shepherd Ship Tour at Seaworks

Sunday 20 November 11am to 4pm

Free tours of the Steve Irwin ship take place every Sunday during November. Held at Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown. For more details visit www.seashepherd.org.au

 

Tenacious Tall Ship day sail

Sunday 20 November

Going aloft, helming, setting sails – a voyage with hands on adventure. Departs from Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown. Bookings essential. Visit www.jst.org.au or phone 0429 186 625.
 
Laverton Festival                                            

Sunday 20 November 11am to 4pm

Free event for all the family. Enjoy music, rides, entertainment, show bags and market stalls. held at Aviation Road and rear car park, Laverton.

Williamstown Craft Market

20th November

Held on the third sunday of each month.  Located in the Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown from 10am - 4pm. For further information visit  www.williamstowncraftmarket.com.au

Altona Miniture Railway Public Open Day

Sunday 20 November

Hobby club run by members that provides miniature 1.5km train rides on scaled steam and diesel engines on public open days.  Located at 1-21 Blenheim Road, Altona North from 11am to 4pm.  For further information visit http://www.altonaminiaturerailway.com.au/

Toyota Australia – A Photographic Essay at The Substation

Tuesday 22 November to Saturday 26 November 11am to 5pm

Artist Panel Discussion: Wed 23 Nov, 5:30pm
Launch: Wed, 23 Nov, 6pm to 7pm
This exhibition featuring Australian photographers, Jane Brown, Jean-Marc La-Roque and Dave Tacon was commissioned to document employees and the industrial technology and processes at Toyota’s Altona manufacturing plant, ahead of the factory closure at the end of 2017. The commission aims to honour Toyota’s commitment and the enormous contribution of Toyota employees to the local and wider Australian community over the past fifty years. Toyota Community Foundation in association with Hobsons Bay City Council & the Art & Industry Festival. Held at The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport. For further information visit www.artandindustryfestival.com.au

Fluorophone

Wednesday 23 to Friday 25 November 8pm

A display of light and sound which moves between noise, theatrical music and virtuosic instrumentalism. Presented by Speak Percussion. Tickets $30/$20 conc. Part of Art & Industry Festival.  Held at The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport. For further information, visit www.artandindustryfestival.com.au

Spark

Friday 25 November 6.30pm to 10pm

A family night at Seaworks featuring fireworks, car crushing, sideshows and songs. All inspired

by the industrial history of the area. Gold coin donation. Part of Art & Industry Festival.

Held at Seaworks Maritime Precinct, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown.

 

For further information, visit www.artandindustryfestival.com.au

 

Sea Shepherd Ship Tour at Seaworks

Sunday 27 November 11am to 4pm

Free tours of the Steve Irwin ship take place every Sunday during November. Held at Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown. For more details visit www.seashepherd.org.au

Tenacious Tall Ship day sail

Sunday 27 November

Going aloft, helming, setting sails – a voyage with hands on adventure. Departs from Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown. Bookings essential. Visit www.jst.org.au or phone 0429 186 625.

Macedonian Cultural Festival                       

Sunday 27 November 10am to 5pm

Come along and enjoy Macedonian culture, food, music and entertainment. Held at
Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown. For more information, visit
www.macedonianculturalfestival.com.au

Melbourne Frock Swap                            

Sunday 27 November 10am to 4pm

The Melbourne Frock Swap is a market for second hand and vintage women's clothing and accessories.  There are over 70 clothing stalls covering all sizes, and they are complimented with food vans, coffee and pamper stalls with plenty of change rooms to try everything on. Held at Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown. 

 

Website: www.melbournefrockswap.com Facebook www.facebook.com/melbournefrockswap

Farmers Market                                                                                                         

27th  November

Held in the John Morley Reserve, The Strand, Williamstown from 9am - 1pm. http://www.rfm.net.au/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







For feedback and comments please contact the Tourism Officer at Hobsons Bay City Council on (03) 9932 1000 email visitorinformation@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au