Econo Lodge Parkville Place
124 Brunswick Road
Brunswick, VI 3056
Phone: (61) 3 93878477
Fax: (61) 3 93878556
124 Brunswick Road, Brunswick, VI, AU, 3056
- Phone: (61) 3 93878477
- Fax: (61) 3 93878556
Visy Park is a football stadium that was formerly known as Princes Park. It can seat unto 35,000 fans and is home to the Carlton Football Club.
Mechanics Institute Performing Arts Centre is known for all the buzz it creates with various events in music, dance and more. The center plays host to myriad music festivals, local fiestas, flamenco events, concerts and so on. The center can accommodate about a 100 people and can be hired for private events and functions as well.
No matter what level your fitness, or desire to carve out a magnificent physique, the Brunswick City Baths has the facilities to look after your needs. There is an outdoor pool, for the weights buffs, well-equipped gymnasium and cardiovascular rooms are the place to head before relaxing in the steam room and spa. Regular swimming, aerobics and fitness classes are also held, while lessons in the pool cater for children as young as six months old.
Nestled in an abandoned lingerie factory, Irene's Warehouse is a bustling community arts center. This non-profit center was founded with the aim to provide a much needed launching platform for artists. No particular art form or media is endorsed here; sculptors, singers, circus performers and all other creative minds are welcomed at Irene’s. Apart from staging performances, it also has rehearsal spaces for actors/singers and special area for circus and acrobatics training sessions. For more details, simply call ahead or walk-in at the warehouse and the volunteers will be glad to assist you.
A local favorite hang-out, The East Brunswick Club is a little more than just a place for music and drinks. You will find album launches and performances by DJs and local as well as international bands happening here. The crowd is friendly and accommodating, even though the place might seem a little small at times and you'll have to find space to stand. Another highlight of the place would be their small but different menu that has interesting vegetarian options. Check their website for a line-up of upcoming events and the entry details.
Managed by La Mama Theatre, La Mama Courthouse has become synonymous with top class performances. Playing host to dramas, comedies, experimental plays and live performances, the theater is a frequent hangout for several art enthusiasts of the city. This heritage building is furnished with superb lights, acoustics and technical equipments that accentuate every performance that takes place here. Call for details.
The Melba Hall in University of Melbourne, which was built in 1909, is situated inside the Conservatorium building. With a maximum seating capacity for 340 spectators and known for its amazing acoustics, the concert hall serves as an ideal venue for solo performances and music recordings.
Situated in the heart of Lygon Street, Cinema Nova is conveniently located near numerous Italian restaurants. The complex has eight screens, making it one of the largest art house cinemas in Australia. There is definitely a lot of choice here! And what better way to finish off your cinema evening than with a big chat about the film with friends over a couple of drinks and a bowl of pasta at one of the many pavement cafes along Lygon Street.
Museo Italiano is a new cultural center for Melbourne's Italo-Australian community. In this center, there are three different divisions that serve and educate the community. Italian-Australian heritage is showcased here in many different ways, including local events, organized entertainment, and much more. Please visit their website for more information about current events planner, or to plan your own event.
Established in June, 1967, La Mama Theatre is an intimate destination that has been playing host to alternative theater from the time it has opened doors. Providing a platform to upcoming artists, directors and playwrights, the place promoted the talent of thousands of artists who had to toil hard to make it big in mainstream theater. The venue has churned out some of the biggest names of the experimental theater industry. Besides staging plays, the theater also screens movies at times. Check website for a detailed event line-up.
Despite its name, this is not a hotel, but a bar/band venue, and a chic spot to relax in. With blasted brick walls, modernist white furniture and café like footpath umbrellas, the Evelyn draws a sophisticated crowd who wants to relax in a casual, but still classy, setting. The Evelyn also hosts Australian touring acts like the Underground Lovers or Kirsty Stegwazi. There is also a cloakroom, band room and a small dance floor. The place is open on all days till late.
Despite its situation in the heart of the quirky and cool Westgarth shopping strip and its showing of art house films, the Palace Westgarth Cinemas is somehow reminiscent of a country town cinema. There is something laid back and homey about the place and it exudes a comfortable air. This is definitely a place where you can relax and enjoy the cinema experience. It also has a lovely and large auditorium, with the usual art deco influences seen in grand cinemas. Of note are its late sessions on Friday and Saturday nights showing different cult films. Disabled access is available.