June 19-25

Best of Brunswick

A weekly guide to what’s on and things to do in Postcode 3056 and surrounds. Compiled by Poppy Searle



What: Rally for accessible tram stops in Sydney Road
When: 11am, Saturday, June 22
Where: corner of Wilson Avenue and Sydney Road, Brunswick

One year ago the Sydney Road Accessible Tram Stops Campaign (SATS) held its first rally to let people know the importance of permanent accessible tram stops on Sydney Road. Prams, wheelchairs, strollers, scooters, walkers, walking sticks, crutches, families – everyone needs the same access to trams. One year on, the State Government has failed to deliver so on the first anniversary, another rally will be held to catch the attention of decision makers.


What: The Big Cosy Solstice Sing
When: 1pm-4pm, Sunday, June 23
Where: Brunswick Uniting Church Hall, 214 Sydney Road
Cost: $10/$5 concession

The Big Cosy Solstice Sing is a fundraiser where local choirs, Beyond the Bathroom Choir, Junkman’s Choir, Brunswick Rogues Choir, and Brunswick Community Gospel Choir, will each perform their favourite repertoire. Each choir sings individually, then they all come together to perform an original song in four-part harmony. Audience members are welcome to join in. Proceeds from the event will go to Doctors Without Borders.

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What: Mayer Ensemble – Schubert’s Trout
When:  8pm, Saturday, June 22
Where: Tempo Rubato, 34 Breese Street, Brunswick
Cost: $30/$25 concession

The Mayer Ensemble, featuring Leo Nguyen on piano, Kate Worley on violin, Momoko Nagayama on viola, Marcus Chen on cello, and Jasmine De Marco on double bass, will perform a stunning program including the Schubert Trout Quintet. This concert will also mark the Australian premiere of Emilie Mayer’s Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Major.


What: 2024 Brunswick Ball
When: from 6.30pm, Thursday, June 27
Where: Laila Reception, 451 Sydney Road, Brunswick
Cost: $40

Relive the magic of The Wedding Singer at the 2024 Brunswick Ball. Laila Receptions in the heart of Brunswick will be transformed into a 1980s wedding reception, complete with a bridal table, cake, and cover band RadioStar playing classic hits from the decade. Dress in your best 80s attire and enjoy food from local favourites including Gloria, Mokum, Savour Eats, and Billy Van Creamy. This event has been organised by the Sydney Road Brunswick Association.

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