Midsumma Festival Hubs

Midsumma Extravaganza 2019 – photo by Suzanne Balding

We are proud to introduce to you our Midsumma Hubs for the 2020 Festival. These Midsumma Hub venues are dedicated to providing you with a diverse showcase of events, across the 22 day festival, to enrich your Midsumma Festival 2020 experience. Never miss a beat, with Midsumma Hubs there is something to see or do every day of the week.

Theatre Works

14 Acland St, St Kilda

Located in the heart of St Kilda, Theatre Works transforms into a playful, provoking and proud Midsumma Festival Hub showcasing work from around the country. The Theatre Works Midsumma Hub will be a unique, exciting and uniting place. And it will be gay. Really gay. VIEW EVENTS

Arts Centre Melbourne

100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

A kaleidoscope of life-affirming treats including an electronic choral celebration, a delicious confection of dance and storytelling, an inspiring tale of body autonomy, an emerging musical comedy, a vital film project with trans and gender non-conforming young people, and of course the star-studded, extra-glamourous extravaganza! VIEW EVENTS

Gasworks Arts Park

21 Graham St, Albert Park

A southside hub for Midsumma Festival and a summer destination for high quality entertainment, provocative art and fun nights out with friends. Enjoy balmy summer evenings in our gorgeous park and grab a drink from the bar before venturing into a veritable feast of circus, cabaret, theatre, play readings, participatory performances and exhibitions. VIEW EVENTS

The Hare Hole

63 Johnston St, Fitzroy

For 28 years, the Hare Hole has been Melbourne’s home of emerging artists, hybrid art forms and queer ideas. In Midsumma 2020 it brings together speakers, artists and performers from multiple disciplines and numerous identities to provoke, question and be heard. VIEW EVENTS

Chapel Off Chapel

12 Little Chapel St, Prahran

For over 20 years Chapel Off Chapel has established itself as an iconic Australian live theatre and music venue. Located just off Chapel Street, Prahran you will find a vibrant hub of theatre, musicals, cabaret, dance, comedy and live music. Come and experience Midsumma in all its glory – live, intimate and iconic. VIEW EVENTS

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Rainbow Families

35 Johnston St, Collingwood

The Melba Spiegeltent and Circus Oz will be transformed into the Rainbow Families Hub for Midsumma 2020. Five days of inclusive programming all designed to celebrate what makes us feel special and encourage people to tell their own stories, including a number of free events. VIEW EVENTS

Midsumma Westside

Partner City Councils: Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong and Wyndham

Midsumma Westside is a collaboration of Melbourne’s western region Councils in partnership with Midsumma – a wonderful array of events taking place in the west. With exhibitions, tea parties, live music, performances, storytelling, picnics and even a pageant show, the west is set to come alive. VIEW EVENTS

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