Need a Laugh?
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has rolled into town for another huge year! So what better time to get out and support the local Melbourne comedy scene at some of Chapel Street’s great venues. Or maybe, get your brave on and learn how the experts do it, so you can do your own stand up show … we’d pay to see that.
If a good laugh isn’t enough to make you happy, how about FREE comedy? Grab your mates and a drink and head upstairs at Lucky Coq every Tuesday from 9pm for a stack of LOLs at Bertie’s Comedy Jam.
Jokers like Tom Ballard and Dilruk Jayasinha are just a few of the comedians who have done a spot at Bertie’s.
179 Chapel Street, Windsor
Apparently, a good sense of humour is one of the top characteristics people look for in potential partners. Increase your chances of getting lucky by doing a course with professional comedians at the School of Hard Knock Knocks.
Over five nights (Sunday to Thursday), you’ll learn about joke structures, how to create content, stage confidence and controlling an audience. Then you get to show off your skills with a live performance in front of family and friends. You might even want to use the video of your graduating performance on Tinder to really test the theory that comedians get all the love.
522 Chapel Street, South Yarra
Small intimate venues are a fantastic way to see legends and up and comers in the comedy world. Attik gets you up close and personal with a strong comedy line up every Thursday night from 8pm with Stand Up in the Attik.
Previous comedians include Geraldine Hickey, Demi Lardner, Greg Fleet, Adam Rozenbachs and Ben Lomas.
Stand Up in the Attik have drink specials plus $6 pizzas to keep your energy up for all that laughing you’ll be doing. Did we mention it’s free entry? Not much else to say.
255 Chapel Street, Prahran
As our favourite city plays host to hundreds of local and international artists, Chapel’s favourite theatre venue, Chapel Off Chapel, will help deliver a stellar line-up of laughs. Here are our tips on shows to look out for.
Do you still think you’re 25 even though your birthdate stubbornly insists you’re not? Are you enquiring about Botox ‘for a friend’? Do you wonder how adults were born in the 1990s?
Amity Dry looks at ageing in an image obsessed world where 40 is the new 30, but only with the right Instagram filter.
The Loft, Chapel Off Chapel
Scotland’s kilted and award-winning comedy treasure is back! Hill is a Scottish comedian, TV presenter and actor known for his cheeky, irreverent and camp act.
The Loft, Chapel Off Chapel
Putting comedy under the microscope, join Josh Earl and five of the hottest acts from the Festival as they come together at the iconic Chapel Off Chapel to bring you a night of infectious laughter. All proceeds will support medical research at Burnet Institute.
Chapel Theatre, Chapel Off Chapel
We wanted to unearth the precinct’s most memorable and unique burgers for the ultimate Chapel Precinct burger crawl. Warning: salivation guaranteed.
Secondary cuts of meat are those working muscles which are more flavoursome and textural, but need a little more time and care to polish off the edges, but by doing so you are richly rewarded.
I braved my first Pole Dancing class at Pole Divas Prahran and I was really (dare I say it?) feeling myself. Prepared to feel uncomfortable, thankfully, my awesome older sister was eager (you can see why she’s the oldest) to join me for our first experience with the pole.
Just when you thought living or working in or near Chapel Precinct couldn’t provide any more perks… Grab your housemates and check out these awesome local deals you can nab just for living or working around these parts.
Grab a buddy, a pal, or even a BAE and get your brunch on! Bright, bold & beautiful. A farm to fork mantra sets the tone for the brunch menu, which has everything from fruit filled bircher to scrambled eggs & seaweed.
670 Chapel are serving up some hearty winter warmer recipes to chuck into the slow cooker and polish off on a cold Melbourne night! Give these delicious and easy meals a go and find all your ingredients at 670 Chapel in South Yarra.
Let Lucky Penny’s talented team of Chef’s take you on a culinary journey through the harsh, gorgeous and delicious seasons of Australia.
Say ‘hello!’ to the new kids on the block. Here’s what’s new to the Chapel Street Precinct.