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.

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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

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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

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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.

Amity-Dry Comedy of Chapel

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

craig hill comedy on 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

infectious 2018 comedy on 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

Winter Warmer Recipes at 670 Chapel

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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.

A Journey Through Australia’s Seasons with Lucky Penny

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Let Lucky Penny’s talented team of Chef’s take you on a culinary journey through the harsh, gorgeous and delicious seasons of Australia.

Chapel Burger Crawl – The Most Unique Burgers in the Precinct

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We wanted to unearth the precinct’s most memorable and unique burgers for the ultimate Chapel Precinct burger crawl. Warning: salivation guaranteed.

New Kids on the Block – New to Chapel Precinct

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Say ‘hello!’ to the new kids on the block. Here’s what’s new to the Chapel Street Precinct.

Windsor Workshop

Co-Working Spaces in Chapel Precinct

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Looking to break free into the world of freelance, but worried about the cabin fever? Don’t fret. We’ve got you covered, well, Chapel Precinct does. Throw out that uncomfortable suit or the blister inflicting heels and slip into something comfy. A world where fast WIFI, pool tables and cool as hell creatives reign supreme…

Grill’d Windsor Gets An Anthony Lister Makeover

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Doors to the freshly refurbed Grill’d Windsor restaurant re-open on 14 May 2019 and there’s one very distinct difference. During its refurb downtime, Australian contemporary artist Anthony Lister came and went, leaving behind an exclusive artwork for burger eaters to enjoy.

Leonards House of Love Bloody Mary

11 Ways to Conquer a 10/10 Hangover on Chapel Street

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Had a big night? Mouth as dry as the Sahara desert and stomach shouting ‘f*ck you!’? It’s okay, we understand that on Chapel Street one wine can often turn into many and a couple…

the smith Prahran

Function Venues in Chapel Precinct

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The unassuming entrance to this space will leave you delighted once you step inside and discover a beautifully transformed, open plan warehouse. A blank canvas that can be adapted to suit your posse’s needs.