WELCOME TO MELBOURNE
There’s a joyful air in Melbourne this month, because Christmas is here!
Discover Melbourne’s Christmas celebrations from a giant bauble in Federation Square to a Gingerbread Village at Melbourne Town Hall (page 8).
We’ve got gift giving covered with our Christmas Gift Guide (page 31) and a round-up of fantastic Melbourne shops perfect for picking up a unique Australian present (page 12).
We speak to the Australian Shakespeare Company’s artistic director Glenn Elston about the exciting Shakespeare productions that are coming up at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne (page 14).
This month we also explore the historical twin towns of Echuca and Moama (page 56).
Turn to the Where Now feature (page 16) for December’s must-see exhibitions, shows and events including “The Book of Mormon” musical, Moonlight Cinema, The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet’s “Swan Lake” and “Inside Out” at Melbourne Museum.
However you choose to spend your time here in Melbourne, we hope you have a festive stay!