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Something Blue

Never forget that something blue… After a year of lockdowns and uncertainty, 2021 was looking up. Life was becoming back to normal. Which meant that all of our wedding couples could finally stop holding their breaths and relax. What else could go wrong was the question on everyone’s lips? Well, we must have spoken too […]

Featured Wedding From Humble Beginnings to Grand Love Stories Read More

The Melbourne Wedding Industry’s Growing Force Over the last year, Showtime Event Group has fast become one of the premier names in Melbourne’s rapidly changing weddings events industry. Winning some of the most coveted new and historical spaces around the city centre and beyond. From a sole venue in 2011 on South Wharf promenade (a […]

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Featured Wedding Add an experience at the Old Melbourne Gaol to your next event Read More

The Old Melbourne Gaol is one of the most unique event spaces in Melbourne. The precinct is made up of the Old Melbourne Gaol, Former City Watch house and Old magistrates Court Room, and has capacity for up to 120 people seated, or over 500 people cocktail. To really immerse your guests, there are several […]

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Featured Wedding High Class Horror– Burlesque at the Gaol Read More

This month the historical Old Melbourne Gaol will be brought to life once again, in spectacular fashion. Queens of the Damned are orchestrating a show on Saturday March 30th, not for the faint of heart. Guests will be taken on a ghost tour of the Gaol, unlike any before. Intimate and exclusive, the night will consist of […]

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Featured Wedding Jake – Operations at the Old Melbourne Gaol Read More

What is your role? Operations Supervisor, making sure all the gears and cogs are working together during an event. Choose 3 words to describe yourself Energetic, fun loving and just an all round nice guy Choose 3 words to describe yourself at work Hardworking, conscientious and determined. What aspect of your job do you enjoy […]

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Featured Wedding Our Four Locations for Your Big Day Read More

We are Showtime Event Group and we love weddings. With four unique locations in and around the Melbourne CBD, you’re bound to fall in love with one of our spaces for your special day. The State Library Victoria The definition of historical significance and old world class. The State Library is a cultural icon of […]

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Featured Wedding Gaol experiences, the great, the good and the ghosts Read More

You’ve chosen one of the most unique spaces possible for your next event, so why not add a unique experience, custom created for your group! We have a range of add on options to make make your experience unforgettable. WATCH HOUSE EXPERIENCE TOUR The City Watch House was the place where felons were brought to […]

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Featured Wedding The Gaol Site has a Space for Every Need Read More

Old Melbourne Gaol – Completed in the mid 1800s and located in central Melbourne, the Old Melbourne Gaol is constructed in blue stone and still contains the original cells and historic features. In these cells some of Australia’s most notorious criminals were held, including the infamous bush ranger Ned Kelly. One of Australia’s most fascinating […]

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Featured Wedding ‘Bail Out’ 2018 at The Old Melbourne Gaol Read More

This year Showtime Event Group partnered up with the fantastic White Lion group to produce the fundraising event ‘Bail Out’ at The Old Melbourne Gaol. The White Lion group is responsible for a range of community programs that are created solely to give young people an equal chance in the world. These include school outreach, counselling, house and more […]

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Featured Wedding Wedding Venues by Showtime Event Group Read More

The perfect wedding venue use to be large room with round tables, plenty of room for a dance floor, 5 piece band, and a place the couple can escape to throughout the night when needed. But as Instagram and Pinterest play a huge part in the couples decision process of how their dream wedding will […]

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Featured Wedding The Shawshank Experience Read More

Get Busy Living, or Get Busy Dying… The Old Melbourne Gaol truly took on its former self on Saturday the 30th June with the “Shawshank Experience”. Fear and hope were the themes of the evening with guests immersed in the harsh prison environment created by the team at Beyond Cinema. An amalgamation of live performance and film screening […]

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Featured Wedding Over One Hundred Years of History Read More

Opened on New Year’s Day 1845 the Old Melbourne Gaol is one of the last historic sites still in-tact from the 19th century. A long history spanning over 100 years saw the Gaol used as a site for hardened criminals, a prison for World War Two soldiers who went AWOL, classrooms for art and fashion up […]

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Featured Wedding Showtime Event Group Launch – Menu Read More

Vasantha our Executive Chef at Showtime uses his extensive experience of almost 40 years in professional kitchens to create unique menus for our special events. Describing the process as a symphony, having to find the right melody to create the perfect flavours that work together as a whole. Below is the Cocktail Menu specifically created by […]

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