MOTHER’S DAY HIGH TEA at State Library Victoria

Treat your mum, or the extraordinary mother figure in your life, to an exclusive High Tea within the most charming and chic room in Melbourne’s CBD, The Ian Potter Queen’s Hall at State Library Victoria. 
Sip on a complimentary glass of Mumm Brut champagne before enjoying delectable sweet and savoury treats served on a three-tier tower, while live classical music softly springs off the soaring columns of the impressive heritage space. 
Nibble on gourmet savoury and sweet treats including mini croque monsieur, blackberry meringue tart, homemade lemonade scones, caramelised pineapple and lemon myrtle curd, strawberry gum jam, and vanilla cream. 
On top of this elegance dining experience, you will be able to explore the beautiful library that offers perfect photo opportunities with the Queen in your life.  
Our Mother’s Day High Tea includes free-flowing teas and freshly brewed coffee, with sweet and savoury treats.

This event sold out quickly last year. Don’t miss out, tickets are limited. Book now.

Fit for a Queen — Melbourne’s most magnificent Mother’s Day High Tea! 

Date: Sunday May 12th, 2024 

Location: State Library Victoria  

Time sessions: From 10am

Pricing : Adults – $120 

Teens – $99 (13 – 17 years) 

Kids – $35 (2 – 12 years) 

Price includes a selection of sweet and savoury treats,

one complimentary glass of Mumm Brut champagne per person

and free-flowing tea and coffee. 



Mini croque monsieur, melted gruyere cheese, shaved leg ham, Bechamel sauce (NF)

Poached chicken and pesto ribbon sandwich

Heirloom tomato and cream cheese, balsamic, cucumber sandwich (V,NF)

Air dried wagyu bresola tart, honey, parmesan custard, burnt rosemary, salt (GF,NF)

Herring caviar and citrus crème fracihe tartley (GF,NF)

Margherita Arancini, basil aioli (GF, NF, V)


Homemade lemonade scones, caramelised pineapple and lemon myrtle curd, strawberry gum jam, vanilla cream (NF, V)

Lemon cake, mango mousse, mint (V, NF)

Blackberry meringue tart (V, GF, NF)

Raspberry Lamington, white chocolate ganache, freeze dried raspberries (V, NF)


Ham & cheese finger sandwich

Mini jam doughnut

Chocolate cupcake, strawberry buttercream

Margherita arancini, basil aioli

Homemade lemonade scones, lemon myrtle curd, strawberry jam, vanilla cream


Vegan options and special dietary requirements are on offer. 
Please fill out the dietary requirement section during the booking process to request your particular requirement. 



*Terms and conditions apply. 

Tickets are sold on a non-refundable basis. 

Ticket sales end 72 hours prior to the event unless sold out. 

*Terms and conditions apply. Tickets are sold on a non-refundable basis. 

For more info, email us at or call us on (03) 9682 1777. 

About us 

Showtime Event Group 

Showtime Event Group is one of Melbourne’s leading event and catering companies. Innovative thinking and a fresh perspective means that our team is at the forefront of this ever-changing industry. 

Since 2011, Showtime Event Group has amassed a portfolio of some of Melbourne’s most iconic venues. We offer premium and memorable catering and host ticketed events within these spaces. 

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