BIG Change for small change Charity Day – QV Melbourne Thursday 21st September

QV Melbourne is celebrating spring in the city with Fresh / Take, a program of events that offers a new approach to wellness, living and thinking. Fresh / Take launched a couple of days ago and runs for two weeks, closing with a public holiday party on 29 September.

BIG Change for Small Change

Charity Day

Thursday 21 September


On Thursday 21 September, entrance to QV Melbourne as well as activities and food require a gold coin donation with all proceeds going to the Royal Children’s Hospital.

A group guided mass meditation from A-Space will take place from 7am-7:30am (no bookings required).

From 11:30am-1:30pm Hoops, Thighs and Buttocks will run an energetic and fun hula hoop class outside in the Square.

From 12pm get your dance on with a silent disco from Guru Dudu, and sate your appetite with a roving popcorn cart and a sausage sizzle.

After you dance and hula it all out, relax with massage yoga from 2pm-4pm. More massage yoga sessions are available for the after work crowd from 5pm-7pm. Book via


Massage Yoga

Thursday 21 Sept: 2pm-4pm and 5pm-7pm

Friday 22 Sept: 12pm-2pm and 5pm-7pm

Wed 27 Sept: 12pm-2pm and 5pm-7pm

Thurs 28 Sept: 12pm-2pm and 5pm-7pm

Free Massage Yoga, 20-minute sessions during weekday lunch and after work, and other special event times. Book via


Guided group meditation from A-Space

Tuesday 26 September


A 30-minute group guided silent meditation class in QV Square, led by A-Space co-founder and meditation teacher, Manoj Dias. Each participant will be guided via comfortable Bluetooth headphones.

A-Space teach a variety of meditation and yoga styles from Yoga Nidra to Sound Meditation, Yin to Mindfulness — to complement members’ existing yoga and gym schedules.


Melbourne Fringe Festival’s Fanaticus

Saturday 23 September

2pm and 5pm

Melbourne Fringe Festival present Rawcus Theatre’s Fanaticus at 2pm and 5pm. Fanaticus is a wild and playful public collision of contemporary performance and street basketball. Working with young people from diverse communities across Melbourne, Rawcus will transform the QV Square into a stadium, complete with a pop-up basketball court, DJ and half-time entertainment.


Sunday Picnic

Sunday 24 Sept: 1pm-5pm

The perfect spring picnic day with a Schnitzel making workshop from Polish born Schnitzel expert Roman Dyduk, wine tastings from the multi award winning Red Hill Estate, and live music from Séb Mont.

Fresh / Take Closing Party (AFL Grand Final public holiday)

Friday 29 Sept: 1pm-5pm

Celebrate the start of the long weekend with tastings of new varietals from Red Hill Estate and a surprise program of entertainment and food.


Information & Images Courtesy of QV Melbourne/Fuller PR – Keryn O’Donnell

 The Australia Times News

Connie Lambeth – Editor GOURMET – Food/Wine/Events

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