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Melbourne has so much going on, and there are always plenty of events that are free. You may still need to book, however, so check individual events for details.

Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression in India - Tuesday 08 November 2016, 6:15pm to 8pm - Talks & workshops

Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression in India

8 Nov 2016, Carillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre
Historian and biographer Ramachandra Guha shares insights on freedom of expression in India, and discusses future challenges for India's democracy.
Richard Flanagan: Environment and Place in Writing - Monday 21 November 2016, 6pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

Richard Flanagan: Environment and Place in Writing

21 Nov 2016, State Library of Victoria
Hear award-winning author Richard Flanagan talk about the role the environment plays in his writing process.
Humanity Under Fire: War Art by Will Dyson - Thursday 29 October 2015 to Sunday 09 October 2016 - Exhibitions

Humanity Under Fire: War Art by Will Dyson

29 Oct 2015 - 9 Oct 2016, Shrine of Remembrance
This exhibition presents some of Will Dyson's best known work, focusing on the limited edition lithographs made from his frontline sketches.
Remembrance Day  - Friday 11 November 2016, 10:30am to 12:30pm - Community events & fundraisers

Remembrance Day

11 Nov 2016, Shrine of Remembrance
Visit the Shrine for the Victorian State Remembrance Day Ceremony on Friday 11 November.
Dear Laura: Postcards from the First World War - Saturday 29 October 2016 to Friday 31 March 2017 - Exhibitions

Dear Laura: Postcards from the First World War

29 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Dear Laura presents First World War postcards sent to Laura Brooks between 1915 and 1918 by her future husband and brothers.
Princes Park Touch pre season night 1 - Wednesday 28 September 2016, 6:30pm to 9pm - Sport

Princes Park Touch pre season night 1

28 Sep 2016, JJ Holland Park
Play social touch football at JJ Holland Park in Kensington.
Princes Park Touch pre season night 2 - Wednesday 12 October 2016, 6:30pm to 8pm - Sport

Princes Park Touch pre season night 2

12 Oct 2016, Princes Park
Play social touch football at Princes Park, Carlton.
Marshall McGuire Harp Recital - Wednesday 19 October 2016, 1pm to 2pm - Music

Marshall McGuire Harp Recital

19 Oct 2016, MPavilion, Queen Victoria Gardens
Renowned harpist Marshall McGuire returns to MPavilion for the third year running.
Biennial Lab: Rethinking Public Space - Wednesday 19 October 2016, 6pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

Biennial Lab: Rethinking Public Space

19 Oct 2016, MPavilion, Queen Victoria Gardens
Join eminent curators Khairuddin Hori and Natalie King, and Timothy Moore of Sibling, as they discuss their contribution to Melbourne's Biennial Lab.
On Marion and Water Burley Griffin - Thursday 20 October 2016, 6:15pm to 7:15pm - Talks & workshops

On Marion and Water Burley Griffin

20 Oct 2016, MPavilion, Queen Victoria Gardens
Join Sir Jonathan Mills and Philip Goad for this conversation on the legacy of the Griffins, a name etched in our capital and national consciousness.

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