The Festival Hub

35 Johnston St, Collingwood

The hub of The Melbourne Magic Festival and can be found at the Circus Oz home in Collingwood with access from 35 Johnston Street (near the corner of Johnston and Wellington Streets).

It features FOUR uniquely different venues: The Melba Spiegeltent, The Sawtooth Studio, The Secret Room, and The Dark. Plus you can enjoy a range drinks and snacks at the MAGIC CENTRAL bar.

 

 

EVENTS AT THE MELBA SPIEGELTENT

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THE MELBA SPIEGELTENT is a beautiful mirrored wooden tent. Originally from Belgium and over 100 years old it has a truly magical atmosphere. It is located in the hub of The Melbourne Magic Festival at 35 Johnston Street (near the corner of Johnston and Wellington Streets).

 

 

 

EVENTS AT THE SAWTOOTH STUDIO

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SAWTOOTH STUDIO – A 60 seat venue inside the Circus Oz HQ at 35 Johnston St, Collingwood.

 

 

EVENTS AT THE SECRET ROOM

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THE SECRET ROOM – An intimate venue created exclusively for sleight of hand, close up magic at 35 Johnston St, Collingwood

 

 

EVENTS AT THE DARK

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THE DARK – a unique space specifically designed to enhance the sound of your mind being blown.

 

EVENTS AT MAGIC CENTRAL

MAGIC CENTRAL – Outdoor heated bar right next to the Melba Spiegeltent

 


WHEELCHAIR ACCESS

Wheelchair bookings can be made for performances in all hub venues. We are able to clear a space for patrons to stay in their chair and we are also happy to reserve a space next to this for any companions or friends attending the performance. As we need to pass this information on to our venue manager, please fill out this form with the details of the performance you are attending.

Please note that the permanent booths in the Spiegeltent require patrons to step up one step to the seating.

 

ACCESS ASSISTANCE

If you have any other access requirements please fill out this form and we will contact you if we require further details.

If you have any questions please contact Circus Oz on (03) 9676 0300 (Mon – Fri 10am – 6pm).

 


BY TRAM

The Melba Spiegeltent is easily accessible with Yarra Trams. Take Route 86 and hop off at Stop 19 and you’re a two minute walk from the front door.

 

BY TRAIN

The Victoria Park Station is just a short walk from the Melba Spiegeltent.

 

BY CAR

Use Parkopedia or Parkhound to find the closest available parking at any time, day or night. You may prefer to park in a Free Parking area and Uber in the rest of the way.

Street parking in the area is strictly patrolled so be aware of time limits and plan ahead. There is a drop off area right in front of the Melba Spiegeltent.

 

FOOD & DRINK

The Melba Spiegeltent Bar and Magic Central are both fully licensed and drinks and snacks will be on sale during the Festival.There are many amazing bars, cafes and restaurants located in Johnston and Smith Streets.