Missy Noir’s Melbourne Mother’s Day

Our picks for Mother’s Day tomorrow – written by Gen Maters.

Missy is no ordinary gal and this is no ordinary Mother’s Day event blog. We’re talking Harry Potter-inspired cocktails, indoor plant sales, and a dinner with a difference.

1. The Jungle Collective Indoor Plant Sale

Lose yourself in a warehouse filled to the brim with fiddle leafs, birds of paradise, peace lilies and more! Wear pink in honour of Mother’s Day and receive a $5 discount on all plant purchases.

When, where, and how much?

Saturday, 11 May (9am – 4pm) and Sunday, 12 May (10 am – 2pm)

19 Studley St, Abbotsford


2. Mother’s Day Cocktail Masterclass – Inspired by the tales of Harry Potter

Some might say your Harry Potter preoccupation is a little riddikulus but we know it’s a very sirius matter. 

Slytherin to a cocktail masterclass directed by StoryVille’s“Potions Mastermind”, Zac Matassoni and indulge your Malfoy mania. 

You’ll learn the secrets behind some of StoryVille’s most popular cocktails and even how to re-create them at home.

When, where, and how much?

Sunday, 12 May (2pm and 4:30pm)

Storyville, 185 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne


3. Dans Le Noir

Can you enjoy a meal without using your eyes? Those brave enough to accept this challenge will find themselves dining in complete darkness, served by hosts with low or no vision. 

When, where, and how much?

Rydges on Swanston

$95 – $125.

4. Gin Making with Brogan – Mother’s Day Treat @ Brogan’s Way Distillery

On Mother’s Day in 2018, Brogan’s Way distilled their first ever batch of gin in a copper still named Gilly, in honour of Brogan’s mum.

Now, one year later, you can learn about gin making processat Brogan’s Way, make a micro batch of your own, and taste test all the gins Brogan has produced during the past year. 

When, where, and how much?

Brogan’s Way Distillery, 61 North Street, Richmond

Sunday, 12 May (10am – 12:30pm)

From $230.93