Laneway Learning

Where Are We?

Laneway Learning Melbourne is held in different venues around the CBD and suburbs. Check out the map to see where we are and zoom out to see locations for our venues outside of the CBD.

Scroll down to learn a little bit more about each of our unique venues and find further information such as accessibility and directions.

The Little Mule Cafe

Embiggen Books

197-203 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Our first ever book store venue, Embiggen Books, can be found on Little Lonsdale Street in the city.

A speciality book store inspired by the great libraries of the world and selling an ever-changing, curated collection of excellent new books. Now with extra learning!

Accessibility: wheelchair accessible, toilets are in QV.

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in.cube8r Gallery

321 Smith Street, Fitzroy

When it comes to colour and creativity, in.cube8r isn't afraid to be bold.

It's a bright pink cabinet of curiosities and home to 100 local artisans who rent spaces and keep 100% of their sales. in.cube8r holds regular exhibitions and pop-up stores, as well as operating as a retail space selling jewellery, ceramics, clothing and other handmade items six days a week.

Accessibility: classroom is up one flight of stairs.

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Laneway Learning Central

Laneway Learning Central

22-24 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne

Laneway Learning Central is our main home, located on Bennetts Lane, just off Little Lonsdale Street in Melbourne CBD.

Our humble space is open for co-working, private and commercial events, and classes of course!

Accessibility: classroom is up one very small step.

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The Little Mule Cafe

The Little Mule

19 Somerset Place, Melbourne

Laneway Learning's first home was The Little Mule Cafe on Somerset Place.

Every lunchtime, The Little Mule buzzes as local workers stop in for a coffee. We're just lucky that in the evenings it doubles as the perfect classroom with big workbenches, an intimate vibe and a friendly barista.

Accessibility: wheelchair accessible, the toilet is upstairs.

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Madame Brussels

Madame Brussels

Level 3, 59 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Madame Brussels has been a hidden – but far from secret – destination for over 10 years.

As Melbourne's first roof-top bar, its kooky, summery country-club feel, seasonal punches and cocktails, wines and fancy food make Madame Brussels a much-loved Melbourne icon.

Accessibility: classroom is reached by eight steps and then a lift or three flights of stairs.

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Mary Eats Cake

Mary Eats Cake

558 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Would you like some learning with your tea? Join us at Mary Eats Cake up in Brunswick then!

Specialising in uniquely crafted tisane blends, this peaceful spot right on Sydney Road is a great place to browse, taste, and relax. And, of course, learn something as well.

Accessibility: wheelchair accessible, toilet is up two steps.

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Get to know Sarah from Mary Eats Cake.

PAM Lane at the Preston Market.

Preston Market

PAM Lane within the Market, Cramer Street and Mary Street, Preston

Preston Market has been the fresh food and multi-cultural hub of Melbourne’s North for the past 45 years.

Playing a pivotal role within the daily lives of the wider community, the Market itself is Melbourne’s second largest market. It hosts over 6000sqm of market tenancies, ranging from fresh produce to supermarkets, variety stores and now workshops!

Click here for a map of the market to see where PAM lane is (next to the kids section).

Accessibility: wheelchair accessible.

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Searz Caffi

Searz Caffi

39 Challis Street, Newport

Searz Caffi opened in Melbourne’s Inner West in 2015 and has quickly become a local treasure.

The food is Asian and modern Australian-influenced, and the puddings are the worst kept secret in town. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly casual dining whether it's midweek mambo special or leisurely weekend brunch spent admiring the large mural by Felipe Camara.

Accessibility: wheelchair accessible.

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Stephen McLaughlan Gallery

Stephen McLaughlan Gallery

Level 8 Room 16, The Nicholas Building, 37 Swanston Street (in the arcade), Melbourne

We get our fill of city views from the Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, eight floors above Flinders Lane.

Located in the Nicholas Building, the Gallery hosts regular exhibitions and photographic archives of work from both established and emerging artists, sharing their visions across a variety of media.

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible, although main doorway has a small lip and toilets are reached by stairs.

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If you need more information about any of venues please follow the links to the venues' websites or see our additional venue information.