The Saturday Experiment: A Weekend in the Country


Sat Jun 04 2022 at 08:30 pm to Sat Jun 18 2022 at 09:30 pm


The Butterfly Club | Melbourne, VI

Join The Big HOO-HAA for high tea, high society and high wit.
About this Event

The charm of countryside England comes to The Butterfly Club this June for three off-the-cuff sojourns inspired by Downton, Wilde and Coward.

You’re invited to A Weekend in the Country, the new 1920s comedy that’s oh-so chic, oh-so English and oh-so improvised. While you’re here, you’re sure to catch a glimpse of the monied lives of both the landed gentry and their dedicated help. But whether upstairs or downstairs, this cast of characters will find their weekend’s fortunes depend on your suggestions.

Performed by The Big HOO-HAA! Melbourne, A Weekend in the Country promises plenty of social faux pas, barbed witticisms and discreet liaisons… all served in time for tea.

“The wit and skills of these performers were staggering. On-the-spot puns and one-liners come on thick and fast.” – Weekend Notes


What time should I get there?

At least 30 minutes before the show. Our performances start bang on time and it takes a hot second to welcome you into the building.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The Butterfly Club is a licensed venue. Accordingly, patrons under 18 are only allowed on premises in the company of a parent or legal guardian.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We strongly encourage using public transport. The Butterfly Club is a short stroll from Flinders Street station and Melbourne Central, and an even shorter stroll from any tram that travels through Swanston or Collins Streets (get off at Town Hall).

If driving, you can find the best parking rates in the area by visiting (link opens in a new window).

How can I contact the venue with any questions?

Please call The Butterfly Club on 03 9663 8107 or reply to your email confirmation.

What's the refund policy?

If you can't attend for Covid-related reasons, you are entitled to a full refund provided you let us know ahead of time.

If the show is cancelled to comply with new restrictions or health directives, you will automatically get a full refund - no need to contact us.

Otherwise there are no refunds: exceptions are made in extraordinary circumstances at the Club's discretion. If there is a sensible reason why you should receive a refund, please contact us and we'll be happy to discuss.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. Our team have a record of all attendees updated in real time and will be able to let you in whether you bring a printed copy of your ticket or not.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes. It happens all the time. It's totally fine.


Where is it happening?

The Butterfly Club, 5 Carson Place, Melbourne, Australia

Event Location & Nearby Stays:


AUD 25.00 to AUD 29.00

The Butterfly Club

Host or Publisher The Butterfly Club

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