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Browse our video gallery to view Southgate events in action, or head behind the scenes with Southgate’s artists to see how our iconic artworks came to life.

Downies Coins officially launches at Southgate

On Friday 29 May 2015 Downies held a special event to officially launch their new retail store at Southgate. CEO Ken Downie was on hand to host the launch of the store after relocating from the historic Block Arcade, where it resided for the past 21 years. Guests were given exclusive pre-release access to the latest in the Deadly & Dangerous Silver Coin Series dedicated to the vicious Bull Ant. Downies Coins & Collectables can be found on the upper level.

The making of Hophaus at Southgate Melbourne

A contemporary twist on the great Bavarian Beer Halls, Hophaus opened its doors at Southgate in 2014. Drawing inspiration from the history and tradition of the world’s original “craft breweries”, Hophaus celebrates the Germanic approach to brewing, one of both art and science. With unparalleled views along the Yarra housing up to 350 patrons, Hophaus is an exciting new destination for Melbourne social gatherings.

Southgate Moveable Feasts

Southgate Moveable Feasts are a unique way to experience three different restaurants across three courses all within Southgate. The annual public program consists of an eight week schedule held every winter where you can choose from a three course Sunday lunch or Monday evening dinner from a range of Southgate restaurants.

Southgate Cinema

Southgate Cinema is a unique Melbourne experience, that pops up for free every Tuesday evening on Southgate’s upper level. Unique to Melbourne in so many ways, Southgate Cinema is Melbourne’s only silent cinema where patrons are provided with individual headphones and audio kits to listen to the film while sitting back and relaxing amidst the hustle and bustle of the restaurant precinct.

Behind the scenes – Artist John Meade on Riverside Corolla

Southgate launched a brand new centerpiece sculpture for its central atrium, as part of the redevelopment in 2011. Head artist John Meade talks about the concept and creation of the new work from inception to installation, and see never before seen behind the scenes footage of its creation.

Behind the scenes – Artist Deborah Halpern on Ophelia

One of Southgate’s most well known icons has always been the mosaic sculpture Ophelia created by Melbourne artist Deborah Halpern. As part of the redevelopment, Ophelia underwent an extensive restoration and relocation to a prime position on the Southgate promenade, at the entrance to the centre. Hear artist Deborah Halpern discuss the restoration process and see footage of the relocation work in action.