April fun out west

The Australian Heritage Festival is running up until May 18 featuring iconic landmarks of Melbourne's west. (Supplied)

The month of April is packed with live music, comedy, and school holiday activities across Melbourne’s west, including Wyndham.

Music will fill the air of the western suburbs as the Whitlams Black Stump and Eskimo Joe stop in town later this month.

Bringing the laughs, international comedy phenomenon The Umbilical Brothers will pay a visit to the Wyndham Cultural Centre on April 17, for their performance, The Distraction: enabling your screen addiction.

Locals can connect with the past during this year’s Australian Heritage Festival running up until May 18. Melbourne’s west is humming with events as part of this nationwide program, with exhibitions, workshops, tours, presentations, children’s programs, and events. Visit local haunts, step back in time, and discover the stories behind our iconic and common places and spaces.

For a celebration of culture, head on down to the St Albans Community Centre for a community festival to commemorate Buddha’s Day, an alms giving, ethnic gifts, food stalls, multicultural performances, special blessing ceremonies and more on April 27.

Or check out captivating theatre ‘Inner Sanctuary’, an experience of poetry, music and projection. Set in the western suburbs, the theatre explores community, ecology, and freedom in a chaotic world. Tickets are on sale for April 27 at the Bowery Theatre, St Albans.

To discover all the events lined up in Melbourne’s west visit, melbourneswest.com.au/about/our-region/