Chatty Cafe Boxing Day POP-UP PICNICS

Come along on Boxing Day and join us for a pop-up picnic. Everyone is WELCOME!! We invite all community members in Boroondara, Glen Eira and Bayside Melbourne to BYO picnic rug or chair and beverage of your choice. If you want to meet new people or just enjoy a social chat with others, come along […]

Our impact in Bayside

In 2021-22, Chatty Café partnered with Bayside City Council and the Inner South-East Metropolitan Partnership to support the roll-out Chatty Cafe in Bayside. The project was successful in engaging with more than a hundred Neighbourhood Houses, libraries, local cafes, restaurants and new parent groups. The Chatty Cafe roll-out was very popular among customers, volunteers and […]

Chatty Café at Bayside Men’s Shed in May

If you want to meet new people or just enjoy a social chat with others – why not drop into Men’s Shed Chatty Café in May? Bayside Men’s Shed will be hosting introductory sessions every Tuesday throughout the month of May. Men of all ages who live alone, work from home, are new parents, a […]

Dine for a Cause – Grill’d Fundraiser – 27 April

Grill’d is hosting a fundraiser where you can enjoy a delicious burger and chips for only $25, and $10 of that purchase will be donated to the Chatty Café! When: 27 April, 5pm- 10pm Where: 279 Hampton Street, Hampton 3188   Come and join us  – Everyone is WELCOME!! Another good reason to enjoy a […]

Grill’d fundraiser in Bayside

DINE FOR A CAUSE SPECIAL FUNDRAISING EVENT Calling all our Chatty community in Bayside – we need your help! Chatty Cafe Australia is one of this month’s Local Matters partners at Grill’d Hampton. Every month Grill’d split $500 with three groups to put towards their cause as part of their Local Matters program. Here’s how […]

Meet our fabulous volunteer Ron

Chatty Cafe volunteer Ron with his guitar surrounded by a group of Chatty Cafe participants playing musical instruments

Chatty volunteer Ron (pictured with his guitar) does a wonderful job bringing enthusiasm and musical passion to the Melbourne Bayside venues where he volunteers three days per week at Highett Neighbourhood Community House, Cheltenham Community Centre and Castlefield Community Centre. Ron recently told us “The reason I joined Chatty Cafe was to bring my professional background from cross […]

Homegrown at Bayside – foodie event – 23 April

Chatty Cafe will be at Council’s Homegrown at Bayside as part of  Autumn Fest — Fun for Foodies When: 23 April, 12pm- 6pm Where: Royal Avenue Reserve Event link: Join us for an afternoon for foodie fun including farmers market stalls, lawn games, face painting, live music, tie dye t-shirt station and more.

Easter Eggstravaganza in Bayside! Sunday 2 April

multi coloured easter eggs on green grass

Come and join us at Bayside City Council’s Autumn Fest – Everyone is WELCOME!!   When: Sunday 2 April, 12pm- 6pm Where: Landcox Park, East Brighton Event link:…/events/autumn-fest   Join us for an afternoon of Easter themed fun including a roving Easter bunny, Easter egg painting station, eco-friendly egg hunt, face painting, live music, […]

Spreading Happiness with Chatty Cafe!

Spreading happiness with Chatty Cafe

On Monday, 20 March, to coincide with International Day of Happiness, the cities of Bayside, Glen Eira and Stonnington will officially launch the expansion of the Chatty Café movement into the inner south-east of Melbourne. The three councils have joined forces with Chatty Café Australia to roll-out Chatty Tables in their local area – thanks […]

Spreading the Chatty word

Glenys, our amazing Managing Director, featured in the June/July edition of “Let’s Talk Bayside” magazine.
View an online edition of the magazine here…

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