Events in South West
Events in Australias South West
One of WA's most popular visual arts events, Margaret River Region Open Studios, returns in September! Make a holiday of it and plan a colourful journey through this beautiful region.
- Time(s):Most studios open from 10am to 4pm and some by appointment on certain days. Visit the website for details.
- Dates:Aug 11 - Sep 26
- Ticket Price:Free
- Art Exhibitions:Craft,Drawing,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Other Visual Arts
- Other:Arts & Crafts,Travel
- Hosted By:Margaret River Open Studios
- Festivals:All Festivals,Margaret River Open Studios
One of WA’s most popular arts events, Margaret River Region Open Studios, returns in September following the popularity of a Springtime event in 2020.
Open Studios promises to be more vibrant than ever, capturing the colours of spring and wildflower season and providing an opportunity for you to enjoy the Margaret River region in all its glory.
More than 100 artists from Busselton to Augusta will be opening their studio doors to welcome in art lovers and share their passion.
The event, marking its eighth year, features painters, sculptors, illustrators, jewellers, printmakers, glassblowers, ceramicists, potters, photographers, furniture makers, woodworkers, textile artists, metalworkers, mixed media artists and upcyclers who share a love of this beautiful part of the world.
Roadtrip to the region and make a holiday of it, going off the beaten path to visit studios of artists you know and love, and some new talent who might just be the next big thing! Renown artists who regularly participate include Leon Pericles, Rachel Coad, Lauren Wilhelm, Ian Mutch, Rebecca Cool, Mary-Lynne Stratton and Christian Fletcher.
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Sprouting up across the country over 8 weekends in Spring 2021!
- Dates:Aug 20 -21
- Venue:Hay Park
- Hosted By:Fresh Produce
- Festivals:All Festivals
- Music:Music Festival,Indie & Alternative
Cattleyard promotions brings a new festival to Australia, showcasing our Aussie talent! Building on the foundations of Grooving the Moo, Fresh Produce presents the freshest talent, featuring ripe handfuls of artists that represent the spread of exceptional, diverse and inspiring music in Australia.
G Flip, Cosmo's Midnight and Spacey Jane will take to the stage on the Friday night, while Lime Cordiale, Mallrat and Hooligan Hefs will play on the Saturday night.
Plus BUNBURY Exclusives
Death By Denim
Your Girl Pho
Ugly DJ Co
A must attend film festival, with an array of great films set against the stunning backdrop of Western Australian iconic south west region.
- Dates:Aug 25 - 29
- Venue:Australia's South West
- Hosted By:CinefestOZ
- Ticket Price:TBA
- Other:Film Festivals
Celebrating great films, the festival incorporates some of Australia's most beautiful locations, world-class Margaret River wines and gourmet fresh foods.
Visitors, filmmakers and film-lovers converge to enjoy premiere events, in conversation lunches, general screenings, family activities and free community events over six days in August.
Live events are to be held from August 25-30. This makes CinefestOZ the first Australian film festival to host screenings for live cinema audiences in Western Australia’s South West since the easing of restrictions.
Special guests who have enjoyed the film festival dubbed "Australia's friendliest" include David Wenham (Patron), Sigrid Thornton, Ben Elton, Jack Thompson and Hugo Weaving.
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Radio Active is a special, one-off performance presented at the beautiful Albany Entertainment Centre by the students of Albany Senior High School, Great Southern Grammar and WAAPA Contemporary Music.
- Dates:Aug 27
- Venue:Albany Entertainment Centre
- Produced By:WAAPA: WA Academy of Performing Arts
- Type:Youth Art / Performance
- Hosted By:WAAPA
- Ticket Price:$30 - $35
- Music:Pop,Rock,R&B,Soul & Gospel
- Event Venue:Albany Entertainment Centre
It is the culmination of a series of workshops run over a week by the WAAPA Contemporary Music staff combining secondary and tertiary students, who present in one of WA's finest theatres. The performance covers a wide musical base from pop to rock, R'n'B to soul and funk classics in a spectacularly produced concert with a huge cast of talented young musicians and singers. Music Directors: Matt Allen and Ric Eastman Performed by: Contemporary Music students with Albany Senior High School and Great Southern Grammar students Bookings open: 20th Jul - Friends 20th Jul - Public