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Colac Otway Arts Trail is coming up in October....and Birregurra Community Arts Group is on the map at the Butter Factory!

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South Trail -19 & 20 October 2019  North Trail 25, 26 & 27 October 2019 (Birregurra/Warncoort)
Featuring over 36 venues and 60 artists

Save the date Tuesday October 8th @5.30pm Official opening Makers Space & launch of Arts Trail

Special feature Friday 25th October @ RRRTAG
 Follow us on Facebook for artist or Venue of the day
https://www.facebook.com/Colacotwayartstrail/For all the info and the full program that covers the whole region, head to https://www.colacotwayartstrail.com/









WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT: Ceramics & the Human Form with Baiba Lowther

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DATE/S:Tues 22 Oct & Tues 29th Oct
TIME: 12 noon to 3pm
VENUE: Birregurra Butter Factory, 452 Birregurra Road, Birregurra
COST: $85.00 (BCAG Member) / $95.00 (non member) ABOUT THE WORKSHOP The workshop will be conducted by Baiba Lowther, a local and talented ceramacist for 20 years, and an art teacher for longer. For this workshop Baiba has developed strategies that encourage and enable others to tap into their creativity. These workshops will encourage freedom and playful exploration of the human form in 3D, using clay and leaving preconceived ideas behind. We will be working with a live model for the first session, and making our own tiny teepee kilns to finish the work in the second session. That’s exciting! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP MATERIAL LIST: Participant to bring 2 medium wooden boards (to carry work home when

SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT: This Way North & The Tuck Shop Ladies at Birregurra Hall / Sat 26th October

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This Way North + Tuck Shop Ladies
Special support guest - Rach Brennan
Tix $25 presale / $28 doorTICKETS ON SALE NOW HERE: http://bit.ly/longwaytotheshop
High energy duo THIS WAY NORTH will be taking to the stage at Birregurra Hall on Saturday 26 October, supported by their best mates The Tuck Shop Ladies and special guest Rach Brennan. Three awesome acts on one fantastic night. Genres: Contemporary folk, rhythm & blues
Licenced show / No BYO
ABOUT THIS WAY NORTH

This Way North are an amazing band to watch and  listen to - recently taking out Best Regional / Outer Suburban Act in 2018 at The Age Music Victoria Awards - and they are on a steady incline. It’s easy to forget they are just a two-piece band. Drummer/vocalist Cat Leahy and guitarist/vocalist Leisha Jungalwalla create an explosive energy and expansive sound that translates effortlessly from the studio to the stage. The girls are coming back to Birre after headlining Birre Fest last year and having just finished a tour of Canad…

Cookin' on 3 Burners at Birregurra Hall - the house was packed and the joint was jumping!

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Birregurra Hall's dancefloor was heaving on Saturday night for the first live music show since the hall's completion and the installation of the permenant sound system and acoustics. It was a full house and the band were on fire! After fabulous vintage rock n roll and soul tunes from guest DJ Lady Blades, Australia's funk-soul darlings hit the stage with two full dancefloor sets featuring a very heavily pregnant but energetic and super sexy Stella Angelico. Her sumptuous gravelly soul vocals seeped deep into the 150 audience's bones as the band's sublime beats, guitar and hammond organ squeals had us jumping up and down with glee - literally. It was like being transported back to the 60s. It was truly a night to remember, and the perfect way to see the new hall and all it's upgrades in action. You could even hear each other talk while the band was at volume, such are the quality of the acoustics and sound.

The night was such a community effort! My many thanks…

Meryl Leppard has fallen in love again! At her age!! A laugh out loud show filled with storytelling and song.

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We're very excited to be supporting the fabulous Meryl Leppard with her upcoming show, The Thief. Grab your tickets NOW at COPACC and join us for a rollicking night of storytelling and song. 

Leppard, an acclaimed songwriter for the Off Broadway hit, Cougar the Musical, is a weaver of stories. She performs magic at the piano, drawing us into her world with a voice that is arresting, haunting and utterly authentic. Meryl’s solo shows cross genres. They are a sophisticated hybrid-cabaret of music, humour and performance poetry. Stylistically, her music ranges from jazz-like idiom, through blues and adult pop, to the sweet sounds of country cross-over.

Grab the girls and come along for a night of hilarious fun with Meryl Leppard and The Thief.

GET TICKETS ONLINE HERE

LIVE MUSIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Cookin' on 3 Burners at Birregurra Hall - Sat 31 August

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WHEN: Saturday 31 August 2019, Doors open at 7.30pm
WHERE: Birregurra Mechanics Hall, 42-44 Main Street Birregurra
TICKETS: $35. Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/CO3Batbirre



We are supremely excited to bring you the magnificent Cookin' on 3 Burners and their 60s soul style funky grooves at the newly refurbed Birregurra Hall. They don't go on the road very often but we've managed to coax them down to The Otways for an incredible night of music and moves. Grab your groove shoes, don your funky frocks and let's get down and dusty with Cookin' on 3 Burners. Featuring special guest...the most fabulous, most delicious, most outta this world queen 'o soul, Ms Stella Angelico....CO3B's funky setlist is squarely placed on the dance floor. and is guaranteed to blow your winter blues away!!

Shane Murphy from Melbourne's The Daily Review described the CO3B Lab Experiments show as "...slick, taut and punchy..." and "...a must see... it feels like we'v…

WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT: Coil Basket Weaving with Lyn Dickson, Sat 1st June

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Coil Basket Weaving with Lyn Dickson
WHEN: Saturday 1st June 2019
WHERE: Birregurra Butter Factory at 452 Birregurra Road, Birregurra
WHAT: This coil weaving workshop for beginners will provide you with new skills to weave your own unique piece. You’ll learn how to prepare yarn, start a basket, change yarn, create the walls of a basket and finish it off.
HOW MUCH: $55.00 per person
LUNCH: BYO Lunch. Morning and afternoon tea provided.
TO BOOK: Online HERE, or contact Judy Goddard at oldlorneroadolives@yahoo.com.au with your name, phone, and receipt of payment (payment details below). (Workshop is limited to 8 participants).

Lyn has exhibited extensively including at Geelong's Winter Garden, the Art Is Gallery ,COPACC, Lorne Bienalle (Small Sculpture), and from 2013 - 2015 she was an artist in residence at Geelong College's Middle School.

Payment Details:

Online HERE or by direct payment as per below

Birregurra Community Arts Group
BSB 633000 / Acct 154307789
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