Showing posts from September, 2019

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

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
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WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT: Ceramics & the Human Form with Baiba Lowther

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

This Way North + Tuck Shop Ladies
Special support guest - Rach Brennan
Tix $25 presale / $28 doorTICKETS ON SALE NOW HERE:
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

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!

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…