A Musical Meander

 Photo by Geoff Parks

Photo by Geoff Parks

August 4 to August 5

August is Wanyarra (Water) & Gurri (Kangaroo) Time in Central Victoria.  Dip in and around the region, criss-crossing, tasting, meandering.... cosy firesides, welcoming pubs, bracing walks and a focus on writers and musicians. For accommodation bookings and more information about the towns and shires mentioned below see: Bendigo Regional Tourism; Visit MaryboroughCastlemaine Maldon TourismVisit ClunesVisit Creswick; Visit Hepburn Shire

     Photo Ryan Bennett

    Photo Ryan Bennett

    Saturday August 4 - drive aimlessly with intent: Meander

    • Rove the Heathcote Bush Market
    • Immerse yourself in inspiring music presented by the Four Seasons Fine Music Festival in the picturesque St. John's Anglican Church, Creswick - and on Sunday August 4 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Clunes
    • Check out the offerings at the multi-site literary festival Words in Winter: Daylesford, Trentham, Clunes, Creswick, Maryborough
    • Take in the historic Old Court House in Dunolly which will be hosting the exhibition Responding Lines: “Diggings” by Darron Davies with written responses by young people

     

       Words in Winter

      Words in Winter

      Sunday August 5 -  close encounters with writers and musicians including a new work by composer David Chisholm

      • Bendigo Symphony Orchestra performs at St Paul’s Cathedral. This concert will include the premiere of new work by Australian composer David Chisholm
      • Don’t miss Myuran Sukumaran: Another Day in Paradise at the Bendigo Art Gallery and follow it up with a visit to the LaTrobe Art Intitute’s Collections Focus
      • Some visitors will be lucky enough to participate in a Words in Winter tradition - a competition among the participating towns for the first to correctly complete the Sunday Age general knowledge crossword. The deadline is 11am and we’re told the competition is FIERCE.
       Peter Grziwotz Study as St Jerome

      Peter Grziwotz Study as St Jerome

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