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2010 Programme

 

Friday 15th

3pm

 

 

Welcome session at The Pier Hotel

Dennis O"Keefe will lead a great singing session

 

7pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome Concert RSL Club

Phil Beck MC

Richard Perso
Mick Flanagan
Siobhan Owen

Sea Grass
Lucie Thorne
Kavisha Mazzella
Sean Roche

 

 

Saturday 16th

10am - noon

 

 

Music in the Street - Macquarie Street

Singing session, Belly Dancing, Morris Dancing, Children's Activities & Music.

 

10am

 

 

Children's Activity - Mensland Courtyard

Face painting for children (A fee will be charged by the community group).

 

10:30am

 

 

Themed Concert - Yacht Club

Alex Myers – 'Tales of Albion' – Stories of seals, seers, standing stones and magic from all over the British Isles.

 

10.30am

 

 

Children's Activity - Mensland Courtyard

Sing an Aussie song with Dennis O’Keefe.

 

11am

 

 

 

 

 

Children's Activity - Memorial Hall (New Complex)

"Lightning Theatre for Kids" workshop

Ian Paulin will run a great workshop for kids, 45 mins of fun. This session packs in a wealth of Theatre Sport style and Theatre Impro games that will fire the imagination, tickle the funny bone, build confidence and communication. Handy for parties, the classroom and rainy days at home. Easy to learn and fun to share.

 

11.30am

 

 

 

 

Themed Concert - Bass and Flinders Centre

“The press, the scurvy and those bawlin bitches”

Songs and stories up to Lord Nelson’s time. Danny Spooner, Phil Beck and Rebecca Gottschalk. Enjoy the surrounds including the fantastic replica of the 'Norfolk", an ideal setting for this concert.

 

12 noon

 

 

Book Launch - Memorial Hall Complex

Dennis O’Keefe - ’The creation of Waltzing Matilda'. Come along and hear Dennis sing and chat about his new book.

 

12:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pier Hotel - Diner's Concert

Vince Brophy MC

Daniel Brauchli
Bob Sharp
Acoustic Elements

Siobhan Owen
Ian Paulin
Neil Gardner

* Enjoy great music with lunch. May be a good idea to book a table.

 

1pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concert - York Cove Centre (Senior Citizen's Club)

Steve Turner MC

Takidimi
Mem and Dennis Taberner
Dave O’Connor

Malcom Turnbull and John Lavery
Unsung
Mike Manhire
Brian Mooney

 

1pm

 

 

Belly Dancing Workshop - Memorial Hall Complex

Sheik Charmers Dance Troupe

 

1:30pm

 

 

 

 

Children's Workshop - Memorial Hall (Supper Room)

Poetry for Kids - Grade 3 Up - Richard Leitch

Come along and enjoy poetry with fun and humour

*No charge

 

2pm

 

 

 

 

Festival Choir - Memorial Hall Complex

Kavisha Mazzella is our Choir master this year. Come along and join the choir. Your opportunity to sing with Kavisha and all the other great voices. Performing at the finale on Sunday.

*No charge for the workshop – the choir members performing on sunday will need to buy a ticket to Sunday Concert.

 

2pm

 

 

Banjo workshop - Memorial Hall Complex (Supper Room)

Dennis Taberner will help improve those banjo skills and encourage new comers to the banjo. Observers welcome. No charge

 

3pm

 

 

 

Themed Concert - Yacht Club

'Outsiders Loners & Drifters' with Sean Roche, Phil Beck, Paul Stewart & Scott Balfour. A concert of songs about people who, by choice, birth or circumstance, are on the fringe of mainstream society or mores. Most of the songs are from songwriters associated with the so-called "folk revival". Sure to be a great concert, don't miss this one in this magic setting on the water.

 

6pm

 

 

 

 

Family Dance - Memorial Hall Complex

Bottom Pub Ceilidh Band with Tony Northey calling some great Scottish Dances. A friendly and informal dance where children are welcome to join in.

*Children free with adult

 

7pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Evening Concert - Memorial Hall

Skreitch Leitch MC

Acoustic Elements
Vince Brophy and BmcB
Kavisha Mazzella

The Craggs
Malcolm brooks
Phil Beck
Steve Turner

 

7pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Evening Concert - York Cove Centre (Senior Citizen's Club)

Neil Gardner MC

Takidimi
Daniel Brauchli and kate Case
Lucie Thorne

Richard Perso
Nick Charles
Siobhan Owen
Dennis O'Keefe


 

Sunday 17th

9am

 

 

 

Poet's Breakfast - Memorial Hall (Supper Room)

Skreitch Leitch will lead the breakfast, where Poets will be welcome to recite their work or their favourite poems in a very encouraging atmosphere. Breakfast at great price by the George Town Girl Guides.

 

10am

 

 

 

Themed Concert - York Cove Centre (Senior Citizen's Club)

New Holland Honey Eaters 'On The Air' – The story of early country radio - revised production. A stunning production full of great music and good humour.

 

10:30am

 

 

 

Guitar Workshop - The Pier Hotel (Dining Area)

Nick Charles will lead this great workshop. Grab those guitars and head to the Pier for this terrific learning and sharing experience.

*No charge

 

11am

 

 

Children's Activity - Memorial Hall Complex

Stories and puppets with Margie Brophy

 

12 noon

 

 

Aussie singing session - The Pier Hotel

Dennis O’Keefe will sing all your favourites and then some.

 

12.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farewell Concert - Memorial Hall

Danny Spooner MC

Takidimi
Richard Perso

Unsung
Kavisha and the Festival Choir

The Craggs
Steve Turner
Nick Charles
Vince Brophy & BmcB

 

Evening

 

 

Session at The Pier Hotel

Join us for a great session and say farewell to new and old friends of the festival until next year.