what was on

Below is an appetiser of events.
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A Beauty Rich and Rare – Australia Through Textile And Stitch

exquisite embroidery styles and techniques evoking the theme – Australia.

A Capella Singing Workshop

a workshop for those who like to have a sing just for the fun of it.

A Light Luncheon with Peter Goers

enjoy a light luncheon at the historic ‘Olives’ with Peter Goers and Sandi McMenamin

Alec Wheatley and Kaye Casey

works to be found in the gallery, adjoining courtyard and gardens leading into their studio

Alex Abbott

hand made and unique free form sculpture, bird baths and pavers

Andrew Munn

paintings and furniture drawing inspiration from the sea and the fleurieu peninsula

Antoniacoustic EP Launch

launch of Antoniacoustic CD of her original music

Art of Food Dinner

great artworks from history provide inspiration for a culinary adventure

Bach, Cello and a Church – Dave Loew Recital

proudly presented by the Christ Church Yankalilla in association with Festival Fleurieu, a recital of solo cello works by J S Bach.

Baudin‘s Taverna and Underwater ‘Observatory’

enjoy the best seafood + selected local produce

Big Fish – The Prize

presentation and celebration for the winners the Cape Jervis Big Fish competition

Bollywood and Fashion Show

Bollywood fun – a program of music, dance and fashion

Book Xing at The Fleurieu

find books to read and release

Botanical Illustration – A Workshop for Children

children from 5 to 10 years can create their own beautiful botanical artwork

Botanical Illustration Master Class

a master class with artist and former official Adelaide Botanic Gardens illustrator, Gilbert Dashorst

Botanical Illustration Workshop

mastering the art of nature with botanical illustrator Gilbert Dashorst for 11 to 17 years

Breaking Beauty

writers’ readings forum

Brooch – The Subject

a group exhibition of artistic interpretations of the brooch

Bush Dance

Get down to this hoedown showdown at the old Cape town

Bush Poetry and Pizza

be entertained by Bob‘s zany recollections of life experiences in verse

Cape Jervis – The Dinghy Project

cape jervis community reveals its new town arrival statement

Cape Jervis Community Market

community market with emphasis on local + quality

Cape Station Movie Night

Bring the whole family for a fun family movie night

Cat Gordon

an exhibition of linocut prints with a retro feel.

Club YAM

enjoy the vibe of an open mic night of acoustic music

Crossing Thresholds – The Doors Project

these amazing doors mark the Festival and events

Easter / Festival Fleurieu Art Show

from landscapes to portraits to abstracts – the annual easter art show is extended by popular demand

Environmental Art Workshop

an environmental art workshop for young people and others

Every Picture Tells a Story

an exhibition of mixed media by Emanda Fretwell and Karen Hammat

Every Picture Tells a Story Opening

opening of exhibition ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’

Festival Finalé Celebration

festival fleurieu’s fanciful finale with music by the George Grifsas Trio

Festival Fleurieu Tree Trail

a celebration of the historical, significant and beautiful trees in the Yankalilla council district

Flashy Fleurieu Feathers

learn more about our local feathery friends with a glass of bubbly

Fleurieu Four Seasons Prize for Landscape Photography

an exhibition of finalists’ entries for the inaugural Fleurieu Four Seasons Prize for landscape photography

Fleurieu Youth Art Prize and Exhibition

submit your a4–a3 sized paintings relating to the Fleurieu coast.


celebrities as you have never seen them before

Food and Beer Matching Degustation

a culinary degustation featuring local beers + produce

George Tetlow – A Life in Art

a retrospective exhibition of drawings, paintings and travel journals

George Tetlow Exhibition Opening

Opening of the George Tetlow exhibition

Hami Sphere

a multimedia exhibition to be experienced featuring paintings, music, moving image, story

High Camp – Gourmet Grazing at the Jetty Camp Kitchen

join celebrated local chefs for an evening of hot food + cool music.

Ian McGrath

Using recycled metals and woods, Ian creates portraits from Nature.

In Conversation with David Loew, International Cellist

music and stories from the journeys of cellist David Loew

Ingalalla Waterfalls – Festival Brunch

commune with nature and share a light brunch.

Inman Quilters

exquisite quilts, wall hangings, clothing and other items

Inman Valley Country Kitchen

a display of local historical photos + memorabilia in the café

Inman Valley Country Kitchen Showcases Local Musicians

a showcase of local musicians performing live

Inman Valley Presents

A special exhibition featuring the very best of local arts + crafts.

Jewellery – Kim Thomson

contemporary jewellery made by repurposed materials

Jewellery – Richard Manetta

jewellery reflecting the retro design of the 1960‘s and 1970‘s

Journey Along Rural Pathways

two local artists capture the rural spirit of the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula

Judith Sweetman and Gilbert Dashorst

paintings, drawings, and illustrations are created in this characterful heritage studio

Just Desserts – The Exhibition

an exhibition of mouth-watering and scrumptious celebrations of the art of food

Karen Hammat

talk to creator of abstract art, portraits and wearable art

Kerry Rochford

sculptures in mosaic, ceramic, and paper mache

Lino Prints by Sally Heinrich – One Step At A Time

lino prints from the children’s picture book ‘One step at a time’

Live Music at Smiling Samoyed

listen to local musicians while having a bite

Mark Pearse

the new studio is open

Nicole Gilding

colourful work exhibited amidst a developing permaculture garden

Normanville Historical Walk

guided historical walk around Normanville

Nylon Zoo

Fly, hop, twirl, swim, or bobble in the Nylon Zoo.

One Step at a Time – A Story Comes to Life

Author and illustrator in conversation

Out of This World – Ukes In Space

The ukulele space oddity! Meet David Bowie, Pink Floyd and a constellation of stars.

Peter Fitzgerald

long journeys of exploration and discovery captured by the artist’s creative imagation

Pilot Brew Day

the timeless art of brewing comes alive

Poetry and Music In The Garden – WW1 Poets

listen to some readings of poetry from a variety of sources and periods of WWI

Randalsea – A Second Valley History Tour

come on a guided walk of historic randalsea township

Rebecca Arman

Venture deeper into the sea and surrounding coast

Richard Musgrave-Evans Art Exhibition

artworks by acclaimed outback artist

Ruth Eisner

mixed media art from a natural environment

Seaview Studio

view art works in pastels and acrylics, jewellery + wearable art

Selfie Discovery Drive

drive yourself around the western fleurieu

Sharon Campbell and Robin Dunn

paintings inspired from Sharon‘s and Robin‘s surroundings, the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula.

Stephen Gunner

abstract and realist paintings in oils

Street Art Painting Workshop

young people between 12 -25 will learn refinements of spray work.

Studio Showcase

group exhibition featuring artists from the artists studio trail

The Amazing Adventures of Gavin, A Leafy Seadragon

an adolescent journey of self discovery leads Gavin home

The Great Debate – "That the District Council of Yankalilla is Seriously Viable"

Prominent local stirrers and the odd celebrity will lock horns in a rollicking good debate

The Joy of Ordinary

a bit whimsical and eccentric, it is designed to make you smile

The Singing Circle

join the singing circle and feel the magic

Trick Questions, Old Puzzles – Words and Music by Robert Bean

a performance of Robert Bean’s original songs, words + images

Tuesday Mosaics

a variety of mosaic works by four local women


respected Second Valley artist explores the vessel

Wade Nixon And PiG – Live At The Yank

home town musical star returns to funk up the joint

What’s In the Water? Unusual Marine Animals of the Fleurieu

slideshow highlighting the weird and wonderful marine species in Fleurieu waters.

Yankalilla Historical Museum

see the new ‘Bill Bradfield Comet’ display and then tour the yankalilla museum

Yankalilla Historical Walk

guided historical walk of Yankalilla

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