Artworkz Festival 2016: Full Program

Friday 2 to 11 September
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Old Ambulance Station, Nambour

Artworkz Festival 2016: Full ProgramFriday 2 to 11 September

Artworkz 2016 is a collaboration between Spiral and The Old Ambulance Station who have collaborated to deliver a series of events and workshops during September 2016. 

Spiral is a not for profit organisation in the disability sector celebrating our 35th year of providing service to empower potential and equality through growth, innovation and community support. Spiral supports over 130 individuals, their families and carers across the Sunshine Coast.

This Festival will involve local community and schools in a range of creative workshops and performances which will develop skills, create awareness and build connections with the community. 

These workshops will be held at The Old Ambulance Station Gallery and Black Box Theatre and include School Still Life Art workshops, Henna workshops, Drama and Dance performances and workshops, Garden to Plate workshops, Loud and Clear Introduction workshops and complimentary hand treatments.

Full Program Schedule

For all bookings please email or phone (07) 5476 2711

Date/s Time/s Location/s Title Description Cost
3 Sept 6.15pm Old Ambulance Station, Howard St, Nambour Exhibition - opening night
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The 3rd Annual Spiral Artworkz Festival will showcase art forms from local artists on the Sunshine Coast throughout the month of September. This display will be in the Old Ambulance Station Gallery along with live entertainment & performances and mouth-watering Garden to Plate Canapes for the Artworkz opening.  Free
2 Sept
7 Sept
9 Sept
10am - 12.30pm
12.30pm - 1.30pm
10am - 12.30pm
Old Ambulance Station, Howard St, Nambour Garden to Plate Workshops
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Garden To Plate is an interactive and informative workshops that focuses on creating mouth-watering canapes and meals from fresh produce.  Donation appreciated.
5 Sept 11.30am - 12.15pm Old Ambulance Station’s Black Box Theatre, Howard St, Nambour “Murder by Nuggets, it’s a ripper”  The tittle says it all; there will be romance, loyalty, treachery, hope, deception, humour, food, dance and... an unsolved murder. Our sassy detective, Dusty will take you on a journey in a gold mining town nearby and you will definitely meet some interesting characters. You might want to wear your dancing shoes too… just in case. Donation appreciated.
6 Sept 9am - 10.30am
10.30am - 11.30am
12.30pm - 2pm 
Old Ambulance Station’s Black Box Theatre, Howard St, Nambour

Dance Workshops
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Come down and participate in a combined warm up and choreography session that covers a range of different dance forms and skills. This workshop is broken down in to a number of sessions which covers Verba, an inclusive dance form of Zumba and then moves through the umbrella of choreography which covers a number of different dance forms. This is an all abilities workshop which allows for diversity and community connections. Free
6 Sept 10am Old Ambulance Station, Howard St, Nambour John & Colin Introduction Workshop Fun, interactive workshops to learn how to introduce yourself with ease.  Builds confidence and teaches the necessary social skills needed to connect and interact with people in the community.  These social skills enable people to be seen and heard. Free
7 Sept 9am - 12.30pm Old Ambulance Station Gallery, Howard St, Nambour Henna Workshop This workshop will explore the imbalance of Henna tattoos, through deconstructing a design and the practice of reconstruction of the design using Henna ink. Each participant will receive a Henna Pack that includes: Henna Ink templates.  $5
8 Sept 9am - 2pm Old Ambulance Station Gallery, Howard St, Nambour Drama! Dance! Art! This is a collaboration with Dance, Drama and Art facilitators and a range of art forms can be learnt and tried. These workshops will be showcasing and learning skills with the performing and visual artists that regularly attend these workshops weekly. So come down, see what is happening, join in and enjoy the art filled day.  Free
8 Sept 10am - 11am Old Ambulance Station Gallery, Howard St, Nambour School Still Life Art Workshop Students will use prior learning as a foundation for exploring still life art with colourful gusto.  This workshop will be held in a working gallery space.   Free
8 Sept 10am - 11am
12.30pm - 1.30pm
Old Ambulance Station, Howard St, Nambour Hand Treatments by Kate-Lyn
and Kathy
A pampering, soothing complimentary hand treatment to make people feel happy.  A community service for those who need a bit of TLC and relaxation. Complimentary, however bookings essential pre-event
9 Sept 11.30am - 12.15pm Old Ambulance Station’s Black Box Theatre, Howard St, Nambour (Not) The Love Boat An action packed cruise with dance, music, mishap, rescues, and (maybe) love. You will meet characters such as a singing special agent, a dancing barman, an exotic queen, a hypnotist poet, a sick captain, and occasionally, a strange shark... Donations appreciated.
9 Sept 1 - 4pm Old Ambulance Station Gallery Gary Crew Creative Writing Workshop Gary delivers writing workshops and addresses to students and writers all over the world. His most significant works are Strange Objects and The Watertower, both internationally awarded best sellers. Free event
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