Copper Coast Flame Festival 2024

Copper Coast Flame Festival 2024


Posted 2024-05-07 by Steven Gfollow

Fri 24 May 2024 - Sun 26 May 2024

The Copper Coast is centred around the towns of Kadina, Wallaroo and Moonta on the western coast of the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. It is a vibrant community set amongst historical sites and beautiful beaches and coastlines. And May sees them host the biennial Flame Festival.

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Billed as A celebration of food, light, art music, and entertainment, the Flame Festival is a celebration of the modern Copper Coast’s culture and people.
Further Information: See the Copper Coast website at this link .

There are events across the three days, and here is a list. Anything that costs, assume bookings are required. Bookings can be made at the above link. Further details of all events listed here can be found in the official programme.

Day 1 – Friday May 24
- Major Event Flaming Fiesta – food, music and flame demonstrations
Victoria Square; 4pm-9pm (free)
- Studio Frankie & George (Day 1 & 2) – making and decorating wooden birds
18 Doswell Tce; 5:30pm-8:30pm ($115)
- FriYay – Come look at the shops of the CBD
- Fire & Quench – jewellery-making workshop
YP Gem & Mineral Club 1936, Military Rd; 9am-7pm ($190)
- Come & Try Acrylics – acrylics workshop
Moonta Town Hall, 71 George St; 10am-12:30pm ($50)
- Come & Try Oil Painting – introductory workshop
Moonta Town Hall, 71 George St; 1pm-3:30pm ($50)
- Floatilla of Lights – demonstration of radio controlled yachts, lit up
Wallaroo Boat Ramp, Heritage Drive; 6pm (free)
- Flame Up Your Palate – sushi making class
Wallaroo Town Hall, Irwine Street; 10am-1pm ($110)
- Canvas & Cocktails – painting workshop with provided cocktail and nibbles
Coopers Alehouse, 11 Heritage Dve; 7pm-9:30pm ($50)

Day 2 – Saturday May 25
- Kadina Rotary Market – food, arts/crafts and other goods in a large open-air market
Victoria Square; 8:30am-12:30pm
- Kadina Wallaroo Moonta Band – playing as part of the Kadina Rotary Market
Victoria Square; 10am-11am (free)
- Studio Frankie & George (Day 2 & 3) – create a mobile or wind chime using found objects
18 Doswell Tce; 1pm-3pm ($115)
- Paint & Sip by Kerryn – tea, coffee, food and painting
Kadina Bowling Club, Hallett St; 10am-1pm ($55; bookings kleak[at]gmail[dot]com)
- Fire & Quench – jewellery making workshop
Community Activity Centre-Men’s Shed, Military Rd; 9am-1pm ($120)
- Wheel of Creativity Expo – demonstration of traditional spinning plus items for sale
Moonta Town Hall, 71 George St; 10am-4pm (free)
- Major Event Sparks & Sounds – food stalls, music and Walter Whip performance
Wallaroo Town Hall, Irwine St; 4pm-9pm (free)
- Kids Whip Cracking Workshop – Walter Whip teaches whip-cracking
Wallaroo town Hall, Irwine Street; 4:30pm-6:30pm (free)
- Ethan Davis – singer/songwriter performance
Wallaroo Sailing Club, Heritage Dve; 2pm-5pm ($15 – no booking required)
- The Station Jammers & Interactive Art Display – live music, art display
The Station, 2a John Tce; 1pm-5pm (free)
- Brett Littlefair – boogie blues music
Prince Edward Hotel , 32 Hughes St;7:30pm-11:30pm (free)
- Canvas & Cocktails – painting workshop with provided cocktail and nibbles
Coopers Alehouse, 11 Heritage Dve; 7pm-9:30pm ($50)

Day 3 – Sunday May 26
- Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir – choral music with guests
Kadina Uniting Church, 59 Taylor St; from 2pm ($15; bookings joylene.potter[at]bigpond[dot]com)
- Jake Daulby Live at Hedonbar – live music with craft beer available
Hedonbar Brewing Company, 50 Mines Rd; 2pm-5pm
- Paint & Sip by Kerryn – tea, coffee, food and painting
Kadina Bowling Club, Hallett St; 10am-1pm ($55; bookings kleak[at]gmail[dot]com)
- Major Event Moonta Sunday Mall – a pop-up mall in two local streets
George St & Ellen St; 8:30am-3:30pm
- Cake & Create – painting workshop with added food and coffee
Capellas, 1 Henry St; 2:30pm-5pm ($45)
- The Fun House – fun activities for all ages in conjunction with the Moonta Sunday Mall
Moonta Town Hall, 71 George St; 9:30am-3:30pm (free)
- Krank It Dance – free kids dance workshop
Stage on George St & Ellen St; 10:30am-10:45am (free)
- Fire & Quench – jewellery making workshop
Wallaroo Town Hall, Irwine St; 9am-5pm ($190)
- Krank It Dance Ladies Day – dance workshop for those aged 18+
downstairs at Bond Store; 3pm-5pm ($35)
- Flame up your palate – kids sushi making class for ages 8-14
Wallaroo Town Hall, Irwine St; 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm ($60)

Across All 3 Days
- NYP Rotary Art Prize Exhibition– art show
Kadina Town Hall, 51 Taylor St; 9am-4pm (free)
- Bird Life – watercolour painting art show
Ascot Community Centre, 50 Graves St; 10am-4pm (free)
- Lonesome Valley Art Gallery- exhibition by local artist Michele Charvetto
13 Olive Pde Newtown; 11am-3pm (free)
- The Farm Shed Heritage Museum – wide range of historical displays
50 Mines Rd; 1:30pm ($10, students $3)
- Umbrella Laneway – living art installation
3 Goyder St (free)
- Copper Coast Photography Club Exhibition – photography exhibition
Copper Coast Sport & Liesure Centre; 9am-6pm (9am-12pm Sunday) (free)
- Ascot Spinners – all manner of fibre crafts on display and for sale
Ascot Community CENTRE, 50 Graves St; 10am-4pm (free)
- Kadina Lights – Light show on the Kadina Town Hall
Kadina Town Hall; after dark (free)
- E-Bike Hire – bike hire
40 George St; times vary (contact for fees coppertrailsbikehire[at]gmail[dot]com)
- Visual Art Workshop – 3-day workshop
Moonta Garden & Landscape Supplies, Lot 4 Military rd; 10am-3pm ($260)
- Salty Art Studio/Gallery – local artist Bev’s personal gallery
Lot 571 North Tce; 1pm-5pm (free)
- The Art of Piano – colourful piano for people to try
28 George St (free)
- Wallaroo Heritage & Nautical Museum – local history displays
Jetty Rd; 10am-4pm ($7, children $4)
- Wallaroo Silo Lightshow – large images beamed onto the silos
Jetty Rd; 6pm (free)
- Experience the Art of Oral Storytelling – Storytelling Australia members giving performances
Triple B Café, 1b Evans Rd; 11am-12pm (Fri, Sat & Sun) & 5pm-6pm (Fri & Sat only) ($10)

There is plenty to see and do over the three days. There are also many places to eat in all three towns. So, book accommodation early, and head along to the Copper Coast for a fun weekend.

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