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MelbourneEast Arts Festival 2017

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Celebrate Melbourne's finest musicians, artists & performers
On the weekend of the 18th to 20th August 2017, MelbourneEast Arts is presenting a three-day arts festival at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, East Melbourne.

MelbourneEast Arts is a unique community organisation which presents an engaging series of uplifting music, dance and arts events to the wider community.

These hand-picked events, celebrate the spirit of life within the community of East Melbourne and are designed to be thought-provoking and inspiring.

This family-friendly festival consists of a diverse range of cultural events - discover some of the 2017 highlights below:

EXHIBITIONS - Free Admission

  • "Shapeable Spaces" paintings by Anne Warren

    Exhibition of still life paintings and collages by Anne Warren.

    Friday 18 August to Sunday 20 August

    Opening of Exhibition by Bp Ian George AO on Friday 18 Aug at 8:30pm

    $10 includes refreshments - trybooking.com/qwig

  • "Captured in Bronze" sculptures by Michael Meszaros

    Exhibition of sculptures by Michael Meszaros.

    Friday 18 August to Sunday 20 August

  • Opening of Exhibition by Bp Ian George AO on Friday 18 Aug at 8:30pm

    $10 includes refreshments.- trybooking.com/qwig

    EVENTS SUMMARY - All Events Ticket $120/$90 concession trybooking.com/qwhe

  • Fri 18 Aug 7:00pm: La Fraternita di Solisti, cond. Robert Dora

    On Friday 26 August at 7pm, Robert Dora conducts La Fraternita di Solisti, a chamber orchestra comprised of virtuosi who love producing fine music together for all who will listen. In this performance, La Fraternita will be presenting a world premiere of Suite in A minor by B A Bates, as well as works by J S Bach, C P E Bach and Tchaikovsky. $40/$30 conc. includes refreshments served after the concert - trybooking.com/qwib

  • Sat 19 Aug 2:30pm: 'Puppet Adventures 'workshop

    Workshop led by professional puppet maker Helen Scrutton. $15/$10 conc includes all materials - trybooking.com/qwpj

  • Sat 19 Aug 5:00pm: 'Passion, Betrayal and Triumph' concert with countertenor Hamish Gould and pianist David Lempriere-Laughton

    Countertenor Hamish Gould presents a recital of Classical and Baroque works, with David Lempriere-Laughton, piano. $30/$25 concession includes bubbles after - trybooking.com/qwih

  • Sat 19 Aug 8:00pm: 'An Evening with Noel Coward'

    Presented by Peter Hurley. $30/$25conc. includes bubbles after - trybooking.com/qwik

  • Sun 20 Aug 10am: Festival Eucharist, Rev'd Grant Edgcumbe with baritone Laurie Moore. Free morning tea after.

  • Sun 20 Aug 2:00pm: 'GODAI - earth | water | fire | wind | void' presented by DanceBourne Arts

    DanceBourne Arts is a collective dance company of classically trained professional artists focused on promoting knowledge and art through classical and contemporary dance.

    $25/$20 conc - trybooking.com/qwio

  • Sun 20 Aug 3:30pm: 'Classics and Dance' presented by Baker Trio

    The Baker Trio – Susan Pierotti violin, Robert Ekselmann cello and Robin Baker piano – presents toe-tapping dances and soulful songs with Classical favourites: another popular concert to delight and inspire. $30/$25 conc includes bubbles served after - trybooking.com/qwiq


    Tickets are now on sale for each of these events; simply click on your desired event above to proceed to the booking page, or click here.

    Come along with your family and friends and discover some of Melbourne's finest musicians, artists and performers at MelbourneEast Arts Festival.

    For all the latest on what's on, please visit the official website and Facebook.


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    When: From Friday 18 August to Sunday 20 August
    Where: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, corner Clarendon St and Hotham St East Melbourne VIC
    Cost: Free admission to exhibitions. Events from $10 to $40.
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