Let’s kick off What’s On with something delicious this week that’s certainly got our mouths watering… The Margaret River World Food Market returns to Doust’s Corner this Friday, 23rd April with over 20 world food stalls cooking up tasty treats like dumplings, pizza, paella, crepes and more. Add to that a fabulous line up of live music and your Friday night is well and truly sorted. A great night out for the whole family, the market opens up at 5.30pm.
Speaking of tasty food, tickets are now on sale for Cabin Fever, Margaret River’s own mid-winter food and wine festival to bring you out of hibernation in July. Popular events like the Cheese Toastie Battle at The Common return to the festival program once again, joined by a host of delicious new events at wineries, breweries and restaurants across the region. Tickets for some events have already sold out so check out the program and grab yours soon.
Aspiring young thespians from the Margaret River Senior High School will be performing the classic Australian play Cosi from 27th to 29th April in the school’s Ray Harwood Auditorium. Set in the 1970’s, this poignant comedy follows the challenges of setting an opera with a cast of mental health patients. It’s a great opportunity to support our local, young talent and relive this important story of about compassion and community.
Still on the comedy theme, limited tickets are now available for a night of tomfoolery with the exuberant and spontaneous comedian Ross Noble. He’s appearing for one night only at The Heart on May 11th and tickets are selling fast so grab yours soon.
And don’t forget about the Elvis tribute show: Elvis – If I can Dream coming to The Heart next Friday, 30th April. Relive all of The King’s number 1 hits performed by the internationally acclaimed sensation, Mark Anthony – one of the most dynamic Elvis tribute artists in the world today. He brings to life the songs, the costumes, the emotion and the energy, in a two hour concert spectacular.
If movies are more your thing, the lovable rouge Peter Rabbit returns to the big screen in Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway this Friday 23rd April at 6.30pm at The Heart.
Also screening at the Heart on Thursday 29th April is the compelling documentary Firestarter, which tells the story of the birth and spectacular growth of the Bangarra Dance Theatre Company. Released to mark the dance group’s 30th anniversary, it features powerful archival footage, interviews and an important message about culture and intergenerational change.
Tickets are now on sale for the Emergence Creative Festival, a two day coming together of creative minds and inspiring speakers this June. The festival program features a host of workshops on design, communication and storytelling presented by a world class line up of speakers and industry leaders in marketing, music production, photography and more.
You still have time to pop into the HEART foyer to see the works on display from The Hive, Margaret River Art Collective.
The works on display include painting, photography, ceramics and mixed media art. All of these practices have been developing and evolving over recent months at the Hive, which is one of the newest creative spaces in Margaret River.
Also exhibiting is local artist and surfing sensation Felicity Palmeteer. The Skin Deep Audio Visual and Visual Arts presentation combines her two greatest passions, surfing and art and it runs until May 17th.
Both these exhibitions are free events in the HEART foyer gallery.
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