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Twelfth Night

Wednesday 3 January, 5.30pm

Williamstown Botanic Gardens, Giffard and Osborne Streets

This summer Essential Theatre proudly presents William Shakespeare's delightful comedy Twelfth Night, in a preview performance.  Under 12s free.  For bookings visit www.essentialtheatre.com.au

 

Cherry Lake Market - Altona

Sunday 7 January

Held beside Cherry Lake, Millers Road, Altona.  For further information contact Lions Club of Altona Inc Rick 9398 3946 or Ken 9749 3408.

 

Seaworks - Home of Tall ships in Melbourne

Friday 12 January 

STS Young Endeavour has plans to sail south from Sydney and will be moored at Seaworks, arriving on Friday 12 Janauary and departing Monday 15th January.  For details of viewing,access and/or sailing times, please visit www.seaworks.com.au.  Summer in Hobsons Bay means Seaworks, Tall ships, sea breezes and unbeatable maritime experience.

 

Summer Sounds Laverton - Featuring Jana Garjana Dhol Pathak, Newport Gypsy Djangos and the Mudcakes

Saturday 13 January, 4pm

McCormack Park, Laverton

Jana Garjana means voice (roar) of common people and is sure to be a 'roaring' start to the Summer sounds program.  Expect invigorating Indian drums from a group that has performed at Federation Square and all over Melbourne promoting this ancient art form.  Jana Garajana Dhol will be sharing a bill with two local favourites.  Newport Gypsy Djangos play jazz standards with a gypsy swing feel, perfect for dancing, and The Mudcakes (voted a top 10 by the New York Post) brings inventive, fun music (and entertainment) for the kids. More information available at  www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au

 

Farmers Market

Sunday 14 January

Held in Robertson Reserve, Cole Street, Williamstown from 9am - 2pm. www.rfm.net.au 

 

Summer Sounds Williamstown featuring The Audreys, Benny Walker and Teeny Tiny Stevies

Saturday 20 January, 4pm

Commonwealth Reserve, Williamstown

Live favourites and multiple ARIA award winners The Audreys have graced almost every major festival in Australia and played more gigs than they can count including shows in Europe and North America.  We are proud to host them here in from a long break to celebrate the 11th anniversary of their first album.  Benny Walker, a Yorta Yorta man from Echuca, was awarded 2017 Best Aboriginal Talent in the Age MusicVic Awards, and his current EP Undercover debuted at #1 on the iTunes Blues charts.  Stunning voice, deep groove and passion for the land - Benny is not to be missed. It's "children's music for the kids of real music lovers"! Teeney Tiny Stevies had their beginnings as a side project for sisters' Sibylla and Bethany Stephen's alt-folk-pop band The Little Stevies.  Most definitely, bring the kids and make a day of it.  More information available at www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au

 

Movies by the Bay in Altona - Despicable Me 3 (PG)

Saturday 20 January 

Enjoy great films under the stars at this popular free family event series. Bring your own picnic or stop at a local restaurant before the screening and enjoy a delicious dinner. 

Movies begin at dusk, approximately 8.30pm. Held in Logan Reserve, Pier Street, Altona. More information visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au 

Craft market

Sunday 21 Janauary

Held in the Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown from 10am to 4pm.  For more information visit www.williamstowncraftmarket.com.au

 

The Substation presents Moor Mother and Rasheeda Phillips (USA)

Thursday 25 January, 7pm

The Substation, 1 Market street, Newport

The radical Philadelphia - based collaboration Black Quantum Futurism, consisting of musician and poet, Camae Ayewa aka Moor Mother and writer and activist Rasheeda Phillips perform for the first time in Australia.  Presented by the The Substation, Liquid Architecture and Still Nomads in association with Mona Foma.  For more information visit www.thesubstation.org.au

 

Australia Day in Altona                                                                                               

Friday 26 January

Free family fun day including  music, stalls and kids activities, and fireworks at 9.30pm. Held in Logan Reserve, Pier Street, Altona between 11am - 10pm. For more information visit http://www.facebook.com/#!/altonatravillage.tradersassociation    

Movies by the Bay in Williamstown: Ali's Wedding (M)

Saturday 27 January  

Enjoy great films under the stars at this popular free family event series. Bring your own picnic or stop at a local restaurant before the screening and enjoy a delicious dinner. Celebrating Australian film (in fact, filmed right here in Hobsons Bay!).  Ali's Wedding is a warm hearted story about family, duty and love in multi-cultural Australia.  
Movies begin at dusk, approximately at 8.30pm.
Held in Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown  9932 1000 www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au   

Farmers Market

28 January

Held at The John Morley Reserve, the Strand, Williamstown from 9am to 2pm. For more information visit www.rfm.net.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







For feedback and comments please contact the Tourism Officer at Hobsons Bay City Council on (03) 9932 1000 email visitorinformation@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au