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BJORN AGAIN

Dust off those flares, platform shoes and satins and get ready to sing, dance and have the time of your life on Bjorn Again’s MAMMA MIA! WE ARE BACK AGAIN! Tour. Bjorn Again are so excited to back playing all of ABBA’s biggest hits in an action-packed, highly-entertaining concert that is ABBA-SOLUTE fun for the whole family. So what are you waiting for? Send out an SOS and RING RING Fernando and Chiquitita and TAKE A CHANCE on BJORN AGAIN’S MAMMA MIA! WE ARE BACK AGAIN! 2021 AUSTRALIAN TOUR YOU WILL HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE! BOOK NOW!

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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BOSCH & ROCKIT (MA)15+

In the late summer along the Australian coast, young father Bosch hits the road in a hurry to avoid a run in with the law. In tow is his teenage son Rockit, who believes he is on a magical holiday with his father. BOSCH & ROCKIT is a journey through boyhood and manhood and an unforgettable true story about love, forgiveness and the powerful bond between a father and son. Running Time: 1hr & 47min

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Commercial Film

BULLET TRAIN (MA)15+

An original movie event, Bullet Train is a fun, delirious action-thriller from the director of Deadpool 2, David Leitch. Brad Pitt headlines an ensemble cast of eclectic, diverse assassins – all with connected yet conflicting objectives – set against the backdrop of a non-stop ride through modern-day Japan. Running Time: 2hrs & 6min

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Community

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Port Pirie Youth Theatre prsents the delicious tale of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious factory to a luckt few, that includes Charlie Bucket. Charlie's bland life is about to sweeten with colour and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerising joyride through a pure world of imagination

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Commercial

COSENTINO Deception

Australia’s world-renowned entertainer and International Magician of the Year, Cosentino, is returning to perform his brand new, 90minute live show Deception. Join Cosentino as he performs death-defying escapes that will thrill your senses, mind-boggling stage illusions and cutting-edge street magic that twists your view of reality. His trademark blend of dance and magic with a touch of hilarious audience participation will take you on a journey that will captivate fans, new and old, until the very last mind-bending moment. Now recognised as Australia’s most successful magician, Cosentino has spent the last three years touring to packed houses and rave reviews around the world, while his prime-time TV specials have now been seen by over 100 million people across the globe. www.cosentino.com.au

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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DAVID STRASSMAN

From London to New York, David Strassman’s comic genius has shocked and surprised. Now it’s your turn to experience Strassman’s uproarious comedy with those infamous favourites, the loveable Ted E. Bare and the evil Chuck Wood. Strassman’s newest show is The Chocolate Diet. Ted E. Bare’s health quest is hilariously painful, and one we can relate to. Meanwhile, Chuck is going through an identity crisis. Strassman is one of Australia’s favourite comedian’s, a master of his art. Once again, he delivers the ultimate night out. A truly remarkable performance appears to defy reality – The Adelaide Advertiser Hilarious – The Scotsman (UK)

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS (CTC)

In DC League of Super-Pets, Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel—to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes. Running Time: 1hr & 45min

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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EAST OF THE RANGES CHOIR CONCERT

The East of the Ranges Festival concert is one of ten regionals festivals and is supported by the South Australian Public (Primary) School's Music Society Inc. and the Department of Education. It has students from across the Mid North. Assisting Artist drawn from schools in the region to showcase their talents and add variety to the evening. Those who participate in music education have their lives enriched and bebefit in so many ways. The annual East of the Ranges Choir is a celebration of success of the excellent music programs in our schools. There are nine schools participating in 2022......Burra Community, Central Yorke, Crafers Primary, Jamestown Community, Kadina Memorial, Melrose Primary, Moonta Area, Orroroo Area and Wilmington Primary. A big welcome to the schools outside our region, who have joined us.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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FAIRYTALES ON ICE

Direct from its sellout tour in the US, the ice skating spectacular ‘Fairytales on Ice’ is touring Australia this year. Delight in the spectacular as award-winning skaters bring your favourite fairy tale characters to life through ice skating, singing, and music! Featuring stories and characters from The Little Mermaid & The Pirate Adventures, explore the fairy tale land alongside Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Little Red Riding Hood, and more! Follow the ice skating magic as swashbuckling pirates embark on an underwater adventure and let these well-known characters lift you high into another world. Become immersed in a storyline that features the familiar and the unknown. ‘Fairytales on Ice’ will delight, entertain, and leave you—and the family—jumping for joy! Be mesmerised by world-class skaters from all ends of the globe as they spin through show-stopping sets, bedazzling costumes, and enchanting effects that are sure to delight and excite. Performers glide effortlessly across the floor in a hold-your-breath experience you won’t want to miss. This non-stop thrilling adventure features exciting magical illusions, spectacular special effects, alongside an original award-winning recorded soundtrack with thrilling jumps, spins and pair lifts—as the ice skating spectacular takes to the stage in your town this year. After pre-sale: 10% discount on 4+ tickets of same seating level purchased in one transaction - excludes VIP priced tickets

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Partnership, Season Schools Show, Schools Show

HICCUP

t’s a perfect, balmy night in the outback. A sleep-deprived camper, a cheeky quokka and an emu with a penchant for creating wild inventions, awake to discover that a koala has come down with a stubborn and ear-shatteringly loud case of the hiccups. The three embark on an epic journey through the night that sees them frantically eat, sing and invent their way towards a cure before the sun comes up. Hiccup is a hilarious, rocking musical extravaganza about working together, finding friendship and how to, once and for all, stop the hiccups. A Windmill Theatre Company production presented in association with Country Arts SA. CREDITS: Co-Creator, Director: Jude Henshall Co-Creator, Director: Ellen Steele Designer: Jonathon Oxlade Composer: Ross McHenry Lighting Designer: Chris Petridis Puppet maker: Tamara Rewse Cast includes Chiara Gabrielli

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Partnership, Season Schools Show, Schools Show , Shows On The Road

HOME

It’s a feeling, not a place. A place that feels good to leave. A place that feels even better to return to. Is there any one place more important than our home? At first, a child's home is their world, but as they venture out into the wider world they discover that not all homes are alike, and neither are the people within them. Wondrous, inclusive, bold. Home delves into questions around difference whilst celebrating diversity in a unique Patch Theatre and Restless Dance Theatre collaboration. Bringing together the renowned child-centred design lead approach of Patch and the unique personalities and devising methods of Restless, Home will enlighten and delight.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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MARINA PRIOR & DAVID HOBSON

After 3 back to back years of selling out 100 + shows around the country, Soprano and Tenor powerhouse legends of Musical Theatre and Opera, Marina Prior & David Hobson embark on their Encore Tour, ‘The 2 Of Us’ in up close and personal mode. Brand new songs, back-stage and life stories, and including the classics from their vast repertoire spanning 35 years in a 2 hour concert. Accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, in a two-hour intimate performance, Marina and David will perform their classics from productions such as The Phantom of The Opera, Cats, Evita, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and La Boheme, to name but a few, as well as favourites from their award-winning albums. ‘It’s been beyond our wildest dreams to travel this beautiful country of ours being supported by Australians in our own backyard” says Marina & David.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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MERLIN

Inspired by the story of the mythical wizard, Northern Ballet’s Merlin will take you on a sweeping epic adventure of heartbreak, hope and more than a little magic. Choreographed by Olivier award-winning Drew McOnie (Broadway's King Kong and Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom), expect an enchanting spectacle. Don't miss the legend reawakened through Northern Ballet’s blend of classical ballet and unrivalled storytelling.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Community Schools Show

PORT PIRIE REGIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC

Students from all primary schools across Port Pirie will join together as one regional choir to sing as a regional outpost of the Adelaide Festival of Music. This performance will feature a range of songs including this year's special commissioned work, "The Space Between Us", and popular favourites such as Can You Feel It. Our performance features a staff band and a number of local assisting artists as well as soloists representing local schools.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Country Arts SA Season

SUNSHINE SUPER GIRL

Evonne Goolagong’s heartwarming story is a celebration of spirit and passion over adversity, and a tribute to a woman whose sporting prowess continues to inspire a nation. This is a quintessentially Blak Australian story about a girl from the bush who dared to dream, and with the support of an outback farming town became the number one tennis player in the world.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Community

TERROR NULLIUS (MA 15+)

A political revenge fable which offers an un-writinbg of Australian national mythology.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Partnership, Season Schools Show, Country Arts SA Season

THE DEEP NORTH

***** 'A rich, emotional, musical and theatrical performance.....The smart, witty script combined with catchy songwriting and brilliant performances illuminate the stage...,' - Craig Cook, The Advertiser. A combination of hip hop, afro-beat, R’n’B, theatre and multimedia, The Deep North is a celebration of the African Australian diaspora. Featuring RnB artist Elsy Wameyo and renowned Adelaide MC Stephen Tongun and playwright Matt Hawkins (Frank Forbes and the Yahoo Boy) The Deep North tells the story of Jasmine Mutesa who has to choose between a scholarship at one of Adelaide’s most prestigious schools and keeping her family from falling apart in Port Augusta. It is an entertaining and empowering story about finding your voice and the meaning of home. Presented by South Australian Playwrights Theatre, a company committed to new theatrical work from the state’s diverse voices, The Deep North is the first African Australian musical. Director, Matt Hawkins explains: “It is important for us to provide an opportunity for African Australians to see themselves on stage and to present the rich and diverse stories of the African diaspora. The challenges of living across two, or more, countries and the development of hybrid cultures will be something to celebrate.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Community

THE MAGPIE WARBLERS TRIVIA NIGHT

The Magpie Warblers Trivia Night. Grab a table of 10 and join us for a fun night! BYO snacks/supper. Bar will be open for soft and alcoholic drinks. Bring your gold coins for fun games a raffles through the night.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre Ballroom

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Commercial

THE TONI CHILDS RETROSPECTIVE

Join the legendary Toni Childs for a special two-hour performance as she celebrates her life’s musical works. Toni will be performing hits and fan favourites from Union, House of Hope, the Woman’s Boat and Keep the Faith in the first hour of her show then the second hour will be an introduction to Toni’s new music, from two very special albums It’s All a Beautiful Noise and Citizens of the Planet. Emmy Winner and three-time Grammy nominated recording artist, Toni is a celebrated singer/songwriter known for her powerful voice, inspiring independent spirit and crafted storytelling. With fans in over 50 countries around the world, Toni has produced a list of international hits such as: Don’t Walk Away, Stop Your Fussin’, Walk and Talk Like Angels, Zimbabwe, Where’s the Ocean, Many Rivers to Cross, I’ve Got to Go Now and Because You’re Beautiful, to name a few. Relive your best musical memories with Toni Childs’ Greatest Hits Live in Concert. EXCLUSIVE VIP MEET & GREET PACKAGE This exciting opportunity includes one concert ticket within the first row, a digital copy of Toni Childs Greatest Hits two CD set plus a drink backstage before the concert with Toni.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING (M)

From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumours of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay within the marsh. Running Time: 2hrs &5min

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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BJORN AGAIN

Dust off those flares, platform shoes and satins and get ready to sing, dance and have the time of your life on Bjorn Again’s MAMMA MIA! WE ARE BACK AGAIN! Tour. Bjorn Again are so excited to back playing all of ABBA’s biggest hits in an action-packed, highly-entertaining concert that is ABBA-SOLUTE fun for the whole family. So what are you waiting for? Send out an SOS and RING RING Fernando and Chiquitita and TAKE A CHANCE on BJORN AGAIN’S MAMMA MIA! WE ARE BACK AGAIN! 2021 AUSTRALIAN TOUR YOU WILL HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE! BOOK NOW!

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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BOSCH & ROCKIT (MA)15+

In the late summer along the Australian coast, young father Bosch hits the road in a hurry to avoid a run in with the law. In tow is his teenage son Rockit, who believes he is on a magical holiday with his father. BOSCH & ROCKIT is a journey through boyhood and manhood and an unforgettable true story about love, forgiveness and the powerful bond between a father and son. Running Time: 1hr & 47min

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Commercial Film

BULLET TRAIN (MA)15+

An original movie event, Bullet Train is a fun, delirious action-thriller from the director of Deadpool 2, David Leitch. Brad Pitt headlines an ensemble cast of eclectic, diverse assassins – all with connected yet conflicting objectives – set against the backdrop of a non-stop ride through modern-day Japan. Running Time: 2hrs & 6min

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Community

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Port Pirie Youth Theatre prsents the delicious tale of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious factory to a luckt few, that includes Charlie Bucket. Charlie's bland life is about to sweeten with colour and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerising joyride through a pure world of imagination

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Event Image
Commercial

COSENTINO Deception

Australia’s world-renowned entertainer and International Magician of the Year, Cosentino, is returning to perform his brand new, 90minute live show Deception. Join Cosentino as he performs death-defying escapes that will thrill your senses, mind-boggling stage illusions and cutting-edge street magic that twists your view of reality. His trademark blend of dance and magic with a touch of hilarious audience participation will take you on a journey that will captivate fans, new and old, until the very last mind-bending moment. Now recognised as Australia’s most successful magician, Cosentino has spent the last three years touring to packed houses and rave reviews around the world, while his prime-time TV specials have now been seen by over 100 million people across the globe. www.cosentino.com.au

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Commercial

DAVID STRASSMAN

From London to New York, David Strassman’s comic genius has shocked and surprised. Now it’s your turn to experience Strassman’s uproarious comedy with those infamous favourites, the loveable Ted E. Bare and the evil Chuck Wood. Strassman’s newest show is The Chocolate Diet. Ted E. Bare’s health quest is hilariously painful, and one we can relate to. Meanwhile, Chuck is going through an identity crisis. Strassman is one of Australia’s favourite comedian’s, a master of his art. Once again, he delivers the ultimate night out. A truly remarkable performance appears to defy reality – The Adelaide Advertiser Hilarious – The Scotsman (UK)

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Commercial Film

DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS (CTC)

In DC League of Super-Pets, Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel—to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes. Running Time: 1hr & 45min

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Community

EAST OF THE RANGES CHOIR CONCERT

The East of the Ranges Festival concert is one of ten regionals festivals and is supported by the South Australian Public (Primary) School's Music Society Inc. and the Department of Education. It has students from across the Mid North. Assisting Artist drawn from schools in the region to showcase their talents and add variety to the evening. Those who participate in music education have their lives enriched and bebefit in so many ways. The annual East of the Ranges Choir is a celebration of success of the excellent music programs in our schools. There are nine schools participating in 2022......Burra Community, Central Yorke, Crafers Primary, Jamestown Community, Kadina Memorial, Melrose Primary, Moonta Area, Orroroo Area and Wilmington Primary. A big welcome to the schools outside our region, who have joined us.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Commercial

FAIRYTALES ON ICE

Direct from its sellout tour in the US, the ice skating spectacular ‘Fairytales on Ice’ is touring Australia this year. Delight in the spectacular as award-winning skaters bring your favourite fairy tale characters to life through ice skating, singing, and music! Featuring stories and characters from The Little Mermaid & The Pirate Adventures, explore the fairy tale land alongside Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Little Red Riding Hood, and more! Follow the ice skating magic as swashbuckling pirates embark on an underwater adventure and let these well-known characters lift you high into another world. Become immersed in a storyline that features the familiar and the unknown. ‘Fairytales on Ice’ will delight, entertain, and leave you—and the family—jumping for joy! Be mesmerised by world-class skaters from all ends of the globe as they spin through show-stopping sets, bedazzling costumes, and enchanting effects that are sure to delight and excite. Performers glide effortlessly across the floor in a hold-your-breath experience you won’t want to miss. This non-stop thrilling adventure features exciting magical illusions, spectacular special effects, alongside an original award-winning recorded soundtrack with thrilling jumps, spins and pair lifts—as the ice skating spectacular takes to the stage in your town this year. After pre-sale: 10% discount on 4+ tickets of same seating level purchased in one transaction - excludes VIP priced tickets

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Event Image
Partnership, Season Schools Show, Schools Show

HICCUP

t’s a perfect, balmy night in the outback. A sleep-deprived camper, a cheeky quokka and an emu with a penchant for creating wild inventions, awake to discover that a koala has come down with a stubborn and ear-shatteringly loud case of the hiccups. The three embark on an epic journey through the night that sees them frantically eat, sing and invent their way towards a cure before the sun comes up. Hiccup is a hilarious, rocking musical extravaganza about working together, finding friendship and how to, once and for all, stop the hiccups. A Windmill Theatre Company production presented in association with Country Arts SA. CREDITS: Co-Creator, Director: Jude Henshall Co-Creator, Director: Ellen Steele Designer: Jonathon Oxlade Composer: Ross McHenry Lighting Designer: Chris Petridis Puppet maker: Tamara Rewse Cast includes Chiara Gabrielli

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Partnership, Season Schools Show, Schools Show , Shows On The Road

HOME

It’s a feeling, not a place. A place that feels good to leave. A place that feels even better to return to. Is there any one place more important than our home? At first, a child's home is their world, but as they venture out into the wider world they discover that not all homes are alike, and neither are the people within them. Wondrous, inclusive, bold. Home delves into questions around difference whilst celebrating diversity in a unique Patch Theatre and Restless Dance Theatre collaboration. Bringing together the renowned child-centred design lead approach of Patch and the unique personalities and devising methods of Restless, Home will enlighten and delight.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Event Image
Commercial

MARINA PRIOR & DAVID HOBSON

After 3 back to back years of selling out 100 + shows around the country, Soprano and Tenor powerhouse legends of Musical Theatre and Opera, Marina Prior & David Hobson embark on their Encore Tour, ‘The 2 Of Us’ in up close and personal mode. Brand new songs, back-stage and life stories, and including the classics from their vast repertoire spanning 35 years in a 2 hour concert. Accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, in a two-hour intimate performance, Marina and David will perform their classics from productions such as The Phantom of The Opera, Cats, Evita, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and La Boheme, to name but a few, as well as favourites from their award-winning albums. ‘It’s been beyond our wildest dreams to travel this beautiful country of ours being supported by Australians in our own backyard” says Marina & David.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

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Arts On Screen

MERLIN

Inspired by the story of the mythical wizard, Northern Ballet’s Merlin will take you on a sweeping epic adventure of heartbreak, hope and more than a little magic. Choreographed by Olivier award-winning Drew McOnie (Broadway's King Kong and Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom), expect an enchanting spectacle. Don't miss the legend reawakened through Northern Ballet’s blend of classical ballet and unrivalled storytelling.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Event Image
Community Schools Show

PORT PIRIE REGIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC

Students from all primary schools across Port Pirie will join together as one regional choir to sing as a regional outpost of the Adelaide Festival of Music. This performance will feature a range of songs including this year's special commissioned work, "The Space Between Us", and popular favourites such as Can You Feel It. Our performance features a staff band and a number of local assisting artists as well as soloists representing local schools.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Event Image
Country Arts SA Season

SUNSHINE SUPER GIRL

Evonne Goolagong’s heartwarming story is a celebration of spirit and passion over adversity, and a tribute to a woman whose sporting prowess continues to inspire a nation. This is a quintessentially Blak Australian story about a girl from the bush who dared to dream, and with the support of an outback farming town became the number one tennis player in the world.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Event Image
Community

TERROR NULLIUS (MA 15+)

A political revenge fable which offers an un-writinbg of Australian national mythology.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Event Image
Partnership, Season Schools Show, Country Arts SA Season

THE DEEP NORTH

***** 'A rich, emotional, musical and theatrical performance.....The smart, witty script combined with catchy songwriting and brilliant performances illuminate the stage...,' - Craig Cook, The Advertiser. A combination of hip hop, afro-beat, R’n’B, theatre and multimedia, The Deep North is a celebration of the African Australian diaspora. Featuring RnB artist Elsy Wameyo and renowned Adelaide MC Stephen Tongun and playwright Matt Hawkins (Frank Forbes and the Yahoo Boy) The Deep North tells the story of Jasmine Mutesa who has to choose between a scholarship at one of Adelaide’s most prestigious schools and keeping her family from falling apart in Port Augusta. It is an entertaining and empowering story about finding your voice and the meaning of home. Presented by South Australian Playwrights Theatre, a company committed to new theatrical work from the state’s diverse voices, The Deep North is the first African Australian musical. Director, Matt Hawkins explains: “It is important for us to provide an opportunity for African Australians to see themselves on stage and to present the rich and diverse stories of the African diaspora. The challenges of living across two, or more, countries and the development of hybrid cultures will be something to celebrate.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Event Image
Community

THE MAGPIE WARBLERS TRIVIA NIGHT

The Magpie Warblers Trivia Night. Grab a table of 10 and join us for a fun night! BYO snacks/supper. Bar will be open for soft and alcoholic drinks. Bring your gold coins for fun games a raffles through the night.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre Ballroom

Event Image
Commercial

THE TONI CHILDS RETROSPECTIVE

Join the legendary Toni Childs for a special two-hour performance as she celebrates her life’s musical works. Toni will be performing hits and fan favourites from Union, House of Hope, the Woman’s Boat and Keep the Faith in the first hour of her show then the second hour will be an introduction to Toni’s new music, from two very special albums It’s All a Beautiful Noise and Citizens of the Planet. Emmy Winner and three-time Grammy nominated recording artist, Toni is a celebrated singer/songwriter known for her powerful voice, inspiring independent spirit and crafted storytelling. With fans in over 50 countries around the world, Toni has produced a list of international hits such as: Don’t Walk Away, Stop Your Fussin’, Walk and Talk Like Angels, Zimbabwe, Where’s the Ocean, Many Rivers to Cross, I’ve Got to Go Now and Because You’re Beautiful, to name a few. Relive your best musical memories with Toni Childs’ Greatest Hits Live in Concert. EXCLUSIVE VIP MEET & GREET PACKAGE This exciting opportunity includes one concert ticket within the first row, a digital copy of Toni Childs Greatest Hits two CD set plus a drink backstage before the concert with Toni.

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre

Event Image
Commercial Film

WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING (M)

From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumours of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay within the marsh. Running Time: 2hrs &5min

Location Northern Festival Centre.

subvenue Northern Festival Centre