MEGAN WASHINGTON (18+)
Megan Washington is one of Australia’s new icons of song. Her broad talent combines singing with playing the piano and the guitar to create a unique indie pop/alternative rock style. Winning Best Female Artist and Breakthrough Artist ARIA awards catapulted her career to new heights and now she brings all that magic to the Ice Cube at Winterfest.
Saturday July 7th: 8pm- 10.30pm
THE AUDREYS (18+)
At the end of 2017, live favourites and multiple ARIA award winners The Audreys completed a sell-out national tour performing their award winning debut album “Between Last Night & Us” to celebrate 11 years since its release. So well received it was, that they have decided to go back out on the road adding the rest of their illustrious repertoire to the show and we’re thrilled to have them with us at Winterfest.
Saturday July 14th: 8pm- 10.30pm.
PETER COMBE (18+)
If you grew up with Peter Combe and would enjoy hearing his famous songs with the fast, furious and fabulous Bellyflop in a Pizza Band, this is the show for you. Songs will include Big Yellow Ball, Mr Clicketty Cane, Tadpole Blues, Juicy Juicy Green Grass, Down in the Bathroom, Spaghetti Bolognaise, Jeffrey Hill, Syntax Error, Jack & the Beanstalk and many more.
Saturday July 21st: 8pm-10pm.
ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS (18+)
ARIA Award winning indie-folk band, All Our Exes Live in Texas, is a fantasy draft of Australia’s finest singer-songwriters. On mandolin, ukulele, accordion and guitar, the Exes are a powerhouse of musical prowess, known as much for their side-splitting banter and feminist politics as their devastatingly beautiful harmonies.
Friday July: 20th: 8pm-10.30pm.
PETER COMBE FAMILY SHOW
Price: Child: $12. Adult: $20. Family: $50. (family of 4 – 1 adult + 3 kids or 2 adults 2 kids)
Peter sings a selection of his classic songs including Newspaper Mama, Juicy Juicy Green Grass, Spaghetti Bolognaise, Monkey in the Teapot, Wash Your Face in Orange Juice and Chopsticks plus Ting Tang Teng Tong and Talk About the Cat from his fantastic new album Live It Up
Saturday July: 21st: 4pm-5pm.
PUB CHOIR (18+)
Everybody can sing, Pub Choir on a mission to prove it. Pack yourself in with hundreds of strangers, learn a song in 3 part harmony in 90 minutes, perform it twice, and if the publishing Gods are smiling: have it immortalised in video forever. No audition, no solos, no commitments, no sheet music, NO WORRIES. So grab a beer, relax, and simply open your sound hole (your mouth, FYI). It’s rowdy, wholesome, and so much damn fun.
Friday July 13th: 8pm-9.30pm.
The Art of a Natural Christmas
Hosted by Rebecca Sullivan, Author of The Art of The Natural home series. Rebecca will show you how to take natural ingredients and make products at home that will make a thoughtful gift for friends and family. Everything you make during the workshop will show you how easy it is to have a chemical free home and how you can make things from scratch for every room of your house. At the end of the day you will be able to take home all of the goodies that you have made too. Includes a glass of something Christmassy!
Monday July 9th and 16th: 3.30pm-5.00pm and 6pm-7.30pm.
Tuesday July 10th and 17th: 3.30pm-5.00pm and 6pm-7.30pm.
Winter celebrations would not be complete without Gingerbread. In this 20 – 30 minute workshop the kids will be let loose with all of the decorations to create their very own gingerbread cookies. This is a very simple and hands on workshop suitable for ages 1-12. Mums and dads will need to help little ones! The older kids can hang with Rebecca.
Monday – Friday Week 1 (July 9th-13th): 10.30am- 11am and 12.30pm- 1pm.
Monday – Friday Week 2 (July 16th-20th): 12.30pm- 1pm.
Think you have the next Picasso on your hands? Bring them along to a hands on art class from true local professionals. Create sculptures, ink and paint works, fabric artworks, paper cut pieces and more.
Monday – Friday Week 2 (July 16th-20th): 10am-10.45am and 11am-11.45am
Cool for Kids
Enter this Arty-Crafty Makers Cave and you will discover an abundance of drawing, making, design and expressive hands on activities for the little ones. Cut, stick, colour, glitter and glue to your heart’s desire to create masks, snowflakes, puppets and more.
Every Saturday and Sunday (July 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd): 11.30am-12pm, 12.30pm- 1pm and 1.30pm- 2pm.
Christmas Tree Toppers
Make your own star tree topper or a bauble for the branches. In this 30 minute workshop your kids can make a star for the top of the tree or decorate their very own decorations. This is a very simple and hands on workshop suitable for ages 3-15. Mums and dads will need to help little ones! The older kids can hang with Rebecca.
Monday – Friday Week 1 (July 9th-13th): 11.30am-12pm and 1.30pm – 2pm.
Monday – Friday Week 2 (July 16th-20th): 1.30pm- 2pm.
Fiona is Australia’s true queen of comedy and now also, Queen of the Jungle! This show will feature Fiona’s greatest hits of comedy, a selection of the most popular stories and jokes from her astounding career on stage and now, the Jungle! It’s a must see for fans and total newcomers to her work. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see the very best of Fiona O’Loughlin live.
Friday July 6th: 8.30pm-10pm.
Warrior Comedy at Winterfest
Where the weather is cold but these comedians are on fire. Featuring Joshua Warrior, Marc Ryan aka The Beautiful Bogan and Lori Bell.
Thursday July 12th: 7pm-9pm.
Food and Drink
Can we get an Amen!? Ever wanted to get involved in those Southern-style gospel sing-alongs? Well praise the Lord, now you can. African rhythm meets western harmony, worlds of hymns and hip-hop collide and vocal masterpieces meet instrumental genius… all whilst eating a light brunch.Food provided by Port Admiral Hotel. Drinks available at the bar.
Sunday July 8th, 15th, 22nd: 10am-11.30am
Get the endorphins going with South Australian Road Runners Club. A 3.5km run around the Annie Rennie Loop Path with funds raised going to Walk With Wings.
Sunday July 8th: 9am
Price: $20 in bathers. $30 in your own wetsuit.
Take the plunge into the icy waters of the Port River with North Haven Surf Life Saving Club. Proceeds to the local organisation. Participants can also purchase an ‘I Took The Plunge’ Winterfest long sleeve t-shirt.
Sunday July 15th: 9am
Price: Gold coin donation
Bring your fluffy four legged friends along for a walk around the Anna Rennie Loop Path with the Anna Rennie Chapter. Proceeds to the Animal Welfare League.
Sunday July 22nd: 9am
Have a laugh, watch some magic tricks and soak in the entertainment with our Winterfest Roving Performers. See them wandering throughout the festival.
Live Music Program
Snuggle up in the Flour Shed and listen to the soul warming tunes of a variety of live musicians.
Wander through a treasure trove of Winterfest market treats. Coordinated by POSH Markets.