Warrnambool & District Easter Arts Festival

Warrnambool & District Easter Arts Festival

An encompassing community Arts Festival celebrating the traditional Easter theme. 

An encompassing community Arts Festival celebrating the traditional Easter theme. 

Warrnambool & District Easter Arts Festival

The Easter Arts Festival is designed to be an inclusive and celebratory series of arts events including sculpture, painting, literature, music, singing, performance, dance, photographic-art, film and all forms of textile art. Festival events are held at various venues during March and April. 

What's happening in 2022 

Well, things are moving along quite nicely in preparation for Warrnambool & District Easter Arts Festival to be held in 2022! We are excited to report that m any exciting new events will be added, along with repeats of the favourites that were so successful in 2021. We are really excited with how the 2022 festival is developing and the interest it is generating in our community. With many months still to go and more events still in the pipeline, it’s sure to be the most creative, entertaining and informative Easter Arts Festival yet. 

Easter Art Competition

The theme is "Selections from the 23rd Psalm"

Art exhibition is open for all artists to exhibit work under the following categories: 
acrylic, oil, water colour, printmaking, and other media or technique. 
There will also be encouragement and people's choice prizes. 
The exhibition will be open to the community for viewing and sales.

Easter Art Competition  
26 March to 1 May 2022

Open each Saturday and Sunday between 12pm & 4pm Merri View Gallery, 4 Coramba Court, Warrnambool

 The major prize will be $2,000.
The best of the following seven categories will each receive $200.

 Water colour, Acrylic, Oil, Print making, 
Other media or technique, Encouragement award and People's choice               

Entry fee is $10.
Entries to be delivered to Merri Gallery,  4 Coramba Court, Warrnambool
by the 20th March 2022. 

The Easter Arts Festival presents an evening at the Theatre  with  The Salvation Army’s Internationally Renowned 

Staff Band

Saturday 2nd April 2022  7:30pm The Lighthouse Theatre 
185 Timor Street Warrnambool 
Tickets available from the Lighthouse Theatre 

Easter craft

Saturday 9 April 2022  1 - 4 pm

Creating community for young and old with the CWA. 
Children will choose to participate and learn through craft.

$1 per child. Afternoon tea $5.00

CWA Hall, 30 Kepler St, Warrnambool 

CWA (Country Women's Association) is a group of dedicated women, supporting women, children and families right across Victoria. 
New members are welcome.  

Craig Doherty

Organ Recital

Saturday 9th April 3:00pm 
St Joseph’s Church, Kepler St Warrnambool
Donation $5 at door

All Abilities Art Exhibition

Warrnambool Uniting Church 
foyers and hall 
115 Koroit Street, 

Sunday and Monday 17th and 18th April 2022 (Easter weekend) 
Saturday and Sunday 23rd and 24 April 2022 
10am – 4pm each day

Art exhibited will include paintings and hanging art, free standing art, textile art, ceramics, etc. 

Artists of All Abilities are invited to exhibit their work. Some art will be offered for sale.

Songs of Praise

Uniting Church
115 Koroit Street
Sunday 24 April 2022    

10:00am: MORNING TEA    
With cakes that showcase how Easter is celebrated around the world    

10am Morning Tea:
               Enjoy a scrumptious morning tea/coffee with a selection of traditional Easter cakes and foods that showcase how                   Easter is celebrated around the world.

10.30am:  "Songs of Praise"
             Then join us as we sing the chants, songs and hymns of praise from many countries and cultures including                               Germany, Ghana, Israel, Ireland, Scotland, Netherlands, Caribbean, South Africa, Tonga and Australia.

Do you have an event in mind?

Easter Arts Festival is all about our community, we would love to hear from you if you have any ideas or events that you would like to see included in our program like local acts, artists, musicians that would complement our Festival theme, make sure to let us know. You can contact us by calling 
John Stephen : 0439 631 030
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Confirmed Events:

Bindi Cole Chokka: (Dates to be announced)

Fiona Turland: botanical artwork (((Dates to be announced)(

Lakes and Craters band (Dates to be announced)

Naringal Baptist Church 
Men’s Brekky:at Naringal Baptist.  Guest speaker. 8.30am Sat. 26 March.
“Heart of Grace” dance workshops.   (Dates to be announced)
Craft days at Naringal: Dates to be announced

Ladies’ Luncheon:    Sat. 26 March.announced

"Way of the Cross" walk, Good Friday, Cannon hill to Lake Pertobe

New Life Church
Hymn singalong and afternoon at New Life Church (Dates to be announced)