Horizon Festival 2021 | 27 AUG - 5 SEP // 28 Aug - 6 Sep 2020

WHAT'S ON // 24 May – 6 Jun

Here's our pick of what's happening around the Sunshine Coast this fortnight.

May–June: Connecting Stories (all over the Sunshine Coast)
Immerse yourself in First Nations art and culture through art exhibitions, public art trails, cultural tours, creative workshops and events across South East Queensland North region during May and June. Check out the full run-down here.

Carl Warner

Image Credit: Carl Warner

Thu 27 May: Acrylic Pour Canvas by Glitter and Goop (Buderim)
Join them for some messy, creative fun! Create your own acrylic pour masterpiece with the team at Glitter and Goop. They are a BYO venue so bring some cheese, friends and wine — they'll supply the glasses. (This is an 18+ event only.)

Tue 25 May: Open Mic Night at Your Mates Brewing Co. (Warana)
Head down early to get your name on the board — Solos, duos, and trios only. Featuring Malia Stirling from 6 - 6.30pm.

Fri 28 – Sun 30 May: Craft Beer & Cider Festival Sunshine Coast (Birtinya)
Over 120 taps Craft Beer and Cider, food vendors and live music. What more does one need?

Fri 28 May: Children Collide at Solbar (Maroochydore)
Following a sold out tour through Victoria in February and an electric set at Yours and Owls Festival, Children Collide head to Queensland for a run of
intimate regional shows and hometown club plays.

Sat 29 May: Beddy Rays Wait'd a While Tour (Maroochydore)
The Wait’d a While Tour sees the Redland Bay four-piece dusting off their gear and hitting the road to play live shows for fans in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Adelaide and Sunshine Coast.

Sat 29 May: Ash Grunwald at Kings Beach Tavern (Caloundra)
Heralded as one of Australia’s great Blues and Roots performers Ash Grunwald will be hitting the road performing songs from his 9 studio albums, 3 live albums, and his newly released #8 debuting album “Push The Blues Away” with Josh Teskey.

Ash Grunwald

Sun 30 May: Beginners Photography Class (Tanawha)
Looking to improve your photography? This Beginners Class is a great place to start. This is a very hands-on class, so you’ll have plenty of time to practice your new skills on the day and take lots of shots.

Thu 3 Jun: Circle of Sound 18 years and under Open Mic (Eumundi)
Here's one for the grommets: These events are about offering students the opportunity to perform in front of a welcoming audience. Byo instruments or downloaded backing tracks.

Sat 5 Jun: The Spirit Of Leonard Cohen: His story and songs (Coolum)
Who was Leonard Cohen? His life of poetry, song-writing, drugs, sex, spiritual searching, depression, political thought and eventual peace are all exposed in this stage cabaret, brought to life by Jonathan Anstock and friends.

Fri 4 Jun: Spacey Jane - Night Quarter (Birtinya)
Spacey Jane are back and making things a little brighter by taking their debut album Sunlight on a huge tour around Australia.

Sun 6 Jun: Macramé Wrapped Cabochon Necklace Workshop (Bli Bli)
Come and connect with others in a supportive and safe environment, and learn the meditative craft of macramé.

Sun 6 Jun: Secret Garden - Micro Music Events (Tanawha)
Join them on the first Sunday of every month at Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens as the Sculpture Garden plays host to performances by local and touring artists. BYO picnic rug, your favourite snacks and relax with friends and family in this unique and beautiful setting. Ft. Adrea Kirwin and Shannon Sol Carroll.

Andrea Kirwin