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Winter 2013


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In the heart of the CBD, consider the Glasshouse for your next business meeting or event.

State-of-the art facilities to suit a range of needs and budgets.

Inclusions: • Full day or 1/2 day venue hire*

• Afternoon tea

• Use of Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 combined or Glasshouse Boardroom*

• Whiteboard

• Technical assistance on arrival • Beverages on arrival • Morning tea Showtime

• Glasshouse working lunch

• Data Projector • Lectern & Microphone • Room set to client specific requirements • Trained Technical assistance available throughout the event if required

For more information on how the Glasshouse can cater to your specific needs please contact the Event Sales Team on 6581 8888. 2

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ILBIJERRI Theatre Company & Glasshouse Port Macquarie present

jack charles v the crown Friday 21 June, 8pm & Saturday 22 June, 8pm An extraordinary tale told by one of the nation’s near forgotten treasures — Jack Charles — his life story, in his own words. A theatre experience full of pathos and resolve, Jack Charles V The Crown has moved audiences beyond words and brought full houses to standing ovations each night. Don’t miss this chance to see one of Australia’s greatest unsung acting legends, a man of dignity, humour and courage. “A warm-hearted, very entertaining evening” Sydney Morning Herald

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ILBIJERRI acknowledges the assistance of the Australian Government through the Indigenous Culture Support program, the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, Arts Victoria and the City of Melbourne.

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Adult

Conc/Group (6+)

Under 21/Student

Non Member

$49.50

$45.00

$41.50

GH Member

$45.00

$41.50

$39.50


melbourne international comedy festival Saturday 29 June, 6pm & 9pm Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is back, with a big night of comedy from some of the world’s funniest comedians. A stellar cast of intrepid travelling comedians is hitting the road, entertaining crowds all across Australia. You can be a part of the fun when the roadshow rolls into town again featuring some of the best from one of the world’s biggest comedy festivals! Last year Roadshow hit the dirt track, with over 90 performances in over 65 Australian towns, covering a distance of more than 25,000km, before taking the tour to the world, with seasons in Singapore, Hong Kong and India.

Tickets*

Adult

Conc/Group (6+)

Under 21/Student

Non Member

$40.00

$36.50

$29.50

GH Member

$36.50

$32.50

$26.50

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What happens on tour doesn’t always stay on tour, and when a bunch of comedians are unleashed on a road trip, you can only imagine what they get up to!

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stardust with martine pavey Monday 1 July, 11am Martine Pavey presents a sassy & jazzy tribute to father & daughter showbiz legends Natalie and Nat King Cole. Relive the inspiring story and music of the man whose voice was to become among the best-known in the world of popular music, and his seven Grammy Award winning daughter who came to devote herself to her father’s legacy.

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Martine skilfully recreates the magic of those timeless songs including When I Fall In Love, Straighten Up and Fly Right, Unforgettable and more. With stunning gowns & imaginative musical arrangements by Simon Stone, Stardust is simply a must-see for this season!

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Adult

Group (6+)

Non Member

Tickets*

$24.00

$22.50

GH Member

$20.00

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the club Tuesday 2 July, 8pm & Wednesday 3 July, 8pm The club is at the crossroads. Can a lucrative future be bought at the expense of the traditions and legacy of the past? Boardroom battles erupt as high-priced recruit Geoff Haywood challenges the very foundations of not only the club, but the game itself. Football has never been played like this... Written by Australia’s best-known and most widely performed playwright, David Williamson and starring award-winning stage and screen veteran John Wood, you simply should not miss this iconic piece of Australian theatre about our best loved sport.

Tickets*

Adult

Conc/Group (6+)

Under 21/Student

Non Member

$49.50

$45.00

$41.50

GH Member

$45.00

$41.50

$39.50

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“...Star actor John Wood is given plenty of room to weave his magic.” The Advertiser

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vince sorrenti live Saturday 20 July, 8pm Vince Sorrenti is one of Australia’s most loved and in demand comedians. He has been awarded the coveted MO Award for Australia’s best standup comic five times. Vince has performed on thousands of stages to ecstatic crowds all over the world. He is a master on stage, always using topical and fresh material to engage the audience to have them eating out of the palm of his hand for the entire show leaving you wanting more. An ability to adapt to any audience has been the key to his popularity on live stages.

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Don’t miss the boy from Punchbowl in a hilarious evening of world class stand-up comedy. MA 15+

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Adult

Conc/Group (10+)

15+

$44.90

$39.90

$39.90


Marina Prior - Leading Lady Friday 2 August, 8pm

n ight on e on l y!!

Australia’s best loved musical theatre star in an intimate performance. Marina Prior is Australia’s leading lady of musical theatre. She rose to stardom as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera and has performed over twenty leading roles in productions including Cats, Les Miserables, Guys & Dolls and Mary Poppins. She was named one of Australia’s top 100 Entertainers of the Century.

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See Marina as you have never seen her before – up, close and personal in an intimate performance, sharing music and memories from her career.

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Non Member

$49.50

GH Member

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elvis to the max Friday 16 August, 8pm The Orchestral Sessions

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The memory and legend of Elvis lives on in a very special concert event entitled The Orchestral Sessions featuring a 15-piece Orchestra starring one of the world’s first and most-successful Elvis impersonator Max Pellicano, whose uncanny resemblance and equally chilling performance has mesmerised Australians over the last two decades.

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It has been said by Media worldwide that Max Pellicano’s tribute Elvis To The Max goes beyond mere impersonation. Critics have described his performances as “Elvis resurrected” and ‘reincarnated’. His recreation of “The King” looks, moves, vocal style, impressions and humour is so accurate, its awe-inspiring. Costumes worn by Max Pellicano are exact replicas made by Elvis’ personal tailor Bill Bellow. Tickets*

Adult

Conc

Group 10+

Family (2 Adults, 2 U18)

Non Member

$65.00

$55.00

$58.50

$167.00

GH Member

$58.50

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sydney comedy festival showcase Friday 13 September, 8pm The Sydney Comedy Festival is hitting the road with a stellar line-up of the hottest international and local comedians from the 2013 Festival! We hand-pick the funniest and freshest acts of Sydney’s biggest annual comedy event and squeeze them into one hilarious night of world-class comedy, and the best news is we deliver it straight to your doorstep!

johnny cash the concert: ring of fire Saturday 12 October, 8pm 50th Anniversay Tour

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Celebrating the release of one of Cash’s biggest hits and best loved songs, Ring of Fire, Australia’s OWN “Man In Black”, Daniel Thompson, returns with an awardwinning ensemble featuring Golden Guitar Winner and Australian Guitar Legend, Stuie French. This two-hour show will feature the tracks that made Johnny Cash’s live show something special. 15


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in the mood Wednesday 9 October, 4.30pm & 8pm If you’re IN THE MOOD for a sensational nostalgic journey through the music and movement which guided a nation’s spirit towards hope, promise and prosperity, don’t miss out.

A FESTIVAL OF RUSSIAN BALLET Saturday 19 October, 8pm An astounding and exhilarating threehour programme presented by the Imperial Russian ballet Company and an experience not to be missed!


25 May to 21 July Carla Coulson

25 May to 21 July Stranded: Warwick Thorton

25 May to 30 June Bungaree: The First Australian

gallery Top: Carla Coulson, Backstage, Moulin Rouge, Archival pigment fine art pearl print, printed on 100% cotton paper, 21cm x 30cm, (detail). Courtesy of the artist. Centre: Warwick Thornton, Stranded, 2011. 3D digital video Š Warwick Thornton. Commissioned by the Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund. Courtesy of the artist and Stills Gallery, Sydney. Bottom: Caroline Oakley, The bonnet that Queen Cora Gooseberry wore, 2012, handmade mulberry paper, with printed leaf matter and machine-stitched, 30 x 32 x 13cm. Image courtesy of the artist.

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The Wandering:

Moving Images from the MCA collection

4 July – 25 August This is a touring exhibition showcasing the development of digital video imagery in Australian contemporary art. It explores some of the aesthetic possibilities of the medium through single-channel videos by 15 artists in the MCA Collection. Patricia Piccinini, Sandman, 2002, single-channel digital video, sound, 4:06 minutes. Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased with funds provided by the Coe and Mordant families, 2007. Image courtesy and © the artist. The Wandering: Moving images from the MCA Collection is a MCA Touring Exhibition.

This exhibition is supported by the Contemporary Touring Initiative through Visions of Australia

Christo: John Kaldor Family Collection artist room

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4 July – 25 August

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This exhibition brings together Christo’s ubiquitous wrapped sculptures and other drawings, plans and documentation, originally developed in preparation for the large scale wrapping projects of which the artist is internationally renowned. Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Wrapped Coast, One Million Square Feet, Little Bay, Sydney, Australia 1969, gelatin silver photograph 18/30 gift of Chandler Coventry 1972, Acc No 14, 1972, © Christo 1969 photo: Harry Shunk. Christo: John Kaldor Family Collection Artist Room is a Art Gallery of NSW, touring exhibition.


Pam Tippett: A Survey Exhibition 25 July – 15 September Pam is perhaps best known for her beautifully and painstakingly executed still life works, however, she is equally proficient in portraiture and landscape. This exhibition will consist mostly of new and recent works in the still life genre but will include older works in a variety of genres that will provide a survey of the past years of her practice. Pam Tippett, Enamel Jug 2011 oil on linen on panel, 60 x 60 cm (detail). Collection of Goulburn Regional Art Gallery A Goulburn Regional Art Gallery Touring Exhibition Pam Tippett is represented by Australian Galleries

it’s a small world 25 July – 29 September

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This group exhibition brings together the work of contemporary Australian sculptors Kendal Murray, Naomi Ullmann and Waratah Lahy that use domestic paraphernalia as their primary muse, subject and theme. The works are small and intimate and explore the artist’s personal histories and their relationship with the objects that fill their worlds. The Glasshouse Regional Gallery would like to acknowledge Arthouse Gallery, Brenda May Gallery and The Hughes Gallery Sydney for their support with this exhibition. Naomi Ullmann, Much, Much Bigger than it Looks, 2011-12, mixed media, 9 x 7 x 7 cm (detail). Courtesy of the artist and The Hughes Gallery, Sydney

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June

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10am Friday 28 June Artists Talk: Contemporary Aboriginal Art

get-togethers

Come along for the chance to hear one of the artists from the Bungaree exhibition talk about their arts and arts process.

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10am Friday 26 July Curators Talk: y Christo: John Kaldor Famil oom on artist r ecti Coll

August

inside Come along for the chance to get tures. Christo’s ubiquitous wrapped sculp Brought to you by the Art Gallery of NSW.

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Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to meet painter Pam Tip pett and explore the delightful fiel d of contemporary still-life pai nting.

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free on a friday!

friday lunchtime concerts Treat yourself to a proper break at lunch with our Free Friday Lunchtime Concerts. Presented in partnership with the Conservatorium Mid North Coast the Glasshouse is so pleased to support the amazing local talent in our community. Every Friday at the Glasshouse you can enjoy an hour of music, and all for Free. Bring your lunch and be entertained by the wealth of musical talent in our region. With musicians ranging from 9yrs old to 90yrs old every week is different! Experience vocalists, pianists, instrumentalists, choirs and bands performing everything from classical to rock. All live and all local every Friday Lunchtime. Support our local artists and enjoy yourself - what a great way to end the working week!

Every Friday, 12.30pm to 1.30pm

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2 DAY STILL LIFE WORKSHOP with artist PAM TIPPETT

Saturday 31 August & Sunday 1 September, 10am - 4pm Join well known artist Pam Tippett for a two day workshop exploring the techniques and processes in creating still life works. This workshop will explore drawing techniques used to develop still life artworks including placement. This workshop is for people with some drawing and painting experience. For more information visit www.glasshouse.org.au Cost : $195 Adults / $180 members. All materials list will be supplied on payment.

Location: Glasshouse Artlab Pam Tippett, Enamel Jug 2011 oil on linen on panel, 60 x 60 cm (detail).

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volunteer Gallery Attendant at the

glasshouse regional gallery

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our Regional Gallery and are a valued part of our team. Could you see yourself as a volunteer and contributing to our success? • Learn more about the Glasshouse • Meet new friends • No previous art knowledge or experience required Be part of our highly valued volunteer team!

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For enquiries and to arrange an interview call us now on: (02) 6581 8888


Glasshouse

tours BEHIND THE SCENES @ THE GLASSHOUSE Wednesday 3 July, 12pm Wednesday 10 July, 12pm Join us Behind the Scenes @ the Glasshouse and discover more about this unique building, the architects and the history of this site and Port Macquarie. On this walking tour, you will venture into the working areas normally reserved for staff, performers and artists. Bookings required, call 6581 8888 Cost: $5

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Charles Sturt University (CSU) Port Macquarie Public Lecture Series This Public Lecture Series brings speakers from a diverse range of disciplines to share the latest ideas, thinking and opinions on contemporary social, scientific and cultural issues with the Port Macquarie community. Delivered by prominent CSU academics, lectures in the series are designed to encourage debate and get Port Macquarie thinking about some of the ideas and issues facing society today. All lectures are to be held at The Glasshouse and are free and open to the public.

Wednesday 21 August 5pm - 7pm

Wednesday 23 October 5pm - 7pm

Advances in emergency medicine: When does time really matter?

Terrorism and Australia: Risk and prevention, including the role of financing in terrorism.

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Professor Nick O’Brien

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Bookings required. Ph (02) 6581 8888 or book online. For more information: Alison Woods - Port Macquarie Campus phone 02 6582 9334 email alwoods@csu.edu.au


The Jim Bruce Urology & Prostate Cancer Trust presents

The Annual

Health Forum For the general public and health professionals Guest Speaker Dr Rosie King, MB BS FAChSHM Internationally acclaimed Sex Therapist

Saturday 17 August, 9am Free. Bookings essential. Jim Bruce Urology & Prostate Cancer Trust, in conjunction with AstraZeneca Australia, is pleased to invite you to attend the Annual Health Forum. We are delighted to have attracted a number of outstanding local and national presenters, including a keynote address by Dr Rosie King, internationally acclaimed sex therapist, educator and author with over 30 years of clinical experience.

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In her talk entitled ‘Good Loving, Great Sex’ Dr King will address the audience on a range of topics covering both men’s and women’s sexual health and relationships. This dynamic presentation will explore the key factors in creating sexual satisfaction and relationship happiness. It will offer practical, down to earth strategies with a touch of humour thrown in for men and women wanting to create more love, passion and chemistry in their lives. For more information visit: jimbrucetrust.org.au

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Presented in Partnership by Conservatorium Mid North Coast & Glasshouse Port Macquarie

If you and your child love our Crash Bang Rattle in the school holidays then this is for you! Musical, magical fun learning for ages 6 months – 5 years Run by trained early childhood music education tutors, children will develop rhythm and pitch concepts, such as high and low or slow and fast as well as motor skills and the use of voice all while having fun! Venue: Glasshouse - Meeting Room 2 Class Times: Ages 6 months – 3 years: 9.30am – 10.00am Ages 3 – 5: 10.15am – 11.00am Class Capacity: 20 kids (Ticket price per child. Must be accompanied by an adult. Accompanying adult is free).

Monday 3 Wednesday 12 Monday 17 Wednesday 26 August: Monday 5 Wednesday 14 Monday 19 Wednesday 28

July: Wednesday 17 Monday 22 Wednesday 31 family

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Creative workshops

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School Holiday Fun 3 -12 July Crash Bang Rattle 10.30am Wednesday 3 July Every child is born with musical ability! Play with your child and explore the world of music. Led a by trained early Childhood educator Crash, Bang, Rattle is loads of noisy fun and a great way to start your child’s musical education. Come along and get noisy as you and your bub Crash, Bang, Rattle your way into the world of music. Ages: 6 months – 4 years Cost: $8.50 Location: Ross Family Studio

CREATIVE PLAY: Message Sticks 10am - 11am Friday 5 July Kids and their carers will have a fun morning making and creating some fun musical instruments with recycled materials.

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Ages: 3 - 5 and their carers Cost: $10 Location: Art Lab

Dragon Shadow Puppets 10am - 12pm Monday 8 July Be inspired by the magic of Indonesian Shadow Puppets and create a fantastic dragon inspired character shadow puppet. Ages: 6 - 12 Cost: $15 Location: Art Lab

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Looking for fun and inventive activities for your creative kids this school holidays? The Glasshouse Artlab is gearing up workshop for a jam-packed week of art and craft festivities. With a Date, time different workshop every day, there is sure to be something Info your child won’t want to miss; and enough pipe-cleaners, Ages: xx Cost: $xx fuzzy balls and glitter to make their holiday the best ever! Location: xx

workshop Origami Supersized

Date, 10am time - 12pm Tuesday 9 July

Info Back by popular demand, children will create a larger than life origami Ages: xx Cost: $xx a new range of animals and designs in this workshop. characters. Explore Location: xx Ages: 6 - 12 Cost: $15 Location: Ross Family Studio

workshop Date, time Crash Bang Rattle Info

10.30am Wednesday 10 July

Ages: xx Cost: $xx Ages: six months – 4 years Cost: $8.50 Location: Location: xx Ross Family Studio

workshop Me and My Shadow

Date, time 10am - 12pm Thursday 11 July

Info Children will create life size cut outs of their own body Ages: xx Cost: $xx shadow and create and decorate with fun collage techniques. Location: xx Ages: 6 - 12 Cost: $15 Location: Art Lab

wor Headdresses and Hats 10am - 12pm Friday 12 July

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Kids will use their imagination to create feathery and fabulous headwear and hats. Inspired by the Carla Coulson images on exhibition in the Gallery, children will make a headpiece that will give them hours of fun play after the workshop has finished.

Bookings essential

Ages: 6 - 12 Cost: $15 Location: Art Lab

visit glasshouse.org.au or call 6581 8888

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Creative Fun for kids for ages 4 - 9

Come along and explore exhibitions and artworks in a fun morning of creative activities for kids and their carers. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, 11am 8 june, 6 july, 13 july, 10 august bookings essential

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St Columba Anglican School presents

Contempo

An evening of school-based dance

Saturday 15 June, 7pm

Tickets available at Glasshouse Box Office Adult $10, Child $5, Family $25 (2 Adults, 2 Children), Conc $5, Group $7 (10+) 30


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calendar Kids spot June

Saturday 8

July

Saturday 6, Saturday 13

August

Saturday 10

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Gallery 4 July - 25 August

The Wandering

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4 July - 25 August

Christo

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25 July - 15 Sept

Pam Tippett

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25 July - 29 Sept

It’s a Small World

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Showtime

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Mon 3

Magic of Music

Wed 12

Magic of Music

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Sat 15

Contempo

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Mon 17

Magic of Music

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Fri 21

Jack Charles v The Crown

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Sat 22

Jack Charles v The Crown

Wed 26

Magic of Music

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Fri 28

Coffee Morning

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Sat 29

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

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july Mon 1

Stardust with Martine Pavey

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Tue 2

The Club

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Wed 3

Crash Bang Rattle

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Wed 3

Glasshouse Tour

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Wed 3

The Club

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Fri 5

Kids Workshop - Creative Play

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Mon 8

Kids Workshop - Dragon Shadow Puppets

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Tue 9

Kids Workshop - Supersized Origami

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Wed 10

Crash Bang Rattle

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Wed 10

Glasshouse Tour

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Thu 11

Kids Workshop - Me & My Shadow

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Fri 12

Kids Workshop - Headdresses & Hats

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Wed 17

Magic of Music

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Sat 20

Vince Sorrenti Live

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Mon 22

Magic of Music

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Fri 26

Coffee Morning

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Wed 31

Magic of Music

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august Fri 2

Marina Prior - Leading Lady

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Mon 5

Magic of Music

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Wed 14

Magic of Music

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Fri 16

Elvis to the Max

Sat 17

Annual Health Forum

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Mon 19

Magic of Music

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Wed 21

Charles Sturt Public Lecture

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Wed 28

Magic of Music

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Fri 30

Coffee Morning

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Sat 31

Pam Tippet Workshop

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THANK YOU The heart and soul of the Glasshouse is our community and its people. We work hard to provide a wide range of integrated services including performing and visual arts and education, visitor information services, conference facilities and much more. Thank you to Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, our sponsors, suppliers, Glasshouse Friends, Seat Endowment patrons, our invaluable team of volunteers and last – but not least – every single person who has come through the doors and enjoyed a Glasshouse experience.

We thank you for your support and look forward to many more years to come. government sponsors

founding sponsors

A facility of Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

THE ROSS FAMILY

The Glasshouse is supported by the NSW Government through Arts NSW

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