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Welcome Welcome to Summer Moments, a look at the colourful events happening at Avoca Beach this summer holidays. From live music, best of the new release films, cultural evenings, family fun days and cult nights, it’s all happening at Avoca Beach this summer.

Italian night

Date: Friday 30th December Time: 7.30pm Cost: $23.50

Beginning with Italian food and wine, followed by JENNY MARIE LANG Live, who captivates audiences across the nation with her soulful voice before the hilarious and warm hearted Italian Film Festival Opening Night film - WELCOME TO THE SOUTH. Immensely enjoyable – for the characters, the fun and the amazing scenery. Seeing a slice of Italian village community life just makes you want to be there.


Date: Tuesday 3rd January Time: 8pm Cost: $15 - ONE SHOW ONLY REDLINE- The most dangerous and exciting car race in the universe is held only once every five years. And that’s tonight. In this race, not only is anything possible, but also anything is allowed.

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French night Date: Friday 6th January Time: 7.30pm Cost: $23.50 Our French Soiree’s are famous! The evening begins with french food, wine and beer, with MICHAEL CARNEY’S Paris inspired compositions on our grand piano backed by DAVE ROWSON’S images. And those two comique extraordinaires Danny Boon and Benoît Poelvoorde in a comedy on border conflicts in NOTHING TO DECLARE. The auditorium will be rocking in laughter. This is a little beauty – but beware, it could be politically incorrect.

Starts Thurs 15th Dec



Date: Wednesday 4th January Time: 8pm Cost: $18.50 (Inc. drink on arrival) Get ready for the ultimate cult classic and one of the greatest musicals ever made - THE BLUES BROTHERS. In this the most successful musical comedies of its type, John Belushi and Dan Akroyd were made, and allows James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker and Cab Calloway to strut their stuff. Begins with drinks under the stars accompanied by BRENDAN BERLACH on sax. Dress up as Earlwood or Jake or perhaps Mother Superior or Ray Charles!

Come ready for


Starts Mon 26th Dec

Handel ’s Rodelinda Date: Monday 9th January Time: 11.30am Cost: Adults $25 | Conc. $23

The New York Met’s performance of Handel’s RODELINDA. Sensational in the 2004 Met premiere of Stephan Wadsworth’s muchheralded production, Renee Fleming reprises the title role. She’s joined by Stephanie Blythe and countertenor Andreas Scholl, and Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts. Subtitled for your convenience with a printed synopsis. Fresh wraps available for intermission.

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Date: Saturday 7th January Time: 8pm Cost: $29.50

It’s Elvis’s birthday & you’ll be rocking to the sounds of your favourite Elvis songs with STEVE KING, Australia’s best Elvis Tribute Artist and Impersonator and his stunning Las Vegas Show Girls who will spellbind you with their glamorous costumes and dazzling dance routines. The show will be followed by one of the best Elvis films - KING CREOLE. Come dressed as Miss Priscilla, a screaming fan, or the king himself if you’d like! SELLS OUT!!!

Surf Film

Date: Thursday 12th January Time: 7.30pm Cost: $15 each - ONE SESSION ONLY -

Monty Python


Date: Monday 16th January Time: 8pm Cost: $16.50 (Inc. drink)

Looking for answers in life, then you can’t miss this. For one night only, the Monty Python team will be revealing to us “The Meaning Of Life”. “What’s the point of all these hoax? Is it the chicken and egg time, are we all just yolks?” Get the answer to this question and many more...

Starts Thurs 5th Jan

Rocky Horror


Date: Friday 13th January Time: 8:30pm Cost: $15 each

FRIDAY THE 13TH….LET’S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN! And for this date, what could be scarier than an auditorium filled with Frank-N-Furter’s, Riff Raff’s, Magenta’s, Eddie’s and Transylvanians? Get on your nurses uniform, pull on a red wig and don your fish nets – it’s ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW NIGHT. Loads of prizes, contests, singing and parades – tell your friends! And Dress-up optional!

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Family Fun Day Date: Wednesday 18th Jan Time: 10:30am Cost: $12.50 each or Family of 4 for $40 A fun filled family day with craft, jumping castle, a live entertainment and the family friendly film CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG!!! Always a great day out filled with smiles and laughter, and sure to keep the kids busy this holiday season! Sausage Sizzle available for lunch – Book your tickets now!

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Spanish night Date: Friday 20th January Time: 7.30pm Cost: $23.50

Our very first Spanish Night with Paella and fresh Sangria under the stars. Into the auditorium for LIVE SPANISH ENTERTAINMENT with Duo bringing Spanish Rumba, Latino Jazz and Gypsy Swing to life, followed by JULIA’S EYES, a taut thriller that is sophisticated and oh-so tense. Veteran Spanish actor Belén Rueda gives an outstanding performance that will grip you to the very last moment.

Starts Thurs 19th Jan

Gounod’s Faust Date: Monday 23rd January Time: 11.30am Cost: Adults $25 | Conc. $23 The New York Met’s performance of Gounod’s FAUST. With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, Rene Pape as the devil and Marina Poplavskaya as Marguerite this classic retelling couldn’t be better served. Tony Award winning director Des McAnuff updated the story to early 20th Century and won much praise. Subtitled for your convenience with a printed synopsis. Fresh wraps available for intermission.

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Date: Tuesday 24th January Time: 7pm

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Starts Thurs 26th Jan

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Summer Moments (created for Avoca Beach Picture Theatre)  

Summer Moments "Your guide to films & events at Avoca Beach Picture Theatre this summer!" Summer Moments is the Annual Summer Events Guide...