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Events January 2015

ARGENTINE TANGO

Date: Thursday evenings 7-9pm 2016

Contact Details: 

For further information please contact Gisele 0428904536

Interested in Argentine Tango
CWA Hall
All welcome - If you can walk you can tango !

Events May 2015

Bay of Isles Leisure Centre

Date: open 7 days a week 2015

Venue: Black Street, Esperance

Contact Details: 

Click here for website

Gym, pool and group fitness classes; visitors welcome! Check website for opening times and timetables.

Events September 2015

Just Dance Esperance Dance Lessons

Date: Every Monday from 7:00pm 2014

Venue: RAOB Hall, Dempster street (behind Bijou theatre)

Contact Details: 

Miguel and Angela 04 779 72918, or Viv 0427 014 691

Every Monday at 7pm - $5 per person
RAOB Hall (behind the Bijou Theatre, next to McDonalds)
Ceroc Dance Lessons, plus learn other dances such as Neon Moon, Chacha, Midnight Waltz, Rhumba.
Ceroc is a combination of Modern Jive (Rock n Roll) and Salsa (Latin style dancing)
Ceroc is a partner dance but everyone is welcome as we learn by rotation.
Dance to modern hit songs and many older favourites.
We volunteer to run these classes, it’s a friendly group of dancers who enjoy helping others learn, and have fun at the same time.

Events April 2016

SINGING

Date: 27 April and every Wednesday 2016

Venue: 4 Randall st in tEsperance Aged Care Activity Room

Contact Details: 

www.singaustalia.com

A fun 2hours of singing from 7.30pm ,in a relaxed environment with group accompanist and conductor $6 per night non members welcome to join in and have ago, no experience necessary .

Events June 2016

Heli-Tours to Middle Island

Date: Fri 3rd June - Mon 6th June 2016

The ever famous Middle Island, Lake Hillier (Pink Lake), and Marine Life Eco Tour by Helicopter.

Helicopter flights depart from Cape Arid National Park (landing onto the island), with an informed conducted tour.

Bookings Essential.

Flight times: 9am 10:30am 12pm 1:30pm

Price: $250 per person

 

Esperance Village Markets

Date: 5th of June 2016

Venue: Museum Village, Dempster Street

Contact Details: 

Amanda on 0415 388 420 or Annie on 0427 942 008.

Starts at 8:30a.m - 1:00p.m
Market stalls include Arts and Craft, Jams, Honeys, fresh fruit and veggies, ice-cream etc.
Come down for lots of family fun!

Melbourne International Comedy Fest 2016

Date: 9th June 2016

Venue: Esperance Civic Centre

Contact Details: 

90831566

8pm.

The ultimate comedy roadtrip!
Our travelling band of intrepid funny-makers is taking over Australia, one town at a time, with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow!
Join a rotating cast of the finest local and international comedy talents for an evening of comedy like no other, hand-picked to bring the biggest and best belly laughs to audiences from Mildura to Mackay, Devonport to Dubbo.
For nearly twenty years the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow has home delivered the best of the Festival to towns and cities across Australia. For three months of touring comedy madness, the Roadshow crew travels to over 80 regional destinations, bringing laughs to all corners of the great brown land!
And the party doesn’t stop there, the Roadshow then takes to the sky for the Asian leg, showcasing the best in Aussie comedy to audiences in Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Penang.
It’s silly, it’s satirical, it’s side-splitting. It’s Australia’s ultimate comedy roadtrip!

'…laughs are guaranteed.' Australian Stage
'It is a wonder how the roaring auditorium found any time to remember to breathe.' 9 Inch Tales, Malaysia
'…brought the house down with outrageous comedy and tongue-in-cheek jokes.' Cessnock Advertiser
'Side-splitting fun, razor-sharp, high velocity wit.' Daily Examiner, Grafton
Duration: 2.5 hours
Ratings/Warnings:Adult Themed
Price: $40.90 - $45.90

Esperance Village Markets

Date: 19th of June 2016

Venue: Museum Village, Dempster Street

Contact Details: 

Amanda on 0415 388 420 or Annie on 0427 942 008.

Starts at 8:30a.m - 1:00p.m
Market stalls include Arts and Craft, Jams, Honeys, fresh fruit and veggies, ice-cream etc.
Come down for lots of family fun!

Trio of Twisty Tales

Date: 30th June - 3rd July 2016

Venue: Bijou Theatre

Contact Details: 

For more information about the 3 One Act Play productions please contact Barry Wroth wrothy@westnet.com.au or 0412 999 665

A Mad Breakfast- by Isabel McReynolds Gray      (2011)

A middle aged gentleman of enquiring mind advertises to visit a small select home for the insane for study purposes. As a joke, a boarder at a normal boarding house applies, the gentleman accepts and the hilarity commences when he turns up at breakfast.                    

Directed by Marcella Sharry

All Washed Up – by Robin Wilson     (2013)                                                          

A light aircraft crashes in the ocean off North Queensland and three survivors make it to a small island. But are they who they say they are and why were they on the plane in the first place.                                                                

Directed by Barry Wroth

Our Aunt From California – by Madelene Demarest Barnum  (1903)  

Three English sisters await the arrival of an Aunt who will choose one of them to travel to Europe. One sister, who is an actress not appreciated by her siblings, intercepts a telegram and impersonates the Aunt in this farce with a twist.                                                         

Directed by Flora Yetman

Times: Thurs 30 June 7:30pm. Fri 1 July 7:30pm. Sat 2 July 7:30pm. Sun 3 July 2pm.

Tickets: http://www.thebijoutheatre.org.au/ or 0497 032 814 with Credit Card details or Box Office 10am-12pm on Sat June 11th, 18th and 25th ONLY.

Events July 2016

Over the Fence Comedy Film Festival

Date: 10th July 2pm & 7pm 2016

Venue: Esperance Civic Centre

OTF aims to celebrate new and independent filmmakers, their comic masterpieces and their excellent sense of humour. We are committed to encouraging and stimulating comedy film production worldwide, and to producing a festival which celebrates, entertains & inspires through comedy.

We are a grassroots festival dedicated to championing the indie & new filmmakers – who are the starting point of a flourishing filmmaking industry. We aim to create of a vibrant, stimulating, inspiring environment for filmmakers & audiences, and, to bring laughter, thought, & joy to people.

Our mission is to offer a refreshing challenge to people’s ideas of ‘what comedy is’, to give our audience a whole new experience of the way in which funny stories can be told through a the wide variety of film making styles, genres, and, from all countries across the world!

Duration:90 Min. With Interval

Rating:M15+

Price:$13 - $15.00

Tickets avaliable online at http://www.esperanceciviccentre.com/ or at the Esperance Visitor Centre.

Esperance Village Markets

Date: 17th of July 2016

Venue: Museum Village, Dempster Street

Contact Details: 

Amanda on 0415 388 420 or Annie on 0427 942 008.

Starts at 8:30a.m - 1:00p.m
Market stalls include Arts and Craft, Jams, Honeys, fresh fruit and veggies, ice-cream etc.
Come down for lots of family fun!

Jimeoin; Yee-Haa

Date: 19th July 8pm 2016

Stand Up Comedian

Yeehaa! ‘It gets no better than this... Hilarious!’ (Time Out).

His ever-evolving live show and the most famous eyebrows in comedy. ‘If laughter is the best medicine, Jimeoin is a course of steroids... Brilliant wit and razor-sharp take on the absurdities of life… Series of hilarious, often surrealistic climaxes.

This is the comedy of one who truly perceives human behaviour, breaks it up, puts it all together again in all its ridiculousness, to leave you with your eyes streaming’

(Evening News). ‘Stand-up comedy at its best!’(Scotsman).

Price: $41.90 - $44.90

Tickets avaliable online at http://www.esperanceciviccentre.com/ or at the Esperance Visitor Centre.

WAYJO: WA Youth Jazz Orchestra

Date: 20th July 7:30pm 2016

Venue: Esperance Civic Centre

WAYJO is Australia’s leading youth jazz orchestra and one of the country’s cultural gems.It provides a unique experience for jazz musicians aged 14 to 25 who are the absolute cream of young jazz players from Western Australia and beyond.

Competition for places is fierce. Those who make it are amongst the nations best young players and are rewarded with career-defining experiences including touring, training, recording and performing with world-class guest artists.

WAYJO is a not-for profit incorporated association. WAYJO gives young jazz musicians outstanding artistic and professional opportunities and allows them to perform alongside award-winning guest artists such as Fred Wesley, Frank Foster, James Morrison, Kate Ceberano, Rhonda Birchmore, Don Burrows, Joe Chindamo, John Morrison and Libby Hammer.

A unique hothouse for Australia’s young jazz musicians, WAYJO provides the bridge from aspiring musician to industry professional.

WAYJO’s three ensembles perform for around 20,000 people each year at venues from small hip jazz haunts to parks and major concert centres.

Perth’s vibrant live jazz scene is a testament to the power of the WAYJO experience. Almost every jazz, swing, lounge and big band now performing in Perth has current or past members of WAYJO. Local jazz giants – Jamie Oehlers, Libby Hammer, Graham Wood and Carl Mackey – all played their way through WAYJO. Some past WAYJO members making their way overseas include Linda Oh, Troy Roberts, Daniel Susnjar, Graeme Blevins, Becc Sanderson and Mat Jodrell

Price: $15 - $20

Tickets avaliable online at http://www.esperanceciviccentre.com/ or at the Esperance Visitor Centre.

Esperance Mechanical Restoration Group Open Shed Day

Date: 24th July 2016

Venue: Mclean Road

Contact Details: 

Des 9071 3083
Tom 9071 1898

OPEN SHED DAY 10am-4pm
Displays of restored and works in progress.
Stationary Engines
Tractors
Vehicles
Motor Bikes

Turn Your Organisation Into A Volunteer Magnet

Date: Tuesday July 26th 2016

Venue: Esperance Civic Centre

Contact Details: 

Esperance Volunteer Resource Centre P: 9072 0346 M: 0412 445 615 E: volunteer@esperance.wa.gov.au

This inspirational & informative workshop will explore: how to attract the best and most diverse volunteers, strategies for balancing the needs of volunteers and your projects, & how to make your volunteer projects magnetic! Date: Tuesday, July 26th 2016 Time: 9am - 3pm (lunch included) Venue: Esperance Civic Centre Cost: $50 paid staff (Vols Free) ~ Please RSVP by July 22nd ~ Following the training Andy will present a database demonstration on Better Impact Volunteer Management Software - see what a 21st Century Cloud Based volunteer management system looks like! Details: following the training, from 3:15 pm ? 4:30pm. Please also let us know if you will be attending the demo! About The Trainer Andy is a highly respected & skilled trainer and story teller, dedicated to the promotion of effective volunteer management and volunteer engagement. He has written and co-written several books on volunteer management,& served as President of Volunteering Australia. For more information or to register please contact The Esperance Volunteer Resource Centre P: 9072 0346 M: 0412 445 615 E: volunteer@esperance.wa.gov.au W: www.volunteeringesperance.org.au

Events August 2016

DEATH IN BOWENGABBIE

Date: 2nd August 7:30pm 2016

Venue: Esperance Civic Centre

Oscar has made a new life in the city, escaping the shadow of his country town past. He has a fiancee, a new job, a fresh start. And then a series of mysterious deaths in the family keep calling him back to Bowengabbie, and to its bizarrely festive funerals. Is love brinigng him back? Or is something more sinister at play...?

A big, black, tender-hearted comedy about love, loss and the mourning after...

This is a brilliant new Australian play that is certain to delight your audiences. It could be subtitled 'Five funerals and a Wedding' as it is not only laugh-out-loud funny, but there is romance, drama, mystery and intrigue. And the twist at the end is a wonderfully surprising treat.

Its themes also make it perfectly suited and relevant for regional audiences. It has charmed audiences and critics alike, receiving most recently a 4 1/2 star rave review from the Herald Sun. The production features a stellar central performance from Byrce Youngman playing dozens of characters with ligtning precision. It is an incredibly compact touring production, with the set created simply with chalk and a few suitcases, and the production has already completed two succesful seasons (in Perth and Melbourne).

Price: $20 - $30

Tickets avaliable online at http://www.esperanceciviccentre.com/ or at the Esperance Visitor Centre.

Esperance Village Markets

Date: 14th of August 2016

Venue: Museum Village, Dempster Street

Contact Details: 

Amanda on 0415 388 420 or Annie on 0427 942 008.

Starts at 8:30a.m - 1:00p.m
Market stalls include Arts and Craft, Jams, Honeys, fresh fruit and veggies, ice-cream etc.
Come down for lots of family fun!

Esperance Mechanical Restoration Group Open Shed Day

Date: 28th August 2016

Venue: Mclean Road

Contact Details: 

Des 9071 3083
Tom 9071 1898

OPEN SHED DAY 10am-4pm
Displays of restored and works in progress.
Stationary Engines
Tractors
Vehicles
Motor Bikes

Events September 2016

Esperance Village Markets

Date: 4th of September 2016

Venue: Museum Village, Dempster Street

Contact Details: 

Amanda on 0415 388 420 or Annie on 0427 942 008.

Starts at 8:30a.m - 1:00p.m
Market stalls include Arts and Craft, Jams, Honeys, fresh fruit and veggies, ice-cream etc.
Come down for lots of family fun!

Esperance Anglican Wildflower Festival

Date: Tues 13 - Sat 17 September 2016

Venue: Anglican Parish Centre

The theme for 2016 is ‘Esperance Heathland’

Tues 13th – Sat 17th September 2016

9am – 4.30pm

Anglican Parish Centre

Cnr Andrew and Windich Streets

Esperance Rodeo

Date: 16th & 17th of September 2016

Contact Details: 

Sam White on 0447966071 or 90765086

Includes: Feature Bull Rides , Saddlebronc and Bare Back events Team Roping, Barrel Racing and junior events.include Feature Bull Rides , Saddlebronc and Bare Back events Team Roping, Barrel Racing and junior events.

Esperance Mechanical Restoration Group Open Shed Day

Date: 25th September 2016

Venue: Mclean Road

Contact Details: 

Des 9071 3083
Tom 9071 1898

OPEN SHED DAY 10am-4pm
Displays of restored and works in progress.
Stationary Engines
Tractors
Vehicles
Motor Bikes

Esperance Village Markets

Date: 25th of September 2016

Venue: Museum Village, Dempster Street

Contact Details: 

Amanda on 0415 388 420 or Annie on 0427 942 008.

Starts at 8:30a.m - 1:00p.m
Market stalls include Arts and Craft, Jams, Honeys, fresh fruit and veggies, ice-cream etc.
Come down for lots of family fun!

Events October 2016

Esperance & Districts Agricultural Show

Date: 14-15 October 2016

Venue: Esperance Showgrounds

Contact Details: 

PO Box 678 Esperance WA 6450

Ph 9071 2598

Email espag@westnet.com.au

More info to come..

Esperance Mechanical Restoration Group Open Shed Day

Date: 23rd October 2016

Venue: Mclean Road

Contact Details: 

Des 9071 3083
Tom 9071 1898

OPEN SHED DAY 10am-4pm
Displays of restored and works in progress.
Stationary Engines
Tractors
Vehicles
Motor Bikes

Events November 2016

Esperance Mechanical Restoration Group Open Shed Day

Date: 27th November 2016

Venue: Mclean Road

Contact Details: 

Des 9071 3083
Tom 9071 1898

OPEN SHED DAY 10am-4pm
Displays of restored and works in progress.
Stationary Engines
Tractors
Vehicles
Motor Bikes