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Roving Pop-Up Disco

(The Dandenongs) Who knows what pop-up disco might happen with Disco Damo and friends in town.

The Complimentary Caravan

(Castlemaine) The Complimentary Caravan is a heart-warming interactive idea overflowing with sincerity and delight that can be adapted to fit...

The Emporium

(Natimuk) “Best Garage in Town” Intermittent times, from midday Friday till late Sunday. But when there’s dusk and dancing it...

Lily and King

(Melbourne) Lily and King are a quirky, musical junkyard from Melbourne. Their aim is to use all of their limbs...

Sunday morning – Put me Down

(The Dandenongs) Dog-gone it, what a night! Gently does it, we don’t want anything too extreme this early on a...

Hay and Thespian Parade

Oh yeah, the Frinj could not start without the ever popular Natimuk Mardi Gras Parade. Prizes in previous years have...

Magnetica

(Natimuk) The skate park comes alive with slithering, jumping, crawling, hopping creatures. Make your own to add to the creature...

Licorice Leeches

(Natimuk) Large solar inflated black tubes. We promise the actual work will be more impressive than the description!

Sonder

(Natimuk) A work of incredible beauty – non-human theatre. Pick up more info from the Frinj HUB

LadyCake

(Melbourne) Marie Antoinette – teen icon, loving mother, draconian villain, murdered queen. How easy is it to tear a woman...

No Longer a Wandering Spirit

(Melbourne) A short film by Sharon Huebner that tells the story of two Aboriginal family groups discovering the history of...

REFUGE

The Natimuk outlier to Arts House North Melbourne Refuge will step back into the question of the idea of refuge....

Tek Tek

(Melbourne) TEK TEK perform virtuosic and original music inspired by tropical jungles, late night Balkan weddings, 1960s chic, and shamanistic...

The Inaugural Wimmera Snail Race

(Natimuk) Wimmera snails are among the fastest in the world, well maybe not the fastest but almost in the top...

Storytime with the Thing

(Natimuk) As shadows lengthen along the Natimuk Main Street and the evening draws in, gather together with the Thing and...

Natimuk Brass Band

(Wimmera) The Natimuk Brass Band plays everything from marches to John Lennon’s “Imagine”. They’re a part of Natimuk’s history and...

The Crossing

On an overnight ferry In the deep waters of Sumatra epicentre of earthquake and tsunami. Where the earth’s tectonic plates...

Spookmaster

(Castlemaine) Mixing performance, puppetry and digital projection, Mark Penzak enacts a humorous, touching and enjoyably spooky story about a boy...

The Clitterati

(Sydney and Portland) A crochet art show about famous people and their nether regions….from Kirsten Fredericks & Trevor Smith.

Fourth Golden Needle Yarn Bomb Competition

(It’s a mystery!) We’ve had “the Bridge” and “The Web”, and even “The Fire Hydrant”. What’s next? Anything can be...