Published on Thursday 18 August 2022

Be Bold Festival dares to be different in 2022 - Full program out now!

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A free family friendly arts one-day festival celebrating the big bold west

Be Bold Festival returns in 2022 with a dynamic program of arts, culture, music and performance by and for our community in Melbourne’s west.

We’re excited to have Australia’s premiere collective of soulful artists Women of Soul playing live. The collective features Melbourne artists Chelsea Wilson, Candice Monique, Germaine McCarthy, Alzzy, Monique DiMattina, Ashley Ballet and more. Experience original sweet soul music, empowering anthems and gritty funk.

There’s loads of family-friendly interactive entertainment including Junklandia turning household items into musical instruments, The Bandwagon showcasing world class musicians on a portable stage, Te Tangi O Te Ka’ara bringing drum, beats and dance from the Pacific Islands, a performance by Snuff Puppets in collaboration with The East African Women's Foundation's Youth Group, Bells of Brimmers doing tricks and things on a nine metre tall tower, circus with Curbside Carnies and more!

Be sure to check out the Resonate – Youth Showcase featuring the best up and coming young musicians from Melbourne’s west, plus a special performance by the L2R Pandas - dance for kids.

Join us in the Bowery Theatre for the 123 Film Competition Awards as we announce the winners and a special screening of the finalists.

There’s heaps of workshops for the whole family including dance workshops by The Australian Ballet and Afro and Hip-Hop with One Dance Love Vision. Join us for arts and craft, lantern making, origami, storytime and more, plus take trip around the world in our Cultural Kitchen series.

Join a local on a Foodie Tour of the multicultural hub of St Albans and experience the diverse cuisine in the area.

Don’t miss a very special exhibition Bold Stories Bold Lives by artist Ashley Ellis showcasing extraordinary Brimbank locals and their stories of courage and boldness.

Be Bold Festival
Saturday 8 October 2022
11am – 9pm
Bowery Theatre & Gallery and St Albans Community Centre, 33 Princess Street, St Albans and surrounding areas
No charge / All ages / All welcome

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This is a COVID safe, accessible, smoke-free and alcohol-free event

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