What's on while you are here

Back to All Events

FAR Festival 2018


COA_VA_AlbanyFringeFestival_Posters_WEB_AW1-1.jpg

Curious Happenings

Welcome to the very first FAR Festival! Founded by the Vancouver Arts Centre in Albany, FAR Festival exists for regional artists throughout the Great Southern region and beyond. 

FAR (Fringe Arts Regional) Festival 2018 is part of the Vancouver Arts Centre’s commitment to supporting and encouraging the development of contemporary performance and creative practice in the Great Southern region. FAR Festival is for emerging and independent artists, as well as for exciting creative happenings in the Great Southern! 

This year’s FAR Festival will be the beginning of grand adventures. We’d like to thank everyone who has taken the plunge with us so far including;Denmark ArtsCreative Albany IncTone List and the Albany Arts Festival Season - https://tinyurl.com/yd7z9aex

This year will be a taster of what is to come!

Check out the schedule!

FRIDAY 2 FEBRUARY
Extending the voice: Exploratory singing workshop with Propan

SATURDAY 3 FEBRUARY
Propan (Norway) + Josten Myburgh - Exploratory Music Performance

WEDNESDAY 7
Creative Exchange - FAR Thinking

Friday 9 February
Gods of the Stadium - Exhibition Opening
Bead Friends Forever (Albany Opening)

Wednesday 14 February
Driftwood - Casus Circus

Saturday 24 February
The World's Tiniest Zine Fair II - FAR Festival 2018
Far Fetched: Three Contemporary Performances
FAR OUT: Late Night Fringe Club

View the program guide here: http://bit.ly/2nmVi1M

FAR Festival meets on Noongar land. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land, the Minang people of Noongar nation. We pay respects to any elders past, present, and emerging. And we recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land, which continue to be important to Noongar people living today.

Earlier Event: February 3
World Wetlands Day - Albany
Later Event: February 8
Albany Arts Festival Season 2018