Long Table Dinner, 6.00pm, Monday 16 September

Long Table Dinner, 6.00pm, Monday 16 September

OUR SEPTEMBER LONG TABLE DINNER, is open to everyone and is all about sharing. Essential to share is a plate and a sense of humour. Drinks and story telling are optional!  Use this dinner occasion to engage with our feature exhibition [In]Place. If you are thinking of coming to the Long Table Dinner on September 16 at 6.00pm please RSVP to Robbie Murray or message 0402 133 922. Date: 6.00pm, Monday 16 September Venue: The Old Ambulance Station...
[In]Place[In]Conversation-Saturday 24 August, 4-6pm, Old Ambo Galleries

[In]Place[In]Conversation-Saturday 24 August, 4-6pm, Old Ambo Galleries

[IN]PLACE [IN]CONVERSATION Join leading artists working with technology as they deep dive into how art and tech collide. The panel will be moderated by Sutu aka Stuart Campbell, VR artist + film maker and co-founder of EyeJack. Sutu will be joined by panelists who are paving the way in art and technology. The panel consists of: Helena Papageorgiou ([In]Place Lead Artist); James Muller ([In]Place Artist; Robert Andrew (Experimenta Artist); and Chris Boden (Immerse Conference/Create Noosa) Expect to be challenged, provoked, and slightly uncomfortable in your shoes. The panel will be followed by a live performance from [In]Place artist Kellie O’Demspey and sound composer Mick Dick. Date: Saturday 24 August, 4-6pm Location: Exhibition Galleries, The Old Ambulance Station Price: Free Register your interest Presented in partnership with Experimenta, USC Art Gallery, The Old Ambo and Immerse. [In]Place is supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Council to support local arts and culture in regional...
Open Studio Day – The Little Glass House, 11am to 3.00pm, Saturday 12 October

Open Studio Day – The Little Glass House, 11am to 3.00pm, Saturday 12 October

The Little Glass House Studio in the Old Ambo is holding its first offical open studio day on Saturday 12 October. The open studio day will include demonstrations from the Glass Bead artist Ursula Bates, now resident at the Old Ambo, and FREE TRIALS. There will be a range of discounted loose beads and materials at the BEAD BAR for you design your own necklaces. A range of jewellery will also be available at wholesale prices. This is a great chance to pick up some christmas gifts and stocking fillers! Feel free to just come learn the wonderful colourful art of glass bead making along wth some light refreshments.  Ursula has over 15 years experience in the glass art form and enjoys sharing the centries old process that dates back to the Vikings. A kids craft table will be set up with beading supplies, play dough and colouring. THIS IS A FREE EVENT. When: 11.00am to 3.00pm, Saturday 12 October Where: The Little Glass House Studio, in the Old Ambo Cost: A free...
Friday Folk featuring Scott Cook (Canada), Black Box Theatre, 7.30pm Friday 11 October

Friday Folk featuring Scott Cook (Canada), Black Box Theatre, 7.30pm Friday 11 October

SCOTT COOK (Canada) is a roots balladeer with a rare personal warmth. He has managed to distil stories collected over 11 years touring Canada, USA, Europe, Asia and Australia into straight talking, keenly observant verse. Road-worn, painfully honest, and deeply human, his tunes weave together threads of folk, roots, blues and soul. This intimate concert sees Scott perform with his world-class trio plus an opening bracket from Liz Frencham. Bar, tea, coffee and good times Date: 7.30pm, Friday 11 October Prices: Adult $18; Concession $14; Child (18 years and under) $10; Good for 4 (4 adult tickets) $60 Bookings:...
Visit the Old Ambo as part of the Sunshine Coast Open House Program: 10.00am to 3.00pm Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October

Visit the Old Ambo as part of the Sunshine Coast Open House Program: 10.00am to 3.00pm Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October

WE TRUELY ARE AN OLD AMBULANCE STATION!¬† ¬†Whilst the history of an ambulance station serving Nambour and surrounds from 80 Howard Street starts in 1922, the existing building was opened in August 1958 by the then premier of Queensland, Sir Francis Nicklin. If you’ve a friend who hasn’t visited the Old Ambo, the Sunshine Coast Open House Day on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th October is a great opportunity to bring them. We’ll be open from 10.00am to 3.00pm each day to show visitors to the Old Ambo the transformation today to a hub for creative industries and social...
Sunday Folk on 19 May at the Black Box Theatre

Sunday Folk on 19 May at the Black Box Theatre

HEADLINING MAY’S SUNDAY FOLK ARE singer/songwriter Enda Kenny from Melbourne and Irish/UK ex pat Emily Maguire who nows calls the Sunshine Coast home. Enda is currently touring his new CD and Emily is well known for her humour and gentle yet compelling songs. Hosts Karen and Murray Law will open the show. Date: 2pm Sunday 20 May Venue: Black Box Theatre, The Old Ambulance Station, Nambour Costs: $18, $14 online; $20, $15 at the door Tickets:...