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:...
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...
A Touch of Gold, Long Table Dinner, our 50th, Wednesday 16 October

A Touch of Gold, Long Table Dinner, our 50th, Wednesday 16 October

We’ve themed our October 16th, Long Table Dinner, (our 50th), A Touch Of Gold. Bring, wear or carry a Touch of Gold to help us celebrate a very special Long Table Dinner on Wednesday 16th October. Just bring a plate and a sense of humour. With many surprises in store this is a A Long Table Dinner not to be missed! If you are thinking of coming to the Long Table Dinner on 16 October at 6.00pm please RSVP to Ludmila Doneman or message 0434 357 862. Date: 6.00pm, Wednesday 16 October Venue: The Old Ambulance Station...
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...
How to Makeover the Nambour Town Centre in 7 Days, talk by David Engwicht 6.00pm, Thursday 24 October

How to Makeover the Nambour Town Centre in 7 Days, talk by David Engwicht 6.00pm, Thursday 24 October

HOW TO MAKEOVER THE NAMBOUR TOWN CENTRE IN 7 DAYS, David’s talk is part of the Old Ambo’s Disruption and Drinks Series - occasional talks, mingle and drinks on creative social entrepreneurship. Too much planning and community engagement is killing our public spaces. David Engwicht and his team of place makers have been transforming town centres across Australia and New Zealand in just seven days… and this includes: community engagement, design, forming community-driven project teams and delivery of the makeover. David will explain the core concepts behind his approach, and what other towns have achieved. David Engwicht is the inventor of the Walking School Bus and the 7 Day Makeover. Project for Public Spaces in New York describe David as, “One of the world’s most innovative thinkers on creating vibrant public spaces”. David’s books on urban design and place making have been used as texts in university courses. DATE:  Thursday 24 October, 5.30pm for 6.00-7.00pm talk, 7.00-8.00pm mingle and drinks VENUE: Main Gallery Space, Old Ambulance Station, 80 Howard Street, Nambour COST: $10 plus cash bar REGISTER: Click to book through...
A Christmas Gift for the Homeless, Long Table Dinner, Saturday 16 November

A Christmas Gift for the Homeless, Long Table Dinner, Saturday 16 November

We’ve themed our November 16th Long Table Dinner, A Christmas Gift for the Homeless. Please bring a gift of socks or underwear (new) for us to provide to the Nambour Community Centre for distribution to those who will find themselves homeless this Christmas. With your gift you’ll also need to bring a plate, a sense of humour and to always expect the unexpected! Meet local artist Roger Callen whose exhibition Haimakura Hinterland is currently showing in Gallery 1. If you are thinking of coming to the Long Table Dinner on 16 November at 6.00pm please RSVP to Ludmila Doneman or message 0434 357 862.  Date: 6.00pm, Saturday 16 November Venue: The Old Ambulance Station...