What's On?

2018 'Paper on Skin' competition

Monday, 5 March 2018 | More information ...

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre are announcing 'Call for Entries' for the 2018 'Paper on Skin' competition. Entries close 5th March 2018.

Save the date for the Gala Parade and Award Evening on the 15th June.

Entry forms can be downloaded via the 'paper on skin' tab at burnieartscouncil.com

Puppetry of the Penis

Thursday, 26 April 2018 | More information ...

DIRECT FROM LAS VEGAS, the Masters of Penis Origami return to shock and awe audiences by folding, twisting, bulging and scooping their junk into creations such as: "The Pelican," "The Windsurfer," "The Eiffel Tower," "The Loch Ness Monster" and their signature creation, "The Hamburger." - all projected onto a huge screen for your close-up enjoyment!

South Riana Market

Saturday, 28 April 2018 | More information ...

The South Riana Hall is hosting another market just in time for Mothersday

TSO - Avi Avital

Saturday, 28 April 2018 | More information ...

The Tasmanian Symphony Ochestra
Avi Avital Mandolin
Erin Helyard Director and Harpsichord

International Jazz Day

Monday, 30 April 2018 | More information ...

International Jazz Day occurs every year on April 30, created by UNESCO to highlight Jazz and its diplomatic role in uniting people around the globe.

Kevin Bloody Wilson - The Almost Awesome Tour

Tuesday, 1 May 2018 | More information ...

The outrageously funny KEVIN BLOODY WILSON returns with his “Almost Awesome Tour” in May featuring special guest artist, Jenny Talia.

2018 Office Professionals Day

Friday, 4 May 2018 to Friday, 4 May 2018 | More information ...

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre invite you to join us for breakfast to celebrate 2018 Office Professionals Day.

Ghost Jam!

Friday, 4 May 2018 | More information ...

Kids: they love music that goes “BOOM!” and ghosts that go “BOO!”


Thursday, 10 May 2018 | More information ...

BABBA - Calling All Dancing Queens Tour!
Welcome to the wonderful musical illusion that is BABBA.
For 22 years, BABBA have been thrilling audiences with their superb re-creation of 70’s super group ABBA and the legacy of hits they gave us.

Cruise Ship - Insignia

Saturday, 12 May 2018 | More information ...

The 33rd and final cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Saturday 12 May 2018.

A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire

Saturday, 12 May 2018 | More information ...

A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire is an all singing, all dancing tribute to the man who went on to become the most famous dancer of all time.

Charlie Landsborough

Friday, 25 May 2018 | More information ...

Terry Gordon Promotions presents the remarkable singer/songwriter, Charlie Landsborough. He has played all over the world, becoming one of the all-time biggest selling artistes in Irish music history.

High School Musical

Monday, 4 June 2018 to Saturday, 9 June 2018 | More information ...

Marist Regional College presents High School Musical.

Disney’s High School Musical on Stage! centres on the blossoming relationship between Troy, a high school jock, and Gabriella, the new smart girl at school.

2018 Wearable Paper Art Gala Parade

Friday, 15 June 2018 | More information ...

The Betta Milk Burnie Wearable Paper Art Competition is on again!

Be awed by the colour and spectacle of exquisitely crafted paper garments paraded on the catwalk for the 4th biennial paper on skin - June 15th.

Peppa Pig's Surprise

Thursday, 19 July 2018 to Thursday, 19 July 2018 | More information ...

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back in Australia in a brand new live stage show PEPPA PIG’S SURPRISE.


Wednesday, 25 July 2018 to Saturday, 28 July 2018 | More information ...


Hellyer College is proud to present the popular rock musical, GODSPELL.

Swing Man

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 | More information ...

Damian Callinan, renowned character and stand-up comedian, confirms what many had already suspected: he suffers from OTTDs [Over The Top Dance Syndrome]. After years of eschewing partner dancing and cutting up dance floors on his own he discovers that the only cure is to learn how to Swing Dance.

The Boy From Oz

Friday, 24 August 2018 to Saturday, 8 September 2018 | More information ...

The Burnie Musical Society is very excited to be presenting ‘The Boy from Oz’ as our 2018 show. "The Boy From Oz" tells about the life of the great Australian entertainer, Peter Allen.

Johnny Cash the Concert

Thursday, 30 August 2018 | More information ...

Presented by Daniel Thompson & Stuie French with Happy Days Records.

Virtuosi Tasmania

Friday, 7 September 2018 | More information ...

Virtuosi Tasmania tours the state each year, presenting over twenty fine chamber concerts in wonderful venues ranging from vineyards and galleries to heritage buildings and grand private houses.

Madame Butterfly

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 | More information ...

A man enchanted by the beauty of the East.
A woman in love with the promise of the West.

A Taste of Ireland

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | More information ...

After performing to thousands of audiences Australia wide, The Irish Music & Dance Sensation ‘A Taste of Ireland’ lands in Tasmania for the very first time.

Big Bad Wolf

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 to Wednesday, 26 September 2018 | More information ...

He’s the most misunderstood character in fairytale history. Put simply he has no friends.

PIANO MAN - Billy Joel Tribute Concert

Thursday, 18 October 2018 | More information ...

Celebrating 45 Years
Starring: Anthony Mara
It’s been 45 Years since the release of Billy Joel’s signature song, and in 2018 Anthony Mara returns to centre stage with his world class band to pay tribute to the PIANO MAN

Death By Soprano

Friday, 19 October 2018 | More information ...

Death By Soprano satirically catalogues operatic death scenes in an A-Z, cabaret romp through Operatic Occupational Hazards. This is a cabaret work with a great love of opera that also embraces a loving irreverence for opera’s occasionally over-inflated ego.