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DoMaur Productions - Minefields & Miniskirts

Friday, 16 February 2018 to Saturday, 24 February 2018 | More information ...

Minefields and Miniskirts is told from the perspective of five women who were involved in the Vietnam War as either an entertainer, a nurse, a journalist, a volunteer or the wife of a Vietnam veteran.

Cruise Ship - Astor

Friday, 23 February 2018 | More information ...

The 26th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Friday 23 February 2018.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Jewel

Saturday, 24 February 2018 | More information ...

The 27th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Saturday 24 February 2018.

Ghost Rock Concert in the Vines - Jon Stevens plus support Bands

Saturday, 24 February 2018 | More information ...

SHOW TIMES: 12noon until approximately 6pm. Gates open at 10am.

BreastScreen Tasmania Mobile - February

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 | More information ...

Appointments will be available on the BreastScreen Tasmania Mobile Unit in Burnie.

From: 2 January - 16 March 2018

Cruise Ship - Pacific Eden

Thursday, 1 March 2018 | More information ...

The 28th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Thursday 1 March 2018.

Volunteer Info Desk

Thursday, 1 March 2018 | More information ...

Volunteering for a project, event, cause or hobby that you are passionate about is a great way to increase personal happiness, get out and about, meet people and improve your network. Or you can volunteer from the comfort of your own home!

Rethink Parks campaign

Friday, 2 March 2018 | More information ...

As part of the Rethink Parks campaign, people have the opportunity to win one of five annual Tasmanian national parks passes valued at $96. One winner will be announced each week. All people have to do is:
• Take a photo of themselves enjoying Tasmania’s outdoors
• Tag the photo with #rethinkparks
• Write a caption about the photo
• Like COTA Tasmania’s Facebook or Instagram page

Cruise Ship - Astor

Monday, 5 March 2018 | More information ...

The 29th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Monday 5 March 2018.

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

Cruise Ship - Pacific Eden

Thursday, 8 March 2018 | More information ...

The 30th cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Thursday 8 March 2018.

I Am A Lake

Friday, 9 March 2018 to Friday, 9 March 2018 | More information ...

Set on Tasmania’s rugged west coast, I Am A Lake is a coming of age story exploring the inextricably linked lives of Alice, Mum and Nugget.

Cruise Ship - Pacific Eden

Friday, 16 March 2018 | More information ...

The 31st cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Friday 16 March 2018.

BreastScreen Tasmania Mobile available until 16 March

Friday, 16 March 2018 | More information ...

Appointments will be available on the BreastScreen Tasmania Mobile Unit in Burnie.

From: 2 January - 16 March 2018

The Epic

Saturday, 17 March 2018 | More information ...

The Epic is slam poetry without too much earnestness; it’s storytelling without being condescending. This is the theatre of way out tales as told by two irreverent and passionate storytellers.

The Park Bench

Friday, 23 March 2018 to Saturday, 24 March 2018 | More information ...

Be impressed by the talent of our local performers in this top-notch contemporary dance production.

Neighbour Day

Sunday, 25 March 2018 | More information ...

Neighbour Day is Australia’s annual celebration of community, encouraging people to connect with those who live in their neighbourhood.

International Purple day for epilepsy awareness

Monday, 26 March 2018 | More information ...

During March, Tasmanians are encouraged to ‘go purple’ and end the stigma and discrimination of epilepsy by wearing its international colour.

Council City Offices will be illuminated in purple from Mar 25 - Mar 31 in support of epilepsy awareness.

Cruise Ship - Sea Princess

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 | More information ...

The 32nd cruise ship of the 2017/18 season arrives in Burnie on Tuesday 27 March 2018.

Volunteer Info Desk

Thursday, 5 April 2018 | More information ...

Volunteering for a project, event, cause or hobby that you are passionate about is a great way to increase personal happiness, get out and about, meet people and improve your network. Or you can volunteer from the comfort of your own home!

Healthy Tasmania Challenge

Friday, 13 April 2018 | More information ...

The Healthy Tasmania Challenge promotes everyday healthy activities and provides programs and incentives to encourage participation.

Win $5000 for your community

The Ten Sopranos

Saturday, 14 April 2018 | More information ...

Featuring internationally renowned soprano Penny Pavlakis

Macdeth

Friday, 20 April 2018 | More information ...

A Shakespearian treat performed in an immediate and accessible style.

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.

Ghost Jam!

Friday, 4 May 2018 | More information ...

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

BABBA

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.

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.

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.

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.