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The Brunch Run: Black Pepper Cafe

Black Pepper

Across the road from the Belconnen Arts Centre and with pretty views of Lake Ginninderra, Black Pepper scores highly on location.
It also meets my key criteria for a brunch venue: it offers all day breakfast on weekends. Commit this to memory for the next time you need a late morning fry up after a big [...]

RAW Canberra presents GLIMPSE at Belconnen Arts Centre

By 10 July 2015
raw glimpse

[ 17 July 2015 at 7:30 pm; ]

On Friday 17th July, GLIMPSE will bring together 30 local emerging artists spanning fashion, music, visual and performing arts, music and more for a one night extravaganza at the Belconnen Arts Centre.

GLIMPSE is the fourth of six emerging arts showcases to be run by RAW Canberra in 2015 and this showcase is packed wall to [...]

Belconnen Arts Centre launches Pozible funding campaign


Want to transform Belconnen Arts Centre into the creative hub of North West Canberra?
The Belconnen Arts Centre has received funding of $8000 from Creative Partnerships Australia, which is dependent on Belconnen Arts Centre separately raising $8000. Essentially every donation you make as part of this Pozible campaign will be doubled.
If you donate ten dollars – that [...]

RAW Canberra presents Visionary, 30 January

By 26 January 2015 HEADLINE ARTICLE
raw canberra visionary

[ 30 January 2015 at 7:30 pm; ]

RAW is an indie arts organisation for artists, by artists. Every second month it showcases around 30 artists in film, fashion, music, visual art, photography, performing art, hair and make up for what the organisers describe as a “one night creative explosion”.

When: Friday 30 January 2015
Time: From 7.30pm
Where: Belconnen Arts Centre, 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen

Tickets [...]

Model Ships Expo at Belconnen Arts Centre

By 17 September 2013

[ 17 September 2013 at 1:00 pm; 21 September 2013 to 22 September 2013. ] Models are cool.

The Canberra Model Shipwrights Society are putting on their annual expo this weekend at the Belconnen Arts Centre,

You can go, if you like.

Marking Canberra’s Centenary and the Canberra Model Shipwrights Society’s quarter-century, the expo will include up to 150 museum-quality period ships and warships, as well as radio-controlled vessels on Lake Ginninderra. The [...]

TJ James album launch at Belconnen Arts Centre

By 5 September 2013

[ 28 September 2013 at 1:00 pm; ]

TJ James is launching his new album “All the Pieces Fit” at Belconnen Arts Centre on the 28th this month.


You may remember him as the guy who used to busk outside McDonalds in Woden, playing at the Hellenic Club or one [...]

Centenary’s Battle of the Bands heats start this weekend

By 5 September 2013

Canberra’s biggest and worst named battle of the bands festival “Smells Like Centenary Spirit” is kicking off this Saturday at Belconnen Arts Centre.
Festival names that are both dated and miss the point thematically of the original name they’re referencing aside, this is a pretty cool thing and I hope it finds life past the centenary [...]

One River arts project comes to Belconnen Arts Centre

By 12 August 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 24 August 2013 at 4:00 pm; ]

On Saturday the 24th of August, the Belconnen Arts Centre will play host to One River, an interactive arts event that celebrates the mighty Murray.

We’ve been promised light projections, water based art, fire installations, interactive art, dance, and music as well as local food and wine.

The event is free, so get to it.

One River is [...]

Cox Architecture to do Belco Arts Centre Stage 2

By 7 August 2013

Joy Burch is putting out word on plans for Belconnen’s Theatre:
“The first stage of the redevelopments of the Belconnen Arts Centre created a spectacular centre that is a great resource for the arts community,” Ms Burch said.
“We are now ready to begin sketching out ideas for the second stage of this major project – an [...]

Dance for people with Parkinsons + Dance teacher workshop

By 2 August 2013

Belconnen Arts Centre are putting together a dance program for people with Parkinsons, and running a workshop for dance teachers afterwards:
1:00–2:00pm, Tuesday 13 August, with Q&A following
Interested in building your skills as a dance teacher? Curious about new ways of using dance in your community? Want to connect with some new groups in the ACT?
Join [...]



[ 1 June 2013 11:00 am to 2 June 2013 3:00 pm. ]

Kites will fill the skies on Saturday 1 June at Belconnen Arts Centre’s Wind Air Water Centenary kites festival at Lake Ginninderra.

All ages will be entertained with kite making master-classes, face painting and watching the flying of dozens of community kites made by groups, businesses and organisations over the past six months.

Bring along your own [...]

Daniel Ballantyne takes CEO job at Belconnen Arts Centre

By 28 May 2013

Ex-Newcastle resident Daniel Ballantyne has recently been given the top job at BCA, coming into the job with 20 years of experience.
Belconnen Arts Centre strives to fuel a love of and engagement with the arts in Belconnen and the broader Canberra region. Daniel will lead Belconnen Arts Centre through to its next stages of development [...]

ArtsACT invites young artists, big and small, to get messy at Belconnen Arts Centre

By 29 April 2013

ArtsACT are running an arts workshop out at Belconnen Arts Centre in term 2 for kids.
Children aged from 5 to 12 years are invited to come and get artistically creative and a bit messy at Belconnen Arts Centre in Term 2. Join us for a six week Small Art Adventures course for 5 to [...]

International Womens Day forum

By 22 February 2013

[ 6 March 2013 at 6:00 pm; ]

This just in:

To mark International Women’s Day, please join us to celebrate compelling contributions and achievements through the stories and experiences of three Canberra based women, Melissa Clarke, Louise Hamby and Fran Raymond.

Paradigm Shifts provides a unique opportunity to hear from three inspiring females in the ACT, nationally recognised in their own professions and [...]

Belco and Tuggers arts centres looking for CEOs

By 21 February 2013

Joy Burch’s office says it’s just coincidence, but ArtsACT is looking for CEOS for the Tuggeranong Arts Centre and the Belconnen Arts Centre.
Who wants to be a CEO?

College Express 2012 at the Belconnen Arts Centre

By 10 December 2012

[ 14 December 2012 to 13 January 2013. ]

This just in:

Presenting the fourth annual College Express exhibition, with outstanding artworks by Year 11 & 12 students from eight colleges and schools in the Belconnen region: Dickson, Gungahlin, Hawker, Radford and St Francis Xavier Colleges, Burgmann Anglican School, Melba Copland Secondary School Copland College and UC Secondary College Lake Ginninderra. In a stunning array [...]

Writing for TV – From Home & Away to Underbelly and Beyond with Felicity Packard

By 5 November 2012

[ 14 November 2012 at 6:00 pm; ]

This in from the Belconnen Arts Centre and no doubt of keen interest to some of you:

This public seminar introduces participants to the realities of writing drama for television in Australia. Felicity will discuss how story departments, networks and independent producers operate and the role of the writer in a variety of TV drama modes [...]

Live music at the Belconnen Arts Centre

By 13 September 2012

[ 14 September 2012 at 5:30 pm; ] This has come in and looks interesting:

Live@BAC is thrilled to present acoustic music by local band The Burley Griffin and musician Adam Brown.

As we welcome in the warmer weather, unwind on a Friday in Belconnen Arts Centre’s spacious foyer, looking over Lake Ginninderra, and listen to live acoustic music by talented local musicians.

About The Burley [...]

Mapping the Northside with Andrew Leigh

By 19 October 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

The indefatigable Andrew Leigh has launched the “Mapping the Northside” project at the Belconnen Arts Centre.
Mapping the Northside is an exciting project where I’ve joined forces with the Belconnen Arts Centre to help people learn about more great places in our region.
An enormous map (3m x 2m) will be displayed in the Belconnen Arts [...]

Dancers on a Lakefront – new art for Belconnen

By 9 August 2010

[First filed: Aug 6, 2010 @ 11:01]

The Chiefly Stanhope has proudly announced a new public art piece for the Belconnen Arts Centre on Emu Bank:
Dancers on a Lakefront is comprised of seven groups of bright yellow rods, which range in heights of between five and seven metres.
Dimopoulos modelled the design on the reeds that [...]

True Logic of the Future – at the Belconnen Arts Centre

By 15 June 2010

[ 13 July 2010 to 17 July 2010. ]

The following has crossed my desk and looks interesting:

Science-theatre ensemble Boho presents new interactive performance True Logic of the Future at the Belconnen Arts Centre this July.

Drawing on the ideas of 19th century economist, meteorologist, logician, musician, programmer, 3D photographer, philosopher and cloud-maker William Stanley Jevons, cross-artform ensemble Boho weave narrative theatre, interactive sequences [...]

Your chance to see bits of Buddha

By 27 May 2010

According to Joy Burch body parts of Buddha himself are in Canberra and can be seen at the Belconnen Arts Centre this afternoon.
Yes my mind is boggling too.
Tomorrow and on Saturday they’ll be on display from 9am to 9pm at the the Sri Lankan Buddhist temple in Kambah (mind boggles again).
Ms Burch urged all [...]

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