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Tuesday 2nd April 2019, 11.00am - 7.30pm

“An intricate and mesmerising piece of art” — Arts Hub “Damn brilliant show” — The Music In this critically acclaimed show, long spools of white rope run through pulley sheaves and wrap around bodies, explicitly connecting the …

Picasso and His Dog

Friday 12th April 2019, 11.00am - 12.00pm

This performance is part of our school holidays program and is complemented by a free children’s art workshop, It’s Dachshund Day!, on Tuesday 9 April.  Click here for more information.  One fine spring morning in 1957, …

A Little Bit of Blue

Friday 19th April 2019, 11.00am - 12.00pm

This performance is part of our school holidays program and is complemented by a free children’s art workshop, Bowerbird Blue, on Tuesday 16 April. Click here for more information.  Something’s gone missing again. It’s nowhere to …

Legends of the Grand Ole Opry

Wednesday 24th April 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

A show featuring the country and bluegrass music of “The Grand Ole Opry” including music from the country music greats such as Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Glen Campbell and Kenny Rogers. Bluegrass from Flatt and Scrugs and Roy Clark, a …

A Taste of Ireland

Wednesday 1st May 2019, 7.30pm - 9.00pm

This year Australian audiences have the chance to witness world champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A Taste of Ireland performs in Ararat, telling the tale of the world’s …

The Wine Bluffs

Friday 3rd May 2019, 7.30pm - 8.30pm

On the eve of the Grampians Grape Escape! Ever wondered what wine goes best with Fairy Bread, or why the ‘Champagne Spider’ hasn’t caught on? These questions and many more will be inadequately answered by the …

Country Super Hits Show with Don Costa

Wednesday 8th May 2019, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

* Tickets available soon! * Don continues to tour Australia wide, performing at festivals, corporate events and some of the country’s best clubs and venues. Don’s current album “Country Super Hits” continues to gain radio airplay …

Robot Song

Monday 27th May 2019, 11.00am - 12.00pm

* This show is restricted to school groups only. Please get in touch with us on 5355 0900 to book your school in. * “Gorgeously told and superbly crafted. A must-see for young people growing up …

BRUCE

Wednesday 26th June 2019, 7.30pm - 8.30pm

* Tickets on sale soon! *  From the creator of the international smash hit The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer, comes a new lo-­fi puppetry spectacular. Get ready to blast off for an epic …

The Hoffmans Variety Show

Wednesday 13th March 2019

The Hoffmans are making a few changes to their regular shows and this performance will include hits from Ed Sheeran and Andre Bocelli, Nana Mouskouri and of course our own Australian artists such as John Williamson …

Coming soon …

Monday 4th February 2019

The 2019 Ararat Town Hall program is ready to launch, promising an exciting range of events including circus, contemporary theatre, live music and family friendly performances, so stay tuned for an announcement in the new year. …

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Monday 28th January 2019

If you would like to keep up-to-date on Town Hall happenings, don’t forget to follow us on our social media channels. We are on Facebook – click here – and on Instagram with the handle @ararattownhall, …

FREE Community Presenter Workshop

Monday 26th November 2018

Regional Arts Victoria (RAV) is hosting a FREE information session and skills development workshop in Ararat for arts councils, hall committees, community cultural development and council arts workers interested in bringing touring performances to their communities. …

Macdeth by Company 13

Wednesday 21st November 2018

Written by Company 13 With Fiona Roake, Christian Bagin, John Forman, Aurora Kurth Director James Pratt. A funny, fake-bloody tale of greed and power. Macdeth is a Shakespearian treat performed in an immediate and accessible style. …

Christmas with Karen Knowles

Wednesday 21st November 2018

Karen Knowles has established herself as one of Australia’s favourite singers and will be appearing at the Ararat Town Hall for a special Christmas concert as part of the Free Lunchtime Concert series. Well known for …

Lior – Between You and Me

Friday 9th November 2018

This performance sees one of Australia’s most successful and respected singer/songwriters performing an intimate concert of songs drawn from his new album – “Between You and I” as well as selections from his vast back catalogue …

Hotel Sorrento by Hannie Rayson

Wednesday 17th October 2018

The award winning play Hotel Sorrento by Australian Playwright Hannie Rayson, which inspired the film of the same name, tells the story of three sisters who grew up together in the seaside town Sorrento. Hilary lives …

Death by Soprano – An Isabel Hertaeg & Critical Stages Production

Thursday 11th October 2018

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 …

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