Centre for Rural Communities

The Centre for Rural Communities presents: STORIES ON THE LAKE @ Lake Tyers Beach. 19-21 October 2018

Stories on the lake October 19th – 21st, 2018

This year we’ve meandered along, from the tip of Lake Tyers, towards the coast @ Lake Tyers Beach. We’ll share the emerging stories that change the way we see the past and the shape our idea of the fu...

Waltz for Wairewa / Saturday 20 October / 7.30pm

Waltz for Wairewa A performance created from “Stories from Wairewa” conveying details of everyday life in a small, isolated rural community in its early days in the 1900s. The sources of material are...

Uncle Herb Patten / Saturday 20 October / 8.45pm

Uncle Herb Patten It takes many years of practice to play the leaf well, and Herb first learned to play as a small boy after watching his great uncle Lindsay Thomas blowing leaves in the bush at Newme...