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Gin Gin invited to Light Up the Village

Light up the Village
Tyrone O’Reilly will perform “Light Up the Village” at the Gin Gin Historical Society Complex on Saturday evening, October 17. Tyrone is also holding workshops in association with the event.

A night of music, mirth and the magic of fairylights will unfold as Gin Gin residents “Light Up the Village” on Saturday, October 17.

The free event, organised by Creative Regions, will be held at the Gin Gin Historical Society complex at the old railway station from 6pm to 8pm.

Wendy Zunker from Creative Regions said the event was an opportunity to pack a picnic blanket or a chair and enjoy a night of entertainment.

“The evening will showcase the outcome of several workshops from the Corrugated Workshop Series that are currently under way in preparation for Light Up the Village with each workshop producing an artistic element that will form part of the Light Up the Village program,” she said.

“Still to come we have song writing with Mark Lavender, Go With the Flow Circus Arts with popular local performer Tyrone O’Reilly and creating stop-motion animations with Donna Maree Robinson that will projected onto the building and landscapes at the event.

“As the fairylights start to twinkle, guests can discover the ‘light walk' and see if they can find the bees, serpent sculptures and lanterns that have been created as part of the workshops.”

Wendy said Tyrone O’Reilly, well known throughout the region for his fire breathing and comedic circus stunts, will be workshopping with locals aged 12 and above with some basic skills involving hoops, spinning plates and balancing on the tricky rola bola.

“Tyrone is part of the entertainment on the night and those attending the workshop will be invited to share their newly acquired skills and ‘flow jam’,” Wendy said.

“There will be music to enjoy presented by locals who have workshopped with Laura Lingwood and Mark Lavender.”

Also performing on the night will be the Delta Divas, a touring show celebrating the music of the 60s by the female singers who bought us the anthems we still sing today with Helen Reddy and Patsy Cline standards among the most popular.

“The Gin Gin Scouts will host a sausage sizzle, so come hungry and support them,” Wendy said.

This is a COVID-safe event and registration at the gate will be required.

“Light Up the Village” is presented by Creative Regions, supported by the Australian Government – Building Futures, and locally by Gin Gin Community Bank and Ergon Energy.

Details on workshops and the Light Up the Village event are available from the Creative Regions website.

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