• Living with Climate Change Burrinja Biennale
  • Cranky Bear
  • Big Tops and Tiny Tots
  • LEFT Circus
  • Burrinja Circus Festival
  • Black Art White Walls: The Adrian and Anne Newstead Collection
  • Dances with Lyrebirds
  • Melbourne Ballet: Divenire
  • Drowning in Veronica Lake
  • Living with Climate Change Burrinja Biennale, October 3 - November 22
  • Cranky Bear - Tuesday 30 June at 6.30pm & Wednesday 1 July at 10:30am and 1:30pm
  • Big Tops and Tiny Tots - Friday 3 July at 10:30am
  • LEFT Circus, Saturday 4 July at 6:30pm
  • Burrinja Circus Festival, 27 June - 5 July
  • Black Art White Walls: The Adrian and Anne Newstead Collection, Burrinja Gallery 4 July – 20 September 2015
  • Dances with Lyrebirds, Burrinja Gallery, Sunday 5th July- Sunday 26th July
  • Melbourne Ballet: Divenire - Burrinja Theatre, Saturday 25 July at 7pm
  • Drowning in Veronica Lake - Burrinja Theatre, Saturday 1 August at 8pm


Black Art White Walls:

The Adrian and Anne Newstead Collection

4 July – 20 September

The exhibition includes 60 works from Adrian and Anne Newstead's personal collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.
Collector Talk Saturday 1 August at 1pm

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Dances with Lyrebirds

4 July - 26 July

Dances with Lyrebirds draws upon the sensory experience of the forest, lyrebird encounters and mythologies to respond to this unique bird through dance, photography and sound art.
A program of community events offers locals and visitors the opportunity to be inspired by this wondrous creature in our midst.

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LEFT - Circus

By Long Answeres to Simple Questions
Saturday 4 July at 6:30pm

LEFT is a breathtaking and risk-taking circus. Joyous, heart-wrenching and awe-inspiring, a show all about the importance of community, what it takes to build them and what happens when someone suddenly leaves or is lost.

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Big Tops and Tiny Tots

Friday 3 July at 10:30am

Roll up Roll up! Run away to the circus with this fun and physical show by Solid State Circus performer Luth Wolff! With Hula-Hoops, Unicycle, Magic and Spinning Plates Luth takes children aged 3 – 5 on a madcap circus adventure, with plenty of help from the audience!

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Music & Festivals

Burrinja Circus Festival

Saturday 27 June – Sunday 5 July

These school holidays join us for 9 Days of circus fun for the whole family!
Sensational shows, performances and workshops for all; from tiny tots to adults!
Learn circus aerials, stilts, tightrope and tumbles with the Ruccis circus team and be inspired by award winning circus!

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Markiyan Melnychenko

Sunday 12 July at 2pm

Internationally acclaimed and decorated with a plethora of awards including prizes in the Melbourne Recital Centre’s Great Romantics Competition and the Michael Hill International Violin Competition, Melnychenko comes to Burrinja this winter to enthrall you with Ravel,Brahms, Kreisler and Wieniawski.

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Burrinja tickets

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Tel: 9754 8723. Burrinja: Tues–Sun 10am – 4pm,
Café Burrinja: Tues – Sun 9am – 5pm