There’s a month-long festival coming to Queenscliff this winter

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There’s a month-long festival coming to Queenscliff this winter

As winter enters its darkest weeks, Queenscliff will be bringing back Low Light Festival, along with the finest international and local arts, music and culinary talents in a month-long celebration of all the senses.

Featuring an extraordinary array of events across four weekends with an abundance of live music, Low Light will shine a beacon on the renowned seaside village, providing visitors with plenty of reasons to spend a winter’s weekend in Queenscliff celebrating warming, immersive comforts, and the arts.

Across the month, the town’s public spaces, galleries, cafes, bars and restaurants will play host to a dazzling array of art exhibitions, film premieres and screenings, spoken word and literary readings and music performances. See gothic architectural grandeur on a weekly heritage walk, hear the roar of the crowd as Dan Sultan, Clare Bowditch and Archie Roach perform in the QMF Concert Series, smell the smoke as sculptures simultaneously burn up the night sky for Winter Solstice, taste the seafood buffet brunch and results of a warming whiskey workshop, and touch the paper and ink of a Queenscliffe Literary Festival session.

The Low Light program will also include the Bellarine Lighthouse Film Festival screening various movies including opening night’s A Boy Called Sailboat (with a live soundtrack by the Grigoryan Brothers), SacredEdge Festival (headlined by Mojo Juju and Lior), the Her Sound Her Story documentary and intimate Jen Cloher concert presented by the Lighthouse Arts Collective, a miniature outdoor art exhibition by Tinky, contemporary artist Cameron Robbins’ light installation work Lux Anemograph, The Blues Train, cartoonists Michael Leunig & Jim Pavlidis in conversation, Mirka Mora inspired doll-making classes and Sunday Blues Sessions and Whiskey & Gin Masterclasses at the Queenscliff Brewhouse.

Low Light will also be bathing the streets and shop fronts of Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale blue with lights strung up around the town to guide you as you explore all that the night has to offer.

The month of June in particular will come alive with the juxtaposition of extravagant Fire and Ice events. The Winter Solstice Fire Sculptures will see three art installations burnt simultaneously on the night of June 22nd, whilst the first week of pop-up ice skating rink a

This winter, come and see Queenscliff in a different light.

Low Light Festival will take place in Queenscliff from Friday 3rd May – Sunday 30th June 2019. For the full program of events (coming soon), bookings, accommodation options and further information visit