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COVID19 impact on scheduled events

UPDATED: Thursday 2 July, 10.30am

The Araluen Arts Centre has assessed its upcoming scheduled events under the risk assessment tool provided by the Northern Territory Government. It is with much sadness that we must announce that the following events have been cancelled:

  • The Australian Bee Gees Show
  • Alice Springs Beanie Festival 2020
  • The Advocate Art Award 2020
  • Steve Sedergreen with Darcy Davis and the Liminal State Quartet
  • The 2020 Sydney International Piano Competition Winner
  • Bell Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors
  • Melbourne International Guitar Festival Winner Yuki Saito

The following events have also been postponed:

  • Flickerfest 2020 scheduled for 20-21 March has been postponed, date TBC
  • Duprada Dance Company's performance of Swan Lake scheduled for 27-28 March has been postponed, date TBC
  • The Gospel According to Paul scheduled for 8 April has been posponed, date TBC
  • The Ukulele Kid's Show scheduled for 2 May has been postponed, date TBC
  • The Yarrenyty Arltere Artists exhibition scheduled to open 5 May has been postponed until 2021
  • Barking Gecko Theatre’s My Robot scheduled for 6-7 May has been postponed, date TBC
  • The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow scheduled for 8 May has been postponed until 2021\ 
  • Banff Mountain Film Festival scheduled for 29 May has been postponed to 8 October 2020
  • GUTS Dance // Central Australia’s Value for Money scheduled for 4 – 6 June has been postponed, date TBC
  • Monkey Baa Theatre Company's Edward the Emu scheduled for 13 and 15 June has been postponed, date TBC
  • Urzila Carlson: Token African scheduled for 19 June has been postponed to Sunday 29 November, 2020
  • Freya Tripp's exhibition Spaces - Places - Possessions has been postponed until 2021
  • A Migrant's Son has been postponed, date TBC
  • Bluey's Big Play: The Stage Show scheduled for 13-14 October has been postponed to Friday 26 March, 2021.
  • BJORN AGAIN Mamma Mia Here We Go Again scheduled for 16 October, has been postponed to 5 March, 2021

The following events have been extended:

  • The Alice Prize 2020 will now run until Monday 3 August
  • Neridah Stockley's exhibition Hermannsburg and Paint will open Friday 14 August and run until Sunday 8 November

Whilst these decisions are sad, they have been made to ensure public safety. We will keep all patrons up to date should further announcements on cancellations and postponements take place. This information is likely to change as more events are assessed over the coming weeks. 

All pre-purchased tickets will be refunded , excluding booking fees. The Araluen Box Office staff will be in contact to organise refunds. We have a small team working through this so please be patient as we work through our lists.

To view the guidlines around our approved COVID Safety Plan, please click here.

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