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May & June 2019, Queenscliff & Point Lonsdale become immersed in the second incarnation of 'Low Light, Queenscliff', a boutique Fringe Festival bringing the finest international and local arts & culinary talents in a two month-long celebration of all the senses. Queenscliff was, for many years, one of Victoria’s most renowned seaside resorts, filled with Victorian-era architectural grandeur & a restorative climate, top & tailed by two still-standing lighthouses (High Light and Low Light). Since its renaissance some thirty odd years ago, Queenscliff has garnered
a reputation for experiential excellence, a long-standing host to bespoke music events,
art exhibitions & gourmet dining across its warmer months. Low Light is a new twist to proceedings, offsetting the low season & Queenscliff’s bracing seaside cold with two months celebrating warming, immersive comforts & the arts. The town’s public spaces, galleries, cafes, bars & restaurants will play host to a dazzling array of art exhibitions, film premieres and screenings, spoken word & literary readings & music performances. Low Light will also showcase warming meals and restorative drinks in welcoming surrounds. From degustation menus, to wine tastings & whiskey education, there’ll be a series of culinary options to whet every palette. The Fringe Festival style program includes the Queenscliff Literary Festival, Bellarine Lighthouse Film Festival, Sacred Edge Festival, & the QMF Winter Concert Series. Low Light can be enjoyed as a day trip or as a full weekend away. For those wishing to make a weekend of it, there will be events hosted Friday through to Sunday, all within easy walking distance of the historic town centre. A mere 90 minutes from Melbourne’s city centre, Queenscliff & Pt Lonsdale are equally accessible from Geelong, Ballarat and of course from the Mornington Peninsula by ferry. For weekend visitors, there’s a plethora of hotels, motels & B&Bs both in Queenscliff & its nearby environs. This May & June, come & see Queenscliff in a different light.


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    One of the highlights of Low Light will be the burning of the Winter Solstice Fire Sculptures on June 22. Sculpture by day, inferno by night, Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale will be captivated as these towering sculptures ignite in a mass of flames In consultation with a local artist, three unique and thought provoking sculptures will be erected, representing the towns and reflective of Low Light. An event not to be missed - bring the family, friends and acquaintances for this spectacular display. Point Lonsdale Main Street (opposite IGA) On display 6-22 June Burning 22nd June, 5.45pm Queenscliff Main Street (opposite Farm Foods) On display 6-22 June Burning 22nd June, 7.00pm Searoad Ferries A festive celebration to close including mulled wine and food options Burning 22nd June, 8.00pm https://www.lowlightqueenscliff.com.au/
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    While there are lots of unique events on in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale for Low Light, there will also be many art installations, big and small, spread throughout the area. Look out for Tinky, miniature art installations hidden throughout the towns. During June both towns will be lit by Blue Lights creating an otherworldly streetscape for Low Light. There will be three Winter Solstice Fire Sculptures and they will all burn on June 22. And renowned artist Cameron Robbins will bring his Lux Anemograph which are wind-powered drawing instruments that use light. You really have to see it... There are also many exhibitions and workshops so for the full Low Light program check out www.lowlightqueenscliff.com.au
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    Low Light kicks off tonight with the @sacrededge_festival . Featuring Mojo Juju, Lior, spoken word, arts and stories! #lowlight #sacrededge
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    A special screening of A Boy Called Sailboat with the Grigoryan Brothers playing live as part of the Bellarine Lighthouse Film Festival. Friday 28th June. #lowlight
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    @queenscliff_music_festival is proud to present the 2019 QMF Concert Series at Low Light, Queenscliff. The Queenscliff Town Hall will play host to three special performances in the second half of June, headlined by some of Australia’s biggest and best musical talents. On June 15th, ARIA award winning rocker Dan Sultan will bring the blues bravado; on June 21st, singer-songwriter Clare Bowditch will showcase her latest soulful stories; and on June 22nd, legendary artist Archie Roach will treat the crowd to a catalogue spanning three remarkable decades in music. For more information and to book tickets, head to link in bio.
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