Fri 23 - Sat 24 July 2021
Beswick (Wugularr), Northern Territory
Past Show

In the remote Top End community of Beswick/Wugularr, Djilpin Arts and the Bagala people invite you to immerse yourself in a bold cultural landscape of renewal and celebration.

In the tradition of Djilpin’s Walking With Spirits, join us on country and in community to celebrate the voices of Indigenous culture.

To sing, dance and talk. To celebrate. To engage. A full weekend of dance, music, workshops, food, art, culture and conversations hosted by Constantina Bush.

Arrive from 3.00pm to set up camp in our beautiful Cultural Precinct in the heart of Beswick community. Browse our museum and art gallery and settle in for dinner.

FRIDAY 23 JULY

PERFORMANCE - Opening Night Concert

Featuring: Traditional welcome dance the for Morning Star festival opening ceremony

Performances by:

  • Djilpin Dancers
  • Djakapurra Munyarryun
  • J-MILLA
  • Mau Power & TSI Dancers
  • Wugularr Drifters

SATURDAY 24 JULY

Djarmalak Ngalmuka - Come Together Women

In collaboration with Jawoyn Association’s, Banatjarl Strongbala Wumin Grup, and WOW (Women of the World) Australia

WORKSHOPS

Weaving - The art and mind of weaving, local fibres become flowers, leave your creation in our regenerative collaborative bush bed of renewal.

Presented by Djilpin weavers. (2 Sessions available, 20 places per session)

Bush Medicine - The art of healing, local plants, balms and salves.

Presented by Banatjarl Wimuns Grup. (2 Sessions available, 20 places per session)

CONVERSATION

Speakers Panel: United Voice - Indigenous Women In Culture

Women in art - Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann AM (Senior Australian of the Year)

Women on country - Mimal Rangers

Women in music - Emily Wurrumara (the Stiff Gins and Miiesha)

Women in healing - Lisa Mumbin (Chair of the Jawoyn Association)

Featuring: June Oscar OA (Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander Social Justice Commissioner) presenting the next stage of Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices)

PERFORMANCE - Closing Night Concert

Performances by:

  • Emily Wurramara
  • Stiff Gins
  • Miiesha

TOURS

Fellas, did we lose you? Book yourself (and the kids) on an exclusive guided tour of the famous, spectacular Beswick Falls, home of the Walking with Spirits festival. Swim, walk, play, soak up this ancient place with our local guides, while the women do their thing back at Beswick.

(3 Sessions available, 12 places per tour)

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Dates

Fri 23 - Sat 24 July 2021

FRIDAY 23 JULY

Arrival from 3.00pm

PERFORMANCE

Opening Night Concert: From 5.00pm

SATURDAY 24 JULY

TOURS

Tour 1: 9.00 am - 11.30 am

Tour 2: 12.00 pm - 2.30 pm

Tour 2: 3.00 pm - 5.30 pm

WORKSHOPS

Weaving

Session 1: 9.30 am - 11.30 am

Session 2: 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Bush Medicine

Session 1: 9.30 am - 11.30 am

Session 2: 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm

CONVERSATION

Speakers Panel: 12.30 pm - 2.30pm

PERFORMANCE

Closing Night Concert: From 5.00pm

Venue

Beswick (Wugularr), Northern Territory

2 Cameron Rd, Beswick NT 0852

3pm, Fri 23 July

Ticket Prices

Build your adventure from $50

CAMPING:

$50 per night/per 5-person car

(Maximum stay - 2-Nights)

CONCERTS:

Opening Night Concert (FRI 23): $60 per Adult | $30 per Child

Closing Day Concert (SAT 24): $60 per Adult | $30 per Child

WORKSHOPS

Weaving: $50 per person

Bush Medicine: $50 per person

BESWICK FALLS TOUR:

$100 per Adult | $50 per Child

Children under 5: FREE

Children's Ticket: persons aged 5 - 15 years-old

Running Time

Starting in the afternoon with music into the night

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Programs during our 2021 season are being posted as PDFs on our website and may not be available onsite.

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KEEPING YOU SAFE 
Our COVID SAFE Policy

Your safety is very important to us. We have enhanced health and hygiene methods in place, following Victorian and NSW government guidelines and expert public health advice.

Our team is hard at work to ensure we are able to welcome you to our COVID Normal events this summer!

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Ticket Exchanges

You can exchange your tickets up to 3 hours prior to the performance time. You can do it online or call our box office team on 03 8676 7511. There is no charge for ticket exchanges.

Please don’t visit if you feel unwell, have experienced any cold or flu like symptoms in the past 14 days, are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test, or have returned from overseas.

If the performance or season can not proceed due to COVID, you will be entitled to a refund, exchange to another production or a life time credit note for use any of our future productions.

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