Sunday Series - 26 June, 24 July & 28 August
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"A truly unique experience!"

The Katherine Times

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

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

To sing, dance and talk. To celebrate. To engage. Three Sunday's of dance, music, workshops, food, art, culture and conversations hosted by Constantina Bush.

Arrive from 10.00am each Sunday in the heart of the Beswick community to set up camp in our beautiful Cultural Precinct. Browse our museum, shop our retail art gallery, join in a workshop or take a tour, then settle in for dinner and a thrilling evening concert.

HOSTED BY CONSTANTINA BUSH

FEAT. SPECIAL GUESTS - Djakapurra Manyarryun + Rrawun Maymuru

SUNDAY 26 JUNE

Featuring traditional welcome dance the for Morning Star festival opening ceremony

Performances by:

  • Miiesha
  • J-MILLA

SUNDAY 24 JULY

Featuring traditional welcome dance the for Morning Star festival opening ceremony

Performances by:

  • Emma Donovan
  • Mau Power

SUNDAY 28 AUGUST

Featuring traditional welcome dance the for Morning Star festival opening ceremony

Performances by:

  • Emily Wurramara
  • Hand to Earth

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE EACH SUNDAY

WORKSHOPS
Pre-Booking for workshops is essential. Limited places available.

Weaving - 12.30pm - 2.00pm
Women's Only Workshop

The art and mind of weaving, join our local master weavers to learn traditional Arnhem weaving techniques using pandanus fibres.

Presented by Djilpin weavers. (1 Session available per day, 20 places)

Dijeridu Marking and Painting - 12.30pm - 2.00pm
Men's Only Workshop

Join local Mago (West Arnhem Dijeridu) Master's, in learning how to craft and paint a Dijeridu using a traditional grass brush.

Presented by local Djilpin Mago Masters. (1 Session available per day, 20 places)

Bush Medicine - 2.30pm - 4.00 pm
All Participants Welcome

All participants are welcome to learn the art of healing through using fresh local plants or turning them into balms and salves. Includes taking home your very own jar of bush balm!

Presented by Banatjarl Strong Bala Wimuns Grup. (1 Session available per day, 30 places)

TOURS
Pre-Booking is essential, access to sacred site only permitted with local guides. Limited places available


Melkjulumbu (Beswick Falls)

Tour 1: 11.00am - 2.00pm

Tour 2: 2.30pm - 5.30 pm

Tour 3: 7.30am - 10.30am (Monday Morning)

Book yourself 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 sacred place with our local guides.

(3 Sessions available, 12 places per tour)

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Dates

Sunday Series - 26 June, 24 July & 28 August

Venue

Djilpin Arts | Ghunmarn Culture Centre - Cameron Road, Beswick (Wugularr) NT

Ticket Prices

Build your adventure from $50


CAMPING:

$50 per night/per 5-person car


CONCERTS:

$60 per adult | $30 per child


WORKSHOPS:

Women's Weaving: $50 per perso

Men's Dijeridu Making: $50 per person

Bush Medicine: $65 per person


BESWICK FALLS TOUR:

$120 per adult | $60 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

Vaccinations

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KEEPING YOU SAFE 
Our COVID SAFE Policy

Your safety is very important to us and our team is hard at work to ensure we are able to welcome you to our COVID Normal events this summer!

We have enhanced health and hygiene systems in place as directed by government guidelines and expert public health advice.

Read more on Covid Safety...

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.

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Ticket Exchanges

You can exchange your tickets up to 3 hours prior to the performance time. Click here to exchange your tickets.
You may also call our box office team on (03) 8676 7511

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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 or life time credit