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EVENT PROGRAM Sat 16 - Sun 17 Sept

OPENING – 10am Saturday in the Cooran Hall
Welcome to Country by Uncle Brian Warner.

TAKE A WALK ON THE ART TRAIL – see artwork in many of the businesses along Cooran’s main street with the Cooran Hall turned into an art gallery for the weekend.


SOCIAL EVENT COORAN HALL – Saturday evening, late gallery opening from 5pm and Social Get Together event. Food and drinks for sale, eating area and UV art table top activity to the rear of the hall.

OUTDOOR PROJECTION – from 6pm at the back of hall. Full program to follow.

WINNING ARTISTS ANNOUNCED – Frame Tree Custom Framing $250 voucher and the Artist Residency Prize.

DISPLAY OF WEARABLE ART – the recent 2023 Australian Wearable Art Festival in Kawana and Cooran’s connection to the event.


SMALL TREES EXHIBITION – young artists of the future

Sponsored by the Cooran Community Store - located next to the Store

MOLLYS DOLLYS – spot the trail of handmade dolls by artist Molly Galpin, in various venues on the main street – kids can get entry form from the Info Caravan - find them all and enter to win a prize.

KIDS WORKSHOPS – $10 for each child. All materials supplied

Book at Raffle point in Hall – cash only. Max 15 children in each workshop


Sun 17 Sept 10 -11am Ages 5 to 16 (must be accompanied by an adult)

WEAVING with Kilargi

Sat 16 Sept 10.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 3.30pm

NATURE PLAY with Kilargi

Sun 17 Sept 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Make your own toys out of materials from nature


HERITAGE WALK with Vivien Staggard and Phil Moran 

8am to 9am Sun 17 Sept
Discover the history of Cooran by people who know it.

Meet at the Cooran Sports Club carpark


INFORMATION CENTRE – Not sure where everything is? Look out for the Tall Trees ambassadors, head for the Cooran Hall or go to the Information Caravan in Pioneer Park



Community music along the main street

Art market stalls and children’s workshops in Pioneer Park

Meet the Artist at their artwork chats across the weekend

Cooran school P+C fundraising BBQ outside the Cooran Community Store

Poetry Jam 3pm – 5pm in the Brewery on Saturday

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