Coming Events

January 2020

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

“DETAILS AND ANGLES”

Turn your photography into something truly unique at this workshop. Local
photographers will take you through guided tours of the Barwon Heads
Bluff. Learn how changing your perspective can make you see an entirely
new environment and style to your photographs.

Date: Monday the 20th of January, 2020

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Lobster Pot and Barwon Heads foreshore.

RSVP: barwonestuary@gmail.com

BOTANY IN A BAG

If you have ever wanted to know about locally indigenous plant species of Barwon
Heads and Ocean Grove, join this workshop. Amateur botanists will showcase
some species that are commonly found in the local area and help you identify
them.

Date: Wednesday the 22nd of January 2020

Time: 1 – 4pm

Location: Barwon River, Barwon Heads (exact location will be updated as the date approaches).

RSVP: barwonestuary@gmail.com

March 2020

CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY

Do your bit and join us for our annual Clean Up Australia Day event. Learn about why keeping our environment free of litter is of benefit to our local flora and fauna and help us turn marine debris into a beautiful, interpretive piece of artwork.

Date: Saturday the 1st of March 2020

Time: 10am – 1pm

Location: Barwon Heads

RSVP: barwonestuary@gmail.com

CONNECTIONS TO THE SEA

In partnership with Festival of the Sea, this workshop will include 3 informative talks and 3 excursions. Learn about how we connect to the sea through science, research, art and writing.

Date: Saturday the 14th of March 2020

Time: 10am – 1pm

Location: To be confirmed- various locations in Barwon Heads.

RSVP: barwonestuary@gmail.com

WADER BIRD ART – FESTIVAL OF THE SEA

All are welcome to this family friendly arts activity at the Festival of the Sea. This is an initiative of ‘The Flock Oz’ to raise awareness about the many magnificent wader birds that share our shores. All are welcome to this family friendly arts activity at the Festival of the Sea. This is an initiative of ‘The Flock Oz’ to raise awareness about the many magnificent wader birds that share our shores.

Date: Saturday the 14th of March 2020

Time: 10am – 1pm

Location: Foreshore Reserve adjacent to Barwon Heads bridge and across from Barwon Heads Hotel.


Past Events

The community education program has included:

Workshops 2018

Art Workshops Winter 2017

Mixed Media Painting: Kaz McGlynn, local artist, presented some amazing ways to capture the vibrancy of the Barwon estuary by painting with mixed media.

Botanical Drawing: Local botanical artist and horticulturalist, Cassy Twomey, demonstrated artistic techniques for capturing the fragile beauty of the Barwon Estuary’s plant life.

Sketching Nature: Award winning writer, illustrator and educator, Trace Balla, provided insights into how a simple sketch can convey a world of meaning.