Welcome to Wauchope Arts

Welcome to our home on the web. This is where you find out what’s happening at Wauchope Arts as well as other community arts news. This site provides an information service to our members and anyone who is interested in attending or getting involved in the events and activities offered by the Wauchope Community Arts Council. We are a group of passionate volunteers who value the role of the arts in community building and we aim to provide diverse cultural experiences for Wauchope and beyond.

The Wauchope Community Arts Hall is just that - community. It is one of the most intimate venues in the Hastings that attracts acts of extraordinary quality and it feels as if they are playing in your lounge room with a bunch of your best friends.


.... it's all happening at the Wauchope Arts Hall

Scroll down for details of upcoming events or see our Facebook page for latest event/gig info.

- energetic yet organic, celebratory yet cool
Sarah Carroll (Ukulele Queen of the Bellarine) is an original singer/songwriter, well known for her work with The Junes, The Cartridge Family, The Pirates Of Beer and partner Chris Wilson, and most recently, Aine Tyrrell and Jackie Marshall.
She loves country music, the bossa nova and has rhythm and blues in her heart!
Sarah has performed at most of Australia’s high-profile festivals over a 25 year career, and is known for her earthy, wry and heartfelt songs, driving guitar and ukulele rhythms.
She launched her new album, Star Parade, at Port Fairy in March with new band The Left Wing, featuring ace producer and multi-instrumentalist Leigh Ivin on guitars and her supernaturally talented son George on bass.
The album features a touching ode to her now deceased 1979 Premier station wagon, “Heaven is my Holden with the windows down”.

“She is one of the most under-rated genuinely Australian artists getting about today.” Jackie Marshall

“Sarah Carroll is not only a national treasure; she is a renewable resource.” Gleny Rae Virus

“.. a brilliant singer and songwriter.“ Jeff Lang

8pm Saturday April 29, 2017
Wauchope Arts Hall
Tickets at the door from 7.30pm or buy online* at www.trybooking.com/267803
$25; $20 members (plus booking fee if bought online)

See: Web: sarahcarrollstarparade.com/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/sarahcarrollukulelequeen/?pnref=lhc
Youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByViAwoKsQc

- steeped in talent, personality and connection
Sal’s authentic and warm stage presence, storytelling and antipodean vocals, along with the captivating musicianship of her close-knit band have seen this 5-piece win over loyal audiences across Australia.
With over 8 years of consistent regional and urban touring, countless festivals and 3 studio albums behind them, Sal and The ‘Wheel create soulful, playful and powerful live shows that inspire both the tapping of toes and the tugging of heartstrings.
Born and bred in the mountain valleys of Victoria, Sal’s songwriting is stitched with tales of rivers, wild horses, flood, fire and the strength and vulnerability of the human spirit.
Third album “Southern Light” is an expansive, soulful route through country, folk, rock and pop. Picking up accolades, rave reviews, feature album slots across the country and high-rotation on ABC and Community radio, “Southern Light” reached no 2 on the Australian Itunes Singer Songwriter charts.
On banjo, guitars and vocals, Sal performs solo, duo, trio but most comfortably and most frequently with her talented band ‘The Rollin Wheel’. Sal has been a guest on SBS TV show Rockwiz, has supported the likes of Kasey Chambers and The Waifs, and amongst other things, is a Bushdance caller.

“Sal Kimber & the Rollin Wheel are skilled purveyors of smooth hook-laden roots-infused pop rock that slides effortlessly into the listener’s memory bank ... the ideal accompaniment to endless sun-drenched summer days." ****
Graham Blackley, Beat

SUPPORT ACT - former local girl and Indie/folk sensation, Vena Klymo!!

8pm Saturday May 6, 2017
Wauchope Arts Hall
Tickets at the door from 7.30pm or buy online* at www.trybooking.com/267849
$25; $20 members (plus booking fee if bought online)

See: Web: salkimber.com.au/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/salkimberandtherollinwheel
Youtube: www.youtube.com/

May 20 - Jeff Lang - Jeff will play at Wauchope on his national tour promoting his brand new album ‘Alone In Bad Company’
June 17 - Chai Tent
June 24 - Jojo Smith, with Lucie & Hamish

plus Tenzin Choegyal .... and more!



*ONLINE TICKET SALES - www.trybooking.com
Wauchope Arts is trialling a system where a portion of some event tickets is available for purchase online - this is the preferred option for some performers, and it's a convenient way for audience members to purchase tickets.
A quantity of tickets will be also available for sale at the door for each event.
Given the Arts Hall is a small venue, it can be difficult to seat everyone, so we have adopted a No-Reserved-Seating policy - this means seats are allocated on arrival, so please arrive on time!
If the TryBooking website indicates an event is SOLD OUT, you can enquire how many tickets have been held for sale the door by SMS message to 0429 854 733.
We always strive to support members, particular those who support Wauchope Arts by regularly attending events, so if you experience any problems, please provide your feedback by email - webmaster@wauchopearts.org.au.
Thank you for your ongoing support and patience during this trial phase.

Our fabulous new meeting place is taking shape. Thanks to those who donated time and materials.
The newly installed mosaic mandalas look fabulous.
Working bees will continue until the project is finished.
If you like to help out please contact Susan Ashton 0409 223186 or susan@rainbowconnection.com.au.

For information about Wauchope Arts or general performance and event details contact Krissa 0429 854 733.
The Wauchope Arts site promotes our own events as well as a selection of other events held on the Mid North Coast.
To find out more about promoting your event with us click here


There are many ways to become involved in Wauchope Arts, from just turning up to an event or activity through to becoming a member or joining the committee. If you want to get involved a little or a lot click here to find out how.

If you want to join Wauchope Arts and share your energy and creativity come to our monthly meeting 2nd Wednesday of every month at 5.30 at the arts hall or introduce yourself to us at an event.


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