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Immerse local creations

Experience some of the diverse and innovative programs developed and presented by arts organisations in Knox as part of Immerse.
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1812 Theatre

1812 Theatre


Be Immersed in another world

Get a taste of the roaring 20's through themed artwork and original music in the foyer, before being transported by the magic of theatre.
Help give thanks to the 1812 volunteers who have contributed to its artistic endeavours through curated projections.
Enjoy the creative programming in the 1812 foyer an hour either side of performances between Friday 28 June to Sunday 28 July. 

  • Friday 28 June to Sunday 28 July
  • 1812 Theatre. 3 Rose Street, Upper Ferntree Gully

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24 Hour Theatre 

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A man and woman acting on stage

Places: A Dream Role Cabaret (Image: Ryan Abblitt)

Lightbox Productions presents 24 Hour Theatre for one performance only! Experience the outcome of a cast and crew given only 24 hours to prepare an entire theatre production. The journey begins when the cast and crew gather at the venue on Friday evening for the reveal of the production from their Production Manager. With only one day to bring an entire musical to life, Lightbox Production will rehearse, design sets, organise lighting and sound, source props and make costumes in just one day. Don't miss this remarkable feat of theatre magic. Book now!
 

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Immersed in Music

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Vinod Prasanna, Miller's Homestead 

Enjoy an exploration of music styles through a variety of performances presented in the Parlour of Miller’s Homestead during Immerse. School-aged children will love the hands-on interactive workshops offered during the school holidays. 

  • Friday 28 June to Sunday 28 July
  • Miller’s Homestead. Corner of Dorrigo Drive and Melrose Court, Boronia

Book now

Art of the Lyric: Art Challenge and Exhibition 

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artwork with cut outs of the beatles, a koala and more

My Favourite Things, Corin Seneviratne

Visit Miller’s Homestead during Immersed in Music month to view this vibrant and diverse art exhibition inspired by song lyrics. Artworks exhibited are by participants of all age-groups, in the Art of the Lyric challenge, brought to you by Your Library and Knox Council’s Immerse program. 

  • Friday 28 June to Sunday 28 July
  • Miller’s Homestead. Corner of Dorrigo Drive and Melrose Court, Boronia

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Help make a comic book! 

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Cartoonist, Sabina Wills

Become a comic-strip creator... at a shopping centre! Your Library’s travelling comic writer, Sabina Wills, will show you how to write your own funny comic strip. Anyone can have a go. You'll even have the chance to be part of a comic book compilation that you can pick up at Your Library. No need to book - just find the pop-up comic making station and start creating!


Boronia

  • Wednesday 3 July, 10 am to 12 noon 
  • Boronia Mall, 50 Dorset Square, Boronia

Ferntree Gully

  • Wednesday 3 July, 1 pm to 3 pm
  • Ferntree Plaza, Dawson Street, Upper Ferntree Gully

Bayswater

  • Thursday 4 July, 10 am to 12 noon
  • Mountain High Shopping Centre, 7-13 High Street, Bayswater

Wantirna South

  • Friday 5 July, 10 am to 12 noon and 1 pm to 3 pm 
  • Knox Westfield, Level 3 community space (above Rebel Sport)

Rowville

  • Saturday 6 July, 10 am to 12 noon 
  • Wellington Village Shopping Centre, 1100 Wellington Road, Rowville
     

Knox Factor X Knox City Sings 

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Knox City Sings Choir

Council invites people who love to sing, aged 16 and above to register their interest in joining a vocal ensemble. The group will be led by local conductor and musician, Marten Visser across three fun, musical evenings of rehearsals and a closed performance. The final performance will see the Knox City Sings vocal ensemble partner with Andrea Cobern of ASV Academy and past Knox Factor winners to perform for one another.

  • Thursday evenings from 7pm to 8:30pm: 11 July, 18 July and 25 July
  • Knox Community Arts Centre. 790 Mountain Hwy, Bayswater
  • Free entry

Book now


Sonic Discoveries 

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Dark black background, close up of brass section of band, surrounding musicians facing right, slightly at back of heads, focus on mature man with black v-neck top, no hair, short grey beard and glasses blowing into a saxaphone, facing camera with head tilted slightly to the right, looking at his music sheets.

Knox Wind Symphony

Knox Wind Symphony presents Sonic Discoveries - A musical journey exploring unexpected inspirations. Delve into nature, myths, and legends with compositions for wind bands. Led by Danny van Bergen, experience stories told delicately and energetically with pieces from Australian and international composers.

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About Immerse

Immerse is a month-long arts event in Knox from 28 June to 28 July 2024.

Venue accessibility

These venues may not all be wheelchair and pram accessible.

We aim to ensure that everyone in Knox has equal access to Immerse. If you need alternative formats or other reasonable adjustments, please contact [email protected] with your request or questions, so that arrangements where possible can be made.

COVID

If you have COVID-19 symptoms, we ask that you please stay at home.


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Details

When

Friday, June 28, 2024 - Sunday, July 28, 2024

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Where

The Immerse community program will take part at the following locations:

  • 1812 Theatre, 3 Rose Street, Upper Ferntree Gully.
  • Knox Community Arts Centre. 790 Mountain Hwy, Bayswater.
  • Miller’s Homestead. Corner of Dorrigo Drive and Melrose Court, Boronia.
  • Boronia Mall. 50 Dorset Square, Boronia.
  • Mountain High Shopping Centre. 7-13 High Street, Bayswater.
  • Knox Westfield. Level 3 community space (above Rebel Sport).
  • Wellington Village Shopping Centre. 1100 Wellington Road, Rowville.

Cost

Sonic Discoveries (per person): $5.00
24 Hour Theatre (per person): $12.00
Everything else: $0.00

Contact

For further information, call the Arts and Events team on (03) 9298 8000 or email [email protected]

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