What’s on this April in Port Lincoln
April in Port Lincoln
SALT Festival April 20 – 29th 2018
Held on Southern Eyre Peninsula South Australia, the SALT Festival is a nine-day event celebrating possibility and the astonishing things which happen when innovative people come together. It provides a platform for artists and contributors to showcase their ideas. This year the SALT Festival will be bigger than ever. James Morrison will fly his personal plane to Port Lincoln with his incredible quartet for a one night only show on Tuesday April 23. International group The Beautiful Girls and Australia’s indie-alt-rock artist Timberwolf will also be performing.
As part of the SALT Festival, Boston Bay Winery has sponsored three comedy events not to be missed. Tony Ford’s acclaimed show “Cook or Comedian” with Spencer Gulf Hiramasa Kingfish Sashimi demonstrations and tastings. A mad comical showcase of Regional Fare with a bit of flair, matched with Boston Bay Wines. Be sure to catch one of his shows at the following locations:
Cummins Community Hall Railway Tce Cummins Date: April 21 TIME:7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The SALT Shaker DATE:April 22 TIME:8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Another great show is the Circus Calamity Dinner, a tour through the kitchens of Tony’s career showcasing dishes from all his kitchens starting with the Limani in 1985 to Adelaide via the Barossa and back to Boston Bay Wines.
Boston Bay Winery Lincoln Hwy DATE:April 28 TIME:6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Book Tickets for all events via the SALT Festival website.
Included in the SALT Festival on Anzac Eve, the Port Lincoln History Group presents a viewing of the movie ‘Gallipoli’. Bring along a chair, bean bag or blanket and the family can sit back and enjoy the showing of the 1981 hit movie ‘Gallipoli’ under the stars on the Port Lincoln foreshore. Much of this film was shot locally using many locals as extras. Can you spot anyone you know?
Port Lincoln Foreshore DATE:April 24 TIME: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Anzac Dawn service starts at the war memorial at 6.25am. People are encouraged to attend at 6am to see a projection by Illuminart and local artist Sue Wegener on the wall of the Port Lincoln Hotel.Ms Wegener will tell the story of Edgar Parham, who died at Fromelles in World War I.
Following the dawn service, a gunfire breakfast will be provided behind the Port Lincoln RSL. Later in the morning the Anzac Day parade will form up on Adelaide Place at 9.30am for a 10am start to the memorial. A service will begin at 10.20am or at the conclusion of the march past, followed by drinks and two-up at the RSL Clubrooms.
The last weekend in April hails the start of the local winter sports competitions. These include the local Port Lincoln Football League, Netball League and the Men’s and Women’s Hockey teams.
The Port Lincoln Hockey Association was formed in 1965 with a Men’s team. Hockey moved from the High School to Ravendale in 1974 and had a small green shed as its clubhouse. In 1977 the Port Lincoln Women’s Hockey club, which had been running for many years joined the Men’s association. They run a Minkey program for children as young as 5 to try hockey in a fun atmosphere.
Auskick for Girls and Boys is a fun program that provides boys and girls with a fun and safe Australian Football experience. Auskick incorporates a 10 to 15-week program, participant insurance and an Auskick pack filled with lots of fun goodies. SANFL coordinates approximately 300 Auskick centres across South Australian at local football clubs.
Now is the ideal time to get out enjoy the sunshine and be part of the SALT Festival. For more information and ticket purchases for the SALT Festival check out their website