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COLOUR TUMBY

a collaborative, community-led festival

facilitated by the District Council of Tumby Bay


proudly sponsored in 2022 by:

SA Power Networks 
&
South Australian Tourism Commission

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Please note, events below marked with an asterisk are managed independently from Colour Tumby official events for the purposes of COVID management.

 

COLOUR TUMBY STREET ART

8am - 6pm, March 11 - 14

Locations:

JJ Trezise & Sons - 2 Bratten Road

Meat @ Tumby - 12-14 Spencer Street

Ray White Real Estate - 2 North Terrace


Five incredible artists create art on five massive blank canvases over three days. Watch the transformation!

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RICHARD HENNELL PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION*

5-6pm Friday March 11 - official opening

@ Tumby Bay Skills Centre

Then open: 
10.30am-4.30pm March 12-14
10am-3pm March 15-18
10am-3pm March 22-25

 

FIZZY POP - TALK ABOUT POP MUSIC*

Brought to you by Adelaide Fringe

8pm Friday March 11 - @ Tumby Hall

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COLOUR TUMBY 5KM FUN RUN*

8am Saturday March 12


Multiple categories, prize money, kids activities and more. Sponsored by Electranet and starting @ Tumby Bay Yacht Club

 

EYRE PENINSULA EXPO & COLOUR TUMBY MARKET

Brought to you by Masterplan

10am - 2pm, Saturday March 12 and Sunday March 13

Colour Tumby Markets are held throughout the town centre with the creativity, flair and skill of Eyre Peninsula creatives, growers and businesspeople on show.

New this year, the Eyre Peninsula Expo area at the council carpark will specifically showcase business, industry and local organisations - proudly sponsored by Masterplan SA.

One market hub will operate 10am - 2pm on Saturday, and all 3 hubs plus the expo area will operate 10am - 2pm on the Sunday.

On the Sunday, don't miss seeing the stobie pole art by Tumby Bay, Ungarra and Port Neill school students - displayed at the Council building; and lend a hand in some paint-by-numbers stobie pole art activities.

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EN PLEIN AIR ART WORKSHOP AND PRIZE*

Sponsored by Eyre Arts Auction

10am - 4.30pm, Saturday March 12 


$30 entry, includes canvas, brushes and paint. Judging at 4.30pm for $250 prize.

 

WEAVING ART WORKSHOP*

with Vicki Bosisto

12.30pm - 4pm, Saturday March 12 

@ Word On The Street, Lipson Road

$50, materials provided.

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GOSPEL BLUEGRASS REVIVAL*

7.30pm, Saturday March 12
@ Tumby Bay Lion's Park

Playing old timey hymns and gospel favourites of yesteryear. Bring your own chair. 

 

COLOUR TUMBY FIREWORKS

Sponsored by Tumby Bay farming and business community

9pm, Saturday March 12
@ Tumby Bay foreshore


Provided by Ballistic Fireworks

IMPORTANT: the fireworks will be set over the foreshore, but you are encouraged to enjoy them all over town, there is no need to congregate in large groups, please spread out and be COVID safe.

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HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICE*

Brought to you by the churches of Tumby Bay

9am Sunday March 13

Tumby Bay Lions Park near Tumby Bay Jetty 

All welcome

 

CRUZEE CAR SHOW

Brought to you by Shannon's

Sunday March 13

Take in the magic of 100+ classic cars on the stunning Tumby Bay foreshore, along with food, drinks, rock and roll dancing, and live music by Eyre Peninsula band The President's Men. This is a free event.

Followed that evening by Frankie J Holden and Wilbur Wilde @ Tumby Bay hall!

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PAINT LIKE VINCENT (WORKSHOP)*

with Roxanne Prime

10am - 2pm, Sunday March 13

@ Word On The Street, Lipson Road


$50, all materials provided. 

 

FRANKIE J HOLDEN & WILBUR WILDE - ON THE PROWL

Brought to you by Adelaide Fringe

7.30pm, Sunday March 12
@ Tumby Hall

With all your favourites from Ol'55 and more!

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MACRAME WORKSHOP*

with Sarah Gorman

10am - 2pm,  Monday March 14

@ Word On The Street, Lipson Road


$80, all materials provided.