There were plenty of spins and crashes on the ice as the second Glow Winter Arts Festival kicked off in Prahran last night.
It was a colourful launch at the Glow Festival Hub that featured an open-air skating rink surrounded by projections, live performances and roaming entertainers.
The festival will bring to life the streets of Stonnington with a colourful event schedule that runs from 13 – 23 August. It’s a fantastic way to liven up the final winter days, embracing the creative culture of the area and providing an artistic playground to explore after dark.
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The entertainment base is Glow Festival Hub, constructed from an assortment of shipping containers and featuring free live entertainment throughout the festival. This features the open-air ice skating rink, surrounded by projections, installations, performances and food stalls.
Chapel Off Chapel will host the return of Comedy Club, with a stellar line-up of Australian acts including; Fox FM’s Dave Thornton, Nova FM’s Tommy Little (pictured below), Cal Wilson and Michael Chamberlin.
The team behind the Gertrude Street Projection Festival will be heading south for the first time to light up Greville Street with their well-known kaleidoscopic exhibition of shapes, colour and light.
Flicks + Feasts is back by popular demand, offering four nights of classic films paired with matching cuisines alongside Prahran Market.
Arts Burst will take over the streets of Stonnington on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 August, with a vibrant and eclectic display of roving performances, installations and music.
Cost: Tickets are required for Ice Skating and the Comedy Club. All other events are FREE.
Full Details: www.glowfestival.com.au