Ngiarrenumba Burrai (Our Country)

Clapsticks workshop
Newcastle Museum Park
23 - 01 Oct

A space for dance, cultural practice, conversation and performance, drawing inspiration from Awabakal Country.


  • Standard FREE
  • Sat 23 Sept | Art 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Sun 24 Sept | Language Kids 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Wed 27 Sept | Bush Tucker 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Thurs 28 Sept | Language Adults 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Fri 29 Sept | Dance Men 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Fri 29 Sept | Dance Women 3:00 - 5:30pm
    Sat 30 Sept | Tools 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Sat 30 Sept | Weaving 3:00 - 6:00pm
    Sun 01 Oct | Bush Tucker 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Venue

    Newcastle Museum Park View map

Ngiarrenumba Burrai (Our Country) will be home to a program of dance, native food workshops, language workshops and performance throughout the festival. Museum Park becomes a space that centers Awabakal cultural practice, people and stories. 
We recommend booking into your preferred sessions to avoid missing out.
Drop-ins also welcome with seperate cultural sessions happening simultaneously.

Recommended for all ages.

3 hours

Saturday 23 Sept 11am - 2pm | Art + Weaving Drop in sessions all day
Sunday 24 Sept 11am - 2pm | Language for Kids + Art drop in sessions
Wednesday 27 Sept 11am - 2pm | Bush Medicine & Tucker + drop in sessions
Thursday 28 Sept 11am - 2pm | Language for Adults + drop in sessions
Friday 29 Sept 11am - 2pm | Dance Men 
Friday 29 Sept 3 - 5:30pm | Dance Women 
Saturday 30 Sept 1pm - 3pm | Tools 
Saturday 30 Sept 3pm - 5:30pm | Weaving
Sunday 01 Oct 11am - 2pm | Bush Tucker & Medicine + Weaving drop in sessions

There is limited space under cover that will be used in the event of light weather within Museum Park. In the event of severe weather, ticket holders will be notified of any cancellations via email and/or SMS, as well as on this page and social media.

Art - Highlighting and educating on the different Aboriginal art styles and where they come from.
Dance - Workshop in Aboriginal dance and song construction
Language - Introduction into the Awabakal language workshop
Bush Food - Medicine & other uses informative talk
Tools - The Making of fishing and hunting spear construction