Following its once in a century refurbishment, the Grand (re)Opening of the Collingwood Town Hall is coming up on Friday 11th July 8pm – 10pm. The night will see internationally acclaimed crooner Mikelangelo – The Balkan Elvis perform, backed by a 6 piece Balkan Brass Band and Eastern Bloc go-go dancers.
Mikelangelo performs as part of the Leaps and Bounds Festival which will be taking over local City of Yarra music venues from Friday 4 – Sunday 20 July.
Can’t make it on the 11th? The community is invited to celebrate the reopening of the Collingwood Town Hall at a free community open day on Sunday 13 July from 10am–4pm.The day will include a variety of family-friendly activities:
10.00am – 10.15am Traditional smoking ceremony
10.20am – 10.40am Lion Dance
10.40am – 11.00am Welcome to Country and Speeches
11.00am – 11.40am PBS Rock-a-bye Baby concert featuring Flap!
12.00pm – 12.20pm Porcelain Punch
12.30pm – 12.50pm Forever Dance Ballroom Dancing Demonstration
1.00pm – 1.20pm Porcelain Punch
1.30pm – 1.50pm Golden Tappers Performance and Tap Demonstration
2.00pm – 2.20pm Porcelain Punch
2.30pm – 2.50pm Keytones Choir
3.00pm – 3.30pm Rising High Studio – Yarra Youth Services
3.40pm – 3.50pm Homebrew Community Choir
4.00pm Event close
The Collingwood Town Hall is located at 140 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford.