Workshops

Learn some new skills with these fun outback workshops on offer over Outback Festival!

Whip Cracking

See a professional Whip cracking show at the Friday Spectacular and join in the FREE whip cracking workshops on Thursday 26 September.
Free Workshops will be held in 10 minute blocks for Juniors and Adults.

Outback Whip Cracking Championships – Saturday 28 September 2019

Outback Whip Cracking Championships to be held in Elderslie Street in front of the Main Stage on Saturday 28 September. Categories include Men’s, Ladies, Junior (11-15yrs), Juveniles (10yrs & under), and Pairs.

Entry fee for the Whip Cracking Championships is to be confirmed. Bookings and pre-payment are essential.

Nominations taken at the Outback Festival Information Office

Whip Cracking Workshops at Outback Festival
crack up sisters workshop

The Crack Up Sisters

The Crackup Sisters are country born sisters who tell stories of country Australia. They perform a unique blend of Australian country comedy, stock whip cracking and knockabout acrobatics.

Trained in circus, dance, stock whip-cracking, theatre, storytelling, knockabout acrobatics, aerial stunts and comedy, they bring a wealth of knowledge to the stage.

Winners of the QRRRN Storyteller of the Year Award, The Crackup Sisters, S.T.Ruth and Twiggs, are comedic representations of all women from all walks of life. They promote everyone getting in and giving it a go, the feats, the failings and the reality of people on the land. They take their stories around Australia to remind everyone to not take life to seriously and to get in and have a go – no matter how silly it may feel.

The Crack Up Sisters will perform Workshops each day at their homestead venue on Elderslie Street.

Leather Workshops

Be creative and expand your skills, working with leather to make a wrist cuff!

This fun workshop teaches you how to use the individual craft tools to emboss interesting patterns on veg leather.

In this workshop you will learn how to apply moisture to the leather, then tool individual patterns using a wide collection of leather stamping tools.

All tools and equipment will be supplied so all you will need to bring is your creativity.

Cost: $10 per person
Session times each day: 10am, 1pm and 3pm
Duration: Approx. 1 hour

Max 14 students per workshops

Nominations taken at the Outback Festival Information Office

Leather Workshop at Outback Festival