Lorne’s Festival of Performing Arts (‘FOPA’) is gearing up for a huge festival with a change of dates and an additional full day of exciting shows, street performances and free events.

The new dates are Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 October. This is during the school holidays, so the festival is adding more kids entertainment on the Friday and Saturday daytimes, and grown-up shows at night. The closing Sunday will be a relaxing day with activities including an Open Mic and the After FOPArty.

Highlights include:

The Opening Gala
Experience highlights of shows from across the festival in one extravaganza, hosted by multi award-winning comedian, Damian Callinan.
Cumberland Lorne, 7pm Thursday 3 October.

Family Gala
Featuring a tasting plate of performances suitable for children … that adults will love!
Cumberland Lorne, 4:30pm Friday 4 October.

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Basil, Sybil and Manuel are gearing up to bring a healthy dose of mayhem to your table, serving up a 3-course meal and two full hours of laughter.
The Peak at Lorne Country Club, 7pm Friday 4 October.