Media Releases

Monday, 06 March 2017

Burnie Arts and Function Centre is a major venue hub for the 2017 Ten Days On The Island Festival and will showcase a variety of performances from around Tasmania and around the world.

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Due to low pre-sales of tickets, the screening of the SBS produced version of 39th annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade, which was scheduled to be held at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre, has been cancelled.

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Burnie Arts and Function Centre is a major venue hub for the 2017 Ten Days On The Island Festival and will showcase a variety of performances from around Tasmania and around the world.

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Thursday, 15 December 2016

The 2017 Performing Arts Subscription Season will be officially launched at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre this evening, and once again the season has something for everyone including Ten Days on the Island programming.

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Wednesday, 09 November 2016

Rick Price presents a dynamic and emotionally powerful, one man show, performing at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre Theatre on Friday 18 November at 7.30 pm.

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Thursday, 13 October 2016

Wicked – the untold story of the Witches of Oz, kicks off at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre from Friday 21 October 2016.

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Monday, 22 August 2016

Burnie Arts & Function Centre is running three competitions for Snugglepot & Cuddlepie – Live on Stage”, which will be performed at the Theatre on Thursday 1 September at 12pm and 6pm. There are two beautiful copies of The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie to win, and a family pass is also up for grabs.

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Tuesday, 09 August 2016

The gorgeous tale of Gumnut babies, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, will be told at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Thursday 1 September at 12:00pm and 6:00pm.

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Tuesday, 09 August 2016

On Tuesday 30 August, Opera Australia will bring a never seen before production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre Theatre, as part of its 2016 regional tour of Australia.

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Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Kids’ Party Confidential is a hilarious and highly interactive kids comedy show!

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Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The Derwent Symphony Orchestra will join the Cradle Coast Orchestra at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre Town Hall on Saturday 30 July at 7.30 pm for an evening of wonderful music in Sounds Fantastic.

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Slipstream Circus will be performing Lost & Found at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre Theatre on Friday 8 July and Saturday 9 July at 7pm.

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Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Spike: The Echidna, an interactive production told through contemporary shadow theatre, will be playing at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Wednesday 11 May at 11am, 1pm and 6pm.

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Monday, 18 April 2016

International Jazz Day will be celebrated in style at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre at 7.30pm on Saturday 30 April. This year will be the fifth annual celebration of International Jazz Day on the North West Coast.

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Monday, 11 April 2016

Baroque Pops will be performed by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre Town Hall, on Friday 22 April at 7.30 pm.

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Monday, 21 March 2016

Melbourne theatre company, Human Animal Exchange, bring their production They Saw a Thylacine to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre’s Theatre on Tuesday 5 April at 7.30 pm.

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Friday, 11 March 2016

Tasmania’s ‘Queen of Cabaret’, Claire Dawson, is back in Burnie and playing her most popular character, the chronically confused SiSi.

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Thursday, 25 February 2016

The Paris Underground Cabaret, presented by Madotti and Vegas, will be performed at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Saturday 5 March at 7:30pm.

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Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Natural born storyteller Ted Egan will be performing The Anzacs: 100 Years On in Story and Song at the Rosebery District School Hall on Friday 27 February at 7:30pm and at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Saturday 27 February at 7:30pm.

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Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Well-known stand-up comedian Kitty Flanagan will kick-off the Burnie Art & Function Centre’s performing arts subscription season with Kitty Flanagan - Seriously? on Saturday 6 February at 8pm.

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Thursday, 24 September 2015

Start spreading the news! Ol’ Blue Eyes is coming to town when Tom Burlinson stars in Frank – A Life in Song at the Burnie Arts and Function Centre on Saturday 10 October at 8 pm.

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Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Terrapin Puppet Theatre’s innovative Red Racing Hood is racing into the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Tuesday 6 October at 2 pm – just in time for the school holidays.

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Wednesday, 09 September 2015

World renown TaikOz in collaboration with The Digital Shamans are bringing Origin of O to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Tuesday 29 September at 7pm for their only Tasmanian performance.

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Friday, 07 August 2015

Have you ever wanted to get up close and personal with a dinosaur? Well now is your chance, when Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo pays a visit to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Tuesday 25 August at 11am and 6pm.

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

The highly acclaimed Grigoryan Brothers will be performing works from their newly released album This Time at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre Theatre on Thursday 6 August at 8pm – as a special bonus Subscription Season event.

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Friday, 10 July 2015

Renowned stand-up and character comedian Damian Callinan breathes life into the subjects of a World War One diary in The Lost WW1 Diary production featuring at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Thursday 23 July from 7pm.

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Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Talented Tasmanian indigenous performer, Dewayne Everettsmith will be performing at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 10 July at 8pm.

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Wednesday, 27 May 2015

The Burnie PCYC is excited to present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar to Burnie audiences early next month.

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Thursday, 23 April 2015

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre is proud to present Kelly, an award winning drama about Australia’s most famous bushranger Ned Kelly and his brother Dan

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Tuesday, 14 April 2015

The music of the 60’s and 70’s will be brought back to life when The Fabulous Singlettes perform at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 17 April 2015 at 8pm.

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Thursday, 02 April 2015

One of Australia’s most sought after family comedy duos, The Listies, are bringing their hilarious new show to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre for a school holiday treat.

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Monday, 16 March 2015

The Hobart community is raving about the circus Spiegeltent experience.

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Friday, 06 March 2015

The Burnie Arts and Function Centre is a major venue hub for the 2015 Tasmanian International Arts Festival.

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Monday, 23 February 2015

A tale as old as time will be presented at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre, when the Burnie Musical Society presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast for a ten show season, opening on Friday 27 February at 7.30pm and closing on Saturday 14 March.

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Monday, 16 February 2015

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (TSO) will host a free Afternoon with Richard Gill in the Burnie Regional Art Gallery directly following the performance, A Taste of Italy, on Sunday 15 March at 4:30pm.

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

When is doing the wrong thing, the right thing? Are there limits to even the most absolute moral laws? Can evil ever be justified?

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Tuesday, 25 November 2014

The 2015 Performing Arts Subscription Season will be a year of international flavours, outrageous comedies, and a celebration of Australian heroes.

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Monday, 10 November 2014

The Australian Chamber Orchestra’s precocious little sister, ACO2, will perform at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Thursday 13 November 2014 at 8pm.

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Monday, 27 October 2014

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra is returning to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Thursday 6 November 2014 at 7.30pm to delight with the music of Mozart and music inspired by Mozart forming the basis of this concert.

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Wednesday, 15 October 2014

World music star, Grace Barbé from the Seychelles, is performing at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre this Saturday, 18 October 2014 at 8pm.

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Tuesday, 09 September 2014

You are invited to a play, where there will be a mystery actor each show, who will be handed a script for the first time in front of your eyes just as the show starts.

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Thursday, 21 August 2014

Find out why people are raving about Swamp Juice, a shadow puppet comedy show made out of rubbish at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Monday 1 September at 6.30pm and Tuesday 2 September at 11am and 8pm.

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Friday, 01 August 2014

Virtuosi Tasmania is back with their magnificent show Master String Quartets on Sunday 10 August at 2pm in the Burnie Regional Art Gallery.

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Monday, 07 July 2014

Australia’s premier contemporary puppet theatre, Terrapin Puppet Theatre, will be performing Big Baby on Saturday 12 July at 2pm at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre.

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Monday, 26 May 2014

The incredible singer, songwriter and diplomat Fred Smith, as seen on ABC Television's Australian Story will be performing his amazing show Dust of Uruzgan at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Tuesday 3 June at 8pm.

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Monday, 26 May 2014

South Australia’s longest running theatre company for children, Patch Theatre Company, will be performing Mr McGee and the Biting Flea at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 6 June at 6.30pm and Saturday 7 June at 11am and 4.30pm.

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Monday, 26 May 2014

For the first time ever, The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at the Burnie Arts and Function Centre on Thursday 5 June at 7.30pm.

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Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Las Vegas trained comedy stage hypnotist Zeiken Black is returning to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 23 May at 8pm.

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Thursday, 10 April 2014

One of Australia’s favourite comedians, Dave O’Neil will perform at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 2 May at 8pm.

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Wednesday, 02 April 2014

If you haven’t been to see the Da Vinci Machines Exhibition at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery, you should get a wriggle on!

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Monday, 24 March 2014

Following the success of Les Misérables, Burnie Musical Society presents Oklahoma! at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre. Oklahoma! will have a ten show season, opening on Friday 28 March at 7.30pm and closing on Saturday 12 April.

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Wednesday, 12 March 2014

The ground breaking dance piece, Lake, will be performed on Wednesday 19 March at 8pm at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre.

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Tuesday, 04 March 2014

Former lead performer on London’s West End, Claire Dawson is set to wow audiences with the show Blitz! A Sentimental Journey on Thursday 6 March at 8pm at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre.

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Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Acclaimed singer-songwriter, Lior, is set to wow Burnie audiences with his intimate acoustic performance at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre this Saturday 1 March at 8pm.

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Monday, 10 February 2014

Launceston based theatre company, CentrStage is bringing the award winning production, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? to Burnie, at the Arts & Function Centre on Friday 14 February and Saturday 15 February at 8pm.

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Monday, 13 January 2014

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre’s subscription season is nearly upon us! With a season jam-packed with bold and exciting theatrical experiences, there is something to entice everyone.

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Tuesday, 03 December 2013

The 2014 Performing Arts Subscription Season will be a year of discovery.

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Friday, 25 October 2013

World renowned pianist David Helfgott is returning to Burnie, performing at the Arts & Function Centre on Tuesday 29 October at 8pm.

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Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Slipstream Circus will unveil their brand new performance, Sleepless at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 25 October and Saturday 26 October at 7.30pm.

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Get ready to be inspired.

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Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Following Virtuosi Tasmania’s successful concerts in 2011 and 2012, the ensemble returns to the Burnie Regional Art Gallery on Sunday 15 September 2013 at 2pm.

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Tuesday, 06 August 2013

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra returns to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Saturday 17 August 2013 at 7.30pm.

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Friday, 26 July 2013

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) is coming to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Saturday 10 August 2013 at 8pm.

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Tuesday, 09 July 2013

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre will soon be represented around the world.

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Thursday, 27 June 2013

Comedian Harley Breen is bringing his highly anticipated comedy show, I heart Bunnings, to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 12 July 2013 at 8pm.

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Thursday, 27 June 2013

Terrapin Puppet Theatre is back with its latest children’s show Pip & Pooch, on Saturday 13 July 2013 at 2pm at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre.

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Matthew Fagan, internationally and nationally acclaimed guitarist, is returning to the Burnie Regional Art Gallery to perform Lord of the Strings on Sunday 2 June 2013 at 2pm, as part of the arts UNEARTHED program.

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Thursday, 16 May 2013

You’re the Voice: Songs for the Ordinary by an Anthemaniac is coming to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 31 May 2013 at 8pm and the Gaiety Theatre in Zeehan on Saturday 1 June 2013 at 8pm.

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Monday, 29 April 2013

Gravity and Other Myths’ production of Freefall is coming to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Wednesday 8 May 2013 at 11am and 8pm.

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Wednesday, 17 April 2013

R&J, an Expressions Dance Company and Queensland Performing Arts Centre production is coming to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Tuesday 30 April 2013 at 8pm.

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Friday, 12 April 2013

The Evandale Village Singers will present Henry Purcell’s King Arthur at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery on Sunday 21 April 2013 at 2pm, as part of the Gallery’s arts UNEARTHED program.

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Tuesday, 19 March 2013

The Burnie Regional Art Gallery and Burnie City Council are extremely excited to announce that the Da Vinci Machines Exhibition will be touring to Burnie in February 2014.

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Wednesday, 06 March 2013

Sprag Session is bringing Celtic music as you have never heard it before to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Wednesday 20 March 2013 at 7pm, as part of Tasmania’s International Arts Festival, Ten Days on the Island.

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Wednesday, 06 March 2013

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, world acclaimed opera singer, is set to take the stage at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Tuesday 19 March 2013 at 8pm, as part of Tasmania’s International Arts Festival, Ten Days on the Island.

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Wednesday, 06 March 2013

360 ALLSTARS is a radical urban circus hitting the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 22 March at 8pm, in association with Tasmania’s International Arts Festival, Ten Days on the Island.

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Tuesday, 05 March 2013

Burnie Musical Society is bringing Les Misérables to the stage of the Burnie Arts & Function Centre this Friday 8 March through to Saturday 23 March 2013.

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Tuesday, 05 March 2013

Terrapin Puppet Theatre and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra in association with Ten Days on the Island and the Burnie Arts & Function Centre present Shadow Dreams on Sunday 17 March 2013.

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Friday, 01 March 2013

Geoff Goodfellow, celebrated poet, is set to take perform at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery on Monday 25 March 2013 at 7:30pm, as part of the arts UNEARTHED program.

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Friday, 08 February 2013

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre and Burnie Regional Art Gallery’s Arts for the Community program has taken on a bold new identity, arts UNEARTHED.

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Wednesday, 06 February 2013

Art, a comedy by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton has enjoyed outstanding success on the West End and in Broadway, winning the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy and the Tony Award for Best Play.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2013

William Yang is one of Australia’s greatest storytellers.

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Monday, 03 December 2012

19 performances were revealed at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre as part of the exciting subscription season launch this evening.

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Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Former local comedian Josh Earl, is returning to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre for one performance of his new hilarious show on Thursday, 22 November at 8pm.

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Tuesday, 25 September 2012

After their extremely popular appearance in Burnie and Devonport three years ago, their anticipated return to the coast has arrived.

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Monday, 24 September 2012

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre is now easier for the entire community to access.

Works began in February to improve the access to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre and to provide protection during inclement weather.

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Thursday, 20 September 2012

Marion Martin, an international star is set to take to the stage at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Tuesday 2 October 2012, as part of the Seniors Week celebrations.

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Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Ladies get ready. There are five handsome gentlemen with spine chilling voices on the way to the Burnie Arts & Function Centre.

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Tuesday, 11 September 2012

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre has been recognised for good practice at the Tasmanian Australia Business Arts Foundation’s AbaF Awards due to their partnership with local business, Wellers Inn.

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Wednesday, 05 September 2012

Virtuosi Tasmania presents a concert of fine chamber music written by two Viennese composers, great friends and musical contemporaries in the early 19th Century at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery on Sunday 9 September at 2pm.

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Visual arts meets dance.

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Monday, 06 August 2012

Burnie is the host for the only String Workshop for students in Tasmania this year, as part of the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s ACO2 Tasmanian tour.

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Thursday, 02 August 2012

Dust off your best outfit for the party of the year.

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Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Be aware there is a bum thief on the loose in Burnie.

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Thursday, 26 July 2012

This is not a love story. This is a story about love.

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Monday, 23 July 2012

The Tasmanian Ballet Company will perform Sleeping Beauty at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre this Saturday 28 July 2012 for two performances.

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Thursday, 05 July 2012

Internationally renowned flautist Jane Rutter returns to Burnie with her performance, An Australian in Paris on Friday 13 July at 8pm at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre. This will be her only Tasmanian performance in 2012. Music lovers have just one chance this year to see and hear one of Australia’s best loved classical artists.

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Friday, 22 June 2012

Burnie City Council has purchased a new access ramp to improve access to the Town Hall stage at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre.

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Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Work is set to start at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre tomorrow (Thursday 16 February 2012) to upgrade the entry access at the centre.

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Wednesday, 01 February 2012

The action packed 2012 Burnie Arts & Function Centre’s subscription season kicks off this Saturday night.

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Wednesday, 25 January 2012

The Arts Theatre in the Burnie Arts & Function Centre has just been installed with new carpet and seating.

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