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WinterWild 2017: a new after-dark festival in the Otways

BY Maddie Garratt | 07-Jun-2017
Embrace the elements of the southern Otways when a new after-dark festival sparks up next month: The first WinterWild will revel in the untamed side of Apollo Bay. Don’t look away.
Inspired by the elements of earth, water, air and fire – and informed by the history of Apollo Bay - the 18+ festival takes place over four weekends to highlight various art forms: music, street theatre, film and storytelling.

Water (July 1-2):

Mick Turner (Dirty Three), Sand Pebbles, screening of cult 90s surf film Litmus with soundtrack performance by director Andrew Kidman

Earth (July 15-16):

Butoh performer Yumi Umiumare, Tek Tek Ensemble, Tosca by Cut Opera

Air (July 29-30):

Programmed by the Apollo Bay Writer’s Festival, including Michael Leunig, Clementine Ford, Arnold Zable and Emilie Zoey Baker

Fire (Aug 12-13):

Massed choir of 100 singers, ritual burning of festival sculpture, live music