UPSPRING

UPSPRING

Hello Spring!

We’re bursting with great art and shaking off the winter blues with UPSPRING.

Live performances, art, events, movies, indoors and out. Check out what’s coming up and stay tuned – more to be announced in the coming weeks.

PROGRAM

Oct-Nov

SUPPER CLUB

Enjoy Saturday nights in our Lakeside Room with tickets including the performance and great food. It’s an easy, relaxed evening out with some of Australia’s best singer-songwriters including Dami Im (17 Oct), Sarah McLeod (24 Oct), Katie Noonan (31 Oct), Washington (7 Nov) and Sahara Beck (28 Nov).

Sat 17 Oct

CIRCA’S PEEPSHOW **SOLD OUT**

Circa’s Peepshow turns cabaret on its head, literally, lurching from the thrillingly acrobatic to the comically playful. Expect teetering towers of balanced bodies, extreme bending and devilishly precarious aerials.

Sun 25 Oct

HOT AUGUST NIGHT

Turn up the heat with Neil Diamond’s iconic Hot August Night played by The Good Band in this outdoor concert special. Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast.

8-10 Nov

QUEER FILM FESTIVAL

Curated by Gold Coast Film Festival, explore a series of vivid and engaging films that reveal the diversity of LGBTIQ+ culture and experience, showing not just what it means to live in today’s word, but our history as well.

13-14 Nov

MAGIC BEACH

A new stage adaptation of the classic Aussie book by Alison Lester AM, from the team behind The Gruffalo.

From 14 Nov

NTL: CYRANO DE BERGERAC (E)

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, filmed live for cinemas from the London’s West End.

Fri 27 Nov

STORIES IN THE KEY OF GC

Gold Coast’s own storytelling night returns. Storytellers include Walkley Award-winner Hedley Thomas (The Teacher’s Pet), Sam Morris, and Vivi Baker.

Sun 29 Nov

ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Roots Music Festival returns, featuring Tijuana Cartel, Fat Picnic, Hanlon Brothers, August River Band, and DJ Sarah Howells (Double J), who will be your MC for the afternoon. Proudly supported by City of Gold Coast.

Sat 5 Dec

THE F WORD: VAULT MAGAZINE

A day of panel discussions exploring what it means to operate and make work through a female-identifying lens, coinciding with the launch of VAULT Magazine Issue 32. Chaired by Alison Kubler.

Keeping you safe

It is incredibly important to us that you have a safe experience when you come to HOTA. We have a COVID Safe plan which you can read on our FAQs page and there are some new conditions of entry which you should read before purchasing a ticket or attending an event at HOTA.

When you arrive, you’ll be asked to register the details of everyone in your group for the purpose of contact tracing.

All events are set up to ensure we meet all social distancing and hygiene guidelines. All you have to do is enjoy yourself.