With winter well and truly on its way, you’d be forgiven for wanting to retreat indoors this May. The Mornington Peninsula boasts a wide selection of venues and indoor events and for those willing to brave the elements, some outdoor events too. The outdoor markets have packed up their tents for the cooler months and the indoor markets come alive. Bands and performing artists are set to entertain intimate crowds at cozy bars and wineries across the Mornington Peninsula. Not to mention art shows and workshops galore. My pick for the month of May? Hands down, the weaving workshop with the clever Kate of The Little Beastie, which will have you set for the perfect craft to keep you hands warm all winter!
So go on, get out and see what’s happening on the Mornington Peninsula this May.
Friday 3rd May | 7pm – 11pm
Exhibition | Opening of Art Red Hill @ Red Hill Consolidated School
Exhibition open across the weekend 3rd – 5th May with some of the region’s best painters, photographers, sculptors, jewellery makers and crafts people as well as food, drinks and fun stuff for the kids.
Friday 3rd May – Saturday 11th May
Performance | No. 33 by RAWcollective @ Frankston Arts Centre – Cube37
Step inside No. 33 and experience a journey of mystery and intrigue. You will be invited to dig around for historical treasures and discover the links between your guide and the people who once lived there. Witness the secrets that dance in the shadows, and immerse yourself in the curious worlds of the inhabitants. This is an innovative installation and performance experience, full of surprises. Limited audience capacity of 15 per performance.Statement by RAWcollective
Saturday 4th May | 11am – 3pm
Open Studio | Cameron Robbins Open Studio @ Police Point
Cameron Robbins is an artist in residence at Police Point during March/April 2019 and will open the studio doors for visitors. See Cameron’s iconic wind drawing machines and join a workshop where cylindrical marks will be manually drawn from a pen held by a long wire.
This is a free event but get your tickets via the MPRG website
Sunday 12th May | 10am – 5pm
MOTHER’S DAY | Mother’s Day Picnic @ Boneo Maze + Mini Golf
Enjoy a beautiful boho picnic and lots of activities with the family at the Boneo Maze on Mothers Day. Face painting for the kids, jumping castle, mazes and giant games included in ticket PLUS a complimentary glass of bubbles for mum…yes please.
Hurry though…tickets only on sale until Thursday 2nd May!
Saturday 18th May | 12pm – 3pm
Weaving Workshop presented by Kate from The Little Beastie
Learn how to craft your way to happiness when you learn the art of weaving with the master herself! Use the code ‘mamalove‘ for 20% off!
Tuesday 21st May | 10am – 11am or 11:30am – 12:30pm
Workshop | MPRG Kids – Young at Art ‘Light, Sound, Action!’
Always a fun filled workshop for your little artists at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery!
Sunday 26th May | 9am – 2pm
Market | The Briars Craft and Produce Market @ The Briars, Mount Martha
Enjoy a quality home made home grown market and explore the beautiful grounds at The Briars.