A vibrant and dynamic cultural experience

Amos Roach will perform at the Old Kyneton Primary School on Saturday.

OKPS is an exciting Victorian government project to transform the old Kyneton Primary School into a creative community hub. 

As an introduction to OKPS and sampler for its future life, Working Heritage in partnership with Creative Victoria are hosting an Early Activation Program on the Old Kyneton Primary School basketball courts in Baynton Street. 

Beginning with a special performance on October 21, the program of events will be free, accessible to all, and be held from October 2023 through to March 2024. Two Saturdays each month, for everyone! 

Taungurung Elder, Aunty Joanne, will open the program on Saturday with a smoking ceremony and Welcome to Country, followed by a stunning collaborative performance by Amos Roach and the Yepenga Dancers. 

Amos Roach, acclaimed didgeridoo player, musician, director and dancer presents a cycle of the Six Seasons of Gariwerd. Amos Roach directs and plays didgeridoo with the Murrundaya Yepengna Dancers and Orchestra performing the ancient songs and dances of the Gariwerd area. Songs and dances that speak of the birds, the foods and the Country within the contemporary setting of a small ensemble. 

This is a musical and visual experience that will immerse you in a vibrant, dynamic cultural experience. Saturday, October 21, 11am -1pm. 

Free for all the family, BYO chair, bean bag, cushion and join in warming the new basketball courts, a site for everyone. 

Get in early as space will be limited. 

Work is advancing on the OKPS redevelopment.