Summer is one of our favourite times of year on Flinders Island. The island comes alive with a variety of unique and intimate events which offer the perfect opportunity for locals and visitors alike to celebrate all that the island has to offer.
Now in its 6th year, the Furneaux Islands Festival is a celebration of culture, food, art and music with a plethora of events around the island, spanning over three days.
This year, the event will be held from the 17th - 20th of January. Further info can be found on the Furneaux Islands Festival website: http://www.fifestival.com.au/
Thursday 17th Jan: The 'I Shed My Skin' art exhibition is held at the Furneaux Museum. It is an ehibition by Jane Giblin, examining the lives and traditions of the isolated island community
Friday 18th Jan: The festival kicks off with the Friday night Supper & Show at Emita Hall and showcases local talent and visiting chefs. Tickets for this exclusive event are limited and can be purchased here: http://fifestival.floktu.com/
Saturday 19th Jan: The Furneaux Tavern plays host to Verandah Music, an evening of musical entertainment (with a view) from local and visiting musicians
Saturday 19th Jan: The Festival Market will be held at Whitemark, showcasing a variety of market stalls and family friendly activities
Sunday 20th Jan: The Festival Finale features a lunchtime concert, family activities and food stalls at FIAAI Park, Lady Baron
Attending the festival is the ideal excuse for a trip to Flinders Island. No one need miss-out, as the Sharp Team have put on additional flights for that weekend, for your convenience. Flights can be booked through our website at: http://sharpairlines.com/bookings/