The Buzz, Moving Movies and much more

Big screen entertainment: Moving Movies at the Sound Shell will screen Night at the Museum, Batman Lego Movie and the all Australian Red Dog. Photo: Supplied.
Big screen entertainment: Moving Movies at the Sound Shell will screen Night at the Museum, Batman Lego Movie and the all Australian Red Dog. Photo: Supplied.

January is jam packed at the Cannery Arts Centre as its Kickarts January Holiday Program is in full swing with many workshops on offer.  

Why not book the kids in for a workshop to get those creative holiday juices flowing? 

Age groups vary from 6-12 and 10-17 yrs. 

To make a booking for Oceanic Hanging in Felted Wool, Aquatic Mobiles, Marine Marbling, Sea Rope Baskets, Clay Ship Wrecks, Sculptures of the Sea, Seabird Figurines, Sea Fossil Plasters or the Pottery Wheel jump online www.trybooking.com, contact the Cannery Arts Centre 9071 3599 or simply view all the workshop options www.canneryartscentre.com.au. 

The Cannery continues to exhibit the Flotsam and Jetsam display until early February so pop in to view the amazing eclectic works made from, or inspired by, flotsam and jetsam found along our beaches.

Moving Movies at the Sound Shell will present you with movies in January, Saturday 12, 19 and 26 screening, Night at the Museum, Batman Lego Movie and the all Australian Red Dog consecutively, fingers crossed for some balmy nights. 

The Cannery Arts Centre also offer movies – A Plastic Ocean on Sunday 13 with an Open Mic evening from 7pm and Blue the Film on the 31.

The Esperance Growers Market takes place once a fortnight at Nulsen Primary School on Saturday 12 and 26, and the Museum Village Markets continue on Sundays 13 and 20 throughout January.

Australia Day brings many a BBQ, the Esperance Swim Thru and the Family Fun Day event. 

The Esperance Swim Thru is held every year on Australia Day. 

The race is a 2.5km Open Water Swim. Race briefing will be at 7.30am and race starts at 8am.

The event is open to competent swimmers over the age of 14 who must be able to complete the course in less than 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Best spectator point will be the James St Groyne. For more information, contact Lara on 0429 301 066.  

The Family Fun Day event will follow at Adventureland Park from 9-2pm. 

Activities for the whole family to enjoy, displays, markets and food, Citizen awards, novelty races, tug of war and plenty more. 

Come down and soak up the sun and be entertained by local musicians Mary Leske, Kyron Smithson, Laurie Petrie, Campbell Garratt and the Esperance Brass Band. 

What a way to spend Australia Day, finish it off with a swim in one of our stunning beaches.