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Clunes - Collins Place - Free Big Dance Workshop

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Collins Place

Clunes, VIC 3370


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Big Dance is the largest free celebration of dance in the world and it's hitting Australia in 2018!

Presented by Ausdance Victoria, Big Dance is a free participatory dance festival, a celebration of dance for all ages and all levels of ability. Join thousands of people around Australia to perform the Big Dance, choreographed by acclaimed choreographers, Frances Rings and Craig Bary.

In partnership with Clunes Neighbourhood House, this workshop will be held to help you learn the Big Dance routine. These sessions are free and open to people of all ages and abilities. Register to secure your spot as spaces are limited.

No prior dance experience is necessary to participate.
This is an inclusive event. If you require mobility assistance or an interpreter, please let us know.

Workshop Session time:

13 April 2018 (Fri), 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Please note: By registering for the workshop, you will be automatically signed up to receive updates about Big Dance. Don't worry, you can always unsubscribe (we hope not - we promise, no spamming!).

*Please note that there is a workshop specifically aimed at Kids and Families:

6 April 2018 (Thu), 1 - 2:30pm @ Clunes Town Hall

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FAQs - if your question is not answered below, head over to the Big Dance Australia website.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the workshop?


Maryborough V-line. Get off at Clunes Station. Turn left towards Ballarat - Maryborough Road. Continue straight on Service Street. Turn left towards Bailey Street

Ballarat to Maryborough (Littles Bus Lines)
Via Ballarat station, Creswick, Clunes, Talbot

Ballarat to Avoca (Gold Bus)
Via Ballarat station, Clunes, Talbot, Maryborough

Mildura to Melbourne (V-Line)
Via Red Cliffs, Ouyen, Birchip, Donald, St Arnaud, Avoca, Dunolly, Maryborough, Maryborough station, Talbot, Talbot station, Clunes, Clunes station, Creswick, Creswick station, Ballarat, Ballarat station, Southern Cross station

Closest bus stations to Collins Place:

  • Butcher Shop/Service St (Clunes) is 95 meters away, 2 min walk

  • Butcher/Clunes - Campbelltown Rd (Clunes) is 161 meters away, 3 min walk

  • Clunes Iga/Clunes - Campbelltown Rd (Clunes) is 176 meters away, 3 min walk

C287 Ballarat - Maryborough Road to Hills St, Clunes

C291 Clunes - Creswick Road to Fraser St, Clunes

Free timed parking is available in surrounding streets

What can I bring into the workshop?

Wear comfortable clothes to move in and bring water to stay hydrated. Pack some snacks to munch on after the session. Bring lots of energy and enthusiasm, and get ready to learn the Big Dance!

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact Ausdance Victoria at 03 9689 2055, or email

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the workshop?

We aim to be environmentally sustainable for our our workshops and events. You do not need to print your confirmation email. Just let us know your name at the door.

Do I have to attend all the workshops?

No, you don't have to attend all the workshops. You can attend one session and practice the routine at home using our Big Dance online tutorial on the website. We also encourage you to get your family and friends to join you, to practice the routine together and join the rest of Australia to do the Big Dance on 29 April!

What if I can no longer make it for the workshop?

Due to limited spaces, we kindly ask that you only register if you are confident you can attend. We understand that at times, circumstances change unexpectedly. If you cannot attend and need to cancel your registration, please inform us at 24 hours before the event so that we can offer your spot to someone on the waiting list.

When and where is the Big Dance 2018 Main Event?

29th April (International Dance Day) 1pm - 4pm. The Big Dance being performed at 2:30pm

Official Events hosted by Ausdance Victoria: Melbourne - Federation Square / Castlemaine - Victory Park / Lilydale - Melba Park

Come along and dance the Big Dance with 1000s of others across the country!

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Clunes, VIC 3370


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