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BelcoNow Bird and lantern making

BelcoNow Birds

2-16 October 2016

As part Belconnen’s 50th Birthday celebration and in the lead up to BelcoNOW we are presenting a range of creative making opportunities for the community.

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Belconnen Arts Centre presented Dance & Wellbeing Classes

Dance for People with Parkinsons

Enjoy the fun and challenge of working your brain, your body, your memory and your imagination in this fun filled hour.

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Dance for People with Parkinsons Training Workshop


Dance for Parkinson’s Australia is thrilled to announce the next training workshops, for dance teachers and health professionals, will be held in Canberra in the Spring.

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IGNITE - Room to Move: Inclusive Dance Workshops

Fortnightly inclusive (open to people living with and without disability) community dance and movement sessions with a focus on improvisation led by a variety of skilled and experienced facilitators.

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Feel the Music - Dance Program for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

Put this on your dance card right now! FEEL THE MUSIC is a new year long dance program specifically created for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, happening at BAC on 8 Fridays of each school term.

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Creative Arts Workshops

Exhibition Live Program

Monthly workshops with exhibiting artists

Belconnen Arts Centre's exhibition program comes to life! Meet the artists behind the exhibition, learn new skills and explore new mediums.

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Art Soiree

Thursdays >
20 October - 24 November

Join art tutor and Julie Bradley for 6 evenings each of creative enjoyment developing and strengthening your artistic skills.

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Daytime Drawing with Judie Power Thomson

Thursdays 20 October - 24 November > 1:00-3:30pm

A program from beginners to intermediate. This course aims to equip participants with a good knowledge of various drawing media and shading techniques while incorporating perspective, design, balance and cohesion.


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Kemarre Arts Indigenous Womens Group

Wednesdays > 6:00-9:00pm > during term time

Welcoming Indigenous Australian women to come together, share their creative practice, explore new ideas, share stories and enjoy in the process of making.

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IGNITE: Alternative Arts Academy


IGNITE: Alternative Arts Academy is series of programs that encourage participation for people living with disability or recovering from mental illness.


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More Dance & Wellbeing Classes at BAC...

Bollywood & Zumba presented by Canberra School of Bollywood Dancing

It is fun, silly, sexy and totally engrossing - you won’t even know it’s doing you good!

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Ausdance ACT Open Class – for local and visiting Dancers and Teachers

Every Wednesday from 10:00–11:30am Ausdance ACT runs a low-cost class for local and visiting independent dancers and dance teachers.

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Flamenco Dance presented by The Flamenco Centre

Arrestingly beautiful, the bitter sweet passion and complexity of Flamenco dance provides enormous scope for channelling your deepest emotions, be they joy or suffering.

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Get Fit Yoga presented by Yogasana Fitness

Improve your mental, emotional and physical fitness with this multi–level yoga class.

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Nia – Barefoot movement dance class

Nia – a barefoot dance/movement class to fabulous music, drawing from dance, martial and healing arts and is suitable for all levels of fitness.

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Zumba presented by Salsabor

Zumba Latin Fitness classes for all ages.

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West Coast Swing presented by Audacity Dance

Belconnen Arts Centre is home to Canberra’s award winning West Coast Swing dance studio, Audacity Dance. They have a reputation as one of Canberra’s top dance studio providing quality, fun dance tuition. 

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Posture & Flexibility Stretching with David Heap

David Heap’s Posture & Flexibility Stretching classes blow away the chronic aches and pains of sedentary office workers and physical workers alike. The Contract/Relax stretching method is suitable for all fitness and flexibility levels with physical limitations respected and actively managed.

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There's a great range of upcoming events in Belconnen Arts Centre's 2015 special events program!

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    118 Emu Bank, Belconnen, ACT [Google Maps]

    Tuesday – Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Except for regular classes and special events

  • BUS:
    ACTION [Timetable Information] - 300 series buses to Belconnen, get off at Belconnen Community Bus Station and walk down to the Centre, or Route 45 directly to the Centre.

  • CAR:
    Enter eastern end Emu Bank from either Aikman Drive or Eastern Valley Way, from the western end off Joynton Smith Drive or directly opposite the end of Benjamin Way. See Maps for Parking here