Eumundi School of Arts Hall

Eumundi School of Arts Hall
63 Memorial Drive – Corner of Pacey Street and Memorial Drive Eumundi
PO Box 427 Eumundi Qld 4562
phone: (07) 5442 8762 (Discover Eumundi Heritage and Visitor Centre)
email: info@discovereumundi.com
website: www.eumundihistoricalassn.org/school-of-arts-hall
facebook: www.facebook.com/eumundisoa

Eumundi School of Arts is state heritage-listed. The Eumundi and District Historical Association is Trustee for the School of Arts hall and responsible for its maintenance, development and use – for the community of Eumundi.

The first School of Arts Hall was built in 1908 and after being found to be too small for its growing uses was re-built in 1912 to house a two-storey building with a main hall and stage, downstairs library, billiard room, supper room and meeting room.

It has always been a focal point for the community and well known in its early days for balls and dances, and is now used for a wide variety of community activities.

In 1968 the hall was lowered due to termite damage to create the one story hall that it is today.

The hall has been used for debutante balls, stage shows, meetings, yoga, kung-fu, fund raising, boxing, weddings, parties, indoor bowls, dance lessons, conferences and so much more. In 1922 for example, two farmers introduced a movie projector to show films every second Saturday night and continued until 1963. The tradition of films in the hall has recently been revived with events such as the Noosa International Film Festival and Eumundi World Cinema.


School of Arts, 1914

School of Arts, 1996

Debutante Ball circa 1955

Debutante Ball, 1970


Vaudeville Affair, 2015

Noosa Film Festival


Wedding


Festival events:

Friday 25th August. Doors open 6:30pm. Films start 7:30pm.
Saturday 16th September,   6pm


Friday 25th August. Doors open 6:30pm. Films start 7:30pm.

Movie ‘A Perfect Day’

Cost: $10
Contact: Eumundi World Cinema Inc – Mobile: 0411 108 306

Catch a movie with ‘Eumundi World Cinema’, as part of the Horizon Festival of Arts & Culture. The black comedy “A Perfect Day” is showing along with two comedy shorts. The movie stars Olga Kurylenko, Mélanie Thierry and Academy Award Winners Benicio del Toro and Tim Robbins.

Doors open at 6:30pm and films start at 7:30pm. Tickets are available at the door for $10.

Shorts and feature length movies are rated M for Mature Audiences. Refreshments will be available. More on Eumundi World Cinema at www.eumundiworldcinema.com.au


Saturday 16th September,   6pm

Eumundi Rocks Around the Clock

Cost: $60 early bird until 17 August then $68
Contact:
Wendy Birrell  manager@discovereumundi.com

Eumundi will come alive on the 16th September 2017 when Australian music legend ‘Little Pattie’ performs at the Eumundi School of Arts hall for the 50th Anniversary of the naming of The Sunshine Coast. ‘Blue Suede Gasoline Alley’ will also be performing along with The Sunshine Coast’s ‘Doo Wop Dolls’. Be sent back to the time of ‘Six O’clock Rock’ and Brian Henderson’s ‘Bandstand’!!! So come on all the beatnix & rockers out there it’s time to don your petticoats, pencil skirts, or psychedelic hippy gear and party on as there are prizes for best dressed. It’s a 1960’s style dinner dance, tickets include a three course dinner and first glass of bubbles. Cash bar will be available – no BYO. Bookings online at www.ticketebo.com.au/eumundirocks and from Discover Eumundi Heritage and Visitor Centre (cash only). There are only 250 tickets for sale so get in quick.

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