An evening of film, music, food and wine influenced by oceans current and past. Featuring Murray Paterson (The Dark Horses), Joel Silbersher (GOD), Ken Gormley (Cruel Sea & ...On May 14, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
This award is motivated by Australian Literature, and Australian themed writing. It is with this intent that we ask participants’ work to be inspired by ‘Australia’, ‘Australians’ and ...On March 25, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Great live music in a great venue featuring The Villenettes, The Drowsy Maggies, William Alexander, Masco Sound System & more. Food, wine, beer and soft drink available. The Drowsy ...On March 25, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Co Opera’s hilarious new production of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville captures the troubadour tradition of the travelling Italian Commedia dell’ Arte. For 27 years Co-Opera’s performers have ...On March 25, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
The Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival’s “Penola Light Display” has been elected to proceed to the public vote for the ‘Fun My Neighbourhood’ concept! Now we need your help! Please support ...On November 1, 2017 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Our 2017 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival has, once again, maintained a solid program of new, exciting and assorted experiences. Attendance figures were estimated to be in the vicinity ...On September 26, 2017 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
What did you think of the 2019 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival? CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE OUR SURVEY This is your chance to have your say. Your survey will ...On May 26, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Deadline: Wednesday 15th May 2019 3.30pm CST to Mary MacKillop Memorial School reception during school hours and have entry form attached. Entry Fee: Free to enter Click to Download ...On March 28, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
The intent of this new competition is to seek entries of short poems relevant to the Penola and Coonawarra district related to the concept ‘People, Places and Open ...On February 28, 2019 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize 2020: $12,000 The John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize, is open to all emerging and established artists throughout Australia, and entries must be inspired ...On November 9, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Applications for the 2019 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival are open! We welcomes all artists, wineries, musicians, local businesses, artisan food producers, performers and creatives to register an event. ...On October 31, 2018 / By Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival Committee
Since our beginning in 1991 our Festival is held annually every May.
Our aim is to highlight excellence through the involvement of local, national and international artists. It promotes Penola’s rich literary and cultural heritage through its program.
We celebrates the literary and arts heritage of Penola and the fine wines of Coonawarra.
Penola Festival Association
PO Box 318 Penola
South Australia, 5277