Inspire 2017

fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something, especially to do something creative.
breathe in (air); inhale.                                                                                                                             

Welcome to Inspire 2017!

13–16 October

Our inaugural learning festival has everything you need for expanding knowledge through your head, heart and hands.

Inspire 2017 brings together a selective range of workshops, think tanks, seminars and other exciting activities, delivered across three major themes:

  • Inspirational Communities
  • Inspirational Acts
  • Inspirational Futures

The festival will provide immersive experiences to engage in real world issues and to enable participation in real and meaningful ways.

Let’s learn together and celebrate the spirit and people of Onkaparinga.

We invite you to come along and be inspired!

Program now available!

PDF icon png Download the Inspire 2017 program (228K)

Please note: Start time for the Inspire Us Grants Grants Night has been changed to 6pm start (doors open 5.30pm)

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STEAM IT: Labray & 3D workshop

STEAM IT: Robotics workshop

Community Photographic Exhibition

Inspire 2017 Whats your story

Send in one or more photographs that represent your unique perspective of life. Photos can be of things that inspire, delight or provoke emotion – tell us your story. People, places, culture, and history.

You don’t need to be a professional photographer. Photos can be taken on your phone, tablet or camera.

Email your photos, along with a short blurb to Jess Flynn, Community Development Officer at by COB Friday 22 September 2017.

Photos will be exhibited as part of the Inspire Festival – Celebrating Inspirational Communities.

Photographs will be displayed digitally at the Arts Centre, Port Noarlunga for the launch of Inspire Festival 2017 on Friday 13 October from 5.30–7.30pm, and then on display at the Noarlunga Civic Centre from Monday 16 October to Friday 10 November 2017.