What are the events happening in Perth and Western Australia for February 2015?

Ballet at the Quary

6 to 28 February

Watch the dancers of the West Australian Ballet under the stars at the Quarry Amphitheatre. Headlined by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s Zip Zap
Zoom, the performance also includes the world premiere of Hold the Fourth, choreographed by the Ballet’s own Daniel Roberts.

WA Ballet performing Ballet at the Quary.

Sunsmart Busselton Jetty Swim

7 and 8 February

Held over two days, with plenty of family-friendly activities and entertainment, the 3.6km swim out and around the iconic Busselton Jetty is likely to attract up to 2000 participants this year.

Busselton Jetty Swim information.

For more information go to busseltonjettyswim.org.au.

Boyup Brook Country Music Festival

11 to 15 February

With live music, Western Australia’s biggest bush poets’ breakfast, a street carnival, the West Australian Country Music Awards, concerts, workshops, the Boyup Brook Art Awards and more, the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival has something for everyone.

Boyup Brook Country Music Festival event information.

Perth International Arts Festival

13 February to 7 March

One of the state’s premier cultural events, the Perth International Arts Festival brings some of the world’s best contemporary theatre, dance, music, film, visual arts and literature to the city.

Perth International Arts Festival event information.

Rottnest Channel Swim

21 February

Rottnest Island’s biggest day of the year, the annual Rottnest Channel Swim is a 19.7 kilometre open water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island. A ‘team’ event, all swimmers are surrounded by a support network of paddlers, boat skippers and crew.

Rottenest Channel Swim 2015 event information.

Taste Great Southern

28 February to 29 March

More than 45 individual events will be held across the South West region ranging from farmers markets, pop-up dinners, guest chef cooking demonstrations, degustation dinners, beach barbecues
and picnics.

Taste Great Southern event information.

taste great southern