Experience Lorne’s thriving art scene in galleries, cafes and designer shops. Watch as the stunning Lorne foreshore becomes the picturesque pedestal for the Lorne sculpture Biennale, a vibrant festival of creativity, celebrating the best of Australian and international sculpture. Likewise, the QDOs art gallery is the epicenter of the vibrant art scene in Lorne. What began as a studio, then a gallery, café and sculptural park to celebrate the visual, performing and gourmet arts has grown into a complete respite for creative souls.
The Lorne cinema was constructed in 1937 and opened by the Lorne Picture Theatre Company. The beautiful double storey rendered concrete façade is art deco in style and provides a rare example of a cinema that retains the single screen format and of the modern style used in a rural location.
Be charmed by Lorne’s vibrant and creative community reveling in a maritime history that dates back to the mid 1850’s. With its natural integrity, beautiful beaches and great amenities, Lorne is one of the Great Ocean Road’s shiniest gems. Boasting a spirited arts community, Lorne is home to a range of signature events including the notable Festival of the Performing Arts and the Sculpture Bienale that transforms the foreshore and venues in the township once every two years.
Join in the festivities as Lorne brings to you a variety of electrifying experiences and events. January welcomes the GMHBA Lorne Pier to Pub race. The 1.2km dip is the largest open water swim in the world and is organised and run by local volunteers from Lorne Surf Life Saving Club. For those with an appetite for music, Falls Music and Arts Festival is the perfect place to bein your New Year.
Lorne Sculpture Biennale
The Lorne Sculpture Biennale is Victoria's largest free public outdoor sculpture event.
Deans Marsh Festival
Come and celebrate the rich and diverse hinterland community of artists, crafts people, local producers and musicians at the annual Deans Marsh Festival.
Boardwalk Revival - Easter Sunday
Steve Toppa will be reviving the 'Boardwalk' Disco on Easter Sunday with an 80s & 90s flashback session.
By The Meadow
By The Meadow's fifth birthday will take place from April 6-8, 2018. A three-day, two-night, one-way trip to paradise (with five candles on top).
2018 Great Ocean Road Running Festival
The fourteenth edition of the Great Ocean Road Running Festival will take place on May 19 and 20 with the event offering one...
Great Ocean Road Running Festival
The Great Ocean Road Running Festival, 20-21 May attracts thousands of participants seeking to conquer one of the most stunning and unique marathons in the world.