Community Groups

Creswick Ukestra – meets at the Neighbourhood Centre Thursday afternoons in winter and Thursday evenings in summer, autumn and spring – no audition required, all welcome – some level of proficiency would be helpful. Email Glenda for more information. This group is self managing, and develops its repertoire together with occasional input from skilled outsiders. Started 2021, now hardened performers!

Creswick Kids Choir – meets at the Neighbourhood Centre on Wednesday afternoons, run by the indomitable Stella Savy, all welcome, kids are taught to sing as part of a group. Currently ages range from prep to grade 6. Email Chrissy for more information.

Creswick Chorus – meets at the Neighbourhood Centre on Wednesday early evening. A joyful and ever growing group of people who love to sing, and love the sound of their own voices joined with others from the community. No audition required. This one is a pay per session or pay per term, via the Creswick Neighbourhood Centre. Email Holly for more information.

Creswick Drum Circle – started and facilitated by Sarah Samsara, a group for mutual support, and for self-expression. Veterans of several performances and welcoming to all. Meets Monday evenings at the Neighbourhood Centre. Check out their Facebook page and email Sarah for more information.

Creswick ‘Street’ band – an offshoot of the mighty Creswick Brass Band, the happy band from the Central Highlands, been going for over 100 years, and always up for new fun, they have provided brass backing for our dance ‘extravaganzas’ learning Bollywood and Salsa riffs and marching in the street. Check out their Facebook page and email them to enquire about joining.

Creswick’s Friday night ‘jammers’ – a group of friends who gather to play covers and share favourites from their rock repertoire –  going strong before Covid and just getting back in the swing. They have amps! They have drums! Bring you songs and your axe, and become one of the gang. Email Karen for more information.Hepburn Players – classical players whose interests range from the ancient, to the early, to the Baroque, the Classical, and the current. Directed by Andrew Welsh (harpsichord) they play regularly at concerts and art shows around the Shire.  Email Andrew if you think this might be your musical home.

CresFest acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which we live, learn and work, the Dja Dja Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation.
We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders and recognise that sovereignty was never ceded.