The two-day festival, held at Werribee Mansion (29 – 30 October), will bring together music, art, theatre, thinking, comedy and camping experiences for adults and children in a music festival setting.
Music lovers will be immersed in a ‘lost land’ of music, arts and exploration with the program including Mariachi El Bronx, The Waifs, Missy Higgins, CW Stoneking, Ozomatli, Architecture In Helsinki, The Grates, The Bamboos with Tim Rogers, Harts, Tash Sultana, Olympia, Ali Barter, Pounded By The Surf, Nicky Bomba, Ainslie Wills, Alex Lahey, The Little Stevies and The Royal Jellies.
International and domestic arts and inspiration acts enhance the music experience with Polyglot Tangle, Makeover Mom and Dad (Canada), The Listies, Total Nonstop Tricks, The Laughter House and Coney Small People, Big Questions (UK) amongst the hefty programming.
With a vision to inspire big hearts and bright minds, the festival’s literacy area will host readings and discussion topics for both adults and children. The comprehensive workshop offering will encourage newfound skills and passions in song writing, cooking, yoga, circus play and more. Camping, bushwalks, bike riding and visits to the nearby Werribee Zoo will get festival-goers into the great outdoors.
The brainchild of the Falls Festival founder, Simon Daly, The Lost Lands is his next venture since leaving Falls Festival, who says it’s a festival with big aspirations. “The Lost Lands will give parents the chance to reconnect with the festival experience, while instilling in kids, a love and appreciation of music, arts and adventure,” said Daly.
The incredible programming of The Lost Lands is paired with an enviable lineup of festival fare, curated craft beer, wine, organic spirits, and even a distillery and interactive camp kitchen – is open to all creative minds, music-lovers and adventurous souls: families, singles and anyone in between, looking for a deeper festival experience.
The Lost Lands takes place at Werribee Park: 29 & 30 October 2016. For more information and bookings, visit: www.thelostlands.com.au for details.
Image: Polyglot Theatre’s Tangle – courtesy of Polyglot Theatre