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Plunge program out now

The program for the annual Plunge Art & Culture festival has been released with over 100 events planned for the month long celebration which runs from the 26 March – 30 April. 

Arts and cultural organisations across the Clarence Valley have created COVID-safe experiences for everyone to share in the creativity the Clarence offers.

The Plunge program is available at Clarence Valley Council’s customer service centres, libraries and galleries. The program can also be viewed at

The festival launch will be at Ferry Park Gallery in Maclean on Friday 26 March, everyone is invited.  It will feature the opening of the annual 8×8 small works exhibition which is hosted by the Lower Clarence Arts & Crafts Association. 

Mayor Jim Simmons said “For 9 year’s council has been proud to support so many local community groups, artists, performers and workshop providers.”

“Plunge is the highlight of Clarence Valley’s art and cultural scene that has something for everyone – film, visual arts, creative writing, music, dance and more, and I encourage everyone to participate,” said Mayor Simmons.