• Response Project

    Photo: Tamsin Sharpe

  • Clock It

    Photo: Paul Dunn

  • Dance Republic

  • Closing Ceremony 2007

    Photo: Ponch Hawkes

  • The Big Opening, 2011

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

  • Home is Where... 2009

    Photo: John Sones

  • Snuff Puppets

    Photo: Teresa Harrison

  • Dance Republic

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

  • Braybrook's Big Day Out

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

  • The Night of My Party

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

  • Mobile Radio

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

Big West Festival is the leading community-based, contemporary arts festival in Melbourne’s West. A biennial festival, Big West stages high quality, cutting edge, multi-cultural and multi-artform events in the venues, cultural sites and suburban streets of the western suburbs, matching places and people in unexpected ways.

The next Big West Festival will take place in November 2017!


Congratulations to our Vietnam Airlines competition winner

We would like to extend a big congratulations to Ruth Walker who won our Vietnam Airlines competition. Enjoy your trip Ruth!

The Festival is in full swing!

So much to see this week - our performance program is in full swing. Join us for BIRDCAGE THURSDAYS at the Big West Festival Hub - HOUSE. THE GRACEFUL GIRAFFE CANNOT BECOME A MONKEY and AS TOLD BY THE BOYS WHO FED ME APPLES begin their performance run at Beanland Theatre. 7412 KILOMETRES OF RELATIONS first show is on Friday at VU at MetroWest and the WELCOME TO THE SALON performance will be taking over local hair salons on Saturday. Tickets are selling fast! Book here. Friday night at 8:15pm don't miss the spectacular free performance of THE TRUNG SISTERS staged in Footscray’s newly refurbished rotunda. Bring along a picnic blanket and enjoy the adventure!

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