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BUSKERS FESTIVAL

For the 3rd year running, Lancelin will welcome a host of talented entertainers to town on the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd. The festival draws a wide range of performers, from solo musicians, to bands and magicians. There are cash prizes on offer and plenty of moral support from appreciative locals and visitors.  If you’d like to enter go to the Buskers Festival facebook page –  https://www.facebook.com/LancelinBuskersFestival/ And remember, if… Read More

TOP 6 THINGS TO DO IN LANCELIN

1. Sandboarding Every year tens of thousands travel to Lancelin to zoom downhill on a sand board, you should too! It’s cheap and lots of fun. Book your board here before you get to town so it’s waiting for you on arrival. 2. Spot Dolphins Take an early morning walk (just after dawn) along the bay between the north and south points and you’ll often find them in very shallow water rounding… Read More

STYLE AND GRACE IN LANCELIN

17-year old Taylah Small is quite the dancer as you can see from this marvellous series of photographs by acclaimed local photographer Kym Illman. Over 3 hours one January morning, Taylah performed for the camera in the dunes and along the beach. The Perth dancer has quite a future in front of her and a quick look through these images will convince you her skills are impeccable. It shouldn’t be forgotten… Read More

DANCE OF THE SUGARPLUM CRAYBOATS

Lancelin’s crayboats spend most of their time moored in the bay but when you record them using time lapse, they appear to dance as you’ll see in this video (turn the sound up). It’s edited to Tchaikovsky’s 1892 hit, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy, a track often associated with Christmas TV commercials. This version from Perth-based production house www.TheGrooveGallery.com was used by US retail giant Target in a TV commercial… Read More