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Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival

19 - 22 September 2019 #unscriptedfestival

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See you in Twillingate this September 19 – 22 2019 for the 5th Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival: Four days of entertainment and interactive workshops where we create, share and celebrate digital arts. Book your trip now!

Add some adventure on beautiful Twillingate Island: forage, feast, explore, enjoy music and make new friends!

Something for Everyone

“Unscripted” has something for you: whether you create with a smart phone, an iPad or high-end gear; whether you are a wannabe, a social media nut, a hobbyist or are really good at it!

** Call for Workshop Presenters and Proposals for 2019 is now online. Deadline for submissions is 15 May 2019. 

Unscripted 2018 in review!
Check out what Unscripted Twillingate is all about!


The Unscripted Twillingate Festival offers world class workshop leaders, well-known chefs and entertainers and a great lineup of events and adventures. Our 2019 presenters will be announced soon!

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A Digital Arts Exhibit, a Kitchen Party, From the Bog and the Bay Feast,  Saturday Soirée, the Annual Root Cellar Race, and 5 top notch workshops.  Our schedule for 2019 is coming soon!

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2018 Presenters

Unscripted 2018 Festival Schedule

04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Masonic Lodge, 111 Main Street Twillingate NL
Cost: FREE
The kick-off of the 2018 Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival! Join us for the opening of our gallery of digital art on canvas and screen – featuring work from invited local artists as well as our guest artist, Robyn Flannigan. Everyone is welcome to attend for some refreshments, greetings, live entertainment and a cash bar […]
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Orange Lodge, 118 Main Street, Twillingate NL
Cost: $17.00 + HST
Join us for a traditional Twillingate Kitchen Party with The Split Peas as they wrap up their quarter century of playing together. Join us for an evening of hand-clapping, foot-stomping fun, laughter and music.
09:00 pm - 12:00 am
Stage Head Pub, Twillingate
Cost: No Cost.
Thursday night @ Stage Head Pub: Join Steve Earle on stage for acoustic music after the Split Peas Kitchen Party. Enjoy a pint of Split Rock craft beer and relax with friends - create some unscripted moments.
07:30 am - 08:30 am
Orange Lodge, 118 Main Street, Twillingate NL
Cost: $10 (cash) class drop-in fee, payable at the class
Get your creativity flowing with an early morning Yoga session.
09:00 am - 12:00 am
Orange Lodge, 118 Main Street, Twillingate NL
Cost: $42.00 + HST (Students (K-12) $30 + HST)
All about Instagram: Want to meet new friends from afar with similar interests? Want to organize a local craft market? Want to target new potential customers for your adventure company? All of these opportunities and more will be covered in this workshop as we explore Instagram.
01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Orange Lodge, 118 Main Street, Twillingate
Cost: $42.00 + HST (Students (K-12) $30 + HST)
A photography workshop to help participants gain confidence in their creativity and learn how to make stronger, more evocative photographic images by using active, mindful seeing; the qualities of light and some basic principles of composition.
06:30 pm - 09:30 pm
Georgie's Restaurant, Anchor Inn Hotel, 3 Path End Twillingate NL
Cost: $65 + HST (includes gratuity)
A multi-course dinner with fresh and local seasonal produce that comes "from the bog and the bay", farmed and foraged with celebrity guest chefs at Georgie's Restaurant and a show with Mike Sixonate in Captain's Pub.
01:30 am - 12:00 am
Twillingate Masonic Lodge, Main Road (Rte 340) Twillingate (North Side)
Cost: No cost. Donations gladly accepted.
Join graphic artist, Robyn Flannigan, at the Digital Arts Exhibit in the Twillingate Masonic Lodge for a talk about her work.  Robyn's is our invited artist this year.
06:00 am - 09:00 am
Long Point Lighthouse (walk) & Orange Lodge, 118 Main Street (indoor session)
Cost: $42.00 + HST (Students (K-12) $30 + HST)
This Lightroom Photo Editing Workshop starts with an early sunrise walk at Long Point Lighthouse to capture photos in the best morning light before learning how to edit them online, using Adobe Lightroom.
07:30 am - 08:30 am
Orange Lodge
Cost: $10 (cash) drop in fee, payable at the class.
Join us for an hour of morning yoga to get creativity flowing for the day.
09:30 am - 12:30 pm
Orange Lodge, 118 Main Street, Twillingate
Cost: $42.00 + HST (Students (K-12) $30 + HST)
Designed with amateur and absolute beginner poets in mind, the workshop will prepare participants to share their written work in professional and visually interesting ways, using blurb.ca
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Twillingate Masonic Lodge, Main Road (Rte 340) Twillingate (North Side)
Cost: No cost. Donations gladly accepted.
Stop by the Digital Art Gallery in the Twillingate Masonic Lodge.  View some of our region's best photography, videography and digital art.
01:30 pm - 04:30 pm
Orange Lodge, 118 Main Street Twillingate
Cost: $42.00 + HST (Students (K-12) $30 + HST)
Learn what Augmented Reality is and how it can enhance our outdoor experience, learn, have fun and even save lives.
07:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Captain's Pub, 3 Path End, Twillingate
Cost: $25 + HST
A Best-of Show, cheese and wine reception and a celebration party with Newfoundland band Rum Ragged.
09:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost: $15 per person or $25 per team of two (includes T-shirt)
Run or walk a race through a predetermined course going from root cellar to root cellar. Let your smart phone help you find your route and tweet for clues.
01:30 pm - 03:00 pm
Starts at the Breakwater Gift Shop on the Twiliingate Adventure Tours Pier (North Side)
Cost: No Cost.
Follow the Pied Pirate on a musical stroll of Twillingate. Listen to music and pirate stories with the Pied Pirate and discover unique spots in Twillingate.


Thank you to our 2019 Funding Partners, Sponsors, and Friends.


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