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Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival

21 - 24 September 2023 #unscriptedfestival #unscripted2023

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Something for Everyone

“Unscripted” has something for you: whether you create with a smartphone, an iPad, or high-end gear, whether you are a wannabe, a social media nut, a hobbyist, or are really good at it! But we have more than fun workshops, digital experiences, and Instagrammable moments.  The festival is also jam-packed with music, a kitchen party, friends, and more that is fun for the whole family!

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The Unscripted Twillingate Festival offers world class workshop leaders, well-known chefs and entertainers and a great lineup of events and adventures.

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A Digital Arts Exhibit, a Split Pea Party, Food, Guided Hike, Saturday Soirée, and 4 top notch workshops.

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2022 Presenters

Unscripted 2022 Festival Schedule

01:00 pm - 03:30 pm
Anchor Inn Hotel Conference Room, 3 Path's End, Twillingate
Cost: $75 + HST + Fees
Filmmaker Roger Maunder is ready to help you connect to your inner Steven Spielberg! In this multi-day workshop, learn to develop a script, direct, film and edit (and even star?) in your own movie. A small group will work together to create a short film produced right here in Twillingate, and YOUR name will be […]
04:00 pm - 06:30 pm
Orange Lodge, 118 Main St
Cost: Free, Donations Accepted
Join us at the Orange Lodge in Twillingate for live entertainment and refreshments as we kickstart the 2022 Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival. A few of our dignitaries and partners will bring greetings while you also have an opportunity to take in the Signal Fire Digital Arts exhibition. This event is free for anyone to attend.
07:00 pm - 09:30 pm
St. Peter's Anglican Church, Twillingate.
Cost: $20 + HST + Fees
Twillingate’s iconic Split Peas will take the stage at the historic St. Peter’s Anglican Church. Gather for a night of musical entertainment with this legendary all-female folk group that will surely have you stomping your feet. After 30 seasons, this is The Split Peas FINAL seasonal performance – join in giving this amazing group an […]
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Twillingate Masonic Lodge, 115 Main St, Twillingate
Cost: $25 + HST + Fees
Ting Ting Chen, an award-winning photographer, will show participants some of the finer techniques of fine art landscape and portrait photography. In this workshop, Ting Ting will draw from her award-winning images to teach about lighting, colour harmony, composition, and more. Going through her Photoshop workflow, this workshop is open to all skill levels. No […]
02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Twillingate Masonic Lodge, 115 Main St
Cost: $25 + HST + Fees
Presenter Greg Malone from CODCO fame is known as a comedian and Canadian actor, but he is also an accomplished author and screenplay writer. Join Greg in this writing workshop focused on getting heard in the digital noise. From talking to texting, how we tell a story to friends or online: Greg will show how […]
05:30 pm - 07:30 pm
Hospital Pond Trail, Twillingate
Cost: $40 - Adult, $15 - Children Ten and Under, + HST + Fees
Bring the family and walk the Hospital Pond Trail. Discover renowned Newfoundland chefs such as Roary MacPherson, Adam Gollop, Paul Smith and more, in a luxurious tent with delectable small plates that will surely leave your mouth watering. Listen to some of Twillingate’s greatest local talent, Adam Baxter, Shelby Stuckless & Jordan Harnum serenade you […]
09:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Captain's Pub, 3 Path End
Cost: $15 + HST + Fees
If you’re a fan of Canada’s Drag Race, join season three contestant Irma Gerd for a night of weird, wild, and wonderful at the Captain’s Pub. You will laugh. You will sing. You may even cringe in your seat a little. You’ll be transported to the magical world of drag. 19+ event.
02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Twillingate Masonic Lodge, 115 Main St
Cost: $25 + HST + Fees
Learn how to create basic Augmented Reality experiences that use site-specific storytelling to enhance the great outdoors. This workshop will introduce participants to localized digital augmentation of spaces that will be demonstrated throughout the Twillingate community. 
08:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Twillingate Masonic Lodge, 115 Main St, Twillingate
Cost: $20 + HST + Fees
Join us for our big festival celebration! The evening will begin with a reception of snacks, drinks, and a ‘Best Of’ show where some of the week’s outstanding ‘Unscripted’ moments will be shared. This will be followed by a performance by Dave Penny & Daunt Lee that’s guaranteed to get you on your feet! 19+ […]
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
French Beach Trail, End of Main St, Durrell
Cost: Free, Donations Accepted
Enjoy a guided hike through Twillingate’s world-renowned Rockcut Trails. But wait, there’s more! Are you up for the challenge? A photo challenge. Hikers, grab your cameras and phones because whoever takes the most awe-inspiring photo on the hike wins a prize.
02:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Orange Lodge, 118 Main St
Cost: Free, Donations Accepted
Come join us at the Orange Lodge for a discussion and Q&A with the Curator from this year’s Signal Fire Indoor Exhibition, Greg Manuel! Learn more about the art on display and what inspires artists to create. This event is open to everyone.


The Unscripted Twillingate Digital Arts Festival is currently seeking partnerships and sponsors for this season’s 2022 festival.


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