About VeryLocal

Immerse yourself in the Orange region from the comfort of your couch and celebrate the small moments and local stories of the people, places and produce that make this region unique.

This season of VeryLocal premieres 31 July to 31 August 2020 and will take audiences into the depths of the Central West winter, as it features top class chefs and sommeliers, artisans, indigenous astronomy and the local environment.

Buy your ticket now for a soul-satisfying trip.

VeryLocal Streaming Highlights:

A Hoosegg tasting with Philip Shaw

Hosted by Peter Bourne

After 61 years, one of Australia’s great winemakers, Philip Shaw is finally making the wines he has always wanted to make. In a truly special event that’s not to be missed, join renowned wine critic Peter Bourne in conversation with Philip Shaw as they delve into the Hoosegg range, ranked in the top 15 wines in Australia by Huon Hooke’s Real Review.

Buy the Hoosegg pack for your virtual tasting:
Wine must be purchased separately online plus delivery to your address to share with your guests.

From paddock to pint:
a tasting with Pioneer Brewing

Join Pioneer’s head brewer Pete Gerber for a selection of his award-winning beers from the only brewery on Australia’s eastern seaboard mainland to sow, grow and harvest their malting quality barley, rye and wheat. From lagers, IPAs to signature stouts, Pioneer Brewing manages the entire brewing process from placing the grain to the brew which ends up in your hand.

Buy the Pioneer Winter Fire six-pack for your virtual tasting:
Beer must be purchased separately online plus delivery to your address to share with your guests.

Cooking with Fire:
Ex-Rockpool chef Dom Aboud and PS40’s Michael Chiem bring the Orange family together

Chef Dom Aboud has been cooking over fire at Rockpool for years, and now he goes back to his roots to prepare a Lebanese feast over flames for his friends at the Union Bank Orange. Watch as Dom prepares lamb on the spit, chargrilled chicken and Lebanese flatbread, matched on theme with a chargrilled pineapple cocktail by guest bartender and good friend Michael Chiem (MC), owner Sydney’s PS40, Time Out’s Bar of the Year 2020.

SPECIAL SHOWCASE:
Condo SkyFest presents Wiradjuri Sky Stories and Dance 

In collaboration with Condo SkyFest, VeryLocal showcases a special presentation of Wiradjuri sky stories and dance, filmed at the Wiradjuri Condobolin Corporation.

SPECIAL SHOWCASE:
PULP, an intimate queer music event featuring KYVA

The Orange PULP crew is hosting a special evening with KYVA – the new project from the Australian artist Kyle Linahan is a retro-futurist reverie that is challenging entrenched masculinity with post-punk guitars and yearning RnB.

ART ON SCREEN:
PROTOTYPE X VERYLOCAL

Groundbreaking video art platform Prototype, whose origins stem from the Orange, Yass Valley and Echuca regions, joins forces with VeryLocal to present work from the boldest voices from the film and art worlds. Curated by celebrated art critic Lauren Carroll Harris.

SLOW TV

Turning the miso

Witness a traditional Japanese technique

Into the woods

Take a calming trip into the pine forests with expert foragers

In the artist’s studio: Larissa Blake

Watch as Blake undertakes a study in figurative abstraction

In the artist’s studio: Katrina Brennan

Observe the hypnotic process of artist Katrina Brennan’s pattern based practice.

Discover a full spectrum of events and experiences, all year round at www.orange360.com.au

Very Local would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we live, the Wiradjuri people, and pay our respect to elders past, present and emerging. Sovereignty never ceded.
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