Entries by Sue Dight

Krislen James Carumba, Third Officer, Bea Shultte.

Krislen James Carumba, Third Officer, Bea Shultte.   By Simon Burton All quotes attributed to Krislen James Carumba Krislen is a Third Officer currently working aboard the Bea Shultte, a 264-meter container ship operated by Bernhard Schulte Ship Management. She sails every six weeks from Singapore, then clockwise around Australia docking at capital cities loading […]

Melbourne Celtic Festival – 17 March 2020

Postponement of the Melbourne Celtic Festival until further notice. As we look to assist Bushfire affected communities through the fundraiser the Melbourne Celtic Festival, The Mission to Seafarers Board and the Festival organisers have made the very tough decision to postpone the event due to the COVID-19 risk at public events. Our first priority is […]

Practice Makes Perfect with the Artisans’ Guild of Australia

Sat 9 May – 10am to 6pm Sun 10 May – 10am to 5pm Discover the within the Historic Mission to Seafarers the skills of some of the Artisans’ from the c. The Artisans’ Guild Australia covers a wide variety of different crafts which have a long history. Some are practised in their traditional forms, […]


COME EXPLORE A MIND-EXPANDING TOUR OF COLOUR AND SCENT. 20- 22 March 2020 Hosted by Perfume Playground and The Mission to Seafarers – Victoria “You can learn more about a person in an hour of play than you can from a lifetime of conversation” – Plato Synesthesia is a call for you to explore space, […]

Encountering People, Places, Things at the Mission to Seafarers. A Photographic Exhibition

November 8th 2019 – January 2020 A historical & contemporary photographic narrative of people, places & things associated with the Mission to Seafarers Victoria. Curated by Uma Kothari, Professor of Migration and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Manchester, with contemporary photographs by Nicholas Walton-Healey. Open 10am to 10pm daily.

Polyphonic Voices – American Thanksgiving

Friday November 29th, 2019 8pm-9:30pm Polyphonic Voices’ final core program for the year takes the listener on a musical feast through some of the most exquisite and influential choral writing to come out of the USA in the past 30 years. This atmospheric program, performed by only 16 singers, features newly-penned works by emerging composers […]

Sounds in the Dome with Katie Underwood

Saturday November 30th & Sunday December 1st, 2019 A unique sound meditation event with Katie Underwood under the magnificent Norla Dome. An interactive experience over three hours with live sound, guided visualisations, vocal toning and group healing. Relaxing, uplifting and profoundly peaceful. Katie will lead you on a journey of self-discovery with her voice, drums, […]

Melbourne Music Week -Immersive Sound Journeys: Norla Dome – The Convoy, Todd AK

Friday November 22nd, 2019 7:30pm-11pm Intricate Masses. Experiential Voyages, volume and the finest subtleties of time. Journey in a live, immersive, sensory sound-to-light world with The Convoy. Experience The Oracle, a purpose-built sound system capable of transmitting vast, deep and immense spectrums of vibratory volume Also embodying textural subsonics, Todd Anderson-Kunert performs spatiotemporal synthesiser explorations. […]

Norla Dome Fundraiser with Shantily Clad

Saturday 2nd November 8pm Shipmates! Shantily Clad are teaming up with the Mission for an evening of sea shanties in the incredible acoustics of the Norla Dome. All proceeds will go towards a much needed upgrade to the audio visual equipment in the Dome, one of Melbourne’s most unique performance spaces. When: Saturday 2nd of […]

Candlelight VOX: PAUSE

Friday 1st November 7pm & Saturday 2nd November 2pm Candlelight VOX invites you to PAUSE from the rush of day-to-day Melbourne life. We’ve curated a musical moment for the end of your working week allowing you to close your eyes and breathe in time with our carefully selected program. Featuring works of beloved 21st century composers […]