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Country Witches Association 10th Meeting - MULLUM EX-SERVICES CLUB

Mullum Ex-Services Club, Mullumbimby , Mullumbimby, NSW

BACK ON TH BROOM.... WELCOME TO THE 10th MEETING OF THE CWA at Mullum Ex-Services Club

THE (DIS)ORGANISATION EVERYONE’S BEEN WAITING FOR! THE COUNTRY WITCHES ASSOCIATION!

TIRED OF WAITING FOR CHANGE, CREATIVE WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD ARE GETTING READY TO STIR THE POLITICAL POT – BRINGING COMEDY AND MUSIC TO THE BOIL, TO FACILITATE DANGEROUS DIALOGUES AND UNCOMFORTABLE COLLABORATIONS!

IRISH TROUBADOUR AND COUNTRY WITCH FOUNDING MEMBER ÁINE TYRRELL SAYS: ‘IF YOU’RE NOT DOING SOMETHING THE CHURCH WOULD HAVE BURNT YOU FOR 400 YEARS AGO THEN YOU’RE JUST NOT WITCHING PROPERLY…OR ENOUGH…OR AT ALL!’

COMEDIAN AND CO-FOUNDER MANDY NOLAN BELIEVES ITS TIME FOR A MOVEMENT FOR BUSY WOMEN WHO LOVE TEA BUT CAN’T BE BOTHERED BAKING CAKES.

CWA (COUNTRY WITCHES ASSOCIATION) 10th MEETING WITH ÁINE TYRRELL AND MANDY NOLAN MULLUM EX-SERVICES DOORS 7PM and show starts at 7:30. TIX $35

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Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

We Call You Now Launch - Áine Tyrrell and the Bunyarra Culture Collective

Brunswick Picture House, 30 Fingal St, Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483

After living in Australia for a decade, Irish born singer-songwriter Áine Tyrrell has carved a unique musical path melding her own Irish roots from the ancient limestone rocks of Country Clare with her respect of the red dirt roads of 60,000 years of Indigenous culture in Australia. It is this longstanding connection between the Irish story and the experience of Indigenous Australia in regards to colonialism that Tyrrell calls on in her powerful, gut wrenching call to arms ‘We Call You Now’.

The 7 minute ‘cultural smackdown’ is a departure in style and tone for Áine, who gathers force in a wildly emotive spoken word rant that is reminiscent of the musical poetry of rock greats like Patti Smith.

The song came after her invitation by the Bunyarra Culture Collective to be part of the Black Lives Matter protest in June in Byron Bay. After sitting deeply with some people’s reactions that claim Irish heritage, Áine penned a 7 minute history lesson and invited The Bunyarra Culture Collective to join in on the track. The Bunyarra Culture Collective and Áine have been collaborating on stage, on screen, and in education spaces for over 2 years now and this is their new powerful offering.

The new song and the clip will be out 14th August and celebrated with a collaborative launch of music, dance, art, visual projections and fire ceremony at the Brunswick Picture House with Áine Tyrrell and the Bunyarra Culture Collective on the 21 st and 22 nd of August.

We Call You Now Launch - Áine Tyrrell and the Bunyarra Culture Collective

Brunswick Picture House, 30 Fingal St, Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483

After living in Australia for a decade, Irish born singer-songwriter Áine Tyrrell has carved a unique musical path melding her own Irish roots from the ancient limestone rocks of Country Clare with her respect of the red dirt roads of 60,000 years of Indigenous culture in Australia. It is this longstanding connection between the Irish story and the experience of Indigenous Australia in regards to colonialism that Tyrrell calls on in her powerful, gut wrenching call to arms ‘We Call You Now’.

The 7 minute ‘cultural smackdown’ is a departure in style and tone for Áine, who gathers force in a wildly emotive spoken word rant that is reminiscent of the musical poetry of rock greats like Patti Smith.

The song came after her invitation by the Bunyarra Culture Collective to be part of the Black Lives Matter protest in June in Byron Bay. After sitting deeply with some people’s reactions that claim Irish heritage, Áine penned a 7 minute history lesson and invited The Bunyarra Culture Collective to join in on the track. The Bunyarra Culture Collective and Áine have been collaborating on stage, on screen, and in education spaces for over 2 years now and this is their new powerful offering.

The new song and the clip will be out 14th August and celebrated with a collaborative launch of music, dance, art, visual projections and fire ceremony at the Brunswick Picture House with Áine Tyrrell and the Bunyarra Culture Collective on the 21 st and 22 nd of August.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

COUNTRY WITCHES ASSOCIATION- Sixth Meeting (KATOOMBA) with Mandy Nolan and Áine Tyrrell

Baroque Room , Katoomba NSW

NEW DATE: SEPT 3rd

Welcome to the Sixth meeting of the CWA! The (dis)organisation everyone’s been waiting for! The Country Witches Association!

Tired of waiting for change, creative women around the world are getting ready to stir the political pot – bringing comedy and music to the boil, to facilitate dangerous dialogues and uncomfortable collaborations!

Irish troubadour and Country witch founding member Áine Tyrrell says: ‘If you’re not doing something the church would have burnt you for 400 years ago then you’re just not witching properly…or enough…or at all!’

Comedian and co-founder Mandy Nolan believes its time for a movement for busy women who love tea but can’t be bothered baking cakes.

‘As performers we get a bit tired of sticking to the rules, so the idea of the CWA is to unleash our more deviant selves. This is a creative space to navigate topics at a deeper level than you’d do in a traditional pub format. Everyone in the entertainment industry has to play it safe but we don’t want to. Playing it safe is boring. And it just won’t bring change. We really want to stir the pot on stage and in the audience.’

The CWA Meeting format invites the audience to participate by becoming members and suggesting topics to be discussed on the Agenda by Mandy and Áine. This will be one of the show’s highlights as it has an unscripted improvised format decided by the audience. The content will form the basis of the CWA podcast to be recorded as part of this innovative live show.

After SOLD OUT Byron Bay, Brisbane and Lismore shows, the CWA are in full swing and will feature half an hour of comedy and story telling by Mandy who is looking forward to using the new format to bring across some of her more thought provoking ideas and commentary that will be more akin to her regular Soapbox that she publishes in the Echo... except spoken word than her usual stand up.

Traditional music sets don’t allow you to go deeper into the story behind the song. One of Áine’s strengths is her fierce story telling. In her CWA performance she’ll be sharing stories of place, people and politics along with the music.

About Mandy:

Multi-talented Mandy Nolan is an accomplished comedian, artist, journalist, scriptwriter and memoirist. A stand up comedian for well over 28 years, audiences adore Mandy on stage, and around Byron Bay where she lives, Mandy-jokes are as much a part of the vernacular as any surf speak. Her humour is sharp, honest, sometimes self-depreciating, somewhat outrageous, but never cruel or pretentious. Frequently irreverent, it speaks to a diverse audience with no set demographic, no gender, race or religion, occupation or tribe.

She is a columnist for the Byron Shire Echo, and writes regularly for Mamamia – where she’s also a featured podcast host The Split which just won an award for best Native Post in Berlin. Mandy has written four books, is demand on the national circuit and tours nationally with her comedy show Women Like Us with colleague Ellen Briggs.

‘Mandy can make a rock laugh!’ Australian Stage

About Áine

Australia’s favourite adopted Irish sister, Áine Tyrrell is a modern day Pirate Queen, except instead of ships, she captures audiences, one heart at a time. Her latest offering Return to the Sea was written and recorded in her homeland but mastered and crowdfunded with one boot in the red dirt of Australia. The album is alive with contemporary narratives rising from a solid respect for tradition. Critics worldwide lauding Tyrrell as a force of nature and this album full of anthems for humanity. Return To The Sea is a call to arms, a sirens wisdoms and warnings, and most importantly the soundtrack of a woman who walks her own beat.

CWA (Country Witches Association) Sixth Meeting With Áine Tyrrell and Mandy Nolan The Carrington Hotel Katoomba THURSDAY SEPT 3 Doors 730pm Tix $30 presale / $35 on door www.ainetyrrell.com/touring

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COUNTRY WITCHES ASSOCIATION- Seventh Meeting (SYDNEY) with Mandy Nolan and Áine Tyrrell

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Petersham Bowling Club, 7 Brighton St, Petersham NSW 2049

NEW DATES: 4th and 5th of SEPTEMBER

Welcome to the Seventh meeting of the CWA! The (dis)organisation everyone’s been waiting for! The Country Witches Association!

Tired of waiting for change, creative women around the world are getting ready to stir the political pot – bringing comedy and music to the boil, to facilitate dangerous dialogues and uncomfortable collaborations!

Irish troubadour and Country witch founding member Áine Tyrrell says: ‘If you’re not doing something the church would have burnt you for 400 years ago then you’re just not witching properly…or enough…or at all!’

Comedian and co-founder Mandy Nolan believes its time for a movement for busy women who love tea but can’t be bothered baking cakes.

‘As performers we get a bit tired of sticking to the rules, so the idea of the CWA is to unleash our more deviant selves. This is a creative space to navigate topics at a deeper level than you’d do in a traditional pub format. Everyone in the entertainment industry has to play it safe but we don’t want to. Playing it safe is boring. And it just won’t bring change. We really want to stir the pot on stage and in the audience.’

The CWA Meeting format invites the audience to participate by becoming members and suggesting topics to be discussed on the Agenda by Mandy and Áine. This will be one of the show’s highlights as it has an unscripted improvised format decided by the audience. The content will form the basis of the CWA podcast to be recorded as part of this innovative live show.

After SOLD OUT shows in Byron Bay, Brisbane and Lismore the witches of Byron are headed to Sydney! The CWA will feature half an hour of comedy and story telling by Mandy who is looking forward to using the new format to bring across some of her more thought provoking ideas and commentary that will be more akin to her regular Soapbox that she publishes in the Echo... except spoken word than her usual stand up.

Traditional music sets don’t allow you to go deeper into the story behind the song. One of Áine’s strengths is her fierce story telling. In her CWA performance she’ll be sharing stories of place, people and politics along with the music.

About Mandy:

Multi-talented Mandy Nolan is an accomplished comedian, artist, journalist, scriptwriter and memoirist. A stand up comedian for well over 28 years, audiences adore Mandy on stage, and around Byron Bay where she lives, Mandy-jokes are as much a part of the vernacular as any surf speak. Her humour is sharp, honest, sometimes self-depreciating, somewhat outrageous, but never cruel or pretentious. Frequently irreverent, it speaks to a diverse audience with no set demographic, no gender, race or religion, occupation or tribe.

She is a columnist for the Byron Shire Echo, and writes regularly for Mamamia – where she’s also a featured podcast host The Split which just won an award for best Native Post in Berlin. Mandy has written four books, is demand on the national circuit and tours nationally with her comedy show Women Like Us with colleague Ellen Briggs.

‘Mandy can make a rock laugh!’ Australian Stage

About Áine

Australia’s favourite adopted Irish sister, Áine Tyrrell is a modern day Pirate Queen, except instead of ships, she captures audiences, one heart at a time. Her latest offering Return to the Sea was written and recorded in her homeland but mastered and crowdfunded with one boot in the red dirt of Australia. The album is alive with contemporary narratives rising from a solid respect for tradition. Critics worldwide lauding Tyrrell as a force of nature and this album full of anthems for humanity. Return To The Sea is a call to arms, a sirens wisdoms and warnings, and most importantly the soundtrack of a woman who walks her own beat.

CWA (Country Witches Association) Seventh Meeting With Áine Tyrrell and Mandy Nolan Petersham Bowling Club 4th and 5th SEPTEMBER Show 8pm. Tix $30 + 35 on the door

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Country Witches Association Petersham Bowling Club

Petersham Bowling CLub, Petersham, NSW

NEW DATES: 4th and 5th of SEPTEMBER

Welcome to the Seventh meeting of the CWA! The (dis)organisation everyone’s been waiting for! The Country Witches Association!

Tired of waiting for change, creative women around the world are getting ready to stir the political pot – bringing comedy and music to the boil, to facilitate dangerous dialogues and uncomfortable collaborations!

Irish troubadour and Country witch founding member Áine Tyrrell says: ‘If you’re not doing something the church would have burnt you for 400 years ago then you’re just not witching properly…or enough…or at all!’

Comedian and co-founder Mandy Nolan believes its time for a movement for busy women who love tea but can’t be bothered baking cakes.

‘As performers we get a bit tired of sticking to the rules, so the idea of the CWA is to unleash our more deviant selves. This is a creative space to navigate topics at a deeper level than you’d do in a traditional pub format. Everyone in the entertainment industry has to play it safe but we don’t want to. Playing it safe is boring. And it just won’t bring change. We really want to stir the pot on stage and in the audience.’

The CWA Meeting format invites the audience to participate by becoming members and suggesting topics to be discussed on the Agenda by Mandy and Áine. This will be one of the show’s highlights as it has an unscripted improvised format decided by the audience. The content will form the basis of the CWA podcast to be recorded as part of this innovative live show.

After SOLD OUT shows in Byron Bay, Brisbane and Lismore the witches of Byron are headed to Sydney! The CWA will feature half an hour of comedy and story telling by Mandy who is looking forward to using the new format to bring across some of her more thought provoking ideas and commentary that will be more akin to her regular Soapbox that she publishes in the Echo... except spoken word than her usual stand up.

Traditional music sets don’t allow you to go deeper into the story behind the song. One of Áine’s strengths is her fierce story telling. In her CWA performance she’ll be sharing stories of place, people and politics along with the music.

About Mandy:

Multi-talented Mandy Nolan is an accomplished comedian, artist, journalist, scriptwriter and memoirist. A stand up comedian for well over 28 years, audiences adore Mandy on stage, and around Byron Bay where she lives, Mandy-jokes are as much a part of the vernacular as any surf speak. Her humour is sharp, honest, sometimes self-depreciating, somewhat outrageous, but never cruel or pretentious. Frequently irreverent, it speaks to a diverse audience with no set demographic, no gender, race or religion, occupation or tribe.

She is a columnist for the Byron Shire Echo, and writes regularly for Mamamia – where she’s also a featured podcast host The Split which just won an award for best Native Post in Berlin. Mandy has written four books, is demand on the national circuit and tours nationally with her comedy show Women Like Us with colleague Ellen Briggs.

‘Mandy can make a rock laugh!’ Australian Stage

About Áine

Australia’s favourite adopted Irish sister, Áine Tyrrell is a modern day Pirate Queen, except instead of ships, she captures audiences, one heart at a time. Her latest offering Return to the Sea was written and recorded in her homeland but mastered and crowdfunded with one boot in the red dirt of Australia. The album is alive with contemporary narratives rising from a solid respect for tradition. Critics worldwide lauding Tyrrell as a force of nature and this album full of anthems for humanity. Return To The Sea is a call to arms, a sirens wisdoms and warnings, and most importantly the soundtrack of a woman who walks her own beat.

CWA (Country Witches Association) Seventh Meeting With Áine Tyrrell and Mandy Nolan Petersham Bowling Club 4th and 5th SEPTEMBER Show 8pm. Tix $30 + 35 on the door

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Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

Áine Tyrrell Virtual Cuppa Tea With Me

TYRRELL HQ on Facebook/Insta

I am honoured that you all have kept these going for 91 weeks with me. Imagine 91 weeks ago if we would have thought that this would be all we would have for the short term! ❤️ Let’s come together on a Sunday as always and more important than ever.

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