Join a workshop

Learn a new skill, get involved and have some fun at the 2022 Parkes Elvis Festival.

Marilyn Monroe Little Rock Workshop

Join Sharyne Jewell and Dance Like A Diva for a fun workshop based on the iconic “Two Little Girls From Little Rock” from the 1953 movie Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Learn a glamorous and playful Marilyn-inspired dance routine working with various props. Special guest performances by Sugar Derramar and Miss Lulu. No experience necessary. All props provided.

10.30am – 12.00pm Thursday


Vintage Showgirl Burlesque Workshop

A fun and playful bump ‘n’ grind dance workshop for lovers of all things vintage. Release your inner showgirl to some of Elvis’ sexiest tracks as well as burlesque classics. Learn burlesque basics and elegant showgirl moves from renowned teacher and performer Sharyne Jewell. Discover the quintessential glove peel and cheeky bumps n grinds plus work with silk fans. No experience necessary. All props provided.

5.00pm – 7.00pm Thursday


Speedway Sirens – Pinup in the Flash Workshop

This is a splendid way to feel fabulous about yourself, discover vintage styling, vintage hair and make-up and tutorials on how to pose. You’ll walk away with two digital images, a workshop booklet and gift bag.

12.00pm – 2.00pm Thursday, Friday & Sunday

3.00pm – 5.00pm Thursday, Friday and Sunday


Lager & Lowbrow Workshop

Discover your inner artist and learn how to draw your very own Elvis – LowBrow Style! Special guest artist, Miss Absolutely Alice, will walk you through every step of the way while you enjoy an ale. You’ll receive pack with a sketch book, pencil, eraser and artline and will walk away with your sketch of The King.

12.00pm – 2.00pm Thursday, Friday & Sunday

3.00pm – 5.00pm Thursday, Friday and Sunday

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