Done & Dappered for Bleach* 2020

Get a fresh cut with a team of young men from Arcadia College, who’ve been learning the craft from barber extraordinaire, Joe Tongi, with guest barber Charles Lomu.

Our pop-up barbershop will move to the tunes of an all teenage DJ crew from the Audio-G project. Parent or Guardian permission required – persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and the City of Gold Coast Council to support
local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

Charles Lomu, has chosen to operate his barbershop from his garage in reaction to the commercialisation of barbershops His aim is to create a stronger community, emphasising family through his shop. Charles’s barbering is of the modern, urban style, exploring fades, grooming and fashion that break the stereotype of men from Western Sydney and beyond. The Garage Barbershop project will collaborate with Charles to foster this culture through several stages including workshops, photographic and video portraiture, music and free cuts.

Arcadia College is a Co-ed Independent Secondary Special Assistance School currently based at Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast. Our new campus, located next to Robina Railway Station, is under construction and the doors will open for our students in January 2021. A purpose built, State of the art school, that combined with the skills of our exceptional caring and qualified staff, will provide our students with unbelievable academic opportunities and life skills.

Joe Tongi from The GodBarber. A Burleigh Heads icon, you’ll likely see him skating up the Esplanade or keeping the Gold Coast looking fresh at The Godbarber. his true love – Tonga. Joe’s words of wisdom “Face your fears!” (From Yes we Dance)

Friday 13 Nov 3:00 pm
Saturday 14 Nov 10:00 am
Sunday 15 Nov 10:00 am
Saturday 21 Nov 10:00 am
Sunday 22 Nov 10:00 am


13 November 2020 - 22 November 2020



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Justin’s Park
The Esplanade, Burleigh Heads QLD, Australia