Our program for:
Friday 27th Oct 2017
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9.30am - 4pm The Aussie Fest Exhibitions
Photo Competition + Garden & Floral Art + Writing Competition + Bland Spinners & Weavers.
Local photographers amateurs and professionals alike compete for prizes, exhibiting their visions of Country Australia together with a fascinating range of photographic subjects. Prizes are sponsered by Bland Shire Council. Youngsters are also given the chance to express themselves through photography in several categories.
Photo Competition Entry Form: click here.
or pick up at West Wyalong Photo Centre 160 Main St.
West Wyalong Garden & Floral Art Club present Australian floral displays for your delectation.
The Inaugural ...in the West Writing Competition focus is on aspects of Australian Country Life. All literary entries will be on display together with the prize winning works.
The exhibitions take place at 98 Main St (former Target Country) Admission by: gold coin donation.
10am - 5pm Stroll down Main Street and enjoy all the Country Australia themed shop windows, plus the bargains inside.
10am - 4pm Behind the Gate, Collectables. A feast for the eyes and a beautiful setting for all sorts of wonderful old Australian items (some are even available to buy) on show at 21 Victory Street, West Wyalong. Entry by gold coin donation (NB. also open on Sat & Sun)
10.00am - 4pm Aussie Fest...In the West - Art Prize Exhibition
An exhibition of Australian inspired painting, sculpture, ceramics & more from artists of all ages. Many of the works on exhibition are also for sale - a great oportunity to grace your home with an original artwork.
A chance to view the $1000 Bland Aquisitive Art Prize winning artwork plus work entered and prize winners in all categories. Prizes are sponsered by Bland Shire Council and Events West Wyalong.
Splatter Gallery, 192 Main St, Admission: by gold coin donation. (NB. also open on Sat & Sun)
Artist Entry Form: (adult) click here. (child/youth) click here.
5pm ...Start at an Aussie Pub
Aussie Fest opening night kicks off in the pub, how about a cocktail or special Aussie meal? See just what our pubs have on offer for The Aussie Fest Gala Opening Night!
6:30 for 7:00pm Aussie Fest Gala Opening and Exhibition Awards plus at 8:30 The Legend of Ben Hall - 2016 Film - Venue: former Target shop..
View Australian floral displays by West Wyalong Garden & Floral Art Club. Enjoy visions of Country Australia by local photographers together with shots covering a fascinating range of other subjects. The focus of the inaugural ...in the West Writing Competition is on aspects of Australian Country Life. All the literary entrys will be on display together with the prize winning works.
Welcome to Country and the Official Opening of Aussie Fest...in the West will take place at 7:00pm followed by awards to the major prizewinners in the photography and writing competitions. Some local poems will be read by Stanley Dodgson.
plus at 8:30 The Legend of Ben Hall Written and directed by Australian filmmaker Matthew Holmes, the film tells the true story of the New South Wales bushranger, boasting an ensemble of remarkable new talent in a gritty action-drama with an adherence to historical detail rarely seen in movies today. The film will be introduced by Ross Harmer together. (Rated M: mature themes, violence, course language and brief nudity) Sponsor: West Wyalong Movies.
Venue: 98 Main St (former Target Country) Entry: by gold coin. Admission to film and exhibitions by: gold coin donation.
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