Tenth Annual Winter Art Show


Best Acrylic: “Winter Birch” by Claire McKellar. $250 prize sponsored by Mount Alexander Funerals.

Highly Commended Acrylic: “Superhero 1” by Angela Morrissey.

Best Oil: “Kitchen Corner” by Vivienne Smiley. $250 prize sponsored by Hazeldene’s.

Highly Commended Oil: “Landscape 3” by Patrick Verdon.

Best Watercolour: “Burnett Rd. Castlemaine” by Brian Harding. $250 prize sponsored by Serenity Motorhomes.

Highly Commended Watercolour: “Scarlet Robin” by Bill Boyes

Best Other Medium: “Hanging Around” by Jodie Bell. $250 prize sponsored by Bendigo Property Plus.

Highly Commended Other Medium: “Resurrection” by Pauline Robinson



First Prize of a $200 Voucher to the Capital Venues and Events – Elsa Linklater

Second Prize of 2 tickets to the Russian Ballet Performance of Romeo and Juliet – Jenny Fryer

Third Prize of a Sunday Smorgasbord lunch at Yin Yang Chinese Restaurant – Mary Stevens

Fourth Prize of a $25 voucher at Cheeky Buds Florist – Daniel McGregor

Fifth Prize of 2 bottles of wine – Geoff Young

The Tenth Annual Winter Art Show will be held on Friday 28, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Entry is $3pp. The official opening will be held on Friday 28 July from 7.30pm. Bishop Ron Stone will open the show, as he did at the first show ten years ago.

This year’s judge is Andrew Goodman. Andrew is a contemporary artist whose work encompasses soft sculpture, sound, lights and electronics and video into immersive installations. Andrew is currently lecturing  in Visual Arts at Latrobe University and has experience teaching art theory, painting, drawing, life drawing, sculpture and spatial practice, Photoshop, and video and sound production.

Tickets for this years Winter Art Show Raffle are $2 each. First Prize is a $200 voucher for The Capital Venues and Events (including The Capital Theatre and Ulumbarra Theatre). Second Prize is two tickets for the Russian Nation Ballet’s performance of Romeo and Juliet at Ulumbarra Theatre in November.

2017 Art Show Poster

Parish Fair

The Annual Parish Fair will be held in the grounds and modern building at St Mary’s Anglican Church in High Street Kangaroo Flat on Saturday 5 November from 8.00am to 2.00pm. Visitors can expect the usual array of stalls organised by Parishioners– cakes/preserves/produce, BBQ, craft, trash & treasure, books, plants, morning tea and more. Numerous invited stall holders will be setting up displays including car boot collections, arts & crafts, children’s entertainment and community groups. An exciting line-up of entertainment will be on offer during the community concert in the church including the Bendigo & District Concert Band, Sing Australia, Euro Fest Singers and entertainers from U3A. The concert will run from 9.30am to 12.30pm.  A major raffle with an interesting range of prizes will be drawn at 1.00pm on the day. There’ll be so many attractions for everyone. If you would like further information contact Geoff 5447 0173 or younggeoff51@gmail.com.