Category Archives: Annual Events

Hunter Valley Christmas Lights

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Late last year I had the opportunity to visit the Hunter Valley Gardens at Pokolbin and to view their annual Christmas Light display. Here is a collection of photos I took that evening. The display continues until January 27 2018. … Continue reading

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WWLT’s Flash Festival 2018


  Writers, Actors, Directors and Crew – Heads up! The Flash Creative Workshops and Festival are back in 2018.For writers we will be calling for scripts shortly and announcing the theme for 2018. For actors and directors there are workshops … Continue reading

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The Paul Ractliffe Memorial Award 2017


Congratulations to Brooke Shorten, the talented XtrAct student who is recipient of this year’s Paul Ractliffe Memorial Award. Brooke is 12 years old and will be moving from XtrAct’s primary into the secondary class in 2018. She is the first … Continue reading

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“FAB FAKES” ART EXHIBITION 2017

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This annual competition, featuring imitations of the work of great masters, is hosted by the Tuggerah Lakes Art Society, and is open to artists both local and statewide. The exhibition is now showing at The Art House, Wyong, until November … Continue reading

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The Yarramalong Valley Spring Show

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Photos taken at The Yarramalong Valley Spring Show last Sunday.

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THE PAUL RACTLIFFE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD from XtrAct Drama Academy


Paul was very active in Central Coast theatre for many years, both as an actor and behind the scenes. As time passed he became more interested in the technical aspects of theatreĀ  and was particularly involved with creating and implementing … Continue reading

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Sculpture in the Vineyards 2016

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Last weekend I visited Wollombi with friends, to enjoy the ambience of the beautiful rural town and to take in some of the artwork from the Sculpture in the Vineyards festival. Naturally, I took my camera along with me. Our … Continue reading

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