The Gwandalan Lioness would like to wish you all ‘A Happy New Year!”

We were very pleased with the success of our projects in 2017 and will be starting off the year with our Clothing Sale on Saturday, February 17th at the Gwandalan Community Hall, between 8am and 12noon.Great Bargains, get in Early! Donations of used clothing, manchester etc, can be dropped off at Penny Carosi’s home at 25 Gamban St, Gwandalan.

An exciting event coming up is our ART AND CRAFT EXPO to be held at Tunkuwallin Hall, Gwandalan, on the weekend of Saturday 24th, and Sunday 25th March , so if you are an easel artist interested in exhibiting , or have children who would like to exhibit in the age based childrens section, please contact June Howard on, 49761642 or at june.howard2@outlook.com for entry forms and info. All welcome to attend the opening night 6pm for 6.30pm on Friday 23rd March. Entrance fee will be $10 and will include delicious food and beverages.

If you are interested in joining our extremely social group, please contact our membership officer June Spencer on 0459 023 498

Information courtesy of Lioness  Helen Morrison, 49763110.

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Fires Creek Winery, Holgate

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Just along the road from the Bamboo Buddha at Holgate, the friendly ladies of Fires Creek Winery will be happy to let you roam the beautiful grounds, admission free, and help you sample the winery’s unique range. My personal favourite … Continue reading

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The Bamboo Buddha, Holgate

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This unique cafe-restaurant nestled in the heart of the countryside is always worth a visit. Here are some photos I took recently plus a few I took on a previous visit. For more information, and to view the vegetarian/vegan menu, … Continue reading

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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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Friday Night Poets and the Half-Written Book Club


Peer support group for writers. Join now 43 410 464 or by email: lizmacnamara@bigpond.com.

Friday Night Poets meet on the third Friday of the month at 6.30 pm and the Half-Written Book Club on first Friday at The Clearing, 276 Trafalgar Ave, Umina Beach.

For more info visit https://www.theclearing.com.au/writing-groups

[Information and image courtesy of Liz Macnamara, Friday Night Poets]

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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 run once again by Aarne Neme.

This will be in July followed by auditions.

The performance of the festival will be in late September.

Join our mailing list to get more information as it comes or follow us on Facebook for notifications.



Information and image courtesy of WWLT publicity. For more info, visit http://www.woywoylt.com/flash-festival-2018/

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If you missed my spot on Meredith Gilmore’s Coast Arts radio show this month, you can listen online now at http://bit.ly/2ows03R

As broadcast on Coast Arts radio program Sunday December 17,  COAST FM 963 Gosford, Central Coast Community Radio.


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