Tag Archives: Central Coast NSW

“Fab Fakes” Art Exhibition 2018

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I always try to get along to this annual exhibition hosted by the Tuggerah Lakes Art Society. I very much enjoy seeing these legal imitations of great masters reproduced by exceptionally talented artists, both local and from farther afield. This … Continue reading

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Dangar Island and the Hawkesbury

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This month the village bus trip visited the Hawkesbury where we boarded a cruise that included a tour of Dangar Island followed by a cruise around the Hawkesbury River estuary. Here are some photos I took on while I was … Continue reading

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St Albans

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This month the village bus trip took us to St Albans, a pretty little hamlet just beyond Wiseman’s Ferry. We got there by way of Spencer, on the Wiseman’s Ferry Road, and back via a little known road to Bucketty … Continue reading

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Theatrical Overview – by Karen Ractliffe


  SHORT REVIEWS OF SOME OF THIS YEAR’S BEST LOCAL THEATRE In recent months I’ve witnessed some exemplary local productions and, although I’ve already mentioned many of these in my monthly radio spots on the Coast Arts programme*, I wanted … Continue reading

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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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“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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Alison Homestead, Wyong.

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The village where I now live organizes regular monthly bus tours to local places of interest. This month we visited the historic Alison Homestead in Alison Road, Wyong. This beautiful house and museum is open to the public Sundays to … 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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ATCC AUGUST COAST ARTS RADIO SPOT


If you missed my spot on Meredith Gilmore’s Coast Arts radio show this month, you can listen online now at https://soundcloud.com/meredithgilmore/august-theatre-on-the-coast-broadcast-on-coast-arts-6817 As broadcast on Coast Arts radio program Sunday August 6,  COAST FM 963 Gosford, Central Coast Community Radio.

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