Port Fairy Week 12th August

Blarney Books & Arts current Biblio-Art exhibition finishes up later this month, and in September, they are hosting Helen and Des of The Customs House Gallery (Hawkesdale) who will show their annual children's book illustration exhibition, always a great favourite.  

Robyn & Brian from Wishart Gallery are continuing their Friday evenings “Words, Wine and Conversation” Friday evenings 6 – 7.30pm.   Over the next  few Fridays they will be reading and talking about the “great romantics” in poetry,  tonight William Blake, Friday 26th William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge and September 2nd Byron, Shelley and Keats – the “rock stars” of their era.   Go along for a great evening.  (see flyer attached)

What’s on for the weekend and next week.

Saturday 13th
Craft Market 8.30 – 1pm
History Centre 2pm – 4pm (Sat only until September)

Multi Days
Belfast Aquatics (every day)
Mini Golf (every day 9am – 5pm)
The Little Doll House -11am – 3pm  (Thursday – Monday)
Astro Fitness Gym @ Belfast Aquatics, spin, body fit and fit ball.   A great opportunity to get fit for summer. Check at Belfast Aquatics for times,

Wednesday 17th
The St Kilda Film Festival 7.30pm Two one hour sessions.
The Port Fairy Film Society is excited to again host the best films from Australia’s top short film festival. Each year 100 of Australia’s most creative filmmakers screen their films in the St Kilda Film Festival.
Eleven of the best are chosen for a National Tour. New technologies encourage storytellers with a creative vision to share their insights and image through film. Short Film festivals bring the best to light. Many major feature films have their genesis in short films. This year’s program has a wonderful range from the professional to the skilled amateur.

5th August

Hi Everyone, our final winter weekend this weekend and once again a great weekends activities.

Here is a précis of the program…..but call in to the VIC to collect the program with all the finer details.

Babette’s Feast tonight – some tickets are available at the door.

Other Winter Weekend activities Saturday and Sunday
Junior Cooking Competition   Features an interview with guest judge Cassidy from Network 10’s Junior Masterchef series (Consolidated School 11am-1.30pm) $2 entry or $20 if you want to stay and have lunch cooked by the students

Art displays   Whale Bone Gallery, Blarney Books & Art, Old Market Inn Studio

Gourmet market, wine, cheese and chocolate tastings   All weekend—Darriwill Farm 25 Sackville St

Growing & using warming winter herbs   with Penny Woodward—Blarney Books & Art 1pm

Display of vintage cookware & kitchenware   Periwinkle Antiques, 24A Bank St 10am—4.30pm

Dukkah tasting at Spice Nook   The Spice Nook Shop 4, 22 Bank St 11am –3pm

“Flavours of Britain” at Clonmara Tearooms  Traditional British dishes at Clonmara Tearooms 106 Princes Hwy

Charcuterie & warm cider in the bar   Enjoy a delicious cider and tasty food in the bar of the Merrijig Kitchen1 Campbell St 2pm-5pm

Dinner and wine at Portofino & Merrijig Restaurants

Live entertainment at The Stump Hotel  Featuring the Louie Clancey Band from 9.30pm


The market will be on tomorrow (Saturday) with sausage making demo by Nick from Sheehans Meats and a barbecue for men demo with Ralph & Harry.  


Have a great weekend.


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