Castle Hill Art Society

HIREN PATEL “PAINTING AN URBAN LANDSCAPE… OILS” Hiren grew up in India but now lives in Australia and paints professionally, exhibiting both here and overseas. Most subjects are urban landscapes and are based on the idea of light and mood forming a composition. Using this technique he can transform a mundane streetscape into visual poetry. […]

The Ferry Artists

The Ferry Artists enjoyed the company of many of its members and friends last Saturday 12th February for the opening of our Annual Art Sale. Hawkesbury Mayor Sarah McMahon opened the exhibition for us and we welcomed many sales. The Art Sale will run through to 20th March when we will rehang the gallery for […]

Top Talents for Galston Concert

Sunday afternoon 26 March sees the return of The Galston Concerts for 2023. The double bill in Galston Uniting Church – an organ prelude from 1.30pm; the main concert from 2 till 3ish – will feature top talent winners of national competitions. Samuel Giddy returns to perform prelude music by Vivaldi and Bach following his […]

Dural And District Historical Society Inc: News From History Cottage

Seventy five members and friends attended the Society’s first meeting of 2023. Guest speaker, Judith Dunn OAM, had the audience gasping in wonder and amazement as she recounted the lives of some of the former residents of Parramatta. Her thorough research brought forth the now forgotten stories of people in the arts, industry, the hardship […]

Dural Scouts Start New Year

Dural Scout Group finished off the year with considerable activity. The Cubs went camping at Bundilla Scout Camp. They practised campcraft skills including ropework, fire-lighting and cooking. The evening campfire was great fun, particularly the roasted marshmallows. Cubs and Joeys had a combined fishing night at Berowra Waters. Lots of fun trying to hook a […]