Hornsby Gang Show Celebrates 50 Years

2023 marks 50 years since the Hornsby Gang Show came into being.  It commenced as a local concert instigated by Bob MacDonald, 1st Hornsby Scout Leader to raise funds to take his troop to the 10th Australian Jamboree.  It was a small affair with an all-male cast, so the boys undertook the girl’s parts and […]

Irresistible Classical ‘hits’ Coming to Kenthurst in May

In the first half of the 19th century, music moved out of the palaces of Europe and into its living rooms, with an explosion in publishing houses making the latest works accessible to everyone from princes to paupers. As with so many developments in music, Beethoven was at the centre of things: his Septet was […]

From Germany to Dural: International Volunteers Doing Great Things

Imagine leaving your family and friends at 18 years old, to travel to the opposite side of the world for 12 months of volunteering. This is exactly what Lena, Julian and Marie did in August last year, when they travelled from Germany to volunteer with Warrah in Dural. Now several months later, they describe their […]

Stitching Dreams, Connecting Communities

Stitching Dreams-Connecting Communities, Soroptimist International of Hornsby‘s new project for 2023, was successfully launched in March at The Salvation Army Hall in Blacktown. The launch was very well attended, with about 40 people from numerous community groups represented.   Our own SI Hornsby member Nasiba Akram, who is Community Engagement Lead at Host International […]