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Blue Mountains Tourist : Autumn 2011
Nooroo Church Lane Mt Wilson Open various times. 10am to 4pm. Entry $8 Adult. Child $2. P: 02 4756 2018 Bebeah The Avenue Mt Wilson Open selected days. P: 02 4756 2041 Other Gardens Everglades Gardens Everglades Ave Leura Open daily 10.00am to 5.00pm. Entry: Adults $7, Seniors $5, Children $3. P: 02 4784 1938 www.everglades.org.au Mt Tomah Botanical Gardens Bells Line Rd Autumn Harvest Food & Wine Fair Cool-climate plants from around the world. Open daily 10am -- 4pm Entry: $5.50 adult; $4.40 conc; $11 family; $3.30 child. P: 02 4567 2154 mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au Mayfield Gardens One of the largest privately owned cool climate gardens in the world. Open W/E 2-3, 9-10, 16-17 April From 9-4:30pm. Adults $20pp www.mayfieldgarden.com.au Francesca Park 14 Ellison Road, Springwood. Open May or by appointment. A private Botanical garden with a large variety of plants including Dutch Irises, bulbs, roses, conifers. P: 02 4751 4981 Open Garden Scheme Open Gardens are held throughout Australia in Autumn. Check website for openings. www.opengarden.org.au Collectors Plant Fair "Woodgreen" 27 Powells Rd Bilpin Displays of 40 growers of unusual collectable plants. Including a speaker program. 16 -17 April 2011 Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am-3pm. www.collectorsplantfair.com The Big Daffodil Bulb Sale Falkirk, 2070 Edith Road Oberon. Date during May to be confirmed. www.daffodils.com.au art exhibitions Local Blue Mountains galleries hold a variety of exhibitions during the year. Braemar Gallery 104 Macquarie Rd Springwood. A community gallery since 1988. Open Friday-Sunday 10am -- 4pm P: 4723 5046 www.braemargallery.com Tanya Loviz Gallery 9 Katoomba Street, Katoomba Tanya's popular artworks. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday P: 4782 1370 W: www.tanyaloviz.com Event Horizon Gallery 186 Bathurst Rd, Katoomba. Contemporary works. Wed to Sat: 11am-5pm, Sun: till 4pm. P: 4782 2907 W: www.event-horizon-gallery.com Gallery Blackheath 44 Govetts Leap Rd. Open Friday to Sunday 10am -- 5pm. P: 4787 8800 www.galleryblackheath.com Warragil Studio Blackheath. Various artists. P: 4787 7722 Open weekends. www.waragilstudios.com.au Falls Gallery Wentworth Falls 161 Falls Rd P: 4757 1139 Wed - Sun 10-5pm www.fallsgallery.com.au Papyrus Gallery 175A The Mall Leura New gallery with artworks on paper. P: 4784 1896 W: www.papyrusgallery.com.au Katoomba Fine Art 98 Lurline Street Katoomba. P: 4782 1220. Representing Blue Mountains artists. Open Daily. www.katoombafineart.com.au Nolan on Lovel Art Gallery 56a Lovel St Katoomba Changing exhibitions and represents emerging and established artists in the region. Open 10.00am - 5.00pm Thursday to Sunday P: 4782 3490 Marra Mob Aboriginal Works Jemby Rinjah, Evans Lookout Rd, Blackheath. Local Aboriginal artwork, prints, gift cards and jewellery. W: www.marramob.com.au Kedumba Gallery "Coorah" Blue Mountain Grammar School Wentworth Falls. Open Mon -- Fri 10am to 4pm, daily during Awards P: 4757 2371 www.kedumba.org.au Norman Lindsay Gallery 14 Norman Lindsay Cres. Faulconbridge Open 7 days 10am-4pm P: 4751 1067 www.normanlindsay.com.au The Brook Fine Arts & Craft 1 Ross Street Glenbrook Lost Bear Gallery 5/148 Leura Mall, Leura P: 02 4784 1440 Open Daily 10-5pm www.lostbeargallery.com.au 3 - 14 March. Exhibition of oil paintings by Leura based artist, Graham Hallett. 17 - 28 March. Leura's Scott Marr presents an exhibition of works using pyrography and natural bush pigments. 31 March - 11 April. Acclaimed ceramicist Mitsuo Shoji presents a solo show of his distinctive ceramics and paintings. 28 April - 9 May. Sydney based painter Martin Campbell an exhibition of paintings. 12 - 23 May. Birthday exhibition by watercolourist David Beschi, to celebrate his 70th birthday. 26 May - 6 June. Rowen Matthews exhibition of contemporary oil paintings. The 20th Annual Winmalee Autumn Artfest April 29-30 & May 1 at Winmalee High School. One of the biggest and best art exhibitions in the Blue Mountains. Cash or credit card purchases. Opening night: 7pm Friday April 29. Entry $15.00 pp including catalogue and catered supper. Weekend is $3.00 pp including catalogue. (Primary aged children attending with parents are FREE of charge). Open Saturday 9am -- 8pm and Sunday 10am -- 4pm. The Artfest Café is open all weekend. Lucky door prizes. what's on in Autumn? art antiques festivals food markets music and more! Info Start your visit to the Blue Mountains at the National Park Shop at Blackheath. Shop staff and rangers are on hand to give you information on all aspects of the Park including camping areas, walking tracks, guided walks, the Discovery Program and historic site tours. It is a great place to enjoy, discover and relax. Fun There is an interactive educational display, videos, an art exhibition, maps and walking track booklets. It is the start of the Fairfax Heritage Track which is suitable for wheelchairs and strollers. Bus parking is available. The Heritage Centre theatrette and gallery is available for video viewing and for group presentations. Shop Make your Discovery booking at the Heritage Centre and Shop. A wide range of quality Australian made souvenirs, gifts, maps, guidebooks, toys, clothes and artwork is available. Blue Mountains National Park Shop and Information Phone 02 4787 8877 www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au National Parks Discovery Walks Talks and Tours Located at the end of Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785 Australia. Open 7 days 9am-4.30pm Protecting our natural and cultural heritage. Don't waste time scratching around on your own... Get lots more out of your visit by starting with us! www.bluemountainstouristnewspaper.com.au autumn 2011 38