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Invitation to visit the Wild West at Horsham West

Macey Turgoose, Julia Hastings, Hugo Hopper, Charlotte Doti and Penny Lopez-O'Donnell prepare for Horsham West Primary School production of 'The Good, The Bad and The Gossipy'.

Horsham West and Haven Primary School students have invited Wimmera residents and visitors to visit the Wild West next week. The school will present The Good, The Bad and The Gossipy in Horsham Town Hall from Wednesday to Friday at 7.30pm. The rollicking musical comedy, written and directed by Larissa Riddell, revolves around a group […]

Soldier brothers inspire Fred Wallace exhibit at Rosebery

An exhibition featuring work based on a true story from the First World War will open at Mallee Sunsets Gallery at Rosebery on Saturday. The works, by Pimpinio artist Fred Wallace, focus on the McMaster family of the now deserted town of Goyura, about 10 kilometres south of Hopetoun. Five McMaster brothers – Alan, Alexander, Dugald, […]

Jade Hurley to play at Nhill

Australian musician Jade Hurley will perform at a Hindmarsh Shire Council seniors concert as part of a Victorian Seniors Festival. Hurley will provide entertainment for senior citizens at the Nhill Memorial Community Centre on October 24, from 11am. Hindmarsh mayor Ron Ismay invited seniors to gather together to enjoy celebrations. “If you are over 60 […]

David Bridie returns to the Red Room in Ararat

One of Australia’s most innovative contemporary musicians, David Bridie, will perform in Ararat next week. Not-for-profit music collective Ararat Live will host Bridie in Ararat Hotel’s Red Room on October 24 from 8pm. Ararat Live’s David Nicholson said Bridie had enjoyed a remarkably versatile career as one of Australia’s most prolific and innovative contemporary musicians. […]

PHOTOS | VIDEO |Little Shop of Horrors presented by Horsham Arts Council

Chris Versteegen and Audrey II in Horsham Arts Council's production of Little Shop of Horrors.

Horsham Arts Council’s production of The Little Shop of Horrors has been wowing crowds since last week. The show continues at Horsham Town Hall until October 20. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

PHOTOS | Show time at Goroke and Minyip

SHOW REWARD: Wilson Mitchell of Minyip shows off his prize-winning Lego creation at Minyip Show yesterday. Damp weather failed to deter show enthusiasts from making the most of the occasion, especially children from district schools. The Wimmera-Mallee is in the grip of the agricultural show season with shows at Warracknabeal tomorrow; Donald on Friday; Kaniva, […]

Horsham Country Music Festival to finish on high

Horsham Country Music Festival will disappear from the rural city’s annual major-events calendar after next year.

Showcase of arts and crafts in Horsham

St John’s Anglican Church Horsham congregation members are busy preparing for a Hobbies, Craft and Collectables Exhibition on October 20. Fundraising committee member Shirley Kerr said the exhibition, in St Andrew’s Uniting Church Hall from 10am to 4pm, would feature more than 20 creative and talented art and craftspeople. “The list of exhibitors includes award-winning […]

Moyston to get taste of blues

Melbourne blues band The New Savages will perform at Moyston Hall on October 27. The New Savages has a ‘familiar but original’ sound, described by critics as somewhere between Jim Morrision playing in an electrified delta blues duo, with a dash of Johnny Cash. The group, constantly touring its show at festivals and in halls […]

Ladies in Black – a day at the cinema

Horsham’s Robert Blakeley, after soaking up a cinema experience, has provided his thoughts about an Australian movie that is attracting broad plaudits and generating discussion across the country. Here are his observations – I took my wife Jenny and Grace ‘Nonna’ Panozzo to see Ladies in Black at Horsham Centre Cinemas. The centre was doing […]


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