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PHOTOS | Horsham rocks… at Rockfest

Shannon Noll pumps out a hit.

Horsham had a powerful reminder of its history as a major venue for outdoor rock concerts when people gathered at Horsham Soundshell at Sawyer Park at the weekend.

Horsham Arts Council award for Audrey puppets

Chris Versteegen and Belinda Elliott in Horsham Arts Council's production of Little Shop of Horrors.

Horsham Arts Council has continued to consolidate its reputation as one of Victoria’s leading regional performing arts organisations by winning a major state award.

Historic tapestry has a permanent home at Horsham Regional Art Gallery

Horsham Regional Art Gallery has hung historic Horsham Tapestry. Pictured with Horsham Mayor are original creators of the tapestry, from left, Gay Wilmot, Gill Vinn, Fay Carine, Christine Osuchowski (correct spelling), and Joan Nester.

HISTORY ON SHOW: A historic tapestry depicting Horsham in 1898 is now on permanent display in Horsham Regional Art Gallery’s foyer. Horsham mayor Mark Radford joined Horsham Spinners and Weavers and the original creators of the artwork for the occasion. Pictured from left with Cr Radford are the Horsham artisans who created the 1988 bicentennial […]

PHOTOS | Ararat Carols By Candlelight

FESTIVE CHEER: Ararat families celebrated a quarter of a century of faith and festive cheer on Saturday when they gathered for Ararat Carols by Candlelight. Hundreds of people enjoyed the 25th annual celebration at Alexandra Gardens. The entire December 12, 2018 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ IT HERE!

‘Absolutely fabulous’ at Natimuk’s Goat Gallery

An exhibition of works by artists from Federation University’s ‘Absolutely Fabulous Studio’ at Natimuk’s Goat Gallery will conclude this weekend. The exhibition kicked off with an opening night on November 30 that was attended by about 50 people. The exhibition is a collection of prints and paintings from seven Horsham district artists – Peta Adamson, […]

Stawell building on festivities

A group of Stawell organisations are working together in an effort to make their city the Christmas hub of the Wimmera this month. Stawellbiz, Lions Club Stawell, Stawell Performing Arts Company and the Lutheran Church are offering a variety of events this festive season. They are working with Northern Grampians Shire Council on the December […]

Jan Pope to lead Ararat melodies

Ararat RSL’s Morning Melodies will be on December 20 ahead of the Christmas break. The popular sing-along music session is usually on the last Thursday of each month, but will be brought forward a week to avoid a clash with Christmas holidays. The free session is led by singer Jan Pope and includes a range […]

Creative duo set new Smart Artz adventure

Thespians, dancers and performers of all kinds in the Horsham district will have a new outlet for their creative talents in 2019.

Special Christmas performance by Scott Harrison

Internationally renowned organist Scott Harrison will perform on Stawell Uniting Church’s 100-year-old pipe organ in a rare performance in the Wimmera on Saturday night. Harrison, who has performed on theatre organs around the world, will play for the Stawell community from 7.30pm. Stawell Uniting Church’s Rev Susan Pearse said people would have an opportunity to […]

A world of expression in art

Art classes in Horsham are unveiling creative talent from across the Wimmera and providing an outlet for people with disabilities to express themselves. They are also leading to impressive, colourful and eye-catching works that have already been exhibited. Artist Nichola Clarke runs a community art studio at Centre for Participation and artists, from a variety […]


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