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PHOTOS | Holy Trinity Lutheran College’s production of The Lion King Jr set to hit the stage

Rebekah Wundke as Rafiki, Jaya Meadows, Janay van Buuren as Mufasa and Jessica Flett as Zazu in the Holy Trinity Lutheran College production of The Lion King.

Holy Trinity Lutheran College students have been busy rehearsing for their production of The Lion King Jr. Tickets for shows on Thursday and Friday are on sale. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Wimmera Rockers ready to rock

Promo pic for Wimmera Rockers dance weekend in July.
Contact is John Finn, 5382 0021 or 0437 360 964.
John and his wife Marg in the pic.

Dance enthusiasts from across Victoria and interstate will converge on Horsham next month for Wimmera Rockers Danceworld’s annual three-day event. Organiser John Finn said this year’s event, ‘One last kiss’ would feature bands The Fender Benders and Honkytonk Rockers. “We have a yearly dance event featuring different bands and themes over a few days and […]

‘Home Front’ installation unveiled at Stawell

The appearance of three steel figurines on a previously blank wall of Stawell Regional Library has been a subject of discussion and conjecture in the past few weeks. The Stawell branch of Country Women’s Association has commissioned and installed the silhouettes as part of its acknowledgement to both the centenary of the First World War […]

41st Wimmera Art Fair hailed a success

Organisers of the 41st Terry White Chemmart Wimmera Art Fair have hailed the weekend’s event a resounding success. Rotary Club of Horsham East hosts the long-running three-day event, which this year featured an art deco theme. Rotarian and art fair committee member Chris O’Connor said numbers were up on previous years. “There were a lot […]

Artrageous showcase finale

Wimmera artists with a disability are showcasing their latest colourful art work at Federation University Horsham’s Christine Smith Gallery. Twelve participants of Artrageous – a joint Wimmera Health Care Group and Community Options project – have presented art work as part of a ‘Colour Out!’ exhibition. Works have been completed using blackboard paint, acrylics, textas, […]

No Lights, No Lycra craze to hit Horsham

No Lights No Lycra, a global dance craze started in Melbourne in 2009 by unruly dance students, has found a home in Horsham. In collaboration with the ‘This Girl Can’ Vic Health campaign, Wimmera Health Care Group and Horsham Aquatic Centre have partnered to bring the dance craze to the city. Wimmera Health Care Group […]

Gallie back in Ararat

Irish talent Gallie will return to Ararat Hotel next week to perform for not-for-profit music collective Ararat Live alongside multi-instrumentalist Paddy Montgomery and double bassist Tristan Courtney. Gallie last performed for Ararat Live in May 2016 as part of the trio A Very Round Robin, with Rosey and Aine Tyrrell. Ararat Live’s Rob Shea said […]

Brian Letton set to perform in Horsham

Tamworth-based country music artist Brian Letton will perform at Horsham RSL this month and will return in 2019 for the 12th Horsham Country Music Festival. Regional artist Cynthia Lawrance will support Letton at a dinner show at the RSL on June 21 and a morning melodies session the following day. Tickets for both shows are […]

Tickets to Rock Fest on sale today

Brendan O'Loughlin, Rock Fest organiser David Storer and Harvey Norman's Timothy Stanton with tickets to Rock Fest.

ROCK ON: From left, ACE Radio general manager Brendan O’Loughlin, Horsham Rockfest organiser David Storer and Harvey Norman’s Timothy Stanton showcase tickets for the December 8 event. General admission tickets cost $79.95 and are available at Harvey Norman from today. Horsham Rockfest will feature a massive day of live music at the city’s soundshell at […]

PHOTOS | Wimmera Taekwando skills put to test

STRIKE: Maddison Hooper and John Sagayno at a Danat Taekwando tournament at Horsham Aquatic Centre. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Wimmera Danat Taekwando participants put their skills to the test in a tournament at Horsham Aquatic Centre. Instructor Doug Abrahall said the event was a great success, with between 25 and 30 students competing in age groups. “It was brilliant – absolutely sensational,” he said. “We had non-combat sparring, forward breaks and patterns.” Danat Taekwondo hosts […]


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