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Amazing Lego show you can’t miss – and it’s free!

Amazing Lego show you can’t miss – and it’s free!

If you visit just one fun event in the Macarthur region these school holidays, it’s got to be Casey’s Toys Campbelltown Lego Show. This unmissable, amazing show – with free entry – opens its doors to the public for the first time tomorrow, Saturday, April 13. The big highlight will be an incredible Lego Mega City (pictured above) – created by the Brick Lab team using more than 350,000 lego bricks. This is a show that will enthral both Lego and non Lego fans. However true Lego fans will notice the intricate design and small attention to details used by… Read more »

Alan Baker drawings go on exhibition

Alan Baker drawings go on exhibition

Camden’s Alan Baker Art Gallery will present its first feature exhibition from this Thursday, April 11. The exhibition will bring to life 20th century, previously unseen drawings by Alan Baker, including the two featured alongside this story.  The exhibition, Drawing Life, will also feature artwork from the local artist’s contemporaries alongside a display of visitor works inspired by him. Mayor of Camden, Cr Peter Sidgreaves, said the exhibition will celebrate the art gallery’s one year anniversary of being in Macaria, the former council administration building in John Street. Since February 2018 more than 7,000 local, national and international visitors have… Read more »

Creativity is the name of the game: Camden art prize

Creativity is the name of the game: Camden art prize

Looking for creativity: artist and painter Warwick Fuller, one of the judges of the 2019 Camden Art Prize. Artist and painter Warwick Fuller, one of the judges of the 2019 Camden Art Prize, says he will be looking for creativity from the entrants. “It may be an image never before conceived or something painted throughout history – but I’m not looking for ‘Warwick Fullers’,” he said.  “My artistic taste is broad and I want to see Camden’s wide and varied art practices. “I hope to find work based on sound technique, resolved ideas and a sense of communication, between me… Read more »

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Plenty of school holiday activities

The school holidays have started and you don’t know what to do with the kids? Well, no need to fret, there are heaps of local activities available through your local council. Campbelltown City Council’s Spring School Holiday Program is, as always jam packed with activities of all types. Some ofRead more »

Number one: Campbelltown Golf Course at Glen Alpine.

Start shooting, you snappers

It’s that time of year again for nature loving shutterbugs to polish off that camera lens, get outdoors and get snapping as part of the annual Macarthur Nature Photography competition. Hosted by the three Macarthur councils – Campbelltown, Camden and Wollondilly, the competition aims to raise awareness of the region’sRead more »

A painting of Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah is part of the exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre

Catch The List on show

There is still time to catch The List, the current exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre. The List, which was opened early in August, will close on October 12. The List is a multi-disciplinary arts project addressing youth culture in Campbelltown. It offers a multifaceted insight into daily rituals and social issues.Read more »

Revolution Incorporated will perform at the next Liverpool Night Markets, on Saturday, September 6.

Night markets gaining in popularity

Where can you hear the sounds of Balkan-inspired gypsy fusion music, smooth reggae beats and rousing guitar solos, all in the one place, and for free? The increasingly popular Liverpool Night Markets, that’s where. The markets are next on Saturday, September 6 and offer a great musical line up includingRead more »

New exhibition

New exhibition represents local artists

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is almost ready to present the 17th Annual Liverpool Art Society (LAS) Exhibition and Art Award. Each year, LAS members are invited to submit works for exhibition in the five gallery spaces at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. The 2014 exhibition promises to include a diverse range ofRead more »

retail view George Street Liverpool facing south

Starry sari night buzz is back

THE Liverpool City Centre will glisten with the return of the magical Starry Sari Night along George Street on Sunday, September 21, between 3pm and 10pm. George Street, which is a one way thoroughfare from Elizabeth Street to Scott Street, will be closed to traffic for the day with pedestrianRead more »

Vintage fun raises funds for the Kids of Macarthur

It will be a vintage day for the Kids of Macarthur

Roll up, roll up, folks: The annual Vintage 50s and Collectables Fair is just around the corner once again. This event, which raises funds for one of the south west region’s most important charities, has moved and will be held for the first time at The Cube, Campbelltown Catholic ClubRead more »

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X Factor winner to perform at Liverpool Mayoral ball

 Singer songwriter Altiyan Childs will perform at the inaugural Liverpool Mayoral Charity Ball on Saturday, August 23. Liverpool Mayor Ned Mannoun said he was delighted that Altiyan, who won reality TV show X Factor in 2010, was performing on the night. “Altiyan has a lot of appeal across all ageRead more »

39steps

Hitchcock thriller at Casula

The famous Alfred Hitchcock thriller 39 Steps will be staged in the theatre of the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on August 27. The 39 Steps is a fast-paced, side-splitting comedy featuring over 100 characters played by four actors. Based on the 1935 Hitchcock spy thriller movie and novel by John Buchan, theRead more »

Festival fun on the way

This year’s Festival of Fisher’s Ghost will kick off Thursday, October 30 with the opening of the Craft Exhibition and will conclude on Sunday, November 9 with the Fun Run and the final day of the carnival at Bradbury. A report to council for the July 29 meeting stated that this year’sRead more »

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