Villages of the Heart and the Orange Apple Festival Join Jacqui Newling on Saturday May 10 at the Orange Farmers market as part of...Continue reading
Farewell Dr Rowland: a celebratory dinner, 1860s style: Toasts, tastes and tales to celebrate Carcoar hospital’s first doctor – Hugh Mortimer Rowland.
Carcoar Hospital museum is hosting a colonial themed dining event on Saturday March 21 to celebrate a dinner held nearly 150 years ago to...Continue reading
The popular Yeoval Museum/Exhibition “Banjo Paterson…more than a Poet” is taking delivery of new glass display cabinets purchased with a grant from the Department...Continue reading
Farewelling a village Doctor 150 years on Visiting the National trust classified village of Carcoar near Blayney in Central West New South is like taking a step back in time, with its wooden-clad bridge, bull-nosed verandas and brightly-coloured advertising signs painted on local shop walls. A part of that history is being brought back to the present as villagers hold a dinner reminiscent of the 1867 farewell...Continue reading
Museums in Central New South Wales are celebrating their unique stories with the inaugural Villages of the Heart Museums Open Weekend on Friday 8 May, Saturday 9 May and Sunday 10 May. The museums of Canowindra, Millthorpe, Lucknow, Orange, Carcoar, Molong, Eugowra, Yeoval and Blayney will be providing a special program of events. Visit the newly interpreted kitchen display in the Merriganowry Pioneer Hut at the Canowindra...Continue reading
In a rustic rural park in Central West New South Wales two-storey high fractured bust of English sculptor Henry Moore rises above the knee high native grasses. It’s grown to be the centrepiece of the modest sculpture park in the village of Yeoval and has proven it has much more than monetary value. Yeoval’s Alf Cantrell is passionate about his village which has a population of about...Continue reading