A Workshops – Friday 11th October 3pm – 4pm

Strathalbyn History Walk

Join Carolyn, the coordinator of the Strathalbyn History Group on an interesting walk from High Street, through the beautiful Memorial Gardens, over the Children’s Bridge (celebrating its centenary) and back along Albyn Terrace, site of the earliest settlements in Strath. Hear the stories around the history of this lovely town. Wear appropriate footwear and clothing Continue Reading

Carolyn’s Chemo Caps

Join Carolyn and her team and hear the amazing story of this project, watch them work, help them cut and pack and make a worthwhile contribution to this valuable enterprise. Carolyn was diagnosed with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2011 and while undergoing chemotherapy, was unable to find suitable head wear  and decided to make her Continue Reading

“I Just Didn’t Think Of It”- Creative Ways to Engage Interest in Agriculture

Belinda is a Director and Senior Project manager with AgCommunicators and amongst many other roles, has worked with PIRSA and has been a consultant on the ABC. In this one hour workshop she will be sharing how some of the programmes she has been involved in, delivers initiatives to engage teachers and students in agriculture Continue Reading

Come & Learn Tunisian Crochet

Tunisian crochet. Part knitting, part crochet and immensely satisfying. It is very easy to learn and makes a dense and squishy fabric with a beautiful texture.  Fran will supply participants with a kit, including the long distinctive hook, which will allow you to begin either a headband or hat.  Fran has been a member of Continue Reading

Taste of Antiques in Strathalbyn

Linda will introduce you to the collection at their business All In Good Time Antiques. She will share her interest, knowledge and passion for period pieces and unusual ‘stuff’ and tell you a little of the history of Antiques in Strath.  She will then take you on a stroll down High Street to two other Continue Reading

Kenny Blake – the story and the statue

Learn the story behind this amazing piece of work and the man who inspired it. Kenny Blake was a famous Strathalbyn motor bike racer, known as racing’s “gentleman racer”. In 2018 the first Kenny Blake Festival of Motorcycling was held. Marylou Nees has been a lover of all things two wheeled for most of her Continue Reading

Creative Gift Wrapping

Join us at Ella Jane for this fun-filled workshop to learn some exciting and creative gift wrapping techniques from Japan. Ella Jane on Sunter Lane is a delightful Gallery, Gift and Homewares Store offering an extensive range including local art, cards, gifts and flowers.  www.facebook.com/ellajaneonsunterlane  Presented by: Laura and Sue   Workshop (28)

A Guided Stroll through Collectable Classics

Join passionate car enthusiast Graham as he talks you through the wonderful stock at Collectable Classics, Adelaide’s leading classic car specialists.  Established in 1989 to take the hassle out of selling classic vehicles, it has also become one of Strathalbyn’s leading tourist attractions.  Probably best you leave your cheque book behind! Graham Simpson spends his Continue Reading

History Walk on High Street

Let Kathy Gambling, co-author of the award winning ‘Strathalbyn’s High Street’ take you for a walk along this historic precinct of Strathalbyn.  Lovely buildings and interesting stories. Kathy is a member of Strathalbyn Family History Group and co-author of a recent book on the history of High Street. Presenter :Kathy Gambling   Workshop (24)

Treat yourself to a 15 minute Neck & Shoulder massage

Let Michelle and Mandy get rid of those knots and release the tension in your neck and shoulders. Both recent graduates from the Institute of Fitness and local Adelaide Hills girls, Michelle enjoys remedial massage and has a passion for making people feel better, while Mandy is currently a sports trainer for The Central Districts Continue Reading

The Commercial Hotel hosts a Coopers Beer Tasting

Great SA brewer Coopers presents a taste of some of their finest. Accompanied by a bite or two courtesy of The Commercial Hotel. The Commercial Hotel in High Street is a Strath icon, established in 1865 and still providing the community with great food and beverages. Presenter: Stacey Butler   Workshop (22)

Australian Lions Hearing Dogs

An introduction to Australian Lions Hearing Dogs and a demonstration from one of the dogs currently in training. Dogs are trained to assist those with a hearing loss by alerting them to sounds such as telephone, doorbell and fire alarm.  ALHD is a project of Lions Clubs Australia.  Since 1982 ALHD has been helping those Continue Reading

Magical Entertainment with Rich Tieger

Rich will entertain and delight you with some magic, some comedy and some balloons!   Held in the Veranday Bar of The Robin Hood Hotel enjoy a relaxing hour of fun, laughter and magical entertainment. Rich has been doing magic for over 20 years and is also an award winning balloon artist.  www.facebook.com/Richtiegermagic Presenters: Rich Tieger Continue Reading

Gluten Free – the journey & some directions

Sue and Joy have teamed together to bring you this informative session. It will be some hands on and some discussion on the whole gluten free movement. Celiac and gluten intolerance. Recipes, tastings, shopping lists, tips and ideas. Sue was diagnosed with celiac 25 years ago when the only food available was rice cakes ..not Continue Reading