The village of Newbridge is exiting its winter and COVID-19 hibernation with a bursting weekend of art and activity on October 21-23.
The inaugural Back Creek Art Show, with prizemoney totalling $3400, includes the sections of:
- Eutick Memorial Still Life Award
- Open Art
- Open Photography
- Back Creek Newbridge Award in any medium.
The Eutick Memorial Still Life award requires images to be sourced within a 10km radius of Newbridge village. Entries for all sections close on September 23 and entry forms can befound at www.newbridge.com.au. Opening night is Friday October 21.
Photography workshops, both basic and advanced, will be held the following weekend, October, Oct 29 & 30.
Alongside the art show will be an artisan and makers markets at the Showground on Octorber 22. Expressions of interest from stallholders are welcome, also via www.newbridgensw.com.au
Live music will play at The Gladhouse Hotel on Saturday night and Sunday lunchtime. Both Olde Bridge Gallery and Stringybark Craft & Collectibles will open for extended hours through the weekend.
Finally, there will be Open Gardens in the village and surrounds with a free shuttle bus running all weekend.