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What is happening in Gulgong during the June Long Weekend?

Although there will be no Henry Lawson Heritage Festival in 2021 there is still a lot going on in Gulgong that will make it worthwhile visiting.

The Gulgong Holtermann Museum will be having heritage photos taken by Alan Walker. Also in the museum there will be a Holtermann Colourised Photographic Exhibition by Christopher Dingle in the Theatrette.

The Gulgong Scarecrow Scroll will once again be a feature of the weekend and hopefully the UneARThed Art Show.

The Gulgong Turf Club will be holding their annual Country Race Meeting at the Gulgong Race track.

The Henry Lawson Centre, the wonderful Gulgong Pioneers Museum and the Gulgong Gold Experience will all be open.

The pubs, clubs, restaurants, cafes and our wonderful boutique shops will also be open.

Why not make a weekend of it and come to Gulgong. Where else would you want to be?


Gulgong Ladies Hour

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We will be holding a Gulgong Ladies Hour event at the Gulgong Bowling Club on Wednesday the 15th May at 10am. Come along and hear our guest speaker Belinda Burgoyne from Total Loan Solutions talk about money matters. RSVP for catering purposes to Cathy 0423 615 408 or Louisa 0427 473 395.

Gulgong Henry Lawson Heritage Festival 2019

HenryLawson2019Program_CoverThe Gulgong Henry Lawson Heritage Festival will be held from the 7th to the 10th June 2019. Bring the family and experience all that the festival has to offer including but not limited to:

Heritage Street Parade
Literary Awards
Poets Breakfast
Stagecoach Rides
Live entertainment in the historic Prince of Wales Opera House
Photo Competition
Arts Council Art Competition & Exhibition
Pavement Art Competition
Heritage Photos in period costume
……. and much, much more!

View the 2019 Event Program Here

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The Gulgong Show – 15 & 16 February 2019

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show036The Gulgong Show is held in February each year. Our judging day for the 2019 Show is Friday 15th February 2019 and our Show Day Saturday 16th February 2019.

The Show is one of the many highlights of the Gulgong Community calendar attracting local community members and visitors from afar.

Entertainment for 2019 Show Day includes the Animal Nursery with craft area and water gun “tent” run by the Mudgee Scouts group, Model Train demo, Blade shearing demo by Sashy Con Pty Ltd, Snake handling with Paul Kirk, Murphy’s Puppets, Yard Dog Trails demo by Ann Leonard, Step up Dance Academy Performance, Daphne Brooks, Two Mile Twangers, Free Face painting from 10am to 2pm, Miss Timberlina making a guest appearance and Des Kelly on roving microphone.

The Official Show opening will take place at 11am by Trevor Adams representing Moolarben Coal (Part of Yancoal Australia Group) as the major sponsor of the Gulgong Show for 2019 followed by the Junior Showgirl presentations at just after 11am.

We also have the woodchop, whip cracking and fireworks (weather permitting). The Pavillion will be bursting with displays of cooking, flowers, photography, art, needlework and much more. Other sections include horses, goats, sheep, wool, poultry and pigeons. There will also be classic cars, motorcycles and engines on display. Don’t forget the Pet Show! A crowd favourite for many families.

There will be many food and beverage options available with the BBQ starting early, the dining room will be open, and the bar will be operating from 12pm.

Our show book will have a detailed programme and information on how to enter sections. Keep an eye on our facebook page “Gulgong Show Society” for when it becomes available. It will be available to view on our website Hard copies will be also available at local retailers.

We look forward to seeing you all at the 2019 Show it will be a great family event for all ages to enjoy!show036 show014

Tickets: Adults $10, Pensioners $6, Children over 5 years $511049634_10204007031996528_4199302816379277344_o