This week at
the Scotland Island Festival
TUESDAY OCT 24 - "A Night in"
A shortlist of international and Australian short films received for The
Scotland Island Festival -Shorts from The Shed 2006
TIME: 7.30pm- 8.45pm
COST: Donation entry - all proceeds go to The SIRFB
Candy Bar available
Friday, 27 October
The Shape of
Water - Art Exhibition
Don’t miss the on-island art exhibition opening at the Scotland Island Community
Hall at 6:30 this coming Friday, 27 October.
This will be a fantastic show, exhibiting the work of student, amateur and
professional artists from the island and bays.
Special Guest: Larry McDonald, Manager of Australian Galleries, Sydney,
The exhibition will feature an installation of totems in Catherine Park, created
by exhibiting artists. These are available for sale by silent auction. Proceeds
The exhibition will remain open all day Fair Day, next Saturday, 28 October.
Pick up a bargain.
Island Fair Day
Saturday 28th October: 10am to
The Scotland Island Fair has been
celebrated for over 20 year’s and our community invites you to join the fun.
Come travel with us on the “Adventures of Little Finger” with international
storyteller Katherine McLeod. Be transported by the magical Maori voices of He
Iwi Kotahi Tatou. Meet Scotland Island’s oldest living treasure, ballet teacher
Trudi Engler and be enchanted by her young ballerinas.
Famous for our artists and writers we are also well known for our dogs! Help us
celebrate The Year of The Dog and register your best friend at The Best Show Dog
Competition (register your dog at the Welcome Desk).
Visit the workshops and pick up hot tips from Blues guitarist Matt Trapnell.
Create Cook Island warrior headdresses, paper lanterns, toy boats, or learn
Wander the market stalls, enjoy a picnic lunch and then put on your dancing
Shake your thing with Blues guitarist and harmonica freak Matt Trapnell. We’ll
get funky with The Mitch Grainger Band, and then it’s Country with a twist and
Blues with a twang with Cyndi Boste and her band. Kick up some dirt as we holler
and yihaah to the hillbilly funk of The Pigs.
Then by lantern light we bid you farewell with fiery sculptures, island voices
and the drumming of Badu Gura.
Scotland Island is a water access community and there are no retail outlets or
ATMs. For your comfort wear sunscreen, a hat and comfortable walking shoes and
bring drinking water.
Ferries will run from 8.30am - 8.30pm from Church Point.
Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.
Please respect the island environment during your stay and have a great day at
the Scotland Island Fair.
Sunday, 29 October
As part of the Shape of Water Exhibition, Sculptor, Michael Kitching,
printmaker, Jan Melville and painter Tracy Smith will discuss and demonstrate
their work and answer your questions at the community hall next Sunday, 29
Jan will talk about the beautiful, hand-crafted artist’s books she creates.
These are a joy to see and are unlike any other books you’ve seen.
Tracy will give a brief historical overview of fresco technique and demonstrate
the preparation and the basic approaches to fresco painting. Come and see how
Michelangelo did it in the Sistine Chapel.
Michael will present a talk on the Pursuit of Meaning in which he will discuss
the primacy of art, which along with stone implements, was among the first of
Jan Melville: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Jan Melville: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Michael Kitching: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
$ 8 1 talk
$12 2 talks
$15 3 talks
Pay at the door, or book online at the festival website:
360 - Open Air Short Film Event
Get ready for H2O 360 open air cinema event and and order a delicious picnic
Two great menus to choose from by P'Neenies at Terry Hills.
Pre-orders close Nov 1. go to
www.scotlandislandfestival.org follow the link to H2O 360 film fest order