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Words in Winter

Words in Winter is upon us - and it most certainly is winter! Put on a warm coat and go somewhere cosy, to enjoy the sharing of WORDS in all their glory.

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Newstead Short Story Tattoo 3 - 5 May

Newstead Short Story Tattoo arrives again in May 2013 championing storytelling in all forms with an infectious, seductive and engaging arrangement of sessions such as Survival Stories, Horror Stories, Earth Stories, Sticky Stories, Sisters Salon, Nano Narratives, Scripted Stories, as well as the signature, outdoor, surround sound, storytelling extravaganza Fire Stories.
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Antares Iron Art Garden Open for Festival

Antares Iron Art Garden will be open daily during the Castlemaine State Festival.
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We'll be there on March 3 - will you? Countdown to Community Planning Day

Nick Hudson - I’ll be there because we could have some really good, practical outcomes from the day, especially for us ‘oldies’.

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Pocket Gallery is now on Facebook

If you are into social media you will be pleased to know that Pocket Gallery now has a Facebook page.
We will be regularly updating the page with new artworks and upcoming exhibs. While we are still lining up new exhibs for this year, we have been posting some excellent works from our brief but beautiful history - such as Sally Roadnight's 'mud map'.
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Music Festival for Landmine Clearance - 2-3 February

A two day music festival being held at Newstead Racecourse raising money to support landmine clearance in Lao. Held on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd February featuring a huge line up of local bands including:
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Inaugural Newstead Australia Day Market & Fair

The inaugural Newstead Australia Day Market & Fair will be held on Saturday 26 January 2013 on the grounds of the Newstead Primary School in Lyons Street.

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Planning for Newstead

What would you chuck, change, add or retain about Newstead?

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Newstead gardens in Festival

Spring is a fabulous time to be wandering around in other people's gardens if you're not digging in your own .... our Newstead Community Garden is part of this year's Castlemaine Festival of Gardens, along with Roger McKindley's Antares Art Garden - both are well worth a visit to Newstead! 
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An initiative of Newstead 2021