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Meeniyan Garlic Festival tantalises foodies

THOUSANDS of people from around Victoria enjoyed the food, drink, games, entertainment and positive atmosphere at the fourth annual Meeniyan Garlic Festival on Saturday. Countless stalls were set up throughout the Meeniyan Recreation Reserve showing off some of Gippsland’s finest garlic and garlic-themed foods, while kids were entertained by various games including mini golf and […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Feast has tastebuds tingling

A MEAL fit for a king had guests blown away at the Meeniyan Recreation Reserve on Sunday, as top chefs dished up for the Meeniyan Garlic Festival’s Garlic Feast. Chefs Antony Ellis, Trevor Perkins, both based in Gippsland, and Alejandro Saravia, Gippsland food and beverage ambassador, cooked a delicious lunch of three entrees, a main […]

February 18th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Miss Fisher film comes to Leongatha

FILM and TV producer Fiona Eagger is ready to make a welcome return to the town and the people she loves. In her kitbag she’ll be carrying a very special gift: an advanced screening of Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears. The big screen debut of the popular TV series will come to Leongatha […]

February 11th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

A first for South Gippsland

FOR the first time, the Meeniyan Garlic Festival will be hosting a special degustation lunch where the high quality of Gippsland produce will be matched with high quality, award-winning Gippsland wines. As a celebration of all things Gippsland, three top chefs are combining their talents and their love of Gippsland produce to demonstrate just how […]

February 4th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Heavy music fans unite for loud fun at Tarwin Lower

SOME of the biggest acts in heavy music were at Tarwin Lower on the weekend, as the iconic Unify Gathering returned. Among those to grace the stage were the Architects, The Ghost Inside, Silverstein, Stray From The Path and Tired Lion. Two of the biggest Australian metalcore exports around played return sets. Following the August […]

January 14th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

The Living End rocks the hill

RENOWNED Australian band The Living End headlined the annual NYE on the Hill concert at Krowera last week. The band brought their energetic punk rock music to the hill in a show that featured a mix of big name and emerging acts together for a memorable show to bring in the new year. Held on […]

January 7th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

A feast of food and fun

Friends Varli Blake, formerly of Leongatha and Lynne Roche, formerly of Stony Creek, both  living in Melbourne headed to Phillip Island on Saturday and  savoured the many delights of the Food Truck Carnival at The Shearing Shed. There was a delicious selection of food  including curries, burgers, Greek cuisine, fresh juices and some yummy food […]

December 31st, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Young Frankenstein wins 12 awards

IT was a big night for Leongatha Lyric Theatre at the Gippsland Associated Theatre Awards at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Saturday. With 23 nominations in 20 categories, the company and its members went on to receive 12 most outstanding awards, including the musical theatre categories of production, lead actor–male, lead actor–female, support actor–male, hair […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Artist from The Age visits Yarram

RENOWNED and witty cartoon, caricature and oil painting artist for the Age and Time magazine, Todd Davidson, is holding his first solo exhibition in Yarram. The exhibition, titled Art, Sweat and Tears, spans Todd’s remarkable career crafting works for esteemed news companies and magazines. It will run at Yarram Courthouse Gallery until December 17, and […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

Standing ovation for theatre legends

SOUTH Gippsland performers, directors and theatre groups are set to shine again at this year’s Gippsland Associated Theatre Awards after raking in nominations. Wonthaggi Theatrical Group (WTG) and Leongatha Lyric Theatre received a remarkable 23 nominations each across 31 categories. Foster Arts Music and Drama Association (FAMDA) also took out an impressive 12 nominations across […]

November 29th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

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