OUTING – SUNDAY 23 SEPTEMBER
Wildwood Garden, Bilpin.
Address: 29 Powells Road, Bilpin. (Turn left off Bells Line of Road)
Opening hours: 10 am to 4 pm
Entry: $10 adult, $8 concession
Extensive gardens include a cherry blossom walk, camellias and azaleas, magnolias, a waterfall, ponds and lake. There is also a gift shop and nursery.
Meet at 12 noon for lunch in the cafe. We have organized a combined garden entry/lunch package for $24. Lunch will consist of sandwiches and tea/coffee. If you have ordered the lunch/garden entry package, on entry to the garden please advise that you are a member of the Northside Creative Photography Group.
After lunch we will photograph in the garden until 2.30 or 3pm.
The following optional route home offers extra photo opportunities (old sheds and cottages, river scenes) and an artistic afternoon tea stop.
Drive back down Bells Line of Road approx. 26km to Kurmond. Turn left on Kurmond Road. Continue along Kurmond Rd for around just over 9km, and Just before Freemans Reach, turn right into Terrace Road. Purple Noon Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, is on the left. A lovely place to browse art and craft works and have afternoon tea. Closes at 4 pm.
A few metres further on Terrace Road is Streeton Lookout, with a view over the Hawkesbury which inspired paintings by Sir Arthur Streeton. Backtrack to Kurmond Road and follow Freemans Reach Road into Windsor. Keep eyes peeled all the way for interesting shots.
Please register by writing your name on the list at the desk on meeting nights, or send an email to the club email address firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for signing up and ordering lunch will be the meeting on Wednesday 19th September.
Please advise whether you need a lift from Gordon Station.
mob. 0419 899 066
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Wollongong Weekend away 19-21 October 2018
Our next weekend away will be in Wollongong. The club has reserved 15 rooms at the Boat Harbour Motel for the nights of 19th, 20th and 21st October. Each room can accommodate a couple or two singles. The cost for the three nights will be $245 per person. If any two people wish to stay for Friday and Saturday nights only, the cost will be $165 per person.
The program of events will be developed later in the year. Please contact Judith Bennett with any suggestions for photography subjects and eating venues.
We will be taking bookings at the July and August meetings and through the website. Book early to avoid disappointment.