Woodpatch Quilters’ Exhibition

Woodpatch Quilters' ExhibitionThe Woodpatch Quilters held their 12th bi-annual Quilt Exhibition at the Lobethal Centennial Hall on Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd.

Between 10 and 4 on both days, a steady stream of people came to admire the wide variety of beautiful quilts on display.

There were large quilts exquisitely hand-quilted and smaller quilts with appliqué, stitchery or whimsical patterns, which drew exclamations of delight.

A pin cushion display showed the variety of items these ladies can make.

There were trading tables and Sue from Bridge Agencies sold fabrics and patchwork supplies from an on-site shop. Continue reading

The CUDLEE CAFE

The Cudlee Cafeby Kendrea Rhodes

In Cudlee Creek, on the picturesque Gorge road, lies The Cudlee Café, just waiting to engulf you in ambience, flavour and satisfaction. The Café has been around for many years and in many guises as a creamery, post office, deli and finally a café. For the past 8 months, garden designer and mother of five, Babette Wilkinson, has owned and run the café with flare and determination. Continue reading

Choir Cecilia

Choir Cecilia by Kendrea Rhodes

by Kendrea Rhodes

Choir Cecilia (pictured above) is a stunning collection of Hills voices with a diverse repertoire spanning many cultures and centuries. Formed in 1991, they now have 35 strong voices and have gained quite a following over the years. With a talented Musical Director, Peter Webb, and a brilliant accompanist, Sarah Clay, this choir has a powerful synergy, creating an energy that buoys their audience along to the very last note. Continue reading

SA Country Choral Festival 2009 to be held in the Adelaide Hills

SA Country Choral Festival 2009Over 170 choristers representing 7 choirs from across the State will converge on the Adelaide Hills on Saturday and Sunday, August 8 and 9, for the biennial 2009 SA Country Choral Festival.

The Festival, held every 2 years, is fiercely bid for by community choral organisations and for 2009 the Adelaide Hills based choir, Mount Lofty Singers, was the successful bidder and will host this year’s event. Continue reading