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Kersbrook Tavern – New Management, New Faces and NEW CHEF

Story ThumbnailThe village of Kersbrook is located in the Northern Adelaide Hills in the Apple, Pear and Cherry growing district between Williamstown and Gumeracha – an absolutely stunning drive at any time of the year.

Paul and Robyn Griffin would like to announce the arrival of their new Chef, Scott Mac-Diarmid.

Scott has worked previously as head chef at the Bath Hotel, Norwood and Brompton Park Hotel. Continue reading Kersbrook Tavern – New Management, New Faces and NEW CHEF

Do you enjoy the antique and collectables shows on television?

Story ThumbnailPerhaps you would like to know more about the piece of china Auntie Marj left you?

Come and join the classes to be conducted in the Torrens Valley Community Centre, Gumeracha, commencing on October 18th and running until November 22nd.

For 2 hours a week (10am to 12pm) we will be showing, discussing and learning about all sorts of Victoriana, Australiana, glass, ceramics, Oriental and collectables of the future. Continue reading Do you enjoy the antique and collectables shows on television?

Call to Spectators & Motorcycle Enthusiasts

Story ThumbnailYou are invited to attend the Barossa Valley Classic Motorcycle club’s 22nd Annual One Day Rally on Sunday, October 15th at the Williamstown Oval.

This is one of the biggest one day motorbike events in South Australia with regular interstate and international visitors.

If you want to see classic Norton’s, Ariel’s, Royal Enfields, Harley Davidson’s, Moto Guzzi’s, Triumphs, BSA’s, Douglas’, Brough Superiors, Indians, Panthers, Scotts, Ducatis, Sunbeams and Vincent’s then this is a day not to miss in the Australian motorcycle calendar. Continue reading Call to Spectators & Motorcycle Enthusiasts

“Guardian Angel” knitters for World Vision

Story ThumbnailLadies from as far away as Victor Harbour and Adelaide answered the recent call from the Gumeracha Uniting Church knitters to become “Guardian Angel” knitters for World Vision.

The 8 local knitters along with their 28 volunteers, were soon busily click-clacking their knitting needles and produced: 62 jumpers, 33 rugs, 50 pairs of bootees, 71 beanies, 15 pairs of mittens and 3 scarves for the children in Mongolia, the country that World Vision is helping in 2006. Continue reading “Guardian Angel” knitters for World Vision

Palmer Hot Rod Street Party

Story ThumbnailThe Main Street of Palmer is the place to be on Sunday, October 1st, if you love great cars and great music!
Palmer is a small town with a population of approximately 80 people, located 16 kilometres west of Mannum on the Adelaide to Mannum Road.

The day features everything from 1920’s Hot Rods to the classic 50’s, muscle cars, and street machines, which will fill the main street of Palmer. Continue reading Palmer Hot Rod Street Party

Top of the Torrens Gallery

Story ThumbnailThe new exhibition, which was opened by Leonie Holmes at Top of the Torrens Gallery in Birdwood during July (pictured right), shows work from artists who live “Along the Torrens Valley” and is part of the SALA (South Australian Living Artists) Festival.

Suzanne Georgiou, who lives at Cudlee Creek is showing some of her vibrant floral pictures, whilst Gumeracha resident, Susan Murphy’s spectacularly designed and executed quilts are indicative of her years of experience and expertise in her craft. Continue reading Top of the Torrens Gallery

Custom Framing Revolutionised!

Story ThumbnailMichael and Christine of Murphy Framing in Birdwood, (founding members of the Picture Framers Guild SA) aim to keep attune to the latest developments in sound framing practices.

Since commencement in 2000, the home based business has steadily grown and offers personal top quality professional service.

Their newly acquired Wizard Computer Mat Cutter now provides opportunity for countless decorative mat cut designs and various shaped openings. Continue reading Custom Framing Revolutionised!