Jump into June

Jump into June at Swan Hill with one of Swan Hill's busiest weekends - The June Racing Carnival.  

If you can't make it that weekend there is plenty of other things going on in and around Swan Hill in June including:

  • Clay Target Carnival
  • Monty Python's Spamalot
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

At the Swan Hill Gallery:

  • the Da Vinci Machines Exhibit
  • The Yep Project
  • The A'Dale and Beyond 

And while you are in town don't miss the local markets!

 

 

June in Swan Hill

Swan Hill Racing Carnival

June 9th, 10th and 11th

Held over the Queen's Birthday long weekend in June, the three-day carnival kicks off on Friday with the famous Pooles Accountants Golden Topaz. Following on from this is Swan Hill Bus Lines Quambatook Cup on the Saturday and then the big event, the Murray Downs Swan Hill Cup on Sunday valued at $100,000. 

https://country.racing.com/swan-hill

 

Kerang, Moulamein & Boort Clay Target Carnival

June 10th, 11th & 12th

For more information please contact the clubs directly on Kerang 5450 4202, Moulamein 0428 875 118 and Boort 0447 072 637

 

Monty Pythons SPAMALOT

16 June 2017 to 1 July 2017

Spamalot is the Monty Python musical that has been “lovingly ripped off” from the acclaimed 1975 film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. ... The plot of Spamalot is almost exactly the same as the Holy Grail; King Arthur along with his squire, Patsy and a selection of knights go on an epic quest to find the Holy Grail.

http://www.swanhilltheatregroup.com.au/content/monty-pythons-spamalot

 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 

Friday, 30 June 2017 at 7.30pm

Buckle up Australia, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is hitting the road to home deliver the freshest and funniest from Australia’s largest comedy festival!

https://www.swanhill.vic.gov.au/2017/06/melbourne-international-comedy-festival-roadshow/

 

Da Vinci Machines Exhibit

Friday, 23 June – Sunday, 20 August

This award-winning interactive exhibition invites everyone with curiosity to delve into the mind of artist, scientist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci and
showcases many of his iconic inventions.

On loan from the Museum of Leonardo da Vinci in Florence, Italy, the 60 interactive machines are created from original da Vinci drawings.
Highlights include the bicycle, the scuba suit, spring powered car, as well as flying machines.

https://www.swanhill.vic.gov.au/2017/06/da-vinci-machines/

 

The Yep Project 

27th of April to 21st of May

At the Swan Hill Regional Gallery this month is the YEP PROJECT.

Working with found objects such as cardboard boxes, styrofoam, wood, pipecleaners, plastics and other found materials, Jackie Gorring will lead students from St Mary MacKillop College and Swan Hill College in a series workshops utilising alternative art materials. These immediate and unfussed results comprise this exhibition.

https://gallery.swanhill.vic.gov.au/2017/04/the-yep-project/

 

The A'dale and Beyond by Jackie Gorring

28th of April to the 18th of June

Also at the Swan Hill regional Gallery is the A'Dale and Beyond.

Jackie Gorring’s practice draws on two distinct influences. The comings and goings of life in the rural district of Allendale, her home, affectionately referred to by Gorring as A’dale, and the travels “beyond”, throughout Australia and internationally.

https://gallery.swanhill.vic.gov.au/2017/04/the-adale-and-beyond/

 

Murrabit Markets

1st Saturday of the Month

More than 200 stalls at the market with fruit and vegetables,  local hand crafts, plants, tools, fishing gear, clothes, shoes and  hardware. 

(45km south east of Swan Hill.)

http://www.murrabit.com.au/market/

 

Swan Hill Farmers Market

1st Sunday of the Month

Each month we average around 20 stallholders presenting a wide range a fresh, regional produce.

http://www.swanhillfarmers.market

 

Nyah Lions Club Markets

2nd Saturday of the month 

This market is held at the Nyah Recreation Reserve Trotting Track and has around 25 stalls selling everything home made and home grown.  There are food stalls and local attractions and a playground.  Dogs are allowed on leash.

(24km north of Swan Hill at Nyah Trotting complex)

http://www.mymarketsvic.com.au/directory/nyah-lions-market-209.html

 

Swan Hill Rotary Market

3rd Sunday of the Month

There are around 30 stalls selling bric a brac, plants, produce, assorted goods, books, craft, clothes, local produce and much much more.

http://www.vic.gov.au/event/2016/12/swan-hill-rotary-market-k.html

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