The Highlands is known for the strength and creativity of its artistic community. Practitioners of all levels, from national icons to enthusiastic amateurs, come to the area for the cool air, natural beauty and lifestyle which combine to provide an inspirational environment in which to create. The region supports a vibrant Arts/Culture ethos that is reflcted in the wealth of events, performances, exhibitions and festivals that occur
through every season, all year. As a dedicated Arts & Culture site for the Southern Highlands, ARTSfie is both a teaser for the spectacular creative offerings of the region, and a calendar of events for various cultural happenings during the year. We trust that you enjoy what you see and look forward to meeting you here in the
The Southern Highlands Art Studio Trail is held every year in November. It is an opportunity for artists of all disciplines to open their studio doors and welcome visitors to explore their creative habitats. Exhibiting artists include full-time professionals as well as emerging artists across a range of media; painting (traditional and
contemporary), ceramics, jewellery, woodwork, furniture, textiles, photography, garden sculpture and printmaking
Download the Map and Trail PDF
P 0417 668 595
Note: for the past eight years we have held the Southern Highlands Writers Festival (SHWF) in the month of July, but this year due to restrictions caused by the Coronavirus, we have rescheduled the festival to November 2020.
The festival will be held in several venues within the Southern Highlands, including Milton Park Country Hotel.
Stay tuned for more.
P 02 4869 1888
UOW Southern Highlands campus is offering Introduction to Creative Writing which is open to the public. The subject introduces a wide range of texts in poetry, prose and scriptwriting, with the aim of developing writing, editing and critical skills.
2 Dec —14 Feb
6 hours per week (Mon and Wed 9:30 –12.30)
E Stephen Lowe: firstname.lastname@example.org
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By completing the online form your event will be published automatically on both the ARTSFile and Destination Southern Highlands websites.