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 Southern Highlands.
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 02 4878 5236
Enjoy a relaxing summer’s afternoon with our wood-fired pizzas, antipasto plates and wine accompanied by free live music performed by various local artists including Lucy Mills, Paul Hodgkinson, the Mountain Dew Band and Nyssa Bunyan
Please remember that this event may attract a small crowd so we ask that you leave your furry friends at home. Also, this not a BYO event.
P 02 4871 6700
“I’ve written every single song with some great writers – and every song is a page out of my life. We all sat in the same room and recorded everything live. I kind of feel as excited as I did when my first album came out over 25 years ago!”
Be sure not to miss Australia’s Country Music Golden Girl, Gina Jeffreys, as she returns to Mittagong this February with her full piece band for an unforgettable show
Gina Jeffreys Featuring Special Guests Rod McCormack and Max Jackson Mittagong RSL Club Sunday, February 9, 2020
Doors open 3pm Show Starts 3:30pm
Tickets: Adults: $42, Children (14 & under): $25
Highland Singers Christmas Concert – Everyone is welcome. A delicious afternoon will be provided by choir members after the performance. Entry by donation and all proceeds will be donated to Can Assist which is a local organisation that helps cancer sufferers in their time of need.
P 1300 511 099
This unusual program explores the home-grown roots of our special guests, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, violinist Vesa-Matti Leppänen and SSO Co-Principal Cellist Umberto Clerici who join Artistic Director Kathryn Selby. Presenting works by Sibelius, Martucci, Beethoven and Dvorak, we explore the beauty and exoticism of these works and their influence on classical music through the generations and indeed their influence on the artists themselves. A fascinating personal journey, this is a special concert and one not to be missed!
P 0413 390 334
The Black Sorrows bring their greatest hits along side their new album to Bowral Bowling Club as Part of their national tour.