Tag Archives: Craft

Woolly Wildlife Makers

For regular or occasional makers who can crochet possum palaces and nests. If you knit and care to help get a knitting crew of makers organised, please join Woolly Wildlife Makers! Gardners Inn Hotel.

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December Local News

All the upcoming events around the area in December (there's a lot happening!) plus 'Incredible Edible Blackheath' - community groups providing food for volunteers and those in need every day of the week.

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November Local News

November is Festival month with the Rhodo Festival in Blackheath and the Lyrebird Festival in the Megalong. These and lots more events in November Local News

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Sherlie McMillan and the Women’s Shed

  When you first meet Sherlie McMillan you’re instantly bowled over by her disarming warmth, infectious laughter and wicked sense of humour.   During the last Covid restrictions, when only 10 were allowed into the Rotary meeting room at the Blackheath Golf and Community Club, Sherlie’s laughter rang out from ‘the naughty table’ that met outside in the dining room. …

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Blackheath Locals Contribute to Global Mask Making Movement

Deidre Ikin wearing a home-made mask while out shopping How quickly (and understandably) people’s positions are changing in this volatile world we currently find ourselves in! It’s only been a matter of weeks since the WHO and many global leaders said there was no need for anyone, other than health workers, to wear masks during this pandemic. We now know …

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Natural Dye Workshop with Nicole Lamarche

Join international natural dye artist, theatre costume designer and sustainable fashion expert Nicole Lamarche for an inspiring Natural Dye workshop at Blackheath Community Farm. Nicole, who is based in Avignon France, has been known as the ‘Godmother of natural dye’ for over 30 years. On the day we will forage together and learn to identify and harvest local plants, flowers …

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Dropping in to the Men’s Shed

OK I admit it, I’ve got shed envy! I’ve now been to the Blackheath Area Men’s Shed four times and each time I’ve found it more difficult to leave than the last. I’m not sure what I envy the most … the beautiful, neatly organised walls of tools and various workshops with projects underway …  like the second time I came and …

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