Events - April 2nd & 3rd 2016

Your Condobolin Garden Festival journey begins at....

The Wiradjuri Study Centre on Saturday morning. Here, there will be a diverse range of garden related activities, spread over the two days including garden talks by our guest speakers, stalls, arts, craft and yummy homemade morning tea and lunches.

Stalls will provide a wide range of items for sale including garden tools & products, ornaments, plants, pots, garden art and othercrafts.

Make sure you check out the display of captured images in the Garden Photography Competition

Competitions  Photography  In and Around Your Garden                      

Sections   Open, High School and Primary  


Sections   Comical, Traditional and Depicting a Character

Entries close for Photography at 10 am Saturday 2nd April at the Wiraddjuri Study Centre.

Entries close for the Scarecrows on Friday afternoon at 6pm at 34 Rogers Street Condobolin.

Prizes will be a $50 gift voucher to participating businesses in Condobolin.

Timetable of Events

Saturday 2nd April 2016

  • 10:00am       Gardens open, stalls open, competition entries close

  • 10:15am       Official opening

  • 10:30am       Paul Kirkpatrick - 'La Potager Gardening - Edible Art'

  • 11:30am       Sally Bourne - Landscaping 

  • 12:00pm       Explore the gardens

  • 2:00pm        Vas Roberts - Narromine Iris Farm

  • 3:00            John Small - Beekeeping 

  • 4:00pm        Stalls and gardens close

  • 7:00pm        Music Under the Gums, wine and cheese tasting


Sunday 3rd April 2016

  • 9:00am         Gardens open, stalls open

  • 10:00am       Sally Bourne - Landscaping

  • 11:00am       Vas Roberts - Narromine Iris Farm

  • 12:00am       John Small - Beekeeping

  • 12:30pm       Explore the gardens 

  • 1:00pm         Paul Kirkpatrick - the Art, Skill and Science of Pruning 

  • 2:00pm         Explore the gardens

  • 4:00pm         Gardens and stalls close

Click here to download your own copy of the festival timetable.





Date: Saturday 2nd April at 7pm
Event: "Music under the Gums" with Ces & Rocky

Cecelia is well known in the Central West, having performed at various gigs, functions, theatrical events and community projects. Previous to playing with TWJ she has performed in various bands including Two's Company, Al Dente and Below Zero.

Cecelia fronts the band as a lead vocalist and incorporates her theatrical experience by working the crowd to help them relax and have a good time.

Rocky has been a professional freelance musician for over 40 years (scary) mainly in the NSW Central West area.

His love of all musical genres has led him to explore varied facets of the music industry, including: teaching drums and percussion privately through schools, TAFE and music camps, performing as a drummer 'playing' rock to jazz, funk to country in various bands, playing in and musical director for many local theatrical productions including Rent, Westside Story, Heavenly Divas, Grounded and Show Train, and writing and recording in his musical production facility 'Thats It Studio' in Orange.

Entertainment Info

Location: At the home of Lorraine & Cary L'estrange The Gums, Kiacatoo Road, Condobolin

BYO: chair &/or rug, picnic and drinks

Tickets: $20.00 per person

The Band