In the Beautiful Blue Mountains

30 September - 8 October 2017

The Leura Village Fair

This is being held on the weekend of October 7th – 8th. Hosted by the Leura Village Association, the fair is a feast of colour, music and wonderful things to buy. It is held in Leura Mall, among the beautiful blossom trees which line this famous thoroughfare.

The Society of Mountain Artists’ Art Exhibition

This is being held during the week of the Festival at “Leura Fairways”, Fitzroy Street, Leura, and among the works featured are many done by the artists in the festival gardens. The works are for sale.

Everglades Art Gallery

37 Everglades Avenue, Leura

Everglades Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition featuring Jennifer Gabbay, a Blue Mountains-based contemporary visual artist. 11.00am - 3.00pm daily throughout the festival.
See www.everglades.org.au 

Festival of Music and Flowers

St Albans Church, Megalong Street, Leura

  • Saturday 7 October: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
  • Sunday 8 October: 12 noon - 3.00 pm

Greystanes Accessible Garden

Greystanes Disability Services is opening its accessible garden on the 7th and 8th October 2017 to the community. Picnics are welcome. There are accessible bathroom facilities and free parking for wheelchair modified vehicles. Entry fee is by donation and is not included in the Leura Gardens Festival ticket. Money is spent on items for which government funding is unavailable.
Greystanes has specialised in support and advocacy for people with multiple disabilities and high support needs in the region since 1958. Greystanes provides home based and community support for people with a disability and their families; positioning equipment for children and adults and is a provider of training to other Disability Services in Person Centred Active Support.  Greystanes Disability Services is located at 2 Grose St., Leura. 

Please visit www.greystanes.org.au to find out more.
 

This week, or any time, a visit to the following is highly recommended:

  • Scenic World, Cliff Drive, Katoomba, for rides on the famous Scenic Railway, Cableway and Skyway. These amazing rides show you the mountains in a way nowhere else possible.
  • The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Bells Line of Road, Mt Tomah, to see a stunning cold climate botanical garden. It is worth a day on its own, with so much to see, an interesting gift shop and an excellent restaurant with a view to die for.
  • Mayfield Garden, an amazing 160-acre garden property at 530 Mayfield Road, Oberon, west of the mountains.
  • Bygone Beautys, Leura, to see the world’s largest private collection of teawares. The amazing new premises holds a collection of over 5,500 teapots, 7,000 teaspoons and 3,000 tea towels and a number of other tea-related artefacts.
  • Or take a trolley ride with Blue Mountains Trolley Tours and enjoy a leisurely on-off visit to 29 wonderful sights in Katoomba and Leura.

 

 

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