CWA annual arts event in Lancefield

Amanda Miller, Karen Rodriguez-Deller, Helen Ryvitch with art work and awards. (Ljubica Vrankovic)

Anne Parisianne

A Creative Arts Exhibition will return to Lancefield in April, showcasing the arts made by Country Women’s Association (CWA) Central Highlands Group members.

During the two-day event, members of 11 CWA branches will display various artwork, including knitting, crochet, embroidery, patchwork, photography, paintings, and floral arts.

The 11 branches of CWA include Gisborne, Romsey, Craigieburn, Heathcote.

While enjoying the creative arts, visitors can treat themselves to lunch of various foods, including soup, scones and sweet treats.

For this upcoming event, visitors can buy the members’ homemade goods, such as jams and marmalades.

CWA state vice-president Amanda Millar said, “this will be a fantastic event, showcasing the best art, craft and cooking skills from Sunbury and the wider Central Highlands Group of branches.”

“I look forward to attending this every year, and of course I make sure I have a scone and a cuppa with a friend while I’m there.”

The two-day event will be held on Saturday, April 20, from 10am-4pm and on Sunday, April 21, from 10am-3pm.

CWA will announce the winner at 11am on the Saturday.

The event will occur at Lancefield Mechanics Institute, 4 The Crescent, Lancefield.

The entry fee for the public is $5, while the cost for children under 16 is free.