Cultural Report

21 Oct

The Sing Canowindra workshop was very well attended on 25 May, with visiting choir master Christina Mimmocchi leading over 40 attendees in choir songs. They performed that day at Folk Club at taste Canowindra and sounded amazing. The CWA Hall … Read More »

International Day

21 Oct

There were two wonderful meetings held on Thursday 28 August to celebrate International Day and the country of study, Botswana. Our branch hosted Elizabeth Akhiwu and her four lovely children for the day, as they judged the primary school art, … Read More »

Composting Workshop – Sat 19 October

29 Oct

A composting workshop was held on a beautiful warm spring day with Chris Cuddy, local horticultural scientist.  He described the science behind the compost heap (the non-smelly, fully functional, creepy-crawly type) and then we had a go at making our … Read More »

Sunday Serenade

10 Sep

Around 150 people enjoyed the first Sunday Serenade on 25 August.  The performances were amazing, the choir conducted by Mrs Jill MacDonald was fun, and the afternoon tea was scrumptious!  But the most noteworthy feature of the afternoon was the … Read More »

Handmade – A day of craft and food

13 Aug

Saturday 5 October will see our branch host an exhibition called “Handmade”.  There will be displays of handmade articles which have been supplied by CWA members both present and past. Some of the items from the past show painstaking workmanship. … Read More »

Tai Chi, Chai Tea & Finger food recipes

15 Jul

Around 25 ladies attended the last meeting, on Thursday 25 July.  It was a very pleasant evening, watching a wonderful demonstration of tai chi led by Cheryl and Sharon from Forbes.  It was great to see several members involved in … Read More »

Nostalgia…

14 May

Perhaps its just me, but going through the rooms at the CWA hall invokes a tender nostalgia.  There is so much history in the nearly 90 years of CWA presence in Canowindra, a town that has had such a unique … Read More »