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Flower Festival at Redcliffe June 23 – 25
June 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - June 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
This new FREE community event is being held from Friday June 23-25 themed around Redcliffe’s beautiful landscapes and scenery and hosted by St Peter the Fisherman Anglican Church 13 Lucinda St Clontarf. There is on site and street parking available, as is disabled access via a ramp from Hill Parade.
The displays are open from 10am-4pm on Friday June 23 and Saturday June 24 when Devonshire teas will be available for $5 on the back deck. Sunday June 25 the festival is open from 11am – 4pm after which the floral displays will be auctioned off.
Joan Wilkie , renowned pianist in the Morning Melodies at The Redcliffe Cultural Centre will be given a FREE performance on June 23, the Friday afternoon from 2-3pm and Robert Holt will be paying the Collins pipe organ from 12noon on Saturday June 24
“Celebrating the Peninsula-Showcasing its Icons” will depict local landmarks and scenery in floral installations and displays, paintings by artists from Redcliffe Art Society and pottery by the Redcliffe Pottery group.
The local beaches and red cliffs, the famous Gayundah wreck, the bridges and jetties as well as the Botanic gardens, ANZAC Place tribute, our fishing and boating lifestyle and THE Dolphins “kiddy” corner will be represented in structural form, artistic design and many, many flowers. To explain further would give too much away!! To complement each installation, paintings will also depict Redcliffe, including paintings of the late Sandra Hines, Heather Delaney and Alex Enborisoff to name a few well know local artists.
Some artists will be setting up demonstration tables and all art work will be for sale, as are cards with photographs of our peninsula for only $1 each.
Of course, there are raffles, an oil by renowned local artist Gwynneth Boyce and a framed embroidery of native flowers of State emblems. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.
Thank you to Moreton Bay Regional Council for sponsoring this event and Redcliffe Art Society, the Redcliffe Pottery Group and Moreton Bay Arts Council for their support.
Be our guest. Come along and see some thing new and different. Something to suit everyone in a welcoming and pleasant environment.