Program

View the 2017 program

The Walcha Mountain Festival –
A Great Day out for the
Whole Family!


CARLO’S IGA CAPTAINS RIDE

SUPPORTING THE WESTPAC RESCUE HELICOPTER SERVICE

This year’s ride will start at 8am in Walcha outside Carlo’s IGA.  The ride will be a 70km loop on dirt back roads around Walcha, taking in some beautiful countryside (with morning tea supplied) and will finish at Langford at 1pm, in time to enjoy lunch and all the festivities.

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You can REGISTER ONLINE HERE.  Late registrations will be taken at 7.30am on the day at Carlo’s IGA.  Registrations are restricted to ages 15 years and over due to the distance of the ride.

Walcha Take-away, (directly opposite Carlo’s IGA) and Walcha Royal Café (100 meters east of Carlo’s IGA on the other side of the bridge) will be open early for coffee and breakfast.


LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

We have a great live music line up this year with talented piano based singer-songwriter Goldheist (Hester Fraser) and her fabulous blend of folk, pop and classical kicking off at 9.30am, followed by the cool sounds of The BopCatz with their unique mix of rockabilly and blues.


QUILT EXHIBITION

Woolshed, Langford Homestead  9.00am – 4.00pm.

At the Walcha Quilt Exhibition, open both days in the Villa Wolka Woolshed at ‘Langford House’, you will find a fabulous display of beautifully crafted quilts.  Entry is by gold coin donation with all proceeds going to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service.


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LANGFORD TOURS

Take a guided tour of the grand Edwardian mansion ‘Langford’, built circa 1903.  Tours will run hourly from 9am – 3pm.

Cost is $10 per adult and $5 per child.


VINTAGE CARS & MOTORCYCLES

Enjoy the beautifully restored unique and classic cars and motorcycles on display.  We are really excited to have The Classic and Specialist Car Club of Northern NSW bringing their HUB RALLY to the Walcha Mountain Festival on Sunday this year.  We are expecting over 80 rare and unique cars, which will be a spectacular sight and a great addition to this year’s Festival.

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FOOD, WINE, & CRAFT BEER AT LANGFORD

An opportunity to enjoy a bite to eat and a selection of locally produced craft beers & wines in a unique setting at Langford.

Locally produced New England Brewing beers and Whyworry wines will be available for purchase from 10am.  Enjoy these on the Langford verandah or in the grounds under the shade of a tree.


AUSTRALIAN WOOL FASHION AWARDS PARADES

The wonderful and versatile qualities of wool will again be on display at the Festival with the Australian Wool Fashion Awards parades.  The Australian Wool Fashion Awards has become a major wool industry event. The awards are designed to showcase the use of Merino Wool by national and international fashion designers and students.  The competitions main aim is to educate and encourage young designers in the wonderful qualities of wool.

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MODEL BOATS

Enjoy watching the amazing remote controlled model ships navigating their way around the lake at Langford.

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MARKET STALLS,  CRAFT BEER & BOUTIQUE WINE

There will be a variety of stalls to browse and a selection of quality food on offer.  The bar will be open from 10am, serving chilled New England Brewing Co. craft beers and Whyworry Wines.


ROCK CLIMBING WALL

Try scaling the mobile rock climbing wall, a very popular addition to the Walcha Mountain Festival.

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FREE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS!

Loads of fun with the free activities on offer! 

Kids can enjoy bush croquet, an egg throwing competition, jumping castle, face painting and much more…