Program

View the 2017 program

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


BACK-ROADS BIKE RIDE

Social ride on Back Roads – Mountain Bike recommended

ORGANISED BY NEW ENGLAND MOUNTAIN BIKERS

The ride will take in the dirt back roads around Walcha, passing through some beautiful countryside (with morning tea supplied) and will finish at Langford, in time to enjoy lunch and all the festivities.

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Registrations will be made available online closer to the event.  Late registrations will also be taken on the day.  Registrations are restricted to ages 15 years and over due to the distance of the ride.


LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

We have a great live music line up with talented piano based singer-songwriter Goldheist (Hester Fraser) and her fabulous blend of folk, pop and classical music coming back to wow the crowd.  Hester will also be joining The Grimlings for a few songs, reprising this year Bobby Jack’s Festival recovery show.  The Grimlings are Walcha’s first super band, drawing members from Foundlings and The Grim Brothers.  They play a unique blend of rock, old school country and an occasional dash of cow punk!


QUILT EXHIBITION – POSTER

Woolshed, Langford House 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 throughout the grounds, a spectacular sight and a popular addition to the Festival.

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FOOD, WINE, & CRAFT BEER AT LANGFORD

A great 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.  Enjoy these on the Langford verandah or in the grounds under the shade of a tree.


FLEECE TO FASHION AWARDS PARADES

The wonderful and versatile qualities of wool will again be on display at the Festival with the Fleece to Fashion Awards parades.  The Fleece to Fashion Awards is 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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QUALITY MARKET STALLS

There will be a variety of stalls to browse and a selection of quality food on offer.  Enjoy chilled New England Brewing Co. beers and Whyworry Wines.


ROCK CLIMBING WALL

Try scaling the mobile rock climbing wall, a very popular activity at 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…