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Christmas Eve Service 2015

Enjoy a Christmas Eve Service at St Matthew’s Church, Long Gully.

There’ll be carols, the Christmas story and supper afterwards.

St Matthew’s is kid-friendly and if you don’t come to church much, we’re not phased.

Christmas Eve Service poster 2015

Twilight Festival 2015

The Twilight Festival in Long Gully returns!! Last year this was a real hit, and this year promises to be just as enjoyable.

Food, games, performances, workshops – this festival will be a spring spectacular.

If you’re from the Gully, or from the other side of town, head to St Matthew’s.

Date: Friday, November 6th
Time: 4.30pm-8pm

Activities confirmed so far:
– face painting
– primary school art exhibition
– wood fired pizza in our custom built oven
– devonshire tea to raise money for local community groups
– scarecrow creation
– seedlings for sale
– fire buckets
– Karen cooking demonstration
– home-made lemonade
– have a go at a decoupage mural

….and more to come…

Facebook Event Page

Download the flier!

Twilight Festival: Pollies Hang Out

We’re not expecting a “shirtfront” scenario, but at the Twilight Festival tonight Ms Maree Edwards MP, member for Bendigo West, will be presenting out Art Exhibition prizes. Her challenger in the upcoming state election, Mr Michael Langdon, will be coming along as well.

We expect our newly crowned Mayor, Cr Peter Cox to also make an appearance.

Twilight Festival: Heretics Corner

Love talking about deep ideas and questions? So does Tony. Bring your thorny questions about life, the universe and everything to the Twilight Festival on this Friday. He probably won’t answer them, but you’ll enjoy the conversation.

Event page here.

Twilight Festival: Drumming Workshop

Ever wanted to drum? Jim will have a bunch of drums handy to get us drumming away together at our Twilight Festival this  Friday.

See event page for more info.

Twilight Festival: Art Exhibition

Students from Violet St Primary School and Lightning Reef Primary School are creating artwork for an Art Exhibition. With prizes kindly sponsored by Arthouse Direct this is sure to be a great show.

See event page here.

Twilight Festival: Eat Pizza and Snags

Getting together with others makes us want to eat! We’ll be cranking up the wood-fired pizza oven and the BBQ for your consuming pleasure.

Twilight Festival: Start a Small Vegie Garden

Ever wanted to start a small vegie garden? Feel overwhelmed at the thought? Experienced gardener Ros Woodburn will be helping you get going on your project. Come along to the Twilight Festival in Long Gully this Friday.

See the event page here

Twilight Festival: Get Your Art On!

Have a go at some art at the Twilight Festival this Friday at St Matt’s Long Gully. We’ll have 4 different opportunities for you. You don’t have to be an expert, just up for having a go:

  • Wigwam creation with Peter
  • Mosaic tabletop with Cassie
  • Paint panels with Ben
  • Create a clay pot with Megan

Twilight Festival: Devonshire Tea

Love a good Devonshire Tea? Indulge with a conscience at the Twilight Festival this Friday, as we raise money for the Kids Garden Club. This is a partnership between the Hope…It Grows! community garden and Bendigo Violet Street Primary School.

See the event page here!