Category Archives: Arts

Hobbits in the Gully?

A local mapmaker has released a series of Lord of the Rings-inspired maps of the Dandenongs and Shire of Yarra Ranges. Adam Mattinson, a cartographer, grew up in Mount Evelyn and fell in love with maps from an early age. … Continue reading

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Knox Inspired celebrates local art

Knox Arts & Events is excited to launch the virtual Knox Art Collection, a beautiful online gallery that captures over 300 paintings, drawings, ceramics and heritage items collected by Knox City Council over the decades. To celebrate the launch of … Continue reading

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‘Magical May’ – Kids Kreative Virtual Event

When: Every Wednesday & Saturday during the month of May Time: 11am to 11:30am (see program below!) Where: Knox Arts & Events Facebook page Cost: Free! Abracadabra… Are you ready for Magical May?! Over the next four weeks get ready … Continue reading

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Forty years in Ferntree Gully – Knox Festival 2020

This year – the best yet! An estimated 20,000 people enjoyed the Knox Festival over the weekend 0f 29th February – 1st March. The organisers were thrilled to receive consistently positive feedback from all involved on all elements of the … Continue reading

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Wonders of the Arboretum

‘Expect the unexpected’, they said, of this first-time family event in the Tim Neville Arboretum on Sunday 16 February. Well, we did – and this is what we wandered into. Gnomic garden gnomes, cosy in wheelbarrows, mystified tiny children. A … Continue reading

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Noelene Taylor Dancers – Dancing in the Village for 24 years

The Noelene Taylor Dancers are a part of the Ferntree Gully Village, meeting in the Uniting Church hall in The Avenue and offering classes in tap, jazz, lyrical ballet and hiphop. Ballet is recognized as being beneficial for footballers who … Continue reading

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Knox Library receives upgrade as part of Living Libraries Program

Knox Library is set to undergo a massive upgrade from next year as part of the State Government’s Living Libraries Program. Knox Council has been given a $450,000 grant for the upgrade, which will see Knox Library double in size … Continue reading

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