Category Archives: Arts

New look FTG Library

After 11 years of heavy duty, Ferntree Gully Library has been renovated and re-designed in a way that reflects changing patterns of use. First impressions are of spaciousness, clean signage on pale wood, and plenty of seating. Librarian Denise Hibbs … Continue reading

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Hut Gallery gets a facelift

In 2014, the Ferntree Gully Arts Society celebrated its 70th anniversary. The society members decided its venue, The Hut Gallery, deserved a facelift. And so the little building with its orange exterior has been transformed. Its new soft-green outer sits comfortably within the background of … Continue reading

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Join us at Gully News!

Do you like meeting people? They say that to keep the brain working well it is good to talk everyday to at least one person you don’t know. If you are looking for such an opportunity, perhaps you would like … Continue reading

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Song of the local supports the global

Cabaret at The Hut Teresa Cannon On 26 July, 70 people sat spellbound at The Hut as they witnessed the magical talent of well-known and much loved artists, Judi Connelli, Suzanne Johnston and Peter Hurley in a cabaret concert. The … Continue reading

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Cordon Bloke: On Food

Ferntree Gully News is excited to be launching Cordon Bloke: On Food, the first in its spin-off series of books. Compiled by the Editor, Cordon Bloke: On Food brings together a ‘gluttonous’ collection of articles from the Food Pages of … Continue reading

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The Swagman is back!

The Swagman is back! After nearly six months’ absence, Ferntree Gully Village has a new sculpture of a pioneer. An earlier sculpture, carved from the pine tree that stood in this space, had succumbed to the weather. Wood carver Kevin … Continue reading

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The Story Seat

A Knox City Council Community Arts Project, supported by Mountain District Learning Centre (MDLC) and Community Housing Victoria Limited (CHL). July 27 saw the launch of a beautiful mosaic seat in the centre of the CHL Housing Village in Dorset … Continue reading

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