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ABOUT 2018 LAKESIDE FESTIVAL

The first Saturday of November 2018, discover the unique culture and personality of the Midcoast at our Lakeside Festival. Enjoy only the best local food, wine, live music, workshops and artistic talents as we bring together a variety of eclectic entertainment right to the shores of Forster Tuncurry’s dazzling blue Wallis Lake. This is a family friendly and licenced event. FREE ENTRY for Kids 12yrs and under. Under 18’s must be in direct supervision of a parent or guardian at all times. Our event stretches over Lone Pine Memorial Park, John Wright Park, & Tuncurry Memorial Hall for maximum fun!



FOOD, MARKETS, CRAFT BEERS, WINE, ART you name it..

There’s lots of different stuff happening at #LFEST18, the best part about it though, is there is only ever just enough so that you don’t feel like your missing out on anything. No overlaps, no line ups, no hassles, no worries. There’s great food options for all diets, a licensed bar, undercover spaces to chill, markets to peruse, art to view, workshops, kids activities, a skate ramp, playground, morning yoga. A festival experience like no other.



WHATS ON?


FRI NOV 2 @ FORSTER – TUNCURRY Get your pre-festival fix with a selection of entertainment with our supporting sponsors.
10:30am Bingo @ Tuncurry Beach Bowling Club
12noon Lunch Special @ Bellevue Hotel Tuncurry
8:00pm Karaoke @ Lakes & Ocean Hotel
9:00pm Neptune’s Lounge & Night Club @ Club Forster

SAT NOV 3 @ LONE PINE MEMORIAL PARK, TUNCURRY
8:00am Create & Grow Market Opens
from 8:00am Market Stalls, Live Entertainment, Face painting, BBQ, Max FM 107.3 live broadcast, Hoop High roaming performer, Rainbow tie dye & Bunnings kids workshop.. plus more
11:00am Meet Mr Whizzy Waterdrop
1:00pm Create & Grow Market closes

SAT NOV 3 @ JOHN WRIGHT PARK, TUNCURRY
7:00am Yoga By The Lake(1hr) BOOK NOW
11:45am Music Festival Opens
12noon Welcome To Country
12:25pm Belle Badi
1:25pm The Black Nor-Easters
2:10pm Sundara Tribe Belly Dancers
2:40pm Cranky Duck
3:40pm Galleri
4:40pm The Mason Rack Band
5:50pm Bondi Cigars
6:45pm Lucky Door & Prize Draw
7:00pm Russell Morris
8:00pm Music Festival Closes

SAT NOV 3 @ TUNCURRY MEMORIAL HALL, TUNCURRY
9:00am Art Prize Exhibition Opens
9am-2pm Public Voting – Peoples Choice & Kids Colouring-in
10:00am Paint Party Workshop BOOK NOW
2:00pm Art Prize Exhibition Closes

SUN NOV 4 @ TUNCURRY MEMORIAL HALL, TUNCURRY
9:00am Art Prize Exhibition Opens
12noon Art Prize Exhibition Closes



HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF #LFEST18

    Create + Grow Market

    CREATE + GROW MARKET

    1. START YOUR MORNING FRESH As you journey through the festival nice and early Saturday, November 3, with some yoga at 7am then the Create + Grow Market. Kicking off from 8am at Lone Pine Memorial Park, Tuncurry till 1pm live music will play throughout the day, providing the background for all market-goers as you discover local displays, fresh produce, yummy food and beverages, craft and hobbie stalls, environmental stalls, upcycle stalls, demonstrations, kids playground and so much more.. perfect time to get the Christmas shopping done. FULL DETAILS

    Art Prize Exhibition

    ART PRIZE EXHIBITION

    2. POP INTO THE ART GALLERY. For a gold coin donation at Tuncurry Memorial Hall from Sat 9am to 2pm and Sun 9am to 12pm you can view all displays of paintings, photography, drawings and junior works entered in by our local artists and schools. Vote for your favourite! FULL DETAILS

    Workshops + Activities

    WORKSHOPS + ACTIVITIES

    3. JOIN IN WITH NEW WORKSHOPS!! We have introduced workshops for all ages this year from yoga, painting, kids crafts, gardening, recycling activities and more to come. Bookings maybe required. Various venues, dates and times – more details available soon Get the kids active with this years activities:
    • Toddlers Sandpit
    • Face Painting
    • Jumping Castle
    • Look at me Photobooth
    • Tie Dye Workshop
    • Instagram Photo Frame
    • Pony Rides
    • Public Playground – Lone Pine Memorial Park
    FULL DETAILS

    Music Festival

    MUSIC FESTIVAL

    5.SHAKE YOUR TAIL FEATHERS TO 8 HRS OF MUSIC Blues, rock, folk, jazz, indie, country, cover bands and so much more on a single intimate stage THERES SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. . This is the sixth year the Music festival will be held in John Wright Park, Forster Tuncurry from 12pm to 8pm.

    2018 MUSIC LINE-UP
    Headlining acts:

    RUSSELL MORRIS

    7:00pm

    BONDI CIGARS

    5:50pm

    THE MASON RACK BAND

    4:40pm
    Supporting local acts:

    GALLERI

    3:40pm

    CRANKY DUCK

    2:40pm

    THE BLACK NOR-EASTERS

    1:25pm

    BELLI BADI

    12:25pm
ALSO FEATURING:
  • Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony performed by members of the Forster Local Aboriginal Land Council.
  • Sundara Tribe– belly dancers
  • Lucky Door Prize Fill in our survey found inside this year event program for your chance to win some amazing prizes thanks to our SPONSORS




TICKETS

6. PURCHASE MUSIC FESTIVAL TICKETS EARLY Ticket sales go fast! We have a limited capacity so don’t delay getting a hold of those passes.
TICKETS are available online from $25Adult, $15 Youth, Child 12 & Under FREE and at the GATE for $30Adult. $15Youth Child 12 & under FREE
Full detailsTICKET INFO
The music festival is a family friendly and licenced event. FREE ENTRY for kids under 12yrs with kids entertainment available, face painting and rides (under 18’s must be in direct supervision of a ticket paying adult at all times) No BYO food or drinks. no pets.



FESTIVAL PROGRAM

7.GET YOURS AT THE GATE or click through to view and download a copy of the official festival program for 2018. Also included is some more hints and tips on how to maximise your experience at #LFEST18



PARKING OPTIONS

8.CAR POOL IF YOU CAN As there is no designated parking on site and there is limited parking in town. Ditch the car and take advantage of our available taxies.Special discounts are available for Lakeside Festival goers. If you do require parking here are some suggested places.




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9.WHERE WILL YOU BE?



RECYCLE & HELP FUNDRAISE

10. TAKE CARE Please recycle when possible and take care of our beautiful water ways to keep our paradise rubbish free. The committee is collaborating with local service providers; Midcoast Waste Services, JR Richards, and Beach Bums Cafe, in providing practical solutions for diverting and collecting waste. We have designated bins for your aluminium cans which will be our way of fundraising for the GREAT LAKES WOMANS SHELTER with our RETURN AND EARN scheme. Your donations towards PROJECT 2020 will help the women and children experiencing Domestic Violence in the Great Lakes to be safe and supported.



JOIN US

11. GET INVOLVED Lakeside Festival is completely run by volunteers as a not for profit event. Every cent raised goes directly back into the next festival. The Lakeside Festival provides an avenue for cultural experience engaging the local and wider community. Volunteers, local neighbourhood services, high school students and youth groups, disability groups, marketers, artists, designers, market stall holders, harvest community, food and beverage vendors, performers and participants join together to create a positive and well organised cultural event for the wider community. Since the first Lakeside Festival in 2013, thousands of people have visited the Great Lakes to be part of the Festival. It is encouraging to see the local community acting as tourism ambassadors for the area and proudly showcasing their region to enhance the image of the Great Lakes and the community where we live and work.
Lakeside Festival showcases our local area, businesses, culture and creativity. JOIN US TODAY VOLUNTEER TODAY
SEEKING: FOOD VENDORS, MARKET STALLS, KIDS & ADULT WORKSHOPS, FUN ACTIVITES, ARTIST ENTRIES, BUSKERS, VOLUNTEERS, SPONSORS, APPLCATION FORMS



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19 hours ago

Lakeside Festival

Have you seen our 2018 Lakeside Festival Art Prize Exhibition "LOCAL LIFE" winners on display at Stockland Forster?
Pop in this weekend for one last close up look.

Featuring:

👨‍🎨Stacks Painting Prize

1st - Karen Green "Wilbur Whale"
2nd - Barbara O'Donnell "Blackhead Beach"
3rd - Lisa Geddes "Wallis at Sunset"
Sponsored by Stacks Law Firm Forster

✏Tartt Art Drawing Prize

1st - David Jeisman "Churches Tuncurry"
2nd - Jaquiline Holland - "Magpie"
3rd - Madeline Dowie "Mick Fanning"
Sponsored by Tartt.

📸Stockland Photography Prize

1st - Anthony Murphy "A Stones Throw"
2nd - Rebecca Addams "dragon"
3rd - Nicole Mugridge "Early Morning Living"
Sponsored by Stockland Forster

🖼Open Junior Artist Prize

1st - Jasmine Wilmott "Untitled"
Sponsored by Dolphins Children Services
2nd - Eloise Griffiths "trees Grow on Water" Sponsored by PJ's Cheaper Choice Bargain Store
3rd - Dylan Kinkade "Eye" Sponsored by Coco's Closet

😍People's Choice Award
Olga Conaher - "Tree of Life" (not on display) Sponsored by Great Lakes Art Society

👏Lakeside Packers Prize
Kathleen Duffy - "landscape within us" (body cast) sponsored by Big 4 Great Lakes

Interested in entering our 2019 Art Prize Exhibition? Applications will be available in the new year as planning commences.
Would you like to sponsor our 2019 cash prizes? Please email us at info@lakesidefestival.com.au or visit our website www.lakesidefestival.com.au for more details and like our FB page to keep updated on our up coming events.
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22 hours ago

Lakeside Festival

Rockin' Shots of The Mason Rack Band.
Photography credit: GlenGolby Photography

#lakesidefestivalnsw #LFEST18 #barringtoncoast #lovethegreatlakes #midcoastFinally got to see one of this countries premier live acts ,The Mason Rack Band at the Lakeside festival ,awesome performance ..#lakesidefestivalnsw #masonrackband
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6 days ago

Lakeside Festival

Congrats to our kids Colouring in Comp Winners !
1st place- Jess
2nd place - Dylan

Thank you for entering. Winners will be notified by via email shortly and their prizes posted just in time for Christmas shopping.
1st = $50 Kmart voucher
2nd = $20 Kmart voucher
Proudly sponsored by KidsPlay MidCoast

And a special mention to our comp design drawn by Madeline Dowie Portraits and Pictures

#kidscolouringin #competition
#lakesidefestivalnsw #kidsplaymidcoast #barringtoncoast Love the Great Lakes
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1 week ago

Lakeside Festival

Now here are some funny snaps. Tag your friends!
Thanks to Look At Me PhotoboothsLakeside Festival 2018 03/11/2018

" LIKE ” our page and then " TAG " yourselves & your friends :

Courtesy of Look At Me Photobooths

www.lookatmephotobooths.com.au
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