Events & Activities

Cairns 25th Anniversary

Cairns 25th Anniversary

Congratulations to ADFAS Cairns who celebrated the occasion of their 25th anniversary of the society last month! Members and friends enjoyed a guided tour of St. Monica's Cathedral with its stunning stained glass windows, followed by afternoon tea at Rocco's in the...

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A Fabulous Excursion for Rockhampton!

A Fabulous Excursion for Rockhampton!

From ADFAS Rockhampton Chair, Bernadette O’Connor: Our member’s excursion to the Brigalow Arts Festival went ahead on the 27th October, with our bus load of 52 enthusiastic travellers. Our morning tea stop was at the State Heritage listed “Greycliffe Homestead” in...

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National Chair visits ADFAS Hobart

National Chair visits ADFAS Hobart

The Hobart ADFAS committee was delighted to welcome our National Chairman, Sue Drummond this week. Hobart Chairman, Lorraine, hosted Sue during her stay. The committee had a special meeting to learn more about activities of the Association at a national level.

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A MUSICIAL INTERLUDE FOR TOOWOOMBA

A MUSICIAL INTERLUDE FOR TOOWOOMBA

ADFAS Toowoomba were rather disappointed to miss out on filmmaker Ben Gilmour’s lecture due to travel restrictions this month.  But instead, this innovative committee replaced the event with a magnificent production of their own. Chairman Peter Schneider, with local...

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New Members Morning Tea at Yarra

New Members Morning Tea at Yarra

ADFAS Yarra welcomed 19 new members at the beginning of 2021. While only a small number could join Chair Carol Johnston and her committee for the annual new members morning tea, the event was hugely enjoyed by all, pictured here gathering at the home of Jo Ingram who...

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ADFAS BOWRAL – WOWED BY WAR & PEACE: GITTOES & QUILTY

ADFAS BOWRAL – WOWED BY WAR & PEACE: GITTOES & QUILTY

ADFAS Bowral & District chair, Kirstie Graham, was thrilled to host lecturer Gavin Fry at Bowral's recent lecture event. Kirstie says "One of our members Jaqueline, the winner of our raffle is pictured here with Gavin. Jacqueline was delighted to win a beautiful...

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THE KETTON’S BRING A NEW FORMAT TO LECTURING!

THE KETTON’S BRING A NEW FORMAT TO LECTURING!

ADFAS National Chair Sue Drummond visited the Sunshine Coast society recently to meet with Chair Dawne Clark and her committee and attend their June lecture. This event was a fabulous lecture and artistic demonstration presented by Robert and Catherine Ketton. Robert...

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A HISTORY OF THE TIARA FOR ADELAIDE

A HISTORY OF THE TIARA FOR ADELAIDE

Gill Potter, Chair of ADFAS Adelaide, this week welcomed Chair of the National Association of ADFAS Sue Drummond, for a visit to their society.  Sue was delighted to attend Adelaide’s June lecture presented by Angus Trumble.  Angus is a former curator at the Art...

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