Events & Activities

FLEURIEU WELCOME OUR NATIONAL CHAIR

FLEURIEU WELCOME OUR NATIONAL CHAIR

National Chairman Sue Drummond has embarked on a recent trip to visit ADFAS Fleurieu. The Fleurieu committee, led by Chair Anne Butcher, hosted lecturer John Neylon, a popular South Australian arts writer, arts educator, art critic, curator, painter, and printmaker. ...

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A VISIT TO ADFAS CAIRNS

A VISIT TO ADFAS CAIRNS

National Chairman Sue Drummond has recently undertaken a fabulous trip up north, thoroughly enjoying catching up with Chair Lynn Caskey, her wonderful committee and the members of Cairns society. Sue attended their May lecture, presented by Dr Sally Butler -...

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YOUNG ARTS WIN FOR NARRABRI

YOUNG ARTS WIN FOR NARRABRI

ADFAS Narrabri were super excited to have been announced by the National Association of ADFAS as the 2021 winner of the Pauline Hopkins Cup for their 2020 Young Arts project. In 2020, Bellata Public School, a small country school with only 20 children, were our Young...

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30 YEARS CELEBRATIONS FOR SCONE!

30 YEARS CELEBRATIONS FOR SCONE!

What a fabulous celebration for ADFAS Scone! On Tuesday April 13, the 30 Year Anniversary of this lovely society was honoured in style with a lecture on ‘Plants and People Who Changed our Gardens’ presented by Fiona Ogilvie, followed by a delicious lunch on the lawns...

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New Venue for Newcastle

New Venue for Newcastle

While Societies have been busy kicking off the new ADFAS season, Newcastle society may have come up trumps with their fabulous new venue!  Christ Church Cathedral was the stunning location for Julian Bickersteth, President of the Association of ADFAS, to present his...

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CAR BOOT PICNIC FOR ADFAS BOWRAL

CAR BOOT PICNIC FOR ADFAS BOWRAL

ADFAS Bowral & District decided to launch their year off to a great start this week with a car boot picnic. The venue was kindly supplied by Fred & Margie Krahenbuhl, in their paddock in Berrima. The weather was not quite what Chair Kirstie Graham was hoping...

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Byron Bay – a Virtual Lecture

Byron Bay – a Virtual Lecture

Virtual Screening - The Architecture of Mughal India: Palaces, Mosques, Gardens and Mausoleums Members of ADFAS Byron received an unexpected surprise at our first get together for 2021 - the virtual screening of UK Lecturer - Dr John Stevens’ lecture - The...

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Molonglo Plains First Live Lecture

Molonglo Plains First Live Lecture

In December 2020, ADFAS Molonglo Plains committee arranged a live lecture, an exciting venture indeed as it was the first one held since lockdown. This took place in November, in a new venue for the committee, the Queanbeyan Bicentennial Hall. They also held their...

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Gold Coast Bus Trip

Gold Coast Bus Trip

Last November, ADFAS Gold Coast Society braved COVID-19 restrictions and ventured north by coach for a day trip to the Redland Shire. It is bordered by Brisbane, Logan, and Southern Moreton Bay, and includes a number of islands such as North Stradbroke and...

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