August 26, 2015

Eskbank House

Eskbank House

Dear friends of Eskbank,

What an exciting month we have ahead of us.

Our next exhibition is Primary By Design – Cullen Bullen Public School where Eskbank and the school have partnered up to bring you an exhibition of the student’s photographs and their reinterpretation in a variety of mediums. The opening is 11am Friday 4 September 2015 and you are all invited to come and meet the artists and celebrate this exhibition with them. The exhibition will run from 3 – 20 September 2015.

Following this we will have our first “We All Stand on Sacred Ground” NAIDOC Art Exhibition organised by Mingaan Wiradjuri Aboriginal Corporation.  Mingaan is currently inviting the community to enter a work of art on the theme of “We All Stand On Sacred Ground”. This exhibition aims to promote learning and sharing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture within the community. Your art work may be 2D or 3D, traditional or contemporary so long as it relates to the theme. Please include a story for your art work to help share culture. Entry forms are on the website at  The exhibition will run from 24 September - 11 October 2015. With an official opening on Sunday 27 September2015 to which you are all invited.

And our 2015 LITHGOW HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL PROGRAM kicks of this month.

Vampire Scarecrow Workshop: 10am Thursday, 24 September, 2015. Primary school children are invited to join Ludwina Roebuck in the gardens at Eskbank House to create sizzling vampire scarecrows for the 2015 Lithgow Halloween Festival.  With fangs, decorations and flowing capes, the scarecrows will feature in the decorations on Main Street on 31 October 2015.  This is a free workshop, but places are limited. Booking forms on the website at

Create a Vampire Workshop: 9am – 4pm Thursday, 1 October, 2015. For ages 12 – 25, at this workshop you will create a cape and learn vampire make up, cat walk and drama skills. You will then model in our Halloween Fashion Show on Friday 23 October and perform at the Lithgow Halloween Festival on Saturday 31 October 2015. This is a free project but we only have ten places so get in quickly.  Booking forms are on the website at

Never dull here at Eskbank House! If you need any more information please visit our website at 


from the Eskbank Team and Wendy

Wendy Hawkes | Cultural Development Officer
Community & Culture | LITHGOW CITY COUNCIL
PH (02) 6354 9999 | FAX (02) 6351 4259

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