Gawler Event Watch

Rotary Fair 2018

Marilyn talks with a Ladybug and Wendy Randell from Gawler Zonta and discovers a wonderful scheme which helps children build their own libraries. We visited The Community House Stand and discovered some new activities. Helen and Karen, two lovely volunteers filled us in on all things Community House. We stopped by The Suicide Prevention booth. …

Gawler Primary School Celebrates 140th Anniversary

On the 19th October 2018, Gawler Primary School will be 140 years old. There will be celebrations from 4-6.30 pm. The Committee is especially looking for multi-generational ex-students of the school. Marilyn talks with John and Amanda Reiman – 3 generations of their family have attended this school. Deidre, her two sons, David and John, …

Interview: Off the Couch with Ethan

While at the Gawler Show this year, we caught up with Ethan White, the host of the Channel 44 TV show Off the Couch with Ethan. We asked him about his new TV show, plus his thoughts on the 2018 Gawler Show.  …

The Gawler Show 2018

The Gawler Show is a testament to the social strength of the Gawler Community. Marilyn spoke with the Show Committee President, Patricia Dent OAM, on the Saturday morning of the show. Incidental music is by Scott Holmes http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/Music_For_Media/Scott_Holmes_-_01_-_Arcade_Paradise       License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ …

Event Watch Jazz Festival

Our team attended the Festival Launch at the Nixon Convention Centre and met up with the Foenando Brothers, Mike and Steve. Deb Davidson, a local jazz enthusiast, joined us on the breezy balcony for a chat. Incidental music from While She Sleeps (Morning Edit)by The Lights Galaxia licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives . …

Event Watch: Youth Art Exhibition

Whilst at the2017 Rotary Village Fair, Marilyn looked in on the Youth Art Tent and spoke with President Elect, Jacqui Atyeo,  who curated  the Exhibition. Incidental music is by Scott Holmes http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/Music_For_Media/Scott_Holmes_-_01_-_Arcade_Paradise       License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ …

Event Watch: HAC

Whilst at the Rotary Village Fair, Marilyn stopped by at the GHAC stand and spoke with Martin Gelhert. Incidental music from While She Sleeps (Morning Edit)by The Lights Galaxia,  licensed under  Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives http://freemusicarchive.org …

Event Watch: Gawler & Districts Disability Sport, Rec and Art Expo

The Gawler & Districts Disability Sport, Rec and Art Expo was officially launched this week, with representatives from Disability, Sports and Recreation SA (DRSSA) attending, as well as staff from the local Starplex and local member Tony Piccolo. We talked to DRSSA President and Paralympian Daryl Taylor about what makes this an important initiative. If …

Event Watch: Gawler Community Gallery Opening – Mental Health Carers

Marilyn went to the launch of the Mental Health Carers Group’s inaugural exhibition at the Gawler Community Gallery, on Sunday, 6th March 2016. The exhibition was organised by Eileen Booth, Peer Support worker at The United Community Group, Smithfield, and opened by Michelle, an Art Therapist. Marilyn met up with the exhibitors, Eileen and Michelle …

Event Watch: Gawler Fringe

Marilyn visits the Gawler Fringe Festival and interviews a few of its participants. Angus and Marilyn chat with Fringe performer, Liam Halford. Marilyn chats with local artisan, Brenda Northeast. Marilyn stops at the Chapter and Verse booth. Street interview with Daniel and Kelly from “I’m from Gawler” Facebook page. Scott Rathman shares his Fringe thoughts …

Event Watch: Village Fair Stalls

There were a lot of stalls around the Rotary Village Fair, so we took the chance to talk to some of them! In this episode we talk to the Barossa Light Horse Historical Association, the Gawler and District Children’s Centre, Heartbeat Inc., and Zonta. We also have another interview with the organisers of the event, …

Event Watch: Rotary Village Fair

Another day, another local event! When we arrived at the Gawler Rotary Village Fair it was in full swing, so we asked Kim Potger, one of the organisers, a few questions. We also did a second set of interviews, talking to the people from the stalls around the fair, which you can find here. …

Event Watch: Uniting Family Fair

In today’s episode Cody and Marilyn visit the Uniting Family Fair to get an interview and try out their sausage sizzle. …

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