A special event is coming to Flutterbies Cafe in Tyalgum: The Lyrebird Trio is comprised of Australian musicians Glenn Christensen (violin), Simon Cobcroft (cello) and Angela Turner (piano), all distinguished graduates of the Queensland Conservatorium. The Trio was formed in 2013 and they regularly perform right across Australia with featured concerts at Melbourne Recital Hall, Sydney Opera House among others, they have had recordings and broadcasts on ABC Classic FM, and MBS networks. Outside of the trio, Glenn Christensen is a member of the Australian Chamber Orchestra; Simon Cobcroft is Principal Cello with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and Angela Turner is a lecturer at the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University. For the Flutterbies concert they will be performing the spirited Haydn Gypsy trio, as well as works by Kopetz and Mendelssohn as well as an original work called ‘Of The Sea, The Moon and of You’. The concert is $50 per person and includes a Champagne Gold cocktail on arrival. Book for lunch before the concert. Cocktail and Dessert menu available at interval. For any enquiries contact 0488 713 241.
We are excited to announce that first our concert in the Little Shop Next Door for this year will be an afternoon of exquisite piano and opera featuring the 2017 Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition Winner, pianist Oscar Wong in concert on Saturday 10th March.
The concert will be held at Flutterbies Cottage Cafe in the beautiful village of Tyalgum. Tickets are priced at $45 per person which includes a glass of champagne on arrival. Doors will open at 2:00pm for a 2:30pm start, and the concert will finish at approximately 4:30pm. A concert menu of cocktails and desserts will be available during interval for concert patrons and these can be pre-ordered beforehand. Bookings for lunch at Flutterbies before the concert and all other enquiries can be made by calling 0488 713 241.
We invite you to join us for our annual Grounded Gathering in 2018 at a very special site located in Bundjalung Country, near Tylagum, only 1 hrs drive from Gold Coast and Byron Bay.
Our annual Gathering is split in to two parts; a five day, hands-on, workshop program for a small group of participants ready to invest in their future through project based education, and then as the weekend rolls in, we open up the space to celebrate with some people powered permaculture action party.
Each year Artable gathers 8 of its best workshop artists to gather in Northern NSW for 5 days of creative fun.
You pick your favourite workshop tutor to spend the 5 days with. So there are 8 gatherings of small groups of 10-12 people in different rooms. Each tutor has their own materials list for you to bring with you, but other than that EVERYTHING else is included!
On Friday 26th January, Tyalgum Village joins in the Australia Day celebrations with a wonderful programme. Please put the date in your diary and join with family and friends to make this Australia Day a special day here in our beautiful village.
The day will commence with the traditional Street Parade at 9.30 am. All community organisations, businesses, school groups and individuals are encouraged to participate. Make a float or march, dress up in your best Aussie-themed outfits. Prizes awarded to best decorated floats and children’s bikes. Every child with a decorated bike will receive a paddle pop or a delicious gelato.
Everyone is encouraged to gather at the Tyalgum Hall for the formal part of the day from 10am, which will include an Acknowledgement of Country by the traditional custodians. The Tyalgum Public School captains will make an address and raise the flag as we sing the National Anthem.
Australia Day awards will be presented inside the Hall, to recognise members of our community who have made a significant contribution to Tyalgum Village. Morning tea will be provided followed by a sing-a-long, while children’s activities are held outside.
There is a great buzz of anticipation in the air with the ‘double wicket cricket comp’ to be played on Bruce Bartrim Oval commencing at 11.30 am. The cricket is open to men, women and young people. Teams of two will be drawn from a hat. Each team will bat and bowl 2 overs per player. Eleven fielders. A cricket ball is used. The game can cater for 30+ players. Trophies will be given to the winning team (trophy each) and to the runners-up (trophy each). A modest barbeque and bar will be available throughout the afternoon. Entries on the day at the oval at 11.30 am.
There will also be a Marketta at the back of Flutterbies from 9am-3pm, live music and Flutterbies will also be celebrating it’s 13th birthday on the day as well. There will be a few new surprises down there so be sure to pop in through the course of the day.
We’re excited to offer you our first stencil workshop for the year, using the Royal Design Studio stencils. We’ll be learning basic techniques of stencilling, stencilling tiles and raised stencilling, for a luxurious three dimensional effect. Lunch is included and we will start promptly at 9am.
Cost of the workshop is $150. Bookings are essential.
We are also having a 2 hour ‘basic techniques’ morning this Wednesday at 10am if anyone is interested. Cost is $65 with morning tea included. It’s great for painters who have been painting that would like a bit more inside info, question and answer time.
Our next 4 hour basic techniques with a ‘bring along a piece to paint’ morning will be on February 10th at 9am. Lunch is included and cost is $120.
If you would like to attend any of these workshops,
please call Emerald 0413 975 774
See you there!
Learn the basics of silversmithing in a relaxed, country setting here in Tyalgum, northern NSW. During the course of the day you will become familiar with the fundamental tools of the trade, learn how to cut, saw, anneal, solder, texture and finish a ring, which will be yours to keep! Classes run from 10am until 4pm on a Saturday, and are for up to six students, to allow for individualised tuition. Full payment is required upon booking to secure your place.
Come out and enjoy all your favourite stalls – woodwork, arts and crafts, leatherwork, jewellery, vintage lace ephemera, upcycled treasures, homemade preserves and locally-baked bread, live music and good old fashioned country hospitality that Tyalgum is famous for!
Stalls are spread out throughout the village, starting at Celestial Dew Guesthouse next door to Flutterbies, where you will find a lot of handmade arts and crafts, woodwork and local foods and preserves. Be sure to wander through the back gardens along Marketta Lane while you are there.
Find more locally handcrafted and vintage wares in front of the Tyalgum General Store, and then just past the shops on Vintage Corner, where you will find a bohemian artisan collective, including art classes and kiddies corner.
And be sure to wander down to the Tyalgum Hotel, where there are a collection of bric a brac, vintage and handmade local wares also available on market day!
Our market hours are 9am – 3pm. For bookings of further info call 0499 747 473.