Mornington Art Show

Art that stands out on a wall DUTCH born John Vanderwerf, above, arrived in Australia with his family in 1953 and has lived in Mt Evelyn for most of his life. He has worked as a visual merchandiser s...

Turning logs into art

WOMEN and chainsaws are not usually mentioned in the same sentence – except when the woman is chainsaw artist Angie Polglaze. The Hastings resident carves timber into eye-catching shapes and has won ...

Elvis to hit Frankston

ELVIS is on the way to Frankston in the form of Ben Portsmouth, officially crowned the king of The King tribute singers by Elvis Presley Enterprises six years ago. Portsmouth, from Berkshire in the U...

Sunset Cinema returns to Mornington Racecourse

THE Mornington Racecourse Sunset Cinema experience returns to the Peninsula this summer in January. Popping up on Thursday 25th January, Sunset Cinema at Mornington Racecourse is a one night only out...

Art opening a cultural highlight

THE opening night of the annual Mornington Art Show has become recognised as a gala occasion not to be missed. Traditionally these opening nights are social highlights for the Mornington art loving c...

Sand sculptures tell tales

THANKFULLY it took less than 1001 nights to build the latest attraction on Frankston’s foreshore telling the tales of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, Ali Baba and the forty thieves and other Arabian Nigh...

Artist returns to place she knows

ROSA Mar Tato Ortega is setting up her studio at the historic Coolart homestead – her base for the next six months. As artist in residence at the property, it’s a return to a familiar location for Ta...

Shops issue passport challenge

OP SHOPS at Red Hill, Balnarring and Flinders have united for a fun event in the lead-up to Christmas – with a hamper of delicious local produce to go to a lucky winner. On Friday 15 and Saturday 16 ...

Brigade community day

BONEO Rural Fire Brigade will hold a Community Day on Sunday 26 November to celebrate its 75th anniversary. It will run 10am-1pm at the brigade at Boneo Rd, Boneo, and feature a free sausage sizzle, ...