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|22 May 2023||
Calling local young authors to the Armadale Young Writers’ Awards 2023
Calling on aspiring young writers in the community – put pen to paper and get ready to enter the Armadale Young Writers’ Awards. This creative writing competition is open to all students in Years 3 to Year 12 who reside, or attend school in the City of Armadale. Entries must be prose only and stories should be 2,000 words or less. Poetry, scripts or graphic novels will not be accepted. Mayor Ruth Butterfield said the Armadale Young Writers' Awards aims to promote a love of writing and provides a wonderful opportunity to encourage students in the art of creative writing.
|22 May 2023||
2023 FOCUS Photographic Competition Winners Announced
Winners of the FOCUS photographic competition were announced at the Armadale Library on Saturday 20 May 2023. City of Armadale Mayor Ruth Butterfield gave out the prizes at an award presentation attended by councillors, award winners, and their families. Mayor Butterfield said the competition is hosted by the Birtwistle Local Studies Library and aims to capture present day historical reality while growing the City’s photographic collections.
|9 May 2023||
Minnawarra Art Award winners announced
Winners of the 2023 Minnawarra Art Awards, sharing a $25,000 prize pool, were announced at the opening event for the launch of the Armadale Arts Festival last week. The Minnawarra Arts Awards and exhibition, held in the iconic Armadale District Hall is the centrepiece of the Armadale Arts Festival and offers an exciting public program including curator and artist floor talks and Positive Ageing High Teas, ensuring it’s not just art lovers that are able to revel in this creative visual feast!
|4 May 2023||
Armadale Arts Festival kicks off in May
Armadale’s local art scene will take centre stage throughout May when the annual Arts Festival kicks off with a jam packed program of live music, visual arts and craft, literature and culture.
|19 Apr 2023||
Community Update: John Dunn Pavilion Upgrade
As part of the City of Armadale’s ongoing commitment to improving aging facilities the John Dunn Pavilion in Kelmscott is currently undergoing an upgrade. The pavilion was built in January 1978 and requires extensive upgrades to meet the needs of the current and future users. John Dunn Pavilion is home to both the Kelmscott Bulldogs Football Club and the Kelmscott Junior Football Club during the winter season and in summer the Kelmscott Baseball Club.
|17 Apr 2023||
Mary Jarrett announced as Festival Artist
Local Artist Mary Jarrett has been named as the Festival Artist for the 2023 Armadale Arts Festival, which runs from Friday 5 May until Sunday 21 May. Mary was selected as the Festival Artist by the Armadale Arts Festival Artist Panel for her commitment and dedication to artistic inspiration in the Armadale community. Mary said that being chosen as the Festival Artist is a wonderful honour and a great opportunity to promote the Armadale Society of Artists (ASA) and all that it’s doing to nurture art in the local community.
|17 Apr 2023||
Fur-real fun is back at Rushton Park
Head to Rushton Park on Sunday 30 April for some PAW-some fun! The City of Armadale’s Dogs’ Day Out is back and it’s all kicking off from 10am. It’s going to be one big party for your fur-baby as they join other four-legged friends at this pet friendly event. City of Armadale Mayor Ruth Butterfield is expecting the event to draw a large crowd given its return for the first time since 2018 having paw-sed due to COVID.
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