September 26 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Born from a community’s passion to showcase its unique history and hidden treasures, the inaugural Gateway Merredin festival will be one to remember this 24-26 September.
With a program jam packed with illumination projections, live entertainment, unique historic tours and the State’s newest public art trail, our 2021 “Troops, Trains and Treasures” program offers something for everyone!
So dust off your boots, roll up your swag and head out yonder, we look forward to seeing you in the heart of the wheatbelt this spring!
Sunday 26 September Program
7:30am – Meditation at Merredin Peak
10 -10:30am – Troops, trains & treasures vintage parade – Commencing at Cummins Theatre
10:30am – 11:30am – Bush and Billy Morning tea – Roy Little Park
1-4pm – Watercolour Workshop – Old North Merredin Primary School Precinct – Western Australian water colour artist, Jessie Spring, who also happens to call Merredin home will take you on a whimsical journey into the Merredin landscape in this art workshop.
7pm – Arty Farty Party – Cummins Theatre – Have you ever wanted to learn to paint, whilst having a great night with family and friends?! Come and join us at the Cummins Theatre with local artist Sheree Lowe for a fun night of painting…. no painting experience necessary!
Treasures Tour – 11am -1pm $185 per person. Enjoy a scenic flight over Merredin as you discover an array of treasures from ancient granite outcrops, wildflowers, patchwork fields of hay, grain and canola, the largest grain silos in the Southern Hemisphere and major wind and solar farms, unique to the area.
Full Program available on www.gatewaymerredin.com.au