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What's On

Exhibitions, shows, workshops, fetes, festivals and lecture tours – these are important parts of the doll, bear, cloth doll and miniature world. What’s On is designed to keep you up-to-date with forthcoming events. If your organisation, guild, club or craft group is planning such an event, we would love to hear from you.

Please forward relevant details to:

What’s On
Bear Creations
PO Box 8035
Glenmore Park NSW 2745

or email the editor at bc@woodlandspublishing.com.au

Country Club Resort Doll, Bear and Miniature Fair
When – 31st March – 1st April 2007, 10am – 4pm
Venue – Launceston Country Club Resort
Doll and Bear Competition – No
Organiser – Rozanne Boyd (03) 6398 2240
Entry Fee – Yes
Details – This fair is raising funds for the Eskleigh Foundation which is dedicated to helping adults with severe and/or multiple disabilities to lead fulfilling lives.

Hawkesbury Show
When – 27-29 April 2007, Fri/Sat 9am-10pm Sun 9am -5pm
Venue – Hawkesbury Showground, Racecourse Rd, Clarendon
Doll and Bear Competition – Yes
Organiser – Hawkesbury Dist Agricultural Assoc (02) 4577 3591
Competition Organiser – Freida Biggs (02) 4572 3627
Entry Fee – yes
Details – An agricultural show featuring all areas of rural living and shows and rides for all members of the family.

“Make a Wish” Doll teddy and Craft Show + Teddy Bear Picnic
When – 31st March 2007, 10am to 4.30pm
Venue – St Patricks Hall, Ford St, Wangaratta
Doll and Bear Competition – Yes
Organiser – Sylvia (03) 5721 6081 Jenny (03) 5722 3528
Entry Fee – Yes

Ipswich Gala Doll Fair
When – 1st April 2007, 9am – 3pm
Venue – Ipswich Civic Centre, Cnr Limestone & Nicholas Sts
Ipswich Qld
Doll and Bear Competition – No
Organiser – Val (07) 3282 2434
Entry Fee – Yes
Details – Doll bears and crafts for all to enjoy.

The Craft and Quilt Fair
When – 12-15 April 2007, 10am to 4pm daily
Venue – Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre,
Cnr Gold Coast Highway and Te Peters Dr Broadbeach, Qld
Doll and Bear Competition – No
Organiser – (02) 9938 9938 or www.craftfair.com.au

Adelaide Hills Doll Guild Inc
When – 14th Aprill 2007
Venue – Fullerton Community Centre, Fullerton.SA
Organiser – Fitz 0409 287 754

Malvern Doll Fair
When – 21-22 April 2007, Sat 10 – 4 pm Sun 10 – 3.30 pm
Venue – Malvern Town Hall, Crn High St & Glenferrie Rd, Malvern Vic
Doll and Bear Competition – No
Organiser – Lila (03) 9592 2688 Juliea (03) 9315 7979

Penrith Doll and Craft Show
When – 28-29 April 2007, 10am – 4pm
Venue – Panthers Convention Centre, Penrith, NSW
Doll Only Competition – Yes
Organiser – Gail (02) 3845 6289 Val (02) 9602 2242
Entry Fee – $6, Children $2
Details – Proceeds to Cancer Initiative, easy parking.

Grand Nostalgia Toyfest
When – 29 April 2007, 9am – 4pm
Venue – Sandown Racecourse, Princess Hwy, Springvale. Vic
Organiser – All Events (03) 3568 8441

The Stitches and Craft Show – Brisbane
Date – 2-6th May 2007
Venue – Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank
Organiserwww.stitchesandcraft.com.au or enquires to 1800 770 222
Details – Be inspired by daily fashion shows or take part in the
workshops covering everything from beading, crocheting, paper-craft
and knitting. There’s also a kid’s section, a home decorating
presentation and many stalls with supplies for a variety of crafts. The
Stitches & Craft show will also feature the Australian Doll & Bear Show
and the launch of the Australian Designer of the Year Competition.

Southern Highlands Antiques and Collectable Fair
When – 5-6 May 2007, Sat 9am – 5pm Sun 10am – 4pm
Venue – Bowral Memorial Hall, Bowral NSW
Organiser – Mick Dalton 0428 226 534

Sydney Miniatures and Doll House Fair
When – 5-6 May 2007
Venue – Olympic Park Sport Centre, Olympic Blvd, Olympic PK, NSW
Organiser – Nerida (02) 9630 2804 Christine (02) 9872 2623

The Melbourne Teddy Show
When – 6 May 2007, 10am to 4pm
Venue – Mt Waverly Community Centre, Miller Cres, Mt Waverly Vic
Bear Only Competition – Yes
Organiser – Brenda (03) 9807 5715 Email – preciousdolls@bigpond.com
Entry Fee – $6 Conc $4.50 Children (14 under) free

Perth Craft and Quilt Fair
When – 23-27 May 2007
Venue – Perth Convention Centre Perth WA
Organiser – (02) 9938 9938 or www.craftfair.com.au

Winter Wonderland 2007
When – 16-17th June 2007 ( Open 9.30 am)
Venue – Historic Brisbane City hall
Doll & Bear Competition – Yes
Organiser – Competition – Lee (07) 3855 8434 ( after hours)
                 – Tables – Liz ( 07) 3266 4529 ( after hours)
Details – Over 140 trading tables. Raise money for Prince Charles Hospital and Motor Neuron Disease. Free lectures, mini workshops, dolls, bears, books, moulds, pattern and much, much more.

 
 
 
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