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  • Chip Off The Old Block - 2018 Wood Chopping Competition

    The ever-popular wood chopping was once again a highlight of this year’s Henry Lawson Festival held in Rygate Square.

    Eleven axemen from Katoomba, South Bowenfels, Lithgow, Carcoar, Springwood, … more

  • 2018 Henry Lawson Festival Car Show

    The 16th Annual Grenfell Car Show at this years Henry Lawson Festival was a wonderful success.

    There were 111 cars on display with 75 entered for judging from 18 car clubs. The cars came from … more

  • 2018 Art & Porcelain Results

    A wonderful evening was had by all at the official opening of the 2018 Henry Lawson Festival Art & Porcelain Exhibition.

    Art judge, Glenn Morton, commented on the wonderful works submitted this … more

  • Dramatic Society Play - AUSTRALIA DAY

    The Australian flags are up, and two costume rehearsals take place this week before Sunday's evenings first performance of Australia Day, by Jonathan Biggins, by arrangement with David Spicer … more

  • The Henry Lawson Festival Statuette - 'Drover's Wife'

    The Henry Lawson Festival is delighted to announce that the 2018 Festival will mark the 23rd year that artist Michael Mandelc has produced the 'Drover's Wife' statuettes.

    These fine art castings in … more

  • 2018 Photography Competition Winners

    We're excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Henry Lawson Festival Photography Competition. A list of all the winners can be found here. Congratulations to all the winners.

    Below are the judges … more

  • 2018 Photography Judges

    The Photography co-ordinator is pleased to announce the judges for this years Henry Lawson Festival Photography Exhibition and Competition. Read more about them here:

    Jan Mann

    I've always had … more

  • Poetry on the Boards

    There is a new host for the 2018 Poetry on the Boards. We welcome Geoffrey W Graham.

    Geoffrey has been attending the Grenfell Henry Lawson Festival for a number of years now and this year has … more

  • 2018 Verse & Short Story Judges Announced

    The Verse & Short Story co-ordinator is pleased to announce the judges for this years competition. Read more about them here:

    Short Story - Pippa Kay

    Pippa Kay is a Sydney-based writer who … more

  • 2018 Street Busking

    Change is in the air – Busking at the 2018 Henry Lawson Festival will not be run as a competition as it has in the past. This year we are running it in line with the centuries-old tradition of … more