Festival conveners, partners and sponsors

The inaugural Kalari-Lachlan River Arts Festival, Forbes, NSW, Sunday 4 September 2011
A very inclusive community celebration of country creativity and resilience

The festival concept emerged from the Kate Kelly Project and has grown further in 2010 and 2011 through a series of community workshops . The idea continues to evolve … More >>

LATEST NEWS: Lachlan Valley Community Radio 97.9 Valley FM will have their outside broadcast van at the festival site to broadcast live to the entire Lachlan River Valley and the catchments of the Macquarie and Bogan Rivers.

Brunch On The Bridge community planning workshop held on 19 March 2011
The conveners  would like to thank Forbes Shire Council, Ron Kenny of Baa, Moo, Oink Butchers,  Lachlan Valley Party Hire, and Trevor Reece Communications for their generous support of our Brunch On The Bridge community planning workshop; Forbes Sport & Recreation Club’s green keeper, Greg Ward, for helping us carry the Club’s table and chairs to and from Bates Bridge; and the Lachlan Catchment Management Authority for the use of their legendary bush barbecue.

FESTIVAL CONVENERS
The Kate Kelly Project
Forbes Urban Landcare
Parkes & Districts Landcare Group
Mitchell Conservatorium of  Music
Central West Arts Group
Forbes Sports & Recreation Club

COMMUNITY PARTNERS [to March 2011]
Arts OutWest
CentaCare Wilcannia-Forbes
Forbes Shire Council
Forbes Arts Society
Forbes Country Music Club
Forbes High School
Forbes & Districts Historical Society
Forbes Shire Choir
Forbes Writers Group
Greater Western Area Health Service
Lachlan Catchment Management Authority
Lachlan House With No Steps
Lachlan Valley Community Radio Inc 97.9. Valley FM
Red Bend Catholic College
Regional Arts Australia
Royal Australian Historical Society
Zeal Theatre

And many others …

Report from Festival director, Stefo Nantsou, 22 December 2010 More >>

SPONSORSHIP AND SUPPORT LETTERS: The Kate Kelly Project has applied for funding to Festivals Australia and to several corporate sponsors. These funding applications were accompanied by more than 20 extraordinarily positive  letters of support from project partners. Our thanks to all of you.

Please note: this web site is being used for the Kalari-Lachlan Arts Festival as an interim measure. A dedicated festival site should be available soon.

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