Artist in Conversation: Literary Lunch with Julie Janson at the Waterfront

Join author and winner of the Oodgeroo Noonuccal Indigenous Poetry Prize, Julie Janson, for a discussion over lunch about her new book “The Light Horse Ghost.”

Bookings are essential

  • Cost: $25, includes 2 course lunch
  • Bookings: 4474 2242


Moruya Waterfront Hotel, 1-5 Princes Highway, Moruya

Artists in Conversation: Helen Maxwell & Friends

Canapés, drinks, and a panel of accomplished local arts professionals discussing life in the creative arts. Now that’s a recipe for a great night out.

Hear from the professionals how they have managed to pursue their own arts practice while keeping their lives, relationships and bank accounts afloat at this moderated panel discussion.

  • Cost: $10 at the door (includes canapés and a drink)

Lincoln Downs, 11683 Princes Highway, Batemans Bay

Artist in Conversation: High Tea and Art at the Mantle

Enjoy a presentation by a local artists over a decadent high tea.

Bookings essential by Friday 10 May

Mantle Restaurant, TAFE NSW, Princes Highway, Moruya

Kinema Circus: Heide Hula Hoops Circus Show

Roll up for a matinee show for all the family to enjoy

  • Cost: Adults $25, kids $15, family $60 (2+2)
  • Bookings & more: 4476 2352

Narooma Kinema, 94 Campbell Street, Narooma

Artists in Conversation: River of Dreams Exhibitors at the Bas

This moderated panel conversation between artists exhibiting at the River of Dreams exhibition is sure to be a delight.

For this year’s signature River of Art exhibition, artists were asked to imaginatively interpret the lyrics of the song “River of Dreams” by Billy Joel. Hear from them in this discussion about their works and the choices behind them.

The Bas, corner of Vulcan and Campbell Streets, Moruya

Stories of Adolescence for Adults

Stories of Adolescence for Adults, performed by Hendre Roelink, is an engaging delivery of thought-provoking, amusing, and challenging stories of adolescent experiences, just for grown ups.

Can adults remember their adolescence? Come along and find out.

  • Rated: MA 15+
  • Cost: $15 at the door
  • More: 0431 004 106

Red Door Hall, behind St John's Church, Page Street, Moruya

Tilba Talks Historical Walking Tours

Join in a theatrical narrative and guided tour through the National Trust Village of Central Tilba.

Hear the stories of the Butcher, the Baker and the Cheesemaker and learn about the cultural significance for the Yuin nation and their support of the early European settlement in the Tilba Tilba.

Bookings essential

Meet at Bate Emporium, 2 Bate Street, Central Tilba

Art on the Path Makers’ Markets

Browse an eclectic collection of hand-crafted and up-cycled treasures at these markets showcasing makers who use sustainable or repurposed materials for their creations.

You’ll find locally made art, clothing, textiles, jewellery, candles, good coffee and more.

Bike path along Coronation Drive, Broulee

Narooma Rotary Market

Browse food, clothing, arts and crafts, local produce and handmade goods.

NATA Oval, Bluewater Drive, Narooma

Moruya Country Markets

Over 120 stalls, live music, art, craft, fresh produce, food and fun.

Riverside Park, Moruya

SAGE Farmers’ Market

Get your fresh produce and locally made goodies at the award winning Sage Farmers’ Market.

An especially artistic approach to food from local producers will be on display at this week’s marketplace. Make sure you pick up a copy of the Sage recipe book; “Cooking Through the Seasons.”

Riverside Park, Moruya

Batemans Bay Rotary Market

The Batemas Bay Sunday markets are full of local produce and gorgeous handmade crafts and other items.

The market is run by volunteer community organisations and funds raised support local community projects.

Corrigans Beach Reserve, Batehaven

Art on Parade: School of Possibilities Chalk the Walk

Chalk the Walk is a temporary footpath exhibition by the designers and artists of the Eurobodalla School of Possibilities.

Enjoy and river walk and chat to the artists while they decorate the pavement of Cheshire Park, next to Moruya Hospital, with their unique chalk artworks.

This is a one-off event and designs will stay in place at the discretion of mother nature and furry creatures.

Cheshire Park, Moruya

Art on Parade: Purusha and Lee Honey at Sydney St Gallery

Come and view works exploring the theme of “play” – be it through play in the titles, play in the content, or works that were just fun to create.

Purusha will be drawing from his existing work to feature pieces that represent the theme, while Lee Honey’s ‘Play’ is an installation of small watercolour paintings of birds, plants, minerals and sea corals together with cultural objects such as suitcases and tea cups that form a kind of whimsical wallpaper.

  • Art on Parade: Sat 18, Sun 19, Sat 24 & Sun 25 May
    • weekends: 11am-4pm
    • weekdays: closed

Sydney St Gallery, 28 Sydney Street, Mogo

Bjarni Wark: Mural at the markets

Watch Bjarni Wark create a fabulous mural in real time at the Moruya Markets.

View Bjarni’s work on Instagram or on his website:

Moruya Markets, Riverside Park, Moruya

Art on Parade: Whackers photography at Moruya Quality Woodheating

Aerial shots, landscapes and seascapes.

  • Art on Parade: Fri 17 to Mon 27 May, 9am-5pm

Moruya Quality Woodheating and Cooling, 6/65 Queen St, Moruya

Art on Parade: Raewyn Lawrence & John Rouch at Curtis and Cloud, and Moruya Pharmacy

View paintings by acclaimed local artists on show at Curtis and Cloud and Moruya Pharmacy.

  • Art on Parade: Fri 17 to Mon 27 May
    • weekdays: 9am-5pm
    • Saturdays 9am-2pm
    • Sundays: closed


Curtis and Cloud, 58 Vulcan Street & Moruya Pharmacy, 48 Vulcan Street, Moruya

Art on Parade: Mosaic Magic at She

The Artful 9 present fun, fabulous and collectible mosaics, showcased in a complimentary boutique setting.

From whimsical artworks to grace the walls of your home, to groovy pots for the garden, Mosaic Magic is a must-see for lovers of fine, handcrafted pieces and fashionable accessories.

  • Art on Parade: Fri 17 to Mon 27 May
    • weekdays: 9am-4pm
    • Saturdays: 9am-12pm
    • Sundays: closed

She, 42 Princes Highway, Narooma

Art on Parade: Raw Kreations at The Hair Room

Raw Kreations’ artwork includes a fusion of traditional and contemporary weaving styles used to create natural fibre baskets, jewellery and hanging art, on show at The Hair Room.

  • Art on Parade: Fri 17 to Mon 27 May, 9am-5pm

The Hair Room, 2A Narooma Crescent, Narooma

Art on Parade: Dynamic Dyers at Downward Dog Café

Enjoy a vibrant exhibition of “Botanical Excursions” showcasing the talent of local artisans who use dying and eco-printing techniques – modern yet timeless – to create spectacular one-off pieces. Stay for coffee or enjoy a meal at the dog-friendly Downward Dog cafe.

  • Art on Parade: Fri 17 to Sun 26 May
    • Tuesday to Sunday: 9am-5pm
    • Mondays: closed

Downward Dog Café, 81 Princes Highway, Bodalla