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Street Scapes Griffith is an activation of our city. During the month of May, locals and visitors can enjoy a series of activities, events and activations that invigorate the CBD and breathe life back into the city’s street scapes.
Street Scapes will transform the CBD into an outdoor cultural experience. Part of Kooyoo Street will be converted into a shared recreational space and will host an array of activities. There will be projection artwork, hula hooping workshop, kids dance classes, community art, markets, a pop up wine bar and so much more! 
For more information visit the Street Scapes website.

BANNA LANE FESTIVAL
28 April to 8 May 2021
Banna Lane Festival is back for another year; this will see the second instalment of murals painted in the Lane. Four artists have been announced; George Rose, Reubszz, MAN.De and Griffith local, Allan McKenzie Senior. Painting will start on Wednesday 28 April; there will be a host of activities during the festival including Lighting up the Lane on Saturday 8 May. Visit the website for more details.

ARCHIBALD PRIZE 2020 TOUR
14 May to 27 June 2021
Gaze in wonder, admire and critique the finalists from the 2020 Archibald Prize. 
Australia’s favourite portrait prize, the annual Archibald Prize is eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike. Griffith Regional Art gallery is lucky enough to be one of the six stops Australia wide in the Archibald Prize 2020 tour. For more information click here.

 

CLB 3X3 BASKETBALL
14 to 16 May 2021
CLB3X3 are bringing the sport of 3X3 basketball to Griffith. This will be a great way to earn FIBA3X3 ranking points, win some great prizes, keep fit and be social all at the same time. Music, food, prizes and 3 point shoots outs. It is guaranteed to be heaps of fun. Spectators have free entry across all events. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to enter. There will be Corporate/Social, Opens & Juniors competitions. 

RIVERINA FIELD DAYS
Friday 14 & Saturday 15 May 2021
Riverina Fields Days will be back in 2021, located at the Griffith Showgrounds it has everything farming and agriculture related, plus so much more! This year there will be a strong focus on rural health and wellbeing. Over the two days the entire community can discover and access a variety of organisations and professional help. For more information visit the Riverina Field Days website.

ANIMAL FARM
26 May 2021
George Orwell’s powerfully potent and profoundly popular allegory returns in a multi-award winning theatre production - served fast, furious and full of grunt. Created by critically-acclaimed shake & stir theatre co, Animal Farm will be one of the most blisteringly relevant, fiercely physical and wickedly funny theatre events of 2021. Book tickets here.
 

HUMAN NATURE
27 & 28 May 2021
People get ready to get up on our on your feet, dance & enjoy a mix of original hits together with timeless songs.  Human Nature are returning to their roots, bringing together 30 years of performances for a never before seen intimate concert tour of the Aussie heartland.  Get ready for a night of the best songs ever written, including their original hits, Motown classics and more - all performed with vocals upfront in an acoustic mode. Tickets are selling fast, book now or miss out!

A TASTE OF ITALY: GRIFFITH
27 -29 August 2021
Save the date! A Taste of Italy: Griffith is back! The much loved cultural celebration will be held 27 -29 August 2021. Follow the Visit Griffith Facebook for updates as they become available.

QANTAS TO INCREASE FLIGHTS
Qantas have announced they will double their flights from Sydney to Griffith. From 24 May 2021 there will be two daily flights. Visiting Griffith has never been easier!  You can earn frequent flyer points and have a rocket toppa all in one day! Book flights here.

VIC GIFT SHOP - MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS
Looking for something special this Mother’s Day? The Griffith Visitor Information Centre Gift Shop has some exquisite gift ideas. New arrivals include beautiful scarfs, handkerchiefs and homewares. There is a range of locally-produced soaps, skincare and hand creams, As well as regional produce including jams, pastes, pasta and chocolate. The VIC is open 7 days a week.

REGIONAL FAMIL - BLAND SHIRE
The Visitor Servicing Team completed a Regional Famil this month in the neighbouring Bland Shire. An ideal day trip from Griffith, the itinerary included Weethalle, West Wyalong and Barellan. It featured silo artwork, boutique shopping, hot glass gallery, historical monuments, an aviation museum, and an organic flour and oat farm.

 

GRIFFITH WAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Located on Banna Ave, in an art deco-style building dating back to 1939, the Griffith War Memorial Museum displays items of military interest and aspects of the social history linked to military operations of ex-servicemen, women and their families from Griffith and surrounding districts.

FRESH TECHNIQUE
Established in 2015, Fresh Technique products include fresh herbs, salad and green bunched vegetable products. By using the latest technology and innovation in food production and processing, Fresh Technique implement minimal resource consumption processes, using less land, water and intervention to grow more with less. Visit the website here.
 

THE FAIREY FIREFLY
The Fairey Firefly fighter bomber, which stands proudly on a column next to the Griffith Visitor Information Centre, is a memorial to all the men and women of the district who served their country in time of war. The memorial was unveiled by Royal Australian Navy Commander A.H. Gordon on April 26, 1969.
 

COTTON
Cotton is the natural fibre that grows to protect the seed on the leafy green shrub. The fibre is the primary reason for growing cotton but the seeds are used for cottonseed oil and animal feed. Planted in spring and mechanically harvested in Autumn, small cotton bolls can be spotted the cotton fields around Griffith and surrounding regions this month.

AUSTRALIAN TRAVELLER
Griffith was featured in The Australian Traveller story; The great road trips of NSW: Riverina to Snowy Valleys Way, urging readers to ‘Start in Griffith: for a delectable adventure’. Click here to read the full story.
Image credit: Destination NSW
 

THE WANDERER
Inside the Outback
Griffith was featured alongside our Kidman Way neighbours in The Wanderer magazine. The Wanderer is Australia’s largest RV club magazine. You can read the full story here.

Image credit: Destination NSW

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
The Sydney Morning Herald Traveller published a travel guide with highlights on what to do when in Griffith. The secret is out, Griffith is the place to be! Click here to read the full article.
Image credit: Destination NSW

THE AUSTRALIAN
Water into Wine
Did you spot this brilliant write up in The Australian last weekend? We love seeing Griffith in Print! Our patch of paradise has so much to offer, from Pinot Grigio to Pioneer Park Museum, Griffith has it all!

 

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