Australian feature film, Last Cab to Darwin is set to screen in the Silver City at a special Patton Village fundraiser on 16th July, Not only will locals get to see a host of Broken Hill locations and extras in the film, but the screening will also be attended by Writer/Director Jeremy Sims and the star of the film, legendary Aussie actor, Michael Caton who will be holding Q&A session after the film. ‘Last Cab’ is based on the true story of local Broken Hill taxi driver, Max Bell who drove to Darwin to try and take advantage of the euthanasia laws in the early 1990s. Many local locations and […]

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Diane Whetters – Jewellery Workshops at 10 Oxide Street – Maximum 6 per class Numbers are strictly Limited so sign up now and come along to learn how to make some quality handmade Jewellery.  All materials are included in the price. 5th March -Necklace with matching earrings Construction time 1.5 hours. For this project glass beads, rondels, clasp and tiger tail will be used. Earrings offer a choice of stud or fish hook. Cost – $20.00 all inclusive. Monday, 9th March commencing 1.00 pm Footless Sandals Construction time 3 hours plus. For this project beads, head pins, eye pins, clasp and charms will be used. Cost – $50.00 all inclusive. […]

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What: Filmmaking Mastercalsss with Marcus Gillezeau [Jillezo] When: Sunday 8th March, 11am till 4pm Where: Robinson College More Details: Contact Jason King 0414 917 793 Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Locals will have the chance to attend a filmmaking masterclass presented by International Emmy® Award winning producer Marcus Gillezeau [Jillezo]  from 11am till 4pm on Sunday the 8th of March.  The class, which is funded by the Patton Village Community & Business Association in conjunction with free venu-hire from Robinson College, is entirely free for a limited number of students and even includes lunch.  But alas, the food is not free:  participants will need to […]

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 What: Fringe Film Festival , 'Storm Surfers 3D, 'The Big Game' world premiere, ABC Open films When: Sunday 8th March, Drinks and Nibbles from 6:30pm Where: Silver City Cinema More Details: Contact Jason King 0414 917 793 2015 Broken Hill Fringe Film Festival organizers have secured renowned International Emmy® Award-winning producer Marcus Gillezeau as a special guest In addition to a swag of local content including ABC Open contributed films and the world premiere of local short film 'The Big Game'. The special screening is scheduled for 8th March at the Silver City Cinema with drinks and nibbles from 6:30pm. Local moviegoers will also get the chance to watch the […] Read more

The Broken Hill Fringe program has been released and there’s something for everyone. The festival, timed to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of St Pats, will run from the 5th to the 15th of March. There’s something to tempt locals and visitors alike with a jam-packed schedule of arts and entertainment with over 50 events taking place over the 10 day festival. Event coordinator Ann Rogers said that despite the constraints of being a community-based volunteer-run event, the whole city has embraced the Fringe concept and that many people will be surprised at the extent of what’s on offer. “We’ve been really fortunate to have received support form the whole […]

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