Port Fairy Itinerary

We're visiting the Victorian coastal town of Port Fairy for our first weekend away of the year.

Friday Night - 19th May

Sunset 5.26pm

6.00pm
Dinner at Star of the West Hotel
76 Sackville Street, Port Fairy 

8.00am - 8.30am
Possible astro shoot and light painting, Griffith Island which is just a short drive down the end of the Gipps Street/Ocean Drive. 
Plenty of parking and public toilets.
1.25km walk to Lighthouse - flat and easy walk.

Saturday 20th May 

7.00am
Meet in the front of the Wharf
29 Gipps Street - bring tripod. 
Plenty of parking for Sunrise shoot. 

Sunrise 7.20am

Breakfast at your leisure. 
Plenty of cafes in Port Fairy or self-cater.
Saturday morning market in the park next to the Information Centre.  Bottom end of Bank Street. 

10.30am
Meet on the corner of Gipps Street and Campbell Street for historic buildings walk. 
There is a lane at the bottom end of Cox Street through to the river - there is a walk along the river. 

12.30pm – 2.00pm - Lunch - Plenty of cafes in town

2.00pm – 5.30pm
Visit the Port Fairy Lighthouse in daylight hours which is on Griffith Island. Easy walk - flat.
Could drive to The Crags - only a short drive away.  (Just a suggestion) 

Sunset 5.25pm

6.00pm
Dinner at Star of the West Hotel
76 Sackville Street, Port Fairy. 
Those doing Gill Fry's workshop might want to go a little earlier as you need to meet Gill at 7.00 but it is not far away

8.00pm (tbc)
Balance of Members who are interested - possible astro/night shots
2 old chimneys and an old building on a private property. 
We have permission to access. 
Location to be provided at dinner.

Sunday 20th May 

7.00am
Meet Beach Street - East Beach for sunrise shoot. (TBC)
After sunrise shoot, breakfast at your leisure. 

Sunrise 7.20am

10.00am  Tower Hill
18km west of Warrnambool. 
Visitors centre open 10am–4pm. 
4 walks ranging from 20 minutes to 1 hour return. 
Cafe and toilets at the Visitors Centre.

The above is subject to change but I will advise if there are any.  If those not doing Gill's workshop decide at the last minute to attend, there are still two spots available.

Upcoming

Judging: AGM and Judging: Red and Open

As usual we will quickly dispense with the business of our Annual General Meeting and get into the judging of our 4th competition of the year: Red and Open.

Walker Close Community Centre
23rd July 2024 7:30 pm
Workshop: Portraiture

A look at the upcoming portraiture course by our in-house portrait team. More details to come.

Entries due for competition 5: Landscape and Open

Walker Close Community Centre
13th August 2024 7:30 pm

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