Next Meeting

26 March 2018

Orange Ex-Services

Events Calendar

Guided tours of Emmaville Cottage can be arranged on request. Please contact Len Banks, Director of Public Relations on or on 0428 459 117.


Our next markets are:

·      6 May 2018 at the Moulder Park Netball Courts. Stallholders enter by Sale Street and public access is from both Sale Street and Anson Street. Book in via Facebook


Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival 2018

This was a highly successful event involving:

  • Australian Champion Performance Bush poets
  • talented poets from across Eastern Australian competing for good prize money
  • over 900 school students learning and reciting poetry
  • Family markets
  • Walk-up poetry events in parks, pubs and wineries
  • Shop front displays

Go to for a full Festival program.

Planning is underway for the next Banjo Paterson Festival in February 2019


Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Competition 2018

 Highly successful event held on 17 February 2018.  

Click here for the 2018 entry conditions and entry form. There may be minor changes for 2019.


Upcoming Meetings

(at Orange Ex Services Club unless otherwise indicated)


Guest speaker

26 March Visit to CNC Engineering (6 pm) 11 Elwin Drive, Orange then dinner at the Lord Anson Hotel
2 April No meeting - public Holiday for Easter Monday
9 April Jamie Stedman - Editor of the Orange City Life Magazine