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What's On in Robertson - Robertson e-news September 2019
DEADLINE! The deadline for the October edition of the Robertson News is Sunday 15 September. Send your stories, photos, community announcements and advertising bookings to
 Robertson News is published every 2 months (printed and online).
World-renowned artist Desmond Freeman brings impressions of Venice and Paris to The SHAC
The SHAC ~ Southern Highlands Artisans Collective ~ is hosting an exhibition of painting and drawings by the highly acclaimed Bowral artist and designer Desmond Freeman – a selection of his Venice and Paris series Impressions in Ink.

The exhibition will be opened by legendary actress and comedienne Noeline Brown on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 2pm. There is no charge for the event, however numbers are limited. To book to attend the opening party go to


The exhibition will be open 7 days a week, from Friday September 13, closing on Wednesday October 2, 2019. Opening hours are 10am – 4pm. The SHAC Gallery is located at 74 – 76 Hoddle Street, Robertson, NSW (next to The Big Potato).
Robertson Markets is on Sunday 8 September from 9am - 2pm at Robertson School of Arts.  mob: 0408 238 575 Pat.
The Battle Over Citizen Kane (1996, USA), a documentary film by Michael Epstein and Thomas Lennon, on Sunday 15 September at 2.30pm at CTC@Robertson
Bookings and further info
This documentary chronicles the struggles between filmmaker Orson Welles and newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst over the making and release of Citizen Kane (1941), whose protagonist (Charles Foster Kane) was allegedly a barely fictionalized Hearst.
All the Things We Are - The Robertson Songsters Community Choir Sunday 22 September 3pm at St John's Anglican Church
Featuring a wide variety including music by:  Purcell, Rutter, Rodgers & Hammerstein, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel
Afternoon Tea Provided
Tickets: $25 Adults, $20 Concessions & $60 Family Ticket
Bookings and further info

Blamey Street Big Band High Tea
Sunday, 20 October 2019 2:00 pm 5:00 pm at Robertson School of Arts

This event combines two of the Southern Highlands greatest assets - live jazz music and food! Gather your family and friends and join The Blamey Street Big Band from Canberra in a delightful high-tea. Sip on some bubbles and munch on sweets - This afternoon of jazz promises to delight for all the senses. Swing Dancers Welcome! The Blamey Street Big Band is one of Canberra's premier big bands and specialises in music from the big band era.

Cost: $25 Adults, Children 16 years and under free (accompanied by an adult) Bookings and further info

Further details coming very soon about this exciting event!
Annual General Meetings
The AGM of CTC@Robertson (The Robertson Shed Inc) is on Thursday 19 September at 4.30pm at the CTC 58-60 Hoddle Street Robertson. All welcome and drinks will be served following the meeting. Nominations for Committee members are invited. Find out more about the role and the work of the CTC

The AGM of the Robertson Men's Shed Inc is on Tuesday 12 November at 10.30am at the CTC.  Find out more

Live Music at the Robertson Public House in September

Fathers Day is a big one with live music Ellie May from 1pm, fun games for the kids and plenty of good food coming from the kitchen…bookings highly recommended.                           
Sunday 1st September        Father’s Day- Ellie May-1 to 4pm
Friday 6th September        Rusted Track-band-7.30 to10.30pm
Sunday 8th September       Pockets of dust-1 to 4pm
Friday 13th September        karaoke 7pm -11pm
Friday 20th September        Karaoke-7pm-11pm
Sunday 22nd September     Pearl duo-1 to 4pm
Friday 27th September       Wallaby Hillbillies-7pm till late

And coming up in October....Lock up yer grandmothers, the fabulous Wallaby Hillbillies are a'comin' to town.. 25 October 7pm till late at the Robertson Public House
A night of rootin' tootin' boot scootin' knee slappin', bone crackin'  spud smashin' frivolity with special guest the Big Nick Rheinberger..(aka Mr Potato head..)
Find out more
Rugby and Beer Lunch on 21 September at Robertson Public House
Presented by Malt and Shovel, the home of James Squire, we will take you on a beer tasting journey as you tuck into a meat inspired three course menu with matching beers and local Southern Highlands wine from 12.00 – 2.30pm. The event will be MC’d by Jeremy Wilshire with a panel  of former wallabies including Tony Daly and Mark Hartill and will be followed by live World Cup matches on the big screen from 2.45pm starting with Australia vs Fiji.
Tickets are $100 per head and can be purchased via Eventbrite  Find out more

Pizzas in the Mist are kicking off their Robertson Public School Fundraising for 2019 !!
They will be donating $1.00 from every coffee mug sold and 50 cents from every bottle of Chilli Oil.  Find out more
Life in Landscape - The Sydney Art Quartet with John Olsen AO & Soprano Greta Bradman at Wombat Hollow on Saturday 21 September 3pm-5pm. Bookings and further information

Handel & Delirious Love
Saturday, September 28, 2019 @ 3:00pm

With special guest Soprano Sara Macliver 
Burrawang School of Arts
The Australian Haydn Ensemble is very excited to bring the second concert to the beautiful acoustics of the Burrawang School of Arts as part of their 2019 subscription season. 
Bookings and further info
From Russia with Love - Sydney Balalaika Orchestra at Burrawang School of Arts Saturday 19 October 2.30pm
Bookings and further information
Regular Events
The Robertson Men's Shed meets monthly on Tuesdays from 10am-3pm at CTC@Robertson 58-60 Hoddle Street Robertson.   Further info

The Robertson Women's Shed meets monthly on Thursdays at 5.30pm at CTC@Robertson 58-60 Hoddle Street Robertson.  Contact Karon Sacks 0406 027 762

Every Thursday afternoon at the CTC - group sessions for iPads, tablets, iPhone and other smart phones. Short talks/demonstrations with a new topic each week.   You can meet and chat to others with the same device or try one of the CTC's.  $5 to join then $5 each week that you attend. It is very casual, just turn up 1.30pm-3pm.  ph 4885 2665

Yoga - every Monday and Thursday during school terms.   Mondays 6.30 - 7.45pm, Thursdays 9.30 am - 10.45am, 5.45-7pm.  Contact Jennifer Robinson on 0407 771 828

Sundays Weekly Railway Modellers Group: 1pm to 4.30pm  (except Public Holidays)  Meets  in the Fettlers Shed.  Eighteen years and over, plus visitors welcome. Neil 0457 355 970 
Second Saturdays of each month - Robertson Heritage Railway Station Garden Working-bee: 9.00am-12.00pm. (except Public Holidays). Eighteen years and over, plus visitors welcome to work in the garden.  Contact Ian 0412 696 381

1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month - Robertson History Group at the Fettlers Shed.  10am to 1pm For further information Helen Tranter on 4885-1394.

Robertson Garden Club - 1st Monday of the month at Robertson Community Centre, Caalong St at 1.30pm.  All welcome to join in a friendly club of keen gardeners with guest speakers on a range of gardening related topics each month.  New members and guests always welcome. The Garden Club is a not-for-profit organisation and all funds raised during the year are returned back into the Robertson Community.

Robertson Songsters (Robertson Choir) -  Wednesday evenings 4.30pm at the CTC.  Contact Karen Mob: 0403 044 828 or home: 4885 2021

Robertson Community & Seniors Group - meets every second Tuesday at 11.30am for 12 start. Contact Vinnie Shepherd (after 6pm) ph 4886 4344

Moss Vale Girl Guides
Junior Guides Tuesdays 4.30pm- 6.30pm, Girl Guides Fridays 4pm til 6pm during school term 3 Donkin Avenue, Moss Vale. Loads of opportunities to camping at a unit level, district, region state national and international level, craft, cook, bushwalk, orienteer, Geo cash, knots and ropes, swimming, lots of opportunities to do badges, and so much more. Girl Guides is a worldwide organisation so many opportunities are available ongoing. Contact Mel Obrien 0424 194 127 or Judy Fisk 0424 194 127

Robertson Bowling Club
Thursday night Soccer tombola and cash draw, Pool competition
Friday Night: Tombola 20 vouchers @ $20 plus cash draw opportunity, Free Trivia, members draw, Raffle
Sunday night: tombola 20 prizes @ $15 - 10 Vouchers @ $15 and 10 meat trays
Sporting Club Raffle on Sunday Night
There is also social bowls,twilight bowls, carpet bowls
Further information on  other events and functions ph 4885 1306

Every Monday 3.30pm-4.30pm Mindfulness Meditation. Robertson Secular meditation group.  Contact Fiona Brown 0409 036 188 or
At the Robertson Doctor

Crop Swap
Every Saturday 9.30-10.30 am - now at the Robertson Bowling Club

Social Tennis
Every Tuesday at Robertson Tennis Court 1-3pm. All welcome.

Robertson Anglican Church Services - St Johns Robertson
Traditional service at 8am every 1st and 4th Sundays of the month.   Family Service 10am every Sunday.  Youth Service 6pm Sunday.  St David's Burrawang:
4.30pm on the 3rd Sunday of the month. A relaxed traditional service (no service in January)
Further info

Catholic Services at St Peter's Burrawang
1st, 3rd, 5th Sunday at 8am
2nd, 4th Sunday at 5pm

The Robertson e-news comes out every month with news of what's happening in and around Robertson.  

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