The Gloss: 11 – 17 July 2016

gloss (noun): shine or lustre, gleam, brilliance, shimmer or sparkle.

Here’s the latest edition of The Gloss – our wrap-up of what’s on in Gloucester, New South Wales. Click to open this week’s edition, inside you’ll find things to do, events, activities and community happenings…. all the things that make Gloucester shine!

  • SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN: Need something for the kids or grandkids to do this week? Check out the range of fun things to do in Gloucester these school holidays: art workshops for kids, NPWS WilderQuest at Copeland Tops, Glowalman Junior Rodeooutdoor adventures (abseiling, mountain biking at The Steps, kayaking, horse riding), mini golf, guided tour of the Mountain Maid heritage gold mine, self-guided walks in town, tennis, bowls or croquet, warm water therapy at the hydrotherapy pool plus lots of free fun in the park (Gloucester District Park & Billabong Park). Phew!

Also newly published is the Gloucester Visitor Guide which contains all the must-know details about visiting Gloucester or making the most of its services if you live here. Print out a copy to keep handy for yourself, your guests, friends or family.

School Holiday Fun Activities

Did you know that Gloucester is a school holiday fun hotspot for kids? There’s so much for kids and families to do in Gloucester over the holidays that you’ll be spoilt for choice… Read More

Gloucester Platypus Festival: Sat 7 Nov 2015

Join us for a fun, family friendly celebration of the platypus which is found around these upper parts of the Manning River catchment that surrounds Gloucester… Read More

Blue Star Regional Sustainability Awards: 6-8 Nov 2015

The 2015 Blue Star Regional Award Ceremony will be held over 6-8 November 2015 in Gloucester, who was last year’s Overall NSW Tidy Town Winner. The weekend coincides with the Gloucester Platypus Festival… Read More

Photo Competition – Greetings from Glorious Gloucester!

To celebrate the launch of our new website, we’re giving photographers the chance to win some great cash prizes and have their talents showcased online with our Greetings from Glorious Gloucester postcards! Read More

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