Lansdowne Valley community news

Australia Day arrangements

The Lansdowne Bowling and Recreation Club will be holding a family day on Australia Day at the club.

A sausage sizzle will he hosted at 1pm by the Lansdowne Rural Fire Brigade with the proceeds going to the fire brigade.

There will be plenty of entertainment for the whole family with games, face painting, cricket, lawn bowls and much more on the day. You can phone the club for further details.

Barefoot bowls

Barefoot twilight bowls will commence at the Lansdowne Bowling club on January 18.

Starting time will be 4pm. These twilight bowls will be run until the end of daylight savings. It is only $5 entry fee and if you do not have lawn bowls the club will provide them for the evening.

For further information please contact the club.

Fishing outing

The Lansdowne Fishing Club held its fishing outing last weekend with only two members weighing in on Sunday.

Tom Henry caught two flathead with a total weight of 0.6kg with the biggest weighing 0.4kg.

Steve Henry caught two whiting and one flathead with a total weight of 1.1kg with the largest whiting weighing 0.4kg and the flathead weighing 0.4kg.

Saturday, January 13 is the fishing club’s next seafood raffle with 10 seafood trays and 10 meat trays to be drawn at 6.30pm.

Upper Lansdowne Hall

UK musician Dan Walsh will perform at Upper Lansdowne Hall on Saturday, January 27.

Nominated for best musician at 2016's BBC Folk Awards, Dan delivers British, Irish and American folk music with a healthy dose of funky grooves – all performed with his unique and dazzling take on clawhammer style banjo helping to challenge all preconceptions about the instrument.

Add to all that poignant songs, astonishing musical departures and lively humour.