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Leura Guidebook

Leura Guidebook

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Leura Streetscapes & Landscapes

Leura Streetscapes & Landscapes

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Leura is an enchanting village located in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. With its Edwardian storefronts and 19th century cottages, Leura sits framed upon a background of stunning natural wonders: sandstone escarpment, dense eucalypt forests and rugged terrain.


 

LEURA'S BULLETIN BOARD

EVERGLADES GARDENS GALLERY FINAL WEEK: "RESURRECT" -- A collaboration of printmaker, Jan Melville and photographic artist, Tracy Ponich. Dates April 8 - April 30 . Melville's work tells tales of boats, birds and goddesses while Ponich photographs show us the land and all its elements.

LEURA VILLAGE HARVEST FESTIVAL is just around the corner.  May 7 with our favourite Scarecrow Competition at The Birches Nursery.  So much fun and definitely yummy with the chocolate cake competition, produce & plant stalls and wine & cider tastings.  Bring friends -- come hang out for the day on The Mall.

THE WALDORF HOTEL GARDEN TOUR (20 Fitzroy Street)  home to the charming Lady Fairfax Garden -- designed many years ago with surprises throughout.  Monday - Friday, 10am,  Liz Riley, head-gardener will tour you through the garden. No need to book, just show up ten minutes before.

IF TRAVELING BY CAR UP TO LEURA, stop by the Glenbrook Visitor Information Centre on the Great Western Highway at Glenbrook -- the first village of the mountains trip. Pick up a copy of our 2017 Leura Guide and other guides about NSW destinations. The staff are BETTER than terrific! Hours: Open Daily, 8:30am to 4pm Monday - Saturday 8:30am to; 3:30pm Sundays

QUIDDITAS GENERAL STORE 199 LEURA MALL. This store of delights from around the world will please! And since you might be thinking of Easter bunnies this weekend, check out the fabulously fun and charming French trays on the back wall. These are Tres Magnifique! You'll need time for browsing in this corner shop

QUIDDITAS CREATIVE ARTS GALLERY on 88 Railway Parade is always a main attraction Quidditas has new hours: Thursday - Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 10am - 3pm 

MEGALONG BOOKS  "STAFF PICKS": Quarterly Essay, The White Queen -- One Nation and The Politics of Race by David Marr is going out the door quickly. This is an indepth look at the political party, One Nation and it's leader, Pauline Hanson

SYDNEY'S HEAD ON PHOTO FESTIVAL 6 - 28 MAY. For all you Blue Mountains artistic types with a Hasselblad camera in hand, the festival kicks off with exhibitions, talk and meet & greets in Paddington. Prizes and networking! See the schedule:  Cameras & Artists

SYDNEY'S WRITER FESTIVAL BLUE MOUNTAINS EVENT: Saturday, 27 May 10-1m - 1pm, Katoomba Library: "Writers' Journeys, What Does It Take To Become a Writer?" Featured writers: Lisa Chaplin, Catherine Cole, Craig Cormick and Malcolm Knox. (fee) Book at any branch library or onlin at library.bmcc.gov.au