Talking Tourism


Talking Tourism 11/8/2017

Art is always topical in the Hilltops region and there are some stand out events for the diary this month. Local artist Anne Gilbert will conduct a workshop at Studio One Young at the Southern Cross Cinema precinct this Saturday. Workshop topic is “Animals in Acrylic or Mixed Media” and bookings can be finalised on 6382 32 ..

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Talking Tourism 4/8/2017

The Young Society of Artists Exhibition, “Winter” is currently on show at Burrangong Gallery, and the frost and chill temperatures are reminders that Spring is still a way off as we enter the month of August. There is certainly no hibernating here in the Hilltops region where there continues to be an eclectic mix of activi ..

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Talking Tourism 28/7/217

Have you ever stopped to think what an amazing location Hilltops has compared to other NSW regional centres? Just a few hours from Sydney Hilltops is surrounded by large centres such as Canberra, Wagga, Griffith, Goulburn, Bathurst and Orange with over 3 million in population in easy reach. We can expect to attract some ..

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Talking Tourism 21/7/2017

“Take 5 on Fridays”, the short lunchtime concerts at the Hilltops Library Services Young branch in Lynch Street is now in its third week. This is an initiative of the Young library team and is proving a welcome new attraction on the Young calendar of events. This week’s performer is Judy Barker, who sings with th ..

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Talking Tourism 14/7/2017

Since the very start many local organisations have sponsored entrants in the National Cherry Festival queen/king competition. These days sponsors are not limited to local charities but can also be from local non-profits and sporting organisations. It is hoped with Lions putting forward a candidate more organisations will grasp th ..

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Talking Tourism 7/7/2017

A big welcome to the riders who have congregated at Young Showground for another pony club camp over the school holidays. With many again taking part this year, and volunteers as well, it is a mammoth undertaking and a fine local tradition. A welcome also to all those who are visiting Young as part of the school holidays, or who  ..

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Talking Tourism 30/6/2017

Staff and volunteers from Hilltops Visitor Centres embarked on a familiarisation tour in parts of the region on Thursday. The tour took in Murrumburrah, Harden, Jugiong and Boorowa and centred on major Hilltops Region attractions, eateries and accommodation outlets. It was agreed this firsthand experience was helpful for those tasked ..

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Talking Tourism 23/6/2017

It’s good to see the first of the cherry queen and king competition entrants registering for the 2017 event. Well done Julianne Duffey and the Lions Club of Young. If you would like to find out more about the competition plus entrant and organisation benefits please ring the Visitor Centre on 6382 3394. It’s been a bu ..

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Talking Tourism 16/6/2017

There’s always a wide variety of activities available in the Hilltops Region and events scheduled for the remainder of this month are no exception. Local artists have works on display at the Burrangong Gallery located at the Visitor Information Centre. Artists wishing to hone their skills can also attend at Watercolour Works ..

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Talking Tourism 9/6/2017

There’s much to see and do this June holiday long-weekend in the Hilltops Region. Settle in to sample our cool climate wines in the cellar doors of Lindsays' Woodonga Hill, Grove Estate and Wombat Cellars or browse and buy from the Hilltops Cellar Door range at the Young Visitor Information Centre. Marvel at the birdlife and ..

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