Celebrate Hands on Bowraville Day

HAVE you been to Bowraville lately?

Tomorrow is Hands On Bowraville Day and a great opportunity to visit the town and get acquainted with the community's tourism offerings.

“It's a day to look behind the doors and discover some of the town's hidden treasures,” Project Co-ordinator Kerry Grace said.

“We want local people to visit the attractions and re-acquaint themselves with the town. Then they can spread the word to their visiting friends and families.”

Ms Grace said Bowraville had a strong sense of culture and was emerging as a centre for cultural tourism.

“There is the culture of the Gumbaynggirr people and then all the non-indigenous culture of museums, art galleries and the theatre. There are also some wonderful creative products being made, including art by a group of Gumbaynggirr women.

“The aim of the day is to help locals to work together to promote a consistent product to the outside world.”

So take a trip to Bowra tomorrow to try some handmade chocolates, pick up some Christmas treats at the art gallery or Nambucca Valley Phoenix or enjoy a hands-on experience with the museum collections (entry is free for the day).

Ms Grace said January activities were also planned such as Kids Days at the Bowraville Theatre.

For more information visit www.bowraville.nsw.au or phone Kerry Grace on 0404 887 473.

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