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lost magazine | daylesford & surrounds May 2012 | volume 11 issue 117

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contents IT’S A WONDERFUL WORLD of coffee and cheese...

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crisis at can’t think straight

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on the international stage

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aka - dinner fit for a king

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for some tuki time

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at ellender estate

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and a lotta tattoos

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a fairly elegant affair

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frenchy chic in creswick

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with the woohoo revue

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takes the spudlight

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how the cwa keeps warm

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op shops and just free food

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time in castlemaine

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mania in creswick

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JEREMY WILLIAMS IDENTITY BOOKTOWN & CLUNES WILD WEEDS 16

SLOW DOWN

FEAST ON FORAGED FUNGI LIZ ARCHER

FANNYS FLAT

LA PECHE GOURMAND 18

REVIEWING TOMORROW HUMBLE POTATO

THE BEANIE AFFAIR

SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY, 40

IT’S PAUL KELLY

THE LINDSAY MAGIC

cover: ‘the coffee series’: ‘Cosy Corner Hepburn Springs’ coffee & canapes.

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is an independent monthly magazine circulating throughout Daylesford, Hepburn Springs, Trentham, Castlemaine, Woodend, Kyneton, Creswick, Clunes & surrounds. Publishers: lost publishing Design: Stefan Overzier Photography: Stefan Overzier Carolyn Managh Editor / Sub Editor: Danni Petkovic / Kathy Douglas

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Welcome to our wondeful

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world of produce (& coffee...& cheese) BY NOW, you are probably well aware that it’s a coffee themed kinda year here at lost magazine. And it’s no secret that Daylesford and the surrounding villages are well spoilt when it comes to this fine beverage. Also spoilt for choice are we for fresh produce: cured meats, rare-breed meats, heirloom vegies, fresh fish, artisan chocolates, fine wines, amazing spuds, organic and biodynamic fruits, and cheese! It probably comes as no surprise that the entire lost team has a particular penchant for cheese… Yes indeed! And this month we’re in luck with the Daylesford Macedon Produce Harvest Week Festival well underway, and one such class teaching the art of cheese making! The Italian soft cheese making demonstration will be held on Wednesday, May 2, at Aperitivo (57 Piper Street, Kyneton) where the art of producing fresh Italian mozzarella and ricotta using traditional methods will be shared. Cost is just: $65 per person and bookings can be made online at: sausagesmadesimple.com.au. Also as part of the festival, on Thursday, May 3, from 1pm, you can head to Daylesford Primary School (Vincent Street) and check out exactly what the Kitchen Garden Project is all about. Take a tour of their magnificent vegie garden, meet the kids and enjoy an afternoon tea made by them. Please phone for bookings, on: 5348 3958. There are a myriad of delicious things to do as part of the Harvest Week Festival from workshops, dinners, restaurant and winery specials, or tour around for the ‘taste your way around the region’ tasting plate special at particapting venues all celebrating the richly diverse produce on offer in this region. For a full run down of the festival program, which includes farmers’ markets, locals’ night specials, wine and produce specials pick up a copy of the festival program from the Daylesford Visitor Information Centre (98 Vincent Street) or visit: dmproduce.com.au to download a copy. Of course farmers’ markets are in abundance in these produce rich parts with every weekend covered (both days) each month, plan your shop around it via the Market Guide, see page 48 at the back of this trusty wee mag. dp

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Identity Crisis

CAN’T Think Straight (41 Vincent Street Daylesford) is a fab little shop/gallery space that sells colourful and eclectic pieces of awesomeness. (Gay, green and everything in between is their own apt description). They host regular exhibitions, and this month are showing a collection of photographic works by Jeremy Williams entitled Identity. Jeremy investigates identity through works exploring personal discovery (‘Coming Out: Emerging from Adolescence’), stereotypes (‘Dolls’) and censorship (‘Censored’). These personal pieces will adorn the walls at Can’t Think Straight from Tuesday, May 1, till the end of June. Jeremy has a passion for music, and has previously taken many portraits of bands and musicians including Hanson, Owl Eyes, Sarah Blasko, Paris Wells, Wynter Gordon and Lanu. To find out more about the artist visit: jeremy-williams.net or see ‘Identity’ at the gallery. kd

Kooky Spooky

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OooooOOOooooo... FOR those not afraid of the dark, nor things that goes bump in the night, herein, activities for you. Lovely Daylesford has quite the coloured past. Ask any local and you’ll hear about underground tunnels leading to the old morgue and secret entrances to historic pubs, or bordello houses frequented by the miner gentleman of yesteryear. Then there are many tales of grisly murders and mystery disappearances of local townsfolk (okay maybe we made that part up). However, Eerie Tours, will share non-made-up stories during their ’Murder and Mystery Tours,’ at night (of course) throughout the streets of Daylesford. For more information see: eerietours.com.au or phone: 1300 856 668. The Convent Gallery (Daly Street, Daylesford) also presents paranormal experts on their ‘Ghosts of our Pioneers’ tours in the 140 year old mansion. The next date being Saturday, May 26, more details: conventgallery.com.au or 5348 3211.  dp

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Page-turners Anonymous

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THERE’S a teeny town not far from here called Clunes. And in Clunes, they’re mad about books. Clunes is a magical, historic gold town, its wide streets lined with 1850s architecture. It’s a small place, a quiet place. But one weekend of the year Clunes is transformed into a bustling haven for lovers of the literary, at the annual Clunes Booktown Festival. Thousands converge on the wee town to trawl through Australia’s largest collection of rare, out of print and second-hand books, with over 60 booksellers from around the country unloading scores of books onto the tiny gold rush town, transforming Clunes into a fabulous European style Booktown. The festival is on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6. As well as the written word available for purchase, visitors to Booktown will have the rare opportunity to enjoy presentations, readings and signings from this year’s notable Booktown guests: including speakers from the Wheeler Centre, the State Library, academics, publishers, historians, poets and much loved and awarded Australian and international authors. The first Booktown Festival (held in 2007), was something of an experiment, that exploded. Locals still speak of the day when there were more people in town than at the gold rush, and the town ran out of everything… money, food and electricity. With the festival now in its sixth year, Clunes’ population still explodes, (but they order in more food... and electricity). Excitingly, in late April, the International Organisation of Book Towns recognised Clunes as the first official Booktown in the Southern Hemisphere. Truly cementing this world class Booktown event onto the international map. Kudos goes indeed to the Booktown Committee and passionate townsfolk of Clunes who made it happen. Get back to Booktown. Stroll the stalls and seek the shelves for a page-turner. Enjoy fantastic food, live entertainment, Children’s Booktown, and look through the crowds to another era, where new settlers once mined for wealth and fortune, they now trawl the streets, not spending a fortune, to obtain a wealth of words. Full program can be found at: bootown.clunes.org Entry $5, children $2. kd

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Weeding out

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the wild ones

SUN rain, rain sun, yep it’s full blown Autumn weather around these parts… and the perfect season to sprout weeds in your freshly dug bulb beds. But… just before you mix up the Round Up or pull out those pesky ‘grow faster than you can remove’ weeds… perhaps you could consider a course in edible wild plants? Yes that’d be correct, a course whereby you learn which of said pesky plants could be plated up for din dins. Local lad, Alexis Pitsopoulos, who has for a couple of decades promoted these wild edibles as a serious food source, will share his wisdom at The Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre (13 Camp Street) on Sundays, May 6, and May 27 during the Edible Wild Plants of Daylesford course. The first session involves an identification wander through the streets to find out what edible wild plants are growing quite literally under your feet. He will point out the culinary and medicinary uses and even more importantly teach which plants are dangerous and need be avoided. The second (additional) session will demonstrate how to prepare tasty meals from your collected ‘weeds’. Think of your foraging as kind of hunting for bush tucker, but in an urban kind of way… So before you give that stinging nettle, dandelion, milk thistle, or wild onions the pull, check out how useful they may actually be. Alexis has even appeared with his ‘weed walk’ on the fabulous Costa’s Garden Odyssey program on SBS. Not convinced? There are books and websites galore on the subject, see: edibleweeds.com.au or survival.org.au and particularly: herbsarespecial.com.au for more on, not only chowing down on weeds, also self sufficiency. For bookings call: 5348 3569, two hour sessions cost $25/$20conc each. The Neighbourhood Centres operate in Trentham, Creswick, Clunes and Daylesford and offer a wide variety of classes, courses, workshops, group gatherings and information sessions for all ages and its a community hub. The website lists details by town, for more information, visit: ourneighbourhood.org.au dp

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Hurry up

and slow down! TUKI Trout Farm (60 Stoney Rises Rd, Smeaton) is a haven for foodies, fishermen and families alike. As part of the Daylesford Macedon Produce Harvest Festival (Friday, April 27, till Sunday, May 6,) Tuki is hosting a slow food dinner. Take a tour of the farm, (see those slow trout and sheep in action), catch a trout or two, then have it perfectly prepared for your dinner. Tuki will serve an entree of smoked trout pate and smoked lamb sausage. Your catch of the day is the main meal, with slow roast lamb and pasture fed beef. Slow cooked deliciousness with zero food miles to boot. Delectably fresh and totally Tuki. The Tuki Tour and Slow Dinner will be held Saturday, May 5, from 5pm. Tickets are $40 adult, $20 child. More info and bookings 5345 6233. kd

Divide your time

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between cakes & sweat

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DON’T be fooled by thinking Daylesford is just all about fine dining, day spas, and indulgence. It’s also about the tranquillity, the forest, and, the…ah, the serenity. One of the best ways to experience said serenity is to pull on some hiking boots and hit the Goldfields Track (there’s a 280km network of tracks that follow the Great Dividing Range aptly named: The Great Dividing Trail), yep it goes right through here and has access points in both Daylesford, Hepburn Springs and Castlemaine. Pick up a copy of the map from either of the Daylesford or Castlemaine Visitor Information Centres or visit the website at: gdt.org.au. Or, see the sights by mountain bike and venture into the depths of The Wombat State Forest. There’s a clever local company, Tipperary Bicycle Hire, that hires out both mountain and commuter bikes and will deliver them to you (the fees are very reasonable) they’ll dish out some good advice on where to head to suit your level, and now you can eat that cake guilt free! Info: 0413 347 779 or: tipperarybicyclehire.com. dp

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Lavandula

deliciously deciduous IN CASE you hadn’t noticed it gets a bit gorgeous around here in Autumn. And in May, one of the prettiest properties in the region is Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm. (350 HepburnNewstead Road, Shepherds Flat). Right now the fruit, nut trees and vines are spectacular, with leaves changing every colour of the Autumnal spectrum. Lavandula’s Autumn Harvest Festival is held in the midst of this explosion of colour, on Sunday, May 6, from 10:30am. Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy this special place whilst savouring fabulous local food and wine. Throughout Autumn, grapes are pressed for wine, fragrant herbs are hung to dry, olives are harvested, and either pressed into oil or pickled and bottled. Watch and learn these old skills, share stories and enjoy the fruits of their labour. Cost $5 adults, $2 school children. Info: 5476 4393 or stay up-to-date by visiting the farm ‘facebook’ page. kd

A Feast

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of Fungi THIS time of year, as the world around us seemingly slips into hibernation, one form of life has a population explosion. Fungi. In this region all shapes, sizes, weird and wonderful colours and species of fungi literally pop up overnight. Alison Pouliot is a fungi expert, and is hosting a very special event with Michael de Jong at Ellender Estate Winery (260 Green Gully Road, Glenlyon) Tuesday, May 8 and Wednesday May 9, 10.30am to 4.30pm. Alison will present a fascinating insight to the fungi kingdom, introducing participants to many different fungi types, with a focus on edible varieties, followed by a mushroom inspired lunch by Chef Michael de Jong. After lunch you are invited to take part in a fungi forage around the winery and nearby forest. Cost is $120 per person. For more information and bookings see: ellenderwines.com.au or contact Jenny on: 5348 7785. kd

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Whole lot of creative space to celebrate life (& tattoos)

LOT 19 Gallery (Langslow Street, Castlemaine) is an eclectic space open to a wide persuasion of artists. Promoted as an ‘evolving artspace founded to celebrate life’ it houses studio spaces, an outdoor stage, a contemporary art gallery (also hosting musicians), marionette theatre, performance, and film, and an outdoor sculpture park. And this month features Liz Archer, a Hepburn artist and art teacher, with a passion for the traditional Japanese tattoo and Asian art in general. Her latest work, Gestured Conversations explores the concept of tattoo through the trapunto quilted figures which are painted in the narrative myths and symbolism in the tradition of the Japanese tattoo. The exhibition will be on show from Friday May 11 until Sunday May 27. For more on the artist visit: lizarcher.com, for more on the gallery see the website at: lot19art.com or call: 0427 724 149.

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Shop at Fannys Flat

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for elegant fair couture IF YOU needed an excuse to play ladies and dress in your finery, here it is. The clever lass behind Fanny’s Flat Vintage Boutique (Fyfe Street, Talbot) has created a most splendid event aptly tilted: ‘The Art of Elegance Fair’. To be held at The Maryborough Town Hall (we know, it’s a wee hike from here but well worth the effort for such splendour) on Sunday, May 13, from 11am until 4pm. Of course high tea will be served, but not just any high tea, it’s the ‘Mini Mad Hatter High Tea’ served with local wines. And as it happens to coincide with Mother’s Day, be sure to take mum, and don a hat for the chance to win a great prize. There’s even a ‘rabbit hole’ to lose oneself in (also know as the Lower Town Hall) where you’ll find collectibles presented on white linen-topped tables. Your skills not up to this vintage standard? Fear not...book in for a vintage makeover with Ballarat’s Miss Lulu PinCurl Pin-Ups. For more info visit: artofelegancefair.wordpress.com. High Tea $25 per person – bookings essential, call: 5461 5080. Fair entry $10 per person, conc.$7, under 16 free.

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In the Pink

on Mother’s Day AUSTRALIA’S largest charity fundraiser event is the annual Mother’s Day Classic. Donating the single largest annual donation to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. It’s a seriously fun way to raise serious funds for a seriously good cause. Seriously. Sunday, May 13, don the runners and head to Woodend Children’s Park (Nicholson Street), for a 3km walk/run or a 6km walk/run. You’ll need to register online by 12 noon on Wednesday, May 9. Once registered you’ll receive a fundraising URL to send to everyone for sponsorship. Can’t remember the last time you used run and fun in the same sentence? No probs, you can raise funds without pulling on said runners! With activities and entertainment around the entire course, there are no excuses not to get involved! 8am start - sorry no canines permitted, fret not... they get their own event the following week (see pg 30). Info: mothersdayclassic.com.au or call: dp Kristina on: 0448 355 535.

So Frenchy,

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so Creswick

OOH la la! There’s a French Patisserie in Creswick! Le Peche Gourmand. (69a Albert Street). Proprietors Paul and Marie opened their petit café in March to frenzied scenes of croissant scoffing. You see, Paul has something of a pastry pedigree, having worked in five star and Michelin hatted restaurants, delicately handcrafting exquisite desserts for the schmanciest palettes around the globe. Paul now lovingly crafts them in downtown Creswick and they regularly sell out before you can say boulangerie. Perhaps it’s Marie’s beautiful French/Canadian accent and outstanding barista skills? Or perhaps it’s the imported French cultured butter? (the secret ingredient, it makes everything delectable). Whatever it is, their traditional French pastries, croissants, éclairs, incredible tarts and cakes and range of breads: baguettes, boule and sweet buttery brioche baked daily will have you coming back for more. Oui indeed! Open Tuesday to Saturday 7:30am-4pm and Sunday 8am-noon. kd 20

Who doesn’t love

Farmers? And their arms? THE Farmers Arms Hotel (1 East Street) is Daylesford’s oldest pub, (1857) but if you saw her on a Friday or Saturday night you’d see she’s still oh-so young at heart. Almost three years ago Susanne and Claire took the reins and have gently coaxed even more life out of the old pub. The Farmers is a much loved Daylesford institution with its red walls, roaring fire, great food and wine list and famous Friday night charity raffle. There are five prizes on offer (tickets sold from 6:30, drawn at 7:30) – Yes, of course there’s a meat tray up for grabs, it’s a country pub! But there’s nothing ‘country pub’ about the food, chef Gavan Anders’ menu is diverse and delicious and suits intimate dinners or functions with friends. Cheers indeed to our Farmers! Now open seven days for lunch (12 - 3pm) and dinner from 6pm. (No reservations). Info: 5348 2091 or visit: farmersarmsdaylesford.com.au. kd

Woohoo it’s been reviewed...

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& tomorrow is cancelled!

HOW can we resist a quick plug for a band requiring no review, as they are the ‘Woohoo Revue’. Described as ‘a fiendishly talented sextet who create an adrenalin-fuelled celebration fit for dancing, drinking and ignoring tomorrow’ and Hepburn Springs is in luck, they are headed for The Palais (111 Main Road) on Friday, May 18. The Woohoo Revue’s style of Balkan-gypsy-brass-bandroaring 20s-swing-ensemble will fit perfectly with the grand old dame borne of the same era, and a local crowd who love to forget about tomorrow. Tix for dinner (6.30pm) and show (8:30pm) are $50, pre-sale, gig only, $15 or $20 on the door. For more on the Woohoo Revue (couldn’t resist saying it one more time!) see: thewoohoorevue.com.au. For venue info: thepalais.com.au or phone: 5348 4849. Or for a run down of gigs in May turn to page 43 of this wee guide. dp

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The Humble Potato in the Spudlight

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YOU say potato, I say SPUDFEST. Ohh yes, the biggest deal since crinkle cut chips is here, Spudfest 2012! Tiny Trentham town is deep in the heart of famous spud country. Trentham’s rich volcanic soil grows top ‘tatoes, and once a year the proud community celebrates loudly with a fantastic day of spudtacular family fun. Now in its fifth year, Spudfest celebrations start early, with the Spudfest Grand Opening Event to be held Friday, May 18, 7pm at the Mechanic’s Hall, High Street (Tickets $20 from Trentham Neighbourhood Centre). Hear tales of the early potato farmers, enjoy spudelicious finger food and live music by Maria Forde and Family Farm. Saturday’s Spudfest Spectacular is mashed full of spud fun, with a full day program of food, music, games, entertainment, historic spud hut tours, and spud sales (of course!) They’re in season and mighty good right now – check out the Trentham Farmers’ Market for even more fresh produce. (See Market Guide on page: 48). Quarry Street Trentham will be transformed to Spud Hub. With hot potatoes, great local art, and fab music from the Bonza Banana Band and Black and Blue. Climb to the top of Spud Hill, and get into some fun spud stuff at Spud Arena, including spud pot luck, spud hoopla, spud smasher, spuds alive, spud scramble, a spud sack race, (you get the idea… basically if it’s spudable, they’ll be doing it at Spudfest). Saturday night, May 19, the Spudtacular Dinner will be held at the Mechanics Hall. With catering from culinary wizards Spade to Blade, plating up delicious potato inspired dishes, using fresh, local and organic produce wherever possible, (tickets $70 from Trentham Neighbourhood Centre). Spudfest is a fantastic community event for all to enjoy. Proceeds raised will be shared with community groups and used to make Spudfest 2013 even MORE SPUDTACULAR! (Can it be done people? Can it be done)?! For the full Spudfest program call: 0419 897 660 or visit the website at: trenthamspudfest.org.au. kd

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What?

Are those feet painted on? EVEN if you are living hidden deep in the forest, you are still encouraged to participate in the annual National Walk Safely to School Day this month on Friday, May 18. It’s not only about teaching the wee tackers about the importance of pedestrian safety it’s also paramount, in this speeded up existence, to teach them the necessity of regular exercise, let’s be honest here…we could probably all do with a good walking!... Now in its the 13th year the walk to school campaign encourages parents and carers to take a different route, go via the park or take the back way and make it a fun ‘exercise’ for you all. There’s even a handy website to use as a tool to register your school and to procure walk to school stickers or go the whole hog and host a healthy brekkie, visit: walk.com.au. dp

Of custard and cabbages

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(home grown of course)

Annie Smithers’ Bistrot (72 Piper Street Kyneton) is an epicentre of deliciousness, with an ever-evolving menu determined by what’s in her lovingly tended kitchen garden. Annie has recently written a book about her uber acre of vegies (Annie’s Garden to Table), capturing the highs and lows of both gardening and cooking. There aren’t too many lows… Annie’s cooking skills are outstanding, and each year she hosts a series of masterclasses. This month try Preserving (Wednesdays: May 2, 9 and 16). Learn how to make fruit jelly, pickles, relish and poaching. Wednesday, May 30, it’s all about Custards… (hello!) we’re talking crème anglaise, crème caramel and crème brulee. All masterclasses include notes and recipes and run 10am till noon, followed by lunch (and hopefully some of that crème brulee) Cost $135 pp. Open for lunch from noon Friday – Sunday, dinner from 6pm Thursday – Sunday. Reservations essential on: 5422 2039. For Masterclasses call Sarah: 0477 990 098. kd 26

James Morrison

If you like your jazz strictly virtuosic you can’t go past blowing up a storm on Friday May 11. We’re not supposed to mention

FLAP!

features Derek Guille’s daughter but we can say that they are creating a huge buzz around the country with their brand of alt-folk, gypsy-jazz thang. They fill the Royal dance floor on Friday May 25. The very next day we’ll be reversing the room and installing an 18m x 8m (yep that’s metres) screen and projecting amazing footage from various film-makers with live and recorded

Cam Butler

(Silver Ray, Coralinas, Ron S. Peno). accompaniment from This v. special show will be seen at a Festival near you in future. On Tuesday

Paul Kelly

will hit the 154 year-old stage at Theatre Royal. He’s May 29 never been here and we’re a tad excited he will be joining us. In June you can

Cash Savage and Kira Piru

for a goils night and we will catch also give Central Victorians a taste of some real horror country on June 29 with the Graveyard Train. If that makes you feel like a dag, drop in June 30 to catch Dale Ryder (Boom Crash Opera), Scott Carne (Kids In The Kitchen) and Brian Mannix (Uncanny X-Men) at the

Absolute ’80’s Ball.

Details online.

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Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa

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Dogs day out in the millions

THE Castlemaine Botanical Gardens (2 Walker Street) plays host to a whole lotta pooch love on Sunday, May 20, when the biggest day on the canine social calendar comes to town. The RSPCA Million Paws Walk is a great way to raise muchneeded funds for the RSPCA who investigates more than 43,000 complaints of animal cruelty and neglect in Australia each year. Kick off is 10am (on the day registrations start at 9am). It’s a scenic 2km walk around the Gardens followed by a tasty free range brekkie There’ll be canine activities galore including prizes for the best dressed themed team and a free hydro wash (sorry not for humans). To pre-register or for more info on the event visit: vic.millionpawswalk.com.au or for Castlemaine event information email: castlemaine@rspcavic.org.au or telephone: 0409 643 776. dp

Silly

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for sausages SAUSAGES. The food of kings. Well, perhaps German Kings? Loaded with sauerkraut, caramelised onion and cheese on a crusty roll. Oh stop it, mouth watering now! Sausages needn’t be a burnt BBQ nightmare, oh no, at Willy’s European Sausages and Snack Bar (Shop 1, Village on Vincent, 121 Vincent Street), the rich aroma of real gourmet Euro sausages served up with all your fave condiments will have you salivating half a block away. Walk up to the kiosk and order from a gold medal winning selection. Cheese or Chilli Cheese Kransky, Curried Vegie, Bratwurst and Bullboar – or if you’d prefer something sweet, try poffertjes (Dutch pancakes), served with maple syrup, lemon and sugar. Go plonk yourself in freshly fallen leaves, munch away and feel all ‘Euro Autumnal’ in downtown Daylesford. The Sausage Bar is open Wednesday to Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. More info, phone or SMS: 0457 350 480. kd

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of Beanie THE unstoppable craft movement has given birth to a new generation of makers, knitters, crochet-ers, felters, sew-ers, quilters and creators of all manner of handmade loveliness. Knitting clubs, Janome parties, artisan yarn producers and sellers are the new clique in town, and we, the non-crafty, are the lucky beneficiaries of this influx of hand crafted gorgeousness. On the weekend of Friday, May 25, till Sunday, May 27, cast on to Castlemaine as the Castlemaine CWA hosts The Beanie Affair. This time of year the humble beanie becomes more than just a warm accessory, it becomes a vital garment as temperatures plummet, so if you have to wear one, you might as well make it a fashion statement. The Beanie Affair showcases the skill of local textile artists and every beanie on display will be for sale. As part of the event there will be workshops for beginners, through to master-classes for ninja knitters. Join knitting lounges in cafes and pubs, meet fellow artisans, (or be totally star-struck by their awesome skill) Beanie Hub will be at the Castlemaine Uniting Church Hall (24 Lyttleton Street), where all handmade beanies and hand spun yarn (in the $20 - $100 category) will be for sale. CWA handcrafts will also be on sale. Keep your eye on their website for details of another beanie venue that will be selling Masterclass Beanies (we’re talking couture beanies here folks. Priced from $200 upwards). There will also be a knitting lounge/workshop at this venue. Other workshops will be held around town for beginners, through to advanced specialist classes in crochet, knitting and spinning. There’ll be workshops for kids, and troubleshooting classes (BYO project you need a hand with!) The Beanie Affair is a fundraising event for Castlemaine CWA, but artists will retain 75% of sales, which will have you feeling warm and fuzzy in more ways than one. Entry to all venues free. For details on workshop prices and more info: go to website: wix.com/samant28/beanieaffair or telephone The CWA Secretary on: 5470 6497. kd

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The hub of Glenlyon Open Seven DayS 8am-6pm Mon-Sat 9am-6pm Sun Brekkie, Lunch, Coffee, Cake & Catering 63 Barkly Street, Glenlyon 5348 7922 tania@glenlyongeneralstore.com.au

Getting Wacko at the Palais

IF MICHAEL Jackson had a body double, Paul Rizzo would be it. Paul’s incredible Michael Jackson impersonation, performance, dancers and show are internationally recognised and award winning. His attention to detail, costumes, voice, and idiosyncrasies are a sensitive and authentic tribute to the King of Pop, and his The Man in the Mirror Show, thrills audiences everywhere. Paul Rizzo is bringing his mirror-like performance to The Palais (111 Main Road, Hepburn Springs) Saturday, May 26 from 8:30pm. Bust out your sparkly gloves and practice your sham-ons, The Man In The Mirror Show is Australia’s favourite Michael Jackson Tribute and will have you up and dancing. Tix are available at the venue or online at: thepalais.com.au. Show only - $25. Dinner and show - $60. For more info telephone: 5348 4849. kd

DIY Birthday party

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THERE’S gotta be a perk or two when you work nights in a bar. And local barman Shawn B is making sure of that on Saturday, May 26, when he celebrates his birthday in style with a wide array of extraordinarily talented folk at the intimate Horvat’s Wine Bar (Shop 6 Howe Street, Daylesford). He may still be working the bar, but Shawn B has organised some sweet birthday tunes of rock’n’roll proportions with Midnight Woolf, Freya Hollick and Humbug. Midnight Woolfe from the garages of Melbourne via Spain and featuring ex members of Magic Dirt are promising to bring a rock infused punkfest to the party, Freya Hollick will lend her fragile folk to the frey and Humbug promise footstompin dirty blues, as gifts for Shawn B. Lucky him and lucky us! Entry (as always) is free. More info: horvatwines.com or phone: 5348 2333. For a list of May gigs turn to page 43. dp

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op shops and just free food

YOU gotta love community spirit. And you gotta love when that spirit creates a real unity within a community. Local ladies, Michelle Clifford and Carmel Thannhauser have set up a not-for-profit committee and have gone and done just that, bundled their own sense of community to create the Daylesford Community Op Shop (4 Albert Street, Daylesford.) Before you scream “the world has gone Op Shop mad!”… wait, this one is different. Based on a Swedish model, the Daylesford Community Op Shop has been formed to help keep the region sustainable by encouraging the use of resources we already have, or those that are within easy reach, and especially to give back to community groups. Each month will see a different group sponsored - May is all about Hepburn Wildlife Shelter (hepburnwildlifeshelter.com). And the shop itself plans to provide all things one may need (without the hassle of having to leave town to get it, or add to the planet’s wastage by having to buy brand new). Nice. They’ll even sell second hand electrical items! The shop is set up like a wee village, with a lounge set up, reading corner and even a seed bank, a true community drop in one-stopshop. The expectation is that in a year it will inject $100,000 back in to the community. Local organisations that are interested can apply for the monthly profit to help fund their service. Want to know more or jump on board as a volunteer? Pop in and say g’day, they’re open Tuesday to Saturday 10am till 4pm. To stay up to date with happenings pop over to their facebook page or visit: daylesfordcommunityopshop.com Another couple of great community initiatives are the Daylesford Harvest Swapmeet (literally a meet to swap your excess harvest) and the Daylesford Community Food Garden Projects (two of them! 33 Albert Street and 42 Raglan Street), working bees and swap meets are held the second Saturday of each month from 10am till 12 noon at the Albert Street garden (next to the Daylesford Library)... you can’t miss those brilliant Autumn colours! You’ll find all of the details about how you can get involved on ‘facebook’ or visit the blog page at: justfreefood.blogspot.com.au. dp 36

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th!s THE AFTERNOON of Sunday, May 27, will hear the joyous voices of a 100-person-strong choir bounce off the walls at The Daylesford Town Hall as Jonathon Welch and THE CHO!R present an afternoon of sensational singing.   Jonathon Welch is the founding director of the Choir of Hard Knocks, and is bringing THE CHO!R to Daylesford for one show only. This Melbourne choir is an exciting 100 voice community choir, that will present a selection of popular, rock and classic songs from artists as diverse at Queen to Bon Jovi to Handel. It promises to be an inspirational, fun and uplifting afternoon. Tickets are $15 to $25, and available from the Town Hall (Vincent Street) 30mins prior to the performance at 3pm (till 5pm). Proceeds will support the African Children’s Choir through the KWAYA project. More info at: thechoir.com.au. kd

Paul Kelly

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time in Castlemaine THINK QUICK! Name a Paul Kelly song! Easy peasy. You could name about five right? Ten? More? Of course! That’d be because Paul Kelly is an Australian music icon. And Mr Kelly is bringing his band, and a bunch of those well crafted songs you know every word to, to The Theatre Royal (30 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine) Tuesday, May 29, from 7:30pm. Paul Kelly was inducted into the ARIA hall of fame in 1997, celebrating a career has now spanned more than 30 years writing and performing much loved tunes that are now truly part of the Australian psyche. (THINK QUICK, What temperature does the clock on the silo say?) Yeah… you know it. Tickets are $65 Seated, $59 Standing Room, $65 Balcony. Purchase tickets at: theatreroyal.info or call the box office: 5472 1196. dp

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Alla Wolf-Tasker’s café & store in the enchanting surrounds of the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens. Enjoy breakfast and lunch in the café or select from our picnic and take home range. Sit inside by the fire, on the indoor shared tables, pull a stool up to the bar or bathe in the sunshine in the lovely north facing kitchen garden. Country Cheap Eats Champ – The Age Cheap Eats Guide 2012

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Of mills, puddings, magic

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IT’S no secret that the former gold mining village of Creswick loves to celebrate its rich history and in particular that it is the birthplace of, perhaps Australia’s most famous art family, the Lindsays. This month you too can immerse yourself in this history by experiencing the exquisite works of both Norman and Lionel Lindsay in two iconic Creswick venues. Creswick Woollen Mills’ Ryzowy Gallery (Railway Parade) select pieces from Norman Lindsay’s famed Magic Pudding will be on display, as well as Lindsay family artwork, memorabilia and book readings from the Lindsay classics during the ‘Celebration of the Lindsays exhibition’. Daily from 10am till 5pm until Sunday May 6. For more information visit: creswickwool.com or phone: 5345 2202. Meanwhile, just up the road at the Creswick Museum (70 Albert Street) until Sunday May 13 many never displayed works from both gallery and private collections by printmaker and painter Sir Lionel Lindsay are on show as part of ‘The Artist, Adventurer and Advocate’ exhibition. The Creswick Museum is open 11am until 3.30pm every Saturday and Sunday, and for this special exhibition also Wednesday, May 2 and Friday, May 4. Info, call: 5345 2845 or email: info@creswickmuseum.org.au. For more information on the history and happenings of Creswick visit: creswick.net or pop in and see the lovely volunteers at the Creswick Visitor Information Centre (4143 Albert Street), open daily 9am till 5pm. dp

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Gig Guide MAY Old Hepburn Hotel - 236 Main Rd Hepburn (03) 5348 - 2207 The Palais - 111 Main Rd Hepburn Springs (03) 5348 4849 Radio Springs Hotel - Cnr High St and Main St Lyonville (03) 5348 5562 Perfect Drop Wine & Food Lounge - 5 Howe St Daylesford (03) 5348 3373 Horvat’s WINE Bar - Howe St Daylesford (03) 5348 2333 The Cosmopolitan Hotel - High St Trentham (03) 5424 1516 Daylesford Inn - 2891 Ballan Rd Daylesford (03) 5348 2554 Glenlyon Store - 63 Barkly St Glenlyon (03) 5348 7922 the Old Hepburn Hotel

Friday 4th Sunni Hayes Adrian Deakin Solo Piano 6-8pm The Three Pairs 8:30pm Shaun Kirk 9pm The Moodswing 9pm

Glenlyon store Horvat’s WINE Bar The Palais Old Hepburn Hotel Horvat’s WINE Bar

Saturday 5th Early Sessions with ‘Mana’ 6-8pm Family Farm band 9pm

Horvat’s WINE Bar Horvat’s WINE Bar

Sunday 6th Reservoir Frogs Funk’n’Groove’ DJ Sessions with ‘Jo Arrow’ 7pm

The Cosmopolitan Hotel Horvat’s WINE Bar

Friday 11th Open mic night Family Farm Adrian Deakin Solo Piano 6-8pm James Morrison 8pm Liz Frencham Jazz Duo 9pm

The Cosmopolitan Hotel Glenlyon store Horvat’s WINE Bar Theatre Royal Horvat’s WINE Bar

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Thursday 3rd Performance Night 7.30pm

Gig Guide Saturday 12th The Early Sessions with ‘Cab Saveloy’ 6-8pm Hat Fitz and Cara 8:30pm Hydrosis 9pm Duncan Graham & his Co-Accussed 9pm Sunday 13th Adam Fiorello and guests ‘Funk’n’Groove’ DJ Sessions with ‘ DJ JuzRa’ 9pm Friday 18th Shoni Rumbler & Psy Cato Adrian Deakin Solo Piano 6-8pm Open Mic/Performance Night - Folk Blues 7pm Table Hill 7pm The Woohoo Review 8:30pm Jennie Brown & Jude Russell Trio 9pm

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Saturday 19th The Early Sessions with ‘Myles White’ 6-8pm Michelle Parsons 9pm Flying Tongue Kiss 9pm

Horvat’s WINE Bar The Palais The Old Hepburn Hotel Horvat’s WINE Bar The Cosmopolitan Hotel Horvat’s WINE Bar Glenlyon store Horvat’s WINE Bar The Daylesford Inn Radio Springs Hotel The Palais Horvat’s WINE Bar Horvat’s WINE Bar The Old Hepburn Hotel Horvat’s WINE Bar

Sunday 20th Salty Dog duo 3pm The Old Hepburn Hotel Shaun Brown solo The Cosmopolitan Hotel The Punkadelics 8pm Horvat’s WINE Bar ‘Funk’n’Groove’ DJ Sessions w ‘Shonbi Rumbler’ 10pm Horvat’s WINE Bar Friday 25th Live music Adrian Deakin Solo Piano 6-8pm Flap 8pm Blanche Dubois 8:30pm Sonnymoon Quartet 9pm 44

Glenlyon store Horvat’s WINE Bar Theatre Royal The Palais Horvat’s WINE Bar

Gig Guide Saturday 26th The Early Sessions with ‘Freya Hollick’ 6-8pm Cam Butler 8pm The Man In The Mirror (Michael Jackson tribute) 8:30 Midnight Woolf & Humbug 9pm

Tuesday 29th Paul Kelly

The Cosmopolitan Hotel Horvat’s WINE Bar Theatre Royal

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Sunday 27th Travelling Concessions ‘Funk’n’Groove’ DJ Sessions with ‘DJ Nicko’ 7pm

Horvat’s WINE Bar Theatre Royal The Palais Horvat’s WINE Bar

Winery Guide 5348 2741

GRANITE HILLS 1481 Burke & Wills Tk, Baynton 7 days 11am-5pm

5423 5227

BIG SHED WINES 5348 7825 1289 Malmsbury Rd, Glenlyon 7 days 10-6pm (10-7pm Summer)

HANGING ROCK WINERY 88 Jim Rd, Newham 7 days 10am-5pm

5427 0542

CAPTAINS CREEK Kangaroo Hills Rd Blampied Saturday & Sunday 11am-5pm

HERBAL LORE LIQUEURS 5348 1920 Lot 2 Railway Crescent, Daylesford Friday to Monday 10am-5pm or by appoint.

5345 7408

CHANTERS RIDGE 0427 511 341 440 Chanters Ln, Tylden Saturday & Sunday by appointment

HORVAT’S CELLAR DOOR Shop 6 Howe St Daylesford Friday - Tuesday 12-5pm

0429 585 129

COBAW RIDGE 5423 5227 31 Perc Boyers Ln, East Pastoria MonThuFri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 12-5.30pm

KYNETON RIDGE 90 Blackhill School Rd, Kyneton Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm

5422 7377

CURLY FLAT 263 Collivers Rd, Lancefield Saturday & Sunday 1-5pm

5429 1956

PASSING CLOUDS 30 Roddas Ln Musk 7 days 11am-5pm

5348 5550

ELLENDER ESTATE 260 Green Gully Rd, Glenlyon Saturday & Sunday 11am-5pm

5348 7785

PARAMOOR 439 Three Chain Rd, Carlsruhe 7 days 10am-5pm

5427 1057

FONTANELLA WINE & VINEYARD 5348 7908 1225 Malmsbury Rd Glenlyon Saturday & Sunday 11am-5pm

ROWANSTON ON THE TRACK 5425 5492 2710 Burke & Wills Track, Glenhope 7 days 10am–5pm

GISBORNE PEAK WINERY 69 Short Rd, Gisborne South 7 days 11am-5pm

SAILORS FALLS ESTATE 1073 Telegraph Rd, Sailors Falls Saturday & Sunday 11am–5pm

5428 2228

GUILDFORD VINEYARD & CELLAR 5476 4457 6720 Midland Hwy Guildford Saturday & Sunday 11.30pm-5pm

5348 6626

ZIG ZAG RD 5423 9390 201 Zig Zag Rd, Drummond North Saturday & Sunday 11am-5pm

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BARCALDINE HOUSE 238 Dairy Flat Rd, Musk Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm

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Market Guide BALLAN FARMERS MARKET 9am-1pm, 2nd Sat of month Mill Cottage 96 Inglis St Ballan

HOLISTIC LIFESTYLE SPRING FAIR Sat. & Sun. 10am – 4pm Daylesford Inn, 2891 Ballan Rd, Daylesford

BREAKFAST BAZAAR 113 - 115 Main Road, Hepburn Springs Last Saturday of the month from 9am

KYNETON FARMERS MARKET 8am-1pm, 2nd Sat of month St Pauls Park Piper St Kyneton

CASTLEMAINE ARTIST MARKET 10am-3pm, 1st Sun of the month (ex.Jan) The Theatre Royal, 30 Hargraves St

LANCEFIELD & DISTRICT FARMERS MARKET 9am-1pm, 4th Sat of the month, (3rd Sat in Dec) High St Lancefield

CASTLEMAINE FARMERS MARKET 9am-1pm, 1st Sun of the month Mostyn St Castlemaine

LANCEFIELD-ROMSEY LIONS CLUB MARKET 8am-2.30pm, 4th Sun of month (except Jan, Jun, Jul) Main St Romsey

CRESWICK COMMUNITY MARKET 9am-1pm 3rd Sat of the month 19-21 Victoria St Creswick

MALMSBURY VILLAGE MARKET 9am-3pm, 2nd Sun of month (Sept-May) Gardens, Calder Hwy Malmsbury

DAYLESFORD FARMERS MARKET 9am-1pm, first Sat of month Daylesford Primary School Vincent St

RIDDELLS CREEK FARMERS MARKET 9am-1pm, 3rd Sat of month (exc. Dec) Riddells Creek Primary School

DAYLESFORD MAKERS MARKET 10am-3pm, first Sat of month Daylesford Town Hall, Vincent St

TALBOT FARMERS MARKET 9am-2pm, 3rd Sun of month Scandanavian Cres Talbot

DAYLESFORD SUNDAY MARKET 8am-4pm, every Sun Daylesford Railway Station Midland Hwy

TRENTHAM FARMERS MARKET 9am-1pm, 3rd Saturday of the month A Lions Club Project, Trentham Town Square

GISBORNE OLDE TIME MARKET 9am-2pm, 1st Sun of month Hamilton & Aitken St Gisborne

TRENTHAM SUNDAY MARKET 9am-2pm, 4th Sun of month Main St Trentham

GISBORNE ALL SEASONS MARKET 9am-3pm, 1st Sun of month Brantome St Gisborne

WOODEND MARKET 9am-3pm, 3rd Sun of month High St Woodend

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Gallery Guide 0406 995 697 PARADISO ARTS 5348 6600 1089 Telegraph Road, Sailors Falls Designer, maker, Sculptural furniture

BENCHMARK COLLECTIVE 97A High St, Woodend Open Thu-Mon 11am-5pm

5475 1911 5427 1711 PENNY SCHOOL GALLERY 11 Church St, Maldon, Daily 11am–5pm Dinner Fri–Sun 6pm

CAN’T THINK STRAIGHT 41 Vincent St, Daylesford Open Thu-Mon 10am-5pm

5348 6695 PORTAL 108 5348 4353 108 Main Road, Heoburn Springs Open Wed-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun p/h 10am-4pm

CASTLEMAINE ART GALLERY 5472 2292 RED PEPPER GALLERY 14 Lyttleton St, Castlemaine 35 Vincent St. Daylesford Mon-Fri 10am-5pm Sat/Sun 12-5pm Open daily from 10am CECODE WORKROOM 2 /1 Camp St, Daylesford Open Fri-Mon 11am-5pm

5348 3111

0419 606 986 STOCKROOM & WOLF AT THE DOOR 98 Piper St Kyneton 5422 3215 Thurs-Mon from 10:30am

CHRISTOWEL DESIGN GALLERY STONY CREEK GALLERY 10 Forest Ave, Hepburn Springs 0407 809 920 10 Stony Creek Rd, Daylesford Open daily Thurs-Sun from 10am

5348 1884

CONVENT GALLERY 5348 3211 THE ARTIST’S MUSE Cnr. Hill & Daly St, Daylesford 32 High St. Trentham Daily 10am-4pm, Seven Galleries Open Fri, Sat & Sun from 11am

5424 1599

FALKNER GALLERY 35 Templeton St, Castlemaine, Thurs-Sun 11am-5pm

5470 5858 THE CLAY FIRE GALLERY 5348 3733 63 Vincent St, Daylesford Daily 10am-5pm, pottery, glassware,

JOHN TEMPLE GALLERY 0418 131 262 THE PANTECHNICON 5348 3500 72 Vincent St, Daylesford 34 Vincent St, Daylesford Panoramic photography specialist Thu–Mon 11am-5pm, warehouse gallery OVERWROUGHT 0403 675 170 THE WOODSHED GALLERY 5348 4050 61 Central Springs Rd, Daylesford 21a Raglan St. Daylesford Fri-Sun Garden art, furniture, gates Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10-5pm Sun 10-3pm

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ART YARRAMUNUA 76 Vincent St, Daylesford Open Thu-Sun 10am-5pm

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Restaurant/Cafe Guide AMERICAN HOTEL 90 Albert St. Creswick L&D Daily, bistro & pub meals

5345 2510

COFFEE BASICS 5470 6270 1 Halford St. Castlemaine B&L Mon-Fri, Castlemaine’s own roastery & euro style cafe

ANSHUMANN DA DHABA 74 Vincent St. Daylesford L&D Daily, fine dining Tandoori cuisine

5348 2982

CONVENT GALLERY 5348 3211 Cnr Hill & Daly St. Daylesford B Fri-Sun / L Fri-Mon hearty fare in the bad habits cafe

ARGUS DINING ROOM 5348 2202 124 Main Rd. Hepburn Springs L Sun / D Wed-Sun Contemporary local/seasonal dining

THE COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL 5424 1516 Cnr High St. & Cosmo Rd. Trentham D Thurs L&D Fri-Sun, upmarket meals in historic gardens/stables

BOATHOUSE CAFE Lake Daylesford B&L daily, restaurant food, boat hire

COSY CORNER 5348 2576 3 Tenth St. Hepburn Springs B 8am Sat-Sun / L&D Thur-Tues traditional & modern cuisine & curry night

5348 1387

BOCCONCINI DELICATESSEN CAFE 53484555 DARMAGI 59-61 Vincent St. Daylesford 97 Main Rd. Hepburn Springs B&L daily, D Thu-Mon European style deli & providores contemporary Italian

5348 2221

BOWLS BISTRO 10 Camp St. Daylesford, L Fri-Sun/D Tue-Sat, homestyle & modern bistro

DAYLESFORD HOTEL 2 Burke Sq, Daylesford daily pub meals

5348 2335

BREAKFAST & BEER 5348 1778 117 Vincent St Daylesford B,L&D Tues-Sun craft brews, coffee & regional Aus cuisine

DAYLESFORD HOUSE CAFÉ 105 Vincent St. Daylesford B&L Wed-Mon European style food

5348 3557

CAFE 33 33 Fraser St Clunes daily cafe meals

DU FERMIER 5422 2039 42 High Street Trentham B&L Wed-Mon French style farmhouse cafe/provedore

5348 3499

5345 3775

CLIFFY’S EMPORIUM 5348 3279 30 Raglan St. Daylesford, B&L daily fine produce in historic deli/cafe

EGO’S CULINARIA 10 Howe St, Daylesford B&L, Thur-Mon coffee, high tea, cakes

COCOA CHY 84 Albert St. Creswick L daily chocolate and pastries

ELLENDER ESTATE 5348 7785 260 Green Gully Rd. Glenlyon L Sat-Sun wood fired pizza in winery garden

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5348 4001

Restaurant/Cafe Guide EMPORIUM ON PIPER 89 Piper St. Kyneton B&L daily light meals, coffee and cakes

5422 6611

HARVEST CAFE 29 Albert St. Daylesford B&L Mon-Sun vegan & gluten free foods

THE FARMERS ARMS HOTEL 1 East St. Daylesford L&D daily modern Australian

5348 2091

HEPBURN GENERAL STORE 5348 2764 102-104 Main Rd. Hepburn B&L daily hot food, sandwiches & provisions

FOOD GALLERY 77 Vincent St. Daylesford B&L daily cafe style food

5348 1677

HEPBURN PAVILION CAFÉ 5348 1900 Mineral Springs Reserve Rd. Hepburn Springs B&L daily, speciality - morning & afternoon tea

FRANGOS & FRANGOS 82 Vincent St. Daylesford L Fri-Sun B&D Sat-Sun licensed Mediterranean cuisine

5348 2363

HIMALAYA BAKERY 73 Vincent St. Daylesford B&L Wed-Mon organic, vegetarian and vegan

5348 1267

GARDENS OF ST ERTH Simmons Reef Rd. Blackwood L Fri-Sun cafe in garden setting

5368 6514

HOLGATE BREWHOUSE 79 High St, Woodend L Tues-Sun D daily pub meal in brewhouse

5427 2510

GLENLYON GENERAL STORE 63 Barkly St. Glenlyon B&L Daily Quirky cafe, corner store

5348 7922

HORVAT’S WINE BAR 5348 2333 Shop 6 Howe st. Daylesford D Fri-Sun, wines, music & homemade pizzas

GRACENOTES CAFE 1/123 Vincent St. Daylesford B&L daily / D Fri-Sat Australian cuisine

5348 4946

HOT CHOCOLATE CAFE 5476 4208 5451 Midland Hyw. Mt Franklin Tues-Sun hot choc, coffee, teas and milkshakes

THE GRILL AT TYLDEN 5424 8119 43 Trentham Rd. Tylden L&D Wed-Sun wine bar serving food from the grill

INNER BISCUIT 34 Piper St. Kyneton B&L Mon, Thurs-Sun organic patisserie and cafe

GUILDFORD HOTEL Midland Hwy. Guildford L Sun / D Fri-Sat pub fare pizza, pub and curry nights

INNSPIRED @ DAYLESFORD INN 5348 2554 158 Ballan Rd. Daylesford L daily D Wed-Sat local contemporary Australian

5473 4215

HARVEST 383 RESTAURANT 5345 9600 1500 Midlands Hwy. Creswick L&D daily - Novotel Forest Resort contemporary Australian cuisine

JIMMY’S BAR 82 Vincent St. Daylesford L&D Thurs-Sun Modern Australian

5422 1129

5348 2363

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Restaurant/Cafe Guide KAZUKI’S AT THE RAGLAN 5348 1218 1 Camp St. Daylesford L Fri-Mon / D Thurs-Tue Japanese inspired dining room, bar, courtyard

MERCATO @ DAYLESFORD 32 Raglan St. Daylesford L Sat-Sun / D Thurs-Tues regional, seasonal fine dining

KOUKLA 82 Vincent St. Daylesford B, L & D daily cafe with wood fire pizza oven

MILL MARKET CAFE 5348 4332 105 Central Springs Rd. Daylesford daily cafe meals

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LA PECHE GOURMAND 69A Albert St. Creswick B&L Tue-Sun Boulangerie-Patisserie

5348 2363

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5348 4488

MODERN DAY BAKERY 69-71 Vincent St. Daylesford B&L daily bakery and cafe

5348 2714

LADLE FOODSTORE 30 Piper St. Kyneton B&L Daily gourmet foodstuffs

5422 2430

MRS SMITH’S 91 Piper St. Kyneton L Thurs-Sun / D Thurs-Sat Fine food and wine

5422 6844

LARDER DELI 57a Vincent St. Daylesford B&L daily, D Wed-Sat licensed exotic deli fare

5348 4700

MUFFY’S 28 Albert St. daylesford B&L daily, muffins, pies and snacks

5348 3711

LAKE HOUSE RESTAURANT 5348 3329 King St. Daylesford L&D daily local, seasonal modern fine dining

NATIONAL HOTEL 35 Fraser St. Clunes D daily country style pub meals

5345 3205

LAVANDULA SWISS ITALIAN FARM 5476 4393 350 Hepburn-Newstead Rd. Shepherds Flat L Sat-Sun Mediterranean fare

OHARA’S BAKERY AND CAFE 24 Fraser St. Clunes B&L Daily pastry and cafe food

5345 3700

LEMON TREE CAFE 86 Albert St. Creswick B&L Daily hearty meals

5345 1120

OLD HEPBURN HOTEL 236 Main Rd. Hepburn L Wed-Sun / D daily generous pub meals

5348 2207

LITTLE SWALLOW CAFE 58a Piper St. Kyneton B&L Wed-Mon modern Australian

5422 6241

PERFECT DROP WINE & FOOD LOUNGE 5 Howe St. Daylesford 5348 3373 L Sat-Sun / D daily casual dining, serious flavours, local produce

LUCINI’S HISTORIC PASTA CAFE 5348 4345 64 Main Rd. Hepburn Springs L Fri-Mon / D Fri-Sun Italian meals in macaroni factory

PIZZERIA LA LUNA 5348 4123 24 Albert St. Daylesford D Thurs-Mon, gourmet and traditional pizza, take away. delivery (fri & sat nights)

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Restaurant/Cafe Guide PUBLIC INN 5472 3568 Barker & Mostyn Sts. Castlemaine L&D daily modern Australian upmarket pub meals

SWEET DECADENCE AT LOCANTRO 87 Vincent St. Daylesford 5348 3202 B&L daily chocolates, sweets and cakes

RADIO SPRINGS HOTEL 5348 5562 Cnr High St. & Main St. D Thurs-Fri L&D Sat-Sun Contemporary Italian pub meals

TANGLES AT THE MAZE 5345 2847 Cnr Midlands & Smokeytown Rd. Creswick L daily D Fri CafĂŠ at the maze / mini golf

REDBEARD HISTORIC BAKERY Old Bakery Ln. Trentham B&L daily organic bakery and cafe

5424 1002

TASTE OF SPICE 51 Raglan St. Daylesford L Fri-Sun / D daily Authentic Indian cuisine

RED GINGER 31 Albert St. Daylesford L Fri-Sun D Wed-Mon authentic Thai cuisine

5348 1163

THEATRE ROYAL 5472 1196 30 Hargraves St. Castemaine L&D daily traditional italian pizza & atomica coffee

RED STAR CAFE 115 Main Rd. Hepburn Springs B&L daily / D Fri-Sat relaxed, contemporary dining

5348 2297

THE CONSERVATORY 5348 2202 (at Peppers) 124 Main Rd. Hepburn Springs B, L daily Relaxed casual dining

ROYAL HOTEL & CAFE NOSH 5348 2205 Cnr Vincent & Albert Daylesford L&D daily hearty pub fare and snacks

THE ELECTRIC SITAR 5348 1676 4/27 Albert St. Daylesford D Wed-Sun / L Fri north, south indian cuisine. limited seats

RUBENS 5348 2843 70 Main Rd. Hepburn Springs L&D 7 days Mediterranean cuisine & take-away

THE GOOD TABLE 233 Barker Street, Castlemaine L&D Thu-Sun local, seasonal, fine dining

SAULT 2349 Ballan-Daylesford Rd. L Fri-Sun / D Wed-Sun modern Australian cuisine

THE PALAIS 5348 4849 111 Main Rd, Hepburn Springs D Thu-Tues traditional woodfired pizza & pub meals

5472 4400

SAVOIA HOTEL 5348 2314 69 main rd. Hepburn Springs L Tue-Sun / D daily bar snacks, bistro meals, seafood

EMPYRE BOUTIQUE HOTEL 68 Mostyn St, Castlemaine L&D Wed-Sun fine dining gold rush hotel

5472 5166

SMOKEYTOWN CAFE 77 Albert St. Creswick L Daily / D Fri-Sat, country comfort meals

TOGS 58 Lyttleton St. Castlemaine B&L daily cafe food on rooftop garden

5470 5090

5345 1557

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5348 4183

Restaurant/Cafe Guide TUKI RESTAURANT Stoney Rises Smeaton L daily ultra fresh trout specialists

5345 6233

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WATER GARDEN 5348 3592 111a Vincent St. Daylesford L daily/D daily Sat-Sun - Yum Cha traditional Chinese

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WILLY’S SAUSAGES BAR 0475 350480 Shop 1, 121 Vincent St. Daylesford Friday to Sunday European Sausages and snacks WOMBAT HILL HOUSE Central Springs Rd. Daylesford B&L Thurs-Mon Cafe, store & vegetable garden

4373 0099

ABANDON STRESS MASSAGE 0401 369 743 mobile, 7 days abandonstress.com.au

OM REIKI CENTRE 5348 1864 42 Tipperary Springs Rd, Daylesford om-reiki.com.au

ACQUA VIVA DAY SPA 5 Tenth St, Hepburn Springs, dayspa.com.au

OMADA DAY SPA 5348 4499 106a Main Rd, Hepburn Springs omada-dayspa.com.au

5348 2111

BODY ISLE DAY SPA 5348 3498 10-16 Forest Ave, Hepburn Springs, thebodyisle.com.au

PEPPERMINT SPRINGS SPA 4488 Trentham Rd, peppermintsprings.net.au

5348 5718

DAYLESFORD HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 24 Raglan St, Daylesford dhphealth.info

QUEENSBERRY STUDIO 23 Queensberry St, Daylesford queensberrystudio.com.au

5348 3653

DAYLESFORD DAY SPA 25 Albert St, Daylesford, daylesforddayspa.com.au

REDSPA SANCTUARY 0422 130 569 studio 20, 37-39 East St, Daylesford redspasanctuary.com

5348 2331

ENDOTA DAYLESFORD 5348 1169 cnr Vincent St &Central Springs Rd, endota.com.au

SALUS SPA AT LAKE HOUSE King St, Daylesford, lakehouse.com.au

5348 3329

HEPBURN BATHHOUSE & SPA 5321 6000 Mineral Springs Reserve Rd, Hepburn Springs hepburnbathhouse.com

SAMADHI RETREAT & SPA 6/57 Vincent St, Daylesford samadhiretreat.com.au

5348 7926

INN TOUCH DAY SPA 2891 Ballan Rd, Daylesford daylesfordinn.com

5348 2774

SATYANANDA YOGA 5345 7434 393 Dean Barkstead Rd, Rocklyn satyananda.net

MINERAL SPA @ PEPPERS 124 Main Rd, Hepburn Springs, mineralspa.com.au

5348 2100

SHIZUKA RYOKAN 5348 2030 7 Lakeside Drive, Hepburn Springs shizuka.com.au

NALINI RETREAT 0417 783 087 1st Floor, 57 Vincent St, Daylesford naliniretreat.com.au

SPECIALIST MASSAGE GROUP 1800 226 935 mobile, 7 days spmassagebeauty.com.au

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Essential services TAXI SERVICE Daylesford 5348 1111 / 5348 3333 AMBULANCE/FIRE 000 POLICE DAYLESFORD 5348 2342 STATE EMERGENCY SERVICE 132 500 SECURITY Central Highlands Security 0407 881 918 DENTISTS 13 Hospital St Daylesford 5348 2523 54a Hargraves St Castlemaine 5472 3437 21 Lyttleton St Castlemaine 5472 1377 MEDICAL CENTRES 10 Hospital Street 5348 2227 Mon, Wed 8.30am - 7.30pm Tue, Thu, Fri 9am - 6pm Sat 9am - 12 A/H EMERGENCY GP CLINIC 5348 2371 PHARMACY 39 Vincent St, Daylesford 5348 2301 Mon to Fri 9–6pm Sat 9–4pm, Sun 10–1pm HOSPITALS Hospital St Daylesford 5348 2371 VETERINARY PRACTICES 77 Raglan St Daylesford 5348 1088 86 Main Rd Hepburn 5348 4851

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WILDLIFE LINE 1300 094 535 INTERNET ACCESS Hepburn Hub at Neighbourhood House 13 Camp St Daylesford 5348 3569 9am–5pm Monday–Friday REGIONAL VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE 98 Vincent St Daylesford 5321 6123 POST OFFICES Daylesford – 86 Vincent St Hepburn Springs – 108 Main Rd VIDEO LIBRARIES Videoland 8/11 Howe St Daylesford 5348 1196 ATMS Commonwealth Bank 39–40 Vincent Street Daylesford ANZ Bank 52 Vincent Street Daylesford Bendigo Bank (Newsagency) 45 Vincent Street SUPERMARKETS Coles Supermarket Albert Street Daylesford 7am –10pm Mon – Sun IGA Daylesford 26 Vincent Street POOL TABLES Savoia Hotel 69 Main Rd Hepburn Daylesford RSL Vincent St Daylesford Old Hepburn 236 Main Rd Hepburn

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Daylesford Mill Market Tel: 5348 4332 105 Central Springs Rd & The Rex Arcade, Vincent St


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