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Moore Arts is 25 years old in 2019

Julie Polette’s Mosaic Workshop October 2019

Julie Polette’s mosaic workshop at the Guilderton Community Hall in October 2019 was a great success and a highlight of Moore Arts activities.  Four mother/daughter couples attended – an awesome dimension to a fun and inspirational weekend with Julie. Styles varied from an intricate mandala…

Help needed for the Guilderton Visitors Centre

Do you have some free time? Help is needed at the Guilderton Visitors Centre to talk to visitors and locals about Guilderton and surrounding districts. Anyone interested in the environment or history of the local area could learn more and then impart their knowledge to…

Painting Amongst the Paperbarks

Jude Scott’s Watercolour Workshop in May was the third watercolour workshop held at Guilderton by Jude Scott who is a generous and skilful teacher who is gaining a growing international reputation. On Saturday we learnt about creating a warm and cool background, giving figures movement…

25th Easter Arts Exhibition

Moore Arts celebrated its’ 25th Easter Arts Exhibition this year. An invitation only opening of the annual Easter Art Exhibition was held on Good Friday and a large variety of artwork was displayed.  Rob West played to a group of 80 people and Simon Gilby…

Guilderton Cleans Up

Guilderton Cleans Up again! On Sunday 3rd March 2019, Guilderton joined in the national Clean Up Australia Day. A team of 8 came along in boats and cleaned the banks of the estuary, a group of 8 4WDrivers cleaned the track between Seabird and Guilderton,…

Jude Scott Watercolour Workshop 11th – 12th May 2019

Two days of painting with Award-winning Artist Jude Scott When: Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th May 2019. (Limited to 16 enrolments.) Where: Guilderton Country Club, Wedge St. Guilderton WA. Cost: $220 plus an optional dinner is available on Saturday night at the Club! Moore Arts…

Moore Arts’ Photography Workshop 16/17 March 2019

Moore Arts’ photography workshop on 16/17 March at the Guilderton Country Club was hailed a resounding success by all who attended and even those who didn’t. Topics included a pre-flight checklist for our camera, riverscapes, mastering our mobile, and then high-speed splash and silhouette photography….

Two days of Creative Photography with Master Photographer, Dale Neill,16-17 March 2019

Moore Light on the River March 2019 – Guilderton WA Photographing river, sea and macro (close-up photography) using camera and mobiles. Date: 16-17 March 2019 Location: Guilderton Country Club, Wedge St, Guilderton This Work Shop is now fully subscribed! Moore Arts and Dale Neill invite…

Visitor Centre – Christmas Shopping

The Visitor Centre is situated on the foreshore near the caravan park entrance and has a great range of gifts. Ideal for that last minute Christmas gift. We have local produce like jams, honey and oil. Locally made jewellery and craft items, postcards and calendars…

Moore Mosaics – Julie Polette Workshop

A lovely weekend was had by students attending Moore Mosaics – Julie polette Workshop (25-26 August). It was the third weekend school to be held by Moore Arts at the Guilderton Country Club this year. We arrived to find an Aladdin’s cave of tiles, jewellery,…

2018 Jude Scott Watercolour Workshop

Watercolours on the Moore River. Jude Scott is an inspiring teacher who is passionate about her art. The plan was to have a mixture of art experiences and take advantage of the beautiful Moore River location. Our first day was spent in the Guilderton Hall…

Nalda Searles Workshop

Moore Arts put on A Nalda Searles Hay Weaving Workshop at Guilderton in March 2018.  The reviews printed below sum up a most successful workshop, loved by one and all: Nalda Searles, is a WA Living Treasure and Moore Arts  we were honoured to spend…

2018 Easter Art Exhibition

Presented by Moore Arts     The 2018 Easter Art Exhibition at Guilderton was a great success with many new artists exhibiting this year for the first time alongside experienced exhibitors.  The quality of exhibits was exceptional and the display included a wide variety of…

Guilderton Cleans Up

Thank you for cleaning up Guilderton! Sunday March 4th saw over 60 people take to Guilderton’s river, roads, beaches, tracks and Silver Creek on Clean Up Australia day. As crowds took to the river and beach for fun, others gave a couple of hours to…

Secret No Longer by John Prince

“Secret No Longer ” is the Moore River history written by John Prince. John is a long serving resident and past president of the Guilderton Community Association. Read for yourself what the river mouth has meant to generations of holiday makers in John Prince’s book “SECRET NO…

Jude Scott Workshop September 2017

The Jude Scott workshop at the Guilderton Hall on the weekend of 2/3 September 2017 was a resounding success with participants claiming they got so much out of it. The group was fantastic, with ten people enrolled for the two days, some of whom were…

Community Planting Day at Guilderton – June 2017

The North Guilderton dunes were once again buzzing with action on Sunday 11th June 2017 for a Community Planting Day. Read all about it in the Moore Catchment Council Media Release… Continuation of Coastal Dunes Revegetation – Guilderton

Easter Art Show 2017

NEW ARTISTS ADD COLOUR AND VARIETY Guilderton once again put on an an Easter Art Show in 2017 with a high standard of artwork. The number of artists exhibiting rose again this year, adding to the variety of art displayed with Moore River and its…

Cleanup Australia Day 5th March 2017

The Guilderton Community Association worked with locals and the Beldon Scout group to cleanup rubbish from the riverbanks, roads, Silver Creek, foreshore, beach and groyne on Cleanup Australia Day. Forty seven volunteers put in a great mornings work followed by a sausage sizzle courtesy of…

Bush Medicine Workshop Causes a Stir

Bush Medicine Workshop drew a huge crowd to Guilderton to hear Noongar author Viv Hansen impart her knowledge of bush medicine. This was very much a hands on workshop with the making of a balm for tired muscles, a pot-pourri of plants to help respiratory…

Guilderton Community Collects Seed for Future Revegetation

The Guilderton Community joined Moore Catchment Council and APACE Nursery on 9th December 2016 to learn about native plants and collect seed for future re-vegetation projects. See the following PDF for the Moore Catchment Council Media Release… Guilderton Community Collects Seed for Future Revegetation

Guilderton Visitor Centre Shopping

Looking for the perfect gift?  Make the Guilderton Visitor Centre your first stop. This rocking Horse, made by Moore Men’s Shed, is for sale at absolute cost of materials, $48.   And there are lots more bargains……. Paul and Kaye Moro Metal Art and The…

Guilderton Pyp Grass Management – Stopping the Spread

Missed the Guilderton Pyp Grass Management Workshop? Want to know the answers to what Pyp grass is, why it needs managing and how to control it? Read all about it in the Moore Catchment Council Media Release… Stopping the spread of invasive Pyp grass

2016 WA Volunteer Service Awards

John Prince was recognised for having provided 25 or more years of service to the Guilderton Community Association at the 2016 WA Volunteer Service Awards Presentation, held at the Constitutional Centre of Western Australia in Perth on 28 September 2016. The WA Volunteer Service Awards…

Moore Light on the River: Dale Neill

Moore Light on the River Photographic Group Photo: Dale Neill Thunder, lightening and hail didn’t deter the Moore Light on the River photographic workshop participants. Photographers sloshed through river mud, shot in the twilight and stumbled through the bush to capture that elusive wildflower. Photographers…

Landcare Projects – Guilderton Restoration of Dunes

Landcare Landcare is an important part of the overall future plan for Guilderton. Progressive works are in place to restore the foreshore dunes and the ongoing restoration of the northern dunes in partnership with Moore Catchment Council. North Guilderton Restoration Project North Guilderton Restoration Project…

Bernard Carney in Concert 19 March 2016

It was clear from the start that the audience was going to enjoy this concert, organised by the Guilderton Community Association (GCA), and supported by The Shire of Gingin. Due to the inclement, unpredictable weather, a decision was made to re-locate from Gabbadah Park to…

Australian Clean Beaches 2015

Clean Beaches – Linda Johnson, Gillian Lamont, John Prince and Jennie Anderton (KAB WA) with CB Awards at Parliament House Guilderton took home the iconic Keep Australia Beautiful Australian Clean Beaches Award for 2015, beating Bondi Beach and Burleigh in the process! They also won…

Celebration of Guilderton October 2014

Guilderton has always been a special place to many but its wonderful natural assets are becoming more and more threatened from increasing visitor numbers. The Celebration of Guilderton Day on Friday 24th October saw around 80 people from all sectors come together to celebrate three…

Yoodook Karla Kada (Last Fire Hill) Stairway

Yoodook Karla Kada Last Fire Hill Stairway was opened in July 2015. This magnificent stairway was funded by a grant obtained by the Guilderton Community Association from the Gingin Branch of the Bendigo Bank and by the Shire of Gingin. The stairway has a wonderful…