CALL FOR WORKS – Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival 2024

ENTRIES OPEN 20th April 2024 and close at midnight 2nd June 2024

We invite sculptors to submit sculptures for selection in the 2024 Festival. Sculpture in the Vineyards, Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival is the oldest and one of the largest sculpture exhibitions in rural NSW.

Held over 16 days, from Saturday 14 September to Sunday 29 September 2024, this not-for-profit outdoor and indoor exhibition gives local, regional, interstate and international sculptors an opportunity to exhibit their works in the beautiful rural surroundings of the Wollombi and Laguna Villages in the historic Wollombi Valley.

Step into the enchanting world of ‘The Snow Queen’ with Victorian State Ballet as they grace the stage at Performance Arts Culture Cessnock on Friday, 7 June at 7:30pm.

Delight in a magical journey through stunning sets, captivating costumes, and enchanting lighting, perfectly suited for the winter season. Based on the beloved fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, this heart-warming production is perfect for the whole family. Join young Gerda on her courageous journey against an evil and icy foe, showcased with outstanding skill, artistry, and technique.

“This is a beautiful production portraying a tale of wonder through classical ballet, theatrical skill and storytelling with a strong sense of journey, and lots of magic and intrigue throughout,” VSB Director Michelle Sierra says. “Audiences will enjoy the very different lands, pas de deuxs, costumes and accompanying musical score.”

Don’t miss your chance to experience this captivating production. Tickets are on sale now at the PACC Box Office, by phone on (02) 4993 4266 or online at

“This production shines – literally – as the glittering snowflakes, snow bees and their icy white Queen bewitch the audience with the poised control and structured grace that is always inspiring in balletic work”– Stage Whispers