Events & Activities
Fun & Fellowship for all country members
Next Forum: Saturday 4 March 2017, Adelaide West Uniting Church
Country Forum 2015
'Celebration' was the theme for this years' Country Forum. Held at Adelaide West Uniting Church on Saturday, March 14th. Nearly 200 Country members celebrated the Guild's 30th Birthday, our 2014 National Award winners, Michele Hill and Faye Packham and the ladies of Orroroo winning their third 'Pear' award. Our grateful thanks to Judy Benda, Group Liaison executive member for coordinating the day and to everyone who worked so hard to make the day a great success.
Faye Hitch and friends from the Orroroo Quilters brought along their third Glass Pear Award to show off at Country Forum. Faye explained that the South Australian Regional Awards are held annually to showcase and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and organisations that have made significant contributions to regional South Australia. Having won for the third time, the group is now in the SA Regional Awards Hall of Fame. Well done ladies, here's to number four.
Country Forum 2013 was held at Fullarton Park on Saturday March 16th 9.30 - 4.30pm
Theme: Tantalising Textiles
Country Forum 2011 was held at Fullarton Community Centre, Unley Rd on Saturday 12th March 2011 with 240 participants enjoying the theme 'Out of the Blue!' - Embelishing your quilts.
Country Forum 2009 - The theme was 'M & M's' (Mediums and Make-overs) and offered four demonstrations to change fabric by printing, painting, colouring etc. With full catering, two onsite shops, a visit from the red fairy, guest speaker Cathy Brown and a wonderful display of show and tell, we all enjoyed ourselves very much.
The members - thanks for travelling from all over to make our day a success.