Pyrmont Festival of Wine, Food and Art: 18 – 27 May 2012


The Pyrmont Festival of Wine, Food and Art is happening right now! 10 days celebrating the best wine, food and art from Pyrmont and Mudgee Region in Sydney’s premier dining precinct: Pyrmont’s top chefs team up with Mudgee’s finest wine producers with a series of “Meet the Winemaker” wine and food matched lunches & dinners, Cooking Classes, Wine Appreciation, Cheese Master Class…and much more.

Mudgee Art Festival

Culture at Work
Friday 18 – Friday 25 MAY 2012″Art from the Land of Wine and Honey”
Works by 11 Mudgee artists – Sam Paine, Belle Brooks, Georgia Mansur, Kay Norton-Knight, Toni Behrens, Warwick Behrens, Graham Smith, Geoffrey Payne, Christine McMillan, Virginia Handmer and Reg Buckland.
11am – 5pm
6 – 8 Scott Street, Pyrmont
Ph: 02 9518 8813
Click here for more info

Tasting Event: Taste of the Star
Yum Yum Yum – The Star :: Thursday 24 MAY 2012 :: $40

A tasting extravaganza showcasing signature dishes from The Star’s top restaurants. Join us for this one-off culinary adventure in the Darling Hotel lobby from 6 – 9pm. Enjoy delicious tastings from our signature restaurants and bubbles for $40.

Head On Photo Festival: Sydney Institute, TAFE NSW
Friday 18 – Sunday 27 MAY 2012
I visited this Photography Exhibition when it was at The Rocks and it was pretty impressive. (Image included by Peter Solness)
Head On Photo Festival Sydney Institute, TAFE NSW will feature Head On Photo Festival is Sydney’s major innovative showcase for Australian and international photography of all genres.It is the largest event of its kind in Australia and the second largest in the world.This year the Sydney Institute through its school of photography are one of the major hosts of exhibitions, seminars and workshops being held by internationally acclaimed photographers and industry experts. Including three days of seminars being held by world renowned Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey.

Pyrmont Festival presents Mudgee wines in Pirrama Park & the 6th Pyrmont Art Prize: 20th May

Visit the Festival’s major outdoor event, with Mudgee wine tasting in Pirrama Park, Pyrmont on Sunday 20 May from 11am – 5pm. Try over 120 wines from Mudgee’s top winemakers. Tickle your taste buds with unique gourmet cuisine and local produce direct from Mudgee. Bring your picnic rug and choose from a diverse range of cuisines for lunch and be entertained by live acts and music from the best local musicians. Entry is free with wine tasting packages including souvenir wine glass available to purchase. Show off your creativity by taking part in the 6th annual Pyrmont Art Prize. Over $3,000 cash worth of prizes to be won…and much more.

18 – 27 MAY 2012
For more info, see the Event Program
Images from here

Hope to see you there
Festival Girl