Three big days in the Valley coming up

A BIG weekend of arts and culture is promised in the Derwent Valley as the 10 Days on the Island festival presents its Intimate Epics program from today (Friday) until Sunday. Presented as a walking precinct in New Norfolk, the full program can be found here, with the highlights featured

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See our band at Willow Court this Friday evening

A PERFORMANCE by the Derwent Valley Concert Band will be one of the feature events of the opening of the 10 Days on the Island Intimate Epics program of arts experiences opening this Friday at the Willow Court historic site in New Norfolk. The band will perform for about 30

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Willow Court Barracks leased to Salamanca Arts Centre

THE Willow Court Barracks are expected to open for their first exhibition as soon as next month, following today’s official handover to the Salamanca Arts Centre. Following lengthy negotiations, it has been announced that the Derwent Valley Council has leased the 190-year-old former hospital building to the arts body. Handing

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The closing of Willow Court remembered 20 years on

A TWO-DAY program of events this weekend will mark the 20th anniversary of the closure of the Willow Court Centre at New Norfolk. After 173 years, the site officially closed on November 17, 2000, marking the end of a decade-long process of de-institutionalisation for the clients of the facility that

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