CWA State Conference in Bega Welcomes Visitors


The 2021 Country Women’s Association of NSW state conference is on in Bega from Sunday 2nd May to Friday 6th May. Covid-safe conditions will be in place for the Conference.


Visitors are invited to the CWA Country Market at the Bega Showgrounds on Sunday 2nd May from 1pm to 5pm. The Market will continue at lunch times from Monday 3rd to Wednesday 5th May. Stall holders confirmed include Mystery Bay Kelp, Johanna Weiss with her artwork on linen, Jody Vassallo with her cookbook Farmer and Brave-Bottomed Wombat children’s book, Three Fat Ladies with their delicious regional food, Eden Preserves, Tilba Real Dairy, Paul West with his cookbook & growing guide The Edible Garden, Za’s Coffee Van, Bega Girl Guides with their hand-made jewellery, plus loads more. There will also be a ‘cow’ cake decorating competition on display plus local school sculptures of cows decorating the Bega Showground.


Local musicians Stitch will be busking at CWA Country Market on Sunday 2nd May. In 2020 Stitch won first place in the Australian National Busking Championships. Stitch are a unique female duo with bitchin' banjo & classical bassoon. They play covers from vintage jazz through to retro pop with close harmony singing.


Everyone is invited to visit the CWA State Land Cookery and CWA State Handicraft competition exhibitions. This is your opportunity to see prize winning cakes, biscuits, jams and preserves. The CWA Handicraft exhibition includes the best of the best in needlework, knitting and crocheting. These displays are free to enter. Land Cookery is on display at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 31 Upper Street, Bega. The Cookery display will be open from 9am to 5pm on Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th May. Handicraft is on display at The Uniting Church & Hall, 125 Gipps Street, Bega. The Handicraft display will open on Monday 3rd May from 11.30am to 5.00pm, and Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th May from 9am to 5pm.


For more information on visiting the CWA State Conference, please contact the Conference Committee Secretary, Lynn Lawson by email fscgcwa@gmail.com


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