A fabulous sunny day and lots of festival attactions brought crowds in record numbers. Funds raised (around $30,000) will be donated to a variety of community projects, including Childrens Cancer Research, St Josephs Primary Oatley for children with autism, State Emergency Service (Kogarah), St John Ambulance, Bushfire Appeal and lots more. Check out the festival highlights at the Photo Gallery.
DIARY NOTE:The next Oatley Village Festival will be held on Saturday 18 October 2014.
NEWS FLASH !
Festival Photo Competition Winners Announced click here
ENTERTAINMENT: Enjoy live stage entertainment of local dance groups, jazz and brass bands, belly dancers, fitness routines, rock and pop and local school bands. Roving entertainment will include the St George Scottish Pipe Band, the Riverwood Squadron Drum Corp and the popular The Hot Potato Band!
Riverwood Drum Corps Fun at the Chocolate Wheel Harley Motor Bike Rides
HARLEY DAVIDSON MOTOR BIKE RIDES:For the past 15 years motor bike rides have provided fabulous enertainment for festival visitors of all ages. Volunteer riders provide a fun packed adveture ride for only $5.00 with all the funds raised being donated to childhood cancer research. No need to look for directions to the bike rides, just listen for the roar of the motors. Rides start around 9.30am and finish by 3.00pm.
For more motor bike photos from last year's festival click here.
Other attractions include the popular amusement rides, pie eating competition, bungy jumping rides, face painting, amazing bargain at the Lions Trash and Treasure stall, the Animal Farm plus pony rides and lots more and our delightful Town Crier will be back to entertain and greet festival guests.
St George Scottish Pipe Band Face Painting Stage Performers
LIONS TRASH AND TREASURE:All your favourite second hand bargains be on offer at festival at the usual site in Oatley Avenue (the vacant block behind the Oatley RSL). Treasure will include second hand books (fiction and non fiction), children's bikes, kitchenware, cutlery, CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, crockery, tools, small furniture items, glassware, gardening implements and lots more. No electrical goods will be accepted.
Trash and Treasure Bargain hunters Fire Brigade
FESTIVAL TRANSPORT OPTIONS:Why not leave the car at home! It's a great oportunity to walk, cycle or use public transport. Local residents may wish to hop on the Festival Courtesy Bus...its FREE. To book the courtesy bus, contact the St George Community Transport Ph 9580 8911 (bus hours) or ring the bus driver on the festival day Mb 0407 296 802
Off street parking will be available at the the Oatley Campus in Hurstville Road Oatley. A $5parking fee applies, with the proceeds used to support student Campus projects.
MEDIA BROADCAST:Local radio2BNC FMwill be broadcasting live at the festival from their new mobile broadcast unit.