There are many wonderful and unique events in Bellingen which take place every year. We also have a wide range of exciting activities that are available.
Guests staying at Hil’s Place on Sunday April 12 will have the opportunity to hear the pianist David Helfgott. David will be performing at his home near Bellingen, with the violinist Kate Thomson, in aid of the Sanctuary Australia Foundation. Tickets are $65, and the money raised will be used to support Sanctuary’s [...]
Thanks to toilettwinning.org, the toilet in Hil’s Place is now twinned with a toilet in Cambodia! As their website explains, Toilet Twinning raises funds to enable people living in poor communities to have clean water and a decent toilet, and to learn about hygiene. Here’s a picture of the twinned [...]
At weekends there’s so much going on in Bellingen that we’re spoilt for choice. Today’s main event is David Helfgott performing with composer Yantra de Vilder at the Memorial Hall, in support of the charity Sanctuary Australia, which supports refugees. We also have Aden Ridgeway and Alison Page at [...]
Bellingen residents are lucky to have plenty of options for swimming – the nearby beaches, the Bellinger River and our local Swim Centre. The hot weather last week prompted me to go and investigate the Swim Centre, which is only a short walk from Hil’s Place. It’s in a [...]
I see from TripAdvisor that I’m not alone in thinking our latest Bellingen cafe, Ink and Tart, is one of the best places in town for lunch. This rocket, brie and blueberry salad was both unusual and delicious, and the balcony of the cafe is a great place to [...]
Arts Week is in full swing and there was a great atmosphere at the opening of the Coastal ClayMakers 10th anniversary exhibition in Bellingen this afternoon. I got carried away by the beautiful ceramics and bought two pieces, including the one on the left in this picture. The exhibition [...]