Manning Valley Push for Palliative garden party at Bohnock

Gloucester Mountains IV, by Yvette Hugill  one of the items to be sold by auction at the garden party.

Gloucester Mountains IV, by Yvette Hugill one of the items to be sold by auction at the garden party.

An auction of paintings and other works by prominent Manning Valley artists will be a feature of this year's major fund-raiser for Manning Valley Push for Palliative (MVP4P).

The event is a garden party which will be run at 57 Bohnock Road, Bohnock on Sunday, May 19 from 11am to 3pm.

It is the fourth annual event on this beautiful riverside site.

The auction, under the hammer of well-known local auctioneer Bruce Moy, will include works by painter Yvette Hugill and her partner, potter Peter Hugill.

Yvette won last year's Pacific Palms art prize and also the Taree Open prize. They have just completed very successful joint exhibitions at Manning Regional Art Gallery and in Gloucester.

Other local artists whose work will be auctioned include Rod Spicer, Helen Hindmarsh and children's book writer and illustrator Stephen Michael King, who won the recent Prime Minister's literary award for children's literature and has been nominated for the children's book of the year

Besides the auction of art works and other items, the garden party will feature live entertainment from a number of bands, plant sales, food and beverages.

Tickets cost $20 per person, and can be bought from either Shirley Perrin on 0434 341 492 or Lyn Stewart on 0414 521 034. Email mvpush4palliative@outlook.com.au for more information.

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