Solstice celebrations embraced

North West Telegraph
The long-table dinner was a sell-out event.
Camera IconThe long-table dinner was a sell-out event. Credit: FORM

The Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery’s Winter Solstice weekend has been hailed a huge success, with hundreds of people of all ages attending the weekend’s four events.

On Friday, July 21, 75 people attended an outdoor screening of The Eagle Huntress, a documentary which follows 13- year-old Mongolian girl, Aisholpan as she trains to become the first female eagle huntress in her family in 12 generations.

Courthouse Gallery co-ordinator Katie Evans said it was great to see so many young families come along.

Thirty people got a healthy start to their day on Saturday, July 22, as Tara Barchalk from Terra Flow Yoga facilitated a relaxing morning yoga session in Glass Lane Park.

Later in the day, 200 people browsed 20 racks of second-hand clothing and picked up a bargain at the Walk-In Wardrobe Bazaar.

Shoppers were able to pick up a bargain at the wardrobe bazaar.
Camera IconShoppers were able to pick up a bargain at the wardrobe bazaar. Credit: FORM

The bazaar was the first of its kind for the gallery, where locals got to refresh their wardrobe by buying and selling pre-loved clothing.

Ms Evans said the event engaged a new audience.

“The Wardrobe Bazaar was really successful and connected with a different demographic,” she said.

“Each of the people who had a rack made a few hundred dollars.” St Vincent de Paul even had a rack which gave the organisation the opportunity to showcase what clothing it has in store to the community.

The wardrobe bazaar was a huge success.
Camera IconThe wardrobe bazaar was a huge success. Credit: FORM

By night, the gallery gardens became a wondrous outdoor mini restaurant for the sold-out long table dinner catered by pop-up business Rezari.

Guests enjoyed gourmet food and wine under the stars.

Guests were treatyed to an eveing of gourmet food under the trees and stars.
Camera IconGuests were treatyed to an eveing of gourmet food under the trees and stars. Credit: FORM

Ms Evans said the weekend was a huge success that catered to a range of audiences.

“It was the perfect weekend to be in Port Hedland,” she said.

Guests at the long-table dinner enjoyed gourmet food by Rezari.
Camera IconGuests at the long-table dinner enjoyed gourmet food by Rezari.

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