Arts, Culture and Recreation

Community Arts and Cultural Facilities

There are a number of facilities in Gosford City that provide members of the community the opportunity to meet new people or express their artistic and cultural flair.

Central Coast Conservatorium

The centre provides quality tuition on most musical instruments, including musicianship studies, early childhood music, ensemble groups, vocal lessons and children’s choir.

Address: Cnr Mann Street and Georgina Terrace, Gosford.
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 6.00pm.
Telephone: (02) 4324 7477.
Email: centcoastcons@cci.net.au
Website: www.centralcoastconservatorium.com.au

Central Coast Potters Society Inc

The Central Coast Potters Society offer pottery classes to members and students. Demonstrations and workshops are conducted in addition to activity days. Participants are provided with access to technical information from members and through a comprehensive library.

Address: 10 Russell Drysdale Street, East Gosford.
Operating hours: Workshop use for members.
Rooms for hire: Workshop (under strict guidelines).
Disability access: Level access.
Telephone: (02) 4324 5343 (not attended, please leave a message).
Email: info@ccpotters.org
Website: www.ccpotters.org

Ettalong Beach Arts & Crafts Centre

The centre provides arts and craft classes for adults and children. There are courses in patchwork, quilting, pottery, folk art, drawing, pastels, oils, acrylics, silk painting, water colour painting, silver jewellery making, children's art and children's pottery.

Address: Cnr Picnic Parade & Maitland Bay Drive, Ettalong.
Operating hours: Monday to Saturday during school terms.
Disability access: Level entry access and level access within.
Telephone: (02) 4344 5594.
Email: info@ebacc.com.au
Website: www.ebacc.com.au

The Central Coast Handweavers, Spinners and Textile Arts Guild Inc

The Central Coast Handweavers, Spinners and Textile Arts Guild Inc offer access to all aspects of spinning and weaving and related textile activities, such as felting, knitting, crochet and dyeing. The Guild also has active patchwork and quilting members and runs monthly community quilting bees.

Address: 8 Russell Drysdale Street, East Gosford.
Rooms for hire: Weaving room, one large room and kitchen.
Disability access: Ramp access, accessible amenities and parking.
Telephone: (02) 4325 4743.
Email: info@thecottage.org.au
 

Central Coast Family History Society

The Central Coast Family History Society promotes the study of family and local history. The society has a vast database of information from all over Australia and the globe concerning births, deaths and marriages, cemeteries, church records, coroner's inquests and much more. You can join the society and participate, or you can utilise the facilities for a very reasonable day user fee.

Address: 8 Russell Drysdale Street, East Gosford.
Operating hours: Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 4.00pm, Thursday 7.00pm to 9.00pm,
Friday 9.30am to 2.00pm, Saturday 9.30am to 4.00pm.
Disability access: Ramp access, accessible amenities and parking.
Telephone: (02) 4324 5164.
Email: coordinator@centralcoastfhs.org.au
Website: www.centralcoastfhs.org.au

Kincumber Community College

The Tuggerah Lakes Kincumber Community College provides a wide range of affordable short courses and accessible learning opportunities to meet the relevant needs of the adult education in the community.

Address: Unit 5, 20-22 Kincumber Street, Kincumber.
Rooms for hire: One craft room and one computer room, seats approximately 10 per room, and kitchen.
Operating hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm.
Disability access: Ramp access, accessible amenities and parking.
Telephone: (02) 4363 1044.
Email: info@tlkcc.com.au
Website: www.tlkcc.com.au

Woy Woy Environment Centre

The centre provides environmental information and resources to the general public, especially with regard to local issues.

Address: 267 Blackwall Road, Woy Woy.
Operating hours: Every day from 1.00pm to 4.00pm (when volunteer staff are available).
Rooms for hire: One room that seats approximately 25 people.
Telephone: 0401 093 610.
Email: gemmajgarner@yahoo.com.au

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