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Stratford Historical Society and Museum


Housed in the former Stratford Methodist Church, an intact brick building of 1872 and the new shed, the The Stratford Historical Society and Museum collects local artefacts, documents and photographs from the area covered by the former Shire of Avon, plus Wonnangatta.

Areas covered include Stratford, Munro, Stockdale, Clydebank, Bundalaguah, Nuntin, Marlay Point, Invermichie, Castleburn, Dargo, Grant, Crooked River and the other nearby alpine goldfields, including Black Snake Creek.

The recent publications include local hotels, local dairy factories and the Stratford Court House. The Museum has an extensive indexing program and are a Place of Deposit for the Public Record Office. Their neighbours include the Maffra and District Historical.

The Society meet at 7.30pm on the fourth Monday of the month, at the Museum, Hobson St, Stratford. We also meet informally and work at the museum from 10am to 3pm every Tuesday.




Hobson Street
Stratford, VIC, 3862

Located 12.9K from Perry Bridge

Sale Botanic Gardens


The 150 year old Sale Botanic Gardens sits next to the Lake Guthridge precinct and contains beautiful gardens, grassed areas, paved walking areas, a playground (including flying fox), undercover picnic areas, sculptures, a fauna enclosure, sensory garden, elm forest and the Lakeside Entertainment and Arts Facility. The Sale Botanic Gardens are located as part of the Lake Guthridge Parklands precinct, surrounding Lake Guthridge in the centre of Sale.

The Sale Botanic Gardens originated in 1860 when approx 20 hectares of land was set aside as a botanic garden. Twenty four years later, additional swampy land, now Lake Guthridge, was included in the site. Over the ensuing years, the site has endured many incursions and changes, including use as a golf course and appropriation of various sections for sporting activities and the construction of a fauna park.

Today, the botanic gardens measure approx 5.1 hectares, with the adjoining Lake Guthridge and Lake Guyatt occupying an additional 27 hectares. The Gardens owe their botanic heritage to Baron Ferdinand Von Mueller, the first state botanist, and Mr William Guilfoyle, the then director of the Royal Melbourne Botanic Gardens.

A major feature of the Botanic Gardens is the many remaining trees planted in the late 1800's by Von Mueller as well as remnant indigenous redgums some dating back 300 years. Near the gardens there are over 4km of trails to enjoy incorporating an indigenous art trail.

As well as an abundance of bird life visiting the parklands nearby, there is a comtemporary fauna enclosure containing Red-Necked Wallabies, Pademelons and Parma Wallabies set into a landscaped natural environment with excellent viewing opportunities. There is also a delightful "sensory garden" located within the botanic gardens for all to enjoy.

The Botanic Gardens are located in Guthridge Parade Sale, with ample free parking on site





Guthridge Parade
Sale, VIC, 3850

Located 17.3K from Perry Bridge

Sale Powder Magazine


Colonial Governments in Victoria built Powder Magazines to provide safe conditions for the storage of explosive powder which was used by the gold mining industry.

Built in 1864-65, the Sale Powder Magazine served the needs of North and East Gippsland. The Sale Powder Magazine has massive walls and buttresses and barrel vaulting in the ceiling. To reduce the chance of an accidental explosion, timber dowels were used to fix the flooring.

Barrack like in appearance, the building is almost encircled by the watercourse of Flooding Creek, historically giving it a buffer from bushfires. The Magazine became private property around 1925 and in 1995 it was rediscovered through a heritage study conducted by the former City of Sale having been used as a private residence for many years.

The property is now owned by the Wellington Shire Council, who utilised the services of a heritage architect to produce a schedule of work for its restoration. It is managed by a Committee of Management responsible to the Sale Historical Society.




Walter Street
Sale, VIC, 3850

Located 18.5K from Perry Bridge

Sale Historical Museum


The Sale Historical Museum housed in a stylish colonial building originally designed as the administrative headquarters of the Borough of Sale. It houses a relatively large and diverse collection. Local government paper-based records and original council furniture are especially outstanding.

It has a sizeable collection of portraits of local pioneers by Alfred Bock, and a significant collection of photographs of early Sale, military objects, textiles and household devices.

The Sale Historical Museum, located in Foster Street Sale in the original borough of Sale offices showcases local history and life in Sale from its beginnings as Flooding Creek.

An impressive collection of early Sale artefacts and photographs showcase Sale's historical past.




100 Foster Street
Sale, VIC, 3850

Located 18.5K from Perry Bridge

Gippsland Regional Art Gallery


The Gippsland Art Gallery was established in 1965 as the Sale Regional Arts Centre above the City Library in MacAlister Street, Sale.

The Gallery was the first public art venue to open east of Melbourne. A Victorian State Government Grant enabled construction of the Gallery, which was subsequently run by a Committee of Management. The Gallery was staffed entirely by volunteers until its first Director, Gwen Webb was appointed in 1976. It continued to operate as a community gallery until 1994, when it came under the management of the newly formed Wellington Shire Council. The Gallery relocated into the Port of Sale Civic Centre, where it reopened in 1995.

Today the Gippsland Art Gallery is a thriving arts hub, hosting artists and exhibitions of national and international significance. The Gallery features three interior exhibition spaces and a sculpture courtyard. The Gallery also houses a significant art reference library, which is open to the public by appointment. Since its establishment in 1965, the focus of the Collection has been Gippsland and the natural environment. Works range in materials from paintings, sculpture, and prints, through to glass, ceramics, and textiles. A selection of works is on display at any one time, while other works in storage can be viewed by appointment.

The Gippsland Art Gallery Shop stocks a full range of merchandise from local artists and craftspeople, ranging from jewellery and decorative items, to original artworks and homewares.

The Gallery's Book Shop includes hundreds of titles from around the world, with subjects ranging from fine art to design, photography, architecture and travel. The shops range of souvenir postcards and greeting cards will make the perfect memento of your visit. There is something for everyone in the Gallery Shop!




70 Foster Street
Sale, VIC, 3850

Located 18.8K from Perry Bridge

Perry Bridge: Events

Stratford Variety Market


Stratford comes alive the fourth Sunday of every month, with producers, farmers and many more coming together in Memorial Park, Princes Highway.

Stratford Variety Market specialises in fresh seafood, farm fresh vegetables, jams/preserves, pet food and accessories. All your favourite producers and stallholders will be on hand. Handmade soaps and candles, crafts, plants bric-a-brac and much more.


Event Dates
2016
      26th Jun
      24th Jul
      28th Aug
      25th Sep
      23rd Oct
      27th Nov


Princes Highway
Stratford, VIC, 3862

Located 13.3K from Perry Bridge

2016 Netball Victoria Association Championships - Eastern Division


The Netball Victoria Association Championships will enter their 17th year of competition in 2016 and provide more than 220 Victorian Associations the opportunity to compete in 13 years and under, 15 years and under, 17 years and under and Open Divisions.

The competition has become a crucial part of the Netball Victoria talent pathway and also assists in the development of coaches, umpires and officials.

The Eastern Division will be held in Sale, Victoria at the Gippsland Regional Sports Complex.


Event Dates
2016
      5th Jun


Cobains Road,
Glomar Grove,
Foster
Sale, VIC, 3850

Located 15.7K from Perry Bridge

BGANZ Open Day


Sale Botanic Gardens will host an Open Day as part of the BGANZ (Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Inc).

The Sustainability Trailer will be there on the day, as well as a host of activities for all including potting plants, bug blitz, live music, CWA stalls and much more.

The Open Day will run from 10:00am to 3:00pm with members of the Friends of the Sale Botanic Gardens on hand throughout the day.


Event Dates
2016
      29th May


Guthridge Parade,
8,
Foster
Sale, VIC, 3850

Located 17.3K from Perry Bridge

Sale Producers Market


Sale Producers Market is held on the third Saturday of every month amongst the picturesque Elm trees at the Showgrounds. In winter it's held indoors in the Horse Pavilion.

You will find no resellers at this market, only quality products that are home grown, home baked, preserved, picked and handmade. New stall holder enquiries are welcome.


Event Dates
2016
      18th Jun
      16th Jul
      20th Aug
      17th Sep
      15th Oct
      19th Nov
      17th Dec
2017
      21st Jan
      18th Feb


Sale Maffra Road
Sale, VIC, 3850

Located 17.3K from Perry Bridge

Sale Sunday Charity Variety Market


Sale Sunday Charity Variety Market is an outdoor market featuring a wide variety of plants, woodwork, clothing stalls, trash and treasure, bric-a-brac, arts and crafts, BBQ and food stalls. Egg and bacon rolls available for breakfast, BBQ, hot dogs and cold drinks also available.

Stalls are $10. Trestles are $5. Raffles must be accompanied by a stall.

Market commences at 7am and finishes at 1pm and is held on the third Sunday of every month at Thompson River Canal Reserve, Sale.



Event Dates
2016
      19th Jun
      17th Jul
      21st Aug


Canal Road
Sale, VIC, 3850

Located 18.9K from Perry Bridge

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