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As the Hawkesbury Show (Hawkesbury Showground, Clarendon) is coming up, 15-17 April, you may have out of town guests who need accommodation. We have recommendations. For the budget minded, book with Alexander The Great Motel in Vineyard.

Address: 317 Windsor Road, Vineyard
Phone: 02 4577 5555
(Free Wi-Fi)
Note: Book early if you are attending the Bridge-to-Bridge races or the Blues & Roots Festival.


In 2013, the ATG (as Windsor-ites call the motel) took on new life - new bathroom, beds, bed linens, microwaves, toasters - new everything!


ATG is a family-owned and managed affordable motel with 25 rooms, a pool and restaurant within a few steps. The family is of Macedonian heritage - hence the name. This three-and-a half-star motel is only minutes from historic Windsor. Its close proximity creates high demand, so best book your reservations early - months early if you want to attend the annual Power Boat or Ski races, or the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival.


John and Katerina are friendly hosts, paying special attention to your needs. They have young kids so are empathetic to moms and dads and they want your stay to be pleasant and easy.






If you would like a lovely getaway in April we know just the B&B. Temperatures will have cooled in the Hawkesbury and kayaking on the river will be great fun. But the icing on the cake is a weekend stay at upmarket Tizzana B&B in Ebenezer -- a five star accommodation experience, complete with wine from the cellar and local Hawkesbury produce.. 


Address: 518 Tizzana Road, Ebenezer
Phone: 02 4579 1150
Advance bookings for dinner upon arrival are required. A gay-friendly establishment.


Only a 15-minute drive from Windsor, Tizzana B&B is situated on a winding road through horse and wine country. This five-star accommodation, where idyllic Tuscan-like views overlook the vineyards and a nearby lily farm, is just 'what the doctor ordered'.


Our reference is to Dr. Thomas Fiaschi (c.1887) who planted this Australian vineyard and built the early sandstone cellar door. The original building burnt down in 1955, leaving only a stone shell. After much painstaking and backbreaking work, Carolyn and Peter Auld have brought the cellar door back to its original intent and have added a fashionable B&B upstairs on the first level.


Comfy Couch


Bedrooms are furnished and beautifully decorated with handsome large wooden pieces; the living area with large leather couches, a fireplace and area rugs. This is a B&B with that touch of sophistication and style. An additional benefit… with early arrangements prior to your arrival, you can book a five-course dinner at the cellar door. Carolyn's dinners are divine - slow food prep and artisan wines. Such indulgence!





Help! My Rubik's cube is melting!
Help! My Rubik's cube is melting!



Drop in with the kids for FREE activities 4 December - 31 January (gallery opening hours), or book in for one of these COOL workshops:



Wednesday 13 January 10 am-noon AND 1pm -3pm Acrylic Painting
Create an eye-catching pop art painting of an ice-block, using acrylic on canvas. $15 per session – includes all materials. For 5 years+


Thursday 14 January 10 am-noon AND 1pm -3pm Small sculptures
Use sculpture techniques to make a tempting tray of chocolate treats that look good enough to eat! $10 per session – incudes all materials. For 5 years+

Friday 15 January 10 am-noon Tie dyeing
Give an ordinary pair of shoes an amazing technicolour makeover with our special ‘no dye tie-dye’ technique using your own design. $30 – incudes all materials – tell us your shoe size when booking! For 10 years+



Friday 15 January 10 am-noon Computer coding
Computer coding for children. $15 NB: This workshop will be held in the Windsor Library Computer Room (downstairs from the Gallery). For 10 years+


Wednesday 20 January 10am-12noon AND 1pm-3pm Sculpture
Explore texture using sculpture techniques to create your own ice-cream in 3D. $10 per session – incudes all materials. For 5 years+


Thursday 21 January 10 am-noon AND 1pm -3pm Acrylic painting
Travel back to prehistoric times and paint a portrait of a dinosaur using acrylic on canvas, inspired by Andrew Sullivan, one of the artists in the Work, Rest and Play exhibition. $15 – includes all materials. For 5 years+



Friday 22 January 10 am-noon Sculpture
Help! My Rubik’s Cube is melting! Combine illusion, cardboard and colour to create a playful sculpture of the bestselling toy of all time. $10 – incudes all materials. For 10 years+