Notes (briefly)

GOOLMANGAR Hall will host Fawlty Towers this Friday night, September 21, at 7.30pm. Tickets for this evening of comedy with Basil, Sybil and Manuel are $20 available from the Goolmangar Shop or phone Shirley on 6689 9220 or Coral 6629 3228.

LAST chance to enter the Mental Health Month art exhibition! Mental Health Month is presenting another art exhibition with the opening at See Space (at the Con) on Thursday, October 11, and utilising three other venues: the ground floor of the library, Centro Shopping Centre and Goanna Bakery. All artists whose lives have been affected by mental illness are encouraged to enter by this Saturday, September 22. Entry forms available by emailing Kristine at

ELTHAM is celebrating a declaration of combined CSG-Free communities at the Eltham Pub this Saturday, September 22, from 12.30-2.30pm. The communities of Eltham, Clunes, Bexhill, Numulgi, Woodlawn and Booyong will combine to affirm their commitment to keep their areas free from the coal seam gas extraction industry. Lismore Mayor Jenny Dowell will accept the decalrations and Luke Vassella will provide the live music.

ELTHAM Community Foundation is screening the Academy Award-winning film The Artist at the Eltham Masonic Hall this Saturday, September 22, at 7pm. This film is a respectful and delightful tribute to the the films and the stars of the silent era. David Stratton calls the film "an absolute delight". Tickets are $9/7 from 6629 1649 or email elthamcommunityfoundation@ Light meals and nibblies from 6pm. BYO beer, wine and knee blanket.

BASIL and Sybil (and Manuel of course) will bring their Fawlty Towers mayhem to Corndale Hall this Saturday, September 22, at 7.30pm. The Lismore Theatre Company will present two episodes: The Hotel Inspector and Waldorf Salad. Tickets are $25 (including dinner) from Richard (6688 2052), Dick (6628 4317) or Mark (6628 4178). It's BYO.

ENTRY deadline for the Spirit of Woodford Story Award has been extended to the end of September. The award culminates in a spoken performance by the five finalists at Woodford Folk Festival and a $1000 for the winner. The story needs to be five to 10 minutes long and the only condition is that it must be something uplifting. Entry details are available at Finalists receive a season ticket to the festival. For more info phone 0487 384 993.

THE INAUGURAL Voices For Change event at the Nimbin Bush theatre is on next Thursday, September 27. There will be a display of the November 25 Project from 6pm and a Spanish guitar concert by Bob Oort from 7.30pm. Admission is by donation. For more info check out

SPACE Opera takes you on a journey of a million miles without leaving your seat. From the team that brought you Slippery When Wet and The Jury, this is another Claffical Gaffs musical comedy with all-singing, all-dancing aliens that will rocket you to a world of comical delights. Space Opera is on at Rochdale Theatre in Goonellabah, this Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22, from 8pm. Tickets are $20/15 from Uncle Peter's Books in Lismore. Or at the door.

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