Crowds flock to Rosto Festival of the Fleeces 2017

Around five thousand people enjoyed the ‘true blue’ atmosphere of the Merriwa Rosto Festival of the Fleeces over the long weekend.  The town was decorated in true blue fashion with Merriwa Pharmacy winning first prize in the window decorations competition, followed by Merriwa Sports…

Countdown to ‘true blue’ Rosto Festival of the Fleeces 2017

The red socks are ready, the sheep are shorn, the True Blue parade decorations and quilts display are underway and the entertainment including, bush poetry and Ka Boom fireworks is on the way to Merriwa for the Rosto Festival of the Fleeces, 9 to…

Welcome to the 27th Merriwa Festival of the Fleeces from Cr Ron Campbell – Festival Chairperson

The Festival is the largest event for the Merriwa district, bringing over 5,000 people to town each year including tourists from all over the state who come to experience country hospitality and authentic rural heritage. This year the theme is ‘True Blue’ which is…

Merriwa turns ‘True Blue’ for Festival of the Fleeces 2017

Merriwa’s ‘True Blue’ Aussie event the Rosto Festival of the Fleeces, is back for the June long weekend, 9-11 June 2017. The 2017 theme ‘True Blue”, will be reflected in street decorations, the Opening Night and the Grand Parade. Chair of the Festival of…

ROSTO FESTIVAL OF THE FLEECES HIGHLIGHTS

The Rosto Merriwa Festival of the Fleeces attracted record crowds this June long weekend to enjoy the biggest event in the festival’s 26 year history. Thousands of visitors and locals experienced the diverse attractions celebrating the importance of wool and the Upper Hunter’s special…

It was a fantastic night at the Fashions of the Fleece

Fashions of the Fleece Friday night’s Fashion of the Fleeces Over 130 people attended the Merriwa Tyre and Service Centre Fashion of the Fleeces on Friday night, which included 2012 female National Bush Poet Robyn Sykes, Sydney band ‘Every Day People’ and a fashion…

Merriwa Festival of the Fleeces is on!

And so it’s almost upon us! Our community’s major event of the year is this weekend, and what a great event we are expecting. The Rosto Festival of the Fleeces will celebrate its twenty sixth year this year and the committee are hoping that…

Merriwa Festival of the Fleeces is looming

Book your Fashions of the Fleeces Festival First Night tickets today The Merriwa Tyre & Service Centre ‘Fashions of the Fleeces’ First Night includes a fashion parade supported by Australian Wool Innovation and modelled by locals, a performance by top bush poet Robyn Sykes…

Win a three night escape to Nelson Bay with the Rosto Festival of the Fleece’s raffle

Mantra

The Rosto Festival of the Fleeces in Merriwa will celebrate its twenty-sixth year in June 2016. This year the major prize in the raffle is the perfect three night escape in a two bedroom pool side unit at the Mantra Aqua Resort in Nelson…

Bush Poet’s Breakfast

Flock on up to the Rosto Festival of the Fleeces Bush Poet’s Breakfast in Merriwa on Sunday 12 June 2016! Australian Bush Poetry Champion Robyn Sykes will be there as a special guest and judge for the poetry competition. Robyn uses her original rhyming…