Cup fashion will shine for Sophie

With excitement mounting for the Balaklava cup on Wednesday, August 31, the “face” for this year’s cup has been announced. Sophie Holland-Smith, 18, of Millswood, is a fashion enthusiast who became involved, simply for her interest in fashion. Sophie will be involved in the judging of the Fashions on the Field event. When she isn’t […]

Let the music play!

Sally Crowther reports It’s finally here, the 15th Balaklava Eisteddfod kicks off this Friday. Over the three days from Friday through to Sunday, visitors and locals will be treated to a variety of musical events. Several Balaklava Primary School students are performing a well-known song from Peter Pan, ‘I Won’t Grow Up’. Samuel Michael plays […]

This table sets a high standard

Watervale artist takes Balco Art Prize WATERVALE artist Harry Sherwin was announced the winner of the 21st Balco Art Prize on Sunday. His work, entitled “Summer Table” a watercolour and mixed media, was crowned the winning piece in front of a packed Balaklava Courthouse Gallery. Balco Group managing director, Malcolm May, presented Mr Sherwin with […]

Warm the sockles!

Ooh la la, look at these lovely legs. The legs are sporting the latest trend for winter – the overknee-high socks. And it’s not just for the “oldies.” Even the younger brigade are happy to give them a whirl. Some of the Balaklava footballers and netballers gave them a test and said they were really […]