What's on at Mill Pond Farm


November 27, 2018

Our Spring 2018 exhibition features works from ten local artists and features animals in all kinds of situations. Sam Kidd's wistful dog portraits of Lily, Pauline Webber's contemplative charcoal cows and characterful sheep by Catherin McMillan sit alongside Elizabeth Hawke's beautiful oil on canvas horse and Jenny Boyes' miniature birds in marbled landscapes. The gallery is being developed at present to include fine alpaca products and yarn made for us in America and some stunning fleeces from our own alpacas for spinning...

November 27, 2018

Kate Halpin's gorgeous music video for Mark Wilkinson's song "Summer Rain"

Kate and her team of very enthusiastic young film-makers spent just one day doing this beautiful short film about young lovers taking an imaginary journey away from a repressed reality (admittedly they started at 5am and finished about the same time the next morning!). All of the props were borrowed from the Mill Pond Farm collection and the filming took place in the farmhouse and the gardens. We particularly like the magic show scene which was achie...

November 27, 2018

Nell & Nugget (Jembaicumbene 2014) Director: Nicola Tyndale-Biscoe  

Australia, 1890. The gold-fields of NSW are almost abandoned, apart from families of ‘gleaners’ who scavenge for gold in the exhausted diggings. Nell, 13 & Nugget, 9 , sister and brother – live with their father Frank in the bush on the old chase. Frank spends his days foraging through tailings or ‘nickel-backing; deepening the old mine shafts. Nell & Nugget tend the veggies and chooks, collect the firewood & water. Frank is usually home by sunset – t...

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