The Geltwood Festival Committee regrets to inform that all Geltwood Festival Events are Cancelled. We hope that 2021 Geltwood Festival will be bigger and better


Gumboots are be on display in George Street 

Welcome to Millicent!


During the Geltwood Festival there will be lots of activities to participate in, including craft exhibitions, a street market, with kids activities, live music, museum exhibitions and quilt/craft displays. 


Details are still being confirmed so please pop back here regularly for an update!  If you are looking for information on craft workshops please click here.

Friday 27th March 6.30-9.30pm

The Geltwood Festival & Exhibition Opening 

Millicent Art Gallery

6:30- 9:30pm

All Welcome! Drinks and canapes provided. 

No RSVP required, The Geltwood Festival will be Offically Opened 

Millicent Public Library

27 - 30 March 2020

Geltwood Festival
Quilts for a Cause 2020
Millicent Visitor Information Centre 

All quilts donated will be used at Cancer Council SA”s Greenhill and Flinders Lodges

“Get your Quilt On “ and donate a quilt to this very worthy cause.

No restrictions to style or size of quilt

Quilts required by March 2020

For further info contact  KATHY PATTEN 0438013372

Kathy Patten

Sunday 29th March 2020

Family Fun Day & Market Day
10am- 2pm  

While the Geltwood’s bounty remains hidden on the sea floor, our local treasures will be on display during Market Day.

Centred around George st in Millicent there will be numerous stalls selling fresh local produce, home-made goods, tasty treats, art, craft, and lots more!

Entertainment wil be provided by local Musicians

If you are interested in having a stall at the market day please complete the registration form accessible from the link below.

Further information for stall holders is available here.

Registration Form pdf

Registration From doc

Millicent Lions Club

Friday 27th March to 30th April

Stitches and Threads
3 x Exhibition

Three exciting exhibitions of stunning textile art and quilting.

Renown textile artists Helen Clamp and Pam Summers.

Collage to Stitch a 4x4 exhibition - an exploration of collage, Maxine Fry, Ruth Galpin, Suzanne Gummow and Sandra Obst.

Beautiful collection of quilts by Kerry Hurst.

Millicent Public Library

Saturday 28th March 2020

Murder in the Museum 
Millicent National Trust Museum 

An intriguing whodunnit Murder mystery with lots of twists and turns.

Tours 5.30pm - 9pm. Bookings are recommended so you don't miss out.

Millicent Visitor Information Centre

Monday 30th March 2020

A Quilting Convention

Monday 30th March

Civic and Arts Centre

Come to visit Millicent and be part of our annual quilt convention. See an outstanding display of quilts, both at the convention and in all the shop windows in our main street. The
day includes interesting guest speakers, light entertainment and of course show and tell. there will also be four shops in attendance.

Cost: $15 Morning and Afternoon Tea

RSVP 1st March to Julie Wesolowski
0428 189 965 to secure your table/seat.

Juie Wesolowski

27 - 30 March 2020

Quilts on Show 
Various Locations

Throughout the Geltwood Festival there will be over 250 quilts on display across Millicent. You can view them in:

  • Shop windows in George, Glen and Davenport Streets; and

  • The Millicent Visitor Information Centre

Geltwood Festival

28th - 29th March 2020

National Railway Display

The Model Railway Display is to be held at the 2020 Geltwood Festival Market Day in George Street Millicent!

Saturday 28th March 10am-4pm
Sunday 29th March 9am-3pm
Gold Coin Donations

39-41 George Street, Millicent

March 2020

Geltwood Gumboot Challenge

Join in our attempt to set a world record for the most decorated gumboots by handcrafting a cover. The count will be held as part of the 2020 Geltwood Festival Market Day on Sunday 29th March.

Rules are: the cover should be handcrafted and cover at least 75% of the gumboot upper , no need to make pairs as single, damaged or creations made using multiple boots are ok.

If you can't craft a cover you can donate your old gumboots. If you can craft but don’t have any gumboots we will give you donated boots. Collection  and distribution of donated gumboots is at the Millicent Public Library.


Gumboot covers will be accepted from anywhere in the world so get your friends and family involved. They just need to send us the covers with a note as to where it was made and we will put it on a boot and include it in the count.

Enquiries: Helen 0439 673 261

Helen Joyce

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