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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.

Geltwood Festival

Quilts on Show 
Various Locations

27 - 30 March 2020

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

08 8733 0904

Millicent Visitor Information Centre

Murder at the Museum 
Millicent National Trust Museum 

March 2020

Details are to be confirmed, drop back regularly for updates.

08 8733 0903

Millicent Public Library

Art Exhibition
Millicent Art Gallery

March 2020

Millicent Art Gallery will be open everyday during the Geltwood Festival.

Tuesday to Friday 9am – 5:30pm

Saturday 9am - 12noon,

Sunday 10am - 4pm,

Monday Time to be Advised. 

08 8733 0903

Millicent Public Library

The Geltwood Festival Opening 
The Millicent Art Gallery


6:30- 8:30pm

All Welcome! Drinks and canapes provided. 

No RSVP required, The Geltwood Festival will be Offically Opened 

08 8733 0904

Millicent Lions Club

Family Fun Day and Market Day
10am- 2pm  

March 2020

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. 

Kathy Patten

Geltwood Festival
Quilts for a Cause 2020
Millicent Visitor Information Centre 

27 - 30 March 2020

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

0439 673 261

Helen Joyce

Geltwood Gumboot Project

March 2020

Covered gumboots need to be handed in at the Millicent Library by a date yet to be confirmed so they can be included in the shopfront display as part of the Geltwood Festival.


Please add a label with your contact details if you are wanting to collect your gumboots afterwards and/or if your gumboot cover has been made with a theme eg nursery rhyme, event, country etc as this will help in organising the display.

"So as to have a really red hot go at making the covered Gumboot record it has been decided to hold over the actual count to the Geltwood Market Day in 2020. This will give us all extra time to make those gumboot covers and be inspired by the display that will be held as part of this years Geltwood Festival. So keep crocheting, embroidering etc and if you would like to have your covers included in the 2019 display send or drop them off to Geltwood Gumboot Challenge, 70 George Street, Millicent, 5280 SA. Please label them with your name and contact details if you want to collect them after the event."

The intent is to demonstrate creativity and innovation in using fibre craft to cover as many gumboots as possible in seeking a Record for the most ‘fibre crafted gumboots covers’.The project is meant to promote the Geltwood Festival through providing a fun, and quirky element. For some this may also be an opportunity to demonstrate their expertise but that is not a requirement. We want people of all ages and from anywhere in the world to join in. As long as their gumboots are in Millicent, suitably covered and able to be counted as part of the Geltwood market day activities then they will be included.Fibre crafts include: Crochet, Knitting, Tatting, Felting, Quilting, Applique, Embroidery, Tapestry, Macrame, Patchwork, Weaving, (any others)