James Fallon’s Wiradjuri Dance Troupe

Photo Credit: Manifeasto Photography  Attendance: 2017, 2018 & 2019 We are grateful to the Wiradjuri Dance Troupe, for their contribution of Welcome to Country through dance over the past number of years at the Winter Solstice. The Troupe performs at a number of events throughout the Albury Wodonga region.

Darren Wighton

Photo Credit: Manifeasto Photography Attendance: 2018 – current Darren Wighton has been conducting our Welcome to Country since 2018. From Wiradjeri country, Darren is an established aboriginal artist and cultural performer, who loves to share all things of a cultural nature in his role at Xavier High School in Albury. Darren was formerly the pastor […]

Archdeacon Father Peter Mcleod – Miller

We are blessed in Albury to have such an outspoken yet sincere local priest. Father Peter has been in attendance of the Solstice since its inception, and opens every year with a prayer. We always feel Father Peter brings if not an air of holiness to our Solstice, at least just a little slice of […]

The Scots School Pipe Band

Photo Credit: @ManifeastoPhotography The Scots Pipe Band helps to signal the opening of the Winter Solstice every year. We are grateful to the Scots school for their ongoing participation, to the performances of the Scots Dance troupe in 2015 and 2017.

Gateway Life Church African Choir

Photo Credit: Jason Mannering The Gateway Life Church African Choir includes the voices of primarily of Kenyan and Congolese refugees, living locally in the border region. They are an integral part of the Gateway Life Church and community in Lavington, and we are so fortunate to be able to share in their culture and experiences […]