Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 - The Travel Centre Norfolk Island
It’s time to get stitched up on Norfolk Island – at the island’s inaugural Quilt Retreat.

Running from April 30 – 7 May 2011, the Quilt Retreat will see dedicated quilters and patchworkers from Australia and New Zealand master their craft in a series of classes.

Debbie Williams a skilled tutor New Zealand will run the Retreat and teach participants a range of designing and fabric art skills.

On offer will be the three Fs of a great quilting occasion - fun, fabric and friendship.

One of the organisers of the Quilt Retreat Rowena Massicks said Norfolk Island provided the perfect setting for a craft event of this nature:

“Norfolk’s beautiful landscapes, vistas and rich history will get the creative juices flowing and inspire plenty of new themes and designs.

“The island also offers plenty of great add-on activities, from cycling and horse riding along country lanes to swimming and snorkeling in beautiful Emily Bay, bushwalking along the elevated coastline and enjoying a range of tour, shopping and eating options,” Rowena said.

The Norfolk Island Travel Centre is offering a special package for Australians wanting to take part in the Quilt Retreat. Costs are from $1137 pp from Brisbane and $1195pp from Sydney and include return airfares, all airline taxes, return airport transfers on Norfolk Island, seven nights twin share accommodation, continental breakfast daily, a half day island tour, complimentary mini golf and A Walk in the Wild bushwalk and bonus shopping card with free gift. Registration fee for the seminar is an extra $500 per person and includes two dinners, a choice of tutored classes, a welcome pack and much more!

Can’t make it for the Inaugural Quilt Retreat? Why not come for the spring Quilters’ Getaway being held on Norfolk Island, 22 – 29 October 2011

Quilters’ Getaway packages start from $1225 per person from Brisbane and $1285pp from Sydney and include return airfares, all airline taxes, return airport transfers on Norfolk Island, seven nights twin share accommodation, bonus seven days car hire (insurance, petrol extra), a half day island tour, complimentary mini golf and A Walk in the Wild bushwalk and bonus shopping card with free gift. Registration fee for the seminar is an extra $500 per person and includes two dinners, fish fry, a choice of tutored classes, a welcome pack and much more!

Bookings and information from The Travel Centre on freecall 1800 1400 66 or email [email protected] Visit our website www.travelcentre.nf

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The Travel Centre, located on Norfolk Island, is an award winning travel agency that specialises in quality, personalised travel.
Leanne Koveskali
P: Int + 6723 22502
W: www.travelcentre.nf

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