25 & 26 May 2024

Hung up in Blue

Join our free workshop – you will have the opportunity to create a variety of lightweight hanging structures using bamboo, plant fibres, paper, paint, cloth and much more. Janie will help you create your unique item for the ‘Hung up in Blue’ Exhibition. It is all part of celebrating the Freds Pass Rural Show’s 45th year with its theme colour of Sapphire Blue. There are big prizes to be won in this competition.
All materials are provided as are tea and coffee. Bring along your own lunch.
This workshop is for adults.  Max. 20 participants, so pre-registration is essential. Email you interest to entries@fredspassruralshow.org.au.
This project was made possible by the Australian Governments Regional Arts Fund, which supports the arts in regional and remote Australia.

Hung Up In Blue – Hanging Creations Awards

Make an amazing hanging creation featuring the colour blue, and you could win a big prize!    It is all part of celebrating the Freds Pass Rural Show’s 45th year with it’s theme colour of Sapphire Blue.  All creations will be hung in Lakeview Hall for display during the show.

Prize Money:

Adult                                First:  $200, Second:  $130, Third:  $70

Junior                              First:  $150, Second:  $100, Third:  $50

Junior Group Effort       First:  $150, Second:  $100, Third:  $50


Creations must 

  • Feature blue as the major colour
  • Be of any combination of material (eg fabric, paper, wood, plastic, metal, natural materials)
  • Be 3 dimensional
  • Weigh no more than 500 grams
  • Maximum hanging length 50 cm (not including hanging wire/rope)
  • Be ready to be hung from one hook
  • Be all the work of one person, except for the Junior Group Effort


Creations will be judged on their –

  • Innovative and creative design
  • Integration of the colour blue
  • Visual impact
  • Workmanship



  • Adult
  • Junior (under 17 years)
  • Junior Group Effort


Entry Fees: Non-Members $2.40; Members/Pensioners/Seniors $1.20, Under 17 years $1.20

Entries Close: Friday 10 May, no late entries will be accepted

Deliver to Creative Pavilion

  • Monday 20 May, 7.30 am – 10.30 am and 3 pm – 6 pm


Class 4201 Hung Up in Blue – Adult

Class 4202 Hung Up in Blue – Junior

Class 4203 Hung Up in Blue – Junior Group Effort