Calling all creatives for festival events

OTammi Topi and Dave Wierkx play Cornhole outside Oyster Allsorts in Gore St, Bluff, one of the pop-up games which will be held throughout Bluff during the Bluff Oyster Fringe Festival from May 18-23. Photo: Supplied

PHOTOGRAPHERS, artists and crafters are welcome to be part of the Bluff Oyster Fringe Festival.

Running from Tuesday, May 18, to Sunday, May 23, the fringe festival would include Art Attack which artists and photographers could enter in a variety of sections and the annual Bluff Street Market on Saturday, May 22.

Art Attack would include a primary/secondary pupil section including themes of The World Is My Oyster, Boats In Bluff and Southern Sea Creatures. There would also a Decorated Oyster Shell Section and an Oyster Shell Decor section.

Art From Bluff was open to all Bluff-based artists and Art About Bluff was open to all artists of any age and covered photography, painting, sculpture and carving.

With a small entry fee for artists, there would be prizes on offer with plenty of sections and different media.

Entry forms were available from

  • Anyone interested in being a part of the market on Bluff’s main street on the Bluff Oyster & Food Festival day, Saturday, May 22, was welcome to contact Bluff’s publicity and promotions officer Lindsay Beer at 021 351 499 or at