2020 Fundraising Events

Tuesday 31 March 2020 – Paddle-Wheeler Cruise on the Hawkesbury River and Historic Tour

Cancer Wellness Support's first coach tour for the year takes us into the Historic Windsor Region.

This full day tour includes morning tea at the oldest church in Australia then wine tastings and cheese at Tizzana winery in Ebenzer.

This is followed by a two-hour private cruise and lunch on the Hawkesbury River before we disembark to view Windsor gallery, museum and shops.

Morning tea and lunch included.


8:00am - Guests travelling from the Mountains meet the bus at Cancer Wellness Support Blue Mountains Centre, 104 Railway Pde Leura

9:00am - Guests travelling from Penrith/Lower Mountains meet the bus at Cancer Wellness Support Penrith Valley Centre, 56 Warwick St Penrith

10.45am - Arrive Tizzana Winery for Wine Tasting & Cheese

11.30am - leave and head back to Windsor

12.30pm - Arrive at Gov. Phillip Park
The Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler Lunch Cruise

2.30pm - back from Cruise, head back into Windsor

2.45pm - Windsor Township
View Museum and or Regional Gallery

4.00pm - Leave to return to Penrith and Leura

4.30pm - Arrive Penrith

5.30pm - Arrive Leura


or call 4784-2297 to book

Saturday 2 May 2020 – Cancer Wellness Support Collectables Fair/Auction and Fashion Frolic Fundraiser


From a generous private donation of antiques and collectables this is the event not to miss if you love a good quality bargain.

The afternoon will start with over 40 Lots of collectable items being auctioned.  Once you have successfully bid on your treasured item(s), enjoy afternoon tea along with canapés and sweet delights while viewing vintage and retro fashion items from donations to our Katoomba Op Shop.

The Event will be held at the Cancer Wellness Support Centre, 104-105 Railway Parade Leura. Starts Saturday 2 May with a viewing from 1:30pm and the auction starting at 2pm.

Auctioneer: Mr. Maurice Cooper OAM

Download the Catalogue here

$10 cover charge

or call 4784-2297 to book

Thursday 18 June 2020 – Western Sydney Coach Tour

In what's sure to be an interesting day for all, our Western Sydney Coach Tour includes a personal tour of Western Sydney's International Airport and Information Centre.

Then we're off to Warragamba Dam for their “Water for Life Exhibition” and spectacular views from two individual dam platforms.

We then head back into Penrith for a short walk across the Yandhai Nepean Crossing before a tour at Go-Shu Australian Sake Brewery.

Morning Tea and Lunch included. $65pp

Call 4784-2297 to book

August to September – ArtyBra UpLifted

ArtyBra UpLifted 2020 is the next evolution of the Cancer Wellness Support classic ArtyBra Exhibition. This year we evolve to include all forms of artwork, produced by artists from the Blue Mountains & Penrith Valley and beyond.

The 2020 Exhibition will include an ArtyBra Retrospective, paying homage to ArtyBra of the past. This year, artists will be invited to produce works as a tribute to those who are going through, or have gone through the cancer journey.

ArtyBra UpLifted will be showing at The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith from Tuesday 4 August to Sunday 23 August 2020. Official opening on Saturday 8 August.

The exhibition then moves to the Palais Royale in Katoomba and will be on show from Wednesday 26 August to Thursday 10 September 2020. Official opening on Saturday 29 August

And the main event, the ArtyBra UpLifted Auction will be held in the Ballroom at The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba on Saturday 12 September at 4.30pm.

This year's ArtyBra UpLifted promises to be the most exciting yet! Stay tuned for more information. 

Saturday 5 September 2020 – BBQ Fundraiser at Bunnings Katoomba

Saturday 26 September 2020 – Sunshine Me day

For people living with cancer, and their carers.

Everyone is welcome to join us for an informative day in the warm relaxed environment at our Centre in Leura.

  • Come along and meet our therapists, hear our guest speaker talk
  • A courtesy bus to transport clients, carers and guests to Leura from Penrith returning to Penrith in the afternoon
  • Connect with other local organisations

Entry by Gold coin donation
Bookings are essential for workshop and catering purposes

Contact Shelley: Ph 4721 1317
email: shelley.fitzpatrick@cancersupport.org.au

Saturday 17 October 2020 – Spring Fashion Parade at Penrith Valley Op Shop


After the successful ‘Vintage to New Fashion Parade’ of 2019, we've decided to make it an Annual Event.

Staff at the Penrith Op Shop are keeping their eyes peeled to gather the best of the best to create a high-quality collection for our 2020 Spring Fashion Parade.  Stay tuned for more details...

Afternoon tea delights included. Saturday 17 October 1.30pm.

Cost $20pp

or call 4784-2297 to book

Tuesday 17 November 2020 – Gardens of the Mountains & Beyond Coach Tour

Further information to follow. Morning Tea and Lunch will be included.

Call 4784-2297 to book

Saturday 21 November 2020 – BBQ Fundraiser at Bunnings Katoomba