Category Archives: News

Blue Mountains Roaring 20’s and All That Jazz Festival 2017

Relive the 1920’s golden age of extravagant balls, decadent high teas, vintage vehicles, period comedies and swingin’ music at The Blue Mountains’ Roaring 20’s and all that Jazz Festival in February 2017. Use your Ask Roz Blue Mountains app to find all Roaring 20’s Events •Advanced Search  •Roaring 20’s  OR click link below for a full… Read More »

What does this mean?

More frequently in the Ask Roz Blue Mountains Facebook page you’ll see posts starting with (i). The (i) is to show you that this is a “Facebook Instant Article” that is enhanced to open instantly and beautifully on your phone. The experience is totally different to the one you get via a web browser. You… Read More »

Have your say on the future of the Scenic Eastern Escarpment

The Blue Mountains is fringed by stunning sandstone escarpments to its north, south, east and west. The southern escarpment is well known as a national and international tourist destination, hosting the Three Sisters, Echo Point along with popular lookouts, walking tracks and climbing and abseiling sites. As upgrades continue to the visitor infrastructure on the… Read More »

FEATURED LOOKOUT – Spooners Lookout, Katoomba

To the immediate east of Echo Point is Spooners Lookout and it’s about a 200m walk from the Visitor’s Information Centre and is wheelchair friendly. Pass through the archway, next to the Echo Point Visitor Centre, and you’ll soon be surrounded by soaring eucalypt forest, bird calls and fresh mountain air. Keep an eye out for the… Read More »

Steins up for Hydro Majestic Oktoberfest

Raise a stein at the original Blue Mountains party palace, the Hydro Majestic Hotel, for Oktoberfest and dip into an oft overlooked part of the history of one of the world’s most famous hotels. The inaugural festival celebrating the golden draft will be held at the Hydro Majestic at Medlow Bath in the Blue Mountains… Read More »

Outdoor street Art Gallery Opens in the Blue Mountains

“People speak of the ‘graffiti problem’, but you don’t hear many people talk about the ‘street art blessing’, yet in our opinion that is exactly what it is!”  Jarrod Wheatley, founder of Street Art Murals Australia (SAMA) On Saturday the 20th of June, Street Art Murals Australia, in partnership with the Blue Mountains Culture Centre will… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Grahame Edwards

Grahame doesn’t describe himself as a ‘photographer’. He said “there is a difference between being a photographer and being somebody fortunate enough to own a camera. My wife surprised me last July with a Nikon DSLR camera. Since then, I have been teaching myself to drive the thing properly without simply taking snapshots on Automatic… Read More »

Fairmont Club Room caters for 36-100

Australia’s award-winning Fairmont Resort in New South Wales’ Blue Mountains ‘MGallery’ has opened a new conference space,The Club Room. The new facility boasts a classic fireplace, natural lighting, three chesterfield sofas that can be rearranged in the room according to set up, a 2.4 metre drop-down data projector screen and a private adjoining kitchenette. Catering… Read More »

Mastering one of the greatest rock climbing challenges

German Alex Megos made the first successful ascent of Australia’s newest grade 35 rock climbing route on April 9 – and Leura resident and climbing photographer Simon Carter was abseiling nearby to capture every gruelling moment. The route, which Megos named Schweinebaumeln (Dangle Pigs), is located at Elphinstone (along the cliffs south-west of Pulpit Hill… Read More »