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SURFING & SUP-ing

Lancelin is a popular surfing destination just 90 minutes from Perth and for those who don’t own a board, you can rent one in town. While the bay is protected by a reef about a kilometre offshore, to the south is Lancelin’s Back Beach, a popular spot with surfers of all ages and abilities. If you have a 4WD you’ll be able to access the beach easily. Simply take the… Read More

STYLE AND GRACE IN LANCELIN

17-year old Taylah Small is quite the dancer as you can see from this marvellous series of photographs by acclaimed local photographer Kym Illman. Over 3 hours one January morning, Taylah performed for the camera in the dunes and along the beach. The Perth dancer has quite a future in front of her and a quick look through these images will convince you her skills are impeccable. It shouldn’t be forgotten… Read More

LANCELIN LOOKOUT UPGRADED

Visitors and locals will be thrilled by the upgrade to the Lancelin Lookout which was completed mid-June.     Members of the LDCA, in particular Jan Cardy, Andrea Moss and Kathy Thomas were instrumental in progressing the upgrade. The Bendigo Bank contributed $44,000 towards the project after the LDCA enlisted their help. The Shire of Gingin funded the balance and the result is impressive. Those on bikes and in wheelchairs will… Read More

A UNIQUE LANCELIN PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECT

A CELEBRATION OF THE BREAST is a bold photographic project by Lancelin photographer Tonya Illman. The large format print (1.2m x 1.8m)  will feature the breasts of 108 women and be displayed at exhibitions and charity events around WA once completed. Tonya is appealing to all women aged 18 or older to get involved. The photo shoots are done in her Lancelin photo studio and take just 5 minutes. No… Read More

DANCE OF THE SUGARPLUM CRAYBOATS

Lancelin’s crayboats spend most of their time moored in the bay but when you record them using time lapse, they appear to dance as you’ll see in this video (turn the sound up). It’s edited to Tchaikovsky’s 1892 hit, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy, a track often associated with Christmas TV commercials. This version from Perth-based production house www.TheGrooveGallery.com was used by US retail giant Target in a TV commercial… Read More

64 PEOPLE AND A DOG SPELL LANCELIN

On December 20th, 2017, 64 people and a dog converged on Lancelin’s sand dunes at precisely the same time, laid down on the sand and freakishly formed the word LANCELIN. Don’t believe me? Well watch the video. Thanks to all of those who joined in: Maria Genovese, Ernie Genovese, Charles Oliveri, Roseanne Oliveri, Roseanne Oliveri, Venera Oliveri, Amber Carmichael, Carmichael, Luke Carmichael, Patrick, Mel, Samuel, Ruby, Monique, Tegan, Josh Koontz,… Read More

HUGE OCEANFRONT BLOCK FOR SALE

It’s rare that a block of oceanfront land like this comes onto the market and at 7,700 sq m, this one next to Lancelin jetty is significant. It has two buildings on it at the moment and would be ripe for development.  Have a look at the video for details…. Read More