The Lithgow Outstanding Event of the Year Award was presented to TryBal Productions for The Garden of the Mind, an installation and performance that aimed to raise awareness of mental health and promote social inclusion and wellness within the community.
The award is made in recognition of the significant contribution that special events make to the Lithgow region. The award was presented as part of Australia day activities in Lithgow.
The project brought together artists, multiple local mental health providers and members of the community experiencing mental health issues.
The event was presented at Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park during Mental Health Week in October 2019.
The project was funded by Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network (NBMPHN) , Auspiced by Arts OutWest, managing the funding for this project through our arts and health work on behalf of Trybal Productions.