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HINTON: Treasures of Australian art 16 Feb 2018
Discover one of the great art collections in the country... The Howard Hinton Collection at the New England Regional Art Museum is the result of one of the greatest acts of artistic philanthropy and benefaction in Australian history. Today it is one of the most significant collections of Australian art in regional New South Wales and the permanent exhibition HINTON: Treasures of Australian art provides visitors with the opportunity to experience a selection of these great artworks that belong to the community of Armidale. Discover paintings by leading Australian artists including Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton, Margaret Preston, Elioth Gruner, Nora Heysen, Norma Lindsay and many, many others. Open 10.00am - 4.00pm Tuesday - Sunday (Closed Mondays) Entry by donation or by purchasing souvenir booklet/list of works ($5.00) New England Regional Art Museum 106-114 Kentucky St Armidale Tel: 02 6772 5255 #howardhinton #neramuseum http://www.neram.com.au
Armidale Golf Club Bingo
Bingo @ the Armidale Golf Club every Friday13 Apr 2018
Armidale Golf Club runs Bingo every Friday from 11am. We have a short break for lunch and wrap things up around 1.30pm. Everybody is welcome. Lots of great prizes to be won, a happy environment and an outlook over golf course which has to be seen to be believed. www.armidalegolf.com.au
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Myall Creek and Beyond exhibition8 Jun 2018
A group of contemporary indigenous artists respond to the Myall Creek Massacre and its aftermath in this new exhibition at the New England Regional Art Museum in Armidale. On the afternoon of Sunday 10 June 1838, a group of 11 convicts and ex-convict stockmen, led by a squatter, brutally slaughtered 28 Aboriginal men, women and children who were camped peacefully at the station of Myall Creek in the New England region. Although there were many other massacres of indigenous people, this one had special significance because it was the only time when white men were arrested, charged and hanged for the massacre of Aborigines, following a police investigation. The exhibition features the work of Robert Andrew, Fiona Foley, David Leha, Carole MacGregor, Laurie Nilsen and Judy Watson. Curated by Bianca Beetson. New England Regional Art Museum 106-114 Kentucky St, Armidale Open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday http://www.neram.com.au/myall-creek-and-beyond/
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Captured: Portraits of Crime, 1870-19307 Sep 2018
Captured: Portraits of Crime is a new exhibition produced by State Archives and Records NSW that explores the stories of men, women and children who were incarcerated in NSW gaols from 1870 to 1930. The exhibition, on display at the University of New England, engages with photographic portraits and descriptions of prisoners sourced from the State Archives Collection of Gaol Photographic Description Books. These historic records have been digitised and interpreted through research within and beyond the archives to illuminate events and contexts that led ordinary people to commit crimes. But as the ordinary unfolds, so does the extraordinary. The exhibition’s set of compelling case studies of individuals captured in the criminal justice system as a result of choice or circumstance provides a unique perspective that makes a new contribution to the history of NSW. The exhibition is open 9am-5pm (Monday to Friday), 10am-4pm (Saturdays). For more information, phone 02 9673 1788. www.records.nsw.gov.au/archives/exhibitions/captured
Timeless Mix
The Timeless Mix8 Sep 2018
An exhibition of paintings by Antoinette Andersen and Kim Walls. Antoinette incorporates a lot of colour, giving bold expressions and exuding strong responses. The blended playfulness of colours within the medium gives each painting a different outcome. Kim Walls has been painting for about five years thought it would be exciting to exhibit some of her work. http://www.armidaleartgallery.com/whats-on.html
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From Moonrise to Sunrise8 Sep 2018
An exhibition of Peter Champion’s impressions of the day in landscape, from morning light and until the moon is in the sky. Much of Peter’s subject matter is New England-based, with other works inspired by visits to the seaside. Peter likes to feel the breeze, whether through the trees or on the water and to convey in my paintings the effect of light, atmosphere, whether the sun is shining, is dull or even when the light has gone from the sky. http://www.armidaleartgallery.com/whats-on.html
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Elemental8 Sep 2018
Paintings by Linda Lockyer & sculptures by Stuart Wellings The forces of nature and how they influence the landscape are the inspiration behind this exhibition. Air, water and earth in their different forms, combined with light and the impact of weather can be portrayed in many different ways and will evoke varying moods and emotions depending on how we identify to the subject matter. http://www.armidaleartgallery.com/whats-on.html
UNE Music Ensembles
UNE Music Ensembles' Spring Concert for CWA NSW Drought Aid Fund26 Sep 2018
6-7pm Lazenby Hall, University of New England $10 per person, 12 years and Under Free All Money raised goes to CWA NSW Drought Aid Drinks and Nibbles provided after the Concert Tickets can be purchased online or from Austin College Office, Meredith Road, UNE https://www.trybooking.com/YCER
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Chamber Opera Recital - How To Build A Billy27 Sep 2018
After a successful premiere at Bondi Feast Festival in July, Blush Opera brings its new operatic comedy, How To Build A Billy, to Armidale. Billed as a show with big voices, big banging and more than a few loose screws, this madcap contemporary opera requires two singers to build flatpack IKEA furniture from scratch at the same time as telling the story of two siblings struggling to cope with their newly widowed mother’s ever-growing book collection. It’s a race against the clock as the siblings’ competitive spirit takes over. Who will fall apart? Who will put one of the pieces on back to front by accident? This is a show for anyone who has lost it trying to save money by building their own furniture. How to build a Billy was written by UNE music lecturer Paul Smith and stars Jermaine Chau and Rebecca Moret. Presented alongside recital collaboration with local musicians. https://www.facebook.com/events/480219839130262/
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Stars of the Coffs Harbour Buskers festival2 Oct 2018
Looking for something to do with the kids in the school holidays? The Stars of the Coffs Harbour Buskers Festival is coming to Armidale, with a super family fun day in the Beardy Street Mall. Jugglers, clowns, acrobats , international and Australian acts, jumping castles , face painting and a whole lot more. Bring the whole family and get down there from 10am.
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Lightning Bolt II: Invictus Convoy3 Oct 2018
See the largest military convoy ever conducted in Australia arrive at Armidale on Wednesday 3 October. The Lightning Bolt II Invictus Convoy is a procession of military, firefighting, ambulance, police and other vehicles travelling through four states in October to raise awareness for PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and support the Invictus Games. Our procession will be setting up at Curtis Park around midday. Everyone is welcome to come along, see the spectacle and chat about post- traumatic stress with psychologists, Invictus Games athletes, experts, first responders and veterans, including Stand Tall 4 PTS founder Tony Dell (veteran, former Australian cricketer and PTSD spokesperson)... and of course, the kids can climb on and into the firetruck. Join us in shining a light on post- traumatic stress and the impact it has on the lives of so many - particularly our military servicemen and women and first responders. http://standtall4pts.org/bolt-ii-how-we-roll/
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A Bunch of Amateurs5 Oct 2018
A stage play by the Armidale Drama & Musical Society Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford, only to find this is not the birthplace of the Bard but a sleepy Suffolk village. Instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a bunch of amateurs trying to save their theatre from developers. Jefferson’s monstrous ego and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic am-dram thespians. As acting worlds collide and Jefferson’s career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself – along with his inner Lear! Fri 5 October 8pm Sat 6 October 2pm and 8pm Thur 11 October 8pm Fri 12 October 8pm Sat 13 October 2pm and 8pm Tickets available from Carrs NewsXpress or online at www.adms.org.au
Dancing ball
Armidale Dance Group6 Oct 2018
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street TIME: 7.30-10.30pm COST: $9pp A "plate" for supper appreciated For more information, phone Hazel on 02 6775 2543 or email hcharles@bigpond.com
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Daphne Young Watercolour Prize 20186 Oct 2018
Daphne Young Watercolour Prize 2018 The New England Art Society’s annual Daphne Young Watercolour Prize and Exhibition showcases regional watercolour artists and has become the highlight of the Society's year. Armidale Art Gallery, 168 Beardy Street Mall (upstairs - adjacent Carr's NewsXpress). Opening Saturday 6 October @ 6pm For more information, phone 0421 990 336. http://www.armidaleartgallery.com/whats-on.html
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Armidale Birdwatching Group7 Oct 2018
Venue: Gara TSR, Castledoyle Road Time: 8.00am (depart Visitor Information Centre, 82 Marsh Street) Bring food (morning tea and lunch), water, binoculars, sunscreen and hat, and wear stout shoes DAYLIGHT SAVING BEGINS - put clock FORWARD one hour For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 02 6772 7262
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Daphne Young Watercolour Prize8 Oct 2018
View this year’s Daphne Young Watercolour Prize at Armidale Art Gallery, 168 Beardy Street Mall (upstairs - adjacent Carr's NewsXpress). Monday to Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday and Market Sunday 10am-1pm. For more information, phone 0421 990 336.
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Daphne Young Watercolour Prize8 Oct 2018
View this year’s Daphne Young Watercolour Prize exhibition at Armidale Art Gallery, 168 Beardy Street Mall (upstairs - adjacent Carr's NewsXpress). Monday to Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday and Market Sunday 10am-1pm. For more information, phone 0421 990 336.
DR Helena Popovic
Dr Helena Popovic Presents Preventing Dementia and Preventing Obesity9 Oct 2018
Dr Helena Popovic, medical doctor and leading authority on improving brain function, shows you step by step how to rewire your brain to avoid Dementia and reshape your body in a public seminar on Tuesday 9 October. Free Preventing Dementia Presentation- upstairs in the Armidale Library, Rusden St, Armidale at 10:30am Free Preventing Obesity Presentation- UNE Sport- RPM Room- University of New England, Madgwick St, Armidale at 5:30pm To book, visit https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/neuroslimming-with-dr-helena-popovic-tickets-48439353410 or phone 1300 132 702
Dancing ball
Armidale Dance Group19 Oct 2018
Venue: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street Time: 7.30-10.30pm Cost: $9pp A "plate" for supper appreciated For more information, phone Hazel on 02 6775 2543 or email hcharles@bigpond.com
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PACKSADDLE SELLING EXHIBITION19 Oct 2018
An annual selling exhibition of prints and paintings held at NERAM over two weeks. Don't miss opening night - Friday 19th of October. Christopher Hodges, Director of Utopia Gallery is our guest speaker. New England Regional Art Museum 106-144 Kentucky Street, Armidale Further information NERAM website www.neram.com.au
Graduates
UNE Graduation - The Professions Awards26 Oct 2018
At the Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah", University of New England. Time: ceremony 10.30am sharp. For further information, phone 02 6773 3333 or go to http://www.une.edu.au/current-students/graduation/your-graduation
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Black Mountain School & Community Reunion27 Oct 2018
A school & community reunion is being held on Saturday 27th October. A lunch and afternoon tea will be held at the Guyra Bowling and Recreation Club along with fun activities for all to enjoy. A Facebook page Black Mountain Friends has been created. Please visit the page to register your name and contact information. or email Alison - alisonjoy7@gmail.com Tim - timothysnell65@hotmail.com We look forward to hearing from you soon.
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UNE Graduation - Arts & Sciences Awards27 Oct 2018
At the Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah", University of New England. Time: ceremony 10.30am sharp. For further information, phone 02 6773 3333 or go to http://www.une.edu.au/current-students/graduation/your-graduation
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Annual PLC Armidale Old Girls' Reunion Weekend28 Oct 2018
Each year the PLC Armidale Old Girls' Union and the college hosts a weekend for past students and staff. The weekend includes college tours, a high tea hosted by the P&F and dinners organised by each reunion group organiser. It is a wonderful opportunity for the ‘Old Girls’ of PLC Armidale to catch up, reminisce about their experiences and re-connect with the college. People come from all over Australia and internationally to attend. http://www.plcarmidale.nsw.edu.au/community/alumni/old-girls-union
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Armidale’s best Christmas Lights1 Nov 2018
Think you've got the best Christmas Lights in town? Professionals Armidale Real Estate are proud to be hosting 'The Armidale Christmas Light Competition'. Contact Professionals Armidale on (02) 6772 4549 to place your details on the register. A map will be provided to the public to help them find your Christmas light display. Prizes will be awarded for the best house and the most money raised for nominated charities.
Dancing ball
Armidale Dance Group3 Nov 2018
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street TIME: 7.30-10.30pm COST: $9pp A "plate" for supper appreciated For more information, phone Hazel on 02 6775 2543 or email hcharles@bigpond.com
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Chandler P&C Halloween Treasure Hunt3 Nov 2018
Halloween Treasure Hunt for Children Primary School Age and Under. Great prizes including family stays at Angourie Resort, Yamba and Opal Cove, Coffs Harbour Activities for everyone from 1.30pm - fun and games, pony poo raffle, photo booth, refreshments available.
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Armidale Art Gallery exhibitions opening3 Nov 2018
Fragments of Life - Tess Cullen Surreal Thing - Marty Brannigan Colours of Creation - Barbara Lanham Fools Time - Jim Ridgewell and Charlotte Tonn Armidale Art Gallery, 168 Beardy Street Mall (upstairs - adjacent Carr's NewsXpress). 6pm. For more information, phone 0421 990 336.
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Armidale Birdwatching Group4 Nov 2018
Venue: Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve, Bagot Road, Guyra Time: 8.00am (depart Visitor Information Centre, 82 Marsh Street) Bring food (morning tea and lunch), water, binoculars, sunscreen and hat, and wear stout shoes For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 02 6772 7262
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Armidale Art Gallery exhibitions5 Nov 2018
Fragments of Life - Tess Cullen Surreal Thing - Marty Brannigan Colours of Creation - Barbara Lanham Fools Time - Jim Ridgewell and Charlotte Tonn Armidale Art Gallery, 168 Beardy Street Mall (upstairs - adjacent Carr's NewsXpress). Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm. Saturday and Market Sunday 10am – 1pm. For more information, phone 0421 990 336.
Goldner Quartet
Goldner Quartet8 Nov 2018
Venue: Town Hall, 127 Rusden Street. Time: 7.00pm. Cost: $$45 (adult), $35 (pensioner), $25 (full-time student) - available from https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=336156 (30¢ booking fee applies to each ticket). NECOM will assist in making a booking (credit card only) by phoning 02 6788 2137 or in person at office (Level 1, Old Teachers' College, cnr Mossman and Faulkner Streets (cash, cheque, credit card). For more information, phone 02 6788 2137. Approaching their 25th anniversary in 2020, Australia’s premier string quartet remain in demand internationally as performers and recording artists. With no changes to their line-up since their inception in 1995, the Goldners bring unmatched musical intuition to every phrase. It’s this closeness that makes them so appealing to watch in performance – every motion and every glance appears in the music as well.
Dancing ball
Armidale Dance Group16 Nov 2018
Venue: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street Time: 7.30-10.30pm Cost: $9pp A "plate" for supper appreciated For more information, phone Hazel on 02 6775 2543 or email hcharles@bigpond.com
Tingha Tin Festival 2018
2018 Tingha Tin Festival16 Nov 2018
Friday 16th kick's the festival off with the official opening, tin sculpture judging and the LITTLE TIN PRINCES strut their stuff. Tingha Sport & Rec Club from 6pm Saturday 17th 8am to 2pm, fantastic parade led by the Armidle Pipe Band, huge variety of food and market stalls, amazing amusements, include four way bungee jump, Mad Cow Ride - stay on if you can - jumping castle, entertainment, all day 'Ham Wheel', laughing clowns. All happening at the Tingha Recreation Reserve (Sports Field) Saturday evening sees the Tingha Tin Princesses walk the Red Carpet at the Tingha Sport & Rec Club from 6pm. All enquiries 67 233 556
Bjorn Again
Bjorn Again @ the SerVies17 Nov 2018
VENUE: Auditorium, Armidale Ex-services Memorial Club, 137 Dumaresq Street. TIME: 7.30 for 8.00pm. COST: $43 - available from Club reception. For more information, phone 02 6776 0800. World famous ABBA super-troupers Bjorn Again perform all the biggest and best ABBA hits and in a highly-entertaining, fully-produced show featuring all the authentic ABBA costumes, boots and makeup. And yes – we can guarantee plenty of blue eye-shadow. Combing theatrical antics and a healthy dose of parody, the show sends audiences into a sing-along, dance-along frenzy
Dancing ball
Armidale Dance Group1 Dec 2018
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street TIME: 7.30-10.30pm COST: $9pp A "plate" for supper appreciated For more information, phone Hazel on 02 6775 2543 or email hcharles@bigpond.com
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Armidale Art Gallery exhibition opening1 Dec 2018
Members' Summer Exhibition. 6pm. Armidale Art Gallery, 168 Beardy Street Mall (upstairs - adjacent Carr's NewsXpress). For more information, phone 0421 990 336.
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Armidale Birdwatching Group2 Dec 2018
Venue: Dumaresq Dam, Booroolong Road Time: 8.00am (depart Visitor Information Centre, 82 Marsh Street) Bring food (morning tea and lunch), water, binoculars, sunscreen and hat, and wear stout shoes For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 02 6772 7262
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Armidale Art Gallery exhibition3 Dec 2018
Members' Summer Exhibition. Armidale Art Gallery, 168 Beardy Street Mall (upstairs - adjacent Carr's NewsXpress). Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm. Saturday and Market Sunday 10am – 1pm. For more information, phone 0421 990 336.