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Non Violence Film Festival, Peace Studies, UNE running from Monday 1st to Friday 5th May 2017 1 May 2017
The theme this year is YOUTH. All films are free and begin at 1.00pm in the Oorala Lecture Theatre, UNE. This is a School of Humanities initiative. The festival is an opportunity to meet like-minded people and discuss important issues facing the world today. Monday 1st May movie is WE ARE THE GIANT - an inspirational story of ordinary people's struggle for freedom. Filmed largely in secret & sometimes at great risk, Emmy award winning director, Greg Barker, delivers remarkable access as he documents six people from very different walks of life as they grapple with the agonizing dilemma at the heart of all struggles for justice and freedom. They must decide whether to take up arms and fight, or to advocate change through peace and non-violence. This film contains violent scenes. http://www.une.edu.au/connect/events/events/non-violence-film-festival-1-2017
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Non Violence Film Festival, Peace Studies, UNE running from Monday 1st to Friday 5th May 20172 May 2017
The festival is an opportunity to meet like-minded people and discuss important issues facing the world today. Tuesday 2nd May movie is THE WORM IS TURNING - a story of how corporate agribusiness is taking over the world's food production revealed through historical archival footage, and shows how this system is destroying people's health, economies and the ecology of the world. Filmed on location in India, USA, Thailand Indonesia and Australia THE WORM IS TURNING shows, through amazing examples of ecological farming, that in fact small ecological farms are more productive, they can feed many more people and at the same time restore the environment. Young farmers are leading the way in many of these initiatives. http://www.une.edu.au/connect/events/events/non-violence-film-festival-2-2017
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Farmers' Market & Car Boot Sale2 May 2017
At Curtis Park, adjacent Armidale Visitor Information Centre carpark (behind Hungry Jacks). TIME: 8.00am-1.00pm. Purchase fresh products from local producers and possibly find the article that you have always wanted. For more information or book stall, contact 0476 539 204 or email armidalefarmersmarket@gmail.com.
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Pint of Science, Armidale15 May 2017
Armidale’s brightest minds will share their scientific research over a pint with patrons at The Wicklow from May 15-17, with the arrival of the International Festival, Pint of Science. This year’s Armidale event will feature scientists from the University of New England, University of Sydney, NSW DPI and CSIRO. There will be some fascinating topics on the microbiome, human appetite, fluorescent chemistry, dingo research and more. https://pintofscience.com.au/
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Netball NSW Schools Cup16 May 2017
At the Lynches Road Netball Courts
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Non Violence Film Festival, Peace Studies, UNE running from Monday 1st to Friday 5th May 20173 May 2017
The theme this year is YOUTH. All films are free and begin at 1.00pm in the Oorala Lecture Theatre, UNE. This is a School of Humanities initiative. The festival is an opportunity to meet like-minded people and discuss important issues facing the world today. Wednesday 3rd May movie is BURMA VJ and uses smuggled footage with this multiple award winning documentary telling the story of the 2007 protests in Burma by thousands of monks. The acclaimed filmmaker, Anders Ostergaard, brings us close to Burma's video journalists who insisted on keeping up the flow of news from the closed country despite risking torture and life in jail. 'Joshua', 27, is one of these young video journalists. http://www.une.edu.au/connect/events/events/non-violence-film-festival-3-2017
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Non Violence Film Festival, Peace Studies, UNE running from Monday 1st to Friday 5th May 20174 May 2017
The theme this year is YOUTH. All films are free and begin at 1.00pm in the Oorala Lecture Theatre, UNE. This is a School of Humanities initiative. The festival is an opportunity to meet like-minded people and discuss important issues facing the world today. Thursday 4th May movie is GIVE TREES A CHANCE - the 1980 documentary telling the story of the first eco-blockade in the world. The Terania Creek forest protest in Australia in 1979 was an historic event bringing rainforest preservation into public consciousness and led to the formation of the Nightcap National Park. This documentary is narrated by Jack Thompson. This screening is followed by a discussion led by Dr Vanessa Bible, a lead researcher into non-violent activism and the Terania Creek blockade. http://www.une.edu.au/connect/events/events/non-violence-film-festival-4-2017
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Arcadia Winds4 May 2017
Arcadia Winds was formed in 2013 by five like-minded young musicians from around Australia, who shared a love of playing together and a passion for chamber music. Graduates of the Australian National Academy of Music, they have played together in various combinations for years as members of the Australian Youth Orchestra. Each is an outstanding soloist in their own right. In its short history, Arcadia Winds (formerly the Arcadia Quintet) has won competitions and performed in leading venues and festivals, including the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival (2015) and the Four Winds Festival (2014 and 2016). 7 pm, Thursday 4 May 2017 Armidale Town Hall, 127 Rusden Street Program: Carl Nielsen: Quintet for Winds Op. 43 György Ligeti: Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet Other works TBC https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=252780
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Non Violence Film Festival, Peace Studies, UNE running from Monday 1st to Friday 5th May 20175 May 2017
The theme this year is YOUTH. All films are free and begin at 1.00pm in the Oorala Lecture Theatre, UNE. This is a School of Humanities initiative. The festival is an opportunity to meet like-minded people and discuss important issues facing the world today. Friday 5th May movie, finishing the festival is SWING KIDS set in 1939 and at a time when Nazi Germany had declared a war on freedom, thereby demanding conformity from its youth. However a group calling themselves 'Swing Kids' rebel with the 'swing' music from America and dare to stand up against the powerful forces around them. Each member of the group is forced to face some tough choices about right, wrong and survival. Featuring Christian Bale and Barbara Hershey, SWING KIDS, is an inspirational and powerful story about finding the courage to fight for what you believe in. http://www.une.edu.au/connect/events/events/non-violence-film-festival-5-2017
PLC Armidale Celebration Ball
PLC Armidale Celebration Ball6 May 2017
A community Black Tie occasion (for past, present and prospective families) celebrating Presbyterian Ladies' College (PLC) Armidale 130th milestone year. For event details, please contact Director of Development, PLC Armidale, on 6770 1700 or development@plcarmidale.nsw.edu.au
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Armidale Birdwatching Group7 May 2017
At the Gwydir Park TSR, Bundarra 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. If you are fortunate enough to find any Regents or Swifties in May (or any other time), please contact Beth Williams on 02 6772 4454 or myself, having recorded precise details of the sighting - date, time, exact location and any observable behaviour if possible. Habitat observations (tree species, flowering etc.) are also very useful.
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Armidale Caged Bird Club Show7 May 2017
Armidale's caged bird society has been holding shows for decades, but this weekend’s event will be held in the Trades Pavilion in the city’s showground. With more than 300 birds expected. We’ll have canaries, finches, budgerigars, parrots and … what we call the miscellaneous. That can include love birds, quails and doves. With exhibitors travelling from across the state, the judges will have their work cut out for them.
ADFAS Lecture Bhutan the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon
ADFAS Lecture: "Bhutan – the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon"18 May 2017
At the Michael Hoskins Centre, The Armidale School (enter from Chapel Street). TIME: 6.00pm. COST: $25, $130 (annual subscription for 10 lectures). For more information phone 02 6772 6441, or email adfasarmidale@bigpond.com. Zara FLEMING (NADFAS) Zara is an independent art consultant, researcher, cataloguer and exhibition curator with specialist knowledge of Buddhist art. Initially based at the Victoria & Albert Museum, with responsibility for the Tibetan and Nepalese collections. The lecture is a general introduction to the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, known by its inhabitants as Druk Yul or land of the Thunder Dragon. This is a reference to the Drukpa tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism that permeates every aspect of Bhutanese life. http://www.adfas.org.au/societies/new-south-wales-act/armidale
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Met Opera: "La Traviata"20 May 2017
At the Belgrave Twin Cinema, 137 Dumaresq Street. TIME: 11.15am (Saturday), 2.45pm (Sunday). COST: $29 (adult), $25 (concession), $17 (3-14 years). For more information, phone 02 6772 2856. Cast, dates and details are subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances - please check for updates. Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo. Thomas Hampson sings one of his most acclaimed Meet roles as Giorgio Germont. Alfredo's disapproving father, in a revival of Willy Decker's staging conducted by San Francisco Opera Music director Nicola Luisotti. Conductor: Nicola Luisotti; Production: Willy Decker; Cast: Sonya Yoncheva (Violetta Valéry), Michael Fabiano (Alfredo Germont), Thomas Hampson (Giorgio Germont). Approximate running time 2 hours 54 minutes including intermission.
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New England Cattle and Yard Dog Championships26 May 2017
At Show Ring, Armidale Showground, 5 Dumaresq Street. Come along and watch the best of New England’s Cattle dogs and Yard Dogs defend their titles. A great day for the whole family. For more information, please email Stacey Lee at staceylee_87@hotmail.com
Markets in the Mall
Markets in the Mall28 May 2017
At The Mall, Beardy Street. TIME: 8.30am-1.00pm. Purchase fresh products from producers and possibly find the article that you have always wanted! For more information or to book stall, phone Garry on 0418 249 912 or Demian on 0417 203 009 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au
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Armidale and District Poultry Club Purebred Auction3 Jun 2017
It's the little-known world of purebred poultry breeding, where exotic fowls such as Rhode Island reds, langshans and sebright bantams strut around like prize thoroughbreds. Chook fanciers from across the region will wing it to Armidale Showgrounds for the Armidale Poultry Club's popular purebred auction. Poultry enthusiasts came from all walks of life and a pair of the birds could sell for up to $400. About 200 pens are expected at this weekend's auction, the majority young birds. The proceeds from a number of pens will be donated to Armidale Can Assist, while a raffle will be held. The auction starts at 10.30am with a dedicated viewing time from 9am.
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Armidale Birdwatching Group4 Jun 2017
At 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.
ADFAS Lecture Designing at World Famous Flower Shows
ADFAS Lecture: "Designing at World Famous Flower Shows"8 Jun 2017
At the Michael Hoskins Centre, The Armidale School (enter from Chapel Street). TIME: 6.00pm. COST: $25, $130 (annual subscription for 10 lectures). For more information phone 02 6772 6441, or email adfasarmidale@bigpond.com. Jim FOGARTY (Australian Lecturer) Jim Fogarty is an AILA registered Landscape Architect and gardening designer based in Melbourne. Jim is passionate about raising the profile of Australian garden design both in Australia, and overseas. In this lecture Jim will give a behind the scenes look at the preparation and execution of presenting Australian Gardens at world famous garden shows including RHS Chelsea Flower Show, RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, the Philadelphia Flower Show, Singapore Garden Festival & the Gardening World Cup Japan, amongst others. This presentation will provide an insight into a garden designer’s life of working with sponsors and utilising elements of garden design to maximise media coverage at garden shows. http://www.adfas.org.au/societies/new-south-wales-act/armidale
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Met Opera: "Idomeneo"17 Jun 2017
At the Belgrave Twin Cinema, 137 Dumaresq Street. TIME: 11.15am (Saturday), 2.45pm (Sunday). COST: $29 (adult), $25 (concession), $17 (3-14 years). For more information, phone 02 6772 2856. Cast, dates and details are subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances - please check for updates. James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart's Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's classic production, which has its first Met revival in over a decade this season, stars Matthew Polenzani in the title role. The cast also includes Elza van den Heever as Elettra, Nadine Sierra as Ilia, Alice Coote as Idamante, and Alan Opie as Arbace. Conductor: James Levine; Production: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle; Cast: Elza van den Heever (Elettra), Nadine Sierra (Ilia) Alice Coote (Idamante), Matthew Polenzani (Idomeneo), Alan Opie (Arbace). Approximate running time 4 hours 18 minutes including intermission.
Markets in the Mall
Markets in the Mall25 Jun 2017
At The Mall, Beardy Street. TIME: 8.30am-1.00pm. Purchase fresh products from producers and possibly find the article that you have always wanted! For more information or to book stall, phone Garry on 0418 249 912 or Demian on 0417 203 009 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au.
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Walcha Kennel Club Show1 Jul 2017
At the Armidale Tourist Park, 39 Waterfall Way (enter from Cookes Road). TIME: 9.00am-3.30pm. COST: $2. Dogs, stalls, raffles, canteen and free jumping castle For more information, phone 0457 315 932.
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ADFAS Lecture: "Wine, Women and Song? Dutch Genre Painting by Vermeer and his Contemporaries"13 Jul 2017
At Memorial Hall, The Armidale School (enter from Chapel Street). TIME: 6.00pm. COST: $25, $130 (annual subscription for 10 lectures). For more information phone 02 6772 6441, or email adfasarmidale@bigpond.com. Dr Sophie OOSTERWIJK was born in Gouda (Netherlands) and studied English at Leiden and Medieval Studies at York before obtaining two doctorates in Art History (Leicester) and English Literature (Leiden). She taught Art History at the universities of Leicester, Manchester and St Andrews, and returned to the Netherlands in 2011 to work on the Medieval Memoria Online (MeMO) project at Utrecht University. On the surface, seventeenth-century society in the Dutch Republic might strike modern viewers as staunchly Calvinistic, especially in portraits of merchants and dignitaries with their wives, all in stern black outfits and stiff white collars. Nonetheless, there was clearly another side to society, as genre paintings can reveal to us. http://www.adfas.org.au/societies/new-south-wales-act/armidale
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Met Opera: "Eugene Onegin"15 Jul 2017
At the Belgrave Twin Cinema, 137 Dumaresq Street. TIME: 11.15am (Saturday), 2.45pm (Sunday). COST: $29 (adult), $25 (concession), $17 (3-14 years). For more information, phone 02 6772 2856. Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky's opera, adapted from Pushkin's classic novel. Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana's love until it's too late. Robin Ticciati, Music Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera, conducts the revival of Deborah Warner's staging, which opened the Met's 2013-14 season. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Onegin's friend-turned-rival, Lenski, with Elena Maximova as Tatiana's sister Olga and Stefan Kocán as Prince Gremin. Conductor: Robin Ticciati; Production: Deborah Warner; Cast: Anna Netrebko (Tatiana), Elena Maximova (Olga), Alexey Dolgov (Lenski), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Onegin), Stefan Kocán (Gremin). Approximate running time 3 hours 57 minutes including intermission.
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Armidale and District Poultry Club Show23 Jul 2017
The Armidale Poultry Club has been in operation for many years, providing poultry fanciers from the Armidale region in Northern New South Wales with a number of events throughout the year where they can exhibit and sell their birds. Members of the club are regular exhibitors at the major poultry shows that are held in Australia each year, earning many major awards at these events. We will also be staging a Poultry Show, designed to provide all poultry fanciers with a wealth of information about exhibiting poultry. http://www.armidalepoultryclub.com/
Markets in the Mall
Markets in the Mall30 Jul 2017
At The Mall, Beardy Street. TIME: 8.30am-1.00pm. Purchase fresh products from producers and possibly find the article that you have always wanted! For more information or to book stall, phone Garry on 0418 249 912 or Demian on 0417 203 009 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au
International Film Festival 2017
The 14th Armidale International Film Festival5 Aug 2017
The 14th Armidale International Film Festival will be held at the Belgrave Twin Cinema 4-6 August 2017. Come in from the cold, put your feet up and enjoy a feast of international films! Audiences will be captivated by highly acclaimed films from Western and Eastern Europe, the Pacific, Asia, South America and the Middle East. All films will be subtitled. One weekend, 14 films. A window on the world! http://blog.une.edu.au/aiff/
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Met Opera: "Der Rosenkavalier"5 Aug 2017
At the Belgrave Twin Cinema, 137 Dumaresq Street. TIME: 11.15am (Saturday), 2.45pm (Sunday). COST: $29 (adult), $25 (concession), $17 (3-14 years). For more information, phone 02 6772 2856. Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marshallin, opposite Elina Garanča in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character. The cast also includes Günther Groissbӧck as Baron Ochs, Erin Morley as Sophie, Marcus Brück in his Met debut as Faninal, and Matthew Polenzani as the Italian Singer. Der Rosenkavalier is a co-production with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Teatro Regio di Torino. German maestro Sebastian Weigle conducts. Conductor: Sebastian Weigle; Production: Robert Carsen; Cast: Renée Fleming (Marshallin), Elina Garanča (Octavian), Erin Morley (Sophie), Matthew Polenzani (a Singer), Marcus Brück (Faninal), Günther Groissbӧck (Baron Ochs). Approximate running time 4 hours 47 minutes including intermission.
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Armidale Birdwatching Group6 Aug 2017
At Mt Yarrowyck Nature Reserve, Thunderbolts Way. 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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NECOM Presents SIPC Winner Andrey Gugnin6 Aug 2017
Andrey Gugnin, the winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition will be performing at the New England Conservatorium, CB Newling Building (Old Teachers' College) in Armidale on Sunday 6 August. 90 min program PLUS Interval: Johann Sebastian Bach: Adagio in G Major BWV 968 Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No.17 in D Major D.850 Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Sonata No.1 Op.12 Leonid Desyatnikov: "Reminiscences of the Theatre" Michael Kieran Harvey: 48 Fugues for Frank Zappa No.6: G-Spot Tornado (2009) Igor Stravinsky: Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka Performing in Armidale: 3 pm, Sunday 6 August At NECOM - CB Newling Building (Old Teachers' College), Cnr Mossman & Faulkner Streets, Armidale Contact Details: NECOM - Kate Thomas, 6788 2137, marketing@necom.org.au https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=252872
ADFAS Lecture It’s Not Just Tchaikovsky
ADFAS Lecture: "It’s Not Just Tchaikovsky"17 Aug 2017
Mr Nigel BATES (Independent Lecturer) Nigel is a Percussionist, Lecturer and Presenter who has worked as a performer for over thirty-five years in and out of London’s Royal Opera House, including seventeen years as Principal Percussion with the Orchestra. In the course of over 6000 performances, broadcasts and recordings he has worked with many of the leading figures in the classical music industry and brings his experience, observations and reflections (both as a player and as a manager) on the unique world of the performing arts and artists. The lecture is primarily an exploration of the music chosen by ballet choreographers through the years, proving that the right piece with the right moves and the right designs can create modern masterpieces and timeless classics. We transition through the grandness of Imperial Russia with Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty into the current modern repertoire of international ballet companies. http://www.adfas.org.au/societies/new-south-wales-act/armidale
Markets in the Mall
Markets in the Mall27 Aug 2017
At The Mall, Beardy Street. TIME: 8.30am-1.00pm. Purchase fresh products from producers and possibly find the article that you have always wanted! For more information or to book stall, phone Garry on 0418 249 912 or Demian on 0417 203 009 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au
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ACO Collective31 Aug 2017
New England Conservatorium in association with Australian Chamber Orchestra present this stunning 17-piece string ensemble performance. Combining musicians of the ACO with Australia’s most talented young professional musicians at the outset of their careers, creating a combined ensemble with a fresh, energetic performance style. This concert features internationally acclaimed Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto as ACO Collective Artistic Director and guest artist British clarinettist Matthew Hunt. MOZART: Divertimento in D major, K.136 BRAHMS: Clarinet Q’tet arr Stgs w Clarinet BARTOK: Divertimento for Strings Sz113 Performing in Armidale: 7 pm, Thursday 31 August 2017 At the Armidale Town Hall – 127 Rusden St https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=252849
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Armidale Birdwatching Group3 Sep 2017
At Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve, . 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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New England Ladies Kennel Club8 Sep 2017
At the Armidale Tourist Park, 39 Waterfall Way (enter from Cookes Road). TIME: 9.00am-3.30pm. COST: $2. Dogs, stalls, raffles, canteen and free jumping castle For more information, phone 0428 383 304.
ADFAS Lecture The Cuisine of Art and the Art of Cuisine
ADFAS Lecture: "The Cuisine of Art and the Art of Cuisine"14 Sep 2017
At the Michael Hoskins Centre, The Armidale School (enter from Chapel Street). TIME: 6.00pm. COST: $25, $130 (annual subscription for 10 lectures). For more information phone 02 6772 6441, or email adfasarmidale@bigpond.com. Ms Ghislaine HOWARD (NADFAS Lecturer) Ghislaine Howard is a painter of powerful and expressive means whose works chart and interpret shared human experience. Named as a Woman of the Year for her contribution to art and society, she has published and exhibited widely and has work in many collections including the Royal Collection. This lecture will be a feast for the eyes and tickle the taste buds, an inspiration for your cooking- and looking. It will feature the art, anecdotes and recipes of artists who loved their food. We will discuss Toulouse Lautrec, famous in his day for his truly fabulous meals and infamous cookbook, Renoir who introduced Paris to the pleasures of Provencal peasant cooking as well as Monet, Cézanne, Picasso and many others. http://www.adfas.org.au/societies/new-south-wales-act/armidale
Markets in the Mall
Markets in the Mall24 Sep 2017
At The Mall, Beardy Street. TIME: 8.30am-1.00pm. Purchase fresh products from producers and possibly find the article that you have always wanted! For more information or to book stall, phone Garry on 0418 249 912 or Demian on 0417 203 009 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au
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Guyra Spring TroutFest29 Sep 2017
The TroutFest will coincide with the opening of the Trout season and combine fishing events with a market day in the main street (Bradley Street, Guyra) with stallholders from the New England region, antique car displays, train rides, music and entertainment, and a Guyra foodies tasting event. Shops will be open and have fishing displays. Tours of local fishing enterprises and maps to fishing spots and other attractions will be available at the Visitor’s Information Centre. Great prizes are up for grabs for the fishing competition so bring the kids, grandkids and all your friends. For more information and accommodation enquiries, phone 02 6775 5735.
ADFAS Lecture An Ideal Partnership Luytens and Jekyll
ADFAS Lecture: "An Ideal Partnership: Luytens and Jekyll"19 Oct 2017
At UNE Arts A1 Theatre. TIME: 6.00pm. COST: $25, $130 (annual subscription for 10 lectures). For more information phone 02 6772 6441, or email adfasarmidale@bigpond.com. Mr James BOLTON (NASFAS) James Bolton is a garden designer and historian who set up his garden design business in 1992 following time spent with the Direction des Parcs et Jardins in Paris and two years as head gardener at the Old Rectory, Farnborough. Since then, he has been involved with a specialist perennial plant nursery and designed gardens throughout England, in the US and Portugal. The last two decades of the nineteenth century reverberated with the row amongst gardeners and architects. At a stroke, the problem was solved by the partnership between Gertrude Jekyll and Edwin Lutyens, so that a house by Lutyens with a garden by Jekyll became an Edwardian ideal. Their partnership thrived in the brash, new-moneyed Edwardian era, but the First World War ended that golden afternoon. http://www.adfas.org.au/societies/new-south-wales-act/armidale
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PLC Armidale Celebratory Long Lunch21 Oct 2017
A very special celebratory event in PLC Armidale's 130th year, with past, present and prospective families coming together on PLC Old Girls' Weekend for a long lunch, which will be along the beautiful iconic main drive of College on Saturday 21 October. For more details, please contact Shona Eichorn, Director of Development at PLC Armidale on 6770 1700 or development@plcarmidale.nsw.edu.au
Markets in the Mall
Markets in the Mall29 Oct 2017
At The Mall, Beardy Street. TIME: 8.30am-1.00pm. Purchase fresh products from producers and possibly find the article that you have always wanted! For more information or to book stall, phone Garry on 0418 249 912 or Demian on 0417 203 009 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au
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Armidale Caged Bird Club Sale11 Nov 2017
Armidale's caged bird society has been holding shows for decades, but this weekend’s sale event will be the first time. It will be held in the Trades Pavilion in the city’s showground. We’ll have canaries, finches, budgerigars, parrots and … what we call the miscellaneous. That can include love birds, quails and doves. Doors will open at 9am to the public.
New England Antique Machinery and Heavy Horse Field Days
New England Antique Machinery & Heavy Horse Field Days11 Nov 2017
At the Showground, 5 Dumaresq Street. Time: 9.00am-4.00pm (Saturday), 9.00am-2.00pm (Sunday). Refreshments available. For more information, phone Bronwyn on 0408 658 594.
ADFAS Lecture Art Deco Architecture in Australia protecting and promoting architectural and design heritage
ADFAS Lecture: "Art Deco Architecture in Australia: protecting and promoting architectural and design heritage"23 Nov 2017
At the Michael Hoskins Centre, The Armidale School (enter from Chapel Street). TIME: 6.00pm. COST: $25, $130 (annual subscription for 10 lectures). For more information phone 02 6772 6441, or email adfasarmidale@bigpond.com. Dr Roy LUMBY B Arch., M Arch., PhD, RAIA, M.ICOMOS (Australian Lecturer) Roy Lumby is Senior Heritage Specialist with the firm Tanner, Kibble, Denton Architects in Sydney. In this presentation Roy examines the background of the Art Deco style in Europe and America and its subsequent influence on architecture in Australia. It will explore the architectural context against which it emerged and its resurgence in the 1960s. The presentation will also consider the ways in which Art Deco architecture has been celebrated, promoted and protected in this country, with specific reference to New South Wales. http://www.adfas.org.au/societies/new-south-wales-act/armidale
Markets in the Mall
Markets in the Mall26 Nov 2017
At The Mall, Beardy Street. TIME: 8.30am-1.00pm. Purchase fresh products from producers and possibly find the article that you have always wanted! For more information or to book stall, phone Garry on 0418 249 912 or Demian on 0417 203 009 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au.