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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
LKSC Solo Sailplane Flying Challenge8 May 2019
Learn to Fly a Lake Keepit Soaring Club Glider in preparation to go cross country in the coming Summer enjoying more freedom then you have ever experienced before. If you have ever had a dream of flying an aircraft our instructors will assist you to bring that wish to reality on the silent wings of a sailplane. https://keepitsoaring.com/
Morning Tea at Saumarez24 Aug 2019
As part of the Armidale Senior's September you are invited to enjoy the beautiful gardens, the company of others and a lovely morning tea out at Saumarez. COST; $7.00 TIME; 10am WHERE; Saumarez Homestead TRANSPORT; limited transport is available and can be arranged when booking RSVP; Required by 17/9/19 PHONE; 6772 7087
51 Strings25 Aug 2019
Harp and Violin in Market Sunday Concert Isla Biffin and Elinor Warwick, two of Armidale’s best young performers present music for harp and violin in the Music for a Market Sunday Concert at 12:30pm on 25 August in the Uniting Church. They will be joined by accompanist Robyn Bradley and play music by de Falla, Smetana, Szymanowski, Tailleferre, Thais and Wieniawski. Isla and Elinor are both completing their HSC this year at PLC and plan to study for professional musical careers. This is a good opportunity to see and hear some brilliant young local musicians playing some interesting repertoire. Admission to the concert is free, though donations are encouraged. Tea and Sausages will be available at the uniting church before the concert.
Codebreaker Challenge and Exhibition28 Aug 2019
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the UNE Museum of Antiquities we are holding an Exhibition on Codes and Codebreaking and a free "Codebreaker Challenge". The exhibition explores key developments in writing technology and in the technology used to send secret messages from the Stone Age to the Digital Era. You can visit the exhibition at the Museum of Antiquities (UNE Arts Building 9:30am-4:00pm, Mon-Fri) or view the full exhibition online at: une.edu.au/codebreaker. Entry in the Codebreaker Challenge is free (see une.edu.au/codebreaker for details on how to enter). Entries close at 5pm on Wednesday 28th August 2019 and the winners will be announced at a free public lecture on the 'Spartan Military Mirage' to be held at UNE Arts Building Lecture Theatre A2 on Thursday 29th August 2019 at 5:30pm. Please join us for free refreshments from 5pm. All welcome! une.edu.au/codebreaker
The Dynamic New Manager – Armidale30 Aug 2019
Do you want to learn the skills required to get the best out of your team (including yourself)? The Dynamic New Manager course is designed to help managers and aspiring managers in regional and remote Australia to do just this. Find out how you can build a proactive, innovative and engaged team, and develop staff who are efficient, inspired and happy. Learn how to reduce your operational challenges and create a workplace culture that sets you apart as a manager. Become the manager that you have always wanted to have. https://libbyo.com.au/course/the-dynamic-new-manager-armidale/
Musica Viva: John Bell & Simon Tedeschi31 Aug 2019
VENUE: Town Hall, 127 Rusden Street. TIME: 7.00pm. COST: $45 (adult), $35 (concession), $25 student - available at www.trybooking.com/ZQSN. For more information/booking (credit card or in person), phone 02 67688 2135.
WHOA MULE 1 Sep 2019
Whoa Mule brings you old time country ballads, original songs, and driving triple fiddle dance tunes. Inspired by the rapid weather changes of the Blue Mountains and the bustle of Sydney streets, these musicians deliver a performance characterised by both space and energy. With rich experience earned in bands such as Catgut and Golden Whistler, Whoa Mule puts a kick into old time music. The band is a mix of fiddles, banjo, guitar and vocals - singing traditional and original tunes with great harmonies. Whoa Mule has played at festivals around the country - National Folk Festival, Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass festival, Majors Creek festival, Kelly Country Pick and others Their CD Get your House in order has rave revues. if you love homegrown bluegrass and old time you will love Whoa Mule! Tickets at the door $20 or online SEE YOU THERE, AND BRING YOUR DANCING SHOES! Performing at McCrossins Mill, Uralla Sunday 1st September at 3.00pm www.eventbrite.com.au/e/whoa-mule-in-uralla-tickets-67005341781
A Morning of Melodies5 Sep 2019
As part of Armidale Seniors' September Care for Seniors is hosting a morning of musical entertainment preformed by local HSC music students. Morning tea will be provided. COST; FREE TIME; 10am til midday WHERE; Armidale City Bowling Club RSVP; Required by 26/8/19 PHONE; 6772 7087
U3AA Fitness7 Sep 2019
As part of Armidale Senior's September U3AA have organised a demonstration of Tai Chi and Bones & Balance. There will also be a slideshow of the other fitness activities offered. Information on all the other activities will be available COST; Free TIME; 10am - midday WHERE; ASCA House - corner of Barney and Markham Streets NO NEED TO BOOK
Armidale Dance Group7 Sep 2019
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street. TIME: 7.30-10.30pm. COST: $9pp. A "plate" for supper appreciated. For more information, phone Phil on 0402 971 798 or email philamel@live.com.au.
NERAM Art & Dementia Program 9 Sep 2019
As part of the Armidale Senior's September a discussion based tour of works from the NERAM Collections is being held. View a curated selection of artworks to stimulate creativity, memory and discussion. COST; Free TIME; 10am - 11am WHERE; NERAM, Kentucky Street, Armidale CONTACT; NERAM on 6772 5255 BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Morning Tea at Petersons 12 Sep 2019
As part of Armidale Senior's September you are invited to enjoy the beautiful gardens, the company of others and a lovely Devonshire Tea morning at Peterson's Guesthouse. COST; $7.00 per person TIME; 10am WHERE; Peterson's Guesthouse, 345 Dangarsleigh Road, Armidale. RSVP; Required by 6/9/19 PHONE; 6772 7087
NEGS Spring Ball14 Sep 2019
Please join us for the NEGS Spring Ball, 14th September, 2019 NEGS Sporting Complex NEGS Armidale | Uralla Road 6:30pm | Live Entertainment $100 pp | Black Tie Organise your table for an evening full entertainment, fine dining, and great prizes. Book your table now Proceeds support the 2020 Scholarship Foundation https://www.trybooking.com/BCUUZ
Craft Workshop15 Sep 2019
As part of the Armidale Senior's September you are invited to see demonstrations of more unusual/different forms of craft by experts in their fields, then view displays of the finished articles. COST; Free TIME; Midday - 4pm WHERE; Newling Gardens Community Centre, corner of Taylor and Mann Street CONTACT; Bev Lilley on 6772 5051 or 0428725051
Casablanca18 Sep 2019
As part of the Armidale Senior's September come and re-live the memory and enjoy Casablanca on the big screen at the Belgrave Cinema. This is open to anyone, so bring the (great) grandkids and show them what a "real" movie is! COST; $12.50 per ticket WHERE; Belgrave Cinema BOOKINGS; Buy your tickets at the cinema - pre-purchasing is advised to avoid the rush on the day
Athletics - come and try days18 Sep 2019
Armidale Athletics and Armidale Little Athletics season starts Wednesday the 16th October. Interested? Come along and find out what is involved at one of our Come and Try days on September 18 and 25. www.armidalelac.org.au
Croquet19 Sep 2019
As part of Armidale Senior's September Autumn Lodge will host a morning tea followed by Croquet with members of the Croquet Club. COST; Free TIME; 10am WHERE; Autumn Lodge Croquet Green, 50 Butler Street RSVP; Required by 16/9/19 PHONE; 6772 7533
Monster Garage Sale - Annual Fundraiser for AYF21 Sep 2019
Armidale Youth Futures are running their annual garage sale on Sat 21 September at Armidale Central Baptist Church. Open at 8.30am to 2pm
Armidale Dance Group21 Sep 2019
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street. TIME: 7.30-10.30pm. COST: $9pp. A "plate" for supper appreciated. For more information, phone Phil on 0402 971 798 or email philamel@live.com.au.
Duval Dam Buster Trail Run22 Sep 2019
Start/Finish - Picnic area, Dumaresq Dam, off Booroolong Road (on right, approximately 12km west from Armidale). TIME: timeline for all events will be posted once registrations open. All competitors must complete the course by 2.00pm. For more information, visit www.duvaldambuster.com.au/contact.
National Seniors Information Expo26 Sep 2019
As part of Armidale Senior's September you are invited to come see local speakers on a range of subjects affecting pre/post retirement seniors - legal, financial, fitness, technology, body, mind, health and hobbies. Including static displays by local providers. COST; Free TIME; Noon - 6:30pm WHERE; Armidale City Bowling Club CONTACT; Bob Barwell - 6778 7137 or 0409 270 634 OR rebarwell@bigpond.com
UNE Music Ensembles Annual Spring Concert26 Sep 2019
UNE Music Ensembles Annual Spring Concert, 26th September 2019, 6pm, Lazenby Hall, University of New England, featuring Vocal Ensemble, Three Tenors, Recorder Consort, String Ensemble, Guitar Trio and Quartet Abyss. Cost $10pp and all money raised goes to CWA Drought Relief. Tickets https://www.trybooking.com/BEKHG
Disney Movie Trivia Night28 Sep 2019
VENUE: Armidale Ex-services Memorial Club, 137 Dumaresq Street. TIME: 5.45pm (doors open), 6.00pm (start). COST: $20pp (over 15), $10pp (15 and under) - tables of 6 (maximum). Heaps of prizes to be won. For more information, phone PCYC Armidale on 02 6772 1023.
Guyra Troutfest- Kids fishing workshop4 Oct 2019
Kids 8-14 years old are invited to come and learn to fish safely and responsibly. Instructors are experienced volunteers and staff from the Department of Primary Industries. The day runs from 10am to 2pm and involves fishing techniques, bag and size limits and fish handling for best release techniques. Cost is $40 per child and includes - rod and reel combination - shirt - hat-tackle box - show bag - all to take home. Bookings are essential. Maximum of 25 participants. WHEN: Friday 4th October 2019 LOCATION: Mother of Ducks Lagoon, Guyra Bowling Club, Guyra TO BOOK: e-mail roger.cupples@dpi.nsw.gov.au or ring Roger Cupples, 0267 631 242 or 0419 662 508 Bookings are essential. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fisheries/recreational/info/workshop
Inheritance - A Play by Hannie Rayson4 Oct 2019
Armidale Drama and Musical society presents “Inheritance” written by Australian author Hannibal Rayson is a powerful play set on a property in outback Australia. It follows two families as they put forward their claims as to why they should inherit the family property. Who has the right to inherit and who eventually gains the property as the family fight between themselves unfolds during the play. Tickets on Sale late August / early September at www.adms.org,au or Carr's NewsXpress in the Mall. Venue: TAS Hoskins Centre Over 2 weekends - 7 shows only www.adms.org.au
Wollomombi Gorge guided walk and BBQ Lunch5 Oct 2019
If you love the raw power and beauty of rugged wilderness, then come for a tour of Wollomombi Falls and experience it in a light not seen before. Walk: 4km walk meeting at Wollomombi Falls Picnic Area at 10am and returning at 12.30pm. Suitable for adults and children. There are some steps, you can opt to return after the first or second lookout. BBQ Lunch will be served from 1pm - 2pm Venue: Wollomombi Gorge - Oxley Wild Rivers National Park Time: 10am Cost: Free
Armidale Dance Group5 Oct 2019
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street. TIME: 7.30-10.30pm. COST: $9pp. A "plate" for supper appreciated. For more information, phone Phil on 0402 971 798 or email philamel@live.com.au.
Armidale Dance Group19 Oct 2019
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street. TIME: 7.30-10.30pm. COST: $9pp. A "plate" for supper appreciated. For more information, phone Phil on 0402 971 798 or email philamel@live.com.au.
Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical31 Oct 2019
PLC Armidale Production of Matilda the Musical Time: Thursday 7pm / Friday 7pm / Saturday 1pm & 7pm Venue: UNE Arts Theatre Cost: $35 adults / Children & Concession $25.00 Tickets on sale from 12th August www.trybooking.com/BDHEZ
Gondwana Rainforests Birthday - Tagalong Tours2 Nov 2019
The tour passes through six National Parks, four of which are inscribed in the World Heritage list as part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. Camping overnight in the old forestry camp of Daisy Plains Huts, visitors will experiece the steep descent into Youdales Hut in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and visit the rarely seen Hoppys Lookout and Mary's View - two of the best, but least visited lookouts in northern NSW. BOOKINGS; Armidale National Park and Wildlife Office Phone; (02) 6776 0000 Email; npws.northerninlandbranch@environment.nsw.gov.au $300 per vehicle Minimum of 4 vehicles and maxium of 6 vehicles. Payment is required at the time of booking. If a tour is canceled a full refund will be provided
Armidale Dance Group2 Nov 2019
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street. TIME: 7.30-10.30pm. COST: $9pp. A "plate" for supper appreciated. For more information, phone Phil on 0402 971 798 or email philamel@live.com.au.
Armidale Dance Group16 Nov 2019
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street. TIME: 7.30-10.30pm. COST: $9pp. A "plate" for supper appreciated. For more information, phone Phil on 0402 971 798 or email philamel@live.com.au.
Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase21 Nov 2019
The tickets sell like hot cakes each year and it’s back again! The Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase will be tearing up the freeways of Australia for the sixth year in a row to bring the crème de la crème of the 2018 Festival right to your doorstep in Armidale. Expertly curated and lovingly presented the Showcase will feature some of the Festival’s hottest acts live on stage for an incredible two hours of hard hitting laughter. Boasting a line-up of the best local and international comics alongside some of the freshest emerging talents in the comedy scene, this jam packed night of pure entertainment will leave you sore from belly laughs! This year’s line up is bigger than ever! VENUE: Hoskins Centre, The Armidale School, Barney Street (enter from Chapel Street). TIME: 7.30-10.30pm. COST: $32.50pp - available at https://portal.as.edu.au/hoskins/event/sydney-comedy-festival-showcase-2019/&. For more information, phone 02 6776 5800.
Anh Do - The Happiest Refugee - Live23 Nov 2019
Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee has made readers laugh and cry, and was described by Russell Crowe as “the most surprising and inspiring read I have had in years.” Anh’s stage show takes it a step further, combining stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story. When one of Australia’s most talented comedians delves deep into his own life’s joys and sorrows, the result is an unforgettable night at the theatre that leaves an audience uplifted and quite simply experiencing... happiness. Show is suitable for ages 7+ VENUE: Lazenby Hall, University of New England (parking in northern carpark). TIME: 8.00pm. COST: $64.90 (adult), $59.90 (concession). - available at trybooking.com/book/event?embed?embed&eid=539382.
Melinda Schneider: A Farewell to Doris24 Nov 2019
Following the recent passing of the legendary Doris Day, acclaimed Australian singer Melinda Schneider pays tribute to her childhood idol in A Farewell To Doris, performing all of Doris’ timeless hits, including Que Sera, Sera, Sentimental Journey, Everybody Loves a Lover and Secret Love, backed by the wonderful Young At Heart Orchestra. A nostalgic concert celebration of a remarkable life. Time: 2:00pm Venue: Armidale City Bowling Club 92-96 Dumaresq Street, Armidale, NSW 2350
New England Ensemble24 Nov 2019
VENUE: Town Hall, 157 Rusden Street. TIME: 3.00pm. COST: $45 (adult), $35 (concession), $25 (student) - available at www.trybooking.com/ZQSN. For more information, phone 02 6788 2135.
Armidale Dance Group7 Dec 2019
VENUE: Legacy House, 89 Faulkner Street. TIME: 7.30-10.30pm. COST: $9pp. A "plate" for supper appreciated. For more information, phone Phil on 0402 971 798 or email philamel@live.com.au.
Opera Australia's Carmen13 Aug 2020
Announcing Opera Australia's 2020 Regional Tour Performance: CARMEN NECOM is proud to present Opera Australia’s newest touring production of Bizet's much-loved masterpiece for a once-only performance in Armidale on Thursday 13 August 2020. Sung in English, this new production is designed to entertain people of all ages and features a chamber orchestra and a stunning set, costumes, and lighting. Save the date in your diaries! VENUE: Lazenby Hall, University of New England. TIME: tba. COST: tba - tickets will go on sale in December 2019. For more information, phone 02 6788 2136.