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Armidale Dance Group16 Jan 2021
VENUE: Legacy Hall, 89 Faulkner Street. TIME: 7.30-10.30pm. COST: $9pp,$1 (raffle). To be Covid-safe, please bring correct money and own supper. For more information, phone Phil on 0466 068 722 or email philamel@live.com.au. Group's Covid-safe Plan: no-one will be allowed admittance if unwell; everyone must sign in with name and telephone number; hand sanitizer must be used on entry and when leaving; everyone to bring own sup peer (no sharing - tea and coffee will be provided); only 20 dancers on floor at one time with total of 50 allowed in hall; no progressive or novelty dances.
Community Farmers' Market17 Jan 2021
VENUE: 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 to book stall, phone Kat on 0426 137 728 or Sam on 0437 725 755 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au.
Chillijam @ Dobsons17 Jan 2021
VENUE: Speakeasy, Dobsons Distillery, 298 Kentucky Road, Kentucky (approximately 40km south from Armidale). TIME: 11.30am. come along and enjoy Lyn's food and sample a wide range of Steve's award-winning gins and whiskies. For lunch bookings, please phone 02 6778 7473.
Trivia @ The White Bull19 Jan 2021
VENUE: White Bull Hotel, 117 Marsh Street. TIME: 7.00pm. Win $100 cash, jackpot up to $500. For more information or make a booking, phone 02 6772 3833.
Jazz, Blues & Alt. Blues @ the Dog21 Jan 2021
VENUE: Welders Dog, cnr Marsh and Rusden Streets. TIME: 7.30pm. COST: free. Come and enjoy jazz at one of Armidale's grooviest venues. For more information, phone 0421 600 849. The Neologists is Steve Thorneycroft (guitars), Ash Hall (trumpet) and Steve Harris (drums/percussion). These creatives make music to explore possibilities, setting sound in motion to see what scenes take shape and what lines of flight become possible. Great stuff!
Australia Day @ Tattersalls Garden Bar26 Jan 2021
VENUE: Garden Bar, Tattersalls Hotel, 174 Beardy Street Mall. TIME: 10.00am till late. Drink specials, new pizzas from 10.00am, misting system and great music. Come down with friends and family to celebrate this amazing country. For more information, phone 02 6772 2247
Trivia @ The White Bull26 Jan 2021
VENUE: White Bull Hotel, 117 Marsh Street. TIME: 7.00pm. Win $100 cash, jackpot up to $500. For more information or make a booking, phone 02 6772 3833.
Jazz, Blues & Alt. Grooves @ the Dog28 Jan 2021
VENUE: Welders Dog, cnr Marsh and Rusden Streets. TIME: 7.30pm. COST: free. Come and enjoy jazz at one of Armidale's grooviest venues. For more information, phone 0421 600 849. Briny Sea - Swathed thick in homespun tunes; lyrically dipping, swelling, sailing afore a gusty rhythmic headwind to reckless foolhardy wood and rope adventure, Briny Sea features Mike Croft on keys, bass and vocals, Mark Fisher on electric guitar, Matt Benham on drums, and Matt Knights on guitar and vocals. All aboard!
Music on a Market Sunday - Evocative Flute31 Jan 2021
The Music on a Market Sunday Concert on 31 January at 12:30pm in the Uniting Church features Sharon Davidge playing some evocative solo flute music. The program will include Quarantunes by Ricky Lombardo, Le Chant du Vent by Johannes Donjon and Fantasia (Flamenco) by Herman Beeftink. Sharon is a prominent Armidale performer and teacher who delights in bringing new and little known works to the public. This is a great opportunity to share her artistry. Admission to the concert is free, though donations are encouraged. Covid social distancing will apply.
Benjamin Thorn 60th Birthday Concert31 Jan 2021
60th Birthday Concert for Benjamin Thorn Armidale composer is celebrating his 60th birthday with a concert in the Uniting Church at 2:30pm on 31 January. Benjamin will be joined by a number of local musicians playing music he has composed over the last 35 years. Benjamin composes in a range of styles ranging from avant-garde modernism to music influenced by folk and early music and the full range will be presented in the concert. His music is performed around the world, including in the 2012 World Music Days in Belgium and has been published in Australia, USA, Canada and Germany. The concert will include The voice of the crocodile which made his international reputation, as well as many other works, including, Ragged Robin, Canard-canard, Any Blue Cat Dances and Croutons VI. Other performers will include Alana Blackburn, Inga Brasche, Steve Tafra, Steve Thorneycroft, Robert Jackson, April Kelson, Warwick Dunham and more. Admission to the concert is free.
Mad Hatter's High Tea6 Feb 2021
VENUE: Armidale City Bowling Club, 92-96 Dumaresq Street. TIME: 2.00-5.00pm. COST: $50pp (includes afternoon tea, champagne on arrival) - tickets available at www.trybooking.com/BHWJJ. Enjoy an afternoon of great food, games and entertainment with proceeds to Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. For more information, phone 1800 155 155.
Community Farmers' Market7 Feb 2021
VENUE: 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 to book stall, phone Kat on 0426 137 728 or Sam on 0437 725 755 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au.
Armidale Birdwatching Group7 Feb 2021
VENUE: Dangar's Lagoon, Oxley Highway, Uralla. 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. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.
Community Farmers' Market21 Feb 2021
VENUE: 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 to book stall, phone Kat on 0426 137 728 or Sam on 0437 725 755 or email markets@armidaleamrotary.org.au.
Armidale Birdwatching Group7 Mar 2021
VENUE: Wollomombi Falls, Waterfall Way (approximately 38km east on right from Armidale). 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. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.
Rotary Club of Uralla 43rd Art Exhibition20 Mar 2021
VENUE: Memorial Hall, Salisbury Street, Uralla. TIME: 10.00am-4.00pm (da9ily), 10.00am-2.00pm (Sunday). COST: $5 (adult), $4 (senior), free (under 12). For more information, phone Rae on 02 6778 3751 or Bev on 0419 607 251 or email Narelle on tonybelbre@yahoo.com.
Armidale Birdwatching Group4 Apr 2021
VENUE: Imbota Nature Reserve, Long Swamp or Castledoyle Road. TIME: 8.00am (depart Visitor Information Centre, 82 Marsh Street). DAYLIGHT SAVINGS ENDS 2.00AM put clocks BACK one hour. Bring food (morning tea and lunch), water, binoculars, sunscreen and hat, and wear stout shoes. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.
Armidale Birdwatching Group2 May 2021
VENUE: Thalgarrah Environmental Education Centre, Rockvale Road (approximately 18km north-east from Armidale). 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. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.
Armidale Birdwatching Group6 Jun 2021
VENUE: Little Llangothlin Nature Reserve, Bagot Road, Tubbamurra (approximately 60km north-east from Armidale - right off New England Highway, left off Tubbamurra 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. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.
Armidale Birdwatching Group1 Aug 2021
VENUE: Gwydir Park Road TSR, Yarrowyck Road (approximately 50km west from Armidale - left off Thunderbolts Way/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. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.
Armidale Birdwatching Group5 Sep 2021
VENUE: Dumaresq Dam, Dumaresq Dam Road (approximately 14km west from Armidale - via Metcalfe's place TBC). 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. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.
Armidale Birdwatching Group3 Oct 2021
VENUE: University of New England Campus from Robb College carpark walking up the hill to the Ring Road and return. TIME: 8.00am (depart Visitor Information Centre, 82 Marsh Street). DAYLIGHT SAVING BEGINS 2.00AM put clocks FORWARD one hour. Bring food (morning tea and lunch), water, binoculars, sunscreen and hat, and wear stout shoes. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.
Armidale Birdwatching Group7 Nov 2021
VENUE: Iwata (was Blackfellows) Gully TSR, Bundarra Road (approximately 19km west from Armidale). 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. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.
Armidale Birdwatching Group5 Dec 2021
VENUE: Dangars Falls (Oxley Wild Rivers National Park), Dangars Falls Road, Dangarsleigh (approximately 23km south-west from Armidale). Bring food (morning tea and lunch), water, binoculars, sunscreen and hat, and wear stout shoes. Until further notice, COVID-19 safety measures will apply. For more information and register to join group, phone Shirley on 0458 260 937 or email shrlycook@gmail.com.