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Armidale Art Prize 27 Mar 2021
The New England Art Society presents the Armidale Art Prize and Exhibition annually, it began in 2009 and has three categories: Painting, Works on Paper and Sculpture/ Craft Art and a People’s Choice Award. This year the prize will be held in two parts due to the size of our current venue. Painting and Craft Art/Sculpture sections in March and Works on Paper in August. Each of the three categories have a first, a second and a third prize. The Art Prize also includes the David Davies Impressionist Landscape prize. There will be a David Davies Prize for each of the exhibitions. A People’s Choice award which is across all entries is announced at the end of the exhibition. These prizes are made possible due to the generous support of our sponsors. This event showcases the talent of our local and regional artists and has become the highlight of the Society's year. http://www.armidaleartgallery.com/art-prizes.html
Favourite Shorts9 Apr 2021
Armidale's Festival of Short Plays Week 1 9-10 April @ 8pm Week 2 16-17 April @ 8pm The Armidale Playhouse 309 Beardy Street, Armidale $20 tickets at the door and online at www.adms.org.au
Jazz, Blues & Alt. Grooves @ the Dog15 Apr 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 0423 200 699. The Neologists is Steve Thorneycroft (guitars), Ash Hall (trumpet) and Steve Harris (drums/percussion). These creative make music to explore possibilities, setting sound in motioni to see what scenes take shape and what lines of flight become possible Music washes away the dust of everyday life - Art Blakey
Walcha Farmers' Market17 Apr 2021
VENUE: McHattan Park, 49 Fitzroy Street, Walcha. TIME: 8.30am-12.30pm. For more information, go to www.walchafarmersmarket.org.au. Fresh produce, gourmet food, espresso coffee, pastries, home-made lemonade, plants, beautiful body products and more...
TAS Rugby Carnival17 Apr 2021
Armidale’s autumn colours provide the backdrop to the event, which utilizes The Armidale School’s outstanding ovals and facilities. The carnival will be restricted to regional teams in Under 12 division. Come along and support the boys and their teams. Map of TAS playing fields - copy available from Visitor Information Centre, 82 Marsh Street. A BBQ, food stalls and coffee van will be available. VENUE: The Armidale School, cnr Barney and Douglas Streets. TIME: Saturday, 9.00am with a TASRC Spirit of Rugby relay at 4.15pm; Sunday, 8.50-11.15am. For more information, phone Gaye Piper or Cressida on 02 6776 5800.
Climate Risk Workshop - Guyra & Black Mountain17 Apr 2021
Is your rural lifestyle block ready for the next fire, flood or drought? Are you giving your rural lifestyle block the best chance to survive the next fire, flood or drought? Do you have the knowledge & skills to navigate through it? In response to heightened climate risks, we are running a series of interactive workshops for Rural Lifestyle Landholders so they can: • Share reactions to recent drought and fires • Explore responses to future climate change risks • Explore current capabilities and potential barriers to adaptive action • Learn how they can better navigate the next fire, flood or drought. Saturday 17th April 2:00pm to 5:30pm at Guyra Bowling and Recreation Club. Bookings are essential. Website: https://snelandcare.org.au/event/climate-risk-workshop-guyra-black-mountain Workshops run through SNEL in conjunction with SLA and funded by ARC. Contact annette.kilarr@snelandcare.org.au or 02 6772 9123.
Armidale Golf Club - Welcome to Golf18 Apr 2021
Armidale Golf Club on the 18th of April is hosting a Welcome to Golf Day! Free clinics by PGA Professionals, free afternoon of golf. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/armidalegolfclub/photos/a.10150112868730558/10160756579990558/?type=3&theater
Netball clinic with Australian Diamond Caitlyn Nevins19 Apr 2021
Held at NEGS, 13-83 URALLA RD ARMIDALE, NSW Open to ALL netball players aged 8 - 18. 12:30pm – 2:30pm Junior Skills Clinic (8 – 12 years) 3:30pm – 5:30pm Senior Skills Clinic (13 – 18 years) 3:30pm – 7:00pm Combined Senior Skills Clinic and Specialty Mid-Court Clinic For more information or to book a spot, visit https://www.trybooking.com/BPEBQ
Damian Wright (aka Bandaluzia Flamenco)19 Apr 2021
Private or pre-formed group lessons are available on Monday from 1:30pm onwards while he's here. All levels & ages welcome! This is a fantastic opportunity to gain insight from one of Australia's finest multi-genre guitarists working today. Flamenco Guitar, Improvisation, Jazz, Classical and beyond. Don't be shy if you're an intermediate or younger student - all the more reason to book! Get your technique questions answered, gain perspective on improvising if you've only just started to dabble, learn about various playing styles - all on your very own doorstep. "Damian Wright is a brilliant flamenco guitarist...Wright showed what a captivating solo player he is on his own, and elsewhere his articulation of complex lines was fluid and dripping with conviction" - John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald. Please contact Maryanne Piper asap if you'd like to book a lesson: 0407 653154 or 6765 3147. Lessons available in 30, 45 or 60 min blocks. Payment goes straight to the artist.
ABC - Bridge lessons for Beginners19 Apr 2021
Lessons commence March 1 2021 at the Armidale Bridge Club 12 Rockvale Road, 7pm - 9pm and will continue for 10 weeks. Cost: $60/person for 10 lessons Includes: Instruction book, refreshments, & free membership of the club until June 2022. Registration was on 22 February, 2021, but should you wish to attend please contact the instructor Ian Price. Ph: 0432 153 294 Email: priceshdc@gmail.com http://www.armidale.bridgeaustralia.org
Australian Chamber Orchestra20 Apr 2021
VENUE: Auditorium, Teachers' College, cnr Mossman and Faulkner Streets. TIME: 5.30 and 7.30pm. COST: $59 (adult), $49 (concession), $39 (student) - available from www.trybooking.com/BOYWU (50¢ booking fee applies). With COVID safety a priority and venue restrictions in place, there are limited tickets available. For more information, phone 02 6788 2135. A special performance by the acclaimed Australian Chamber Orchestra. This is a rare opportunity to experience one of the country's flagship music ensembles in an intimate concert led by Artistic director, Richard Tognetti. At each performance, the ACO will present two cornerstones of classical repertoire: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 (soloist Richard Tognetti) and Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48. The one-hour concerts have been exclusively programmed for Armidale, with family audiences in mind.
Trivia @ the White Bull20 Apr 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night21 Apr 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
Hockey Clinic with Australian Kookaburra Mark Knowles22 Apr 2021
Join Mark Knowles, former Australian captain of the Kookaburras, 2014 World Player of the Year, Olympic gold medallist, four-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist and Australian Player of the Year, for an afternoon of Hockey Skills and Drills. Mark has recently been appointed to the role of Australia’s National Athlete Pathway Program (NAPP) Technical Lead. Thursday 22 April 3.45pm – 5.45pm at NEGS, 13-83 URALLA RD ARMIDALE, NSW. Registrations CLOSE Monday 19th April. Open to ALL hockey players aged 10 - 18. For more information or to book visit https://www.trybooking.com/BOSNV.
Jazz, Blues & Alt. Grooves @ the Dog22 Apr 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 0423 200 699. Chilli Jam is a local Armidale band featuring Massiel Barros-Torning on vocals and guitar, Jon Anderson on guitar and Gary Daly on drums. The trio presents a variety of songs from Blues, World Latin, Jazz and popular songs with a unique twist. They present original songs with energy and vibe as well as some Latin tunes. Music washes away the dust of everyday life - Art Blakey.
Restore our Earth24 Apr 2021
‘Restore our Earth’ is a community event and picnic that aims to renew focus, action and fun for Earth Day 2021. It will take place on Saturday 24 April, at Civic Park in Armidale from 11am to 2pm and include a narrated Deep Time Spiral Walk around the park at 12 noon, a community circle dance with folk music by earth cabaret band Treeloss Lantana, and opportunities for climate action and education. The event will be family friendly with activities for children and young people. Everyone is invited to get together, bring a picnic lunch and enjoy Civic Park’s spacious atmosphere. A small number of food and coffee and sustainable goods stalls will be available. The event will be plastic bottle free with water stations provided and will aim to minimize waste.
Armidale ANZAC Day Services25 Apr 2021
Join us in observing Anzac Day at the Central Park memorial fountain. The dawn service will commence in Central Park at 5:50am. Due to COVID restrictions, there will be no dawn service march. The main commemoration cervice will commence at 11:00am in Central Park and will be followed by a wreath laying service. Those people or organisations wishing to lay a wreath will assemble on the path south east of the cenotaph and will come forward when requested. Due to COVID restrictions the only marchers assembling in Faulkner Street will be Veterans. The veterans will parade south along Faulkner Street to Central Park. Should the weather be inclement the service will be conducted in the Town Hall. Such changes will be announced over local radio stations.
Hillgrove ANZAC Service and Celebrations25 Apr 2021
Hillgrove ANZAC Service at the Hillgrove Rec. Ground at 8am, followed by morning tea at Hillgrove Museum. The annual Hillgrove v Wollomombi ANZAC cricket game will follow at 11am. All are welcome. For more information visit the Hillgrove and surrounding community Facebook page.
Markets in the Mall25 Apr 2021
VENUE: 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 Taylor on 02 6772 1023.
Market Sunday Concert25 Apr 2021
VENUE: Uniting Church, 114 Rusden Street. TIME: 12.30pm (tea and sausages available from 11.30am). Concert is free, but donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, phone 02 6772 3233. The music this Market Sunday Concert features works for saxophone and clarinet performed by Paul Marshall and Louisa Sindel-Marshall accompanied by Robyn Bradley on piano. Paul and Louisa are both versatile performers and teachers at NECOM and the concert will showcase their flair and virtuosity. COVID-safe social distancing will apply.
ABC - Bridge lessons for Beginners26 Apr 2021
Lessons commence March 1 2021 at the Armidale Bridge Club 12 Rockvale Road, 7pm - 9pm and will continue for 10 weeks. Cost: $60/person for 10 lessons Includes: Instruction book, refreshments, & free membership of the club until June 2022. Registration was on 22 February, 2021, but should you wish to attend please contact the instructor Ian Price. Ph: 0432 153 294 Email: priceshdc@gmail.com http://www.armidale.bridgeaustralia.org
Trivia @ the White Bull27 Apr 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night28 Apr 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
10th New England Bach Festival29 Apr 2021
Join us for the10th New England Bach Festival! The New England Bach Festival is a biennial festival in Armidale, NSW, dedicated to the great J S Bach, his family, contemporaries and people he has influenced. Bach, Family and Friends brings together visiting and local musicians in a festival over four days. This year's event will be held 29 April - 2 May 2021. Events are: Thursday 29 April Sydney Consort - Farewell Concert - Bach and Sons 7:30pm Uniting Church Friday 30 April 2. David Drury - Channeling Bach 12:30pm Uniting Church 3. Steve Thorneycroft and Alana Blackburn - The German Recorder and Friends 5:30pm Uniting Church 4. Arioso - Bach and the Italians 7:30pm Uniting Church Saturday 1 May 5. The Peasant Cantata 10:30am Hanna’s Arcade 6. Camerata Antica – The Mysterious Carlo G: exploring C17th songbooks. 12:30pm Uniting Church 7. Bach and the Edge of Sky 2:30pm Uniting Church 8. Thorough Bass - Back to Bach 7:30pm Uniting Church Sunday 2 May 9.
Jazz, Blues & Alt. Grooves @ the Dog29 Apr 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 0423 200 699. Sons of Autumn brings to the table a collection of sweet melancholy Americana from times new and old. Playing a myriad of originals, old-time standards and tasteful covers all wrapped up in the bittersweet sounds of Matt Debreceny on mandolin and, guitar, and Liam Kelleher on banjo and vocals. Music washes away the dust of everyday life - Art Blakey.
Sydney Writers' Festival - Live and Local 2021 at Armidale Library30 Apr 2021
Sydney Writers’ Festival is returning to Armidale Regional Council Libraries in 2021! One of Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, Sydney Writers’ Festival will be streaming its headline events from Carriageworks in Sydney direct to the Armidale War Memorial Library and Guyra L.T. Starr Memorial Library on Friday 30th April and Saturday 1st May. Prepare to be engaged by conversations, debates and discussions, as the Festival brings the world’s finest authors to your libraries in real time. As well as hearing new ideas from great thinkers, audiences will have the opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions at each event, sending questions direct to the stage.Be part of Live & Local, streamed live by Sydney Writers’ Festival and delivered locally to your libraries. Tickets are limited so make sure you book early to ensure you don't miss out. Tickets are free.
Climate Risk Workshop - Dumeresq & Invergowrie1 May 2021
Is your rural lifestyle block ready for the next fire, flood or drought? Are you giving your rural lifestyle block the best chance to survive the next fire, flood or drought? Do you have the knowledge & skills to navigate through it? In response to heightened climate risks, we are running a series of interactive workshops for Rural Lifestyle Landholders so they can: • Share reactions to recent drought and fires • Explore responses to future climate change risks • Explore current capabilities and potential barriers to adaptive action • Learn how they can better navigate the next fire, flood or drought. Saturday 1st May 2:00pm to 5:30pm at Armidale City Bowling Club. Bookings are essential. For more information visit: https://snelandcare.org.au/event/climate-risk-workshop-dumaresq-invergowrie Workshops run through SNEL in conjunction with SLA and funded by ARC. Contact annette.kilarr@snelandcare.org.au or 02 6772 9123
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.
ABC - Bridge lessons for Beginners3 May 2021
Lessons commence March 1 2021 at the Armidale Bridge Club 12 Rockvale Road, 7pm - 9pm and will continue for 10 weeks. Cost: $60/person for 10 lessons Includes: Instruction book, refreshments, & free membership of the club until June 2022. Registration was on 22 February, 2021, but should you wish to attend please contact the instructor Ian Price. Ph: 0432 153 294 Email: priceshdc@gmail.com http://www.armidale.bridgeaustralia.org
Trivia @ the White Bull4 May 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
Open Mic Poetry Night5 May 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
SLA Sustainable House Tour8 May 2021
This will be the 5th Sustainable House Tour organised by Sustainable Living Armidale (SLA). This year the focus will be on renovations and additions, planned or undertaken to improve comfort, liveability, carbon footprint and energy use.There will be group conversations at each of the houses, as well as times for open house visits. Booklets will be available for purchase two weeks before the event, which will give access to the houses. Check the SLA website for more details at www.slarmidale.org.
Armidale Art Gallery Exhibitions8 May 2021
VENUE: Armidale Art Gallery, Beardy Street Mall (near Post Office), TIME: 10.00am-4.00pm (Tuesday to Friday), 9.30am-12.30pm (Saturday and Market Sunday). "Carbon Matter(s)" - Tess Cullen and Maria Cotter. For more information, phone 0423 520 073 or email armidaleartgallery@gmail.com.
Climate Risk Workshop - Dangarsleigh & Kelly's Plains8 May 2021
Is your rural lifestyle block ready for the next fire, flood or drought? Are you giving your rural lifestyle block the best chance to survive the next fire, flood or drought? Do you have the knowledge & skills to navigate through it? In response to heightened climate risks, we are running a series of interactive workshops for Rural Lifestyle Landholders so they can: • Share reactions to recent drought and fires • Explore responses to future climate change risks • Explore current capabilities and potential barriers to adaptive action • Learn how they can better navigate the next fire, flood or drought. Saturday 8th May 2:00pm to 5:30pm at the Armidale City Bowling Club. Bookings are essential. For more information visit: https://snelandcare.org.au/event/climate-risk-workshop-dangarsleigh-kelly-s-plains Workshops are run through SNEL in conjunction with SLA and funded by ARC. Contact annette.kilarr@snelandcare.org.au or 02 6772 9123.
Trivia @ the White Bull11 May 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night12 May 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
Armidale and New England Cat Club15 May 2021
Pedigree and Companion Cat Show. A great Family Day Out and discover the endless variety of cats. You never know what breed may be in attendance! You will see crowd favourites such as the Norwegian Forest Cat, Maine Coon, Persian, Ragdoll, Siamese, Bengal, British Shorthair, Burmese and Russian and the pampered Companions. Companion Exhibits may be of unknown ancestry, a mixed breed, part pedigreed or a pure bred desexed kitten/cat. You will also have an opportunity to vote for your favourite kitten/cat and the best decorated show cage. The theme for the decorated show cage being Alice in Wonderland - "We're All Mad Here". www.armidalecatclub.com.au
Walcha Farmers' Market15 May 2021
VENUE: McHattan Park, 49 Fitzroy Street, Walcha. TIME: 8.30am-12.30pm. For more information, go to www.walchafarmersmarket.org.au. Fresh produce, gourmet food, espresso coffee, pastries, home-made lemonade, plants, beautiful body products and more...
The Big Chill - Beer & BBQ Festival15 May 2021
The Big Chill, Beer and BBQ Festival launches in Armidale on the 15 – 16 May. A mouth watering event, for the lovers of all things meat, smoked and barbequed. There will be a frothy line-up of craft beers, wineries, street food, market stalls and funky live music all weekend! For the backyard BBQ Kings, grab some mates and register to compete in the Steak Cook-Off or Australasian BBQ competition, or come as a judge! There are limited tickets, so book now through Eventbrite. For more details visit bigchill.com.au
Fundraising Concert16 May 2021
Monies raised will go towards an organ scholarship. For more information, phone 0473 173 356. VENUE: Uniting Church, 114 Rusden Street. TIME: 3.00. Entry by donation.
Trivia @ the White Bull18 May 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night19 May 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
Trivia @ the White Bull25 May 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night26 May 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
Markets in the Mall30 May 2021
VENUE: 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 Taylor on 02 6772 1023.
Trivia @ the White Bull1 Jun 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night2 Jun 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
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.
Trivia @ the White Bull8 Jun 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night9 Jun 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
Armidale Art Gallery Exhibitions11 Jun 2021
VENUE: Armidale Art Gallery, Beardy Street Mall (near Post Office), TIME: 10.00am-4.00pm (Tuesday to Friday), 9.30am-12.30pm (Saturday and Market Sunday). Miniature Arts Exhibition. For more information, phone 0423 520 073 or email armidaleartgallery@gmail.com.
Trivia @ the White Bull15 Jun 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night16 Jun 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
Trivia @ the White Bull22 Jun 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night23 Jun 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
Markets in the Mall27 Jun 2021
VENUE: 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 Taylor on 02 6772 1023.
Trivia @ the White Bull29 Jun 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.
Open Mic Poetry Night30 Jun 2021
VENUE: Australian Poetry Hall of Fame, 144 Bradley Street, Guyra. TIME: 6.30-8.00pm. New poets, old poets and poets from far away, everyone is welcome to perform or listen. For more information, phone James on 02 6779 1828 or 0423 478 656.
New England Truffle Festival1 Jul 2021
VENUE: Café Patisserie, 80 Rusden Street (cnr Taylor Street). TIME: 8.00am-2.30pm. Come along and join us in supporting the region's local truffle farmers and celebrate New England Hospitality. Booking essential. For more information, phone 02 6787 4040 or email café.patisserie80@gmail.com.
New England Truffle Festival8 Jul 2021
VENUE: Café Patisserie, 80 Rusden Street (cnr Taylor Street). TIME: 8.00am-2.30pm. Come along and join us in supporting the region's local truffle farmers and celebrate New England Hospitality. Booking essential. For more information, phone 02 6787 4040 or email café.patisserie80@gmail.com.
New England Truffle Festival15 Jul 2021
VENUE: Café Patisserie, 80 Rusden Street (cnr Taylor Street). TIME: 8.00am-2.30pm. Come along and join us in supporting the region's local truffle farmers and celebrate New England Hospitality. Booking essential. For more information, phone 02 6787 4040 or email café.patisserie80@gmail.com.
Markets in the Mall25 Jul 2021
VENUE: 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 Taylor on 02 6772 1023.
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 Art Prize21 Aug 2021
On show at the Armidale Art Gallery in the Central Mall. This year the Prize will be exhibited as two exhibitions with this the second event to showcase a diversity of Works on Paper. This includes watercolour, photography, prints, drawings, painting or mixed media on paper. The New England Art Society (NEAS) presents the Armidale Art Prize and Exhibition annually. This event that displays a cross-section of regional art and is a highlight on the cultural calendar. Come and enjoy the visual splendour and take the time to vote for your choice in the Peoples Choice Prize. www.armidaleartgallery.com/art-prizes.html
Armidale Art Gallery Exhibition21 Aug 2021
VENUE: Armidale Art Gallery, Beardy Street Mall (near Post Office), TIME: 10.00am-4.00pm (Tuesday to Friday), 9.30am-12.30pm (Saturday and Market Sunday). Armidale Art Prize - "Works on Paper". For more information, phone 0423 520 073 or email armidaleartgallery@gmail.com.
UNE Graduation - Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law Awards27 Aug 2021
VENUE: Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah", University of New England. TIME: ceremony 10.30am sharp. For further information, phone 02 6773 3333 or go to www.une.edu.au/grad/.
UNE Graduation - Faculty of Medicine and Health Awards28 Aug 2021
VENUE: Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah", University of New England. TIME: ceremony 10.30am sharp. For further information, phone 02 6773 3333 or go to www.une.edu.au/grad/.
UNE Graduation - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education Awards28 Aug 2021
VENUE: Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah", University of New England. TIME: ceremony 10.30am sharp. For further information, phone 02 6773 3333 or go to www.une.edu.au/grad/.
Markets in the Mall29 Aug 2021
VENUE: 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 Taylor on 02 6772 1023.
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.
NSW Archery State Titles11 Sep 2021
VENUE: Archery Field, 95 Rockvale Road. Please no spectators because of danger level. For more information, phone Marg/Dennis on 02 6772 1029
Markets in the Mall26 Sep 2021
VENUE: 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 Taylor on 02 6772 1023.
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.
Australian Succulents and Drought Hardy Plants9 Oct 2021
Talks by Attila Kapitany As seen on Gardening Australia. Leading expert on Australian native succulents 1.30pm - 2pm. Free entry. Further details later. Australian Plant Society www.austplants.com.au/armidale apsarmidale@gmail.com
Markets in the Mall31 Oct 2021
VENUE: 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 Taylor on 02 6772 1023.
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.
Markets in the Mall28 Nov 2021
VENUE: 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 Taylor on 02 6772 1023.
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.
UNE Graduation - Faculty of Medicine and Health Awards9 Dec 2021
VENUE: Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah", University of New England. TIME: ceremony 10.30am sharp. For further information, phone 02 6773 3333 or go to www.une.edu.au/grad/.
UNE Graduation - Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law Awards10 Dec 2021
VENUE: Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah", University of New England. TIME: ceremony 10.30am sharp. For further information, phone 02 6773 3333 or go to www.une.edu.au/grad/.
UNE Graduation - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education Awards11 Dec 2021
VENUE: Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah", University of New England. TIME: ceremony 10.30am sharp. For further information, phone 02 6773 3333 or go to www.une.edu.au/grad/.