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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
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NERAM Exhibition4 May 2019
The Residents - The Packsaddle Residency and Museum of Printing has played host to a diverse and exciting range of Australian artists. The Residency offers artists the opportunity to engage in a period of dedicated research and experimentation, inspired by the NERAM facilities and collection, and the surrounding region of New England. The Residents exhibits the work of five recent resident artists: Clint Harvey, Tim Mosely, Maggie stein, Deborah Wilkinson and Elizabeth willing and displays work generated during their time spent at NERAM. VENUE: New England Regional Art Museum, 106-114 Kentucky Street. TIME: 10.00am-4.00pm (Tuesday-Sunday). For more information, phone 02 6772 5255.
learn to fly
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/
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Armidale Art Gallery Exhibition27 May 2019
VENUE: Armidale Art Gallery, 168 Beardy Street Mall (upstairs - adjacent Carr's NewsXpress). Armidale Art Prize 2019. TIME: 10.00am-4.00pm (Monday to Friday), 10.00am-1.00pm (Saturday). For more information, phone 02 6772 9993.
ACCKP
Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place Exhibitions Opening30 May 2019
Anaiwan Country & Our Neighbours (Works from the ACCKP Permanent Collection) Indigenous People of the World Series: International Year of Indigenous Languages This exhibition has been created to celebrate the United Nations' declaration of 2019 being the International Year of Indigenous Languages. This is a photographic exhibition highlighting four local Aboriginal languages and large vibrant photographs of 20 Indigenous groups from all over the world. These colourful photographs of different cultural practices will transport you to their villages and communities. The photographs are by recreational and professional photographers such as Andrew Charles, Terry Feng, Ben Furstenau, Emilio Morales, Simon Scott, Benjamin Teh and Jim Walmsley. VENUE: Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place, 96-104 Kentucky Street. TIME: 9.00am-4.00pm (Monday-Friday), 10.00am-2.00pm (Saturday). For more information, phone 02 6771 3606.
The Cary Bennett Trio
The Cary Bennett Trio @ Charlie's22 Jun 2019
VENUE: Charlie's Last Stand, 1/234 Beardy Street (cnr Beardy and Jessie Streets). TIME: 7.00pm. For more information, phone 02 6772 0015.
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Matt Nolan @ Charlie's23 Jun 2019
VENUE: Charlie's Last Stand, 1/234 Beardy Street (cnr Beardy and Jessie Streets). TIME: 4.00pm. For more information, phone 02 6772 0015.
Alice in Wonderland TAS 2019
Alice in Wonderland Ballet28 Jun 2019
Two of Australia’s leading Choreographers, Melbourne City Ballet’s Michael Pappalardo (Artistic Director) and Brendan Bradshaw (Artistic Associate), pay homage to the well-known novel by Lewis Carroll, Alice In Wonderland, with this enchanting ballet complimented by one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous scores. Alice In Wonderland tells the story of a young girl who is whisked away to a magical world of wonder. Falling through a rabbit hole she meets magical creatures both strange and mysterious on her adventure to find her way home. Join the White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter as Alice ventures through Wonderland. This all new ballet is perfect for all ages and is a magical portrayal. VENUE: Hoskins Centre, The Armidale School, Barney Street (enter from Chapel Street). TIME: 7.30-10.00pm. COST: $35 (adult), $30 (concession), $25 (under 17 years) - available at www.trybooking.com/book/sessions?eid=492711 ($1.50 booking fee applies). For more information, phone 02 6776 5800.
David Holmgren
Aussie St. with David Holmgren29 Jun 2019
Aussie St; our shared suburban history and future David Holmgren, permaculture visionary and story teller takes us back through the decades of our lived history in the streets where the quarter acre hosted the Aussie post war dream, through the decades of rising affluence and additions, aging and infill, permaculture inspired retrofit and on, through a gritty but inspiring and realistic transformation in the Great Depression of the 2020s. Come and be entertained, inspired and challenged. This FREE ‘Aussie St.’ event will start with afternoon tea/coffee/nibbles for a gold coin donation — 30 minutes, then a presentation by David Holmgren — 30-50 minutes, then Q & A discussion — 20-45 minutes, and book signing/sales to follow. https://holmgren-armidale.eventbrite.com.au
Markets in the Mall
Markets in the Mall30 Jun 2019
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. VENUE: The Mall, Beardy Street. TIME: 8.30am-1.00pm.
Music on a Market Sunday - Ventus Wind Quintet
Music on a Market Sunday - Ventus Wind Quintet30 Jun 2019
Wind Quintet for June Market Sunday Concert The Music on a Market Sunday concert on 30 June at 12:30pm in the Uniting Church features the Ventus Wind Quintet, which is based at the new England Conservatorium of Music. They will be performing a varied program and shouldn’t be missed. Admission to the concert is free, though donations are encouraged. Tea and sausages will be available at the Uniting Church before the concert.
Music on a Market Sunday - Ventus Wind Quintet
Music on a Market Sunday - Ventus Wind Quintet30 Jun 2019
Wind Quintet for June Market Sunday Concert The Music on a Market Sunday concert on 30 June at 12:30pm in the Uniting Church features the Ventus Wind Quintet, which is based at the new England Conservatorium of Music. They will be performing a varied program and shouldn’t be missed. Admission to the concert is free, though donations are encouraged. Tea and sausages will be available at the Uniting Church before the concert.
Music on a Market Sunday - Ventus Wind Quintet
Music on a Market Sunday - Ventus Wind Quintet30 Jun 2019
Wind Quintet for June Market Sunday Concert The Music on a Market Sunday concert on 30 June at 12:30pm in the Uniting Church features the Ventus Wind Quintet, which is based at the new England Conservatorium of Music. They will be performing a varied program and shouldn’t be missed. Admission to the concert is free, though donations are encouraged. Tea and sausages will be available at the Uniting Church before the concert.
Singing in the rain
Singin' In the Rain - the Musical4 Jul 2019
Armidale Drama and Musical Society is proud to present Singin' in the Rain. Singin in the rain is described as the "greatest movie musical of all time" with hilarious situations, snappy dialogue, a hit-parade score of Hollywood standards and complete with an onstage rainstorm! An evening of pure delight, do not miss it! Director by Warren Bartik , Musical Director Bruce Menzies Tickets from www.adms.org.au or Carr's NewsXpress in the Mall (available from end of March) www.adms.org.au
A taste of Ireland
A Taste of Ireland5 Jul 2019
This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A TASTE OF IRELAND – THE IRISH MUSIC AND DANCE SENSATION tours Australia wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible performance. Told through Irish music and dance, A TASTE OF IRELAND explores magical tales spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture. This world class show features World, All Ireland & National Champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe performing unique music and dance that reflects the story that is, Ireland. Time: 8pm Venue: Armidale Ex-Services Club Cost: $47.50
Ballroom dancing
Armidale Dance Group6 Jul 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.
Petersons Great Hall
Christmas In July13 Jul 2019
Peterson’s Armidale present their annual Christmas in July! Join us for a winter’s evening of fireside indulgence! Enjoy a 5 Course fire-side degustation dinner plus canapes, including matching wines On Arrival - Enjoy a glass of bubbles and canapes in our beautiful Heritage Guesthouse To follow Oyster cappuchino, pacific oysters, warm sour dough Miso butterscotch quail, sesame, lemon broccolini Saffron buttered rack of rabbit, rabbit cassoulet, blood orange dressed bitter sweet salad Sticky red wine and spice beef cheeks, parsnip shard Pistachio & pear frangipane tart, strawberry semi-freddo, strawberry compote Tickets include welcome drinks and canapes followed by a five course meal featuring locally sourced ingredients, with matching Peterson’s wines A gift for each guest to take home - Tea and Coffee Tickets are $125 per person | Couples and groups welcome Bookings are essential and tickets are limited Call (02) 6772 0422 or email functions@petersonsguesthouse.com.au
Petersons Great Hall
Christmas In July13 Jul 2019
Peterson’s Armidale present their annual Christmas in July! Join us for a winter’s evening of fireside indulgence! Enjoy a 5 Course fire-side degustation dinner plus canapes, including matching wines On Arrival - Enjoy a glass of bubbles and canapes in our beautiful Heritage Guesthouse To follow Oyster cappuchino, pacific oysters, warm sour dough Miso butterscotch quail, sesame, lemon broccolini Saffron buttered rack of rabbit, rabbit cassoulet, blood orange dressed bitter sweet salad Sticky red wine and spice beef cheeks, parsnip shard Pistachio & pear frangipane tart, strawberry semi-freddo, strawberry compote Tickets include welcome drinks and canapes followed by a five course meal featuring locally sourced ingredients, with matching Peterson’s wines A gift for each guest to take home - Tea and Coffee Tickets are $125 per person | Couples and groups welcome Bookings are essential and tickets are limited Call (02) 6772 0422 or email functions@petersonsguesthouse.com.au
Petersons Great Hall
Christmas In July13 Jul 2019
Peterson’s Armidale present their annual Christmas in July! Join us for a winter’s evening of fireside indulgence! Enjoy a 5 Course fire-side degustation dinner plus canapes, including matching wines On Arrival - Enjoy a glass of bubbles and canapes in our beautiful Heritage Guesthouse To follow Oyster cappuchino, pacific oysters, warm sour dough Miso butterscotch quail, sesame, lemon broccolini Saffron buttered rack of rabbit, rabbit cassoulet, blood orange dressed bitter sweet salad Sticky red wine and spice beef cheeks, parsnip shard Pistachio & pear frangipane tart, strawberry semi-freddo, strawberry compote Tickets include welcome drinks and canapes followed by a five course meal featuring locally sourced ingredients, with matching Peterson’s wines A gift for each guest to take home - Tea and Coffee Tickets are $125 per person | Couples and groups welcome Bookings are essential and tickets are limited Call (02) 6772 0422 or email functions@petersonsguesthouse.com.au
Christmas in July
Christmas in July Legacy Fundraiser14 Jul 2019
Two-course luncheon, tea/coffee, lucky door prizes, prize for best Christmas costume (dress-up optional). Please advise special dietary requirements at time of booking. Beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks will be available for purchase at the bar. Bring family and friends for a great fun day and help raise funds for the widows and families of our veterans. VENUE: Legacy Hall, 89 Faulkner Street. TIME: 11.30am (doors open). COST: $30pp. For more information/tickets, phone Bev on 0417 621 336 or Tony on 02 6772 4427.
The wholesome collective
Live healthy cooking presentation16 Jul 2019
The Wholesome Collective is giving a FREE live and interactive cooking demonstration. They will SHOW YOU HOW to cook a delicious meal using every day, seasonal ingredients that are good for your health (without skimping on FLAVOUR)! Everyone who attends will receive a FREE copy of our cookbook! Containing over 80 pages of nutritional information and over 50 recipes. Come and join us for some fun and good food! WHEN: July 16th WHERE: Kent House TIME: 6pm-7:30pm Some other participants have said: “You make learning fun and practical” and “your classes and presentation are so much fun!” What’s included: • A live and interactive cooking presentation. • A copy of The Wholesome Collective’s nutrition and cookbook. • Taste testers of food prepared. • Prizes!!
The wholesome collective
Live healthy cooking presentation16 Jul 2019
The Wholesome Collective is giving a FREE live and interactive cooking demonstration. They will SHOW YOU HOW to cook a delicious meal using every day, seasonal ingredients that are good for your health (without skimping on FLAVOUR)! Everyone who attends will receive a FREE copy of our cookbook! Containing over 80 pages of nutritional information and over 50 recipes. Come and join us for some fun and good food! WHEN: July 16th WHERE: Kent House TIME: 6pm-7:30pm Some other participants have said: “You make learning fun and practical” and “your classes and presentation are so much fun!” What’s included: • A live and interactive cooking presentation. • A copy of The Wholesome Collective’s nutrition and cookbook. • Taste testers of food prepared. • Prizes!!
Walking and Thinking Country and Deep Time
Walking and Thinking: Country and Deep Time17 Jul 2019
Judith Wright Lecture series with special guest Professor Tony Birch Presenter: Professor Tony Birch - activist, academic and award-winning author Professor Tony Birch is the award-winning writer and the author of Ghost River which won the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Indigenous Writing, and Blood, which was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. Tony was awarded the Patrick White Literary Prize in 2017 for his contribution to contemporary Australian literature — the first Indigenous writer to win the prize. He is also the author of Shadowboxing, and three short story collections: Father’s Day, The Promise, and Common People. Date: Wed 17th Jul 2019 5:30pm-7:00pm Location: Oorala Aboriginal Centre, UNE Contact: Francesca Stahlut  fstahlu2@une.edu.au 6773 5049 https://www.une.edu.au/connect/events/events/judith-wright-lecture-series-2019
Ballroom dancing
Armidale Dance Group20 Jul 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.
Flinders Quartet
Musica Viva: Flinders Quartet25 Jul 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.
Frock Club
Frock Club Drought Tour Presentation - Ben Lomond30 Jul 2019
Frock Club is an award-winning museum fashion program featured recently on ABC national news The session will examine: - Issues facing the fashion industry and the public alike, such as: • Clothes fitting incorrectly • The 'fast fashion' phenomenon / environmental (un)sustainability • STEM studies’ connection to fashion • The fashion industry and regional economic development opportunities - We’ll then look at fashion between the wars … an incredibly innovative and exciting period for fashion - Tips on styling will also be presented, as well as an opportunity to try on vintage garments and hats When: • Tuesday 30th July: 8.45 am for 9.00 start – 12.30 pm Where: • Ben Lomond War Memorial Hall 1227/1239 Ben Lomond Rd BEN LOMOND, NSW eventbrite.com.au/e/63545684854
Frock Club
Frock Club Drought Tour Presentation - Ben Lomond30 Jul 2019
Frock Club is an award-winning museum fashion program featured recently on ABC national news The session will examine: - Issues facing the fashion industry and the public alike, such as: • Clothes fitting incorrectly • The 'fast fashion' phenomenon / environmental (un)sustainability • STEM studies’ connection to fashion • The fashion industry and regional economic development opportunities - We’ll then look at fashion between the wars … an incredibly innovative and exciting period for fashion - Tips on styling will also be presented, as well as an opportunity to try on vintage garments and hats When: • Tuesday 30th July: 8.45 am for 9.00 start – 12.30 pm Where: • Ben Lomond War Memorial Hall 1227/1239 Ben Lomond Rd BEN LOMOND, NSW eventbrite.com.au/e/63545684854
Ballroom dancing
Armidale Dance Group3 Aug 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.
Ballroom dancing
Armidale Dance Group17 Aug 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.
John Bell and Simoni Tedeschi
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.
Ballroom dancing
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.
Ballroom dancing
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 2019
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.
Inheritance ADMS
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
Wollomomb falls waterfall
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
Ballroom dancing
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.
Man from snowy river
The Man From Snowy River Concert Event11 Oct 2019
A 75-piece orchestra will perform the entire soundtrack live with the classic Australian film. Special guest will be Tom "The Man" Burlinson and award-winning composer, Bruce Rowland. 5pm - Gates open with food vendors, cattledog displays, cooee competition, whip-cracking, mechanical bull. 7pm - The movie event "The Man From Snowy River" with live orchestra 9pm - Tom Burllinson performs "An Evening of Sinatra" with the orchestra Venue: Armidale Exhibition Centre Canambe Street Time: 5pm - 10pm Tickets: $20 Students / $45 Adults / $110 Family Tickets available from www.trybooking.com
Ballroom dancing
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.
Rainforest
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
Ballroom dancing
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.
Ballroom dancing
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 2019
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.
New England Ensemble Nov 2019
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.
Ballroom dancing
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.