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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
Georgian Glass; Colonial Style @ Saumarez Homestead7 Oct 2019
Georgian Glass c. 1700 - 1840 This exhibition celebrates stylistic changes in glassware and it uses in Colonial Australia, along with the skill and refinement of Georgian glass creations. This exhibition is a must see for appreciators of rare glass items from this era VENUE; Saumarez Homestead, 230 Saumarez Rd. TIME; Weekends 10am-5pm or by appointment. COST; Adults - $10 Child/Concession - $8 or Family -$25. For more information visit https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/ahf_event/georgian-glass-colonial-style/
Kick-On for Women21 Oct 2019
Kick-On for Women is an introductory program to football (soccer) designed specifically for women, to fit into their busy lives whilst juggling their commitments of family, work and friends. Who's It For: – FEMALE 16 YEARS & OVER – NON-ACTIVE OR LESS ACTIVE & TIME-POOR FEMALES – FEMALES WHO ARE NEW TO FOOTBALL, TEAM SPORT – FEMALES SEEKING SOCIAL FITNESS ENVIRONMENT The Sessions: – 45-MINUTE SESSIONS – WEEKLY FOR 8 WEEKS – DELIVERED BY ACCREDITED FACILITATORS – 25-MINUTES OF FUN SKILL-BASED GAMES & 20 MINUTES OF SMALL-SIDED GAMES The Cost: – $50 PER PARTICIPANTS, PER TERM (8 WEEK PROGRAM) – ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHER ACCEPTED (16-18 YEARS) Commencing Monday 21st Oct 2019, from 6:30pm - 7:15pm for 8 weeks at Rologas Sporting Fields. To find out more information and register visit kickonforwomen.com.au or email kickonforwomen@northernnswfootball.com.au
Gamelan Community Class and Concert4 Nov 2019
UNE will be hosting renowned musician and puppet master, Dr Joko Susilo who will be delivering free community gamelan classes from November to mid-December. The classes will culminate with a concert on Saturday, 14 December 2019. Everyone is welcome. Register in person on Monday, 4 November, 5.30 pm at the Wright Centre. Contact Dr Jane Ahlstrand: jahlstra@une.edu.au
Christmas in the Mall21 Nov 2019
Thursday, 21 November from 5pm in Beardy Street Mall Lighting of the Christmas Tree Live music & market stalls Meet Santa & his reindeers Ruldoph and Dasher
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.
Hawaiian Spirtual and Cultural Practice and Healing workshops and treatments22 Nov 2019
Kumu Pa’a Kawika Foster from Spirit Power of our Ancestors is coming to Armidale! Come along to gain some insight into the perspective of a Hawaiian Kumu lineage that spans 51 Generations. Explore the many layers of Hawaiian Spiritual Teachings and Healing foundations. By first understanding the foundations of the thinking, then applying this knowledge with wisdom, prayer and an unwavering knowing of the existence of a power outside and higher than oneself we can seek true healing and understanding. Group or private Ho'oponopono creates a state of 'rightness' with ones self, family, society, a higher power(s), and our universe. Offering a Friday Talk session, Group Ho’oponopono Saturaday and personal treatments Sunday http://www.manaokahiko.com/
Social Evening @ Wollomombi22 Nov 2019
VENUE: Wollomombi General Store, 110 Wollomombi Village Road, Wollomombi. TIME: from 5.30pm. Raffles start at 7.30pm. Come along and enjoy a meal and a night of country hospitality. For more information, phone 02 6778 1336.
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.
Music on a Market Sunday Duos for Flute and Oboe24 Nov 2019
Duos for flute and oboe in November Market Sunday Concert The November Music on a Market Sunday Concert on 24 November at 12:30pm in the Uniting Church will feature duets for flute and oboe performed by Sharon Davidge and Li Ling Chen. The program will include music by Woodall, Stamitz, Joplin and others. Sharon and Li Ling are two prominent Armidale musicians and teachers and this is a great opportunity to hear some unusual repertoire. Admission to the concert is free, though donations are encouraged. Tea and sausages will be available at the Uniting Church before the concert.
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.
Agrifood TrainHack29 Nov 2019
Australia's first ever Agrifood TrainHack will leave Central Station in Sydney at 9.30am, Friday 29 November with talented people working on agrifood datasets exploring new ways of adding value for agricultural producers. Arriving at Armidale Station, staying in the UNE Colleges and then continuing the datahack challenge at UNE on Saturday 30th November before pitching to a panel of judges to win a prize pool of $20,000. To register to join the trainhack ($200 which includes a train ticket, accommodation and meals), please go to the website or follow us on social media for the UNE SMART Region Incubator. https://smartri.com.au/trainhack/
Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars 30 Nov 2019
Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is Australia's largest free outdoor cinema program and it’s returning to Armidale! The event kicks off at 5.30pm with a fantastic line-up of family friendly entertainment and activities before the holiday classic, Home Alone, screens at sundown. So pack your picnic, gather your tribe and join us for a FREE evening under the stars! Don’t miss out on the most up to date event information by visiting www.newcastlepermanent.com.au/cinema or join our Facebook event page www.facebook.com/events/944064889292916/
Social Evening @ Wollomombi6 Dec 2019
VENUE: Wollomombi General Store, 110 Wollomombi Village Road, Wollomombi. TIME: from 5.30pm. Raffles start at 7.30pm. Come along and enjoy a meal and a night of country hospitality. For more information, phone 02 6778 1336.
Guyra Christmas Party6 Dec 2019
Friday, 6 December from 5.30pm in Bradley Street Lighting of the Christmas Tree Market Stalls & local food Meet Santa
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.
Armidale Farmers Markets @ Saumarez Homestead8 Dec 2019
Armidale Farmers' Market is proud to be collaborating with Saumarez Homestead to hold its next market. Fresh, seasonal produce, home-made gourmet food, plants and all things farmers' market will be there. Come and grab a hot cup of coffee, bite to eat and relax under a shady tree in the beautiful grounds of Saumarez Homestead. The Armidale Farmers' Market is an open-air market that offers fresh seasonal produce, meat, cheese, eggs, baked goods, coffee and other food products from growers and producers around the New England and Coffs Coast regions. Our mission is to provide the community with an opportunity to meet and support local growers and producers in an environment that is welcoming and inviting to all. Please join us to celebrate our community and the unique offerings of this wonderful region! VENUE: Grounds, Saumarez Homestead, enter via Airport. TIME: 8.00am-1.00pm. For more information or to book stall, visit www.armidalefarmersmarket.com.au/ or phone 0476 539 204. ht
Rotary Car Boot Sale8 Dec 2019
This event is a Rotary Club of Armidale North fundraiser in conjunction with the Armidale Showground Trust. If you have something to sell, please come along. This could be the opportunity you are seeking to off-load surplus ‘stuff’ households tend to accumulate these days. We look forward to hearing from you. Food and drinks for sale will be provided by Armidale North Rotary. VENUE: Showground, 5 Dumaresq Street. TIME: 9.00am-1.00pm. For more information or to register as a seller ($20 a space), phone 0418 690 014 or 0407 005 910 or email lbruce3@bigpond.com or jdurey@ bigpond.net.au.
Music on a Market Sunday - Horn and Trombone8 Dec 2019
Music for Horn and Trombone in December Sunday Concert The December concert in the Music on a Market Sunday Series doesn’t actually occur on a market Sunday but will take place on 8 December at 12:30pm in the Uniting Church. It will feature works for trombone and horn by Beethoven and Weber played by Nicholas Hadfield and Dave Brown accompanied by John Clifton Everest. Nicholas and John will be playing Beethoven’s Sonata for French Horn and Piano op 17. Dave and John will be playing Weber’s Romance for Trombone and Piano.This is a great opportunity to hear two of Armidale‘s leading brass players with music of two hundred years. Admission to the concert is free though donations are encouraged
A Summer Soirée15 Dec 2019
Erroll Russell Sinfonia of New England: A Summer Soirée In their third annual concert, the Errol Russell Sinfonia of New England will present a program of string classics including: Marcello Oboe Concerto in D Minor; Hindemith Trauermusik; Mozart Divertimento in B Flat Major; Vaughan Williams Five Variants of "Dives and Lazarus"; Palmer Ruritarian Dances. Special guest, Gwyn Roberts, and soloists James McKay and Sophia Mackson. VENUE: Auditorium, Armidale Teachers' College, cnr Mossman and Faulkner Streets TIME: 4pm. COST: $25 (adult), $15 (concession/student), $5 (under 12 years) - available at www.trybooking.com/BFXCK. For more information contact events@necom.org.au or phone 02 67688 2135.
Armidale Farmers Markets @ Saumarez Homestead12 Jan 2020
The Armidale Farmers' Market is an open-air market that offers fresh seasonal produce, meat, cheese, eggs, baked goods, coffee and other food products from growers and producers around the New England and Coffs Coast regions. Our mission is to provide the community with an opportunity to meet and support local growers and producers in an environment that is welcoming and inviting to all. Please join us to celebrate our community and the unique offerings of this wonderful region! Armidale Farmers' Market is proud to be collaborating with Saumarez Homestead to hold its next market. Fresh, seasonal produce, home-made gourmet food, plants and all things farmers' market will be there. Come and grab a hot cup of coffee, bite to eat and relax under a shady tree in the beautiful grounds of Saumarez Homestead. VENUE: Grounds, Saumarez Homestead, enter via Airport. TIME: 8.00am-1.00pm. For more information or to book stall, visit www.armidalefarmersmarket.com.au/ or phone 0476 539 204. ht
Rotary Car Boot Sale12 Jan 2020
This event is a Rotary Club of Armidale North fundraiser in conjunction with the Armidale Showground Trust. If you have something to sell, please come along. This could be the opportunity you are seeking to off-load surplus ‘stuff’ households tend to accumulate these days. We look forward to hearing from you. Food and drinks for sale will be provided by Armidale North Rotary. VENUE: Showground, 5 Dumaresq Street. TIME: 9.00am-1.00pm. For more information or to register as a seller ($20 a space), phone 0418 690 014 or 0407 005 910 or email lbruce3@bigpond.com or jdurey@ bigpond.net.au.
AMF Choral Weekend6 Mar 2020
The 2020 Armidale Music Foundation Choral Weekend will be held again at NEGS 6th-8th March. This workshop is for all singers from around the state and beyond. This year, the piece will be Saint-Saens' Messe de Requiem, conducted by Paul Holley. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn a rarely heard work with one of Australia's leading choral directors, and sing in a large choir with full symphony orchestra. Rehearsals start after registration on the evening of the 6th of March and workshop ends with a performance in the afternoon of the 8th. Registration can be made at www.trybooking.com/BALVW https://www.amfchoral.org.au
Armidale Central Rotary Club Book Fair16 May 2020
Armidale Central Rotary Club will be holding its Annual Book Fair from Saturday, 16th May 2020 - Saturday, 23rd May 2020. With books from every genre, both fiction and non-fiction, DVDs, board games and magazines there's sure to be a bargain for everyone. There will be a Rare and Special Books section during the first three days which has proven to be very popular. Bring the family, bring your friends, and don't forget to bring your bags! Payment via Eftpos and Cash. http://www.armidalecentralrotary.org.au/projects/book-fair.aspx
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.