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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Category: What’s on guide

Maitland gallery kick-starts Free Art January

This week marks the beginning of Maitland Regional Art Gallery’s Free Art January, featuring a range of hands-on activities for audiences of all ages to enjoy this school holidays. People, young and old,...

Newcastle set to embrace Cupid’s Undie Run

Novocastrians are being asked to run in their underwear for the sake of charity next month. Whether it's riding a bike in a tutu, or doing laps in a living room wearing undies...

Celebrate Australia Day at Miss Porter’s House

Hunter residents and visitors alike will have the opportunity to celebrate Australia Day 2021 by visiting a much-loved heritage property in Newcastle. Miss Porter’s House Museum, located at 434 King Street, is opening...

Dive in to Maitland movie magic

Are you looking for some family-friendly fun in Maitland these school holidays? If the answer is yes, then grab your swimmers and picnic blankets as tickets are now on sale for a range...

Roll up for a comedic holiday treat

Children of all ages throughout the Hunter are in for a real treat next month. Terrace Central will host the exciting Upsized Comedy Science Show while nearby Maitland Riverside Plaza is scheduled to...

Newcastle Museum to blend old with new

Newcastle Museum’s latest exhibition is expected to blend the old, with the new, challenging the way you think. Showcasing an array of historic objects, like most museums, 1x4 will have visitors hearing the...

Newcastle to host Beach 5s rugby tournament

Newcastle is set to play host to an exciting rugby-hybrid tournament next month. The Beach 5s rugby festival, a cross between rugby union, rugby league, and touch football, will come to Newcastle’s iconic...

Astronomers set for once-in-a-lifetime event

A once-in-400-year astronomical event will give a clear view of Saturn and Jupiter from gardens across the Hunter in what astronomers call a ‘great conjunction’.  For the next two weeks, the alignments of...

Aussie Ark to open its doors again

Would you like to see how one of Australia’s largest conservation facilities is operated? If the answer is “yes”, then here’s your opportunity. Due to popular demand, Aussie Ark is opening its doors again...

Hunter Valley Steamfest to celebrate 35th anniversary

It’s full steam ahead for one of the region’s most popular events next year. After being struck down by COVID-19, like many other activities, the 35th anniversary of the Burton Automotive Hunter Valley...

New dates for 2021 Newcastle Writers Festival

The Newcastle Writers Festival will welcome new dates for next year. The ninth event is scheduled to take place alongside the first weekend of the City of Newcastle’s arts festival from 24 to...

Saturday sale to help women Dress for Success

Bargain hunters can help a woman prepare for a better 2021 this weekend. By purchasing items at the Dress for Success Pop-up Boutique and Basics Sale, shoppers will help ease the living expenses...

Christmas has arrived in Newcastle

A Christmas tree maze, Aussie beach-style Santa photos and lunchtime concerts mark the official start of Christmas in Newcastle today. The free family-friendly festivities are part of the City of Newcastle’s A Very...

Maitland Regional Art Gallery packs $40,000 punch

A $40,000 Museums & Galleries of NSW Dobell Exhibition grant will enable the Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) to host the prestigious Shadow Boxer next year. The highly sought-after exhibit, scheduled for May...

Festive spirit returns to Morpeth

One of the most popular events on the festive calendar, Christmas at the Common, returns to Morpeth this month for an evening of fun and frivolity. Tickets to the Friday 18 December extravaganza...

Cinemas eye off big Boxing Day

Hunter cinema owners are counting on Boxing Day to reignite the industry following a tough COVID-19 impacted year. While most complexes in the region re-opened their doors in July, after nearly a four-month...

Exhibition to take new look at domestic life

Art lovers with an affinity for their homes and their creature comforts are expected to feel a fondness for Newcastle Art Gallery’s latest exhibition. Entitled DOMESTIC BLISS: functional works from the collection, the...

What’s On: 26 November edition

A regular event listings page to let you know what’s happening, when, and where, across the Hunter Region. It also features in our print magazine. SANTA AT THE LEVEE: Santa will be at...

Mitch Revs is changing the colour of 2020

While his artwork remains quintessential Newcastle, Mitch 'Revs' Resevsky is hoping his latest exhibition reflects a new calm that has come about after a year that was like no other. The 30-year-old artist,...

Support local creatives ahead of Christmas

Creatives have been among the hardest hit during the pandemic, but a virtual event is set to launch them back into the spotlight ahead of Christmas. The Olive Tree Virtual Christmas Market this...

Beach program set to make a splash again

Following a highly-successful campaign in 2019, with record numbers, the fifth annual Welcome to the Beach program is set to make another splash in the Hunter this year. CatholicCare’s Refugee group coordinated the...