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WIN! Brickman Awesome family passes

LEGO fans in the Hunter – prepare to be awed, because Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught is bringing his latest exhibition, Brickman Awesome, to Newcastle this September school holidays!

Lights, camera, action: Movies to return to Civic Theatre

The magic of cinema has returned to Newcastle with the Civic Theatre welcoming a 7.5-metre-wide movie screen in the iconic main auditorium. The theatre is set to...

Book talk: The Dirty South

Jeff Popple reviews the latest excellent novel by John Connolly, The Dirty South. More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

Now showing: Les Misérables (MA 15+)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2019 film, Les Misérables, that is based on a real-life occurrence of police violence.

Great Scott! Sisters make cut in stories on city’s past

Everyone’s got a story about Newcastle, according to Glenn Dormand. As half of the filmmaking pair responsible for Stories of Our Town, Dormand is keen to help...

Exhibition celebrates Aboriginal culture and people

The enormous contribution to Lake Macquarie of Aboriginal people past and present is celebrated at a new exhibition at SEEN@Swansea. Awaba: Know Our Stories profiles elders, artists...

A collection of memories from life in the Holy Land

It was returning from war-torn countries and friends asking him to regale his experiences that led to Greg Blaze becoming a published author. The Novocastrian civil engineer,...

Arts to shine at inaugural festival in Newcastle

Dancing, puppeteers, smoke and lights. City of Newcastle put on a show today to announce its new flagship arts festival. ‘New Annual’ will run from 12 to...

The Secret Garden hits the right note

AURORA may be a name you're unfamiliar with, but soon enough she will be a voice you cannot get enough of. Some festival goers across the Hunter...

Book talk: Historical fiction

This week, Michael Popple looks at three exceptional pieces of historical fiction. You can find more of Michael’s book reviews on his blog.

City unveils state-of-the art digital library

The most digitally advanced library in NSW opened its doors today on the ground floor of the City of Newcastle’s new Customer Service Centre in Newcastle West.   The Digital Library offers visitors...

Boozy photos make up Lake’s history

Revellers throwing back hastily poured schooners at ‘Dozens Day’ in Swansea in 1985 would have had little idea they were contributing to Lake Macquarie’s long and lively history.

Newcastle singer to release debut EP

From a young age, Jemima knew music was her future. She started writing songs from eight-years-old and, by 14, was busking around town. “I...

Mum’s book a unique way to share memories

When Kate Worrall’s eldest son turned five, she felt it was time to introduce him to “Ma Debbie”. Debbie was her mother-in-law. She’d lost her battle with...

Now showing: Tenet (M)

Luke McWilliams gives his review of the 2020 spy film, Tenet, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Robert Pattinson.

Book talk: 5 Australian books for Dad

Jeff Popple reviews five great Australian books for dad this Father’s Day tomorrow (Sunday 6 September)! More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog: murdermayhemandlongdogs.com.

GIVEAWAY! A magical place of adventure

The Secret Garden tells the story of Mary Lennox (Dixie Egerickx), a prickly and unloved 10-year-old girl, born in India to wealthy British parents.

Foreign films return to The Riverlink

Foreign Film Nights are returning to The Riverlink in Maitland this Friday, with its first film ‘Talking About Trees' already sold out.  The series of free open...

Book talk: Deadly podcast novels

This week, Jeff Popple reviews three novels about deadly podcasts! More of Jeff’s reviews can be found on his blog.

GIVEAWAY! Father’s Day Gift Pack

Unsure what to get your dad or partner for Father’s Day? We’ve got you covered. This gift pack includes Mountain (narrated by Willem Dafoe) and The...

WIN! Hours of entertainment with these DVDs

Here at Newcastle Weekly, we receive all kinds of goodies from PR agencies, publicists and businesses.This week, we’ve put together a great DVD prize pack containing 1x The Walk, 1x...
NRMA Parks and Resorts
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