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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Category: Entertainment

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OUT AND ABOUT: 5 things to do this weekend

Bored or looking for something to do this weekend? Well, here’s a few tips courtesy of the Newcastle Weekly. WHAT: Newcastle Roller Derby League WHERE: Newcastle Showground Exhibition Centre WHEN: Saturday 15 May TIME: 4.30pm Newcastle Roller Derby...

Port Stephens museum plan a step closer

A push to develop a regional museum and interpretive centre in Port Stephens has taken a step forward, with the group leading the charge outing their preferred site. Fly Point Nelson Bay has...

Baden-Clay sister to host Newy High Tea

Vanessa Fowler will once again be lending her voice to domestic violence prevention, speaking at the Friends With Dignity High Tea in Newcastle this month. Ms Fowler is Chairman of the Board of...

Roller derby’s much-anticipated return to Newcastle

As Dorothy once stated, “there’s no place like home”. And, with that famous movie line in mind, one of the most popular sports in the region will make its much-anticipated return to the...

GIVEAWAY! ‘Spiral’ double passes

A sadistic mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in Spiral, the terrifying new chapter from the book of SAW. Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran (Samuel L. Jackson),...

Film festival with French flair

The annual Newcastle French Film Festival returns to Event Cinemas at Kotara this month, with six top-rating movies over three days. Starting on Friday 21 May, the event – organised by the Alliance...

GALLERY: Take a peak inside Newcastle’s first five-star hotel

Newcastle’s first five-star hotel is almost ready to open its doors. The redevelopment, 14 months in the making, is the much anticipated transformation of the city’s iconic ‘Roundhouse’ building, which started life in...

Newy’s iconic Star Hotel has a new custodian

It has its own Cold Chisel song and its history boasts a public riot that hit the news on the opposite side of the planet.  Newcastle’s iconic The Star Hotel now has a...

OUT AND ABOUT: 5 things to do this weekend

Bored or looking for something to do this weekend? Well, here’s a few tips courtesy of the Newcastle Weekly. WHAT: Six Reflections exhibition WHERE: Back to Back Galleries, Cooks Hill WHEN: Saturday 8 May TIME: 11am-5pm Opening Friday...

Six Reflections shines brightly on Hunter

Back to Back Galleries is gearing up to host Six Reflections at its Newcastle studio from this weekend. The group exhibition – consisting of three painters and three ceramic artists each reflecting their...

Lycett and Wallis: filmmakers launch latest Stories of our Town

A convicted forger, an unlikely friendship and a behind-the-scenes look at a previously unrecorded culture. These are the enticing ingredients set to feature within a Newcastle filmmaking duo’s latest venture, to be...

June Again set to launch JJ into spotlight

For JJ Winlove, it was a “pinch myself moment”. The June Again writer-director, overseeing his maiden major project, couldn’t believe the likes of Australian screen legends Noni Hazlehurst, Claudia Karvan and Stephen Curry...

GIVEAWAY! ‘The Drowning’ DVDs

When Jodie catches sight of Daniel, a teenage boy, she is convinced she has found her missing son. Whether she is right or not, in that moment her spark of hope is...

Chinchen Street creator to host her first pop-up

When Bonnie Lee Tipper hosts her pop-up shop and exhibition in The Showroom at the Owens Collective this Friday, it’ll be the closest she says she’ll ever come to featuring in a...

Johnson’s ‘Dear Mum’ a tribute to motherhood

If you could tell your mum anything, what would it be? That is the theme of Samuel Johnson’s latest book entitled Dear Mum.  The Australian actor best known for his roles on The...

Bruce Mathiske guitar artistry at its best

Two of Newcastle’s finest musicians, Bruce Mathiske and Adam Manning, will join forces for a one-night only showcase at Lizotte's this weekend. The special performance fuses music and “live” art, which is created...

Music fans ready to SummerSalt into 2022

Music fans are in for a real treat when The Teskey Brothers, The Cat Empire and John Butler headline SummerSalt at the beautiful Roche Estate next year. They’ll be joined by Boy &...

Cameron’s cooking up his film debut

For most of us, our teenage years are full of both fond and embarrassing memories. For some, it’s a time they regret but for one 22-year-old from Newcastle they've served as inspiration for...

OUT AND ABOUT: 5 things to do this weekend

Bored or looking for something to do this weekend? Well, here’s a few tips courtesy of the Newcastle Weekly. WHAT: Tocal Field Days WHERE: Tocal Agricultural Centre, Paterson WHEN: Friday 30 April to Sunday 2 May TIME:...

WIN! ‘Wrath of Man’ double passes

In Wrath of Man a mysterious new cash truck security guard (Jason Statham) surprises his co-workers during a heist in which he unexpectedly unleashes precision skills. The crew is left wondering who...

GIVEAWAY! Explorer fountain pens

Mums will love this sleek Explorer fountain pen from Pilot Pen.  It features a streamlined, lightweight barrel design and a high-quality stainless-steel nib for perfect handwriting every time. Newcastle Weekly has four prize...
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