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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

2021 Hunter Innovation Festival back with a bang

A region that puts its money where its mouth is when it comes to innovation… that’s us. Here in the Hunter, we don’t just talk the talk about making change for the better,...

An afternoon of great works

Violinist Catherine Sheng-Cooper and pianist Mercia Buck will present a recital of great works for the Lake Macquarie Music Society this weekend. The gifted performers are set to appear at the Adamstown Uniting...

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: Pulse Climbing 10 Year Anniversary WHERE: 122 Garden Grove Parade, Adamstown WHEN: Saturday 24 April TIME: 9am Pulse Climbing...

Newcastle’s House Plant Revival returns to The Edwards

Newcastle’s much-loved House Plant Revival is back and returning home to the Edwards Bar where it all began four years ago. And, to mark the occasion this weekend, Desert Sunday Collective (Desert Sunday...

Environmental issues covered in May Movie Month

The lethal long-term effects of releasing helium balloons into the air for weddings and other events is one of the burning topics covered in a series of free documentaries presented as part...

After 30 years, The Screaming Jets are Better than ever

Can you believe it’s been three decades since The Screaming Jets released their debut album, All For One? Even, in 2021, the band’s smash hits – such as Better and C’Mon – are...

Talented Newcastle youth take centre stage

Street art, skateboarding and songwriting will all play an integral role in City of Newcastle celebrating NSW Youth Week 2021. The creation of a community mural kicks off a suite of youth-led activities...

Full sail ahead for huge Sail Port Stephens fleet

A year after its COVID-19-enforced cancellation, Sail Port Stephens regatta has rebounded in record style, filling marina berths, moorings and motels while boasting the largest number of individual entries across the various...

Exciting new twist on a Fair tradition

Come one, come all to the Lake Mac Autumn Fair. The event – at Speers Point Park on Saturday 1 May – is an exciting new twist on an old tradition. It will draw...

OUT AND ABOUT: Five 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: The Gum Ball WHERE: Dashville, Lower Belford WHEN: Friday 16 April to Sunday 18 April TIME: From...

Bringing sci-fi to Civic Playhouse stage

Elliot Leeds is dead. Or is he? This is the question at the centre of the science fiction play, Two Point Oh, which opens at the Civic Playhouse Newcastle later this month. It will...

Living Sculptures comes to The Levee

This autumn, The Levee is Changing Colours with a program of creativity, fun and art, and the first time five temporary artworks have been installed along the Riverside Walk and The Levee...

Young Champions primed for first performance

The Lake Macquarie Music Society (LMMS) is gearing up to present its first performance for 2021. Young Champions will take place at the Warners Bay Theatre, located in John Street, on Saturday 24...

Workshops to inspire the city’s most Creative Kids

Maitland Libraries are keeping young people connected with community, culture and the arts through a series of new workshops beginning 22 April. Youngsters of all experience levels will be able to get a...
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