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Friday, November 27, 2020

Category: What’s On

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Hallelujah, the band’s bringing Santa to town

Geoff McGregor is hoping to bring some traditional Christmas cheer back to Newcastle this year. The former tenor horn player says, after the year that 2020 has been, some festive frivolity is long...

On yer bike Newy tourism

A bike ride with a friend who unlocks nuggets of information, that’s what Ben Ogden is hoping riders will feel when they saddle up for his newest tourism drawcard. The 34 year-old, who...

What’s On: 12 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. LET’S FISH LAKE MAC: Catch big, win big...

Santa steams into railway museum

Santa is on track for his annual visit to a Hunter-based museum. Saint Nick will be coming to the Richmond Vale Railway Museum on Sunday 15 November, but will leave Rudolph behind this...

Bathers Way walk to promote kindness

Michelle Boundy says what the world needs now is kindness. After her son was king hit on a night out in Newcastle two years ago, Michelle has learned that what matters most is...

Live music to hit Lake Mac stages next month

Lake Macquarie will welcome a new series of live music events next month in the lead up to the start of summer. Live Music Lake Mac will feature the sounds of local and...

Great Southern Nights to hit the city next month

Newcastle is set to be among the 300-plus venues primed to host Great Southern Nights next month. The 900 gigs featuring more than 2,500 artists is a state government initiative aimed at kick-starting...

Community encouraged to love water

Over the past year, the Lower Hunter community has consumed almost 15 per cent less water than expected, thanks to some smart water choices. This Saturday, 24 October, the community is being asked...

From the editor: lazy long weekend

It was great to see so many people smiling and enjoying the warm weather over the long weekend. My brother and I went for a day trip to the Central Coast to...

Street art festival comes to town

World class street art is coming to some of Newcastle’s most prominent locations this weekend. The inaugural Big Picture Fest, which goes from Friday 2 to Sunday 4 October, will bring together local,...

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 bring the city’s past back to...

Mattara Festival to find a sunnier spot on the calendar

Michelle Fleming remembers dancing on stage at the Mattara Festival when she was just a child, covered in glitter and home-made costumes, concentrating on completing the choreography without a mistake. She continued the...

Susie Porter to star in new drama series

Susie Porter has played many different characters in her 25-year acting career, some that could be described as dark, some naughty, a few cheeky and even saucy. For her latest part, the Newcastle-born...