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Art and Culture Groups

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The Cultural Directory includes groups and events such as; artists groups, film clubs, craft groups, photography groups, writers groups, book clubs, gardening groups, theatrical societies, model railway clubs, woodworkers, musical groups, museums, historic societies, festivals, annual events. To be included in this listing the group / event must located in the local government areas of Upper Hunter, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Gloucester or Dungog.




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PO Box 175, , , 2420

AGOG - A Feast of Foreign Films runs in September each year.

In 2017 AGOG is opening on Friday 1 September, and continuing on Saturday 2 September. Five films, plus Saturday dinner behind the screen at James Theatre, Dungog.

AGOG sta ...

PO Box 112, , , 2337

Description, purpose or philosophy:  Adfas Scone Inc is an organization that promotes education in and the study of the decorative and fine arts, by offering high quality monthly lectures on diverse topics within the arts.  Our lecturers are from overs ...


The CWA is the largest women's organisation in Australia and aims to improve conditions for country women and children. We reach that aim in various ways including lobbying for change, helping the local community, creating a network of support and meet ...

257 Dowling St, ,

This is a diverse group who enjoy working with all forms of textiles. The skills of the group include: embroidery, felt making, dyeing, patchwork, and quilting. The group began in 2003 when several embroiderers came together to share their skills. it h ...

PO Box 48, , , 2420

Our Mission Statement :

      Our organisation aims to : -

  • Provide a focal point for the fostering of creative activities for all members of the community, and to further develop artistic awareness of both visual and performing a ...

PO Box 175, , , 2420

Dungog Film Society is in its 26th year in 2017, showing art-house and quality films on the third Sunday of each month at 7pm at the James Theatre, Dungog. It is part of the Friends of the James Theatre Inc program, which also includes first release fi ...

PO Box 3, , , 2420

The Dungog Historical Society operates the Dungog Museum and our purpose is collecting, preserving and interpreting local heritage for everyone.

Our objects are to
(a)    Operate and manage the Museum

Po Box 72, , , 2420

The Dungog Agricultural & Horticultural Show is the show of the district, with the first Show being held in 1893. It is held annually on the 2nd Friday and Saturday of November with a wide range of events, competitions and displays.

The sho ...

PO Box 422, , , 2329

Family History Society of Singleton Inc:

- Promotes the study of Family History and Heritage.

- Collects, manage and maintain documentation and records for the purpose of local family and local history study.

- Assists those res ...

Visitor Infornation Centre, Bettington St, , , 2329

The Merriwa Festival of the Fleeces has been a major Upper Hunter event since its creation in 1990. Established to promote the best of agriculture that Merriwa has to offer with a focus on the history of the Merino Sheep and how this industry shaped a ...

PO Box 64, , , 2321

An informal group who meet to share skills and connect socially. The focus is in fibre crafts with expertise in spinning and knitting. The group formed in March 2001 by 2 members of the Newcastle Spinners and Weavers Guild who lived in the area.

PO Box 175, , , 2420

To bring film, music and live events to the James Theatre, and raise funds and grants to refurbish the Theatre and its surrounds.

For more details please email howard.d.glenn@gmail.com...

C/- Tocal College, Tocal Rd, ,

Friends of Tocal was established in 1992 to provide a community opportunity to support Tocal Homestead and Tocal College. They fundraise and assist at Tocal events, as well as providing two student scholarships each year and undertaking specific projec ...

Bow Cottage, Cassilis Rd, , , 2329

The rail line from Muswellbrook to Merriwa was opened on the 29th. October 1917. It had taken over 5 years for the line to be built from Merriwa to Sandy Hollow. Up to 33 trips per week operated at the peak, moving passengers and freight from the farms ...

P.O. Box 87 Murrurundi NSW 2338

Formerly Murrurundi and District Arts Council, Murrurundi Arts and Crafts is a registered not for profit volunteer based arts council which was formed in 1988 whose aim is to encourage, nurture and promote artistic pursuits in the Murrurundi area. As w ...


The group formed about 25 years ago as a craft and friendship group, and it is still a non profit group. The purpose of the group is to bring women together to enjoy craft; to see what others enjoy doing; to show others the craft you enjoy and to share ...

C/- PO Box 437, , , 2333

The Muswellbrook & Districts Camera Club was formally constituted on the 13th June 1958. Its aims are to foster photography as a science and art.

The club has adopted the following as a definition of photography in the 1980’s “Any object or ...

PO Box 353, , , 2333

Whether you are a serious student or following a hobby, you will make better progress if you have a performance to work towards. The Eisteddfod could help you achieve your goals. Use the Eisteddfod to gain confidence and to overcome nerves for intervie ...

PO Box 236, , , 2333

The Muswellbrook Amateur Theatrical Society Inc is an amateur theatre group based in Muswellbrook fostering and supporting local theatre and creatives.  

MATS commenced in 1960 as the Muswellbrook Musical Society

PO Box 708, , , 2333

Embroidery group who have tutors a couple of times a year. Philosophy, only one rule we meet for friendship and common interest.