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What's On

Welcome to our “What’s On” calendar listing festivals, events, performances, exhibitions, workshops and much more, taking place in the Upper Hunter.  You can search the calendar by interest, town, and upcoming or past events. Once you have made your selection, press the Search button. If you don't make a selection, all upcoming events will display, listed in date order.  

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Upcoming events

01
Sep
2017
Urban Outlook - Max Watters Collection

01 September - 22 December 2017

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Drawn from the Max Watters Collection the exhibition speaks of our experience with the urban.   Official Opening: Friday 1 September 2017 at 6pm. Exhibition closes: Friday 22 December 2017. V ...







19
Oct
2017
Belly Dancing Classes

19 October - 07 December 2017

Dungog CWA Hall

Presented by the Dungog Community College. Amina is back with her wonderful women-only Belly Dance classes. They meet each week for about 1 hour and 15 minutes. When & where: 5.45-7.00pm, Thursd ...







28
Oct
2017
Beersheba - 100 Years Ago

28 October - 03 December 2017

Murrurundi Historical Society Exhibition Centre

The Murrurundi & District Historical Society presents this exclusive collection of 200 unseen photographs show life on the front in the Egyptian desert following one of the region's pioneer famili ...







28
Oct
2017
Muswellbrook Local Art Awards 2017

28 October - 22 December 2017

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Held annually, the Muswellbrook Local Art Awards are exclusively designated to artists of the Muswellbrook, Singleton and Upper Hunter Shires. There are six prize sections. Total prize pool of $6 ...







03
Nov
2017
Catherine Hickson - The Paris Paintings

03 November - 31 December 2017

Michael Reid at Murrurundi

A Francophile and lover of French culture, Catherine Hickson has set up her studio in Le Marais, Paris for periods of time over the past few years. Routine days were spent drawing, painting, visit ...







24
Nov
2017
Singleton’s Christmas Party

24 November 2017

The bells have already started jingling at Singleton Council with planning well underway for the annual Christmas on John Street event this year. All the fun and festivities of Singleton’s annu ...







25
Nov
2017
Youth Art Workshop with Janno McLaughlin

25 - 26 November 2017

Scone Youth Centre

Learn to have confidence in your art with song, dance, painting and mural activities. No special skills or experience required. Click the event image for a flyer.   Date: Saturday 25 & Sunday ...







25
Nov
2017
Serenade - An evening of song

25 November 2017

Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music

A concert by Nate Adamthwaite, Cecilia Connell, Susan Davis, Andrew Wu and Andrew Davis and accompanist Philip Sketchley OAM.   Date: Saturday 25 November 2017 Time: 7pm Venue: Upper Hunter C ...







25
Nov
2017
Screening of "Thor: Ragnarok"

25 November 2017

James Theatre

Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Thor, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2 ...







25
Nov
2017
Movies Under the Stars

25 November 2017

Callicoma Hill Eco-cabins

Escape the noise of the Supercars in Newcastle, and come up to our forested mountainside for peace & quiet & fresh air - and see some historic 'movies under the stars’. We are 50km north of Sing ...







01
Dec
2017
Have a Go in the Brook

01 December 2017

Victoria Park

A fun afternoon for the family. Includes free entertainment and activities. Please click on event image for a flyer.   Date: Friday 1 December 2017 Time: 4pm Venue: Victoria Park, Hill St, Mu ...







01
Dec
2017
Screening of "Gifted"

01 December 2017

Scone Senior Citizen's Centre

Scone Films presents "Gifted" starring Chris Evans, McKenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan and Octavia Spencer. Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy - his spirited young niece ...







02
Dec
2017
That Little Art Expo

02 December 2017

Singleton Show Grounds

Due to popular demand That Little Art Place will again be hosting the Art and Craft Expo! There will be a handmade markets where you can purchase some lovely work that they have produced themselv ...







02
Dec
2017
Christmas in the Park

02 December 2017

White Park

Presented by the Scone Neighbourhood Centre. Entertainment includes: Market stalls, live music, amusement rides, face painting, Santa, ham raffles, fireworks and more.   Date: Saturday 2 Decemb ...







03
Dec
2017
Sydney Youth Orchestra Philharmonic - Lunchtime Concert in the Chapel

03 December 2017

Sacred Spaces Chapel

The Sydney Youth Orchestra Philharmonic, a 50 piece orchestra of talented young musicians from Sydney, conducted by Mr Brian Buggy OAM, will be returning to perform a lunchtime concert in the stun ...







09
Dec
2017
Screening of "Murder on the Orient Express "

09 December 2017

James Theatre

This film is the from the novel by Agatha Christie. This movies stars Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad.    Date: Saturday 9 D ...







12
Dec
2017
Screening of "Funny Things Happen Down Under ”

12 December 2017

Aberdeen Sports and Recreation Club

The final luncheon and movie to be held by the Upper Hunter Museum of Rural Life will be on Tuesday, 12th December
when they will present the Australian musical comedy   “ Funny Things Happen D ...







16
Dec
2017
Screening of "Three Summers"

16 December 2017

James Theatre

Filmed in Western Australia, Three Summers is set at a fictional summer music festival called ‘Westival’ (based on the real-life Fairbridge Festival). It centres on a love story between two yo ...







17
Dec
2017
Screening of "Goodbye Christopher Robin"

17 December 2017

James Theatre

A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Date: Sunday 17 Decem ...







23
Dec
2017
Screening of "The Man Who Invented Christmas"

23 December 2017

James Theatre

Based on the book by Les Standiford, The Man Who Invented Christmas tells the magical story of how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens from Beauty and The Beast and Downton Abbey) revived the holiday of ...







06
Jan
2018
Coming in Waves - Sue Beiboer

06 January - 04 March 2018

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Coming in Waves by Sue Beiboer is a body of work centred on the sea and the debris, both natural and man-made, left behind by the tide.
Official Opening: Friday 5 January 2018, 5pm Exhibition cl ...







20
Jan
2018
Honk! Jr

20 - 21 January 2018

James Theatre

Honk! Jr, based on the story of The Ugly Duckling, is coming to the Hunter these January holidays.
Ugly is born, of course, as a Duckling but it soon becomes clear that he is no ordinary Duck. Moc ...