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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
Apr
2018
Quilts 2018

01 April - 03 June 2018

Murrurundi Historical Society Exhibition Centre

Quilts 2018 is the bi-annual exhibition from local artists for the pleasure of those who enjoy needle and thread composition in the Museum's exhibition hall. This year's event will have some memo ...







04
May
2018
Ray Monde: Over the back fence

04 May - 30 June 2018

Michael Reid at Murrurundi

Michael Reid Murrurundi presents Ray Monde: "Over the back fence. "Suburbs are an alien landscape for me. Having grown up on a cattle farm, lived in the heart of big cities and then returned to t ...







12
May
2018
Ancient Stories, New Narratives: 21st Century Aboriginal Women's Art from the Desert - New works from the Sims Dickson Collection + Max Watters: Last Bus to Riley Street - The Max Watters Preview Exhibition for 2018 + Tia Gabriellah: The Joy of Colour + Illumination: Muswellbrook High School Photog

12 May - 01 July 2018

Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Join the Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre 6pm Saturday 12 May 2018 for the opening of four new exhibitions.

Ancient Stories, New Narratives: 21st Century Aboriginal Women's Art from the Desert - N ...







25
May
2018
Inaugural Murrurundi Arts & Crafts Open Prize and Exhibition 2018

25 May - 11 June 2018

Murrurundi RSL Hall

The Murrurundi Arts & Craft Council presents their inaugural Murrurundi Arts & Crafts Open Prize and Exhibition 2018 

Local artist were invited to: paint it, draw it, kiln it, etch it, shape it, c ...







28
May
2018
Reconciliation Week Flag Raising Ceremony

28 May 2018

Upper Hunter Shire Council, Administration Centre

Everyone welcome. Theme this year is "don't keep history a mystery". Please click on the event image for a flyer.   Date: Monday 28 May 2018 Time: 10am to 11am. Venue: Scone Administration C ...







01
Jun
2018
Winter Art Retreat

01 - 03 June 2018

’Russley’ Rural Retreat

Come and explore your creativity and immerse yourself in our weekend painting workshop at the beautiful Russley Rural Retreat, Hunter Valley. We will use the inspiration of nature to create mixed ...







02
Jun
2018
Free Filmbreakers Workshop

02 June 2018

Upper Hunter Regional Library - Muswellbrook

FILMBREAKERS: Creating Broadcast Quality with your iPhone! Filmmaker? Vlogger? Youtuber? Video Producer? We all know that tool in our pockets can turn out some pretty remarkable videos and 2018 h ...







07
Jun
2018
Author talk with Scott Whitaker

07 June 2018

Upper Hunter Regional Library - Denman

Join Scott Whitaker, author of ‘Railway Hotels of Australia’ book series. It will be an informative and entertaining talk about the history of Railway Hotels, including the social, economic an ...







08
Jun
2018
Author talk with Scott Whitaker

08 June 2018

Upper Hunter Regional Library - Muswellbrook

Join Scott Whitaker, author of ‘Railway Hotels of Australia’ book series. It will be an informative and entertaining talk about the history of Railway Hotels, including the social, economic an ...







09
Jun
2018
Smoke in Broke

09 - 10 June 2018

McNamara Park

The village of Broke, NSW will come alive with all things low and slow BBQ on the June long weekend. It will be the first year of the Smoke in Broke festival, and the line-up is shaping up to be o ...







12
Jun
2018
Screening of Texas Carnival

12 June 2018

Aberdeen Sports and Recreation Club

The next luncheon and movie to be held by the Upper Hunter Museum of Rural Life will be on Tuesday, 12th June, 2018 when they will present the vintage musical comedy “  TEXAS  CARNIVAL ”  S ...







16
Jun
2018
Blacksmith Repair Day

16 June 2018

Interested in breathing new life into metal items of worth, combatting the excesses of consumer culture and reducing waste? Do you have worn or damaged (metal) items of some intrinsic value in nee ...







22
Jun
2018
Dungog-Clarence Town CWA Presents “A Day in the Bush”

22 June 2018

Clarence Town School of Arts Hall

This annual day of Award-Winning Bush Poets and Musical Interludes is a real treat. Please click on event image for a flyer.   Date: Friday 22 June 2018 Time: 9am. Venue: School of Arts Hall ...







23
Jun
2018
Dungog Masked Ball 2018

23 June 2018

James Theatre

Fun, dancy, yummy, elegant, hilarious party. The theme this year will be Out Of This World (Astronauts, Aliens, Galaxies, Steampunk and whatever else you clever sorts can come up with). T Date: S ...







09
Jul
2018
Flag Raising and Cultural Day

09 July 2018

Simpson Park

A fun day for the whole family. Activities include: live entertainment, wildlife show, balloon animals, community service providers, stall holders, Naidoc cake. Click on event image for flyer. ...







27
Jul
2018
The Yancoal 2018 Singleton Art Prize

27 - 31 July 2018

Singleton Civic Centre

The Rotary Club of Singleton on Hunter presents the 2018 Singleton Art Prize. This is a painting and drawing show. Wide range of categories.   Official Opening: Friday 27 July - open from 6pm f ...







02
Aug
2018
Screening of "A Night at the Opera"

02 August 2018

James Theatre

A Night at the Opera (1935) Comedy. Stars Groucho, Chico and Harpo Marx. The Marx brothers invade the world of opera with devastating results. Their finest film, combining priceless slapstick with ...







28
Sep
2018
Sculpture On The Farm

28 September - 01 October 2018

'Fosterton'

The inaugural Sculpture on the Farm will be held at “Fosterton” opening on Friday 28 September at 5pm, then Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September and Monday 1 October, 2018. 

Outdoor works will ...







01
Nov
2018
Screening of "Gigi"

01 November 2018

James Theatre

Gigi (1958) Musical. Directed by Vincent Minelli, stars Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier. Winner of nine Academy awards, this joyous musical has memorable tunes and a fine cast. Leslie Caron plays ...