Singleton, Muswellbrook and Upper Hunter LGA Projects Funded by 2022 CBP Program

Community and sporting facilities in the Singleton, Muswellbrook and Upper Hunter council areas are among 13 Upper Hunter Electorate projects which have secured a share of $400,000 funding through the NSW Government’s 2022 Community Building Partnership Program. Member for Upper Hunter Dave Layzell said the State Government funds will deliver much-needed improvements to local facilities…

MusicNSW on the hunt for five regional music development experts

MusicNSW’s highly-successful Regional Music Officer program is gearing up for its next instalment. Having recently successfully confirmed for four-year funding for the program, MusicNSW is kicking off 2023 with the addition of five regionally-based roles to its team. The five positions will provide on-the-ground tailored support for regional musicians, venues and live music professionals to…

Murrurundi Arts & Crafts Creative Workshops 

The Murrurundi Arts & Crafts recently held two very creative and successful weekend workshops. Agnes Lingane, Secretary of the MACC, provided the following report. Book Binding Workshop: A terrific weekend was had by all on the 19-20 November in learning new skills/techniques or adapting skills to a new craft of making books. It was also…

Christmas in the Park

An evening of live entertainment starting with the brilliant Hamish Guiana and followed by the amazing duo, Tori and Jason. Carnival rides for the children and lots of market stalls. Presented by Scone Neighbourhood Resource Centre. Saturday 3 December, from 5pm White Park, 100 Guernsey Street, Scone. For details please visit Facebook

Sculpture on the Farm 2022 ONLINE

An exclusively ONLINE exhibition of twenty works by prize and award winners, is live until the end of December 2022. A great opportunity to capture one of these unique sculptures. Jump onto their website www.sculptureonthefarm.com Newcastle is well represented in our prize winners list, including Braddon Snape, Peter Tilley, Gavin Vitullo and Greg Salter. Forward…

Rest Here @ Singleton Arts + Cultural Centre

‘Rest Here’ features “curiously compelling” works by Christopher Dewar, which have been created in the artist’s studio in the Hunter Valley. His works are studied interplays of colour and shape, which express liminality through abstraction. Dewar’s engagement with transitions and boundaries began in an effort to materially manifest the process of leaving. These works exist…

The Upper Hunter Twilight Christmas Carnival

A pop-up, travelling gallery of interactive neon art installations transforming the towns of Merriwa, Murrurundi and Scone. Featuring Twilight Christmas shopping, live music, roving entertainers, local food venors and more!. Friday 9 December – Bettington St, Merriwa, 5pm to late Saturday 10 December – Streets of Mururundi,5pm to late Thursday 15 December – In and…