The NSW Government has announced Stay-at-home restrictions are now in place for Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Port Stephens, Singleton, Dungog, Muswellbrook and Cessnock local government areas from 5pm Thursday 5 August until 12.01am Friday 13 August. For details visit NSW Health website.
The Upper Hunter Shire is not in lock down.
Here is a list of events that have been either cancelled or postponed across the region and venues in the Upper Hunter Shire that has chosen to close.
Please note, this list will be updated as information comes to hand. If the event you are planning to attend is not listed please contact the organiser to confirm it is going ahead.
Upper Hunter Shire
Aberdeen Highland Games – Postpone to Saturday 2 October 2021 Read more….
Merriwa Tourist Welcoming Centre – closed Read more….
Brushes & Pencils Art Studio – at Murrurundi – closed. Visit Facebook
Michael Reid at Murrurundi – closed until Friday 13 August Visit website
Scone Films – screenings suspended until further notice Visit Facebook
Scone ADFAS – lecture on 20 July – postpone. Visit Facebook
Darcy and the Fox (Murrurundi) – closed until further notice Visit Facebook
Murrurundi & District Historical Society Museum – closed until further notice Visit website
Merriwa Railway Society Museum – closed until further notice Visit Facebook
Merriwa Springtime Show for 17-19 September – cancelled Visit Facebook
Scone Art Prize – cancelled Visit Facebook
Murrurundi Arts & Crafts – workshops – postponed Visit Faceboook
Murrurundi Arts & Crafts 2021 Photographic Exhibition – will now be exclusively online Visit Facebook
Museum of Rural Life (Aberdeen) – Movie screenings – suspended until further notice Visit website
Singleton (events update only, all venues are closed)
QuitFest 2021 – postponed to 25-27 March 2022 Visit Facebook
Pigsty Party – postponed from 3 July to 31 July to 28 August to 27 November Visit website
Muswellbrook (events update only, all venues are closed)
Muswellbrook Amateur Theatrical Society production of “Don’t Dress for Dinner’ – Opening night postponed till 24 February 2022
Muswellbrook Library – venue closed but have online resources – Visit Facebook
Dungog (events update only, all venues are closed)
Dungog Tea Cosy – postponed. Call Pauline on 4992 3692.
Sculpture on the Farm – will now be exclusively online Visit website
Dungog Arts Society Annual Art Exhibition – postponed Visit website