National Simultaneous Storytime 2023

This event is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. Every year a picture book is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, homes and children’s facilities all over the country and the world. Wednesday 24 May 2023 at 11:00am Check with your local library Visit ALIA’s website

The Knitters Picnic’

Hive and Gobbler is excited to host ‘The Knitters Picnic’, 19-21 May in beautiful Dungog. Picnic, live music, free fibre art demos and workshops. Friday 19 May is Market Day. Visit for details and tickets!

Sunset Session 5 May 2023 with The De Factos

Entertaining local duo, Donna Cavanough and John O’Brien generally foolin’ about in the loungy lounge room at the Royal, with good singin’ songwritin’and alright playin’ join in! Grab a drink or a meal and join them for live and loungy performance! It’s free but there might be a hat. Friday 5 May 2023, 5.30 pm…

Bulga Beats Festival 2023 

From circus beats to jazz and everything in-between! Bulga Beats Festival music entertainment is locked and ready for you all 19 to 21 May 2023 Bulga Recreation Ground 19 The Inlet Rd, Bulga For details please visit  

This is Us – A Musical Reflection of Australia

Don’t miss the Grigoryan Brothers first ever performance at the James Theatre, Dungog. Thursday 27 April 2023, 7.30pm Acclaimed guitarists Slava and Leonard Grigoryan have created a suite of music inspired by objects personally selected from the National Museum of Australia’s vast collection tracing Australia’s diverse and complex history. The evocative nature of each of…

Baerami Bush Dance & campout 2023

A truly authentic and fun filled bush dance! Traditional music will be performed acoustically by Hunter musicians in the historic timber-lined Baerami Hall, in a picturesque valley at 1361 Bylong Valley Way, Baerami, near Sandy Hollow & Denman. It is 2 hrs west of Newcastle. Saturday 29 April 2023 All dances are explained, you don’t…