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Events in Armidale

No matter what time of year you visit, chances are there will be an event or festival in or around Armidale.

Events not to be missed include the Big Chill Festival, The Bach Festival, St Peters Open Gardens, Armidale International Film Festival and Guyra Lamb and Potato Festival. Other great annual events include New England Sings, The Armidale Cup, Guyra Trout Festival, Armidale Youth Orchestra Garden Party, Vintage Truck, Machinery and Heavy Horse Show and the NEGS Equestrian events. Armidale loves sport. The calendar is littered with premier sport events including The Armidale Spring Games, TAS Rugby Carnivals, Tour de Rocks and the 12hr Mountain Bike Enduro.

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Dangarsleigh Hall Celebrating 125 Years

Dangarsleigh Hall 874 Dangarsleigh Road, ARMIDALE, NSW

Celebrations will commence at 11.30am with a Lions Club sausage sizzle, the Armidale Pipe Band, games and displays including veteran cars and displays of old farming equipment. At 1.30pm, Adam Marshall MP will open the event in the hall to celebrate the history of the hall in short talks and music with the NECOM choir and the Kelly's Plains school children, the Mayor, Sam Coupland, will unveil a noticeboard outlining the history of the hall, the cutting of a birthday […]

Karaoke @ the Bowlo

Armidale City Bowling Club 92-96 Dumaresq Street, ARMIDALE, NSW

Sip, Paint, Laugh – Bohemian Elephant

Uralla Golf Club 31 Plane Street, URALLA, NSW

Ticket includes glass of bubbles on arrival. Get creative and come along to another fun three-hour guided Paint & Sip session. This time  it’s the gorgeous artwork created by Australian Artist, Melody Suranyi Boho Elephant! Treat yourself to a grazing box available for order at checkout. This is an 18yrs+ and non-BYO session.

$75

A Morning of Melodies for Seniors

Armidale City Bowling Club 92-96 Dumaresq Street, ARMIDALE, NSW

Please RSVP before 18 August. This month Massiel and Chilli Jam will be performing, so enjoy the sounds of some world Latin, Jazz and popular songs

$10

Jazz, Blues & Alt. Grooves @ the Dog

Welder's Dog cnr Marsh and Rusden Street, Armidale, NSW

Organismics features the extraordinary artistry of Warwick Dunham on organ, Steve Thorneycroft on guitar and Cary Bennett on drums, who together reboot some of the classic soul jazz, R&B, funk, and LA lounge grooves of the 1960s and 70s for a marvellous night of music. This is a classic organ-based trio at its best. Music washes away the dust of everyday life - Art Blakey.

UNE Graduation – Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education Awards

Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah" University of New England, ARMIDALE, NSW

UNE is pleased to announce the resumption of Graduation ceremonies. Invitations are currently going out to graduating students who have completed their degree since December 2021. It is especially exciting to also offer additional ceremonies to our alumni who had to sadly miss out on their 2019, 2020, or 2021 graduation ceremonies. In the event of wet weather, the ceremonies will be held in Campbell Hall at Sport UNE due to the damage Lazenby Hall sustained during the October storm.

UNE Graduation – Medicine and Health Awards

Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah" University of New England, ARMIDALE, NSW

UNE is pleased to announce the resumption of Graduation ceremonies. Invitations are currently going out to graduating students who have completed their degree since December 2021. It is especially exciting to also offer additional ceremonies to our alumni who had to sadly miss out on their 2019, 2020, or 2021 graduation ceremonies. In the event of wet weather, the ceremonies will be held in Campbell Hall at Sport UNE due to the damage Lazenby Hall sustained during the October storm.

Twisted – The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier

Dining Hall, Austin Page College UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND, NSW

TIME 8.00pm (Friday, Saturday), 2.00pm (Saturday). For audiences 15+  Hop on your flying carpet, because this musical parody retells the classic tale of Alladin…from the villain's point of view! Long ago in a Magic Kingdom, one misunderstood royal Vizier will go on a quest to save his city from its bumbling sultan, an invading prince, and the most notorious thief to ever live! With the help of the Kindom's free-spirited teenage Princess, the Vizier must find a magical lamp containing […]

$15

UNE Graduation – Science, Agriculture, Business and Law Awards

Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah" University of New England, ARMIDALE, NSW

UNE is pleased to announce the resumption of Graduation ceremonies. Invitations are currently going out to graduating students who have completed their degree since December 2021. It is especially exciting to also offer additional ceremonies to our alumni who had to sadly miss out on their 2019, 2020, or 2021 graduation ceremonies. In the event of wet weather, the ceremonies will be held in Campbell Hall at Sport UNE due to the damage Lazenby Hall sustained during the October storm.

UNE Graduation – Science, Agriculture, Business and Law Awards

Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah" University of New England, ARMIDALE, NSW

UNE is pleased to announce the resumption of Graduation ceremonies. Invitations are currently going out to graduating students who have completed their degree since December 2021. It is especially exciting to also offer additional ceremonies to our alumni who had to sadly miss out on their 2019, 2020, or 2021 graduation ceremonies. In the event of wet weather, the ceremonies will be held in Campbell Hall at Sport UNE due to the damage Lazenby Hall sustained during the October storm.

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Songs of Solidarity Vol. 1

The Playhouse 309 Beardy Street (cnr Ohio Street), ARMIDALE, NSW

Live on Anaiwan Land. A celebration of the music of the labour and social justice movements featuring the Rocky Bottom Girls, The Reclaim the Night Choir, John Corcoran (ex-The Gravy), Massiel Barros-Torning, Strung, Harri Keinonen and Bar Finch.

$15 – $25

UNE Graduation – Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education Awards

Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah" University of New England, ARMIDALE, NSW

UNE is pleased to announce the resumption of Graduation ceremonies. Invitations are currently going out to graduating students who have completed their degree since December 2021. It is especially exciting to also offer additional ceremonies to our alumni who had to sadly miss out on their 2019, 2020, or 2021 graduation ceremonies. In the event of wet weather, the ceremonies will be held in Campbell Hall at Sport UNE due to the damage Lazenby Hall sustained during the October storm.

UNE Graduation – Medicine and Health Awards

Southern Lawn, "Booloominbah" University of New England, ARMIDALE, NSW

UNE is pleased to announce the resumption of Graduation ceremonies. Invitations are currently going out to graduating students who have completed their degree since December 2021. It is especially exciting to also offer additional ceremonies to our alumni who had to sadly miss out on their 2019, 2020, or 2021 graduation ceremonies. In the event of wet weather, the ceremonies will be held in Campbell Hall at Sport UNE due to the damage Lazenby Hall sustained during the October storm.

Pub Choir @ Impies

Imperial Hotel 103 Faulkner Street (cnr Beardy Street), ARMIDALE, NSW

For those of you yet to experience the delight of group singing - in harmony - with your mates - at a pub - here's the dealio. No experience needed, no commitment required - just you, some mates, some classic tunes and a cheeky bevie or three. Grab a meal if you are peckish and a bevie, pick up a lyric sheet and we will fill you up on solid gold classics and send you home before bedtime with a […]

The Robertson Brothers @ the Servies

Armidale Ex-services Memorial Club 137 Dumaresq Street, ARMIDALE, NSW

The Robertson Brothers – 60’s Variety Show Do you dream of reliving the good old days? Take a trip down memory lane with this amazing interactive live TV Variety Show. Expect to be entertained by Classic Hits from the 60’s.

$51.50

Opera New England – Susannah

The Playhouse 309 Beardy Street (cnr Ohio Street), ARMIDALE, NSW

Come along for the screening of Opera New England’s celebrated productions sung in English. Ticket price includes drink from the bar. All proceeds to the Armidale Playhouse.

$20,50

ADFAS: The Tale of Two Cities: Moscow and St Petersburg

Michael Hoskins Creative Arts Centre The Armidale School, 87 Douglas Street, ARMIDALE, NSW

The story of Russia is inextricably linked to two contrasting cities – Moscow and St Petersburg.  The Russian capital, Moscow is the historic seat of power with its impressive and world-famous landmarks like St Basil’s, the Kremlin and Red Square. Saint Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great as an artfully planned statement city of style and sophistication and as a doorway to the West.  This lecture considers the fascinating cultural history of these two great cities and most importantly […]

$5 – $25

CWA Awareness Week

School of Arts Hall 27-29 Bendemeer Street, BUNDARRA, NSW

Come and find out what CWA is about! Cake stall, handicrafts displays, handicrafts stall, morning and afternoon tea ($4), CWA displays, all-day demonstrations: 10.00-11.00am Embroidery; 11.00am-12.00pm Spinning; 12.00-1.00pm Weaving; 1.00-2.00pm Crochet and knitting; 2.00-3.00pm Macrame and beading.