What's On

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With our curated guide filled with markets, workshops and festivals.

FEBRUARY 

NIMA (Newcastle Improvised Music Assoc. Inc) | Every Tue in Feb
During the refurbishments at the Grand Hotel Underground, Tuesday Night Jazz and Improvised Live Music series will be held at Babylon
Where: 145 King Street, Newcastle
Time: Doors open at 7:00pm.
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Newcastle Comedy Club: Ange Lavoipierre | 4 Feb
Award-winning comedian and ABC journalist Ange Lavoipierre is bringing her brand new show - I've Got 99 Problems And Here Is An Exhaustive List Of Them to Newcastle's very own Comedy Club.
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Olive Tree Market | 5 Feb
Newcastle's premier art and design market is back for 2022! Drop by Civic Park and browse the eclectic range of stalls.
Where: Civic Park
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Made & Found | 13 Feb
Browse the curated line-up of all things preloved and vintage with a twist of handmade goodies. 
Where: Webb Park, Redhead
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Story Room | 15 Feb
The ancient art of storytelling comes to life on the stage when five storytellers from different walks of life share a true and deeply personal story. The theme for Tuesday February 15 2022 is "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger".
Where: The Wickham Park Hotel
Cost: $22 per person
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Hey Jude Love Pete Turns 1 | 19-23 Feb
Hip Hip Hooray, it's our FIRST BIRTHDAY! Yikes, what a journey this past year has been, for each and every one of us! The community support has been sensational. So, as a thank you from Emily, all purchases between 19-23 Feb will go into the draw to WIN a $300 voucher to be used in-store. The winner will be announced at EOD on 23 February.
Where: 63 Hunter St, Newcastle
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Music at the Museum | Until 24 Feb
Music at the Museum is a free, family-friendly, outdoor live music event presented by NIMA in association with our hosts, the Newcastle Museum. This event has been made possible by 'The Festival of Place -Summer Night Fund' and supported by City of Newcastle, Museum staff and NIMA volunteers.
Dates: 27 Jan, 3, 10, 17 & 24 Feb
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MARCH

Newcastle Permanent Cinema Under the Stars | 4 Mar
Australia's largest free outdoor cinema program and it’s returning to Maitland! The event kicks off at 5.30pm with a fantastic line-up of family friendly entertainment and activities before the blockbuster movie Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) screens at sundown.
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Olive Tree Market | 5 Mar
Newcastle's premier art and design market is back for 2022! Drop by Civic Park and browse the eclectic range of stalls.
Where: Civic Park
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Ride For Josh | 6 Mar
Beloved Hunter chef, Josh Cummings, has been left in a serious condition after a severe motorcycle accident on Friday, January 7. A fundraising event called Ride for Josh and gofundme page has been set up to raise funds for Josh's recovery and ongoing medical expenses, which has so far raised over $19,000. Members of the Maitland, Newcastle and Central Coast motorcycle community will ride to the Bradford Hotel for a fundraising benefit on Sunday, March 6.
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Newcastle Permanent Cinema Under the Stars | 12 Mar
Australia's largest free outdoor cinema program and it’s returning to Newcastle! The event kicks off at 5.30pm with a fantastic line-up of family friendly entertainment and activities before the blockbuster movie Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021) screens at sundown.
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2022 Ocean Film Festival | 16 Mar
The 9th annual Ocean Film Festival sets sail around Australian Theatres and is packed full of oceanic adventures and mesmerising marine life. This collection of films is sure to bring communities together (in a COVID safe manner) to celebrate the stories of the ocean. 8 short films from around the globe that will take your breath away, including 2 stunning Australian films. EYRE & SEA tells the story of a colony of endangered Australian sea lions in the Great Australian Bight and I AM OCEAN dives deep into Victorian waters showcasing the abundance of weedy sea dragons, octopus and rays.
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Memory Walk & Jog | 27 Mar
Get together, create a team, get active and help beat dementia. With your determination (and feet!) you’ll join an inspiring community as we make a better today for the estimated 472,000 people living with dementia in Australia.
Where: Speers Point Park
Time: From 8am
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OCTOBER

Vance Joy The Long Way Home Tour | 13 Oct
Multi award-winning Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy is ready to embark on the tour he's been waiting his whole career for. Joined by his full band, and some very special guests, the tour will see Vance travelling across Australia for more than two months, playing regional towns and major cities from early September to late November 2022. Tickets on sale from 12 Nov 2021.
Where: Foreshore Park
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