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Carolfest 2019

Come sing, hear the Christmas story, raise money for the Christmas Bowl and join in the fun at Carolfest! Choirs, kids and exciting performers combine to light up your Christmas season!

Save the date for Sunday 22 December, 3pm in the Church Auditorium. All welcome. 

Carolfest is a popular tradition that began over 30 years ago at Adamstown Uniting Church and all are welcome to join in the fun again this year. Join us for a wonderful afternoon of music and carol singing and get into the spirit of Christmas. Enjoy hearing the story of Christmas retold in a unique way by the Rev Rod Pattenden, and raise money for the Christmas Bowl appeal.

More info coming soon with this years lineup of performers.

Theatrical Performance, ‘You do love me, don’t you?’

This event is a theatrical performance by the Merry Mellows, a group of senior women who meet for 2 hours every Friday to learn lines, learn new songs and dances and generally have fun. Two Performances in The Dungeon at Adamstown Uniting Church: Friday, 13th December at 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm). Saturday, 14th December… Continue Reading

Christmas with Charles Dickens – Readings from A Christmas Carol with musical interludes

Make CHRISTMAS WITH CHARLES DICKENS at Adamstown Uniting Church at 2pm, Saturday, 7th December, a special part of your festive season. Readings from Dickens’ much-loved story, “A Christmas Carol”, will tell how the miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, is transformed by the visits of three Spirits, reminding him of the true joy of Christmas. The readings, presented… Continue Reading

Godzilla eats Las Vegas

Newcastle Wind Orchestra Presents Godzilla eats Las Vegas! The final concert for the Newcastle Wind Orchestra will feature Hannah Gibbons in the Australian premiere of Roland Szentpali Pearls II Concerto for Trombone and Wind Orchestra. Hannah Gibbons won the Australian National Trombone Champion at the National Band Championships held in Brisbane earlier this Year. The… Continue Reading

Woven: A Faith for the Dissatisfied – Newcastle Launch

‘Whoever you are, you are welcome here. All of you – not just the nice parts, but all the parts. The broken parts, the shamed parts, the guilty parts, the angry parts, the hurt parts, the desperate parts… Come, find shelter.’ This night is for you. You who are just done with it all. You… Continue Reading

Fringe Binge 2

Hey hey hey Newcastle, we’re super excited to announce Fringe Binge 2! Band line up … Lucid Lane, Boycott, Mango Avenue & India and The Journey to The East. Fringe Binge is a series of upcoming music gigs aimed to not only create a safe space for young people to enjoy local Newcastle bands but… Continue Reading

Voices for Tuvalu Concert Fundraiser

A concert fundraiser for Pacific Climate Change Projects. Three choirs in full voice! Under Construction led by Kay Lane, Easy Voices led by Margaret Paget, and Adamstown Uniting Singers led by Jenny Barnes. Saturday 16 November 2019 – 2.30pm in the Church Auditorium. $15 entry includes afternoon tea. Continue Reading

Newcastle & Hunter Jazz Club presents Sancha & the Blue Gypsies

Newcastle & Hunter Jazz Club presents Sancha & the Blue Gypsies with special guest Adam Barnard. “Doris Day meets Django Reinhardt in the sweet swinging outfit Sancha and the Blue Gypsies”. Performing a completely unique and refreshing blend of jazz manouche, folk, gospel & bluegrass music this dynamic, acoustic quartet have been charming audiences around… Continue Reading

Sing Along – Sun, Moon and Stars

Sing Along in the Dungeon on 9th November marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with favourite songs about the Moon, Sun and Stars. Philip Sketchley plays piano and all words are provided. This year, we have remembered the first Moon Landing 50 years ago, and the Sing Along on 9th November will… Continue Reading

Fringe Binge #1

Introducing Fringe Binge – the brand new Dungeon series. The first ALL AGES gig in this series will be happening on Friday, 25th October. All profits raised will go to the Newcastle Earth Guardians – a youth lead, eco-activist group that runs various environmental programs and events throughout the city. Band line up …. CHOP… Continue Reading

– Our church meets on the traditional lands of the Awabakal people, and we pay our respect to elders both past and present –