Tag Archives: Adamstown Arts

Sing Along to the Shows – SONG and DANCE!

The next Sing Along to the Shows will celebrate the pleasure of singing and dancing, with show tunes all about SONG and DANCE! It will also mark the 120th birthday of the great movie dancer, Fred Astaire.

The songs will include Cheek to Cheek, I Could Have Danced All Night, Do-Re-Mi, Begin the Beguine, I’ve Got Rhythm, With a Song in my Heart, With a Smile and a Song, Singing in the Rain, Whistle a Happy Tune, Can You Hear the People Sing, It’s a Grand Night for Singing, and many, many more.

Sing Along recreates the nostalgic pleasure of singing favourite songs around the piano with a group of friends. All words are provided and local theatre performers lead the singing. Mr Music, Philip Sketchley, keeps everyone in tune.

Join in the fun at the Dungeon, Adamstown Uniting Church, at 2pm, Saturday, 4th May.
Tickets at the door. Entry is $10 including afternoon tea.
Funds go to Camp Breakaway, which provides respite care for high-needs children and adults and their families.

For more information, please phone John and Libby on 49435316.



VocalPlay InterPlay with Trish Watts

Ignite your creativity using song, movement, story and stillness with Trish Watts. Trish is a co-founder and experienced teacher with InterPlay Australia. More info: interplayaus.com.au All are welcome. No previous experience needed. Cost: $25/ 20 conc. Bookings: Rod Pattenden   Continue Reading

Planning an event in 2019?

There are a number of spaces at Adamstown Uniting Church that are available to rent for arts and community events. Groups and organisations that use our venue for concerts include Hunter Singers, Opera Hunter, Music Teachers Association, Newcastle Music Festival, Tradewinds Folk, Singalong To The Shows, Luca Ciarla (Italy), Easy Voices Chorus and local music studios. Spaces available for hire… Continue Reading

Carolfest 2018

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! 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… Continue Reading

Bach to the Bush – Music for Solo Cello

Bach to the Bush – Music for Solo Cello with Anthony Albrecht (Juilliard MM). Celebrate the end of the year with this rare opportunity to hear one of the Hunter Region’s finest musical exports. Cellist Anthony Albrecht, known for his “dramatic flair” and “fluent and virtuosic” performances (Seen and Heard International, Sydney Morning Herald) will… Continue Reading

2000s Trivia hosted by Earth Guardians Newy

This is a trivia night for the youth of Gen Y and Gen Z. What will be covered? Everything from Total Drama Island to Britney’s iconic meltdown to Gillard’s controversial Carbon Tax. Three rounds and an awesome prize pack up for grabs. Register online or at the door with a team of two to four… Continue Reading

Christmas Card from Hunter Singers

Hunter Singers and Hunter Trebles will present the third concert in the 2018 Series with a fabulous program featuring new and old songs, including some songs for the festive season. There will also be a fundraising winetasting presented by Tynan Wines. Join Hunter Singers and Hunter Trebles for a wonderful concert rounding off a great… Continue Reading

Twilight Musical Dialogues ‘Salon Société’ Parisian salon chamber music by Poulenc and more!

French salons were a melting pot of intellectuals as well as artists and composer Francis Poulenc even had his own. Omega Ensemble’s Artistic Director David Rowden (Clarinet) and members Sally Walker (Flute) and Clemens Leske (Piano), perform Poulenc’s Flute and Clarinet Sonatas and other works from the Parisian salons. The concert premieres a new work… Continue Reading

Newcastle Strings Christmas Concert

Newcastle Strings is an organisation consisting of three string orchestras for school aged children. Join us to celebrate the fantastic year we have had with an end of year concert. Tickets at the door (cash only): $25 family (2 adult, 2 children) / $12 adult / $10 conc. / $5 under 18. Continue Reading

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

Christmas with Charles Dickens at Adamstown Uniting Church at 2pm, Saturday, 24th November, will be a great start to the 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,… Continue Reading

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