Tag Archives: Adamstown Arts

The Trout and Other Aquatic Tales

Lake Macquarie Music Society presents ‘The Trout and Other Aquatic Tales’.

The Trout Quintet | Schubert
James Ferguson | Violin
Paul Groh | Viola
David Robertson | Cello
Glenn Scribner | Bass
Mercia Buck | Piano
Three Shanties For Wind Quintet | Malcolm Arnold
Wind Quintet | Franz Danzi
Jennifer St George | Flute
Rachel Tolmie | Oboe
Adrian Quinn | Clarinet
Nigel Goddard | Bassoon
Louise Gleeson | Horn
Sea Pictures by Elgar | Mezzo Soprano Rebecca Hart

Tickets $30 / $25 Conc. Includes scrumptious afternoon tea. All proceeds to Lake Macquarie Philharmonic Orchestra.



Inspiracy 2 – A Climate for Change

A Festival of Imagination and Hope for the Common Good. Set in Newcastle, where post-industrial grunge meets the sea, this festival, now in its second year, will provide a unique conversation around justice, climate change, spirituality, music and art. This conversation seeks to find ways to work for the common good, where diverse communities reclaim… Continue Reading


Georg Büchner is one of the forefathers of modern theatre; his work foreshadowed both Naturalism and Expressionism. ‘Woyzeck’ is often considered to be the first modern play. It is the story of man’s descent into madness; the story of soldier driven mad by jealous frenzy and acute social deprivation – told in splintered dialogue and… Continue Reading

Lo-Fi @ The Dungeon

Lo-Fi @ The Dungeon Saturday 5 May.  FLIGHT TO DUBAI, MIDNIGHT MOVERS, DR DINGO AND THE SPACE CADETS, AND CHIX DIG SYNTH. Entry is $10 and doors open at 7pm. Bar and snacks available. Photo ID will be required for the purchase of alcohol.   Continue Reading

Dirt, Soil, Earth – An Exhibition by Penny Dunstan

Penny Dunstan’s installation muses on our moral and ethical responses to dirt, soil and earth. Her work references Hunter area soils, some agricultural, some unfarmed, and some manufactured, to prompt us to question how we might care for our most precious resource, that which grows our food, recycles our waste and makes our air. Dr… Continue Reading

The Wireless Chronicles #2 BOTTOMS UP

The second series of The Wireless Chronicles is set in the 1930s, the era of the Great Depression following the Wall Street Crash in America which spread worldwide. Enjoy an afternoon of delight with the music and stories from the decade PLUS further episodes of the Radio Play – “The Fickle Finger of Fate” where the gangsters… Continue Reading

Screen Sinatra

Newcastle & Hunter Jazz Club presents ‘Screen Sinatra’ with The Dorian Mode Quartet, featuring Steve Brien – guitar, Ashley Turner – Bass, Toby Hall – drums, Dorian Mode – vocal/piano. A natural entertainer, ‘Old Brown Eyes’ (Dorian Mode) and his swinging band will take you through Frank Sinatra in movies, with lots of laughs along the way. The… Continue Reading

Hunter Singers Concert

Hunter Singers and Hunter Trebles first concert of 2018! Hunter Singers is a vibrant community choir organisation based in Newcastle, Australia, dedicated to nurturing and developing young voices and promoting Australian choral music. Now in its 29th year of exceptional music making, the choir has a history of successful international tours, high-profile performances and significant… Continue Reading

Senegalese Wild Flavours Fundraiser

Enjoy wonderful food and music and support a refugee start-up business here in Newcastle. Maimouna is part of the Mauritanian refugee community in Newcastle, and has been making her delicious wild hibiscus drinks for many years for friends and family. Maimouna is now launching her business ‘Wild Flavours’ with her Australian business partner Sarah. Wild… Continue Reading

Sing Along to the Shows – Songs that Won the Oscars

Sing Along recreates the nostalgic pleasure of singing favourite songs around the piano with a group of friends. Philip Sketchley is an amazing pianist, keeping the singers in tune. All words are provided and local theatre performers lead the singing. A delicious afternoon tea completes a delightful get-together. In early March this year, the 90th… Continue Reading

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