What's happening in Newcastle

Whatever sport you play, we have a club for it. We’ve got music festivals, food and wine fairs, and major art competitions. Read on – and find your place to belong in Newcastle.
 

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    14 Dec

    Hunter Street Markets

    Hunter Street Market every week in Hunter Street Mallon Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays and Saturdays, 9-3. Fresh produce, fabulous Roses, general goods, handicrafts and lunch!
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    23 Feb

    Ocean Action Pod

    The Ocean Action Pod is a unique trailer designed to raise awareness of how everyday plastics are ending up in our oceans, harming marine life and getting into our food.
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    28 Feb

    Speechcraft Public Speaking Course

    Newcastle Toastmasters Club will give you the skills and confidence you need to effectively express yourself in any situation, whether you are starting out in your career, a professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree
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    01 Mar

    Bandaged Bear Appeal

    In their time of need, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead is there for #sickkids. They rely on doctors, nurses and researchers for help. They rely on you for hope.
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    04 Mar

    The Olive Tree Market

    For almost a decade The Olive Tree Market has continually showcased a revolving line-up of talented creatives, artists and designers to Newcastle. The March 4 Olive Tree will continue the tradition of launching exciting new artists on the local stage.
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    04 Mar

    Combined Bands Extravaganza

    Traditional and popular music at the Gallipoli Legion Club
  • 05 Mar

    Newcastle Jets v Brisbane Roar

    Watch the Newcastle Jets take on the Brisbane Roar
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    05 Mar

    Clean Up Australia Day

    Join us for Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday 5 March, because when the rubbish is gone, nature can carry on.
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    11 Mar

    Carrington Village Markets

    Come see us at Carrington Public School, Young Street, Carrington
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    11 Mar

    'Norooz' Persian New Year Festival

    Presented by the Australian Iranian community of Newcastle
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    11 Mar

    Hannah Boland

    Join this outstanding up-and-coming comedian for a night of hilarity as she lifts the lid on motherhood, living with chronic pain and life with a lift mechanic in her ridiculously funny new show, The Best Medicine (as seen at the 2016 Melbourne International Comedy Festival).
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    12 Mar

    Beaumont Street Carnivale

    Beaumont St Carnivale will be held on Sunday 12 March 2017 from 10am to 5pm
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    12 Mar

    Loop the Lake

    In it's 20th year, Loop the Lake is a charitable cycle ride around beautiful Lake Macquarie.
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    19 Mar

    Melanoma March Newcastle

    Did you know that more than 13,000 Australians are expected to be diagnosed with melanoma this year? And that melanoma makes up 20% of all cancer cases in young Australians (15-39 years old)?
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    19 Mar

    Black Dog Ride

    Black Dog Ride's iconic annual 1 Dayer aims to start a national conversation about depression and suicide prevention.
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    26 Mar

    Superhero Stride

    Don a cape and mask and join us for the second annual Superhero Stride on Sunday 26 March.
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    29 Mar

    Award Winning, Free Spirit of ANZAC Exhibition

    This free exhibition is a government initiative commemorating the Anzac Centenary and has won awards for experiential design, innovation and technical achievement.
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    01 Apr

    Masquerade Ball

    surGICure is a non-for-proft Newcastle based charity supporting Gastrointestinal Cancer Research at John Hunter Hospital.
  • 01 Apr

    Newcastle Jets v The Western Sydney Wanderers

    Watch the Newcastle Jets v the Western Sydney Wanderers
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    08 Apr

    Sing along to the Shows

    Travel Around the World with songs from Ipanema, Paris, London, Rome and Rio and home to Australia.
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    11 Apr

    Breakfast seminar: Financial implications of transitioning to retirement

    The Financial Information Desk (FID) is an independent, confidential service funded by National Seniors Australia that aims to improve the investment information available to older Australians.
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    15 Apr

    Easter Fun Day

    Kids will love a day out at the Hunter Wetlands Centre on Easter Saturday 15 April.
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    25 Apr

    Hamilton Community Anzac Dawn Service

    The Merewether-Hamilton RSL Sub Branch would like to invite you to the Hamilton Community Anzac Dawn Service
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    15 May

    The Animals

    “The Animals earned their name thanks to their wild stage act. That was 50 years ago and they have calmed down since, but their music has lost none of its vigour” – Wales Online
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    21 May

    Variety Bash

    The Bash is an adventure with mates exploring regional NSW all support Aussie kids.
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    02 Jul

    Bay City Rollers

    "Re-live the excitement that was Rollermania! Scotland’s greatest pop / glam export, the BAY CITY ROLLERS Featuring Les McKeown will finally be back down under!