Art & Music

Our cultural spirit flows and heart beats loudest in our events. Art exhibitions, film festivals, concerts, theatre, presentations and performances provide a platform for you to experience our personality. Make sure you check the calendar before you come so you don’t miss out on a great event.

Cohesive - Art Exhibition

Date: Thu 4 Oct - Sun 25 Nov 2018 Venue: Manning Regional Art Gallery Contact: 02 6592 5455

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Yvette and Peter Hugill’s latest collaboraton sees them combine Yvette’s painting with Peter’s ceramics, producing works that relate in either colour, pattern or style. Yvette has be...

Terror Australis - Art Exhibition

Date: Thu 4 Oct - Sun 25 Nov 2018 Venue: Manning Regional Art Gallery Contact: 02 6592 5455

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Terror Australis by Jane Hosking What will we see when we look back on 2018 and beyond in Australia?  How will history portray this country and its people?  A lifelong fascination w...

Les Miserables - Taree Arts Council

Date: Fri 2 - Sun 18 Nov 2018, 2pm & 7:30pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

Les Miserables - Taree Arts Council - Show Event Block

Les Misérables, the most acclaimed and best loved musical in the world, is storming into the MEC in November.  TAC first brought Les Mis to the Manning Entertainment Centre stage 23 years ...

Ocean Photography Experience with Warren Keelan & Russell Ord

Date: Fri 16-Sun 18 Nov 2018 Venue: Mobys Beachside Retreat Contact: 02 6591 0000

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Join Tracks Magazine Senior photographer Russell Ord & multi international award winning seascape and ocean photographer Warren Keelan, for a very unique 3-day ocean, textures, surf & lifestyle photog...

Mondrook Market

Date: Sun 18 Nov 2018, 9am-2pm Venue: Mondrook Hall Contact: mondrookmarket@gmail.com

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A seasonal event showcasing local Artisans and Producers! Fresh and localYummy food, coffee, organic gourmet goodiesEco friendly, hand made and moreLive music, visual and performance artWorkshops a...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Ziggy McNeill

Date: Sun 18 Nov 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

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Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions, Sundays @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week Ziggy McNeill will be performing from 3pm-6pm...

La Boheme

Date: Tue 20 Nov 2018, 10am & 7pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

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From the World's Most Spectacular Opera series, experience the love, laughter and loss of La Bohème at the magnificent Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. Puccini’s beloved classic – the...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Yhan Leal

Date: Fri 23 Nov 2018, 4pm-7pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

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Don't miss Friday Sundowners - live & local acoustic sessions @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake and you celebrate the end of the working week!  ...

Christmas Gift Fair

Date: Sat 24 & Sun 25 Nov 2018, 9am-1pm Venue: Lake Street Gallery, Forster Contact: 02 6557 2880

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It's the Christmas Gift Fair at Forster's Lake Street Art Gallery! Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November, 9am to 1pm daily. Beautiful arts and crafts of quality! Pop up cafe on Saturday Hol...

The Event

Date: Sat 24 Nov 2018, 8pm Venue: Club Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

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THE EVENT The Acclaimed Tribute to John Farnham, Olivia Newton John and Anthony Warlow Three of Australia’s most talented singer/ performers join together to recreate The Main Event which ...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Brendan Twemlow

Date: Sun 25 Nov 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

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Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions, Sundays @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week Brendan Twemlow will be performing from 3pm-6...

King Lear

Date: Tue 27 Nov 2018, 10am & 7pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

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A National Theatre Live Film King Lear by William Shakespeare ★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph) Broadcast live from Lo...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Tennyson King

Date: Fri 30 Nov 2018, 4pm-7pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

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Don't miss Friday Sundowners - live & local acoustic sessions @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake and you celebrate the end of the working week!  ...

The Kings of Comedy

Date: Sat 1 Dec 2018, 8pm Venue: Club Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

The Kings of Comedy - Show Event Block

Don't miss... The Kings of ‘Comedy’ An Englishman, Irishman & Australian comedian go on a cruise.... 'The Kings of Comedy' was born... Performing to a packed Star Lounge! A comedy lcuk...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Brendan Twemlow

Date: Sun 2 Dec 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

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Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions, Sundays @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week Brendan Twemlow will be performing from 3pm-6...

A Taste of Irish Christmas

Date: Sat 8 Dec 2018, 8pm Venue: Club Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

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All tickets $39 each ‘A Taste of Irish Christmas’ hits the stage this December featuring stars directly from London’s West End. Witness the World Champions of Irish dance tak...

The Merry Widow

Date: Tue 11 Dec 2018, 10am & 7pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

The Merry Widow - Show Event Block

A Cinema Live Film Irresistibly frothy and lavishly theatrical, The Merry Widow has enough tangled affairs, narrow misses and jealous lovers to fuel a French farce. Based on the beloved operetta, t...

Elands Market

Date: Sun 16 Dec 2018, 10am (TBC) Venue: Bulga Soldiers Memorial Hall Contact: 02 6550 4588

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This small market will have legendary toasties, hair dresser extraordinaire, cakes made by angels and a wonderful variation of stalls for your perusal including handmade and home grown items, local pr...

Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Date: Sat 5 Jan 2019, 8pm Venue: Club Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

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The Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks Tribute Show features all live instruments and vocals with a fantastic band of talented musicians. You will be treated to all the hit songs including Rhiannon, ...

Grow Your Own Music Festival

Date: Sat 12 Jan 2019 Venue: Harry Elliot Oval, Beach St, Tuncurry Contact: media@growyourown.tv

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Ready for a summer getaway? Gather your gang and start your engine. Chuck the boards on the roof and the esky in the back. Windows down. Music up. Then tell Siri to get you to Grow Your Own 2019! G...

Photography Competition Awards Night

Date: Fri 22 Feb 2019 Venue: Singing Bridge Art Studio Contact: 02 4997 2152

Photography Competition Awards Night - Show Event Block

​Singing Bridge Art Studio Annual Photography Competition “The Great Lakes” is the theme for 2018 Two Competition Categories:Great Lakes Landscape & SeascapeGreat Lakes Flora &...

Darren Coggan - Like a Rhinestone Cowboy

Date: Sat 6 Apr 2018, 8pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

Darren Coggan - Like a Rhinestone Cowboy - Show Event Block

Multi award winning performer, Darren Coggan, returns to his country roots 'Like A Rhinestone Cowboy', delivering the vocal authenticity and guitar prowess of the great Glen Campbell. In a personal re...

Marina Prior & David Hobson - The 2 of Us

Date: Fri 12 Apr 2019, 7:30pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

Marina Prior & David Hobson - The 2 of Us - Show Event Block

Their 50 date national tour of 2018 has been a huge success, selling out around the country, with such demand from fans, Soprano and Tenor powerhouse legends, of Musical Theatre & Opera, Marina Pr...

Manning Made Artisans' Fair

Date: Sun 2 Jun 2019, 9am-3pm Venue: Taree PCYC Contact: 0415 504 026

Manning Made Artisans' Fair - Show Event Block

The Wingham Spinners and Craft Group are organising an artisans' fair as part of the Manning Winter Festival. See spinning and weaving demonstrations and meet the artists. There will be hand made g...


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