Sydney Dance Company
The Sydney Dance Company will perform accompanied by the Australian String Quartet in Rafael Bonachela's newest creation, the full-length Impermanence. A visceral and thrilling exploration of the juxtaposition of beauty and devastation. Saturday, June 12, 8pm. Tickets at evtam.sales.ticketsearch.com/sales/salesevent/3783.
Irreverent pair Mandy Noland and Ellen Briggs are returning to the North West. This time Wee Waa, Yetman and Bendemeer locals a taste of their down-to-earth comedy, courtesy of HealthWISE. Free shows. Wee Waa June 24, Yetman June 25 and Bendemeer June 26 (booked out). To book visit www.womenlikeus.com.au.
The Tamworth Baseball Association will host its annual carnival over the June long weekend. For over 50 years teams from across NSW and Queensland have descended on the city, although last year COVID caused its cancellation. June 12 to 14. Tamworth Field of Dreams, Carter Street. Visit www.tamworthbaseball.com
Kurrumbede Open Day
For the first time ever, Kurrumbede, the property famously owned by the family of Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar, will be open to the general public. Join the Dorothea Mackellar Memorial Society for a day of fun activities and Edwardian frivolity. Saturday, June 12. 10am to 3pm. Entry is free. 1693 Blue Vale Road, Blue Vale. Visit www.dorothea.com.au/content/news/32536/"Kurrumbede"
The Bingara Special Events Committee invites you to the 2021 Happy Days Orange Festival. Come and see the Orange Picking Ceremony, a screening of "Mamma Mia" and enjoy as the Orange Festival takes over the main street with live music, stalls, displays, competitions and the grand parade. June 25-26. For info contact Casey McClymont 02 6724 2000; to book a market stall contact Jen Mead 02 6724 0066. Visit www.bingara.com.au/events/2020-happy-days-festival/
Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow
The travelling convoy that is the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow will hit Dubbo next week. An all killer, no filler line-up of headliners and talented newcomers providing a night of stand-up, sketch, satire, silliness and song. Thursday, July 1. 7.30pm. Capitol Theatre, Tamworth. $26-$51. entertainmentvenues.com.au/melbourne-international-comedy-festival-roadshow
If you've seen the movie, now catch the costumes. The sumptuous haute couture of The Dressmaker was a key plot twist, with award-winning designer Marion Boyce creating looks for Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving and the rest of the cast. Who can forget the transformation of Sarah Snook's character into a swan? The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition, Tamworth Regional Gallery, 466 Peel St, Tamworth, May 22-July 25. Free.
Manilla Vintage Machinery Rally
A two-day display of vintage machinery - tractors, vehicles, stationary engines, tools and gadgets - at the Manilla Showground. Street parade Saturday morning, on-site demonstrations. Saturday and Sunday, June 12 and 13, from 9am. $5 entry, $2 kids, under five free.
Dance for Cancer
A long lunch fund raiser for Dance For Cancer will be held at the Tangaratta Vineyard on Sunday, June 27. The day will include two courses, with bar facilities and live entertainment. A free courtesy bus will run from Gunnedah. Noon to 3.30pm Book at events.humanitix.com/stars-of-tamworth-long-lunch.
Calling all knitters
Calling all knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers, embroiderers, sewers, weavers. The Saturday Yarners will be gathering share crafts and ideas, have a cup of tea and a chat on Saturday (as the name implies) at the Tamworth Craft Shed, Marius Street. 10am to 1pm.
A weekend dedicated to craft, Australia's longest running craft event series.With both local and interstate craft talent, the show is packed full of the latest craft supplies, kits and equipment, as well a the chance to learn from experts through interactive classes. July 9 to 11. 9.30am to 4pm. Tamworth Regional Entertainment Centre. $14 to $25. Visit www.craftalive.com.au/locations/tamworth/.
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