Regular Events & Sessions

The Newcastle and Hunter Valley Folk Club support many community music, poetry and dance events.

If you are involved with a regular event that may be of interest to our members please send us the details from our CONTACT page

[Click the headings below to see details for each day]

MONDAYS

Newcastle People’s Chorus Choir practice
6.00pm
Trades Hall Council rooms, King Street – opposite Panthers, Newcastle
Trade Union Choir meets every Monday night. New Chorus members always welcome.
Ph:  Fran (02) 4968 9418

Strath Hunter Dancers – Adults
7.30pm
Uniting Church, Metcalfe St, Wallsend
Ph: Elma (02) 4943 3436

Welsh, Cornish and Manx Folk Dancing
7.30pm – 9.30pm
All Saints Anglican Hall, Cromwell St, New Lambton
Beginners welcome.
Ph: Margaret (02) 4952 1327 or 0413 229 740, or email: westwick1@dodo.com.au

Poetry at the Pub
7:30pm – 3rd & 5th Monday of the month
Northern Star Hotel, Beaumont St, Hamilton
All meetings include an open reading bracket.
Ph: Clarke 0407 225 441
Gold coin donation requested
www.poetryatthepub.com

Young Actors Reamus Youth Theatre
16 – 25
The Playhouse Maitland Rep Theatre
Ph: 0407 105 651

TUESDAYS

Newcastle Irish Set Dancers – Regular classes every Tuesday (Feb-mid Dec) from 7:15-9:15 pm at The Place – Charlestown Community Centre, cnr Frederick & Ferris Sts. Beginners learn the steps and movements from 7:15pm. Contacts: Arthur Kingsland or Julia Smith. T: (02) 4955 5701  E: newcastleirish@gmail.com  Web: http://users.tpg.com.au/juliasm/Irish-Dance/

Ukukele Orchestra – the Ukastle Ukestra
6:30pm for utter beginners, 7:30pm – 9pm for Ukestra
Croatian Wickham Sports Club, Albert St, Wickham
We will learn and play together (and sing!) simple pop / rock songs suited (or not) to uke. BYOU (BYO Uke). A limited number of ukes will be available for first timers, and kids who are capable of playing with adults are welcome too.
Ph: Mark 0430 434 291, or email markjackson@iinet.net.au
$10 for the evening

Original Uprise
7pm
Jack’s Bar & Grill, Erina
Creating a platform for the original music scene
Ph: 0415 622 402, or email original.uprise@rock.com
www.myspace.com/originaluprise

WEDNESDAYS

Folk On The Radio 2nurfm –  9pm Wednesdays – Tune in for a tasty selection of all things folk with your hosts Jane Klein and Phil Bates

Hunter Bush Poets – Bush Poets Night 3rd Wednesday 6:30pm to 8:30pm Carrington Bowling Club, Cowper St Carrington.

The Acoustic Folk Lounge Session at the Grand Hotel
32 Church St, Newcastle, 7pm-10pm, 1st Wednesday of the month, Contact Cath Laudine Phone 0437 556 864.

Gosford Bush Poets
7pm – Last Wednesday of the month
Gosford Hotel
Ph: Peter Mace (02) 4369 3561, or email peterthepoet@gmail.com, or email Brian Bell brianthepoet@hotmail.com
Free entry, dinner available

Bushwalking with Lake Macquarie Bushwalkers
Ph: (02) 4946 0069

Irish Folk Session with JONO SMITH

Quill $ Compass 171 Darby St, Cooks Hill

From 5:30pm Come and Jam with Jono at our Fortnightly Folk Session. Starting 7th August 2019

 

THURSDAYS

Newcastle Action for Refugee Rights
5.30pm
401 Hunter St, Newcastle
Ph: (02) 4926 2924

Strath Hunter Dancers – Juniors 8yrs to Teens
4.15pm, Youth 5.30pm
All Saints Anglican Hall, New Lambton
Ph: Elma (02) 4943 3436

Scottish Country Dancing
7.30pm – 9pm
Uniting Church Hall, First St, Booragul
Ph: Lorraine (02) 4943 1241

Kent’s Open Mic Session
7pm -2nd & 4th Thursday of the month
Shenanigan’s at the Imperial Hotel, 458 High St, Maitland
Ph: (02) 4933 8048

Mainly Tunes with Occasional Song Sessions
7:30pm – 3rd Thursday of the month
Ph: Anne (02) 4961 0115 for more information and venue, or email anniea34@bigpond.com

FRIDAY

Coming soon

SATURDAYS

Newcastle & Hunter Valley Folk Club Night
7:30pm – usually, but not strictly, the 1st Sat of the month
Uniting Church Hall, 178 Glebe Rd, Merewether
Ph: Ron (0427261313)
7.30pm-10.30pm (when Daylight Saving is operating), 7pm – 10pm (when Daylight Saving is not operating).
Door donation prices $15 adults, Concession price is $12, and $10 members, unless otherwise stated. Children under 16 free.

English Country Dancing
2pm – 3.30pm – 3rd and 4th Saturday of the month
All Saints Parish Hall, Cromwell St, New Lambton
Beginners welcome. Ph: Margaret Kenning (02) 4952 1327 or 0413 229 740, or email westwick1@dodo.com.au

MEDIEVAL DANCING…Saturdays 3.30 – 5.30pm  All Saints Parish Hall, Cromwell St, NEW LAMBTON  CONTACT – Diane Call – MEDIEVAL MAGIC  0418 118 758 or E: dianeraewyncall@gmail.com

Creative Circle Session
2pm – 4pm – 2nd Saturday of the month
51 Scholey St, Mayfield
Songs, tunes, poetry, interplay, drama.
Ph: Lee 0411 883 264
$2 – afternoon tea provided

Central Coast Bush Dance
7:30pm – 11:30pm – 2nd Saturday of the month (not Jan)
East Gosford Progress Hall, Cnr Wells St & Henry Parry Dr, East Gosford
Ph: Janice or Barry (02) 4388 2253, or Mark (02) 4342 5333
$15
www.ccbdma.org

Junior Theatre

5-16 yrs
Maitland Repertory, High St. Maitland
Ph: (02) 4933 6976

Bushwalking with Lake Macquarie Bushwalkers
Ph: (02) 4946 0069

SUNDAY

Music at the Wetlands
1st Sunday of the month
The Wetlands Centre
Ph: (02) 4951 6466

BUSH DANCING 3rd Sundays 3.00 to 5pm/…Note change Time & Venue   Lambton Parish Hall, 18 Morehead Street, Lambton. Beginners welcome.
Ph: Margaret Kenning (02) 4952 1327 or 0413 229 740, or email westwick1@dodo.com.au

Traditional Irish/Folk Session – 1st Sunday of the month, 3-6pm at the Lake Macquarie Hotel, opposite Morisset Railway Station  For further information contact: Gabriele on 0418146555 gcalcagno2008@hotmail.com  or Sharyn 0418146554 sharynn6@hotmail.com

Irish Music Session
Irish Music Session, 3rd Sunday of the month, 3 to 6pm. Town Hall Hotel, cnr Turton Rd & Station St Waratah. For a feast of fantastic tunes. Enquiries Roz or Shayne ph.4967 3167, m. 0407 643 844.

Lakeside Folk Circle
4pm – 7pm – 4th Sunday of the month
Teralba Community Centre
Relaxed two hour acoustic folk blackboard concert, and one hour all-in music/singing session
$2.50 (incl tea, coffee and biscuits)

The Croation Club Irish Music Session
1st Sunday of the month, 4pm – 6pm ish, Croation Club, 20 Albert St. Wickham NSW.

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