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.

The Amber Rooms - Art Exhibition

Date: Wed 4 Apr - Sun 13 May 2018 Venue: Manning Regional Art Gallery Contact: 02 6592 5455

The Amber Rooms - Art Exhibition - Show Event Block

The Amber Rooms Featuring works by Deirdre Bean - Andrew Howells - Trevor Weekes - Lee Zaunders A symbol of both Russian and German greatness, the Amber Room was the pride and joy of the House o...

Studio Spaces of the Mid North Coast - Art Exhibition

Date: Wed 4 Apr - Sun 13 May 2018 Venue: Manning Regional Art Gallery Contact: 02 6592 5455

Studio Spaces of the Mid North Coast - Art Exhibition - Show Event Block

Studio Spaces of the Mid North Coast Featuring works by Ali Haigh - Jane Hosking - Peter Hugill - Yvette Hugill - Stephen Michael King - Kaz Madigan - Wendie Patch - Jana Pearceova - Rick Reyn...

Unity Through Diversity - Photo Exhibition

Date: Fri 13 Apr - Sun 22 Apr 2018 Venue: Manning Regional Art Gallery Contact: 02 6592 5455

Unity Through Diversity - Photo Exhibition - Show Event Block

Commencing on Friday 13 April, a themed photography exhibition will launch at Manning Regional Art Gallery, showcasing work produced by local residents aged 12 – 24 years.   “...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Brendan Twemlow

Date: Fri 20 Apr 2018, 4pm-7pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Brendan Twemlow - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Friday @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy happy hour bar prices from 4-7pm while Brendon Twemlow performs live music on the deck overlooking Wallis La...

Country Music Day and Camp Out

Date: Sat 21 and Sun 22 Apr, 2018 Venue: Coopernook State Forest Contact: 02 6556 1325

Country Music Day and Camp Out - Show Event Block

Country Music Day and Camp OutHosted by Mid North Coast Country Music. Raising money for the restoration of the headquarters of the Coopernook State Forest.  At the free camping ground of...

Ocean Rhythms Music Festival

Date: Sat 21 Apr 2018, 10:30am Venue: Old Bar Reserve Contact: www.oceanrhythms.com.au

Ocean Rhythms Music Festival - Show Event Block

Ocean Rhythms Music Festival is set to be epic in 2018! A family friendly all day live music event with delicious food and bar in the heart of our little seaside village. LINEUP: Amy Shark&...

Live music @ The Recky - Ernie Django

Date: Sat 21 Apr 2018, 8pm Venue: Pacific Palms Recreation Club Contact: 02 6554 0207

Live music @ The Recky - Ernie Django - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Sunday @ Pacific Palms Recreation Club. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week Ernie Django will be performing ...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Chris Rose

Date: Sun 22 Apr 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Chris Rose - Show Event Block

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

Live music @ The Recky - Vena Klymo

Date: Sun 22 Apr 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Pacific Palms Recreation Club Contact: 02 6554 0207

Live music @ The Recky - Vena Klymo - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Sunday @ Pacific Palms Recreation Club. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week Vena Klymo will be performing fr...

Gacci Youth Performance Workshop

Date: Wed 25 Apr 2018, 12pm to 4pm Venue: Gloucester Citizens Centre Contact: 0431 928 290

Gacci Youth Performance Workshop - Show Event Block

Love playing music on your favourite instrument or singing your favourite songs? Maybe you’re nervous about performing in front of a crowd? FREE! For youth aged 12-18 years. Limited space ava...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - April Goldheist

Date: Fri 27 Apr 2018, 4pm-7pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - April Goldheist - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Friday @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy happy hour bar prices from 4-7pm while April Goldheist performs live music on the deck overlooking Wallis La...

Live music @ The Recky - James Moore Trio

Date: Sat 28 Apr 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Pacific Palms Recreation Club Contact: 02 6554 0207

Live music @ The Recky - James Moore Trio - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Sunday @ Pacific Palms Recreation Club. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week James Moore Trio will be perform...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Jake Davey

Date: Sun 29 Apr 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Jake Davey - Show Event Block

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

Live music @ The Recky - Jimmy Mac

Date: Sun 29 Apr 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Pacific Palms Recreation Club Contact: 02 6554 0207

Live music @ The Recky - Jimmy Mac - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Sunday @ Pacific Palms Recreation Club. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week Jimmy Mac will be performing fro...

'Fastlove' A Tribute to George Michael

Date: Thu 3 May 2018, 8pm Venue: Club Forster, Strand St, Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

'Fastlove' A Tribute to George Michael - Show Event Block

'FASTLOVE' - A Tribute to George Michael | Thursday 3rd May '18 | 8pm The Prestige Presents DIRECT FROM THE UK - 'FASTLOVE' A Tribute to George Michael starring Andrew Browning. Get ready for an...

GACCI Players “Murder! Mystery! And Suspenders”

Date: Fri 4 May 2018, 7pm Venue: Gloucester Citizens Centre Contact: (02) 6538 5252

GACCI Players “Murder! Mystery! And Suspenders”  - Show Event Block

The GACCI Players return to the stage with a comedy whodunnit for all the family, directed by Anne Keen & starring our local legendary thespians: Maureen Hjorth, Rod Burrows, Dave Windred, Dave Ke...

GACCI Players “Murder! Mystery! And Suspenders”

Date: Sat 5 May 2018, 1pm & 7pm Venue: Gloucester Citizens Centre Contact: (02) 6538 5252

GACCI Players “Murder! Mystery! And Suspenders”  - Show Event Block

The GACCI Players return to the stage with a comedy whodunnit for all the family, directed by Anne Keen & starring our local legendary thespians: Maureen Hjorth, Rod Burrows, Dave Windred, Dave Ke...

Old Bar Comedy Festival

Date: Sat 5 May 2018, 8pm Venue: Old Bar Tavern Contact: 02 6553 7111

Old Bar Comedy Festival - Show Event Block

Prepare to laugh yourself silly on May 5th when Old Bar Tavern hosts their very own Comedy Festival! And what a line-up we’ve got for you! STARRING: TOMMY LITTLETommy is the most exciting ...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Gypsy Royals

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

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Gypsy Royals - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Sunday @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week Gypsy Royals will be performing from 3-6p...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - 2Bit

Date: Fri 11 May 2018, 4pm-7pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - 2Bit - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Friday @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy happy hour bar prices from 4-7pm while 2Bit perform live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Jake Davey

Date: Sun 13 May 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Jake Davey - Show Event Block

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

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Date: Tue 15 May 2018, 10am & 7pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Show Event Block

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Nam...

Menopause The Musical

Date: Wed 16 May 2018, 8pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

Menopause The Musical - Show Event Block

Inspired by a hot flush and a bottle of wine, Jeanie Linders created Menopause the Musical as a celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived ‘The Change&rsquo...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Connecting Souls

Date: Fri 18 May 2018, 4pm-7pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Connecting Souls - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Friday @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy happy hour bar prices from 4-7pm while Connecting Souls perform live music on the deck overlooking Wallis La...

ARTEXPRESS - Art Exhibition

Date: Fri 18 May - Sun 24 Jun 2018 Venue: Manning Regional Art Gallery Contact: 02 6592 5455

ARTEXPRESS - Art Exhibition - Show Event Block

ARTEXPRESS is an annual series of exhibitions that showcase outstanding works by Higher School Certificate Visual Arts students from schools in NSW. The ARTEXPRESS exhibition selected by Manning Re...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Vena Klymo

Date: Sun 20 May 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Vena Klymo - Show Event Block

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

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Yhan Leal

Date: Fri 25 May 2018, 4pm-7pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Yhan Leal - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Friday @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy happy hour bar prices from 4-7pm while Yhan Leal performs live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!...

Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples

Date: Sat 26 May 2018, 8pm Venue: Club Forster, Strand St, Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

Kasey Chambers & The Fireside Disciples - Show Event Block

KASEY CHAMBERS & The Fireside Disciples | Saturday 26th May @ 8pm Australian country icon Kasey Chambers is excited to announce an extended run of national tour dates in support of the upcoming...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Brendan Twemlow

Date: Sun 27 May 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Brendan Twemlow - Show Event Block

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

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Pam Hata

Date: Fri 1 Jun 2018, 4pm-7pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Pam Hata - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Friday @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy happy hour bar prices from 4-7pm while Pam Hata performs live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!...

Pacific Palms Art Festival

Date: Sat 2 Jun 2018, 2pm-4pm Venue: Pacific Palms Public School, Boomerang Drive Contact: 0434 678 381

Pacific Palms Art Festival - Show Event Block

The Youth Art Exhibition is now open to all children aged 5 - 16 years.  Artist entry forms available at www.pacificpal-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/art-festival. Funds raised go towards supporting Pa...

Pacific Palms Art Festival

Date: Sun 3 Jun 2018, 10am-4pm Venue: Pacific Palms Public School, Boomerang Drive Contact: 0434 678 381

Pacific Palms Art Festival - Show Event Block

The Youth Art Exhibition is now open to all children aged 5 - 16 years.  Artist entry forms available at www.pacificpal-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/art-festival. Funds raised go towards supporting Pa...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - The Grass Cutters

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

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - The Grass Cutters - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Sunday @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week The Grass Cutters will be performing from...

Opening Night of Pacific Palms Art Exhibition and Sale

Date: Fri 8 Jun 2018, 7pm-10pm Venue: Pacific Palms Public School, Boomerang Drive Contact: 0434 678 381

Opening Night of Pacific Palms Art Exhibition and Sale - Show Event Block

Purchase tickets for the Opening Night of the Art Exhibition and Sale from Pacific Palms Public School on 6554 0249. The Youth Art Exhibition works will be exhibited and on sale on Saturday 9 and S...

Pacific Palms Art Exhibition and Sale

Date: Sat 9 & Sun 10 Jun 2018, 10am-4pm Venue: Pacific Palms Public School, Boomerang Drive Contact: 0434 678 381

Pacific Palms Art Exhibition and Sale - Show Event Block

The Youth Art Exhibition works will be exhibited and on sale on Saturday and  Sunday of the long weekend. Funds raised go towards supporting Pacific Palms Public School Learning Programs....

Songs in the Key of Motown

Date: Sat 9 Jun 2018, 8pm Venue: Club Forster, Strand St, Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

Songs in the Key of Motown - Show Event Block

SONGS IN THE KEY OF MOTOWN | Saturday 9th June '18 The most outstanding live show in Las Vegas, ‘Songs in the Key of Motown’ returns to our shores for the sixth time in six years. Th...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Gypsy Royals

Date: Sun 10 Jun 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Gypsy Royals - Show Event Block

Don't miss live & local acoustic sessions every Sunday @ Hamiltons Oyster Bar. Enjoy live music on the deck overlooking Wallis Lake!  This week Gypsy Royals will be performing from 3-6p...

Chisel Revived Barnsey Revisited

Date: Fri 15 Jun 2018, 8pm Venue: Club Forster, Strand St, Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

Chisel Revived Barnsey Revisited - Show Event Block

CHISEL REVIVED - BARNSEY REVISITED | Friday 15th June '18 | 8pm Tribute to Jimmy Barnes & Cold Chisel Is Australia’s number one Tribute to the Legends that are Cold Chisel & Jimmy ...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Jake Davey

Date: Sun 17 Jun 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Jake Davey - Show Event Block

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

An Afternoon at the Proms

Date: Sun 17 Jun 2018, 2pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

An Afternoon at the Proms - Show Event Block

Australia’s most acclaimed international violinist Ian Cooper is joined by opera stars, prima ballerinas, Australia’s foremost Bagpipe Band and the Blue Danube Orchestra to evoke the sheer...

Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow

Date: Wed 20 Jun 2018, 7:30pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow - Show Event Block

Australia’s largest comedy festival is packing up and ready to roll! Join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow as it journeys around Australia, home-delivering hot and tasty comi...

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Vena Klymo

Date: Sun 24 Jun 2018, 3pm-6pm Venue: Hamilton's Oysters Contact: 02 6554 8245

Live music @ Hamiltons Oysters - Vena Klymo - Show Event Block

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

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Date: Wed 27 Jun 2018, 10:30am & 1:30pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show - Show Event Block

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is based on the genius of children’s literature, Eric Carle’s incredible stories that come to life on stage in this enchanting show. The show features a me...

Doug Moran National Portrait Prize - Art Exhibition

Date: Thu 28 Jun - Sun 12 Aug 2018 Venue: Manning Regional Art Gallery Contact: 02 6592 5455

Doug Moran National Portrait Prize - Art Exhibition - Show Event Block

For the past 29 years the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (DMNPP) has encouraged both excellence and creativity in contemporary Australian portraiture by asking artists to interpret the look and pe...

Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize - Art Exhibition

Date: Thu 28 Jun - Sun 12 Aug 2018 Venue: Manning Regional Art Gallery Contact: 02 6592 5455

Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize - Art Exhibition - Show Event Block

Established in 2007, the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize (MCPP) is a national competition that awards and promotes Australian contemporary photography and excellence in all forms of still based ...

Guy Sebastian "Then & Now" Regional Tour

Date: Fri 29 Jun 2018, 7:30-10pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

Guy Sebastian

The Harbour Agency presents Guy Sebastian "Then & Now" Regional Tour with special guest Fatai! This winter, for the first time in two and a half years, Guy Sebastian will be taking his band on ...

Women Like Us

Date: Sat 14 Jul 2018, 8pm Venue: Club Forster, Strand St, Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

Women Like Us - Show Event Block

WOMEN LIKE US | Saturday 14th July '18 | 8pm show ‘Totally relatable…charismatic female Comedy! Had the crowd in Stitches!’ ...Glamadelaide Women Like Us comedians Mandy Nolan...

Killer Queen Experience

Date: Fri 27 Jul 2018, 8pm Venue: Club Forster, Strand St, Forster Contact: 02 6591 6591

Killer Queen Experience - Show Event Block

KILLER QUEEN EXPERIENCE| Friday 27th July '18 | 8.00pm English musical group Queen are one of the world’s most loved and most iconic rock bands. Their legacy spans decades and generations, an...

Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine

Date: Wed 1 Aug 2018, 10:30am & 1:30pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine - Show Event Block

What starts as just another boring day for George quickly turns into a marvellous experiment of epic proportions! Cleverly adapted from the much-loved book by Roald Dahl, George's Marvellous Medicine ...

Mark Vincent - Young at Heart

Date: Sun 9 Sep 2018, 2:30pm Venue: Manning Entertainment Centre Contact: 02 6592 5466

Mark Vincent - Young at Heart - Show Event Block

In these series of spectacular concerts, Mark’s repertoire will include Granada, The Impossible Dream, Somewhere,  Young At Heart, On The Street Where You Live, Music Of The Night, Nessun D...


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