Archive for the ‘Bingara Orange Festival’ Category

ORANGE PICKING 2021 – DONE AND DUSTED
2021 saw a huge turnout for the Annual Orange Picking, one of Bingara's most anticipated days of the year. Although the fruit was smaller than in recent years, what they lacked in size they made up for in juiciness and sweetness. Prizes were given for the Golden Orange and the biggest...
Orange Picking starts tomorrow 12pm
Just a friendly reminder not to pick the oranges along the streets of Bingara. Bingara Central School’s Orange Police are watching. This year’s official Orange Picking and Ceremony will be held on Friday 25th June, outside the Bingara RSM in Finch Street. All welcome. Once the children have finished picking the oranges...
🍊 THE COUNT DOWN IS ON 🍊
The Countdown is on for the start of the 2021 Orange Festival and there are still some tickets available for the screening of the Mamma Mia movie at 6:00pm on Friday night. For more information please contact the Bingara Information Centre on 02 6724 0066. On Saturday the Festival will...
Living Memorial a labour of love
The Orange tree-lined streets of Bingara are a talking point for visitors, provide a well-loved, beautiful outlook and are ingrained part of the town’s culture, but behind the scenes a lot of work goes on to ensure the living Memorial prospers. For the last couple of years that responsibility...
Happy Days are coming!
The Bingara Special Events Committee have been working excitedly towards the 2021 Happy Days Orange Festival. After COVID-19 restrictions saw the 2020 festival cancelled, the committee cannot wait to bring this years festival to the community and invite people back to Bingara to help us celebrate all that the...
Mamma Mia screening at The Roxy
The Bingara Special Events committee will be hosting a screening of the Mamma Mia movie at the Roxy Theatre on Friday 25 June 2021 in conjunction with the Orange Festival. Come dressed up in your finest 50’s or 60’s Rock n Roll outfit and join us for some singing and...
“Oranges Everywhere” like you’ve never heard it before!
The Bingara Orange Picking wouldn't be the same without hearing "Oranges Everywhere" sang to herald the start of the picking frenzy. Written by Rick Hutton it has become an integral part of Bingara's Orange Picking tradition. Enjoy Rick's daughter Lexi’s arrangement of ‘Oranges Everywhere’. Lexi has done all the voices in...
Remember when Rock and Roll was rebellious and fun?
🎸🍊The Zephyr Project at The Orange Festival 🍊🎸 Remember when Rock and Roll was rebellious and fun? The Zephyr Project draws upon influences from the golden era including Jump Blues, Rockabilly, Swing, Rock & Roll and Blues. They play lots of classics but also a lot of 'B' sides and 'lost treasures'...
$5,000 SWEET SURPRISE FOR BINGARA HAPPY DAYS ORANGE FESTIVAL
NORTHERN Tablelands MP Adam Marshall has today provided a sweet surprise to organisers of the Bingara Happy Days Orange Festival by announcing a $5,000 State Government grant to support the return of the popular event in 2021, after it was cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Mr Marshall said while...
60th Anniversary Orange Picking
Bingara has celebrated the 60th anniversary of Orange Picking this week with a COVID-friendly subdued version of the usual excitement. The chaos by children to reach the best oranges, scoped out for weeks, was replaced by an orderly scramble to their allocated trees. No less exciting though was the search...