Archive for the ‘The Arts’ Category

Ceramic Break’s Triennial Acquisitive Sculpture Competition winner to be announced
What a ripper this weekend is shaping up to be for the Gwydir Shire Community. On Saturday 7th September at 12 noon, 2 exhibitions open at Ceramic Break Sculpture Park and we will announce the winner of our first Triennial Sculpture Competition. Across the Shire there is more than enough...
A sunny Saturday at Ceramic Break Sculpture Park
Phenomenal pyrography, stimulating sculpture and the announcement of a Winner! What more could we want on a sunny Saturday, September 7th at Ceramic Break Sculpture Park? The gates open at 12 noon, lunch, refreshments, exercise and Art are provided all it needs is for you to come and enjoy the...
Artists, farmers and scientists kick-start regeneration
Most people think that art belongs in art galleries, hanging on walls or sitting on plinths. Not the nine artists who make up the unique art project with the absurdly long name, “An Artist, A Farmer, and a Scientist walk into a bar…” (the AFS project). These artists believe...
Things of Stone and Wood to appear in Bingara
Bingara and district Vision 2020 has secured the band Things of Stone and Wood to play at the Pulse Festival on September 6. About 30 years ago a rag-tag bunch of folkies got together and formed a band called Things of Stone and Wood that went on to define Melbourne...
“The Party” is back on…and you’re invited to join in!
The North West Theatre Company is delighted to announce that their production of the hilarious Australian play “It’s My Party (& I’ll Die if I Want To)” by Elizabeth Coleman, is back in rehearsal and will be performed at The Roxy Theatre on June 15, 16, 21, 22 and...
Variety at Ceramic Break Sculpture Park exhibition
Five amazingly talented artists, papermaker Yvonne Ledingham, ceramicists, Albert Verschuuren, Nicci Parry-Jones and Max Powell along with Helena South’s pastels have filled all three galleries with three separate exhibitions at the Ceramic Break Sculpture Park’s first exhibition for 2019. The exhibition opens on Saturday, April 27 at 12 noon. Artist...
Barraba Silo Art Project underway
If you are visiting Bingara be sure to pop down the road to our neighbors in Barraba and check out the wonderful silo art project in progress! Incredible work by artist Fintan Magee. https://www.facebook.com/karen.bishton.1/videos/2599553556784701/  
Australia Day Ambassador inspired by Roxy Theatre
While some of the 300 Australia Day Ambassadors were, according to Bingara’s Ambassador, “making lamingtons or riding camels”, on Australia Day, Yianni Johns was delighted and inspired to be at the Roxy Theatre, which he described as gorgeous. Bingara’s Australia Day Ambassador, Yianni Johns, speaking at...
North West Film Festival moves to Inverell
The North West Film Festival is a festival for rural communities across the New England North West. Held at The Roxy in Bingara since 2004, this year the event will move to the Inverell Town Hall and take place on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th November. The Festival provides the...
Dabble in the Dust and Moor Street Art Opening a great success
One hundred and twenty people received red carpet treatment on Friday night including champagne and celeb photos (thanks to Nikki Adams) on entry, great food and art, entertainment courtesy of MC Dan Gilmour and auctioneer James Gilmour, ably assisted by veteran Geoff Smith. The drought fund auction raised $3,500 thanks...