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Events September 2014

Waterbirds Return as the Gwydir Floods

Date: 1st-2nd Sepetember 2014 2014

Venue: The Glen Innes Severn Learning Centre - 71 Grey Street - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

(02) 67 30 2610 - gigallery@gmail.com - www.gleninnesartgallery.com

The Gwydir Wetlands are located on the Gwydir River flood-plain, approximately 80km west of Moree. They provide a unique wetlands environment for birdlife and for the enjoyment of artist. photographers, bird-watchers and the local and broader north-western NSW. This photo exhibition has been launched to coincide with World Wetlands Day, beginning in Moree, home of the Gwydir Wetlands. You are invited to view the exhibition throughout. It showcases and celebrates the successful and large scale Colonial Waterbird breeding event that occured in these wet-lands during the summer of 2011/2012.

THE NEW ENGLAND TEAPOT SHOW 2014

Date: 13th September - 4th October 2014

Venue: Glen Innes Art Gallery - 71 Grey Street - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

(02) 67 30 2610 - gigallery@gmail.com - www.gleninnesartgallery.com or Anita Stewart 0421 902 759

You and your friends and family are invited to the opening of The New England Teapot Show. The GALA OPENING will be at 4pm on Saturday 13th September and everyone is welcome to join us. If you can’t make it to the opening, the exhibition will be available for viewing - 15th September to 4th October 2014.

Helping learner drivers become safer drivers

Date: 16 September 2014 2014

Venue: Glen Innes Services Club

Contact Details: 

www.etcltd.com.au/rms Ph: (02) 6650 1969

A free 2 hour workshop provided by NSW Roads and Maritime Services. The workshops provide practical advice about: The new changes to the Learner Driver Permit, The new Safer Drivers Course, How to use the Learner Driver Log Book, How to plan driving sessions, How to deal with difficulties that may arise during driving practice, The importance of giving the learner constructive feedback. The workshops are designed to help learner driver supervisors plan the best on-road experience for learner drivers and include information about the current licence conditions for learner and provisional drivers, young driver safety issues and low risk driving. Who should attend: Parents, friends or relatives who are/will be supervising drivers Learner drivers are welcome to attend if accompanied by their supervisor The workshop will be presented by the Enterprise and Training Company (ETC) in partnership with Roads and Maritime Services (RMS).

Deepwater ART SHOW

Date: 19th September 2014 2014

Venue: School of Arts - Deepwater NSW 2371

Contact Details: 

Tickets $35/ adult $10/ child available at Deepwater Post Office Deepwater NSW: (02) 67 34 5369 - Carelles Toy Store Glen Innes NSW (02) 67 32 1997 - Simply Country Tenterfield NSW: (02) 6736 1482.

Opening Night: Friday 19th September, Exhibition by Local Artist, Featuring Music by Aunty Hu-Hu & Big Lazy  ABC "Exhumed" Finalists ABC TV - Exhibition will be open till Thursday 25th September. Delicious Moroccan Food & Local Wines.

$35/ adult and $10/child for OPENING NIGHT and gold coin donation for entry for the duration of the exhibition.

World Heritage Trail walk

Date: 24 September 2014

Venue: Mulligan's Hut day use area within the Gibraltar Range National Park

Contact Details: 

For more information please contact Chris on 02 6728 8046/02 6728 8020

WORLD HERITAGE TRAIL WALK - Northern Tablelands Local Land Service along with National Parks and Wildlife Service are conducting a World Heritage Walk. The walk will be a family friendly interpretive walk where you will learn about the World Heritage area and its environmental importance. Morning tea and a sausage sizzle will be provided for participants.

Details - When: Wednesday 24th September 2014 at 9.45am for morning tea. Where: Mulligan’s Hut day use area within the Gibraltar Range National Park. What to bring: Good walking shoes, jacket, a bottle of water, sunscreen and insect repellent. Kids don’t forget to bring a responsible adult with you. How much will it cost: FREE - We will provide: Guided walk, morning tea, sausage sizzle and take home pack - No need to book in, please just turn up on the day - Children under 18 need to bring an adult along to participate in this activity. Please if you have special dietary needs, bring some morning tea and lunch.

Das Best OKTOBERFEST

Date: Saturday 27 September 2014

Venue: The Railway Tavern - Cnr of Bourke & Lambeth Street - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Enquiries (02) 67 32 2890 - Bookings @ Carelles Young World - Grey Street Glen Innes NSW - Tickets $25 Per Person - Includes Dinner and Dessert German Music and Dance on the big Screen - German Beer at the Bar. From 6.00PM.

Donau Rhein Verein - German/Austrian Club presents DAS BEST OKTOBERFEST - Join us for the Ceremonial tapping of the Keg of Lowenbrau and enjoy The Railway Tavern's famous Schnitzel and Apfelstreusel. We aim to provide "Gute Unterhaltung und Gemultlichkeit" (good entertainment and geniality) through a great dining experience coupled with singing, yodelling and dancing. 

Acoustic or Wired Open Mic

Date: 28 September 2014

Venue: Great Central Hotel, Grey Street GLEN INNES NSW

Acoustic or Wired OPEN MIC Casual Jam Session. All ages and All skill levels WELCOME.

Sunday 28th September 2.00PM onwards.

Contact MARTIN 0428 276 899

Taste New England

Date: Sunday 28th, September 2014

Venue: 'The Yard' at Rest Point Motor Inn in - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

(02) 67322255 - email  taste@tastenewengland.com.au - Website  www.tastenewengland.com.au

The day is designed to connect the growers,producers & specialityretailers of the New England regions with a curious public. A day of food,wine,childrens & musical entertainment. Cooking demonstrations followed by wine pairing. The day will conclude with a Live concert. Entertainer TBA.

Events October 2014

Wandering Wanderers come through Glen Innes

Date: Ist October 2014 2014

Venue: Grey St Glen Innes

Contact Details: 

Contacts Graham Brammer OAM 0407760086

Dennis Mitchell 0419 624773

Beneficiaries – SAS Resources Trust, Commander Welfare Fund, White Cloud Foundation

 www.wanderingwarriors.com

30 Walkers here 1st Oct arrive about 4pm.

Military Vehicles here about 10am.

Glen Innes CBD- Grey St

Emmaville Gemfest and Swap Meet

Date: 4,5,6 October 2014 2014

Venue: Emmaville Caravan Park

Contact Details: 

Rodney Robinson 0427 494 335

Ann Fairbanks 0467 965 833

Mick Scherf 0427 347 159

GEMFEST AND SWAPMEET

Tailgaters will be set up at the Emmaville Caravan Park. Bookings for caravan park tailgaters Donna Davis 6734 7240

FOSSICKING FIELD TRIPS
Will be conducted Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Saturday and Sunday are full days, visiting two sites each day. Monday is a half day mystery trip, lunch will not be available on this day

All Field Trips will leave from the Old Court House in Glen Innes Road at 9.00am but you will be asked to be ready to leave by 8.30am. Indemity Forms to be filled out and Lunch Tickets available from 7.00am at the Court House.

Cost $15 adult full day or $7.50 half day $5 child (under 12 years) or $2.50 half day Children 5 and under FREE

Lunch provided at an additional cost of $6.00 for a steak sandwich & tea/coffee OR $6.00 for 3 sausage sandwiches & tea/coffee. Drinks $2.00. Lunch tickets must be paid for before each trip to enable catering.

Bring a small pick, shovel, bucket or back pack, container for specimens, kneeling pad or ground sheet. Wear long sleeves, hat, walking boots or sneakers, gloves, (gum boots and rain coat if wet).

 

The Glen Innes High School will be presenting their DANCE SPECTACULAR 2014

Date: 8th & 9th October 2014 2014

Venue: Glen Innes Chapel Theatre - Church Street - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Tickets are available at Carelles Toy Store - Grey Street - Glen Innes NSW - (02) 67 32 1997. Ticket prices for performance nights are $15 adults and $10 concession.

WEDNESDAY 8th and THURSDAY 9th October.  Performances commencing at 7pm. DANCE STYLES INCLUDING LYRICAL & MODERN CONTEMPORARY; JAZZ; BROADWAY THEARTRICAL; HIP HOP; BALLET; CELTIC and TAP DANCING! FEATURING GLEN INNES HIGH SCHOOL DANCERS - Guest Performances by Tania Davis & Blackbirds On Tap; Glen Innes Highland Dances & Sapphire City Dance Academy.

 

Glen Innes Market Stalls - Glen Innes Lions Club project

Date: 13th October 2014

Venue: Anzac Park, Glen Innes

Contact Details: 

Jenny Hodder (02) 67323837 - AH: Hazel Ogle (02) 67 32 5329 - John Kearney (02) 67 32 3078

Second Sunday every month from 8.00AM to 12.00 Noon. Among the artwork, toys, tools, Bric-A-Brac, handcrafts, you may find an elusive treasure, something highly individual and original. Come and browse, visit a cafe or bakery, meet family and friends and enjoy the friendly environment.

WORLD RURAL WOMEN'S DAY

Date: Wednesday 15th October 2014 2014

Venue: Glen Innes Showground - Torrington Street - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Please RSVP for Catering purposes to GLENRAC on (02) 67 32 3443 or kylie@glenrac.org.au

GLENRAC is hosting World Rural Women’s Day - We invite you to attend this free & fun-filled event 9:00am to 3:00pm Tea & coffee available from 8:30am if you would like to come early Morning topics & speakers will include Goal setting - Jen Wright, Boil the Billy Looking after yourself - Katherine O’Neil, Medicare Local Women on boards & committees - Sally Wright, Wongibinda Station Farm business planning & current assistance - Stuart Brummell, RFCS Healthy in your community - Phoebe Maroulis - The RW Network Afternoon short talks, topics will include Women’s health, biological farming, photography, Practical Systems software, native plants for your garden, exercise - who needs it? tackling technology - using Skype, social media, acing accessories.

New England Wine Show

Date: 16th -17th October 2014 2014

Venue: Old Pavillion, Glen Innes Showground - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Merilyn Hottes (02) 67 32 1759. newenglandwineshow@active8.net.au www.newenglandwineshow.com.au 

 

The 9th New England Regional Wine Show. The New England area is unlike any other grape growing region in Australia. This is due to the region's diversity from high altitude (with a good number of vineyards above 1,000m), to cool climate vineyards along the spine of the Great Dividing Range, then along the lower and warmer sites on the western edges of the New England Tablelands. Additionally, winemakers from adjacent viticultural areas were  invited to exhibit their wines . Every year The New England Regional Wine Show invites all vignerons & winemakers, using grapes from these areas to exhibit at the Wine Show. This will be a great opportunity to see the high standard of the local wines and compare them to wines from the other invited region. Wine Show 2014: October 16 - 17. Public Tasting and Wine Appreciation Workshop - Friday, October 17th, 2013.

 

EXPOSED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION INVITATION

Date: 18th October to 10th November 2014

Venue: Glen Innes Art Gallery - 71 Grey Street - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Glen Innes Art Gallery (02) 67 30 2610 - giartgallery@gmail.com www.gleninnesartgallery.com

EXPOSED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION INVITATION; Gala Opening 5PM Saturday 18th October. Exhibition Dates 18 October - 10 November.

Vegetable Creek Hospital Fete

Date: 18 October 2014

Venue: Emmaville Hospital - Emmaville NSW

Contact Details: 

Emmaville Doctor Surgery (02) 67 34 7975 or Ellie Seagrave (02) 67 34 7341

Vegetable Creek Hospital Fete - Opening at 12noon. A Family fun day. There will be Entertainment, Stalls, Cakes, Crafts, Plants, Souviniers, Raffles and Fashion Parade, Enjoy the Lolly Drop 3pm. There will be a Bar and Twilight Bar-B-Q $10 A Head, Please Book.  Thank you for everyone supporting a much needed service. Emmaville is 42km N/W of Glen Innes.

The Glen Innes Arts Council "The History of the Glen Innes Arts Council 1944-2014" Book Launch

Date: Friday 24th October 2014 2014

Venue: 7PM at the New England Club - West Avenue - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Please RSVP by 22nd October to Theartre Coordinator Nicci Parry-Jones theatre@giac.com.au

"Showing off for 70 years" We hope you will join us for an evening of reminiscing. There will be an opportunity to hold the floor and share a story or two from the last 70 years of the arts council and a special screening of theatre memories by Richard Cambridge. Light Refreshments will be served.

Anglican Parish of Glen Innes Holy Trinity Church Fete

Date: 25 October 2014

Venue: Glen Innes Anglican Church - Cnr Meade St & West Avenue - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Jan Sharman Ph: (02) 67 32 2001 or Church Office Ph: (02) 67 32 5353 -  Monday - Friday 9am - 12NOON

Come along and bring your family and friends for a great day commencing at 9.00am. Stalls, Food & Drink, Fun and Entertainment.

Stalls Plant Stall opens at 9am All plants grown with tender loving care. Colourful flowers, shrubs and trees. White Elephant - come find the treasures in this stall.  Pre-loved Clothing, Fancy Goods & Craft Stall - come and buy your Christmas Gifts, Produce Stall - Farm & Garden goodies.Cake Stall - made by the best cooks in town, Pre-loved BooksChristian Book Stall, Ultimate Question Stand.

Food & Drink  BBQ - Bring a friend, Sponge cakes, scones & trifle, Sweets & lollies, Waffles, Cake Stall, Tea/coffee & slice, Drink stall, Steak sandwiches and Hot chips.

Entertainment Floral, Garden & Field Display in the Church, Photo Presentation, Kids Corner - children's area, Performances from the Schools, Highland Dancing, Glen Innes Pipe Band, School Choirs, Glen Squares, Singers and entertainment by local artists.

 

 
 

McDonalds 54th Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic

Date: 25th October 2014

Venue: Gwydir Highway from Grafton to Inverell via Glen Innes

Contact Details: 

 For more information contact Greg Kachel on 0428 253 560 - manager@gaukrogers.com.au   www.graftontoinverellcycleclassic.com 

The McDonalds 54th Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic is a 228km Cycling Road Race, conducted on a point to point course between the towns of Grafton and Inverell in northern New South Wales. The race predominantly follows the Gwydir Highway over some challenging terrain that includes the climb of the Gibraltar Range, an 18km ascent from the Clarence Valley to the New England Highlands.The McDonalds Grafton to Inverell Cycle Classic is the final event on the Cycling Australia Subaru National Road Series calendar and enjoys a long and successful history as one of the oldest national events in Australia. The testing nature of the course combined with the unique format of the event appeals to riders throughout the state, interstate and internationally. The event has continued to evolve over the years and now features team based racing in alignment with the major international races around the world. The provision of graded categories still provides the opportunities for individuals to take on the challenge of completing arguably the hardest one day cycling event in Australia. The 2014 event will comprise of A, B and C grade races conducted as individual mass starts departing at 15 minute intervals.

 

 

 

February 2014 - The McDonalds Grafton to Inverell Challenge is a timed participation event that offers the option of 3 distances:

This is an opportunity to ride the course of Australia's toughest one day cycling race. Enjoy the challenging scenic countryside of the Clarence Valley and New England highlands. Organise your team or ride as an individual to help raise money for charity. Full details of the 2014 event will be coming soon.

Important Note:

Riders participating from Grafton will be required to have rear flashing light when they start in case of fog or poor visibility over the ranges. Any rider at the start line without a rear light may not be allowed to start the Cyclo-Sportif.

 

Deepwater Scarecrow & Wool Festival

Date: 31 October - 1 November 2014

Venue: Deepwater, NSW - at theOval

Contact Details: 
Lesley - Treasures on Young 02 67 345213 - Sharyn - 0429461795 - Julie - deepwaterscarecrowwoolfestival@gmail.com website - http://deepwaterscarecrowandwoolfestival.webs.com/

Deepwater Scarecrow & Wool Festival - Date: 31 Oct- 1 November 2014 - Venue: Deepwater, NSW At the Deepwater Oval. Come along to the 5th Annual Scarecrow & Wool Festival in Deepwater. Deepwater Markets - VW Display - Bus tours of the Village - Wool Display at CRT - Fun for the whole family! All Welcome.

Glencoe Cattle Dog Trial NSW Championship

Date: 31 October - 2 November 2014

Venue: Glencoe Sports Ground - 22km South of Glen Innes NSW on the New England Highway

Contact Details: 

Ryan or Kate (02) 6732 5112 or nswwsda.secretary@gmail.com

Glencoe Sports committee is hosting the NSW Championship Working Cattle Dog Trial on 31st October to 2nd November. All Spectators are welcome. Canteen in operation all weekend. Live entertainment on Saturday night. Camping facilities also available.

Events November 2014

Deepwater Festival Fancy Dress Ball

Date: 1 November 2014 2014

Venue: Deepwater School of Arts

The 2014 Deepwater Festival Fancy Dress Ball (a not for profit event)

It's time to get giggling, dress up and have a ball!

If you need some outrageous fun, are 16 years or over, then get to the Deepwater Festival Fancy Dress Ball, Saturday 1st November, at the School of Arts Hall. Doors open from 6pm, entertainment starts 7pm.

Early-bird tickets only $20 (you'll pay more at the door!) and includes supper and entertainment by Little Phoenix, with Special Guests. Plus prizes, presentations and much more!

Bar,  BBQ and Kiosk also available.

Get your tickets from: Treasures on Young, Deepwater ph 6734 5213, Tenterfield Fish Shop, Rouse St Tenterfield or the Bruce Family Butcher, Grey St Glen Innes.

This event is proud to raise funds for the following Deepwater Community Groups: The 2014 Scarecrow & Wool Festival,  The Deepwater School of Arts Trust, the Tennis Club and the Golf Club.

YOUR INIVITED to Grandparents Day at Danthonia Community

Date: Sunday 2nd November 2014

Venue: Danthonia Community - 4188 Gwydir Hwy - Elsmore NSW

Contact Details: 

RSVP (02) 67 23 2213events@danthonia.com.au 

The Danthonia Community inviyes everyone to an afternoon of fun and food. Families welcome - the more generations, the better! face painting * hayrides * ball games * craft corner * guessing games * puppet shows * air-conditioned indoor facilities (as needed) ARRIVE 1:30 PM for 2:00 PM START

Land of the Beardies Festival

Date: 14-16 November 2014November 2014

Venue: Grey St 7 King Edward Park, West Ave., Glen Innes

Contact Details: 

 Web:   www.beardiesfestival.com  Email:  nev.johncampbell@gmail.com                         

The seasons in Celtic Country - Glen Innes and surrounding district, in the heart of rural Australia - are distinctive and there's no better time to visit than in our breathtaking spring. There's an added reason:  the Land of the Beardies Festival, is a special time for families, when we celebrate our rich, local history. It's a festival that has grown in stature and is featuring a mixture of Country and Western Music combined with Country Rock, Gospel and Features songs from yesteryear. this years Festival highlights  Only 2-4 hours from the coast or 4 hours South of Brisbane, the Land of the Beardies Festival in Glen Innes will provide you with a fun-packed program to suit families and all interests. Best of all most activities are FREE! Highlights: FREE Fireworks Display, FREE concert, POETRY, Beard competition, market stalls and amusement rides.

Glen Innes Anglican Church Garden Tour

Date: 22-23 November 2014

The Glen Innes Holy Trinity Anglican Church will be holding its fourth bi-annual garden tour weekend

The gardens at:

  • Rangers Valley Homestead
  • “Beardy View”390 Grafton St
  • “Id-L-Do”3 Pleasant View Cr
  • 35 East Ave Glen Innes
  • Holy Trinity Anglican Church

will be open to the public between 9.00 am to 5.00 Saturday and 11.00 am to 5.00 pm Sunday. Entry is $15 for all gardens or $5 for each garden with tickets available at the gate (Children under 16 free, Church garden free entry) The gardens will be clearly signposted with parking available at each site. Plant sales, entertainment and lunches will be available. This is a great chance to spend an enjoyable day or weekend exploring these beautiful cool climate gardens of varying design and size. All proceeds from the weekend will be donated to the church.

Sunset, Jazz and Wine featuring 'Al Heagney Rhythm and Blues'

Date: 22 November 2014

Venue: Wright Robertson Winery - New England Highway - Glencoe NSW

Contact Details: 

Wright Robertson Winery 02 67333220 - Lioness Club, Leonie Lee 02 67322636

Sunset, Jazz and Wine featuring a spectacular Australian Rhythm and Blues Band 'Al Heagney Rhythm and Blues'. This is an outdoor event commencing from 5pm. Local Wright Robertson wines and soft drinks available for purchase, NO alcohlol is to be brought onto the premises. BYO basket supper and chairs. Cost: $25 per person (includes complimentary slice and tea/coffee.) A courtesy bus will leave the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre at 4.30pm at a cost of $5 per person return. TIckets available at Carelles, Grey Street, Glen Innes. PH: (02) 67 321977

+ Australian Red Cross - Glen Innes Branch - Opening Lunch and Red Cross Christmas Tree Display

Date: Sat 29 Nov to Sat 6 Dec 2014

Venue: Glen Innes Town Hall - Grey Street - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Voting by people's choice: $1 per vote. Announcement of Winners will be held on Saturday 6th December at 2PM.

Australian Red Cross Glen Innes Branch invite you to attend the Opening Cocktail Party for the Christmas Tree Display on  Friday 28 November 6 - 8pm at the Glen Innes Town Hall - $10 each. The Christmas Tree Display will be open to the public on Saturday 29th November to Saturday 6th December. Monday to Friday - 9AM to 5PM - Saturday 9.30am to 4.00PM & Sunday 9.30AM to 2PM. Admission: Adults $2 - Children & Concession $1.

St Andrew's Day - Flag Lowering Ceremony

Date: 30th November 2014

Venue: Australian Standing Stones, Centennial Parklands - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Raelene 0412 250 431

Saint Andrew Patron Saint of the Scotts - St. Andrew's Day Flag lowering Ceremony and Toast, Will be held at the Australian Standing Stones at 5.00pm.

Events December 2014

Glen Innes Market Stalls - Glen Innes Lions Club project

Date: 14th December 2014

Venue: Anzac Park, Glen Innes

Contact Details: 

Jenny Hodder or Hazel Ogle (02) 67323837 AH (02) 67 32 5329

Second Sunday every month from 8.00AM to 12.00 Noon, Among the Artwork, Toys, Tools, Bric-A-Brac, Handcrafts, you may find an Elusive Treasure, Something Highly Individual and Original. Come and Browse, Visit a Cafe or Bakery, Meet Family and Friends, Enjoy the Friendly Environment.

Events February 2015

Glen Innes Show

Date: 6-8 February 2015

Venue: Glen Innes Showgrounds - Glen Innes NSW

Contact Details: 

Suellen Guest  Tel:  (02) 6732 1744

 

Originally run by the P and A Association, the Glen Innes Show has brought the community together since its inception in 1869. A blend of the best the country has to offer, with arts and craft, fairground rides, the latest in tractors, first class showjumping, an unrivalled cattle pavilion display, chooks, sheep, even sports shearing as well as a demolition derby, mechanical pavilion and trade expo.  Wind down at the popular show bar, or enjoy a steak sandwich at the barbecue. Perhaps rest your feet at the historical tea-room and savour the old-fashioned meals and a fresh pot of tea, or just find a shady spot under the glorious avenue of trees lining the grounds and watch the world pass by.
Email: gishowsociety@exemail.com.au or www.gishow.com.au Glen Innes Show Society, PO Box 145, Glen Innes NSW

 

 

 

Events March 2015

Minerama Jewellery and Gem Show

Date: 13,14,15 March 2015 2015

Venue: Glen Innes and District Services Club

Contact Details: 

enquiries@minerama.com.au

Gems and minerals galore! Field trips are organised on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, book online or the day. Information about are on the website. Market stall galore within the festival and tailgaters outside. Demonstrations and expert advice available. Click Here to visit the Minerama website Visit Glen Innes and enjoy a weekend of fossicking adventure at NSW’s largest annual gem show. Minerama Fossicking & Gem Show is NSW's largest annual gem show attracting visitors and dealers from all over Australia. Held every year early in March, Minerama is perfect for all gem lovers, rockhounds and outdoor adventurers.

Events May 2015

Australian Celtic Festival

Date: Thursday 30 April - Sunday 3 May 2015

Venue: Centennial Parklands, Australian Standing Stones Glen Innes

Contact Details: 

Glen Innes Vistor Information Centre Ph: (02) 67 30 2400 Fax: (02) 67 32 6090

Entertainers, clans, dance groups stall enquiries administration: mhollingworth@gisc.nsw.gov.au

General enquiries:  tourism@gisc.nsw.gov.au

 

The Australian Celtic Festival in Glen Innes, Nothern NSW is unique for its colour, spectacle and range of entertainment and history.  An opportunity to meet with friends and experience our country hospitality. The 2015 Australian Celtic Festival will honour the Celtic Nation of Wales. The festival’s main venue is the Australian Standing Stones, an array of spectacular granite monoliths like those around which the ancient Celts danced. To be there at dawn to listen to the eerie skirl of pipes in the autumn mists at the Standing Stones is an experience not to be missed.  The four day festival provides non stop entertainment including the street parade, spectacular ceremonial roles performed by re-enactment groups, kirking of the Tartan, massed bands, children’s entertainment, dancing, flag raising ceremonies, poets’ breakfast, yard dog trials, market stalls, fun run and Celtic foods.  The festival in 2015 will again draw clans, national groups, dancers and artists from across Australia and overseas.  You can partake in Celtic music and dance at one of the four stages at the Standing Stones or in one of the many concert venues in the town of Glen Innes.  For the full program, visit the Australin Celtic Festival website: www.australiancelticfestival.com

Events June 2015

Glen Innes's White Christmas Country Music Festival 2015

Date: 26 June-5 July 2015

Venue: Glen Innes Showground, Torrington Street,Glen Innes NSW

Glen Innes's White Christmas Country Music Festival 2015: Friday June 26th to Sunday July 5th.

Gold Star Buskin Competition - Acoustic Only - $10.00 entry - held in CBD - Must have personal Public Risk Insurance. Runs from Saturday June 27th till Sunday July 5th. To register go to the Glen Innes Information Centre. Note: Power Amps are Prohibited in the streets. Winner has the chance to go on the White Christmas Winners Compilastion Album.

The 2015 Bad to the Bone Karaoke Star Search Finals - New Tattersalls Motel/Hotel - Commences Saturday 27th June.

The 2015 Nash-Grill Recording Studio Talent Search Semi Finals - Glen Innes Bowling Club - Commences Friday June 26th.

The 2015 Nash-Grill Songwriters Competition Finals - Glen Innes Bowling Club -Commences Tuesday June 30th.

Main Stage Artists Include: Bo Jenkins, Laura Downing, Pete Smith, Jim Hartley, Showpony Express, The Cloudyreds, Walk Ups, Talent Search Finalists, Bush Poets Breakfasts.

The Glen Innes Showground has: Camping facilities, Toilets, Hot & Cold Showers, Powered Campsites $20, Non-Powwered Sites per night $10. TO BOOK: Phone Kevin 0407 293 266

For Further information or to Purchase Showground Tickets Contact the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre on 6730 2400

TICKETS: Pensioner Ticket $15 for 4 Days, Adult Ticket $25 for 4 days, Under 18 years of age FREE