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21

Jun

2020

Coonamble Races

Sunday 21 June

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13

Jul

2020

DRESS DETECTIVE Miss Fisher’s Wardrobe - Kate Strasdin

Monday 13 July, 2020

The phenomenal success of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries has a great deal to do with the aesthetic of the TV show – 1920s Melbourne and a glamourous protagonist! This lecture looks at the dress in the 1920s, the designers who were influencing the style and the developments that were changing the way people thought about clothes. It is also a look behind the scenes, creating Phryne Fisher’s world and the flapper style so synonymous with the decade. It was a period that began to embrace sportswear, leisurewear, shortened hems as well as outrageous parties. It also looks at menswear of the period and the changes that were beginning to take place within the masculine wardrobe.

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15

Jul

2020

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) Water Management Conference.

15 - 17 July 2020

The annual Local Government NSW Water Management Conference presents a broad range of information from a local government perspective on water management, issues associated with water supply and sewerage services provided by water utilities.

The event attracts delegates from NSW and interstate including councillors and general managers, water managers and professionals, policy makers from government agencies and key industry stakeholders.

Delegates have the opportunity to find out about the latest water policy initiatives and trends, receive updates on emergent technical issues, benchmark, network and further their professional development and team building capabilities.

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24

Jul

2020

Narrabri Boarding School Expo CANCELLED

24 and 25 July 2020

The Expo gives your family the chance to discuss your educational needs directly with representatives of the school. Schools taking part in the Expo showcase the exceptional opportunities they have to offer, including full-time and weekly boarding, high academic standards, access to modern technology, a caring and supporting academic and boarding environment and a wide range of co-curricular activities.

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17

Aug

2020

PACKING UP THE NATION - Caroline Shenton

Monday 17 August, 2020

This is the gripping and sometimes hilarious story of how a band of heroic curators and eccentric custodians saved Britain’s national heritage during their Darkest Hour. As Hitler’s forces gathered on the other side of the Channel to threaten the UK, men and women from London’s national museums, galleries and archives forged extraordinary plans to evacuate their collections to safety. Utilising country houses from Buckinghamshire to Cumbria, tube tunnels, Welsh mines and Wiltshire quarries, a team of unlikely heroes packed up their greatest treasures in a race against time. It was the sweltering summer of 1939.

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28

Aug

2020

Nosh Narrabri

28 August 2020

* Details to be confirmed*

Held on the banks of the Namoi River behind The Crossing Theatre, the festival has enjoyed enormous success since its inception in 2003. Nosh showcases a wide variety of local produce and is the perfect opportunity to savor the fruits of this rich agricultural region.

Nosh Narrabri promises entertainment for the whole family. Visitors are invited to explore the wares of over 40 local exhibitors offering tasty gourmet samples, which include olives, pasta, wines, bread and pork. An enormous range of products are available for purchase on the day. Cooking demonstrations, live music during the day.

Children’s activities will be available on the day, Nosh Cook off, fully licensed bar and local musicians. Australia Regional Homebrew Championship competition and Great Cheesecake competition.

The festivities continue on Sunday with a highlight being  the long lunch. A french Provincial four-course meal prepared by Relish Catering promises to delight all the senses.

For more information or to purchase tickets go to Nosh Narrabri 

 

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14

Sep

2020

THE AMADEUS MYTH Mozart (1756-91) - Sandy Burnett

Monday 14 September

Classical music reached a peak of perfection in Vienna during the last three decades of the Eighteenth Century, an era in which every aristocratic household worth its salt had a Kapelle or band of musicians to keep every-one entertained. In particular, the refined musical discourse of the string quartet was held to be the highest form of musical art; the elegant interplay of its various string instruments likened by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to “four intelligent people conversing”. In this talk, Sandy examines the perfect storm of circumstances that made this extraordinary era possible. He looks at selected excerpts of Classical elegance at its finest, and considers the remarkable figure of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a musician rightly prized – and mythologised – as one of the greatest ever known.

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26

Sep

2020

Come by Chance Races

Saturday 26 September 2020

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