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Art and Culture Groups

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The Cultural Directory includes groups and events such as; artists groups, film clubs, craft groups, photography groups, writers groups, book clubs, gardening groups, theatrical societies, model railway clubs, woodworkers, musical groups, museums, historic societies, festivals, annual events. To be included in this listing the group / event must located in the local government areas of Upper Hunter, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Gloucester or Dungog.




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254 Wangat Trig Rd, , , 2420

To bring quality films to Dungog Cinema. Currently runs AGOG - A Feast of Foreign Films in September each year and Flickerfest bringing the best short films to Dungog in March each year.

AGOG started 2009 as a joint initiative of Dungog Cinema ...

PO Box 112, , , 2337

Description, purpose or philosophy:  Adfas Scone Inc is an organization that promotes education in and the study of the decorative and fine arts, by offering high quality monthly lectures on diverse topics within the arts.  Our lecturers are from overs ...

3 Llanrian Dr, , , 2330

Bells have  been used to proclaim the worship of God and other significant events in the lives of communities for over 13 centuries. Our bells also play a role in many community celebrations. For some, ringing is a part of their church life, and for ot ...


The CWA is the largest women's organisation in Australia and aims to improve conditions for country women and children. We reach that aim in various ways including lobbying for change, helping the local community, creating a network of support and meet ...

257 Dowling St, ,

This is a diverse group who enjoy working with all forms of textiles. The skills of the group include: embroidery, felt making, dyeing, patchwork, and quilting. The group began in 2003 when several embroiderers came together to share their skills. it h ...

Po Box 72, , , 2420

The Dungog Agricultural & Horticultural Show is a showcase of the district. It commenced in 1893. It is generally held in November each year, and there is a wide range of events, competitions and displays. 

96-102 Dowling Street, , , 2420

Our Mission Statement :

      Our organisation aims to : -

  • Provide a focal point for the fostering of creative activities for all members of the community, and to further develop artistic awareness of both visual and performing a ...

254 Wangat Trig Rd,, , , 2420

2011 is the 20th year for the society. Starting with 6 films in a year but building support for, row 10 films, plus support for AGOG & Fickerfest film exists in Dungog. The purpose is to bring quality films to Dungog Cinema and encourage the film e ...

PO Box 3, , , 2420

The Society operates the Dungog Museum and our purpose is Collecting, preserving and interpreting local heritage  for everyone.

Our objects are to
(a) Operate and manage the Museum
(b) Promote the collection, preservation, exhibition ...

PO Box 422, , , 2329

Family History Society of Singleton Inc:

- Promotes the study of Family History and Heritage.

- Collects, manage and maintain documentation and records for the purpose of local family and local history study.

- Assists those res ...

PO Box 111, , , 2329

Celebrating the sheep history of Merriwa, bringing community and strangers together for a fun filled family weekend that shows off the skills of the working dog, the farmer, the shearer and the knitter while raising money for Westpac Rescue helicopter ...

PO Box 64, , , 2321

An informal group who meet to share skills and connect socially. The focus is in fibre crafts with expertise in spinning and knitting. The group formed in March 2001 by 2 members of the Newcastle Spinners and Weavers Guild who lived in the area.

254 Wangat Trig Rd,, , , 2420

To assist existing tenants of the James to remain viable. To add to the community use of the James Theatre. To bring other film, music and dance events to the James.Get fund and grants to refurish the James and lobby for its improvements.

C/- Tocal College, Tocal Rd, ,

Friends of Tocal was established in 1992 to provide a community opportunity to support Tocal Homestead and Tocal College. They fundraise and assist at Tocal events, as well as providing two student scholarships each year and undertaking specific projec ...

Bow Cottage, Cassilis Rd, , , 2329

The rail line from Muswellbrook to Merriwa was opened on the 29th. October 1917. It had taken over 5 years for the line to be built from Merriwa to Sandy Hollow. Up to 33 trips per week operated at the peak, moving passengers and freight from the farms ...

P.O. Box 87 Murrurundi NSW 2338

Murrurundi & District Arts Council's aim is to encourage, nurture and promote artistic pursuits in the Murrurundi area.

We facilitate Art Workshops and ArtStart Lessons throughout the year plus host the annual Murrurundi Art Prize and the M ...


The group formed about 25 years ago as a craft and friendship group, and it is still a non profit group. The purpose of the group is to bring women together to enjoy craft; to see what others enjoy doing; to show others the craft you enjoy and to share ...

C/- PO Box 437, , , 2333

The Muswellbrook & Districts Camera Club was formally constituted on the 13th June 1958. Its aims are to foster photography as a science and art.

The club has adopted the following as a definition of photography in the 1980’s “Any object or ...

Whether you are a serious student or following a hobby, you will make better progress if you have a performance to work towards. The Eisteddfod could be your goal. Use the Eisteddfod to gain confidence and to overcome nerves for interviews, public spea ...

PO Box 236, , , 2333

The Muswellbrook Amateur Theatrical Society Inc is an amateur theatre group based in Muswellbrook fostering and supporting local theatre and creatives.  

MATS commenced in 1960 as the Muswellbrook Musical Society