EVENTS AROUND TENTERFIELD

​POSTPONED: 19-22 March - Back to the 60s Weekend Please be advised that this event has been postponed due to advice from the Australian Government regarding mass gatherings in association with COVID-19. For updates regarding new event dates, check the website: www.tenterfieldbacktothesixties.com.

19 March - Harmony Day Lunch Harmony Week celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone. Come along to Tenterfield Community Hub on Thursday 19 March from 12noon – 1.30pm to taste the foods of different cultures. Funded by Red Cross Bushfire Recovery. More info: 02 6736 4443

20 March - Millinery Workshop at Make It Tenterfield Bring out your creative talents and have fun creating a beautiful fascinator with renowned hat creator ‘Jo Eagle’ during this full-day workshop. $110 per person. To book, phone 0412 576 314 or book in person at Make It Tenterfield.

21 March - Tenterfield Farmers & Producers Market 8am – 12pm at The Old Tenterfield Church, Cnr Logan & High Sts, Tenterfield. The Tenterfield Farmers & Producers Market is a community supported local area market, where community members are encouraged to make it, bake it and grow it. Come along and find some great buys, while supporting local farmers and producers. Enjoy fresh food and good coffee for breakfast and find some tasty treats to take away with you. Browse a range of products such as fresh produce, plants, baked goods, eggs,

arts & crafts, and handmade specialty items.

Please be advised that the following events have been cancelled due to advice from the Australian Government regarding mass gatherings in association with COVID-19.  22 March - Tenterfield Transport Museum’s

Annual Show & Shine · 22 March - Tenterfield Show Camp draft · 22 March Tenterfield Archery Day · 2-5 April - Oracles of the Bush: All ticket holders to will receive full refunds on ticket purchases.

The following events are still happening but this could change at anytime in the future:

 3-5 April - Tenterfield Quilt Show Opens 10am each day. General entry: Gold

coin. Entry incl. morning tea: $5. Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre, 157

Rouse Street, Tenterfield. Contact: Tenterfield Arts & Crafts Society.

4 April - Bogan Bingo Sir Henry Parkes Memorial Public School P&C is holding a ‘Bogan Bingo’ night at the Tenterfield Golf Club. Tables of 8 or come on your own & we’ll find you a table. Prizes awarded for best dressed Bogan. Starts at 6pm. $15/person (includes drink on arrival and light supper). Contact: Kim 0448 673 373.

11 April - Easter Fun Day at Torrington Hall Free event to help raise funds to keep the Torrington Hall running and support their beautiful village as it recovers from the effects of bush fires. Come along from 8am on Easter Saturday at Torrington Hall. For more info and market stall bookings phone Lee on 02 6734 6213 or Joyce on 02 6734 6204.

12 April - Glenrock Gardens Open Garden Annie and Chris Jones welcome you to experience the exquisite Glenrock Gardens located at 84 Robinsons Lane, Tenterfield. Phone: 02 6736 1831 Mobile: 0417 733 085 

28 May - Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea Event at The Hub From 10.30am – 12.30pm, the Tenterfield Community Hub will be putting on tea, coffee, tasty

treats, games and surprises to help the Cancer Council raise vital funds for people impacted by cancer. There will be a donation box on the day for those who wish

to contribute. Every dollar raised will go towards lifesaving cancer research, prevention, information and support programs.

10-12 July - Lunatic Ute Muster at Drake The first Annual Lunatic Ute Muster at the Lunatic Hotel in Drake from Friday 10 – Sunday 12 July 2020 – raising funds

to support the village of Drake following drought and bushfire events. Multiple award categories. Entry fee: $25. Camping available - fees apply. Market stalls available. Enquiries: Lunatic Hotel Drake, phone: 02 6737 6757

4-11 July - Beat of the Bush Winter Music Program the Beat of the Bush festival aims to connect over 300 rural kids and their communities to the joy of music in

the historical township of Tenterfield with world class music educators. For more info visit www.beatofthebush.com.

 

LINKS

Identities of Tenterfield

CaptainThunderbolt: 

www.halenet.com.au/~jvbryant/thunderb.html

George Woolnough: 

www.traveller.com.au/follow-the-music-1hc47

Henry Parkes: 

www.federationstory.com/sir-henry-parkes

Major JF Thomas: 

www.australiansatwar.gov.auMuseums

 

Places of Interest

Centenary Cottage: 

www.tenterfieldtourism.com.au
Railway Museum: 

www.tenterfieldrailwaymuseum.com.au
School of Arts: 

www.nationaltrust.org.au/places/s-h-p-memorial-school-of-arts/
Tenterfield Saddler: www.tenterfieldsaddler.com

 

National Parks

Bald Rock: 

www.geomaps.com.au/scripts/baldrock.php
Basket Swamp: www.sparklingadventures.com/index.php?id=1990
Boonoo Boonoo: 

www.exploreaustralia.net.au/NSW/New England
Girraween: www.nprsr.qld.gov.au

 

War History

Breaker Morant: 

www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/db.anu.edu.au/biography/morant/harry/harbord/breaker/7649
Sir Michael Bruxner: 

www.parlpapers.sl.nsw.gov.au
General Henry Chauvel:

https://www.awm.gov.au/people/P10676556
Light Horse: www.lighthorse.org.au/the-mounted-soldiers-of-australia-2/

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