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05 May

The Big Chill Beer and BBQ Festival Armidale

When: Saturday 15 May 2021 and Sunday 16 May 2021 (11 am to 4 pm) Where: Civic Park, Dumaresq Street, Armidale, NSW 2350 Tickets: Online via Eventbrite  – $25 for the whole weekend, or $15 for Sunday only If you love beer, bbq, live music and hanging out with your friends, then you’ll love the

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21 Oct

Elite Motor Inn Latest Reviews

We know that a majority of customers will research their accommodation online before booking.  A study conducted by TripAdvisor in 2019 revealed that 81% of those surveyed (over 23,000 people) will always or frequently read reviews before making a decision about where to stay. 79% of participants  said they were more likely to book a

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06 May

New Mini Golf Course in Armidale

Exciting news from Armidale Golf Club this week with the announcement that an 18-hole mini-golf course will be built on the grounds.  A financial contribution from the State government (almost $200,000) will help with the installation, as well as ongoing work to modernise the facility. Recently completed upgrades include refurbishment of the kitchen and dining

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12 Nov

Saving Armidale’s Trees

The relentless drought has already taken a huge toll on Armidale and its residents. The latest casualties are the oaks and conifers in Armidale’s heritage-listed Central Park. With Level 5 water restrictions already in place, it is estimated that there are less than 400 days of water left in the local dam. The Council is

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12 Oct

Forage Fest 2019

Armidale will once again host Forage Fest in 2019 and hopes are high it will become an annual event in the city. Date: 7th December Location: 117 Rusden Street, Armidale, 2350 Time: 11.30am to 11.30pm   The top deck of the Rusden Street car park will be converted into a mini concert venue complete with

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24 Jun

The Man From Snowy River With Orchestra in Armidale

If you love the classic Australian film The Man From Snowy River, then this special concert event in Armidale is not to be missed. On October 11th, 2019 a 75-piece orchestra will pay tribute to the legendary film by performing the entire soundtrack live in time with the movie. There will be guest appearances from

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19 Feb

Elite Motor Inn Reviews

Looking for honest Armidale accommodation reviews? Read what our customers have been saying about their recent stays with us. “I stayed at this hotel with six young athletes in three rooms – rooms were clean, bathrooms were clean and best of all even though the motel was full it was QUIET. Close and handy to

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13 Nov

Forage Fest 2018

If you like beer, good food and live music you’ll love Forage Fest 2018! Expect food trucks,15 of Australia’s finest Craft Beer Breweries as well as a stellar line up of live entertainment. Let’s take a closer look. When: Saturday December 8th Where: Rusden Street Carpark (117 Rusden Street Armidale NSW 2350) Time: 11.30am –

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21 Aug

Walcha Mountain Festival 2018

The popular Walcha Mountain Festival is back again in 2018. Pencil in 20th and 21st October as a weekend of music, markets, boutique wine, locally sourced food and much more. Activities and exhibitions will take place at different locations in the historic town of Walcha including Langford House and McHatten Park. The festival is family-friendly

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08 Jun

Natural Wonders Of Armidale

The City of Armidale sits between Sydney and Brisbane, making it an ideal inclusion on a road trip between the two capital cities. As part of the New England region, Armidale is also lucky enough to be surrounded by many national parks and areas of natural beauty. While many visitors to Armidale come for the

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