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New England Conservatorium of Music

Armidale really has something for everyone – whether you are an adrenaline junkie or a pleasure seeker, a winner of trivia or conquer of mountains, or just a lover of the lazy Sunday brunch at the markets… we have you covered!

Check out the below websites for a calendar of local events - there is always something fabulous happening, either in the city or in one of our delightful surrounding towns. We have gathered some ideas to kick-start your adventures - why not meet up with your fellow registrars and get to know some of our very friendly locals!

Armidale Area Events

What's On - Armidale Regional Council (

Upcoming Events – Visit Armidale


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Heritage Bus Tour

An entertaining 2.5hr guided tour of Armidale’s rich history. There is also a self-guided heritage walk brochure available from the Armidale Visitors Information Centre.

Monday – Saturday, 10am Visitor Information Centre 82 Marsh St, Armidale. Bookings: 02 6770 3888

Helicopter and Warbird Flights

Enjoy a breathtaking birds-eye view of this spectacular region!

New England Regional Art Museum

The New England Regional Art Museum is home to one of the most significant collections outside a metropolitan area. The gallery features historical, modern, and contemporary Australian art, artist’s studio, regular exhibitions, workshops and live music, gift shop and café. 106 Kentucky Street, Armidale.

NERAM Armidale

Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place

A community-based centre highlighting the diversity of Australian Indigenous arts and culture - includes gallery, café, plus regular exhibitions, and workshops.

96-104 Kentucky St (next to NERAM), Armidale


Armidale Art Gallery

Permanent and changing exhibitions including sculpture, pottery, textiles, and jewellery. 168 Beardy St Mall, Armidale.

Armidale Art Gallery - Armidale's community art gallery

University of New England Museum of Antiquities + Natural History Museum

Two fantastic museums with significant, diverse, and fascinating collections. University of New England Elm Ave, Armidale.

Opening hours and location on campus.

New England Collective

Local and regionally made clothing, homewares, and gifts. 172 Beardy St Mall, Armidale.

The New England Collective | Facebook

Armidale Community Markets

Sample produce fresh from local growers.

First and third Sunday of every month, 8am - 1pm Curtis Park, Armidale.

Armidale Farmers’ Market

Seasonal produce from around the New England and Coffs Coast regions, plus breakfast, lunch, and live music. Held in the grounds of the beautiful National Trust listed, Edwardian Saumarez Homestead (next to the Armidale Regional Airport).

Second Sunday of every month (except for July and August), 9am – 2pm, 230 Saumarez Road, Armidale.

Armidale Farmers Market

Markets in the Mall

Quality handmade and handcrafted items.

Last Sunday of every month, 8am – 1pm. Beardy St Mall, Armidale.

New England Conservatorium of Music

Home to both classical and contemporary soloists, groups, and students, with a full calendar of events for the great enjoyment of the community.

Cnr Mossman and Faulkner St, Armidale

Armidale Playhouse

Historic little theatre, home to a calendar of live performances by the Armidale Drama and Musical Society and other groups in the region.

309 Beardy St, Armidale.

Belgrave Twin Cinema

145 Dumaresq St, Armidale.

Belgrave Cinema | Facebook

Great Hops Brewery Co.

Taphouse and Beer Garden.

33 Old Inverell Rd, Armidale.

The Welder’s Dog

Craft Beer Bar

120 Marsh St, Armidale.

White Bull Hotel

Trivia: Tuesdays 7pm Raffles: Fridays and Saturdays 7pm Live music/DJ

117 Marsh Street, Armidale.

Whitebull Hotel | Facebook

The Railway Hotel

Trivia: Wednesdays 7pm Raffles: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 7pm Live music/DJ

22 Rusden St, Armidale.

The Railway Hotel Armidale | Facebook

Royal Hotel

Raffles: Fridays 7pm

107 Beardy St, Armidale

New England Hotel

Pool comp + live music/DJ

196 Beardy St, Armidale.

New England Hotel | Facebook

Wicklow Hotel

Raffles: Saturday 7pm Live music/DJ.

Cnr Marsh and Dumaresq St, Armidale.

Wicklow Hotel | Facebook

Peterson’s Cool Climate Winery and Cellar Door

Award-winning guesthouse and cellar door set in beautifully restored heritage-listed stables and lovely gardens.

345 Dangarsleigh Rd, Armidale.

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