2TM's Top Ten Things to Do in Tamworth
CROSSING CONTINENTS IN CONCERT
Saturday 26 October // 7.30pm – 10.30pm // Tamworth Regional Conservatorium of Music
Crossing Continents in Concert at the Tamworth Regional Conservatorium of Music brings together four creative Australian musicians, all with strong connections to different parts of the globe.
Music Connects, Music Unites: Crossing Continents infuses strong personal approaches with a myriad of heavily flavoured sounds, taking listeners on a journey of aural storytelling where music joins all corners of the world. From Flamenco to North African & Middle-Eastern roots, Jewish Klezmer to gypsy flavours via Balkan routes, Celtic travels & beyond, audiences are treated to an evening of refined globetrotting musical flair.
COMEUP XTREME WINCH CHALLENGE
Friday 25 – Sunday 27 October // Location below
Round 5 is approaching FAST!!! It's going to be EPIC!! Who's coming?
Spectators are welcome and encouraged to come check out the action. Camping on site is also available.
Located on Limbri property which is 40km from Kootingal off the New England Highway. From the New England Highway, turn into Kootingal and follow the Limbri Rd into Limbri. Then travel another 24km on the Limbri-Weabonga Rd. Follow the signs into the property.
ASHLEIGH DALLAS IN QUIRINDI
Saturday 26 October // 8pm – 11.30pm // Quirindi RSL
Multi Golden Guitar Winner Ashleigh Dallas is bringing her band, songs and stories for an evening concert in Quirindi. Get on down there for a dance and a great night!
She’s the 3rd Generation in a Country Music Family Dynasty - it is no surprise multiple Golden Guitar Winner Ashleigh Dallas, took to the music scene like a duck to water.
Born in Australia’s Country Music Capital of Tamworth NSW, Ashleigh grew up listening to the musical sounds of her family - Roll of Renown recipient and Golden Guitar Winner Rex Dallas, and Golden Guitar winner, producer, multi instrumentalist father Brett Dallas.
With three studio albums under her belt, and a brand new Album release for 2019, Ashleigh has cemented her own footprint in the industry with her songwriting and unique sound and with the upcoming Album filled with 100% original songs, Ash feels like she is about to share her best music yet.
JAY LAGA’AIA – FREE CHILDRENS SHOW
Saturday 26 October // 2pm – 4pm // Royal Theatre, Quirindi
Jay Laga’aia, a former Playschool presenter and co-creator is performing a free children’s show at the Quirindi Royal Theatre.
Jay has written & released several very successful children’s albums through ABC Music: I Can Play Anything, Come Dance and Sing, Ten in a Bed and Family Time which were all nominated for ARIA Awards in the Best Children’s Album category.
So come along with the kids for an afternoon full of entertainment with Jay Laga’aia!
SPEEDWAY SEASON OPENER
Saturday 26 October // 5pm // Oakburn Park
Speedway Season Opener this weekend at Oakburn Park!
Featuring the Triple Crown Micro Sprint Series. Compact Speedcars, Forumla 500s, the fastest Go Karts on dirt, Tin Tops and Street Stockers. Also, the great race, The Archie classic bender feature race and smash for cash 10 lap each way.
Don't miss out on a great night!
TRAVEL EXPO WITH THE TRAVEL ASSOCIATES
Saturday 26 October // 10am – 3pm // Travel Associates, Tamworth
The Travel Associates will be hosting in store their Travel Expo, Showcasing Europe and Cruising!
Many earlybird and expo travel discounts will be available on the day to a variety of destinations including 12 months interest free available during the Expo!
So, make sure you get to the Travel Associates Tamworth this weekend and book yourself in a holiday!
Saturday 26 October // from 10.30am // Bridge St, Uralla
The Thunderbolts Festival celebrates its 21 year anniversary! With this year’s theme being ‘Medieval Knights and Fair Maidens’.
A great day out for the family from the street parade, music and entertainment, food stalls, kids inflatable rides, circus activities, pony rides, face painting and even a firework display to finish!
Be sure not to miss out on this day full of fun, so get your costumes on and enjoy!! For further information visit their website www.thunderboltsfestival.com.au
Friday 25 October – Saturday 9 November // Capitol Theatre, Tamworth
Don’t miss out on Tamworth Musical Society’s production of Kinky Boots!
Hilarious, heart-warming and a huge amount of fun!
Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein.
Charlie Price has reluctantly inherited his father's shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man that he is meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible... and discovers that, when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world.
PINK RIBBON BIKE RIDE
Sunday 27 October // 8.20am – 12.20pm // The Pub, 99 Gunnedah Rd, Tamworth
The Pink Ribbon Bike Ride is on again at The Pub. Registrations from 8.30am, Ride leaves at 9.30am.
All proceeds from the day are donated to the Cancer Council.
The day includes: - Fishing Club BBQ Breakfast - Raffles - Live Music - Prizes for Best Dressed Rider & Best Dressed Bike.
Saturday 26 – Sunday 27 October // 10am – 3pm // TRECC
Come along to Questacon this weekend and learn, experiment and have fun with science!!
You can encourage a fascination and enjoyment of science by exploring hands-on exhibits including spin like an ice-skater, discover how fast you can throw a ball, freeze your shadow on a wall and test your reflexes.
There will also be spectacular science shows presented throughout the day as well as a range of all thing’s science up for sale in the shop!
Adults $6, Students/Concession $5, Family $18 and children under 5 are free.