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Tamworth Show

Saturday and Sunday 30th and 31st August // AELEC // All weekend

TAMWORTH SHOW is back again for the second year at the AELEC!

The Tamworth Show will be held on the 30th, 31st of August and 1st September 2019. Come along to experience the fastest growing action packed show of Northern NSW.

We’ve got a massive line up this year with heaps of rides including: Tea cups, Pony ranch, Bungee trampoline, Crazy fun slide and  Ski flyer! As well as show bags, side shows, entertainment, animal nursery, fireworks and so much more!

Tickets are on sale at the Main Entrance to AELEC.

Prices are listed below:

Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) $39 per day

Adult $16.50 per day

Child $5.50 per day

Aged Pensioner $11 per day


Kootingal Country Fair

Sunday 1st September // Kootingal Recreational Reserve // 9am - 2pm

Come on down this Fathers day, Sunday 1st of September, to the second annual Kootingal Country Fair!

With so much to explore including, market and food stalls, Woolomin Petting Zoo, garden games, putt-putt golf, jumping castles, face painting and much more!

This year we also have a new attraction joining us, The Pitts Family Circus! The Pitts Family have been traveling around the world since 2002, showcasing their amazing talents and providing great entertainment for all!

The Kootingal Motor club will even be there showing off their classic cars for all the dads out there!

Be sure not to miss out on this fun fulfilled day!

Sunday 1st September from 9.00am to 2.00pm at Kootingal Recreational Reserve, Denman Avenue, Kootingal.


Group 4 Rugby League

Preliminary Finals

Saturday 31st August // David Taylor Park // Werris Creek

It’s all happening this weekend in Rugby League so get out and support your local team!


Second grade: NARRABRI v KOOTINGAL kick off 1.15pm

Under 18: DUNGOWAN v KOOTINGAL kick off 12pm

Ladies League Tag: DUNGOWAN v GUNNEDAH kick off 11am



Mark Vincent at the Capitol

Sunday 1st September // 2pm // Capitol Theatre 

Mark Vincent performing at the Tamworth Capitol Theatre this Sunday! Singing from the age of 15, Mark Vincent has gone on to become one of Australia’s most beloved tenors, having released nine consecutive #1 ARIA Classical Crossover Albums!

PRICING Adult $59.00

Pensioner / Senior  $57.00

Lunch & Show Package $95.00

Sunday 1st September // 2pm // Capitol Theatre

Tamworth Uniting Southside Church High Tea  

Saturday 31st August // 1pm - 4pm // Tamworth Uniting Church

Fancy a cuppa and a fine afternoon tea experience? Welcome to Southside Uniting Church Women's Outreach High Tea event. Enjoy fun, fellowship and fine food catered for by the very talented Kelly Walker and you can be guaranteed to find some happiness along the way!


Sydney Youth Orchestra

Sunday 1st September // 10:30am // Gunnedah Town Hall

Musicians from Gunnedah join Sydney Youth Orchestras’ Symphonic Wind Orchestra for a special collaborative performance, featuring works by Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Percy Grainger.

This family-friendly, interactive performance will be opened by the St Mary’s Stage Band and is a wonderful way to introduce orchestral music to families and young children.


2019 NSW Northern Zone DTL Carnival with the Clay Target Club

31st August - 1st September // 9am // Tamworth Clay Target Club, Loomberah

The 2019 Northern Zone DTL Program is on this weekend with some cash prizes to be won.

Established in the early 1960's and moving to the current grounds in Loomberah in 1977, Tamworth Clay Target Club is a medium sized club and has most of the disciplines available to those wishing to participate in the sport of Clay Target Shooting.


Tamworth Netball Association's Dotty Day

Saturday 31st August // 11am // Tamworth Sports Dome


If you need some inspiration for Dotty Day here are some funky outfits from the past

We will have a few things running on Saturday so come along and enjoy the fun for just a gold coin donation per activity  We will have

💙BBQ (price to be announced)

💙jumping castle

💙best dressed parades 1pm & 2pm(winners receive a prize)

💙Hair spraying station and more...

💰All donations go toward the Leukaemia Foundation


Music in Tamworth

Sunday 26th August // 174 Bridge Street // 10am - 2pm

A massive weekend of music in Tamworth, check out Mick Lindsay at the Moonshiners from 8pm on Saturday;

Paris Lawrence, an energetic 19 year old hip hop DJ, is performing live this Saturday the 31st of August at the Albert Hotel. Don’t miss out and get your tickets now from or purchase them at the door on the night!

Tickets are $10 before 10pm and $15 after.

OR if you're off to the Tamworth Show you can catch Hurricane Fall playing from 9.15pm after the fireworks (FREE and family friendly).


FATHER'S DAY in Tamworth

Saturday 31st August, Sunday 1st September // Various locations and times

​Not sure what to do this weekend for Dad? Check out what the below venues have on offer!

Breaky on the deaky at the Longyard

Come and celebrate Father's Day in the morning sun on The Longyard Hotel Front Deck, with a full breakfast menu including poached eggs, eggs benedict and pancakes!

8.30am / Sunday 1st of September. Bookings - 67653411

Tamworth Public School Annual Fathers Day BBQ on Saturday 

All dads, grandpas and father figures are invited to our annual Fathers Day BBQ.

WHEN: Friday 30 August TIME: 7.30am - 8.30am WHERE: Tamworth Public School

Come along and share some special time with your children. Have a bacon and egg roll, grab a coffee and maybe a game of handball.

See you there!

Albert Hotel’s Father’s Day, free beer for Dad

Celebrate Dad this Father's Day at The Albert Hotel

🍺 Free beer for Dad on arrival 🍺 Special Father's Day menu + our regular menu on offer


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