'Strawhats, Thongs and Toothbrushes -Stories of accelerated intimacy after the 2013 Fires'

Daily (Wed 25 May - Fri 27 May 2016)
School Hall, Winmalee High School
We cordially invite the Blue Mountains Community to attend Winmalee High School's production of 'Straw hats, Thongs and Toothbrushes -Stories of accelerated intimacy after the 2013 Fires'. The production is the result of collaboration with internationally...

Winmalee Knitting Group

Wed 25 May 2016
Winmalee Neighbourhood Centre Whitecross Road Winm...
Once a month: Free knitting and crochet group. Beginners to advanced - all welcome! Bring your latest project. Compare techniques. Swap patterns. From 10am to 12.30pm.

Build on Real Experience – Business Expo May 25

Wed 25 May 2016
Blue Mountains Community Theatre & Hub, Macquarie...
If you come along to the Blue Mountains Community Theatre & Hub, Springwood after 10.30am on 25 May you’ll catch the very best of business in the Blue Mountains. The 8th Regional Business Expo, presented by the Blue Mountains Regional Business Chamber,...

The NSW Police Band All Time Greats Morning Melodies

Wed 25 May 2016
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street,...
The Joan’s 2016 Morning Melodies program goes from strength to strength. Now in its brilliant 26th year, the program has been delighting hundreds of people from across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains on the fourth Wednesday of the month like clockwork...

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea – Mad Hatters Tea Party

Thu 26 May 2016
Memory Park, Corner High & Woodriff Steets, Pe...
Live music with Vintage FM - meet the Mad Hatter. Try your luck winning a Raffle on the day. Bring along the children for a smaller version of the Mad Hatters Tea Party (gold coin donation for biscuit decorating so the kids can enjoy eating them on...

Choice Home Loans - Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Thu 26 May 2016
Choice Home Loans, 42 Great Western Highway, Valle...
The team at Choice Home Loans – Penrith & Blue Mountains invite you to join us at our Valley Heights office for a cuppa and help us to raise vital funds for the Cancer Council. There’ll be plenty of delicious food and great raffle prizes on offer....

Sydney Sheepdog Championships

Daily (Thu 26 May - Sun 29 May 2016)
Hawkesbury Showground, 40 Racecourse Road, Richmon...
Three Sheep & Yard Trial, 26-29 May 2016 Three sheep Trial commences Thursday morning, Finals on Sunday Yard Trial commences Saturday morning, Finals on Sunday Please visit the website link for further information.

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

Thu 26 May 2016
Home, work or your favourite venue!
Cancer Council is encouraging people to gather their friends, family or colleagues and register to host their own Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea in May or June to help raise vital funds for cancer research, prevention, advocacy and support services....

The Boy from OZ

Selected Dates until Sat 04 Jun 2016
Fri 27 May 2016
The Joan 597 High Street Penrith
Penrith Musical Comedy Company brings the hit Australian musical to Penrith. The show is a musical biography/tribute to the late great Peter Allen, and tells the story of the Aussie performer's extraordinary life. Friday, May 27 2016 7:30pm...

Art Blocks for Tots

Fri 27 May 2016
Penrith Regional Gallery 86 River Road Emu Plains
A monthly art workshop for toddlers themed around the gallery's current exhibition. Have fun together as your tot learns about art through stories, an exhibition tour and hands-on art making in the studio.

PechaKucha Night Volume 16

Fri 27 May 2016
The Ballroom, The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. Discover a better way to communicate.

I Witness - George Gittoes, A 45 Year Survey

Daily (Sat 28 May - Sun 21 Aug 2016)
Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest...
Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre’s touring exhibition I Witness, the first major survey in Australia of the work of leading Australian artist and filmmaker George Gittoes. The exhibition presents a chronological journey of Gittoes’ 40-year...

Paracon Australia 2016

Daily (Sat 28 May - Sun 29 May 2016)
The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
Australia's only Paranormal Conference featuring two full days of lectures, workshops, investigations, screenings and more on a wide variety of topics. From medium-ship and UFO's to Parapsychology and Ghost Hunting and the mysterious Yowie. We've got...

Graham Hallett Exhibition

Daily (Sat 28 May - Mon 27 Jun 2016)
Lost Bear Gallery, 98 Lurline Street, Katoomba
Lost Bear Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of oil paintings by Graham Hallett. Hallett paints the local landscape, yet works from the studio, creating his works with a unique process that blends observation, sketches and imagination. Rathe...

Roller Disco

Sat 28 May 2016
Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre
We are holding our next roller disco on Saturday the 26th of March. There will be a dj, lights, games, refreshments It is the best place to roll on a Saturday afternoon. Skate hire is available.

Greenwood Katoomba Autumn Festival – Official Opening

Sat 28 May 2016
Cnr Dora Street and Edwin Lane, Katoomba
To commemorate our official opening, we are launching Greenwood's first festival, celebrating everything autumnal and local, with some of the finest produce the Blue Mountains has to offer, live music, local artists, children's entertainment, and muc...

Astronomy Night

Selected Dates until Sat 25 Jun 2016
Sat 28 May 2016
UWS Observatory University of Western Sydney Penrith...
The evening will include a presentation, a 3D astronomy movie, a tour of the dome area and an opportunity to view the night sky through the observatory’s telescopes. $18 Adult, $12 Child/Concession, $50 Family (2 adults + 2 children), Children unde...

Chopin by Candlelight

Sat 28 May 2016
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith
Piers Lane holds a unique place in classical music.  One of Australia’s most internationally acclaimed pianists, he has performed in all the world’s great concert halls and has attracted remarkable reviews for his brilliant and sensitive performances. ...

Brandl & Schlesinger & Gleebooks Blackheath Present David Brooks

Sat 28 May 2016
Glenella Guest house 56 Govetts Leap Road Blackhea...
Brandl & Schlesinger Publishers and Gleebooks, Blackheath is hosting a literary event at Glenella on Saturday 28 May featuring the author David Brooks. David Brooks, Honorary Associate Professor of Australian Literature, author of twenty books...

Blue Mountains Pro Wrestling: New Territory 2016

Sat 28 May 2016
Blackheath Community Centre
Blue Mountains Pro Wrestling is back in Blackheath for the first time in 2016 on Saturday May 28th at the Blackheath Community centre. The night will see new World Heritage champion Bishop Sommers defend the championship against the winner of the Mountain...

Burlesque Festival

Sat 28 May 2016
Hydro Majestic Hotel 52-88 Great Western Highway Medlow...
Australian Burlesque Festival 2016 Presents “Shake-O-Rama!” For the first time the hugely successful ‘Australian Burlesque Festival’ is collaborating with the beautiful ‘Hydro Majestic’ to bring audience members a 3 hour fabulous night of burlesque...

Sydney Classic & Antique Truck Show

Sun 29 May 2016
Museum of Fire 1 Museum Drive Penrith
Classic trucks, buses, fire engines and vehicles of yesteryear from across the Country. A world of fascinating nostalgia and activities for all ages. Come and see trucks from the solid rubber boneshakers of 1914 through to the kings of the highway o...

Holst’s Planets

Sun 29 May 2016
The Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub, Spri...
Blue Mountains Orchestra blasts into orbit to play four movements (Mars, Venus, Jupiter and Uranus) from English composer Gustav Holst’s mighty Planets Suite. Please visit the website link for further information. Tickets can be purchased through the...

Just For Fun Dirt Track 2016

Sun 29 May 2016
Nepean Raceway 112 Rickards Rd Castlereagh
Adrenalin-charged, heart-stopping excitement of Motorcycle Dirt Track Racing held by the City of Penrith Motorcycle Club at Nepean Raceway. More information at the website link.

Leura Singers Benefit Concert

Sun 29 May 2016
Leura Uniting Church Cnr Grose and Megalong Street...
Leura Singers are holding their annual charity fund raiser - this year supporting the NSW Rural Fire Service A concert presenting the Haydn, Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo, plus excerpts from other masses will be held on Sunday 29th May, 2016 at...

Tarella May Open Day

Sun 29 May 2016
Tarella 99 Blaxland Road Wentworth Falls
On Sunday May 29, the Blue Mountains Historical Society’s 19th century cottage and museum at Wentworth Falls, Tarella, will be open from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm. Postcards visually represent our history. They tell us how people travelled to the Mountains,...

Politics in the Pub - Building a Better Future

Tue 31 May 2016
Oriental Hotel, 112 Macquarie St, Springwood
ACTU President to visit the Blue Mountains In 2015 the Australian Council of Trade Unions asked Australians about the things that matter to them and identified six main concerns; Workers rights and jobs: Defended and extended with secure jobs. Medicare:...

A Morning with Susie Elelman

Next Wed 01 Jun
Panthers Penrith
A Morning with Susie Elelman covers a range of beauty and lifestyle segments coupled with Susie staging fun competitions involving audience members, who will have the chance to win cash and great prizes over an hour and a half. Tickets at the websit...

7 Week Calligraphy Course with Modern Master – Xueyi Bai

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 13 Jul 2016
Next Wed 01 Jun
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
Chinese calligraphy is traditionally said to be like meditation; calming the mind and body by moving its qi or energy in rhythm with the motion of the brush. Learn and be inspired by the beauty and movement of the strokes and how they are connected i...

Little Pattie in Concert

Next Wed 01 Jun
The Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub, Spri...
Morning Melodies Concert at the Hub. With a succession of hits including He’s my Blonde Headed Stompie Wompie Real Gone Surfer Boy and Stompin’ at Maroubra and as a long standing member of the Bandstand Family, Pattie established herself as a prominent...

Magic in Motion - Positively focused Community Dance Classes For Kids

Every  Week on Wednesday, Saturday, Monday until Sat 02 Jul 2016
Wed 25 May
Katoomba and Blackheath
DANCE WITH A DIFFERENCE! We run small group dance classes with a focus on working with each individual and developing dancers and children with strong minds, strong hearts and strong bodies! Our students are creative performers and learn not only...

Beyond The Greenery

Daily (Fri 13 May - Tue 31 May 2016)
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah, Bells...
An exhibition of works by Blue Mountains Botanic Garden staff.  Visit the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden during May and see what some of our staff get up to in their spare time. This exhibition is a small sample of the passions of the...

Princes Rock Lookout, Wentworth Falls – Closure for Replacement of Safety Barriers

Daily (Mon 23 May - Thu 30 Jun 2016)
Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls
Princes Rock Lookout will be closed to allow safety work to take place. The Princes Rock Track will remain open to allow access to and from the Undercliff / Overcliff Track. Refer to map attached.

John Rice Exhibition and Workshop

Daily (Mon 23 May - Sun 29 May 2016)
Gallery ONE88 Fine Arts 186-188 Katoomba St Katoomba...
John Rice will be holding an Exhibition from 23-29th May as well as a WORKSHOP 28th and/or 29th May Learn how to Paint Landscapes in Oils with award winning painter John Rice. John is a multi award winning artist and teacher. He regularly conducts demonstrations...

More Events

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