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Five events to sink your teeth into this July

  • 22 June 2023

The temperature may be dropping, but the fun is ramping up, with Newcastle promising another bumper month of events right across the city.

There’ll be plenty of family-friendly events thanks to a stacked school holiday calendar and there’s also plenty on offer to cater for everyone - from the sports mad to theatre fans and everyone in between.

To get you started, below are a few events that we think are worth popping on your July ‘to do’ calendar. But remember to head here to keep up-to-date with everything happening around you.

Newcastle Winter Fun Fest
Nobbys Beach Reserve
Thursday 29 June to Sunday 16 July

Get ready to lace up your skates and glide across our enchanting ice rink, where you can showcase your moves or simply enjoy the thrill of skating with friends and family. Whether you're a seasoned skater or a beginner, the ice rink is open to all skill levels, offering an unforgettable experience.

But that's not all! Winter Fun Fest 2023 is packed with an array of attractions and activities to keep everyone entertained. Experience the excitement of thrilling show rides that will send your heart racing and leave you craving for more adrenaline, an array of classic carnival fare and more!

ARC Presents Dark Side of the Moon
Civic Theatre
Sunday 2 July

Join  supergroup ARC (Australian Rock Collective) as they hit Newcastle to celebrate the 50th anniversary of arguably the most successful concept album of all time, Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.

Featuring the formidable talents of  Darren Middleton (Powderfinger), Mark Wilson (Jet), Davey Lane (You Am I) and Kram (Spiderbait),  ARC will perform Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety, beginning to end, before returning to the stage to take on a selection of Pink Floyd favourites and classics.

Julia Morris: 75 Years in the Business
Civic Theatre
Sunday 9 July

After years of being indoors, Australia’s First Lady of Comedy Julia Morris is back in circulation and off the leash in her brand new stand-up spectacular!

Julia Morris is a household name thanks to her multifaceted career as an award winning standup, actor, TV presenter, two-time reality show winner and author. As one of Australia’s most accomplished and celebrated performers, Morris has moved seamlessly between stage and screen since she started performing at 17.

Don’t miss this triumphant and hilarious return to the live stage.

Bastille Market
The Station
Sunday 30 July

Here’s one for the Francophiles!

Newcastle will come alive with a certain je ne sais quoi, when the popular Bastille Market returns to The Station.

Celebrate the flavours of France with an eclectic array of cuisine guaranteed to take your tastebuds to Paris!

Randy Feltface
City Hall
Saturday 29 July

In these uncertain times you need voices that you can trust. You need someone who has travelled the world, seen its ills close up and has a concrete plan to fix them, as well as someone who literally drips with courage, integrity and some other honorable traits.

Is there such a being? Yes, there is.

Vote 1 Randy Feltface.

Randy Feltface has spent the past eighteen years carving out a unique niche on the international comedy circuits so politics seems like the natural next step.