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What's On in June

The 7 Sopranos. Image Credit: Elouise Van-Riet-Gray.


  • Michael Bublé at Newcastle Entertainment Centre

The sensational entertainer, Michael Bublé, makes his return to Australia this month with a stop in Newcastle! Performing songs from his latest album alongside a selection of original smash hits, it’s a show for all Bublé lovers. For more info or to book tickets, visit


  • Daniel Hidden at Civic Theatre Playhouse

Daniel Hidden presents his new show, Seeing is beLIEving, to give audiences the opportunity to see how he is taking magic to the next level! Creating his own routines of deception, you’ll get a glimpse into tricking the mind in this interactive show. For more information or to book tickets for Friday 2 or Saturday 3 June, visit

Daniel Hidden. Image Supplied by Daniel Hidden.


  • COLLECT at The Lock Up

The Lock Up’s fundraising exhibition is back for 2023! COLLECT is your chance to see and invest i work by artists from the Hunter and beyond, running from Saturday 3 June to Sunday 16 July. 40% of all sales will go towards supporting The Lock Up’s artistic program, with works available throughout the exhibition period in the gallery and online. With the biggest lineup yet of over 100 works, you don’t want to miss this exhibition! For more information, visit


  • Maitland River Run at Maitland Athletics Centre

Offering a picturesque 4km course starting and finishing at the new Maitland Regional Athletics Centre, The Maitland River Run will be an exciting and engaging experience. With the option to do 1, 2, or 3 laps, running or walking, it’s an event for everyone to get involved in! For more information or to register, visit


  • The 7 Sopranos at Rathmines Theatre

Enjoy a stunning night of music as part of the Dobbell Festival with The 7 Sopranos! The seven women will captivate you with a diverse repertoire ranging from show tunes and opera to contemporary music – there will be something for everyone. Don’t miss the magic of The 7 Sopranos and their unique sound! For more information or to book tickets, visit


  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow at Civic Theatre Newcastle

Bringing the best and brightest of the 2023 International Comedy Festival, the festival is hitting the road for its 25th year to bring the funny to you! On Friday 9 and Saturday 10 June the stellar line-up includes Roadshow favourites and breakthrough stars in one packed show. Get your friends together for a comedy fix that is sure to leave you laughing! For more information or to book tickets, visit


  • Flickerfest at Civic Theatre Playhouse

As the leading Australian competitive short film festival, Flickerfest brings its national tour to Newcastle! By presenting films of the most innovative and creative nature, audience members get to celebrate excellent filmmakers from across Australia and around the world. For more information or to book tickets, visit

  • Smoke in Broke BBQ Festival at Broke

Celebrate all things music, BBQ, beer, and wine with your friends and family on the June Long Weekend (Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June). Smoke in Broke includes an Australasian Barbecue Alliance and a Steak Cookoff Association competition, so be sure to register your spot! If competing isn’t for you, then make it a family day out full of delicious food and drink. For more info or to book tickets, visit


  • 10cc Greatest Hits Tour at Civic Theatre Newcastle

Having sold over 30 million albums worldwide, 10cc is ready to provide you with hit after hit on their Greatest Hits Tour! Leader of the band Graham Gouldman says that the band sounds fantastic, so you can be sure it'll be a concert to remember. You don’t want to miss this! For more information or to book tickets, visit


  • Rugby League The Musical at Civic Theatre Playhouse

Celebrating the on and off-field misbehaviour, controversy, villainy, treachery and pantomime of rugby league, this musical is ridiculously hilarious! The story is not made up because Rugby League’s narrative is far more creative and theatrical than anyone would dare write. Don’t miss the celebration of the greatest game of all! For more information or to book tickets, visit


  • Mr Stink at Civic Theatre Newcastle

Experience the award-winning book by David Walliams’ come to life on stage! Discover the story of Chloe and her friend Mr Stink while she tries to hide him in the garden shed without anyone finding out. You don’t want to miss this touching, hilarious, and very smelly tale! For more information or to book tickets, visit

Romy Watson and John O'Hare in Mr Stink. Image Credit: Heidrun Lohr.


  • Epic Annual Lunch at Muse Restaurant

With an emphasis on seasonality and quality, Muse Restaurant showcases the best of fresh local produce. At the Epic Annual Lunch, you’ll receive a delicious five-course menu perfectly paired with premium aged and new-release Hungerford Hill wines. The lunch will run on Sat 17 and Sat 24 June. It is an unmissable day filled with world-class entertainment! For more information or to book tickets, visit

  • Lake Mac Open Studios at Lake Mac

Calling all art lovers! Meet local Lake Macquarie artists and learn about the creative process at Lake Mac’s Open Studios on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 June. Local artists and makers will open their doors to the public allowing them a unique experience to go behind the scenes and provide the opportunity to purchase artwork. For more information or to view the guide to studio locations, visit


  • Forest Song & Don Quixote at Civic Theatre Newcastle

The Grand Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine is coming to Australia this month to perform their double bill of Forest Song and Don Quixote. Forest Song tells a story of love alongside the conflict between nature and the human world as it profoundly relates to Ukraine’s longing for peace in its country today. As the pride of Ukraine for over 75 years, you can be sure this first act will be incredible. Don Quixote is a Spanish ballet full of festivity through the story of a troubled man’s quest for love. As a much-loved romantic comedy performance with an inspiring musical score, it is a not-to-be missed experience. Enjoy two sensational performances in one magnificent evening of ballet! For more information or to book tickets, visit

Forest Song. Image Supplied by The Grand Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine.


  • Michael McIntyre at Newcastle Entertainment Centre

Michael McIntyre is returning with a new show to unpack and create joy from the madness we all experienced throughout the past covid-filled years. You’ll want to secure tickets to see one of Britain’s biggest comedy stars! For more information or to book tickets, visit


  • Luke Kidgell at NEX Newcastle

Back on the road with his new tour, Luke Kidgell is bringing the fun to Newcastle with the Happy Hour show on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 June! After watching him online, it’s time to see him in real life. Luke guarantees it will be fun; it’s definitely one not to miss! For more information or to book tickets, visit


  • The Cambridge Farewell Festival at The Cambridge

The Cambridge is going out with a bang at their Farewell Festival! To celebrate the 70-year-old iconic venue, the festival will run over three nights (Friday 23, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June full of music, drinks, food trucks and fun! With the lineup including Peking Duk, The Smith Street Band, Illy, Grinspoon, and many more, you can be sure it’ll be a memorable event. Tickets are available each night and limited, so be sure to secure yours to send off The Cambridge in style! For more information or to book tickets, visit


  • Cinderella at Civic Theatre Newcastle

St Phillip’s Christian College presents Cinderella as their senior school full-length musical! With big production, a live orchestra, and the story we all know and love, it is sure to be a must-see show, running from Saturday 24 June until Saturday 1 July. Join Cinderella as she attends the ball; you’ll leave believing impossible things can happen every day to make your dreams come true! For more info or to book tickets, visit

Ava Gilbert and Timothy Davies in Cinderella. Image Credit: Belle Holliday-Williams.
  • Snow Time in the Garden at Hunter Valley Gardens

Experience an icy adventure with family and friends at the Hunter Valley Gardens from Saturday 24 June to Sunday 23 July! A range of fun-filled activities will be available, including a snow pit, snowman building, ice rink, and giant toboggan. That’s not all – there are also amusement rides, entertainment, hearty food, and warm beverages on offer, so you can keep yourself warm between all the fun. Watch the gardens transform into a magical ice adventure for children of all ages to enjoy. It’s sure to be the coolest family event, and you don’t want to miss it! For more info or to book tickets, visit

Snowtime in the Garden. Image Supplied by Hunter Valley Gardens.


  • Applewood Gin High Tea at Bartholomew’s

Join Applewood for a delightful event featuring their exquisite range of gin! Enjoy cleverly crafted cocktails, paired perfectly with a mix of savoury and sweet treats. Mingle with like-minded gin enthusiasts in a relaxed atmosphere for an unforgettable experience. For more information or to book tickets, visit


  • Degustation Dinner with Charteris Wines at Local Connections

Enjoy a four-course menu curated by chef, Alex Hunter, with produce of the season in a most unexpected location. Combined with Charteris Wines, you’ll get to explore the love and connection between food and wine. You don’t want to miss this evening and the opportunity to try something different! For more information or to book tickets, visit



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