What’s On In Newcastle This Week? Jazz Festival, Food & Wine Expo and Trivia!

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Thursday 28th

Trivia @ Crown and Anchor

This week at Crown and Anchor the trivia theme is Harry Potter! Whilst your there enjoy one of the famous Newy Burgers for just $10.


  • 7:00pm

Friday 29th

Food and Wine Expo @ Newcastle Entertainment Centre

If you love food and wine you are guaranteed not to be disappointed by this second year running event.  Enjoy free tastings and samplings, meet up with some celebrity chefs, and become inspired by all things home and kitchen ware.


  • 12:00- 8:00pm (also Sat & Sun)

Tickets: Buy Tickets Here

  • $25.00 entry Adult day pass
  • $20.00 entry Concession day pass

For more Information click Here.

Saturday 30th

Design Plus @ Parry St, Newcastle West

Design + is a one day event which celebrates the wealth of design talent in Newcastle. With numerous stations set up through Newcastle, Design + showcases the talent and products available to not only the architecture and interior design professionals, nut also the public community. Through the day you will discover products, services and local artists; learn from professional leaders and attend workshops; and of course eat with a number stalls set up to help you refuel.

To register or to find out more Information visit designplus.net.au or check out their Facebook page.

Newcastle Jazz Festival @ Newcastle Jockey Club

The 27th Annual Jazz Festival is on again this weekend with a fabulous line up of both national and internationally celebrated musicians. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere with friends as over 40 bands will be playing non stop all weekend.


  • 10:00am- 11:00pm

Tickets: (Tickets available at the door)

  • $60 all day pass
  • $45 day pass
  • $30 evening pass
  • Free children under 13 yrs

For More Information visit- newcastlejazz.com.au

Sunday 31st

Art Bazaar Maitland @ Maitland Regional Art Gallery

The Art Bazaar Markets have been running each year since 2002. The markets showcase a diverse range of local talent from across the Hunter region. The event is successfully put on each year by Hunter Arts Network (HAN) which is a non-profit membership of artists, designers, jewellers and craft people from the Hunter Region.  All of the art and craft sold is original, handmade and of top quality.


  • 10am- 3pm


  • High St, Maitland

Pulse Amazing Race Around newcastle @ Nesca Park

Ever watched the Amazing Race on television and wanted to be apart of it? Here is your chance. For the first time Newcastle will introducing it’s own Amazing Race around the city. Gather a team together to solve a range of both mental and physical challenges. This is also a great charity event, with all the money raised going to the Hunter’s Early Career Researchers.


  • 9:30am


  • $160.00 per team

Steve Clisby @ Lizottes

Since appearing on the popular talent show, The Voice, Steve Clisby went on tour which sold out 20 shows in record time. Moving seamlessly from his soul roots to contemporary revitalised soul, Clisby has gained a loyal fan base  of all ages. This Sunday Clisby will performing new songs from his up coming fourth album, ‘Leave Me Dreaming’.

Tickets: Lizottes

  • $102.00 Main Meal and Show
  • $60.00 Show only with bar menu available

Monday 1st

$12 Pizzas @ The Burwood Inn

The Burwood Inn is known for not only their extensive range of steaks but also their entire menu, and each night from Monday- Thursday a different meal is on special. Monday night is pizza night and what better way to kick off your week than by sitting next to the fire with a glass of red and enjoying a freshly made pizza!


  • $12 pizzas (Members only, free for anyone to join)

Tuesday 2nd

$9 Schnitzels @ Finnegans Hotel

Every Tuesday the Finnegans Hotel Restaurant puts on a delicious schnitzel for only $9! Before dinner enjoy a drink  during their happy from 4pm-6pm or whilst your eating join in on trivia for your chance to win some great prizes.


  • Trivia kicks off at 7pm

Wednesday 3rd

Pool Comp @ Bar On The Hill

Bar On The Hill is a great starting point for all University students to kick off their Wednesday night. Join the feel pool comp from 3pm before the $4 drink special and music begins at 7pm. From their the University provides free shuttle buses in town at 10pm.

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