For: art, craft, theatre lovers, photographers, film goers and the curious

Cost: entrance fees or ticket prices for performances, some free

Around Hermitage Wine, Food and Film Festival: Annual event growing in popularity

Singleton Annual Art Prize and Exhibition: The Rotary Club of Singleton on Hunter holds the Yancoal Singleton Art Prize, a painting and drawing show which is one of the largest and most prestigious regional art prizes in NSW.

Cessnock Performing Arts Centre:  a diverse and full performance program throughout the year

Cessnock Regional Art Gallery Vincent St Cessnock Tuesdays to Sundays Classes, exhibitions and events

Vineyard exhibits: Mistletoe Winery, Constables Estate, Lovedale’s Wilderness Art Studio

Craft at the markets

  • Handmade in the Hunter Markets 2nd Saturday of the Month, Except Jan, 9 am – 3 pm, & Event Weekends, Kevin Sobel’s Wines, Cnr Broke & Halls Rd, POKOLBIN  Handmade items, organic soaps, skincare, honey, olive, olive oils and more
  • Hunter Wine Country Markets, Saturdays 9 am – 3 pm, De Bortoli Wines, Wine Country Drive, POKOLBIN food, coffee, pottery, woodwork, children’s clothes, candles and more

Kurri Kurri Murals: over 60 outdoor public artworks, showcasing regional history and heritage. The murals tell the stories of the people, events and places that shaped the area.  An image of a kookaburra, the emblem of Kurri Kurri, is in each of the murals. Tour with a local guide or collect the map at the Kurri Kurri Visitor Centre for a self guided tour.

Sacred Spaces our annual Fine Music Concert Series afternoon concert include a delicious Convent-made afternoon tea.

Wollombi Sculpture in the Vineyards: Sculpture exhibited at Stonehurst Cedar Creek, Noyce Brothers, and Undercliff wineries annually in November

Community connections: Hunter Arts Network