Arts and Culture

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Galleries

Barking Dog Gallery
36 Bridge Street, Uralla
T: 02 6778 3800
W: www.barkingdoggallery.com.au

Selling the work of Australian ceramic, glass and wood artists, including local artists Christine Ball (ceramics) and Lindsay Dunn (wood).
Open: Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday, 10.00am-5.00pm. NSW School Holidays open 6 days, 10.00am-5.00pm (Closed Wednesdays).

 

Chaucer on Bridge Street
42 Bridge Street, Uralla
T: 02 6775 2122
W: www.evansgalleryuralla.com

Owned and operated by the Evans family, this gallery features paintings, textile pictures, cards, and ceramics. Rotating exhibitions from local artists.

Open: Friday 10.00am-4.00pm. Saturday, 10.00am-1.00pm. Sunday, 1.00pm-4.00pm.

 

Orchard Studio Gallery
329 Arding Road, Arding
T: 02 6775 3123
M: 0427 753 124
W: www.juliahardmanart.com 
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Located within an established garden and orchard, Orchard Studio Gallery displays the work of owner, Julia Hardman. Julia uses a variety of media to best suit the image, including watercolour, acrylic and mixed media.

Open: By appointment. 

 

Museums

McCrossin’s Mill Museum and Function Centre
31 Salisbury Street, Uralla
T: 02 6778 3022
W: www.uhs.org.au

This imposing three storey flour mill, saved from dereliction by the Uralla Historical Society, now houses exhibits of national significance, including the Thunderbolt story, as well as a Chinese Joss House and other artefacts from the Rocky River goldfields.

Open: 10.00am-5.00pm daily, or by appointment.

 

Uralla Brass and Iron Lace Foundry Museum
8 East Street, Uralla
T: 02 6778 6420

Established in 1872, the Brass & Iron Lace Foundry was, until recently, the oldest working foundry in Australia and the only enterprise on the original site which covers the full industrial practices from blacksmithing to modern foundry practises – all these activities are still in place on site. Contact the Visitor Information Centre to arrange access.

Open: By appointment.

 

Rock Hunter's Rendezvous

On permanent display at the Visitor Information Centre is a remarkable collection of minerals and gemstones. Collected over many years by local resident and rock hunter extraordinaire, the late Harry Wooldridge, the exhibit contains many fine examples of local gemstones and minerals, as well as samples from much further afield.

Get the most out of your visit to Uralla by calling into the Uralla Visitor Information Centre. Located in the centre of town a short stroll from Thunderbolt’s Statue, the Centre is open every day except Good Friday and Christmas Day. The friendly staff can provide you with information on local attractions, upcoming events, accommodation and other services. Maps and brochures are available, along with a selection of souvenirs, and gold pans can be hired by those who wish to try their luck at the nearby fossicking reserve.

Go Create
Go Create is a centre for creative retreats set in a spectacular pastoral landscape The Studio provides a beautiful sunlit space for the many creative classes on offer including dyeing, no-rules printing, textile painting, shoe making, contemporary surface embellishment, contemporary lace making, design and personal development. Most have a textile theme but there is also painting, photography, drawing, encaustics, jewellery and felting classes, taught by professionals drawn from the region and abroad. Participants can choose from classes with on-farm accommodation including meals, or any level of B&B and hotels available in the Uralla/Armidale district.

T: 0412 351 792

E: admin@gocreatenewengland.com

 

Progressive Cinema

Date: Last Tuesday of the month. 
Time: 6:00pm
Venue: McCrossin’s Mill Museum, Salisbury Street, Uralla
Entry: Free! (donations are welcome).

Each film is about either freedom, environmental issues, or social justice. They are all documentaries of a high standard, and ones not generally seen in commercial cinemas.

You are welcome to bring a drink and some nibbles while you enjoy the movie.

 

Valinor Sound Spa

Kalinda Road, Invergowrie

Come inside the Garden Sound Sanctuary where you'll experience gentle, soul-soothing Sound Relaxation from crystal & gemstone Singing Bowls, giant Tuned Bar Chimes, enormous Cosmic Gongs, the Crystal Lyre, the mighty Thunder Drum & more.  For an immersive journey into pure sound vibrations – absolute bliss for mind, body and soul!  Come to a group session or book a private session for family celebrations or to share with friends.

Mob 0457 673 536

E: sonicsymphonic@gmail.com

W: http://www.valinor.net.au/Home_Page.php