The Lower Hunter boasts a huge number of artists and creative practitioners living and working in the region. The Culture Hunter Directory represents the cultural producers and creative communities of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Port Stephens and Cessnock, representing the Aboriginal Land Councils of Awabakal (Newcastle), Bahtabah (Lake Macquarie), Biraban (Lake Macquarie), Mindarriba (Maitland/Cessnock) Worimi (Port Stephens), and Wonnarua (Maitland).

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Newcastle City Hall

The Newcastle City Hall is a heritage-listed building located in the regional New South Wales city of Newcastle in ...

Omega Ensemble

Omega Ensemble is a Sydney-based chamber ensemble recognised for profiling elite Australian musicians in challenging and innovative chamber music ...

Vocal, Theory & Performance

Vocal, Theory & Performance is a studio suited to all at an affordable price. It offers one on one ...

Etching Workshop at Newcastle Printmakers

In this one day workshop using zinc plates and copper sulphate you will learn how to create you own ...

Christopher Hardwick

About the Facilitator: Chris owns and operates The Makers Place Hunter Region with his wife Chris. He is an ...

Tantrum Youth Arts

Tantrum is the leading youth arts company in the Hunter region (NSW, Australia) and a not-for-profit co-operative. Utilising performance, ...

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Amanda Donohue – Contemporary Print Artist


I have been printmaking for over twenty years and studied at Sydney College of the Arts and the College of Fine Arts. I create original contemporary prints, specialising in etching as well as ...

Blue Water Line Dancers Nelson Bay


Blue Water Line Dancers Nelson Bay Classes: VENUE       SOLDIERS  POINT  BOWLING  CLUB                    118 Soldiers Point road Soldiers Point TIMES        TUESDAYS     6.00pm – 9.00pm                     Beginners  –  Intermediate  –  Advanced ...

Broughtons at the Bay

Venue or Creative Space

Calling All Creatives! Apply Now to Join The Olive Tree Autumn Market at Maitland Regional Art Gallery: May 11th

Organisation or Business Venue or Creative Space

Calling All Creatives!  Join The Olive Tree Autumn Market Stallholder Line-up at  Maitland Regional Art Gallery on May 11th  Calling all emerging and established makers, designers, artists, and food and drink purveyors! ...

Christopher Hardwick


About the Facilitator: Chris owns and operates The Makers Place Hunter Region with his wife Chris. He is an experienced teacher –  Kindergarten through to adult education.  His interests ...

deborah parker


 Deborahs Art On The Bay……………….. ofering Art classes for Disability, children, adultsn Therapy sessions.  The sessions are held at Salt Ash studio or Salamadner Bay and other locations by ...

Deborahs Art on the Bay at The Art Shack


New Location now at the Art Shack  2892 Nelson Bay Rd Salt Ash 2317 Phone 0468413916 Visit Deborah and her Art at the local markets !! The Art Shack ...

Debra Liel-Brown STUDIO


Many art lovers find a visit to a professional artist’s studio is a fascinating experience. A studio visit is relaxed and informal. Artists often cover their walls with a myriad ...

Didi S. Gilson


Member of ZuperQuirk Photographers Collective: As well as a creative, innovative, fine arts photographer, DS Gilson is a published novelist, and award-winning feature film screenwriter ~ further information ...



I was born in England in 1946 . I attended college for 3 years  before working as a designer for several companies. I spent a year in the USA ...

Good Vibrations Academy

Organisation or Business

Established in 2010 by Di Fanning as a singing Academy, Good Vibrations Academy’s main focus is to train in excellence and enable students to share their talent with the ...