Festival of Two Palettes

Sat 9th & Sunday 10th March 2013.

Visit Morpeth Gallery, where you can chat to Australia’s 12 best traditional artists. See their works at the Gallery in an informal relaxed environment.  Hunter Wine & Fine Food will be available for tastings & sale.  It’s a Festival of Two Palettes!  Activities in Main street too!

Ph 02 4933 1407

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Hunter Valley Steamfest  

Visit Morpeth Gallery, where you can chat to Australia’s 12 best traditional artists. See their works at the Gallery in an informal relaxed environment.  Hunter Wine & Fine Food will be available for tastings & sale.  It’s a Festival of Two Palettes!  Activities in Main street too! Ph 02 4933 1407

Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th April, 2013

Dedicated solely to steam, Ride on a Steam Train.  See steam traction engines.  Enjoy the Farmers Markets and Fine Food.  For train tickets Ph:02 4931 2800. www.maitlandhuntervalley.com.au

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Morpeth Fiery Food Feast

Sat 20th – Sun 21st April 2013

Morpeth Gourmet Foods,

Restaurants in Morpeth will feature all things hot and spicy.  Fancy a Devonshire tea with sweet chilli jam?  Admission FREE.Fire up your tastebuds and get ready for an endorphin rush as Morpeth bursts with the flavours of all things hot and spicy.  Taste chilli salsas, sauces, mustards, nuts, cordial, fudge, biscuits and oils.

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‘Lest We Forget’ Art Exhibition

Thurs 25th – 28th April 2013

Morpeth Gallery

 See stunning paintings of Light Horse, aeroplanes from 1st & 2nd world wars and Vietnam war, as a tribute to our veterans. Both original paintings and reproductions of the originals available for sale. FREE ENTRY

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Tocal Field Days

Friday 3 May – Sunday 5th May, 2013

Tocal College, Paterson Road, Tocal

Visit these massive field days just north of Morpeth to see how hobby farming is conducted.  Yabbies, Olives, Emu, Deer, Cattle, Goats and Horses to name a few along with craft and food.  www.tocal.com

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Mother’s Day at Morpeth

Sunday 12th May, 2013

Campbell’s Store Craft Centre, Morpeth

Pamper your mum with a day out in Morpeth.  Take mum

shopping for that special gift.  Soak up the relaxed atmosphere of Morpeth with a traditional Devonshire Tea with real jam and cream at Servant’s Quarter’s Tearoom.  Open for breakfast from 9am.


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Chapel Jazz

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May 2013

Held in the three churches, shops, restaurants and pubs at Morpeth.

New Orleans and Traditional Jazz returns to Morpeth.

Jazz bands playing in and around the churches.

www.chapeljazz.com

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John McCartin Art Exhibition.

Thurs 4th – Monday 7th July 2013.

Morpeth Gallery, 5 Green St, Morpeth.

Ph 02 4933 1407 (FREE ADMISSION)

In 2011 John won International Artist Magazine ‘Best Painting in the World’ and his brilliant paintings just keep getting better, see his latest investment art in a solo exhibition, featuring originals of the Cotswolds, UK. John travelled there as part of his first prize award.  His signature cows and Australian country scenes will delight.

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Novelty Teapot ExhibitionMorpeth Weird and Wonderful

Run over two weeks, every day, from Thurs 22nd Aug till Sun 1st Sept 2013.  Morpeth Gallery, 5 Green St

Two weeks of visual extravaganza featuring the amazing creativity of teapot makers from all over Australia and around the world…And the best part is….

it’s all-FREE.  A staggering 3,847 teapots are on their way from every state in Australia & overseas.

All teapots are for sale.  Novelty Tea Cosy Competition – entry forms on www.campbellsstoremorpeth.com

 or phone and we’ll post one out.

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William T Cooper AO Art Exhibition

Thurs 17th & Sunday 20th October 2013.

Morpeth Gallery, 5 Green St, Morpeth.

Visit Morpeth Gallery, where you can chat to Bill who will exhibit his latest works which will be for sale at the Gallery in an informal relaxed environment. Ph 02 4933 1407Sir David Attenborough says  Bill Cooper is the best scientific painter of birds in the world”.

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Christmas Nativity Exhibition

 1st November – 31st December 2013.

At Morpeth Gallery discover hundreds of nativities in all shapes & sizes, made from all manner of materials – glass, wood, resin, tin, ceramic, pottery. Light ups, musicals, modern & traditional.  Every one for sale.

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Maitland Fair Markets

The first Sunday of every month (not January)  plus 20th Oct, 17th Nov, 15th Dec.  Maitland Showground 8am-2pm. Phone 02 4962 5522 Over 600 sites display the best made, grown and crafted goods.  Next stop… Morpeth, for Fine Food & Craft, FREE Ginger Beer, Fudge & Honey Tasting and afternoon tea!  www.maitlandmarkets.com.au

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Stay in Morpeth:

www.bronteguesthouse.com.au

www.huntertennisresort.com.au

www.morpethhuntervalley.com.au

 

For Information on any of these events

Contact: Campbell’s Store Craft Centre

175 Swan Street Morpeth NSW 2321.

Open Thursday – Sunday 10am – 5pm.

Ph 02 4933 1407  Fax 02 4934 2107

Email: info@morpethgallery.com

Website:  www.morpethgallery.com

Website: www.morpethteddybears.com

Website:  www.campbellsstoremorpeth.com

All of the above events cater for children.

Disabled facilities including toilets are available

Campbell’s Store MORPETH is just 2 hours north of Sydney, in the Hunter Valley,  5 minutes off the New England Highway at East Maitland and 15 minutes off the Pacific Highway at Raymond Terrace.