Acknowledging First Nation – Morpeth Bicentenary Celebrations

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Morpeth Gallery commissioned one of the Hunter Region’s emerging Indigenous artists, Emily Lloyd to create a painting representing the Wonnarua Nation – the traditional custodians of Morpeth & surrounding areas. Her Wonnarua acrylic on canvasartwork created for Morpeth’s Bicentenary celebrations represents the Barrington Tops National Park Mountains seen in the distance from Morpeth.  Morpeth’s ‘Green […]

Art on the Green – Morpeth Bicentenary Celebrations

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Watch artists John Bradley & John Vander painting Morpeth landscapes & iconic buildings at their easels on the lawn outside Morpeth Gallery 5 Green Street, Morpeth.  10am – 4pm. John Bradley is a master at depicting Morpeth’s transport links – horse & cart, steam trains & sailing vessels that plied the Hunter River with goods […]

Have Your Photos Scanned – Morpeth Bicentenary Celebrations

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Help Morpeth keep the memories alive. Bring your Morpeth photos, postcards, documents and have them scanned.  Newcastle Herald journalist & book author Greg Ray will be on site at St James Hall (corner of Tank & High Streets, Morpeth), over the weekend to scan photos from Morpeth and surrounding districts for inclusion in the Morpeth […]

Morpeth 200 Years Bi-Centenary Celebrations

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Weekend 20th & 21st November, 2021 Once one of the most important river ports in NSW and an instrumental part of the development of the entire Hunter Valley, the township of Morpeth, will commemorate the bicentenary of its founding by Lieutenant Edward Charles Close, on November 20 & 21, 2021. A new riverside shared pathway […]