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Brickfest Returns This July, Proceeds To Benefit Sick Kids.

Brickfest the Lego fan event, returns this July school holidays to Newcastle Jockey Club, July 9th and 10th, with proceeds set to support the John Hunter Hospitals Kids Club. Running in Newcastle since 2015, the not-for-profit event, organised by local Lego fan group Rainbow Bricks will run physically this year, disrupted the past two years due to Covid-19 local restrictions amid fan disappointment. The event which attracted over 5000 people through its doors in 2019, is said to showcase over 240 tables from local […]

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Audio: Travelling Film Festival Set To Hit Newcastle This Month

The Travelling Film Festival is set to visit Newcastle this 24-26 June, with screenings set to take place at Event Cinemas Kotara. Described as 'Australia’s longest-running travelling film festival,' the festival is set to visit up to 24 locations across Australia including, Northern Territory, New South Wales, and Queensland. The festival will showcase nine feature-length films, starting with '6 Festivals,' on Friday night from 7 PM. Newy 87.8FM spoke with the Travelling Film Festivals manager Sanam Rodrigues who was excited […]

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Car & Bike Enthusiasts Gathered Outside McDonald Jones Stadium Yesterday For ‘All Jap Day.’

Between 550-600 Cars, Bikes and 4WDs gathered at McDonald Jones Stadium yesterday (Sunday 05/06/2022) for Newcastle all Japanese Car & Bike Show, affectionately called by attendees ‘All Jap Day.’ Running for its sixth year, after two cancelled years due to Covid-19 restrictions, the community event attracted Japanese-made vehicles of all shapes and sizes. Described by the event coordinator Danae Blundell as a ‘static event,’ she explained to Newy 87.8FM how the family-friendly event was well received by the community. “Everyone […]

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Ted Mulry: Memories – A Celebration of The Iconic 70s Singer

Master of Ceremonies, Glenn A Baker, will lead a procession of singers taking centre stage within the Civic Theatre Newcastle for a matinee performance to celebrate iconic '70's singer/songwriter, Ted Mulry. The lineup includes Master of Ceremonies, Glenn A Baker, will lead a procession of singers taking centre stage in Newcastle. Special guest performers include Peter Cupples (Stylus), Alison MacCallum, Harry Young (Harry Young and Sabbath), Tony Romeril (Autumn), Simon McCullough, Dan McGahan, Ash Morse, Glenn Bidmead, Bobbi Marchini, Amanda […]

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Music at the Museum

Music at the Museum is a free, family-friendly, outdoor live music event presented by NIMA. Join us Thursday evenings during January and February 2022 in Museum Park and enjoy local musician and original bands. 20 January Adam Miller Trio 27 January SF Wrens 3 February Bleu Collective 10 February Illume Girls 17 February Pikou Panez 24 February Spuz BYO picnic rug and chairs Food trucks and bar on site No bookings required Keep up to date with event details on social […]

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(CLOSED) Cliff Richard – The Great 80 Tour

  Congratulations: Cindy Tull Stephanie Tremenheere   Whats Up For Grabs?  3x Double passess to CLIFF RICHARD:THE GREAT 80 TOUR screening on 27th & 28th November 2021 at a participating cinema of your choice. See this link for details How To Enter: To enter, you must call us on 02 4929 7819 Option 4, leave us a voicemail that says ‘Hey This is (Your First Name), from (Suburb) and I’m listening to Newy 87.8FM, then afterward include your full name and […]

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Meat Loaf Dies At 74

Well known for the hit Bat Out Of Hell and for playing Eddie in the Rocky Horror Picture Show singer Meat Loaf died with his wife by his side today. His album is one of the world's best selling albums ever. Meat Loaf was born Marvin Lee Aday. He grew up in Texas, changed his name in 1984 and moved to LA in the 80s where he formed Meat Loaf Soul, he gave up music and moved into musical theatre and […]

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Paul Rothapfel joins Newy 87.8 FM

We welcome Paul Rothapfel to Newy 87.8 FM between 1pm and 4pm each weekday. Paul is a Novocastrian who started his music career at the age of 16 and travelled the world as a performer. He is back in Newcastle after a decade of touring.

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Newcastle Driverless Bus Trial Launches

The Driverless shuttle is a self-driving vehicle which is open to the public on Weekdays between 10AM-2PM. The trial is funded by the ‘Smart Cities’ program and will run for three months. The zero-emissions vehicle has a seating capacity for eleven people and is fully accessible.

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