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Feel good movie on the cards

Feel good movie on the cards

Campbelltown’s more senior film buffs can enjoy a free Valentine’s Day screening of popular Australian movie The Sapphires during this year’s Seniors Festival. The award-winning 2012 film, set in the 1960s, about an Aboriginal all-girl group is being shown for free at the Campbelltown Arts Centre during the two week program. This year’s Senior’s Festival focuses on people over 60, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders over 50 and people with a lifelong disability over 50, with the theme:  Love Your Life. “There’s a lot to love in Campbelltown and a great heart-warming film like The Sapphires is just right for… Read more »

Tchaikovsky opera on the big screen at Event Cinemas

Tchaikovsky opera on the big screen at Event Cinemas

A little bit of culture is headed Macarthur region’s way next month. Legendary composer Tchaikovsky’s final full length opera The Queen of Spades will hit the big screen at Event Cinemas Campbelltown on February 16, 17 and 20. It is part of the Royal Opera House 2018/19 Live Cinema Season when The Queen of Spades will be screened at 19 Event Cinemas and 7 Village Cinemas locations across the country, including Event Cinemas here in Campbelltown at Macarthur Square. Based on a short story by poet Alexander Pushkin, the Queen of Spades follows Gherman, a soldier torn between love and a destructive fixation… Read more »

The Hub’s got the food and the ambience for great night out with friends

When a group of friends decided to have their annual dinner on December 30 they chose Wests Leagues Club Campbelltown. Why? Because word had got around that The Hub, the club’s new food area was worth a visit. The Hub opened just before Christmas with a New York Deli and Coffee Shop operating during lunch hours and Italian at Night and Asian Fusion also available for dinner. A Sushi Bar and Tempura outlet will soon complete The Hub, but our party of seven enjoyed the ambience and food and service from the friendly people at Asian Fusion. We have a… Read more »

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‘Tour de Campbelltown’ all about safe cycling fun

Forget the Tour de France – Campbelltown’s annual ready to Ride Day is the place to be on Sunday, September 16. The free community event is held every year during NSW Bike Week to promote bicycle safety and the health benefits of cycling. This year’s event will be held atRead more »


Spring is in the air and that means Camden Festival fun time

The 2018 Camden Festival’s main attractions will be family fun events, celebrity chefs and delicious foods. The festival will begin at 5pm on Saturday, September 8 with Cinema Under the Stars at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan. This free family fun event will start with pre-show activities for theRead more »

Camden Lakeside

Memorable weddings at Camden Lakeside are par for the course

An award winning function centre and beautiful ceremony gardens will once again be the stars of the show at this year’s Camden Lakeside wedding open day. Lakeside recently won the Brides Choice Award for best wedding venue and continues to be a popular venue choice for couples tying the knotRead more »

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Popular plants fail to make cut for urban green spaces

Around 100 plant species have been identified as the champions of climate change under a $10 million, five-year joint research project. Funded under the Hort Innovation Green Cities Fund, and in partnership with Macquarie University, Western Sydney University (WSU) and the NSW office of heritage and the environment, the Which Plant WhereRead more »

Glenalvon House and Stables

Historic Glenalvon House open days: step back in time

One of the oldest homesteads in the historic Macarthur region, Glenalvon House in Campbelltown, will open its doors to the public for three days next month. Entry to the 177-year old Georgian house will be free. Glenalvon House is located in Lithgow Street, just metres from the heart of Campbelltown’sRead more »

The Fat Controllers are vying for a spot in Fisher's Gig

Get ready to rock – Fishers Gig turns 21

Fisher’s Gig turns 21 this year and what’s a coming-of-age party without great music. The Fisher’s Gig heats will be held on Saturday, July 28 at Greg Percival Community Centre, Ingleburn, with 10 acts vying for a spot at Campbelltown’s party of the year – Fisher’s Gig. Members of theRead more »

Exercise can save lives

Exercise is the best medicine for cancer patients

Cancer patients from the Macarthur region have a new weapon in their arsenal to fight cancer – the benefits of exercise. Patients are experiencing better health and wellbeing and improving their chances of survival thanks to two exercise programs offered through the Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre at Campbelltown Hospital. TheRead more »

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