Nymboida, 24 Nov 2017

Travelling along the Grafton-Armidale road in northern NSW, a passer-by could be forgiven for thinking Nymboida is a quiet, sleepy backwater. But amid the peaceful beauty, there is a vibrant, thriving community. Nymboidians are a proud, strong, fiercely independent (and good looking) people who come from many regions around the world. The Nymboida Community Hall…

Valla, 25 Nov 2017

The Valla Public Hall was opened on September 24, 1909. Valla Public Hall has served its community well. Valla Public Hall has hosted over a century’s worth of weddings, dances, church services, school classes and community group meetings, childrens playgroups, and film events. Valla Hall has been the heart and soul of a rural and…

Wauchope, 26 Nov 2017

Wauchope Community Arts hall is a much-loved community venue, famous for great music, theatre and movies. Patrons travel from across the Mid North Coast to experience the intimacy, acoustics and ambience of this little timber hall. The community here attract acts of extraordinary quality, and it feels as if they are playing in your lounge room…

Texas, 30 Nov 2017

  On paper, Texas has a romantic history that can rival Deadwood. Named after the US land dispute, but in honour of a local one between two brothers and some post-gold rush squatters, Texas earned its stripes with farming, silver mining and tobacco. Driving on the meandering road over the Dumaresq River leading out of…