The Channon, 23 Nov 2017

The Channon Hall celebrates its 110th anniversary this November 2017 and to celebrate we have partnered with the Festival of Small Halls.  The first hall was opened in November 1907 and it quickly became the central focus for the social life of the neighbouring district.  Unfortunately this hall was destroyed by fire in 1911 after…

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…