Mallanganee, 11 June 2022

Mallanganee Memorial Hall, NSW, Bundjalung Country

Mallanganee Memorial Hall stands on the traditional lands of the Bundjalung People.

A gateway to the rainforest, Mallanganee is a truly charming little town nestled at the foot of the Mallanganee Range. At the centre of the village stands the Mallanganee Memorial Hall. Beginning as a small hall built in 1912, the building was enlarged in 1919 and 1939, growing to meet the broadening needs of the community, which sustained itself on industries like beef and timber. A great 3 x 7 metre tapestry on the hall’s wall pays tribute to that timber past and two honour rolls have been installed over the years to commemorate those who served in the military, with a meeting room for RSL members featuring photos and memorabilia.

Beyond memorial purposes, this hall has been the entertainment core of Mallanganee since construction, featuring black and white movie projection all the way back in 1926 with the hall serving as a cinema until 1965. In addition to entertainment, this hall has provided education for the community, seeing a variety of trades and skills taught under its roof from dressmaking and millinery in the 1950’s through to computer skills in the 1990’s.

The Mallanganee Memorial Hall has remained an integral part of this small village for over a hundred years, holding several generations worth of competitions, debutante balls, weddings and Christmas concerts, and will continue to serve as the cultural hub for its community and guests when it once again plays host to a guaranteed first class evening with fabulous food and fantastic entertainment for everyone at the Festival of Small Halls!
Festival of Small Halls returns to Mallanganee on Saturday, 11 June 2022 with Ash Bell and Sara Tindley and Melanie Horsnell.

Opening the show will be local act Annie & The Bear!

“Annie & The Bear” are a duo that have been playing music together for 25 years, and performing occasionally at community events since 2006. The duo consists of Maree (flute & vocals) and Daryl (guitar & percussion). Their repertoire encompasses a range of musical genres including (but not limited to!) folk/traditional/world (with a focus on Celtic), “Golden Oldies”, classical and pop (60s, 70s, 80s & beyond). Performances include instrumental pieces as well as more familiar tunes with vocals.

Meals will be available at the Hall from 5:30 for dinner, interval for supper. BBQ, sausages, kebabs, onions, coleslaw with bread and a sumptuous supper provided by the Mallanganee hall volunteers. 

Tickets are priced at:
Full Admission – $25
Concession Admission (Pensioners, Seniors, Veterans, Health Care Card ) – $20
Child Admission (Aged 15 and Under – Must be accompanied by an adult ) – $0
Click here to purchase tickets.
Alternatively, you can purchase tickets locally via the hall committee.

Doors Open 5.30pm
Show Starts 7.00pm

Mallanganee Memorial Hall has accessible entry (flat concrete entrance at the side of the hall ) and has accessible bathrooms (inside the hall).

This show is supported by Kyogle Council.

Festival of Small Halls events take place in venues operating under current Covid Safe regulations , and has stringent Workplace Health and Safety requirements for all travelling artists and crew. Under the terms and conditions of all events, you must not attend if you have any symptoms of Covid-19.

Please do your bit to protect others and keep your community safe.

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