News

Station 1 back for one night only

Retro-revival club night tickets were in such high demand sales raised more than $20000 for charity in just more than an hour.. Shepparton’s favourite club of yesteryear, Station 1, is coming back for one night to raise money for Goulburn

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Barclay White
Sep 22 2017
Entertainment

Hey kids, join in fest of fun

SPC Ardmona KidsTown will be a hub of activity this weekend as KidsFest brightens up the adventure playground.. The annual KidsFest has continued to be a popular event for many and attracts hundreds of children and their families each year.. SPC

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Sionnie Kelly
Sep 22 2017
Entertainment

Catch some Afrobeat culture

An event paying homage to the iconic music of Afrobeat pioneer and human rights activist Fela Kuti will arrive in Shepparton this weekend, marking the 20th anniversary of his death.. As part of an Australia-wide tour, visual artist Lemi Ghariokwu

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Sep 15 2017
Education

A swashbuckling musical

Shepparton Christian College students were bouncing with energy during their performance of their major musical production Ink yesterday.. More than 100 students from primary and secondary age groups appeared on stage while others helped out behind

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Declan Martin
Sep 15 2017
Entertainment

Debs join in and have...

Twenty-one debutantes from Verney Rd School took part in an emotion-filled night at the GV Hotel were on Thursday last week.. Organiser Janine Thorne said the partners volunteered their time to make the evening as special as possible for the

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Tara Whitsed
Sep 11 2017
Opinion

Making the world a...

It’s not often you get the chance to be in a naked lady show when you’re a bloke on the wrong side of 60 who gave up on hairdressers 10 years ago.. I was offered a part in Shepparton Theatre Arts Group’s production of Calendar

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Shepparton News
Sep 08 2017
Opinion

Looking for a great...

I went hard on Shepparton’s live music scene in a column in May.. It was partly inspired by heading to Groovin’ The Moo in Bendigo and having a blast.. Shepparton could easily do something like that.. Having a touring festival pop into

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Shepparton News
Sep 06 2017
Entertainment

A dream come true

Award-winning children’s entertainer and author Deano Yipadee will delight audiences when he visits Shepparton with his new book Stink-o-saurus.. Mr Yipadee — also known as Deano O’Brien — has topped the United

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Sionnie Kelly
Sep 06 2017
Entertainment

Sing as you move

Artist Julian Day created Moving Collected Ambience from a frustration great orchestras were often exclusive.. The project has been running for 10 years and is an idea which brings individuals from diverse communities and upbringings together in

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Sep 06 2017
Lifestyle

New residents for Dookie

Scarecrows will be the talk of the town as they begin popping up across Dookie this month.. The Dookie Scarecrow Competition was first held in 2013 and managed to attract a great deal of attention, with Melbourne filmmaker Justin Evans even inspired

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Sionnie Kelly
Sep 05 2017
Entertainment

Choir hits right note...

Choir 36 Degrees South will soon take to the stage for the world premiere of PEACE — A Cantata for John Monash at Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall.. The Shepparton-based choir has been practising since the start of the year and members

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Sionnie Kelly
Sep 05 2017
Entertainment

Mooroopna family in a...

The Hall family, from Mooroopna, featured on the television game show Family Feud on Thursday night.. After a successful first appearance, Laurel, Gabbi, Chelsea and Brie returned for a second night on the show on Friday.. Mum Laurel described the

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Geoff Adams
Sep 04 2017
Entertainment

Rallying to a fun day...

Thousands of people enjoyed everything the Emerald Bank Heritage Rally and Market Day had to offer yesterday.. The annual Father’s Day event attracted people from all over the state.. Steam engines, vintage vehicles and machinery and a market

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Shepparton News
Sep 04 2017
Entertainment

Stringing up a feast

The Goulburn Valley Concert Orchestra is again delighting audiences across the region in a series of three weekend concerts at Eastbank.. The Sunday afternoon chamber concerts began yesterday, with opening performances by a flute ensemble and viol

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Sep 04 2017
Entertainment

Meet our Karaoke King

Nigel Richards, owner/operator at Perfect Circle Tattooing in Shepparton, has several trophies — won at tattooing competitions — adorning the shelf in his shop.. But the tattoo artist will look to add another trophy to his collection

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Tara Whitsed
Sep 04 2017
Entertainment

Calendar Girls dare to bare

Shepparton Theatre Arts Group will be baring it all this week when heart-warming comedy Calendar Girls takes to the stage for three performances at WestSide in Mooroopna.. Inspired by the true story of 11 members of a Women’s Institute in

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Tara Whitsed
Sep 04 2017
Entertainment

Rally lures 3000

Plenty of fathers and their kids were among the thousands of people to visit yesterday’s Emerald Bank Heritage Rally and Market day.. Now in its sixth year, the event is an annual Father’s Day drawcard, attracting people of all ages from

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Taylah Burrows
Sep 04 2017
Entertainment

I love my dad...

The News visited St Brendan’s Primary School in the lead up to Father’s Day tomorrow.. We sat down with some prep students and talked about what they love the most about their dads

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Taylah Burrows
Sep 01 2017
Entertainment

Exploring Celtic music

The Nathalia and District Community Choir is looking forward to a unique opportunity to expand its repertoire of Celtic music at a Gaelic singing workshop this month.. The workshop will be conducted by one of Australia’s leading Celtic music

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Tara Whitsed
Sep 01 2017
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