What's on in Armidale, New England Region NSW

Armidale located in the New England Region of Northern New South Wales, inland from Byron Bay is a unique blend of culture, state of the art technology, fabulous education facilities, grazing lands and stunning natural beauty in a beautiful city offering a wide range of facities and entertainment. Armidale is located about half way between Sydney and Brisbane and is only a only two hour car trip (170 km) from the coast along the Waterfall way through Dirrigo. Armidale enjoys four distinct season with a warm summer, beautiful tone of amber colour during the autumn, a crisp to cold winters and an exhilarating springth cool nights and warm days. Armidale has over 50 places for eating - visit the Armidale Food Guide http://www.armidale.info/food/ for your choice of eating out in a variety of different venues or finding locations to purchase the food you wish to cook for yourself. The University of New England (UNE) adds a wonderful range of activities and venues for entertainment and tings to do. The major events in Armidale include: # Armidale Autumn Festival in March includes a parade, music and markets. # New England Wool Expo in May celebrates the wool industry with shearing competitions, sheep dog trials, fashion, art and crafts. # Armidale Women`s Comedy Festival in October features well known female comedians. Pubs in Armidale include: Club Hotel, Grand Hotel, Imperial Hotel, New England Hotel, Railway Hotel-Tavern, Royal Hotel, St Kilda Hotel. Clubs in Armidale include: Armidale City Bowling Club, Armidale Ex-Services Club, The Armidale Club, Armidale Golf Club. The local cinema is the Belgrave Cinema. Local wineries include: Banalasta, Merilba Estate, Walden Woods Farm, Glen Hoya Estate, Petersons Armidale Winery, Wright Robertson of Glencoe. Armidale has a huge array of indoor and outdoor facilities and sport is very popular in Armidale and at the University of New England (UNE). There are a host of ovals and sporting fields throughout the town catering for football, baseball, softball, rugby league, rugby union cricket, hockey and netball. There are two heated swimming pools, including one at UNE and the city pool complex has two heated Olympic and children's sized pools that are open daily in the summer. There are also an excellent range of gym facilities at several locations with the UNE gym offering a sauna and comprehensive equipment. There are squash courts, tennis courts, an indoor cricket arena, ten pin bowling, skate and bike parks, a golf course and golf practice ranges. You can engage in a wide range of organised activities such as abseiling, kayaking, canoeing, Trout fishing, abseiling, white water rafting, cycling, mountain bile riding, gliding, parachuting, horse riding, orienteering and delightful bush walking all within an hours drive from the centre of Armidale.

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