Monday, November 29, 2021

Going Out

Huge year of entertainment in Penrith

Penrith Performing & Visual Arts – incorporating The Joan, Penrith Regional Gallery, Q Theatre and Penrith Conservatorium - has announced its 2022 season.

Direct from France, ‘The Little Prince’ will be the theatre event of the summer

Audiences are invited on an extraordinary adventure as ‘The Little Prince’ returns to western Sydney direct from France next year.

At The Movies: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

With furry chicken pig like creatures and huge dragons, you might mistake ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ as a Disney story, but it is a superhero movie like you have never seen before.

Penrith Regional Gallery to host Archibald Prize exhibit

Penrith will be a stopover for the Archibald Prize finalists tour, with the Penrith Regional Gallery to host the exhibition over the summer.

Magic and mayhem back on stage at Riverside

Your chance to win a double pass to the show!

Five places to watch the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday

Tuesday afternoon’s Melbourne Cup will be the first major event for local pubs, clubs and restaurants since lockdown ended earlier this month.

The Suicide Squad avoids box ticking threat, delivers plenty of fun

If you’ve seen ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and loved it, then I have little doubt you’ll lap up James Gunn’s work with ‘The Suicide Squad’.

Broadway debut worth the wait: From Emu Plains to New York

Two local performers will be royally representing the area in November when they hit the big stage in New York City.

Head back to the ‘50s and ‘60s as massive festival goes online

Annually it’s one of the biggest events held on the Central Coast, but this year ChromeFest is moving online and everyone’s invited!

Can Byron go all the way on The Voice?

Byron Garn might be an apprentice plumber from Penrith, but he also has a stellar set of pipes on him.

Council confirms return of Thursday Night Live

Talented local bands and performers will get the chance to perform again with Penrith City Council announcing the return of the popular, and award-winning, Thursday Night Live – Lockdown Series.

Real Festival cancelled; 2022 dates confirmed

Penrith Council has officially pulled the pin on this year's Real Festival, which was scheduled to take place in September. 

Kasey Chambers and Busby Marou to play Sydney Coliseum

Once lockdown is over there will be nothing better than getting together to share some laughs and stories.

Plenty of local fun on offer during the school holidays

The winter school holidays (June 28 – July 9) are almost here and there are plenty of activities around Penrith to keep the kids warm and entertained.

Talented, silly and plenty of fun: Spooky Men’s Chorale coming to The Joan

The Spooky Men's Chorale will bring their harmonious blend of silly and sublime back to The Joan in July.

Legends on stage together in Penrith

Australian music icons Brian Cadd and Russell Morris will be bringing their long friendship that spans more than four decades to Penrith.

The Angels are back on the road

Emerging from lockdown, The Angels are ready to rock and reconnect with their fans right here in Penrith.

High School Musical rocks the John Lees Centre

Ruby Productions’ ‘High School Musical’ premiered at the John Lees Centre in Penrith last weekend, and performances continue throughout June.

At The Movies: Those Who Wish Me Dead

We're back at the movies!

Police Band brings stage and screen classics to life

The Joan will host a very exciting Morning Melodies concert this month with the NSW Police Band playing ‘Music from the Stage & Screen’.