Spectator Sport in Newcastle

Newcastle Knights

The pride of Newcastle, the Knights are the local rugby-league side. They've had a rough trot of late, but there's plenty of passion around them here, and going to a game is a great experience. In summer, the stadiu…
Live Music in Newcastle

Lass O'Gowrie Hotel

Built in 1877, this is the oldest pub in Newcastle and has been the heart of the local music scene for the last 15 years. See local original acts here from Wednesday to Sunday nights. It's just north of the new main…
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Mount Vic Flicks

Inside an old public hall, the 130-seat Mount Vic Flicks is a wonderful step back in time, with ushers, a piano player and door prizes.
Theatre in Newcastle

Civic Theatre

This noble central theatre was built in 1929 and looks the part with its Spanish lines and row of palms outside. It hosts theatre performances and concerts among other events.
Live Music in Newcastle

Cambridge Hotel

A backpacker favourite that launched Silverchair, Newcastle’s most famous cultural export, this West End pub continues to showcase touring bands and local acts.
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Clarendon Band Room

Everything from Australian folk and pop to jazz and rock is performed on the Clarendon stage. Dinner-and-dance shows are usually double the ticket price.