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Maitland Black & White Committee's Luncheon a Success

Luncheon a Success

The Maitland Black & White Committee's Ruby Anniversary Luncheon was held on June 24 at Maitland Town Hall and welcomed 320 guests. The 40th Anniversary Luncheon was extremely successful and raised over $26,000 for Vision Australia! Professor Ron McCallum AO was a guest speaker. Please click here for more details of the event.

Steamfest 2008

Steamfest 2008 was successfully held on 19 & 20 April

More than 50000 hardy train buffs braved the weather during Steamfest this year. Heavy intermittent rain did not put a dampener on proceedings with another very successful event being held. Attractions at the Rally ground proved to be very popular as did the Kids Party Train. Next years event will be bigger and better than ever!!

8 Rounds with Les Darcy

It's here... the iconic story of Les Darcy, The Legend is featured in an attractive and informative brochure that will work to promote the history of this famous boxer.
Les Darcy, The Legend brochure is available from the Maitland Visitor Information Centre. Click here for the Media Release and here for the brochure. For further information on the Maitland area phone the Centre on (02) 4931 2800.

NEW - 2008/09 Maitland Visitors Guide

The new Maitland Hunter Valley Visitor Guide has be officially unveiled. The 85,000 copies of the new guide is a 52 page publication, with new photography and editorial content. Included within the Guide the 12 centre pages feature Morpeth. This section will also act as a stand alone Morpeth brochure with an additional 20,000 copies printed. Contact the Maitland Visitor Information Centre t: (02) 4931 2800 to order copies of the new Guide, alternatively copies will be available from the Centre from Friday 28th of March 2008 onwards.

New Maitland Gaol Audio Tour

Maitland Gaol's recently installed world class audio tour will take you on a 150 year history of the Gaol. Narrated by award winning actor Chris Haywood, the tour is illustrated with many actual comments and observations by former in-mates, officers, other staff, assistants and researchers.

Please Click Here for more information.

Morpeth Sourdough Opens Restaurant

Historic Arnott's Bakehouse Restaurant has recently opened it's door to allow guests the opportunity to experience the region's newest fine dining restaurant featuring Executive Chef John Rutherford showcasing his stylish and unique menu. Open Wednesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner.

Please Click Here for more information.

Battlezone invades the Maitland Gaol

Battlezone Playlive offers a completely new game developed for the purpose of fun combat simulation, often described as playing a “live computer game”. Come and try laser skirmish at the Maitland Gaol venue and experience first hand the excitement and realism of “live gaming”. You will be divided into teams and advised of your mission at the briefing. Using winning tactics and developing strategies, it will be up to your team to achieve objectives and overcome the enemy. It’s a heart pounding adrenalin rush. Don’t miss out. Have you got what it takes...why not find out?! Please Click Here for more information.