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Coming in 2014 to James Theatre Dungog…

  • In October two special events – Dungog’s very own Q&A with Bob Baldwin; and Arts Upper Hunter presentation ‘Artist Talks’
  • And on Thursday 6 November our final Down Memory Lane Screening, the English film with David Niven and Debra Kerr, ‘Bonjour Tristesse’

and so much more….




Maitland Gilbert & Sullivan & Musical Society
Saturday 25 October at 7.30pm and Sunday 26 October at 1.30pm

After winning the hearts of more than 35 million people worldwide, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Dungog! This “tale as old as time” follows the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself imprisoned in a castle with the mysterious Beast, who is really a prince trapped in a spell. Read more…


Arts Upper Hunter
Friday 31 October at 7pm

Dungog Artists Talk

There are many clichés about being an artist. To be any good you have to be poor or mad or miserable or, preferably, all three … Read more…


bonjour-125Down Memory Lane
Thursday 6 November at 9.45am

Bonjour Tristesse

Set in France in 1958 and starring David Niven and Deborah Kerr, the New York Magazine proclaimed it as  “one of the most gorgeous films ever made”. Director Otto Preminger’s adaptation of the provocative best seller by Françoise Sagan is about the havoc wrought when a jaded 17 year old, played by Jean Seberg, begins manipulating her playboy father’s love life. Read more…


my-sweet-pepper-land125Dungog Film Society
Sunday 16 November at 7pm

My Sweet Pepper Land (M)

This very enjoyable film is a cross between a middle-east western and a morality tale that explores the out-dated misogyny of these tribal people. Read more…

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Buy Tickets




  • 25 Sat - 7.30pm
    Maitland Gilbert & Sullivan & Musical Society
    'Beauty and the Beast'
  • 26 Sun - 1.30pm
    Maitland Gilbert & Sullivan & Musical Society
    'Beauty and the Beast'
  • 31 Fri - 7pm
    Arts Upper Hunter
    'Artist Talks'


  • 6 Thu -9.45am
    Down Memory Lane
    'Bonjour Tristesse'
  • 16 Sun - 5pm
    Friends of the James Theatre Inc
  • 16 Sun - 7pm
    Film Society
    'My Sweet Pepper Land'

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