You'll also find that there's always something exciting going on in the region's art and culture scene - with many markets, festivals and shows regularly turning Armidale into a hub for entertainment and activity! 

If you're looking to experience the diversity of Armidale and the New England Region, definitely check out the following events! 

Guyra Farmers & Craft Markets – These markets are held every Saturday morning at the Australian Poetry Hall of Fame (144 Bradley Street, Guyra) and are a great way to support local people selling their produce and craft.  

Armidale Autumn Festival - Armidale’s annual Autumn Festival celebration transforms the city centre into a hub of entertainment. It occurs late in autumn so the festivities line up with the leaves changing colour, making a truly breathtaking experience. Located in Curtis park (75 Faulkner street)

Lamb & Potato Festival – This festival aims to showcase local produce, with delicious lamb and potato meals, boutique stalls, and daily entertainment and activities. Nestled under the beautiful elm trees on the New England Highway at Guyra, it is the perfect stopping point for weary travellers during the school holidays. See https://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/armidale-area/guyra/events/guyra-lamb-and-potato-festival for updates and more information.

Bach Festival – A biennial event in Armidale NSW Australia dedicated to the best in baroque music with a focus on that of Johann Sebastian Bach. Held at the uniting church (114 Rusden street), there is no admission fee.