8 Events In Newcastle To Attend In March 2016

Attending Events in March? Use Newcastle Bus Hire with a Driver to Help You Arrive in Style!

Newcastle’s unlimited events, things to do and multiple personalities make the city and its surroundings irresistibly captivating. Come and savour some of the city’s best offerings while exploring and enjoying the different attractions and events on offer. To comfortably and quickly get from one event venue to another, it is recommended that you opt for bus hire with driver in Newcastle. Here are some events scheduled to happen in March that might interest you:

Newcastle Regional Show

Scheduled for 4th March, 2016 to 6th March, 2016, this event features all the traditions of a great annual agricultural show, with displays and competitions featuring animals such as cattle, horses, poultry, and many more. Besides the agriculture focus, the show also features technology, industry, fashion, wine, arts and crafts, cookery, and food exhibitions so you can be sure that this event is suited for all ages. Come and delight in the magic of this annual event!

Sparke Helmore NBN Triathlon and Newcastle Foreshore Thriathlons

This huge event will be held on Sunday, 6th March, 2016 around the harbour and beaches of Newcastle. After 22 years of co-existing as separate events, the organisers have decided to bring Sparke Helmore NBN Triathlon and Newcastle Foreshore Triathlons into one weekend this year to create a mega triathlon format that is sure to put Newcastle on the Triathlon map for years to come. The combined events are expected to attract more than 3000 participants and over 10,000 local and international spectators across the weekend.

This triathlon festival will include Sparke Helmore Sprint and Olympic Distance Triathlon, Children’s Triathlon, Club Relay Super Sprint Triathlon, Women’s Only Enticer Triathlon, Open Enticer, as well as the Newcastle Foreshore Triathlons.

Maitland Music, Taste Wine and Food Festival 2016

Slated to happen on March 12 to March 13, 2016, this is a must-attend event for people that want to taste the difference! Come and talk to specialists in home grown produce for inspiration in your own garden. While here, spy on local chefs creating tempting dishes that can excite the appetite of even the hardest person to please. As if this is not enough, you will also enjoy a host of exhilarating activities and entertainment suited for all ages, including cooking displays that celebrated chefs form Hunter. Indulge in seafood, wine, beer, delectable desserts, fresh roasted coffee and cheese tastings on offer.   

Newcastle Belly Dance Festival 2016

Scheduled for March 18, 2016 to March 20, 2016, this event promises to deliver a weekend like no other. Innovative, dynamic and contemporary, this festival offers a diverse range of performances and workshops over two thrilling days, and a wonderfully friendly atmosphere for the public and dance community, as all come together to celebrate the intriguing art of belly dancing.

EVITA at Newcastle

Following their success with the highly acclaimed Jesus Christ Superstar show at Civic Theatre Newcastle, the National Theatre Company returns in March 2016 with a strictly limited season of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit musical, EVITA. The brand new production features revised orchestrations on songs such as “You must love me” (performed by Madonna in the movie adaptation), “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, and many more. This adults-only event is scheduled for Wednesday, 9th March to Saturday, 12th March.

2016 World’s Greatest Shave in Newcastle

This one-of-a-kind event is scheduled for March 10 to March 13 to raise money for funding life-saving blood cancer research, and for providing practical and emotional support for families around the region that require moving to the city for treatment. So, set your sight on new looks this March by having your hair cut or coloured in a shade of your liking in support of blood cancer research.

Vincent at Newcastle

Come and experience the moving story and life of the revered painter Vincent van Gogh, his never ending battle with his inner psyche, and his relationship with his brother Theo in an amazingly moving contemporary dance. This is a musical about the love story of a man who poured his emotions into irreplaceable masterpieces and his beloved sibling who tried to keep him from harm. The event is largely suited for adults.

Ocean Film Festival Australia 2016

Scheduled for March 10, 2016, this event is designed to mesmerise you and showcases over two hours of awe-inspiring footage taken below and above the water’s surface. The breathtaking selection of short films documents the power and beauty of the sea, and celebrates the oceanographers, swimmers, surfers and divers who marvel at the mysteries of the big blue, chase the crests of waves and who live for the sea’s salt spray. Thought-provoking and inspiring, the films convey a deep appreciation and respect for the world’s seas and the creatures that call them home.

As you can see, March will be filled with exciting events in Newcastle that you might want to attend. For your transport and travelling convenience, simply take advantage of bus hire with a driver.