Kytherian treasures find a new home

The rich tapestry of the merging of Greek and Australian heritages particularly throughout rural areas is being celebrated. An exhibition telling the story of Greek migration to Australia is currently being erected and will have a permanent home at The Roxy. The Roxy Museum structure has been designed by Melbourne business Convergence Associates and will be officially unveiled at the grand opening over the weekend of April 5 and 6. An original hand-woven Kytherian rug, a shoulder bag, lace work and embroidery, café objects and various pieces of cinema memorabilia are just some of the...

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Roxy Museum Grand Opening

Bingara Roxy Museum Grand Opening Celebrations The opening of the museum took place on Saturday 5 April 2014 and was celebrated with Greek food and music, screenings in the historic Roxy Theatre, tours of the museum and culminating in a gala dinner on the Saturday evening. Would you like to contribute to the Roxy Museum? The Roxy Greek Museum is interested in hearing from you if you have objects or photographs that you might like to offer to the collection. For more information please contact the museum curator Peter Prineas on 0429 322 857. Let us know if you would like to make a financial...

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North West Theatre Film Club

North West Theatre Company Film Club The North West Theatre Company Film Club launched in June with the announcement of their first six month program. NWTC President, John Wearne said, “we aim to engage our members with a fascinating and stimulating series of cinematic treats with added value from the culinary expertise of our members”. MEMBERSHIP FORMS available from Bingara Tourist Office or by phoning 67241585 (John Wearne) or 67241613 (Ros Moulton). Subscription fee – $65. All films supported by shorts and features, introductory comments, group discussion and drinks and...

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North West Film Festival

The North West Film Festival is an Annual Event Held in September Each Year The North West Film Festival is a festival for young people from rural communities interested and actively engaged in creative digital and analogue screen media. The Festival provides young people with the unique opportunity to showcase their work, assess the work of their peers, work with industry professionals and celebrate their achievements. It is open to emerging filmmakers, students, young people and community members from isolated rural communities across the New England North West region of New South Wales....

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Roxy Café Sign Restoration Complete

Roxy Café Sign Restoration Complete

On Tuesday 29th November $60,000 worth of etched glass signage was erected on the Roxy Cafe frontage at Bingara. There are only 3 other examples of this type of signage in New South Wales. That is why the Heritage Branch of the Department of Planning, NSW provided a $30,000 grant for this project. This funding was supplemented by a grant of $30,000 from Gwydir Shire Council. From WIKI The structure of Art Deco is based on mathematical geometric shapes. It was widely considered to be an eclectic form of elegant and stylish modernism, being influenced by a variety of sources. The ability to...

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Peter’s Café Floor Plans

Download the plans for the Roxy Café click on the following link to download the pdf Roxy café plans 1 (pdf 1MB) Roxy café plans 2 (pdf 136KB) Roxy café plans 3 (pdf...

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