Phantom of the Roxy (29-May-16)
“It is the 80th year of The Roxy Theatre in Bingara. Four children creep into the Roxy looking for ghosts. They stumble across Columbia, “Phantom of films past and present”. Terrified and totally overwhelmed by the situation, the children ask Columbia if she is the only resident ghost..to which she responds ‘No!’ She turns and introduces the children to Emanuel, Peter and George who built the Roxy and were surveying the restored premises.
Remembering some great long weekends of tennis (29-May-16)
John Wearne’s recollections of some memorable June Long Weekend tennis tournaments and the people who played in those matches began on May 11. His memories are continued here.
First of Film Club’s foreign films to Screen at the Roxy (27-May-16)
The North West Theatre Company Film Club has recently been praised for the diversity and variety of their program, and that there is something for everyone – comedy, drama, action and cultural gems.
Your chance to be a star (27-May-16)
The 2016 Bingara Orange festival will be held on Saturday 2nd July with the theme ‘Bingara Orange Festival Goes Greek’ in celebration of the contribution Greek immigrants made to Australia, and the lasting legacy they left in Bingara through the Roxy Theatre, which turned 80 this year.
Having a good look at the ‘wider Gwydir’ (27-May-16)
“We can either be history takers or history makers” said V2020 member Garry McDouall when asked why we need to have a panel discussion about wider Gwydir in 2030.