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Purfleet is located 3 kilometres south of the city of Taree.

Purfleet: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Manning Regional Art Gallery


The Manning Regional Art Gallery provides a range of cultural and artistic experiences to residents and visitors in the Manning Valley.

The gallery is committed to curating more than 12 exhibitions each year and is responsible for providing access to touring exhibitions otherwise unavailable to residents of the Manning and surrounds.

A number of education programs are developed by the gallery each year to involve community participation with the aim of increasing public access to, and understanding of art. The gallery is also available for event hire and is a unique space offering a great ambience.

The gallery is supported by Friends of the Manning Regional Art Gallery, a volunteer group of supporters who provide a link between the gallery and the community. Their activities raise the profile of visual arts in the Manning Valley. For more information on events and exhibitions please visit their web site.





12 Macquarie Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.8K from Purfleet

Taree Craft Centre


Located in a lovely historical building, Taree Craft Cottage displays and sells a diverse range of quality items handcrafted by their talented members. This is the ideal place to shop for that perfect gift for any occasion.

There are also two large classrooms where regular craft classes are held as well as the Cottage Cafe serving home baked cheese cakes, scones, biscuits and quiches and good espresso coffee - eat in or take away.




77 Pulteney Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.9K from Purfleet

Purfleet: Events

Easter Powerboat Spectacular


Every year, the town of Taree on the Manning River plays host to the Easter Powerboat Spectacular. The event attracts both local and international drivers with some of the best racing on offer, right on the banks of the picturesque Manning River. Starting on Good Friday the event runs until Easter Monday, with great viewing along the foreshore of Taree from Fotheringham Park to Endeavour Place.


Event Dates
2017
      14th Apr
      15th Apr
      16th Apr


River Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.3K from Purfleet

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars- Taree


Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is returning for another stellar season.

The free event kicks off at 5:30pm with a fantastic line-up of family friendly entertainment and activities before the blockbuster animation Kung Fu Panda Three screens at sundown.

It's the first time in Taree for Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars.

Don't miss out on the most up to date event information by visiting the website or liking Newcastle Permanent on Facebook.


Event Dates
2017
      17th Feb


Victoria Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.4K from Purfleet

New Year's Eve - Fireworks on the Foreshore


Join in the fun this New Year's Eve at Taree's favourite family event. Fireworks on the Foreshore runs the length of the stunning Manning River foreshore, from the Martin Bridge to the Sailing Club.

Entry is free, and there will be live music and entertainment; novelties and activities for the kids and kids-at-heart; a festive, picnic atmosphere. The event culminates in a spectacular fireworks display over the water at 9pm.

This is a family-friendly and alcohol-free event.


Event Dates
2016
      31st Dec


Manning River Foreshore,
River Street
Taree North, NSW, 2430

Located 3.4K from Purfleet

TasteFest on the Manning


Taree Lions Club in conjunction with CIVIC heART is excited to bring TasteFest on the Manning community event and festival to Manning Valley for the people of the Mid Coast region and its visitors. Please join them as they take your taste-buds and other senses on a wild ride at TasteFest on the beautiful foreshore park of the Manning River.

TasteFest will showcase the best the Manning Valley and surrounds has to offer and will include craft beer, food, wine, entertainment and music, as well as activities on the river.

TasteFest on the Manning is conducted by Taree Lions club as a charity that benefits the community and celebrates life in the Manning Valley. They look forward in having you join in the fun, fine food and festive spirit.

Farmers Markets from 9am and TasteFest from 10am through to 8pm in Queen Elizabeth Park in the central business district of Taree. The walk in entrance is at the bottom of Manning Street, next to the Exchange Hotel.

To find out more, please visit the Facebook page.


Event Dates
2017
      14th Jan


1 Manning Street,
Queen Elizabeth Park, Main Entrance next to Exchange Hotel.
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.5K from Purfleet

Taree Night Bazaar


Introduced in 2014 to showcase the work achieved by the Tidy up Taree volunteers and the creation of Taree's first Civic Heart, this great family friendly celebration is now a major yearly event in Taree.

The Taree Night Bazaar has it all - great live entertainment, art displays and artwork available for purchase, over 40 stalls selling an array of goods, many shops open during the event and offer significant discounts and a huge range of food is available for purchase during the event.

The road closure between Manning and Pulteney Street gives this a true Street Festival Vibe, so bring the entire family as this is one event not to be missed!




Event Dates
2016
      26th Nov


Victoria Street
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.5K from Purfleet

Envirofair


Envirofair is a community event that takes place annually in the beautiful river city of Taree, in the Manning Valley and proudly presented by Manning Valley community radio station 2BOB 104.7FM.

The aim of Envirofair is to raise awareness about environmental protection, and the local environment from its natural assets to the people who live and work within it. The event is a fun-filled family day of entertainment featuring: music, dancing and performance artists; fabulous food from 2BOB Radio's famous Global Cafe and local epicureans; innovative market stalls; displays and demonstrations of ecologically-friendly products and ideas for living; and inspirational environmental speakers.

Kids are sorted with a variety of cool activities and workshops for their entertainment, including candle and kite making, circus skills, and face painting, you can even fashion your own instrument from recycled objects with Junk Music, plus heaps more.

The event is sponsored by Greater Taree City Council, Mid Coast Water, JR Richards, MidCoast Waste Services, Sea Acres Rainforest Sanctuary, Greenpatch Organic Seeds, Manning River Times, Taree Hire, Holiday Coast Credit Union and 2BOB Radio volunteers.


Event Dates
2017
      12th Jun


Corner Macquarie Street and Albert Street,
Taree Park
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.6K from Purfleet

Taree Summer Regatta: NSW Rowing Association Point Score Regatta


Hosted jointly by the Taree and Port Macquarie Rowing Clubs, this event is held annually on the Manning River. The feature race is the Mixed Grade Eight.


Event Dates
2017
      13th Jan
      14th Jan
      15th Jan


Endeavour Place
Taree, NSW, 2430

Located 3.8K from Purfleet

Purfleet: Travel Tips

Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre


The Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre can provide a wealth of information on the facilities and services available in the area, including accommodation and motel bookings, information on local attractions, local tours and transportation, and area dining. Their friendly and well informed staff are always ready to assist you.

The Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre also offers a large range of locally made produce including local honey, chutneys, and pickles. They have an extensive range of gifts and souvenirs.

The centre also stocks a wide variety of free maps and guides. They offer free tea and coffee to the weary tourists and have ample of coach, caravan, RV and car parking. They have disabled access to the centre and disability friendly amenities.

The centre also boasts a large theatre which can be hired for meetings, conferences, theatre events, and art shows.





21 Manning River Drive
Taree North, NSW, 2430

Located 3.7K from Purfleet

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