Australian Poetry Hall of Fame

Entertainment Venues

Located on Kamilaroi land, the Arcadia Theatre in Guyra is a venue once more as the Australian Poetry Hall of Fame.

Established in 2020 to celebrate and preserve Australian poets and their poetry. There is a large collection of Australian poetry, the Australian Poetry Hall of Fame featuring poetry and portraits of famous Australian poets.

There is a large auditorium with a stage for events, a bookshop, art supplies, gift shop and market every Saturday morning and open mic poetry night every Wednesday evening.
You can enjoy some of the vegetarian/vegan delights from Seahorse Medicine Cafe and also browse the Red Door Gallery featuring local and national artists.

Groups are catered for with special packages available which include poetry performances and talks on Australian poets and poetry.

Guyra is on the New England Highway half way between Newcastle and Brisbane, 30 minutes north of Armidale.

Facilities

Barbeque Cafe Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Free Wifi Gallery / Museum Non Smoking Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access

Accreditation

COVID Safe

Rates

Free Entry

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Thundercloud reciting poetry in front of Australian Poetry Hall of Fame mural

Australian Poetry Hall of Fame

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